IT'S A DOG'S LIFE!
Hospitality and exclusive services for four-legged friends: they are also special guests!
Pet-friendly Space Hotels affiliates in Italy offer large open spaces, sleeping cots, bowls, toys and even customised meals to their animal guests.
For more than a decade, Space Hotels affiliates have been promoting pet-friendly hospitality, where animals are not just accepted but are actually welcomed guests. To help choose the perfect pet-friendly hotel, the homepage of the Space Hotels website (www.spacehotels.it) has a quick, intuitive search system that helps travellers find the destinations best suited to their needs.
Attention to animal friends goes beyond the hotel room: many Space Hotels affiliates offer pets and their owners brochures and staff that provide information regarding leash-free parks, stores with pet articles and food, veterinary clinics and much more!
For example, at the Cappello Rosso in Bologna, travellers with pets will find food and water bowls and an updated list of veterinarians and pet-friendly parks and restaurants waiting for them in their rooms. The Hotel Savoy in Pesaro offers selected pet food and provides information regarding animal-friendly parks, beaches and restaurants. The Hotel Londra in Florence offers its animal guests a sleeping cot, a bowl, toys and an informative brochure, given to owners on arrival, in which leash-free areas in parks, pet groomers and pet-sitters are indicated on a map.
Viareggio and the Hotel Plaza & De Russie are dream destinations for all four-legged friends. Upon arrival in their room, pets will find two elegant bowls, a soft sleeping cushion and a small surprise. As well, all pet-friendly rooms have a balcony and the hotel provides a list of veterinarians and pet groomers, as well as animal-friendly restaurants and beaches.
The Hotel Duomo in Pisa accepts pets without a supplement and small dogs are also accepted in the hotel restaurant. The hotel offers pet meals on request and staff to provide tips on the best dog-walking areas.
The Hotel Excelsior San Marco in Bergamo accepts small animals on request. Moreover, when making their reservations, guests can request a soft sleeping cushion, water and food bowls, cleansing wipes and a room with a balcony. The reception also offers information regarding veterinarians, pet stores, pet groomers and pet-sitters.
At the Hotel Il Piccolo Castello in Monteriggioni, near Siena, pets and their owners stay in garden-facing rooms with direct access to a yard and a small wood on the hotel property. Information is provided in-room regarding local pet stores and veterinary clinics. All this for just a small nightly supplement to their room rate*.
The Hotel Metropole in Venice welcomes pets with a small supplement* and provides a basket with a comfy cushion, a floor mat, a water-bowl, daily room cleaning and a cute door handle sign to indicate if your dog is in the room or out for a walk.
For a small supplement*, the Hotel dei Cavalieri in Milan is pleased to accept small dogs and give them the VIP treatment, which includes a bowl, a menu with a choice of favourite food, dry snacks, waste disposal bags, a bed and a room with a wooden floor, as well as a complimentary pet toy. The Hotel Athena in Siena also accepts animals and provides a complimentary bed and food bowl. As well, room service is free for breakfast, the restaurant and the café during your entire stay.
The First Hotel Malpensa, near the Milanese airport, gives pets access to all guestrooms and the hotel's common areas (except the restaurant). On arrival, pets will find water and food bowls, a mat and a small welcome gift in their room.
Dogs and cats are welcome at the Grand Hotel Sitea in Turin and will find their own bowl and mat waiting for them in their room. Dogs and cats also receive a warm welcome at the Hotel Italia in Verona, which includes a mat and water bowl for dogs and a litter box for cats.
Moreover, the Hotel Alfa Fiera in Vicenza*, the Regiohotel Manfredi in Manfredonia*, the Rizzi Aquacharme Hotel & Spa in Boario Terme*, the Hotel Metropole & Suisse Au Lac in Como and the Methis Hotel in Padua accept small animals in the room with their owners.
All pet-friendly Space Hotels affiliates host pets for free, except for the following, which request a nightly supplement:
*Hotel Il Piccolo Castello, Monteriggioni (province of Siena): supplement of 15.00 euro per night;
*Hotel Metropole, Venice: supplement of 30.00 euro per night;
*Hotel Dei Cavalieri, Milan: supplement of 25.00 euro per night;
*Hotel Alfa Fiera, Vicenza: supplement of 11.00 euro per night;
*Regiohotel Manfredi, Manfredonia (province of Foggia): supplement of 10.00 euro per night;
*Rizzi Aquacharme Hotel & Spa, Boario Terme (province of Brescia): supplement of 25.00 euro per night.
About Space Hotels
Space Hotels, the Italian branch of the Supranational Hotels group, has 80 three to five star hotels in over 50 cities throughout the country. The entire Supranational chain offers more than 800 hotels in 70 nations and over 500 cities, which can be reached through 21 reservation offices, the GDS (code SX), the Internet at www.spacehotels.it or their tollfree number 800-813-013. The Space Hotels offer includes: business or leisure stays with interesting special rates; organisation of meetings and conferences; fine cuisine by some of the best Italian chefs; relaxation, massages and saunas in elegant spas and wellness centres. Room rates always include complimentary Wi-Fi, breakfast and a bottle of water.
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