Top 10 Pet-Friendly Accommodations In Manitoulin Island, Canada


As the largest freshwater island in the world, Manitoulin Island offers a lot to explore for all kinds of travelers. Situated in Lake Huron in Ontario, the gigantic island is blessed with diverse natural attractions. While adventurers can check out some cool caves in Cup and Saucer Nature Reserve, casual hikers can relax by the scenic Bridal Veil Falls. If you’d rather lie down on the sand and soak up some sun, Providence Bay Beach is perfect for you. To get to know the place better, you can also learn about the local and tribal histories at Centennial Museum Sheguiandah and Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, respectively.

You can double the fun by enjoying this lovely destination with your beloved pet. For a worry-free stay with your fur baby, check out these top pet-friendly accommodations in Manitoulin Island, Canada.

Pet-friendly vacation rentals in Manitoulin Island, Canada

1. Bright cottage with outdoor seating; M'Chigeeng (from USD 115)

This pastel-colored cabin sits in a peaceful wooded area right by the lake. Big windows and white walls make the interiors bright, and you can enjoy lake views from the living room. In the evening, you can watch your favorite movies on the TV while keeping warm by the fireplace.

You can soak up some sun on the outdoor picnic table while your fur baby explores the grassy yard. While this rental welcomes pets, they are not allowed on the furniture. You are also required to monitor them at all times and brush them nicely before going inside.

Lakefront Cottage in Central Manitoulin Island
M'Chigeeng, Ontario, Canada
30 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin itself has all the amenities one needs lovely well stocked kitchen to cook in
the cottage was clean and well kept
it was a cozy and clean and well laid out cabin
cabin is super clean and outfitted quite well
a cozy clean cottage with many household amenities
the hosts were very informative and pleasant
a pet friendly accommodation
so appreciated that it was pet friendly
location was amazing
great central location to tour the island
good central location from which to explore manitoulin island
very nice private location
great value and good location
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2. Cottage with back garden; Manitowaning (from USD 272)

This beautiful rental comes with equally inviting indoors and outdoors. The outdoor area has mature trees, well maintained plants, and lovely seating. Inside, you will find tasteful decor, interesting bedsheets and cushion covers, and well-curated cutlery and dishware.

This property provides great opportunities to take your pet on a walk as it offers easy access to a private beach. Or, you can lounge and relax together on the pleasing lawn that is partially shaded by the big trees.

The Hawberry on Third Cottage
Manitowaning, Ontario, Canada
8 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
thank you for hosting us
nytasha was a great host and her place is amazing
natasha was very helpful and accommodated for our needs
the location is great - we were a short drive from several towns and trails
great location clean and has everything you need
beautiful little cabin in a quiet neighborhood
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3. Rustic cottage with canoe; Gordon/Barrie Island (from USD 186)

This rustic cottage located right on the shore is the perfect choice for vacationers who love water activities. Do not forget to bring your gear as it provides great fishing opportunities. If you love to boat, you will only need to bring your floatation device as a canoe with paddles is already provided.

This rental welcomes small and medium sized pets, and they will have plenty to explore as there is a large yard shaded by big trees. As the cottage is west-facing, you can watch beautiful sunsets together while grilling your fresh catch on the fire pit outside.

Enjoy the spectacular sunsets at our west-facing, North Channel cottage.
Gore Bay, Ontario, Canada
17 reviews
cottage 10 Guests 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was as described two good sized bedrooms and large family room with a beautiful fire place
the cottage was clean when we arrived and we assured that it was clean when we left
we had a great time cottage was clean and very relaxing
you will also need to clean and figure out your own garbage disposal
it needs a complete clean out
the bay and the location is beautiful
what a fabulous location right on the water with great neighbours
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4. Modern cottage with deck; Northeastern Manitoulin (from USD 139)

This spacious cottage sports modern interiors furnished with updated equipment. The bright living area has comfy seating beside a functional kitchen that is fitted with a full fridge, a built-in microwave, and double sinks with a flexible faucet. The heating and the plush bedding will ensure that you have a good night’s sleep here.

This property welcomes your pet for a fee of 43 USD. With a grassy front area and a backyard full of trees, they will have lots of space to play and run around.

Beautiful 3 bedroom cottage in a treed setting 1/2 mile to water access.
Manitowaning, Ontario, Canada
57 reviews Premier Host
cottage 6 Guests 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
very nice clean cozy spacious place
property was nice clean and well maintained
the house was very clean and modern
interior was very clean (and covid-19 safe )
clean up to date quiet and comfortable
host was lovely and helpful
neighbourhood itself is very friendly with nearly everyone giving a wave as they pass by
communication between myself and the owners was excellent
neighbourhood is quiet and friendly
peaceful quiet and a break from the city
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5. Lakeside vacation home; Little Current (from USD 691)

This luxurious retreat is not only situated right by the water, but it is also conveniently located close to the quaint town of Little Current. Here, you can enjoy lake views from the comfort of the living areas that are fitted with huge glass windows, electric fireplaces, and large sofas. You can use the modern island kitchen to prepare your favorite dishes, and you will also receive a lovely little welcome hamper that includes coffee and chocolates.

You will be glad to know that this rental welcomes one pet without any size or weight restrictions. With an area of 9 acres (3.6 hectares), it is safe to say that your fur baby will not run out of places to explore.

Honora Bay Hideaway
Little Current, Ontario, Canada
10 reviews  Wifi Available
Private vacation home 12 Guests 3 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
owner is great with communicating and responding
she is an amazing host and we are so grateful for everything
the host was always reachable which made the experience even better
courtney was very helpful answering every question and makeing sure we had everything we needed
great for family couples kids & pet friendly
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6. Spacious cottage with outdoor games; Central Manitoulin (from USD 132)

This rental is the perfect choice if you have multiple dogs as it allows up to two large dogs or three small ones. When the weather is good, your dogs can let off some energy on the lawn while you play volleyball or horseshoes with your group. Do note that your dogs need to be house trained, and a pet fee of 43 USD will be levied.

You can catch sunsets from the dock or jump off it for fun swimming sessions. When back inside, you can use the full kitchen to cook a healthy meal while enjoying a chilled drink from the beer fridge.

300'+ Lakefront, Family/Pet Friendly, On 15+ Private Acres. 10 min to town
Spring Bay, Ontario, Canada
22 reviews Premier Host  Wifi Available
cottage 8 Guests 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage itself was very clean and well-equipped and included a dishwasher and smart tv
super clean and had everything we needed to enjoy our stay
clean and a great location
the cottage was clean and comfortable with all the necessities
the cottage was comfortable clean fully equipped and very thoughtfully laid out
the cottage was very spacious and clean steps from the water and so peaceful
the owners and caretakers were pleasant and helpful
the owners were easily reachable and very helpful if we needed anything
the cottage was very comfortable and the manager very helpful and pleasant
central location to most other interests on the island
it was a great location and layout
excellent location tranquility nature to the fullest
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7. Quaint cottage with access to snowmobiling trails; Manitoulin (from USD 192)

With a fully stocked kitchen, this rental gives you the flexibility to fix quick meals as well as cook more complex dishes. You can then relish the food on the lovely dining table while enjoying serene views of the surrounding woods. The small balcony on the upper floor is the perfect place to sip on a hot beverage and take in the fresh air.

With access to several snowmobiling trails, this rental makes it easy for you to go on winter adventures with your pet. However, do note that pets are not allowed on the furniture, and if you are leaving them inside unattended, you will need to keep them in a crate.

Woodland Manitoulin Island Canadian Cottage
Manitoulin, Unorganized, West Part, Ontario, Canada
57 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is super comfey
the cottage is so charming and as is pictured the kitchen comes fully stocked with cooking utensils and cutlery
the cottage is very private and has everthing you need for a comfortable stay
this charming little cottage is absolutely beautiful and fully stocked with everything you need to be comfortable
john's place was a comfortable and clean place to stay and had all the amenities of being at home
the very clean cabin was well maintained and appointed
recently renovated clean quiet and private
clean and very nicely decorated for any season at the cottage
very clean and has everything you could need
super clean organised convenient and an overall good time
john was an amazing host
john was a perfect host
he's most certainly top tier as hosts go
john was super informative and helpful host
john was easy to communicate with and a great host
close to trails and absolutely beautiful
the location is also amazing for star gazing
located close to silver lake the are was charming and beautiful
great location perfect "in the woods" cabin and outdoor experience
for parents of kids don't forget to stop in kagawang at the chocolate shop and candy shop
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8. Self-contained cabin with running water; Manitowaning (from USD 50)

This cabin is a great choice if you are looking to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of city life. It is fitted with running cold water and chemical toilets, and if the pipes freeze, the host provides drinking water as well as hot water for washing. There is also an electric heater to keep you comfortable.

With wooded areas around the rental, you can easily go on nice hikes with your pet. Or, if you are in a rather lazy mood, you can grill some goodies outside while your pet relaxes in the spacious yard.

Guesthouse Camping + electricity + BBQ + water
Manitowaning, Ontario, Canada
62 reviews
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 6 Guests 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heater is powerful enough to keep the cabin warm
not fancy but enough amenities to be comfortable and debbie was a great host
the chemical toilets were straight forward and way better than some campground outhouses
the bed was very comfortable with lots of pillow and blankets
debbies place was great simple comfortable and had everything we needed
nice and clean exactly as described
nice and quiet and very clean
entire place was clean and we felt comfortable
clean comfy bed and good bon fire
the cabin was clean and cute and exactly as advertised
lovely spot lovely host :)
great place host was very accommodating
debbie was a wonderful host
debbie was a great host
she’s the host host with the most she was kind and helpful
beautiful gardens close to the water in a very cute little town
debbie’s place is at a great location
we loved the area walking distance to the water
nice quiet location right by the water
the location is great and the environment is good too
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9. Raven House; Sheguiandah (from USD 150)

This rental is a lovely tiny house that comes with modern amenities, open spaces, and beautiful views. The interiors have tasteful lighting, functional fittings, and plush bedding, ensuring a comfortable stay. A big window right by the bed and another in the bathroom will allow you to enjoy the views from every corner.

You can lounge on the nice deck outside and have a cookout while your fur baby soaks up some sun. When it gets cold, you can move to the Adirondack chairs by the fire pit and let your pet curl up by the heat.

Raven House @ Ten Mile Point
60 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we already miss the cozy cabin and enjoying breakfast with coffee on the deck
the bed was luxurious and view from the bedroom was beautiful
the inside was nice and cool with the help of a fan and open (screened) windows
a very comfortable space equipped with everything you need for your stay
loved the simple clean minimalist style and did i mention
the place is extremely clean and well kept
the space is clean comfortable and has a beautiful vibe
the tiny house is cute and modern with a clean and minimalist design
wow the space was spotless and comfortable with everything you need
the hosts were responsive friendly and provided a number of excellent recommendations
laura was an amazing host quick to communicate and provide recommendations
laura and blair were impeccable hosts and treated us warmly
the hosts were great with communication and immediately addressed all the questions i had asked them
laura & blair are a great hosts very responsive and will do their best to accommodate your requests
location is great about 30-45 minute drive to most hikes/attractions we wanted to do on the island
laura and blair have a wonderful location and the tiny house is exactly as pictured
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10. All-season house with bikes; Mindemoya (from USD 109)

With plenty of fans as well as heating, this rental will keep you comfortable in all seasons. The equipped kitchen comes with a coffee maker for a nice brew any time you want. You can lounge on the big sofa with a hot cup and watch your favorite shows on the TV.

With a hiking trail close by, this rental provides excellent options for going on walks with your pet. If you want to give them more intense exercise, you can take one of the provided bikes for a spin while they run with you.

Perfect all season rental house for families
16 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
space in the cabin is tight but comfortable
host was very accommodating and helpful
we loved the peaceful setting with all necessities included and the pet friendly home
the location is fantastic everything is close by
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Recharge with your pet in Manitoulin Island

With easy access to beaches, lakes, and forests, Manitoulin Island is a great destination to explore with your fur baby. Book one of these top pet-friendly accommodations to make your stay worry-free.

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