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Best Dog Friendly Accommodation in Victoria For Pampered Pups

Treat your furry friend to the ultimate getaway with the best dog friendly accommodation in Victoria.

Hyatt Centric

Holidays are about spending time with loved ones, so of course this can include our favourite four-legged friends. If you can’t bear to watch your beloved pet’s face drop as you close the door with your overnight bag (who can?), then take them with you instead!

From a staycation in Melbourne to a Mornington Peninsula road trip, here’s our ultimate list of the best dog-friendly accommodation in Victoria for a beautiful getaway with your best friend.

Hyatt Centric

Hyatt Centric x Oscar & Friends

Hyatt Centric has launched a paw-tastic deal in partnership with Oscar & Friends that any dog-owner will adore. Now offering a pet package that allows you and your furry friend to be spoiled rotten, a selection of Hyatt Centric’s luxurious King Balcony rooms have been transformed into a pet paradise. There's plenty of room, fresh air and even an outdoor area for dogs to enjoy.

The Hyatt Centric x Oscar & Friends package ensures all furry companions' needs are considered, with a selection of Oscar & Friends toys, a lead, food, water bowl, pet bed, and bathroom facilities supplied.

Packages start from $400 per night, and all Oscar & Friends products are complementary.

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25 Downie Street, Melbourne

Fernglen Forest Retreat

Fernglen Forest Retreat

Fernglen Forest Retreat truly is an oasis that you and your pooch need to retreat to ASAP. Decked out with a sauna and jacuzzi, this retreat is the perfect dog friendly accommodation in Victoria to head to with your furry friend in tow. The bed and breakfast has a private entry for those staying at Fernglen Forest Retreat, so you can enjoy some privacy. Plus, some of the rooms are blessed with views of the Dandenong Rages, so you get to enjoy the scenery of the mountain without having to leave the comfort of your room. But you'll certainly want to, as there is plenty of things to do in and around Mount Dandenong.

10 Fern Glen Avenue, Mount Dandenong

W Melbourne

W Melbourne

Want to experience celebrity treatment? Head straight to W Melbourne. This luxury dog friendly hotel in Melbourne is perfect for anyone after an indulgent stay, fully equipped with an indoor pool, sun terrace and state-of-the-art gym. Plus, you can bring your dog along with you for the ride, which makes it even better! Situated right in Flinders Lane, you have the whole of Melbourne CBD at your fingertips.

408 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

AC by Marriott

AC by Marriott

Melbourne’s AC by Marriott is a pet-friendly hotel inviting dogs of all shapes and sizes (and their owners) to reside in luxury – VIP dog bed included. Adored for its enviable central location, AC Hotel by Marriott is now also a home-away-from-home for your pooch, with exclusive packages and designated pet-friendly rooms kitted out everything from bowls and beds to snacks and amenities.

The sleek, well-appointed rooms here feature flat-screen TVs (perfect for a relaxed evening in), ultra-modern bathrooms and room service, in case you and your pooch don't feel like leaving.

As close to paw-fection as you can get, spend your days exploring the city’s best pup-friendly cafes, bars, restaurants, and parks before retreating to your luxurious lodgings for some cuddles and shut-eye.

201 Normanby Rd, Southbank

Zagame's House

Zagame's House

Enjoying a getaway with your fur baby doesn't have to be limited to the country – or without luxury. If you're looking to treat your pup to a luxurious weekend pamper, Zagame's House in the heart of iconic Carlton is the place for you. The 97-room boutique hotel is not only fur-friendly but pulls out all the stops to ensure that guests (no matter how small) receive 5-star treatment. Your partner in crime can feast on their in-room dining menu for pets and relax with the 'Furry Movie of the Month'. We all know the best part of staying in a hotel is the amenities and their “Treat Yo Fur-baby” bag of goodies is the gift we didn't know we needed. 

66 Lygon Street, Carlton

The Barn Heathcote

Stepping into this American-style timber barn, painted white from floor to lofty peaked ceiling, feels like entering the pages of a glossy lifestyle magazine. Set on a sprawling six-acre property in unspoilt Heathcote wine country, you’ll want to spend just as much time outdoors as you do inside the rustic-chic digs of The Barn. Snuggle up with your pup next to the log fire with a pick from the library or whip up a feast from the generous kitchen. Beyond the barn doors, there’s plenty for you both to see and do, from exploring the rugged landscape to enjoying local restaurants and wineries. Dogs of any size are welcome for no additional fee. 

55 Wilson Road, Heathcote

The Hideaway Torquay

The Hideaway Torquay

The Hideaway is a quintessentially Australian luxury family and dog friendly accommodation in Victoria. The house sleeps up to six, with three gorgeous bedrooms filled with coastal charm. The tropical garden lends itself to relaxed holiday vibes and a place to sit, swing, cook, lay and play. Your dog will go wild with joy here with so much to explore and fine spots to laze about in the sun. 

Unique, fun and serene, this little slice of Surf Coast paradise is a summertime venture the whole family will get on board with!

Torquay, Victoria

Casa Warrandyte

A 45-minute drive outside of Melbourne, Casa Warrandyte is a pet friendly accommodation in Victoria that makes you feel like you've truly escaped deep into the bush. Serene and full of immaculate details, the space is a wonder of mid-century modern charm and warm furnishings. Waking up to the birds and other wildlife will be a huge highlight to you and your furred friend during your stay. Another standout is the outdoor bath, as is chilling out with a glass of wine by the fireplace at the end of the day, furred friend tucked up beside you. Seriously, what could be better? 

Address available upon request

Manta Ray One

Nothing is more relaxing than a glorious coastal getaway. A time to breathe in that crisp ocean air, enjoy the scenery, and most importantly, the freedom to run free. You and your pet interested? It's time to book a stay at Manta Ray One, a pet friendly accommodation in Victoria. Skenes Creek beach is nearby and great for families, surfing, fishing, beach combing and simply walking along. At low tide, you and your dog can walk all along the beach from Skenes Creek to Apollo Bay.

The best part? It has a fully fenced yard and a kennel, so you know your pooch will be safe and comfortable. 

1 Ocean Terrace, Apollo Bay

Laneways by Ovolo

Is your pooch a bit of a fancy pants? They'll simply adore Laneways by Ovolo V.I.Pooch. This a luxury pet-friendly accommodation sits in the heart of the city, where you can enjoy a hassle-free and stress-free holiday accommodation that takes care of both you and your dog. Unlike regular pet-friendly hotels, Ovolo provides an indulgent experience, complete with amenities (and treats!) to pamper you and your pooch like a true VIP.

With accommodation for you and one fur-baby (max two), a doggy bed where your furry friend can snuggle and relax like a true boss, an eating and drinking mat and food bowl so they can feast in style, a doggy bag brimming with specially designed toys and treats, and dog-friendly staff om hand to help out when you need it, this is far and away a brilliant dog-friendly accommodation in Victoria for pampered pups. Totally pawsome!

19 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne 

Countrywide Cottages

Although a lot of venues claim to be dog friendly accommodation in Victoria, the people over at Countrywide Cottages really mean it. These self-contained cottages are set within ten hectares of beautiful native bushland that borders the Otway Forest Park, offering long bush walks directly accessible from your door that may just result in you taking home one exhausted - but happy - pooch. There are also many off-leash areas for you to give your dogs a great run, including a large dam in which they can have a paddle in.

Various locations along Great Ocean Road

Serenity Abode

Serenity Abode Tiny House

Serene by name, serene by nature. Buried within six acres, this dog friendly stay in Victoria is what we mean when we say going bush...minus the camping. Surrounded by dense greenery, Serenity Abode may seem off the grid but comes with all the creature comforts of a luxurious cabin getaway.

Light-filled interiors and sleek modern furnishings are made for lazy days in bed while the indoor-outdoor living plan lets you keep an eye on your bestie while making the most of Victoria’s beautiful balmy nights. When the weather cools down fear not, there’s a fireplace for you to cosy up to as well. 

Beaconsfield Upper, Victoria 

Want to bring your furry friend along with you on more adventures and good times? Why not take them for a trip to one of the best dog friendly pubs in Melbourne? Or, treat them to the gift that they deserve.

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