There are a number of Orlando pet friendly hotels that will allow you to bring your best friend along.[/caption]
When it comes to summer vacations, humans shouldn’t have all the fun—your furry friends can also travel with you on your next Orlando vacation, provided that you choose a pet-friendly hotel. Fortunately, Orlando has a number of pet-friendly accommodations that will enable the entire family to enjoy everything that Central Florida has to offer. Orlandoescape.com has an extensive list of pet friendly hotels in Orlando to help you choose the best place to stay during your visit to Orlando.
Many of these accommodations are spacious resorts or hotels with a number of suites available where pets can have extra room to move, such as the Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista, Seralago Hotel and Suites Maingate East, and Celebration Suites. Smaller, budget friendly hotels such as the Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista, Quality Inn Hotel Orlando, Rosen Inn, Rosen Inn Pointe Orlando and Days Inn Orlando Universal Studios Hotel are ideally located in International Drive tourist district or near popular attractions such as Downtown Disney. Other pet-friendly hotels, such the Sheraton Orlando Downtown Hotel and the Best Western Orlando Gateway, have reputations that experienced travelers have come to know and trust; Best Western in particular has 1600 locations across the country that will accommodate pets.
Before making a reservation, keep in mind that each hotel has their own rules, restrictions and fees related to accommodating a pet. Call the hotel ahead of time to find out what those fees and restrictions might be. Best Western’s pet-friendly properties, for instance, will allow up to two domestic dogs per room with a maximum weight of 80 lbs. per animals. Other pets, such as cats, birds or more exotic animals require prior approval from the property and are only allowed at the manager’s discretion.
Pet fees may cost about $20 per day—once again, depending on the hotel or resort—and there is usually some sort of refundable damage deposit required just in case Rover gets a little too rambunctious in the room. Making sure your pet has enough opportunities to go for a walk and that you stock up enough food, water and chew toys to keep your pet occupied will help prevent any added expenses due to damage to your room.
Also keep in mind that it is extremely important that dogs are not allowed to roam freely about the property because of the potential for negative interactions with other dogs or human guests. Make your sure dog stays on his or her leash, and in case your dog does get loose, ensure that the collar has the most up to date contact information, especially a cell phone number where you can easily be reached.
Staying in an Orlando pet friendly hotel will ensure that your family will have the vacation of a lifetime. There are so many local attractions to visit—from the Walt Disney World, Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure and SeaWorld/Discovery Cove/Aquatica attractions to the restaurants and amusements along International Drive—you will never run out things to see and do, and neither will your beloved pet.