Top Dog-Friendly Hotels Around the World
The following dog-friendly hotels are on Hotel.com’s list:
Ireland: The luxurious, 74-room Harvey’s Point in the hills of Donegal welcomes pets with special baskets, and offers dogsitting and walking services. (Northern Ireland is becoming increasingly dog-friendly, according to a recent survey.)
Germany: Located in Ostseebad Sellin’s Rugen neighborhood, the Travel Charme Kurhuas Sellin has a beach exclusively for the use of dog guests and their pet parents. When the sun sets, pooches can belly up to this spa hotel’s dog-friendly bar.
Scotland: Pups staying at the 4-star Abbots Brae, situated in a woodland garden in the scenic seaside village of Dunoon, get to sleep on tartan dog beds and feast on homemade treats. There are no additional fees for bringing your pet.
Sweden: In downtown Stockholm, the modern, 423-room First Hotel Amaranten has spas for both humans and dogs, as well as a shop selling canine couture.
United States: The director of pet relations at the Hotel Palomar Los Angeles – Westwood is a Cocker Spaniel named Luna. The hotel, which is part of the very dog-friendly Kimpton chain, has no size or breed restrictions, and doesn’t charge extra pet fees. Another Kimpton hotel on the list is the Hotel Solamar, located in the picturesque Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego, Calif. It offers special pooch amenities including doga (dog yoga) classes.
Be sure to read our Top 10 Hotel Etiquette Tips When Traveling With Your Dog and Tips for Traveling to Europe With Your Dog before you check out some of these dog-friendly hotels.