The Ritz-Carlton, Central Park – New York City, New York
Four-legged guests’ special needs and requests are taken just as seriously as yours at this Ritz-Carlton property overlooking Central Park. The “Pampered Pooch” package includes a bone-shaped pet pillow, aromatherapy, and homemade dog treats. Pet sitting, emergency veterinarian, and dog walking services are available. And don’t fear the rain, your little friends can borrow Burberry raincoats for the time of a walk.
Loews Coronado Bay Resort – Coronado, California
Coronado gives pet programs a Southern California twist by offering surfing lessons, complete with doggy board shorts or a bandana and a surf ‘n’ turf meal for your furry friend. Here, all pets receive their own gifts, including a pet tag, bowl, and a special treat to start their much-needed vacation. Owners receive a detailed brochure with information on San Diego – such as pet room-service menu, local dog walking routes, and area pet services, including veterinarians, pet shops, and groomers. A vet designed the iconic “Loews Loves Pets” in-room dining menu to ensure proper nutrition, aimed to combat jetlag and other travel-related stress.
The Muse – New York City, New York
The Muse is located just steps away from Times Square and the renowned theater district. Animal friends are welcome with no extra charge, with any number accepted without size or weight restrictions. Upon check-in, both pets and their human companions receive a special welcome package with food and treats. Special programs include the “Pampered Pooch”: deluxe accommodation, a special canine concierge welcome from Ginger (Director of Pet Relations), road trip treats such as a “woof warrior” travel pack that includes a portable water bowl, organic bones and a $25 gas card. Also trendy: “Hers and Furs Pet-icure” which provides in-room pedicures for a guest and her dog.
Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC – New York City, New York
Located in the trendy Meatpacking District and once voted the nation’s “Pet Friendliest Destination” by Animal Fair magazine, the Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC welcomes pets with Lord Jameson treats at turndown, monogrammed mats with his/her name on it, food and water bowls, Fiji bottled water, toys, and insanely cute collar tags that read “I am staying at Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC.”
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