PET FRIENDLY: Dog Days & Nights – 10 of the World’s Best Pet Friendly Hotels

StyleTails teams up with Tablet Hotels to bring you 10 of the world’s most luxurious pet-friendly hotels. 

For some, a trip without their “best friend” isn’t a trip worth taking. Fortunately, many of the world’s top hotels understand completely, going above and beyond to ensure Fido and Fifi are as pampered as their owners. To get you in the holiday mood, StyleTails have teamed up with Tablet Hotels – the experts in unforgettable travel experiences to bring you the world’s top 10 pet-friendly hotels. From blow-drys to beef bourguignon, these luxurious destinations are sure to set tails wagging.

The Surrey Hotel in New York City

1. The Surrey Hotel, NYC

If the Surrey’s Upper East Side neighbourhood isn’t enough, with its extra-wide sidewalks and quick access to grassy Central Park, surely your pooch will salivate over the hotel’s in-room dog biscuit menu featuring such epicurean flavours as Beef Bourguignon, Chicken Cordon Bleu, Truffle Mac & Cheese and Lobster Roll.

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Hotel Monaco in Philadelphia

2. Hotel Monaco, Philadelphia

When visiting the city of brotherhood, it’s only fitting that man’s best friend come along. At Hotel Monaco they offer Kimpton’s signature brand of “HosPETality”. Pet bowls and beds await guests upon arrival while a special VIP — that’s Very Important Pet — amenity is delivered to the room. The front desk stocks leashes and plastic bags while the concierge is happy to arrange grooming, walking, sitting, even massage services for your pampered pal.

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Hotel De L'Europe in Amsterdam

3. Hotel De L’Europe, Amsterdam

With dedicated dog runs in its parks and ubiquitous dog bowls at café entrances, Amsterdam is generous to its four-legged friends, provided they mind the bike traffic. And at Hotel De L’Europe, the city’s grandest hotel, a dedicated concierge arranges companionship, grooming, special meals and treats for furry guests, making a weekend visit with Fido as easy as pancakes.

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Hotel Keppler in Paris

4. Hotel Keppler, Paris

Don’t let the Hotel Keppler’s mansion setting and high-gloss furnishings intimidate you; the hotel is wonderfully pet friendly.  After all, Parisians are renowned for pet adoration. Let the hotel know your pet’s name ahead of time and they’ll welcome the pooch with a personalised treat.

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Epic Hotel in Miami

5. Epic Hotel, Miami

In a town where the nightlife is a draw, you won’t have to feel bad about leaving your best friend in the room at the Epic Hotel Miami. The pet-friendly hotel furnishes furry guests with a cosy bed, customised bowl and plenty of treats.

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The Claska Hotel in Tokyo

6. Claska, Tokyo

At Tokyo’s Claska, pooch-pampering is brought to an all-time high with their in-house Dogman salon, which specialises in teasing and blowouts for an assortment of lap dogs. So if your pet is in need of some styling or fancies herself a diva, you know where to go.

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Linthwaite House Hotel in Windermere

7. Linthwaite House Hotel, Windermere 

Perhaps England’s most scenic walking country, it would be downright cruel to leave your four-legged friend at home when you jaunt off to the Lake District for a mini-break. Luckily the Linthwaite House, who aims to be the most pet friendly hotel in the area, is more than accommodating with two designated ground floor rooms with private garden areas, fourteen acres of walking trails that begin right out the front door, extra leads and bowls, and even special blankets and towels. And then when a ploughmans lunch or a cool pint is all that will do, the hotel has drawn up a helpful list of neighbouring pet friendly pubs.

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Taj Hotel in Boston

8. Taj Boston

At the Taj Boston, pets are treated as regulars, since, well, they are regulars. A favourite hotel of travelling pet-owners, rooms awaiting four-legged guests come equipped with cushioned pet beds, a variety of pet food options and water bowls. What really keeps tails wagging, however, is the friendly doorman’s pockets, bursting with treats.

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ME Hotel in Barcelona

9. Melia Barcelona Sky

Book the “My best friend and ME” package at glam getaway ME Barcelona, and you and your pooch can enjoy an ocean-view room together, though Fido has his own bed, his own bathroom, and his own specially gifted toys to play with. You can even dine together, with matching dinners of sirloin steak or sautéed chicken — though only Fido’s comes with all-natural cookies for dessert.

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10. Lime Wood Hotel, Hampshire

Surrounded by the lush greenery of the New Forest National Park, Lime Wood, an elegant country house, is ideal for pups who were born to run. Just an hour and a half from London, the bucolic setting charms both canine and human guests with miles of walking trails and complimentary wellies, making it quite a popular spot for vacationing dog owners. Who knows; your Lady may just find her tramp, or vice versa.

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Now that’s something to woof about.



Sara is the Founder & Editor of StyleTails. A writer, design-lover and long-time animal-hugger, Sara launched StyleTails in 2012 to inspire people live a more beautiful life with their four-legged friends. Along with her canine sidekick George, a rescue Yorkie with a big attitude, Sara regularly commentates on luxury pet product and lifestyle trends and has been featured in Elle Decoration, BBC Radio, and is also an expert contributor to WGSN, the leading design trend forecaster.

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