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© 2010 Maggie Espinosa

Travel journalist Maggie Espinosa calls out eight Coachella Valley dog-friendly hotel properties in her new book, The Privileged Pooch; Luxury Travel With Your Pet in Southern California. http://www.travelwithmaggie.com/pooch_book.html

Espinosa describes the desert ambiance as reminiscent of a time when “hanging out by the pool was considered a full day” and notes that “it’s not uncommon to see a snout protruding from underneath many downtown bistro tables.”

The eight properties include:

Viceroy Palm Springs
415 South Belardo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262
760-320-4117

Riviera Resort and Spa
1600 N Indian Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92262
760-327-8311

San Giuliano Hotel
375 West Arenas Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone 760-799-1983

Parker Palm Springs

4200 E Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92264
760-770-5000

Westin Mission Hills Resort and Spa
71333 Dinah Shore Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
760-770-2112

La Quinta Resort & Club
49499 Eisenhower Drive
La Quinta, CA 92253
760-564-5773

Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa
41000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
760-568-2727 

Hyatt Grand Champions Resort and Spa
44600 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells, CA 92210
Phone 760-674-4095 

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