New Pet-Friendly Hotels: July 2021

Posted by Scott Tunstall

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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 July.

Encore at Wynn Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV
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One of the most luxurious resort casinos in Las Vegas has finally gone to the dogs. Encore at Wynn Las Vegas welcomes four-legged high rollers with complimentary goodie bags packed with tasty treats, stylish bandanas, chew toys, waste bags and a dedicated in-room dining menu. Relax in spacious rooms and suites featuring separate living areas, bathrooms with walk-in showers and marble tubs, and floor-to-ceiling windows offering amazing views of the famous Las Vegas Strip. Take advantage of two state-of-the-art fitness centers, soak up rays and sip cocktails at the tranquil garden pool, and dine at one of 10 on-site restaurants.

Escape the crowded Strip at Big Dog’s Brewing Co., located 8 miles from Encore in the northwest corner of the city. Fido can scarf down a juicy burger patty on the covered patio while you sample a variety of award-winning handcrafted brews.

Encore at Wynn Las Vegas accepts two dogs up to 35 lbs for an additional fee of $125 in resort rooms and $175 in suites.

Aiden by Best Western Austin City

Austin, TX
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Hip and happening hounds will be in their element at Aiden by Best Western Austin City, a brand-new boutique hotel that celebrates the city’s vibrant music scene and eclectic reputation. Chic rooms feature separate sitting areas, microwaves and mini refrigerators, and free WiFi. Fuel up in the morning with a complimentary hot breakfast, play foosball in the on-site lounge and go for a refreshing swim in the courtyard swimming pool.

Check out one of Austin’s newest pet-friendly hotspots, Neighbors Dog Park & Coffee Shop, located 3 miles from the hotel. Savor a steaming cup of Joe while Fido makes pals in a fenced play area that is monitored by a team of canine wranglers.

Aiden by Best Western Austin City Hotel accepts two pets up to 80 lbs for an additional fee of $30 per pet, per night.

Hyatt Place Jacksonville St. Johns Town Center

Jacksonville, FL
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Located in close proximity to pristine beaches, championship golf courses and trendy shopping centers, Hyatt Place Jacksonville St. Johns Town Center prides itself on providing comfort and convenience for Fido and company. Spacious rooms include complimentary WiFi, mini refrigerators, work desks and Cozy Corner lounges with sleeper sofas. Exercise in the modern fitness center, go for a refreshing swim in the heated outdoor pool, and stock up on snacks and drinks at the on-site market.

Leashed pups can comb sandy shores and explore forest trails at Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park, located 10 miles from the hotel. There is a $5 per car admission fee.

Hyatt Place Jacksonville St. Johns Town Center accepts one dog up to 50 lbs or two dogs with a combined weight of 75 lbs for an additional fee of $75 for stays of 1 to 6 nights, or $175 for stays of 7 to 30 nights.

Spoke and Vine Motel

Palisade, CO
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Nestled in the shadows of Grand Mesa, the world’s largest flat-topped mountain, Spoke and Vine Motel provides visiting pups modern comfort in a classic roadside setting. Completely refurbished rooms come equipped with free WiFi, hardwood floors, mini refrigerators and large bathrooms with stall showers. A complimentary breakfast and locally roasted coffee will be delivered to your room each morning. It’s the perfect spot to rest your feet (and paws) for the night when passing through the Colorado Rockies.

Pups can stroll along the paved trail or cool off in the waters of the Colorado River at nearby Riverbend Park. Waste stations are available as well as covered picnic shelters and barbecue areas.

Spoke and Vine Motel welcomes two dogs of any size for an additional fee of $25 per stay.

Palm Mountain Resort & Spa

Palm Springs, CA
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Furry travelers seeking an oasis in the desert will be happy to discover Palm Mountain Resort & Spa. This serene getaway in the heart of Palm Springs provides guests with cozy rooms and suites equipped with free WiFi, mini refrigerators and microwaves, and private patios offering magnificent views of the San Jacinto Mountains. Treat yourself at the on-site day spa, play croquet or ring toss on the community lawn, chill out under the misters on the poolside terrace, and unwind in the evenings by the courtyard fire pit.

When he's not lounging in his room, Fido can run free in the fenced 1.6 acres at Palm Springs Dog Park. This popular gathering spot offers separate areas for large and small dogs, drinking fountains, benches, picnic tables and shade canopies.

Palm Mountain Resort & Spa welcomes two dogs up to 50 lbs for an additional fee of $60 per stay.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Oak Grove

Oak Grove, MO
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Two- and four-legged road-trippers will find plenty of comfort and amenities at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Oak Grove. Modern rooms are outfitted with work desks, mini refrigerators and microwaves, bathrooms with walk-in showers, and free high-speed internet access. Guests can enjoy excellent property perks, including a complimentary breakfast buffet, heated indoor pool, on-site gym with cardio equipment and free weights, and a charming patio barbecue area.

For off-leash fun with Fido, drive 20 minutes north to Liberty Dog Park. This fully fenced 3-acre park has sections for small and large pups, agility tunnels and ramps, water spigots and waste stations.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Oak Grove accepts two pets of any size for an additional fee of $20 per pet, per night.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Omaha West

Omaha, NE
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Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Fairfield Inn & Suites Omaha West is a great choice for stylish pet-friendly accommodations in The Cornhusker State. Spend the night in a contemporary room or studio featuring work desks with ergonomic chairs, separate living areas with sofa beds, mini refrigerators and microwaves, and free WiFi. Make the most of your stay by dining at the complimentary breakfast buffet, exercising in the on-site fitness center, and taking a soothing dip in the indoor heated pool.

If you’re searching for a casual lunch or dinner spot, you can feast on burgers, pizza and beer at nearby Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom. Leashed pups are permitted in the outdoor seating area.

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Omaha West welcomes two pets up to 50 lbs for an additional fee of $25 for one night, $50 for stays of 2 to 10 nights, and $75 for longer stays.

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