August brings six hotels that are welcoming furry guests for the first time. From a Texas college town to the City of Sin, Fido can sleep and stay at these newly pet-friendly accommodations across America this month.
Posted by Scott Tunstall
Texas A&M Hotel & Conference Center
Situated on the sprawling campus of Texas A&M University, Texas A&M Hotel & Conference Center provides four-legged coeds luxury accommodations in the heart of Aggieland. Upon arrival, dogs receive tasty treats and a stylish maroon and white branded bandana. Collegiate-themed rooms feature chaise window lounges, mini refrigerators, free WiFi, and views of historic Kyle Field, home of the Aggies football team. Swim in the rooftop pool, work out in the 24-hour fitness center, and dine at one of three on-site eateries.
Pups can play off leash and splash in the pond at University Park Dog Park, located just north of campus.
Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center accepts two dogs up to 75 lbs for an additional fee of $50 per pet, per night.
Hampton Inn & Suites Alexandria Old Town Area South
Minutes from George Washington’s Mount Vernon and the nation’s capital, Hampton Inn & Suites Alexandria Old Town Area South is the perfect place for presidential pups to rest their paws. Relax in comfy rooms outfitted with sofa bed seating areas, work desks, mini refrigerators and microwaves, and modern bathrooms with walk-in showers. Take advantage of excellent property amenities, including complimentary WiFi and breakfast, an on-site fitness center, lobby market, and outdoor swimming pool.
Take a short drive to Vola’s Dockside Grill to enjoy fresh seafood on the pet-friendly patio overlooking the Potomac River.
Hampton Inn & Suites Alexandria Old Town Area South welcomes two pets of any size for an additional fee of $75 (for stays of 1 to 4 nights) and $125 (for longer stays).
evo Hotel Salt Lake City
Nestled in the historic Granary District, evo Hotel Salt Lake City offers brand new pet-friendly accommodations in a space that celebrates the city’s adventurous spirit. Contemporary rooms adorned with local art feature private patios, cozy sitting chairs, vaulted ceilings, and rain showers. Guests are welcome to sip fresh-brewed java in the on-site coffee shop, gather around the fire pit terrace, and soak in gorgeous mountain views from the rooftop bar.
Fido can fetch tennis balls at Cottonwood Park Off Leash Area, located less than three miles from the hotel.
Evo Hotel Salt Lake City accepts two dogs up to 50 lbs for an additional fee of $25 per pet, per night.
Grand Hyatt Nashville
Country canines can curl up in the lap of luxury at the Grand Hyatt Nashville, music city’s newest downtown dog-friendly hotel. Spacious rooms and suites come equipped with floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood floors, lounge sofas, and mini refrigerators. Guests can break a sweat in the state-of-the-art gym, cool off in the rooftop swimming pool, and dine at one of seven on-site restaurants and bars. Other amenities include free high-speed internet, room service, and laundry facilities.
For delicious barbecue two blocks from the hotel, head to the dog-friendly patio at Edley’s Bar-B-Que.
Grand Hyatt Nashville welcomes two dogs up to 50 lbs each for an additional fee of $100 per stay.
The Last Hotel
Housed in an early 20th century Art Deco-style building in downtown St. Louis, The Last Hotel is first in providing top-notch service for two- and four-legged guests. Blending modern comfort with old-world charm, inviting rooms include separate sitting areas, large desks, fully stocked minibars, wireless internet, and bathrooms with walk-in showers. Feast on fine Italian cuisine at the on-site restaurant, hit the elliptical in the fitness center, and marvel at panoramic skyline views while relaxing in the heated rooftop pool.
Furry art critics can peruse the modern sculptures in Citygarden, a three-acre urban park located a few blocks from the hotel.
The Last Hotel accepts two pets of any size for an additional fee of $100 per pet, per stay.
The English Hotel
The English Hotel is Sin City’s newest dog-friendly hotel, located in the heart of downtown and only blocks away from the Fremont Street Experience. Adults-only boutique rooms are outfitted with hardwood floors, cocktail carts, mini refrigerators, high-speed internet, and transparent mirror showers. Order room service or dine on authentic Japanese fare at the on-site restaurant. A secluded outdoor pool with lounge allows guests to take a soothing dip and catch some warm desert rays.
Take Fido for a leisurely stroll through the nearby Arts District before stopping at 18bin for Yappy Hour, held daily from 4 to 6 p.m.
The English Hotel welcomes two dogs up to 75 lbs for an additional fee of $75 per pet, per night.