Pet-Friendly Accommodation: Daylesford & Around

Carla December 13, 2012 1
Pet-Friendly Accommodation: Daylesford & Around

Pet-Friendly Accommodation: Daylesford & Around

Don’t leave your pet behind. With our guidebook, Travelling with Pets on Australia’s East Coast, you can find thousands of places to take your furry friends. Search for places to stay with a pet in Daylesford or Hepburn Springs.

Although this list is by no means exhaustive, we feel it represents a genuine sampling of the diversity of pet-friendly accommodation our book has to offer.

Your best friend deserves a holiday just as much as you do.

Gully View Daylesford

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This newly renovated studio villa sleeps 2 and welcomes small dogs. Cats and birds are also welcome upon request. The villa is very private, tucked away in its own garden space. Open planned, cosy and intimate with rice paper doors opening into the ensuite with a large corner spa. The deck extends the living area right into the greenery of the garden and looks down a lane of lavender and poplars. Located a short 15 minute walk North of Daylesford town centre with beautiful views of Doctors Gully and surrounding bushland. A $50 refundable pet bond is required. Tariff is from $185 per night.

4, 59A Vincent Street,  Daylesford 3460

M 0402 140 866


Double Nut Chalets

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This popular accommodation gets booked up fast, so make sure you plan ahead. Located in the heart of Daylesford, Double Nut Chalets are small dog friendly. Each chalet has a beautiful cottage garden and spa bath. A pet fee of $20 per booking applies.

 5 Howe Street, Daylesford 3460

M 0418 938 954 


Retreat 34a

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This deluxe 3-bedroom house is set in the Wombat State Forest and conveniently located between Daylesford and Hepburn. With meticulous design and gorgeous tree-top views, you won’t want to leave. Pets are welcome inside. From $376 per night.

34a Hepburn Rd, Daylesford 3460

M 0408 223 454


Hollow Log Estate

This very dog-friendly self-contained property has panoramic views of the Wombat State Forest and offers a choice of two superb, self-contained cottages set on 23 acres. There’s a fully-fenced, half-acre exercise area, three dams to swim in, a large, outdoor dog-bath (with hot water) and numerous forest walks to explore.

151 Foxes Lane, Muskvale, Daylesford 3460

T 03 5348 6787



Daylesford Country Cottages

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These award-winning cottages have five fully self-contained family and pet-friendly cottages around the Daylesford area, the Spa capital of Victoria. Pets can even relax in front of the open fire as long as they desire! This is where your canines can also wine and dine. Don’t leave your pets behind because they deserve a holiday too! Cats also welcome.

1 Tipperary Springs Road,  Daylesford 3460

T 03 9307 1384


Abelia Cottage

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This self contained 2 bedroom cottage sleeps up to 9 people. There is a large fully-fenced backyard and dogs are welcome inside. With lots of walking tracks and a waterfall nearby make this an ideal pet-friendly escape.

165 Main Road,  Hepburn 3461
T 03  5348 4599



Jubilee Lake Holiday Park

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Small dogs are allowed by prior arrangement during off-peak seasons, on-site accommodation only (not in cabins). Dogs must be on a leash at all times, cleaned up after, not left unattended and not let to bark excessively. Canoe or paddle boat hire is available and there are natural mineral springs and bushwalking trails close by. Features include a children’s playground, playing field and free wireless internet.

151 Lake Road, Daylesford 3460

T 1800 686 376 or 03 5348 2186 


Birches of Daylesford

Pets are welcome to stay in these two self-contained cottages which are set amidst lovely gardens. Birch is the larger with 2 bedrooms, great views and a spa bath. Wren has its own private garden and is suitable for 2 guests.

88 Central Springs Road, Daylesford 3460

T 03 5348 1463



Blackwood Springs Caravan Park

This dog-friendly park is only 1.5 hours from Melbourne and has rivers on both sides of the park and offers a variety of powered & unpowered camping sites, suitable for caravans, Tents, 4WD’s, Camper Vans, Buses & Motor Homes. Facilities include: communal BBQ’s, a playground and communal camp kitchen.

41 Golden Point Road, Blackwood 3458


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One Comment »

  1. Tina February 20, 2013 at 4:48 am -

    Daylesford and Hepburn Springs have many places to stay with your pets, here are a few more.

    Central Springs Cottage suits a maximum of 6 guests, it is a miners cottage, close to shops and has a view of lake Daylesforsd and are pets welcome.

    Casa Bianco also suits 6 guests, country living, has a barbecue and it is children and dog friendly.

    Chestnut Views caters for 12 guests, is on 8 acres, good for large groups, dogs are welcome.

    Dogs on leashes are welcome at cafes with outdoor seating, they usually provide a water bowl.
    Also Lake Daylesford, Jubilee lake, Victoria Park and the Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens also welcome dogs on leashes.