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If you’re in need of a night away but don’t want to leave your pet at home, opt for one of these pet-friendly hotels for a luxurious staycation

While we're still unable to travel due to the pandemic in Hong Kong, many of us are choosing to vacation at home and book in for a staycation. Hong Kong has countless luxury offerings, but when it comes to planning a night away with your furry friend in tow, we’re letting you know the best places to book.

Promising to offer both you and your pet a 5-star experience, here we list the best pet-friendly hotels in Hong Kong.

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Rosewood Hong Kong

Opened in early 2019, Rosewood Hong Kong offers one of the most luxurious hotel experiences in the city. And the same quality experience is available for your four-legged friends too, with the hotel’s pampered pets offering.

Both cats and dogs are welcome free of charge (maximum two per room), with pets receiving their own plush beds, welcome treats and even a specially designed food menu by Director of Culinary Operations, Chef Sandro Gamba. Pets are not allowed in the hotel’s restaurant outlets, spa, pool or fitness facilities, but you can still enjoy 5-star relaxation––not to mention stunning harbour views––in the comfort of your room. Add-on perks such as grooming, pet walking, daycare services and dog training are also available, along with the chance to organise a full photoshoot for you and your furry friend.

The best part about choosing a pet-friendly staycation with Rosewood Hong Kong, is that if every stay, the hotel will donate $500 to Hong Kong charity, SPAC (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals).

Rosewood Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong,

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The Murray, Hong Kong

The Murray, Hong Kong not only welcomes dogs into its hotel rooms, but it also serves a special pet-friendly afternoon tea for you both to enjoy. Dogs under 10kg are welcome to stay in the hotel at no extra charge––with The Murray being one of the only Hong Kong hotels which allows dogs to dine with you at its al fresco restaurants.

Not looking for a staycation? You can book in for just the hotels Paws for Tea afternoon tea package and enjoy a fun afternoon with your pet, with the menu including both sweet and savoury delights for both humans and dogs.
The Murray, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong,

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The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

Set high above the city––on the 118th floor of the ICC in Hong Kong––The Ritz-Carlton promises an unforgettable stay, and now you can bring your pet along when booking The Pawfect Stay staycation package. Allowing up to two pets per room, the package includes pet-friendly amenities such as a plush dog or cat bed, water and food bowls, welcome treats, a plush toy and more. 

For those looking to treat their dog to a scenic walk, the West Kowloon Nursery Park is in walking distance from the hotel and makes for the perfect afternoon activity––complete with a specially designed picnic basket from the hotel, featuring both human and dog-friendly treats. The hotel also offers a pet sitting service for guests that want to enjoy hotel amenities that aren't quite so dog-friendly.

The Ritz-Carlton, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong,

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The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

Allowing dogs and cats (of up to 4.5kg), those with smaller-sized pets will be able to enjoy a luxurious experience together at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong. Dogs will be given an in-room food and water bowl, along with a sleeping mat and toy bone, while cat amenities include an in-room food and water bowl, cat litter sand and cat tree stand.

On the whole Mandarin Oriental hotels across the globe are always happy to welcome your furry friends for a luxurious stay, but as some hotel policies differ, it’s always best to double check in advance. Note that a service fee of $1,000 is added to all bookings that include pets.
The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, 15 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong,

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Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

Along with the Landmark Mandarin Oriental, the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong also welcomes dogs under 4.5kg. There is no additional charge for guests to bring their dog to stay, but no pets are allowed in any of the hotel’s public areas. Meaning you’ve got an extra excuse to stay in your room and order room service with your four-legged friend.
Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road Central, Central, Hong Kong,

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W Hong Kong

along their pet pal to stay with them for a much needed staycation. Allowing pets up to 15kg to stay, the hotel provides welcome amenities, a pet bed, water bowl and food menu, along with a special Dining Redefined private dining experience. Reserve your space to enjoy harbour views and a special four-course, with the added bonus of having your furry friend by your side.

The hotel is also situated close by to West Kowloon Promenade, and provides Pet Insider Escape Guide for owners to easily find the best pet-friendly eateries nearby.

W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon Station, Kowloon, Hong Kong,

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Ovolo Hotels

This boutique hotel has locations in both Wong Chuk Hang and in Central, so whether you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, or be in the heart of the action, you can enjoy a night away with your pet in tow.

Launched in 2019, the hotel’s V.I.Pooch package allows up to two dogs to stay per room (at an additional $800 each), offering them their own eating/drinking mat and food bowl, along with their very own “Doggy Bag” with specially designed dog toy and treats. 
Ovolo Southside, 64 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong,
Ovolo Central, 2 Arbuthnot Road, Central, Hong Kong,

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This article was originally published on March 16, 2020 and was updated on April 9, 2021.