Chicago's Pet Friendliest Hotel

Why spend your trip to worrying about your pet back home when you can EmBARK upon an unforgettable Chicago adventure with your four-legged friend? When you stay at River North's Kinzie Hotel, you and your pup will enjoy boutique accommodations, easy access to Chicago's best attractions, and fun, thoughtful, and unique pet amenities. Check out our dog-friendly guide to Chicago, review our pet policy, and see why we're the dog-friendliest hotel in the Windy City!

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Hotel Pet Policy

Kinzie Hotel is a pet-friendly hotel that invites you to bring your canine and feline companions. We maintain a two-pet limit per room and require a nonrefundable $50.00 fee per stay. Additionally, we do not enforce a size limit for pet guests, and the greatest of Danes can stay at Kinzie Hotel.

One floor of Kinzie Hotel is reserved exclusively for guests traveling with canine and feline friends. All rooms are thoroughly cleaned and shampooed after our canine, feline, and human guests check out.

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Pet Friendly Amenities

Dogs are pretty awesome - they're cute, goofy, and easy to love. We get it. That's why we put a lot of time and care into being the dog-friendliest hotel in the entire city of Chicago. The team at Kinzie Hotel loves our four-legged friends so much we even designated the role of Director of Pet Experience & Barketing to our own "Oliver the Pomeranian", who helps us curate the very best pet-friendly amenities possible.

When you and the pupper stay at Kinzie Hotel, your pooch will enjoy:

  • Gourmet In-Room Doggie Delights Menu
  • A Super Comfy, Pillow Top Doggie Beds
  • Dog Bowls
  • Dog Spa Amenities from Bobbi Panter
  • Kinzie-Branded "I Explored Chicago" Dog Bandanas Available for Purchase
  • Expert Dog Concierge Services
  • Access to Three Dog Parks within One Mile of Kinzie Hotel

Doggie Dining at Kinzie Hotel

Your pooch is going to love eating at Kinzie Hotel. We've partnered with Chicago-based craft dog food and treat company Chestnut & Grace to feature gourmet, human quality food on our in-room Doggie Delights Menu.

This means your doggo will scarf down handcrafted, small batch meals made from only the highest quality, whole ingredients. Carefully plated, upscale dishes such as chicken & brown rice arancini, cottage cheese omelettes, and celebration cupcakes are sure to excite your pup's palette.

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Pamper Your Pooch Package

Treat your dog to a tail-wagging good time when you book our Pamper Your Pooch Package. In addition to boutique, downtown accommodations and all of our fun, thoughtful pet-friendly amenities, your dog will also receive:

  • Complimentary Daily Breakfast from Our In-Room Doggie Delights Menu
  • A Commemorative Photo of Your Dog at a Chicago-Themed Location
  • Kinzie-Branded "I Explored Chicago" Bandanna for Your Pup
  • Doggie Bed, Doggie Bowl, and Doggie Spa Amenities
  • Complimentary Copy of FIDO Friendly Magazine and a Copy of Kinzie Hotel's “Pet Lover’s Guide to the City”
  • A Portion of the Proceeds Are Donated to ALIVE Rescue, a Local Animal Welfare Organization

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A Five Star Doggo Experience

Word got out that dogs love the star treatment they receive when owners book our Pamper Your Pooch Package. Take a look at what Chicago's very own WGN News had to say about what awaits you and your pup at Kinzie Hotel.

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Reviews from Good Puppers

Pups simply can't get enough of Kinzie Hotel. There's just something about our picture-perfect skyline views, incomparable energy of River North, and boutique accommodations that canines absolutely adore. Take a look at some certified reviews* from some good doggos that have stayed at Kinzie Hotel.

The food at Kinzie is the best! I don't know how I'm going to go back to table scraps after all of those upscale, hipster doggy omelettes! Five bones out of five. - Comiskey Bark, Dalmatian

Every time I see the luggage by the back door, my tail begins to wag. That means we're going to Kinzie Hotel, located smack-dab in the center of the hot dog capital of the world! - Vienna Leif, Dachshund

Kinzie Hotel is a great place to catch up on some serious me time. I don't know what those doggy beds are made out of, but they're pure heaven! Nine stars out of five. - Wiggly Field, Labradoodle

I found a great stick at Grant Park. Will happily stay here again. - Mutty Waters, Mutt

I've stayed at a lot of hotels in my doggy years, but I have to say, Kinzie Hotel's amazing staff, attention to detail, and thoughtful amenities are truly stupendous. The height of luxury! - Howlin' Wolfhound, Irish Wolfhound

Dog Friendly Guide to Chicago

Experience Chicago's best dog parks, pet friendly restaurants, and doggo attractions with your furry friend at your side! With great outdoor patios and plenty of urban greenery, downtown Chicago is full of exciting places for you and your pup to explore.

Take a look at our Dog Friendly Guide to Chicago and get ready to embark upon a fun-filled Windy City adventure!

The Best Dog Parks in Chicago

Ohio Street Dog Park

Address: 350 W Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60654
Distance from Hotel: .8 miles, about at sixteen-minute walk
What to Expect: A spacious, clean, concrete dog park with a puppy drinking fountain and plenty of nice doggos

Fulton River Park

Address: 353 N Desplaines St, Chicago, IL 60654
Distance from Hotel: .8 miles, about at sixteen minute-walk
What to Expect: A grassy, hilly, fenced-in dog park nestled among the city's skyscrapers and highrise building

The Park at Lakeshore East

Address: 450 E Benton Pl, Chicago, IL 60601
Distance from Hotel: .8 miles, about at sixteen minute-walk
What to Expect: Fenced-in doggy oasis with well-maintained grounds, artificial grass, and a nice fountain

Dog Friendly Restaurants in River North

Clark Street Ale House

Address: 742 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654
Distance from Hotel: .6 miles, about a twelve minute-walk
What to Expect: A laid-back neighborhood bar that serves great beer, offers water bowls for dogs, and welcomes pups in the bar and on the patio

Siena Tavern

Address: 51 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654
Distance from Hotel: Kitty-corner from Kinzie Hotel, about a two-minute walk
What to Expect: A trendy Italian spot on Kinzie with a dog-friendly patio that has water bowls and doggy treats

Howells and Hood

Address: 435 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Distance from Hotel: .3 miles, about an eight minute-walk
What to Expect: A massive, dog-friendly, outdoor patio at the base of Tribune Tower that boasts over a hundred beers on tap, stellar skyline views, and elevated bar food

Jake Melnick's Corner Tap

Address: 41 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611
Distance from Hotel: .6 miles, about a twelve minute-walk
What to Expect: A casual outdoor patio with picnic tables, killer chicken wings, and water bowls for dogs

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Chicago Pet Stores and Resources

Bentley's Pet Stuff - River North

Address: 509 N LaSalle Dr, Chicago, IL 60654
Distance from Hotel: .3 miles, about a seven-minute walk
What to Expect: A health-conscious pet store that sells natural, nutrient-rich foods, makes monthly donations to local pet shelters, and takes pride in creating better lives for our four legged friends

PUPS Pet Club

Address: 316 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654
Distance from Hotel: .5 miles, about a ten minute-walk
What to Expect: Thoughtful and reliable pet care services such as dog-walking, daycare, grooming, and veterinary care

Petco Animal Supplies

Address: 440 N Orleans St, Chicago, IL 60610
Distance from Hotel: .5 miles, about an eleven-minute walk
What to Expect:

Kriser's Natural Pet

Address: 356 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611
Distance from Hotel: .7 miles, about a fourteen-minute walk
What to Expect: An all-natural pet store with healthy treats, grooming services, and plenty of toys to help your pupper have a happy trip to Chicago


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