Some of the best memories in life are made with your furry friend, so why would you want to leave them all alone while you traverse the gorgeous lands of Asia? Offering things like dog treats, customised bowls, grooming services, and special beds, your four-legged buddy will be right at home at these pet-friendly hotels on this side of the world.
Four Seasons Hotel Seoul, South Korea
This luxury hotel in downtown Seoul isn’t just for humans. Dogs and cats can experience the world-renowned hospitality of Four Seasons with a variety of pet amenities, including embroidered toy bones, door and name tag, sleeping mat, dog bowls, and a feeding mattress. Four Seasons Hotel Seoul is particularly stylish, with confident glass-and-steel structures around the property. Check out their Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant Yu Yuan while you’re here.
Additional fees: KRW250,000 (limited to one pet under 4kg)
Direct booking is required. Four Seasons Hotel Seoul is located at 97 Saemunan-ro, Sinmunno 1(il)-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea, +82 2 6388 5000. Rates from KRW370,000 per night.
Our Native Village, Bangalore
Our Native Village is a 4-star themed resort near Hesaraghatta that’s great for couples, families, and of course, your pets too. Set up to recreate a luxurious village atmosphere, there is ample space for your furry friend to run around as you participate in activities like bullock cart riding, cow-milking, kite-flying, traditional spa treatments, and organic farming. Rated one of India’s top eco-friendly accommodations, Our Native Village also includes all meal costs in your room rate.
Additional fees: Free!
Our Native Village is located near Hesaraghatta, Bangalore, Karnataka 560088, India, p. +91 99012 33353. Rates start from INR10,000 per night.
The Pandora Hotel, Bali
The Pandora Hotel in Bali is home to two cats, so you know they’ll love your pets as much as theirs. Situated in an amazing green valley in Ubud, this is where you’ll find healthy meals, yoga classes, and a spa specialising in traditional remedies. It’s generally a special place for relaxation, almost like being on another planet. If that sounds exciting to you, just imagine how magical it must be for your pet.
Additional fees: Free! (limited to one small pet)
The Pandora Hotel is located at Banjar Dukuh Geria Pejengkawan, Ubud Bali, Indonesia, p. +62 361 9082928. Rates start from IDR2,150,000 per night.
Hyatt Regency Hakone Resort & Spa, Japan
Your dog may or may not be dreaming of climbing mountains, so why not take the chance to bring it to this residential lodge on the foothills of Mount Fuji? Hyatt Regency Hakone Resort & Spa has several dog-friendly rooms which can host up to three pets, and offers pet-sitting services for when you’re out and about. As its name suggests, the hotel’s Spa Izumi & Onsen is easily one of the best in town.
Additional fees: Free! (limited to three pets up to 10kg each or one pet up to 30kg)
Direct booking is required. Hyatt Regency Hakone Resort & Spa is located at 1320 Gora, Hakone, Kanagawa, Japan, p. +81 460 82 2000. Rates start from YEN46,000 per night.
Doubletree Resort by Hilton Wuxi – Lingshan
Overlooking the magnificent Lake Tai – the third largest freshwater lake in China – in Jiangsu province, this gorgeous four-star resort welcomes you and your buddy with freshly baked cookies (don’t worry, no chocolate) upon arrival. They’ll even get their own bed in the room, fur-friendly shampoo, and a yummy food bowl. Your pet might not be able to appreciate the stunning Ming dynasty art in the hotel’s private Ceng Jingtang Museum, but running around a landscaped Chinese-style garden sounds like fun.
Additional fees: RMB280 per room (limited to two pets up to 45kg)
Direct booking is required. Doubletree Resort is located at 99 Qi Li Feng Guang Di, Wuxi, China, p. +86 510 8535 5000. Rates start from RMB520 per night.
Siam Kempinski Hotel, Bangkok
Siam Kempinski Hotel is the only Kempinski property in Asia to take in pets, and it’s well worth the trip just for that hospitality. From a resort-style garden to a massive free-form swimming pool, expect to be transported into a world of serenity in the middle of Bangkok’s premier shopping district – there’s even direct access to Siam Paragon! Pets are not allowed in the hotel’s restaurants, but you’ll be able to enjoy the award-winning Thai restaurant Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin. Don’t worry, your pets will be well-fed.
Additional fees: THB1,150 per night (limited to one pet weighing less than 11kg)
Direct booking is required. Siam Kempinski Hotel is located at 991/9 Rama I Road, Bangkok, Thailand, p. +66 2 162 9000. Rates start from THB10,700 per night.
Noordin Mews, Penang
Penang is a wonderful place filled with street murals, historical buildings, and what is reputably some of the best street food in Malaysia. So, we don’t blame your pet for getting wanderlust too. Noordin Mews is an intimate 1920s Peranakan shophouse-turned-hotel, offering rooms meticulously restored to capture the essence of the city’s colonial architecture. Let your pet chill by the pool as you play chess with the staff or participate in a Nyonya cooking class with Pearly Kee, one of Penang’s best home cooks.
Additional fees: MYR30 per room
Direct booking is required. Noordin Mews is located at 53, Noordin Street, George Town, Penang, Malaysia, p. +60 4 263 7125. Rates start from MYR440 per night.
The Regent‘s world-famous hospitality extends to your fur friend with exclusive rates and an in-room pet dining menu. They’ll even get a customised pet amenity box with a plush bed, a towel from Woofer & Purrlensky, toys, and even gourmet treats to munch on. Both cat and dogs are welcome, but dogs also get a dog-walking map at nearby trails like Singapore Botanic Gardens to shake out all that pent-up restlessness.
Additional fees: S$75 per room (limited to one pet under 15kg or two pets less than 7kg each)
Direct booking is required. Regent Singapore is located at 1 Cuscaden Road, Singapore 249715, p. +65 6733 8888. Rates start from S$350 per night.
Fraser Place Manila, Philippines
If you ever need to bring your pet to Manila, Fraser Place is the place for you. With 89 fully-furnished serviced apartments that combine contemporary design and spatial luxury, there’ll be plenty of space for your ‘kids’ to run around. From one- to four-bedroom apartments, each residence has a large kitchen so you can easily prepare tasty doggy treats, as well as a comprehensive home entertainment system for movies and snuggling.
Additional fees: PHP5,000 (limited to one pet below 11kg)
Fraser Place Manila is located at Valero Street, Makati, 1200 Metro Manila, Philippines, p. +63 2 818 1818. Rates start from PHP7,700 per night.
Hotel Pennington by Rhombus, Hong Kong
Hong Kong hotel rooms are notoriously small, but some of them, like the award-winning Hotel Pennington in the heart of Causeway Bay, can still accommodate your pets. You’ll have to book an extra-large Studio Suite room, but it’s a worthy expense to be able to take your furry friends along for the ride. They’ll even be pampered by some exclusive pet care amenities and premium treats – it’s the most comfortable they’ll ever feel!
Additional fees: Free! (limited to two pets under 11kg each)
Direct booking is required. Hotel Pennington by Rhombus is located at 13-15 Pennington St, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, +852 3970 0688. Rates start from HKD890 per night.
Top Image: Four Seasons Hotel Seoul