March 8, 2021
Looking to get away with your pet this Easter? We’ve hand-picked some of our favourite pet-friendly stays to inspire you for your next trip. Keep reading for some of the best pet-friendly Easter breaks Australia has to offer.
ibis Styles Canberra Narrabundah
Stay close to the action in this centrally located hotel. You and your bestie can enjoy one of the pet-friendly rooms available at this modern hotel, just a short ride from must-see attractions and all major government departments.
Expect a comfortable room with 2 Queen size beds, ensuite bathroom, complimentary WIFI and free car parking space. The hotel will also provide a bowl for your pet’s food and water. These rooms incur an additional $60.00 cleaning fee per stay.
Address: 203 Goyder St, Narrabundah ACT 2604
Phone: +61 2 6295 2944
Josephine’s Cottage Located in Wentworth Falls
Explore some of the incredible bush walks the Blue Mountains has to offer with your bestie this Easter. Tucked behind the Wentworth Falls Lake, this attractive, self-contained 1-bed cottage offers a great base for solo travellers and couples travelling with pets.
Facilities include 50inch television, with Netflix and surround sound, WIFI, an en-suite bathroom and free off-street parking. Pets are welcome on request, but please email to discuss prior to booking. Be advised, there is no enclosed yard at this property.
Address: Banksia Rd, Wentworth Falls NSW 2782
Phone: +61 402 941 173
Yondah Beach House
Yondah Beach House is a genuinely pet-friendly property. Owner Michele Bain says “We have welcomed all kinds of pets in the past including cats, birds, turtles and even a horse who used to enjoy an annual holiday by the sea.”
At Yondah, dogs are welcome inside even though it’s a gorgeous 4.5-star architect-designed house and they provide an outside hot-water shower for post-beach washing. Michele adds “We also provide a gift for each furry guest. Pets on holiday are an important part of our market!”
With 61 hectares to roam, this is a perfect pooch paradise. The house is located just a 3.5-hour drive from Adelaide. From $400 per night.
Address: 1662 S Coast Rd, Foul Bay SA 5577
Barossa Weintal SA
You and your pet can stay in style, close to the wineries, cafes, and boutique shops of the picturesque Barossa Valley. Ideally situated just one hour drive from Adelaide.
Dine at the hotel’s steakhouse restaurant, Angus and Co Barossa, or enjoy some down-time in the hotel’s games 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.
Address: 235 Murray St, Tanunda SA 5352
Phone: +61 1800 648 269
Spicers Pooch Packages
Relish in something a little different with your pet at one of Spicers unique luxury getaways. Pooch Packages are available at selected Spicers locations, in allocated pet-friendly rooms.
Well behaved dogs are warmly welcomed with just a few provisions – Your pooch must weigh under 25kg, use their ‘inside voice’, and resist the temptation to cuddle up on any furniture. All dogs must remain on a leash when exploring the grounds and are restricted from the restaurant and pool area. Guests are asked to clean up after their own pets.
Phone: 13 77 42
Email: [email protected]
The Cottage of Peace and Tranquility
For those looking for a peaceful place to disconnect, this beautiful cottage offers privacy within an enclave of native bushland. Comprising generous living spaces, kitchen, two double bedrooms, a generously sized bathroom, separate laundry and toilet, and a spacious outdoor area where you can sit and enjoy this quiet rural setting.
A perfect haven for older pets, or those that don’t like the hustle and bustle of the city. Please contact the owners directly before booking to enquire.
Lorralynbra Holiday House
Lorralynbra offers generous accommodation for a maximum of 8 people. Set within 16.5 acres of stunning countryside, the property is close to National Parks, waterfalls, Lake Eildon, the Yarra Valley wineries, and the Victorian snowfields.
Pets are welcome, including horses! Smaller pets are allowed inside, but not on the furniture. All pets must have a current vaccination certificate and due to dams, creek, and wildlife on the property, must be supervised at all times. Please email to enquire prior to booking.
This secluded 3-bedroom cottage has a lovely private spa, perfect for couples. With a cosy fire for winter stays and a native garden with undercover entertaining. Located close to the Rye back beach and you enter a secluded garden sanctuary.
This property is an 18-minute walk to the Peninsula Coastal Walk which runs from St Andrews Beach to Sorrento. Please note that Whitewood Cottage welcomes most types of pets – but check upon booking. With a large garden surrounding the house for pets to roam freely. Pets are welcome inside. Please bring your own bedding and bowls. Do not allow pets on furniture or beds. Dog treats and poop bags provided.
From $335 per night.
Address: 4 Paul Street, Rye VIC 3941
Phone: 03 9775 4015