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Are you a pet-friendly person? Are you an animal lover? If you’re the kind of person who simply can’t be without your four-legged fur baby for even a few minutes, then look no further. Here are the 26 best pet-friendly hotels in the USA!

26 Best Pet-Friendly Hotels in the USA

1.  The Ritz-Carlton South Beach, Miami Beach, Florida


The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach is close to the beach and everything else you’d want to see like the fun Miami Beach Boardwalk. This luxury hotel is a remarkably restored Art Moderne building complete with distinctive deco details. Pet-owning guests can expect such extras as a framed photograph of their pet in a souvenir Ritz-Carlton frame, special treats, and a pet feeder, too.

2. Limelight Hotel Ketchum. Ketchum, Idaho

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If your dog loves just lazing around in the warm sun, a Terrace Room at the Limelight Hotel is perfect. This pet-friendly hotel provides complimentary mats and bowls. There is a cleaning fee of $30.00 per pet each night. The hotel has a year-round hot tub and heated pool too and it’s within walking distance of the downtown area where you can dine at the popular Warfield Distillery & Brewery.

3.  Boarding House Cape May, Cape May, New Jersey

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This hotel is situated right across the street from a nice park and only a short drive from a popular dog beach that has specific seasonal times for travelers with pets. There are alfresco and dog-friendly restaurants and even dog-friendly wineries here in this charming town.  

4.  The Lyle, Washington, D.C.


This hotel is located in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. It features a residential feel designed to comfort pets. Veteran visitors confirm that the “four-legged guests” are always “in for a treat.” The snacks are homemade and there’s always a cozy dog bed available. The hotel is even on the same block as the popular S Street Dog Park. Book the Paws of Lyle package and avoid the standard pet fees.

5.  Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile, Kanab, Utah

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Here you’ll find photos of pets above your bed and see murals and sculptures of pets outside your window too. This hotel has a special two-entry system so that wandering pets don’t get outside. It features pull-out sleeping areas complete with pet mattresses, a fenced-in park with a dog splash pad, free pet washing stations, and other assorted pet services.

6.  Brazilian Court Hotel, Palm Beach, Florida

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This luxury hotel pampers pooches. They offer pet parents a year-round Bark Butler package that features a “welcome BarkBox,” a monogrammed bowl , a daily dog walking service, and even special spa services at the local pet salon and boutique. There’s also a yacht ride for both pet and owner, a cute commemorative photo shoot, and a designer doggy bed with a nightly turn-down service.

7.  The Beeman Hotel, Dallas, Texas

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This pet-friendly place is a recently renovated hotel that comes complete with assorted animal amenities. Beyond the basic toys, treats, and dog chews, guests get a one-day pass to take their furry friends to MUTTS Canine Cantina. One writer referred to it as a place where “an off-leash dog park meets [a] dog-friendly restaurant.”

8.  AKA West Hollywood, Hollywood, California

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The nigh-famous AKA West Hollywood on the legendary Sunset Strip is reportedly *the* place for fur babies and their “in the know” owners. The hotel offers extended stays too. The hotel also includes a private, outdoor walking path that makes it easier for you to check out the L.A. stores, eateries, chic pet boutiques, and groomers together carefree and car-free.

9.  Kimpton Schofield Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio

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Kimpton Hotels’ has a friendly attitude toward guests with larger pets not always included under the standard pet policies of other accommodations. Located in the heart of the city’s cultural scene, this place offers amenities such as pet sitting, dog walking, and access to a special pet spa. On average one night’s stay will cost you $178.00 with no additional pet fees.  

10.  Aloft Greenville Downtown, Greenville, South Carolina

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This centrally-located, modern hotel offers a special Animals R Fun Program. It features a water bowl, poop pickup bags, treats, a personalized dog tag, assorted pet toys, and a pet bed. Veteran visitors suggest a walk to the well-known Liberty Bridge.

11.  The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa, Manchester, Vermont

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This historic resort actually has a well-known four-legged resident golden retriever named Cooper who even has his own Instagram account. He is a canine ambassador who makes everyone’s stay better. Cooper even hosts a friendly weekly meet-and-greet on Fridays. Two-legged guests are even given a free glass of wine.

12.  Origin Hotel Lexington, Lexington, Kentucky

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This hotel provides guests with information on a local guide of pet-friendly places in the area. Their $50.00 charge also covers pet bowls as well as a bed. Guests also get a swag bag that reportedly has “a Kentucky-inspired” squeaky toy that looks like a bottle of bourbon, a bowtie, and numerous treats.  

13.  21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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This boutique getaway location is part of what someone once described as a “hotel-meets-museum chain” found in Cincinnati, Kansas City, Nashville, and other major metropolises. As this goes to press, this particular location is offering the extra incentive of a new Pet Package, which features waived pet fees, good on rooms booked through June 2021. Four-legged guests get a special treat at check-in, a $20.00 donation is made in your name to the state Humane Society, and your pet will also be able to experience Malin + Goetz Pet Shampoo too.

14.Topnotch Resort, Stowe, Vermont

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This is the state’s official “finest year-round resort” Here they provide your pet with a three-pack of tennis balls so your fun-loving fur baby can run around and chase them to their heart’s content. This resort also includes what is called “a dedicated floor” and pet-friendly rooms. Topnotch boasts several lawns and easy access to local hiking trails too. The resort offers a specific reiki and massage service for dogs as well.  

15.  Lotte Hotel Seattle, Seattle, Washington

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This is a new luxury hotel that has a trendy design and offers rooms with stellar views. More importantly, it is within comfortable walking distance of downtown Emerald City. There is a nonrefundable pet charge of $100.00 for no more than two dogs that weigh no more than a total of 80 pounds. You will get water bowls and even a homemade dog biscuit too. 

16.  Little River Inn, Mendocino, California

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This is a popular, coastal inn that provides guests with rooms with stunning ocean views and, in many cases, personal hot tubs. Your pet may not like a hot bath but he or she might like the kayaking trips offered here. Your furry friend might also like the many miles of hiking trails available in the surrounding area. Less active animals might prefer napping by a fireplace. You can even dine alfresco with your hungry hound in the hotel’s outdoor dining area.

17.  The Cheshire, St. Louis, Missouri 

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This hotel is highlighted by an exceptional seasonal pool and memorable terrace. It is also within walking distance of historic Forest Park. Similar to New York’s Central Park, this picturesque, urban oasis is a great place to take your dog.

18.  Emeline, Charleston, South Carolina

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This Instagrammable hotel is very popular. This is due in part to the fact that they provide your pet with CBD-infused pet treats on request. Their relatively new Fox and The Hound Happy Hours at their on-site eatery, Frannie and The Fox offers guests the opportunity to dine on the patio with their furry friends every Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m. Be sure to look into their popular Pawsome Packages prior to booking a room. Packages include a cute, custom-made dog treat by the hotel chef, a dog mat, a bowl, and a bed.

19.  Alfond Inn, Winter Park, Florida

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This attractive inn offers an even more attractive pet-friendly package. The Very Important Pup Package is easy to book and part of the charge goes to the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando. For a charge of $249.00 per night, you get to stay in a preferred Classic Room free of the usual pet fee. You also get a dog bowl, toys, and tasty treats too.

20.  Castle Hill Inn, Newport, Rhode Island

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Guests of this luxury inn can stay in one of the popular Beach Cottage rooms. Many of them include nice outdoor decks, big soaking tubs, and fireplaces. They are decorated in a chic beach decor, and more importantly, the inn includes a stretch of private beach perfect for your fur baby. Pets are also allowed in the Harbor House rooms. Pet fees reportedly start at $175.00 per stay.

21.  Mountain Shadows Resort Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Arizona

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Veteran visitors to this pet-friendly, luxury desert resort erected in the late 1950s recommend purchasing the popular Pampered Pup Package. This great getaway includes outdoor spaces, a cool pool with noteworthy views of Camelback Mountain and your dear dog gets an apt (for Arizona) cactus bandana, locally made, natural treats from Bentley’s Biscuits, a pet feeder, and a dog bed. Your cost: $55.00 per dog, per stay. There are additional charges if you stay more than four nights.

22.  St. Regis Aspen Resort, Aspen, Colorado


Here you can meet the in-residence Bernese Mountain dog, Kitty. Kitty is perfect for pets who like to make friends. The resort will soon have a Fur Butler to manage Kitty’s daily activities and interactions with guests. Kitty is available for walks, playdates, airport greetings, and much more. If you choose to do some skiing, dog sitting and dog walking services are available.  

23.  Red Lion Hotel Port Angeles Harbor. Port Angeles, Washington

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The Red Lion Hotel reportedly makes paying pet fees palatable. Mainly because they only charge guests $25.00 per stay. Additionally, ten of those dollars are donated to the local Olympic Peninsula Humane Society. Energetic dogs will especially appreciate the accommodations since this hotel is ensconced between Olympic National Park and the stunning Strait of Juan de Fuca.  

24.  MC Hotel, Montclair, New Jersey

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Located in the state’s hub of art, food, and culture, the MC Hotel is great for foodies with fur babies. Guests should also know that Montclair is roughly half an hour outside of famous New York City, too. The kitchen here is famous for its culinary canine edibles.

Executive Chef, Amber Lancaster, seen on the TV show “Hell’s Kitchen,” has cleverly concocted a memorable menu for pets. The menu includes such edible items as “Ruff Age”, a dish made with kale, spinach, and salmon. There’s also “Doggie Hash” made from rice and ground beef. Two-legged guests may dine on dishes at the hotel’s open-air restaurant, Allegory. 

25.  Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, Honolulu, Hawaii

Arguably one of only a few of Hawaii’s pet-friendly places, you will find this hotel on world-famous Waikiki Beach. This retro-impacted, eclectic accommodation is home to an awesome “Wish You Were Here” tiled swimming pool. It is big with pet owners because of the various pet amenities. The hotel offers a free dog-walking service and even a doggie day-care program that actually picks up dogs right in the hotel lobby.

Additionally, Jack, the friendly, four-legged canine concierge, is almost always available for pet play dates on the beautiful beach. Of course, their most exciting option is said to be the fun, surfing, and paddleboarding lessons offered by the hotel’s partner known as SUPDog Hawaii which provides pet-specific water lesson activities.  

26.  Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel, Norfolk, Virginia

This newly-renovated hotel offers furry guests a special play area, pet beds, and food bowls too. It’s situated beside the 10.5-mile Elizabeth River Trail that is not only puppy-friendly but a great way to explore the local neighborhoods. The hotel is also within comfortable walking distance of the fun-filled Sheraton Norfolk Waterslide and a number of other assorted pet-friendly attractions, such as the well-known Pagoda and Oriental Garden, the Battleship Wisconsin pier, the artistic NEON Arts District murals, and several pup-friendly patios.