The Best Pet Friendly Hotels to Book in Sedona, Arizona

Sky Ranch Lodge offers ample opportunity for soaking up the desert landscape
Sky Ranch Lodge offers ample opportunity for soaking up the desert landscape | Courtesy of Sky Ranch Lodge / Expedia
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17 December 2021

There’s a wealth of amazing places to take your pet on vacation in Sedona, from fancy resorts with plenty of space for your pooch to cozy inns with pet-friendly gardens, not to mention the hiking and trails in nearby Red Rock State Park. Many of the pet-friendly hotels in Sedona overlook incredible landscapes and offer hiking and biking opportunities, as well as jeep and hot air balloon tours of the desert. Downtime comes in the form of spa treatments or lazing around the firepit in the evening, with or without your beloved dog or cat in tow. Even better, all of these Sedona hotels are bookable with Culture Trip.

L’Auberge de Sedona, for tranquil surroundings

L’Auberge de Sedona exterior at dusk with trees and hedges
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Located in Sedona’s Red Rock country, L’Auberge de Sedona is the place to go if you want to be surrounded by nature – the hotel sits in the shade of sycamore trees throughout, its grounds dotted with koi ponds and covered in lush greenery. Rustic-style rooms, cottages and suites come with four-poster beds, fireplaces and pet beds of various sizes. Your pooch will also get a goodie bag, and pet-sitting can be arranged while you have a soak in the pool, or jetted tub, or undergo a massage at the L’Apothecary Spa.

Southwest Inn at Sedona, for desert-themed decor

Southwest Inn at Sedona room with terrace and traditional decor with art on walls
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The decor at this unique little hotel celebrates the surrounding mountains and the dramatic landscape of the area, with terracotta-colored walls that echo the Red Rocks, and painted wooden headboards channeling prehistoric cave art. Your canine friend is welcome, too, for $30 per night, as long as they don’t exceed 80lbs (36kg) – call ahead to book a pet-friendly room. After a day of exploring, retire to your patio to enjoy sunset views of Boynton Canyon, Coffee Pot Mountain and Thunder Mountain.

Orchards Inn, for stupendous views of the Red Rocks

Orchards Inn room with sofa, wood burner and terrace with desert views
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A great place to turn up to with your pooch, this pet-friendly hotel in Sedona is located in Uptown, with easy access to walks in Oak Creek Canyon. Decked out in warm tones, and with bold contemporary art gracing the walls, the rooms and suites welcome your well-behaved dog (for $35 per night) – your fur baby will love the onsite grassy areas as well. The views from the private patios are spectacular, too: there are panoramic vistas of the Red Rocks, including the famous (and appropriately named) Snoopy Rock, plus every room has a fireplace to cozy up with your pet in the evenings.

Sedona Real Inn & Suites, for Sedona’s only dedicated pet park

Dusk at Sedona Real Inn & Suites in the outdoor seating area
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Perfectly located for the exploration of nearby state parks, and just a short drive from the Thunder Mountain and Devil’s Bridge trailheads, this hotel has several rooms with tiled floors and water bowls for four-legged guests, plus the only dedicated outdoor pet park in Sedona, where everyone is welcome, regardless of size or fur status. The cozy rooms and suites all have fireplaces, ideal for a wonderful rest after exploring Sedona’s natural gems. A freshly cooked breakfast bar every morning gives you the energy you’ll need for hikes or biking the mountain trails.

Sky Ranch Lodge, for panoramic desert views

Sky Ranch Lodge room with wooden beams and floors and brick walls
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Positioned high up near the airport, this pet-friendly hotel in Sedona has amazing views of the Red Rock range and the valleys. The understated, cozy rooms come with heavy wooden beams and fireplaces, with panoramic views from the Sky rooms and tranquil garden surroundings for the rest. Your fur baby is welcome to camp out in your room for $25 a night, and the hotel grounds have plenty of space for running around, plus you’re within easy walking distance from the Airport Loop Trail.

Arabella Sedona, for stargazing

Outdoor pool at Arabella Sedona with loungers and mountain views
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Stay here if you want to get to see and learn about the stars: astronomer Dennis Young will initiate you into celestial mysteries. The Arabella is all about taking pleasure in one’s surroundings, from the rooms with giant wall maps of the area and colorful bed runners inspired by Native American art, to the two pools and hot tubs, a fire pit, and an excellent Mexican restaurant. Your four-legged friend will appreciate the dedicated onsite dog park, while both two-legged and four-legged fresh air fiends will enjoy the private hiking trail, Marg’s Draw. Complimentary bikes are available for two-wheeled exploration.

Amara Resort and Spa, for creekside luxury

Outdoor space with fire pit set against red rocks of Sedona at Amara Resort and Spa.
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Overlooking Oak Creek, this luxe resort comprises a clutch of rooms and suites, the former with woven abstract art, the latter with bright pops of contemporary art and creek views. A welcome for your petite canine friend doesn’t come cheap: it’s $50 per night for one dog, and $25 for a second one, for a maximum of two. Pet-sitting and dog walking can be arranged so that you can enjoy the seasonal, local dishes at the SaltRock Southwest Kitchen, or the signature Rain Dance massage at the onsite spa.

Poco Diablo Resort, for adventurous outdoor activities

Spacious double room with a fireplace, desk, bathtub and outdoor terrace at Poco Diablo Resort, Sedona.
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With spacious rooms decked out in desert shades and with carved headboards, this hotel has a great deal to offer, such as the ton of amenities: year-round heated outdoor pool and whirlpool, a spa with a range of massages and treatments, four tennis courts and a gym, plus a family-friendly nine-hole golf course. Two-wheel Road Cruisers are available for rent, too, or you can get yourself a jeep tour or a hot air balloon trip for birds-eye views of the Sedona desert. Well-behaved dogs are welcome – book a pet-friendly room in advance.

Want a taste of every type of place to stay Sedona offers? See the best hotels for every kind of traveler in Sedona and book with Culture Trip. Alternatively, take your four-legged friend closer to nature by staying at one of the best campsites in Sedona.

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