When it comes to booking hotels, it may feel like “pet friendly” translates to “dog friendly.” But there are some great hotels where cats are welcome, too! We’re happy to provide you with this list of cat friendly hotel chains for all your feline friendly adventures.

Woman sitting on a bed in a pet friendly hotel looking at a computer with a cat on her lap

Some cats like traveling, too! But locating a cat friendly hotel for your trip can be a challenge. When managers set the rules at each location, it’s hit-and-miss to find accommodations that will meet your needs. Fortunately, some hotels welcome cats at ALL their properties, so you can count on these chains to welcome your feline friend.

Cat Friendly Hotel Chains

Affinia Hotels & Suites

The Affinia hotel chain consists of three properties in New York City, and all are delighted to have your cat as a guest!

One cat is allowed per room for a $150 pet fee. He or she will be pampered with food and water bowls, an over-sized pet bed, a toy, and a door hanger to alert the hotel staff that your pet is inside. The program also includes a $10 donation to the Humane Society, which is a nice touch!

Review the Affinia Pet Policy.

Siamese cat laying on a white comforter

Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Best Western has 1,600 pet friendly hotels across the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean, and many will welcome your feline travel companion. According to their website, pets such as cats, birds, monkeys, snakes, or other animals are allowed at the discretion of each property manager and require prior approval.

There may be a maximum charge of $30 per day for each room with a pet or multiple pets, or a maximum charge per week of $150. A refundable damage deposit of up to $150 per stay may be required of all guests with a pet.

Review the Best Western Pet Policy.


Days Inn Hotels

Days Inn offers guests warm hospitality and clean, comfortable rooms at their 829 pet friendly locations across North America. This low- to moderately-priced hotel chain offers convenient locations and family-friendly amenities that make it a good choice for human and pet travelers.

Each Days Inn location sets it’s own pet policy, and not all Days Inn hotels allow pets. The properties that are pet friendly typically charge a pet fee starting at $10 per night. Weight limits and the number of pets allowed vary by location.

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Drury Hotels

The Drury hotel chain, with over 150 locations across the United States, is a well-kept, pet friendly secret. Located in 24 states, they bring southern hospitality to the mid-scale hotel experience.

This hotel chain’s warm welcome also extends to pets. Up to two pets are allowed per room at every Drury location. The combined weight of the pets cannot exceed 80 pounds, and the daily pet fee is $35 per room.

Review the Drury Pet Policy.


Extended Stay America

Extended Stay America focuses on long-term stays, offering spacious apartment-style suites where you can work, dine and relax at their 630 locations. They also welcome a maximum of two pets per suite.

A $25 per day, per pet cleaning fee is charged for the first six nights (not to exceed $150 per pet). Thereafter, a $10 per day fee is charged for the first 5 days of each month (not to exceed $50 per month, per pet).

Height and length restrictions also apply. Pets can be no longer than 36 inches and no taller than 36 inches. More than two pets or those that exceed the size restrictions must be approved by the property manager prior to making your reservation.

Review the Extended Stay America Pet Policy.

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Hotels by Hilton

With hotels across the US and Canada, you’ll find a Hilton in most cities in North America. Each property in the Hilton hotel chain sets its own pet policy, but most allow two cats for an additional fee ranging between $35 and $75 dollars. Amenities also very by property and may include food and water bowls and a pet bed.

Hilton brands include Double Tree, Embassy Suites, Hampton, Homewood Suites, Home2, and Waldorf Astoria.


Kimpton Hotels

The Kimpton hotel chain‘s 64 North American properties lead the pack in pet friendliness. They welcome all pets with no limit on the number, species, weight, or breed, and charge no additional fees or deposits!

This cat friendly hotel chain goes the extra mile to be sure all pets enjoy their stay as much as their human guests do, offering special amenities like comfy pet beds and treats at check in.

Review the Kimpton Pet Policy.

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La Quinta by Wyndham Hotels

With nearly 900 pet friendly La Quinta hotels across North America, you’re never far away! Located along major highways, as well as in towns and cities, this chain is a solid choice when looking for an affordable and reliably pleasant hotel.

While most La Quintas welcome two pets per room, there are some La Quinta hotels that do not allow pets:

  • Brooklyn Downtown
  • Brooklyn East
  • Cincinnati Airport Florence
  • Dallas – Richardson
  • Dallas Downtown
  • Inglewood
  • New York City Central Park
  • Plano Legacy Frisco
  • San Antonio Medical Center NW
  • White Plains – Elmsford
  • Queens (New York City)

La Quinta welcomes two pets per room and some locations have a pet weight limit. In addition, beginning January 1, 2019, some properties instituted a pet fee of $20 per night, not to exceed $40 per stay per room.  Please call to verify pet policies before making your reservation.

Review the La Quinta Pet Policy.


Loews Hotels

The Loews hotel chain definitely puts their best paw forward when it comes to pet amenities at their 27 properties in the U.S. and Canada! Bedding, leashes, collars, litter boxes and litter, litter scoopers, pet placemats and water bowls can be provided at checkin. Many locations even offer pet-centric selections on the room service menu and connect you with local pet sitters.

Loews welcomes up to two four-legged guests per room, and each location sets their own pet fees. Be sure to confirm the pet policy before making your reservation.

Review the Loews Pet Policy.

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Marriott Hotels

With 1,500 pet friendly hotels throughout the US and Canada, there’s a Marriott brand hotel in most large North American cities. Each property determines it’s own pet policy, but most allow one or two small cats (or dogs) for an additional fee ranging from $25 per night to $250 per stay.

Marriott’s cat friendly hotel brands include Renaissance, Residence Inn, Ritz Carlton, Sheraton, Springhill Suites, W Hotels, and Westin.

Learn more about Marriott’s Pet Friendly Properties.


Motel 6

Motel 6 is the largest owned and operated motel chain with 1,400 locations across the United States and Canada. Their rooms are some of the most affordable you’ll find, and every location is cat friendly.

Motel 6 allows two per room with a combined maximum weight of 150 pounds. They Motel 6 brand does not charge pet fees, and the Studio 6 branded hotels charge a $10 per night pet fee, up to $75. You won’t find any pet amenities here, but the price is right!

Review the Motel 6 Pet Policy.

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Red Roof Inns

Red Roof provides cat friendly accommodations at economical prices at their 600+ pet friendly locations across the country. And, not only do they not charge additional pet fees, they’ll give you a 10% discount when you bring your pet along!

Every Red Roof welcomes one pet (cat or dog) up to 80 pounds per room with no additional fees. Some locations may allow more than one pet, but please call first to confirm.

Review the Red Roof Inn Pet Policy.


WoodSpring Suites

WoodSpring Suites is an extended-stay hotel chain with 300 pet friendly locations in the United States. Each location sets their own pet policy, so it’s important to call and verify the details before making your reservation.

Many WoodSpring locations welcome two cats or dogs weighing under 80 pounds per room and charge a pet fee of $15 per night for stays of 1-6 nights. The pet fee is reduced to $5 per night for the 7 nights or longer.

Review the WoodSpring Pet Policy.

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Finding Cat Friendly Hotel Chains Gets Easier

We hope we’ve made finding accommodations for your next cat friendly trip a little easier. If you’ve found other cat friendly hotel chains you love, be sure to let us know in the comments!

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