Pet Friendly Hotels & Motels in Oklahoma City

by Cicely A. Richard

Oklahoma City features historic districts honoring the areas western heritage and providing hip nighttime entertainment. Pet-friendly hotels and motels accommodate visitors traveling with animals. These properties often require pet owners to bring their animals with them when touring the city. Pet owners can walks dogs along the Bricktown Canal and Entertainment District or visit Paw Park, an off-leash dog park.

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Airport Hotels

Clarion Hotel Airport, three miles from Will Rogers World Airport, offers complimentary airport transportation service. It accepts up to 50-lb. pets only in rooms with exterior entrances. The Meridian Convention Center at the hotel has more than 30,000 square feet of event space, as well as three ballrooms. Guest rooms have standard amenities such as Internet access. Motel 6 Oklahoma City -- Airport is approximately four miles from the airport. It accepts pets at no additional cost. Hotel managers determine how many animals can stay in one room. Motel 6 amenities include an outdoor pool, free stay for children, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Downtown/Bricktown

Residence Inn Oklahoma City Downtown/Bricktown sits on the Bricktown Canal in the Bricktown Entertainment District. Established in the late 1880s, Bricktown served as a center of commerce because of the Santa Fe railroad tracks. The area now features restaurants, shops and entertainment venues. Residence Inn accepts pets for a non-refundable fee. The hotel offers evening room service and restaurant delivery. Rooms contain kitchens with dishwashers, fireplaces and sofa beds. The Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma, a AAA Four Diamond hotel, has operated in downtown since 1911. Listed on the Historic Hotels of America, the hotel consists of three wings and stands 14 stories high above the city. The interior features restored antique furniture, light fixtures and etchings. With hundreds of windows, guests see the city from different angles. It accepts pets up to 75 lbs. for a non-refundable fee. The hotel offers 24-hour room service. Guest rooms boast modern décor and amenities, including Internet access.

Northwest

Best Western Broadway Inn & Suites is less than two miles from the Cowboy Western Heritage Museum and six miles from the Bricktown Entertainment District. It accepts pets for a non-refundable fee and kids 18 years old and younger stay for free. The hotel offers standard amenities like an outdoor pool and 24-hour front desk. The honeymoon suite has a hot tub. Staybridge Suites Oklahoma City-Quail Springs is in front of Quail Springs Mall, the site of more than 160 stores and a 24-screen movie theater. The hotel allows pets up to 80 lbs. for a non-refundable fee and a nightly fee. Pet owners must sign an agreement and bring up-to-date vaccinations. Staybridge Suites has an on-site convenience store. All suites have full kitchens with dishwashers and cooking and dining dishes.

South

Americas Best Value Inn Bricktown is southeast Oklahoma of I-35, two miles from downtown and Bricktown Ballpark. The hotel accepts pets for a daily fee. Americas Best Value has designated parking for trucks, buses and RVs. Guest rooms offer standard amenities, including wireless Internet access. Select rooms have refrigerators and microwave ovens. Quality Inn Southwest is six miles from the Will Rogers World Airport and five miles from the Oklahoma City National Memorial. It accepts dogs under 15 lbs.; cats are not allowed on the property. Pet owners must pay a one-time fee. Quality Inn gives guests free cookies upon check-in. Suites offer microwave ovens and refrigerators.

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. .