May 7, 2018
Heading to the nation’s capital for work or for a holiday?
Canberra has a range of places to take your pet. Search from our list of pet-friendly accommodation in the ACT and surrounds.
Ainslie Pet-Friendly Apartment
This cosy 2-bedroom modern courtyard apartment with a private entrance welcomes pets in the property but not on the furniture. Please do not leave your dog inside when you go out, there is a sheltered courtyard and a shady kennel provided.
Hotel Mercure Canberra
This affordable 127 room hotel welcomes dogs in the superior rooms. The hotel offers The Pampered Pet Package which includes: a room with access to a private garden, full breakfast for two people, bedding for your pet and a complimentary gift for your dog to take home! Pets can go to the beer garden of the pub and the restaurant terrace with their owners. Cats and birds may also be considered.
Corner of Ainslie & Limestone Ave, Braddon 2612
T 1800 475337
Grand Manor Motor Inn
This pet-friendly motel allows animals to be with you inside the room, however, if they make a mess in the room or damage anything you will be charged a cleaning fee.
45 Macquoid Street, Queanbeyan 2620
T 02 6299 2800
Wee Jasper Reserves
Offering bush camping with your pet at several locations, located 1 hour from Canberra, Yass and Tumut; situated on the banks of the beautiful Goodradigbee River and Micalong Creek. Horses welcome – please call ahead to ensure availability.
Billy Grace Reserve, 5 Nottingham Road, Wee Jasper 2582
T 02 62279626
Guy’s Cross Farm Cottage
A quiet, private self-contained cottage that is located 5 minutes to Queanbeyan, and around 25 minutes to Canberra CBD. The open plan property comfortably sleeps 2 people in king-size single beds with room for 2 additional guests. The cottage is very pet-friendly and has even been host to snakes in the past. Facilities include all linen provided, undercover parking, tennis court, farm facilities. Pets will enjoy the secure run available and long farm walks. Well-behaved pets welcome indoors.
RMB 419 Captains Flat Road, Queanbeyan 2620
M 04160 73020
Riverview Homestead – relax with nature in country comfort
This peaceful property overlooks the Murrumbidgee River and is just a 20-minute drive from Canberra city. Pets are allowed inside the self-contained 2-bedroom unit – but are not allowed in the bedrooms or on the furniture. There is an enclosed run with shade and room to move – should guests need to leave their pets for any reason. As this is a farm, guests’ pets need to be on a leash when moving about the farm. There is provision for horses in a paddock no stables.
1173 Wallaroo Road, via HALL, ACT 2618
T 02 6230 2637
Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC)
Set on 70 hectares, this camping ground welcomes pets, and facilities include shower and toilet, laundry, powered and unpowered sites, close to public transport and 8 minutes from the city centre.
Flemington Road, Mitchell 2911
T 02 6241 3022
Located 20 minutes from Canberra, the 4.5 star boutique hotel style accommodation welcomes dogs only – conditions apply. Other domesticated animals reside at the property.
468 Parkwood Road, Macgregor 2615
T02 6254 6464
Pets are welcome by prior arrangement to the B&B. Canberra Retreat has its own separate entrance to a private wing on a house, and exclusive use. There is a secure yard for pets and self-catering facilities for guests. A one-off pet fee applies.
7 Barada Cres, Aranda 2614
M 0438 511991
Located to the south of Canberra; bookings are essential for overnight guests. Facilities include disabled toilets and hot showers, picnic areas, gas BBQs, wood fire pits. Bring your own drinking water and firewood.
Corin Road, off Tidbinbilla Road, Weston 2611
T 13 2281 or 02 6207 2498
Langley Heights Bed & Breakfast
Domesticated pets are welcome to stay inside the self-contained apartment, but are not allowed on beds or furniture. For pets other than cats and dogs – please check with hosts. The 2-bedroom property has its own small enclosed yard.
10 McManus Place, Calwell 2905
T 02 6291 0398
This fully self-contained accommodation farmhouse is ideally situated between Harden, Boorowa, Binalong and Young. An easy 1hr 15min drive from Canberra and 3.5 hours from Sydney. Pets are allowed inside in both Colenso Retreat and Walkers Cottage but they are not allowed on the furniture.
Colenso Road, Galong 2585
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