New Pet-Friendly Hotels: January 2023

Posted by Scott Tunstall

The first month of 2023 brings six hotels that are opening their doors to furry guests for the first time. From big city South Florida to small town Western New York, Fido can rest his paws at these newly pet-friendly accommodations across America this month.

THesis Hotel Miami

Coral Gables, FL
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Canine jet-setters are invited to experience modern luxury in a warm communal setting at THesis Hotel Miami. Cozy dog beds and cute water bowls are provided upon arrival. Relax in airy, sophisticated rooms offering city, water and treetop views, complimentary high-speed internet, 55-inch televisions, writing desks and en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers. Dine at two chef-driven restaurants, sip cocktails in the rooftop lounge, catch some rays at the third-floor outdoor pool, break a sweat in the 24/7 gym and explore the neighborhood on a hotel rental bike.

Dog-friendly patio seating and a special canine menu can be found less than two miles away at Sawa Restaurant & Lounge.

THesis Hotel Miami welcomes two pets of any size for an additional fee of $150 per pet, per stay, plus a $250 refundable deposit.

Hotel Distil Autograph Collection

Louisville, KY
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Hotel Distil Autograph Collection provides Very Important Pets with bourbon-barrel dog beds, tasty treats and branded chew toys upon arrival. Luxury rooms and suites include writing desks, complimentary WiFi, Nespresso machines, SMART TVs and floor-to-ceiling windows offering city and river views. Guests can enjoy a steak dinner at the on-site restaurant, relax in the rooftop lounge, raise a glass at the nightly whiskey reception and burn calories in the on-site fitness center.

Fido is welcome in the beer garden and inside the taproom at Falls City Brewing Company, located less than a mile from the hotel.

Hotel Distil Autograph Collection accepts two dogs up to 75 lbs for an additional fee of $100 per stay.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Hillsboro

Hillsboro, OR
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Two- and four-legged techies will feel right at home at Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Hillsboro, located in the heart of the Silicon Forest. Spacious studios and suites are equipped with sofa sleeper living areas, work desks with ergonomic chairs, and kitchenettes with full-sized refrigerators, microwaves and dishwashers. Convenient property amenities include a complimentary breakfast, indoor heated swimming pool, on-site fitness center, laundry facilities and a fire pit lounge.

The nearby Hondo Dog Park is fully fenced and offers a separate section for small pups, and McMenamins Cornelius Pass Roadhouse provides dog-friendly outdoor seating for a delicious meal.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Hillsboro welcomes two pets of any size for an additional fee of $75 for stays of one to four nights and $125 for longer stays.

Hotel Millwright

Amana, IA
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Nestled in the heart of the Amana Colonies, Hotel Millwright is happy to open its doors to visiting canines. Industrial chic rooms feature hardwood floors, separate living areas, mini refrigerators and microwaves, wet bars and oversized walk-in showers. Guests can exercise in the state-of-the-art fitness center, dine in the on-site restaurant and relax with Fido in the outdoor picnic area. Pups are also permitted on the beer garden patio at Electric Thread Social Club, the hotel’s distillery and live music venue.

Hotel Millwright accepts one dog up to 50 lbs for an additional fee of $75 per stay.

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tifton

Tifton, GA
“I give this place 5 out of 5 bones.” Photo by @laquintahotels

Furry road trippers seeking a stopover along I-75 will find everything they need for a good night’s rest at La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tifton. Modern rooms include laminate hardwood flooring, cozy sitting areas, microwaves and mini refrigerators, and free high-speed internet. Fuel up each morning with a complimentary breakfast, work out in the 24/7 fitness center and go for a swim in the year-round outdoor pool.

The PeachCreek Puppy Playground is only two blocks from the hotel. Dogs can play off leash in this fenced park with waste stations and picnic tables.

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tifton welcomes two pets up to 75 lbs for an additional fee of $25 per night (not to exceed $75 per stay).

Hampton Inn & Suites Olean

Olean, NY
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Located in close proximity to St. Bonaventure University and Rock City Park, Hampton Inn & Suites Olean provides brand-new dog-friendly accommodations for travelers passing through Western New York. Settle into comfy rooms outfitted with sitting areas, work desks, mini refrigerators and private bathrooms with walk-in showers. Enjoy excellent property amenities such as an indoor swimming pool, on-site gym, complimentary breakfast and lobby convenience store.

Fido can sniff out a variety of flora and fauna along the nearby Allegheny River Valley Trail.

Hampton Inn & Suites Olean accepts two pets of any size for an additional fee of $50 for stays of one to four nights and $75 for longer stays.

Do you plan to stay at any of these new pet-friendly hotels? Leave a comment or tweet us @BringFido!

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