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Inn by the Sea

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New York City
Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

Very tranquil, quaint beach resort. Lots of guests from Boston and NYC (picking up their kids from sleepaway camp). Came here with 7yr olds and they loved it. Their highlights were blueberry picking right in front of the hotel, meeting Derrick during the nature walk and learning about butterflies, plants, finding birds nests, and nightly s'mores. Our highlights (as parents)...

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IBTSDOSM, Director of Sales at Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear kzl1973, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor. It appears that the Inn by the Sea missed the mark in many areas of your travel experience and for this we are truly sorry. Our General Manager, Carrie Dyer would appreciate the opportunity to discuss these challenges with you via phone and can be...

Boston, MA
Reviewed 21 August 2014

This is a beautiful resort with truly lovely accommodations that are clean and comfortable .... The view from the hotel is magnificent .... Truly breathtaking ..... We have enjoyed the pool, the ocean, the yoga and the nightly s'mores .. The housekeeping stuff is meticulous and lovely .... The major issue we have had is the hotel restaurant, which has...

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Dear Opinioned_traveler, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our location and top notch housekeeping staff! We are very disappointed to read that we failed to meet expectations in our Sea Glass restaurant and for this we are truly sorry and are working to...

dallas
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Mid August...lots of young families with kids and dogs....The dogs were well mannered...The families all seemed to be happy,active and prosperous...The pool was at the center of activity for kids....the beach was fine...all the staff were pleasant,but at night the dining room service was slow,but I think the hotel was understaffed in this area...only about 20 minutes from tourist ridden...

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Dear judge1, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your comments in regards, to our location, guest room amenities and pleasant staff. We appreciate you taking the time to share and hope to see you again at the Inn sometime in the near future! Richard Carroll, Director of Sales &...

West islip
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Inn by the Sea has it all...beautiful rooms, gorgeous views, great amenities, and an outstanding staff to make your stay a magical experience. You can even bring your dogs and they are pampered too! Dining at the Inn is a culinary delight!

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Dear Mollygram, 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, resort amenities, pet friendly services and most of all our outstanding staff! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the southern coast of Maine...

White Plains, New York
Reviewed 13 August 2014

The Inn by the Sea is a wonderful facility. The staff is extremely helpful and are at every turn you make while in the lobby. Love the reserved parking for the "Fuel Economy Cars" as we just purchased a Hybrid car before we left for Maine. I was a little skeptical about the accommodations they offer for dogs. I like...

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Dear Terry C, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to the entire Inn and most of all our extremely helpful staff! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the Inn sometime in the near future!...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 13 August 2014

We had our wedding weekend here. The inn is gorgeous and is pure casual luxury. We couldn't have been happier with this beautiful place and excellent staff. Its like walking around in a Pottery Barn ad.

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Dear Whitney S, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and congratulations on your recent Wedding! We were thrilled to be a part of your very special day and we look forward to welcoming you back on your anniversary or even sooner! Wishing you healthy and happy lives together! Richard Carroll, Director of Sales...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We have stayed at this Inn three years in a row. It just gets better and better. The rooms are beautiful with ocean views from all of them. This year we ate all our meals there as the restaurant is terrific. All services are above average. I am disabled and this year they had a lift for the pool. I...

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Dear lizk55-11, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards location, Sea Glass Restaurant and positive experience at our seasonal heated pool. We are delighted to read that your experience at the Inn continues to get better upon each return and we look forward to seeing...

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Accommodations are wonderful!!! My son and I had gorgeous rooms in the Inn. They were quite large with a fireplace and built-in television, oversized bathrooms. My daughter, son-in-law, granddaughters shared a two bedroom, two bath apartment...huge living room, dining table that seats ten, full kitchen, big porch with a two-sided fireplace, very comfortable furniture. View of the ocean...so restful, a...

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Dear Mary LouZ675, 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, Sea Glass dining experience and eco friendly Spa! We appreciate you taking the time to share and we look forward to welcoming you back for a fourth time to the Inn by...

Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

The hotel offers so much and all is perfect. Dining is fabulous for lunch, dinner & breakfast. Outdoors is a treat with fresh air coming in from the ocean. Some mornings have sweet fog rolling in Their beach is wide and nice firm sand to take long walks. The pool is heated. Their spa is excellent and most of all...

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Dear homerun183, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our location, Crescent Beach and positive Sea Glass dining experience! We appreciate you taking the time to share and we look forward to welcoming you back to the southern coast of Maine in the future!...

Lopez Island, Washington
Reviewed 30 July 2014

My wife and I won an auction bid for this vacation package from the Alberquerque, N.M. tourism bureau last year. We were wondering what we really were in for and were pleasently suprised to find the airlines wonderful, (Thank you, Jet Blue)! And then the resort was in a state (Maine) we have never been to. It is right on...

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Dear steve w, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our location, amenities, positive Sea Glass dining experience and most of all our welcoming staff. We appreciate you taking the time to share and hope you’ll visit us again in the near future! Richard...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: $385 - $1,111 (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 Hotel Cape Elizabeth
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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