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Dog-friendly Getaways: Queensland's Best Places to Stay for You & Your Furry Friend

Want to holiday in Queensland with your pooch? It’s totally pawsible! Check out our favourite Brisbane pet-friendly accommodation recommendations.

Spicer’s Tamarind Retreat
Spicer’s Tamarind Retreat

Desperate for a getaway but can’t bear the thought of leaving your pup at home? You’re not alone… and you also have nothing to worry about! Many of Queensland’s most beautiful escapes have pet friendly accommodation and we’ve included our favourites below for you. 

Alure Stanthorpe
Alure Stanthorpe
Alure Stanthorpe

For the best glamping in the Granite Belt (and dare we say… Queensland?) you must visit Alure. With a luxury glamping tent and two modern villas, each stay also includes a welcome hamper loaded with local goodies to make up a continental breakfast. If you’re looking to explore your surroundings, there are incredible wineries in the region. Well behaved pooches are welcomed at the villas and treated to their very own doggy bathrobe, comfy cocoon bed and gourmet dog treats. 

280 Mt Tully Road, Stanthorpe

Lake Weyba Cottages
Lake Weyba Cottages
Lake Weyba Cottages

The Lake Weyba Cottages offer a cosy and luxurious escape from your regular hustle and bustle. Whilst super close to Noosa (15 minute drive) and a short drive from Peregian Beach, your stay on this 20 acre property will feel like a complete retreat.There’s plenty of exploring, relaxing and pampering to be enjoyed here, with packages including tapas plates, massages and more!

79 Clarendon Road, Peregian Beach

Mt Cotton Retreat
Mt Cotton Retreat
Mt Cotton Retreat

Located a short 30 minute drive from the Brisbane CBD, Mt Cotton Retreat has two beautiful pet-friendly options available for lodgings.These treetop cabins have a sheltered and secure balcony for your pup to relax and enjoy the sights, smells and wildlife around them while you relax too! Pets are also welcome indoors, so your furbaby won’t feel left out.

355 West Mount Cotton Road, Mount Cotton 


Sea Shanties
Sea Shanties
Sea Shanties, North Stradbroke Island

Enjoy life’s simple pleasures at Sea Shanties, reminiscent of the old Stradbroke beach shacks but with a fresh and modern facelift. There are seven waterfront cabins that are recently refurbished and pet-friendly. Enjoy the quiet surrounds and off-the-grid mentality that the Sea Shanties cabins foster and have some quality time away with your pooch!

9A Cook Street, Amity Point

Spicer’s Tamarind Retreat
Spicer’s Tamarind Retreat
Spicer’s Tamarind Retreat

Spicer’s offer some of the best hospitality around and they’ve gone the extra mile with pet-friendly accommodation that includes a plush dog bed, a leash, bowls and even a long-lasting bone! It’s worth mentioning that this retreat was a finalist in the Best Wellness Hotel category in the Spice Hot 100 Hotels and Venue Awards 2020, so you know that you’re in very capable hands! 

88 Obi Lane South, Maleny

The Stonehouse Retreat
The Stonehouse Retreat
The Stonehouse Retreat

The Stonehouse Retreat operates on sustainable and eco-friendly principles, with a completely off-the-grid experience. Powered by solar energy (and backed up by wind energy), all water is collected on site and all materials used in the house were sourced onsite or are recycled. Your furry friends will join you in luxuriating in the serenity of the Scenic Rim and there are plenty of walking tracks to explore Ravensbourne National Park.

Esk Hampton Road, Esk

Tugun Hideaway
Tugun Hideaway
Tugun Hideaway

If your pooch loves the beach as much as you do, Tugun Hideaway is the perfect spot for a coastal vacation. This designer beach house drinks in a panoramic ocean view all while tucked quietly away on a laneway. Perfect for a family getaway or a group of your best friends, escape Brisbane for a week and enjoy the slower pace of a Gold Coast lifestyle.

3 Nimmel Lane, Tugun

Wongari Eco Cabin
Wongari Eco Cabin
Wongari Eco Cabin

Pets are family too, so Wongari Eco Cabin invites you to bring your pet along with you - just make sure to let them know while booking! There are two serene cabins available, both utterly surrounded by nature and wildlife. Enjoy exploring your own private and pristine swimming creek, waterfalls and the Wongari forests or step out a little further to the beautiful Lamington National Park. 

Christmas Creek Road, Lamington


Loved our pick of the best dog-friendly accommodation in Queensland? There is nothing quite like getting out of the city, especially when you can take the whole family, whoever that may be made up of. If you’re after more ideas on quick getaways closer to home, check out Best Camping in Brisbane and Brisbane’s Best Restaurants.