Hotels in College Station, Texas That Accept Pets

by Cicely A. Richard

College Station, Texas, gets its name from Texas A&M University and the railroad that once passed by the school. The city has a selection of pet-friendly hotels located within five miles of the university. Though known for Aggies athletics, College Station features art galleries, the George Bush Presidential Library and the Messina Hof Winery. Chipotle restaurant offers outdoor seating for pet owners.

Texas Avenue

Texas Avenue is one of the primary thoroughfares in College Station, featuring the Texas A&M, University Golf Course, restaurants and shops. Knights Inn College Station is walking distance of the university and the golf course. The hotel allows pets for a daily fee. It has truck parking spaces and an outdoor pool. Guest rooms contain safes. Located in Bryan, Travelodge Bryan College Station is three miles from the university campus. It accepts pet for a daily fee per pet. Hotel amenities include two meeting rooms and an outdoor pool. Guest rooms have free Internet access. Travelodge charges for cots.

Suite Hotels

Homewood Suites by Hilton in College Station is one mile from Texas A&M University and the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. The presidential library sits on a 90-acre area of the university that includes the Presidential Conference Center and the Texas A&M Academic Center. This extended-stay accepts pets under 25 lbs.for a non-refundable fee. On-site amenities include a 24-hour Pavilion Pantry Market and transportation service. Each suite has a full kitchen, televisions with video games and DVD players, and sofa beds. TownePlace Suites Bryan College Station is two miles from the university. It allows pets in its suites for a non-refundable sanitation fee. The hotel offers local restaurant delivery service. All suites have full kitchens and flat-panel LCD televisions; some have two bedrooms.

Budget Accommodations

Econo Lodge is a mile from Texas A&M University and five miles from Messina Hof Winery. Messina Hof Winery & Resort sits on a 100-acre estate with a waterfall and rose gardens and offers guided tours and wine tasting. This hotel accepts two pets (up to 25 lbs. each) per room for a nightly fee. Hotel amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool and hot tub. It offers both smoking and non-smoking guest rooms. Motel 6 College Station -- Bryan is less than five miles from Easterwood Airport and St. Joseph Regional Health. It accepts well-behaved pets of any size at no additional costs. Pet owners must register their pets upon check-in. The hotel also offers truck parking spaces. All guest rooms have wireless Internet access for a daily fee.

AAA Three Diamond

La Quinta Inn College Station is across the street from Texas A&M University and offers shuttle service to the buildings around the campus. While La Quinta accepts pets at no additional charge, the managment requests that guests call ahead to let the hotel know how many pets will be coming. The hotel is less than two miles from family restaurants like Chili’s and Texas Roadhouse. It has an outdoor swimming pool. All guest rooms have free Internet access. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites College Station is less than two miles from the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History. The museum focuses on prehistoric fossils and artifacts of the area. Holiday Inn accepts two pets of up to 50 lbs. per room for a non-refundable fee. It has an outdoor pool. Select rooms have sofa bed.

About the Author

Based in Tucson, Ariz., Cicely A. Richard has been writing since 1996. Her articles have been published in the “Arizona Daily Star” newspaper and “ForeWord Magazine.” Richard earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and journalism from Louisiana State University. .