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Gorgeous holiday destinations where you don't have to bring your own (dog) bed!

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With the long Easter weekend upon us, our thoughts turned to holidays so we've put together some inspirational holiday destinations for you and your hound. Not just any old dog-friendly destinations though, these are places where your dog can expect to stay in Charley Chau comfort without you needing to lug dog beds or blankets around! 

Luxe Pampered Pooch City Break: St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London, UK - hounds & humans

St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London

For a fabulous luxury city break head to London’s St Pancras Renaissance Hotel – an iconic London landmark which delivers five star luxury for both you and your hound!

 

Book the St Pancras Pampered Pooch City Break, staying in a Junior Suite, and your dog will sleep in Charley Chau comfort on one of our deep-filled Day Bed Mattresses draped with a luxe Charley Chau Faux-Fur Blanket.

St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London

Your dog will also be spoilt rotten on arrival with a Woof-Box filled with treats, toys and accessories – a whole new approach to in-room entertainment! The Pooch City Break Package also includes a two hour training class with City Dog!

Discover & book: St Pancras Renaissance Hotel - Pampered Pooch City Break

Cosy, chic, rural retreat - The Parisian, Rutland – hounds & humans

If a cosy, intimate cottage retreat in the country is more your thing then the Parisian could be just the thing.

The Parisian, Rutland (c) Unique Home Stays The Parisian - a gorgoeus, cosy cottage for a secret hideaway weekend with your dog

The Parisian is a dog-friendly cottage managed by Unique Home Stays (www.uniquehomestays.com, t: + 44 (0)1637 881183) that sleeps two humans plus one hound in a charming interior with a cosy, chic New England feel. The cottage is just two miles from Stamford, a gorgeous Jacobean and Georgian town named by the Sunday Times in 2013 as the best place to live in the UK. And there's gorgeous countryside all around for  beautiful, rambling walks with the dog.

Your dog’s sleeping arrangements are well taken care of at the Parisian with a Charley Chau Raised Wooden Dog Bed and luxury Day Bed Mattress to snooze away on!

Discover and book: The Parisian via Unique Home Stays 

Off-piste glam in a league of its own – Ultima Gstaad, Switzerland - hounds & humans

Ultima Gstaad - Signature SuiteThe Signature Suite at Ultima Gstaad - off-piste has never looked this good!

Gstaad is one of the most glamourous ski resorts on earth, a winter playground for A-list celebs and royalty for decades. In a resort renowned for seriously luxe hotels, 2016 saw the opening of Ultima Gstaad – a five star boutique hotel that has set a new standard in off-piste luxury, in even this most salubrious of ski resorts.

Ultima Gstaad - the restaurant and barJust in case you tire of luxuriating in your suite or private residence, there's a rather beautiful bar and restaurant should you feel the urge to belnd in with the beautiful folk

Eleven suites and six residences, all individually designed and decorated to cater for your every need. Your dog gets to sleep in Charley Chau comfort courtesy of a luxury Day Bed Mattresses and Faux-Fur Blanket and will be welcomed with a some lovely treats and toys to help them settle in!

Discover and book: www.ultimagstaad.com

A Cornish retreat for hounds only at iheartwhippets Manor

A specialist and very exclusive retreat for skinny pointy dogs! iheartwhippets Manor is located in West Cornwall, a converted Cornish granite barn, situated in eight acres of secure gardens, fields and woodland. Run by Paola Marra (of iheartwhippets fame), it’s any hound’s dream holiday destination!

iheartwhippets manorA beautiful converted Cornish barn set in eight acres of private grounds - a dream destination for a doggie holiday! 

There’s a gorgeous gang of resident dogs at iheartwhippets Manor - Luigi, Stanley, Coco, Bella, Pippa and Dusty (follow them on facebook @iheartwhippets) so your hound will have a whole bunch of new best friends on arrival. The vibe here is that guests stay as part of the family and are treated as such. There are a maximum of three guests at any one time so this is a hound holiday destination in demand … plan ahead.

iheartwhippets manorChoose from a zillion Charley Chau beds at iheartwhippets - and when you're feeling refreshed there's plenty of space for you to zoom around to your heart's content! 

Charley Chau comfort at iheartwhippets Manor is extensive … a whole heap of our signature Snuggle Beds, Deeply Dishy Beds, Raised Wooden Dog Bed, zillions of Charley Chau dog blankets … the list goes on!

Find out more: www.iheartwhippets.co.uk

A home away from home - The Whippet Hotel, West Sussex – hounds only 

A cosy, homely retreat for skinny, pointy hounds, the Whippet Hotel was the first of its kind, launched by the lovely Caroline Patey-Johns in her beautiful home in West Sussex. Just 20 minutes from Gatwick airport – this is the perfect holiday destination for your hound if you are flying out of London!

Whippet Hotel
Guests at the Whippet Hotel soon make themselves at home

As you would expect, all guests are treated as one of the family and get to spend their days hanging out during the day in the kitchen with Caroline and co, or cuddling up by a roaring open fire in the evenings.

The Whippet HotelWhippet Hotel guests Indi and Barney cuddling up in a Charley Chau Snuggle Bed

There are a lot of very comfortable options for a dog that likes to snooze as the Whippet Hotel is kitted out with a large selection of Charley Chau Snuggle Beds, Deeply Dishy Beds, and zillions of Charley Chau dog blankets! The Whippet Hotel were so impressed with our luxury dog beds and blankets that Caroline is now an official Charley Chau stockist via her new venture The Whippet Company!

Find out more: www.thewhippethotel.co.uk

Does your dog take their Charley Chau bed or blanket ‘on tour’ when they’re away from home? Do post pics as we love seeing our customers snuggled up in their own Charley Chau beds and blankets! Tag us @CharleyChau or #CharleyChau on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram!