Wondering where to stay with your pet when you visit Washington, DC? The Wink is wild about dogs, and we welcome those that are up to 70 pounds to join their owners in one of our pet-friendly rooms – at no added charge. We even welcome your pet with treats from the popular, local dog bakery, and special brews direct from Bowser Dog Beer also available. Best of all, our convenient location near Dupont Circle near Foggy Bottom makes it easy for you and your pet to enjoy your time with us in the Nation’s Capital. Here are a few places nearby that you’ll both enjoy!
Doggy Style Barkery
More than just a delicious specialty doggy bakery, this fabulous place offers a full range of pet services and products. They also feature a full-service dog pet spa using only gentle, soap-free shampoos, a large dog and cat boutique, and even offer cat boarding for those traveling with their other best friend. Your dog will also get to sample their wares when they arrive at The Wink and receive their welcome to The Wink dog bone treats.
Nearby Washington Circle offers dog-friendly space to walk your pet, and lovely flowers to greet you each Spring. Less than half a mile away from the hotel, the circle’s centerpiece is a beautiful bronze sculpture depicting George Washington riding his horse in the Battle of Princeton. The five-minute walk there and back makes this a great place to introduce your pet to the noise and joys of DC.
Francis Dog Park
Situated just half a mile from The Wink, this beautiful, brand new 6,000 square foot public dog park features off-leash fun with ornamental fencing, a concrete pad area designed for easy leashing and unleashing, a doggy watering station, on-hand waste bag dispensers, and accessible litter bins. You and your four-legged friend will also enjoy the beautiful ten-minute walk through the Chevy Chase area of DC on your way here and back.
Glen’s Garden Market
This fabulous local café and market offers a lovely patio that is dog-friendly and welcomes canine companions. They proudly feature lots of locally grown produce, freshly prepared foods, and a wide variety of craft beers. In the summer, they also have cookouts every Thursday night, and they always have a variety of sandwiches and pizzas on hand to enjoy.
The National Mall
If your plans include a visit to The National Mall, you’ll be pleased to know that dogs are all welcome in the nation’s most-visited park. Filled with breathtaking monuments and memorials, The Mall also offers long stretches of open space to enjoy with your pet. You may even want to bring a picnic for the two of you!
We invite you to bring your dog with you to our pet-friendly accommodations with unique boutique amenities at The Wink. You and your pet will be so glad you did!