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Dog-Friendly Hotels In Las Vegas on the Strip

Looking to take a trip to Las Vegas and can’t stand the thought of leaving your dog behind? While Vegas isn’t recognized as a “pet-friendly” destination per se, there are a number of hotels on the Strip that allow dogs.

Dog-friendly hotels in Las Vegas typically offer an on-leash pet relief area, in addition to a welcome package with disposable waste bags, treats, etc. Pets are limited to walking the main concourses at a casino/hotel property and can’t hang out in the gaming, entertainment, or restaurant areas (unless a service dog).

Hotels on the Strip that allow dogs commonly charge an additional pet stay fee or require you to book a specific room type. Those rooms tend to be more expensive than your typical human-only room for obvious reasons.

Below, I’ll go over the pet policy for each hotel on the Las Vegas Strip so you know upfront whether the resort is dog friendly or not, and what additional fees exist, if any.

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Caesars Entertainment’s Dog-Friendly Policy Explained

Rooms labeled as “Pet Stay” on the Caesars Rewards booking portal allow guests to bring up to 2 dogs weighing no more than 50 lbs. each.

Unfortunately, while Caesars is dog-friendly, cats are not welcome. Dogs at all properties need to be crated when the owner is not present, and rental crates are available upon request.

Food/water dishes, waste disposal bags, mats, and treats are provided in the room, as are directions to the pet relief area and off-leash dog parks around Las Vegas.

An additional refundable pet stay deposit of $100 per night will be charged at:

  • Caesars Palace
  • Cromwell
  • Paris
  • Rio
  • Linq
  • Horseshoe
  • Harrah’s
  • Flamingo
  • Planet Hollywood
Exterior of Caesars Palace's hotel tower with Bellagio's man makde lake in the foreground

MGM Resorts Dog-Friendly Policy Explained

Up to 2 dogs are allowed to stay at MGM Resorts properties as long as they weigh less than 100 lbs. combined. As with Caesars, while MGM properties allow dogs, they are not cat-friendly.

Dogs left unattended in the hotel room must be crated and dog sitters are available upon request.

An additional nightly pet stay fee of $150 ($200 for suites) is charged at:

  • Bellagio
  • Vdara
  • Delano

An additional nightly pet stay fee of $100 ($150 for suites) is charged at:

  • MGM Grand
  • Park MGM
  • Mandalay Bay

That nightly fee drops to $50 ($100 for suites) at:

  • Excalibur
  • New York New York
  • Luxor

Note that the fee is per dog. If you bring 2, you’ll be charged twice. Check rates and view hotel options here, on the MGM Resorts booking portal.

Bellagio Fountains pictured from above

Other Dog-Friendly Hotels on the Strip

Cosmopolitan: All rooms at Cosmopolitan are dog-friendly. Guests can have up to two dogs of any size accompany them on their trip. A nightly pet fee of $100 per dog will be charged. Dogs need to be crated when the owner is not present.

Cosmopolitan's exterior at night

Encore: Joining the ranks of dog-friendly hotels in Vegas, Encore now allows up to 2 dogs per room. Not only are dogs allowed, but they are also provided a gift bag at check-in with a Wynn logoed neckerchief, toy, waste bags, and a treat.

The resort will also offer dog walking or sitting services for an additional fee. Sanitation pads, a kennel, and one bottle of water daily are also offered to guests bringing a dog. the nightly pet stay fee is $125 for resort rooms and $175 for suites.

Encore Las Vegas' hotel tower exterior illuminated at dusk

Las Vegas Strip Resorts That Are Not Dog Friendly

Currently, the following resorts do not allow pets of any kind on property, or in hotel guestrooms. The obvious exception is for service animals which are permitted at all Las Vegas resorts.

  • Tropicana
  • Venetian/Palazzo
  • Sahara

Hopefully, I was able to help you find a dog-friendly hotel in Las Vegas that will meet your needs during your trip to Las Vegas! Have fun, and win big!

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