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The Pet Friendliest Hotel in San Antonio

2017 San Antonio Reader's Choice First Place Award for Pet-Friendly Hotel awarded to The Emily Morgan hotel.
We know how hard it can be to leave your pet at home while you are on vacation, and luckily when you stay at The Emily Morgan Hotel – A DoubleTree by Hilton you don’t have to. We are proud to be San Antonio’s dog-friendly hotel and are confident that your furry pal will enjoy its stay in our historic and iconic hotel as much as you will. When you arrive at the hotel you will be handed complimentary treat and water bowls, receive a welcome letter from our general manager, and be showered with compliments and adoring belly rubs. What can we say? We just love seeing all the fuffy puppers that stay at the Emily Morgan hotel. Take a look at our pet policy, find the perfect room for you and your pooch, and start planning your next trip to San Antonio!
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The Emily Morgan Pet Policy

  • Guests are required to register their pets when checking in
  • $50.00 non-refundable pet fee per guest room
  • Two pets permitted per room
  • Maximum weight: 50 lbs
Have a question about or pet policy or special requests for your pup? Get in touch with our team of doggo enthusiasts, and we’ll be happy to help!

Dog Friendly Accommodations in San Antonio

Located across the street from the Alamo and minutes from San Antonio’s best dog parks, pet stores, and dog-friendly restaurant, the Emily Morgan Hotel offers the city’s most unique and accommodations for pet owners. During your stay, you’ll enjoy upscale, modern amenities in a beautiful historic setting, phenomenal amenities, and free WiFi for sharing all those Instagram-worthy moments of your pup enjoying the Riverwalk!

Guests and good doggos at the Emily Morgan hotel love:

  • Fully Modernized Accommodations in a Historic Setting
  • Free Dog Treats & Water Bowl Upon Arrival
  • Welcome letter from our general manager
  • Pet Sitting Services
  • A Grass Pet Relief Area in Rear of Hotel
  • Easy Access to the Riverwalk, Dog Parks, and Alamo
  • A Free Map to Our Favorite Pet-Friendly Attractions
  • Complimentary Plastic Waste Bags
  • Free WiFi
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Reviews & Accolades

Named the city’s #1 pet friendly hotel in the San Antonio Express-News’ Readers’ Choice Awards, the Emily Morgan Hotel delivers a one-of-a-kind travel experience for pups and pet parents alike. And humans aren’t the only ones showering the hotel with accolades. See what some of our pet guests have to say* about the Emily Morgan experience!

* Disclaimer: Canines may not have actually said these things, but we have it on good authority that dogs really do love our hotel!

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Dog Friendly Attractions in San Antonio

When you go on vacation, your dog deserves a vacation too, so spoil your pet with a massage at Lucy’s Doggy Daycare and Spa, or go for a leisurely jog together in McAllister Park. To ensure a hassle-free vacation, check out our list of dog-friendly resources in San Antonio below.

San Antonio's Best Dog Parks

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Madison Square Dog Park

Dog owners enjoy mingling as their pups play in the fully-fenced off-leash area at Madison Square Dog Park. The .65 acre park features a doggie drinking fountain and benches for owners to comfortably sit while keeping a watchful eye on their pup.

McAllister Park

Spanning 984 acres, McAllister Park is a local favorite for those seeking fresh air and wide-open space. The beloved San Antonio dog park was built in 2007 and features exercise equipment, picnic space, benches, walking trails, and of course, lots of space for your pooch to run around and play.

Dog Grooming

Treat your pet to some serious “me time” with a doggy spa day at the groomers! Whether you bring your pupper in for a basic wash and scrub or go the extra mile with a massage and nail trim, your furball will be wagging its tail in gratitude.
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Lucy's Doggy Daycare and Spa

Voted ‘Best Pet Services’ by multiple San Antonio publications, Lucy’s will leave your canine companion feeling stylish and fresh. Pamper your pooch with a nail trim, ear clean, and blow dry – or really spoil him with a PAWdicure or massage!

Corina's Pet Boutique & Grooming

Offering full-service grooming for cats and dogs, Corina’s Pet Boutique focuses on health and safety. To really make your pup’s coat shine, the San Antonio boutique strictly uses organic, all-natural foods and grooming products.

San Antonio Doggy Day Cares

Let your pet play with other furry friends while on vacation at one of these great San Antonio doggy daycares. They’ll have plenty of fun as you tour the Alamo or enjoy a leisurely dinner at Oro.
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Camp Bow Wow

Sign up your canine to be a Day Camper at Camp Bow Wow. All day long, your camper will play indoors and outdoors with other dogs, coming home at day’s end tired and happy. Camp Bow Wow also offers grooming services for Day Campers.

Pampr'd Pawz

Feline and canine friends alike are welcome at Pampr’d Pawz. Featuring 24-hour Daycare pick-up & drop-off, the Daycare program is convenient for you and fun for your pet – especially if you plan to kick back with a few margaritas on the Riverwalk.

Dog-Friendly Restaurants in San Antonio

San Antonio is home to lots of great outdoor patios, bars, and restaurants. Bring your dog along for a great meal at one of these great pet-friendly restaurants.
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Los Patios

Nestled on 20-acres along Salado Creek, Los Patios is known for its fresh lunch menu and delicious Sunday brunch. The grounds also feature a number of independently owned shops and host meetings, events, and weddings year round. Bring your canine for a lovely meal on the Gazebo and a nice long stroll afterward.

Rio de Gelato

Whether you’re easing into the afternoon with an iced latte or beating the heat with their amazing house-made gelato, Rio de Gelato provides the perfect place enjoy some quality time with your pooch on the Riverwalk. And did we mention they serve up some of our absolute favorite pizza in San Antonio?

The Cove

Taking ‘pet-friendly restaurant’ very seriously, The Cove features a dog run so you will have a well-rested pup while eating local, organic grub and sipping on a beer from their Texas Beer Garden.

Rita's on the River

Nothing says an afternoon in San Antonio like fresh air, Texas-sized margaritas, and some amazing homemade Tex-Mex on the Riverwalk. Rita’s is must-visit destination for humans and puppers alike.