🐾🐕 Planning a self-catering staycation in Ireland - with your dog?
We've sniffed out 80 dog-friendly places to stay, covering every county, with something to suit every taste and budget!
While we've got lots of choices along the Wild Atlantic Way, we've also covered all other coastal and inland counties as well, including Ireland's Ancient East, and Ireland's Hidden Heartlands (taking in Ireland's Erne-Shannon Waterways)!
You can choose from:
- Self-Catering Lodges, Cottages, Cabins, Hostels, Castles
- Touring Caravan, Campervan, Motorhome
- Dog-Friendly Boating Holidays....
Moville Boutique Hostel, Self-Catering Apartments, Campsite
Malin Road, Moville, Inishowen, Co. Donegal
Located in the coastal town of Moville in Inishowen Co. Donegal, the Family & Pet-Friendly Moville Boutique Hostel is a converted farm building offering uniquely decorated private rooms, family rooms, apartments and pet-friendly accommodation featuring original stonework throughout.
Self-catering accommodation options include:
Studio Apartment: Split level apartment for up to 2 people with private bathroom & kitchenette.
Ground Floor Apartment: Ground floor apartment for a couple or a family of four people with private bathroom & kitchen.
Camping area: includes access to hostel facilities, kitchen, dining area.
Sleepy Hollows Campsite Donegal
Meenaleck, Crolly, Co. Donegal F92 HK73
Latitude and longitude 55.030402, -8.270905
Loc8 Code: A7L-73-7QK
Sleepy Hollows is a small adult-only /strictly 18+ campsite situated on the Wild Atlantic Way in the Gaeltacht region of County Donegal. Sleepy Hollows Campsite is located a 3-minute stroll to local pubs, a 9-minute drive from Blue Flag beach (Carrickfinn), 15 minutes from Errigal Mountain, and 25 minutes from Glenveagh National Park.
Pet-friendly accommodation includes self-catering cabin or hut.
Lough Mardal Lodge
Lough Mardal, Bradlieve, Ballintra, Co. Donegal
Lakeside Eco Lodge with luxury Skydome Yurts set in 90 acres, in a lakeside setting. Lough Mardal Lodge is located 20 minutes from Donegal Town, just off the N15 road between Donegal Town and Ballyshannon.
Pet Policy: There are two dog-friendly yurts.
Wild Atlantic Camp
Creeslough, Co. Donegal
Camping, Glamping, Touring Caravan / Motorhomes on 15-acre site in the heart of Creeslough village, Co. Donegal overlooking the stunning Sheephaven Bay, close to many main attractions including Glenveagh National Park.
Accommodation choices at Wild Atlantic Camp include luxury insulated Wooden Pods, large Canvas Bell Tents, spacious camping Tent Pitches, and serviced Motorhome Pitches (20 purpose-built serviced Motorhome bays, 9 metres by 4 metres, each with their own electricity hook ups and dedicated water connection - also suitable for touring caravans.) Each bay has green space on either side, meaning awnings and wind breaks can also be erected.
Dogs are allowed in Pods/Bell Tents (guests to bring own dog beds).
Dogs are not allowed in Glamping Villas.
Harvey’s Point Country House Hotel and Self-Catering Lakeshore Suites
Lough Eske, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal
Pet Policy update 5th July 2022
Harvey's Point Hotel contacted us to say they are no longer a dog-friendly hotel.
Lake House Hotel Self-Catering Cottages
Narin, Portnoo, Co. Donegal
The Lake House Boutique Country Hotel is set in an idyllic setting on the shore of Lake Clooney, in southwest Donegal, enjoying views overlooking Lake Clooney and Portnoo and Narin golf course.
There are a number of 4-bedroom detached cottages (sleeping 6/8) on the grounds of the Lake House Hotel
Pet Policy: Two of the houses are dog-friendly.
Skildren Cottage Malin Head
Ardmalin, Malin Head, Inishowen Peninsula, Co. Donegal
Pets are allowed.
Skildren Cottage and it's 60 acres of private grounds are located on a remote private peninsula with direct private sea access.
This private coastal estate is shared with only one other property - Breasty Bay House - which is also available on Airbnb (but does not allow dogs).
Guest accommodation comprises four bedrooms sleeping eight: two double en-suite bedrooms, a bedroom with bunk beds and a small double bedroom.
Pink Apple Orchard Glamping
Corry, Drumkeeran, Co Leitrim
Pink Apple Orchard is an Eco Glamping Site within a Natural Apple Cider Orchard in the heart of Leitrim's lakelands.
Pink Apple Orchard Glamping Site is based in the Glens of North Leitrim just at the tip of Lough Allen which is the central, largest lake in Leitrim.
Accommodation options include Hobbit House, Yurt, Teepee or Gypsy Wagon.
Pets are allowed. Must be confirmed when booking.
Dog-Friendly Boating holidays by Emerald Star
Emerald Star has two destination bases in Ireland:
Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim
Portumna, Co. Galway
Emerald Star is a dog-friendly cruise operator, operating on the River Shannon and River Erne and their surrounding network of loughs.
Up to two dogs welcome on all boats.
Battlebridge Caravan, Camping & Glamping Park
Leitrim Village, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim
Set on the banks of the River Shannon, and only a 10-minute walk from Leitrim Village, and 10-minute drive to Carrick-on-Shannon, Battlebridge Caravan, Camping & Glamping Park offers 40 pitches on two acres, catering for Caravan and Motorhomes, Large and Small Tents.
The park offers a variety of Glamping options: eco-pods and cool treehouses, and shepherd's huts for winter glamping.
Looking for dog-friendly Walks, Cafes, Doggy Day Care in Leitrim?
Ocean Sands Hotel and Self-Catering Apartments Enniscrone
Main Street, Enniscrone, Co. Sligo F26 Y3Y9
Dogs are welcome in 5 dog-friendly hotel bedrooms and in all self-catering apartments.
The Oceans Sands Hotel, Dunes Restaurant and Onyx Bistro, is a beachside hotel, overlooking the 5km long Blue Flag Enniscrone Beach and Kilalla Bay, on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way.
Two local surf schools make Enniscrone Beach a popular location for surfing holidays. The town is also home to Enniscrone Seaweed Baths, and the par 73 Dunes Championship Links Course, 27 holes set in 400 acres of magnificent links land.
Teapot Lane Glamping Sligo
Teapot Lane, Mallanyduff , Co. Leitrim F91 D363
Accommodation options include Yurts, Treehouse and Self-Catering Cottages.
Guests are welcome to bring well behaved dogs along, they can sleep in your accommodation with you.
Riverstown nr. Sligo Folk Park Sligo
Self-catering accommodation - 5 separate holiday units:
The Coach House sleeping 7, The Cottage sleeping 5, The One Bed Apartment sleeping 2 as does The Studio and The Suite. These can be booked in any combination to facilitate large parties.
Ardagh Suites is situated on a working farm 1 mile from the village of Riverstown, County Sligo.
Pets stay free in all properties except the one-bed apartment.
Lough Arrow Touring Caravan Park
Boyle, Riverstown, Co. Sligo F52K793
Tent, Touring Caravan, Motorhome or Campervan.
Open 11th March - 31st October, the adult only award-winning Lough Arrow Touring Caravan Park is situated in an excellent setting for touring the north west, enjoying spectacular scenery overlooking shores of Lough Arrow.
Self-Catering Mulranny Suites & Lodges
Mulranny, Co. Mayo F28 ET38
Mulranny Suites, located behind the Mulranny Park Hotel in Mulranny village, Co. Mayo, the gateway to the Corraun Peninsula and Achill Island. Accommodation includes deluxe 3-bedroom self-catering Courtyard Suites and Superior Lodges, all equipped to the highest standard and with complimentary WiFi plus Netflix on the smart TV.
Mulranny Suites come with the amenities of a 4* Hotel including complimentary use of Leisure Centre and 20-metre heated indoor pool (Note hotel seasonal closing).
The 42 km (26 mile) Great Western Greenway, running from Westport to Achill, and passing through the towns of Newport and Mulranny, runs directly behind the suites. You can walk the greenway or hire a bike through Clew Bay Bike Hire who have a rental outlet at the hotel. For those not wishing to do the full round trip they offer a shuttle bus option.
The Blue Flag beach and nine-hole Mulranny Golf links course are just a few minutes walk.
All Self-Catering Accommodation is Pet-Friendly.
Mount Falcon Estate Courtyard and Lakeside Lodges
Foxford Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Self-catering accommodation at Mount Falcon includes 16 three / four-bedroom lodges surrounding a private courtyard, very much reminiscent of an old stable yard, plus 3-bedroom lodges with stunning views overlooking Mount Falcon’s lake.
A number of Courtyard and Lakeside Lodges are pet-friendly.
Enniscoe Country House and Estate
Castlehill, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Located near Crossmolina / Ballina in North Mayo, at the foot of Mount Nephin with views across Lough Conn, Enniscoe Country House and Estate welcomes dogs, free of charge. This 6-bedroom elegant Georgian Guest House is operated by pet-loving mother and son team Susan & DJ Kellett.
Self-catering accommodation is available in the historic courtyard buildings, adjoining Enniscoe House, which have been carefully restored and converted into two-storey, farmhouse style, 2/3 bedroom self-catering apartments.
Belleek Park Caravan and Camping
Ballina, Co. Mayo F26 CP57
Belleek Caravan and Camping Park is located 3km from Ballina, just 300 metres off the R314 to Killala.
Large Tents, Touring Caravans, Motorhomes + Mobile Homes & Log Cabins (available for hire). Belleek Park provides fully serviced mobile homes, apartments and log cabins.
Achill Seal Caves
The 7.5-acre Achill Seal Caves Caravan & Camping Park is nestled between Dugort hill and Slievemore mountain in a sheltered and scenic spot on the North side of Achill Island, enjoying panoramic views of Dugort Blue Flag Beach and Blacksod Bay. The park caters for Camping, Campervans and Caravans.
Achill Seal Caves also have 8-Berth mobile homes available to rent.
Keem Lodge Self-Catering Lodge
Keel West, Dooagh, Achill Island, Co. Mayo
Keem Lodge is a 6-bedroom self-catering lodge (sleeps up to 12) on the road to Keem Bay on Achill Island on Ireland's Wild Atlantic way. The Lodge enjoys 360-degree views, with Clare Island & the Wild Atlantic Way to the front, Croaghan Mountain to the right, Minaun Heights to the left, and Majestic Slievemore Mountain to the rear. Bar & Restaurant, Coffee Shop are a 5-minute walk.
Achill boasts 4 Blue Flag Beaches and numerous walks including Dooagh Loop and Slievemore Loop. Keem Beach is the only beach in Ireland to make the top 20 Lonely Planet best beaches in Europe
Clare Island Lighthouse
Clare Island, Clew Bay, Ballytoughey, Co. Mayo
The restored 1806 Clare Island Lighthouse operates as boutique guest accommodation, having been transformed into fully catered, luxury accommodation, in a magnificent setting and natural environment.
Cong Camping, Caravan and Glamping Park
Quay Road, Lisloughrey, Cong, Co. Mayo
Cong Camping, Caravan & Glamping Park is located in an area of outstanding beauty – just a mile from the beautiful village of Cong (located between Loughs Mask and Corrib surrounded by forests and mountains) in Connemara .
Accommodation options include Motorhome / Caravan Pitches (both sheltered hardstanding and grass motorhome pitches), Tent Pitches, and Glamping Bell Tents.
Latitude 53.539052 Longitude -9.270917
Dogs are very welcome provided they kept on a lead and their owners clean up after them. Please note dogs are not allowed in the glamping bell tents.
The Helm B&B and Self Catering Westport
The Harbour, Westport, Co. Mayo
The dog-friendly Helm B&B and Self Catering Apartments are perfectly situated in the heart of the beautiful Westport Quay, adjacent to The Helm Bar and Restaurant. Guests have complimentary access to the adjacent Leisure Centre.
Boffin Lodge Self Catering Apartment
The Quay, Westport, Co. Mayo
Dog-friendly self-catering accommodation at Boffin Lodge:
2-bedroom (sleeps 5) apartment with private entrance.
Galway / Connemara
Clifden eco Beach Camping & Caravanning Park
Claddaghduff Road, Wild Atlantic Way, Clifden (2km), Co. Galway
Clifden ecoBeach Camping is a dog-friendly campsite set in 8 hectares in a Special Area of Conservation for Bottle-nosed Dolphins, on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way.
The campsite can facilitate Motorhome, Caravan or Tent.
Facilities include RV/Motorhome Service Area, and electric hookups.
Glamping and wild camping style plots with private eco-campfires are peaceful and privately spaced between marram grass covered sand dunes.
Renvyle House Hotel
Renvyle, Connemara, Co. Galway
Set in a spectacular setting in a 150-acre estate literally on the shores of the Wild Atlantic Way, Renvyle House Hotel is truly dog-friendly hotel, with dogs allowed everywhere except the Dining Room (and the bar if people are eating).
Self-catering accommodation at Renvyle House:
4-bedroom Lodges in a tranquil setting close to the hotel, and all its services, and with views on to the sea.
The Lakeside Lodges
2 and 3-bedroom houses situated on the shore of Rusheenfuff Lake in the grounds of Renvyle House with ocean views and a short walk to the hotel.
Cashel House Hotel
Cashel , Connemara, Co. Galway
The dog-friendly Cashel House Hotel overlooks the majestic Cashel Bay on the west coast of Ireland.
Self-catering accommodation at Cashel House Hotel:
3-bedroom luxury Self Catering House adjacent to the Hotel.
Zetland Country House Hotel
Cashel Bay, Connemara, Co. Galway
The dog-friendly Zetland Country House Hotel stands on the edge of Cashel Bay in Connemara, Galway, an area of outstanding beauty.
One self-catering lodge is available.
Aran Islands Camping and Glamping Inis Mór
Frenchman's Beach, Inis Mór, The Aran Islands, Co Galway
Aran Islands Camping and Glamping is situated on Inis Mór, the largest of the three Aran Islands in the mouth of Galway Bay.
The Aran Islands are accessible by ferry from Doolin or Rossaveal.
The campsite is less than a 10-minute walk from Kilronan, the island’s main town and ferry port.
Please note that no vehicles can be transported on the ferries, so you will need to pack and carry your own camping gear etc.
Accommodation at the campsite consists of a number of tent pitches, and glamping pods - 12 Tigín Glamping Units each sleeping up to six, and 12 Clochán Glamping Units which sleep up to four.
A number of pet-friendly glamping rooms are available (excluding Summer months).
Dogs are not allowed in campsite.
Dog-Friendly Boating holidays by Emerald Star
Two destination bases:
Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim
Portumna, Co. Galway
Emerald Star is a dog-friendly cruise operator, operating on the River Shannon and River Erne and their surrounding network of loughs.
Up to two dogs welcome on all boats.
Hotel Doolin Piper's Chair Self Catering Houses
Fitz Cross, Doolin, Co. Clare
"Hotel Doolin, Irelands first and only certified carbon neutral hotel."
The Hotel Doolin, and Piper's Chair Self Catering Houses are located in the centre of Doolin, on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way.
The hotel has won many awards as well as being listed in the McKenna Guide 100 Best and the Irish Independent’s Fab 50 Places to Stay.
"Hotel Doolin is the founder and the home of the Doolin Folkfest, Doolin Writers’ Weekend and Doolin Surfest".
Hotel: Service Dogs only.
Self-Catering Piper's Chair Houses: Dogs welcome.
Piper's Chair Houses are a group of dog-friendly 3-bedroom (sleeping self-catering houses located in the centre of Doolin, less than 100m from Hotel Doolin.
Nagles Camping & Caravan Park
Doolin, Co. Clare
Situated at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, between the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren, and only 100m from Doolin Pier (for ferries to the Aran Islands), Nagles Caravan & Camping Park opens from mid March to mid October.
Serviced hard stands. Green camping area.
On-site Mobile Homes sleeping up to 6 people.
Glamping Pods (all fully equipped, can sleep up to 4 people comfortably).
Dogs are welcome on site on the conditions that they are kept on a lead at all times, and are never left unattended (inside or outside).
Pets are not permitted in rental properties.
Trump International Golf Links & Hotel Doonbeg Ireland
Doonbeg, Co. Clare
Trump International Hotel & Golf Links Doonbeg is a 5-Star Luxury Golf & Spa Resort located in Doonbeg Co.Clare, on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way.
Dogs are allowed in Links Cottages only. Dogs are not allowed in suites.
Maximum 2 dogs. Maximum weight 25 lbs (exemptions must be approved, in advance, by General Manager).
Dogs are not permitted in food & beverage outlets, fitness center, spa and main Reception areas.
A Pet Waiver is required to be completed at time of booking.
Red Cliff Lodge Restaurant & Seaview Suites Spanish Point
Spanish Point, Co. Clare
Suites are separate to the Restaurant at Red Cliff Lodge are in a courtyard style, all have their own private front door, and have integrated kitchenettes, so they are very suitable for families and self catering guests.
Pet Policy: There is one pet-friendly suite.
East Clare Golf Village
Beechwood Lawn, Coolreagh, Bodyke, Co. Clare
The East Clare Golf Village is located in Bodyke, just 5 minutes from the 18-hole East Clare Golf Course.
The property is also close to Lough Derg, and only a 30 minute drive from Limerick, Ennis….
Dogs are allowed in the 2-bedroom Traditional House.
Mount Cashel Lodge
Kilmurry, Sixmilebridge, County Clare
Self-catering accommodation at the pet-friendly Mount Cashel Lodge comprises two restored 18th Century self-catering, lakeside lodges, situated on a 38-acre private estate with a private lake, close to the villages of Sixmilebridge, Bunratty and Quin.
Burren Camping Kilfenora
Adare Camping and Caravan Park
Adare, Co. Limerick V94E2C4
The 2 hectare / 28 pitch Adare Camping and Caravan Park is located 3km from the Heritage Town of Adare, and a 25-minute drive from Limerick City. The park is open from March 14th to October 10th.
Pitch Types: Camping, Caravan or Motorhome.
Pet Policy: Dogs allowed all year.
The Mustard Seed at Echo Lodge - Courtyard Mews Apartment
Echo Lodge, Ballingarry, Adare, Co. Limerick
The Mustard Seed at Echo Lodge was voted "Pet Friendly Hotel of the Year 2014" by Georgina Campbell.
"We welcome pet owners to stay with their well-behaved pets. Accommodation options include a deluxe suite with doors opening onto the garden for convenience and lots of space for your pets sleeping arrangement.
The Courtyard mews is also ideal with added spaciousness and access to the outside without having to come through the hotel reception areas."
Muckross Park Hotel & Spa Self-Catering Apartments
Muckross, Killarney, Co Kerry
The Muckross Park Hotel & Spa is located just 4km from Killarney Town centre, in the heart of the world-famous famous Killarney National Park.
There are a large number of private, 2-bedroom apartments in The Reserve at Muckross, which is situated just metres from the hotel. Each apartment sleeps up to 5 people. Self-catering guests enjoy complimentary access to the facilities in The Spa at Muckross for all adult guests, including the Pool.
Guests are permitted to have a max of 1 small pet in the apartment at any given time. Hotel must be informed of Pet in advance of arrival.
Fossa Caravan and Camping Park Killarney
Fossa, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Fossa Caravan and Camping Park Killarney is located a 6km drive from Killarney and the start of the Ring of Kerry in a wooded area overlooking the Macgillycuddy's Reeks mountain range.
Fossa is 6km west of Killarney Town centre on the main Ring of Kerry / Killorglin Road (N72/R562).
GPS Co-ordinates: N52°:04 238’ W009° 35 137’
Tents, Mobile Homes, Touring Caravan and Motorhome, all with electric hook-up.
"While pets are allowed on site, they are not allowed inside Mobile Homes."
Sneem Hotel Self-Catering Apartments
Goldens Cove, Sneem, Co. Kerry
The luxury 4-Star Sneem Hotel (and 28 self-catering 2 / 3-bedroom apartments) is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, overlooking Golden’s Cove, on the Ring of Kerry.
The Sneem Hotel has designated self-catering apartments where dogs are welcome, regardless of size, weight, or breed for zero fees or deposit. There are terrific walking trails near the hotel that you and your dog will enjoy as well as some beautiful sandy beaches.
Gleneagle Hotel & Apartments
Muckross Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Located just 300 meters from The Gleneagle Hotel, the 2-bedroom (sleeping up to 5) Gleneagle River Apartments offer 4-star self-catering family apartments.
Guests in the apartments have complimentary admission to Gleneagle in-house entertainment, complimentary use of The Aquila Club Leisure Centre and complimentary car parking), and complimentary use of the shuttle bus service to and from train and bus.
There are a number of pet-friendly apartments available.
Each apartment can take maximum two pets, they must weigh less than 50lbs, be house-trained and they are not allowed in the bedrooms.
Your furry friends will be provided with a food and water bowl and a pet bed.
Courtmacsherry Hotel & Coastal Cottages
Courtmacsherry, West Cork P72 XD95
Description / Location
Courtmacsherry Hotel & Coastal Cottages is located in the centre of the seaside village of Courtmacsherry (Courtmac to locals), in West Cork.
Self-catering Coastal Cottages
Courtmacsherry Coastal Cottages is a stunning development of 8 2-bedroom self-catering holiday cottage (sleeping 6+). All cottages come with first floor fully equipped kitchen, large lounge, and balcony offering panoramic sea views.
Dogs are allowed in designated hotel bedrooms and in self-catering cottages.
LAHARANDOTA - the artists' cottage & studio
Laharandota, Kilcrohane, Bantry, Co. Cork
Located on the southern side of the Sheep's Head peninsula, about 4 miles south west of the village of Kilcrohane, Laharandota is an architect-restored three-bedroom traditional detached cottage made from stone, slate and timber in keeping with its rugged natural setting. The cottage has wonderful sea views, and a large, private garden which features a stream, pond and small outdoor pool, stone corral with barbeque and patio area equipped with garden furniture.
The owners have also recently completed the renovation of the farmhouse loft adjacent to the Cottage to form the Studio, additional self-contained accommodation for up to 4 guests.
Up to 2 mature dogs welcome.
Sextons Caravan and Camping
R600 Timoleague to Clonakilty Road, Timoleague, West Cork P72 WY61
Sextons Caravan and Camping site is situated on 4 acres of rolling countryside. The majority of pitches are grass with some hard standing pitches, all are individually marked.
Pet Policy: Well behaved pets welcome.
Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa Self-Catering Apartments
Inchydoney Island, Clonakilty, Co. Cork
Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa is situated overlooking the Atlantic Ocean & Blue Flag Beach, just outside Clonakilty in West Cork.
Two-bedroom apartments with Lounge overlooking the beaches and ocean, and a private balcony or terrace. Guests in apartments have full access to hotel facilities.
Self-catering apartments are pet friendly. No additional charge for pets.
Chléire Haven - Camping on Cape Clear Island
Cape Clear Island, Skibbereen, Co Cork
Facilities at Chléire Haven: Bell Tents, Camping & Glamping.
Pet Policy: Dogs allowed, must be kept under control.
The Castle, Castletownshend, near Skibereen, West Cork
There are a range of one, two and three-bedroom self-catering cottages available at Castle Townshend, in the village of Castletownshend near Skibbereen in West Cork.
“Dogs are more than welcome in our self-catering cottages, which are great with their enclosed gardens. As a guest you’ll have access the Castle grounds and woodland for walking, and the Café which is open in the summer is dog friendly. Sorry dogs can’t stay in The Castle itself, and no dogs are to be left in cars overnight in our car park.”
Ballyvolane House & Blackwater Salmon Fishery
Castlelyons, Co. Cork, P61 FP70
Ballyvolane House is a historic Irish country house providing luxury accommodation and salmon fishing on the river Blackwater (Ballyvolane has over six miles of privately-managed salmon fishing on the Blackwater).
In addition to six luxurious bedrooms (all with beautiful views overlooking formal gardens, parklands and trout lakes), Ballyvolane also offers Glamping options (available from May to September), in the form of 4 / 5-metre bell tents, a Glamping Arc, and a Father Ted style caravan.
The Glamping facility is a fully-catered, fully serviced glamping experience with all meals, drinks, afternoon tea provided in the main house.
There is also a a recently restored self-catering traditional cottage available to rent
Pets welcome in House and Glamping.
Pets stay free!
Bellavista Hotel & Self Catering Suites
The BellaVista Hotel has a wide range of Self-Catering Suites and Townhouses situated in a number of locations on the hotel grounds and around the tourist town of Cobh, all within a walking distance of the hotel, many with sea views, private balcony etc.
Hotel Pet Policy:
The Bellavista Hotel has a number of designeted dog-friendly rooms. There is an additional charge of €25 per room per stay. Please contact the hotel directly to ensure availability of this room type.
Pet Policy self-catering accommodation
Self-catering apartments, suites, townhouses are pet-friendly, so dogs are more than welcome. There is a €25.00 surcharge per pet for all the stay.
Inch Hideaway Eco Sustainable Campsite
Whitegate, Co Cork
Located in East Cork, just a 15 minute walk from Inch Beach, Inch Hideaway Eco Sustainable Campsite provides Glamping/Eco Camping accommodation including four Yurts and the Wanderly Wagon.
All yurts have a private garden space with picnic tables and their own BBQ.
Personal treatments available include Holistic Massage, Cranio Sacral Therapy, Emotional Release, individual and group Yoga classes.
"Yes we are Pet Friendly. If you’d like to bring your pet animal with you during your stay this must be arranged and agreed prior to your booking. We also have a friendly lurcher and 2 cats on site. You are ultimately responsible for your pet animal and if you have a dog bed and a lead you can bring this would be great."
Castlemartyr, Co. Cork P25 X300
Set in 220 acres, the luxury 5-star Castlemartyr Resort, Spa and Golf Course consists of a grand 17th century country manor house that is sited adjacent to the ruins of an 800-year-old-castle
Pets are welcome in a number of designated dog-friendly rooms with private gardens attached, and in a number of designated Walled Gardens self-catering accommodation.
Ballymaloe House and Self-Catering Cottages
Pet Policy update July 2022
Ballymaloe House contacted us to say they are no longer pet-friendly.
Park Hotel Dungarvan Self-Catering Holiday Homes
Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
The 3-star Park Hotel, Dungarvan is situated on five acres of landscaped gardens, overlooking the Colligan River Estuary and just five minutes from the harbour town of Dungarvan. Self-catering accommodation comprises 4-star standard self-catering holiday homes.
One small trained pet allowed in holiday homes. Designated pet-friendly rooms are located on the ground floor with access to the outside without having to go through reception. No additional charge.
Waterford Castle Self-Catering Lodges
The Island, Waterford X91 Y722
The Island Resort at Waterford Castle offers 45 family self-catering lodges each sleeping up to six people with three double bedrooms. Lodges come with outdoor dining and picnic areas, and private veranda which overlooks Waterford Castle's 18-hole golf course.
A number of Lodges are pet-friendly. These are subject to an additional pet cleaning fee, please contact reception for more information. Please note all dogs must strictly be kept on a leash at all times while on the Island.
The Cliff House Hotel
Middle Road, Ardmore, Co. Waterford
The 5-Star boutique Cliff House Hotel at Ardmore, Co. Waterford, is a luxury hotel with a Michelin-starred restaurant, and a glorious seaside setting.
In addition to 39 guest bedrooms, the hotel also offers luxury self-catering options just steps from the hotel. The Cliff Cottage offers accommodation for up to 6 adults with additional space for children, while The Cliff Beach House has six en-suite bedrooms.
We have a limited number of rooms and cottages that are pet-friendly.
Dogs must be 30lbs or less.
We have a travel case on site – dogs must sleep in this or owner must bring their own. Dogs are not permitted to sleep in the bed.
Dromana House and Gardens
Cappoquin, Co.Waterford P51 X682
Sat Nav: YXL-99-4RN
Set in a 600-acre privately owned estate with numerous woodland and garden walks, Dromana House is a period property perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking the River Blackwater, three miles south of Cappoquin
Dromana House offers year-round self-catering accommodation options including: the 4-bedroom East Wing, which can sleep up to 8; and the 2-bedroom River Duplex for smaller groups up to 4 people, and is dog friendly.
Ballybur Upper, Ballybur Lane, Cuffesgrange, County Kilkenny R95 C6DD
GPS: N 52º 35.635 W 007º 17.902.
Ballybur Castle is a 16th century towerhouse, restored to it’s former glory using the techniques and materials of the original builders. Accommodation is spread over five floors, each beautifully furnished and decorated maintaining a traditional medieval atmosphere.
Ballybur Castle offers dog-friendly, luxury self-catering holiday accommodation, sleeping up to 10 people, spread over five floors, and located 8km south of Kilkenny City.
Croan Cottages, Dunnamaggan, Co Kilkenny
Croan, Dunnamaggan, Co. Kilkenny R95 X086
N52.47474° (52° 28.488') & W -7.27157° (-7° 16.292').
Loc8 Code: RF1-40-9SJ, entrance to Croan is at: RF1-96-CS7
Croan Cottages is a selection of five 4-Star two and three-bedroom self-catering Holiday Cottages, a number of which are dog-friendly. If planning to travel with your dog, needs to be notified at time of booking to confirm availablity of dog-friendly cottage.
Croan Cottages are situated in rural south Kilkenny between the villages of Dunamaggan and Knocktopher just 500m off the R699.
Marlfield House – The Lodge Self Catering
Courtown Road, Gorey, Co. Wexford
Located on the Courtown Road (R742) just on the outskirts of Gorey, and set in 40 acres of gardens, Marlfield House is a member of the prestigious world wide Relais & Chateaux luxury hotel group and Ireland’s Blue Book.
The two-bedroom self-catering Lodge comes with room service menus from Marlfield House and The Duck Restaurant.
Yes we do allow small to medium sized dogs, they must be well trained and on a lead in the public areas.
Kilmokea Country Manor & Gardens
Great Island, Campile, Co. Wexford Y34 TH58
Set in seven acres of gardens, the 18th-century Georgian Stone Rectory that is Kilmokea B&B and Gardens offers a wide range of modern day luxuries including indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, aromatherapy treatments and gym area.
Both self-catering houses - The Coach House (sleeps upto9) and the Garden Suite (sleeps up to 4) - are dog-friendly.
Kilmore Quay Camping and Holiday Park
Crossfarnoge, Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford, Y35 R596
Located in the heart of Kilmore Quay, just a 2-minute walk to all local amenities including Bars & Restaurants, Kilmore Quay Camping & Holiday Park is an 8-acre, fully serviced site with 32 berths that can accommodate campervans and caravans.
Pet Policy: Small dogs are welcome on a leash.
Clifford House Luxury B&B, Guesthouse and Self-Catering Accommodation, Rosslare
Rosslare Harbour, Wexford Y35 T859
GPS coordinates for satellite navigation: (3) 13946 , (1) 12052
Built as a Victorian summer house, Clifford House offers a family-run B&B, Guesthouse and Self Catering Accommodation set in beautiful landscaped gardens overlooking the sea.
Dogs Welcome (owner to supply bed or blanket)
The B&B is within easy walking distance of Rosslare Europort, Bus and Rail Station, and only 500 yards from local Pubs and Restaurants.
Self Catering House
4-Star 3 Bed (all en-suite) house overlooking sea with private gardens and direct access to beach.
Birchdale House B&B and Self-Catering Cabin & Cottage
Greenane, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow
GPS: 52°55′59″N 6°17′54″W
Birchdale House B&B is situated in Greenane Village, close to Rathdrum in Co. Wicklow, and enjoys scenic views of the Wicklow Mountains.
Dogs are allowed (not on furniture). You need to bring your own dog bed.
Hidden Valley Holiday Park Rathdrum
Lower Main St, Glasnarget North, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow
Latitude: 52.939026 | Longitude: -6.228111
Hidden Valley Holiday Park offers Glamping and Camping options, set in a beautiful valley, with sites overlooking the Avonmore River and a private lake.
Dogs are allowed on the touring/camping park.
Dogs are not allowed in any rental properties.
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Ballsbridge Townhouse Apartment
98 Merrion Road, Dublin 4
One-bedroom Apartment with fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Ballsbridge Townhouse Apartment is a part of Merrion Townhouse located in a quiet and residential part of Dublin. There is a nice back garden within the property.
Pet Policy: Maximum two dogs.
Pembroke Road Apartments
41 Pembroke Road, Dublin 4
Pembroke Road Apartments offer two pet-friendly apartments: a studio apartment and a two bedroom apartment with back garden.
Pet policy: Maximum two dogs.
Burlington Road Apartments
1 Burlington Road, Dublin 4
Burlington Road Apartments offer 1 and 3-bedroom apartments situated 2 minute walk to Baggot Street.
Pet policy: Maximum two dogs.
Tankardstown House Self-Catering Courtyard Cottage Suites
Rathkenny, Slane, Co. Meath
Tankardstown comprises an 18th Century Manor House and Orangery, a central courtyard of pet-friendly Cottage Suites (which open out onto the courtyard and walled garden where the hot tub and small summer house are located), and the Garden Village, which includes the AA Rosette Restaurant, the Brabazon, and, for more casual fare and afternoon tea, the Cellar.
Set in 80 acres of woodland and parkland, Tankardstown House offers a choice of accommodation in the main house and courtyard cottages.
Dogs welcome in Courtyard Cottage Suites.
Dogs stay free…..they even get a doggie treat on arrival!
Flynns of Termonfeckin Self Catering Cottage
Termonfeckin, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Flynns of Termonfeckin is located minutes from two International links golf clubs (Baltray County Louth Golf Club and Seapoint Golf Club), and within walking distance of a blue flag beach.
The hotel is ideally located for exploring Slane Castle, The Battle of the Boyne and the prehistoric Monuments of Newgrange in the Boyne Valley.
Pet Policy: Small, well-trained dogs are welcome in the self-catering cottage.
Lorum Old Rectory Country House B&B Barrow River Valley
Kilgraney, Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow R21 RD45
Situated halfway between Bagenalstown (Muine Bheag) and Borris in County Carlow, in the Barrow River valley at the foot of the Blackstairs Mountains, Lorum Old Rectory Country House B&B offers luxury Bed & Breakfast accommodation in a mid-19th century Country House.
The dog-friendly Lorum is available on a self-catering basis.
The 5-bedroom (all ensuite) house can accommodate up to ten adults.
Fuchsia Lane Farm Self Catering Cottages
Terryglass, Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary, E45 KD83
GPS N 53 degrees 02′ 23.4″ W 008 degrees 10′ 30.8″
Fuchsia Lane Farm is a working farm, located off a quiet country road, 2km from Terryglass village, Ireland's Tidiest Village award-winner.
Fuschia Lane Farm Awards:
Irish Times 100 Best Places to Stay.
Gold medal winner Responsible Tourism Awards.
Top 10 eco-escapes. the Guardian newspaper.
Dog-friendly self-catering accommodation
1 / 2-bedroom Cottages, sleeping from 2 to 6.
Ballycommon House Self-Catering Apartments
Ballycommon, Tullamore, Co. Offaly R35 H663
Ballycommon House is located in Cappanageeragh and offers a bar and barbecue facilities, and Irish Country Pub, on the banks of the Grand Canal, near Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Ballycommon is a 12km drive from Tullamore.
Ballycommon House offers four pet-friendly 2-bedroom Self-Catering Apartments sleeping 4/6. A walled courtyard provides secure parking and privacy. There is large timber-decked barbeque area.
Ballindrum Farm B&B
Ballindrum, Athy, Co. Kildare R14 FK58
Set on an award-winning, working dairy farm in south Co. Kildare, Ballindrum Farm B&B is a family-run B&B operated by Vincent and Mary Gorman.
The B&B is well placed for exploring the many nearby attractions such as Mount Juliet and K-Club Golf Clubs; Naas, Punchestown, and Curragh Race Courses; Kildare Village shopping outlet, Newbridge Silverware, the Japanese Gardens and the National Stud.
Beech Lodge Ballindrum, a 4-star, 2-bedroom stone cottage, on an elevated site with scenic views. The cottage is fully wheelchair accessible. It has two bedrooms, one double en-suite and a twin with a wheelchair accessible bathroom.
Cliff at Lyons
Lyons Road, Celbridge, Co. Kildare W23 H3NP
GPS North 53 degrees 18.379 min. West 006 degrees 32.494 min.
Garmin Loc8 Code is NW4-71-J03.
Home to the 2-Star Michelin Star Aimsir Restaurant, The Mill restaurant, The Well in the Garden & The Pantry, the Cliff at Lyons is a luxury hotel occupying an unusual collection of historic rose-clad buildings, including a mill and former dovecote, a collection of historic village houses, a barracks, and a forge, in rural Kildare, a 30-minute drive from Dublin.
Cliff at Lyons has a collection of self-catering cottages, some sleeping up to 8, with full kitchen facilities and private gardens. Small dogs (max 30lbs) welcome.
Roundwood House Self-Catering Cottages
Mountrath, Co. Laois R32TK79
GPS Coordinates: 53.0293° N, 7.5236° W
Two self-catering cottages, the Writer’s Cottage and The Forge, both sleeping two.
Pets are not allowed in the Main House with the exception of service animals. However, we do allow pets in our two self-catering cottages and guests staying in those are welcome to come in and enjoy breakfast and dinner in the Main House if they don’t wish to self-cater.
The Forum Holiday Hostel Mountmellick
Patrick Street, Mountmellick, Co. Laois R32 KN25
The Forum is a charming family run boutique self-catering venue, recently converted from a Victorian 19th Century Presbyterian Church and Manse. Offering a range of accommodation, the venue can be hired for exclusive use and is pet-friendly.
Campervans which are registered with Safenight Ireland can avail of the membership overnight rates.
Sandymount House Country House B&B
Ballacolla Road (R433), Old Town, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois
Sandymount House is a Country House Bed & Breakfast located just outside the picturesque town of Abbeyleix. It is an 1836 beautifully restored period residence set in mature and landscaped gardens.
Sandymount House Bed and Breakfast welcomes guests who wish to bring their pets on holiday, and also caters for those who wish to stay in campervans, and provides electric plug-ins, toilet and shower facilities.
Ballinafid, Multyfarnham, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath N91 Y293
Lake Lodge are three pet-friendly self-catering lodges, The Barn, The Stables and The Lodge, situated on the banks of Lough Owel, a 5-minute drive from Mullingar.
Center Parcs Longford Dog-Friendly Lodges
Newcastle Road, Newcastle, Ballymahon, Co. Longford N39 RH95
Pet-friendly accommodation is available in a selected number of standard Woodland and Executive lodges. There are also clearly marked dog exercise areas. Maximum 2 dogs.
Clonalis House and Self-Catering Cottages
Castlerea, Co. Roscommon Eircode F45 H265
Description / Location
Ancestral home of the O'Connors of Connacht, direct descendants of Ireland’s last High King and traditional Kings of Connacht, Clonalis House is widely regarded as one of the most historic of Ireland's great houses.
Set in 700 acres of a heavily wooded private estate on the banks of the River Suck, the courtyard at Clonalis House also has four self-catering cottages, sleeping from 5 up to 8:
Steward's House Sleeps 8
Garden Cottage Sleeps 6
Orchard Cottage Sleeps 6
Mews Cottage Sleeps 5
Pet Policy - House:
Dogs are not allowed in the house or grounds.
Pet Policy - Self Catering Cottages:
Well behaved dogs are allowed in cottages.
Dogs have to be kept on a lead at all times when outside.
A cleaning fee of €20 per dog applies, payable upon booking.
Willow Brook Glamping / Camping
Kiltybranks, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon, F45 YE27
Willowbrook Glamping & Hideaways is a picturesque glamping and camping park on the banks of the River Lung, Ballaghaderreen, County Roscommon, in the heart of Ireland's Hidden Heartland.
Accommodation options at Willowbrook include small and cosy yurts, the Enchanted Forest Room in the former farm building, or if you prefer to have your own private toilet and cooking facilities, you might choose the Arabian Nights Hideaway.
Willowbrook Glamping and Hideaways is also the home of the Willowbrook Natural Healing Clinic, which provides therapies including various forms of massage and acupuncture as well as Tai Chi classes.
The dog-friendly ‘Yurty & The Tramp’ yurt or any of the camping pitches can be booked online.
Erne River Lodges Self Catering
Cornadarragh Forest Park, Belturbet, Co. Cavan
The 4-Star Scandinavian style Erne River Lodges are situated in a beautiful setting on the banks of the River Erne, close to Belturbet village in Co. Cavan. The two-bedroom lodges can sleep up to six people.
Erne River Self-Catering Lodges have direct access to the River Erne for boating, fishing, water sports and swimming.
WildFlower Glamping Cavan
Killykeen, Co Cavan
Located four miles from Cavan town, accommodation options at WildFlower Glamping include Yurts, Bowtop Caravan, Hobbit Hut, Foxglove Tent, Shepherds Hut, and Dotty the Caravan.
Pets on Request – please check with us before booking.
Castle Leslie Estate
Glaslough, Co. Monaghan
Set in 1,000 acres of undulating Irish countryside, woodlands and lakes in Glaslough, in north County Monaghan, Castle Leslie Estate is one of the last great Irish estates still in the hands of its founding family.
Dog-Friendly Self-Catering Accommodation - Old Stable Mews
Situated a 10-15 minute walk, or a short drive through the estate to the main house, and set in a picturesque cut-stone courtyard, the Old Stable Mews is a mix of contemporary elegance and Victorian craftsmanship.
Many of the fully restored Old Stable Mews are suitable for dogs.
With its 1,000 acres of space, secluded paths and forestry trails, Castle Leslie Estate is ideal for dogs.
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