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Celebrate National Dog Month at These 5 Hotels

by Kimberly Inlander

Aug 3, 2023

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Make it a true family travel affair this month, National Dog Month, with these packages and amenities from five hotels around the globe.


Hôtel Barriére Le Carl Gustaf

The hotel’s new Hotel for Dog Lovers offer includes V.I.P. reception with a personalized bowl in the name of the pup, a bandana with the hotel’s colors, and access to a doggie bar in-room and at Fouquet’s restaurant, available year-round. Other services, like dog walking and grooming, are offered for an additional fee.


Kimpton Hotel Eventi

This hotel’s director of pet relations is Liza, a 20-pound Boston Terrier; Liza curated the Welcome & Playdate offer, including welcome amenities of dog bathrobes, toys and tasty treats; Yappy Hour with Best Buds’ Brew Dog Beer; pet portraits; and the general manager dog walk.


InterContinental New York Barclay

The Pooch Package at InterContinental New York Barclay, with resident pup Bowie the Morkie, includes an upgrade to deluxe accommodations, pet welcome amenities, a waived pet fee and drinks with pups at The Parlour.


Andaz San Diego

Here, the Pampered Pup offer includes customized robes fit for parent and pup with monogrammed initials, grooming session makeovers for pet and parent, choice of photoshoot for both on the rooftop or a pet portrait, in-suite snack bar, a private pool cabana, a $100 dining credit at Rooftop by STK, and more. Book at least two weeks in advance.


Six Senses Crans-Montana

This year-round resort in the Swiss Alps has a Paw Paw Program, offering a spa experience for dogs of all shapes and sizes. Dog owners can choose from one of these 30-minute treatments, served alongside nutritious pet meals: Signature Facial to cleanse the face and moisturize the nose, the Hydrating and Relaxing Paw Massage, and the Fresh and Fluff 30-minute blowout.


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