Playful Stays from Pet Psychics to Complimentary Goldfish
By Si Si Penaloza
Over 57 percent of Canadian households are pet owners; that’s about 7.5 million households! No wonder vacationing with your pets has now become the norm. Create your pet-friendly fall getaway vision board using Booking.com, the world’s largest accommodation site. With a database of over 557,000 properties, it’s easy to plan a quick North American getaway with your four-legged pal at one of North America’s premiere pet-friendly locations.
Monaco Portland, a Kimpton Hotel – Portland, OR
Bring your pet and be part of the local scene at Hotel Monaco, a super pet-friendly hotel in Portland, Oregon. They take care of all their guests in style, including the four-legged, furred and feathered ones. Best of all, they accept any number of pets without size or weight restrictions and for no extra charge or deposit. Their pet-friendly program includes complimentary bowls and beds, as well as recommendations on activities you can do around the city. Can’t travel with your pet? The hotel can also provide a complimentary goldfish during your stay to make you feel at home. Portland is a pet-loving city, with great walks, abundant pet boutiques and pet-centric events. In fact, the annual Portland’s Next Top Dog Model contest, a lively benefit for the Oregon Humane Society, takes place right at Hotel Monaco Portland.
Affinia Dumont, New York City, NY
The sky’s the limit at this Midtown East Manhattan property. With a one-time $50 fee, pets are given food, water bowls, doggie sidewalk bags and cat litter pans, and you’ll receive a list of pet-friendly restaurants nearby. While you’re exploring the city that never sleeps, the hotel offers services to take care of all of your pet’s needs, from grooming and dog walking, to gourmet birthday cakes, pet taxis and even a pet psychic reading. All Affinia hotels are pet-friendly and offer perks through its VIPaws pet program.
Hotel Le Germain, Montreal, QC
Dogs are most welcome at Le Germain Hotels. They believe that your pup is just as entitled to the superior comfort of their boutique brand as you are. This boutique hotel in Montreal welcomes guests and their canine companions for an additional $35 a night. Pets are provided with a food mat, bowls and even their own bed. If you really want to pamper your four-legged pup, the hotel offers exclusive pet products from their Germain Collection.
Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, ON
This leading luxury 5 star hotel is conveniently located in downtown Toronto. For a $150 fee, the hotel welcomes pets and offers amenities such as treats, toys, loaner beds and bowls. Forget about giving your dog a bone. Give them a stay at the Ritz! Located in the core of downtown Toronto, you couldn’t be closer to the city’s thriving performing arts, sports, entertainment and financial districts. Be sure to save time for the 23,000-sq-ft urban sanctuary including a 16-treatment room spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, yoga studio and indoor pool. Ritz Bar and DEQ Lounge boast a vibrant cocktail scene.
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