Cypress Inn in Carmel California
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Nestled in the heart of Carmel-by-the-Sea, the iconic Cypress Inn has been a landmark boutique hotel of the Central Coast since 1929. Part of the elite collection of Carmel Boutique Inns, Cypress Inn offers a classic boutique luxury inn experience definitive of Carmel-by-the-Sea, with gracious ambiance and decor, personalized service, unexpected amenities, dog-friendly extras, and fascinating history. 

Co-owned with legendary Hollywood actress and animal rights enthusiast Doris Day, CBI’s flagship embodies classic hospitality and old-world luxury with 44 spacious, elegantly-renovated guestrooms, sunlit garden courtyard and intimate Terry’s Lounge restaurant.  Cypress Inn also raises the bar for canines as the original pet-friendly property in Carmel-by-the-Sea.

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The Cypress Inn enjoys a rich history. In 1906, Sidney J. Yard, an artist known for painting watercolors in the English manner, built Carmel’s first art gallery on the site. The space was later used by another famous artist Miss Mary DeNeale Morgan. In 1929 Dr. Rudolf Kocher, working with one of Carmel's premier contractors Hugh Comstock, constructed the present building. Known originally as the Hotel La Ribera, it was hailed in the local press when it opened as "one of the show places of the Monterey Peninsula."  In the 1960’s, Earl E. McInnis and his son, Frank, took over management of the hotel and newly renamed it “Cypress West”.  It was restored and upgraded to its original splendor, enticing many of its nostalgic guests to return to their favorite hotel.    In the mid-80’s, local business man Dennis LeVett assumed ownership along with beloved actress Doris Day and the Cypress Inn as it is today was born.  Ms. Day, whose passion for animal welfare remains strong, insisted that the four-leggeds are as welcome as their humans.  Thus, Cypress Inn became Carmel’s original pet-friendly boutique hotel and has garnered national attention as a wonderful gathering place for locals and guests’ alike to meet and mingle alongside their furry friends. 

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Lincoln & 7th Street
Carmel, CA 93921
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