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Best Pet-Friendly Hotels In Detroit

Just because you have to leave the comfort of your home for a personal or business trip to Detroit doesn't mean that you have to leave your best friend behind. If you're looking to stay in the Motor City and the thought of leaving your pet at home is just too unbearable, or there's just no other viable alternative, these great hotels allow pets to join their owners within the rooms and even offer up some other great advantages.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Downtown Detroit
1020 Washington Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 887-7000

Able to accommodate any pet up to 25 pounds for the low, one-time cost of just $25, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Downtown Detroit also offers rooms for extended stay, which include a kitchenette. For travelers or business people with smaller pets who don't want to leave their pals at home, this might be the best and most-affordable option in Motown.

The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
1114 Washington Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 442-1600

One of the best hotels in downtown Detroit is also open for business when it comes to pets. For dogs up to 40 pounds, a waiver must be signed upon check-in, which will hold the guest responsible for damage. But for those with well-behaved animals, prepare for the two of you to stay in extreme comfort. With millions invested into renovations, the Westin Book Cadillac is once again the crown jewel of downtown Motown.

The Westin Detroit Metro Airport Hotel
2501 Worldgateway Place
Detroit, MI 48242
(734) 942-6500

The Westin does it again with its business-friendly Metro Airport location, allowing for dogs up to 40 pounds to be accommodated with a simple signing of a waiver at check-in. Whether you're just staying overnight for a layover in Detroit, or spending a week in the Motor City and want to stay close to all of the flights, the Westin Detroit Metro Airport Hotel can be the perfect destination for you and your pet.

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Motor City Casino & Hotel
2901 Grand River Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
(866) 782-9622

If you're looking to stay at the famed Motor City Hotel and Casino, odds are you might be looking to do a little more than just the regular business. But good news! Pets are welcomed within this swanky hotel. A fee of $125 per pet, per stay is required. Dogs and cats welcome up to 20 pounds. But there is a strict policy that guests do not leave pets unattended in rooms unless crated. Otherwise, enjoy downtown Detroit in style and win big with your pet.


Extended Stay America - Detroit/Dearborn
260 Town Center Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 336-0021

If you're expecting to be in the Detroit area for an extended stay due to business or family needs, the Extended Stay America in Dearborn, adjacent to Detroit, could be your best and most-affordable bet. With very lenient pet policies meant to cater to those who need to plan on spending long periods of time with their pets in a less-than-certain circumstance, this hotel offers some great amenities for pet owners to consider. A maximum of two pets are allowed in each guest room. A $25 (+ tax) per day, per pet non-refundable cleaning fee (not to exceed $150 + tax per pet) will be charged on the first night of your stay. Weight, size and breed restrictions may apply. Please contact the hotel directly with inquiries.

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Michael Ferro is freelance writer and a graduate of Michigan State University where he majored in Creative Writing and received the Jim Cash Creative Writing Award. Born and bred in Detroit, he currently resides in Ypsilanti Township. Additional writing can be found at

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