How many of you hate leaving your furry friend back home while you travel? I think we all pet owners do. Pets are considered family and they love to be with you on your vacations, but finding pet-friendly hotels in India can be a daunting task. Lack of pet-friendly hotels often forces owners to exclude their pets from their trips. But thankfully, some popular tourist destinations have hotels and resorts that welcome your pet with open arms. This list features some of the best accommodations that provide everything you and your pet need on your vacation.
Pet-Friendly Hotels In India
Here is a list of the best pet-friendly hotels in India where you won’t have to worry about your furry friend to take to!
1. Mahasu House, Mashobra
Mahasu House is an exclusive hideaway nestled somewhere in the beautiful woods of Mashobra. The owners, Anil and Tina Walia greet their guests warmly and make them feel at home. It’s a heaven for those who wish to get away from the hustle bustle of city life and live in the moments of peace with their pets. It is one of the finest pet-friendly hotels in India that gives your pet enough space to play and run around without worrying about anything else in the world.
The property is surrounded with some really nice trails that are perfect for nature walks. This accommodation is recommended for family and couple stays.
One of the guests, Namitas says “The highlight of the place was the personalised service that we received as we were travelling with our elderly mother and 6 month old golden retriever! We are definitely coming back.” Read more.
Average tariff: INR 11,000 per night
2. Himachal Heritage Village, Palampur
Himachal Heritage Village is amongst the most beautiful dog-friendly hotels in India. Mr Dogra, who’s the owner of the hotel is a fine person. He’ll patiently tell you the story behind the the heritage village and guide you to some gorgeous places you can explore around the hotel. His beautiful hotel looks like a traditional Himachali house and the old-style living in an eco-friendly environment is absolutely impressive. It has a huge grass lawn where you can walk your dog in the fresh air of the hills. And the best part about this property is its proximity to the gorgeous Neugal River.
One of the guests says “Hidden gem in a very picturesque environment, wonderful cozy village like setting with essential modern amenities, friendly and informative host, presenting true colors of Himachal and its taste.” Read more.
Average tariff: INR 5,000 per night
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3. Emerald Trail, Bhimtal
One of the most spectacular pet friendly hotels in North India—Emerald Trail is an old-style accommodation in the quaint hills of Bhimtal. Offering the views of snow-capped Himalayas and pine woods, this little hotel is a perfect place for you and your pet. The fenced lawn ensures the safety of your pet while you play badminton in the court. You can also witness the views of Kumaon Valley and pine forests from your yard.
One of the guests, Partha says “This was our first outstation vacation with our 4 month old golden retriever. We (my wife, son, Murphy and I ) had the best time of our life in Emerald Trail.” Read more.
Average tariff: INR 5,000
4. Hotel Nand Residency, Mussoorie
One of the best budget hotels in Mussoorie near Mall Road, Hotel Nand Residency has beautifully decorated and stylish rooms for each type of guest. Although you’ll miss the charm and feel of an old heritage hotel, the gorgeous views of Shivalik hills, comfortable beds, the warmth of their hospitality, and the smiling faces of the staff members will make your stay fantastic. You can walk your dog on the calm and scenic Camel’s Back road just behind the busy bazaar.
One of the guests, Darshika says “Ideally situated for local sightseeing and walking. The hotel is close to the town and public transport facilities. Rooms were comfortable with very helpful staff who are attentive.” Read more.
Average tariff: 5,000 per night
5. Presa Di Goa Country House, Calangute
Presa di Goa is the place where you can witness the grandeur of the foregone times. The owner of this stunning hotel is a friendly Portuguese man who’ll help you with almost everything. Amongst all the pet-friendly hotels in Goa, India, this is the most beautiful one with coconut palms all around, a huge outdoor pool, cool air of the Arabian Sea, Portuguese colonial style architecture, and some beautiful gardens. You can also take your pet for a walk to Baga and Calangute beach.
One of the guests, Melissar says “Loved staying in this beautiful Portuguese inspired hotel. The staff were friendly and helpful and picked us up from the airport free of charge.” Read more.
Average tariff:INR 5,000 per night
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6. Rococco Ashvem, Ashvem Beach
Located in Mandrem, Rococco Ashvem is a lovely beach facing resort and the owner of this hotel is a pet lover. The resort ensures a blissful stay that you will cherish for years to come. It is equipped with modern amenities that make your stay comfortable. The stunning location of the beach lets you take a lazy walk by the waters on the sandy beach with your pet.
One of the guests, Suvarsha says “Me and my husband were very happy with the service and our labrador dog was also equally welcomed.” Read more.
Average tariff: INR 2,500 per night
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7. The Dune Eco Village & Spa, Keelputhupet
The Dune Eco Village & Spa has uniquely designed bungalows and rooms fusing traditional and modern architecture. The hotel emphases on wellbeing and organic living that purifies your mind and body. But that’s for you. For your pawsome pal, it is an oasis of peace. This is where time slows down so that you can relish each moment with your family, friends, and pets.
One of the guests, Anirudh says “This has to be one of the best resorts I’ve been to in a long time. If you’re expecting five star luxuries, well then this is not the place for you.” Read more.
Average tariff: INR 5,000 per night
8. Dune Mansion Calvé, Heritage Town
Dune Mansion Calvé is about 150 year old Tamil mansion, which is an amalgamation of French and Baroque architecture. The hotel is located on Vysial street, which was renovated by UNESCO as a model of Heritage street of Franco-Tamil architecture. You should choose the room with a balcony overlooking the wonderful street.
One of the guests Anand says “A nice and a calm place to stay during all season. An ancient house on the posh street has been converted into a lovely hotel.” Read more.
Average tariff: INR 5,000 per night
9. Vivanta By Taj, Kovalam
At Vivanta By Taj, you’ll be surrounded by the songs of the Arabian Sea and the cool summer that whispers through the coconut groves. It’s not just about the mesmerizing location of the hotel, the staff at Vivanta Kovalam is immensely friendly. They take care of your pet because they know that your pet is an extension of your family and needs equal care. Do visit the Jiva Spa for a relaxing massage and have a delicious lunch at the Bait (sea-food restaurant).
One of the guests, Pranav says “Stayed in the Temptation Pool Villa and what a delight it was ! The food is scrumptious ! The staff is very courteous and helpful.” Read more.
10. Hotel Sea View Palace, Lighthouse Beach
Hotel Sea View Palace takes pride in being one of the best pet friendly hotels in India. The hotel was established in 1997 on the gorgeous Lighthouse beach. The beach is just 50 meters away from the hotel, which makes its very convenient for you to take your furry friend on a walk.
One of the guests, Sari Sarah says “Sea view palace is the best place to stay in Kovalam. The staff is so very friendly and helpful. You can ask for anything, they get it for you.” Read more.
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These pet-friendly hotels in India love your pet as much as you do and they are happy to host you all. So, from now on, you won’t have to worry about your pets whenever you travel. And if this was a hindrance to your vacation, then forget it and plan a trip anywhere in India right now!
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Frequently Asked Questions About Pet Friendly Hotels In India
Are dogs allowed in hotels in India?
Yes. Many hotels such as Mahasu House, Himachal Heritage Village, Emerald Trail, Hotel Nand Residency, Mussoorie, Presa di Goa, Rococco Ashvem, Vivanta, Hotel Sea View, and Dune Mansion Calvé have opened their door to four-legged visitors. Now you can go on holiday with your pet without worry.
How can I travel with my dog in India?
In order to travel with your pet on a plane, valid health, as well as Rabies vaccination certificates, would be required. You would also require the approval of the commander of the flight. Some airlines also may ask you to carry your pet in soft ventilated bags/kennel in the prescribed size.
Can we travel with pets in the train in India?
You can travel on a train with your dog provided you book both the seats in 1 AC or all four seats in a 2AC compartment. You will also be required to keep your pet close to you at all times.
Which is the best pet hotel in India?
Hotel Sea View Palace is considered to be one of the best pet hotels in India.
What are the best pet-friendly destinations in India?
Kerela, Goa, Mumbai, Delhi, Rajasthan, Darjeeling, Kerela, and Pondicherry are considered to be the best pet-friendly destinations in India.
Where shall I stay in Delhi with my pets?
You can find a number of luxury hotels in Delhi with welcomes its guests with pets. Some of these are Taj Palace, Bunglow 99, Datstop Hostel, Hiatus’ Olden, Nina Kochar’s Homestay, are to name just a few.
Is there any pet-friendly cafe in India?
Alibaba, Mumbai, Bagel Shop, Mumbai, Crimson Chakra, Chennai, Café Canine, Gurgaon, Gostana, Mumbai, Sunny’s, Bengaluru and Paw Puppy Paw, Mumbai are some of the most popular pet friendly cafes in India.
Are pets allowed in beaches in India?
Yes. Pets are allowed on most of the beaches in India.