Best hotels that offer dog and cat lodging in Portland

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If you're a dog or cat lover and you're planning a trip to Portland, you may be wondering if you can bring your pet with you. The short answer is that you can, and the long answer is that you will need to find locations that are explicitly pet-friendly before you go. There are plenty of great dog- and cat-friendly hotels in Portland, including these options.

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1. The Hotel Zags Portland

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This downtown hotel is a highly popular option for visitors, especially considering its location. On foot, it's only three minutes from the nearest tram stop, ten minutes from the Pioneer Courthouse Square, and seven minutes from the Portland Art Museum. You're also only a ten-minute drive from the Portland Convention Center. The hotel is also quite pet-friendly. Dogs and cats of up to 80 pounds are allowed for a pet fee of $65 per stay.

2. Kimpton RiverPlace Hotel

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One of the biggest reasons people love the Kimpton RiverPlace Hotel is simply because of how refined and elegant it is. It's located in a brick building situated right on the Willamette River, with rooms offering either river or city views. Amenities include yoga mats, loaner bikes, and even whirlpool tubs in the suites. On the waterfront, you'll find a fine-dining restaurant and bar located right in the hotel. It's also one of the most pet-friendly hotels in the area. There are no breed or weight restrictions on dogs and cats, no additional charge for pets, and you'll find special add-ons like a pet bed, food and water bowls, treats, and mats provided.

3. Hotel Lucia

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This downtown hotel is known for a variety of features, including its high-quality customer service. This hotel is also set in a historic building built in 1909. It's quite the destination as well. You'll find plenty of spaces for visitors, like business centers and meeting spaces. They exhibit a collection of work by a local Pulitzer Prize photographer, a photography collection that is sure to be enjoyable for anyone stopping by. Dogs of all sizes are welcome at this hotel, with a $50 fee per stay. That fee also covers pet amenities, like a dog bed, food and water bowls, and a welcome kit that includes treats, toys, and information about local pet resources.

4. McMenamins Crystal Hotel

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When you first step inside the McMenamins Crystal Hotel, you’ll notice the hotel's choice of decoration. Their rooms are named after various famous musicians, and the hotel itself is rock and roll-themed, with a unique art gallery also available for viewing. It's also only a 12-minute walk to the Portland Art Museum, and the basement bar gives you access to exciting live music experiences. There are a limited number of pet-friendly rooms available, but there are no size, weight, or breed restrictions, and no limit on the number of pets allowed. Call the hotel to get more information about the daily fee per pet.

5. The Hoxton, Portland

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The Hoxton can be best described in one way: minimalist. They offer several rooms with modernist décor and specialty artwork hanging on the walls. If you want to look at even more artwork, The Hoxton is also only a mile away from the Portland Art Museum. The rooftop offers the unique Tope café, and you'll also find the Lovely Rita restaurant on the ground floor, as well as the 2NW5 Bar in the basement. You can bring any number of pets for free, with no breed restrictions, although pets should be 40 pounds or less.

Travel with your dogs and cats

Travel is an extremely enjoyable part of life for many people, and if you own pets, you may want to bring them with you when you travel. However, before you travel with a pet, it's a good idea to prepare your pet for the stresses of traveling, both for their safety and to make sure you don't run into problems while you travel. If you're looking for some help, book a virtual vet appointment with Vetster to get assistance with preparing for the traveling experience.

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