10Best: Posh Pet Perks at Hotels

  • Hotel Jerome, an Auberge Resort in Aspen, Colo.

    Four-legged friends who stay with you at Hotel Jerome in Aspen get the full VIP treatment, with custom embroidered dog beds, home-made treats and dog bowls waiting in the room upon arrival. You won't have to worry about Fido getting lost in a strange city either; Hotel Jerome provides tags engraved with the hotel name and phone number in case the two of you get separated.

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  • Towers of the Waldorf Astoria in New York

    Furry guests of the Towers of the Waldorf Astoria in New York receive a full complement of pet amenities (pet bed, bowls, etc.) as well as one complimentary dog walk and the service of a concierge who can help arrange puppy spa treatments, grooming and shopping. New York's a famed foodie destination, and your dog can partake as well with the Canine Culinary menu, featuring items like German shepherd’s pie and Pekingese’s duck.

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  • Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco

    Dogs of all shapes and sizes who stay at the Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco, a private residence club, can expect the same five-star service as any other guest, including a doggy bed, bowl and treats upon arrival. Unlike many other hotels, Fairmont Heritage Place has no weight limit, so even big breeds are welcome. The YAP flagship store in nearby Ghirardelli Square makes it convenient to pick up some new threads for your pup.

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  • The Westin St. John Resort & Villas in the U.S. Virgin Islands

    The Westin St. John Resort & Villas has teamed up with the St. John Animal Care Center to help travelers adopt new furry family members while on vacation. The resort's Fun Team will help guide you through the adoption process, and your new pet (up to 20 pounds) all of The Westin's signature pet-friendly perks, including a Westin Heavenly Pet Bed. Guests can also join the Fun Team in creating handmade toys for the pets at the shelter or help in walking dogs still waiting for a new home.

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  • Calistoga Ranch, Napa Vally, Calif.

    While you're enjoying your complimentary glass of wine upon arrival at Calistoga Ranch in beautiful Napa Valley, your pet friend will be enjoying his own welcome treat, along with a dog bed, food and water bowls. A Canine Culinary room service menu means you can leave the dry food at home, and an in-room copy of Happy Tails newspaper will give you the low down on all the pet-friendly restaurants, shops and happenings in the area.

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  • Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts in Rome

    Pups who stay at Rome Cavalieri are treated to the resort's "Very Important Pet" service, which includes a special dogs-only room service menu, as well as option like a personalized cashmere doggy sweater with your pet's name in rhinestones. While you're our touring the Eternal City or getting pampered in the Grand Spa, your pooch can head to nearby doggy spa La Domus Aventina for their own pampering.

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  • Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Palm Beach, Fla.

    The doggy welcome kit at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Palm Beach comes with custom-made dog treats from a local dog bakery. During your Florida vacation, you and your dog will enjoy access to several pet-friendly outdoor play areas, and a portion of the pet deposit goes toward local dog rescue charities.

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  • Sheraton New Orleans

    Pups up to 40 pounds stay free at the Sheraton New Orleans, where they'll be greeted with a Pet Welcome Pack that includes a Sheraton Sweet Sleeper dog bed, bowls and mat, a treat bag, waste cleanup bags and a puppy-centric map of nearby parks, groomers and doggy day cares. Be sure to swing by the hotel's gallery of works by George Rodrigue, famous for his Blue Dog series.

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  • The Peninsula Beverly Hills in Los Angeles

    Your dog will be living the high life during a stay at The Peninsula Beverly Hills, with perks like velvety dog beds, monogrammed towels, Fiji water and organic chow to fill their dog bowl and complimentary dog walking by a Peninsula Page. If that's not enough, you can order a special meal for your pet from the Pampered Puppy menu, which includes options like the "Bow Wow Beef Burger" or "Hot Dog for the Top Dog."

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  • Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa in Huntington Beach, Calif.

    Pets and their owners who stay at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort enjoy easy access to the area's only dog beach, Bolsa Chica Dog Beach, complete with its own puppy cleanup crew. All that running in the sand will probably work up an appetite, and the “yappi-tizers” and “bark”- fests on the resort's pet room service menu should do the trick.

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