Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland

The hipster’s paradise that has spectacularly risen up against its west coast rivals of Seattle and San Fran Francisco Portland is now one of the coolest and most eco-friendly cities on the planet with a booming arts, culinary, coffee and microbrew scenes as well as a large number of green spaces, indie cinemas and a thriving alternative culture. It’s also a fantastic city to travel with your dog and regularly ranks among the most dog-friendly cities in the US with no less than 33 dog parks, (so a leading city the in dog park per capita ratio stakes) and a large variety of dog friendly cafes, restaurants, patios and breweries and natural attractions to explore with your pooch – in Portland they’ll love your four-legged friend almost as much as you do! Here are 15 of the best dog-friendly hotels to stay in Portland to suit all budgets…

Sentinel Hotel – elegant, arty and unique dog-friendly hotel

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Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

A hip and happening high-end hotel that is a beacon for creative types, the 5-star exceptionally rated Sentinel Hotel Portland offers luxury accommodation, a curated art collection and two of the finest eateries in Portland; Jake’s Grill and the Jackknife. Bedrooms are stylish and sleek and guests upgrading to a suite have access to their own private member’s lounge. Dogs are always welcome at the Portland pooch loving htoel and they will be provided with their own pet beds, bowls, toys and mats as well as complimentary treats and an owners guide to dog-friendly amenities and attractions in the area. Additional fees apply for four-legged visitors.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco – stylish pet-friendly Portland hotel

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

This fabulously eclectic dog-friendly 4-star hotel is situated in Downtown Portland and welcomes furry friends with open arms. Bedrooms at the highly rated Kimpton Hotel Monaco are uniquely styled with retro furnishings and designer wallpaper, and guests at the hotel can enjoy the tavern style restaurant and cocktail bar, a fitness centre and in-room spa services. Four-legged guests can take advantage of plush pet-beds, food, water bowls and mats, and the concierge will provide details of nearby pet-friendly restaurants, parks, groomers and pet boutiques. The dog-welcoming Portland hotel offers a nightly wine reception where pets are welcome too, and Portland Japanese Garden and Park is just a few blocks away when it is time for walkies.

Dossier Hotel – upscale trendy dog-friendly accommodation

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Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

This upscale, 4-star hotel is housed in an elegant historical building in Downtown Portland. Bedrooms at the pet-loving Portland hotel feature sumptuous beds and linens and plenty of modern art, and the Dossier Hotel Portland has a high end Italian/American restaurant and a sophisticated cocktail bar. There is also a 24-hour gym onsite. Pets are very welcome here at the furry-friend friendly Portland hotel and they will provide a pet bed, food bowl and a tasty treat upon check-in, as well as a curated list of Portland pet resources. The even offer a range of inspirational books – from dog massage to pet psychology – that are free for you to borrow.

Mark Spencer Hotel – elegant modern hotel which allows dogs

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

A sophisticated, downtown 4-star hotel in a modern, brick building that offers sleek accommodation for guests with two or four legs. Elegant bedrooms at the dog welcoming Portland hotel come complete with high-end furnishings, crisp linens and flat screen TV’s, whilst the hotel restaurant and bar offers a daily evening wine reception, afternoons teas and an extensive menu. There is also a 24-hour fitness centre on site. Dogs are welcome at The Mark Spencer Hotel and will be provided with pet beds, bowls and mats as well as their very own complimentary bag of treats and a list of pet-friendly parks, amenities and attractions across the nearby area.

Staypineapple at Hotel Rose – funky waterfront dog-loving hotel

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

This funky and functional mid-range Portland hotel (which allows dogs) offers colourful interiors and sleek, yet stylish accommodation. Located directly across from Tom McCall Waterfront Park, and the Willamette River, Staypineapple at Hotel Rose is a great base for those looking to take their dogs on long walks along the waterfront. Visitors to the Portland hotel which allows dogs can upgrade their stay to include the “Pooch Package” that offers a dog bed, food bowl, mats and other doggy travel essentials, and the staff are always on hand for tummy rubs and extra fuss. They can also advise guests on the very best pet-friendly attractions and amenities in the city.

Jupiter Hotel – retro cool central Portland hotel

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

A charming and thoughtfully renovated mid-century motor inn, The Jupiter Hotel offers boutique accommodation in the heart of Portland. Bedrooms at furry-friend friendly Portland hotel are trendy and minimalist but very comfortable and feature bright colours, funky wall art and pillow-top mattresses, and guests can also enjoy the 24-hour art gallery, the chic cocktail lounge with live music and the contemporary courtyard with fire pit. The Jupiter doesn’t just allow pets on the premises, it welcomes them with open arms. For an additional fee, facilities like pet beds and bowls can be provided upon request, and well-behaved dogs are welcome across many areas of the hotel.

McMenamins Crystal Hotel – eclectic, funky and dog-welcoming

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Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

Located in the heart of Oregon’s Willamette Wine Valley, McMenamins Crystal Hotel is a handsome four-storey building that offers cosy bedrooms with quotes on the wall, a bistro in the cellar, a small pool and an ever-popular rooftop pub and bar. Pets are welcome in the pet-friendly, mid-range bedrooms and on the rooftop bar, and bowls and mats and outdoor areas are provided for their enjoyment. The pooch-friendly Portland hotel is perfect for visitors looking to explore both the metro area and the wine region beyond.

Kimpton Hotel Vintage – trendy upscale accommodation

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

This fun and funky boutique hotel located in downtown Portland is full of unusual design touches such as graffiti-inspired cork art, a lobby that doubles as an urban tasting room and a games lounge for grown-ups. The Kimpton Hotel Vintage is a chic urban retreat for modern-day nomads and party people alike. Bedrooms at the pet-friendly Portland accommodation are striking yet homely with dark walls and crisp white linens, while marble bathrooms are luxurious and upmarket. Dogs are welcome here for free and are provided with plush mats, tasty treats and water bowls as well as a personalised greeting at check-in and a handy list of nearby pet-friendly restaurants, parks, groomers and pet boutiques. Your furry friends are also welcomed at the nightly happy hour in the Portland hotel living room.

River’s Edge Hotel & Spa – a chic urban pet-friendly retreat

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

Situated on a tree-lined bend of the Willamette River, this acclaimed urban retreat is famous for offering first class Pacific Northwest hospitality in sleek surroundings. Bedrooms at the 4-star highly rated River’s Edge Hotel & Spa are contemporary and luxurious and offer views across the river or the surrounding countryside of the Willamette Valley, and the hotel is home to the Rosewood restaurant that serves up exceptional seasonal cuisine and has an extensive wine list. Up to two pets of any size can be accommodated for at the dog-friendly Portland hotel for a small additional fee, and whilst they cannot be left unattended in the room, the hotel will provide dog beds, bowls and treats and information on local pet-friendly amenities, parks and attractions.

Red Lion Hotel on the River Jantzen Beach – stylish waterfront hotel

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

This polished 4-star hotel is situated on the Columbia Waterfront and offers upscale accommodation in plush surroundings. The Red Lion Hotel on the highly rated River Jantzen Beach Portland offers bright and airy bedrooms full of modern luxury fittings and guests can dine at the upmarket Jantzen Beach Bar and Grill, or relax with a cocktail or dance the night away at JB’s Lounge and Nightclub. The Red Lion also offers pet-friendly rooms specifically designated for you and your furry family member with close access to the outdoors and pet facilities like beds and bowls. The pet welcoming Portland hotel is also close to some of the regions finest dog parks and offers an outdoor pool, a tennis court and a fitness centre.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, Jantzen Beach – branded beachside hotel

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

Situated close to Columbia River, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites offers comfortable, contemporary, mid-range accommodation in a central location near to local shopping centres and restaurants. Bedrooms are clean and spacious with work desks, mini fridges and flat screen TVs, whilst bathrooms offer high-pressure shower heads and good sized bathtubs. The dog-friendly Portland hotel also offers an indoor swimming pool and fitness centre. Up to two pets are welcome per room for a small additional cost, but owners are advised to bring their own bowls, beds and other accessories.

Oakwood Pearl District – first class furnished apartments in a central location

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

These furnished apartments are centrally located, just a few short blocks away from vibrant live music venues, bars, restaurants, microbreweries and shopping centres. With access to the rustic-luxe rooftop deck and stunning views of the city, guests get to experience their very own home from home in the heart of the city. The exceptionally rated Oakwood Apartments offer fully-equipped kitchens, high-speed internet, smart TV’s, in-unit washer and dryer facilities and air conditioning. Cats and friendly dogs of all sizes are welcome at the apartments, but visitors may need to bring their own pet beds and feeding bowls. The dog-friendly Portland apartments are just a short walk from Providence Park that is a great place for an extended walk with your dog.

Best Western Pony Soldier – a dog welcoming hotel close to Portland Airport

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

Just a few miles outside of Portland International Airport, the highly rated Best Western Pony Soldier Hotel offers mid-range, straightforward accommodation for visitors travelling to and from the Portland metro. Offering unfussy pet welcoming Portland accommodation and comfortable rooms with flat-screen TVs and mini-bars, guests can also enjoy the heated outdoor pool, sauna and exercise room. Four-legged pets that are also in transit are welcome to stay here, and pet-friendly rooms are provided with feeding bowls, mats and easy access to outdoor areas. A maximum of two pets are allowed per room and small additional costs will be incurred.

Rodeway Inn & Suites – budget pet-friendly hotel close to the waterfront

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

Just a few minutes away from Jantzen Beach, the Rodeway Inn & Suites offers clean, comfortable, mid-range accommodation close to a variety of tax-free shopping outlets and a wide variety of bars and restaurants. The pet-friendly Portland hotel also offers a golf course as well as its own health club and spa. Pets are always welcome at The Rodeway Inn and pet-friendly rooms with additional facilities are available and they offer easy access to outdoor areas.

More dog-friendly hotels in Portland

Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in Portland Global Grasshopper

  • The Heathman Hotel – upscale hotel made famous by Fifty Shades of Grey which allows up to two dogs for a fee.
  • Hotel Modera – a popular and trendy Portland hotel which welcomes pets.
  • Hotel Deluxe – upscale and unique pooch-friendly hotel.
  • Hotel Lucia – renowned for its photography collection in downtown Portland and allows pets.
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Born in England, with a few family roots from Bavaria, and a heart in Scandinavia I've always been a bit of a restless soul. My first true adventure began as a six month voyage around South East Asia as a fresh faced backpacker and ever since I've lived a semi nomadic existence, clocking up over 40 countries on trips and living in Dublin, South East Asia and Australia. I'm a lover of US Road Trips, deserted beaches bathed in warm glow of a sunset, Cuban mojitos, easy-on-the-eye travel destinations far away from the tourist crowds and all things Scandinavian - from cloudberry liquors to Scandi Noirs. When not wandering the world, you'll find me walking my rescue dog in leafy South West London, strolling around the Brighton Laines on random day trips, hunting for photogenic landscapes or daydreaming about returning to my all time favourite places in the world; Havana, Copenhagen, Italy, Thailand and the frozen landscapes of a wintry Iceland. Follow Becky on Twitter and Google+.

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