To make finding suitable pet-friendly accommodation easier, the state of Victoria is divided into 5 sections with colour maps and images. Areas covered in the book are:
- Eastern Gippsland
- Western Gippsland
- The Great Ocean Road
- New Inland Routes (Victoria to Queensland)
To assist you with finding the perfect pet-friendly holiday we have left no stone unturned! Also included in the book are ideas for places to walk your dog and a featured dog-friendly beaches and parks guide.
Quest Flemington Serviced Apartments
This is one of the largest pet-friendly serviced apartments in Melbourne with great facilities including: a tennis court, swimming pool, beautiful serene garden, all within 5 minutes walk to the famous Flemington Racecourse, a tram ride to the hustle and bustle of the CBD. Separated living and dining area, fully equipped kitchen, private laundry and balcony, and two and three bedrooms apartments are all available for your convenience. Guests receive a range of complimentary services such as high speed Wi-Fi internet, car parking, continental breakfast every morning and locally home made pasta on arrival date.
600 Epsom Road, Flemington 3031
T 03 9371 2200
F 03 9371 2299
This unique group of serviced apartments in central Melbourne offers boutique short-stay accommodation for relocations, work stays, family holidays and getaways. There are many pet-friendly apartments available, (all located near large parks), and your pets stay for free!
T 03 9014 7385 / M 040 111 9429
Birches Serviced Apartments
Well-behaved pets are welcome to stay inside the stylish East Melbourne apartments. You will need to bring your own bowls and bedding for animals.
160 Simpson Street, East Melbourne 3002
T 03 94172344 / 1800 651 623
Offering a select collection of quality apartments, houses and cottages in metropolitan Melbourne. With a wide range of 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom properties there is something for everyone. Dog guests are welcome by prior arrangement to the pet-friendly properties.
T 1300 018 018 / 03 9646 3709
An elegant self contained apartment located 4km from the CBD. Parkside Stay provides modern, quiet, sunfiled accommodation alongside hectares of parkland. It has a private entrance through a delightful courtyard which your pets can enjoy and a spacious living area. Birds in a cage but check with owner, no cats please.
109 Walker Street, Clifton Hill 3068
T 03 9486 2121
This 2 bedroom, self-contained cottage is set on 10 acres and offers bush walks, hikes, bike riding available, small breed dogs and horses are welcome by negotiation. Melbourne 1 hour, Geelong 30min. $80 per couple weeknights, $90 per couple Fri-Sun.
Clifton View Road, Anakie 3221
T 03 5284 1512
Stay in the pet friendly cottage or 3-bedroom farm stay house. Set on ten acres, just 6 minutes out of Seymour on the road to Yea. Located in the Trawool Valley with stunning views.
A hearty cooked breakfast is provided with accommodation. You can dine in your cottage, with complimentary room service if the weather is cold, in the dining room or on the deck to listen to the birds singing. Dogs, cats, rabbits, caged birds and horses have all been previous pet guests at Trawoolshed. Pets are welcome inside and there is a paddock for other animals. From $130 per night.
8447 Goulburn Valley Highway, Trawool 3660
Crystal Brook Tourist Park
This pet-friendly Tourist Park is located 20kms from the CBD of Melbourne. It has designated pet friendly cabins and villas and allows pets on powered sites. Up to medium-sized dogs, there is a pet policy form that we get pet owners to sign, which explains pet rules.
182 Heidelberg-Warrandyte Road, DONCASTER EAST 3109
T 03 9844 3637
F 03 9844 3342
Rye Beach Abode
This newly renovated, pet-friendly 3-bedroom house has 2 bathrooms, is fully equipped and sleeps 8. With FREE WiFi and available all year for holiday rentals and longer stays Located close to Blairgowrie shops and to the stretch of beach at Camerons Bight where dogs can go off leash.
Carrum Downs Holiday Park
This holiday park, less than an hour’s drive from Melbourne, welcomes pets on powered sites, and even has its own off leash area, with a dog park just next door! Facilities include: an outdoor pool, a large BBQ area and community kitchen.
1165 Frankston-Dandenong Road, Carrum Downs 3201
Carrum Downs Motel
This motel has designated pet-friendly rooms. Facilities include: kitchenette, electric blanket, hairdryer, LCD TV and open space living with sofa. $112 per night. There is a $100 pet bond.
1165 Frankston-Dandenong Road, Carrum Downs 3201
T 03 9782 1292
Located 50 minutes from Melbourne CBD, this motel offers two types of pet-friendly accommodation in double or family rooms and is a great gateway between the fabulous surrounding suburbs of Mornington Peninsula. Facilities include: an outdoor pool, BBQ facilities, toaster, tea & coffee making facilities, remote controlled television, ironing board and clothes airier. Please contact the managers for pet-friendly bookings.
1325 Frankston-Dandenong Road, Carrum Downs 3201
Located in Tuerong on the Mornington Peninsula, this fully self-contained cottage is close to beaches, wineries, markets and wonderful trails to explore, and sleeps 4 adults and 1 child. There is a stable, yard or paddock for horses, secure fences for dogs, house trained dogs welcome inside.
695 Stumpy Gully Road, Tuerong 3915
M 0438 950 357
T +613 5979 1020
Located 90 kms NE from Melbourne, these luxury self-contained cottages on 20 acres are nestled amidst an orchard of chestnut trees. Enjoy the spa, a log fire and experience peace, tranquility and leave refreshed. Every season is a delight at Chestnut Glade. Pets welcome when staying in Lucenti Cottage – kennel provided.
20 Manby Road, Narbethong 3778
T 03 5963 7103
F 03 9736 2114
This cosy 2-bedroom cottage is located 2 hours and 15 minutes from Melbourne and sleeps 6 people. It is child and pet friendly with a renovated caravan for the kids to play in (or the parents to hide), an open plan living area with aircon/heater and cosy fire place, a beautiful, fully fenced native garden with a large deck and BBQ. The patrolled beach is only a 15 min walk away or a 5 min drive (please note that dog restrictions apply in summer and dogs must be on lead). The property has a huge selection of DVDs, board games, books and gigantic trampoline and large dolls house, Lego, train tracks and swing. While dogs are welcome, please contact if bringing other types of pets.
Venus Bay 3956
M 0438 986 774
Fawkner off-leash Park, South Yarra Melbourne