The Best Pet-Friendly Hotels to Book in Miami, Florida

With dog-friendly beaches, vast parks and tons of outdoor restaurants, Miami is a perfect for pups
With dog-friendly beaches, vast parks and tons of outdoor restaurants, Miami is a perfect for pups | © David Baileys / Alamy Stock Photo
Siobhan Grogan

Endless white-sand beaches, tropical gardens and these pet-friendly hotels make Miami a dog lover’s dream.

No need to leave your four-legged friend at home when you visit the glitziest city in Florida. With its dog-friendly beaches, vast parks and countless outdoor restaurants, Miami is a sun-kissed paradise for pups and their owners. For doggie treats, special menus and even special canine massages for two, choose one of these welcoming, pet-friendly hotels in Miami – bookable on Culture Trip.

1. Kimpton Angler’s Hotel

Hotel

A stylish king room in white and marine blue with hanging designer lamps at Kimpton Angler’s Hotel, Miami Beach
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Your pet will be just as spoilt as you at the Kimpton Angler’s Hotel. While you’re welcomed with a fresh juice and lemon-infused towel, your canine companion will be greeted with doggie donuts. The guest rooms have a yoga mat for you and a pet bed for your pup, and if you’re staying in to keep them company, you can enjoy a gourmet minibar, complimentary digital newspapers, in-room spa treatments and airplay speakers. When they need to stretch their legs, the beach is just two blocks away.

2. Mr C Miami – Coconut Grove

Boutique Hotel, Luxury

Bright living space with a light-toned sofa and chairs, a wooden table, a flat screen TV and a balcony at Mr C Miami
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A slice of the Mediterranean in the Magic City, Mr C is an Italian idyll in South Florida with sweeping views over Biscayne Bay. Rooms are packed with European treats including custom Italian furniture, La Bottega amenities and imported Italian cookies, and you’re greeted with a signature welcome bellini. At this dog-friendly hotel in Miami, your pup will be made to feel at home with a dog bed and a special doggie menu.

3. Hyatt Centric Brickell Miami

Hotel

A bright one-bed guest room at Hyatt Centric, with blue-and-gray area rugs and a gray L-shaped sofa with blue pillows
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There’s no need to part from your pooch when you stay at this Brickell hotel in the heart of the financial district. This pet-friendly hotel in Miami allows two dogs with a combined weight of 50lbs (23kg) to share your room (if you’re lucky, you’ll even get views of glittering Biscayne Bay). There’s an outdoor heated pool and a Cuban restaurant on-site, but you may prefer to head out with your hound to discover the dog-friendly beaches, cafes and parks in the area.

4. Hotel Colonnade

Chain Hotel, Luxury

The beaux-arts-style facade of the Hotel Colonnade, with trees in front
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Foodies and history buffs will be charmed by the elegant Coral Gables area. With tree-lined boulevards, lively plazas and one-off galleries, cafes and shops, it’s the perfect place to wander with your four-legged friend. Stay in the regal Hotel Colonnade, and it’ll be provided with its own food and water bowls. Elsewhere, you can enjoy an espresso bar, a bistro, a Cajun seafood restaurant and an outdoor pool.

5. Mondrian South Beach

Hotel, Luxury

Outdoor pool at the Mondrian South Beach with white loungers and umbrellas on astroturf
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Pampered pets can live the Miami dream at the Mondrian, a hotel tucked on the western side of South Beach overlooking Biscayne Bay. Dogs and cats under 20lbs (9kg) are welcome in any of the rooms, all of which have a design delight with monochrome accents, trompe l’oeil mirrors, brocade walls and bathrooms with stunning mosaic seascapes. All have kitchenettes for whipping up doggie treats, and the hotel has several grassy areas for walkies.

6. The Gabriel Miami Downtown, Curio Collection by Hilton

Hotel

An outdoor pool at the Gabriel Miami Downtown, with bay and city views
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Book a pet-friendly room at the Gabriel to bring your pup along to this contemporary downtown hotel right by Highway 1. Ideally located for nearby museums, the hotel offers serene guest rooms, most of which have balconies, a library lounge lined with books and an outdoor pool. Your dog will be likely more interested in the neighboring Maurice A Ferré Park, a 30-acre (12ha) waterfront oasis of greenery, walkways and shady trees.

7. Delano Beach Club

Resort, Spa Hotel, Hotel

A cabana with a sofa and drinks at Delano Beach Club, with loungers and the pool in front
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Dogs can live the high life at the Philippe Starck-designed Delano, a South Beach institution inspired by Alice in Wonderland. Pets under 20lbs (9kg) are welcome, though check for muddy paws before relaxing in the all-white rooms with Connemara marble details, billowing chiffon drapes and 300-thread-count cotton bedding. Dogs will also love the dreamy gardens on-site and direct beach access.

8. The Betsy

Boutique Hotel, Hotel Barge, Spa Hotel, Hotel

A bright white bedroom at the Betsy, with splashes of brown and a black-and-white image above the bed
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This pet-friendly Miami hotel on Ocean Drive doesn’t just allow pets – it actively welcomes them. Your and your pups are invited to weekly cocktails with the hotel’s golden retrievers Betsy and Rosa, then invited to enjoy the gallery of dog photography and specially commissioned pet poetry. You can even book a special joint spa treatment, where pooches will be massaged and fed healthy treats. Nightly jazz, poetry readings, a rooftop infinity pool and beach service ensure you humans are almost as spoilt.

For a relaxing stay, check out our pick of the best hotels with jacuzzis in Miami, bookable on Culture Trip.

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