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Pet friendly & dog-friendly lodgings open doors to your dog

Massachusetts hotels, inns, and resorts recognize the important role of a family dog, and several offer pet friendly hospitality, even including services like dog beds, on-staff dog walkers, dog treats, and convenient maps of local walking trails. Call ahead to these Massachusetts dog friendly hotels, because some lodgings request a refundable cleaning deposit and place limits on the size of visiting pets.
Starlight Lodge - Pet Friendly - Dog pillow
Starlight Lodge Cape Cod

203 Main Street Route 6A (Old King's Hwy.) Dennis, MA, 02638 Phone: 508-385-3464

Fun for Fido, too, at this centrally located, dog-friendly Cape Cod hotel

At the Starlight Lodge Cape Cod, dogs are welcome in several of the hotel’s spacious 26 rooms and suites, all with refrigerators or kitchenettes. (Restricted breeds aren’t allowed, so check with the hotel.) Located on a shady knoll on two acres of landscaped lawn and gardens ensuring privacy, the newly renovated and affordable hotel in scenic and centrally located Dennis is a great headquarters for your travels with your pooch, whether that’s strolling the streets of dog-friendly Provincetown or hiking the Cape’s many nature trails. Just a few miles away are the Fresh Pond Dog Park, with a freshwater swim area and walking trail especially for dogs. Also nearby is the Yarmouth Dog Park.

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Dogs Wall - Briarclif Motel - Great Barrington, MA
Briarcliff Motel

Route 7 - 306 Stockbridge Road Great Barrington, MA, 01230 Phone: 413-528-3000

Bring your furry friend along to this friendly inn nestled in the heart of the Berkshires

You know who will enjoy your Berkshires vacation even more than you? Your pooch! That’s why the Briarcliff Motel, at the foot of Monument Mountain in the heart of the Berkshires, has a Furry Friends Package without any breed or weight restrictions. The spacious retro-modern guest rooms, all with wifi, fridges and plush-top mattresses, are big enough for everyone to stretch out, and there’s a large grassy are out back for dog walking. A 10-minute drive will bring you to plenty of dog-friendly outside eateries, and the hiking and walking trails are a dog’s dream come true, whether it’s easy loops in a park or more challenging treks up mountains to see those spectacular views.

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Pet Pals - Seaport Hotel Boston - Boston, MA
Seaport Hotel Boston

One Seaport Lane Boston, MA, 02210 Phone: 617-385-4000

Your dog can be part of your plans when you book that great city adventure

An escape to the city for that perfect getaway does not mean you have to leave your four-footed companion at home. At the Seaport Hotel, on the harbor in the heart of Boston’s energizing Seaport District, pets up to 25 pounds are more than welcome. One of the few pet-friendly hotels on the waterfront, the hotel has designated pet-friendly rooms and suites on three floors and permits leashed dogs throughout most of the hotel property. When you arrive, you (or your pet!) will have a choice of pet toys as well as complimentary doggie bags and treats. There are outdoor grassy areas for strolling and plenty of places in the area where dogs (and their humans) can stretch their legs.
Canine Greeter - Red Lion Inn - Stockbridge, MA
Red Lion Inn

30 Main Street Stockbridge, MA, 01262 Phone: 413-298-5545

Historic Stockbridge inn’s cat ambassador is a clue that pets are welcome guests

You know an inn is serious about being pet-friendly when they have an official cat greeter. So you can relax when you enter the lobby of the Red Lion Inn and see Norman, the historic inn’s feline ambassador. Dogs and cats are welcome in designated first-floor guest rooms and suites in the main inn. They’ll also get a treat upon arrival. Just as welcoming as the inn is the town of Stockbridge and neighboring Berkshire communities, where you’ll find plenty of outdoor eateries where dogs are allowed. And the area is home to dozens of outdoor spaces, from parks and nature preserves to mountains and hiking trails for all abilities, where you and your four-footed companion can enjoy that fresh mountain air.

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Best Friends - Battery Wharf Boston Hotel - Boston, MA
Battery Wharf Boston Hotel

Three Battery Wharf Boston, MA, 02109 Phone: 617-994-9000 Toll-Free: 800-257-7544

Waterfront hotel says don’t leave your pets behind when you get away from it all

If getting away from it all does not include your favorite cat or dog, the Battery Wharf Hotel wants you to know you don’t have to sacrifice the amenities of a luxurious hotel for your four-footed friends. You may bring up to two pets, up to 50 pounds, when you stay at this boutique hotel along Boston Harbor. You’ll love the fabulous views, coffee and pastry on the terrace, the award-winning spa and your spacious, stylishly decorated room or suite. Your dog will love the location: great strolls (you’ll enjoy the historic sites) and parks in the area. And you will all love those sea breezes wafting in through windows that actually open!
Playing with Goldie 500x250 - Lamb & Lion Inn - Barnstable, MA
Lamb and Lion Inn

2504 Route 6A Barnstable, MA, 02630 Phone: 508-362-6823 Toll-Free: 800-909-6923

You and your pooch will vacation in the lap of luxury at this award-winning inn

Is it any surprise that an inn called the Lamb and Lion would be pet-friendly? Bring your pooch, 40 pounds and under, to relax with you at this classic Cape Cod inn, called one of the top 12 pet-friendly properties in the world by CNN. With private entryways to your suite, four acres for strolling and inn-provided pet sheets, towels and water bowls, your dog will live in the lap of luxury. Take a short walk down to the waterfront, head to nearby dog-friendly conservation land, or just hang out by the pool. Ask about the inn’s free self-guided driving tour where you’ll find the best dog-friendly restaurants, trails, parks, ponds – even whale-watches and island ferries!
Dog's Day Out - Hotel on North - Pittsfield, MA
Hotel on North

297 North Street Pittsfield, MA, 01201 Phone: 413-358-4741

Leave the family pet behind? This comfortable boutique hotel says no way!

Go on a vacation without the family pet? The Hotel on North would not think of it! This boutique hotel offers several pet-friendly rooms as well as a very pet-friendly atmosphere. (Your pet can ask any staff member for a treat.) You’re about to check in and realize you left that pet blanket or water bowl behind? Just ask for a replacement at the front desk. Even crates can be had upon request for those times you want to slip out pet-free to enjoy a cocktail or go exploring. But there’s plenty to do in the area for four-footed guests, too, including nearby state parks with hiking trails.

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Rockport Inn and Suites Exterior Rockport MA
Rockport Inn and Suites

183 Main Street Rockport, MA, 01966 Phone: 978-546-3300

Pet-welcoming hotel close to plenty of scenic places for strolling, hiking

Rockport and the surrounding North Shore area are known for being stroll-worthy. So why not bring your dog along when you plan your vacation? Accommodations at the Rockport Inn & Suites are pet-friendly, allowing for two pets per room. It’s a short walk to the beaches, shops, galleries and people-watching in the scenic downtown. Area parks and Millbrook Meadow also feature plenty of room to get in that morning walk. Amenities that humans will love include a complimentary continental breakfast, an indoor pool and fitness center. Book a two-room townhouse-style suite and really relax with your four-footed friend with a large living room downstairs and spacious bedroom with cathedral ceiling and skylights upstairs. Click here to view our pet policy (PDF).
Pet and Hearth - XV Beacon - Boston, MA
XV Beacon

15 Beacon Street Boston, MA, 02108 Phone: 617-670-1500 Toll-Free: 877-982-3226

Dogs are treated like the treasured companions they are at this jewel of a hotel

Four-footed guests are not just accepted at XV Beacon, the luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Boston: They are treated like the royalty they are. This dog-friendly hotel greets your pooch with homemade healthy dog biscuits, a plush bed and turndown water. Need a dog-sitter or dog-walker? Just talk to the knowledgeable concierge. The hotel’s location means you’re a short walk to the Boston Common, with set-aside areas for dogs and plenty of places for that Frisbee toss. There are lots of walking and running trails in the area, too. And the best part of your stay with your furry friend: 100 percent of the optional $25 donation/fee goes to various vetted charitable pet organizations. XV Beacon ranked 1st on Conde Nast's list of 10 Top Hotels in Boston: Readers Choice Awards 2017-20.
Double Queen Room - Best Western Cape Cod - Hyannis, MA
Best Western Cape Cod Hotel

1470 Iyannough Road Hyannis, MA, 02601 Phone: 508-771-4804

Pets need a little Cape Cod too!

The Best Western Cape Cod Hotel welcomes pets and provides a delightful mix of historic charm and modern features that make your stay in Cape Cod the perfect getaway. From a healthy morning buffet to free high-speed meeting rooms, we provide a comfortable and convenient atmosphere for our diverse clientele. Enjoy a swim in our indoor heated pool, relax in our sauna, work out in our fitness center, or lounge with friends on our private sun deck. When you're ready for a day or night on the town, we're just five minutes from the quaint shops and exciting activities of downtown Hyannis. Enjoy free long-term parking in Hyannis as long as you are a guest of the hotel.
Hilton Boston Logan Airport

One Hotel Drive Boston, MA, 02128 Phone: 617-568-6700 Toll-Free: 800-445-8667

Stay with Hilton and walk your dog in Boston

What better way to explore Boston, the walker's city, than with your dog trotting by your side? It's no problem if you stay at the Hilton Boston Logan Airport hotel, because pets are always welcome. You can spend the night in one of our comfortable rooms with your dog curled up on the rug beside you. And there's so much more to love about our hotel. We've got great restaurants, and room service, too. Enjoy breakfast at Berkshire, grab a Starbucks coffee and a snack at Cafe Presto, and for dinner stop at Connolly's Publik House, where the menu includes lobster rolls and stone-baked pizza. Take a swim in our 40-foot pool, or work out in our fitness center, equipped with Pre-cor cardio machines.
Deluxe Room - Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa - Sandwich Village, MA
Dan'l Webster Inn and Spa

149 Main Street Historic Sandwich Village, MA, 02563 Phone: Toll-Free: 855-520-0550

Historic Sandwich inn has the welcome mat out for four-footed guests

If the idea of leaving your pet behind means you are not going to really enjoy that long-awaited vacation, the Dan’l Webster Inn & Spa in the heart of Sandwich Village has a solution: Bring your furry friend along! Several of the inn’s rooms and suites are ready to welcome your pet of 50 pounds and under. You’ll find that Cape Cod is as welcoming as the inn: With its miles of hiking trails and pet-welcoming merchants and outside eateries in charming seaside villages and Main Streets, you and your pet will feel right at home. Back at the inn, human guests will enjoy luxurious bedding, whirlpool tubs and private garden-view balconies. Dine in a conservatory, in a tavern or on a terrace.

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