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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff is exceptional, so welcoming and friendly. We loved being able to bring our pup! The location can not be beat, stayed in a Spa Suite and could see the ocean from bed, absolute heaven! Will definitely be back for another visit!!!

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

Dear 342lisa011: Finding the staff exceptional, welcoming and friendly is a wonderful tribute to their hard work- many thanks for sharing your experience! We are also pleased you enjoyed the dog friendly policies and our location near the beach! We look forward to that next visit! Warm wishes, Michael Briggs General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Newmarket, New Hampshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our 3rd visit and as usual we were not disappointed! ! We absolutely love coming here everyone is fantastic! The rooms are very nice and well appointed, the staff is always so helpful and friendly. We will be back many times to come.

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

Dear Doug K: Thank you for your loyalty to the Inn, and for the wonderful review! We are so pleased you continue to enjoy your stays with us, and find the staff helpful and friendly. We look forward to those future visits! Warm wishes. Michael Briggs General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the absolute best time here! This is a great hotel and the staff is so very nice and accommodating. We stayed in the middle of January and the Inn was quite romantic. We had a suite that overlooked the grounds and water. We were greeted with champagne upon arrival and upon our engagement which was lovely. We enjoyed...

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

Dear ROBIN R: Congratulations on your engagement! Thank you for celebrating with us and for the kind review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us and found the staff to be accommodating as well as enjoying the beach and smores and firepit- proving it is wonderful to be at the beach in any season! We look forward...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beach was a short stroll on a boardwalk from the hotel patio. Lovely lobby bar where I had a delightful S'mores martini. Nightly campfire with actual s'mores for all guests. Room was updated with great linens, fireplace, glass shower and double vanity. They even had cookies waiting for us in our room. Pet friendly hotel that sponsors local shelter...

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

Dear Midknightsky: Thank you for the wonderful details on your expereince at the Inn. We are so pleased you enjoyed the beach, the view , your room and the Inn's lounge! We are also delighted to hear you were pleased with Chef Andrew Chadiwck's menus in Sea Glass and enjoyed some of his regional favorites. Thank you and we do...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overnight getaway felt like a real vacation. The Inn is lovely, modern not quaint and very tasteful without being precious for a moment. The garden suite 112 was large, very nicely laid out with large living space and separate king bedroom. There was a spacious bath with large glass shower (no tub in this room). Stylish furnishings and rugs/linens. The...

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Dear Deborah M: Thank you for this truly wonderful review of the Inn. We are delighted you enjoyed the experience at the hotel and SPA, as well as the dog friendly policies for Olive. We are particularly delighted to hear you enjoyed the professional staff and found them to be exceptional! Many thanks for sharing your stay, and We do...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very pleasant hotel staff, from the receptionist, to the bell hop to the restaurant staff. All very eager to please. Our room was over looking a construction site, the fireplace wasn't working, even thou we requested it to be fixed both nights we were there.

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

Dear lostnmass: Thank you for taking the time to post a review of the Inn- we do appreciate that you found the staff to be very pleasant as well as the property. We are disapointed the refurbishing of the building next door to the Inn detracted from your stay, and that service fell below your or our expectations. Please call...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to stay for a long weekend at Inn by the Sea after seeing it in a travel article as well as it being family and dog friendly. From the moment we arrived, we knew we wouldn't be disappointed. The service was impeccable. All staff were genuinely helpful, friendly and happy. We arrived late with 3 kids and 2...

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BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review Dear TROSS00: Many thanks for the wonderful review of your winter stay with family at the Inn. We are so pleased you had a great experience in SPA, and enjoyed the beach, and your accommodations. We are also pleased you found our staff helpful and friendly, and enjoyed...

Billerica, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an absolutely wonderful stay last weekend. We were in a two-level spa suite in the main building, which was very extremely clean, spacious and comfortable. Although the hotel is not directly on the water (there is a marsh and a small woodsy area in between) the view of the water from the room was incredible. The windows were...

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

Dear Outbacklover: Thank you for writing this wonderful review of your experience at Inn by the Sea- We are so pleased you enjoyed the accommodation, the ocean views, the beach and found your room to be comfortable and spacious! Thank you too for the mention of our staff being the best you've run into! We look forward to your return...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super pet friendly, lovely rooms, great spa - an oasis only 10 mins to Portland and great dining. Staff is exceptional. Sunrise is amazing from this location. Highly recommend as a calming get-away even in the depth of winter. Also, two restaurants within 3 mins of the hotel so can branch out without even leaving the Cape. Great weekend getaway.

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

Dear Karen C: Many thanks for the great remarks about your stay at the Inn! We are so pleased you enjoyed the visit, the SPA and Chef Chadwick's regional menus in Sea Glass. We do hope to see you soon for another weekend getaway! Warm wishes, Michael Briggs General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Had the pleasure of holding a small meeting here this week. Lovely. Perfect experience, from booking the room to holding the meeting. Superb service. Really nice people. As Arnold would say, "I'll be back".

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Dear stephen m: Many thanks for the terrific meeting review. We are delighted you enjoyed the whole experience from booking through the entire meeting, and that you found the service to be superb! We do hope you'll return soon! Many thanks! Michale Briggs General Manager, Inn by the Sea

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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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: $255 - $916 (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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“Make sure room is not over looking the construction site.lots of dogs,off season. totally surprised by the # in restaurant eating area.”
 of 5 bubbles lostnmass, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Two-story suite has phenomenal view of water.”
 of 5 bubbles Outbacklover, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Interior access to ground floor rooms has both up/down stairs, instead use exterior access to lobby and parking.”
 of 5 bubbles W7530AWkarenc, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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