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It is now the turn of the pandemic that is COVID-19 that has seen more that most of us could have imagined a year ago.
As cases of Covid still are popping up in close states such as VIC, it is a great time to find the perfect pet friendly hotels in South Australia.
Load up the car, get the family ready and get out and explore this amazing country.
Pet Friendly Hotels SA
Here are our ideas for 10 pet friendly hotels within South Australia:
- Pet friendly hotels Limestone Coast
- Pet friendly hotels Murray Lands
- Pet friendly hotels Fleurieur Peninsula
- Pet friendly hotels Kangaroo Island
- Pet friendly hotels Yorke Peninsula
- Pet friendly hotels Riverland
- Pet friendly hotels Adelaide Hills
- Pet friendly hotels Clare Valley
- Pet friendly hotels Barossa
- Pet friendly hotels Flinders Ranges
A detailed look at 10 dog-friendly holiday ideas
Dog Friendly Hotels SA
Limestone Coast, Murray Lands, & Riverland dog friendly hotels SA.
Bonnies of Beachport – Limestone Coast
Beachport is a small seaside town on the Limestone Coast and is around 311KM SE of Adelaide.
It is home to a large fleet of cray-fishing boats.
The town has several historical buildings made from the local limestone.
Bonnies is a luxury beachfront property of 2-bedroom self-contained apartments available for holiday rental.
Apartments 1 “Lipsom” and 3 “Sherbet” are pet-friendly subject to availability and approval from the manager.
You will need to call on the primary phone number below.
PH: 0408 482 899 (Primary) or 0407 186 983
Book online through http://www.bonniesofbeachport.com/
1 Railway Terrace, Beachport, SA 5280
Gaerwood B&B – Keith (Murray Lands)
Keith is a town near the border of the Murray Lands and the Limestone region, around 225KM SE from Adelaide, via Murray Bridge.
It is a junction town with the Dukes Highway and the Riddoch Highway meeting at this point.
Lucerne is the major agricultural crop grown in the area.
This B&B is located in a country setting, has 2-bedrooms and is dog friendly.
Phone the owner first to make sure your dog will be OK before making your booking.
PH: 0411 645 870
Book online through https://gaerwoodbnb.com.au/
Lot 301 Park Terrace (Corner Peppercorn Lane), Keith, SA 5267
Riverfun Houseboats – Paringa (Riverland)
Paringa is a small river town surrounded by agricultural areas specializing in vineyards, almonds, citrus and stone fruit.
How about hiring a houseboat as your own private floating hotel?
Pets are permitted on selected houseboats subject to availability and approval from the manager.
Give them a call regarding your dog prior to making your booking.
PH: 0418 839 223
Bookings online through https://riverfun.com.au/
Lock 5 Rd, Renmark, SA 5341
Adelaide dog friendly hotels & beyond
(includes Adelaide Hills dog friendly hotels, Fleurieu Peninsula dog friendly hotels, & Kangaroo Island dog friendly hotels)
This is a luxury property right in the Adelaide CBD.
They are dog friendly, with a number of rooms set aside.
You will need to make your initial enquiry using the phone number below so that they can take you through their pet policy and charges prior to making your booking.
PH: 08 8217 2000
Bookings online through https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/adlhitw-hilton-adelaide/
233 Victoria Square, Adelaide, SA 5000
The Studios by Haus – Hahndorf (Adelaide Hills)
Hahndorf is now a major tourist destination thanks to all the local wineries, eclectic shops, great restaurants and accommodation options.
This 4.5-star property has now allocated one of their studio apartments to be dog friendly accommodation.
Here is a link to their current pet policy; https://www.thehausgroup.com.au/new-accommodation/the-studios/pet-room/
PH: 08 8388 1000
Bookings direct with the hotel on the above phone number
25 Main Street, Hahndorf, SA 5245
Discovery Parks Goolwa Holiday & Caravan Park – Fleurieu Peninsula
Goolwa is a historic river port a short 19KM drive east of Victor Harbor.
The mouth of the Murray River is close by as is the bridge across to Hindmarsh Island.
Indigenous culture features strongly in the area.
It is now a growing tourist and holiday destination.
This park has a selection of unpowered and powered sits along with 1 or 2-bedroom cabins as pet friendly accommodation options.
Here is a link to the current terms and conditions, including pet policy to read prior to gaining approval for your dog before you make your booking; https://www.discoveryholidayparks.com.au/terms_and_conditions
Facilities at the park include Camp Kitchen, laundry, WIFI, playground and swimming pool.
PH: 08 8555 2144
Bookings online through
40 Kessell Road, Goolwa, SA 5214
Passing Winds – Emu Bay (Kangaroo Island)
Emu Bay is on the north coast of Kangaroo Island, around 13KM west of Kingscote.
It is a great spot to base yourself while you explore the island famous for its flora and fauna, beaches, fishing, honey production, lavender farm, eucalyptus oil distillery, walking and boating.
Passing Winds is a luxury modern home with direct access down an access path to the beach below.
It will accommodate a maximum of 12 guests and is our pick for dog friendly hotels SA.
They are dog friendly, subject to prior arrangement, approval and availability.
There is a non-refundable fee of $50 for cleaning between guest bookings.
PH: 0403 485 511
Bookings by email to or online through https://www.passingwinds.com.au/
20 Dune Road, Emu Bay, Kangaroo Island, SA 5223
Barossa, Clare Valley & Yorke Peninsula pet friendly hotels
Barossa Country Cottages – Lyndoch (Barossa Valley)
We struggled to find any actual pet friendly hotels in the Barossa and Clare Valley regions; we are featuring a B&B cottage property as an alternative.
There are 2 x 2-bedroom cottages that are pet friendly; you will need to make contact and have your dog approved prior to making a booking.
They are situated in a lovely garden setting. Here is a link to their terms and conditions, including their current pet policy; https://barossacountrycottages.com/rates/
PH: 08 8524 4426
Bookings online through https://barossacountrycottages.com/
55 Gilbert Street, Lyndoch, SA 5351
Yondah Beach House – Foul Bay (Yorke Peninsula)
We also had difficulty trying to find a pet friendly hotel on the Yorke Peninsula. However, as an alternative we have selected this amazing property at Foul Bay.
Yondah is a deluxe private property of 150-acres. The property is architect designed, is a multi-award-winning destination and is dog friendly. This is a very special price with 2KM of coastline and even has its own beach.
Here is a link to their current dog policy; https://yondah.com.au/pet-friendly-4/
PH: 0417 829 010 (Michele Bain and Nick Cureton)
Bookings online through https://yondah.com.au/
1662 S Coast Rd, Foul Bay, SA 5577
Eyre Peninsula, Flinders Ranges & the Outback
The Standpipe Golf Motor Inn – Port Augusta West (Eyre Peninsula)
This motor inn is in a great position, right next door to an 18-hole golf course.
They also have a great inhouse restaurant and a swimming pool.
They have selected rooms as Standard Queen size dog friendly rooms.
We would recommend calling them first and getting approval for your dog before making the booking.
PH: 08 8642 4033
Bookings online through https://www.standpipe.com.au/
3-5 Daw Street (Corner of Highways 1 & 87), Port Augusta West, SA 5700
Wozza’s BNB – Melrose (Flinders Ranges)
Melrose is the oldest town in the Flinders Ranges and is situated 265KM N of Adelaide.
It has a strong indigenous history. There are also many heritage-listed buildings in the town.
It is often used as a base for people climbing the nearby Mount Remarkable National Park.
Wozza’s has themed rooms; Westpac Room, Bank SA, Commonwealth, NAB and ANZ which adds a quirky twist.
They do advertise as dog friendly; with a small additional charge.
It would pay to contact them to get their approval before booking.
PH: 08 8666 2280
Bookings online through http://wozzabnb.com.au/
10 Stuart St, Melrose, SA 5483
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