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Iowa’s Top Pet-Friendly Hotels

Never fear having to leave your furry companions behind again when traveling in Iowa. These five resorts offer pet-friendly amenities and packages to keep you and your entire family comfortable during your stay–four legs and all.  

Honey Creek Resort

Rathbun Lake

Welcoming up to two dogs per room with no breed restrictions, Honey Creek Resort at Rathbun Lake is the perfect spot for your four-legged friends. Though there is an additional $25 fee per night, your pups are in for an exciting getaway. The resort offers a Pampered Pet Package providing your pet with toys, dog treats, a resort water bowl and bags to help with clean-ups. The resort also rests on Rathbun Lake and is only a short walking distance to take your pups for a swim. For more information, visit

La Quinta Inn 

Des Moines

La Quinta Inn in Des Moines offers exceptional pet accommodations, with no additional fees or breed restrictions included. Your cat or dog can vacation in style with free daily treats, stylish pet bowls and green parks for playing and pet relief. The hotel allows up to two pets per room, with no size restrictions. For more information, visit

Fillenwarth Beach Resort

Fillenwarth Beach Resort

Arnolds Park

Fillenwarth Beach Resort recognizes that pets are valuable members of your family, and encourages you to bring along your furry companions. The resort offers exceptional accommodations to keep your pets comfortable during their stay, such as bedding options readily available, pet-sitting services and a pet-friendly waterfront for swimming. For more information, visit

Drury Hotel Inn and Suite 

West Des Moines and Iowa City

Your pets are encouraged to come along with you on your next stay at Drury Hotel. The resort offers complimentary pet waste bags and allows up to two pets in each room with no breed restrictions. The only limitation is pet weight, with a max of 80 pounds per room. Drury also allows both cats and dogs with a $35 fee each night. For more information, visit

Comfort Inn and Suites 

Des Moines

With a low fee of $10 per night, Comfort Inn and Suites allows two pets per room, including both dogs and cats. The hotel offers green patches throughout its grounds for pet relief and playtime, with all breeds and sizes welcome. For more information, visit

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