10 Best Pet-Friendly Accommodations In Bruce Peninsula, Canada - Updated 2024

Tina S.
Tina S. 
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The Bruce Peninsula in Ontario is a nature lover’s paradise. The peninsula separates Georgian Bay from the main basin of Lake Huron and forms a portion of the Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere Reserve. Its diverse landscape is home to two national parks, numerous nature reserves, the famous Bruce Trail, and a bird observatory. Birdwatching, camping, fishing, and hiking are popular activities in the Bruce Peninsula that attract tourists and backpackers. Iconic sights in the area include the towering cliffs with ancient cedar trees on the edge of Georgian Bay and the gentle coasts of Lake Huron where golden sands cover its shores. If you’re planning to visit the area with your fur baby, you need appropriate accommodations. For great stays, scroll down for the best pet-friendly accommodations in Bruce Peninsula, Canada.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and pet-friendly rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on March 01, 2024.

Pet-friendly vacation rentals in Bruce Peninsula, Canada

1. Lovely waterfront home with bay views; Red Bay (from USD 156)

This classy waterfront property boasts board and batten style exteriors that complement its modern country-themed interiors. This two-story home has enough rooms and beds to host ten guests and their pets. Guests must have the owner’s approval prior to bringing their furry friends. This self-catering home features indoor and outdoor living and dining areas with great views.

Kids and your pets can play around the patio deck and garden while you grill some meat or relax by the fire pit. Enjoy windsurfing, swimming, and boating off the shores of Red Bay.

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Mar, Ontario, Canada
50.5 km (31.4 mi) from Bruce Peninsula National Park
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 10 Guests 2 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

2. Modern lake house with a bunkie; Tobermory (from USD 333)

This modern cottage has a detached bunkhouse and is situated on a vast property by Lake Huron. The main cottage offers stylish interiors with an open-concept living area. Sliding doors open to a wide deck overlooking the lake furnished for outdoor dining and lounging.

The four cozy bedrooms that sleep eight guests are spread over two floors. A maximum of two dogs regardless of size are allowed to stay here, however, you have to pay a pet fee of 74 USD. You can take your dogs for a walk on the rocky beach, but ensure that you keep them on a leash.

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Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
9.07 km (5.7 mi) from Bruce Peninsula National Park
cottage 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lots of room and great property with a very nice view of the lake
spacious house with enough room for all couples amazing view
super clean and comfortable and very spacious
clearly a surface clean only was done before we arrived
the house was super clean and comfortable
it is newly renovated and everything was clean and in great shape
thank you clinton for keeping your cottage so clean and nice
thank you to the hosts
first off the hosts are amazing and promptly respond to any questions or concerns
the hosts are very welcoming - i loved the personable welcome card and the guest book
the owners are very nice people very accommodating and quick to respond to any emails/texts
downtown is a couple mins away so location is excellent the rooms and living areas were clean
nice stores too many to mention but we found this place really nice to visit :
absolutely loved the set up location and view
we had a really great stay at the property and really liked the privacy and beautiful location
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3. Quiet escape near Bruce Peninsula National Park; Northern Bruce Peninsula (from USD 178)

This lovely lakeside cottage is a magnificent home base if you want to be near Bruce Peninsula National Park and Tobermory. It sleeps ten guests and their pets comfortably with its three cozy bedrooms, and there are extra beds in the basement.

It has a fully stocked kitchen with a dining area and a beautiful deck that has a barbecue area and outdoor dining amenities. The deck is fenced with glass panels, making it safe to let the dogs and kids play.

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Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
11.14 km (7.0 mi) from Bruce Peninsula National Park
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 5 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
the place was clean well kept and the surrounding area was quiet and secluded
host was very helpful and quick to respond always
it was pretty close to town and closer to the provincial park which we hiked
we loved the location and private back yard space
extremely well furnished and comfortable place
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4. Cute cottage with a hot tub; Miller Lake (from USD 590)

This huge one-story cottage features spacious living spaces. There are three capacious bedrooms with enough beds to sleep ten guests and their pets. Your fur babies can be accommodated with a pet fee of 18 USD. The open layout allows guests and pets to move freely from the kitchen to the lounge with a TV.

There’s a picnic area outside and around the corner of the house is a hot tub where you can soak under the trees. A boat launch is within walking distance from the property.

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Miller Lake, Ontario, Canada
17.68 km (11.0 mi) from Bruce Peninsula National Park
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

5. Howdenvale Hilton; South Bruce Peninsula (from USD 196)

This charming cottage is a short drive from the town of Wiarton and just steps away from the beach. It’s perfect for families with grandparents, kids, and pets because it offers a kitchen, three cozy bedrooms with unique themes, and lots of outdoor spaces with splendid outdoor views.

You can relax on the wraparound deck and relax and sip your drinks or dine al fresco. Kids and pets will love running and rolling around the grassy backyard garden. You can take your dog for a walk on the beach or go fishing at the dock.

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Howdenvale, Ontario, Canada
47.46 km (29.5 mi) from Bruce Peninsula National Park
cottage 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy cottage for evening with a great deck with table chairs and umbrella for sitting outside
the place had a nice woodburning fireplace that made the cool fall evenings super cozy
the kitchen was well appointed and met the needs of 3 very good cooks
it was a pleasant stay cozy and clean
the house was very clean comfortable bed and can't think of anything we would need that wasn't there
the house was very clean comfortable bed and can't think of anything we would need that wasn't there
we absolutely loved this cottage and the owners were extremely easy to work with
great location for nearby daytrips
we went for a hiking trip so location is good
it was in a great location and easy to get to
it was in a great location and easy to get to
lovely location 20 minutes from sauble beach
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6. Chickadee Cottage; Lion's Head (from USD 118)

Chickadee Cottage is on a vast acreage surrounded by woods and ridges and is near the owner’s gallery and art studio. The property is near national parks, beaches, and Bruce Trail, making it ideal for hikers, photographers, artists, and nature lovers. It’s 10 minutes from Lake Huron, where you can take your family and pets to frolic on the beach.

The cottage only has one bedroom, but it can host six guests and pets comfortably with its modern amenities. A nightly pet fee of 14 USD is charged for accommodating your fur babies.

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Lions Head, Ontario, Canada
28.15 km (17.5 mi) from Bruce Peninsula National Park
cottage 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin itself was cozy and had everything we needed to enjoy our time there
was a very nice clean place
the place is spotless clean very well organized and stocked
lin and carl were welcoming and responsive hosts
a lovely cabin that was close to everything we wanted to do from lion's head to tobermory
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7. Lovely lakeside retreat; Miller Lake (from USD 234)

The two-story lakeside cottage is pet friendly and wheelchair accessible. The property is surrounded by birch and cedar trees and boasts a huge lawn and a private beach.

The newly remodeled rental features a large deck overlooking Lake Huron and Pine Tree Harbour. Its modern open layout is spacious enough to accommodate seven guests and pets. Note that a pet fee of 37 USD is charged. You can have a relaxing time in the private sauna.

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Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
16.81 km (10.5 mi) from Bruce Peninsula National Park
cottage 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

8. Big Tub Paradise; Tobermory (from USD 245)

This lovely four-bedroom home is near Big Tub Harbour and downtown Tobermory. Restaurants, shops, the beach, and the town attractions are nearby as well. The cozy all-white interiors are decorated with naval accents. The open-concept main floor features an eat-in kitchen and a cozy living room with a fireplace.

Only one dog of any size is allowed on the premises. It also features a wide deck for al fresco dining and a grassy lawn where the dogs can play. You can sit around the fire pit on chilly nights and relax.

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Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
11.57 km (7.2 mi) from Bruce Peninsula National Park
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bathrooms also supplied shampoo conditioner and soap which was thoughtful and appreciated
we found our stay very pleasant comfortable and we recommend it to anyone wanting to explore the area
this property was clean fresh decor and well equipped kitchen
we had an excellent stay and the hosts were very communicative
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9. Whippoorwill Cottage; Lion's Head (from USD 188)

This fully winterized four-season cottage boasts stylish interiors and partial lake views. It offers you a place to rest after a day of skiing, swimming, canoeing, snowshoeing, hiking, or kayaking in the nearby areas.

It features an open-concept living and dining area shared with a full kitchen. The back patio offers space for barbecues and al fresco dining and is surrounded by a lush garden. Dogs are welcome here but you must get the approval of the host if you want to bring cats.

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Lion's Head, Ontario, Canada
29.48 km (18.4 mi) from Bruce Peninsula National Park
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Pet-friendly hotels and resorts in Bruce Peninsula, Canada

10. Bear Tracks Inn; Lion's Head (from USD 92)

Bear Tracks Inn offers spacious lodgings, an on-site restaurant that serves American dishes, and free parking for its guests. It has a cute country/forest theme that will definitely delight the kids.

It offers cute queen rooms equipped with a coffeemaker, fridge, and en-suite bathroom, perfect for a family of four. Pets are welcome and provided with pet bowls, though certain charges may apply. There are a lot of outdoor spaces where guests can relax.

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Bear Tracks Inn

Address: 2837 Highway 6
33.85 km (21.1 mi) from Bruce Peninsula National Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Non-smoking throughout Parking on site

Enjoy staying in cozy lodgings with your furry friends

Though there’s a limited number of hotels that are pet friendly in Bruce Peninsula, there are several other accommodations such as private cottages or homes that offer this feature. It’s comforting to know that our furry friends will be comfortably accommodated when we take them along to visit Bruce Peninsula. Be sure to book one of the above accommodations for a great time with your pet.

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