Pet-Friendly Valentine's Day Getaways

Posted by Erin Ballinger

If you’re looking for a romantic escape with your furry third wheel, these hotels provide the perfect Valentine’s Day getaway, couple’s retreat, honeymoon destination, or just a chance to pamper yourself and your pooch. Cupid’s arrow has landed firmly on these romantic pet-friendly hotels in different regions across the U.S., just in time to make those Valentine’s Day reservations!

The Northeast

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The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s

Located just one block from Provincetown Harbor, Gabriel's, a Provincetown Hotel consists of four historic buildings around a lovely courtyard where you can enjoy made-to-order breakfast each morning. With beautiful gardens, decks, private sitting areas and a fire pit, it’s easy to forget that you are just steps away from bustling Commercial Street.

On the first floor, The Susan boasts a king-size bed, gas fireplace, wet bar, dining table and spa-style bathroom with a two-person whirlpool tub and TV. The Bella unit provides views of the park next door, a gas fireplace in the living room, a fully equipped kitchen, dining area and a king-size bed. Fido will love the complimentary organic dog treats, dog bowls and bed for use during his stay. There’s a park next door for convenient potty breaks, too. Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel's welcomes two pets of any size for an additional fee of $35 per pet, per night.

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Portland Harbor Hotel

Portland Harbor Hotel is ideal for a dog-friendly weekend trip in the heart of the Old Port on Maine’s coastal jewel. Pups are welcome to stay with their owners in Whirlpool Spa Suites with jetted tubs on the first two floors. Let your pup sprawl on the king-size bed or in the charming sitting area overlooking the garden courtyard. Double doors lead to a luxurious bathroom with a large whirlpool spa tub. Portland Harbor Hotel welcomes pets of any size for an additional fee of $100 per pet, per night.

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The Wilburton Destination Resort

The Wilburton Destination Resort invites precious pups and their loved-up owners to stay in suites at one of their two marvelous mansions, or in spacious vacation homes and villas with private jacuzzis and panoramic views. Fido will receive an organic treat at check-in and get a chance to meet the Wilburton’s Cavalier concierge Jetson, who loves nothing more than welcoming visiting pups to his 30-acre home and letting them sniff around the grounds. If you want to go one step further than a romantic weekend away, celebrate your love with your Pug and tie the knot at this pet-friendly wedding venue. The Wilburton Inn charges $40 per pet, per night. As an added bonus, the pet fee is waived when you reserve through BringFido.

The South

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The 1927 Lake Lure Inn & Spa

The 1927 Lake Lure Inn & Spa is nestled in the charming mountain and lake community of Lake Lure, North Carolina. If the hotel looks familiar, it’s because it was a filming location for the popular 80s movie “Dirty Dancing.” The romantic setting is an ideal spot to reconnect with your partner and pet. Book one of the pet-friendly “Jet Tub” rooms in the Inn’s main building, or for more privacy, one of the detached cabins that also boast private hot tubs. Dogs are welcome at The 1927 Lake Lure Inn & Spa for an additional fee of $25 per pet, per night.

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Cypress Creek Cottages

Bring Fido to Cypress Creek Cottages in Texas Hill Country, where you can stay in a pet-friendly cottage outfitted with a private hot tub. Your pup will be greeted with a welcome letter, an oversized pillow bed, assorted treats and a complimentary toy as part of the Very Important Pet package. Fido is also free to cool off in Cypress Creek and to use the fenced-in pet park anytime during your stay. Each cottage features a private hot tub, deck, a BBQ grill, and some even have fireplaces to snuggle next to at night. If you want to go on a romantic date night without your pooch, Cypress Creek Cottages’ doggie daycare services are also available. Pets are accepted for an additional $10 per night, and 25% of every pet fee goes to a local dog foster group.

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Rosemont B&B Cottages

Little Rock’s pet-friendly Rosemont B&B Cottages feature jetted or soaking tubs, fireplaces, separate sitting rooms, and kitchens or kitchenettes. Five of the cottages have private yards, and May’s Cottage even features a gated dog run! Spend the evening relaxing by the fire or on the front porch and enjoy a stress-relieving soak before bed. A complimentary “Cottage Breakfast” (pastries or sausage and Belgian waffles) is available each morning in your accommodations. Rosemont B&B Cottages welcomes pets of any size for an additional fee of $25 per stay.

The West

Enjoy the scenic views from the balcony with your four-legged love. Photo by @calvin.thecanine

Little River Inn

If you’re enjoying a romantic pet-friendly road trip down the Pacific Coast Highway, stop off at Little River Inn to bask in scenic vistas from a bubbling hot tub outside at Rosie’s Cottage. Or, reserve one of the inn’s seven pet-friendly Ocean View Deluxe Rooms, which feature a balcony, romantic gas fireplace, room service, and a whirlpool tub in the bathroom. The dog-friendly Llama Cottage boasts a gas fireplace and an outdoor private hot tub located in the lush garden. If you want to pop some bub in the tub, the inn will even deliver wine to the cottages.

Order takeout from the onsite restaurant to dine with your pup for breakfast, lunch or dinner at picnic tables with an ocean view or in your room. With reservations, you can also dine with your dog for breakfast or lunch at the on-site restaurant. Little River Inn welcomes two pets of any size for an additional fee of $30 per pet, per night.

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Eden Vale Inn

Eden Vale Inn is described as “a little slice of heaven” in Placerville, CA. Fido will be welcomed into this Northern California hotel by canine concierge, Sam, who will give him a rundown of pet amenities like suites with private entrances to the outdoor space and bowls to use during his stay. Meanwhile, you can hear about why this pet-friendly bed and breakfast is the perfect setting for a romantic rendezvous. Here, you and your partner can spend time in the spa, wander around the property and reminisce around the fire pit, then retire to your room for some relaxation in the Japanese soaking tub. Eden Vale Inn welcomes two dogs of any size in designated rooms for an additional fee of $25 per pet, per night.

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Inn at Cannon Beach

This Valentine’s Day, stay at the quaint Inn at Cannon Beach. Pups are greeted with a goodie bag at check-in, and there’s a dog wash on-site for guest use. Deluxe King Studio With Sofa Sleeper and Deluxe King Studio rooms feature a two-person hot tub in the bathroom and a gas fireplace to keep the room cozy. The inn provides easy access to Cannon Beach, one of the best West Coast dog beaches where pooches are welcome year-round. Inn at Cannon Beach welcomes two pets of any size for an additional fee of $20 per pet, per night.

The Midwest

Breakfast in bed. Photo by @racheljuut_mn_az

Loews Minneapolis Hotel

Spend a weekend in dog-friendly Minneapolis at the Loews Minneapolis Hotel. The Skybox, MVP, Poet, and Encore Suites have whirlpool tubs where you can relax while Fido kicks up his paws in the comfy provided dog bed after a long day exploring the Twin Cities. Treat your pet to a room service meal from the “Loews Loves Pets” in-room dining menu. Options include Bow Wow Tenderloin of Beef, Chicken Puppy Bites, Fish Pate Cat Food, Turkey Terrine, or the Rin Tin Tin/Meow Mix. Loews Minneapolis Hotel welcomes two pets of any size for an additional fee of $100 per stay.

Suite dog. Photo by @hamiltonbarkley

The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North

Plan a romantic weekend retreat in dog-friendly Chicago and reserve a Luxury Suite with a spa bath at The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North. The suites feature amazing city views from floor-to-ceiling windows, separate living areas, decadent jetted soaking tubs for two, floor-to-ceiling windows and plush Frette robes. Your pup will be welcomed with treats, bowls and a bed for use during your stay as part of Pets Are Welcome At Sonesta (PAWS), and there is a canine business center aka an on-site grassy relief area. The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North welcomes two dogs of any size for an additional fee of $75 per stay.

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Gunflint Lodge

Gunflint Lodge on the south shore of Gunflint Lake has everything you need to devote a weekend to your dearly beloved, and your spouse too. As one of Minnesota’s most romantic getaways, couples are invited to stay in a private cabin on the premises with a cozy fireplace and a hot tub to soak in after dark. Whether it’s a breakfast of indulgent oatmeal or an evening meal like beer-battered walleye, Justine's at the Gunflint Lodge is a gorgeous setting for a dog-friendly date during your stay. While you’re there, ask about one of the packages for an unforgettable experience with the loves of your life. Gunflint Lodge welcomes two pets of any size for an additional fee of $25 per pet, per night.

Did we leave your favorite romantic pet-friendly hotel off our list? Leave a comment or tweet us @BringFido!

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