Cypress Inn's Terry's Restaurant + Lounge debuts new design

The Cypress Inn, a 1929 landmark property co-owned by Hollywood actress Doris Day, debuted the new interior design of its restaurant.  Terry's Restaurant + Lounge, located off the property’s lobby, now has a contemporary design inspired by the inn's Mediterranean footprint.

Inspired by the architecture and Spanish Colonial flair, Terry's Restaurant is set in oyster and alabaster tones with grey tufted leather banquettes rimming the outer room. Clean lines are matched with a host of vintage black and white photographs gracing the walls. One of the major design elements is the silver-leaf paper treatment on the barrel ceiling, which lights up to create a jewel box effect throughout the entire room.

The reimagined space pays homage to the original Moroccan décor inspired by the restaurant's namesake and Doris Day's son, Terry Melcher, while adding new features. A mixed floor plan combines multiple seating arrangements for a total of 50 diners.


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Coming with the renovation is a new menu with Mediterranean flair.

Cypress Inn has a retro vibe. The interior design of all 44 guestrooms and suites -- including the Queen Tower with its triad of views -- fuses Hollywood glam with Spanish-Moroccan overtones in a palette of paprika, ginger and clove. Suites, meanwhile, come with silver and copper overtones.

A landmark since 1929 and part of the collection of Carmel Boutique Inns, Cypress Inn is located near Carmel Beach.