Doris Day’s Cypress Inn Offers Kudos to Canines Package

Photo: Michael Troutman/www.dmtimaging.comHer songs take music lovers on a “Sentimental Journey,” and thanks to Cypress Inn’s latest promotion people who love to travel with their tail-wagging chums can unpack their luggage at Doris Day’s pet-friendly hotel and help animals in need in the process.

In celebration of both Doris Day’s April 3rd birthday and American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals month, the Carmel-by-the-Sea retreat is offering a “Kudos to Canines” package from April 1st – 30th, 2013.

The package includes:

  • Deluxe accommodations
  • Daily breakfast
  • Tricks for a guestroom upgrade/available upon arrival, based on availability
  • Complimentary Yappy Hour cocktails
  • Ten percent (10%) guestroom donation directed to the non-profit Doris Day Animal Foundation (  Founded in 1978, Doris Day Animal Foundation (DDAF) has lobbied and provided grants and funding for a variety of programs directed to animals in need.  Supported programs include World Spay Day, an annual event which has helped spay and neuter more than 1.5 million animals, the Horse Rescue & Adoption Center, Eyes in the Skies raptor rehabilitation center and Duffy Day Lifesaving Program targeting senior and special needs animals facing euthanasia.

Standard pooch perks include concierges carrying grain-free  all-natural dog treats and all of the Inn’s 44 crisp, contemporary guestrooms appointed with dog bowls, plush dog beds and in-room fireplaces.  April also marks the roll out of a new Culinary Canine Menu served during daily Yappy Hour including Muttloaf and Chowhound Chicken ($4 – $7).

Rates for accommodation at the iconic 1929 inn start at  $275.00/night, double.

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Photo Credit: Michael Troutman/Cypress Inn

Doris Day’s Cypress Inn Celebrates Puppy Love


Animal advocate Doris Day’s legendary Cypress Inn is celebrating puppy love throughout the month of February. At the iconic 1929 landmark, Director of Pet Relations Sadie welcomes pets with the Puppy Love package starting at $199 per night, double occupancy.

One of California’s first hotel properties to welcome pets in the mid-1980s, Cypress Inn has since welcomed everyone from parrots to pot bellied pigs.  Standard operating procedure includes concierges carrying grain-free all-natural dog treats and all of the Inn’s 44 crisp, contemporary guestrooms appointed with dog bowls, plush dog beds and in-room fireplaces.  Top treats for February include Tricks for an upgrade upon arrival (based on availability) and complimentary Cypress Inn logo collar tag for Fido to tout his travels.


Love is in the air with a visit to Ajne Organic Perfumes for a choice of hand blended Furfumes crafted from natural, plant extracts.  For pups in need of a time-out, Tro daBone focuses on calming overactive pets and includes a natural flea and tick repellant.  Kennel No. 5, a favorite among smaller breeds, is crafted for nurturing, while Breed perks things up with a frisky aphrodisiac scent. Puppy Love guests receive a ½ oz. Furfume of choice; a 60-minute custom blending session is also available for $99.00.


Things start to shake up in the afternoon, as Terry’s Lounge rolls out Yappy Hour daily from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  A vintage slice of Hollywood by the sea, Cypress Inn salutes all things retro with a classic cocktail menu and complimentary Muttini for four-legged drinkers.  A new Culinary Canine Menu debuts February 1st including such delicacies as Steak Tartar, Chow Hound Chicken and Fish & Chips.  One complimentary entrée rounds out the Puppy Love package.


-          Deluxe Accommodations/Daily Breakfast for Two
-          Tricks for a Guestroom Upgrade/Available Upon Arrival, Based on Availability
-          One  1/2 oz. Furfume of choice from Anje Organic Perfumes
-          Complimentary logo Cypress Inn Collar Tag
-          Complimentary Muttini and One Culinary Canine Entree
-          Starting at $199/double.  Two-night minimum, based on availability.  Does not include taxes; blackout periods apply.

Part of the elite collection of Carmel Boutique Inns, Cypress Inn embodies Hollywood-by-the-Sea elegance with casual seaside charm. Co-owned by legendary Hollywood actress and animal rights enthusiast Doris Day, the 44-guestroom property is set in a Mediterranean footprint with vaulted ceilings, airy courtyards, in-room fireplaces and a crisp, contemporary décor.

Ideally located just blocks from Carmel Beach and walking distance to 100+ art galleries, Cypress Inn offers afternoon tea, a pet-friendly Yappy Hour and sustainable dining menu at Terry’s Restaurant & Lounge, Carmel’s first and only Seafood Watch program participant.

Carmel-by-the-Sea is one square mile of incorporated city set along Carmel Bay on the Monterey Peninsula. It is located 120 mi./192 km., south of San Francisco and 350 mi./560 km., north of Los Angeles. The Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) is served by non-stop flights from Denver (DIA), Las Vegas (LAS), Los Angeles (LAX), Phoenix (PHX), San Diego (SAN) and San Francisco (SFO).

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