The Most Pet-Friendly Hotels in San Jose

Owners can enjoy relaxing by the pool side with their dogs at Global Luxury Apartments on Epic Way
Owners can enjoy relaxing by the pool side with their dogs at Global Luxury Apartments on Epic Way | © Helena Lopes / Unsplash
Deanna Morgado

At the heart of Silicon Valley is the city of San Jose, buzzing with entertainment for locals and visitors, some of whom have furry best friends in tow. Many hotels in the city are pet-friendly, but a few cater for pets as well as they do their owners. Find the best dog- or cat-friendly hotels with Culture Trip’s guide.

1. La Quinta Inn and Suites

Suite Hotel, Inn

La Quinta Inn & Suites pool with terrace and seating area
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Not only are dogs and cats welcome at La Quinta – they also stay for free! This modern hotel is the perfect place to bring your four-legged friends with you. Relax by the outdoor pool or leash up and explore the area: a short walk and you’ll be at Civic Center Park, Avaya Stadium or Mission Santa Clara de Asis.

2. The Fairmont

Resort, Hotel

The Fairmont exterior with fountains and palms
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Among the best pet-friendly hotels in San Jose, the Fairmont is just a few minutes’ walk from must-see sights such as the San Jose Museum of Art and the Tech Museum of Innovation. The hotel allows two dogs of any size per room for an additional fee, so get ready to explore together while staying in this beautiful high-rise hotel.

3. Global Luxury Apartments on Epic Way

Serviced Apartment

Global Luxury Apartments on Epic Way is a four-star apartment building that welcomes up to two pets for an additional fee. The modern apartments all feature hardwood floors, full kitchens and air conditioning, and you and your four-legged friends can enjoy sitting by the outdoor pool or enjoy a barbecue in the picnic area.

4. San Jose Marriott

Chain Hotel, Hotel

San Jose Marriott restaurant with wood floors, pattern decor and televisions
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Doggie bones, beds, food and water dishes await at the San Jose Marriott. For an additional fee guests can bring one pet of up to 50lb (23kg). There are breed restrictions, so be sure to call ahead. This downtown hotel is in a perfect location to enjoy the heart of Silicon Valley, and they even offer an on-call dog-walking service.

5. Extended Stay America San Jose Downtown

Hotel, Apartment

Extended Stay America San Jose room with neutral decor, photography and leather armchair
Courtesy of Extended Stay America San Jose / Expedia

Extended Stay America is a great place to bring your pet. The apartments are great for you and your furry companions to settle in, and up to two pets can snuggle up in each guest room for an additional fee per pet. The hotel is conveniently close to Avaya Stadium, Santa Clara University, San Jose Municipal Golf and Mission Santa Clara de Asis.

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