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20 Pet-Friendly Hotels in Celebration of National Pet Month

Have dogs? Let's travel! From luxury to economy hotel chains, we've rounded up the best dog-friendly lodging options for you and your best friend.

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Kimpton Canary Hotel

It’s hard to beat a Kimpton Hotel when it comes to its pet-friendly policy.

“At every Kimpton boutique hotel, we invite you to bring your furry, feathery or scaly family member — no matter their size, weight, or breed, all at no extra charge,” the brand says on its site.

We love the Kimpton Canary Hotel in Santa Barbara, California, which is a super-pet-friendly city, with walking trails, beach boardwalks and area parks all around.

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The Peninsula New York

If you’re planning to pamper yourself, why not pamper your puppy too? The Peninsula Hotels offer pet-friendly lodging, with accommodations varying by location. The Peninsula New York provides complimentary amenities for your furry friend, including Peninsula-branded dog beds, bowls, arrival treats and personalized water bottles. The hotel welcomes one pet up to 60 pounds for an additional fee of $150 per stay. Upgrade to a more spacious suite and expect even more goodies, like a Peninsula collar, leash, bandana, towel and toy. Stop fooling around with the vacuum to get rid of pet hair and try this clever hack.

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Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs

Holiday Inn pet policies vary from property to property, but if you’re in Saratoga Springs, Florida, you can bet your puppy is welcome. The property allows two pets of any size with no additional fee. Guests with pets will be assigned to a room on the first floor.

The hotel is located in the historic downtown district of Saratoga Springs, and you and your furry pal can walk to shopping, great restaurants and entertaining nightspots. Check out these cleaning tips for pet owners.

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Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

Each of the gorgeous Fairmont properties has their own pet policy. The Fairmont in Santa Monica, California is a standout. You can bring two pets of any size for no additional fee and all rooms are pet friendly! The hotel even specializes in dog-friendly weddings, providing tiaras and tuxedos for the event. Here are a dozen amazing dog homes to help inspire your own pet palace.

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The Beverly Hills Hotel

Dubbed “The Pink Palace,” the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel is filled with history and luxury. It’s also super pet friendly! The hotel welcomes two dogs of any size in the bungalows for $35 per dog per night. Your pooch is sure to feel pampered at this posh hotel thanks to the Canine Connoisseurs program. Expect bone-shaped cookies with your dog’s name handwritten on them courtesy of the hotel’s bakers, a plush bright pink doggie bed and doggie bowls. Oh, and can you believe there’s even a doggie menu with healthy bites like “salmon and brown rice” and a premier dog walking service?! You can always spoil your pet with one of these super cool pet products you can buy on Amazon.

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The St. Regis Aspen Resort

Each St. Regis hotel offers its own pet policy. We love the Aspen, Colorado location because of its proximity to Wagner Park and various nearby trails. The hotel offers a daily turndown surprise for pups, and St. Regis dog beds are also available. The hotel welcomes two pets of any size for an additional fee of $25 per pet, per night. Here are 53 mistakes that every dog owner seems to make.

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Hampton Inn Cincinnati Eastgate

While each individual Hampton Inn location has its own pet policy, with additional fees ranging from $25 to $100, and pet limits ranging from 25 pounds to over 100 pounds, there are some that stand out. The Hampton Inn Cincinnati Eastgate is not only pet friendly, but allows three pets of any size at no additional fee. Plus, all rooms are pet friendly! Here’s how to easily repair pet claw marks.

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The Liberty Hotel

Boston has many pet-friendly hotels, so what sets The Liberty apart? The hotel allows two pets (40-pounds max, per room) with a $100 fee, per room, per stay. You and your pups will enjoy a premium location near the dog-friendly Charles River Esplanade.

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Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina

Four Seasons loves welcoming your pets at its hotels, but policies vary by location. At the gorgeous Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina, pets that weigh up to 20 pounds are welcome at no extra charge. They’ll receive beds, water and food bowls. Here are 8 genius ways to pick up your dog’s poop.

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Loews Miami Beach Hotel

“Skip the cat-sitter or dog kennel, and bring your pets along for the ride,” says Loews Hotels. “We love four-legged family members and treat them like one of our own. Pets receive treats, bowls and place mats upon check-in.”

They’ll also provide pet beds, litter boxes, scratching posts, pet toys and more, upon request.

Loews Miami Beach Hotel welcomes two pets of any size for an additional fee of $50 per stay, and all rooms are pet-friendly. There’s even a gourmet room service menu for cats and dogs, plus pet walking and sitting services. By the way, you really should pick up your dog’s poo before mowing the lawn.

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The Jefferson

The Jefferson, in Washington D.C., welcomes two pets of any size for an additional fee of $50 per pet, per night. They provide treats, special beds and American history walking itineraries that keep dog-friendly locations in mind. In fact, there’s even a Famous Dogs and Animals in American History walking tour.

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Las Vegas Airport North

“We understand that your pets are like family, so we’re happy to welcome dogs and cats in our designated pet-friendly rooms at most hotel locations,” says La Quinta. “When you stay with us, you can rest easy knowing that you (and your travel buddy) will feel right at home.”

La Quinta Inn & Suites Las Vegas Airport North welcomes two pets of any size for no additional fee.

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The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel

Many of the Ritz-Carlton properties are dog-friendly, including the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, Dana Point, Califorinia. The hotel, which requires a one-time $150 non-refundable pet cleaning fee per stay, and a $50 per night boarding fee, offers a dog-friendly menu. Fido can also expect hand-painted food and water dishes, a plush doggy bed, a goodie bag with chew toys, snacks, waste bags and more. Book a fireside ocean view room, and you’ll be able to step outside your back door to the walking trails that overlook the gorgeous Pacific Ocean. Oh, and don’t miss Yappy Hour!

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Park Hyatt Chicago

Each Hyatt hotel has specific pet policies, with some offering pretty cool amenities for your pup. “At Park Hyatt Chicago—with its own resident pug, Parker—the entirety of your $100 pet fee will be donated to PAWS animal shelter,” the Hotel promises. They welcomes two dogs up to 50 pounds, with the $100 fee per dog, per stay. Stay 7 nights or more and there will be an additional $100 deep-cleaning fee. Is your dog kicking up your lawn? Here’s why.

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The Beekman

Pets are always welcome at The Beekman. A part of the World of Hyatt program, the hotel allows dogs up to 35 pounds and there is no fee. We love that the hotel is located within the center of Lower Manhattan’s exciting New Downtown and between both the East and Hudson Rivers, so you and your pup can get some fresh air and stroll to famed attractions like the Brooklyn Bridge and the World Trade Center. If your dog is always begging to join you in the pool, why not make them a DIY pool floatie?
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Clarion Suites Downtown Anchorage

Choice Hotels has more than 2,500 pet-friendly locations. “We understand your pet is part of the family, so we say, bring them along!” The Clarion Suites Downtown Anchorage, Alaska welcomes pets for $50 per night, per pet, with a maximum of 40 pounds per pet and a maximum of two pets per room.

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Red Roof Inn San Diego – Pacific Beach/SeaWorld

With more than 500 properties in 36 states, Red Roof Inns have an exceptional pet policy. The chain allows one cat or dog weighing 80 pounds or less in hotel rooms with no additional fees. We love that this Red Roof Inn is right near San Diego’s famous Pacific Beach and Capenhart Dog Park for your pup to get some fresh air. These 12 plants in your yard may be dangerous to your pets.

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The Driskill

The Driskill hotel, located in thriving Downtown Austin, Texass offers the Pampered Pet Program that allows you to travel with your beloved companion. “Your pup will be spoiled with true Texas hospitality and amenities including a plush dog bed and food dishes,” says the hotel. There is a $100 one-time, non-refundable fee, and your dog must weight 50 pounds or less. Alternately, you can have two dogs that weigh no more than 75 pounds combined. Here are 13 dog-friendly landscaping ideas for you to consider.

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Aloft Rogers-Bentonville

Aloft Hotels welcome dogs up to 40 pounds and offer a pet-friendly “ARF” (Animals R Fun) Program. The program gives your furry companion a complimentary kit that includes their own bowl, picker upper bags, tasty treats, a dog tag, pet toys and their very own signature bed! Policies vary by location, though most, including Aloft Rogers-Bentonville, Arkansas, allow two dogs per room at no additional fee. Take a look at this magical potty-training dog spray.

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Best Western Plus Hawthorne Terrace Hotel

“Best Western is pleased to welcome dogs to many of our hotels,” the brand says. “Many hotels will accept cats, birds and other small animals. Please verify with the hotel prior to your stay as policies vary by hotel.”

The Hawthorne Terrace Hotel, Chicago, allows two dogs up to 80 pounds for a $50 refundable deposit. Cats and other pets are considered with prior hotel approval.

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Alexa Erickson
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