Man’s finest good friend deserves an opulent getaway too. At these 10 dog-friendly motels throughout New England, meaning a comfortable mattress, a heat welcome, easy accessibility to walks and plenty of wholesome treats.
The Inn by the Sea – Cape Elizabeth, Maine
The Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth, Maine — Photo courtesy of Linda Laban
This delightful beachside resort treats canines as visitors, providing in-room spa providers and their very own custom-made meals menu, freshly cooked to order. Pet therapeutic massage is especially welcome for older pets with joint and well being issues. Dogs are welcome to hitch their carers for meals on the skin decks or within the hearth lounge, they usually can order from the gourmand pet menu.
In the autumn, canines are allowed to benefit from the outside pool earlier than it is cleaned and closed for the winter. Bowls, seashore towels, cookies at turn-down and doggy day care are supplied. The inn’s dedication to animal welfare goes a lot deeper, although; canines from the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland are fostered, lots of whom are adopted by visitors who qualify pretty much as good canine guardians.
Fairmont Copley Plaza – Boston, Massachusetts
Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston, Massachusetts — Photo courtesy of Linda Laban
It began with Catie, a black Labrador, who flunked blind canine coaching college (she simply had an excessive amount of character) and was adopted because the lodge’s Canine Ambassador. Then got here Carly, one other full of life black Lab dropout, who took over when Catie retired. Now, Cori presides over the grand foyer, greeting visitors and snoozing in her magnificent mattress.
Guests could carry their very own canine to the Fairmont Copley Plaza, the place they will select a particular canine package deal, order all-natural Polkadog bakery treats, and revel in dogsitting providers. Dogs could dine with their people within the cozy nook off the swanky restaurant. Walking is straightforward with Copley Square immediately in entrance and Boston’s Esplanade just some blocks away.
Twin Farms – Barnard, Vermont
Twin Farms in Barnard, Vermont — Photo courtesy of Linda Laban
If you and the pooch want an entire unwind in nature collectively, test into the dog-friendly log cabin at Twin Farms. Not solely are canines welcome to loosen up contained in the cabin and out of doors on the non-public screened deck overlooking nothing however bushes, however the decor pays homage to canines in its decor. Two canine sculptures grace the entrance porch, canine photos are etched onto cushions and art work lining the room, and vintage canine toys fill a cupboard.
Walking the lanes across the property opens up a world of smells and sounds solely a canine can recognize, however you’ll be able to attempt to take them in too.
The Vanderbilt, Auberge Resorts Collection – Newport, Rhode Island
The Vanderbilt, Auberge Resorts Collection in Newport, Rhode Island — Photo courtesy of Linda Laban
This former non-public mansion constructed by a Vanderbilt scion is now a luxurious hotel set round a pleasant outside courtyard, the place canines are sometimes welcomed at occasions, resembling a neighborhood s’mores evening across the hearth pit.
A pair minutes’ stroll brings you to Queen Ann Square, a beautiful inexperienced house at Church and Thames Street, the place canines could romp within the small park. Or you may wander additional to the waterfront. Back at The Vanderbilt, four-legged visitors obtain bowls, beds and treats. Note that cats are allowed too.
Kimpton Marlowe Hotel – Cambridge, Massachusetts
Kimpton Marlowe Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts — Photo courtesy of Kimpton Marlowe Hotel
When visitors arrive on the Marlowe’s entrance, a welcome board shows the names of all pets who’re staying. Dogs are much more within the bowl of canine biscuits, although. The location is ideal for straightforward strolling: Just off Edwin H. Land Boulevard (named for the inventor of the Land digicam), you’ll be able to stroll and loosen up in Canal Park or stroll alongside the Charles River, west in the direction of Kendall, Central and Harvard Squares.
All Kimptons are dog-friendly, no matter dimension. Every canine visitor is supplied with bowls and a canine mattress. Dogsitting providers could also be organized too.
Wilburton Inn – Manchester, Vermont
Wilburton Inn, a vacation spot resort in Manchester, Vermont — Photo courtesy of Jeff Fox
Nestled among the many magnificent Green and Taconic Mountains, the nice outside awaits you and your pooch pal(s) at Wilburton Inn. The grounds are lovely, giving untold house to roam, respectfully. Each Mother’s Day, Halloween and initially of December, the inn holds doggy slumber events, presided over by four-legged innkeep Jetson, open to all canines and their well-behaved carers. Of course, the inn is dog-friendly year-round, however these celebratory events are all a few particular appreciation for animal pals.
The Saybrook Point Resort and Marina – Old Saybrook, Connecticut
The Saybrook Point Resort and Marina in Old Saybrook, Connecticut — Photo courtesy of Linda Laban
Sea canines can loosen up at this waterside resort, having fun with the idyllic marina and strolling alongside the boardwalk to Fort Saybrook Monument Park on the estuary the place the Connecticut River empties into the Long Island Sound. The park is bordered by protected salt marsh, simply traversed by a community of boardwalks.
Every canine visitor is supplied with transportable bowls, excellent for taking out with you, and a comfortable canine mattress to loosen up in.
Four Seasons One Dalton – Boston, Massachusetts
Four Seasons One Dalton in Boston, Massachusetts — Photo courtesy of Linda Laban
Despite being tremendous posh, this towering luxury hotel offers canines the warmest of welcomes from begin to end. Tucked in a quieter nook of Back Bay close to the Fenway neighborhood, stress-free walks in Fens Park are, effectively, a stroll within the park. This very dog-friendly property provides pet facilities resembling canine beds, bowls, treats and bespoke Four Seasons One Dalton toys. Should your finest good friend want an additional particular deal with, resembling a chef-cooked breakfast, simply make a request.
Omni Bretton Arms Inn – Bretton Woods, New Hampshire
Bretton Arms in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire — Photo courtesy of Linda Laban
This cozy boutique inn, nestled within the Mount Washington Valley in New Hampshire’s magnificent White Mountains, is a rural retreat with trails on its very doorstep and loads of alternative for walks exploring the numerous new smells on provide. Inside, canines are welcomed with treats and will be a part of their people within the foyer lounge to loosen up earlier than a very good evening’s slumber in an elegant visitor room.
The Newbury – Boston, Massachusetts
The Newbury in Boston, Massachusetts — Photo courtesy of Linda Laban
Every canine that passes by The Newbury‘s entrance on Arlington Street throughout their each day stroll takes a pause. In reality, some canines lead their walkers to this very spot, as a result of it has lengthy been the custom of the doormen right here to say good day with a biscuit or two, greeting each four-legged neighbors and people checking into the lodge.
Dog visitors of all sizes are welcome and are handled to cozy canine beds and bowls. Stroll the Public Garden throughout the road and the Boston Common, the place there may be an off-leash canine space for canines to play and run.