Planning a family trip to Florida? You can’t take a family trip without bringing everyone, and that includes the pets. From five-star luxury resorts to the budget-friendly, family-friendly hotels, there are pet-friendly accommodations all across the Sunshine State begging for a visit from you and the fam. Check out our list of the best pet-friendly hotels in Florida to start planning your next vacation.
1. Sheraton Suites, Key West
A Key West vacation doesn’t have to mean the furry friends stay at home. The Sheraton Suites Key West combine family-friendly fun with the luxury hotel stay you crave. The hotel allows pets, including dogs up to 40 pounds, to stay in the rooms and there is a two pet maximum per room. Choose from different suite-style room options, each sleeping between three and five guests. Each suite comes with dining tables, entertainment systems, kitchenettes, and a wet bar. The hotel also has a fitness center, outdoor heated pool, and bike rentals, as well as easy access to golf courses, tennis courts, and all the best beaches.
2. Four Seasons Resort, Palm Beach
A high-class vacation even Fido can enjoy. The Four Seasons Resort at Palm Beach allows pets under 20 pounds into the luxury resort, for an extra fee. The hotel rooms at the Four Seasons offer you and your family cozy beds, free WiFi, entertainment systems, and access to the best of the hotel’s amenities. Choose between the standard rooms, with a king bed or two double beds, or suite-style rooms, with up to two bedrooms, living space, kitchen space, and private balconies. Check out the rest of the hotel’s treats, too. From the fitness center to the beachside yoga to the pools and spas, there are so many ways to rest and relax at the Four Seasons Palm Beach.
3. The Setai, Miami Beach
This elegant and fun hotel on Miami Beach is pet-friendly, meaning you can bring your four-legged pal with no additional fee, as long as he’s under 20 pounds. The rooms at The Setai are sleek and modern and come in suite-style rooms. The suites, whether one bedroom or four bedrooms, feature luxury custom-made beds, jacuzzi tubs, a Samsung sound bar, in-suite dining, and gourmet kitchen space. Ocean Suites are one to four bedrooms while the Art Deco Suites are either studio suites, one bedroom suites, or junior suites. The hotel has a world-class spa, as well as multiple pools, easy beach access, and gourmet dining all right at your fingertips.
4. Kimpton EPIC Hotel, Miami
Headed for a weekend in Miami? Don’t leave your best friend at home! The Kimpton EPIC Hotel in Miami is one of the most welcoming pet-friendly hotels in Florida. The modern, upscale hotel not only accepts pets but loves them. Their pet policies allow any breed and weight of your pet, and have no limit on the number of pets. Plus, you’ll be able to rent dog beds, bags for dog walks, and a door hanger to let staff know that a pet is in the room — all with no extra fee. Stay in one of the hotel’s luxurious rooms, complete with private balconies, king-sized beds, bathtubs and rain head showers, smart TV, and more. Or choose one of the suites, with a separate bedroom and seating areas, kitchen space, and private balconies. Kimpton EPIC Hotel also comes with spa service, rooftop pools, and a fitness center, as well as proximity to the best of Miami.
5. The Westin Lake Mary, Orlando North
Traveling with the fam to Orlando? The popular vacation destination is perfect for the whole family — including the pets! The Westin Lake Mary is the best pet-friendly hotel in the area, however, the only acceptable pets are dogs. The hotel’s rooms sleep up to four guests, with rainforest shower heads, HD TVs, free WiFi, and of course, room for your pet. The club level rooms come with all the same, plus access to the private Westin Club Lounge. The Westin Lake Mary also offers up a heated pool and poolside lounge space, a fitness studio, and all the best perks for your pooch.
6. Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa, Vero Beach
The luxury, boutique beachside hotel lets you have the best of your beach vacay without leaving the pup behind. Stay in a room or suite right in front of the water’s edge, with a modern design, one king or two double beds, balcony space, and large bathrooms. The suites at Costa d’Este have a separate bedroom and living room space, as well as two bathrooms, state of the art appliances, and full kitchen space. The restaurants at Costa d’Este serve up fresh, world-class food. Try the Wave Kitchen and Bar or the Cabana Pool and Grill for the best bites. The resort’s amenities are rounded out with the spa, event space, and easy beach access.
7. The Cape Escape, Cape San Blas
If you’re looking for something unique, check out the rentals at The Cape Escape. While not technically hotels, the rooms available through The Cape Escape are the premier pet-friendly destinations in Cape San Blas, in northern Florida. The rental homes each feature WiFi, beach chairs, crab nets, grills, fresh linens and towels, cooking supplies, and all the amenities to make you feel settled, from beach supplies to home comforts. Plus, your furry pal will love the cozy rentals and on the sandy beaches.