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5 Pet-Friendly Hotels in Northern California

Pack your bags for the ultimate Fido-friendly fun. Whether you’re being whisked away for the holidays or enjoying a slow-paced staycation, rest assured canine companions are welcome at these pet-friendly hotels in Northern California. From basking in the salty-air sunlight, living a ranch life of luxury, tail wagging along the hiking trail and reveling in the city life on a San Francisco cable car, we’ve got your (entire) family covered!

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Eden Vale Inn


A paradise for pups awaits at Eden Vale Inn, so much so the inn has extensive pet amenities and even provides concierge pet-friendly suggestions for the town of Placerville. Literally, a dog-friendly holiday haven. The rooms have private exterior entrances making it convenient to enjoy the outdoor amenities, including a garden, pond and fire pit. Forgot your canine companion’s supplies? Never fret. Eden Vale Inn provides dog beds, towels and water bowls. Nearby doggie discoveries include miles of hiking trails, local eateries that allow pets on patios and neighboring wineries and breweries that welcome your pooch while you sip. For more information, visit

Carmel Valley Ranch 


Carmel Valley Ranch takes dog-friendly accommodations to the next level with luxury programming designed just for them. Every pup’s stay includes ceramic food and water bowls, one bottle of water, a dog treat and a comfortable memory-foam bed for your pooch to use during your stay. Order from the pooch room service menu items featuring beef bone marrow, a secret salmon bowl, and chicken and rice. As if that wasn’t pooch-tastic enough, every dog that stays at Carmel Valley Ranch also receives gourmet homemade treats and ZinfanTail Dog Wine, a fun and healthy supplement made with fish oil and glucosamine. For more information, visit

Hyatt Regency San Francisco

Hyatt Regency San Francisco

San Francisco

Enjoy breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay with your four-legged friends at Hyatt Regency, located at the foot of Market Street and The Embarcadero. The iconic pet-friendly hotel in Northern California is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with a recently unveiled $50-million renovation of its spacious rooms and suites. The upgrade brings modernist touches to the guestrooms, which are paw-tastic! The Hyatt Regency San Francisco is located on the cable car route, which is dog-friendly during non-commute hours, or take a walk along the waterfront to the furry-friendly Fisherman’s Wharf. For more information, visit

Lodge at The Presidio

San Francisco

The Lodge at the Presidio is a luxurious, historic and sustainable oasis nestled within a lush national park and a world of adventures for all, including four-legged companions. Just steps away from this pet-friendly hotel in Northern California is the main post lawn area where guests can play and take their dogs for a walk. People and their pups can roam the Presidio’s miles and miles of walking trails and beaches while enjoying inspiring views of the Golden Gate Bridge. The nearby Crissy Field offers promenade trails and tidal marsh overlooks for your four-legged friends to explore. For more information, visit

Portola Hotel & Spa 

Monterey Bay 

What better way to enjoy Monterey, the quintessential Northern California getaway destination, than with your canine companion? Portola Hotel & Spa offers the ultimate Monterey pet getaway package which includes a a dog bandana, pet bed, bowl and a bark bowl at the hotel’s restaurant, Jacks Monterey. Enjoy local craft beer by the fire on the pet-friendly patio at the hotel’s Peter B’s Brewpub. The hotel will also provide a list of pet-friendly activities on the peninsula, including Monterey State Beach and Del Monte Beach. For more information, visit

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