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Inn by the Sea

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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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29 Apr.30 Apr.
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

The views alone are the reason to visit, the staff is the reason to stay, the food, spa is the reason you may never want to leave. Every year it gets better and better and I look forward to spending time again here next year.More

1  Thank Maria S
Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 9 March 2018

Dear Maria S: Many thanks for being such a loyal guest- we are delighted you enjoy service from our dedicated staff, the Atlantic views and visits to our relaxing SPA! Many thanks for visiting and we look forward to your next trip to Maine. Best...More

Reviewed 6 March 2018

We were only there for one night but it was absolutely spectacular! It was a lovely getaway. Beautiful location with great access to the beach. We had an incredible view from our room. And the room-simply fabulous!More

1  Thank yayaraa
Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 7 March 2018

Dear yayaraa: Thank you for visiting and for the lovely review. We do hope you will come back and visit with us for a longer time in the future! Delighted you enjoyed the beach, the accommodation and the Atlantic views! Best wishes Michael Briggs General...More

Reviewed 1 March 2018

My experience was so above my expectations! The staff are so friendly and feel like they are a friend. They do everything to make your experience special. I love being able to sit in the lounge with my dog. People come down in the evening...More

1  Thank Karen B
Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 5 March 2018

Dear Karen B: Thank you for describing the experience at Inn by the Sea so beautifully! We are so pleased you enjoyed service, smores and dining at the Inn as well as the relaxed ambiance. Please return soon! Best wishes Michael Briggs General Manager, Inn...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018

I would rather stay here and drive into Portland for an excursion or meal then actually stay in Portland, imo. Gorgeous, amenities, dogs allowed, rooms you'd want to live in w/views, Pool, FOOD, location, private access to a public beach with chairs and umbrella provided...More

1  Thank jenniferbE1357TB
Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 28 February 2018

Dear jenniferbE1357TB What a wonderful review! Being located on the beach but only minutes to Portland does offer the best of both world's and we are delighted you enjoy this aspect of the Inn. Many thanks for mentioning our wonderful Chef Andrew Chadwick , and...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018

The place is beautiful and the location is perfect. But it was the staff that amazed me. They remembered my dogs name (smart!!!) and were so kind to him (and to me too!). It made a big difference. There were 15 dogs there when we...More

Thank Lynne W
Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 26 February 2018

Dear Lynne W: We are very happy to hear you and your dog enjoyed your return to the Inn, and we look forward to your next visit! Thank you for visiting once again! Best wishes, Michael Briggs, General Manager, Inn by the Sea

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GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
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
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 244 - USD 695 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
USD 244 - USD 695 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Sway A
3 January 2018|
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Response from McKenziesMom | Reviewed this property |
Having stayed at the Inn about 5 times, and gladly staying there again next week, I have never been in a room that has the door across from the bathtub. I have however, been in rooms in other hotels when the maid came in... More
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HughUS
31 July 2017|
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Response from Pashado | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Long Lake is small for a canoe. Sebago Lake is great for waterskiing call around for a rental.
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seaturtleswims
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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"We stayed in the cove suites which had a nice balcony with ocean views."
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"Spa suites, two levels, no overhead noise; Garden Suite rooms convenient walk-out for the dogs."
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"Loved our suite, a spa suite with double beds. Amazing amount of room, great decor, pretty view."
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"All rooms are very unique. Each room is slightly different. I stayed in a Spa room with beautiful light, and..."
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