dogs at Saguaro Palm Springs

Dog Days of August

Seven hotels in Greater Palm Springs make it easy to bring your pet along on vacation or staycation

Karen Graninger Hotels & Resorts

dogs at Saguaro Palm Springs
Resting on the rainbow of colors at The Saguaro in Palm Springs, the four-legged friend feels right at home.
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SAGUARO PALM SPRINGS

It’s always fun to take our dogs with us when we travel. After all, they are part of the family. Who cares for them better than we do?

Greater Palm Springs offers plenty of opportunities to bring your beloved friend with you to vacation in style, sometimes with fringe benefits expressly for them.

Here are seven hotels ready for your four-legged friend to tag along.

The Saguaro

Two dogs of any size are allowed in your room for no additional fee. You may also inquire about other pets on a case-by-case basis.

1800 E Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-323-1711; thesaguaro.com/palm-springs/

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CHATEAU AT LAKE LA QUINTA
Overlooking the water from a fluffy dog bed at The Chateau at Lake La Quinta.

The Chateau at Lake La Quinta

Give your dog the experience of royalty. The Chateau welcomes dogs 25 pounds and under to experience “L’Petit Pup Program,” which includes a pet bed, food and water bowls, organic treats and a special pet menu at the resort restaurant, Melange. There is a one-time $100 pet fee per stay.

78120 Caleo Bay, La Quinta, 760-564-7332; www.thechateaulakelaquinta.com/pets.html

PHOTO COURTESY OF CALIENTE TROPICS
Caliente Tropics has a great midcentury vibe for you and your pet to enjoy.

Caliente Tropics

A plethora of Polynesia to share with your pooch. Caliente Tropics allows non-aggressive dogs up to 60 pounds. There is a $25 charge per night, per pet.

411 E Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-327-1391, www.calientetropics.com/pets/

Ace Hotel & Swim Club

The patio rooms are pet friendly. Any dog less than 25 pounds costs $25 per dog, per night. You may have up to two dogs in one room. Although Ace Hotel prefers dogs only, if you’ve got anything larger or stranger, give them a call and they’ll try to make it work. Tuna, aka Tunameltsmyheart on Instagram, has stayed there.

701 E Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-325-9900, www.acehotel.com/pages/palmsprings/policy

 

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE ACE HOTEL & SWIM CLUB
Even social network celebrity, Tuna the dog, has stayed at Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs.

PHOTO COURTESY OF SPARROWS LODGE
Resident dogs hanging out by the barn at Sparrows Lodge in Palm Springs.

Sparrows Lodge

When the birds are away, the pups will play. Bring your dogs to the barn at Sparrows Lodge. Well behaved dogs under 35 pounds are welcome for $100 per stay.

1330 W Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-327-2300,
www.sparrowslodge.com

Doubletree by Hilton Golf Resort

Gorgeous views, a golf course, plenty of green area. There are pet friendly rooms for dogs up to 50 pounds. There is a $75 non-refundable deposit required. Inquire of nearby parks to take your dog as well.

67967 Vista Chino,
Cathedral City, 760-322-7000,
www.doubletreepalmsprings.com/pet-friendly-rooms.php

PHOTO COURTESY OF ARRIVE HOTEL
Soaking in the sun by the pool at ARRIVE hotel in Palm Springs.

ARRIVE HOTEL

Dogs under 40 pounds are allowed. A one-time cleaning fee of $50 is added to your room bill. No iguanas or cats, but for inquiries on other pets, go ahead and ask.

1551 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-507-1650, arrivehotels.com/faq/

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Dog Days of August was last modified: August 13th, 2016 by Karen Graninger