Pet Friendly Hotels
The spots where the four-legged are welcome
Being away from home is hard enough, especially when your four-legged friends can't join the fun. Fortunately, the city's most-loved hotels are rolling out the red carpet for its furry friends. Just one of eight reasons your dog wants to visit Houston.
The four-legged Director of Pet Relations, Sir Griffin, greets guests upon arrival at the JW Marriott Houston Downtown. This dapper dog was rescued and now lives out his fun-loving life at the luxury hotel, eagerly welcoming guests both human and furry. Griffin is happy to provide companionship for those traveling without their furry besties, but the super pet-friendly JW Marriott also welcomes personal pets for an additional $75 per pet, per stay.
Fresh off a $25 million renovation Downtown's Four Seasons Hotel Houston is a popular respite for visitors and pets, alike. For guests of the four-legged variety, the property provides a bowl of food and water, served atop a Four Seasons placemat, as well as a small toy to make them feel at home. The hotel is located just blocks from Discovery Green park, which boasts two dog runs and ample greenspace.
It's not just dogs and cats that feel the love at The Galleria-area Hotel Derek, it's all domestic animals. The centrally-set property offers pet guests special beds, treats and even personality-packed bandanas. Finicky eaters will appreciate the thoughtful pet-friendly cuisine-cage-free chicken or wagyu beef and veggies for example-offered on the room service menu. The property also provides complimentary dog walking services and the off-leash outdoor Wag Lounge, with its fire hydrant and Astroturf.
In fall 2011, Downtown's 135-room Hotel Icon relaunched as Houston's first member in the Marriott Autograph Collection. Today, the 100-year-old landmark continues its longtime commitment to caring for its canine (and feline) visitors, providing food & water bowls, play toys and treats upon check in. The recent upgrades to adjacent Market Square Park have also made Hotel Icon popular with pet owners, thanks to its dedicated dog run, dining and entertainment options.
Houston's first AAA Five Diamond award-winning hotel goes all out for guests. At The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Park, pets definitely get the royal treatment. For guests traveling with pets, plush dog beds along with dining and water bowls are provided. Room service for guests and their pets is also available 24 hours a day, and the pet menu includes filet mignon for the finicky eater.
It's all about a shaded stroll at the Hyatt Regency Houston in Downtown Houston. The four-star, dog-friendly hotel rolls out red carpet amenities for furry friends, providing an indoor luxury "Dog Walk" facility, as well as guestrooms outfitted with nightly dog bowls and beds. Guests with dogs (up to two at 75 pounds) are also close to several dog parks and bike trails for outdoor walks.
Jetsetting pets know that Westin-brand hotels take very good care of their four-legged friends and the Westin Oaks Houston and Westin Houston Memorial City are no exception. At both properties, tail-toting loved ones receive pet-welcome amenities upon arrival, which include a dog bowl, treat, clean up items and the signature "Heavenly Dog Bed." And, in case you are separated from your pet, the Westin even supplies a paper ID tag, perfect for documenting your contact information.