If you want to make sure that you and your pooch are pampered from head to toe, check into a Kimpton brand property.
While there more and more places to stay around the world that cater to pets, at Kimpton you don't have to worry about extra fees or weight restrictions. All of the 60 Kimpton-brand properties welcome any pet, regardless of size and weight for no additional fees or deposits. The boutique getaways offer stylish decor and a pet friendly policy with many fun amenities and services.
Animals are welcomed by name and provided with a number of great perks such as plush pet beds in the guest room, bottled water, mats, food and water bowls. In your room, you will also find a list of nearby restaurants, parks, groomers and boutiques so that both you and your dog can have a great time while you explore the new destination.
Several properties have a Director of Pet Relations such as Timmy, a yellow lab who lives at the Monaco Portland. Timmy greets animals checking in, joins them during happy hour, frequents the concierge desk giving vacationers tips for visiting local attractions, boutique shops and parks. If you email ahead of time, Timmy and other Directors of Pet Relations can send a welcome email to you and your dog. You will find a Director of Pet Relations at the Prescott, Palomar and Triton in San Francisco; at The Muse in New York; at Monaco in Alexandria; and at the Palomar in Phoenix, San Diego, Portland and Dallas.
In addition to their stellar pet-friendly services, guests receive complimentary use of bicycles, hosted evening wine hour and a number of perks for family travelers. If you decide to leave your animal at home, kids can ask for a goldfish to be delivered to your room for the duration of your stay.
There is an excellent rewards program which lets you earn free nights and gives you a number of member only perks, such as a $30 in-room spa credit and custom room preferences.
You will find Kimpton Hotels in many U.S. cities, with several new properties scheduled to be opened in 2014. They are located in Alexandria, Arizona, Baltimore, Boston, California, Chicago, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Minneapolis, New York City, Portland, Philadelphia, Dallas, Salt Lake City, Washington DC and Seattle.