Top Pet-Friendly Hotels in Houston

November 10, 2023

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Whether you’re making a trip to Houston for the holidays or hosting a furry guest in your city, we’ve put together a list of top pet-friendly hotels in Houston that will treat your pet like the VIP they are. We were sure to include options at multiple price points for every size and breed of pup. Many of these Houston hotels also let you leave your well-behaved pet in your room unattended. However, it’s always best to double-check with your hotel about their pet policy before finalizing your reservation. 

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Houston has lots of dog-friendly things to do and pet-friendly restaurants to enjoy so might as well bring your beloved pet with you on your travels this holiday season! Below is a list of our favorite dog-friendly hotels in Houston in no particular order.

The Westin – Houston Medical Center

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1709 Dryden Road, Houston, TX 77030, US

Located in the beautiful Museum District, the Westin is right by Herman Park, the Houston Zoo, and Rice University. This modern architectural icon features a heated outdoor pool with a poolside bar, a 24-hour fitness studio, free bikes, a coffee shop, a cocktail lounge, a Mediterranean restaurant, and more! 

Pet Policy: The Westin allows 2 pets per room with a maximum pet weight of 75lbs. The non-refundable pet fee per night is $50. Pets must be crated if left unattended in your room. They also have a Pampered Pet Package that includes special amenities such as welcome pet treats, dog beds, dog bowls, and a waived pet fee.  

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Hotel ZaZa Houston Museum District

5701 Main St, Houston, TX 77005

This glamorous hotel located in the heart of the Museum District boasts refined rooms, themed suites, pool villas, an award-winning bistro, and a relaxing day spa onsite. Hotel ZaZa is a 2-minute walk the 445-acre Herman Park and 3 minutes away from the light rail station making it extremely convenient to get around Houston. 

Hotel ZaZa Memorial City

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9787 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77024

Hotel ZaZa Memorial City is one of the top hotel choices in the Energy Corridor. This unique boutique hotel offers spacious rooms, delicious dining, spa treatments, and a poolside oasis. 

Pet Policy: There is a non-refundable deposit of $100 per pet at check-in. Pets must be crated in the room if left unattended for safety. Owners of larger dogs will be happy to hear there is no weight limit! 

Blossom Hotel Houston

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7118 Bertner Ave, Houston, TX 77030

This luxury hotel near the NRG Stadium just opened in 2022 and made TripAdvisor’s 10 Hottest New Hotels in the U.S. List. Blossom features lunar-inspired amenities such as a rooftop pool, a Peloton fitness center, rooms filled with natural light, Dyson hairdryers, Nespresso coffeemakers, marble bathrooms with rain showers, and so much more! Guests can explore all that Houston has to offer with a complimentary Mercedes-Benz shuttle.

Pet Policy: $150 per pet with a maximum of 2 pets per stay and a weight limit of 50 lbs per pet. Pets can be left unattended in the rooms if they are well-behaved and crated. 

The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston

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1600 W Loop South, Houston, TX 77027

Travel in ultimate luxury at the Post Oak Hotel which is the only Texas Forbes Five-Star Hotel and Spa and Houston’s only AAA Five-Diamond destination. Incredible amenities include six restaurants and bars throughout the hotel, a pool and Technogym fitness center, Texas’ only Forbes Five Star Spa, an on-site Bentley and Bugatti Motors dealership, and a $5 million wine collection of over 30,000 bottles. 

Pet Policy: The Post Oak welcomes dogs weighing up to 75 pounds with a maximum of 2 pets per room with a $150 + tax cleaning fee. There are even Pampered Pooch Amenities which include a plush bed, bowls, complimentary treats, toys, and bandanas. Our favorite amenity is a pet-friendly in-room dining menu featuring Roasted Chopped Filet Mignon, Salmon & Eggs Scramble, and Banana “a la Bark.” 

The Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria

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2222 West Loop South, Houston, TX 77027

This modern hotel is within walking distance of the famous Houston Galleria Mall and Uptown neighborhood. Dine at the chef’s table, work out at the 24-hour fitness center, and rejuvenate in the pool. 

Pet Policy: The Royal Sonesta will greet your pup with complimentary dog treats, a water dish, and a food bowl. There are no breed or weight restrictions and up to two pets are allowed in each room. There is a pet fee of $75 per stay.

C. Baldwin, Curio Collection by Hilton

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400 Dallas Street, Houston, TX 77002-4777

This hotel is conveniently connected to Houston’s intricate tunnel system and Allen Center. Located in the heart of downtown, you are minutes away from Montrose, The Heights, and Buffalo Bayou Park. 

Pet Policy: $100 nonrefundable fee for each pet. 

Hotel ICON, Autograph Collection

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220 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002

The award-winning ICON hotel used to be the Union National Bank of Houston and features stunning design with contemporary luxury. Enjoy spacious rooms, a 24-hour fitness center, and award-winning dining. 

Pet Policy: 2-pet limit per room with a non-refundable fee of $100. There is a 70lb weight limit for one dog and a 35lb weight limit for two dogs. 

With this list of Houston dog-friendly hotels, there’s somewhere to stay for everyone! Looking for some additional training for your pooch before the holidays? Schedule a free consultation with us today and we’ll turn your dog into the ultimate guest or traveler for the holidays!