Hotels That Are Pet Friendly in Stevens Point, Wisconsin

by Matthew Knight

Located on the scenic Wisconsin River, Stevens Point offers visitors a wealth of recreational parks and amenities in central Wisconsin. Visitors will find small-town charm and several pet-friendly hotels offering convenient access to the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point, Point Dog Park and fishing on the Wisconsin River Flowage.

Country Inn

Country Inn is across the street from the University of Wisconsin and a quarter-mile east of the Schmeeckle Reserve, with dog-walking forest trails and fishing opportunities. The inn offers a spacious lobby with a stone fireplace along with a heated indoor swimming pool and continental breakfast. Accommodations include standard rooms, whirlpool suites and pet-friendly rooms for an extra $25 with no weight restrictions as of 2011. It is near shopping and within walking distance of the Campus Cinema, Topper’s Pizza and Pete’s Sports Bar.

La Quinta Inn

La Quinta Inn is just over a mile east of downtown and offers convenient access to I-39 and the Stevens Point Country Club. The hotel has a no-fee pet policy as of 2010 with no restrictions on weight or number of pets, and is within a block of Iverson Park, where guests will find riverfront dog-friendly trails. The modern hotel features free "Bright Side Breakfast," spacious rooms with a work desk and glass sun room with swimming pool and hot tub. Mitchell’s Hilltop Pub & Grill is adjacent to the hotel, features historic local photos and decor from the Stevens Point area, and serves regional American cuisine.

Super 8

Super 8 is within two blocks of both the University of Wisconsin and Sentry Golf Course, offering pet-friendly lodging with no restrictions or fees as of 2010. The budget-priced hotel is a quarter-mile from the Green Circle Trail, which offers 30 miles of multi-use trails where pets are allowed. A spacious lobby greets guests with a lounge area and complimentary breakfast room. Guest rooms include a spacious floor plan and modern decor. Nearby eateries include the Tokyo Steak House and Perkin’s Restaurant.

Fairfield Inn

The Fairfield Inn of Stevens Point is just east of I-39 and minutes from downtown. The location within a residential area provides many dining and shopping locations, including Target, Staples and Grazies Pasta. The hotel offers modern guest rooms allowing pets for a nonrefundable $50 sanitation fee as of 2010. Guests can enjoy complimentary breakfast and a heated indoor swimming pool, along with a spacious lobby with complimentary business area.

About the Author

Based in Southwestern Michigan, Matthew Knight has been writing outdoor and technology articles since 2008. His articles appear on various websites. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer information systems from Western Michigan University.