Inn by the Sea

40 Bowery Beach Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME, USA

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Hotel Description

Even among Northeasterners the coast of Maine tends to be oddly underestimated as a vacation spot. In the long run it’s probably best kept that way, at the risk of turning the place into another Long Island. But we’re sure nobody’ll mind if we let our readers in on the secret. And a natural place to start is just a few minutes outside of Portland, in Cape Elizabeth, at the Inn by the Sea.

Especially now. The Inn is fresh off a very substantial renovation, leaving the character of the place intact, but in the crisp, clean condition of a new build. The rooms and suites are luxurious, to be sure, but not in an over-pampering way. You’ll find gas fireplaces and/or heated floors, which are both quite useful in the winter. As a part of the most recent renovation they've added air conditioning throughout, but you may wish to use it sparingly, as the sea breeze is an essential part of the experience. And it’s not hard to come by — from the Inn’s hillside location the sea views are extraordinary, and it’s a short walk down the boardwalk to Crescent Beach State Park.

The look may be stylish, but the atmosphere is exceedingly relaxed not to mention thoroughly kid- and pet-friendly. And not only is it luxe and tranquil, but it’s green to the core as well. The garden is fertilized with compost from the food service, and the heating oil has been replaced by biofuels. So even as you’re loafing about the grounds, dining al fresco on seasonal fare at Sea Glass, even taking the occasional spa treatment, you’re doing your part to keep the beach, the surf, and the surrounding wildlife habitats in tip-top shape.

How to Get There:

Inn By The Sea is located on scenic Route 77 (Bowery Beach Road), approximately 15 minutes from Portland International Jetport(PWM). Daily direct flights service Portland from most major cities in the Northeast as well as Chicago and Atlanta. By car, Inn By The Sea is approximately 2 hours north of Boston.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 57 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Golf nearby
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal)
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)

Need to Know

Pets are allowed (charges may apply). Baby cots and extra beds are available on request for a supplement. Please contact CustomerService@TabletHotels.com for assistance.

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Check in:

4pm,

Check out:

12pm

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    • gas fireplace
    • L'Occitane bath amenities
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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 352 ft²/32 m².
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    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • L'Occitane bath amenities
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    • minifridge
    • soaking tub
    • sofa sleeper
    • stand up shower
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Golf nearby
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal)
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)

Need to Know

Pets are allowed (charges may apply). Baby cots and extra beds are available on request for a supplement. Please contact CustomerService@TabletHotels.com for assistance.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

Check in:

4pm,

Check out:

12pm

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