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 Newark 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 Newark 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!
Element Harrison – Newark
If you’re looking for an all-around great hotel that balances amenities with a decent price, pick Element Harrison. This apartment-style hotel has rooms with kitchens, equipped with features designed for your relaxation, like rainfall showers and high-speed internet. Dine-in on free breakfast or enjoy pub-style cuisine and craft beers in the on-site restaurant, The Station Bar and Bites. Other perks include a fitness center and free airport shuttle. You may bring up to two pets (who weigh up to 50 lbs. each). Contact the hotel for more details.
Airbnb – Cozy Apartment
If you like doing your own thing, you should rent this apartment on Airbnb, where you and your pet will have private access to the whole place! This includes Wi-Fi, a kitchen, and essentials. This Airbnb is also perfect when you’re traveling with more than just a pet. It has two bedrooms, each with a Queen bed, which makes it ideal for families or friends traveling together. It’s conveniently located just a 10-minute walk from Penn Station where you can catch NJ Transit or PATH trains.
Home2 Suites by Hilton Newark Airport
If you’re taking a quick trip through the city and want to be close to the airport, book a stay at the Home2 Suites, which is practically located on the tarmac. You can’t get more convenient to the airport than a quick shuttle service to take you just a couple miles to the terminal! And in addition to the prime location, you’ll be enjoying a comfortable stay, with access to a fitness center, and free breakfast / Wi-Fi. In fact, this one is also perfect if you’ll be staying in town for quite a while. All rooms are suites with convenient kitchens and living and working areas. Small pets (under 25 lbs.) are allowed for a one-time fee of $150.
The Wilshire Grand Hotel
Really looking to get away from it all? The Wilshire Grand Hotel is tucked away on a golf course near the Turtle Back Zoo and the Thomas Edison National Historical Park. This luxury hotel has lots of perks, from massaging showerheads, whirlpool tubs, and minifridges in the rooms to a gym, outdoor patio, and putting green. Breakfast, Wi-Fi, and parking are all free and you can enjoy the on-site Italian restaurant when you get hungry. Both dogs and cats are allowed as long as they’re under 35 lbs. and fully supervised. The pet fee is only $30 per stay and you can read more about their policies here.
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