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Our Featured Carmel Dog Friendly Inns include: Cypress Inn, Vagabond’s House Inn, Monte Verde Inn, Lamp Lighter Inn & Sunset House Suites, and Forest Lodge …

Cypress Inn

The Cypress Inn is an elegant pet-friendly boutique inn located in the heart of Carmel and a wonderful place to stay when traveling with your pet!  Nestled in the heart of Carmel is the elegant Cypress Inn, which CNN Travel called a “legendary overnight oasis” and Sunset Magazine termed “probably the most famous dog-friendly hotel in the country.”

Co-owned by legendary singer, actress and animal activist Doris Day and Dennis LeVett for more than 20 years, Cypress Inn masterfully blends Old World hospitality and service with modern comforts and amenities.

Cypress Inn has been one of Carmel’s most beloved boutique hotels since it opened in 1929. By combining Mediterranean grace and charm with warm hospitality and exemplary service, Cypress Inn has drawn everyone from kings, queens and Hollywood royalty to the everyday traveler and especially all those who like to travel with their pets.

Cypress Inn has been a pioneer in pet-friendly accommodations, firmly believing that pets of all shapes, sizes and breeds are an integral part of the family and welcome to join their humans during their stay at the hotel.

Everything about the Cypress Inn speaks to the Golden Age of Hollywood with a sleek retro vibe featuring in the design of all 44 guest rooms and suites — including the coveted Queen Tower with its triad of impeccable views.

Make sure to visit Terry’s Lounge at the Cypress with an animated Yappy Hour and muttinis served daily from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m

Please note: There is a $30 pet fee per night for one pet, a $50 fee for 2 pets, or a $70 charge for three pets per night.


Phone: (800) 443-7443 – Toll Free

Forest Lodge

Discover a charming Carmel bed and breakfast that is a perfect gathering place! Just steps away from the culturally rich village of Carmel, the newly remodeled eco-conscious cottages of Carmel’s Forest Lodge lie in a serene garden setting. Perfect for groups and families.

Majestic Big Sur is just a short drive south and opulent Pebble Beach is located to the north of this Carmel Boutique Inn. Carmel’s Forest Lodge is an easy drive from the Monterey Peninsula Airport as well as a short drive to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Steinbeck Center and famed Cannery Row in Monterey. Escape to your own private retreat at Carmel Forest Lodge while experiencing the beauty of Carmel-by-the-Sea.

Please note: There is a $30 pet fee per night for one pet, a $50 fee for 2 pets, or a $70 charge for three pets per night.


Phone:  831.624.7372

Lamp Lighter Inn & Sunset House Suites

The Carmel Lamp Lighter Inn is tucked into an ancient grove of trees and lies just steps from famous Carmel Beach. The lush garden setting of this Carmel coastal inn is enchanting. Hand-built birdhouses, a vibrantly lit fire pit and secluded gazebos inspire and delight visitors from all corners of the globe.

This Carmel bed and breakfast is comprised of two charming cottages, four delightful guest rooms and the expansive Sunset House Suites. Carmel’s Lamp Lighter Inn has been serving as lodging in Carmel, California for the traveling public since 1912 – attracting couples looking for romance, soul searchers and business travelers.  This Carmel hotel is also pet and family friendly.


Phone:  831-624-7372 

Monte Verde Inn

Tucked into the heart of the famous artisan village of Carmel-by-the-Sea, Monte Verde Inn is a classic European-style Carmel Boutique Inn. This recently renovated 94-year-old Mediterranean-style Carmel bed and breakfast features warm, inviting white-washed adobe walls and arches that create a romantic atmosphere.

Each guestroom is individually appointed with distinctive furnishings creating an enchanting, romantic, stylish and comfortable ambiance. All rooms have a private bath, premium bedding, fluffy pillows, expanded cable television, flat screen TVs, telephone, free WiFi, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, luxurious bath amenities, in-room gourmet coffee and teas, along with a complimentary decanter of the inn’s signature sherry for your sipping pleasure! Some rooms also include ocean views, full kitchens and fireplaces.

Upon arrival you are greeted with a warm smile, friendly service, and, on Friday and Saturday evenings, a wine and cheese reception to begin your Carmel experience. In the morning, a delicious Continental breakfast basket is delivered to your door.

The location is perfect for easy access to beautiful Carmel Beach, a wide variety of fine restaurants, unique shops and well-known art galleries. The majestic Big Sur coast and Point Lobos Reserve are just a short drive south; world-renowned Pebble Beach is just to the north. And, the magnificent and world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium is just minutes away!

And since Carmel is one of the most dog-friendly cities in the world, your well-behaved dog will be greeted as a welcome guest. Monte Verde Inn is a Carmel dog-friendly hotel. But be sure to check with your innkeeper prior to arrival for dog-specific rules.

We welcome your visit to Carmel-by-the-Sea and Monte Verde Inn — an extraordinary travel experience you will always remember . . . and will aspire to return to often!


Phone:  831-624-6046

Vagabond’s House Inn

The Vagabonds House Bed and Breakfast Inn in Carmel, California beckons you to the Central California Coast – A perfect destination for your romantic weekend getaway, honeymoon, anniversary, relaxing vacation, or business meeting.

The Vagabond’s House, an English Tudor Styled Inn, is nestled in the heart of the village of Carmel-By-The-Sea. This Carmel Bed and Breakfast has earned its place as the most delightful Boutique Inn on the Monterey Bay Peninsula.

Your memorable stay in Carmel begins as you walk up to the front steps of this B&B Inn and enter an atmosphere that seems almost magical.

While at The Vagabond’s House, sip California wine and meet fellow travelers while warming by the courtyard fire pit or lounging in the sitting room. Relax with massage and body treatments in our Spa Studio.  Read a book in the courtyard or just close your eyes and relax to the sound of the waterfall, surrounded by lush foliage and seasonal flowers.

The Vagabond’s House Bed and Breakfast is located in the midst of Carmel’s finest restaurants, unique shops and well-known art galleries and is just blocks away from famous Carmel Beach. The staff is available to assist with reservations and directions.


Phone:  831.624.7738

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