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Inn by the Sea

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

We can't say enough about our spontaneous overnight here this past weekend. The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating from the minute we arrived, the room was beautiful, almost like a mini apartment. Huge soaking tub, soft and comfortable bed. The best part however was just how dog friendly the resort was... Our dog Marty was completely doted on with...

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

Dear StefWB7, So nice to have you with us and thank you for this review! As you mentioned, we do enjoy having our 4-legged friends here at Inn by the Sea. In fact, we'll be welcoming our very own foster-dog in the near future that will be available for adoption! I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We had a great stay at the Inn by the Sea. Very friendly service and super comfortable accommodations. The bed was particularly comfortable and they had a great bathroom with deep tub (no jets) and nice shower. I would definitely return for a romantic and relaxing getaway!

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JGVT, Manager at Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Titalaubemaandi, Thank you so much for staying and providing this review on Trip Advisor. I'm thrilled that you enjoyed your experience with Caleb and Toby and look forward to having you back with us soon. Warm regards, Jim Glanville General Manager

Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Just returned from a two night stay. Beautiful accommodations. Short walk to a stretch of unspoiled beach. Farms close by. Portland ten minutes away. Caleb at the front desk and Toby Lord- two terrific employees. Very thoughtful and doing their jobs well. Hang on to staff like that. Will return in the fall for another relaxing stay.

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

Dear Titalaubemaanidi, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide this review on Trip Advisor! I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit and am especially glad to see that you enjoyed your interactions with Toby and Caleb. They are certainly terrific ambassadors for us and I will pass along your praise for them! Hope we have the...

Guilford,CT
Reviewed 9 April 2015

We went to the inn to finalize our daughter and future son in laws wedding plans. The inn was clean and comfortable and they made us feel very welcome. The tasting menu was delicious and we are now anxiously awaiting Labor Day weekend for the big event. The breakfast was included and was delicious. The inn being dog friendly was...

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

Dear Sarah & Eric, Thank you! Tracy has really enjoyed working with you and we can't wait to have your celebration with us in September! Take care, Jim Glanville General Manager

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Reviewed 6 April 2015

My husband and I went to Inn By the Sea this past weekend. It was perfect. The room was amazing (clean, spacious, great view, fireplace). The food in the lounge and restaurant were perfect. I've travelled to many five-star resorts, but this one is special. We will be returning.

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

Dear emcewm, Thank you so much for visiting, and for the very nice review! Looking forward to seeing you soon and often... Warm regards, Jim Glanville General Manager

Arlington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 April 2015

We went in the off season and had a great time. The staff was friendly, the grounds and the hotel room were well appointed and beautiful. The perfect mix of professional and character. The food was excellent. I knew right when we walked in that we were going to be taken care of and I was proven right!

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

Dear David, Thank you for such a thoughtful review. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you to Inn by the Sea in the future. Warmly, Jim Glanville General Manager

Reviewed 30 March 2015

Great place to get away, relax, unwind, and enjoy all the things Maine has to offer from food, shopping, sites and more! Very friendly staff and dog friendly! I always have a great getaway when I visit Inn By The Sea, so my fiancé and I decided to get married there this Labor Day Weekend, 2015! :)

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

Hello Eric, It was wonderful having you, Sarah (and Tilli) with us this past weekend. We are thrilled that you'll be having your wedding with us and are very much looking forward to September. Congratulations! Take care and hope that we might see you this summer as well. Warm regards, Jim Glanville General Manager

Stratford, Connecticut
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Just a wonderful place to stay with or without dogs, the staff was so friendly and helpful, the beach is beautiful. Real close to Portland and Portland Head Light which was great. The food was amazing just lovely place to stay and I'm looking forward to coming back.

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

Dear Ramona, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide this review on Trip Advisor! It was great having you with us and I am glad to see that you had a nice stay. Hope to see you with us again in the near future. Sincerely, Jim Glanville General Manager

Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 March 2015

We only stayed one night, but we LOVE this place. We plan on staying longer our next trip here. The front desk person (Mark) and (Derrick) who helped with our luggage were very pleasant and helpful. The brunch had many choices and all of them were great. We would highly recommend it.

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

Hello Nancy M, Thank you for your recent (brief) visit and we hope that you'll have time for an extended stay in the future. We are very fortunate to have Mark and Derrek on our team and I am happy that you enjoyed the service they provided. Thank you for the lovely review on Trip Advisor and we are looking...

Scarborough, Maine
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We stayed here to celebrate our wedding anniversary, even thought we live only 9 miles away. The Inn is wonderful in every way - great service, excellent food, beautiful grounds, elegant and comfortable rooms and terrific views of the sea and woods.

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

Dear Carolyn P Thank you so much for choosing the Inn by the Sea to celebrate your anniversary and take a "stay-cation". We really appreciate the kind words on Trip Advisor and are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you soon, Jim Glanville General Manager

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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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  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • 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 Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-2599
Region: United States > Maine > Cape Elizabeth
Price Range: $389 - $1,103 (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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Inn By The Sea Maine/Cape Elizabeth
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“Ask for a suite on the 2nd floor - 1st floor suites require using a flight of stairs”
StevePetruska, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the new construction.”
813DavidS813, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“request ocean view”
yek531, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the Garden Suite end room.. Very spacious with beautiful views of the grounds and the ocean.”
karendH5537IL, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 210 where we stayed overlooked the Atlantic Ocean. You could see lobster boats! Just a fantastic view.”
ShaunM67, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
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