Pet parent with a penchant for travel looking for the best dog-friendly accommodation in Victoria? We’ve got you covered.
A state beloved by locals and tourists alike thanks to its something-for-everyone offering, whether you love bustling nightlife or rugged rural locales, Victoria really does have it all. And so, from a grand federation terrace in Fitzroy to a boutique gourmet retreat, here is our pick of the best dog-friendly accommodation in Victoria.
Eco wine cabin
An impeccably styled cabin designed by award-winning architect Simone Koch, this beautiful boutique stay is beautifully situated in the Australian bush, and makes for the perfect getaway for pet parents far and wide who want to immerse themselves in nature. Located at the start of the Great Ocean Road, only ten minutes from Torquay or famous Bells Beach, there’s no doubt that it occupies one of Victoria’s prettiest locales.
Must Love Dogs B&B
The name alone makes it a must-visit for anyone looking for a fun staycation for pet-parent and pooch, but it’s the calm and soothing environment that it’s known and loved for that really sets Must Love Dogs Bed & Breakfast apart. Complete with a wealth of old-world charm and heritage, and guaranteed personalised attention for your four-legged friend, this pretty B&B is a wonderful choice for anyone looking for pet friendly accommodation in Rutherglen.
Rustic, rural and idyllically positioned just a two-and-a-half hour drive from Melbourne, the Whitehouse A-Frame is wonderfully serene and boasts the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. With no WIFI and limited phone signal, it’s offers guests an unrivalled opportunity to truly switch off and embrace the surrounding nature – enjoying all that the area has to offer in the company of their pup. From the neighbouring pastures to the birdsong and beautiful surrounding trees, Whitehouse Wakerville is rural boutique accommodation at its finest.
Perfectly positioned just a stone’s throw from the water, this beautiful beachfront home is rich with charm and within easy reach of everything the quaint Portarlington Bay has to offer. Spacious, stylish and pup-friendly to boot, there’s plenty of room for your furry friend to roam, and with a gorgeous deck to take in the surrounding views, it’s an idyllic option for pet parents who want some serious rest and relaxation.
Heritage listed and meticulously renovated, Sunday House’s Hall has been lovingly crafted by its owners to cater for all experiences, and offers guests a lovely getaway that is perfect for furry friends. From the lovely leafy spaces to the arched windows; from the huge fireplace to the comfy lounge, there is so much to appreciate at Sunday House, and we can guarantee that pet pooches will love it almost as much as their owners.
Converted train carriage
For a truly one-off stay, it doesn’t get much more unique than this converted train carriage. After nine-months spent lovingly restoring the carriage, guests can now enjoy a serene and secluded local, bespoke interiors and ample room for their four-legged companion to roam.
The Church House
The Church House at Fish Creek offers would-be guests the perfect hosted accommodation. Just a twenty-minute drive from the most southern National Park in Victoria – Wilsons Promontory, guests will enjoy easy access to a wealth of scenic walks and some of the best flora and fauna Victoria has to offer. Spacious, stylish, and truly unique, this gorgeous home is perched atop the rolling hills in South Gippsland with views to Wilsons Promontory National Park, which makes for the perfect place to simply relax and reconnect with nature.
Federation terrace in Fitzroy
This furnished grand federation terrace is just moments from CBD in the heart of everything that locals and tourists alike love about Fitzroy. Just a stone’s throw from Brunswick Street café precinct, this stylish home offers an unrivalled location, decadent décor and a sunny landscaped courtyard that four-legged friends will no doubt make the most of.
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