Known for its cliffside trails, Mendocino is a small county on the coast of California. The scenery here is breathtaking, and there are so many things for tourists to do. You can go wine tasting at famous places like Lula Cellars. If you’re an outdoorsy person, you can go hiking at Russian Gulch State Park or take a ride on the famous Skunk Train. Take a walk in the ever-blooming gardens of Mendocino or just head down to the beach for a relaxing time. The opportunities here are endless. If you are looking to travel with your furry buddies, check out this list of the best pet-friendly vacation rentals in Mendocino, California.
Nestled on 16 acres (6.47 hectares) of the Redwood Forest, this spacious accommodation offers a peaceful escape. The town is only 1 mile (1.61 kilometres) away, where you’ll find top-notch restaurants. If you don’t want to dine out, use the fully equipped kitchen to whip up something delicious.
Nearby activities include fishing, kayaking, surfing, hiking, and more. After a long day out, you can soothe your aching muscles and rejuvenate your mind and body in the bubbly waters of the hot tub. You can bring your furry friends to the property for a 45 USD pet fee.
Top guest reviewsthe wifi is spotty at bestthe hot tub was a real treat as was the easy-to-manage wifi and dish/tv setupthe forest view from the huge windows in the living room is beautifulthe remainder of the stay we were comfortablebeds were very comfortable and linens were top qualityhottub was clean and chlorinatedwe found it to be very clean and well provisionedthe house was very clean and it more than met all our needsthe kitchen was pretty well stocked but the cleaning people need to replace the moldy spongesand unlike a previous airbnb a couple years ago this cabin was clean and everything works
Host:the kitchen was great; the owners provided good recommendations for local activities and instructions for the overall propertythey were also very responsive with our inquiriesRead more reviewseasy walk to townmy family really enjoyed this locationwe loved the quiet of the property while being so close to townof course the mendocino area is full of wonderful walks hikes and beaches so the location is fabulousit is very close to the township of mendocino but secluded enough to enjoy the trees and stars
An ideal retreat for those seeking peace and tranquillity, this dog-friendly rental is only steps away from the beach and a short stroll from pubs, restaurants and theatres. Up to two dogs are welcome here for an additional fee.
You can prepare gastronomic delights in the fully functional kitchen and enjoy alfresco dining on the deck with a scenic ocean view. There is also a lush floral garden for relaxation. You can stay connected to the world and post stunning holiday pictures on social media using Wi-Fi. In the evening, catch up on your favourite shows or watch movies on TV to entertain yourself.
Top guest reviews
Host:lisa was extremely responsive to my requests and made sure i had everything i neededthis is clearly a temporary inconvenience and certainly not the “fault” of the owner of this propertylisa is a wonderful host very responsive and helpfulRead more reviewsthe house is very comfortable and quiet and the location can’t be beatthe beautiful and directly adjacent mendocino headlands park provides so many trails right outside lisa’s homeas other reviewers have stated the best part about this house is the locationthis is a beautiful well-maintained home in a perfect mendocino location with a lovely landlady
This pet-friendly Vrbo in Mendocino is located near Mendocino Headlands State Park and Mendocino Village, making it the perfect place to stay for those who like to sightsee. Accommodating four people at once, the cosy cottage has two beds and one full bathroom. On the first floor, you’ll find a living room that blends into a fully functioning kitchenette and dining room.
You’ll also find a queen sofa bed downstairs with a memory foam mattress. Upstairs is the loft that also comes with a queen-sized bed and a gas wall heater. Apart from having a beautiful view all around, the cottage is also dog-friendly. The host welcomes one dog for a minimal fee.
Top guest reviewsthe living room has the same view with comfortable chairs and couchcomfortable queen bed with lovely viewwith water views high ceilings clean and comfortable furniture the house is idealeverything was super clean and well maintainedRead more reviewscute little cottage perfect location walking distance to mendocino town and beacha beautiful little house in a perfect location
A historical landmark from the 1880s, this Vrbo vacation rental in Mendocino has all the comforts that you need, along with a rustic charm. Divided into two floors, there is enough space to accommodate a family of ten. Unique in its design, the house has one bedroom along with two open lofts, both equipped with cosy beds. There is also a double sofa bed on the ground floor that has a memory foam mattress.
It has two living rooms that have fireplaces, one wood-burning and the other gas. For your dining needs, the kitchen is fully equipped with all the amenities required to cook. Outside, you’ll find a deck with furniture. Finally, the house is pet-friendly, and the host allows guests to bring one dog for an additional fee.
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen is modern don't worrythe kitchen has everything you'll need to cook a complete meal and even entertain if you choosethe house was clean and invitingthe house is very cleanthe appliances are modern and everything was cleanRead more reviewsthe location of this house is stunningbeautiful property within walking distance of towneasy walk to watch sunset over the waterit is the best location also i hope to stay here againit was a perfect set up and location for us
This private two-storey home is located near Mendocino Village and has two spacious bedrooms and full bathrooms. The master suite has large windows that provide a beautiful view of the entire area, plenty of storage space thanks to the closet, a large California king bed, and a bathroom with a skylight.
The second bedroom has wood-panelled ceilings and a view of the lush garden. Other than that, the house has a beautiful kitchen with a lot of counter space and a living room equipped with a Smart TV that has access to Pandora. With the garden and picket fence, this property is suitable for your pets and all their needs. Note that there is a pet fee, and up to two dogs of any size are welcome.
Top guest reviews- the wifi setup is impressive (mesh routers + extender) and works great- the kitchen was huge and fully equippedclean stylish and so beautifulthe house was amazing - great windows & lighting - very clean and cozyher place is clean and beautifulthe property was well advertised and cleanthe house was beautiful clean and very comfortable
Host:host was very friendly and helpfulsusie was amazing and communicativesusie was an excellent host: very accommodating and very organizedsusie is one of the best hosts - responsive and provides awesome recommendationssusie is an excellent host and i highly recommend this place to anyone looking to recharge in natureRead more reviewsperfect location for dogs & safely fencedthe land and the location was idealit was a great place to get away from covid with my dogs- the location is great with excellent redwood trails fern canyon trails and coastal trails nearbya wonderful home quiet and perfect location
One of the best romantic getaways in Mendocino Village, this cottage has two bedrooms and one bathroom. The first bedroom has a king-sized bed and a redwood interior, and there is a comfortable loft that can be reached using a ladder in the room. The second room, which is the loft, is equipped with a queen-sized futon and is ideal for kids.
The charm of the cottage doesn’t end here as it has its own sun deck and a hot tub that guests are free to use during their stay. Lastly, this cottage has its own functioning kitchen and is dog-friendly, so you can relax with your pets by your side. Up to two dogs are allowed here, and a one-time pet fee may be applicable.
Top guest reviewsluckily the little couch pulled out easily and was very comfortablehousekeeping comes in daily to make beds restock towels and clean dishes which is a nice perkthe cottage is clean equip with most kitchen items neededRead more reviewsgreat location quiet spot friendly peoplethere are no sidewalks but you could walk if you likeeasy walk (less than a mile)
Built in the 1880’s, this spacious home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Even though it is an old house, it is equipped with modern amenities to make your stay here as comfortable as possible. Since it is pet-friendly, the house has its own large yard for your furry buddies to walk in and get their daily exercise.
If you are bringing a pet, you may want to take note that your dog has to be less than 50 lbs (22.7 kg), and his/her flea treatments must be up-to-date. Apart from that places like cafes, restaurants and beaches with activities like whale-watching are just a walk away.
Once an art gallery, this two-storey penthouse has been fully remodelled and equipped with modern amenities to make it a comfortable place for your stay. With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, the space can accommodate five people at once, making it a good option for families looking for a vacation spot.
The well-equipped kitchen has an open concept, and the entire house has been furnished with hardwood floors. To give guests a chance to appreciate the view, the property has bay windows that overlook Mendocino Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Being pet-friendly, you can bring your dogs at an extra charge.
Top guest reviewsthe big windows in the living room bring all the beautiful view inwe did most of our meal in so the kitchen was important and great well stockedeverything was very clean and organized and very well stocked for our stay
Host:lisa the owner is great to deal withplus the owners are really kindRead more reviewsthe location is perfect and you can park and walk to everyplace in town from the penthouseperfect location very comfortable dwelling with great morning sunrises and fantastic sunsetsthe location being right on main street is beyond convenient and the view is outstanding
This one-bedroom cottage was recently renovated not just to keep up with the daily needs of guests but also to blend in with the natural beauty that surrounds the property. Located away in a private area, away from all the noise, this is a perfect home for you and two of your dogs, ensuring everyone is able to rest without any worry. Note that a pet fee may apply.
The cottage has a functioning kitchenette, so you won’t have to wander too far for delicious food, and there’s a dining room where you can enjoy your meals. Or, if you’re in the mood, you can sit out on the deck and enjoy the wonderful weather while looking at the beautiful trees that grow on the lawn. The fenced-in yard is great for playing with your pets on a lovely day.
Top guest reviewswould be even better with more comfortable furniture and a firmer mattressthe cottage is attractively appointed with modern appliances and light fixtures good shower nice bedding and strong wifiwith a nice kitchen and bathroomthe cottage is beautiful clean and artfully designed and decoratedjanet’s place was clean comfortable and in a good locationthe grounds are beautiful and the cottage was spotless and well appointed
Host:really lovely host toothe owner was wonderful to work withshe was helpful without being at all intrusiveRead more reviewsthis is a lovely property close to mendocino but enough away from town to be really quietpeaceful surroundings close to attractions wonderful lights at night and music during the day
This spacious house, located away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, is surrounded by greenery on every side and overlooks the ocean, making every view scenic. It has three bedrooms and bathrooms, big enough to accommodate up to six people. Pets are welcome for a fee. Two of the bedrooms are equipped with king-sized beds.
For the third room, guests will have to access the attached cottage, making it the perfect space for those who need some extra privacy. With its own kitchen, fireplace, and breakfast nook, this house has everything you need for the perfect vacation. Most of all, your pets will have plenty of space to run and roam about in the surrounding areas.
Top guest reviewsa very comfortable home with all the amenitiesthe old hardwood floors in the main cottage (where we stayed) provide a warm and comfortable homely feelabsolutely amazing views from this very comfortable well-appointed homereviewer comments:nice size property views of ocean from lr kitchen bedrmit's secluded and the house (and cottage) were very clean and comfortableit’s clean with an adequate kitchenthe vacation rental was cleanthe vacation rental was cleanthe house was very clean and “as advertised”reviewer comments:the bluff house is a very pleasant place clean and well supplied
Host:rating details:the property manager was adequately helpfulrating details:the property manager was very helpfulrating details:the property manager was very helpfulrating details:the property manager was very helpfulrating details:the property manager was very helpfulRead more reviewsoverall it's great place within walking distance to downtown mendocinothe location couldn't be better and the house is great for two peoplethe house is in a wonderful location and fits our needs perfectlyreviewer comments:amazing location great housei was very happy with the location
Located at Cypress Cove, this suite has a beautiful view of the ocean. The sleeping area is spacious and equipped with a queen bed. The en suite bathroom has a luxurious spa tub, and there’s also a deck from where you can watch the ocean.
Its wood-burning fireplace is perfect for a romantic night or just to keep you warm on a chilly night. Apart from that, you can also find a fully functioning kitchen with everything you need to make this suite self-sufficient. As the space is pet-friendly, you can bring 1 dog for a fee as long as he/she is less than 20 lbs (9 kg).
Top guest reviewsyou definitely have a bit more room upstairs and a more complete kitchen areawould have liked a larger bed and a quieter fridgevery clean and comfortable propertyloved the cleanliness comfort and generous touches (eclean place with good quality supplies ieasy check-in and out clean and comfy with a well-equipped kitchenthe property is well furnished and super cleanRead more reviewsthe location was also a easy drive to town and even shorter jaunt to van dam parkthis special place gave us the reset we needed to start our new year on a positive note
Once a lumber mill cottage, this space was renovated to meet modern needs while still keeping its rustic charm. The pet-friendly cottage in Mendocino has two bedrooms - a master bedroom with a queen-sized bed and seating area and another bedroom with a small bed meant for children. The master bathroom has a shower, as well as a tub.
Apart from that, it has its kitchen and living room, both heated with a wood-burning stove. Over the living room, you can also find a loft with a double bed and a window that has a scenic view of the ocean. The place has its private garden equipped with a shower, perfect for your pets to roam about and enjoy the sun. Note that a pet fee applies.
Top guest reviewsi am glad it had wifi as i used it quite a lotthe heater in the master bedroom worked really wellthe fully plumbed outhouse and outdoor shower were our favoritesaside from a few spider webs it was clean and had everything we needed and more
Host:ron was very helpful and responsiveRead more reviewsthe location is perfect — just two blocks from the headlandswe enjoyed our stay at this unique placethe location had a huge upside when taking walks or visiting restaurantswe love this place first time back in many years and can’t say enough
Enjoy the beauty of Mendocino
Mendocino is a beautiful place that is full of natural beauty. It’s the kind of place people visit when they want to get away from the city and commune with nature. Relax and unwind in any of the best pet-friendly vacation rentals in Mendocino, California.
Frequently asked questions about pet-friendly vacation rentals in Mendocino, California
1. Which pet-friendly vacation rentals in Mendocino have a hot tub?
This idyllic rural retreat with a hot tub and Redwood Cottage are the two top pet-friendly vacation rentals in Mendocino with a hot tub. Book one of them and rejuvenate your mind and body in the hot tub’s soothing waters.
2. Which pet-friendly vacation rentals in Mendocino have parking?
Pet-friendly vacation rentals in Mendocino with parking include this cosy cottage near Mendocino Headlands State Park, this historical home with fireplaces, this spacious country home with modern décor and this fully remodelled two-storey penthouse.
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