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    Inn by the Sea

    40 Bowery Beach Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-2599
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$485
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          Overview
          • Excellent76%
          • Very good15%
          • Average5%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “sea glass” (75 reviews)
          “garden suite” (63 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Room Service
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Fitness centre
          Concierge
          Pets Allowed
          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          Private Balcony
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 2 days ago

          The Inn provided all of the amenities you could ask for within the room. Little things make all the difference. For example, the bathroom came with: BATH MAT, Extra bath towels including SPA Length, double sinks, storage bins. The room itself was considered a "traditional...More

          Thank Kristie B
          Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the Sea

          Dear Kristie B: Many thanks for the lovely review of your experience at the Inn. We are so pleased you enjoyed the room, amenities, the fireplace and evening turn down! We do hope we see you again very soon. Warm wishes, Michael Briggs, General Manager,...More

          Reviewed 2 days ago

          Our annual trip was exceptional. We tried room service this time -- again perfect. Brought our dog who unfortunately wasn't allowed on Crescent Beach, but the grounds are a hot bed of doggy activity. The staff foster a puppy whenever we are there, which makes...More

          Thank ElleKotzen
          Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the Sea

          Dear ElleKotzen: We are very pleased to hear over all you found your return to the Inn to be exceptional! State laws do stop dogs from going to Crescent Beach spring to October due to endangered nesting birds, but we do have lists of nearby...More

          Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

          My husband and I were looking for a weekend getaway. I stumble upon the Inn by the Sea via TripAdvisor. Let me tell you that it was one of the best weekend my husband and I had have in a long time. The staff was...More

          Thank Jennifer N
          Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the Sea

          Dear Jennifer N: We will look forward to that next visit! Many thanks for this review- we are very pleased you found the Inn to be beautiful and so pleased to hear you enjoyed SPA and service from our dedicated staff. Many thanks, Michael Briggs,...More

          Reviewed 6 days ago

          We had a wonderful visit. Our suite was fantastic with a beautiful view. We spent the afternoon with our daughter, enjoyed a light meal in the bar (excellent lobster tacos & chowder) and a pleasant evening relaxing in the comfortable living room. The noon checkout...More

          Thank StevePetruska
          Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the Sea

          Dear StevePetruska: We hope you'll return with better weather so you can enjoy the beach and pool as well- but are very pleased you enjoyed your visit to Maine despite the Mother's Day rain! Many thanks for the great review. Best wishes, Michael Briggs General...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Words don't do this place justice. From the kindness of the staff, the location, the rooms, we were so impressed. We enjoyed the heated pool, the gym, and the spa. They even had a dog sitter available for our pups. We will definitely stay here...More

          Thank Runnerny2244
          Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the Sea

          Dear Runnerny2244: Thank you for the enthusiastic review. We are so pleased you enjoyed the hotel amenities and our beach location close to Portland- but are particularly pleased you found our dedicated staff to be kind. We do hope you visit Maine, and the Inn...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Beachfront
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$285 - US$823 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 61
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          • Location
          • United States >
          • Maine >
          • Cape Elizabeth
          • Also Known As
          • Inn By The Sea Hotel Cape Elizabeth
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          Traveller (474)
          Room & Suite (151)
          Pool & Beach (51)
          Dining (26)
          Hotel & Grounds (248)
          Bathroom (25)
          Family and Play Areas (3)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Nora D
          Hi, are they any other resturants within walking distance? I am trying to decide if I should rent a car. Thank you! Nora
          19 August 2016|
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          Response from mjbeckett | Reviewed this property |
          We used Uber. It was fast, efficient and cheaper than a taxi.
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          kmk816
          Are the garden suites renovated? Its unclear to me based on the reviews and photos whether or not this is the case? And do all garden suite rooms have ocean views? Thank you!
          27 June 2016|
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          Response from blankczech50 | Reviewed this property |
          Yes, the Garden Suites are very nice. Newly renovated and on the ground floor. Very nice.
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          DrMPa
          I'm wondering if their is a grocery store of any sort in the area. Thank you. Maria
          28 April 2016|
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          Response from Lyndy49 | Reviewed this property |
          Yes - I'd guess 3-5 miles headed into Portland is a grocery store
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          Room Tips
          "Ask for a suite on the 2nd floor - 1st floor suites require using a flight of stairs"
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          "Ask for a room away from the new construction."
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          "request ocean view"
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          "We stayed in the Garden Suite end room.. Very spacious with beautiful views of the grounds and the ocean."
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