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July 28, 2023 — Celebrate National Dog Day (Saturday, August 26) by treating your four-legged companion to an overnight stay featuring a bevy of pampering and amenities, weekly pup-forward happy, and one multi-course “pupper supper” at locales in the Philadelphia region including Ghost Light Inn, Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia, Seaview Hotel & Golf Resort, Red Owl Tavern, and Urban Farmer.

Ghost Light Inn, a boutique 12-room hotel overlooking the Delaware River in New Hope, PA and its neighboring three-suite sister inn Carriage House, offers the ultimate Dog Lover’s Delight package, which comes with a plethora of perks.

The package is available as an add-on to any reservation for $300, and amenities include:

  • Ghost Light Inn dog collar
  • Personalized dog name tag
  • Leather potty bag pouch
  • Doggy bandana
  • Dog treats from a local pet bakery
  • Gift certificate for a pet portrait by L.E Arts, LLC
  • Pet-friendly local guide for things to do
  • Pet fee covered for your first night
  • Dinner reservations at adjacent dog-friendly restaurant, Stella of New Hope (pending availability)

Come dinnertime, folks are welcome to dine on-site al fresco alongside their canine friends at Stella of New Hope, Bucks County’s modern American restaurant also sharing in the Delaware River vista. The restaurant is named after owners Sherri and Kevin Daugherty’s beloved rescued pit bull Stella – their one-eared point of inspiration, and features a deluxe Pup Menu, which includes decadent dog-forward options of Ground Beef & Barley ($10)Chicken & Brown Rice ($11), and Farro & Salmon Belly ($14).

For more information about Ghost Light Inn and to inquire about availability, click here.

For more information about Carriage House and to inquire about availability, click here

For more information about Stella of New Hope and to inquire about reservations, click here.

50 S Main St, New Hope, PA 18938 | 267.740.7131 |

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Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia, the newly-launched upscale lifestyle hotel nestled in bustling Rittenhouse Square, welcomes guests traveling with furry companions with open arms, allowing up to two dogs to stay with their humans. Travelers will find themselves mere steps away from leafy parks, area plazas and dog-friendly outdoor cafés all clustered around Philadelphia’s most vibrant neighborhoods.

With advance notice, the hotel provides water bowls, doggie treats and in-room dog beds to ensure total pet comfort. Foregoing a nightly fee structure for a more flexible model, Hyatt Centric requires a $100 pet fee for guests who stay for 1-6 nights, and a $200 fee for guests who stay for 7-30 nights. The weight limit for pawed patrons is 50 pounds per dog, or 75 pounds combined for two.

For more information about Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia and to inquire about availability, click here.

1620 Chancellor Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215.985.1234 |

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Red Owl Tavern, the modern American tavern located on Independence Mall, is no stranger to pampering one’s pooch with the recent revival of the popular Yappy Hour, a happy hour for both imbibers and their four-legged pals boasting food and beverage offerings for all involved, available every Wednesday from 4pm – 6pm. Yappy Hour, sponsored by Tito’s Vodka, welcomes locals and visitors to enjoy patio hangs with their furry companions to enjoy a menu of curated bites and sips for all. In addition to a tailored menu for pets, offerings featured solely during Yappy Hour include Patio Spritz, a craft cocktail comprised of Tito’s Vodka, Aperol, and prosecco topped with the day’s Fever Tree soda and garnished with an orange twist. A portion of proceeds from sales of Tito’s Vodka-based drinks during Yappy Hour will be donated to Philly PAWS.

Hours of operation: Monday through Friday 7:30 – 10:45am, Saturday and Sunday 8 – 10am (breakfast); Monday through Friday 11:30am – 4:30pm (lunch); Monday through Friday 4:30 – 10pm, Saturday 5 – 10pm (dinner); and Saturday 10am – 4pm and Sunday 10am – 2pm (brunch) 

433 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA | 215-923-2267 |

Seaview Hotel and Golf Resort, the New Jersey Shore’s quintessential resort located just several miles from Atlantic City, 50 minutes from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, welcomes all small and medium-sized cats or dogs 50 pounds or less, to Galloway, NJ to enjoy all the resort has to offer. Pet owners and their furry friends can enjoy Seaview Hotel’s lush grounds located on 670 acres along Reeds Bay, walk the miles of trails leading from the Pines Golf Course (adorned with “mess” bags for convenience), or head to one of the nearby beaches for a game of fetch and a dip in the ocean.

Nightly rates start at $242. A non-refundable pet fee of $50 per pet per stay (max of two pets), will be added to the guest’s room account. Pets are not permitted in the pool area (indoor or outdoor) or in any food and beverage area. 

For more information about Seaview Hotel and Golf Resort and to inquire about availability, click here.   

401 S New York Rd., Galloway, NJ | 609.652.1800 | 

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Urban Farmer Philadelphia, the rural-chic farm-to-table steakhouse located in historic Logan Square within The Logan Hotel, is soaking in the dog days of summer with a new Puppy Menu. Four-legged best friends can dine from a drool-worthy Puppy Menu at Urban Farmer’s outdoor patio and indoor cocktail space, as well as in-room service for those staying in the Logan Hotel. 

Executive Chef Sonny Ingui has crafted a menu of delectable bites for four legged best friends including Pupetizers, Big Bark Bites, and a Doggy Dessert served in custom YETI bowls. Small bites on the Pupetizer menu includes Homemade Dog Biscuits ($5), Two Strips of Thick Cut Bacon ($3.50), and a Peanut Butter and Banana Bowl ($5).  Entrees are listed under Big Bark Bites, which include Beef Tenderloin Bits ($13), Grilled Chicken Breast ($10) and a Puppy Patty ($9)a four ounce ground beef patty, allserved with white rice. To complete the paw-fect pupper supper, Doggy Dessert is a Strawberry Banana “Ice Cream” ($7)made with frozen greek yogurt and a dog biscuit topping. 

To truly pamper the pooches, The Logan Hotel welcomes all dogs with a one-time $75 pet enhancement fee (a portion of this fee is donated to a local animal shelter.) Upon request, The Logan offers a pet bowl and dog bed; house made dog treats; downtown pet guide to nearby pet-friendly eateries, shopping and more; and a dog shaped waste bag dispenser.

To view the menu on Urban Farmer’s website, click here.

1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | 215.963.2788 | 

-Lex Nemchenko