Finding amazing accommodation that’s also pet friendly is one of the hardest parts of planning any holiday. If you’re struggling to find a home for you and your pooch, then this list of the best dog-friendly accommodation in NSW is the perfect place to start.
Located in the heart of Sydney, you and your pets can sit back and relax in this beautiful Victorian residence built in 1878. With friendly staff to cater to ensure your comfort, and a restaurant cooking up delicious meals, this hotel has all your needs covered. The Hughenden offers rooms for singles, couples, or families, so you can be sure that everyone, including the dogs, will be well taken care of.
Lilianfels is a stunning resort and spa found in the Blue Mountains. With amazing bush surrounds, you and your pets can enjoy the Australian wilderness on a variety of walks and hikes. If that wasn’t enough, the accommodation also offers a “bring your own dog package,” which includes a dog bed and bowl, as well as a complimentary dog treat from “Love-em” on arrival. Humans and pets will also receive a mouth-watering breakfast from the privacy of their own room.
A former vice-regal retreat built in 1882, Hillview Estate is set deep in the Southern Highlands. Guests can choose from eight different cottages, each with stunning views of the surrounding valleys and rivers. With an abundance of space, your dogs will have free range of the grounds to explore and run to their heart’s content. By the end of your stay, your pet will be completely tired out.
Toms Creek Nature Domes
Just outside Port Macquarie on a private valley of 110 acres of bushland, is a unique and unforgettable experience. Take in the beauty of the natural landscape from the comfort of a geo-design nature dome, fitted with everything you’ll need for a luxury retreat. Away from the bustle of the city, you’ll be able to watch the stars at night, and roam the surrounding bush with your pets during the day.
Byrn Glas Farm Stay
Byrn Glas Farm Stay is a 5 acre farm in Moruya, home to an abundance of friendly farm animals such as sheep, chickens, and dogs, meaning your dog will have lots of company. The farm offers tranquillity and privacy away from the main town, and is located right near the Moruya River, meaning your pets can have a splash in the water to cool off after a long day.
The Old Parkes Convent
Located in the centre of town amongst beautiful heritage buildings, the Old Parkes Convent is perfect for anyone looking to stay a bit more connected. Only a short walk to Parkes’ cafes, parks, and shops, you’ll find many dog-friendly activities in town to keep your furry friend engaged. And, humans can end the evening by winding down in the hotel’s outdoor spa, located under a stunning jacaranda tree.
Armidale cottage is the ideal pet-friendly holiday house, with complimentary pet bowls and quick access to the town, which is home to a variety of dog-friendly experiences. This spacious and well-equipped property is guaranteed to make any stay a great one, with BBQ facilities and a luscious garden for you and your dog to enjoy.
Byron Hinterland Villas
Found in the Byron Bay Hinterland, this accommodation offers self contained one, two, or three bedroom villas. It has plenty of open space for dogs to run off leash, and a rainforest lined river if your pets fancy a quick swim. Plus, it’s just a three kilometre walk to the local shops and pet-friendly cafes. With so much on offer, your furry friend may never want to leave.
Emaroo Cottages are located across the historic town of Broken Hill. Guests have their choice between four cottages, all with enclosed backyards to keep your dogs safe and happy. Their central locations means you can enjoy everything this country town has to offer. From cafes, to mines, to amazing dog parks, there’s something for everyone.
Stay in the prestigious Ranelagh heritage home in Dubbo, with easy access to the Western Plains Zoo, and a variety of other exciting attractions. For the humans, you can relax and enjoy your stay with a library, cinema, and expansive garden all located on the grounds. And for the dogs, a nature reserve located across the road is the ideal place to run around and explore for hours on end.
Looking for other things to do with your dog? Click here for a list of the best dog beaches in NSW.