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15 Pet-Friendly Hotels in California

Are you bringing your furry friend with you on a California vacation? Explore 15 pet-friendly hotels to choose from when planning your upcoming getaway.

If you're planning a trip to California and want to bring your furry friend along for the adventure, you'll be happy to know that there are plenty of pet-friendly hotels throughout the state. Whether you're looking for a luxurious beachfront resort or a cozy mountain retreat, California has something for everyone, including our furry companions.

In this article, we'll highlight some of the best pet friendly hotels in California, taking into consideration not only their pet policies but also their amenities, location, and experiences offered.

Pet-Friendly Hotels

We know that for pet owners, staying in animal friendly hotels can make traveling more convenient and enjoyable, knowing that their beloved pet gets to join along for the adventure. So, what are some California pet friendly hotels? Read on to learn more!

1. Loews Coronado - Coronado, California

The Loews Coronado Bay Resort is in San Diego and known to be very pet friendly.

There are all kinds of cafes, restaurants, and shops on Coronado island that are dog friendly too. The resort does charge a fee for staying with a pet, but you are welcome to have up to two pets as a part of that fee. They even have a dog-walking service so you can schedule playtime for your dog while you are lounging in the pool!

A puppy playing with a ball on the sand
Photo by Andrew Pons on Unsplash

2. Bahia Resort Hotel - San Diego, California

The Bahia Resort Hotel is a pet-friendly hotel located in San Diego, California. It is situated on a 14-acre peninsula on Mission Bay and offers views of the bay, gardens, and city skyline.

The hotel also has a private beach, marina, and boat rentals.This makes it a popular destination for water activities such as jet skiing, sailing, and kayaking. They allow dogs to stay in designated pet-friendly rooms for an additional fee.

A puppy walking with a ball in its mouth
Photo by Mia Anderson on Unsplash

3. The Solage Resort – Calistoga, California

The Solage Resort is a luxury resort located in the heart of California's Napa Valley wine country. It is situated on 22 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds and offers guests and their furry family members a range of amenities and activities. They allow two dogs of any size or breed with a pet fee. And your dog will be sure to love their welcome package for pups!

A couple wearing robes walking their dog
Photo Credit: Solage Auberge

4. The Seabird Resort - Oceanside, California

This beachfront hotel is located in Oceanside, California. The resort features rooms and suites with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and the nearby mountains. The resort also has a rooftop bar with panoramic views of the ocean and the surrounding area. The Seabird Resort gladly accepts dogs, but they may be at most 50 pounds each or 75 pounds combined, and only up to two dogs per room.

A dog wearing a yellow bandana laying on a bed
Photo Credit: World of Hyatt

5. Ventana Big Sur – Big Sur, California

Ventana Big Sur is a luxury resort located in Big Sur, California. Situated on a hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean, it offers stunning views of the coastline. They welcome pets and have designated pet-friendly accommodations. They even have a gourmet meal menu for dogs and an entire brochure dedicated to pet-friendly parks and pet-friendly dining in Big Sur!

A dog laying down
Photo by Alicia Gauthier on Unsplash

6. Cypress Inn - Carmel-By-The-Sea, California

Cypress Inn offers a charming and unique stay in a beautiful location with a focus on hospitality, comfort, and pet-friendliness. Actress and animal rights activist Doris Day introduced pet-friendly policies to the Cypress Inn as a co-owner. Dogs are welcome in all rooms, and the hotel provides dog beds, bowls, and treats. The hotel also has a courtyard where guests can socialize with their pets, and a dog-friendly beach is located nearby.

Two dogs wearing sunglasses
Photo by Kojirou Sasaki on Unsplash

7. The Landing Lake Tahoe – South Lake Tahoe, California

The Landing at Lake Tahoe is a boutique hotel located on the south shore of Lake Tahoe in California. The hotel offers luxurious accommodations, fine dining, and access to various outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking, and water sports. They welcome dogs with a weight limit of up to 50 pounds, and a maximum of two dogs per room are allowed, but there is a pet fee per night.

A person hugging their dog
Photo by Eric Ward on Unsplash

8. Claremont Club and Spa - Berkeley, California

Claremont Club & Spa is a luxurious destination in Berkeley, California that blends modern amenities and historic charm. The Claremont is proud to be a pet-friendly resort and welcomes well-behaved pets of any size. They are also one of few hotels that allow well-behaved dogs to be left alone in the room. They have many resources for local restaurants, activities, and shopping that is all pet-friendly, so you don't have to leave your pooch behind.

A dog with its head out of a car window
Photo by Andrew Pons on Unsplash

9. Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills – Beverly Hills, California

Two dogs sitting on dog couches with treats and toys next to them
Photo Credit: The Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

The Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is a luxury hotel located in the heart of Beverly Hills, California. The hotel offers pet-friendly rooms that are specially designed to accommodate pets, including comfortable bedding and specially designed orthopedic beds, food and water bowls, and other first-class amenities.

10. The Stanford Inn - Mendocino, California

The Stanford Inn by the Sea is an eco-resort in Mendocino, California. This resort shares the philosophy that pets are family members. They welcome all pets, whether they are an iguana, cat, dog, parrot, or even a potbellied pig!

Pets are provided with a welcome kit that includes treats, toys, and blankets. The resort has a designated pet area where dogs can run off-leash and play. In addition, the resort offers a variety of pet-friendly activities, such as dog-friendly hikes, kayaking trips, and yoga classes.

A cat on a leash sitting on a bed
Photo by Taylor Deas-Melesh on Unsplash

11. The Westin St. Francis Union Square - San Francisco, California

This luxury hotel is located in the heart of downtown San Francisco, California. The Westin St. Francis Union Square San Francisco was originally built in 1904 and has since been restored and modernized. Take your pup for a walk and check out San Francisco's top attractions, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, and Alcatraz Island. They also have a list of nearby parks and walking trails for guests to explore with their pets.

A dog sitting on its bed with the owner laying in bed reading a magazine
Photo: The Westin St. Francis Union Square San Francisco

12. L’Auberge Del Mar – Del Mar, California

Whether you're looking for a relaxing beach getaway or a luxurious base for exploring San Diego with your dog, L'Auberge Del Mar offers an elegant and hospitable retreat. They welcome up to two 75-pound dogs per room. They proudly welcome pooches and even have great recommendations for places to take your pup in Del Mar and San Diego.

A dog sitting on the beach
Photo by Tom Hills on Unsplash

13. Pasea Hotel & Spa - Huntington Beach, California

This luxurious oceanfront resort is located in Huntington Beach, California. Pasea Hotel & Spa offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and is just steps away from the city's famous surfing beaches, as well as shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Most importantly, the hotel is dog-friendly and imposes no weight or breed restrictions.

They also offer a V.I.P. Paw-séa package! With this package, your pet fee will be waived, and your pup will receive a take-home collar, leash, and dog toy, as well as a personalized pup passport to redeem treats or meals at check-in, Blend Café, and Tanner's Restaurant.

A dog tucked into bed
Photo Credit: Pasea Hotel and Spa

14. Stables Inn Paso Robles - Paso Robles, California

Stables Inn Paso Robles is a charming boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown Paso Robles, California. The Stables Inn Paso Robles is a pet-friendly hotel, so that guests can bring their furry friends along with them to enjoy the open air. There are specific rooms designated for pets, and there is a small fee per night per pet.

A dog smiling
Photo by Milli on Unsplash

15. Little River Inn – Little River, California

Little River Inn is a historic hotel located in the charming coastal town of Little River, California. This hotel has a nine-hole golf course, tennis courts, a day spa, and a restaurant featuring ingredients sourced from the local community. They provide water and food dishes, a pet towel, cover sheets for furniture, disposable waste bags, and welcome treats, as well as an area guide to pet-friendly activities and places to see. They also have pet-friendly dining available during breakfast and dinner with advance reservations.

A dog with its head out the window
Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash

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