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    Inn by the Sea

    40 Bowery Beach Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-2599
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    Overview
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    “sea glass” (75 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    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

    Reviewed 14 July 2015

    I should note that we never write trip advisor reviews, but felt compelled to join because of our experience here. We had heard good things about the guest service at this hotel, but being picky travelers, we had our doubts. We have traveled extensively in...More

    2  Thank Kay S
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 14 July 2015

    Hello Kay, So nice of you to post this review on Trip Advisor! It was an absolute pleasure having you with us and I am very happy that you enjoyed the visit. We are extremely fortunate to have Anne on our team and this story...More

    Reviewed 13 July 2015

    All staff outstandingly friendly and helpful. Accommodations superb. Pool inviting, short walk to a magnificent beach. Rooms well appointed particularly the bathroom. Excellent lounge area and dining room, indoor and on deck. Meal selection for breakfast,lunch and dinner outstanding and tasty. Our 5th visit and...More

    Thank Sebastiendog
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 14 July 2015

    Dear Sebastiendog Thank you very much for staying with us! I am thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Sincerely, Jim Glanville General Manager

    Reviewed 11 July 2015

    My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights over July 4 weekend. We've traveled extensively throughout New England, and simply put, Inn By the Sea is now at the top of our list. We actually hadn't planned on staying here. We booked 3 nights...More

    2  Thank Geoff S
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 14 July 2015

    Hello Geoff, It was an absolute pleasure meeting you and your wife! I am happy that the misfortune of your initial plan enabled you to find us and make for a memorable vacation. I'm also pleased that we happened to be in a position where...More

    Reviewed 6 July 2015

    We live locally but for some reason, never spent any time at this location, since we tended to visit the Black Point Inn for cocktails instead. Well, after our recent evening at the Inn by the Sea, we will be back! BPI has an attitude...More

    Thank bluekayak
    Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 14 July 2015

    Hello Bluekayak, It was very nice having you with us and we truly appreciate the kind words. We are very fortunate to have an amazing team of service providers and I'm delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. I look forward to meeting you...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • 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
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • US$ 354 - US$ 1,485 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 61
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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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    18 July 2017|
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    Response from JeannieSM | Reviewed this property |
    Hi! We did not stay in the new Cove suites during our last visit, we stayed in a Garden Suite. I've seen pictures, but I would call the hotel directly to make sure you reserve the type of room you need. The property is... More
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    "The fourth floor was pretty quiet."
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    "While the main building is excellent (we stayed one night), the new suites are beyond belief. We enjoyed..."
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    "Lower floors let you walk out onto the lawn area, which is right on the water."
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    "The beach suites are fantastic"
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