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[*] posted on 10-24-2023 at 08:26 PM
Baja dog friendly hotels


I just had a very unfortunate travel issue with finding a hotel with my dog.

So did a search for dog in the title to see if it could have been avoided. Did not find a general thread so starting one now. I arrived there just at dusk as I always do to the same hotel I have been stopping at for some 10 years now. They told me no dogs allowed anywhere in town by the declaration of the health department. They would not even allow me to get a room and have the dog sleep in the car.

So this thread is an attempt to let people know which hotels in baja are pet friendly and or issues like an entire town being shut down. I was not to happy about driving to GN at night.

So Vizcaino as of a week ago would not allow dogs due to ticks.

GN the second I think it is now that has been there on the right for 20-plus years was. About 800 pesos and 100 for the dog.

Close to Cd constitution, after the second large tope on the left was, entering from the north. about 800 pesos no additional dog charges. It was funny I put my dog on the counter and their small cat jumped up on the other end of the counter in protest. Kinda hissing mildly. Very adorable cat.

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[*] posted on 10-25-2023 at 06:23 AM


Quote: Originally posted by laventana  
They told me no dogs allowed anywhere in town by the declaration of the health department. They would not even allow me to get a room and have the dog sleep in the car.


Someone is rattling your cage. Doubt health dept. makes that kind of declaration. I would laugh at that statement if I heard it.

I've had a dog for 20 years and never had a problem. I assume every hotel is dog friendly. I don't say I have a dog unless asked. I pay 100 pesos up front. Not interested in a dog room.

Negotiate. This is not a big deal. Geeze.




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[*] posted on 10-25-2023 at 07:13 AM


Just sneak them in. Pick a room away from the office.




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[*] posted on 10-25-2023 at 08:18 AM


Quote: Originally posted by JZ  
Just sneak them in. Pick a room away from the office.


That works too. And, money talks if caught.

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[*] posted on 10-25-2023 at 08:36 AM


Quote: Originally posted by JZ  
Just sneak them in. Pick a room away from the office.


People like you give dog owners a bad name. Obnoxious sense of entitlement. I can just imagine the amount of dog hair those mutts of yours leave behind.
Double cleaning time for the overworked and underpaid cleaners. Not to mention the smell of dog and allergens left that the next hotel guests, who booked a no-pets hotel room have to suffer. And who may demand a full refund from the hotel.
But then, we all know that you have no concern for anyone but yourself.
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[*] posted on 10-25-2023 at 09:28 AM


Quote: Originally posted by surabi  
Quote: Originally posted by JZ  
Just sneak them in. Pick a room away from the office.


People like you give dog owners a bad name. Obnoxious sense of entitlement. I can just imagine the amount of dog hair those mutts of yours leave behind.
Double cleaning time for the overworked and underpaid cleaners. Not to mention the smell of dog and allergens left that the next hotel guests, who booked a no-pets hotel room have to suffer. And who may demand a full refund from the hotel.
But then, we all know that you have no concern for anyone but yourself.


We always tip cleaning ppl $20 minimum.

Our dogs have double coats and aren't big shredders. Bet they smell better than you, more friendly too. ;)



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[*] posted on 10-25-2023 at 09:55 AM


Avoid the Mission Inn in Catavina!! they now charge 800 pesos for a pet!!



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[*] posted on 10-25-2023 at 12:39 PM


Alfonsinas is worse, they charge 1,000 pesos. We wanted to stay for 1 night with out 5kg dog, and they wouldn't budge. After having to pay for the meal plan (not optional), it was going to be 5000 pesos, almost $300. For 1 night, and you don't even get wifi or an outlet to charge your phone. Ridiculous. We booked a place nearby with a kitchen and wifi for $130.
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[*] posted on 10-25-2023 at 03:39 PM


Quote: Originally posted by Lee  
Quote: Originally posted by laventana  
They told me no dogs allowed anywhere in town by the declaration of the health department. They would not even allow me to get a room and have the dog sleep in the car.


Someone is rattling your cage. Doubt health dept. makes that kind of declaration. I would laugh at that statement if I heard it.

I've had a dog for 20 years and never had a problem. I assume every hotel is dog friendly. I don't say I have a dog unless asked. I pay 100 pesos up front. Not interested in a dog room.

Negotiate. This is not a big deal. Geeze.


good points,

well I did stop at 3 other motels in town and they all said the same thing. My friend with me she is a Mexican national so there was no language barrier. I did not go into the offices.




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[*] posted on 10-25-2023 at 03:52 PM


Quote: Originally posted by Terry28  
Avoid the Mission Inn in Catavina!! they now charge 800 pesos for a pet!!


Ya stayed there in May, at least they allowed me to leave dog in car overnight.

At that one I had my two unofficially adopted kids with me as we were doing a baja vacation, and as we all know Cativina is the best place to take kids. It was their favorite place in bajas. climbing bolders so much fun.. They are 15 and 17. Kids have been living with me for 10 or so years, because I am an engineer I had them doing an hour of math extra a day since they began living with me. Both placed top 10 in math competition of baja sur.




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[*] posted on 10-25-2023 at 05:09 PM


Quote: Originally posted by laventana  
Quote: Originally posted by Lee  
Quote: Originally posted by laventana  
They told me no dogs allowed anywhere in town by the declaration of the health department. They would not even allow me to get a room and have the dog sleep in the car.


Someone is rattling your cage. Doubt health dept. makes that kind of declaration. I would laugh at that statement if I heard it.

I've had a dog for 20 years and never had a problem. I assume every hotel is dog friendly. I don't say I have a dog unless asked. I pay 100 pesos up front. Not interested in a dog room.

Negotiate. This is not a big deal. Geeze.


good points,

well I did stop at 3 other motels in town and they all said the same thing. My friend with me she is a Mexican national so there was no language barrier. I did not go into the offices.


They are not just rattling the cage, there has been a breakout of tick-borne disease in Baja that has killed quite a few people, including children.

https://www.cbs8.com/article/news/local/tick-borne-disease-k...

I saw another article that said that in the past dogs were not known to carry the pathogen but now they have seen deaths associated with kids getting bit by tics from strays in a small ejido village on the coastline in Northern Baja. Maybe someone can track down that article.

Given this new disease outbreak it is reasonable for motels to not allow dogs.
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[*] posted on 10-25-2023 at 06:55 PM


Yet Fentanyl pouring across the border is killing 100K of America's youth annually, but ticks are the big problem? Smdh.




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[*] posted on 10-25-2023 at 07:20 PM


Quote: Originally posted by JZ  
Yet Fentanyl pouring across the border is killing 100K of America's youth annually, but ticks are the big problem? Smdh.


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So you think all public health enforcement should be halted in BCS, and BCS state and muni resources should be re-assigned to border to fight problem in usa caused by american citizen’s drug addiction? Smdh.

It seems to me that usa drug consumption causes the cartel problems in mexico, and usa taxes should be reallocated to mexico to address problems in mexico caused by usa illicit drug consumption, until the usa kicks its drug addition and problem ceases, eh?




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[*] posted on 10-25-2023 at 08:59 PM


Off topic, but I would agree about Alfonsinas crazy prices. People must be paying it. It's an amazing location that I will stop at and have a beer now, but not stay. They used to be our go to back in the day.
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[*] posted on 10-26-2023 at 07:16 AM


Adding facts to this post: We just drove down and stayed in San Felipe at the San Felipe Marina Resort (which should be in quotes) and they charged us $400 Pesos for the dog. Same with La Mision in Loreto.
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[*] posted on 10-26-2023 at 10:20 PM


Quote: Originally posted by Terry28  
Avoid the Mission Inn in Catavina!! they now charge 800 pesos for a pet!!


That's not all that outrageous an amount- it's on par with what a lot of short term rentals, like Airbnb, charge for a pet fee.

When a hotel or homeowner has had guests stay with dogs, a dog left in the room, scratching the door, chewing things up, urinating or defecating on the carpets, incessantly whining or barking, shedding all over everything and leaving the smell of dog behind is going to make them either disallow pets in the future, or charge to cover damages and extra cleaning time.

Just because your dog or mine don't cause those kinds of problems doesn't mean no one's do. And everyone claims their dog is well-behaved, even when it isn't. As with most things, the bad dog owners ruin it for the rest.

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