Pet-Friendly Anaheim Hotels

by Cicely A. Richard

Anaheim is known for its family-friendly attractions such as Disneyland Resort and Knott’s Berry Farm. This Southern California city offers hotels that let pets accompany their families on vacation. Many of these hotels are within walking distance of theme parks and offer transportation to their guests. In addition to theme parks, downtown Anaheim has the Colonial District, featuring historic 19th-century buildings.

what is a fallback

Disney Hotels

La Quinta Inn & Suites Anaheim Disneyland is one block from Disneyland Resort and the Anaheim Convention Center. It offers shuttle service to the resort. La Quinta Inn allows dogs and cats up to 50 lbs. at no additional charge. The hotel provides information about amusement park tickets and area attractions. On-site amenities include a heated outdoor covered pool and a game room. Guest rooms include two-room suites with sofa beds or bunk beds. Residence Inn Anaheim Maingate features a garden-lake property less than a half mile from the Disneyland Resort. Its shuttle service provides transportation to the resort, the convention center and shopping centers. The hotel allows pets for a nonrefundable cleaning fee. Hotel amenities include grocery shopping, babysitting and restaurant delivery. All suites have full kitchens with dishwashers, ovens, stoves, and cooking and dining utensils.

Hotels with Kitchens

Extended StayAmerica – Orange County – Anaheim Convention Center provides extended-stay suites. The hotel offers shuttle service to Disney and sells park tickets. It accepts one pet per room for a daily fee. All suites have full kitchens with cooking and dining utensils. On-site amenities include weekly housekeeping, laundry facilities and refresh service, which includes clean towels, soap, toilet paper, fresh linens and trash pickup. TownePlace Suites Anaheim is within walking distance of Chapman University. It allows one dog per room for a one-time fee. Hotel amenities include restaurant delivery, picnic areas, a 24-hour restaurant and passes to Bally’s Total Fitness. Each suite has Internet access, full kitchens and sofa beds.

Anaheim Resort

The Clarion Hotel Anaheim is walking distance of Disneyland theme parks and the Anaheim Convention Center. The Anaheim Resort Transit shuttle also provides transportation to parks and the center. It accepts pets up to 40 lbs. for a daily fee. The hotel has a heated outdoor pool with poolside cabanas, a game room and concierge service. Guest rooms have televisions with video games and refrigerators. Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort sits on an 11-acre tropical property next to the convention center. The hotel accepts pets on a case-by-case base. Pet owners must pay an additional fee and receive dog beds upon request. On-site recreation includes an outdoor heated pool and whirlpool with shaded seating. The Sheraton has a Disney desk and provides babysitting services. Guests pay a daily fee for wireless Internet access.

Anaheim Hills

Best Western Anaheim Hills is less than 10 miles from Knott’s Berry Farm and Disneyland parks. It accepts small pets for a nightly fee. Hotel amenities include an outdoor heated pool, an indoor hot tub and room service from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Select rooms have refrigerators and microwaves. Residence Inn Anaheim Hills Yorba Linda is 14 miles from Disneyland parks. It allows pets for a nonrefundable sanitation fee. The Dog Lover’s package, though, waives the sanitation fee, and dogs get welcome gifts and access to Yorba Regional Animal Hospital, a 24-hour emergency hospital. Hotel amenities include grocery shopping, local restaurant delivery, and room service from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. All suites have kitchens with full-size appliances.

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. .