9 Most Dog-Friendly Hotels In The World

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My pup, Ruby, has stayed in over 100 hotels in North America (follow her adventures on Instagram!). She’s stayed in city hotels across America, pampering resorts in Mexico and even amazing vacation rentals throughout the continent. If there’s any expert on the best pet-friendly hotels, it’s Ruby, and now, Expedia has come up with the 9 most dog-friendly hotels in the world — and we’ve checked out most.

Here are 9 most dog-friendly hotels in The World

Ruby at One & Only Palmilla in Cabo.
One & Only Palmilla in Cabo.

Expedia examined traveler reviews to identify the most popular hotels around the world with the best dog-friendly amenities. According to a recent release, the hotels selected had the highest guest reviews and meet stringent standards of quality, though Expedia didn’t mention any more details on methodology, and the company didn’t disclose whether staff actually personally stayed at these hotels with their pets.

Punta Mita
JetSetRuby in Punta Mita

Expedia’s top dog-friendly hotels meet Travelbinger’s approval as great pet-friendly hotels that offer pet-friendly services and discounts if you book through Expedia.

The 9 most dog-friendly hotels in North America, as well as 3 international, according to Expedia include:

Hotel Normandie Los Angeles, CA
As a pet friendly hotel, Hotel Normandie knows the importance of keeping your canine content. Rest assured; at Hotel Normandie, they provide a multitude of amenities for your dog to enjoy. Guests can contact the property to request a pet friendly room, and they will accommodate accordingly. People Perk: Hotel Normandie offers a $20 food and beverage credit for guests.

Ruby loves a dog-friendly hotel with a view.

Edgewater hotel – a Noble House Hotel Seattle, WA
The Edgewater invites four-legged friends to enjoy the ultimate in hosPETality at Seattle’s premier over-water hotel, as part of the Rock the Dog program. There is a one-time fee of $100 per stay, maximum two pets per room. Rock the Dog Program Includes: pet bed for use each night during stay, pet water and food bowl for use during stay, special treats upon check-in. People Perk: The Edgewater Hotel offers guests a $25 Food and Beverage credit upon arrival.

Riviera Palm Springs pet friendly
Ruby in Palm Springs.

The Standard High Line New York, NY (Manhattan)
Good news if you are traveling to New York, The Standard High Line New York is pet friendly! One pet of any size is welcome for no additional fee. Both dogs and cats are permitted, and well-behaved pets may be left in the room unattended. Additionally, the hotel provides complimentary use of food and water bowls and pet bedding. People Perk: Guest will receive a complimentary 20% off Food and Beverage credit.

Whitehall Hotel Chicago, IL
The Whitehall Hotel is Chicago’s most distinctive, pet-friendly hotel in the Magnificent Mile welcoming up to two four-legged companions of 30 lbs. or less per room for a small daily fee. People Perk: Guests will receive a $12 parking credit.

Ruby in Puerto Vallarta

Hotel Nikko San Francisco, CA
One of the most welcoming dog-friendly hotels in San Francisco, Hotel Nikko is a haven for travelers and their canine companions. Located in the heart of downtown San Francisco, this pet friendly hotel is only steps away from Union Square, Chinatown, and the city’s dog parks, paths and restaurant patios. People Perk: Guest will get a waived resort fee when staying at Hotel Nikko.

Hotel Preston Nashville, TN
The Hotel Preston is a luxurious boutique that welcomes dogs with a fee of $25 per day upon checking in at the front desk. The hotel offers a doggy bag upon arrival featuring a water bowl, a toy and treats. Both dogs and cats are permitted, but pets may not be left unattended in rooms. There is also a designated pet relief area on the property. People Perk: guests will receive a $11 beverage credit per stay.

Live Aqua San Miguel de Allende Urban Resorts San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, MX
With Live Aqua’s Dog Friendly Hotels & Resorts program, furry friends can be part of a wonderful vacation. Guests will be gifted a special welcome kit that includes food and water bowls, water bottles and a pet bed. People Perk: Live Aqua offers free valet parking and 20% off a spa service.

Ruby at One & Only Palmilla in Cabo.
Cabo is one of Ruby’s favorite destinations.

Montage Los Cabos Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, MX
Montage Los Cabos accommodates guests with pets and provides the best possible care by offering an array of amenities and services that include a pet menu, doggy treats, dog-sitting services and more. People Perk: Montage Los Cabos offers guests a 20% off a spa service. It’s definitely one of the best dog-friendly hotels in North America.

Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort – Adults Only Playa Mujeres, Quintana Roo, MX 
Set within the beautiful and private gated community of Playa Mujeres, this award winning, adults-only, all-inclusive resort is a perfect beachside getaway for travelers with furry companions. People Perk: Secrets Playa Mujeres offers guests 20% off a spa service.

Ovolo South Yarra Melbourne, VIC, Australia
With Ovolo’s V.I.Pooch accommodation, guests can enjoy a hassle-free and stress-free vacation, both for themselves and their dogs. Obolo’s V.I.Pooch accommodation package provides guests with: a doggy bed, an eating and drinking mat and food bow, a doggy bag with specially designed toys and treats, as well as dog-friendly staff on hand to provide assistance when needed. People Perk: guests can enjoy a complimentary bottle of wine when staying at the Ovolo.

Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo, Japan
Guests can enjoy staying in Tokyo with their furry family members. Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo offers guest rooms equipped with amenities for pets, as well as a private dog park in Serenity Garden. Amenities including pet enclosures or cat houses, food bowls, excrement containers, adhesive rollers, wet tissues and more are available upon request. People Perk: Hotel Chinzanso offers free self-parking.

The Gyle London, England
The Gyle is a fabulous, pet friendly Victorian residence located in the colorful borough of Camden. Dogs can expect lots of attention with complimentary food, beds, bowls and walking maps. Plus, additional pet services like a dog walker are available if needed. People Perk: The Gyle offers a complimentary continental breakfast for guests.

Kimpton Arras Pet Friendly (JetSetRuby)
Ruby loves a good hotel dog bed.

Last year, we released the 5 most pet friendly destinations in North America. You can see the list here.

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Jimmy Im has traveled to 113 countries, stayed in over 600 hotels and has flown a million airmiles. He lives in New York City.

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