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Calling All Furry Friends

Our Pet Friendly Hotel in New Orleans

Bring Your Best Friend to New Orleans

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Looking for pet friendly hotels in New Orleans? Well, Kimpton Hotel Fontenot simply goes wild for pets. At Kimpton hotels, every guest, be they on two legs or four, is greeted with open arms and cozy accommodations. So bring your best friend along! Doesn't matter if your extra family member is furry, feathery or scaly. It's okay by us, and there is no extra charge -- no matter their size, weight or breed. We not only allow dogs, cats, and other pets at our hotels, we welcome them. You’ll never see extra cleaning charges or pet deposits at a Kimpton.

We don't impose restrictions on the size or the number of pets you can bring along, so your Great Dane can stretch out as much as your kitten. We don’t choose sides, we’re just as proud to be a dog-friendly hotel as we are to be a cat-friendly hotel. Whether you're planning a short visit or an extended stay, rest assured that our hotel is not just pet-friendly, but pet-celebrated. Here, every day is an opportunity to create joyful memories with your beloved companions by your side.

Our pet-friendly hotel in New Orleans welcomes your pet with:

  • Food & water bowls in your guest room
  • Courtesy bags for walking your dog
  • No additional charge for pets, no deposit required
  • No size, weight, or breed restrictions
  • Nightly hosted wine reception — pets are welcome to join the party!
  • We've partnered with Wag! Enjoy complimentary access during your stay
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Pet Package

Book our exclusive Pet Package and enjoy:

  • A welcome beverage for the adults upon arrival
  • Your furry friend will receive a welcome treat & take-home gift
  • Guestrooms equipped with a pet bed and bowls for food & water
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Boutique Pet Shops

You want only the best for your prized pet, and these adorable boutiques offer just that:

Southern Paws
633 Toulouse St.

This is the best place in town to go to if you’re looking for New Orleans-inspired toys and treats, and Mardi Gras costumes for dogs.

Chi-wa-wa Ga-ga
511 Dumaine St.

Self-described as a “Small Store for Dinky Dogs” Chi-wa-wa Ga-ga caters to small dogs specifically.Here you’ll find the best and funkiest costumes, accessories, and clothing for your dog.

NOLA Bark Market
3041 N. Rampart St

The Bark Market’s retail store features everything you could need for your dogs or cats’ stay in New Orleans, including high quality healthy dog and cat foods and treats.

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Annual Festivals

Two Annual Festivals That Are For The Dogs

Krewe of Barkus
Starts and ends in Armstrong Park

New Orleans hosts a unique Mardi Gras parade exclusively for dogs, where a large number of dogs dressed in costumes are joined by their human companions in a walking parade. The parade features special throws such as dog treats, with themes that vary annually. The highlight is the crowning of a canine king and queen each year.

NOLA on Tap
Lafreniere Park, Metairie

This is the largest fundraiser for the Louisiana SPCA and the largest beer fest in the area, with more than 400 beer offerings from local and national breweries and homebrewers. Dogs and kids are welcome.

We’ve Partnered with Wag!

Enjoy complimentary access to Wag! Premium during your stay (including 10% off all services booked, waived booking fees, and 24/7 vet chat). Wag! connects pet parents with professional pet caregivers for pet walking, boarding or sitting. Booked a walk during your stay? Be sure to leave a key with the front desk for your dog walker. Any questions about dog walking? Just ask the front desk team!

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Bring the Whole Family

We're a family-friendly hotel with comfortable accommodation and fun activities for all our guests, big and small.

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