Kentucky hotel invites guests to bring their houseplants

(CNN) — Guests at a Kentucky hotel won’t have to worry about who’s watering their plants while they’re away on vacation.

Elwood Hotel & Suites in Lexington will allow its guests to experience the “world’s first plant-friendly hotel experience,” according to a statement from VisitLEX, the city’s convention and visitors bureau.

“It’s official. Pets are the new babies, and plants are the new pets,” VisitLEX said in its statement. “People everywhere now consider their leafy buddies to be part of the family just like a beloved dog or cat.”

Plant-loving guests can enjoy a collection of “special rooms and amenities,”