Those of us with pets know it can be hard to travel. You have to arrange for a pet sitter, spend extra money paying them, stock up on food and supplies before you leave, and deal with guilt for leaving your furry friend behind.
One solution that works well for easy-going or adventurous is bringing them along with you! So, if you’re planning a trip to Birmingham and want to (or have to) bring your fur baby along for the ride, you’ll need accommodations that are pet-friendly. To give you a jumpstart, we’ve analyzed a few of the very best hotels and B&Bs in Birmingham that accept pets. All are highly rated and we’ve included a variety of options from budget-friendly to luxurious. Read on and choose the one that best serves your needs!
The Westin Birmingham
If you’re looking for the cool factor, look no further than The Westin. This sleek hotel has modern features like ergonomic chairs for digital nomads and flat-screen TVs. Amenities like a pool, fitness center, and plush bathrobes ensure you’re in for a comfortable stay. When it’s time for a meal, you can take it out on the terrace at the on-site casual restaurant. Both dogs (up to 40 lbs) and cats can stay for a fee.
If you like doing your own thing, you should rent this cute bungalow, where you and your pet will have private access to the whole place. This includes free parking, Wi-Fi, a kitchen, and laundry. You’ll enjoy hanging out on the porch swing under the string lights in the evening while your dogs can have the run of the spacious yard! And when you’re ready to venture out, the location couldn’t be better. The bungalow is just three blocks from a park, a 15-minute walk from pizza, ice cream, and coffee, and less than a mile from a brewery.
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Birmingham Homewood
If you’re looking for a solid, affordable, and comfortable choice, you and your pet should head to La Quinta Inn & Suites. Located right off I-65, this hotel is extremely convenient if you’re stopping through Birmingham as part of a longer trip. Or if you’ll be staying a bit, its location a short drive from the zoo will appeal to families. La Quinta ticks all the basics you’re looking for in a hotel: there are a seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub, free breakfast, a fitness center, Wi-Fi, and parking.
The Cottage – Farmstay
When you’re traveling, it can be nice to stay somewhere that’s a bit of an adventure so that the stay itself feels just as exciting as your excursions. That’s where this Airbnb cottage comes in. Located in nearby McCalla, Alabama, this charming studio lets you get back to nature. You can relax at the cottage’s grill and firepit or wander the acreage of the farm! Don’t think you’ll be sacrificing comfort though; there’s a queen-sized bed, kitchenette, and shower.
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