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Aloft Richmond West

Aloft Richmond West is pet friendly! Two pets of any size are welcome for no additional fee. Both dogs and cats are permitted. Pet-friendly rooms are located on the second floor, and well-behaved pets may be left in the room unattended. The hotel offers pet toys and food and water bowls, and waste bags are available. There is a grassy area on the hotel property.
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    • 1 king bed
    • Up to 2 people
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    • Up to 2 people
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Celebrate your style at Aloft Richmond West, set in the hot new West Broad Village lifestyle center! The hotel is mere minutes from shopping at Short Pump Town Center, the Innsbrook Office Park, and downtown Richmond. Aloft rooms feature ultra-comfortable signature bed, an oversized showerhead, custom amenities by Bliss Spa, and more. The plug & play connectivity station charges all your electronics and links to the 42 inch LCD TV to maximize work and play. Hotel amenities include w xyz(SM) bar, re:fuel 24/7 pantry, re:mix lounge, wired and wireless internet access, and meeting room. Free parking.

Health & Safety

Safe Stay: Aloft Richmond West has enhanced cleaning and safety measures in place, and follows the Commitment to Clean (Marriott) cleanliness and sanitization policy. Masks and hand sanitizer are provided to guests, and rooms are disinfected between each stay. Social distancing measures are in place, as well as physical barriers between staff and guests. Contactless check-in and check-out are available. Hotel staff are required to wear masks.


  • Television
  • Pet Friendly
  • Fitness Center
  • Internet Available
  • Free WiFi
  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast Available
  • Parking Available
  • Free Parking
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Non-Smoking Property


BringFido Guest Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Aloft Richmond West has received a rating of 4.7 out of 5 bones by 54 canine critics on BringFido and 3.5 out of 5 by 441 guests on TripAdvisor.

  • Dee
    Oct. 1, 2021
    Not the cleanest Aloft

    One of the best hotel chains, but this wasn’t the cleanest location. Bathmat had stain and it didn’t feel thoroughly cleaned between guests.

  • Pamela
    Sep. 30, 2021
    Great location

    Friendly staff. Rooms clean and comfortable. Dog park across the street. Dog friendly restaurant next door. Would definitely stay again.

  • Patrick
    Sep. 3, 2021

    Nice people. Place needs work. The toilet door wouldn't close. Room smelled musty.

  • James
    Aug. 24, 2021
    Always Great

    This was our 6 or 7th stay. They always do it right.

  • Ron
    Aug. 21, 2021
    Clean rooms

    Great for dog stay.

  • Yvonne
    Aug. 2, 2021
    Very Welcoming to Pets

    Friendly, great neighborhood, dog park is right next to the hotel, extremely clean. Also, the best dog park is 1 mi down the road on Pump Road/Short Pump.

  • Denyse
    Jun. 16, 2021
    Great place to stay with your pet(s)

    We have stayed at this location multiple times since it is in the same neighborhood as family members. The rooms and public areas have been clean. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. We travel with two dogs and the location (both inside and out) make it a pleasant trip for them, as well as for us. Highly recommend!

  • George
    May. 29, 2021
    Nice clean option

    Nice hotel. Very modern green approach to lodging. Nice that they don’t charge for pets.

  • Lynn
    May. 24, 2021
    Great spot to stay overnight with your Fido

    Happy we found aloft just outside of Richmond.

  • Yusepelin
    May. 23, 2021
    Stay at Aloft

    Easy check in, dog friendly, clean, comfortable stay.

  • Dawn
    May. 13, 2021
    Doggie friendly location

    We had a rough start, but once moved to a new room things leveled out. The staff was friendly, the area is great location. Good for short stays with your dog, the second floor for bathroom tripsvin the middle of the night was avlittle of a struggle for us.

  • Caroline
    May. 9, 2021
    Ask for a quiet room at end of hall

    The room was clean and smartly designed, in a Scandinavian way, however, the insulation/noise proof measures were inadequate. We could hear normal conversation level noise from the room next door through the wall. If I were to stay at Aloft again, I would request a room at the end of a hall (whether or not I had a dog in the room) and no next door neighbor. Our room was the first one off of the elevator on 3rd floor, and all night long (well beyond midnight) folks were getting off the elevator and talking in full voices; our dog, normally a VERY well trained Golden Retriever, gave 2 very sharp barks every time this occurred. We had a disruptive night, and I am guessing that our neighbors’ sleep was disrupted by the hall noise and our dog’s response.
    Otherwise, the hotel is adequate. Nothing special to make it a first choice other than it’s location.

  • Michael
    Apr. 20, 2021
    Loved our stay here

    Very nice property

  • Kathy
    Mar. 31, 2021
    Great experience!

    We had no issues at all with this hotel! The room was very clean. There was a huge area next to the hotel to take our dogs to do their business. The hotel is located in a beautiful, upscale area of Richmond with many stores and restaurants within walking distance. Definitely recommend!

  • Karen
    Feb. 3, 2021

    Great location and accommodations

  • Nancy
    Jan. 19, 2021
    mixed review

    Comfortable Bed, nice area for dogs outside. No breakfast, not even bagged. Had to pay for snacks. No water in room, coffee lid was covered in coffee stains. Front desk attendant was off-putting, maybe a bit rude. Nice area though.

  • Lauren
    Jan. 13, 2021
    Quiet and comfy stay

    Excellent value. This hotel is on the second level and up of a building, but has easy free indoor parking and grass across the street. Other Alofts I have stayed in have sometimes been noisy, but this one was super quiet and the beds very comfy. Our dog slept in her own queen bed and very much enjoyed that. The rooms were carpeted and definitely a bit worn, but for the price, I didn’t mind. A mini-fridge is also nice!

  • Kerry
    Dec. 29, 2020
    Great surroundings

    This hotel was a little further off 95 than I was looking for, but I was glad I had chosen it. The walls of the rooms were better sound proofed than other hotels I have stayed in. There were at least 5 other dogs on the floor and we couldn’t hear any of them. The best part was the surroundings around the hotel. In front of the hotel is a large landscaped square which you can walk the dog in. There are also nice walking paths and a playground around the back of all the townhouses which are behind the hotel and there are restaurants and stores in front of the hotel. It was quiet and convenient. I would stay there again.

  • Joe
    Dec. 28, 2020

    We had a wonderful time staying at the Aloft in Richmond. Very different yet accommodating. Dog park right outside the front entrance was wonderful

  • Barbara
    Dec. 28, 2020
    Beautiful hotel in a lovely upscale area

    Room was clean and modern. Will certainly look for this hotel in other areas when traveling with or without my dog 🐶

  • Brian
    Dec. 20, 2020
    Great location!

    Nice room and close to food and shopping. Plenty of dog walking area.

  • Kelsey
    Dec. 16, 2020
    Awesome hotel in an even more awesome location!

    This place is a dog lovers utopia. The center of the little city has a big green field perfect for dogs. It is right out front of the hotel. The streets are lined with so many food options. Parking is free and readily available for both indoor and street.
    The hotel was spacious, modern, clean and comfortable beds! I love hotels that love dogs!

  • Kayla
    Dec. 2, 2020
    Dog and human friendly

    Great location !

  • Maricely
    Nov. 22, 2020
    Seamless check in

    I was able to take my dogs and cat no questions asked through BringFido. Rooms are practical and clean.

  • Michelle
    Nov. 17, 2020
    Perfect location

    Have stayed here multiple times but this time the room wasn’t up to standard. Missing titles in bathroom and not as cleaned. Not sure short staff. Was greeted nicely. Hopefully just a bad day.

  • Judy
    Nov. 9, 2020
    Aloft Richmond West, VA

    This hotel met my needs for lodging with my large dog. There was nothing special. As the hotel was full, we had to ride the elevator to the fourth floor and walk down most of the hallway to get to our room. Last year I had a room on the second floor, which made it much easier to take my dog outside for a walk. However, this location is ideal for exercising your dog as there is a large grassy area and lots of residential sidewalks near the hotel for walking. Also, there are several restaurants nearby that you can walk to for a meal or take out.

  • Chasity
    Nov. 8, 2020
    Great spot!

    Everyone was very nice and the location was awesome! The rooms are AMAZING!

  • Gina
    Nov. 6, 2020
    Great Location

    Great location for staying with our dog, lovely neighborhood and park nearby, lots to do within walking distance, room nice size, staff doing great job with Covid cleaning, felt very comfortable

  • Ann
    Oct. 16, 2020
    Great Location

    Walking distance to restaurants, shops and lots of green space for the pups!

  • Brittany
    Sep. 27, 2020

    I found Aloft through Bring Fido when I was invited to my friends wedding in VA, we live 7 hours north and I knew it was a trip I’d want to bring my 6 year old Pitbull on. I called the hotel and asked if they had any breed restrictions, and they did not nor any fees! when we checked in on a Thursday night the woman at the front desk was incredibly welcoming and friendly and as we came through the lobby each day numerous times, the employees were all so friendly and greeted us each time. the area around the hotel was incredibly pet friendly with sidewalks, plenty of grass area, trails, and poop bag stations at almost every block. it was an absolutely amazing experience and we stayed 3 nights. I absolutely recommend and will definitely seek them out again when I travel. because of Aloft and they’re open and welcoming policy, I had an amazing trip that I’ll cherish forever.

  • Larry
    Aug. 30, 2020
    Terrific arra

    Treated our boy extremely well & friendly.

  • Kathleen
    Aug. 29, 2020
    Convenient and Pup Friendly

    Great stay! Comfortable and clean. Good access to areas to walk your pup.

  • Ginny
    Jul. 30, 2020
    Great stay

    Very clean quick check in! Would stay again.

  • Sally
    Dec. 31, 2019
    Two places, Richmond Virginia, Jacksonville Florida.

    Two places, Richmond Virginia, Jacksonville Florida.I would definitely use BringFido again. It was really easy and dog friendly on which we needed. We stayed at the loft both times!
    It was very enjoyable!

  • Franklin
    Dec. 29, 2019
    Easy check-in, and friendly to dogs

    A close dog park near by. Peaceful, not too crowded, good smelling hotel, and affordable. First time for us in a hotel room with a 70lbs. dog.

  • Brieonna
    Dec. 22, 2019
    We’ll be back!

    A great place to stay! Super cute area with multiple food options right down stairs, grassy area to walk the pup and super clean rooms. We will definitely be back on our next trip up!

  • Christina
    Dec. 1, 2019

    Great location - very big dog friendly!

  • Richard
    Oct. 15, 2019
    Dog friendly area

    Pleasant room, dog friendly restaurants around the corner, nice clean dog sitting/walking area

  • George
    Oct. 6, 2019
    Upscale in dog friendly community

    This is an upscale hotel in a newly developed community (Short Pump, VA). All of it is dog friendly. Rooms are on the third level so your canine partner has to either utilize stairs or an elevator. I would stay here again if I find myself in this area.

  • David
    Aug. 26, 2019
    Excellent stay!

    The parking was free, the room was clean, the check-in was efficient, and the hotel was very pet friendly. The hotel was in an excellent location with plenty to do. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Christy
    Jan. 17, 2019
    Happy Place To Stay With Dogs!

    I was glad I followed the largely good reviews here and booked this hotel for my trip rather than a less expensive option! I rank it highly because the staff was completely accommodating of the two minor issues I had.

    Here are the highlights:
    1) LOTS of green space to walk dogs, plenty of doggie waste stations in the surrounding area. The hotel is right off of a pedestrian mall with restaurants, a grocery store and some other businesses. The grass in the pedestrian mall (just a few steps away) is less worn than the potty area right across the street, but like everywhere in America, some people just refuse to clean up after their dogs so watch where you step.
    2) I was able to travel with two large dogs (I train service dogs) and NO PET FEES. Brilliant.
    3) The room comes with a little pet mat and they have an extra sheet over the comforter to protect it from dogs (it was raining the whole time I was there so that was a plus).
    4) At check in, we got free travel water bowls and a card to hang on the door so housekeeping would know not to enter due to dogs. It was these touches that made me feel like the dogs were welcome and not just permitted.

    Other details:
    1) From what I gather all dog rooms are on the 2nd floor. The way it is set up, you enter an alcove on ground floor and take stairs or elevator to 2nd floor to check in desk. There are two wings. To the left of the elevators (last the bar) is also where the swimming pool is located. My initial room was very near the pool and the smell of chlorine was overwhelming. Luckily I was able to switch rooms to the hall to the right of the elevators and no odors. I would recommend requesting a room away from the pool if you are at all sensitive to this type of thing.
    2) Another reviewer mentioned their dog finding a toy under the bed from another dog and questioned the cleanliness. My dog retrieved a plastic cup with some sort of dried purple liquid in it. Luckily they are trained to retrieve and not consume. I mentioned it at check out and since my room was prepaid they took off the charge for the $10 or $15 I had spent at their snack bar and billed to the room as a courtesy. I didn’t notice anything else in the room that didn’t seem clean to me. There was a mini frig (which I found out was actually a freezer unintentionally), a coffee maker,

  • Jaclyn
    Jun. 25, 2018
    Would Stay Again

    The hotel is in a great location and super pet friendly. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The only problem we had was that they hadn't upgraded the HVAC in our room yet so it got a little warm at night.

  • Mary Blanchette
    More than a year ago
    Amazing Time

    Beautiful, trendy, and clean hotel. Everyone was so friendly and very accommodating to our fur baby. Lots to do in and around hotel, shopping restaurants. Plenty of grassy areas to run and play. Very happy with this stay.

  • James
    Apr. 1, 2018
    Fido Friendly!

    Welcoming staff, very comfortable with our two large hairy Samoyeds. Very walkable, easy access to nearby trails for the dogs morning walk.

  • Barny
    More than a year ago
    Worth a detour

    Just as nice as the other reviews say. In fact, so nice I would stay here even if I didn't have my dog with me. Room was spacious, modern and minimalist. Rest of hotel has nice amenities - they even allowed me to take my dog into the bar, and brought him a water bowl there! Ask for a room on the second floor, which is the hotel's lobby level, it's a few quick steps downstairs to let the dog out (which he wanted to do at 4 a.m.!) Hotel is in a brand new neighborhood with several dog-friendly restaurants you can walk to, plus a big Whole Foods where you can get food from their hot meal bar to take back to the room or even eat at tables outside the store. There's also plenty of green space for walking. I honestly can't think of anything they could improve.

  • Renee
    More than a year ago
    Very dog friendly!

    Nice hotel! Very friendly staff. Nice area to walk around with your dog.

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