The Best Pet-Friendly Hotels in Kenya

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Are you tired of leaving your furry best friend behind on your travels to Kenya? Not sure where to stay with your dog or cat? Look no further! We have analyzed the pet-friendly lodging in Kenya based on price, amenities, location, guest reviews, and more to put together this list of the top hotels that welcome pets. You'll find a variety of pet-friendly hotels in Kenya that welcome your four-legged travelers with open paws. From dog-friendly hotels to cat-friendly lodgings, there's something for every type of pet parent. Whether you're traveling with a family dog or just looking for a place for your furry companion, there are several hotels in the area that offer pet amenities and have welcoming pet policies to make your stay comfortable for both you and your pet. Many of these hotels offer on-site pet care or nearby dog parks for your pet to enjoy, too. Some of them might have extra pet fees, so just make sure you make not of that when booking. So bring Fido along and enjoy all that Kenya has to offer, from dog-friendly activities to hotels that welcome pets with open arms. Your four-legged traveler will thank you for it!

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

Diani House

Ukunda, Kenya
Guest House with prices starting at $180 (before taxes) - See All Prices
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach

Located at Diani Beach Road, Diani House has great rooms from $180 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, scuba diving, snorkeling, and a bar. It has a terrific 9.99 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, travelers will especially love hiking, rooms with kitchens, child care, laundry services, and golf at this comfortable hotel. Everyone loves a nice pool, and you won't be disappointed with this one.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Kitchen
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Beach


Hemingways Resort

Watamu, Kenya
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $269 (before taxes) - See All Prices
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach

A great place to stay is Hemingways Resort which has nice rooms starting at $269. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving, it also has a great guest rating of 8.70 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at P.O. Box 267. This fun hotel is also nice because it offers snorkeling, a bar, breakfast, outdoor tennis, and rooms with kitchens which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. The room service is especially nice after a long day.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Beach


Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari

Mount Kenya National Park, Kenya
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $237 (before taxes) - See All Prices
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

We found Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $237. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.50 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at P.O. Box 35. You'll also find hiking, mountain views, child care, laundry services, and golf which visitors with pets will love. And this welcoming hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. The service at the restaurant is terrific, and so is the food.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room


Sunset Villa Boutique Resort

Ukunda, Kenya
3-star Resort with prices starting at $70 (before taxes) - See All Prices
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for pet-friendly hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach

With terrific rooms from $70, Sunset Villa Boutique Resort, at Diani Beach, P.O. Box 5386 provides an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, scuba diving, and snorkeling. Its terrific guest rating is 8.50 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Travelers with pets will really like this relaxing hotel which also offers a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, rooms with kitchenettes, child care, and pet-friendly rooms. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. Everyone loves a good hot tub, and this one is really nice. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for pet-friendly hotels.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Beach


African Dream Cottages - Diani Beach

Ukunda, Kenya
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $53 (before taxes) - See All Prices
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach

African Dream Cottages - Diani Beach has a great guest rating of 8.50 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, snorkeling, and a bar. The great rooms here start at $53 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at Beach road diani. Furthermore, it also offers parking, breakfast, rooms with kitchens, child care, and golf, which is nice for travelers. Just a short drive from the city center, this convenient hotel is a terrific choice. Having a kitchen means that you'll be able to cook, which is very convenient when you're on the road. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for pet-friendly hotels.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa
  • Horse riding
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Beach


Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers

Kilifi, Kenya
Hostel with prices starting at $39 (before taxes) - See All Prices
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • Beach

The great guest rating of Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers is 8.20 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, snorkeling, and a bar. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $39, and it's located at Seahorse Road. We also love the hiking, child care, laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, and a game room which are great for visitors. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. The price of this hotel is less than average for pet-friendly hotels, which makes it a great value.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Playground
  • Saltwater pool
  • Beach


Aquarius Watamu Beach Resort

Watamu, Kenya
4-star Resort with prices starting at $105 (before taxes) - See All Prices
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Beach

A cool place is Aquarius Watamu Beach Resort because it has great rooms that start at $105. It has room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and parking, it also earned a great guest rating of 8.16 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at Watamu Coast Road | Watamu National Marine Park. Only a short distance from the city center, visitors with pets will especially love breakfast, laundry services, a free breakfast, pet-friendly rooms, and a spa at this terrific hotel.

Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Airport shuttle
  • Playground
  • Beach


Boma Inn Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $40 (before taxes) - See All Prices
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.

Boma Inn Nairobi offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $40 (before taxes). It's located at South C off Mombasa road at Belle-vue and has earned a guest rating of 7.90/10. This comfortable hotel is also nice because it offers a kid-friendly buffet, laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, city views, and a spa and wellness center which travelers with pets will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for pet-friendly hotels.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast in the room


Prestige Leisure Hotel

Mombasa, Kenya
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $25 (before taxes) - See All Prices
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Beach

Located at Mombas Malindi Highway, Prestige Leisure Hotel has great rooms from $25 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a kid-friendly buffet, and rooms with kitchens. It has a terrific 7.90 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find rooms with kitchenettes, laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, city views, and a game room which travelers will love. And this fun hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. We always love being able to prepare simple meals in a hotel room, and the kitchenette here was teriffic. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for pet-friendly hotels.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Game room
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Family rooms
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Beach


Jannat House

Lamu Island, Kenya
2-star Hotel with prices starting at $49 (before taxes) - See All Prices
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for pet-friendly hotels.

A great place to stay is Jannat House which has nice rooms starting at $49. Offering room service, a restaurant, a bar, rooms with kitchens, and rooms with kitchenettes, it also has a great guest rating of 7.80 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Off Kenyatta Road, 195 Lamu Island. Visitors will really like this welcoming hotel which also offers pet-friendly rooms, city views, laundry facilities, family rooms, and a beauty salon. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for pet-friendly hotels.

Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Pets allowed
  • Family rooms
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Saltwater pool


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How much do pet-friendly hotels cost in Kenya?

Kenya Average Pet-Friendly Hotel Price
$98

After analyzing 13 pet-friendly hotels in Kenya, we found the average pet-friendly hotel price to be a remarkably economical $98. Naturally, this destination has many fantastic pet-friendly accommodation options with a variety of prices. The price will vary by the hotel's amenities, available dates, and the general location. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Kenya.

The average prices of our suggested pet-friendly hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $138
  • 4-star hotels: $161
  • 3-star hotels: $66
  • 2-star hotels: $49


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