If you’re looking for a highly rated pet friendly hotel in San Francisco, it shouldn’t take long. As one of America’s most popular pet friendly destinations, San Francisco offers several great hotels for you and your furry friend. Nevertheless, like all hotels, some simply are better than others, based upon guest reviews.  Be sure to compare rates directly the hotel versus popular hotel booking sites like Expedia, Kayak and Booking.com.

Happy Dog at the Pet Friendly Argonaut Hotel near Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco
Argonaut Hotel (credit: Argonaut Hotel, Facebook)

Argonaut Hotel

495 Jefferson St.
San Francisco, CA  94109
(415) 563-0800

With a convenient location near Fisherman’s Wharf, the Argonaut Hotel is a great choice for dog lovers. A part of the Noble House collection, the Argonaut has a pet-friendly policy with no size restrictions. A fee of $75 per pet, per stay is charged, while stays over seven days require an additional fee. Nearby, there great spots for pets, like Aquatic Park and Fort Mason. Additionally, Crissy Field is nearby, a popular spot for dog owners amid spectacular views of Golden Gate Bridge. The Argonaut Hotel has been a AAA Four Diamond Award recipient for 16 consecutive years.

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Hyatt Regency San Francisco

5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA  94111
(415) 788-1234

Hyatt Regency San Francisco is currently reservations for stays beginning September 3. But for pet lovers, it’s worth the wait for one of the city’s iconic hotels. Conveniently close to the Embarcadero for strolling, Hyatt Regency is lauded as very pet friendly. The hotel accepts dogs weighing up to 50 lbs., or two dogs up to 75 lbs. total. Fees for up to six nights is $100, with an additional $100 for longer stays. Visitors and guests will also enjoy the Hyatt Regency San Francisco’s 42,000 sq. ft. lobby, largest in the world.

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InterContinental San Francisco

888 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA  94103
(415) 616-6500

InterContinental San Francisco allows up to two pets weighing up to 50 lbs. The fee is $100 per pet and cats and dogs are allowed. Guests with pets will stay in designated pet friendly rooms. Also onsite is a fitness center, pool and the Michelin-starred Luce Restaurant. Most dog friendly destinations in the city will require a private vehicle to reach. Suggestions may include Crissy Field, Fort Funston and Golden Gate Park. The latter has a gated dog park, in addition to other parks like Corona Heights and Rincon Hill.

Marines Memorial Club & Hotel

609 Sutter St.
San Francisco, CA  94102
(415) 673-6672

Marine Memorial Club & Hotel is a rare San Francisco hotel with no fees for pets. Located near Union Square, this hotel also offers a VIP (Very Important Pet) package, which includes a pet bed. Front desk staff can make recommendations for pet friendly destinations nearby, like Golden Gate Park. This may also include Baker Beach and Fort Funston. Marine Memorial Club & Hotel also a rare local hotel that does not charge a resort fee. Three resident bulldogs serve as happy hosts to visiting animals. Also onsite is a top floor steakhouse and fitness center. Marines Memorial Club & Hotel is not far from the dog/walk friendly Embarcadero.

Staypineapple San Francisco

580 Geary St.
San Francisco, CA  94102
(415) 441-2700

Opened last year Staypineapple San Francisco quickly established itself as one of the city’s most pet friendly hotels. Part of the appeal are special offers especially geared towards pets of any size. For instance, the Bark and Park package with 50 percent off parking and pet fees. Another attractive package is Pineapple Pup, with 50 percent off pet fees and nice perks like a water bowl, treats and pet bed. Located within a restored Victorian building near Union Square, Staypineapple San Francisco is a short walk from Chinatown. Of course, Union Square itself can make for a nice stroll from the hotel.

About The Author

Randy Yagi is an award-winning freelance writer who served as the National Travel Writer for CBS Local from 2012-2019. More than 900 of his stories still appear in syndication across 23 CBS websites, including CBS New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco. During his peak years with CBS, Randy had a reported digital audience reach of 489 million and 5.5 million monthly visitors. Additionally, his stories have appeared in the Daily Meal, CBS News, CBS Radio, BBC.com, NJ.com Engadget.com and Radio.com. He earned a media fellowship from Stanford University in 2012.

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