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 Oakland 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 Oakland 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!
If you like doing your own thing, you should rent this guesthouse, where you and your pet will have private access to the whole place! This includes free parking, Wi-Fi, a kitchen, and coffee. The studio-style Airbnb is stylishly decorated, with cozy nooks for reading and nice artwork to enjoy. There’s also a fenced-in outdoor space for pets! The host, Izzy, is an experienced Airbnb Superhost and has earned fantastic reviews for her hospitality, excellent communication, and friendly dogs.
Whether you’re traveling for work or pleasure, chances are you’ll be cramming a lot into your days. If you want a quiet and relaxing place to stay, book a room at the Waterfront Hotel. This comfortable oasis from the city is located on Jack London Square right on the bay. You’ll find it easy to unwind with balcony views of the water, fireplaces, a heated outdoor pool, and concierge service. And should you have some extra energy, it’s also a really fun place to stay! The bright nautical décor and atmosphere of joie de vivre inside plus the proximity to nightlife and fine dining outside ensure that you’ll have a great time during your trip. The hotel is pet-friendly – you just need to sign a pet agreement at check-in.
Airbnb Tiny Home
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 tiny house comes in. Despite its small size, this space is airy and filled with light, with stylish and modern décor of natural wood and white fabrics. And don’t think you’ll be sacrificing comfort for the experience: the Airbnb comes with a basic kitchen, a queen bed (and additional pull-out couch), a TV, and Wi-Fi. Breakfast and other essentials are provided. Finally, you and your pet will have access to a huge shared yard with a fire pit, garden, and hammock.
Hilton Oakland Airport
If you’re taking a quick trip through the city and want to be close to the airport, book a stay at the Hilton Oakland Airport, which is just 1.5 miles from the airport. You can’t get more convenient to the airport than a free, quick shuttle service to take you to the terminal! And in addition to the prime location, you’ll be enjoying a comfortable stay, with access to an outdoor pool, a gym, a business center, and an aviation-inspired restaurant. Pets who weigh up to 75 pounds are allowed for a $75 fee.
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