Best Pet Friendly Hotel (2021)


A true family vacation just isn't complete without your four-legged friends, but finding pet-friendly accommodations isn't always easy. 

  • Pasea Hotel & Spa

    Pasea Hotel & Spa
    Huntington Beach, Calif.

    This Huntington Beach hotel enjoys its own private dog park, as well as pet-friendly amenities such as in-room beds, food and water bowls, welcome amenities and pet items in the gift shop. The Huntington Dog Beach, where dogs can go for a swim leash-free, is only a couple miles away.
    Photo courtesy of Pasea Hotel & Spa

  • The Bristol Hotel

    The Bristol Hotel
    Bristol, Va.

    The Bristol Hotel has 22 pet-friendly rooms, where up to two pets (dogs or cats) are welcome and can be left unattended. Furry guests are provided with pet beds, food and water trays, treats and toys, and there’s a grassy relief area complete with a waste station in front of the hotel.
    Photo courtesy of The Bristol Hotel

  • XV Beacon

    XV Beacon

    All four-legged guests are warmly welcomed at XV Beacon in Boston with a range of amenities for your pooch. Dogs receive a house-made dog biscuit at checkin, sleep in plush beds and enjoy a nightly turn down water service. The dog-friendly Boston Common is just a few steps away.
    Photo courtesy of Preferred Hotels & Resorts

  • Barnsley Resort

    Barnsley Resort
    Adairsville, Ga.

    Furry and four-legged friends are always welcome at the Barnsley Resort, where pups enjoy more than 3,000 acres of natural beauty. Pet-friendly accommodations include the Cottage Suites and Arbor Cottages, which come outfitted with pet beds, bowls, bottled water and treats. There are no pet weight limits.
    Photo courtesy of Barnsley Resort

  • Hotel Teatro

    Hotel Teatro

    This downtown Denver hotel welcomes furry guests at no additional cost, with no breed or weight restrictions. Dogs receive treats, beds and water bowls at checkin, and the hotel concierge can arrange a “pawdicure” at a nearby pet spa. Cherry Creek Trail, a scenic spot for a walk, is just down the street.
    Photo courtesy of Hotel Teatro

  • L'Auberge de Sedona

    L'Auberge de Sedona
    Sedona, Ariz.

    Take your pup on a high desert escape with a stay at L'Auberge de Sedona, where dog-friendly cottages come equipped with dog beds, food and water bowls and a goodie back filled with treats, cleanup bags, a toy and a map of nearby walking trails. The property also provides dog walking services, which can be booked in advance.
    Photo courtesy of iStock / mauinow1

  • Bobby Hotel

    Bobby Hotel

    Guests, canine and human, at the Bobby Hotel in Nashville are greeted by Sasha, the hotel’s own rescued shepherd mix. Animals of any size are welcome and enjoy extras like dog treats in the mini bar and pet meals on the room service menu.
    Photo courtesy of waywardexplorers // Bobby Hotel

  • The St. Regis Aspen Resort

    The St. Regis Aspen Resort
    Aspen, Colo.

    Jacob Astor IV, the founder of the original St. Regis in New York, had a dog named Kitty. The St. Regis Aspen Resort now has their own dog named Kitty, more than a century later. Pets are welcome at the resort, which offers dog sitting and walking services, as well as monthly Pawty on the Patio events to raise money for the Lucky Day Animal Rescue of Colorado.
    Photo courtesy of The St. Regis Aspen Resort

  • Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort

    Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort

    Your favorite fur-friend under 25 pounds – cat or dog – is welcome at the Four Seasons Resort at Walt Disney World. The hotel will provide pet sitters, food, water bowls, and a dog bed or cat litter container. Their special pet menus include a chicken-broccoli dish called “You’re Kitten Me!” and one of the four “Bark offerings” is a mix of yogurt, peanut butter, and apple slices named “The Cold Nose.”
    Photo courtesy of Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort

  • 21c Museum Hotel

    21c Museum Hotel
    Louisville, KY

    All locations in the 21c Museum Hotel chain welcome four-legged dog and cat guests to their pet-friendly accommodations. Well-behaved pets are allowed unattended in designated rooms, and food and water bowls or a cozy bed are available upon request. Human guests will find fun places to visit with their pets near every hotel, including pet-friendly breweries and cafes.
    Photo courtesy of petesphotography // Getty Images

The top 10 winners in the category Best Pet-Friendly Hotel are as follows:
  1. Pasea Hotel & Spa - Huntington Beach, Calif.
  2. The Bristol Hotel - Bristol, Va.
  3. XV Beacon - Boston
  4. Barnsley Resort - Adairsville, Ga.
  5. Hotel Teatro - Denver
  6. L'Auberge de Sedona - Sedona, Ariz.
  7. Bobby Hotel - Nashville
  8. The St. Regis Aspen Resort - Aspen, Colo.
  9. Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort - Orlando
  10. 21c Museum Hotel - Louisville, KY

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

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