TRAVELING WITH PETS
From pup-friendly patios to dog beaches and plenty of
parks to play in, San Diego is downright Fido-friendly.
Park Your Paws
Many San Diego hotels are pet-friendly.
Downtown, Hotel Indigo (509 Ninth
Avenue) and Hotel Solamar (435 Sixth
Avenue) will set up your pet with bowls for
water and food, plush beds, and treats. In
addition, there are no restrictions on the
weight, breed, size, or number of pets. In
Coronado, Loews Coronado Bay Resort
(4000 Coronado Bay Road) also rolls out
the red carpet for pets, with everything
from special bedding to a gourmet room
service menu just for your furry friends.
Both downtown Westin locations (910
Broadway Circle and 400 West Broadway)
welcome dogs with a signature his or hers
dog bed. Polished food and water bowls
are provided upon request.
Other pet-friendly hotels include the
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
on Harbor Island (1380 Harbor Island
Drive), the Ocean Beach Hotel (5080
Newport Avenue), and The Bristol Hotel
(1055 First Avenue) in downtown. Ocean
Villa Inn located steps from Dog Beach, this
pet-friendly hotel is stocked with amenities
your pup will love, including a dog wash,
communal dog run, and complimentary dog
treats. (5142 West Point Loma Blvd).
Fun places to play and
events to enjoy
Go for a romp around the dog parks
within Balboa Park. Grape Street Dog
Park (2800 Grape Street) is the largest
option, and shaded by eucalyptus trees.
For a game of catch, head to Morley
Field Dog Park (2221 Morley Field
Drive). Nate’s Point (2500 Balboa Drive)
is completely fenced off and comes
equipped with amenities like picnic tables
and water fountains. It’s also open 24
hours a day.
San Diego’s beaches and aren’t just for
humans to enjoy; they’re a great place for
your canine best friends too. Play fetch or
doggy-paddle at one of San Diego’s dog
beaches, like Fiesta Island in Mission Bay,
GREAT DAY IN
Start the day with
a romp at Dog
Beach at the
north end of Ocean
Beach, near the San
Diego River. Dogs can
splash in the water
and dig in the sand
unleashed, 24 hours
Treat your pup to a doggie cookie at Azucar (4820
Newport Avenue) in
Ocean Beach. They’ve
got plenty of “people
treats” as well,
including the ever-popular mojito flavor.
Have lunch (or brunch) at The Patio
(4445 Lamont Street)
in Pacific Beach, where
there are always plenty
of pooches on the
patio. Pups can nosh
on homemade dog
biscuits and lap a
“dawg grog,” a healthy
malty beverage made
just for them.
Make a quick detour to Fiesta Island in Mission
Bay for a dip in the
calm waters of the bay
and a run up and down
the sand dunes.
Do happy hour at downtown’s Sally’s Seafood
on the Water
( 1 Market Place). Dogs
are welcome on the
patio. Hotel Indigo
(509 Ninth Avenue)
also hosts a monthly
“Yappy Hour” on its
rooftop patio, where
dogs and owners can
mingle and sip
named San Diego one of the Top 5 Pet-friendly
cities in the USA!
North Dog Beach Run in Coronado,
Del Mar Dog Beach, or Dog Beach in Ocean
Beach. Your pup will love it!
Staying at the ultra-hip, retro/modern Layfayette
Hotel in North Park for the chance to pony up the
Red Fox Room’s famous piano bar or snag a poolside
perch for cocktails and live music? Be sure to book
Fido a room next door at Bark Boulevard, where
Lafayette guests get a preferred rate.
Sheraton San Diego
Hotel & Marina