Whether traveling for business or for pleasure, it’s always good to bring a friend. But sometimes our best friends are not the human kind. If you and your favorite animal are passing through Baltimore, or looking for a pleasant venue to enjoy some R&R, these locations will be sure to treat both you and your pet the way you deserve.
Hilton Baltimore Convention Center
401 W. Pratt St.
Baltimore, Md. 21201
The Hilton Hotel in downtown Baltimore offers a luxurious stay and is convenient to a number of hot locations including the Convention Center, Oriole Park, M&T Stadium and numerous cultural and historical attractions. So walking your dog becomes a scenic jackpot. The hotel’s pet policy is remarkably generous. It accepts pets up to 75 pounds. There is a $75 non-refundable fee to bring your pet, but worry not, the hotel provides both bed and bowl.
Motel 6 Baltimore
1401 Bloomfield Ave.
Baltimore, Md. 21227
Motel 6 has a total of three locations in Baltimore: 1401 Bloomfield, 110 West North Avenue and 1654 Whitehead Court. Not only are they convenient from anywhere, but they are one of the more affordable hotel chains, and this counts double for pet owners. While most hotels that allow pets will require deductibles and a variety of restrictions on the pet owners, Motel 6’s pet policy can’t be beat. At Motel 6, well-behaved pets and service animals always stay free.
La Quinta Inn & Suites Baltimore North
4 Philadelphia Court
Baltimore, Md. 21237
If you’re passing through the Baltimore Area, La Quinta Inn & Suites may be just the stay you’re looking for. Located near the intersection of I-695 and I-95, this conveniently situated hotel gives guests access to such locations as Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Essex Community College, Loyola College and Morgan State University. La Quinta allows up to two domestic pets per room. But this won’t even touch your wallet as all pets stay for free, no deposits or fees. Just let the front desk know you’re packing a pet, and everything’s taken care of.
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Four Seasons Baltimore
200 International Drive
Baltimore, Md. 21202
If you’re looking for a swanky suite to park your pet, you could do little worse than Four Seasons. As a hotel, Four Seasons gets a five-star rating and ranks #1 of all the Hotels in Baltimore, according to Trip Advisor. Four Seasons offers such amenities as a fitness center, sauna, pool and wet deck and therapeutic massage. The best part? Pets stay for free. Four Seasons gladly accepts dogs and cats up to 25 pounds with no additional fees.
2 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, Md. 21201
By far the most pet-friendly hotel on this list, Hotel Monaco has zero restrictions. There’s no size or weight limit and no policy regarding the kind of animals you can bring. It welcomes all pets all of the time, no strings attached. In addition to no pet restrictions, Monaco actually offers pet amenities. When you check in with your pet, expect a VIP (Very Important Pet) package delivered to your room. Pet amenities include toys and treats and your pets get their very own beds and bowls right in the room for free. Still not enough for you? You can arrange additional pet services with the concierge. These services include sitting, grooming, walking, pet massage and pet acupuncture. Don’t have a pet but wish you did? Talk to the concierge and Hotel Monaco will send up a goldfish to keep you company during your stay. Hotel Monaco goes out of its way to make pets feel as welcome as their owners.
Joel Furches is a freelance writer and researcher for The Examiner and Logos Software, and also manages his own catalog of writing on Hub Pages. Joel is on the board of directors for Ratio Christi. He has a bachelors in Psychology and a Masters in Education.