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Newmarket, New Hampshire
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

My wife and I came back for our 2nd visit and we're even more thrilled then the 1st visit. The Inn By the Sea is such a pleasant place to stay and the staff is amazingly friendly!! We are life time visitors now and will be coming back for many many years to come!! Do yourself a favor and make...

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

Dear DKrauss629, Thank you so much for such high compliments! We take great pride in providing exceptional experiences and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. Looking forward to seeing you in the future. Sincerely, Jim Glanville General Manager

Paris, France
Reviewed 28 February 2015

The Inn by the Sea is ideal for an off-season escape: cozy, quiet, and peaceful. The lounge is a great spot to hang out, especially by the fireplace. You can have a drink and dine there, or eat in the dining room with views of the sea. The seafood paella is a real treat! Although the spa is currently under...

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

Dear foodtravel07, Thank you so much for the kind words on Trip Advisor. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Our cozy lounge is also receiving brand new furniture in the very near future! Take care, Jim Glanville General Manager

Epping, NH
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Inn By the Sea provides a memorable hotel and spa experience. The staff is committed to customer satisfaction and always takes the time to offer local recommendations for any interests you may have including coffee shops, bike paths, day hikes, shopping, events, etc. They have a complimentary daily coffee, tea and hot chocolate time that is perfect for enjoying the...

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

Thank you Will_Ralph for such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor! It was great having you with us and hope to see you soon. Also know that our fitness room is being completely renovated (completion date 3/20/15), which will be a nice addition for your next spa day! All the best, Jim Glanville General Manager

Reviewed 17 February 2015

The Inn by the Sea is a spectacular place to stay. Service is excellent, rooms are beautiful and the atmosphere is wonderful. We stayed in Valentines Day and Had amazing service. We cannot wait to return for a longer stay in the warmer months and take advantage of the pool, grounds and spa!

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

Hello SarabethZ, So glad you enjoyed your visit to Inn by the Sea! We look forward to having you back with us in the future. Sincerely, Jim Glanville General Manager

North Andover, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 February 2015

I loved everything about this inn. The location is ideal, with easy access to Portland, beaches and lighthouses. We enjoyed the bar and lounge in the lobby and the friendliness/attentiveness of the staff. We stayed in a spa suite that was breathtaking: two-level windows looking out on a gorgeous grounds and ocean; loft bedroom on the second floor; kitchen; comfortable...

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

Dear AaronClark, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide a review on Trip Advisor. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed your visit overall, and thank you for bringing the condition of your shower to our attention. Your feedback was very helpful in identifying an issue we were having with our boiler that has since been...

Oak Park, Illinois
Reviewed 8 February 2015

We came here for the first time in the early spring last year. It was our first visit to Maine, and I definitely overstressed about finding just the right place for a "Maine experience." Well, I couldn't have made a better choice. Everything about it was perfect. The location -- right on the sea, with a lovely (and environmentally astute)...

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

Thank you ElizabethA for such kind words and a wonderful recap of your visit! I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us visiting our iconic coastal Maine environment. Hope to see you soon, Best, Jim Glanville General Manager

Reviewed 3 February 2015

Even the blizzard didn't stop us from having a wonderful time! The room was so warm and comfortable (had a Traditional Room with a fireplace). Next time we may get a suite. The staff was amazing! The food to die for! We ate at the Sea Glass for dinner and brunch (amazing lobster rolls). Cannot wait to book a summer...

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

Hello Travelingginger, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide a review on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure having you with us and I am glad you enjoyed your stay! We certainly have had no shortage of snow this season and I am glad you were able to enjoy the beauty of coastal Maine as we are...

Reviewed 1 February 2015

This place was just perfect. The garden suite was huge and beautifully decorated. It was great to be able to bring our dogs, and what a wonderful surprise to be able to have them in Sea Glass while we had drinks and then again for breakfast.

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

Dear Lisa and Jim, Thank you so much for the kind words on Trip Advisor! I am thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to having you with us again in the future. Warm regards, Jim Glanville General Manager

Ashburnham, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 1 February 2015

We choose Inn By The Sea through "Allinoneweddings.com". We visited the site two times and loved the location so we chose to book it for our elopement style wedding location and 4 night stay. We stayed from 1/22-1/26. From the moment we walked in the door, the staff treated us like celebrities. I have stayed at many hotels over the...

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

Chris, It was such a pleasure having you and Ellen with us and we are delighted that we could be home to your special day and that you enjoyed your time with us....Congratulations! Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future! All the best, Jim Glanville General Manager

Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 January 2015

This is not my first time to the Inn, nor will it be my last. Great for the family, and our dog is welcomed with special doggie treats. Beautiful setting with spacious and comfortable accommodations with great and friendly service. We always stay in the cottages/suites off to the side of the inn. You get a large first floor with...

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Dear Andytrip6345, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of your recent visit to Inn by the Sea! It was a pleasure having you and your family with us. I'm happy to see that you enjoyed your visit and our beautiful surroundings, but am sorry to see that your dining experiences at Seaglass did not impress while...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • 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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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • 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: €229 - €738 (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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