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Overview of Inn By The Sea

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On the beach, fishing
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
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Inn By The Sea

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCrescent Beach State Park2 min walk
    Popular LocationCrescent Beach13 min walk
    Popular LocationTwo Lights State Park4 min drive
    AirportPortland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport)22 min drive

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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

    4.5/5 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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  • Standard Room

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Loft Suite King

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 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 Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine and Children's Museum of Maine. Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company and Museum and Portland Observatory are also worth visiting. Take an opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails and other activities like whale-watching.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Crescent Beach State Park - 2 min walk
  • Crescent Beach - 13 min walk
  • Two Lights State Park - 4 min drive
  • Cape Elizabeth Light - 6 min drive
  • Higgins Beach - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Portland Transportation Center - 19 min drive
  • Portland Intl. Jetport Airport (PWM) - 22 min drive

Restaurants

  • Sea Glass — 1 min walk
  • The Good Table — 11 min walk
  • C Salt Gourmet Market — 3 min drive
  • The Lobster Shack — 6 min drive
  • Bite into Maine — 10 min drive
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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 feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, along with conveniences such as refrigerators and microwaves. Free WiFi and pillowtop beds are standard, as are TVs with cable channels.
Inn By The Sea offers 61 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Televisions come with cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks; local and long-distance calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered 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.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

  • Free uncovered valet parking on site
  • RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible

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
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • 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
  • Turndown service

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 contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

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

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Free local calls
  • Free long-distance calls
  • Free newspapers
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service
  • Window screens

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 11:00 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

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

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 service
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

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 Mar 4, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Inn By The Sea on Mar 7, 2021 start from CA $297, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. 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 Inn By The Sea pet-friendly?
Yes, dogs are allowed at this property. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at Inn By The Sea?
Valet parking is 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 11:00 AM.
Where is Inn By The Sea located?
Nestled on the beach, this Cape Elizabeth hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Crescent Beach State Park and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Higgins Beach. Crescent Beach and Two Lights State Park are also within 1 mi (2 km).
4.6
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 97 out of 122 reviews
5 - Excellent 80%
Rating 4 - Good. 14 out of 122 reviews
4 - Good 11%
Rating 3 - Okay. 5 out of 122 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 122 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 122 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service
Nice property, great location. Staff could have been a little more service oriented.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful property, great food, service and spa. Will be back!
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful place to stay while enjoying the amazing scenery and culinary wonders Maine has to offer!
Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with pets, Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
What a wonderful honeymoon we had. It’s a VERY dog friendly hotel however it’s actually really clean and nice. We have experienced either mediocre dog friendly hotels or really nice beautiful hotels that no pets were allowed in so this was such a treat!! They thought I everything! We had chilled champagne waiting for us, two dog bows, dog towels, dog mats, poop bags, ect. Was just a beautiful location with wonderful people. We absolutely LOVED IT!! Thank you!!
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Perfect weekend getaway
Beautiful property, very friendly stuff and comfortable specious rooms. Excellent food at the Sea Glass restaurant.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

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