Sydney's Top 5 Luxury Pet Friendly Stays
If you’re heading to Sydney and don’t want to ruff it there’s a growing list of luxury pet friendly hotels that are opening their doors to furry guests and their humans. We’ve sniffed and dug out some of the best below.
The Langham, Millers Point
Here you’ll get 5 star service for you and your dog through the Pampered Pets Program which provides your pet their own room service menu with tasty dishes including ‘Lassie’s favorite’ comprised of beef steak and crunchy vegetables or try something more adventurous with the ‘Woof Woof’ a Japanese inspired dish of Miso soup, rice, bento flakes and grilled fish. Feline guests are also catered for with ‘Meow Meow’ a dish made with grilled salmon, green beans, quail egg, tuna, potatoes and olives. All dishes are made fresh daily and cater to your pet’s unique needs and are free from onion, garlic and acids.
When you want to get out and about to burn off some of the calories Sydney’s newest harbourside park, Baranagaroo Reserve is a few minutes away where you can walk along the foreshore and take in the sights. Dogs are permitted on leash.
When your furry friend is pooched from all the activity they can curl up in a custom made Langham Plush bed.
Need to know: Additional charge of $120 per night, size restrictions apply (under 20kgs) and all furry guests must be accompanied at all times while in the hotel however pet sitting and dog walking services are also available.
The Hughenden, Woollahra
Self described as ‘Sydney’s Premier pet friendly hotel’ The Hughenden has recently been extensively restored while retaining it’s historic charm and old world features including grand staircase, Victorian Dining room along with courtyards and glass atriums for furry guests. Previous guests have included
dogs, cats and even a baby kangaroo!
Pets are welcome to dine with you at the hotels in house café, Copper Café & Bar, where you can enjoy high tea, great coffee, fine wines and variety of dairy delights from the cheese cabinet. Enjoy tables outside in the sun or curl up in front of the fire inside.
Located close to Centennial Park occupying some 189 hectares, with just over half off leash permitted so you and your pooch can get out and stretch your legs. They even have their own dog grooming service close by. Feeling puckish? dine at Centennial Parklands Dining with plenty of outdoor tables.
Need to know: Limited pet friendly rooms available so best to book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Fairmont Resort, Leura
Although just over an hour drive out of Sydney this Blue Mountains institution, the Fairmont Resort in Leura, is puurfect for those with furry traveller that want to escape the big smoke for a weekend. The hotel has panoramic views over the Jameson valley and all pet friendly rooms are spacious and have been designed with your and your pets needs in mind with a good sized courtyard with gate for easy access to the adjoining oval to get some exercise. Appelles bathroom products are a little touch of luxury.
There’s plenty of eateries close by to try some of the local cuisine including The Red Door Café, Lily’s Pad Café & Takeaway and Leura Garage – a must visit!
For golf enthusiasts that want to improve their swing there’s a club next door. While the Blue Mountains are known for their National Parks where dogs aren’t permitted there’s still lots to see and do to get you and your dog into the great outdoors. Leura Oval is a short drive away or a little further visit Charles Darwin Walk, Minni Ha Ha Falls Walk and Zig Zag Railyway & Knapsack Viaduct.
Need to know: There’s a limited number of pet friendly rooms so best to book well in advance.
Pier One, Walsh Bay
This 5 star hotel on the waters edge won’t leave you disappointed. With many repeat canine guests Pier One offer a number of pet friendly packages. Furry guests of all ages, sizes and breeds are welcome in their ground floor rooms with direct access to the pier. Choose from waterside deluxe or waterside king hotel suites.
Your pet will get their own trampoline bed with large soft mattress, water bowls and gourmet meals and treats via the Dogue mini bar.
Being on the harbour there’s plenty to sniff out in the local area including Sydney’s icon foreshore with The Rock and Circular Quay close by. There’s also the new Barangaroo Reserve a short stroll away.
Need to know: Pet sitting available on request for an additional charge. All dogs are welcome provided they are well behaved and trained.
Larmont, Potts Point
Located in a central location in Sydney’s vibrant Potts Point this landmark hotel offers mazing views of the habour and 7 pet friendly contemporary and stylish rooms with courtyards where your furry friend can stretch their legs and enjoy the sunshine. Each room offers the latest technology at your finger tips.
Dining out your spoilt with choice but if you have your dog in tow try Room 10 Espesso, a hole in the wall café with some outdoor seating. Alternatively if you’re looking to have a drink with friends try The Sugarmill Hotel or nearby Surry Hills.
Rushcutters Bay Park is a down hill walk where you can enjoy a walk along with water with your pooch. Dogs can roam free daily between 3.30pm and 10.30 (all other times must be on a lead).