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 Washington DC 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 Washington DC 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!
Kimpton George Hotel
If you’re looking for the cool factor, look no further than the Kimpton George Hotel, which pays homage to George Washington with playful modern art throughout the hotel. Located right in Capitol Hill, the hotel is a popular meeting place for politicians. Dine-in at the on-site upscale French bistro and you may see some of them. Other cool amenities include in-room yoga mats, cheetah-print bathrobes, wine receptions, electric car charging stations, and bikes for loan. And Kimpton Hotels go above and beyond when it comes to being pet-friendly. They’ll allow ANY pet that fits through the door, no matter the species, at no additional charge. The concierge will be able to recommend pet-friendly activities around the city and you can borrow a pet bed, bowls, or mats to keep your pet comfy in your room!
The LINE DC
For the ultimate luxury experience, check yourself into The LINE Hotel. Located in a converted turn-of-the-century church, this high-end hotel boasts rooms with free Wi-Fi, large flat-screen TVs, sitting areas, mini-bars, and lots of art. You can also upgrade to a room with a balcony or a monument view! While you’re not lounging in the comfort of your room get your sweat on in the fitness room, take a rooftop yoga class, or enjoy a meal at one of the three on-site bars and restaurants. You can easily venture out to popular destinations around the city – the hotel is in the Adams Morgan neighborhood near plenty of nightlife and only 3 miles away from the Washington Monument. Even better, the hotel has a fantastic pet policy. They allow both dogs and cats for free and place no weight limits or size restrictions. If you like, you can pick up courtesy cleanup bags, water bowls, and treats from the front desk.
Airbnb – Entire Apartment
If you’re looking for a budget-friendly place to crash right near the airport, this Airbnb apartment in Arlington is just minutes from DCA Airport! This private apartment includes free parking, Wi-Fi, a kitchen, laundry, and breakfast. If you’re bringing more than your pet along, this is also a perfect choice for families as it has 3 bedrooms and can sleep five.
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