A Pet Lover’s Paradise
It can be heart-breaking to leave your beloved pooch behind while you embark on your next adventure. But with an increasing number of travellers looking to take their smaller halves with them as well as more and more accommodations and airlines catering to those with pets, there’s really no reason those furry adventurers can’t join in the fun. With more great places to stay than any other travel brand in the world and over 70 million real guest reviews, Booking.com shares top tips on what to look for in a pet-friendly stay along with a selection of highly-rated accommodation gems specifically geared to animal loving jet-setters and their four legged friends.
5 things to look for in a pet friendly stay:
1.Make sure the staff is known for loving—not just dealing with—pets! Be proud of your pooch instead of dodging disapproving looks as you walk in the corridor.
2.Check out the scenery or nearby parks to make sure your precious pup can run and roam.
3.See if spa days are available for your little loved one, so you can both be pampered on your stay.
4.Remember that the food can make or break a trip, for you and your dog. Gourmet pet menus are available at a wide array of stays.
5.Many accommodations offer puppy packages. From special bowls and name tags to beds and bones, don’t forget to look into the array of treats that might be available.
From the North to South, Thailand’s perfect pet stays include:
1.Modern, Stylish & Pet friendly
Located along Ping River, this boutique hotel is pet friendly and requires no additional charges for your little pooch. Every room is decorated with an individual color theme and the hotel offers Asian, American and European dishes. Walking distance to Chiang Mai Night Bazaar and Warorot Market.
Ketawa Stylish Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2.A Short Drive from Bangkok for a Natural Landscape
Pamper yourself and your pet with the beauty of the natural landscape in Khao Yai. This pet-friendly property is only a 30 minute drive from Khao Yai National Park and Palio Walking Street. The in-house restaurant offers a selection of Thai dishes and rooms come with a garden view.
Phukumhom Khao Yai, Khao Yai, Thailand
3.Hostel, The New Go-To
Located in the heart of the city, FU House Hostel offers you a homely stay with a family of cats greeting you in the common area.. This Thai-style hostel is not only human friendly but also pet friendly and is a 5 minute walk to the nearest BTS stations. Various shopping places for you and your beloved pet to roam around.
FU House Hostel, Bangkok, Thailand
4.Modern, Cozy In and Outdoor Areas
Your furry friends are welcome for a free of charge stay in central Bangkok. There are a plenty of indoor and outdoor open spaces for you and your perfect pooch to wander through. “It’s not a big hotel but a very good one. We stayed in a Twin Room with our poochie,” shared one Booking.com reviewer.
Ad Lib, Bangkok, Thailand
5.Hidden Gem Hideout
With modern interiors and dark wood furniture, this relaxing, pet-friendly getaway is only a 5-10 minute drive to Jomtien beach and Pattaya walking street. Your pet stays free of charge in the large spacious rooms with well-equipped kitchenettes.
“LLovely and quiet, pet friendly, beautiful grounds”, said one Booking.com guest review.
Le Viman Resort, Pattaya, Thailand
6.Secluded Private Pool and Luxurious Villas
Located a little bit out of Krabi town, The Lane Bay offers you a relaxing, authentic experience where you can enjoy snorkeling, kayaking, massages and cooking lessons. With spacious green lawns facing the ocean front, it’s a perfect place for your pooches to roam around while you relax. Boat rides to the nearest islands and catering for dining in is also available.
The Lane Bay Villas, Krabi, Thailand
7.Tropical Landscape Garden with Saltwater Pool
For you and your lovely pet to enjoy quality time, dogs weighing less than 10 kg are welcome to stay free of charge in a One bedroom Apartment with private garden. This villa is only a 5 minute drive from Naiharn and Rawai beach and only 15 minutes’ drive to the scenic Phromthep Cape Sunset viewpoint.
Phuket Riviera Villas, Phuket, Thailand.
Booking.com also suggests top picked pet friendly accommodations from around the globe for pet lovers who plans to have a long holiday abroad.
From East to West, where to find the best:
Complete with lush rooms and a range of tailored services for you and your dog, you can both enjoy the lifestyle of the rich and the famous in sunny California at The Orlando Hotel. For those pets in need of particular TLC, the hotel even features a special ‘Bow-Wow-Package’ which includes a doggie turn-down service.
The Orlando Hotel, Los Angeles, USA
2.Lassie in ‘the land down under
Whether it’s your first or hundredth time abroad with your pet, this stunning stay will knock the fur off your feet. Indulge yourself and pamper your pet with The Langham’s 5-star pet service featuring gourmet dishes like ‘Lassie’s Favorite’. “It was our first trip away with our pet baby and you made it very special. Thank you!” shared one Booking.com reviewer.
The Langham Sydney, Australia
Do you and your hound crave a night or two in a castle? You are sure to be a classy group at the Roxburghe Hotel which makes sure that dogs and their owners ‘retain a comfortable and relaxed feel’ during their grand stay.
Roxburghe Hotel And Golf Course, United Kingdom
4.Bring on Bali!
There’s nothing like a home—or more like paradise—away from home with all those who hold your heart. Sanglung Villas offer you and your pet the freedom and comforts of home at one of the most desired destinations in the world. Play fetch, roll around, enjoy the views or simply chase your tail… it’s play time.
The Sanglung Villas, Indonesia