Pet-Friendly Accommodations

Here at Ayres Hotel Vista Carlsbad, we're thrilled to welcome you and your four-legged friends!

Pet Amenities:

  • Deluxe accommodations on the 1st floor
  • Pet bowls and paw wipes available
  • Treats for dogs and cats

Things to Know:

  • $45 one-time, non-refundable fee per reservation
  • Well-mannered dogs, cats, birds, and fish welcomed
  • Maximum 2 pets per room
  • Pets are welcome on the dining patio and northwest corner of hotel
  • Pet relief area located at south/east corner of hotel
  • Pets must be leashed or held in public spaces
  • Pets may not be left unattended in room

To book:

  • Call the hotel direct at (760) 355-0035

  • Book Online
    • Select your dates of stay 
    • Click "View Room Details and Enhancements"
    • Under "Enhance Your Stay" select "Bring Your Pet"
    • And you're done!

Pet Policy

Acceptable Pets

  • Well-mannered dogs, cats, birds, and fish.
  • We reserve the right to require immediate removal of any pet that displays dangerous or unacceptable behavior; including, but not limited to, biting, excessive barking/noise, evidence of disease, or urination or defecation in public areas.
  • No more than two pets may occupy each guest room.

Pet-Friendly Areas

  • A pet-station is located at the southeast corner of the hotel. A waste receptacle with bags is located in this area.
  • It is your responsibility to dispose of pet waste in the receptacle provided.


  • Pets must be leashed or held in arms in all common areas of the hotel including the pet-potty area.
  • With exception to service animals, no pets may be brought into the Breakfast/Dining room.
  • Pets are not allowed to lounge in either the lobby or the pool area but are permitted on our pet-friendly patio.

Pets In Room

  • The only time dogs and cats may be left in a guest room unattended is when you are having breakfast.
  • At all other times of the day or night, dogs or cats cannot be left unattended in guestrooms.


  • Hotel policy requires all rooms to be serviced every third day.
  • For the safety and comfort of your pet, Housekeeping will only enter your room when you and your pet are not present.
  • Our Housekeeping staff will not be responsible for cleaning up or removing pet waste.
  • Please contact the Front Desk to schedule the best times for us to service your room.


  • There is a $45 plus stax non-refundable fee per reservation.
  • Other fees may apply for any unwarranted cleaning or damages caused by your pets.

Service Animals

  • Ayres Hotels complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state/local laws regarding Service Animals.
  • Guests traveling with a Service Animal will not be charged a pet fee. Charges may be incurred, however, should a Service Animal damage or soil the Hotel.
  • Per the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Emotional Support Animals (ESA) do not qualify as Service Animals as they have not been trained to perform a specific job or task.
  • Emotional Support Animals (ESA) will be charged the standard pet fee according the hotels policy. To learn more, please defer to the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) website.

Nearby Dog Parks & Hospitals

Dog Parks 

  • Alga Norte Dog Park - 3.5 Miles
    6565 Alicante Road
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
  • Bressi Ranch Dog Park - 3.0 Miles
    2565 Dogwood Rd
    Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • San Elijo Hills Dog Park - 6.3 Miles
    San Elijo Rd
    San Marcos, CA 92078

Pet Hospital

  • Bressi Ranch Pet Hospital - 2.1 Miles
    2700 Gateway Road
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (760) 931-8431

Pet-Friendly Restaurants & Breweries


  • WR Kitchen Bar - 2.1 Miles
    2668 Gateway Road
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
  • Island Alii - 2.1 Miles
    2675 Gateway Road
    Carlsbad, Ca 92009
  • Mendocino Farms - 2.1 Miles
    2674 Gateway Road #185
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
  • Panini Kabob Grill - 2.2 Miles
    2622 Gateway Road #100
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
  • Hungry Bear Deli - 2.3 Miles
    2205 S Melrose Dr #103
    Vista, CA 92081

  • Eureka! - 2.4 Miles
    6021 Innovation Way
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
  • Del Lusso - 2.4 Miles
    6021 Innovation Way Suite 120
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
  • Tinleaf Fresh Kitchen - 4.7 Miles
    6985 El Camino Real #108
    Carlsbad, CA 92009


  • Eppig Brewing - 1 Mile
    1347 Keystone Way
    Vista, CA 92081

  • Helia Brewing Co -  1 Mile
    1250 Keystone Way
    Vista, Ca 92081
  • Dogleg Brewing Company - 1 Mile
    1347 Keystone Way Suite A
    Vista, CA 92081
  • Latitude 33 Brewing - 1.2 Miles
    1430 Vantage Ct
    Vista, CA 92081
  • Battlemage Brewing Company - 1.2 Miles
    2870 Scott St #102, ​​​​​
    Vista, CA 92081
  • Booze Brothers Brewing Co - 2.5 Miles
    2545 Progress St Suite D
    Vista, CA 92081
  • Culver Beer Company - 2.5 Miles
    2719 Loker Avenue W
    Carlsbad, CA 92010
  • Double Peak Brewing - 3.9 Miles
    1801 Diamond St #101
    San Marcos, CA 92078