Best Pet Friendly Hotels Across Connecticut

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Family vacations are a wonderful way to create lasting memories. But for many families, these trips are bittersweet when they must leave behind their beloved pets to travel. Fortunately, a family trip to Connecticut can include every member of your family when you enjoy lodging accommodations at one of these amazing pet-friendly hotels. There are over 200 hotels that advertise themselves as pet-friendly within the state. Below are a few of the most notable.

Delamar Greenwich Harbor


Delamar Greenwich
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This upscale waterfront hotel on CT’s Gold Coast is located near premier shopping and dining destinations, boat cruises, museums, and offers an on-site spa. Some rooms include a view of the harbor from private balconies. Events include private in-room yoga sessions, nightly fireside socials in the garden, library lounge, and a social each Friday featuring classical music presented by pianist Lilia Khanina.

Avon Old Farms Hotel


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This pet-friendly Connecticut hotel offers the best of both worlds. The property offers the aesthetic of a quiet country inn and the amenities of a modern hotel. Avon Old Farms Hotel features a fitness center and on-site restaurant, massage service, and dry cleaner, this pet-friendly hotel is a great choice for a family getaway. The hotel also features an outdoor pool and is a short drive from downtown Hartford, a great place to experience shopping, dining, and entertainment. Please note that only five Standard Rooms are pet friendly.

Captain Grant’s1754


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Captain Grant’s in Preston is registered as a National Historic Inn. The Inn is located between both of Connecticut’s casinos, Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods, and only a short drive from Mystic Seaport. Captain Grant’s has a scenic 4-acre outdoor area where guests can enjoy complimentary beer and wine on the deck, or during winter weather cozy up by the fireplace. Please note that pets are not allowed at breakfast.

The Study at Yale

New Haven

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The Study at Yale in New Haven offers the on-site Heirloom Restaurant & Lounge as well as a 24-hour cafe and fitness center. Laundry and dry-cleaning services are also available in this simple yet elegant hotel. This pet-friendly hotel is located in downtown New Haven, home to Yale University. New Haven is also home to countless museums, galleries, and incredibly diverse restaurants featuring cuisines from all over the world.

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Amber Clark is a freelance writer and wellness advisor residing in Litchfield County, Connecticut. She holds an Associate of Arts degree from NVCC, and devotes much of her time to furthering her education through literature and personal experience. Her passions include writing, reading, food, nutrition, and the outdoors.