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    Inn by the Sea

    40 Bowery Beach Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-2599
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    Reviewed 4 August 2015

    I hesitate telling everyone how great our stay was as I would like to keep this place Maine's best kept secret but I feel I owe it to the entire staff to confirm the Inn by the Sea was as close to perfect as I...More

    1  Thank Richard D
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 5 August 2015

    Hello Richard, So glad you were able to stay with us over Beach to Beacon this past weekend and enjoyed your time here! It was a special weekend indeed, and we are thrilled each year to be a part of such an iconic event. I...More

    Reviewed 4 August 2015

    Booked this place last minute as a pet friendly option. Not sure what was very pet friendly. Not the staff. The rooms were like a dumpy Hampton inn, at least the ones we could stay in, not the ones in the photos shown when booking...More

    4  Thank TurnipAndDearAdventures
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 5 August 2015

    Dear TurnipandDearAd, I am so sorry to read that you did not enjoy your time with us last year. I would welcome the chance to speak with you regarding the specifics of your stay, as I had yet to join the team at that point....More

    Reviewed 26 July 2015

    Phone call to get reservation was very pleasant. They clearly have the gift for enticing you to come. The individual greeting new guests was obsequious and somewhat out of place. He was more suited to a boutique hotel in Marin County Calif than Maine. The...More

    4  Thank jnunnink
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 5 August 2015

    Dear Jnunnick, I am terribly sorry to see that we failed to meet your expectations! It was most unfortunate that the AC unit in your room failed, forcing us to use the temporary unit that you mentioned. I am also sorry that the discount provided...More

    Reviewed 19 July 2015

    Maine is spectacular, and this is the perfect place to bring a well-mannered pet. The hotel staff is extremely accommodating. They provide lists of places to go and activities to do with your pet. They even remember to bring a "turn down" snack for your...More

    2  Thank bcmom2015
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 5 August 2015

    Hello BCMom2015, Thank you so much for visiting and taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your visit and hope that we may see you again in the near future. Warmly, Jim Glanville General...More

    Reviewed 16 July 2015

    Right on the water with great views. Beach short walk down path. Service and staff very attentive. Young bellmen very friendly and helpful. Room spotless and very comfortable. Would recommend but fairly pricely.

    1  Thank Brandon H
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 5 August 2015

    Dear Brandon, Thank you for staying and so glad you enjoyed your visit! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.... Sincerely, Jim Glanville General Manager

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • 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
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Heated pool
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    • US$277 - US$741 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 61
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    HughUS
    31 July 2017|
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    Response from JeannieSM | Reviewed this property |
    If you are staying at the Inn by the Sea, you are in a great place to swim because the resort is right next to Crescent Beach State Park, and it is only a short walk down a boardwalk from the resort. When you arrive at the... More
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    20 July 2017|
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    Response from Fran L | Reviewed this property |
    Portland for excellent restaurants, very good small art museum, harbor cruise. Fort William for view, hiking and lighthouse
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    Response from Christopher T | Reviewed this property |
    Two Lights (the park, not just the lighthouse), Fort Williams, ferry to Peaks Island, Old Port, Prout's Neck, and of course Crescent Beach. All easy walking and beautiful. Tons of good food starting with Sea Glass at Inn by... More
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    "If you have mobility issues do not stay on the lower level as there is no elevator."
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