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Inn by the Sea Ranked in Best Maine Hotels by US News & World Report

February 8, 2023

Cape Elizabeth- February 8, 2023. Inn by the Sea has been listed as one of Maine’s Best Beach Hotels and Best Resorts for 2023 by U.S. News and World Report’s annual ranking of hotels, announced the Inn’s Managing Director Michael Briggs. The rankings follow a comprehensive, transparent methodology that factors in each hotel’s star rating, the aggregate opinion of published travel experts and the overall customer satisfaction expressed in online guest reviews of luxury hotels and resorts.

“We are very proud to rank close to the top of the lists for both resorts and hotels in Maine,” stated Briggs. “We are fortunate to be located on a pristine beach, surrounded by natural beauty overlooking the Atlantic- but this accolade really underscores the work of our dedicated hospitality team in creating personalized travel experiences for our guests.”

“The travel industry has evolved over the last decade, highlighting the need to support and recognize hotels that maintain excellent standards and consistently provide guests with outstanding hospitality,” said Zach Watson, Senior travel editor at US News. “The 2023 Best Hotels’ rankings offer a list of dependable places to stay for every type of trip, from solo trips to romantic getaways to family vacations.”

About Inn by the Sea: An idyllic oceanfront escape, located on a mile of unspoiled sand beach, Inn by the Sea is Maine's premier beach destination offering elegant hospitality and the best of two worlds- a relaxed coastal retreat but located just 7 miles from Portland's urban- chic small port city.

The intimate, upscale Inn has 62 rooms and suites including one- and two-bedroom cottage style suites with full kitchens, living rooms with cozy fireplaces, dining areas and furnished outdoor decks for complete privacy. Families and even the family dog are welcome and will love the stylish décor and beach vibe of the spacious and decidedly modern interiors, while art lovers will delight in the resort’s museum quality collection of regional paintings. Guests unwind in the full- service SPA with cardio room and outdoor SPA Cabanas for sea inspired therapies. The ocean view restaurant serves fresh seasonal fare, with handcrafted and regionally sourced menus that will please any palette, all paired with wines from the award- winning cellar of over 2000 bottles.

Luxury comes naturally at Inn by the Sea where we are committed to both outstanding hospitality and environmental preservation and have achieved both LEED® Silver and Maine DEP Environmental Leader certifications. A Preferred Hotels & Resorts LVX member the Inn is Sharecare Health Security Verified 2021, with Forbes Travel Guide ensuring our commitment to health and security.

Located 1 1/2 hours from Boston by car, 20 minutes from Portland’s International Jetport, with Amtrak service to Boston, New York, or Washington.

FMI: Rauni Kew, PR & Green Program Manager, Inn by the Sea, 40 Bowery Beach Rd., Cape Elizabeth, Maine 04107. 207.799.3134