"Cheerio friends! The name is Bottomley, Higgins Bottomley, and I'm the Director of Pet Relations for Hotel Palomar Dallas. I'm honored to be your host while you stay with us in the sparkling city of Dallas, otherwise known as Big D. While you're here, make sure to pull me aside so I can share my secrets about the best place to walk, bark, play, eat, sniff, and shop. Even though I have a bit of a British accent, don't be fooled. I'm Texan through and through. I can't wait to show you all the fun to be had here at Hotel Palomar Dallas."

Hotel: Hotel Palomar Dallas
City: Dallas, TX
Breed: Beagle
Age: 2 going on 9
Likes: Snoopy, long walks in the dog park, English tea biscuits, howling at really sexy poodles, gnawing on fancy shoes, greeting new friends with excitement, barking at the moon, and bow ties
Dislikes: Freshly waxed floors, crates, diets, Fox News, empty bowls, shoes out of my reach, cat-itude, and foxes
Hobbies: Directing foot traffic in the hotel lobby, occasional digging in the flower beds, spa days, sticking my head out of the car window to bark at bikes, sharing pig ears with new friends, howling when I am bored at my desk (who doesn't do this?!)
Favorite Food: What's that you're eating? Okay, when no one is looking, I'll wander down to Central 214, and beg Chef Graham Dodd for a Scotch egg - Rule Britannia!
Favorite Charity: Paws In The City
Contact Info: higgins.bottomley@hotelpalomar.com

Pet Guest Story
One day I was greeting guests in the Hotel Palomar living room and I met a new friend from England. I don't want to brag, but naturally she thought I was the cutest thing she'd ever seen. Being part British helped. We hung out at wine hour and I invited her back to a special evening event benefitting my pals at Paws In The City. I wore my new bow tie and that was a hit. She introduced me to her four legged friend Molly who stayed at the hotel when her mom's house was being remodeled. Two friends in one day! I love my life - and my snazzy bow ties.

Favorite Places
I love White Rock Lake Dog Park just down the street from Hotel Palomar. It's the perfect place to go a little wild chasing birds and squirrels. After a spa day at Lucca Bella in Uptown, I hit the Highland Park Village by the hotel. There are fancy cars, swanky shops, hip restaurants, and oodles of stylish people to sniff out. I also love the Park Cities where I use my charm to get the best outside tables at popular restaurants in the West Village and Snider Plaza near Southern Methodist University. The mascot at SMU happens to be a pony named Peruna. It's no secret that I'd love to chase a pony, but have to settle for the McKinney Avenue trolley instead.

Kimpton's Pet-Friendly Program

Our pet program is legendary. We offer a warm welcome to any size, weight, or breed of pet at no extra charge at every single Kimpton Hotel. We love and respect our furry guests as much as our human ones and here's how we show it:

  • Pets are welcomed by name
  • Plush pet beds in your guest room
  • Food and water bowls and mats, plus bottled water
  • Concierge list of nearby pet-friendly restaurants, parks, groomers, and pet boutiques
  • Door hangers alert other guests and staff that your pet is in the room
  • Courtesy bags for walking your dog
  • Nightly complimentary wine reception—pets are welcome to join the party!
  • If we know your pet is coming, our Director of Pet Relations can send an email

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