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Are you planning a vacation with your dog? You’re not alone. Statistically more and more pet owners are bringing their dogs along on their vacations, and as a result, more and more hotels are rolling out the red carpet for our four-legged friends. These are a few of the wonderful dog-friendly hotels you’ll find in our beach towns.

Inn of the Lost Coast, Shelter Cove


Not only do the good people of Inn of the Lost Coast welcome pets, but they’ll spoil your pup upon your arrival. They offer treats, pet bowls and a guide to the pet-friendly places in the area, including a dog beach a mile away. Just call 888-570-9676  to let them know you’ll be bringing your four-legged friend.

Hofsas House, Carmel


Hofsas House is a small boutique hotel in Carmel with beautiful ocean views and a heated pool. Some of their rooms are dog-friendly, but not all, so make sure you specify when you make your reservation at 831-624-2745.

Carmel Valley Ranch


The Carmel Valley Ranch is a luxurious resort that is the most highly ranked of its kind in the Carmel area. They welcome pets of any size for an additional fee of $150 per pet per visit. There is no limit to the number of pets you can bring with you.

La Serena Inn, Morro Bay


If you’re heading to Morro Bay, consider a stay at La Serena Inn. This value hotel offers a free continental breakfast, laundry service, beautiful views and pet-friendly rooms. Call 805-772-5665 to let them know you’ll be bringing Fido along.

Hotel Laguna, Laguna Beach


The Laguna Beach area itself is very dog-friendly, and the vast majority of its hotels will allow you to bring your pets (various rules and fees will apply). At Hotel Laguna, you can bring your 65 lb. or lighter dog for an extra fee of $50. Call 949-494-1151 to book.

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel


This luxurious Santa Monica hotel believes in good service for all. They love adults, they love kids and they even love your pets. Loews was actually the first national hotel chain to launch a pet program that includes a gourmet room service menu for cats and dogs, specialized bedding, dog walking route maps and even pet-sitting services.

The Belamar Hotel, Manhattan Beach


The Belamar is a chic and stylish venue located a few blocks from the water in Manhattan Beach. They welcome your pets with a $75 fee, and they have designated pet-friendly areas on the property for walks.

Omni San Diego Hotel


If you have a small pet, he or she is welcome at this stunning San Diego hotel. They welcome pets 25 lbs and under for a $50 fee.