Every month, more and more hotels are opening their doors to four-legged guests. Whether newly constructed or newly pet-friendly, here are seven hotels that are welcoming furry friends for the first time in February.
Posted by Scott Tunstall
1. Aloft Alpharetta
Located 25 miles north of downtown Atlanta, Aloft Alpharetta delivers first-class service to visiting pups. Canine guests can sample tasty treats, play with fun toys, and rest comfortably in a plush pet bed. Stylish rooms feature artistic decor, complimentary WiFi and mini refrigerators. Load up on snacks from the 24-hour pantry, shoot pool in the lobby lounge and pump iron in the state-of-the-art fitness center.
Take a 15-minute drive south to Park Tavern and feast on savory Buffalo wings and refreshing craft beer. The spacious outdoor patio welcomes leashed dogs and is heated during the winter.
Aloft Alpharetta welcomes two pets of any size for no additional fee.
2. Moxy Columbus Short North
A signature spot in the city’s revitalized Arts District, Moxy Columbus Short North combines an industrial chic design with postmodern accents to create a unique space that is inviting to both human and furry guests. Apartment-style rooms include hardwood floors, cozy work desks and private terraces and balconies. Get the most out of your stay by keeping connected using the free WiFi, grabbing a drink at the on-site bar, and playing classic games like Connect Four and pinball in the entertainment lounge.
Fido can stretch his legs and make new friends at the nearby Dog Park at Godown Park. This fully fenced, off-leash park features plenty of open space, separate areas for large and small pups and doggy drinking fountains.
Moxy Columbus Short North accepts pets of any size for an additional fee of $100 per stay.
3. Magnolia Dallas Downtown
Housed in the 29-story, 1922 building credited as Dallas’s first skyscraper, Magnolia Dallas Downtown prides itself on providing Texas-sized hospitality to four- and two-legged travelers. Choose from luxury rooms with complimentary WiFi and oversized soaking tubs or sophisticated suites equipped with full kitchens and spacious living and dining areas. Enjoy excellent amenities like the 24-hour fitness center, in-room dining and a nightly reception that tempts your sweet tooth with fresh-baked cookies.
You and your furry pal can urban explore along the Katy Trail, a 3.5-mile paved pathway that runs from Dallas’ West End to the American Airlines Center. Leashed dogs are permitted on the trail.
Magnolia Dallas Downtown welcomes two pets of any size for no additional fee.
4. La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Luis Obispo Downtown
The brand new La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Luis Obispo Downtown lives up to the La Quinta brand that has long been synonymous with offering quality, affordable accommodations for pet travelers. Modern rooms feature a variety of amenities, including hardwood floors, mini refrigerators and microwaves, spacious living areas with electric fireplaces and private terraces. Take advantage of the free WiFi and on-site fitness center before relaxing in comfort on the rooftop lounge overlooking the majestic mountain range of the Los Padres National Forest.
For outdoor fun in the sun, drop by the El Chorro Dog Park. Pups can roam off leash in this fenced open space with separate areas for large and small dogs, water fountains and splash tubs.
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Luis Obispo Downtown welcomes two pets of any size for an additional fee of $20 per night (not to exceed $40 per stay).
5. Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota University Park Lakewood Ranch
Nestled only a few miles from the Gulf of Mexico, the Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota University Park Lakewood Ranch welcomes pups with a bright warm smile befitting the Sunshine State. Get a great night’s sleep in snug rooms featuring complimentary high-speed internet, sitting areas, microwaves, mini refrigerators and wet bars. Hit the treadmill in the fitness center, go for a refreshing swim in the outdoor pool, and warm your hands by the fire pit on the covered patio.
Fido can run free and race through the agility equipment at the 17th Street Paw Park, located 3 miles from the hotel. The park features separate areas for large and small dogs, water spigots, benches and shade trees.
Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota University Park Lakewood Ranch allows two pets of any size for an additional fee of $25 per pet, per stay.
6. Fairfield Inn & Suites North Bergen
Only minutes from several Manhattan attractions, the Fairfield Inn & Suites North Bergen offers dogs and their owners the perfect homebase for exploring the Big Apple. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, rooms and suites are outfitted with everything you need for a relaxing stay, including ergonomic workstations, free WiFi access, mini refrigerators and microwaves, and Smart TVs. Boost your cardio in the on-site fitness center before refueling at the lobby Corner Market.
Central Park is just a quick trip away through the Lincoln Tunnel. Leashed pups are permitted in over 20 designated dog-friendly areas in the park, including East Green, Shakespeare Garden and Strawberry Fields.
Fairfield Inn & Suites North Bergen permits two pets up to 50 lbs for an additional fee of $150 per stay.
7. Hyatt Place Warwick Providence Airport
Conveniently located between two of Rhode Island’s largest cities, the Hyatt Place Warwick Providence Airport is the ideal place for Fido to kick up his paws. Spacious rooms are tastefully decorated and come equipped with work desks and Cozy Corner living areas with sleeper sofas. Guests can utilize the complimentary WiFi and on-site laundry facilities, and when available, the heated indoor pool and fitness center. Load your furry tourist into the car for a scenic drive to nearby Goddard Memorial State Park, where leashed dogs can survey forest trails and sniff the crisp ocean air.
Hyatt Place Warwick Providence Airport allows two pets with a combined weight up to 75 lbs for an additional fee of $75 per pet, per stay.