Obsessed With Your Pet? These 8 NSW Stays Will Welcome Four-Legged Friends

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Parting with your beloved cat or dog is never easy and leaving them behind during your holiday can feel almost unbearable. Fortunately, the days of leaving your fur baby behind are fading away as pet-friendly accommodations become increasingly prevalent.

The increase in pet-friendly accommodation isn’t just limited to regional stays. Even city hotels are embracing the concept, offering pet-friendly rooms with curated menus and cosy beds for your furry companions.

So say goodbye to the heartache of leaving your pet behind and head on a holiday with them so you both can create memories together. These are eight of our favourite pet-friendly accommodation in Sydney and regional NSW right now.


Mudgee Retreats

Cost: From $698 per night (includes breakfast for two people)

Built using recycled materials that offer natural thermal insulation and reduce environmental impact, Mudgee Retreats feature four-poster beds, modern ensuites, and private outdoor decks — perfect for enjoying sweeping countryside views. These tents are also fully pet-friendly. Located just a few minutes’ drive from the town centre, the retreat also offers an onsite tennis court, indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, and heated spa, making it hard to leave. Plus, the package includes a gourmet food hamper packed with breakfast and a selection of local treats.

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Photo: Pier One Sydney

Pier One

Cost: $120 puppy package (not including room cost)
Perched at the edge of a historic wharf, Pier One is a slice of the luxury life, and it accepts pets with the same high standards humans receive. On arrival, a Dog Concierge Cart carries a range of treats, toys, and accessories to keep your pup entertained throughout the stay. In the room, expect a dog mini bar packed with everything from lick mats, doggy peanut butter, and poo bags. Your pup will also find a memory foam bed and complimentary amenities to enjoy throughout their stay. As for dining and drinking, bring them with you to the restaurants. The Gantry Restaurant and Pier Bar offer a range of doggy degustations, snacks, and ‘dogtails’, so you can all spend the night out together.

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Photo: QT Newcastle

QT Newcastle

Cost: Starts from $247, plus a $150 cleaning fee
QT’s newest hotel is dog-friendly — along with all its other hotels in Australia and New Zealand. QT Newcastle, housed in a 113-year-old David Jones building, brings the same playfulness and luxury the brand is known for but adds a touch of the laidback beach lifestyle. So, if you and your fur baby are looking for a coastal getaway, book the Pup Yeah room at QT Newcastle to enjoy the doggy mini bar and in-room dinner service for the both of you. There’s even a bespoke pupQ treatment with a local groomer if your pup needs some pampering.

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The Langham Sydney

Cost: Starting from $615
The Langham is the kind of place where your dog will be addressed as sir or madam because they are also a guest. If you book the Pampered Pets Staycation, expect breakfast in bed, a Langham-branded bed and bowl to use during the stay, and a gift bag on arrival. The Langham is famous for its high tea, and if you thought your pup had to miss out, think again. They will be joining you and they’ll have their own seat.

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Photo: 202 Elizabeth

202 Elizabeth Hotel

Cost: Starting from $309
Whether you’re after a staycation in the city or need a pet-friendly option for your visit to Sydney, the 202 Elizabeth Hotel is a design-centric getaway you and your pup will love. The spaces channel Vogue, with luxe bathrooms and opulent touches throughout. Your pooch will also be pampered with treats and doggy menus. There is even a Director of Pet Relations who will point you toward the best dog-friendly cafes and restaurants nearby.

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Photo: Spicers Retreats

The Cottage at Spicers Guest House

Hunter Valley
Cost: Starting from $1, 650
Venturing to Australia’s oldest wine country? Bring your furry pal. The Cottage at Spicers Guesthouse is a pet-friendly, self-contained four-bedroom cottage with everything you need to feel at home. The Pooch Package includes a comfy bed and bowl for your pup.

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Photo: They Call Me Shadow

Turon Gates

Blue Mountains
Cost: Check the website, as it varies
Spread out over 600 acres; your pup can run wild through the bush with a trout stream in case you want to do some fishing. Turon Gates is a bush hideaway with plenty of pet-friendly options, including log cabins, glamping tents, and campsites. The glamping tents are perfect for those looking to be immersed in nature while still having all the comforts of a hotel. If you need solid walls, most of the log cabins and cottages allow pets and offer incredible views of the mountains.

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Escape Pod

Cost: $635 for two nights
Get off-grid with your pooch at Escape Pod, a Scandinavian-style tiny house nestled deep in sub-tropical rainforest. The house is big enough to sleep two and one or two pooches and features a functional kitchen, indoor fireplace, and compost toilet. There’s also a hot outdoor bath shower. Be warned; there is wildlife in the area, so keep an eye on where your pup is exploring.

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