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Inn By the Sea

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia 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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BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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

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

Searsmont, Maine, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family enjoyed a brief stay in the beach suite this past July. The accommodations are incredible, 2 large luxurious bedrooms and an enormous living room and full kitchen. The balcony has comfortable seating, and a 2 way fireplace that can be enjoyed from the inside as well. A very family and dog friendly place, the Inn offers kids games...

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Dear Jackie G Thank you for taking the time to write about your summer stay at the Inn- we are so pleased you enjoyed the expereince including smores at the fire, the beach and your accommodations. We are particularly pleased you found the staff to be helpful, and do hope you will return soon for a longer visit! Happy New...

Manomet, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to try the food at Inn By The Sea, and found it to be so carefully prepared, very tasty. i once dined with Chef Andrew in Chatham Massachusetts and wanted to see what his specialties were up here in Maine. He certainly is an expert !

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

Dear briggsar: Thank you for the comments on your dining experience in Sea Glass- we are delighted you enjoyed Chef Chadwick's menus here in Maine! Many thanks for joining us in sea Glass and please visit again soon in the new year- Warm wishes, Michale briggs General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Kingston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in a beautiful Beach suite (621) this past July. Can't beat the view we had. The beach was amazing. Comfortable chairs and umbrellas brought down to the beach and set up for us. So relaxing. The pool was wonderful as well. Water temp was perfect. Grandkids enjoyed the marshmallow toasting in the evening at the fire pit. Had an...

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Dear buckeyegirl56: Happy New Year and many thanks for this wonderful review of your summer visit to the Inn. We are delighted you enjoyed the beach, the ocean view suite and Chef Andrew Chadwick's menus in Sea Glass. We do hope to see you next summer, if not sooner! Warm wishes Michael Briggs, General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Smithfield, Rhode Island
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have family in Cape Elizabeth, so this is a natural home away from home for us at the holidays. This may be our 8th or 9th Christmas at the Inn. It seems that we are in different rooms each time, and the Spa Suite this time was one of the best, with plenty of room for our family of...

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Dear RIRedRobin: Thank you for continuing to be such loyal guests- we are so pleased you enjoy your annual stay with us . Many thanks for the lovely review of your visit. We are very pleased you find the staff to be freindly and helpful, and enjoy the location. We hope to see you next Christmas, if not sooner! Happy...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • 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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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: €225 - €647 (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”
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 of 5 bubbles NJNora, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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