Our Picks For The Best Dog Friendly Accommodation In NSW

Essential guide to living sustainably: best dog friendly accomodation

For pet-lovers in Australia, we understand that a holiday without your furry friend simply isn’t the same, so we’ve searched far and wide to find the best dog friendly accommodation in NSW.

The best dog friendly accomodation in NSW

So if you’re after a weekend break with your four-legged friend by your side, we’ve handpicked a stunning selection of the best hotels, cabins, Airbnb’s and camp sites where you and your dog will be welcomed in style!

Bannisters, Port Stephens

Bannisters has preserved the bones of an iconic retro motel and built in its place a vibrant four-star hotel experience in a classic destination.

Surrounded by water, koala habitat and a sense of peace and seclusion from hotel to horizon, Bannisters Port Stephens reimagines the seaside outlooks and modern menus guests have come to expect from Bannisters by the Sea in Mollymook.

The team have lovingly restored and renovated hotel/motel style rooms and suites across four levels, with dedicated ground floor rooms for guests and their furry companions.

Rustic Spirit, Bilpin

For those looking to escape the city with their furry-friend and reconnect with nature, then these rustic wilderness cabins offer everything you’ll need for a cozy weekend in the mountains.

Cabins are equipped with all the essentials for cooking or relaxing, plus a few added luxuries to make your stay extra comfy. You’ll be mesmerised by the warmth and gentle flicker of your own fireplace (firewood included), and the tranquil views of the Wollomi National Park from your own private deck.

The cabins are all dog friendly, so your furry friend can join you for a weekend in the bush.

Lilianfels Resort & Spa, Blue Mountains

Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Blue Mountains National Park, Lilianfels Resort & Spa is a prime spot for holiday-makers to bring their pet pooches, to take advantage of the ample nearby walks on the hotel’s doorstep.

This award-winning retreat is not only dog-friendly, it even offers Bring Your Own Dog-packages, so guests can enjoy the stunning scenic surrounds and explore the impressive mountainous range with your furry friend in tow.

The Hugheden, Sydney

If you want a dog-friendly city break, look no further than Sydney’s The Hugheden. Recently reopened after a stunning refurb, this charming pet-friendly hotel is ideally located a short walk from Centennial Park for a stylish staycation in Sydney.

The city’s premier pet-friendly hotel, The Hugheden has six pet-friendly suites on offer, and your pooch is also welcome to join you at the hotel restaurant, where they even host Doggie High Tea events. 

Turon Gates, Blue Mountains

For those looking for an idyllic mountain escape, Turon Gates offers some of the best dog friendly accomodation in NSW. Stay in on of the rustic log cottages, or choose from one of the glamping or camping sites for a weekend to in the wilderness that you and your pooch will never forget.

With lots of activities and unique places to visit nearby, there is so much to do, or nothing to do – the choice is yours!

The Mercure, Canberra

Want to treat your pet to some rest and relaxation on your weekend away? The Mecure offers furry friends and their owners an exclusive pampered pet package, that includes an overnight stay in a dedicated pet-friendly room with access to an enclosed garden, bedding and a food bowl for your furry friend.

Pamper your pup with room-served breakfast for two, and you’ll even get a complimentary gift for your pet to take home. 

Hillview Heritage Hotel, Bowral

Ideally located to explore Australia’s beautiful Southern Highlands, Hillview Heritage Hotel is a short drive fro both Moss Vale and Bowral and welcomes guests with their four-legged friends in tow.

With luscious surroundings and unrivalled views of the nearby rivers and valleys, this heritage hotel boasts eight stylish cottages and ample nearby walking opportunities for guests and their faithful friends. 

Serenity By The Sea, Killcare, Central Coast

If you’re looking  for a quiet weekend escape with your pooch, then Serenity by the Sea on the NSW central coast could be just what you’re looking for. Relax on your sun-drenched deck with endless ocean views, with off-lead dog beaches and surf spots nearby.

It’s the perfect way to indulge yourself, your family and friends with lots of room for everyone to spread out and do their own thing; sun-bathing on the decks, heading down to the beach for a swim, finding a quiet nook for that novel you’ve been dying to read.

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