6 Dog-Friendly Hotels in the Berkshires

The Berkshires is a cultural and scenic destination in Massachusetts. It can be a great weekend getaway destination and has ... Read More

6 Dog-Friendly Hotels in the Berkshires

The Berkshires is a cultural and scenic destination in Massachusetts. It can be a great weekend getaway destination and has plenty to offer for people who love the outdoors. The area surrounding it offers many dog-friendly hotels, so you can bring your pup along too!

We understand it is difficult to travel with your dog and so we have compiled a list of dog-friendly hotels in the Berkshire County area.

The Inn at Stockbridge

Stockbridge is a small town in the Berkshires with plenty of things to do around the area like the Norman Rockwell Museum, Berkshire Botanical Gardens, The Stockbridge Trails, etc.

The Inn at Stockbridge is a pet friendly hotel with a 4-star rating located just 10 minutes from the Norman Rockwell Museum. They allow pets but only in their cottage rooms so be mindful of that while booking your stay. The Inn offers 12 acres of beautiful secluded land, close to all the major attractions in the Berkshires with a great rating and reviews.

Distance from Berkshire Dogs Unleashed – 8.1 miles/ 11 minutes

Canyon Ranch Lenox

Built in 1897, this upscale mansion is actually a health resort in the Berkshires. Canyon Ranch is one of our top picks not only because it is pet friendly, but also because they are one of the finest resorts in Massachusetts. Just make sure to check if this property fits with your budget because it is higher end resort.

Dogs under 35 pounds are allowed however there is an additional charge of $250 per accommodation as per their website. The staff at this beautiful estate will help arrange hikes for you and your dog. They are also an all-inclusive resort with plenty of activities including upscale restaurants and wellness experts to guide you.

Distance from Berkshire Dogs Unleashed – 4.5 miles/ 8 minutes


Located in Lenox, MA, Wheatleigh is easily one of the top properties to stay at if you’re visiting the area. This property is just at a walking distance from Tanglewood, a music venue that has been home to the Boston Symphony Orchestra since the year of 1937.

This pet friendly resort is a great place to spend your family getaway. Even their restaurant is pet friendly so you don’t have to worry about leaving your dog in the room or going out of the resort for dinner.

Distance from Berkshire Dogs Unleashed- 5.2 miles/ 10 minutes

Gedney Farm

Spread across 37 acres, this property is not only a great place to stay, it is also an amazing place to dine. Gedney Farm is also an amazing venue to host events and parties as they cater to the guest’s each and every need.

They allow all kinds of dogs and cats on the property however there is a fee of $20 a night/ per pet, which if you ask us is a pretty reasonable price considering they have a lot of things your dog can enjoy during your stay.

There are also a lot of fun activities in this area around Gedney farm, for instance Campbell Falls State Park is only 6.5 miles away from this property and is a dog-friendly hike.

Distance from Berkshire Dogs Unleashed – 24.1 miles/ 34 minutes

Briarcliff Motel Great Barrington

Briarcliff Motel

This motel tops our list for the most affordable pet-friendly places in the Berkshires with no pet fees and so many things to do with your dog. Briarcliff Motel will definitely be a great experience for you and your entire family.

Briarcliff is located in an area that has around 10 hikes nearby, 5 mountains to cycle on, rafting and other great watersports, golf clubs, ski mountains, as well as, adventures like zip lining, mountain coasters, etc. Well, the list is endless making it a top destination for a family weekend getaway in the Berkshires.

Distance from Berkshire Dogs Unleashed – 13.1 miles/ 18 minutes

Granville House

Granville House loves dogs and they allow all kinds of dogs on the property as long as they are on a leash and not excessive barkers.

As mentioned on their website, you can have a glass of wine by a fire located in the front sitting room while playing pool and if you are a fan of vinyl, they have an impressive collection for those to enjoy in the Music Room.

Also according to their website, you cannot bathe your pet on the property so if your furball does get dirty, Berkshire Dogs Unleashed is always at the rescue when it comes to grooming your dog.

Distance from Berkshire Dogs Unleashed – 15 miles/ 25 minutes

Berkshire Dogs Unleashed

We know what it takes to manage a dog during your vacation and all the responsibilities it comes with. If you are planning to travel to the Berkshires and do not want take your dog along with you or if you choose to stay at a hotel that does not allow pets, Berkshire Dogs Unleashed is always going to be there to take care of your dog. Whether you are planning to board your dog with us, or just drop your dog off for the day for doggie day-care, we will keep your entertained and safe while you’re away.