Pet-friendly Hotels

Pet Friendly Hotels

Pet-friendly Hotels

Many properties welcome pets, especially if you make arrangements in advance. Some hotels have an open pet policy, while others limit the rooms available for travelers with pets. You might also find that some properties have limits on the types of pets or restrict pets based on the number, size, weight, and breed.

Some pet-friendly accommodations go as far as providing pet treats, designated recreation areas for pets, and other pet-friendly amenities.

Need to stock up on pet supplies for your journey? Ask the concierge or front-desk clerk about local pet stores.

Highest rated Pet-friendly Hotels around the World

Ocean Villa Inn
2.5 out of 5
5142 West Point Loma Blvd, San Diego, CA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$3,012 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Nestled on the beach, this Ocean Beach motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Ocean Beach Park, Mission Bay, and SeaWorld. Belmont Park and Ocean Beach Pier are also within 3 mi (5 km).
4/5 Very Good! (973 reviews)
"Dog hotel with ocean views"

Reviewed on 2022/1/20

Ocean Villa Inn
3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club
3 out of 5
931 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is NT$2,089 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
Situated in South Lake Tahoe, this beach hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Lakeside Marina, Heavenly Gondola, and Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe. Lake Tahoe and The Shops at Heavenly Village are also within 10 minutes.
4/5 Very Good! (1,628 reviews)
"Carpet in the bathrooms would help when super cold. And the light with fan didnt work but other than that awesome spot minimal noise. We did have a crying baby next door but it stopped at a reasonable hour thankfully."

Reviewed on 2022/1/18

3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Fredericksburg South (I-95), VA
3 out of 5
5327 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$2,452 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Situated in the business district, this hotel is 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park and within 9 mi (15 km) of Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center and Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center. Marine Corps Base Quantico and Kings Dominion are also within 32 mi (52 km).
3.8/5 Good! (1,150 reviews)
"Place was clean and quiet"

Reviewed on 2022/1/12

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Fredericksburg South (I-95), VA
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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Moab
3 out of 5
815 S Main St, Moab, UT
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$1,990 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
Situated in a rural location, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Moab Information Center, Rotary Park, and Museum of Moab. Amasa Back Trail and Swanny City Park are also within 2 mi (3 km).
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,040 reviews)
"Easy access and check in. Good breakfast"

Reviewed on 2022/1/20

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Moab
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ocean City
3 out of 5
106 32nd St, Ocean City, MD
The price is NT$2,183 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
Located in Midtown Ocean City, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ocean City Beach and Ocean City Boardwalk. Jolly Roger Amusement Park and Roland E. Powell Convention Center are also within 2 mi (3 km).
4/5 Very Good! (991 reviews)
"We had to find a hotel room that was pet friendly due to major flooding and the staff was very friendly. Our room was spacious, had everything we needed. The only thing (which was my fault), is that I accidentally left my favorite shirt in the closet and when I called later that day to see if they ..."

Reviewed on 2021/11/1

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ocean City
Virgin River Hotel and Casino
2.5 out of 5
100 E. Pioneer Blvd, Mesquite, NV
The price is NT$912 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Situated in Mesquite, this golf hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Eureka Casino and Virgin River Casino. Oasis Golf Club and Mesquite City Hall are also within 1 mi (2 km).
4/5 Very Good! (5,221 reviews)
"Easy to get to. Fast and friendly people at the front desk. The price was right."

Reviewed on 2022/1/18

Virgin River Hotel and Casino
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham St. George
2.5 out of 5
91 E 2680 S, St. George, UT
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$2,711 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
Situated in St. George, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Dixie Convention Center and Rosenbruch Wildlife Museum. Thunder Junction All Abilities Park and Southgate Golf Club are also within 3 mi (5 km).
4.5/5 Wonderful! (969 reviews)
"A great place to stay! Clean, hospitable, friendly staff.. it was a great overnight stay!"

Reviewed on 2022/1/14

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham St. George
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Virginia Beach
2.5 out of 5
2800 Pacific Ave, Virginia Beach, VA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$2,114 per night from Jan 30 to Jan 31
Located in Northeast Virginia Beach, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Pacific Avenue and Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Neptune Statue and Virginia Beach Fishing Pier are also within 1 mi (2 km).
4.1/5 Very Good! (973 reviews)
"My wife and I checked in a couple of hours before check in time and the front desk guy was super cool about it. He gave us the highest floor as we requested and the room was super clean and the amenities were incredible. The TV had Netflix and Youtube on it which made our night. Will definitely come ..."

Reviewed on 2022/1/16

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Virginia Beach
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Florence
2.5 out of 5
2123 W Lucas St, Florence, SC
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$2,325 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
Situated in Florence, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Pee Dee Mental Health Center, Mcleod Regional Medical Center, and Magnolia Mall. Florence Civic Center and Florence Museum are also within 6 mi (10 km).
4/5 Very Good! (1,101 reviews)
"The hotel is very convenient and right off I-95, with plenty of food and gas options around. It’s pet-friendly and the floors in the rooms are not carpeted, which is better with the dogs. Usually the rooms are pristine, but last time I found some either mouse droppings or something similar behind ..."

Reviewed on 2022/1/14

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Florence
Drury Inn & Suites Valdosta, GA
3 out of 5
1327 N Saint Augustine Rd, Valdosta, GA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$2,611 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8
Located in the heart of Valdosta, this hotel is 0.8 mi (1.4 km) from Martin Stadium and within 3 mi (5 km) of Valdosta Mall and Valdosta State University. Rainwater Conference Center is 2 mi (3.2 km) away.
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,358 reviews)
"Clean updated hotel. Room was quiet and staff friendly.Easy check in. Besr was the 3 cocktails I'm the evening with food. Decent breakfast. Restaurants within easy walk. I would stay again."

Reviewed on 2022/1/20

Drury Inn & Suites Valdosta, GA
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Frequently asked questions

What is a Pet-Friendly Hotel?

Pet-friendly hotels allow guests to check-in and stay with their pets. This may mean pets are allowed in the entire property or limited to certain rooms and areas of the hotel. Restrictions often apply -- such as size, weight, breed and number of pets that can check-in with you. Most allow dogs or dogs and cats. Some allow other kinds of pets.

*These are only guidelines as pet policies and amenities vary greatly across hotels. It is advisable to view details listed on each property page.

What can I expect from a pet-friendly hotel?

A comfortable stay with your pet. Most pet-friendly hotels function like regular hotels with all the usual amenities, simply with a category of rooms where pets are permitted. They may have some additional services or facilities for furry friends.

Generally, most hotels with pet-friendly policies allow:

  • Dogs, or dogs and cats
  • Up to a certain weight
  • Limited to 1 or 2 pets per room
  • Some hotels charge fees or deposits while others have a pets-stay-free policy.

Though less common, some pet-friendly hotels allow other pets. Usually only small ones.

A select few specialized pet-friendly hotels offer additional pet perks such as welcome pet treats, water bowls, pet beds, dog relief areas, pet-sitting service, tips on finding dog parks or dog-friendly restaurants nearby.

At the very top end, some luxury pet-friendly hotels even have a special pet concierge or room service menu for pets.

Are all hotels pet-friendly?

No. Most hotels do not accept pets. Only hotels that specify they are pet-friendly will allow your furry companions to stay. They usually have a limited number of pet-friendly rooms, available upon request. Always contact the hotel ahead of time. Walk-ins are not recommended.

Boutique hotels, due to their small size and independent management, are more likely to entertain special requests to bring a pet.

Note, service animals are an exception. Some hotels do not accept pets but welcome service animals.

Do pet-friendly hotels allow big dogs?

Some pet-friendly hotels do allow big dogs, however there will be fewer for you to choose from. Typically, pet-friendly hotels only allow smaller dogs up to a certain weight. The max weight can be anywhere from 22 lbs to 80 lbs at most properties.

Does pet-friendly include cats?

‘Pet-friendly’ doesn’t automatically mean the hotel takes cats, but there are indeed cat-friendly hotels. It’s best to check the details of the specific hotel’s policy to know which kinds of pets they welcome.

Majority of pet-friendly hotels allow only dogs. You may have fewer options to choose from when it comes to cat-friendly hotels. The good news though, is the next most common policy is one allowing both cats and dogs.

Do pet friendly hotels have breed restrictions?

Yes. All pet-friendly hotels have restrictions. These vary greatly across hotels but restrictions often indicate larger pets are not allowed, which effectively limits the breeds you can bring with you. It’s advisable to check the individual policy of any hotel you’re interested in.

Some common restrictions include:

  • Dogs only, or dogs and cats only
  • Other small pets considered
  • Size/weight restrictions. Often under 25 lbs
  • Maximum 1-2 pets per room

Are there extra fees for pet-friendly hotels?

Pet fees vary greatly across hotels. Few hotels have a pet-stay-free policy. It's more common that pet-friendly hotels do charge extra when guests check-in with pets. These fees may be per pet; first pet then each additional pet; per room; per day; and/or per stay. There may also be a deposit or hygiene fee required.

A select few pet-friendly hotels offer other pet perks, like treats and goodies, available for a fee.

It’s advisable to check the pet policy of the individual hotel. You can find more details on the property details page, or by contacting the hotel with the number on your booking confirmation.

Can pets be left alone in a hotel room?

Generally, no. You’ll often be required to use the hotel’s pet-sitting service or keep your pet in a crate while you’re out. These are two common options at pet-friendly hotels, but hotels may have other policies or services available.

It is advisable to contact a hotel beforehand and follow their pet guidelines.

Are pets allowed to roam free in a pet-friendly hotel?

That’s not usually the case. Your pet will likely only be allowed in your room and in certain areas of the hotel. Your pet must be on a leash at all times outside your room.

Most pet-friendly hotels are regular hotels with a few select rooms where pets are allowed. Majority of guests will not have pets. So it's the norm that your pets are not permitted in any common areas like the restaurant, bar or around the pool.

Though rare, a few hotels exist which puts their pet-friendly identity first. Here, pets may be allowed to roam freely. You might even find several resident animals on the property which help welcome your furry friends.

How do I book a pet-friendly hotel?

On Expedia, you can search for pet-friendly hotels using the filters on the left, to narrow down the list of hotels in to properties that welcome pets. When you’ve found some hotels you like, you can check the details of the hotel’s pet-friendly policy. You can also read guest reviews by travellers with pets.

When you’ve found a suitable hotel, place your booking and indicate in special requests that you plan to stay with your pet. You can then arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. This is required. Note that pet-friendly rooms are subject to availability.