Vancouver Hotel Pampers Pets

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- La Grande Residence at the Sutton Place Hotel, an apartment suites property here managed by the Sutton Place Grande Hotels Group, introduced a VIP -- or Very Important Pet -- program catering to guests traveling with animals. pup

The program is available at check-in for a rate of about $67. This is in addition to the nightly rate, which starts at $170 for a one-bedroom suite with a seven-night minimum. Subsequent daily services are available for $18.

Components of the package include a room service dinner of grilled Alberta T-bone steak or seared fresh tuna filet topped with caviar, served on a porcelain dish alongside a drinking bowl filled with Evian mineral water.

Turndown service for the animal includes treats, a weather card and a bedtime storybook for pets (separate books are available for cats and dogs).

Walking services and pet massages can be arranged at additional rates.

La Grande Residence, Phone: (800) 961-7555 or (604) 682-5511, Fax: (604) 682-2926. E-mail: [email protected]

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