December 13, 2012
Pet-Friendly Accommodation: Daylesford & Around
Famous for its natural springs, Daylesford makes a relaxing break with wonderful places to explore. Don’t leave your pet behind. Search for the best places to stay with a pet in Daylesford or Hepburn Springs.
Your best friend deserves a holiday just as much as you do.
Spring Creek Cottage Hepburn
This 2-bedroom well-appointed cottage that backs onto the Hepburn Regional Park, and offers an eco-friendly luxury getaway with wine and chocolates on arrival. Conveniently located, the cottage is only a 10-minute walk to the main street of Hepburn Springs and 400 metres to the Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa. Walk your dog on the Dry Diggings Track, which extends to Daylesford, at the rear of the property. Dogs are well-catered for with a fully fenced garden, bowls, beds, leashes, treat pouch and treats provided. A maximum of two dogs per property. Other types of house-trained pets are welcome.
From $138 per night.
19 Golden Springs Avenue, Hepburn Springs, Vic 3461
Arinya Retreat Daylesford
This award-winning eco-friendly retreat is nestled in the Hepburn Regional Park. Dogs and cats are allowed inside and outside of the architecturally designed accommodation. With farm fences and gates, pets have a secluded property to run around freely. Guests must supply their own linen or throw rugs to cover the furniture inside the retreat so it does not get damaged. An additional $50 pet fee per night will be required before check-in. A pet bowl and basket is available to use free of charge.
65 Scheggias Track, Daylesford 3460
This self-contained 2 bedroom rustic cottage with a vast outdoor entertaining deck is pet-friendly by negotiation. The property has two alpacas as residents and abundant wildlife.
Located 30 minutes from Daylesford.
44A Donalds Road, Woodend 3442
Gully View Daylesford
This newly renovated studio villa sleeps 2 and welcomes small dogs. Cats and birds are also welcome upon request. The villa is very private, tucked away in its own garden space. Open planned, cosy and intimate with rice paper doors opening into the ensuite with a large corner spa. The deck extends the living area right into the greenery of the garden and looks down a lane of lavender and poplars. Located a short 15 minute walk North of Daylesford town centre with beautiful views of Doctors Gully and surrounding bushland. A $50 refundable pet bond is required. Tariff is from $185 per night.
4, 59A Vincent Street, Daylesford 3460
M 0402 140 866
This great home has 4 bedrooms and can sleep up to 8 people with three queen size beds and two single beds, which can be made into a double. A beautiful home for your romantic getaway, that family break you have been waiting for or that girls weekend away where you can eat, drink and spa. The property owner is happy to consider small pets so please feel free to contact us for more details.
This upmarket 3-bedroom, 3 bathroom property has everything for the perfect Daylesford experience, whether for a romantic private getaway with every luxury, a relaxing break with friends and family, or sharing quality time on a girls weekend. With sweeping views of Lake Daylesford and the forest beyond, Bilson’s Landing is only metres from legendary Lake House and minutes from the town centre. Fully fenced – just bring bowls and bedding.
Double Nut Chalets
This popular accommodation gets booked up fast, so make sure you plan ahead. Located in the heart of Daylesford, Double Nut Chalets are small dog friendly. Each chalet has a beautiful cottage garden and spa bath. A pet fee of $20 per booking applies.
5 Howe Street, Daylesford 3460
M 0418 938 954
This deluxe 3-bedroom house is set in the Wombat State Forest and conveniently located between Daylesford and Hepburn. With meticulous design and gorgeous tree-top views, you won’t want to leave. Pets are welcome inside. From $376 per night.
34a Hepburn Rd, Daylesford 3460
M 0408 223 454
Hollow Log Estate
This very dog-friendly self-contained property has panoramic views of the Wombat State Forest and offers a choice of two superb, self-contained cottages set on 23 acres. There’s a fully-fenced, half-acre exercise area, three dams to swim in, a large, outdoor dog-bath (with hot water) and numerous forest walks to explore.
151 Foxes Lane, Muskvale, Daylesford 3460
T 03 5348 6787
Daylesford Country Cottages
These award-winning cottages have five fully self-contained family and pet-friendly cottages around the Daylesford area, the Spa capital of Victoria. Pets can even relax in front of the open fire as long as they desire! This is where your canines can also wine and dine. Don’t leave your pets behind because they deserve a holiday too! Cats also welcome.
1 Tipperary Springs Road, Daylesford 3460
T 03 9307 1384
This self-contained 2 bedroom cottage sleeps up to 9 people. There is a large fully-fenced backyard and dogs are welcome inside. With lots of walking tracks and a waterfall nearby make this an ideal pet-friendly escape.
165 Main Road, Hepburn 3461
T 03 5348 4599
Jubilee Lake Holiday Park
Small dogs are allowed by prior arrangement during off-peak seasons, on-site accommodation only (not in cabins). Dogs must be on a leash at all times, cleaned up after, not left unattended and not let to bark excessively. Canoe or paddle boat hire is available and there are natural mineral springs and bushwalking trails close by. Features include a children’s playground, playing field and free wireless internet.
151 Lake Road, Daylesford 3460
T 1800 686 376 or 03 5348 2186
Birches of Daylesford
Pets are welcome to stay in these two self-contained cottages which are set amidst lovely gardens. Birch is the larger with 2 bedrooms, great views and a spa bath. Wren has its own private garden and is suitable for 2 guests.
88 Central Springs Road, Daylesford 3460
T 03 5348 1463
Blackwood Springs Caravan Park
This dog-friendly park is only 1.5 hours from Melbourne and has rivers on both sides of the park and offers a variety of powered & unpowered camping sites, suitable for caravans, Tents, 4WD’s, Camper Vans, Buses & Motor Homes. Facilities include communal BBQ’s, a playground and communal camp kitchen.
41 Golden Point Road, Blackwood 3458
T 03 5368 6539