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Cliveden House – A Luxury Pet Friendly Hotel

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Written by Reena Bakir

Located on an ideally scenic countryside setting the Cliveden House is full of style and magnificence, and makes for a luxurious getaway for dogs and humans alike. The hotel has become a hotspot for loving dog owners to bring their pets into an experience of luxury and comfort and offers the finest retreats for our four-legged friends.

About Cliveden House

First built in 1666, the Cliveden House is filled to the brim with the colourful history of the former royal family in its antique furniture and period features, and has now become a luxurious hotel to provide the perfect stays for all canine and human guests. The Cliveden House has progressed through the ages from housing royal families to a place of entertainment and shows and has finally become the perfect getaway for dog-loving guests and their pets.

Located ideally in what is considered most exquisite countryside, the hotel is surrounded by 375 acres of beautiful woodland, rivers and formal gardens for your dog to roam and explore! Cliveden House is also easily accessible despite its rural surrounding environment and is located just outside Buckinghamshire Village of Taplow just an hour from London!

The hotel also features large beautiful gardens and outdoor spaces built in a grand elegant design.

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Keeping to their dedication to offering a luxury experience to canines, your dogs are given the finest welcome with bowls and beds awaiting them as soon as they reach the rooms!

With their 47 available rooms, including 15 spacious suites, the hotel offers a range of different room types to suit the needs of its guests (and their dogs!). Each room is uniquely named after a figure from the house’s historical past, making the experience all the more immersive! Guests have the choice of choosing from their smaller-medium sizes rooms, such as the Club rooms, to the Classics which offer a more spacious area, to the Deluxe Doubles and a range of their Suite rooms each coming with their own special characteristics and features of luxury.

For guests which prefer a little more privacy and seclusion, the Spring Cottage is located a short walk away onto the Bank of the Thames, and can house 6 guests with two well-behaved dogs!

Facilities and activities

Suites for offering a luxury experience to both guests and their pets, the hotel comes with a range of facilities and features to accentuate your experience of splendour!

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For human guests, the hotel offers many places for both outdoor and indoor activities, such as the gym, pool, squash grounds, tennis courts, a boathouse with two usable boats and a brand new luxury spa! Dogs are allowed to accompany their owners to most of these places except for the spas and swimming pools, however, dogs are free to be left unattended to take a short nap in the rooms while you exercise!

As for the facilities available for your dog, dogs are treated with utmost luxury at the Cliveden House, with water bowls and treats available in most places around the hotel, and most of the rooms being dog-friendly! With the vast acres of land surrounding the hotel, your dog has all the freedom to explore and discover as much as their hearts intend! Moreover, you can order a delicious snack for your dog from their very own doggy treat menu right to your room and satisfy your dog’s cravings!

Dogs can also join their owners for any delicious meal at the Astor Grill and The Great Hall.

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Interested in a trip to Cliveden?

If you are interested in a trip to Cliveden House, be sure to check their website for inquries and booking arrangments, and make sure to bring your canine friend along for the holiday!

Contact Clivden House on:

Address: Cliveden House & Spa, Taplow, Berkshire, SL6 0JF

About the author

Reena Bakir

Reena Bakir is a passionate student, writer and animal lover who is a regular contributor to Chelsea Dogs.