Chicago Pet Friendly Hotels

We list five Chicago pet friendly hotels for anyone looking to spend some time in the windy city with their fur baby

Taking a trip away from home is something that we are all dreaming about every now and then. If you are a pet owner, though, finding a place to stay can be quite difficult and time-consuming. Are you planning on visiting Chicago this summer for a well-deserved urban getaway? If you would also like to take your furry friends with you, make sure to keep reading and learn about the best Chicago Pet Friendly Hotels!

Thompson Chicago

21 E Bellevue Pl, Chicago, Illinois, 60611 // 312-266-2100

Situated at the heart of Magnificent Mile, Thompson Chicago is one of the best pet friendly hotels in the city. The best part of staying at Thompson Chicago is not just the luxurious art designed suites with floor to ceiling windows allowing for stunning views of the city, but the fact that your pets are welcome to stay completely free of charge. As you are checking-in your furry friends will receive a bed, water bowls and treats. Not only is the Washington Park just a short walking distance from the hotel, but you will also be able to find various pet-friendly stores and restaurants in the area as well.


Hotel Lincoln

1816 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, 60614 // 312-254-4700

With its pet-friendly policy, Hotel Lincoln is one of the best accommodation options for people traveling with their furry friends to Chicago. The hotel welcomes pets of any size for no additional charge! As you are checking-in your pet will be provided with a bed and food and water bowls. If you have decided to treat your dog you can request the Doggie Room Service, which will allow your pet to enjoy gourmet dog food with no artificial ingredients. Well-behaved pets can be left unattended, however, with Lincoln Park being just across the street, you would like to spend as much time as possible with your dog enjoying the green areas by the hotel.

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Hotel Fairmont Chicago

200 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, Illinois, 60601 // 1-312-565-8000

Treat yourself and your entire family to a luxurious and modern stay in the heart of downtown Chicago, by visiting the Fairmont Hotel. Make sure to also take your furry friends with you, as Fairmont is one of the best Chicago Pet-Friendly Hotels. While cats are not allowed, rooms can accommodate for up to two dogs under 40 lbs for an additional fee of $50 per pet, per stay. Chinook is a Golden Retriever part of the hotel’s team members, who has a comprehensive guide with recommendations on nearby dog parks and restaurants. Additionally, they have an amazing Doggie Dining Menu with healthy meals all inspired and tasted by Chinook.

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The Peninsula Chicago

108 East Superior Street, Chicago, Illinois // 312-337-2888

If you are looking for a luxurious and posh stay, you should check the Peninsula Chicago as one of the best Chicago Pet Friendly Hotels. This 5-star hotel is known for its stylish and specious rooms, as well as its warm hospitality. The entire 8 floor of the hotel is designated as a pet-friendly area, where owners can stay with their pets.  For smaller furry friends under 30 pounds, the charge is $100, whereas the larger over 30 pounds animals are charged a fee of $250 per stay. The hotel also provides beds, food and water bowls and treats for your pets. With its close proximity to the Chicago Riverwalk and two small beaches along Lake Michigan the area is fantastic for taking your dog for a walk.

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Best Western Plus Hawthorn Terrace Hotel

3434 N Broadway, Chicago, Illinois, 60657 // 1-888-860-3400

Take a fantastic weekend getaway and enjoy the peaceful waters of Lake Michigan by booking a stay at the Best Western Plus Hawthorn Terrace Hotel. Make sure to take your furry pets with you as both cats and dogs are allowed in the hotel. The rooms accommodate up to two dogs up to 80 lbs for a charge of $25 per animal. There is nothing better than taking your dog for a walk early in the morning by the lake shore.


Viceroy Chicago

1118 N. State Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60610 // 312-586-2000

Located at the heart of downtown Chicago, you can find a luxurious treat for your entire family and even your pets! Relax at your stylish room decorated with gold and black accents, while admiring the stunning Chicago views. Each guest room can accommodate up to two pets under 25 lbs. Your furry pet will get its own custom bed, toys and food and water bowls. There is a $50 charge per night, portion of which gets donated to a local animal rescue. Your dog will be welcomed as a VIP (“very important pet”) at Viceroy Chicago!

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Are you ready to book your holiday to Chicago? If you are planning to travel with your furry friends make sure to book one of the best Chicago Pet Friendly Hotels! Which one of the 6 listed hotels sound best to you?


By: Polly

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