5 Great Dog-Friendly Hotels: Seattle

Traveling with your four-legged friend can be a hassle at times, but in a city that’s a bit crazy for their canines like Seattle, there are some great pet-friendly hotels. So pack Fido, his gear and favorite toys with you the next you visit Seattle without having to worry about boarding him.

It’s easy to find an enjoyable, low-stress experience at many of Seattle’s pet-friendly hotels, including these.

Hotel Max

This boutique is ideal for both art and pet lovers. There are more than 350 original works of art throughout this hip hotel, and a short walk will bring you to exciting Capitol Hill nightlife on one side, or the popular attractions downtown on the other. In addition to its art, Hotel Max is famous for its exceptionally welcoming service. for sincere and friendly service. Your furry friends up to 75 pounds each will get to enjoy a room complete with extra dog-friendly perks like pet beds, bowls and other perks. Their humans can take advantage of Asian-fusion fare at the hotel restaurant, luxurious bedding and even a pillow menu.

Kimpton Alexis Hotel

This elegant, upscale Seattle boutique hotel not only offers one of the best locations in the city, right on First Avenue directly above Puget Sound, pets are welcome  for no additional charge and greeted with special amenities including dog beds, water bowls and treats. Dog walking or pet-sitting services can be arranged through the concierge, though you can also leave them in your room as long as the front desk has a contact number.The hotel is within a short walking distance of multiple outstanding eateries and ionic Pike Place Market. Oozing sophistication, an impressive collection of art works line the lobby walls, the gallery, and even some of the guest rooms. The property has its very own curator who rates exhibitions regularly to tie in with the exhibits at the Seattle Art Museum nearby.

Maxwell Hotel

If you’ve always wanted to watch the fireworks shoot from the Space Needle but don’t want to battle the crowds or leave your dog at home, head to Pineapple Hospitality at Maxwell Hotel in the Queen Anne neighborhood. It offers rooms overlooking the famous Needle, which puts on one of the best displays for New Year’s Even in the entire nation – and, your pet will get pampered too, with treats, a dog bowl and an adorable, comfy bed.

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle

Only a block from the waterfront in downtown Seattle, the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle is sleek and features details that were inspired by the Pacific Northwest like local artwork is on display throughout, while the popular Goldfinch Tavern serves delicious regional fare paired with tasty cocktails and craft beers. Not only are guests treated plush terry bathrobes, down duvets and pillows, flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations and more, but their pets of up to 20 pounds with a limit of two dogs per room, are welcome for free. Dog-sitting and dog walking services are available too.

1000 Hotel

This hotel is a traveling-techie paradise that’s especially ideal for guests who want to bring their four-legged friends along. Noted “for leveraging innovative technology with sophisticated and luxurious accommodations,” this translates to a detailed list of high-tech gadgets in rooms like media hubs for MP3, DVD, laptop and gaming connectivity along with temperature control with Smart infra-red technology as well a  two-line, touch-screen VOIP telephone that will show you your flight information, stock quotes and more. There are electronic Do Not Disturb and Housekeeping features, electronic door bells for quieter hallways, and public spaces that include kiosks for e-mail and airline check-in, wireless valet dispatch, and customized guest profiles. The property’s Asian-inspired contemporary look flows into the onsite restaurant, BOKA, where an urban-American menu is paired with handcrafted cocktails. A small deposit allows you to bring your furry best friend with a bed, bowls and tasty treats.