20 Pet-Friendly Hotels That Will Change How You Travel

It’s not just pet owners who understand that it’s a bummer to leave your furry companion behind on vacation—these awesome hotels do too. From complimentary treats to an on-staff welcome dog (yes, really), these properties are focused on pampering you and your pet. 

Reporter: Jené Shaw | Location: The Goodland
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The Goodland

Santa Barbara, California
If it’s Golden State vibes you’re after, this surf-inspired boutique hotel in Santa Barbara will offer you—and your pets—a laid-back getaway. In addition to pet essentials (beds, food & treats), you’ll find entertaining human amenities from trivia nights and outdoor movies to yoga classes and an on-site record shop.
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The Line Hotel

Far from the glitz of Hollywood, you’d be hard-pressed to find a (pet-friendly!) property quite like The LINE Hotel in the heart of Koreatown. Inside, you’ll see sleek concrete and modern loft accommodations, a Poketo boutique, five eateries run by chef Roy Choi and an ‘80s-themed karaoke bar you access through a vending machine.
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The Vintages Trailer Resort

Dayton, Oregon
Go glamping with your friends (both two and four-legged) in a cool vintage trailer in Oregon’s unpretentious Willamette Valley wine country. Don’t let “trailer” fool you, there are real luxe amenities here—from the L’Occitane bath products and plush robes to the gourmet pour-over coffee—and your pup will appreciate the dog park next door.
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Ace Hotel Portland

Dogs stay free at this minimalistic yet playful Portland staple, where you can expect Stumptown coffee, industrial-chic digs and a welcoming vibe for your pup (treats included). Be sure to take your furry companion into the hotel’s photo booth to snap some memorable shots before you stroll around downtown.
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Parker Palm Springs

Palm Springs, California
Does your pooch appreciate the stylish décor of Jonathan Adler? Even if he doesn’t, he’ll love the new black shag bed and homemade biscuits offered to furry guests at this mid-century chic desert resort. You won’t go bored with two outdoor saline pools and classy outdoors games like croquet, tennis and Petanque on site.
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Moab Under Canvas

Fall asleep under the stars and wake up to 360-degree views of red rocks at this glamping spot near the entrance of Arches National Park. Your pup can join for some park exploring (namely picnics and on road—no hiking), then you can cuddle up at the fire before retreating to your accommodations which range from individual tipis to a suite with a hot shower.
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Hotel Monaco Portland

There’s an entire hypoallergenic floor at this Portland hotel and if you’re missing your pet, don’t fret: You can request a complimentary goldfish to keep you company. The hotel is fancy in a charmingly eclectic way, with a lively lobby—check the calendar for everything from VooDoo Doughnuts social hour to events featuring a pet psychic (you read that right).
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photo Hotel Van Zandt - A Kimpton Hotel

Hotel Van Zandt - A Kimpton Hotel

Along with the other Kimpton-owned properties on this list, Hotel Van Zandt’s pet policy is inclusive and accommodating—whether you’re bringing a furry, feathery, or large animal along. This super hip spot exudes Austin coolness, featuring warm tones and leather accents with guest rooms that come stocked with record players and yoga mats.
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$296 - $749 avg. room rate
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Coachman Hotel

Renovated in 2016, this revamped motel is now hipster-chic and dog-friendly with thoughtful details that will make it your next favorite spot: a Stumptown coffee menu, Apple TVs, Malin+Goetz toiletries, outdoor fire pits with s’mores kits, and a free branded tennis ball for your pooch. Walk a quarter mile down the street (they’ll give you a map) to let your dog take a dip in the crystal-clear lake.
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The Fairmont San Francisco

Perched on top of swanky neighborhood, Nob Hill, you’ll see those classic San Francisco panoramas from the opulent Fairmont, where your dog will enjoy a comfy bed and organic treats. Stroll over to nearby Pour House, where you can sip a wine flight with your companion by your side.
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$459 - $4,999 avg. room rate
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Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa

Alexandria, Virginia
With a hosted wine hour, complimentary city bikes and an “if your pet fits through the door, we’ll welcome them in” policy, this Old Town hotel focuses on pampering with a laid-back vibe. A concierge list will point you to pet-friendly restaurants, parks and boutiques near the hotel, and there’s even a Director of Pet Relations (read: friendly staff dog).
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Dogs less than 40 pounds can join you at this fun Palm Springs boutique hotel, which offers loads of awesome stuff: dive-in movies, a custom ping pong table, an ice-cream-slash-gift-shop and multiple eateries. Check-in is simple (at the bar, with a welcome drink), and exploring Palm Springs is made easier with Arrive’s curated “How to Palm Springs” guide for brunch, drinks and more.
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photo Viceroy L'Ermitage Beverly Hills

Viceroy L'Ermitage Beverly Hills

For dogs not into “ruffing” it (sorry, we had to), head to the lavish Viceroy L’Ermitage, a celebrity favorite for exclusive retreats. The five-star resort treats guests like Hollywood’s elite: You can schedule an in-room hair and makeup appointment and even get chauffeured to Rodeo Drive in a Maserati.
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$0 - $0 avg. room rate
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photo Basecamp Hotel Tahoe

Basecamp Hotel Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe, California
Basecamp affords you and your pup easy access to all of South Lake Tahoe’s nearby mountain activities and accommodates bikes or skis at any time of year. If you’re seeking #campingvibes but aren’t in the mood for the actual outdoors, reserve The Great Indoors room—your plush king bed comes inside a tent with a picnic table and faux log fire right outside the flap.
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photo The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown

The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington D.C.

We can picture a cozy fall or winter getaway at this inviting luxury hotel in D.C.’s historic Georgetown neighborhood where you can relax at the day spa or shop the luxury neighborhood boutiques. If you left your favorite feline at home, stop by nearby Crumbs and Whiskers, a café that serves lattés and fosters kitties.
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$607 - $6,950 avg. room rate
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photo Virgin Hotels Chicago

Virgin Hotels Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
There’s a reason Golden Retriever Instagram star Porter (@porter_the_golden) held his paw-studded birthday bash at this glam downtown hotel, where pets stay for free. Modern details make this swanky spot unique—you can control your temperature and order room service through a user-friendly app and pet amenities, like a branded bandana, are on point with the cheeky brand.
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photo W Scottsdale

W Scottsdale

If you and your dog-owning girlfriends are looking for a glamorous getaway, take advantage of the W’s PAWS (Pets Are Welcome) policy: The hotel provides a custom bed, treats and even dog-walking service so you can continue lounging by the pool. Tip: Treat your pooch to the couture clothing and accessories at nearby Oh My Dog! Boutique.
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$355 - $2,124 avg. room rate
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photo Hutton Hotel

Hutton Hotel

Nashville, Tennessee
A short walk away from the Honky Tonk venues and live music clubs of Music City, this contemporary, eco-friendly hotel in Nashville’s trendy West End features entire pet-friendly floors. If you book the “Pawsitively Purrfect Package,” your sidekick will receive a welcome toy and treats, custom leash, complimentary walks and more.
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photo XV Beacon Hotel

XV Beacon Hotel

This intimate, 63-room boutique hotel in downtown Boston offers the comforts of an elegant home—cashmere throws, Italian marble bathrooms, fireplaces in every room—and personal touches that go above and beyond (like complimentary overnight shoe shines). Your pooch will feel pampered with homemade biscuits and a cushy bed, and you can request practically anything ahead of time—just call.
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$0 - $0 avg. room rate
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photo The Muse Hotel

The Muse Hotel

New York City, New York
Want to experience the best of Manhattan without boarding your canine back at home? It’s possible at The Muse, where although you’re mere blocks away from all of the must-sees—Times Square, Broadway, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall—you’ll still get the feeling of a secluded getaway in the middle of the Big Apple.
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