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 Houston 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 Houston 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 Galleria Houston
For the ultimate luxury experience, check yourself into the Westin Galleria Houston. Located in Uptown Houston directly connected to the Houston Galleria Mall, the hotel is perfectly situated for upscale shopping or visiting museums and restaurants. This high-end hotel boasts rooms with high-speed Wi-Fi, coffee-makers, and workspaces perfect for the remote worker, as well as rainfall showerheads, soaking tubs, large flat-screen TVs, and iPod docks for relaxation. While you’re not lounging in the comfort of your room, you can swim in the rooftop pool or visit the fitness center. The Westin’s generous pet policy allows pets that weigh up to 50 lbs., with up to two pets allowed per room.
Airbnb House Rental
If you like doing your own thing, you should rent this house just a mile from downtown, where you and your pet will have private access to the whole place! This includes free parking, Wi-Fi, a burglar system, and a kitchen. There’s also a fenced-in yard that’s perfect for pets and you’ll enjoy hanging out in the yard, too, due to the hammock and patio. There are bikes on-site that you may borrow to head into town or to take a spin on the nearby bike paths. The host, Evon, is an experienced Airbnb Superhost and has earned fantastic reviews for the property’s walkable location, cleanliness, and luxurious furnishings. Small pets are preferred at this listing, though there’s no specific weight cut-off given.
Home2 Suites by Hilton Houston Energy Corridor
Going to be in Houston for a while and need a place with a kitchen, but not fond of Airbnbs? Home2 Suites is the place to go. This laid-back yet highly-rated hotel offers suites with kitchens and living areas so that you and your pet feel at home for the entire stay. Home2 Suites especially caters to business travelers with a well-equipped “working wall” desk area in your room, free Wi-Fi, and proximity to Fortune 500 oil and gas companies. During your stay, you’ll enjoy amenities like free breakfast, a fitness center, and an outdoor pool. You may bring two pets who are up to 75 lbs. in weight for a one-time $75 fee.
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