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    Inn by the Sea

    40 Bowery Beach Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-2599
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    Overview
    • Excellent78%
    • Very good14%
    • Average5%
    • Poor2%
    • 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 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...More

    Thank FranGina
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 14 January 2015

    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...More

    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...More

    Thank Capnbob67
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 14 January 2015

    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

    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.

    Thank amber e
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 14 January 2015

    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

    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 . . ....More

    Thank Pandora L
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 3 January 2015

    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

    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...More

    Thank newfound721
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 3 January 2015

    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

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    About
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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$349 - US$1,482 (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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    • Inn By The Sea Hotel 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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