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    Inn by the Sea

    40 Bowery Beach Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-2599
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    • Excellent78%
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    • Average5%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “sea glass” (75 reviews)
    “garden suite” (64 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Reviewed 30 June 2015

    this is a serene place to stay. Very detail is carefully handled with total dedication to the customer experience. From the treats left on the bedside to the badminton on the lawn, it is a beautiful place to stay and relax.

    Thank Wanda N
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 15 July 2015

    Hello Wanda N So glad you enjoyed your time with us! Thank you for the kind words on Trip Advisor and we look forward to seeing you in the near future. Best, Jim Glanville General Manager

    Reviewed 23 June 2015

    We had six exquisite days at Inn by the Sea, which is in a class of its own in terms of subtle elegance and real comfort. Then there is the natural beauty of coastal Maine, which is just a boardwalk away and, in addition, the...More

    Thank Mart52
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 15 July 2015

    Dear Mart52, It was very nice having you with us and we really appreciate the kind words on Trip Advisor! Hope to see you soon. Jim Glanville General Manager

    Reviewed 17 June 2015

    I so love this place... I mean, look at the picture, what's not to love!!??? Great views, wonderful rooms - so large!!!! And super nice staff. Short walk, on cute boardwalk to the private beach at Crescent Beach.... nicest beach that I saw!! The Spa...More

    Thank AmyMcGowen
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 23 June 2015

    Hello Mrs. McGowen, So nice having you with us! Thank you for the kind words and looking forward to your next visit... Warmly, Jim Glanville General Manager

    Reviewed 15 June 2015

    I found Inn by the Sea by searching for dog-friendly inns in the Portland, Maine area. I am so happy I chose to stay here and my dog loved it so much he had major post-vacation blues when we returned home to Brooklyn. We stayed...More

    1  Thank shirasam
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 23 June 2015

    Dear Shirasam, Again, happy Anniversary and Babymoon! So glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope that we have begun a tradition! Thank you for the kind words on Trip Advisor and looking forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Jim Glanville General Manager

    Reviewed 15 June 2015

    We had a great room, I think all rooms have see view. Great views, great restaurant. The only negative point - there is no real lobby. The garden was beautiful. To Portland it is about 15 minutes. The bar had a real fireplace, and very...More

    Thank MunichTravelfreak
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 23 June 2015

    Dear MunichTravelFreak, Thank you so much for staying! I'm delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and appreciate the kind words on Trip Advisor. Hope to see you with us again in the near future. Warmly, Jim Glanville General Manager

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$347 - US$1,488 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 61
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    • Cape Elizabeth
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    seaturtleswims
    20 July 2017|
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    Response from Fran L | Reviewed this property |
    Portland for excellent restaurants, very good small art museum, harbor cruise. Fort William for view, hiking and lighthouse
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    20 July 2017|
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    Response from Christopher T | Reviewed this property |
    Two Lights (the park, not just the lighthouse), Fort Williams, ferry to Peaks Island, Old Port, Prout's Neck, and of course Crescent Beach. All easy walking and beautiful. Tons of good food starting with Sea Glass at Inn by... More
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    18 July 2017|
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    Response from JeannieSM | Reviewed this property |
    Hi! We did not stay in the new Cove suites during our last visit, we stayed in a Garden Suite. I've seen pictures, but I would call the hotel directly to make sure you reserve the type of room you need. The property is... More
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    "The fourth floor was pretty quiet."
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    "While the main building is excellent (we stayed one night), the new suites are beyond belief. We enjoyed..."
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    "Lower floors let you walk out onto the lawn area, which is right on the water."
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    "The beach suites are fantastic"
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