Now that the wedding is planned and you’re ready to walk down the aisle and say ‘I do’, it’s time to plan your honeymoon. But if the thought of leaving your cat or dog at home while you explore the world just doesn’t feel right, then why not let them tag along? A pet is nothing more than just a furry family member after all!
With many hotels having a pet friendly policy, it is possible to take your cat or dog along for your first adventure as a married couple. And we’ve found some of the most romantic and luxurious hotels for your honeymoon where your fur ball is just as valued as you are! Here are 10 pet-friendly honeymoon hotels from around the world:
The Ritz-Carlton New York (New York, USA)
Overlooking New York’s iconic Central Park, the Ritz Carlton is known for it luxurious accommodation, fine dining and impeccable service. This hotel allows dogs up to 31kg at an additional fee of US$125.
Take your pup on a walk through Central Park or to see Time Square, or head to the many dog parks in the city. When you decided to head out to see a Broadway show or do sightseeing, the hotel provides a pet sitting service. Other pet-friendly services provided include emergency veterinarian and dog walking.
Residenza Napoleone III (Rome, Italy)
In the heart of Rome’s upscale shopping district is this majestic heirloom-laden boutique hotel. Making your privacy and comfort a priority, the hotel offers its guests an escape from the busy streets of Rome. With museums, monuments and the best restaurants right on your doorstep, you may never want to leave!
The Residenza Napoleone III allows guests to bring their pets along for no extra charge. Please ensure that you include that your pet is staying in your reservation.
Cliveden House (Berkshire, UK)
If you’re looking for a place to spend your honeymoon that is oozing with history, then head to Cliveden House. Just 30 minutes from Heathrow, this historical Georgian stately home, once owned by the Duke of Buckingham, has been converted into a five-star privately owned hotel.
Surrounded by over 300 acres of formal gardens, fountains, statues and pristine woodlands, both you and your furry friend will love long, romantic walks on the grounds. Even though your pet is treated as esteemed guests, it will not be allowed into the dining rooms of this hotel.
Grand Hotel du Palais Royal (Paris, France)
Parisians set the bar high when it comes to pet-friendly accommodation. Known as the city of love, honeymooners visiting Paris can expect a whole lot of romance, decadent French food and beautiful architecture.The Grand Hotel du Palais Royal welcomes both you and your pet with impeccable service and warm hospitality.
Honeymooners are in for an incredible experience as the hotel itself is housed in an 18th-century building, and is located just a 2-minute walk from the Musée du Louvre. Your pets are definitely not forgotten about as the hotel provides them with comfy dog beds, mineral water and fresh baked miniature dog pastries. They also have a very special room service menu for both dogs and cats.
The Langham Sydney (Sydney, Australia)
Located in The Rocks district with beautiful harbour view, The Langham Sydney is truly a gem for those visiting the capital city of Australia. Just 1.5 km from the Queen Victoria Building and 1.9 km from the Sydney Opera House, the hotel is perfect for honeymooners wanting to explore Sydney’s iconic landmarks.
For canines, the hotel offers the Pampered Pet’s Program which includes a pet room service menu featuring dishes made from fresh produce, as well as dog sitting and a walking services. Your pet will also be treated to a plush bed, custom Langham food and water bowls and a bag of gourmet treats upon check in.
Les Couvent des Minimes (Provence, France)
If you’re planning a winter honeymoon, why not escape to the sunny wine country of Provence? Once a Franciscan convent, and now a classy French country hotel, you’ll feel oh so pampered at this boutique hotel and spa. Rooms are decorated in muted tones of rose and aubergine, echoing the area’s long history for some of the world’s finest aromatic oils.
For an extra 35 Euros, pets are allowed to roam the beautiful gardens of this luxury hotel. Pups are excluded from dining areas, but room service is on offer for your pets.
Calistoga Ranch (Napa Valley, USA)
Located in the stunning California wine valley, this This 157-acre luxury resort is made for romance and couples who love the outdoors. With tailored walking trails made for both dogs of all ages and sizes, as well as their owners, you can be assured that you will spend plenty of time outdoors.
The lodge allows up to three pets per room for an additional fee of US$125. Honeymooners will be spoilt for choice when it comes to activities which include wine tasting tours, painting classes, a round of golf or enjoy a day at the spa – all to which your pet can join too.
Overwater Hall (Lake District, UK)
Known as the most scenic region of the UK, the Lake District is a wonder for painters, bird watchers and dog walkers. Overwater Hall is set on 18 acres of gardens and woodland,and is a multi-award winning family run hotel. With only 11 rooms, guests are guaranteed privacy and intimacy.
With plenty of space for your four legged friend to explore, you will definitely spending loads of time outside enjoy the estate’s formal gardens, forests and spectacular river walks.
The Boatshed (Auckland, New Zealand)
Overlooking the spectacular Oneroa Bay is this refined boutique hotel. With five beautiful nautical themed suites which allow for privacy and intimacy, The Boatshed is the perfect honeymoon destination. The hotel also only allows children over the age 12 to stay. With plenty of activities to do like biking, hiking and walking trails, both you and your pet will love the location of this hotel.
Other activities at this five-star, luxurious beach house include wine tasting, sailing and fishing.
Saltwater Villa (Brisbane, Australia)
If you’re wanting a seaside honeymoon then head to Saltwater Villa. Just a few minutes walk from the beach, this waterfront villa with pool makes for a blissful stay in Brisbane. Spend your days lounging in the warm tropical weather or head to some of Brisbane’s attractions like the Aussie World theme park and Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba aquarium.
Welcoming your pets too, each villa has a private courtyard that is full fenced to ensure your pets are kept safe. There is also an onsite pet store for all of your four legged animal’s needs.
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