The pet-friendly New Yorker Hotel (www.NewYorkerHotel.com) is once again welcoming dogs and owners as guests during the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in February with added amenities for show participants and supporters. Two dog spa packages will be available to guests for a extra fee, added to the cost of the hotel stay.
The Classic Dog Spa Package, priced at $50 per dog, includes use of Jog A DogTM treadmills (exclusive to the New Yorker Hotel), grooming stations, blow dryers and indoor potty areas. Guests who book this package will also receive a special edition dog show publication, free of charge, along with complimentary dog treats.
Guests can choose to upgrade their package to the Premium Dog Spa Package, priced at $75 per dog, which includes all of the amenities in the Classic Dog Spa Package, in addition to access to bathing areas for the canines.
Dog spa facilities will be fully operational from Thursday, Feb. 7 - Monday, Feb. 11 from 6 am to 10 pm. On Tuesday, Feb. 12, the dog spa will be fully staffed from 6 am to 10 am. After 10 am, the spa will remain open but staff assistance will not be available. The potty area will be open on a 24-hour basis from Thursday, Feb. 7 until Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 12 pm. Dates and times are subject to change. Please see the front desk for details.
Accommodations at the New Yorker Hotel are still available during the Westminster Dog Show with rates starting at $219 per night. These special packages must be booked by phone or at the front desk upon check-in.
The dog spa packages are not included in the room rate and are quoted per dog, per room, per stay. Package tickets are available for $25 for each additional dog over the Premium Dog Spa Package. All package tickets are redeemed at the front desk upon check-in. Grooming and bathing services require a reservation with spa staff on premises.
Call the New Yorker Hotel reservations department at (866) 800-3088 to book a room and the Westminster Week Packages.
Sponsors contributing to the event include: Jog A DogTM, which will be donating four doggie treadmills for use so that handlers can exercise their dogs; Isle of Dogs, which will be providing over 50 gallons of pet shampoo and conditioners, along with hundreds of packages of doggie treats, brochures and product catalogs; UltraLift, Inc., which will be providing four bathtubs for bathing dogs, along with two portable and two stationary grooming tables; and Natural Balance Pet Foods, Inc., which will be donating dog treat samples; Additional sponsors may also be participating.
Transportation arrangements for dogs to the hotel from major New York metropolitan airports (JFK/LaGuardia/Newark Liberty International) should be made by contacting New Yorker Rides – the hotel’s exclusive airport transportation service. New Yorker Rides staff urges guests to make their transportation reservations early in order to avoid any time delays or unavailability of service. Those interested in making Westminster transportation arrangements should call (646) 293-1658 x1658 and mention Westminster Week. Patrons can also email New Yorker Rides directly at email@example.com.
NYC’s iconic New Yorker Hotel is an official hotel for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. For more information about The New Yorker Hotel, contact toll-free in the U.S. and Canada 800-764-4680 or visit https://www.NewYorkerHotel.com.
New Yorkie Runway Fashion Show
Adding to the excitement of the February festivities, the New Yorker Hotel will host the New Yorkie Runway Fashion Show on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, a kind of pre-show to the Westminster.
The New Yorkie Runway Fashion Show kicks off with a Red Carpet Cocktail Party at 5:30 pm before the four-legged models hit the runway at 7 pm. Tickets for the Cocktail Hour & Fashion Show are $50 per person. Fashion Show only tickets are available for $35 per person (canine companions are complimentary). Tickets can be purchased online at www.NewYorkieRunway.com.
The official voice of Westminster and author of the book Angel on a Leash, David Frei, will emcee this canine couture event with NYC’s New YorkieTM pet apparel dressing the runway pups in its new Spring line. All proceeds from the New Yorkie Runway Fashion Show will benefit Angel on a Leash, a non-profit organization that creates therapy dog programs for hospitals and institutions (www.angelonaleash.org).
Bravo TV's Real Housewives of New York City reality stars Sonja Morgan and Carole Radziwill, and Schmitty The Weather Dog and Meteorologist Ron Trotta (the official weather team for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show) are among the New York personalities and celebrities who will be walking the runway with their pups to raise money for this important cause.
Historic New Yorker Hotel
The legendary New York City hotel has over the last 83 years has hosted famous entertainers, athletes and political leaders such as former President John F. Kennedy, boxer Muhammad Ali, Academy Award winning actress Jennifer Hudson, New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio, and inventor Nikola Tesla, who lived at the hotel for ten years in rooms 3327 and 3328.
The hotel is both an art deco marvel and historical icon, as well as a leader in eco-friendly innovation, recently earning two prestigious certifications from HESS as a 100% carbon-neutral hotel. Providing consistent outstanding customer service, the New Yorker Hotel has won two awards – the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for consistent four-star service and the About.com Readers' Choice Award for "Favorite Family Friendly NYC Hotel."
Located diagonally across from Madison Square Garden and Pennsylvania Station, The New Yorker features 912 guest rooms, the 24-hour Tick Tock Diner and Cooper's Tavern, a complimentary Fitness Center; and a fully-equipped Business Center.
For current specials being offered through The New Yorker Hotel, visit http://www.newyorkerhotel.com/packages. For more information about The New Yorker Hotel, contact toll-free in the U.S. and Canada 800-764-4680 or visit https://www.NewYorkerHotel.com.