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New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic Inn. You can walk down to a relatively secluded beach. Beautiful sand and shells. Staff is more than accommodating and pleasant. Bed was super comfy. Rooms and bathrooms exceptionally clean. I will be sure to go back and stay again.

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

Dear BrendaR: Delighted you enjoyed the beach and accommodations when with us. We are always pleased to hear our dedicated staff was so accommodating , and we look forward to your next visit! Warm wishes, Michael Birggs, General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I wanted a little weekend getaway to somewhere scenic and chilly (we live in Florida) and got this recommendation from a friend. Everything was fabulous, but the customer service really set this place apart. It blew every high-end big box hotel I've stayed at (Ritz, J.W. Marriott, etc.) out of the water with customer service. We flew...

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

Dear pullin23: Many thanks for this wonderful review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay, but are also delighted you found our personalized service to be outstanding! Our dedicated staff takes customer comfort to heart and it is wonderful to have Anne's efforts so appreciated! We are also very pleased you enjoyed SPA and our fireplace rooms- we do...

North Shore Mass.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tend to visit off season for a quick get away. We enjoy the spacious rooms and the microwave, mini frig and coffee maker gives us nice flexibility. The views are wonderful and we enjoy being able to go for a nice walk right from the door of our room. We bring a dog and she loves it too. Especially...

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

Dear gailh185: Thank you for returning to the Inn. We are delighted you continue to enjoy the off season getaway to the beach with your dog! Many thanks for being such loyal guests. We hope to see you back at the inn very soon- perhaps you might enjoy the new two bedroom Cove suites scheduled to come on line this...

Yarmouth, Maine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

walking the beach, soaking tub with yummy smelling soaps, tasty locally sourced coffee, blankets and hot chocolate at sunset, watching white caps on a windy day, BEST OF ALL the staff and service, dinner was divine at Seaglass. Great getaway when we needed it, and we only had to drive 30 minutes to get there. Also loved Paisley, the sweet...

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

Dear klc707: Thank you for this wonderful review. We are very pleased your staycation was such a success. We are particularly pleased you found the staff to be kind and warm and you enjoyed your dining experience in Sea Glass. Chef Chadwick's seasonal menus are about to change again for spring, so we hope to see you in Sea Glass...

Brookline, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a quick getaway from Boston. Once again Inn By the Sea doesn't disappoint. Great off season rates for great accommodations. Large suite with wonderfully appointed bathroom. The staff couldn't be nicer. And they certainly extended their hospitality to the third family member who tagged along, our dog. She had a great time since this time of year dogs...

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

Dear BklineTraveller: Thank you for the enthusiastic review! We are delighted returning to the Inn was a good experience the second time around. We are very pleased you enjoyed the accommodation and our dedicated staff, and we look forward to a third visit soon.... we hope! Warm wishes Michael Briggs, General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely property, all the rooms have a water view, the property is dog friendly. The dining room is first class. The property connects to Crescent beach via a boardwalk thru the salt marsh. We have used the Spa services and would recommend them. The staff strives to meet all of your needs.

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BriggsGM, Owner at Inn By the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer L: We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and are particularly pleased you found the dining experience in Sea Glass, created by Chef Andrew Chadwick and his team around regionally sourced seasonal menus, to be first class. Please return soon! warm wishes, Michael Briggs, General Manager, Inn by the Sea

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second year we have stayed here for our anniversary and the service is always spot on. The location is stunning and the hotel is always immaculate. The onsite restaurant is above average and the staff are very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable.

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

Dear Melissa M: Thank you for choosing to celebrate your anniversary at Inn by the Sea for a second year. Congratulations! We are delighted you found the service to be spot on, and enjoy the location. We are also very pleased you enjoyed Chef Chadwick's seasonal menus in Sea Glass. Many thanks for the great review, and we hope to...

cape cod
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our third time to this unsurpassed Inn. They pay attention to every detail of your visit and not only are they dog friendly, they embrace your four legged companions. We can't wait to go back!!! Cape Elizabeth is so beautiful and you are only a fifteen minute ride into Portland with endless choices of restaurants and shopping.

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

Dear kingfisher01: Thank you for the terrific review- and many thanks for your loyalty to the Inn- we are delighted you have visited multiple times and continue to enjoy the experience! We are so pleased you found the staff to be so accommodating and paying attention to detail. Thank you, and we hope to see you again very soon. Best...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I heard my parents mentioning they wanted to take me to a pet friendly Inn for my 12th birthday, I thought can’t you just let me do what I like to do best and sleep for my birthday? When we finally arrived to the Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, I knew I was in paradise. I...

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Dear Copper the Beagle and Tommy L: We are so delighted your family decided to spend your 12th (WOW!) birthday with us and you enjoyed your stay. Congratulations! We are very pleased you enjoyed the Inn's pet friendly policies and your walks on the beach, and do hope you bring your family back for another visit soon- we are also...

Norwood, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of our favorite New England destinations. The staff is very friendly, professional and polished and we are always made to feel extremely welcome. The location is off the beaten track which is perfect but at the same time the Inn is close enough to downtown Portland to allow easy access to restaurants, the Old Port and many...

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

Dear FallTravelers: We are so pleased we are one of your favorite destinations! Thank you very much! We are thrilled you find our dedicated staff to be welcoming and professional, and that you also enjoy our location at the beach! We do hope you'll return soon- Very best wishes, Michael Briggs, General Manager, Inn by the Sea

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • 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: ₹ 16,144 - ₹ 52,026 (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 Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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