A Guide to Dog-Friendly Hotel Chains in the United States

Traveling can be one of the best pastimes for you and your dog, but sometimes finding a pet-friendly hotel can be difficult. Luckily, there are many dog-friendly hotel chains where you and your pup can have a pleasant stay. 

Best Western

Best Western is one of the most well-known pets hotel chains, and it is the world’s largest. With over 1600 properties worldwide, with many in the United States and Canada, this could be a great choice for pet parents. Not only do they allow dogs, but they allow small pets like birds and cats. 

With standard amenities like free Wifi and complimentary breakfast, these hotels do have some stipulations on pet size and how many dogs you have. You may have up to two dogs, and they can weigh up to 80 pounds each. Additionally, there is usually a $20 fee for pets. 

Americas Best Value Inn

With semi-low prices, Americas Best Value Inn offers all of the basic amenities with some splurges like pools and playgrounds. Americas Best Value Inn is a subgroup of Red Lion hotels, which are all pet-friendly. With over 600 pet-friendly locations, you’ll likely be able to find one on your travels. 

These hotels may have varying pet policies that focus on your pet’s size and weight and that may have additional pet fees included. You may have to check the hotel for specifics. 

Candlewood Suites

If you’re looking for a little bit of a splurge hotel, then the Candlewood Suites could be a great pet-friendly choice for you. Each suite offers a full kitchen, full stocked with utensils and appliances. Additionally, you’ll have free guest laundry and access to a gym. 

These hotels might be a little more difficult to find as there are only just above 350 hotels in the United States. However, pets up to 80 pounds are welcome. There are pet fees that can range up to $150 per week as well. 

Final Thoughts

Whether you’re looking at a budget-friendly hotel or one with a little more elegance, make sure that you check if there are pet policies in place at whichever hotel you choose. Happy travels with your furry friends!