Best hotels that offer dog and cat lodging in Milwaukee

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When you're looking for the right hotel in Wisconsin, you need to pay attention to a variety of components, ranging from price to location and amenities. One of those amenities might be pet friendliness, especially if you're thinking about traveling with your dogs and cats. If you're looking for a great hotel in Milwaukee that will also accept your pets, here are a few you might want to check out.

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1. Dubbel Dutch Hotel

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More than anything, Dubbel Dutch is a place to celebrate the experiences of the past. The hotel is located just a block from the Lake Michigan waterfront and within walking distance from many downtown locations, including the Milwaukee Art Museum, and the hotel itself is an architecturally significant double house with conscientious restoration. There are specific rooms available for dog-friendly lodging, and dogs of all sizes are welcome for a fee of $50 per night.

2. Kimpton Journeyman Hotel

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Describing itself as "Milwaukee's premier boutique hotel," the Kimpton Journeyman Hotel is an enjoyable destination for anyone who's looking to stay in Milwaukee. Amenities include a lobby lounge, beautiful art pieces in each room made by local artists, a rooftop restaurant and bar, and much more, landing it in the top five hotels in Milwaukee according to the U.S. News & World Report. Plus, pets are free to visit with you with absolutely no breed or size restrictions and no extra fees, although the hotel does request a pet form to be completed on check-in.

3. The Iron Horse Hotel

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The Iron Horse Hotel is a down-to-earth hotel that is "forged with real Milwaukee grit." From its variety of rooms to its live music performances to its two on-site restaurants, you'll get a taste of how Milwaukee functions even if you never leave your room, although its location will encourage you to get out and enjoy the city regardless. Dogs of all sizes are welcome to visit for a $100 pet fee. By default, you'll find water dishes and a doggy door hanger, but you can also add the Big Dog Special package to add a food and water bowl, treats, a doggie scarf and toy, and an in-room pet pillow. A portion of the Big Dog Special proceeds goes to Milwaukee animal rescue groups.

4. Saint Kate - The Arts Hotel

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One of the most highly rated hotels in Milwaukee and most widely talked about is Saint Kate, a boutique hotel that provides an exciting stay as your hub for visiting plenty of local attractions. Its downtown Milwaukee location means that it's right next to some of the best experiences in the city, and it's also the host to a variety of creative events on-site, including art, music, dance, theater, and more. Dogs, cats, and even other animals are welcome at Saint Kate, with no additional fee, and you can even find pet beds, food and water bowls, and mats on loan in your room.

5. Kinn Guesthouse Downtown Milwaukee

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This Downtown Milwaukee boutique hotel boasts 31 rooms, with fully furnished chef's kitchens on every floor, as well as a speak-easy and entertainment room on the lower floor. Whether you're interested in staying in your room or venturing outside, the Kinn Guesthouse Downtown Milwaukee has something to offer you. It's just steps away from the best entertainment in the city and boasts a truly unique boutique experience in every room. Up to two dogs are allowed per room, and there is a weight limit of 65 pounds per pet as well as a fee of $65 per pet. You'll get complimentary dog bowls as part of the booking process.

Finding a hotel for you and your pets

If you have a pet, you deserve to be able to travel with them. While not all hotels allow pets, many do, and it's a good idea to check out these pet-friendly hotels so you can bring your dog or cat with you. However, you also need to put some work into it. Your pet should be prepared to stay in a hotel with you as well. If you're worried about your ability to maintain your pet's health and well-being while you travel, book a virtual vet appointment with Vetster to get more information about doing it.

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