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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 7 November 2014

I was very disappointed by my recent stay. The furnishings in the room were all old and worn, and not very comfortable, average at best. The lighting outside of the room was very dark. The service was very uneven, and did not follow through on many basic things. The service in the restaurant was uniformly bad, even when the number...

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Dear guestreviewers, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor. We are very disappointed to read that you feel we missed the mark in multiple areas of your visit to the Inn and would like to learn more about your experience. Please contact Carrie Dyer, General Manager at 207-799-3134 so she may make the appropriate...

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Absolutely stunning ocean views, walking trails and path to beach accessible. Attended in late Fall. Very quiet, private. Beach cottage was immaculate, modern, and so so comfortable. The fireplace and the hotel's Fall decor was so cozy. Stayed 2 days but would love to come back for a longer stay. Off season, not so much to do, but fitness center...

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Dear Pat C, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our location, Crescent Beach, and accommodations. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the southern coast of Maine in the near future! Richard Carroll, Director...

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 2 November 2014

Wonderful rooms with one of the MOST comfortable beds I have ever slept in. The location could not be better, with a beautiful 2 mile sandy beach (must catch the sunrise) and very well kept gardens around the property. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the food at the restaurant was delicious (recommend the crab cake benedict for...

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Dear travelbug2688, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our location, grounds, accommodations, Sea Glass dining experience and most of all our friendly and helpful staff! We appreciate you taking the time to share and hope to see you in the Spa in the...

Richmond, Vermont
Reviewed 30 October 2014

If you have never stayed at the Inn By The Sea, you need to put it on your list of places to stay. The accommodations are absolutely the best. The grounds are the most beautifully kept I have ever seen at an Inn and nothing can be the salt air from the ocean.

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Dear cearley, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our accommodations and beautiful grounds at the Inn. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back to the southern coast of Maine in the future! Richard Carroll, Director...

italy
Reviewed 20 October 2014

I spent 4 nights at this resort in late May and I enjoyed the friendliness of staff . I had a very nice room on the top floor and I recommend it to everyone . I preferred to have breakfast outside the resort and I only had dinner one time at the restaurant because I found a little menu ....

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Dear piteryunior, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards to our location and friendly staff! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Richard Carroll, Director of Sales & Marketing

Salem, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 October 2014

This was our second visit to Inn by the Sea. We also visited 6 months earlier in late April. The location is beautiful with ocean views, lovely grounds, and a short walk to the beach. The rooms have been updated and are modern with a gas fireplace, large TV and a big bathroom with double sinks and a huge glass-door...

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Dear witchcitytraveler, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regard to our location, grounds, Crescent Beach, positive Sea Glass dining experience and most of all our friendly staff! We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back in the future!...

Chillicothe, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Inn By the Sea is a beautiful place to stay while in the Portland area and farther coastal destinations. We traveled north to Camden, south to Portsmouth NH and stopped at many of the really nice Oceanside towns in between.

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Dear Dave S, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regard to our location and accommodations. We appreciate you taking the time to share and look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Richard Carroll, Director of Sales & Marketing

Franklin, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Who doesn't want Oceanfront property on the coast of Maine? This resort outside of Portland's vibrant 'foodie' scene allows guests to experience the wonders of coastal Maine's beachfront living in a pet-friendly environment where doggie owners schedule their vacations around other doggie owner's schedules in addition to pampering their owners with luxurious accomodations and personalized service. Front desk agents accompany...

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Dear Mary M, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor and thank you for your wonderful comments in regards, to our location, accommodations, pet friendly services, Sea Glass dining experience and accommodating staff! It was a pleasure having you to the Inn and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future!...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 17 October 2014

inn has a lovely location with easy access to crescent beach via a boardwalk through indigenous foliage. The beach is close to pristine. We stayed in a traditional room on the third floor. It was small. Two windows overlooked the peaked roof and off to the sea. The room is okay for one, tight for two. Bathroom is large but...

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Dear snorfs, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor. We are very disappointed to read that you feel we have missed the mark in regards to the overall design of the Inn, housekeeping service and eco-friendly spa expeirence. Please contact Carrie Dyer, General Manager at 207-799-3134 so we may address the matter directly. We...

Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 October 2014

We have gone to The Inn By the Sea for the past 2 years for my 91 year best friend and her 97 year old husbands anniversary. They have been married for 2 years...amazing at their ages. The 2 bedroom suite overlooking the ocean is astonishingly beautiful. We have loved going there. However, this year was not nearly as good...

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Dear Lynnesjackson, Thank you for your recent review of Inn by the Sea on TripAdvisor. We are very disappointed to read that we missed the mark in recognizing a return guest’s visit to the Inn and for this we are very sorry. We’d like to learn more as to where our missteps where. Please contact Carrie Dyer, General Manager at...

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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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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: $327 - $1,061 (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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Inn By The Sea Hotel Cape Elizabeth
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“Room 210 where we stayed overlooked the Atlantic Ocean. You could see lobster boats! Just a fantastic view.”
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“The Fireplace room....exceptional”
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“Corner suite was great size. Soaking tub and large shower were perfect.”
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“Make sure room is not over looking the construction site.lots of dogs,off season. totally surprised by the # in restaurant eating area.”
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