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If you’re going on an East Coast road trip or looking to plan a family vacation, chances are that the city of Boston will be on your travel itinerary. And when you visit Boston, there’s no need to leave your furry friend at home because there are lots of exciting things to do, such as visit the Boston Public Garden and the Charles River Esplanade. Dogs can also join you in exploring the city on local beaches, harbor cruises, kayak rentals, and bar patios. Then at the end of your busy days together, you and your pup can stay at one of these pet-friendly hotels in Boston.
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A top family-friendly hotel in Boston, Colonnade Hotel in Boston welcomes dogs and cats and offers pet amenities to make your pets feel right at home. These include a complimentary pet bed and bowl, three brands of dog and cat food to choose from, and pet walking services. The hotel can also make arrangements for pet sitting, grooming, spa treatments, and vet visits. Humans love this hotel too because of its location in the Back Bay neighborhood, rooftop pool, fitness center, and views of the Boston skyline.
You can also bring your dog to stay with you at Battery Wharf Hotel, one of the best hotels in Boston. This pet-friendly Boston hotel is set on the waterfront and additional fees may apply for pets. You’ll enjoy being at the charming North End, near Quincy Market and TD Garden. Book a treatment at the Exhale Spa onsite, dine on fresh seafood at the Battery Wharf Grille, and use the hotel’s space for meetings and events. The Battery Wharf Hotel has a 24-hour fitness center, cycle studio, business center, water taxi service, and many other amenities that you’ll appreciate when you stay here with your pet.
Hilton Downtown-Faneuil Hall Boston Hotel also lets you bring your dog along if he/she is 75 pounds or less and with a $50 non-refundable deposit. Just don’t leave your dog alone in the room when you’re not there. The hotel is in a 1920s art deco skyscraper and is minutes away from the city’s top attractions. You can walk from here to the waterfront, Faneuil Hall, the Freedom Trail, and Quincy Market. You’ll also be by train stations and 10 minutes from the airport. You can also take advantage of the fitness center and 24-hour business center.
Pups are definitely treated right at Boston’s Mandarin Oriental hotel, which has two deluxe dog programs to choose from. The Classic Pup Programme includes the $150 pet fee for dogs up to 40 pounds and offers a sleeping pillow, place setting, mineral water, doggie dining menu, and treats. For an additional $188, the Pampered Pup Programme features a private shopping consultation and fitting and experience at the dog boutique and salon. The upgraded program has a bag of customized gifts and treats to go with those nail trims, teeth brushings, and face and ear cleanings.
Meanwhile, the Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf welcomes pets for a one-time pet fee of $100. The hotel can provide pet beds for dogs and cats and extra services for walking, pet sitting, kenneling, and seeing a veterinarian. You can bring two pets per room that are up to 40 pounds each or one pet up to 80 pounds. Human travelers enjoy the health club, spa, cuisine at Meritage Restaurant, and wine bar here. There’s even a 34-slip marina outside for boats. Rooms have modern comforts like in-room tablets and complimentary Wi-Fi, and there’s a 60-foot lap pool for guests too.
Bring your pup along to the Westin Copley Place, a Marriott hotel with 36 floors. The hotel allows up to two pets per room that are up to 40 pounds each, as long as they aren’t left unattended. The hotel is in the Back Bay area by Copley Square and near many fine dining establishments and upscale shops. It offers guests an on-site day spa, 24-hour fitness center, and contemporary event space too.
The Liberty is also a dog-friendly Boston hotel that’s a top place to stay in the city. It has a central location at Beacon Hill and modern rooms and suites for guests. You’ll enjoy city skyline views, high-style luxury, and a fascinating history when you stay here with your dog. Seasonal yoga is offered on Saturdays, there’s a 24-hour fitness center, and bicycles for use here too. Your amenities fee here also includes a champagne welcome beverage and the “yappier hour” seasonal canines and cocktails mix-and-mingle event.
Dogs are welcome at the XV Beacon, a Boston hotel that offers biscuits, plush beds, and more perks to dogs. Boston Common is nearby to play with your dog, and 100 percent of your optional $25 pet donation goes to charitable pet organizations. For human guests, there’s the Mooo steakhouse for fine dining and Sunday jazz brunches.
Ritz Carlton Boston Common welcomes pets up to 60 pounds for an additional fee. It offers special pet amenities to four-legged friends too. Ritz Carlton Boston Common has spacious guest rooms and suites and offers park and city views. When you stay here, you can also enjoy handcrafted cocktails, a spa, onsite dining, babysitting services, and many other luxury amenities.
For your stay in Boston, you can bring one dog up to 35 pounds per guest room at Hotel Commonwealth. The one-time deep cleaning fee is $125. Pets receive complimentary dog begs and bowls, while grooming, walking, and pet-sitting can be arranged through the staff. The hotel overlooks Fenway Park and serves delicious meals and cocktails at the onsite restaurant, Eastern Standard.
The last pet-friendly hotel we’ll mention here is the Four Seasons Boston, which is brimming with New England charm in the historic area of the city. There are activities for kids here too, which is good to know for traveling families. Other hotel perks include an onsite spa, indoor pool, 24-hour business center, fitness facilities, complimentary house car, and fine dining at The Bristol.