Pet-Friendly Lodging in North Bend, Oregon

by Joy Uyeno

With a population of just under 10,000 people, North Bend, Oregon, is a small city connected to Coos Bay, which is where the area's pet-friendly hotels are located. Luckily, there are a few choices for accommodations that will happily give you and your four-legged friend a place to spend the night for reasonable rates within close proximity to North Bend's Center.

Comfort Inn Coos Bay

Located just one mile from the North Bend Municipal Airport, the Comfort Inn Coos Bay offers guests simple, comfortable budget accommodations. The hotel charges a $15 fee for pets, and guests are required to sign a pet agreement upon checking into the hotel. The hotel requests that no cats be taken onto the premises. Guests can take advantage of a complimentary expanded continental breakfast, exercise room and indoor hot tub.

The Mill Casino Hotel

The Mill Casino houses 92 hotel guest rooms and six suites decorated in contemporary Northwest-inspired decor. Each room features a king-size pillowtop bed and views of the Coos Bay waterfront. Guests are allowed "one well-behaved pet up to 50 pounds per room" at a fee of $25. Pets must be leashed at all times while in the common areas of the hotel, and rooms with unattended pets will not be cleaned by housekeeping staff. The resort also features a casino and a venue for concerts.

Best Western Holiday Model Coos Bay

The Best Western in Coos Bay is less than three miles from the center of North Bend. Along with a fitness center, hot tub and pool, the hotel offers guests a complimentary breakfast buffet and ample free parking. Dogs are allowed at a rate of $15 per pet, per night. Each room features basic accommodations with streamlined, contemporary furniture, including a small sitting area with armchairs and a desk. Rooms also include a small refrigerator and microwave.

Red Lion Hotel Coos Bay

The Red Lion Hotel in Coos Bay is located 10 minutes from the North Bend Municipal Airport and offers pet-friendly accommodations at a rate of $20 per stay. The rooms are simply decorated with one or two queen-size beds, or a king- size bed. Guests are given free wireless Internet access and complimentary parking. Amenities include a fitness center, swimming pool and hot tub. The hotel holds a Roaring Start Breakfast Buffet each morning, where kids eat free. The Characters Sports Lounge offers drinks and light food options.

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About the Author

Joy Uyeno has been writing about travel, food, fashion, culture and finance since 2005. For three years she wrote a column for the "Honolulu Star-Bulletin" aimed at young and first-time travelers. Her writing has appeared in several local and national publications, including the 2008 anthology "Honolulu Stories." She holds a Master of Arts in writing and publishing from Emerson College.