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Reviewed 14 October 2014

We have gone to The Inn By the Sea for the past 2 years for my 91 year best friend and her 97 year old husbands anniversary. They have been married for 2 years...amazing at their ages. The 2 bedroom suite overlooking the ocean is astonishingly beautiful. We have loved going there. However, this year was not nearly as good...

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Dear Lynnesjackson, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor. We are very disappointed to read that we missed the mark in recognizing a return guest’s visit to the Inn and for this we are very sorry. We’d like to learn more as to where our missteps where. Please contact Carrie Dyer, General Manager at...

Reviewed 13 October 2014

Everything about my stay at Inn by the Sea was fantastic! The dog friendly atmosphere, the wonderful guest suites, the beautiful facilities and the outstanding location all make this Inn a fantastic find. All staff was knowledgeable, friendly and willing to go the extra mile. They recommended some of the best restaurants in the area and gave amazing suggestions about...

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Dear LMA25, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your comments in regards to our accommodations, grounds, location, pet friendly atmosphere and most of all our quality staff! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the southern coast of Maine in...

Lewistown, Montana
Reviewed 11 October 2014

We stayed here 2 nights in one of the beach suites, on the second floor. The view of the ocean was great, although if we looked to the left, we saw the neighborhood of houses as others here mentioned. It was more of a condo than a suite and the only complaint was noise from above. The unit above was...

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Dear Austin W, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your comments in regards to our eco-friendly spa, positive Sea Glass dining experience and friendly staff. We do apologize that we missed the mark in delivering a quiet, relaxed experience and for this we are truly sorry. We’d like to...

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Reviewed 10 October 2014

I can't say enough good things about Inn by the Sea. The staff is extremely attentive (and friendly!), the view from my spa suite was incredible, and the room amenities were just, well, wow. Lots of attention to detail all around. I wish I'd been able to stay for more than 1 night!

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Dear rudynoir, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our accommodations, amenities, eco-friendly spa and our top notch staff! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the Inn sometime in the near future! Richard Carroll,...

new haven, ct
Reviewed 9 October 2014

I actually discovered this place whilst browsing a dog food web site. After reading about it and reading Trip Advisor reviews I made a reservation for the InnCredible Pet Package. My husband and I have taken the dog to other dog friendly bed and breakfasts, chain and luxury hotels, but nothing has ever come close to the dog friendliness of...

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Dear sullific, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our VIP (Very Important Pet) services at the Inn, our corner suite accommodation, eco-friendly spa, positive Sea Glass dining experience and most of all our attentive and knowledgeable staff. Thank you for recalling so many...

Bradenton, Florida
Reviewed 2 October 2014

This is a beautiful Inn where the staff bends over backwards to be accommodating. It's a very homey feel while elegant. The beds are very comforatable and every room as a view of the ocean. Super Dog friendly too. It is a little pricey but so nice. The grounds are beautiful and the outdoor pool is heated and was great.

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Dear PamelaD, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our accommodations, grounds and most of all our accommodating staff! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the Inn sometime in the near future! Richard Carroll,...

Castle Rock, Colorado
Reviewed 2 October 2014

This isn't a horrible place. In fact, there are many things I like about it. The accommodations are clean and the staff is friendly. However, for the price, I was expecting more "luxury" and less "quaint." We stayed in the one bedroom beach suite on the first floor. We had a gorgeous view of the water and loved the large...

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Dear katpen5, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor. It appears that you feel we had missed the mark in many areas of your recent visit and for this we are truly sorry. We would like to speak with you directly to discuss your stay in further detail. Please contact Carrie Dyer, General Manager...

Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

We picked Inn By the Sea from a friends recommendations and the photos on Trip Advisor. When we pulled up we were very under whelmed. The view from the road and parking lot looks like any Amerisuites or motor lodge. The splendor is out back. The grounds are very very pretty and the view is amazing. We were eligible for...

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Dear asmith6688, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your comments in regards quality grounds, oversized accommodations, and positive Sea Glass dining experience. We are disappointed to read that we missed the mark in the quality of rest you received due to the mattress, under whelming sense of arrival and...

Herts
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Great staff, lovely hotel and our two dogs were treated as guests receiving both room service and a massage!! lovely spot to get to the beaches and Portland. Spa treatments were lovely too. Dinner at the restaurant was nice and plenty of vegetarian options plus some vegan too.

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Dear Trundle-or, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your comments in regards to our VIP (Very Important Pet) amenities, location, Sea Glass dining experience and eco-friendly Spa. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the southern coast of Maine in...

Swampscott, Massachusetts
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Our whole experience was wonderful. Early check-in, cleanliness, beautiful grounds and dinner in the Sea Glass. The entire staff should be commended for their attentiveness of guests and knowledge of sites to see and choice restaurants in nearby Portland.

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Dear Ernie T, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your kind comments in regards to our location, grounds, positive Sea Glass dining experience and most of all our attentive staff at the Inn! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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 Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-2599
Region: United States > Maine > Cape Elizabeth
Price Range: RM1,162 - RM1,713 (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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“Rooms have fireplaces. But great 2 story suites are nice”
 of 5 bubbles bradcasey, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms”
 of 5 bubbles NJNora, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor has sweeping views, however first floor has walk out access and beautiful views of the property”
 of 5 bubbles CPMO2013, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Garden Suites allow you to walk out from your room to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles F8657IOfreds, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Beach Cottage is Great Choice!!”
 of 5 bubbles LetaW651, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
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