Le Doguin’s TOP 5 Hotels for Luxe travel with your canine companion

JUNE 27, 2018


Article by Charmine Stoeckel

In an ideal world and according to LD, going on a vacation should be pleasure only and never a compromise. But travelling with our four legged friends unfortunately almost instantly represents several challenges, especially if you decide to go overseas. Luckily, more and more hotels are making the effort to go the extra mile for their clients and are now offering soothing and luxurious experiences for both pet and owner in their lavish palaces.

At LD we have made a selection of five of the world's finest dog-friendly hotels, curated by the service and the attention to detail offered to your canine companion. Time to consider applying for that ESA letter!

Le Meurice, Paris

“Le Meurice is delighted to welcome your furry friends and looks forward to spoiling them rotten with little surprises, a complimentary pet basket (for cats and dogs) and specific menus and food options when necessary. The grooms are always only too pleased to walk dogs in the Tuileries Garden.”

What they offer:


Included in the room price:


  • Welcome program: personalized medals and bowls, toys, a rug with the name of your dog embroidered, set croquettes

  • Dog walking in the Tuileries garden (booked in advanced or spontaneous demand) and dog-sitting (your dog will be taken care of in the concierge service and will not be left alone)


Services for additional fees:


Dog Room service including special home cooked and adaptable meals, generally chicken supreme (in pieces, adapted to each dog and upon request)

Price of a room: starting from 1000 € per night

At Le Meurice, only small dogs have access to the restaurant (excluding the gastronomic restaurant).

Address : 228 rue de Rivoli, Paris      


Phone number : +33 (0)1 44 58 10 10

The Milestone Hotel & Residences, London

Here at The Milestone we really appreciate how difficult it can be when you have to leave your pet at home, so we are delighted to introduce you to our special ‘Pet Services’. Not only do we welcome pets but we have created a unique package to ensure your favourite friend has the time of their lives. Our Head Concierge, Jose Pauco, and his capable team will ensure your pet’s needs are catered for in every imaginable way.”

Address: 1 Kensington Ct, Kensington, London W8 5DL, UK  


Phone number : +44 20 7917 1000


At the Milestone Hotel, your dog can access all areas but the restaurant. However, there is a private dining room where you and your dog can go too. Furthermore, your four-legged friend is warmly welcomed to the afternoon tea (on request).

Price of a room: from 523 € per night

What they offer:


Included in the room price:


Before arriving: you and your pet will complete a Pet Preferences Form

On arrival: Your dog will be given a tailor-made hamper along with little surprises such as treats, toys, dog bathrobes, clean bags…


  • Birthday celebrations

  • Map of nearby parks and walks

  • Dog aid kits and emergency details

  • Pet store details

Services for additional fees:


  • Dog sitting (32 € for 2 hours) and dog walking (29 € for 1 hour) to book 24 hours in advance

  • Grooming

  • Dog special menu

  • Taxi service

The Langham Hotel, Sydney 

“The Langham, Sydney is proud to be the only pet-friendly accommodation amongst Sydney's luxury hotels, offering your pets our renowned 5-star service, just as you'd expect for yourself.”


What they offer:

Included in the price of the room: 

  • Water bowls, pink and gold dog beds

Services available for additional fees:

  • Dog room service menu with special meals such as Woof Woof, a beef ragout

Prices: from 230 € per room per night plus charge of 76 €  per pet, per night applies.

At the Langham Hotel, pets are not allowed in Bistro Remy, Palm Court, or in The Day Spa.

Address :  89 Kent St, Millers Point NSW 2000, Australia  


      Phone number : +61 2 9256 2222

Address: 3202, 1200 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036, US


Phone number : +1 202-448-2300

The Jefferson, Washington D.C 

“Bring Fido! We love four legged guests at our pet friendly hotel. The Jefferson is a dog friendly hotel. All sizes and breeds are welcome and all dogs receive special amenities.”

What they offer:

Services included in the room price:  


  • Dog bowls and beds

  • Filtered water

  • Dog treats

  • Walking maps   

  • Dog bathrobes

Services available for additional fees: 

Dog sitting 

At The Jefferson, the dogs have to be kept on a leash in all areas, except from your room. They are not allowed in the restaurant, bar and at the gym. However, there are areas outside where you can walk them.

Hyatt Regency Hakone Resort and Spa,


“Hyatt Regency Hakone Resort and Spa is pleased to offers "Dog- Friendly Rooms" with a high level of substantial equipment and service, you can enjoy your stay together with your pet dog.”

What they offer :


Included in the price of the room (for one dog only, additional fees for two) :


  • Dog beauty products (shampoo, wet tissues, pet sheets…)

  • Couches

  • Private showers for dogs


Services for additional fees:


On arrival: Grooming (brushing, ear cleaning, nail cutting…)


Special dog menu: pies, soups (generally chicken soups)

Address : Japan, 〒250-0408 神奈川県, 箱根町, 1320 Gora

Phone number : +81 460 82 2000

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