Planning some travelling with the pup? Then you might need a dog-friendly hotel to stay in! Pet policies at hotels and motels can vary, but we're here to help you find a friendly place for you and your pup. Here are six different hotel chains that are known for their pet-friendly features!
1. Motel 6
Not only is Motel 6 pet-friendly, but they're the official hotel for the American Kennel Club. They are very welcoming to pets and owners, and allow 2 pets per hotel room, which means that you can bring your pup and their sibling. There are also no breed or weight restrictions, so dogs big and small can stay. The best part of all? There's no fee for pets to stay with you. If you're a member of the AKC, you can even get a discounted rate on your stay.
2. Kimpton Hotels
Kimpton Hotels are luxurious boutique-style hotel that allows pets, and for no charge. Kimpton allows any size and breed of dog to stay. The staff is very pet-friendly, and concierge will offer a list of pet-friendly restaurants and locations. There are also various doggy goodies you can add onto your room.
If you're looking for a luxurious boutique hotel that welcomes pets, then the Staypineapple chain is the way to go. Staypineapple consists of numerous boutique hotels across the country, and all are pet friendly. Though there are no weight restrictions or breed restrictions, there is a $25 fee nightly per pet. The bonus with Staypineapple is that your pup will get treated to a bed, water bowl, and treat tin during their stay.
4. Choice Hotels
Choice Hotels is a chain of hotels that include Rodeway Inn, EconoLodge, Comfort Inn, Clarion, and more. More than 2,500 Choice Hotels allow pets to stay with their owners. Though specific pet policy might vary from hotel to hotel, nearly all of them welcome pups.
5. Best Western
Best Western offers pet accommodations at over 1,600 of their hotels. While Best Western allows there to be two pets per room, your dog has to be under 80 pounds in order to stay with you. Depending on the individual hotel, you might need to pay $30 a night for your pet and/or pay a $150 refundable damage deposit.
Over 1,500 of Marriott's hotels offer accommodations for your pet. Like some other hotel chains, you need to verify with each different Marriott their pet policy as well as any weight or breed restrictions that they might have. Each pet-friendly Marriott offers specific benefits for pet owners and their pets.
In addition to these six hotel chains, you can also use homesharing services like AirBnB and VRBO to search through pet friendly houses. Now what are you waiting for? Hit the road (and hotel) with your pup by your side!