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"Gorgeous garden courtyard and quaint guestrooms" -- Travel + Leisure

Cypress Inn

Carmel, CA
  • Boutique hotel co-owned by Hollywood star Doris Day
  • Free breakfast served daily; sherry with cream and fresh fruit provided in each room 
  • Dog-friendly: Pets are welcomed throughout hotel, including afternoon tea
  • Many guest rooms feature canopy beds, fireplaces and terraces overlooking the sea
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Lincoln & 7th Street
Carmel, CA, 93921
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Since 1929, the Cypress Inn has welcomed visitors to the heart of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Co-owned by retired actress Doris Day, the Mediterranean-style boutique inn is possibly the pet-friendliest hotel in one of the nation's premier destinations for furry travelers. Dogs may join their owners for meals, including afternoon tea, and are given blankets, bags and treats. After a visit to the leash-free Carmel Beach, pups can clean up in the hotel's outdoor shower.

Guests enjoy free sherry, cream and fresh fruit in the comfort of plush robes and luxurious linens, provided in each room. Arched windows stream light and ocean views into many of the rooms. Some rooms also feature canopy beds, terraces, fireplaces, jetted tubs and private entrances. A complimentary breakfast buffet is served each morning and the inn offers an evening happy hour with cocktail discounts on weekdays.

Terry’s Restaurant & Lounge serves Moroccan and Mediterranean family-style dishes with ingredients from the surrounding Salinas Valley. The restaurant was the first to join Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program, pledging to feature locally and organically sourced seafood in promotion of sustainable fishing practices.

From the press:
  • "Put some stamps in you pooch's passport and send him to Doris Day's Cypress Inn in Carmel-by-the-Sea, where dogs and cats are guaranteed star treatment" -- Conde Nast Traveler


  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Iron and ironing board
  • Safe


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub or shower
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Standard check-in time: 4pm


  • Standard checkout time: 12pm


  • Pets allowed


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details

  • You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

    Know Before You Go
    • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).


    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in or checkout.

    • Pet fee: USD 30 per pet, per night
    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Getting there

The hotel is seven miles from Monterey Regional Airport; visitors can expect to pay approximately $30 in cab fare to reach the destination.


  • Lincoln & 7th Street
  • Carmel, CA, 93921
  • United States

Customer Service

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Tel: 1-877-966-0000

Mon-Fri 9am-9pm ET, Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm ET

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You will pay the hotel in the hotel's local currency. The rate displayed (in CAD) is an estimate based on today's currency exchange rate.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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