The Top Five Star Dog-Friendly Luxury Hotels in the Northeast
US road trips with a dog can be such a great way to enjoy a destination. When Dexter The Dog and I are on a dog-friendly vacation, we love to stay in nice pet-friendly hotels, cabins, and resorts. Dog-friendly hotels do not have to be cheap or dives.
Luxury pet hotels are becoming more popular every day. People don’t want to travel without their beloved dogs, they want to enjoy their company. A lot of luxury hotels are becoming pet-friendly and even are starting to cater to and pamper canine guests.
If you are planning a dog-friendly Northeast vacation, you won’t want to miss these pet-friendly luxury hotels and resorts.
Luxury Pet-Friendly Hotels in Delaware
Hotel DuPont-From its ornate lobby to the lavish Green Room, guests will enjoy an ambiance of sophistication and style at the AAA four-diamond Hotel DuPont. Located in heart of Wilmington, its less a hotel and more an experience of elegance and grandeur. And that is an experience your pooch can share in. The entire family, including Fido, will all be able to luxuriate together in the lavish surroundings of this Gilded Age icon. The concierge can even help you arrange pet sitting services for your four-legged friend while you are out enjoying Delaware’s endless discoveries. The reason a dog lover would want to visit this hotel is that this is the most iconic hotel in the state. Wilmington, Delaware
Luxury Pet-Friendly Hotels in D.C.
The Jefferson– DC luxury hotel The Jefferson offers upscale, dog-friendly accommod
Five Star Dog-Friendly Hotels in Maine
16 Bay View– is a great dog-friendly luxury hotel. This Stunning 100-year old industrial building is beaming with unique architecture design. Guests can lounge in the year-round lobby bar and seasonal rooftop terrace bar that boasts Maine spirits, craft beers, local wines and delicious small-plates hand crafted by the resident chef. During the summer, leashed dogs are allowed up on the rooftop terrace and bar where guests can enjoy light food and craft cocktails. Camden, Maine
Pet-Friendly Luxury Hotels in Maryland
Hotel Indigo Baltimore Downtown – Owners and their furry friends can enjoy R&R together at Hotel Indigo Baltimore Downtown, especially with the property’s “Bring Your BFF Package.” The package includes comfortable accommodations so there is no need to worry about your pet having enough room to play in-room, and you can leave the water bowls and leash at home since they are provided by the hotel. You can also hang out with free admission provided by the hotel to Howard’s Park Dog Park, where you and your pet might even be able to make some friends while traveling! Baltimore, Maryland
Dog-Friendly Luxury Hotels in Massachusetts
Hotel Commonwealth – Get a little taste of New England, with your furry friend, where the Red Sox, lobsters, chowdah, and duck tours are abundant. Hotel Commonwealth, an urban luxe hotel credited for sparking a revival of Boston’s Kenmore Square, is located just steps from Fenway Park. Following a relaxing stroll through Boston’s beautiful neighborhoods, Fido will receive a tasty treat and over-the-top fur-friendly service. The hotel offers complimentary use of pet bowls and a pet bed throughout your stay. Be sure to ask the concierge about all of the pet-friendly services from pet sitting and walking to massages and grooming. Boston, Massachusetts
Kimpton Nine Zero -At Boston’s epicenter sits Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel, capturing the vitality of the city’s modern renaissance and taking inspiration from its illustrious history to give rise to something entirely fresh. Guests – both human and furry — can expect a seductive and design-forward hotel boasting 190 guestrooms and suites that each uniquely nod to Boston history. Pets staying at Nine Zero check-in with tails wagging and are pampered with treats from the locally owned Polkadog Bakery, plush dog beds, custom water bowls, bandanas and doggy bags. Owners can travel with their furry friends with ease thanks to the hotel’s on-demand pet sitting, walking and grooming services — plus Boston Common Park is only one block away when it comes to playtime. In addition to the hotel’s fun do not disturb sign for humans, there is also a pet-friendly one which says “bring me a treat.” Boston, Massachusetts
The Colonnade Hotel-Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood is known for Newbury Street, Charles River views, charming brownstones, historic sites and at the center of it all is The Colonnade Hotel. The landmark hotel is well-known for its thoughtful approach to hospitality, spacious rooms featuring floor-to-ceiling windows and award-winning VIPets program. Four-legged family members stay in the lap of luxury with the hotel’s VIPets program. All pets receive a complimentary bed, bowls, gourmet treats and leash. The hotel will coordinate dog walking, pet sitting, vet visits, grooming and pet spa treatments. Boston, Massachusetts
The Envoy Hotel -Pet owners simply need to call ahead to book and provide the dog’s name, and The Envoy team will take care of the rest. The complete pet offering includes: Arrival Gift–including house-made, personalized dog treat, Doggy Accommodations–in-room dog bed and water bowl, Walking Routes–recommended walks along the Harborwalk and at other pet-friendly Boston destinations Boston, Massachusetts
XV Beacon– One of Boston’s chicest boutique hotels, goes all out for canines and their human companions with a pet guest program. Upon arrival, dogs are greeted with a“Paws on Arrival” list of the nearby pet-friendly establishments and walking routes, including an off-leash dog area in Boston Common. All dogs receive a personalized plate of peanut butter treats complete with a special welcome note. Pampered pooches can also dine on healthy, hotel-made dog biscuits, luxuriate on a plush dog bed in their room, and receive “turndown” service of bottled water. There’s even a roof deck for furry friends to play on. Dog sitting, walking and grooming can also be arranged prior to arrival. Boston, Massachusetts
Pet-Friendly Luxury Hotels in New Jersey
The Asbury – This Asbury Park luxury boutique hotel embodies the sense of fun and adventure in Asbury Park itself. A part of that fun is the hotel’s programs and amenities for dogs! Your dog’s room will be stocked with a welcome package consisting of: Treats from local pet store, poop bags/wee wee pad, pet concierge, map of nearby pet friendly restaurants and activities, emergency services, bowls, leashes, local recommended pet sitters and grooming centers. Asbury Park, NJ
Dog-Friendly Five Star Hotels in New York
Aliz Hotel Times Square-New York is a classic destination and the dog-friendly city has a new hotel for pups to call home. Pet-friendly Aliz Hotel Times Square at the corner of Times Square and near Hudson Yards boasts elegant Art Deco-style decor. New York, New York
Crowne Plaza HY36– Guests aren’t the only ones being catered to at the brand-new pet-friendly Crowne Plaza HY36. Before embarking on a routine walk through the brisk streets of NYC, owners can visit the front desk to partake in the complimentary Coats for Canine lending program. Available in a range of sizes, dogs can borrow these vests during their neighborhood walk to keep them stylish this spring. New York, New York
High Peaks Resort -High Peaks Resort is dedicated to providing exemplary customer service for all guests and their four-legged family members. From the moment of arrival, canines are greeted with a water bowl, bed, doggie bandana and special welcome treat at check-in. High Peaks Resort overlooks Mirror Lake while anchoring Lake Placid’s Main Street for an outstanding mountain getaway experience. Surrounded by the six-million-acre Adirondack wilderness park with thousands of miles of trails for hiking and biking, and hundreds of lakes for fishing, High Peaks’ 133 beautiful accommodations offer direct waterfront access. Lake Placid, New York
Hotel 50- Absolutely is DOG-CRAZY! The property welcomes guests and their pets with open arms. If you are bringing your dog, the hotel will make sure to have a dog bed and bowl ready for your beloved four-legged friend upon arrival. Fair warning: 50 Bowery also loves to photograph every dog we meet and post to Instagram! The property offers a list of favorite nearby pet-friendly parks and restaurants. All NYC parks have different rules and regulations, so please check with the concierge before you and your pup head out! New York City, New York
Hotel North Woods- An upscale dog-friendly boutique hotel in Lake Placid, N.Y. This hotel welcomes your whole family, whether two legs or four. Their Outward Hound Pet Program is all about making sure your furry friend has a great vacation, too! The Hotel North Woods pet program includes use of their signature, custom pet beds (available in Large and Extra-Large) and pet dining stations, as well as a complimentary, homemade Nutty Maple Bacon dog treat. They also provide each guest with a guide to pet-friendly locations and hikes in and around Lake Placid. Many shops and eateries along Main Street welcome pets, too. Or feel free to dine with your pup in the outdoor seating areas at Delta Blue and The Cabin Grill (outdoor tables available seasonally). Lake Placid, New York
Kimpton Hotel Eventi –A modern skyrise with floor-to-ceiling windows and stunning views of Manhattan, Kimpton Hotel Eventi invites guests to travel with and explore New York City with their furry friends. To round out their stay, guests may choose from a selection of pet-friendly amenities on-property that include plush pet-peds, food, water bowls and mats. Upon check-in, Hotel Eventi’s concierge is happy to provide nearby parks, groomers, and pet-friendly boutiques for guests to truly enjoy their time in the city with their furry friends, including a trip to Madison Square Park that is just an 8-minute walk from the hotel or the newly opened Hudson Yards neighborhood that’s a 12-minute walk. New York, New York
La Tourelle Resort & Spa-Set in the Finger Lakes region, La Tourelle Resort & Spa offers one of its pet-friendly traditional rooms connected to 70 acres of outdoor views and lawn for fido to relish. Coming at request with a pet pillow or bed at request (both matching the cream and blue color scheme of the space), the King Room has direct access to the natural outdoors via private decks and dog gate, as well as private, wooded hiking trails to venture with a furry friend. Ithaca, New York
Renaissance New York Times Square – Designed to treat pets with the same quality of service given to their owners, Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel features an assortment of services and amenities to meet all travel needs for four-legged friends and offers the following complimentary (upon request): An outdoor dog house for rooms with terraces, cozy pet bed placed in guest room, pet bowls placed in guest room and pet amenities delivered to your room. New York City, New York
The Bowery Hotel – Located on the trendiest block of one of New York’s most enjoyable neighborhoods, The Bowery Hotel continues to maintain its status as one of the most popular hot spots to visit in New York. With stunning city views, a privately chic ambiance, charming accommodations, and the ability to bring your pooch along for a visit, the hotel offers visitors an experience that is both pleasurable and classic New York. Both you and your four-legged friend will be treated to the finest services. New York City, New York
The High Line Hotel-Nestled within a cluster of landmarked buildings in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood sits The High Line Hotel, an 1895 red brick Collegiate Gothic jewel originally built as student housing for the General Theological Seminary. A peaceful sanctuary, the hotel offers 60 oversized, dog-friendly, light-filled rooms that blend vintage details with modern amenities. Dotted with flickering gas lamps, the boxwood-lined, fountain-accented front garden and back patio are neighborhood gathering spots where locals and their dogs can be found enjoying espresso from Manhattan’s only Intelligentsia outpost or pink Champagne — and fast free Wi-Fi. The seasonal Ingo’s garden restaurant is also pup-friendly and is the IT spot for Inta-famous dogs year-round, and it’s event spaces have even hosted a society Dog Wedding! More recently, The High Line Hotel has added Dog Beer to its menu! The new offering is called ‘The Good Boy (or Girl) Special’ and features two non-alcoholic beers: Pup Pork Pilsner and the Tail Waggin’ Ale. The beer comes with a complimentary travel dog bowl too. New York, New York
The Ludlow Hotel -The Ludlow Hotel, a trendy hotel in the Lower East Side, offers great amenities for your furry friend, including dog treats at the front desk, in-room pet bowls, and dog walking services. Need to rest your paws after seeing the sights? Guests can hang with their four-legged friends in the “secret” garden while enjoying a signature cocktail curated by Major Food Group’s Thomas Waugh and a menu straight from the Dirty French kitchen. New York City, New York
The Maritime Hotel -The Maritime is the perfect destination for you and your “first-mate.” This nautical-themed landmark is located in NYC’s hip Chelsea neighborhood, the ideal location for taking your furry friend on a stroll through Hudson River Park and the High Line, or exploring the sights of Chelsea, West Village, and Meatpacking District. Inspired by ship cabins, the Terrace Penthouses have spacious outdoor patios for you and your pooch to enjoy some summer sunshine with a view. The hotel also offers walking services so Spot is taken care of while you enjoy bites from the ground floor restaurant, La Sirena. New York City, New York
The Time New York -is a hidden gem nestled in Manhattan’s Theater District. Pets and owners alike will enjoy the hotel’s magnificent Triplex Penthouse; a three-level, 2,000-square-foot design-driven suite which includes 500 square feet of patio space, which provides more than enough room to run and roam about both inside and out. New York, New York
The Time Nyack- Located just under an hour from New York City, The Time Nyack allows any pets to stay at the hotel. An undiscovered summer destination, pet owners can relax poolside with their furbaby or explore the quaint town of Nyack with their best friend. Nyack, New York
Pet-Friendly Luxury Hotels in Pennsylvania
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh– Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh invites you to bring your four-legged companion. Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh allows every family member, scaly or furry, to enjoy their amenities. Amenities include plush pet-bed loaners, food and water bowls, courtesy bags for walking your dog and more! If you and your pet want to explore the city, the concierge can provide a list of all nearby pet-friendly restaurants and parks. Feel free to also join in on the hotel’s nightly wine reception—pet-friendly of course! Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Loews Philadelphia Hotel– You have everything you need to feel right at home with your beloved pets. Loews Loves Pets Program treats four-legged friends like VIPs (Very Important Pets), providing amenities that include a special pet room-service menu, a welcome letter from the general manager, along with a list of local pet services, pet toys, bedding and more. Gourmet room service menus for cats and dogs, prepared by our culinary teams. Creature comforts like specialized bedding, leashes, collars, litter boxes (and litter) and litter scoopers. Helpful amenities such as dog-walking route maps, pet placemats, water bowls, treats, doggie pick-up bags, special treats, catnip and scratch poles are available. Pet-walking and pet-sitting services are available. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort– was recently named one of the World’s Most Luxurious Hotels by Forbes Travel Guide. Situated on 2,000 acres in the scenic Laurel Highlands region of Pennsylvania, the resort offers pet-friendly vacation options. Featuring two-bedroom townhomes, Nemacolin offers the entire family, even the furry ones, a secluded environment with a yard for plenty of outdoor-time. Farmington, Pennsylvania
The Rittenhouse Hotel – Located on Philadelphia’s iconic Rittenhouse Square, The Rittenhouse Hotel is an award-winning, hotel of choice for the sophisticated traveler and their furry best friend. VIPs (Very Important Pooches) receive a complimentary personalized pet bowl and dog goodies prepared by the hotel’s pastry chef upon check-in, and they can enjoy a special BONE Appétit menu throughout their stay. Highlight dishes include BARK-Stew, MUTT’loaf and MUTT’za Balls. Dog sitters and walkers can also be arranged for guests by the concierge team. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Luxury Dog-Friendly Hotels in Rhode Island
Hotel Providence– This pet-friendly luxury boutique hotel in “The Creative Capital” has treats waiting for your dog in the exclusive doggy lounge in the lobby. The onsite restaurant, Backstage Kitchen + Bar, features Yappy Hour on Mondays during the summer and includes a tree-shaded courtyard for guests and their canine friends. Providence also offers 65 dog-friendly restaurants throughout the city. Providence, Rhode Island
The Vanderbilt: This hotel assures you and your pup will have an unforgettable vacation, offering special pet events on The Roof Deck. For dogs that are looking to kick the fun up another notch, the hotel has debuted “Yappy Hour” every Wednesday all summer long beginning at 5 pm with a “Gracious Canine Menu” featuring dishes like chicken and rice, salmon and wild rice, steak and grain pilaf and peanut butter and banana frozen yogurt. Newport, Rhode Island
Luxury Pet-Friendly Hotels in Vermont
Hotel Vermont – A weekend at Hotel Vermont with a four-legged friend is bound to be filled with adventure. Dog friendly rooms and a large pet-friendly outdoor terrace will have Fido feeling relaxed in a rustic Vermont setting. Walk to Church Street Marketplace, a large open-air pedestrian shopping and dining mall that welcomes dogs and grab some Vermont Dog Eats, locally sourced and organic dog treats from the Burlington Farmers Market. Burlington, Vermont
Kimpton Taconic – Nestled in the heart of the Green Mountains, Kimpton Taconic is the perfect getaway for you and your four-legged friend. Inspired by New England’s grand inns of the late 19th and early 20th century, Kimpton Taconic boasts views of the Green and Taconic Mountain ranges and provides an experience that is both relaxing and quintessential Vermont for both guests and their furry companion. Dogs are immediately greeted with treats and the names of fellow furry friends also spending the night at the hotel. Enjoy a hike to take in the pristine views of Manchester, Vermont or spoil your pet with a trip to the Manchester Designer Outlets for new treats and toys. Manchester, Vermont
Topnotch Resort– The hotel sits on 120 acres and has trails and easy access to a paved path. Topnotch Resort blends the gracious charm of a ski lodge with the luxurious amenities of a world-class resort. This 68-room hotel is dog friendly and has a yappy hour and the spa even offers massages for the four-legged friends. Among the outdoor pursuits are cross-country and downhill skiing, mountain biking, hiking and horseback riding. Topnotch Resort is an AAA Four-Diamond property. Stowe, Vermont
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