Top Pet-friendly Venues in LA
Los Angeles typically has warm weather all-year round. So it’s no wonder that you will often spot dogs out with their owners, whether it’s a Chihuahua in a personalised handbag, a Pit bull going for a run, or a Labrador riding the waves.
But LA has so much more to offer you and your pooch than just dog-friendly parks and beaches. If you don’t like the thought of leaving your pet alone while you socialise, fear not, we’ve sought out the trendiest venues in LA that accept both you and your four-legged friend.
8822 Cynthia Street, West Hollywood
Located on a quiet West Hollywood street, the Petit Ermitage boutique hotel features 80 rooms and is just minutes from the well-known Sunset Strip, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Troubadour nightclub. The hotel is filled with European styled antiques and artworks, with original works by Miro, DeKooning, Erte, Rauschenberg and Dali of particular merit. Luxurious amenities include a guest-only rooftop pool, bar and restaurant.
Pets are allowed with an additional charge of $150, and are offered a dog bed, water bowl, and treats on arrival. Dogs are also welcome on the hotel rooftop.
1717 Vine Street
This bohemian-style, boutique hotel situated close to Hollywood Boulevard provides 57 chic apartments, each with its own kitchen and balcony. Features include a business center, fitness center, spa, and transportation services.
Pets weighing 40 lbs or less are welcome for an additional price of $120 for stays up to seven days, with pet sitting and grooming services available.
1000 Westmount Dr, West Hollywood
Placed in a 1970’s apartment block, this luxurious and glamorous hotel features 114 suites, each with marble bathrooms and fireplaces. There is also a communal pool and a guests-only restaurant. The hotel is situated just a five-minute walk away from the Sunset Strip, which is brimming with nightlife.
The Chamberlain West Hollywood allows one pet up to 50 lbs per guest on request, at a fee of $125 per stay.
10740 Wilshire Boulevard
Located on the trendy stretch of Wilshire Boulevard, guests are right on the doorstep of world-class museums, restaurants and shops. This luxury hotel offers everything from a 24-hour fitness center, in-room yoga mats, and a morning tea and coffee service, to a valet and laundry service.
Pets are welcome free of charge, including no weight or size restrictions, and on arrival your pet is offered a water bowl, bed and food.
8401 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood
Hugo’s Restaurant was built on founder Terry Kaplan's vision which included “a kitchen producing original and wonderful foods found nowhere else” and "a compelling and exciting thought...to have a family of co-workers who cared for each other in a genuine way. They would experience support, respect and feelings of well-being. That would be the true heart and soul, the inspiring element" of Hugo's.
“West Hollywood has always been a very dog-friendly neighborhood, so we provided an entrance to our outdoor patio just for dogs. Water in a plastic container can be provided by a server if the owner requests. The drought in California affects all our guests.”
720 Virgil Avenue, No. 4
This trendy brunch spot in Silver Lake features classic breakfast and lunch meals, with a modern twist. You’ll find everything from pasta, to a cooked breakfast and even desserts, with vegetarian, vegan and gluten free diets catered for.
Dogs are more than welcome on the outdoor patio, so much so that Sqirl has an instagram account, @dogsofsqirl, dedicated to all the wonderful pooches that make their way to the restaurant with their owners.
The Sycamore Kitchen
143 South La Brea Avenue
“Redefining the urban neighborhood eatery with a handcrafted yet refined touch, the menu spotlights sweet and savory pastries, house-made ingredients, new classics for breakfast and brunch, and market-driven sandwiches, salads and soups.
“The urban yet organic atmosphere recalls the building’s past life as an iconic 1950s print shop. With a focus on restoration, the décor mixes raw and industrial details, from original brick walls to exposed wood beams, with an intimate outdoor courtyard framed by a colorful expanse of interwoven iron triangles, made by local artist Mark Kaplan. The Sycamore Kitchen has a dog friendly patio.”
7450 Beverly Road
With an emphasis on high-quality comfort food, BLD serves authentic American cuisine, from blueberry pancakes all the way to gourmet burgers from renowned chef Neil Fraser. The modern yet sophisticated venue features various artworks on the walls and large windows for maximum light.
Outside beneath the awning there’s plenty of seating, ideal for patrons and their dogs who like to relax in the shade and watch the world go by.
With all of these trendy spots available, there’s no need to limit your pet only to the park or beach. The next time you’re out for lunch or dinner, or if you’re flying in to Los Angeles for a vacation, there’s no excuse to leave them behind. Air Charter Service offers private jet services that let your pet join you in the cabin, and once you’ve landed you have numerous world-class, pet-friendly hotels and restaurants to wine, dine and relax in.