Couples Room at the LEED certified SPA at Inn by the SeaBalcony view of the Atlantic at Inn by the SeaChildren & Pets welcome- a nature walk around Great PondA private boardwalk leads to a mile of unspoiled beach from the innThe Fireplace lounge at Inn by the SeaCozy fireplace rooms at Inn by the SeaLobby at Inn by the Sea opens to panoramic ocean viewsSPA suite bathroom at Inn by the SeaInn by the Sea is located on a mile of sandy beach just seven miles from PortlandChef Kaldrovich prepares Maine fare fresh from the sea & farms in ocean veiw Sea Glass RestaurantA private boardwalk leads to sandy Crescent Beach from Inn by the Sea

Inn By The Sea - Cape Elizabeth Inn: Greater Portland & Casco Bay Inn, ME

Inn By The SeaCape Elizabeth, ME
Located on sandy Crescent Beach, 61 luxuriously renovated one and two bedroom suites and rooms, full service spa, dining with breathtaking ocean views; new fireplace bar, minutes to Portland. Indigenous gardens, heated pool, boardwalk to unspoiled beach, golf nearby. Function facilities. Maine's only Preferred Boutique Resort (TM) and Virtuoso (TM) property, AAA 4-Diamond. Children and pets welcome. Selected one of Top Ten Green Hotels Worldwide by TripAdvisor, Travel & Leisure Best 500 Hotels worldwide 2011. Maine DEP Green Lodging, LEED certification.  
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Beach
  • Childcare
  • Children's Programs
  • Cottages
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Exercise Room
  • Family Friendly
  • Fireplaces
  • Gardens
  • Ghost in Residence
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Health Club Facility
  • Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
  • In-Room Jacuzzi Tub
  • In-Room TV
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Ocean
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Romantic
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Valet Parking
  • Wireless Internet Access


  • Antique Shopping
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cultural Activities
  • Educational Programs
  • Fishing
  • Hay/Sleigh Rides
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Snow tubing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Whale Watching


Sea Glass at Inn by the Sea offers an unsurpassed Maine dining experience with panoramic ocean views from its intimate dining room or Al Fresco seaside decks. Chef Mitchell Kaldrovich marries his Argentine roots with fresh local produce from nearby farms and the sea for a memorable culinary experience that celebrates the region. Sea Glass is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with private dining available in the Cove room for up to 16. 




40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth, ME  04107


(207) 799-3134

Toll Free:

(800) 888-4287

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Driving Distances to:

Portland, Maine 7 miles
Bangor, Maine 107 miles
Boston, Massachusetts 110 miles
Manchester, New Hampshire 78 miles
New York City 320 miles
Washington DC 530 miles
Hartford, Connecticut 182 miles
Montreal 268 miles
Quebec City 278 miles


Meetings Capacity: 150
Meetings Guestrooms: 57
Panoramic ocean views, a mile of unspoiled beach and the inn's professional meeting staff to ensure a memorable and successful event. There are a variety of venues for accommodating from 2 to 150 guests, from one of two meeting/dining rooms to the expansive lawn and gardens area facing the Atlantic for tented events. Our 61 rooms and suites all provide wireless internet service and offer luxury accommodations within the Inn or at adjacent cottage style two bedroom suites. The Inn's Concierge Service, working with our meeting staff can arrange any number of activities for your group, from outdoor experiences with L L Bean to Whale Watching excursions, golf, sailing, shopping downtown Portland, and of course, our heated pool, SPA and pristine mile of sandy beach. Green meeting guidelines avail., Maine DEP Green Lodging and LEED certifications.

Group Travel

Groups Guestrooms: 61
Inn by the Sea can accommodate groups of 2 to 150 people in a variety of locations, from intimate two-person meetings in our cottages to large formal weddings or corporate events on the lawn. With spectacular ocean views, Inn by the Sea provides a dramatic and memorable venue for meetings, functions, social events and gatherings of all kinds. The spaces available for various aspects of your events include: Two meeting rooms, the Cove Room (a boardroom or private dining room), the outdoor terrace, the fire pit, the side lawn, the huge lawn, five acres of indigenous seaside plantings, and access to the beautiful sandy Crescent Beach we are famous for.


Weddings Capacity: 150
Weddings Guestrooms: 57

Romance by the Sea! Inn by the Sea can accommodate weddings up to 150 people in our ocean view rooms or tented on the lawn.  With spectacular ocean views from all function locations, Inn by the Sea provides a dramatic and memorable backdrop for wedding receptions and fabulous wedding photography.

Function spaces include:  two functions rooms, the Cove room, the outdoor terrace, the fire pit, the side lawn, five acres of indigenous seaside plantings, and access to the beautiful sandy Crescent Beach we are famous for.

If special presentation forms a part of your celebration, the Inn is ready to accommodate your technology needs with dropdown screens, LCDs, a fully integrated sound system, and high-speed Internet, both wired and wireless.  And for couples seeking a green venue, Inn by the Sea has achieved Green Lodging Certification from Maine's Department of Environmental Protection., and a LEED certification. Ask for our green wedding guidelines.


Number of Rooms: 61
Inn by the Sea has 61 traditonal rooms, and one and two bedroom suites. 
 Every guest room, suite and cottage at the Inn was completely redesigned in 2008 by Moncur Design Associates Inc. to surround guests with comfort in a palette of deep red, cognac and charcoal, and warm maple furnishings. Local and nautically inspired artwork ties in with the compass rose design found throughout the property.
Large ocean view suites feature deluxe bathrooms with oversized showers or tubs, plush bathrobes, and luxurious bedding.  All rooms, suites and cottages have flat screen televisions, coffee makers, irons and ironing boards, hair dryers, executive desks, high speed Internet access, cordless telephones, i-Home alarm clocks and HD cable television.
ONE BEDROOM ACCOMMODATIONS- are in the main building
Garden Suites
Garden suites are all on a single level with one King bedroom and an ocean view. The living area has a pull-out sleeper sofa and an executive desk, along with a mini-fridge, microwave oven, and coffeemaker. The oversized bathroom has a separate tub and shower; the porch has rocking chairs and access to the gardens.
Spa Suites
Spa suites are two-levels featuring either a king bed or two double beds on the upper level. The wet bar kitchen includes a mini-fridge, microwave oven, coffeemaker, sink, glassware, and dishes.  The living area adds a pull-out sleeper sofa and executive desk. The loft area contains the bedroom, an oversized bathroom with a separate tub and shower and a heated floor. The balcony has an ocean view.
Fireplace Rooms
Fireplace rooms are deluxe guest rooms with king size bed, a romantic gas burning fireplace, coffeemaker and a flat screen TV. Most fireplace rooms have ocean views.
All two-bedroom accommodations are condo-style suites with full kitchens, living area, with pull-out sleeper sofa, dining area and a porch, some with ocean views.
Garden Cottage
Garden cottages are on one level featuring two bedrooms and one full bathroom with kitchen living area with full pull-out sleeper sofa, and dining area.  Each bedroom has a queen bed, and a porch with seating overlooking gardens and a partial ocean view.
Loft Cottage
Loft cottages are on two levels with two bedrooms, kitchen, dining area and living area with a pull-out sleeper sofa. One bedroom has a queen bed; the other has two double beds.  Some loft cottages have one full bathroom and one half bathrooms others have two full bathrooms. All enjoy balconies with ocean and garden views.
Beach Cottage
Beach cottages feature direct ocean views, two bedrooms, and one full bathroom.  A kitchen, dining area, and a living area that offers a pull-out sleeper sofa.  Each bedroom has a queen bed and a porch with ocean views.
Deluxe Beach Cottage
Our most spacious accommodations, deluxe beach cottages are on two levels with direct ocean views, two bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a full kitchen, a dining area and a living area with pull-out sleeper sofa. One bedroom has a queen bed and the other, two double beds. The balcony offers seating and a direct ocean view.