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Overview of Inn By The Sea

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Guest reviews

4.6 / 5Wonderful
110 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Pet Friendly

Map

What's nearby

Popular LocationCrescent Beach State Park19 min walk
Popular LocationHiggins Beach7 min drive
RestaurantThe Good Table11 min walk
RestaurantThe Local Buzz3 min drive
AirportPortland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport)23 min drive

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  • Traditional Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Traditional Room, Accessible

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Beach Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 700 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Garden Suite

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Accessible Beach Suite

    Room amenities

    • 700 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • 2 Bedroom Beach Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1300 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 King Beds
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  • Loft Suite King

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Loft Suite Double Double

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Fireplace Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Standard Room

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Cove Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Accessible 2 Bedroom Beach Suite

    Room amenities

    • 1300 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

Cape Elizabeth

Located in Cape Elizabeth, Inn By The Sea is in a rural area and on the beach. Old Orchard Beach Pier and Casco Bay Lines Ferry Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Southworth Planetarium and Aquaboggan Water Park. Monkey Trunks Extreme Aerial Adventure Park and Funtown Splashtown USA are also worth visiting. Take an opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails and other activities like whale-watching.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Crescent Beach State Park - 19 min walk
  • Higgins Beach - 7 min drive
  • Fort Williams Park - 8 min drive
  • Portland Head Light - 11 min drive
  • Willard Beach - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Portland Transportation Center - 19 min drive
  • Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport) - 23 min drive

Restaurants

  • Sea Glass — 1 min walk
  • The Good Table - 11 min walk
  • The Local Buzz - 3 min drive
  • The Lobster Shack - 6 min drive
  • Taco Trio - 9 min drive

About this property

Inn By The Sea

4-star beach hotel with a full-service spa
Spend the day relaxing on the beach or pampering yourself at Inn By The Sea's full-service spa. All 61 rooms boast private pools and offer free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Refrigerators and microwaves are standard, as are TVs with cable channels.
Inn By The Sea offers 61 air-conditioned accommodations with private pools and complimentary newspapers. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Televisions come with cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a steam room, and a 24-hour fitness center.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
The onsite spa has massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. The spa is equipped with a steam room. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking
Free valet parking

Food and drink

Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–11 AM: USD 15-250 per person
1 restaurant
1 bar
Room service available

Things to do

24-hour fitness center
Bicycle rentals
Fishing
Full-service spa
Outdoor pool
Steam room

Family friendly

Art supplies
Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Children's books
Dry cleaning service
Free rollaway/extra beds
Free supervised childcare/activities
Laundry facilities
Microwave
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator

Conveniences

Banquet hall
Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby
Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Porter/bellhop
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English

Business services

Business center
Meeting rooms

Outdoors

Beachfront location
Garden
Picnic area
Pool sun loungers
Pool umbrellas
Terrace

Spa

Aromatherapy
Body scrubs
Body treatments
Body wraps
Couples treatment room(s)
Detox wraps
Facials
Massage - deep-tissue
Massage - hot stone
Massage - prenatal
Massage - Swedish
Massage/treatment rooms
Reflexology
Steam room

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Free rollaway beds
Hypo-allergenic bedding
Pillow-top mattress

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Shower

Entertainment

Cable channels
TV

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Microwave
Refrigerator

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Desk
Free local calls
Free newspapers
In-room massage
Iron/ironing board
Private pool

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 5:30 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 27 March 2020 to 31 May 2020 (dates subject to change).
The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:
  • Select guestrooms
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay free
Dogs only
Food and water bowls are available
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free rollaway/extra beds
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

American Express
Discover
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: 6 percent of room rate
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • Concierge/valet service
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 250 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions; guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Inn Sea Preferred Boutique
Inn Sea Preferred Boutique Cape Elizabeth
Sea Preferred Boutique
Sea Preferred Boutique Cape Elizabeth
Inn Sea Cape Elizabeth
Inn Sea
Sea Cape Elizabeth
Inn By The Sea Hotel Cape Elizabeth
Inn By The Sea Maine/Cape Elizabeth
Inn By The Sea Hotel
Inn By The Sea Cape Elizabeth
Inn By The Sea Hotel Cape Elizabeth

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Inn By The Sea and receive a full refund?
Yes, Inn By The Sea offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Inn By The Sea cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Inn By The Sea?
As of Jun 1, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Inn By The Sea on Jun 7, 2020 start from $349, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours over a 30-day period. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Inn By The Sea have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, dogs are allowed at this property. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at this property?
Self parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at Inn By The Sea?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM–5:30 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Inn By The Sea?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is Inn By The Sea located?
Nestled on the beach, this Cape Elizabeth hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Crescent Beach and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Higgins Beach. Crescent Beach State Park and Two Lights State Park are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Guest reviews

4.6
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
88
4 - Good
14
3 - Okay
2
2 - Mediocre
2
1 - Poor
4
4.8
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
4.6
Amenities
4.8
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Views of the ocean. Super comfortable beds and bathrooms. Overall, the team did an amazing job to ensure we were always comfortable and happy.

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Absolutely amazing property, gorgeous suite and outstanding staff and service! Can’t say enough about it - will definitely be back in the future!

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Absolutely amazing

Outstanding

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Vert Beautiful property and nice location. Staff was really nice.

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Very nice clean place with very helpful nice staff yes it might seem expensive but its worth every penny

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020