PUTTING YOUR FURKID through a long flight can be life-changing and not necessarily in all the best ways.
In general, air travel is safe for your pet it’s not exactly as relaxing as a belly rub. There are a handful of things to consider such as the physical and mental state of your doggo after traveling hours in a plane’s belly. After all, your four-legged family member can’t tell you how he or she feels.
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So you and your dog made it through the flight and have landed safe and sound. The next question is, “Where are you going to put up for the entirety of your stay?”
Your furkid is going to need a lot of tender, loving, care after the ordeal. Why not pick a hotel that’s not only comfortable but also accommodating for animals?
Give your furkid a taste of luxury as these pet-friendly hotels in Asia.
Singapore: Four Seasons Hotel Singapore
Located on tranquil, tree-lined Orchard Boulevard, Four Seasons Hotel Singapore provides a welcome oasis of calm in the midst of the city’s hustle and bustle. It’s only 25 minutes from the airport and strategically located steps away from the shopping, entertainment, and business belt of Orchard Road.
Said to be a top choice for those traveling with a pet, guests can rest assured that their pet will be treated like royalty at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore. Each room allows one pet up to 7kgs, and pet beds and water bowls will be provided.
South Korea: Grand Walkerhill Seoul
Grand Walkerhill is located at the heart of Seoul, surrounded by beautiful nature and the Hangang River as well as the greenery of Achasan Mountain. Valued as the best urban resort, the hotel offers a comfortable resting place, banquet halls, and venues for entertainment.
Your doggo is going to love the luxury that Grand Walkerhill provides because the hotel is pet-friendly. Up to two dogs under 18kgs are allowed per room for a fee of US$100 per stay, plus US$50 per night.
Source: Korea Tourism Organization.
Thailand: Mercure Pattaya Ocean Resort
Nestled in the heart of Pattaya, Thailand, Mercure Pattaya Ocean Resort is an idyllic hideaway for families with children – and pets. It’s only 84kms away from Suvarnabhumi Airport and just a stone’s throw away from the beach, and shopping and dining options.
Aside from its mini water park with a rock wall and caves, tropical gardens, two swimming pools, and slider for family fun, Mercure Pattaya Ocean Resort allows two pets up to 10kgs per night. Both dogs and cats are welcome at the hotel’s stylish and comfortable guestrooms.
Source: Mercure Pattaya Ocean Resort.
Malaysia: The Roots Eco Resort
Make the 200km journey from Kuala Lumpur and get a dose of wellness at The Roots Eco Resort. A unique establishment, the resort was inspired by the orang asli (aboriginal people) settlements nearby and boasts villas build from wood and bamboo. There’s even a tree house built around a tree.
The best part is the friendly staff will accommodate your furkid of any size for no additional fee. So you and your furkid can just kick back and relax with The Roots Eco Resort’s lush nature as your backdrop.
China: Doubletree Resort by Hilton Wuxi Lingshan
This elegant resort overlooks the beautiful Taihu Lake in China’s Jiangsu province. Guests will definitely get their much-needed zen at Doubletree Resort by Hilton Wuxi Lingshan’s posh suites which offer magnificent lake views.
Also good to note is the resort allows two pets up to 46kgs per room, per stay. For a one-time fee, the resort’s staff will kit your room up with amenities like a pet bed, pet shampoo, and food bowl. You just need to ask.
Source: Doubletree by Hilton.
Hong Kong: CHI Residences 138
CHI Residences is one of Hong Kong’s leading boutique serviced apartments that’s conveniently located right smack in the middle of the port city’s bustling entertainment and nightlife district. There will never be a dull moment as the establishment is surrounded by cafes, restaurants, shops and designer brand stores.
CHI Residences 138 is also known for being pet-friendly, with trained housekeepers offering pet walking and grooming services. Thinking of taking a trip to Hong Kong with your furkid? Be sure to book and check in to CHI Residences 138.
Source: Chi Residences 138.
Japan: Hyatt Regency Hakone Resort & Spa
Famous for its onsen (natural hot springs), museums and views of Mount Fuji, the Hyatt Regency Hakone Resort & Spa is perfect for spa-goers who also happen to be dog lovers. It’s easily accessible from major cities in Japan at just one and a half hours’ drive west of Tokyo.
There are a total of 79 spacious Japanese-styled and Western-styled guestrooms and suites that each come with a private sun terrace or balcony. Furkid parents can opt for a dog-friendly room, which can accommodate three pets up to 10kgs or one pet up to 30kgs for no additional fee. The staff also offers pet-sitting services.
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