New Pet-Friendly Hotels: June 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 June.

Equinox Hotel New York

New York, NY
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Nestled near the banks of the Hudson River, Equinox Hotel New York is a luxurious dog-friendly oasis in the town so nice they named it twice. Very Important Pets are provided with plush doggy beds and handy feeding bowls at check-in. Contemporary sleep chambers are equipped with cozy sitting areas, spa-grade bathrooms featuring holistic bath products, curated RoomBar mini bars, and floor-to-ceiling windows offering striking city, skyline and river views. Enjoy a sunset swim in the rooftop pool, sip cocktails at the on-site Electric Lemon lounge, and make use of the cardio and weight training floors at the Equinox Fitness Club.

Furry urban explorers can stroll a few blocks to the Madison Square Park Dog Run in the Flatiron District. There are separate areas for large and small pooches, water fountains and bench seating.

Equinox Hotel accepts two dogs up to 25 lbs for no additional fee.

Texican Court Hotel

Irving, TX
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If Fido fancies charming boutique accommodations, he’ll feel right at home at Texican Court Hotel. Upon arrival, tail-wagging vacationers receive a snack pack of assorted treats and a stylish Texican bandana. Deluxe rooms are outfitted with vibrant decor, custom-made furniture, retro SMEG refrigerators and complimentary WiFi. Property amenities allow guests to take a refreshing dip in the courtyard pool, challenge friends to a game of cornhole, and relax at a pet-friendly umbrella table at the on-site Two Mules Cantina beer garden.

For authentic Chicago-style deep dish pizza in the heart of Texas, drop by Classic Chicago Gourmet Pizza, located less than a mile from the hotel. Leashed pups are allowed at outdoor tables.

Texican Court Hotel welcomes two pets up to 70 lbs for an additional fee of $50 per pet, per stay.

Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks

Fairfax, VA
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Virginia is for dog lovers, so canine guests will feel more than comfortable at the Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks in Fairfax, VA. Spacious, modern rooms feature moveable workstations with ergonomic chairs, mini refrigerators, private balconies and high-speed internet. Savor authentic Southern cuisine at the on-site 703 Bar + Kitchen, grab a variety of snacks in the lobby market, and get your daily exercise at the 24-hour fitness center. Upgrade to club-level accommodations and enjoy a complimentary breakfast in the M Club Lounge.

For off-leash fun with Fido, head to Shirlington Dog Park in nearby Arlington. There are separate fenced areas for large and small dogs, and a large stream where pups can wet their paws.

Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks accepts two dogs up to 75 lbs for an additional fee of $100 per week.

EVEN Hotel Pittsburgh Downtown

Pittsburgh, PA
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Four-legged travelers visiting the Steel City will be living in the lap of luxury at EVEN Hotel Pittsburgh Downtown. Wellness Rooms and Suites designed to promote a healthy lifestyle include in-room fitness zones, stand-up work desks and spa-inspired showers with aromatherapy toiletries. Guests can take full advantage of complimentary WiFi, a state-of-the-art exercise center, a selection of healthy grab-and-go meals, and convenient access to downtown sports stadiums, restaurants and Rivers Casino.

Pups are free to snooze in the sun on the Great Lawn or cool off under the sandstone block waterfall at North Shore Riverfront Park, located less than a mile away across the Allegheny River.

EVEN Hotel Pittsburgh Downtown welcomes two dogs up to 70 lbs for an additional fee of $75 per stay.

Palihotel Melrose

Los Angeles, CA
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Located in the heart of the trendy Melrose Shopping District, Palihotel Melrose delivers star treatment to all its canine customers. The hotel's Pawlisociety Pet Program provides comfy dog beds, chew toys, organic treats, ceramic feeding bowls and waste bags. Hollywood hounds can relax in snug rooms featuring sofas, work desks, gourmet minibars, bathtubs with rain showers and complimentary WiFi. Savor French-inspired dishes at Severance Restaurant and Bar before hopping on a house bicycle to explore the surrounding area.

Fido won’t have to go far for off-leash playtime at the nearby Grand Park Dog Park. This small, gated dog run includes waste stations, bench seating and a water spigot.

Palihotel Melrose accepts one dog up to 30 lbs for an additional fee of $125 per stay.

Riggs Washington DC

Washington, DC
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Housed in the same building that served as a bank for 23 former U.S. Presidents, Riggs Washington DC extends first-rate hospitality to four-legged statesmen and their two-legged companions. Opulent rooms feature classic decor, oakwood floors, Italian marble bathrooms, spectacular views of the Penn Quarter neighborhood, and minibars designed to look like vintage in-room safes. Dine on traditional and innovative cuisine at Cafe Riggs, exercise in the state-of-the-art gym and cruise the city’s landmark-filled streets on a Riggs bicycle.

You and Fido can also explore the nation’s capital in a unique way by jumping aboard a Discover DC Pedicab Tour. They offer a variety of private and customized trips, including pub crawls and DC Trivia excursions. Leashed pups are permitted to join the ride.

Riggs Washington DC welcomes two dogs up to 35 lbs for an additional fee of $100 per stay.

Tru by Hilton Tallahassee Central

Tallahassee, FL
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Located in close proximity to Tallahassee International Airport and Florida State University, Tru by Hilton Tallahassee Central is ideally suited to accommodate furry tourists. Modern rooms include compact work desks, mini refrigerators, glass-door handheld showers and complimentary WiFi. Guests can utilize quality amenities such as a free hot and cold breakfast buffet, fitness center, lobby pantry, and a relaxing lounge with pool table and board games.

Pups can soak up some Florida sun a mile from the hotel at Tom Brown Dog Park. This fully fenced park has separate sections for large and small dogs, waste stations, water fountains and plenty of shade trees.

Tru by Hilton Tallahassee Central accepts two pets up to 75 lbs for an additional fee of $35 per pet, per night.

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