Stay Awhile

The Museum of the Dog is surrounded by some of New York's finest hotels. With world-class amenities, your stay is sure to be comfortable, relaxed, and productive–you may never want to go home! Don't want to leave your dog behind when you visit the city? Never fear, there is a pet-friendly hotel a quarter of a mile away from the Museum of the Dog!


Shelburne Hotel & Suites by Affinia

Looking for a dog-friendly hotel? Look no further! The Shelburne Hotel & Suites by Affinia offers a VIPaws Pet Program that gives you everything you need to make your stay for you and your pet comfortable.

303 Lexington Avenue at 37th Street, New York, NY 10016
Located 0.2 miles from the Museum of the Dog

Grand Hyatt

This hotel is connected directly to Grand Central Terminal. All rooms and suites feature a 50” flat screen TV and a workspace to make your stay comfortable, entertaining, and productive.

109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central Terminal, New York, NY 10017
Located 0.1 miles from the Museum of the Dog

The Renwick Hotel

Located directly across from the Museum of the Dog, this building was constructed in the 1920s and was originally the home to the studios of John Steinbeck and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

118 East 40th Street, New York, NY 10016
Located 361 feet from the Museum of the Dog

The Westin Grand Central

Amenities at this hotel include The LCL: Bar & Kitchen, which is open for all-day dining, and a Fitness Studio.

212 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017
Located 0.3 miles from the Museum of the Dog

Out of courtesy to our neighbors, only service dogs and invited demonstration dogs are allowed in the museum.



Service animals are welcome in the museum. The museum entrance is wheelchair accessible via the building’s main plaza on the corner of Park Ave and E 40th Street. Accessible elevators are located on the first floor of the museum to the left of the admissions desk and gift shop. Public restrooms include accessible facilities.

If you have any questions regarding accessibility, please feel free to contact the museum.

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Photography Policy

Non-flash photography is permitted in the Museum for personal (non commercial) use except where noted. Flash photography, videography and tripods are not permitted in the Museum.