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Pet Friendly Hotels in Chicago-Our Top Picks

Pet friendly hotels in Chicago are plentiful because it is such a great city for dogs. Most of the land along Lake Michigan has been preserved as parks, giving visiting dogs a huge area to explore. Find all there is to do that’s pet friendly on our Chicago Page, from dining to attractions. As you may have guessed, we have discovered Chicago has a great many hotels that are pet friendly. Here are three of our top picks of pet friendly hotels in Chicago. Vacation Pet Friendly has the largest selection of pet friendly hotels in Chicago.

Pet Friendly Hotel #1 -Monaco Chicago

Monaco Chicago is located in the heart of the Loop, right in downtown Chicago, and it welcomes any number of pets of all sizes with no weight restrictions. In your room, you’ll find food and water bowls along with a dog bed that’s just right for your four-footed friend. At walk time in nearby Grant Park, hotel staff members provide a leash, pick-up bags, and water bottles, and every pet gets a treat at turn-down time. Pet services such as pet sitting, walking, and grooming are available through the concierge desk. This is truly one of the finest pet friendly hotels in Chicago.

Just in case you must stay at Hotel Monaco without your usual furry companion, you can arrange to have a goldfish in your room to provide company. The hotel staff provides all care for the fish. Again, this is one of the most pet friendly hotels in Chicago.

Pet Friendly Hotel #2 – The James Hotel

The James Hotel is one of the poshest pet friendly hotels in Chicago. At check-in, your pet will find a size-appropriate bed made of organic materials that are allergy free and eco-friendly, along with food and water bowls. At meal time, pets may order from the Burke Barks Bites menu, which features delights such as filet mignon for dogs and poached salmon for cats. All pets must dine in-room to be eligible. This also fits into one of the most enjoyable pet friendly hotels in Chicago.

Special perks from The James Hotel include nylon leashes and collars and plush toys inspired by great works of art, all available upon request. You’ll also receive a 15-percent discount at nearby Tails in the City pet boutique. There is a non-refundable $75 fee for pets.

Pet-Friendly Hotel #3 – W Chicago  - Lakeshore


All W Hotels participate in their corporate Pets Are Welcome (P.A.W) program. At check-in your dog or cat receives a toy, a treat, and a W Hotels pet tag, while you get pet services information and, of course, clean-up bags. In-room supplies include a pet bed and food and water bowls with their own mat. Pets are included with a special treat at turn-down time.

Pets at W Chicago Lakeshore must weigh 40 pounds or less, except for service dogs, and only one pet is allowed per room. There is an additional charge of $25, plus a $100 non-refundable cleaning fee.

Remember, booking early is essential when traveling with pets. See what’s available today so you get the best deals. Start your search for pet friendly hotels in Chicago here. Then sit back and think of all the fun things you can do when you get there!

After you are done reserving your hotel, visit our Chicago Travel Guide to find the many attractions, sites, events, restaurants and shopping in Chicago. There are plenty!

Posted by Lisa on May 28, 2012 in Blog, 6 comments
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