Landmark Hotel since 1929," complete with courtyard,
tapas restaurant, and full-service bar serving afternoon
tea daily. Owned by Doris Day and Dennis LeVett,
the Cypress Inn is also famous among pet owners ~
dogs are welcome in many areas of the hotel.
Built in 1929, the Cypress Inn’s Mediterranean
facade hints Old World charm while making you feel
right at home in the intimate lounge or garden courtyard.
Just a short walk to Ocean Avenue’s boutiques,
galleries, and restaurants, the 44-room inn is central
to Carmel-by-the-Sea. Down the lane lies Carmel's
famous white-sand beach. Within easy walking distance
you'll find the Artista studio.
Artista rooms have village or courtyard views and
are appointed with either a queen size bed for a
single or two twin beds for a pair of friends. Feel
free to inquire about upgrades to ocean views or
king size beds. All rooms feature marble tile bathrooms,
snuggly bathrobes, complimentary sherry, fruit baskets,
and nightly turndown service. Additionally, each
room has an am/fm/cd player, hair dryer, iron and
board, cable TV, and a telephone with data port and
Terry’s Bar, located just past the reception
desk, offers a variety of beverages including excellent
local whites and reds, making it the perfect spot
for meeting new friends. Don't miss classic Doris
Day movie posters recalling a time gone by.
Breakfast al fresco each morning will make you feel
as if you’ve awoken in a village on the Côte
d’Azur. The courtyard’s brilliant white
walls and red roof tiles coax climbing vines and
lush flora, creating a perfect spot for conversation,
a soothing cup of tea, or an evening glass of wine.
Other hotel features include concierge service,
wireless internet, fax, computer, complimentary coffee,
and wheelchair accessibility. Incidentals available
at your own expense include phone calls, room service,
laundry and dry cleaning.
Tucked into an ancient grove of trees and just steps
to the famous Carmel Beach, Lamp Lighter Inn is charmingly
appointed in a lush garden setting. This bed and
breakfast boutique hotel features hand-built birdhouses,
a secluded gazebo and beautiful gardens.
are filled with warm character, spacious sitting
and sleeping areas and marble bathrooms. All have
woodburning fireplaces, flat screen TVs, coffee maker,
mini refrigerator and on-site parking. A light breakfast
of fresh muffins, yogurt and orange juice is served
Rooms are appointed with either a king size bed
for a single or a king and twin bed for a pair of