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 Manhattan 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 near Penn Station 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!
Traveling with more than just a pet? Stewart Hotel offers a family package where you can stay in a suite with a kitchenette and get awesome perks for the kids, like a free movie nightly, coloring books, popcorn, cookies, and kids’ beverages. And adults will be very happy here, too: it’s a sophisticated, 4-star hotel in a historic building that has well-equipped rooms and lovely amenities. You’ll enjoy the cosmopolitan feel of the NYC-inspired lobby and the buzzing, pre-show feel of Niles Restaurant, where guests and locals alike gather to eat before going to enjoy a Broadway show. Both dogs and cats are allowed at The Stewart for a fee of $100 per animal per stay.
Moxy NYC Chelsea
If you’re looking for the cool factor, look no further than Moxy NYC Chelsea. This trendy hotel sports a hip industrial-chic design and the highly-Instagrammable McQueens Flowers, an experiential flower studio in residence at the hotel. Rooms are fun and functional, with foldaway furniture and open pegboard closets to maximize space (some even have bunk beds). But you’ll also get luxurious amenities like large flat-screen TVs with streaming services and complimentary Wi-Fi. There are lots of places to eat at the hotel, including a café and a pizza bar. Make sure you unwind with a sunset drink in The Fleur Room, a glamourous 35th-floor lounge with 360˚ views of Manhattan and a lovely botanical theme. This hotel is pet-friendly, but only allows small dogs (under 20 lbs.).
The New Yorker Hotel
If you’re making a quick trip through the city and want to be as close to Penn Station as possible, you can’t do better than The New Yorker Hotel. This ritzy, old-school hotel is so close to Penn Station that back in its heyday, there was an underground tunnel connecting the two! The building remains an art-deco icon and now boasts modern, world-class amenities. This is also one of the best hotels in the area for foodies. During your stay, you’ll have mouth-watering dining options that include a classic steakhouse, an airy Italian restaurant, and American comfort food at the 24-hour Tick Tock Diner. You may have up to two pets per room and there is a $50 fee per pet, per night.
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