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Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 January 2015

This is not my first time to the Inn, nor will it be my last. Great for the family, and our dog is welcomed with special doggie treats. Beautiful setting with spacious and comfortable accommodations with great and friendly service. We always stay in the cottages/suites off to the side of the inn. You get a large first floor with...

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JGVT, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Andytrip6345, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of your recent visit to Inn by the Sea! It was a pleasure having you and your family with us. I'm happy to see that you enjoyed your visit and our beautiful surroundings, but am sorry to see that your dining experiences at Seaglass did not impress while...

Yonkers, New York
Reviewed 20 January 2015

My husband and I have stayed here twice, and we absolutely love it! We got engaged on the beach behind the Inn in March of 2012 and returned for a little anniversary trip in March of 2014; we stayed in the same room, the Spa Suite King, and everything was just as wonderful the second time around as it was...

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JGVT, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear AnnMarieG- Thank you so much for visiting and sharing on Trip Advisor. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and are thrilled that we can serve as a place that will hold such fond memories. We look forward to seeing you often and for years to come! Warm regards, Jim Glanville, General Manager

New York
Reviewed 20 January 2015

My son, our 2 dogs and I spent the weekend in Inn By The Sea. We loved it…from the friendly welcome after a long drive on a very cold night from NYC to the way our dogs were treated. There are so many little extras that made our stay special like the daily home-made cookies, local newspaper and bottled water...

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JGVT, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Emer69, Thank you for taking the time to write this review on Trip Advisor. I am delighted that you had a nice visit with us and am glad you enjoyed your interactions with Derrek, Jackie and Nicole. We are very fortunate to have them on our team. They truly love what they do and it shows! Thank you again...

Reviewed 19 January 2015

This hotel was absolutely amazing and the staff was so welcoming and polite. My boyfriend and I had traveled there for my birthday and stayed the weekend. The first night we were supposed to have a couple's massage, however the hotel had lost power and they had to re-schedule for the next morning. The staff managed this situation perfectly and...

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JGVT, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Hello BrittneyW- It was so nice having you and your boyfriend with us this past weekend! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you back in the near future. Warm Regards, Jim Glanville, General Manager

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Bunky and I spent 2/9-2/11 at the Inn. We booked a suite thru Amazon or it would have been way too expensive for us. The service was impeccable and the food at the Sea Glass restaurant was excellent. We got (2) vouchers for breakfast so that saved us about $100. We heard a lot of pets, but never were disturbed...

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JGVT, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear FranGina, Thank you very much for the kind words on Trip Advisor. It was great having you (and Bunky) with us and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. I've passed along your feedback regarding the draft in your guest room to our Facilities Director to make sure all systems are working properly. Happy new year and hope...

Blue Hill, Maine
Reviewed 11 January 2015

This is a pretty expensive place (by my standards, and Maine standards) but its one of those places where you feel that you definitely got your money's worth. The buildings are new, but done in a pretty classy attempt at mimicking the Shingle style. There is a main "inn" building and then some outbuildings which have the feel of time...

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JGVT, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Capnbob67, Thank you so much for your review on Trip Advisor (and for your review of Sea Glass Restaurant!). We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Sincerely, Jim Glanville, General Manager

Greenwich, Connecticut
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Everyone on the staff was kind and courteous. The service my new husband and I received was amazing and the service our puppy received was just as good! I would recommend this spot to anyone looking for a people and pet friendly inn.

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Dear Pandora L, Happy new year! It was great having you with us and we appreciate the kind words on Trip Advisor. Hope to see you back with us again very soon. Warm regards, Jim Glanville, General Manager

Beverly, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 2 January 2015

We were looking for a pet friendly resort within a couple of hours of Boston for A New Year's Eve getaway. Googling pet friendly resorts in New England, I discovered the Inn by the Sea. Serendipity . . . a beautiful place . . . on the ocean, spa, delicious restaurant and our dog, Pandora, experienced her first doggie massage....

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Dear PandoraL Happy New Year! It was great having you and Pandora with us and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you soon. Warm regards, Jim Glanville, General Manager

Connecticut
Reviewed 1 January 2015

This spot has been on our list for a while and we finally made it there for a couple of nights just before New Year's. Wish our stay could have been longer. These folks are sincerely interested in their guests' well-being and comfort. Our beach suite was the perfect spot to unwind, enjoy the view, and plan the next walk...

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Dear Newfound721, Thank you so much for visiting and providing a review on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled that you were finally able to visit and enjoyed your stay! I look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Jim Glanville, General Manager

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 January 2015

This is our second stay off-season (i.e., winter), which makes the room more affordable! Once again, we stayed in a pet-friendly double spa suite for one night for a birthday celebration. We love everything about this hotel... walks and family pictures on the beach, the chocolate chip cookies in the room, the bubble baths, the staff (especially Derek), and the...

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Dear Viviane V, Thank you so much for your kind words on Trip Advisor! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and the service you received from Derrek, as well as the wonderful attractions of our area (The Holy Donut is a staff favorite!!). Look forward to seeing you with us again in the near future. Sincerely, Jim Glanville,...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
After a multi million dollar renovation the eco luxury Inn by the Sea is Maine's premier beach destination. Located on a mile of unspoiled beach guests enjoy intimate dining in the ocean view Sea Glass celebrating Maine fare, relax in the spa or fireplace lounge. Spacious redesigned suites, rooms & cottages w oversized bathrooms, or full kitchens, or fireplaces. Child & Pet friendly! 5 acre indigenous garden,pool, bocce, fire pit, golf nearby. 10 mins to Portland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn By the Sea

Address: 40 Bowery Beach Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
Region: United States > Maine > Cape Elizabeth
Price Range: RM1,103 - RM3,578 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Inn By the Sea 4*
Number of rooms: 61
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“Room 210 where we stayed overlooked the Atlantic Ocean. You could see lobster boats! Just a fantastic view.”
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