Sure, vacation is all about treating yourself and your pup. But sometimes, you want to have a great experience without breaking the bank. For those who want to have fun AND keep their bank account healthy while traveling with their dog, here are 26 hotel chains that will also welcome your furry friend like family.
1. Red Roof Inn
One of the few hotel chains that don’t charge a fee for your pet, Red Roof Inn prides itself on its pet-friendly policy. Their website provides a link out to a search function to find local dog parks near where you’re staying, and they have an entire Facebook page devoted to their love of all things four legged and furry.
2. Motel 6
Pets are welcome at this economy hotel classic, as long as they are well-behaved. There is a limit of 2 pets per room, however and check to see if there is a fee.
3. Days Inn
Days Inn is another hotel chain that is known for welcoming pets. Each individual motel however makes their own policy, so be sure to contact them and confirm your pup is ok, and to check on any specific policies they may have.
Marriott’s hotels in general are pet-friendly. Again, call ahead to make sure to see what the specific pet policies (and amenities) are, and whether there are any breed or weight restrictions, as well as any fees that may apply.
The majority of Travelodge’s locations accept pets. Refer to the hotel’s specific website for more information on their policies, or, barring that, give ’em a call.
La Quinta doesn’t require a deposit for you to stay with your pet, though they do ask you sign a pet policy agreement. The limit is 2 pets per room. They also have a section of their site with helpful travel safety tips for you and your pup.
10. Loews Hotels
Loews not only allows your pup to stay with you, they also have a Pets program. Checking in with your pup, you receive a name-tag, bowl, treats and a sign designating your room has a pet-in-residence. They also have lots of amenities available to your pup, including a dog room service menu. There is a limit of 2 pets to a room, and make sure to call ahead of any fees that may apply. Additionally each location requires proof of up-to-date vaccinations.
Candlewood asks that if you book online, you do also call ahead and let the specific location know about your pup. Fees do apply, and pets that weigh more than 80 lbs are unfortunately not allowed. Candlewood properties also require proof of up-to-date vaccinations for all pets.
Under the umbrella of Choice Hotels, each location may have different policies. Rodeway Inn and Sleep Inn & Suites. Same goes for Econo Lodge, Check via Choice’s search function on their site for individual location’s.
Owned by IHG, a majority go their properties welcome pups. Locations and specific hotels factor in however, so make sure to call ahead.
Most are pet friendly, but definitely call ahead to make sure!
Most of their pet-friendly hotel properties are in Canada, but they do have one (New York) in the U.S. as well.
Most Extended Stay America properties allow pets. They also limit guests to 2 pets per room, a $150 + tax cleaning fee, as well as a $25 + tax pet fee. Some restrictions on breed, size and weight may differ from location to location, so contact prior to your stay.