• Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Caters to Dog Owners with New Package

     
    POSTED November 26, 2014
     
The Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center created a new package for canine companions. Winter Wonders for Fido package, offered for guests with dogs, will offer visiting dogs house-made dog biscuits, designer treats and various canine amenities including Peaceful Lounger Orthodic Foam Dog Beds or SnooZZy Natural Cozy Crates, KONG Holiday Wubba pet toys, meaty protein snacks and plush Santa hat dog antlers.
 
In addition, the resort’s scenic 150 acres have miles of trails ideal for walks with dogs.
 
The rooms of the hotel, located 30 minutes from Chicago O’Hare International airport, are large and have plenty of space for a canine friend to relax.
 
“We’re proud to give dog owners a unique setting for a winter getaway,” said Nathan Karsten, director of sales & marketing at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center. “The hotel’s beautiful grounds are unmatched in the Midwest, offering pet-friendly accommodations that are truly second to none.”
 
Reservations for the package must be made a minimum of 48 hours in advance. Dogs that weigh 50 pounds or less are welcome to enjoy the package. There is also a nonrefundable pet service fee. ​

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