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Inn by the Sea

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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 2 November 2015

This is the 3rd visit we've made to this wonderful resort on the coast of Maine. The views are spectacular - rivaling if not surpassing the views enjoyed by the Bush family further down the coast. Fifteen minutes from Portland guarantees great dining and shopping...More

Thank Jim V
Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 15 November 2015

Dear Jim, Thank you so much for visiting and for taking the time to provide this review on Trip Advisor. I'm glad you enjoyed your interactions with Sophia and Mark. They are certainly terrific assets to our wonderful team. Hope that we will see you...More

Reviewed 31 October 2015

We live locally (Portland, Me) and went here for the night to celebrate my partners birthday. We stayed in a one bedroom beach suite - really nice! Beautiful views of the ocean, deck, fireplace, soaking tub and walk-in tile shower. After a couples massage which...More

Thank marcchad
Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 15 November 2015

Hello Marcchad, Happy belated birthday! Thank you for choosing Inn by the Sea for your special occasion and I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. All the best, Jim Glanville General Manager

Reviewed 28 October 2015

A two day business trip to Portland and I wanted to try something a bit different than the "downtown Portland scene". The Inn By The Sea is an absolute wonderful stay. I travel over the world and the experience from beginning to end was perfect....More

Thank missybrown
Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 15 November 2015

Hello Missy, Thank you very much for taking the time to share on Trip Advisor. I'm thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and will certainly pass along your kind words to Becky in our Spa. We are very fortunate to have her here,...More

Reviewed 26 October 2015

What a great getaway! Visited this hotel as an engagement celebration - a gift from my very generous boss. He always picks the best of the best, so I knew this would be a true treat. We got fantastic massages (Renee changed my life!!), the...More

Thank Nadia O
Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 15 November 2015

Hello Nadia, Please thank your boss for us as well! It was lovely having you with us and I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay. All the best, Jim Glanville General Manager

Reviewed 24 October 2015

Set a little way back from the beach, the hotel has big suites with balconies and ours had a sea view. The place just seems to tick over - no fuss, efficient, friendly service. I like that. Ate in the bar next to the fire...More

Thank Hazelinparis
Response from JGVT, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 15 November 2015

Hello HazelinParis, So glad you enjoyed your time with us and thank you very much for sharing! Looking forward to welcoming you back next summer. Warmly, Jim Glanville General Manager

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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
US$ 246 - US$ 695 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 246 - US$ 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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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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