The Best Pet-Friendly Hotels to Book in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Your pets will love tagging along on a vacation to Sioux Falls and exploring outdoor attractions like Falls Park
Your pets will love tagging along on a vacation to Sioux Falls and exploring outdoor attractions like Falls Park | © David Hintz / Alamy Stock Photo
Nick Dauk

Looking for a pet-friendly hotel in Sioux Falls that’ll get everyone’s tongues wagging? You’re in luck – there are dozens of animal-accommodating stays near Falls Park and other green spaces along the Big Sioux River. With spacious rooms, home-like conveniences and amenities that give pet-owners a well-deserved treat, you’ve got plenty of options to sit, stay and play. When it comes to pet-friendly hotels in Sioux Falls, these ones are something to bark about – all bookable on Culture Trip.

1. La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Sioux Falls, for a spotless sleep

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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Sioux Falls
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La Quinta Inn & Suites insists that you never stay in a fleabag highway motel ever again. Their city view rooms are spectacularly clean – at least, that is, until your shih tzu sheds everywhere. Plus, you’re staying right in the thick of the Retail District, perfect to rack up credit card points with a shopping spree at the Empire Mall. Just make sure you don’t forget to pick up something for your four-legged friend – perhaps a doggie-sized rain jacket for visiting the falls?

2. Staybridge Suites Sioux Falls Southwest, an IHG Hotel, for sneaking a snack

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Staybridge Suites Sioux Falls Southwest
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Tucked off of I-229 on a quiet street, Staybridge Suites is a welcome respite for any dog who isn’t particularly fond of car rides. Pull over and let them pad their way up to a suite that feels just like home. You’ll have a full kitchen at your disposal so you won’t have to leave them for meals out, save for a quick run down to the complimentary evening reception to grab a drink for you and a snack for them.

3. Hyatt Place Sioux Falls South, for lake shore walks

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Hyatt Place Sioux Falls South
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Right on the shores of Lake Lorraine, Hyatt Place is a good place for a well-deserved rest after a long day of Sioux Falls sightseeing. Lake view rooms come with Cozy Corners, a perfect little spot for your dog to cuddle up. You could upgrade to a superior room with a patio or balcony, but we find it’s best to get a breath of fresh air by walking to the lake – it’s also where your pup’s bathroom is.

4. Best Western Empire Towers, for all shapes and sizes

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Best Western Empire Towers
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Best Western isn’t just lucky because it’s between the blackjack tables of Empire and Fireside Casinos. This pet-friendly hotel accepts dogs and may make a special exception for your cat, bird, snake or hamster. Though neither of them can join you for the complimentary breakfast or for a dip in the indoor pool, you can at least rest assured knowing that your parakeet, pussycat and pekingese have a cozy space in your room.

5. Holiday Inn Sioux Falls-City Centre, an IHG Hotel, for riverside sniffing

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Holiday Inn Sioux Falls-City Centre
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You’re only a block away from the Big Sioux River when you stay at Holiday Inn, so make sure to pack a long leash. Wake up with Rover by your side and order up breakfast at Grille 100, making sure to slip some scraps into a napkin for the old boy. Head to the river and start hiking the trails north to Falls Park. When you make the journey back, let them hog the bed for a bit while you soak in the whirlpool.

6. TownePlace Suites by Marriott Sioux Falls, for bark and ride

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TownePlace Suites by Marriott Sioux Falls
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If you’ve got your furry best friend and your bicycle in tow, TownePlace Suites is the spot for you. From the full kitchens and ergonomic workstations in the suites, to the 24/7 fitness center and pool area, this extended stay hotel will have you falling into step with your everyday routine. When you’ve got time to spare, strap on a leash, grab your bike, and cross the Snake River for a cycle/run with your dog to Dunham Park.

7. Homewood Suites by Hilton Sioux Falls, for bringing the whole litter

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Sioux Falls
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Homewood Suites has the whole family covered when you come to Sioux Falls. Pets are welcome to crash in your pad, and for the little ones who are still on all fours, cribs and highchairs are available. The free hot breakfast in the morning is a treat, but with how hard it is to wrangle toddlers and terriers, you may want to grab coffee before even thinking about scooping those scrambled eggs.

8. Candlewood Suites Sioux Falls, an IHG Hotel, for cozy cat naps

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Candlewood Suites Sioux Falls
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You’re within walking distance of shopping, dining and nature when you stay at Candlewood Suites. You’ll hardly have a reason to leave, though – the full kitchen, flexible workspace and other home comforts will keep you and your four-legged friend comfortable. You may consider Candlewood Suites one of the best pet-friendly hotels in Sioux Falls if you’re looking for lengthy riverside walks. In just short of 2mi (3.2km), you can walk your pooch to the riverside Sertoma Park.

For more great hotel options, check out our guide on the best hotels in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, bookable on Culture Trip.

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