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Dog Friendly Beaches and Accommodation: Adelaide, South Australia

If you want to be near both the city and the beach, Adelaide’s Glenelg Beach area is the place to stay.

Try Comfort Inn Haven Marina for affordable accommodation, which is one of the few pet-friendly establishments in town or for a high-end option try The Hilton.

For caravan parks try Port Augusta or Roxby Downs.

Below are some pet-friendly accommodation suggestions in Adelaide, and other parts of South Australia.


Mayfair Hotel

Mayfair Adelaide

Every detail is meticulously designed to create a harmonious blend of opulence, service, and style, offering you an unforgettable and truly exquisite experience.

Not only do we cater to your needs, but also to your furry companions. We’re delighted to welcome dogs and cats, ensuring a pet-friendly experience that’s second to none. Kindly provide identification certificates or council registration tags for your pets during check-in and check with our team for more details. Contact Mayfair Hotel Adelaide for your next trip with contact information below.

45 King William Street, Adelaide SA 5000

T +61 8 8210 8888



Adabco Boutique Hotel

Travelling with pets

Located in Adelaide Central Business District, this stylish 4-star hotel allows pets for an extra charge of AUD 50 per accommodation, per stay. A maximum 2 per room but they cannot be left unattended. Food and water bowls, an off-lead area and litter trays are available. Continental breakfast buffet is offered for a fee. Amenities include balconies, a courtyard, terraces and 2 communal kitchens, as well as a business lounge with leather sofas. There’s a coin-operated laundry. Rooms start from $189 per night.


Central Market Cottage: an urban retreat

Pet-Friendly Accommodation Adelaide and South Australia

This charmingly renovated turn-of-the-century, 2 bedroom cottage is nestled in the southwestern quadrant of the Adelaide CBD. It’s only a few minutes walk to the vibrancy of the Central Market, Gouger Street and Chinatown.

Pet enquiries will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Enquire now


The Hilton

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This hotel, located in the heart of the City, is very close to all points of interest.

Facilities include an outdoor pool, a tennis court, a jogging track, and a fitness room. Pets are welcome but a fee is applied.

233 Victoria Square, Adelaide 5000




Adelaide Inn
Adelaide Inn
Adelaide Inn is a charming hotel that awaits you on the prominent O’Connell Street. It’s within walking distance from some award-winning fine dining restaurants, entertainment, local attractions, and a short drive from the Adelaide CBD and world-renowned Adelaide Oval.

Located in North Adelaide, this stylish offers guests an outdoor pool free parking, and thoughtful finishing touches. Dogs are allowed for an extra charge of AUD 50, per pet, per day, plus a deposit of AUD 200 per stay.

Pets cannot be left unattended. Rooms start from $210 per night.





Dog About Days
Dog About Days
This ultra dog-friendly getaway in the Adelaide Hills, SA, where dogs are welcome inside, outside, on the couch and even on the bed for a cuddle. With a huge secure bush garden to explore, a dog run off the kitchen for the smaller fur babies, your dog’s safety and security is our priority.
The retreat sleeps 2, perfect for a romantic escape to reconnect with nature and relax on the large outdoor and private deck overlooking the serene gumtree valley. Get the fire going in winter, enjoy the gully breeze in the summer with large picture windows bringing the outdoors inside. Dog About Days is a fabulous base to explore the cafes, pubs, and wineries of the Adelaide Hills.



Comfort Inn Haven Marina 

Comfort Inn Haven Marina 

This affordable accommodation offers affordable pet-friendly rooms in Glenelg (contact the property directly to book).

The pet-friendly room 101 is located on the ground floor in the southern wing of the motel. This room type is equipped with all necessary amenities for a comfortable short-term stay including your furry friend!
T 08 8294 1555 




Ceduna Shelly Beach Caravan Park

This park is central to the many Eyre Peninsula and Nullarbor attractions. So, whether you are travelling east or west or simply want a lovely holiday setting, be sure to stay here. This popular park has pet-friendly cottages with a courtyard to allow your pets to have freedom outside. House-trained pets are allowed inside the cottages.

244 Decres Bay Road, Ceduna 5690

T 08 8625 2012




Lake Albert Caravan Park

Located right on the shores of Lake Albert, this park is pet-friendly on powered and unpowered sites. However, pets must be on a leash at all times and under owner supervision.

25 Narrung Rd, Meningie 5264

T 08 8575 1411



White Houseboats

pet friendly SA

Take your pet to stay on a houseboat on the Murray River, SA. The luxurious boats accommodate for groups of up to 12 people from all walks of life, including their pets! Yes, that’s right your four-legged friends are welcome on board any of the White Houseboats.

Mannum Waters Marina, Mannum  5238
M 0418 810 110 


Barossa Weintal SA

Barossa Weintal 2

Ideally situated just one hour drive from Adelaide in the picturesque Barossa Valley, you and your pet can stay in style close to wineries, cafes, and boutique shops. Dine at the hotel’s steakhouse restaurant, Angus and Co Barossa, or enjoy some down-time in the gaming room. There are 2 pet-friendly rooms available, including a bed, bowl, and treats for your favourite pooch. The cost of bringing a dog is $50 for one night and $80 for two nights.

Payment is to be paid on arrival.

235 Murray St, Tanunda SA 5352

T 61 1800 648 269



Clare Country Club SA

Clare Country Club

Hire some bikes and explore the beautiful rolling hills of Clare Valley with your pet whilst staying in one of the pet-friendly rooms at the stunning Clare Country Club. Savour fresh, local, quality produce at Conner’s restaurant and bar, or delight in a well-deserved break at the on-site spa & sauna. Other resort facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, tennis court, gym, and 18-hole golf course, making this hotel an obvious choice for those looking for somewhere extra special to stay in Southern Australia.

White Hut Rd, Clare SA 5453

T 08 8842 1060

Clare Country Club | Clare Valley Accommodation & Hotels



South Australia

Sunset at Glenelg Beach.



Dog-Friendly Beaches: South Australia

Most beaches near Adelaide allow dogs, however, they must be on a leash between 10 am and 8 pm during daylight savings. The main picture is Glenelg Beach, which is located only 10km from the heart of Adelaide City. With great sunsets, this beach is one of Adelaide’s favourites and luckily dogs are permitted too. For dog-friendly beaches in other states visit here.

Below are some more images of dog-friendly beaches in South Australia.


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Moana Beach