04/18/2012 07:12 am ET Updated Jun 18, 2012

9 Animals You Wouldn't Expect To See In A Hotel (PHOTOS)

Sure, cats and dogs are fun hotel pets, but so are the penguins, wolves and giraffes that call these resorts around the world home.

Click through to see photos of the exotic animals taking up residence at these eight hotels.

--Mark Smith, Condé Nast Traveler

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This article originally appeared on Condé Nast Traveler: Eight Animals You Wouldn't Expect to See in a Hotel