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Inn by the Sea

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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.
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  • Average5%
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  • Terrible1%
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“crescent beach”(82 reviews)
“garden suite”(70 reviews)
“sea glass”(64 reviews)
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I came down for a weekend to Cape Elizabeth, and stayed here at the Inn By the Sea. I loved the inn! I was highly highly impressed with our room, the staff, the hotel restaurant, and so much more. To start off,...More

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Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 18 July 2016

Dear charolsammy: What a wonderful review- many thanks for the kind words, and thank you for mentioning that you enjoyed the staff. We are so pleased you enjoyed the accommodation, the beach, smores at the fire pit and your dining experience! We will look forward...More

Reviewed 12 July 2016

Went to the Inn by the Sea for our 10th wedding anniversary. We booked a first floor room with a deck thinking that we could smoke outside. We very quickly told that it was a non smoking property, which is fine and I understood that...More

3  Thank Nicky1341793
Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 14 July 2016

Dear Nicky1341793: Thank you for sharing your thoughts on Trip Advisor, we appreciate the candid feedback. I was very sorry to learn that your experience was well below both yours and my expectations, due largely to the fire alarm. We do apologize for the unplanned...More

Reviewed 4 July 2016

Located in convenient Cape Elizabeth, The inn by the Sea is an amazingly wonderful resort Inn. The property is charming and the Inn and rooms all fresh and contemporary. A walk to the Crescent Beach brings the ocean to your feet. The pool is most...More

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Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 8 July 2016

Dear Sebastiendog: Thank you for returning to the Inn for the 8th year! We are delighted you continue to enjoy your stays with us and thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Many thanks for mentioning the staff to be...More

Reviewed 3 July 2016

You may be disappointed when you arrive & see what looks almost like a large motel on the main road. However, the other side of the property faces the ocean (from a distance) and the view is gorgeous. The good: very nice staff, good spa,...More

2  Thank DANI24
Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 8 July 2016

Dear DANI24 We greatly appreciate you taking time to write a review of your visit to the Inn. We are delighted you enjoyed the view and location and Crescent Beach as well as the beach location within minutes to Portland. We are especially gratified you...More

Reviewed 3 July 2016

We always stay in the garden suites with our dogs. There is access to the gardens and the beach walk. Room service is great for lazy mornings and the food is tasty. Sitting by the fireplace in the lounge and having a meal without leaving...More

1  Thank LMR46
Response from BriggsGM, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 8 July 2016

Dear LMR46: Thank you for returning to the Inn! We are so pleased you enjoy your visits and our dog friendly policies. We are delighted you enjoy eating in the fireplace lounge and love our Maine blueberry pancakes! I was, however, unhappy to hear we...More

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US$245 - US$699 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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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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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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"511 was outstanding"
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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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