Nothing beats canine companionship. And even Fido needs a vacation now and then. Take your furry friend along to one of these pet friendly hotels, and watch his tail wag with delight. From organic dog treats to fluffy pet beds, these three Bay Area spots roll out the red carpet for four-legged guests.
The power and influence of women was felt Saturday, February 6, in downtown Los Altos when Abby Ahrens, the synamic developer and owner of Enchanté Boutique Hotel, hosted a reception for media personality and entrepreneur Wendy Diamond. More than 17 years ago, Diamond launched Animal Fair, one of the country’s leading dog and pet lifestyle media companies, and became a trailblazer, pioneer, and media darling in the animal welfare world – she holds three Guinness records and is sometimes called “the Martha Stewart of pet lifestyle.”
When condo developer and Francophile Abigail Ahrens decided to create a boutique hotel in downtown Los Altos, she opted for a style more romantic than Silicon Valley chic. She furnished the mini-chateau’s 19 rooms with vintage French prints, chandeliers, elegant fabrics and objets d’art. The resulting look radiates charm, not clutter, with service designed to restore joie de vivre.
Article By Amy Burkert
Enchanté delivers a bit of Paris to the Silicon Valley. This French-style chateau has 19 rooms, each thematically decorated with a combination of French antiques and modern décor. Dogs are treated to chef-made organic dog treats and filtered water, plus provided with bowls and a fluffy bed.
Article By Erika Owen
Enchanté Boutique Hotel, which opened April 1, is calling itself a “new landmark” for Los Altos, California, and indeed the area’s “first romantic luxury hotel in the heart of Silicon Valley.” If you’re unsure how one finds amore and opulence in a part of the country known, in part, for its dearth of either, allow us to explain by way of its pretty amazing offerings: