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Travel + Leisure
Inn by the Sea selected as one of the top 50 resorts in the United States and the only Maine property to be included on World's Best list.

Departure
With just 61 rooms, the 27 year old hotel is a family and pet friendly resort on Crescent Beach...which underwent a multimillion dollar renovation in 2008, is opening 10 beach suites in June with unobstructed ocean front views.

Wine Spectator
Sea Glass at Inn by the Sea earns Wine Spectator's 2012 Award of Excellence.

i do
With spectacular views from all function locations, Inn by the Sea provides a dramatic and memorable backdrop for weddings.

ultratravel
Inn by the Sea is sleek, as if the Atlantic breezes swooshed through and left only pure lines and strong colors in inviting rooms, suites and cottages as well as restorative SPA.

Organic Spa
In the sea inspired spa, all-natural treatments such as the Casco Bay Stone Massage or Maine Mud Mask feature ingredients from rejuvenating seaweed to pure essential oils.

maine - the wedding issue
If you are searching for seaside accommodation in close proximity to Portland, try the Inn by the Sea.  Guests choose from beautifully appointed rooms or suites.

Smart Meetings
Inn by the Sea is a quintessential new England venue...the property prides itself on integrating the stunning natural surrounding with all the comforts of luxury hospitality.

Virtuoso Life
Sign Language - there is more than one way to ask for privacy at hotels around the world - Inn by the Sea's Lobster Do Not Disturb.

Clubs
Suite dreams...ten new one and two bedroom ocean view suites with fully equipped kitchens, indulgent baths and outdoor patios...each will provide access to the mile long beach.

Connecticut Bride
The Luxuriant Inn by the Sea...a mile of unspoiled beach...couples can immerse themselves in "Sweet Surrender" at the onsite SPA.

Global Traveler
Serene by the Sea - Find cozy comfort at Maine's Inn by the Sea - a peaceful beach retreat where guests sip cool drinks while seated in Adirondack chairs...in winter guests stroll on the winding boardwalk...before returning to the cozy bar for a hot toddy.

New York Magazine

New York Magazine
Stroll down the wooded footpath to a private stretch of Crescent Beach and later explore the five-acre property's lush indigenous gardens, home to a certified wildlife habitat and Monarch butterfly waystation. 

bon appetit

bon appetit
Chef Mitchell Kaldrovich of Sea Glass at Inn by the Sea.  Recipe for Maine Apple Crostada.

USA TODAY Magazine

USA TODAY Magazine
Cape Elizabeth is...home to Inn by the Sea, an upscale waterfront hotel, frequently rated the most pet friendly in New England...they take care in preserving a Maine feel and serving local cuisine.

Boston Common

Boston Common
Tucked along the Cape Elizabeth peninsula...this ocean-to-fork restaurant offers gorgeous views stretching from carefully tended gardens down to Crescent Beach. 

American Way

American Way
...the Inn by the Sea on Crescent Beach in Cape Elizabeth is a picturesque hideaway that seems straight from the pages of a John Irving novel.  A mere two hours from Boston, there's no better place for a weekend escape than this cozy resort. 

Boston Magazine

Boston Magazine
The new high end spa added to the 57-suite Inn by the Sea as part of a recent multi-million dollar renovation is a great place to rejuvenate your muscles.

Viruoso Insights

Virtuoso Insights
When it comes to heavyweights in hotel conservation efforts, the Inn by the Sea ranks among the top in the country. 

Sheridan Road

Sheridan Road
Luxury comes naturally at Maine's premier beach resort...the exquisite Inn by the Sea, overlooking the azure waters of the Atlantic Ocean from its perch on Crescent Beach.

Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure
Catch the Maine experience at Inn by the Sea.

Fido Friendly

Fido Friendly
Chef Mitchell has been cooking for VIPs (very important pets) since opening...in 2008.  With a huge demand for guests to eat with their dogs in the fireplace lounge, dogs enjoy dinner fireside with a full-service menu.

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maine.
Since helping his grandmother cook family meals at the age of ten, Chef Mitchell Kaldrovich has held positions at celebrated restaurants all over the country.

AAA Northern New England

AAA Northern New England
A waterfront boutique noted for having dog-friendly accommodations.

american spa

american spa
An eco sensitive spa on Maine's coast provides the perfect refuge for those looking to leave the realities of daily life behind.

Elite Getaways

Elite Getaways
A residential feel within the hotel, plus you'll enjoy the pleasures of an oceanfront deck and large lavish bathrooms.

Portland

Portland
To complement the roasted mushroom tart, Chef Mitchell Kaldrovich recommends a sip of Louis Latour Meursault White Burgundy.

DownEast

DownEast
Head to this oceanfront inn for an offseason retreat...the 90 minute signature Sea Waves Massage - a full body rub-down with aromatic oil and surround sound waves - an affordable holiday gift to yourself!

Scene Magazine

SCENE MAGAZINE
Forget the million dollar view, luxurious accommodations..it's the genuinely hospitale staff who run Southern Maine's Inn by the Sea that make guests sad to leave.

New England Travel

New England Travel
There's no better way to spend a summer afternoon in Maine than wandering miles of sandy beaches...the new high end SPA added to the Inn by the Sea...is a great place to rejuvenate your muscles.

Travel + Leisure
Top 500 - World's Best Hotels, 2011

Fido Friendly
"Top 10 Luxury Pet Friendly Hotels"

maine.
the food issue

Affluent

Affluent
Set in a location of unspoiled beauty the luxuriously refurbished Inn by the Sea offers guests and experience that is pre Maine from the beach to the coastal setting to the fully redesigned interiors.

Brides

Brides
Deliciously modern comforts meet old fashioned Maine at this beachfront resort.  Thoughtful touches are everywhere...stroll down the long winding boardwalk to see the biggest draw: stunning sea swept Crescent beach.

Doggie Aficionado

doggie aficionado
The property may be small but it doesn't skimp on aesthetics or amenities...it is home to Sea Glass, a new restaurant that offers an unsurpassed Maine dining experience with spectacular ocean views.

Yankee Magazine
Thanks to doggie daycare, canines' equally pampered humans can enjoy the beach, spa, pool, eco programs and Sea Glass Restaurant.

National Geographic Traveler
Retreat with cozy cottage of one's own allure.  Lush grounds, gardens, a bird sanctuary and a boardwalk leading to a sandy beach.

Travel + Leisure
Top 100 Hotels US and Canada, 2007

Town & Country
A private boardwalk through a ticket of rose bushes leads to Crescent Beach, but you can have equally expansive views from most of the fifty-seven maple furnished one and two bedroom suites.

Westchester
Grand but not grandiose, Inn by the Sea keeps both top notch luxury and eco-friendly practice sacrosanct.

grace ormonde Wedding Style
Ocean views can be held at all function locations including ceremonies on the lawn...expansive gardesns, outside terraces and fire pit.

AAA Horizons
Inn by the Sea offers guests and their pets a luxurious beach experience like no other.  Enjoy a soothing massage in the SPA, gourmet dinner at Sea Glass Restaurant or a quiet afternoon taking in the onsite wildlife sanctuary and gardens.  A private boardwalk connects the Inn to beautiful Crescent Beach.

US Airways 
Welcome to Portland, Now Let's Eat!  Photo of Atlantic Cod and Lobster Chowder at Sea Glass Restaurant at Inn by the Sea

maine.
...guests who dined in Sea Glass Restaurant inside Cape Elizabeth's lovely Inn by the Sea were able to order from a special menu - a six course meal prepared by chef Mitchell Kaldrovich...the same menu the talented chef prepared for the historic James Beard House in New York City...

Virtuoso Insights
A luxe eco-friendly resort committed to preserving the natural beauty of its coveted setting.

Wine Spectator
Inn by the Sea, Award of Excellence, 2009 and 2010

Wine Enthusiast
Restaurant Awards, Inn by the Sea - Award of Distinction

Down East

Down East
With an array of beautiful beaches, lovely walking trails and one of the state's most luxurious dog friendly inns, Cape Elizabeth has got to be tops on any four-legged itinerary.  Inn by the Sea...offers a warm welcome to pets with water bowls, towels, blankets available on loan, as well as a doggie room service menu.

Ecostyle

ecostyle
At Inn by the Sea...a recent renovation and re-emphasis on all things environmental allowed the oceanfront resort to become one of the first "carbon neutral" hotels in the nation.

Executive Traveler

Executive Traveler
Always ahead of the curve, Inn by the Sea was one of the first luxury properties to accept pets and to earn its green certification.

Kids LA Magazine
At Inn by the Sea programs like Bug's World...give kids a chance to learn about the ecosystem from a bug's viewpoint with hands-on projects like making bug costumes.

maine.
Few accommodations in Maine can compete with Inn by the Sea for both a spectacular and convenient location, and even fewer have the longevity of catering to travelers who demand luxury and service.

Men's Journal

Men's Journal
From the lobby you can see clear out to the bay, and every room is just as luxurious as it is green.  Choose from fireplace rooms, spa suites with oversize bathrooms, and garden suites overlooking the ocean...Sea Glass Restaurant serves a deliciously innovative take on local ingredients.

Naturally New England
If you want luxury by the Sea, welcome to Inn by the Sea in Portland Maine.

Pet Talk
Inn by the Sea offers luxurious amenities including a full service spa, a restaurant offering exquisitely prepared, authentic Maine dishes, a pool and cozy rooms, suites and cottages.

New England Hotel Magazine
Maine properties have been in the forefront of technologies and practices.  For example the Inn by the Sea received points for creating a wildlife habitat...and is working with a LEED consultant on a SPA addition.


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Inn By The Sea - News & Awards