March 23, 2017 3 min to read
Top Pet Friendly Hotels in India
Category : Guides
One of the downsides of owning a pet is dealing with gnawing thoughts like ‘Would he have eaten’, ‘He must be feeling lonely’ and ‘Would he have destroyed the couch again?’ during your holiday. Well, it’s time to put those thoughts to rest by taking your furry pal along on your next vacation and checking in at these top pet friendly hotels in India.
The Himalayan Village, Himachal Pradesh
Approx Price for Cottage : Rs.9,500
- Opt for meals with your booking as there are not many restaurants near the hotel
- View from Machan is better
Best Time to Visit Kasol: October to June
Greenex Farms, Wayanad
Located 2600 ft above sea level, this beautiful dog friendly resort comes with its own mini-backwater, tennis courts, cycling tracks, children’s playground, coffee plantations, a swimming pool fed by natural spring water and several nature trails. The resort covers a massive area which means your furry ball has plenty of space to play and run around.
Approx Price for Cottage : Rs.3,500
- Book the Green House if you are a large group (10-12 people)
Best Time to Visit Wayanad : June to September
Four Seasons, Mumbai
This is a fairly popular property but not many know that they allow your dog/cat to check-in with you as well. The best part is that they extend the legendary Four Seasons hospitality and welcome to your pets as well in the form of food, toys and speciality beds. Try to book a sea-facing room and do check out Aer, their rooftop bar which is one of the hottest party spots in town. If you are willing to splurge, this is easily the best dog friendly hotel in Mumbai.
Approx Price for Superior Room : Rs.12,000
- Try to book the sea view rooms on the higher floors (28 – 32)
Best Time to Visit Mumbai : November to February
Taj Vivanta, Gurgaon
We know that a Taj property pulls no punches when it comes to hospitality and now your pets can enjoy the same impeccable service. Pets are pampered with everything from detangler sprays, dog food from the kitchen, extra comfy cribs, shampoo and even a special door knob hanger to let everyone know that there’s a pooch in the house (room). As of writing this, the hotel charges Rs.3000 extra for guests checking in with their pets. Tough luck if have a Mastiff or one of the larger breeds as they don’t allow dogs larger than 45 kg. Also, your pet needs to be at least one year or older.
Approx Price for Deluxe Room : Rs.12,000
- For the best view, book the pool-facing rooms on 8-10 floors
- Room on the south side are quieter
Best Time to Visit Gurgaon: September to December
Oakwood Premier, Pune
Oakwood Premier is not your typical drab, apartment complex-type of service apartment. This 4-star property features slick glass facades , lap pools, lounge, in-house restaurant, a cognac bar and they welcome pets. So the next time you are headed to Pune for a business trip or an extended vacation, you can take your pet with you. Just make sure to notify them in advance if you are planning to check-in with your pet.
Approx Price for Studio : Rs.11,500
- They have one of the best lounge in the city
Best Time to Visit Pune: October to March
The White Peaks, Nainital
Approx Price Range : Rs.8,105 – Rs.13,922
- Rooms in the Main House and the Suites have good views.