Pet-Friendly Stays in Sydney
We know that you can’t stand leaving your best mate behind whether you are travelling for fun, business or relocating, here are some of the best dog, cat and bird friendly places to stay in Sydney.
An Oasis in the City
This bed & breakfast has harbour views, a private deck and 2 dog-friendly off-leash parks in the vicinity. Well-behaved pets are allowed inside with their owners, and a continental breakfast is included in the tariff. Just 10 minutes by car from the CBD, there is also good bus and ferry transportation into the centre. Off-street parking is available.
20 Colgate Avenue, Balmain 2041
T 02 9810 3487
Previously named in the Top 20 Most Affordable Hotels in Australia, this 3 star accommodation has 70 rooms and is located in the suburb of Kirribilli near Parliament House. Domesticated cats and small dogs are welcome but animals are not to be left alone in the guest rooms. The Lodge is just 6 minutes away by ferry to the CBD. Pet-friendly features include a room with a balcony, a large grassy garden and spectacular walks along the harbour foreshore. A pet fee applies.
12a Carabella Street, Kirribilli 2061
T 1 800 121 011
This luxury 5 star hotel offers your pets a service to remember. The Pampered Pets Program provides owners with dedicated ‘Pet Room Service Menu’ featuring dishes made from fresh produce. Your cat or dog will enjoy their very own custom made Langham plush bed, custom Langham food and water bowls and a bag of gourmet treats upon check in. A nightly charge of $70 per pet applies.
89-113 Kent Street, Sydney 2000
T 02 9256 2222
The Hughenden Boutique Hotel
The Hughenden is Sydney’s premier pet-friendly hotel and dedicated to ensuring your stay is as comfortable as possible for both you and your pet. The hotel offers a range of pet-friendly rooms, plus there are a number of areas in the hotel where your four-legged friend is welcome… and can even join you for breakfast! All kinds of pets are welcome, and can help arrange services such as dog-walking and pet-sitting. And Centennial Parklands is just across the road, with special leash-free areas so pups can run amok!
14 Queen Street, Woollahra 2025
T 029363 4863/1800 642 432
Newtown Cottage ‘Jean Eileen’
This 2-bedroom cottage welcomes pets, and is within easy reach of Newtown Station and bus routes. Facilities include: Fully-equipped Kitchen, Air Conditioning and courtyard. From $250 per night.
213 Australia Street, Newtown 2042
M 0425 262 033
Medina Serviced Apartments North Ryde
These apartments offer you space, style and service in the northern Sydney suburb of North Ryde. All of the apartments are pet friendly with courtyard in each of them. Bedding, bowls and a treat are provided on check in.
2-12 Busaco Road, North Ryde 2113
T 02 9876 7000
Sheralee Tourist Caravan Park
This is the closest caravan park to Sydney CBD & Sydney Airport. There are 30 powered and 70 unpowered sites available for caravans, campers and motorhomes.
T 02 9567 7161
88 Bryant Street, Rockdale 2216
A Townhouse on Stafford
Fully furnished self-contained and fully air conditioned with a large enclosed outdoor living area, 2 bathrooms and adequate sleeping arrangements for up to 8 persons offers you all the amenities of home including linen and towels. The fully self-contained kitchen has modern conveniences including a dishwasher, microwave and large family size refrigerator/freezer. The Lounge area has a large TV/Foxtel and air conditioning. The laundry is equipped with washing machine. The Townhouse is serviced on a regular basis. Pets are permitted inside, Secure, fully fenced running area Pets are not permitted in the upstairs area of the Townhouse where the bedrooms and bathrooms are situated.
186 River Road, Leonay 2750 (Penrith area)
T 4735 8692
M 0403 195 225
Wiley Park Townhouse
Bright and renovated, with internet, phone and northern aspect, in a quiet, well maintained block. This is a fully furnished townhouse in a quiet block of six. Guests have use of ADSL2+ internet with WiFi, and a landline with free local calls. The living room has a TV, DVD player, settee and sofa bed. There is a fully equipped, modern kitchen with dishwasher and an internal laundry. The property is 1km from Roselands and Lakemba shopping centres and 600m from Wiley Park Station and shops. It is 2km from the M5 motorway, with a quick trip to the airport and city, and 300m from Wiley Park, with its playgound and parklands. Pets are permitted inside & the property is cleaned in between stays.
2/28 Ferguson Avenue
Rusty the dog has become a bit of a poster boy for The Hughenden (handsome devil he is, too!)
This is Earl, a lovely Russian Blue, who was a long-stay guest along with his sister at The Hughenden, Dora and their humans.
For more great places to stay grab a copy of the book Pet-Friendly Accommodation on Australia’s East Coast.