601 Murray Circle
Sausalito, CA 94965
This luxury hotel in Sausalito pampers both dogs and their owners. For a flat pet fee of $75 per stay, dogs will enjoy lavish amenities, including high-end bedding and custom-made food. No more than two dogs are allowed in a dog-friendly room, all of which are only located on the first floor. Dogs are allowed on the patio adjoining the resort’s Farley Bar and the Michelin-starred Murray Circle Restaurant.
Inverness Valley Inn
13275 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Inverness, CA 94937
A perfect dog-friendly getaway can be found at Inverness Valley Inn, located just minutes from Tomales Bay State Park and the Point Reyes National Seashore. A pet fee of $25 for the first night and $10 for subsequent nights is required. Amenities for dogs include their own beds and a 25-foot by 90-foot fenced-in dog run. Farm animals such as sheep, goats, llamas and chickens at the inn’s eco mini-farm are bound to entertain a guest’s furry friend.
Nick’s Cove and Cottages
23240 Highway 1
Marshall, CA 94940
On the northeastern shore of the breathtaking Tomales Bay along Highway 1 lies the tiny community of Nick’s Cove. Dog owners have a choice of four different cottages, all featuring a waterfront deck, wood-burning stove and private beach that allows dogs off leash. A $50 fee per pet, per stay is required. A pastry chef from the award-winning Nick’s Cove Restaurant bakes complimentary dog treats each day for furry friends.
755 Silverado Trail
Calistoga, CA 94515
Solage Calistoga is a luxury resort located in the popular wine country town of Calistoga. A $100 pet fee for the entire stay is required and pet accommodations include luxurious dog beds and all-natural doggie treats. On site is the Michelin-starred Solbar restaurant, which allows pets on the outdoor patio. Amenities for guests include a state-of-the-art gym, fitness classes, swimming pool and complimentary use of bicycles for sightseeing.
324 Main St.
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
The historic Zaballa House Bed and Breakfast is less than an hour’s drive from the Peninsula in Half Moon Bay. Located in the downtown section, this visually prominent B&B is the oldest house in the city and within walking distance of many affordable restaurants and unique shopping. A $10 per day pet fee is required. Amenities for guests include kitchenettes, a daily gourmet breakfast buffet and complimentary wine and cheese.
Randy Yagi is a freelance writer covering all things San Francisco. His work can be found on Examiner.com.