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Inn By The Sea

Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Elegant Hospitality I Minutes from Portland, ME


Inn by the Sea offers a variety of room types. The reservation desk can help with the perfect accommodation and best price for your visit. 

Beach Suites 

Our beach suite guest rooms offer water views, outdoor patios, and decks, large living spaces with hardwood floors and gas burning fireplaces, fully equipped kitchens, king sized bedrooms and over-sized baths with dual vanities, soaking tubs and showers. All beach suite accommodations are fully air-conditioned. Select one bedroom beach suite accommodations are pet-friendly.

Cove Suites 

Our spacious Cove Suites at the Inn by the Sea offer the finest in luxury beach accommodations with a design that blends coastal ambiance with a modern vibe. Incorporating the design features our guests appreciate most, The spacious living areas are perfect for entertaining inside, or outdoors on the furnished decks. Select Cove Suites are dog-friendly. 

Garden Suites 

Garden suites are located on the ground level and offer a king bedroom with separate living room space. Most Garden Suites offer an ocean view. The living room space features hardwood floors, an executive desk, full sized pull-out sleep sofa and a mini-refrigerator, coffee maker and microwave. The living room  walks directly out to the property grounds and offers a small porch with seating for two. Garden Suite bathrooms are over-sized and offer a soaking tub and glass walk-in shower. Bedrooms are king-bedded and offer a large-screen television,  a large closet and dresser.

Loft Suites

Loft suites are two-level accommodations featuring either a king-sized bed or two double beds on the upper level. The first floor of the guestroom offers a wet bar kitchenette including a mini-refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, glassware, and dishes. The kitchenette opens into a large living space with a full-size pull-out sleep sofa and executive desk. A balcony opening from the living space features ocean views and seating for two. On the second floor of the Loft Suite is a lofted bedroom and over-sized bathroom. The bathroom offers an air jet tub, a glass walk-in shower, and a heated floor.

Traditional Guest Rooms

Traditional guest rooms are a single room accommodation offering a king sized bed, a coffee maker, mini-refrigerator and a large flat-screen TV. The over sized bathrooms offer a large glass walk-in shower. There are no tubs in the traditional guest rooms. Many traditional rooms offer ocean views. We are sorry, but we are unable to accommodate pets in traditional guest rooms.


Inn By The Sea

40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
United States


Phone: 207-799-3134
Fax: 207-799-4779


Weddings Capacity: up to 175   Weddings Guestrooms: 62 

Romance by the Sea!

Inn by the Sea can accommodate weddings up to 175 people tented on the lawn or up to 70 inside the Inn.  With spectacular ocean views from event locations,  Inn by the Sea provides a dramatic and memorable backdrop for wedding receptions and fabulous wedding photography. Couples love photos on the beach, on the boardwalk to the beach, on the lawn with the Atlantic as backdrop.

Chef Brown and his team will be happy to create a menu that delights featuring local and regional fare. Call the Inn and the wedding planner will be happy to help plan your day!

Function spaces include the Crescent Room, outdoor terrace, side lawn, five acres of indigenous seaside plantings and access to beautiful sandy Crescent Beach. If special IT presentations are planned for your celebration, the Inn is ready to accommodate your technology needs with drop-down screens, LCDs, a fully integrated sound system, and high-speed Internet, both wired and wireless.

For couples seeking a green venue, Inn by the Sea is a member of Beyond Green, has achieved Green Lodging Certification from Maine's Department of Environmental Protection., and LEED Silver certification. Ask for our green wedding guidelines.


Meetings Capacity: 175    Guestrooms: 62

Panoramic ocean views, a mile of unspoiled beach, captivating regionally sourced cuisine, and the Inn's professional meeting staff will ensure a memorable and successful event.

There are a variety of venues for accommodating from 2 to  200 guests, from one of two meeting/dining rooms to the expansive lawn and gardens area facing the Atlantic for tented events. For small intimate meetings the  1350 sq foot Beach suites have large dining areas, fireplaces , full kitchens and direct Atlantic views.

Our 62 rooms and suites all provide wireless internet service and offer luxury accommodations within the Inn or at adjacent luxurious, condo style one and 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. While on property enjoy a heated pool, full service SPA, Sea Glass restaurant and lounge,  and mile of unspoiled sand beach.  Green meeting guidelines avail., Member of Beyond Green and LEED Silver certifications.

New England Inns & Resorts Association Gift Cards are redeemable at over 300 lodging properties all over New England and are available in the amount of your choosing. It’s the perfect answer to all your gift-giving needs.

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