Hong Kong’s best pet-friendly hotels for your next staycation
September 21, 2020
With so many Hong Kong staycations being offered this year, pet owners might be put off by the idea of having to leave their fur babies behind. The solution? Bring them along!
Hong Kong is now home to a variety of brilliant pet-friendly hotels promising to pamper your pet in style – think luxury amenities, delicious in-room dining, and fun activities galore. We’ve rounded up eight of Hong Kong’s best pet-friendly hotels for a staycation to remember:
Rosewood Hong Kong
Let your pup live in the lap of luxury with Rosewood Hong Kong’s fun-filled Four Legged Friends package. This no-expense-spared staycation includes an array of in-room goodies for your pet – like natural ProVet treats, a chew toy, plush bed and food bowl – alongside a sumptuous in-room breakfast and luxurious afternoon tea for both you and your furry friend to feast on.
The package also includes a special 45-minute pet yoga class – insert downward dog joke here – with the option of adding on even more VIP perks, such as pet photoshoots, wholesome meals from their specially-designed pet menu, and grooming or training sessions, if you so desire. Even better, with each pup staycation, Rosewood Hong Kong makes a donation to the SPCA to help homeless animals… it’s a win-win all-round.
Rates start from HK$5,100; more info at rosewoodhotels.com/hongkong
The Murray, Hong Kong
Get ready for a truly Pawsome Staycation in the elegant surrounds of The Murray, Hong Kong.
In addition to luxe in-room amenities like a comfy bed, food bowl and snacks to make your furkid feel at home, this special package also includes HK$900 of dining credit, plus breakfast and afternoon tea with your pet at The Murray’s relaxed alfresco Cotton Tree Terrace venue – ideal for taking some cute social media snaps amidst the hotel’s iconic arches. Don’t forget to take advantage of their 12pm early check-in and 4pm late check-out offers to make the most of your stay.
Rates start from HK$2,800; more info at niccolohotels.com
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
Enjoy a taste of the high life at The Ritz Carlton’s Pawfect Stay package. Not only do those awesome cityscape views come as standard, but your dog or cat will also be spoilt with a range of fantastic complimentary pet amenities – including a swanky bed, food and water bowls, welcome treats and an absolutely adorable Lion Pierre plush toy (will anyone notice if we keep this for ourselves?).
The staycation also includes a gourmet picnic basket for two people loaded with sandwiches, charcuterie, pastries and pet treats, to be enjoyed with your four-legged friend at the nearby West Kowloon Nursery Park – and a Ritz-Carlton butler to personally hand-deliver the goods. If staying indoors is more your scene, don’t worry; human guests receive 20% off all in-room dining during your stay, while there’s also a dedicated in-room dining menu for hungry pets too.
Rates start from HK$3,999; more info at ritzcarlton.com/hongkong
Pampered pups can relish in the red-carpet treatment with quirky boutique hotel Ovolo’s V.I.Pooch Package, which is available at both their Central and Southside locations in Hong Kong.
Living up to their promise of being one of the world’s most pet-friendly hotel groups, Ovolo will lay on a snuggle-worthy dog bed, an eating/drinking mat and food bowl, and an exciting “Doggy Bag” filled with toys and treats for all their canine guests – plus dog-friendly staff ready to lend a hand wherever necessary. That’s in addition to all the other great Ovolo perks for human lodgers, which include daily breakfast, a mini-bar and loot bag full of tasty snacks, unlimited high-speed WiFi and a nightly social hour with complimentary drinks.
Rates start from HK$1,000; more info at ovolohotels.com
The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
If you fancy a sophisticated staycation in the very heart of the city, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental has got both you and your pet covered.
Bring your dog or cat along to any staycation there and the hotel will arrange for an array of exclusive pet amenities to be ready and waiting for your arrival, including a cosy pet bed, water and food bowls, fun toys, and a cat tree especially for feline friends.
Regular room rates apply with an additional fee of HK$1,000 charged per pet/per stay; more info at mandarinoriental.com/landmark
Embark on a Jordan adventure with your four-legged companion, courtesy of a Kowloon staycay at hip urban hotel Eaton HK.
Their Paw-gressive Package promises a barking good time for all your pup pals, with complimentary in-room amenities including a dog bed, gourmet treats, food and water bowls and toys galore. When hunger pangs hit, paw-rents can chow down on the inclusive in-room continental breakfast, plus dogs are welcome to join their owners for laidback eats at any of Eaton’s alfresco venues – including the leafy outdoor terrace at their lively bar, Terrible Baby.
Rates start from HK$1,500; more info at eatonworkshop.com
Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour Hong Kong
Head East-side to Hyatt Centric for their Centric Dogation package, which is packed with plenty of dog-friendly perks.
Your canine companion will feel right at home with inclusive amenities like a sumptuous bed, delish welcome treats, water and food bowls, cleaning supplies (including odour and stain remover for any little accidents) and discount coupons for Hill’s Pet Nutrition and pet supplies website, Epet.hk. When it comes to playtime, hit the hotel’s dedicated rooftop Upper Farm doggy playground, shop up a storm at downstairs pet-friendly mall Harbour North, or take them for a scenic stroll at the nearby North Point Waterfront Promenade.
Rates start from HK$999; more info at hyattcentrichongkong.com
W Hong Kong
Bring your fluffy friends along to any staycation at W Hong Kong, thanks to their new Pets Are Welcome – or P.A.W. for short – programme.
Both dogs and cats can join in the fun, with in-room amenities such as a comfy bed, food and water bowls, welcome toy, and a Pet Insider Escape Guide filled with bespoke pet-friendly recommendations around town. There’s also a special in-room Pet Munches menu that’s certain to go down a treat with hungry critters; options include salmon or liver ice cream for dogs, chicken rice bites, or white fish with rice and seasonal vegetables.
Regular room rates apply with an additional fee of HK$300 charged per pet/per night (max. two pets per room); more info at w-hongkong.com