Best hotels that offer dog and cat lodging in Winnipeg

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When you're planning a trip, there are a number of considerations that you may need to make for your travel. If you're traveling with a dog or cat, these considerations can be even more difficult, as not all hotels are dog-friendly or cat-friendly. The good news is that there are a number of hotels in Winnipeg and the surrounding suburbs that are friendly to pets. Here are a few hotels you can check out.

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1. Homewood Suites by Hilton Winnipeg Airport-Polo Park

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Only about 15 minutes from the Downtown Winnipeg area, these suites are perfect for both long-term and short-term stays. This Homewood Suites is also perfect for events, as you can reserve 10 to 25 rooms together online. When it comes to amenities, the Homewood Suites is a great choice. They offer an indoor pool, fitness center, free hot breakfast, and free parking, as well as an airport shuttle to take you to and from the local airport. Up to two dogs or cats of any size are allowed per room, with a $50 (US$37) pet fee per stay.

2. Mere Hotel

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This unique boutique hotel is set right on the Red River, making Mere Hotel a great spot for people who love gorgeous views. Not only is it on the riverbank, but it's also just by downtown Winnipeg. The hotel offers complimentary bicycles so you can explore the city in style. The boutique styling and variety of amenities may just be why Mere Hotel was recently named one of Canada's top 50 hotels by Hotel Addict. Dogs and cats are allowed on the pet-friendly main floor for a $25 (US$19) fee per night. There are no weight limits, and you can bring as many pets as you're traveling with. They're also right across the street from a dog-friendly park.

3. Best Western Plus Pembina Inn & Suites

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This Best Western Plus is located next to the Red River, which means that it's in the perfect spot to explore Downtown Winnipeg. On top of the shopping and entertainment options available, you're also only eight kilometers from The Forks, a local historic site, and only 10 kilometers from the local zoo. All rooms are air-conditioned. You'll get a complimentary hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and free parking, as well as access to the pool, which includes a water slide and hot tub. Up to two pets per room are allowed at a combined weight limit of 80 pounds for $20 (US$15) per night per pet. Dogs are always welcome, but you should call the hotel for more information about bringing cats, birds, and other pets.

4. Hyatt House Winnipeg-South/Outlet Collection

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This relaxed spot is built to be accommodating to extended-stay guests, but you'll find that the amenities and location are perfect for everyone, regardless of how long you're planning to stay. With an on-site restaurant, free breakfast, a fitness center, and a pool, you'll find all the comforts of home in the hotel. The Outlet Collection Winnipeg is just nearby, making it easy for you to explore local shopping as well. You can bring one pet weighing 50 pounds or less or two pets with a combined weight of 75 pounds or less. The pet fee is $50 (US$37) for guests staying one to fourteen nights and $100 (US$75) for guests staying 15 to 28 nights.

5.Super 8 by Wyndham Winnipeg West

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The Super 8 by Wyndham Winnipeg West is centrally located to ensure that you can enjoy your stay regardless of what you're doing in Winnipeg. The hotel's commitment to customer service is significant. They won the Pride of Super 8 Award Canada 2018 for outstanding service, and their reviews on social media regularly put them at the top of the list for Winnipeg hotels. Plus, they often run special promotions that give back to the community. Up to two pets are allowed per room with a combined weight of 100 pounds and a $10 (US$8) fee per pet, per night.

Enjoy your time on vacation with your dog or cat

Vacation should be an enjoyable time for all, including your dog or cat. If you're excited about enjoying yourself on vacation with your furry friends, a good starting point is finding a pet-friendly hotel. However, you also need to do the work necessary to make sure your pet won't be overly stressed while you travel and won't irritate other travelers. You can book a virtual vet appointment with Vetster to get help with socializing your pet before you travel.

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