Can I Bring My Dog to Kimpton?

Everything You Need to Know Before You Bring Fido

Posted by Zain Deane

With 68 boutique hotels in 37 cities, Kimpton offers a near-unbeatable mix of trendy style, upscale comfort and pet friendliness. From nightly hosted wine hours to yoga mats in every room, Kimpton promises a hotel stay like no other… and that goes for four-legged guests, too. In 1992, Kimpton became the first hotel company to introduce a brand-wide pet-friendly policy. To this day, guests are welcome to bring their “furry, feathery or scaly” family members with them whenever they check in at a Kimpton hotel. No matter their size, weight or breed, all pets are accepted and greeted with an enviable list of amenities.

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Ready to Make Kimpton Your Home Away From Home?

Kimpton has long been a premier choice for guests who travel with their best friends… whether they be dogs, cats or any other pet that can fit through the door. These trendy boutique hotels are located in major metropolitan areas and popular holiday destinations, making them ideal for pet-friendly business or leisure trips. With its brand promise of “a different way to stay,” Kimpton offers a host of perks and amenities for every guest. It has also been a trailblazer in setting a brand-wide standard for pet friendliness.

More than a pet policy, Kimpton prides itself on a pet philosophy. Every property across the chain accepts pets of any size for no extra charge and without requiring a pet deposit. Your pet is welcome by name at check-in and is pampered with a selection of amenities and extras that include pet beds for use during your stay, food and water bowls, mats and waste bags. Pet parents also receive door hangers to let staff know their pet is in the room and a concierge list of nearby pet-friendly restaurants, parks, groomers and boutiques. Pets are even welcome at the nightly wine reception at select hotels.

If you’re ready to make Kimpton your pet-friendly home away from home, BringFido makes it easy to find and book the one that suits your needs. You can browse our site or mobile app to search pet-friendly Kimpton properties around the world that will accommodate you and your furry companions. And we do all the legwork for you. Our canine concierge team contacts the hotel to confirm the assignment of a pet-friendly room and can even help with any exceptions or special requests that you may have. Remember that when you book with BringFido, you enjoy the benefit of our Pet Friendly Guarantee, and you’ll never pay a booking fee. Whenever you are ready to book, call us at 877-411-3436 to speak to one of our friendly agents, or save some time and book online. Either way, our service is free.

Kimpton’s Pet Policy

Pets of any size, weight and breed are accepted for no extra fee at every Kimpton hotel, and no pet deposit is required at any property. The hotel’s pet policy states that “if your pet fits through the door, we’ll welcome them in.” Each Kimpton hotel also offers a selection of amenities for furry friends including plush pet bed loaners, food and water bowls, waste bags, and door hangers to alert hotel guests and staff that a pet is in the room.

Above and Beyond

Kimpton has been a pet-friendly brand since it was launched in 1981. Founder Bill Kimpton used to bring his dog Chianti to work, and since then the hotel chain has embraced its furry employees. Today, guests will be enthusiastically greeted by a four-legged Director of Pet Relations at the following hotels:

"Let me show you to your room." Photo by @onyxhotelboston

Kimpton Onyx Hotel in Boston, MA

Rocco the Australian Labradoodle joined the Kimpton Onyx team in 2017. This “wicked smaht” pooch is a natural for the job who happily greets every two- and four-legged guest he meets. He’s also more than willing to recommend items from the Onyx's Pampered Pooches in-room dining menu.

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Kimpton Solamar Hotel in San Diego, CA

Molly the Labrador has settled right in as the Kimpton Solamar’s Director of Pet Relations. She welcomes all VIPs (Very Important Pets) with a personal greeting and co-hosts the hotel’s “Brews on the Roof” craft beer series.

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Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland in Portland, OR

When Addison (her friends call her Addie) is not “on duty” at her favorite spot by the fireplace, you can find her at the front desk. A Portland native, she’s got the inside scoop on all the nearby pet-friendly hotspots.

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Kimpton Canary Hotel in Santa Barbara, CA

Wiley is a spirited fellow who often hangs out at the reception desk, the nightly wine hours, or on the soft rugs in the lobby. Naturally, he’s a favorite of guests and staff alike.

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