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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a hidden gem. Inn was beautiful, a short walk to the beach and just minutes from Portland. It was our anniversary and we really enjoyed everything from the accomodation, dinner and breakfast at Sea Glass, spa services, the beautiful grounds and the city of Portland. We will be back for sure!

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Sunderland, VT
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

All in all it is a very nice place with great staff and good food and drink . Also dog friendly! I will definitely return . Was very clean and quiet for a dog friendly resort . Lots of activities for the kids and adults . Staff made it very easy and enjoyable stay

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

Dear MikeakaDeath: Thank you for the kind review ! We are so pleased you found our dedicated staff to be great and enjoyed the food, drinks and pet friendly policies! We do hope you'll return to visit us at the beach soon. Warm wishes Michael Briggs General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Acton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

all the amenities at the inn including breakfast were top notch, staff are incredibly friendly, pets are welcome, located on the ocean for beach access with many area golf courses including two world-class private courses and within 15 minutes of Portland for great dinners and concerts.

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

Dear mjberry2017: We are very pleased you enjoyed the Inn, our beach location, friendly staff and also found breakfast in Sea Glass to be top notch! Many, many thanks for the great review. We do hope you'll return soon. Warm wishes, Michael Briggs General Manager, Inn by the Sea

North Andover, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wrote a review of this hotel 2 years ago and gave it a resounding 5 out of 5. I loved it. So much so, that this year while my grandmother convalesced after a long hospital stay at my mom's place in Old Orchard I could think of no more idyllic a location to celebrate the Easter holiday. So I...

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

Dear aaronclark: Thank you for taking the time to write this candid review. Many thanks for the wonderful remarks about our friendly staff and our beautiful location. However, we are very sorry you were dispointed with your return visit, and that we were unable to accommodate you with a quiet room. As you mentioned, the holiday week did fill the...

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at the Inn by the Sea on April 14-16, in a Spa Suite. We were ready to be disappointed when we pulled in the parking lot because the Inn looked very plain, unassuming. But it was a 180 degree turn once we stepped in our suite. It was beautiful, felt like home, it had everything we needed and...

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

Dear cartarun: Many thanks for this wonderful review. We are so pleased you found the service the best you have experienced in a hotel, and that you plan to return soon. Putting baskets together for children was great fun for the staff, and we are delighted your five year old enjoyed hers! Look forward to your return visit! Best wishes,...

Northern New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed Easter weekend & cannot wait for our next trip. This was our 5th trip to the Inn since 2015 and each time we come it keeps getting better and better. A big plus for us is the dog-friendliness and that we are able to travel with our dog. Everything about our trip was amazing! Another perfect weekend at the...

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

Dear Karen D: The best compliment we can have is when guests return year after year! Thank you for being such a loyal guest. We are delighted everything was perfect and hope we will see you again very soon. Best wishes, Michael Briggs, General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Bourne, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for a weekend & can't wait to go back. The hotel is beautiful! Rooms are spacious and the spa is fantastic! So close to Portland too! It is also a super pet friendly inn. The staff was so welcoming and friendly. I didn't want to go home!

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

Dear LisaFrankie: Delighted you hated to leave and found the staff welcoming and helpful! We are pleased you enjoyed our SPA, your room and our location on the beach just 7 miles south of Portland- Thank you for visiting, and we do hope you'll return soon. Warm wishes, Michael Briggs, General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Killington, Vermont
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not even sure why I'm writing more than the title. Inn by the sea is perfect. I could suggest a spa suite, but i'm pretty sure you can't wrong with any of their accommodations. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. The bar/waitstaff were personable, knowledgeable and talented. The food was excellent. It's April, so it's off season and...

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

Dear pickytravellers2: Thank you for the perfect review! We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit and plan to return- that is the best compliment we could have. We are always delighted when guests comment positively on service from our dedicated staff. We are delighted you enjoyed your accommodation as well as the beach, and we very much loook forward...

Cockeysville Hunt Valley, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I (and our Schnauzer) had a wonderful stay at the Inn By the Sea. We loved our spa suite - roomy with a huge bathroom and gorgeous views of the grounds and the ocean. We ate all of our meals - either on the deck or in the lounge - our dog joined us and enjoyed her...

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

Dear Lenore C: Thank you for this lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay, and our pet welcoming porgrams! We are delighted you enjoyed Chef Chadwick's seasonal menus and that even your Schnauzer was happy with Sea Glass dining! We look forward to your return at Thanksgiving. Warm wishes Michael Briggs, General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing doesn't begin to describe the Inn by the Sea - I've travelled to 5 continents and stayed at some of the best hotels on earth, and this place is top notch! Just arrived home after a glorious birthday weekend there and every single detail was considered and perfect! My husband, dog and I arrived to the absolute warmest staff...

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

Dear KellyMcNeil11: Amazing doesn't begin to decribe your review! Many thanks for taking the time to write about your birthday celebration at Inn by the Sea! We are delighted to know you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to your return visit. We are very pleased to hear your accolades for our staff and their attention to detail and service....

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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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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
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  • 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 Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
Region: United States > Maine > Cape Elizabeth
Price Range: €244 - €765 (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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“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
“The Fireplace room....exceptional”
475brendar, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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