New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania: The World’s Most ‘Pup-ular’ Hotel


New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania Prepares to Welcome Four-Legged Guests This Week for the 2015 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

NEW YORKFeb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — As host hotel for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania is getting ready for another successful year of hosting all canine hopefuls taking part in the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. The World’s Most ‘Pup-ular’ Hotel will once again be offering over the top treatment and is expecting this year to be better than ever! The 139th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show takes place on February 16th and 17th, 2015 at Madison Square Garden directly across from the hotel with only the Breed judging and benching at Piers 92/94.

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The Westminster Kennel Club has arranged shuttle buses to transport exhibitors and spectators directly from Hotel Pennsylvania to Piers 92/94 throughout each day – visit for details. The Groups, Junior Showmanship Finals and important Best In Show will still be held at Madison Square Garden, directly across the street from Hotel Pennsylvania

“We are ‘paws’-itively excited to be welcoming back all of the Westminster VIPs (Very Important Pooches),” said Gene Nicotra, General Manager/All Dogs’ Best Friend at the Hotel. “Our perfect location and exclusive amenities are a treat for all Westminster hopefuls and fans alike.”

New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania is the only hotel for Westminster competitors and they know it. From ‘pup’tual Westminster wedding ceremonies to hosting the annual New York Pet Fashion Show, the Pet Friendly Hotel of the Year always goes the extra mile. To prepare for this special event, the hotel is planning to set up a variety of exclusive onsite daily events and amenities to coincide with the Show exclusively for guests, including:

  • Hosting the new and improved Room To Groom Dog S’paw’, offering canines everything they need to get ready for the Show: bathing tubs, dog grooming area, exercise/fitness area, and an in-house relieving area.
  • Direct shuttle bus service for Dog Show exhibitors and spectators from the Hotel to Piers 92/94 each day (courtesy of Westminster).
  • Exclusive welcome package for Westminster guests.
  • Hosting the Westminster Press Conference taking place on February 12th; starting at around 10 am EST.
  • Hosting the 2015 New York Pet Fashion Show taking place on February 12th; starting at 6 pm EST.
  • live Westminster Kennel Club broadcast satellite feed from the Hotel’s Lobby on the morning of February 13th.
  • Hosting the Progressive Dog Club events at the PennTop Ballroom from February 13th through February 15th.
  • Hosting a live three-hour radio broadcast of Talkin’ Pets with Jon Patch on February 14th from 5 pm to 8 pm EST.
  • Hosting the 2015 Dog Writers Association of America Annual Awards Banquet on February 15th.
  • Our exclusive on-site Doggie Concierge will be working ‘doggone’ hard to attend to all canine requirements (such as ‘pup’arazzi interviews and hotel tours).
  • Additional vendor opportunities are available.

…and so much more! Visit for full details.

As a bonus for our Dog Show guests, should their dog win ‘Best in Show’ their entire Hotel stay with us will be complimentary!

New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania is offering unbeatable room rates for Westminster guests. To stay at the host hotel where all the Westminster Dog Show action happens, contact 212-736-5000 (locally) or 800-223-8585 (toll-free) or today.

Westminster is the oldest, continuous sporting event in America, with the exception of the Kentucky Derby. The Dog Show is the most prestigious of National Dog Shows and has been held every year despite power shortages, hazardous weather conditions, economic depressions and World Wars.

About New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania
Since 1919, New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania has been host to millions of visitors to Manhattan, more than any other hotel in the world. The hotel is one of only two hotels in Manhattan to earn the prestigious ENERGY STAR award, which exemplifies superior energy performance and efficiency. With 1,700 rooms and over 90,000 square feet of function and adjacent exhibit space, the hotel’s location on 7th Avenue at 33rd Street is conveniently located to the Midtown business district and within walking distance to many ofManhattan’s famed tourist attractions, including Times Square, the Theater District and the Empire State Building. Directly across from Penn Station and Madison Square Garden, with most major subway lines within one block makes getting to and around Manhattanexceptionally easy. Reservations can be made on-line at or by calling 212-736-5000 or toll-free at 800-223-8585. The World’s Most Popular Hotel is a registered trademark of New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania.


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