Top 10 Dog- & Pet-Friendly Accommodations In Cape Town, South Africa - Updated 2022

pet friendly accommodation in cape town
Ruth Alexis
Ruth Alexis 

Cape Town, South Africa is a beautiful resort destination known for its sunny beaches and majestic mountains. Start your day off with a hike up Table Mountain to enjoy sweeping views of the city, have lunch at a swanky beachside bar, and finish the day with a splash in the sea. Should you wish to bring your pet with you on vacation to Cape Town, you might be on the lookout for dog- and pet-friendly accommodation. Below are some of the best dog- & pet-friendly accommodations in Cape Town, South Africa you might want to check out before your next trip there.


1. Radisson RED Hotel V&A Waterfront Cape Town (from USD 99)

Radisson RED Hotel V&A Waterfront Cape Town is a comfy and modern hotel within a short distance of V&A Waterfront and is right next to Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa. Chill on the rooftop sun terrace while admiring sweeping views of the sea. Each room is equipped with a 55-inch smart LED TV, rain shower, hairdryer, and free toiletries. Pets are allowed in this hotel.

Radisson RED Hotel V&A Waterfront Cape Town

Wifi Available

Address: Silo 6, Silo Square, V&A Waterfront
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

2. Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa (from USD 365)

Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa is located just steps away from the beautiful beaches of Cape Town and provides free shuttles to and from Camps Bay and V&A Waterfront. You can enjoy panoramic views of the Twelve Apostles mountain range from the hotel. Each room is decorated with a modern yet classy feel with warm and soothing tones. Be sure to stop by Azure Restaurant to partake in some fantastic international cuisine made with home-grown wild vegetation. Pets are allowed here and are given extra perks such as pet bowls and basket. However, please note that additional charges may apply.

Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: Victoria Street, Camps Bay
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

3. The Cellars-Hohenort (from USD 267)

The Cellars-Hohenort is one of the premier hotels in Cape Town. If you are looking to live in luxury while being nestled in the centre of luscious gardens and vineyards, this is the hotel to stay at. Each room at this hotel is decorated with artworks by South African artists for a uniquely local vibe. Stop by Fresh Wellness Spa while staying at The Cellars-Hohenort to enjoy a holistic wellness experience. And, bring along your furbaby at no extra cost.

The Cellars-Hohenort

Wifi Available

Address: 93 Brommersvlei Road
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court

4. The Bay Hotel (from USD 185)

The Bay Hotel is a modern beach hotel that features four outdoor pools, a private beach club, and a spa and wellness centre. Each room at the hotel is equipped with satellite TV and comes with access to a fitness centre with free weights and a tennis court. You can wake up to sweeping views of the ocean every morning and enjoy a full English breakfast served by hotel staff. The hotel is just a 10-minute drive from Cape Town city centre. Pet bowls and baskets are provided should you like to bring your furry friend but be advised that you must request ahead and charges may apply.

The Bay Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 69 Victoria Road
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court

5. Bloom Guest House (from USD 37)

Bloom Guest House is located just a short drive away from many of the key attractions around Cape Town such as Table Mountain, Constantia Glen Winery, Robben Island Ferry, and V&A Waterfront. This luxurious property offers a paid shuttle service to and from Cape Town International Airport upon request. The accommodation comes with an expansive outdoor swimming pool, complimentary private parking, a garden, and barbecue facilities. Pets are allowed on the premises for free.

Bloom Guest House

Wifi Available

Address: 4 Brommaert Avenue Constantia
Accommodates: 2

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

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6. Designer flat with scenic ocean and mountain views (from USD 63)

Have you ever dreamed of waking up in bed to panoramic views of the ocean and the sound of gentle waves crashing against the shore? In this pet-friendly designer flat with scenic ocean and mountain views, you will be able to enjoy the view on a queen-size bed or on a balcony overlooking the sea. The style of the apartment is minimalist chic and amenities include a Nespresso machine and all-around sound system.

Designer Flat with Scenic Ocean & Mountain View’s
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
403 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very modern great views from the balcony kitchen has everything you need
amazing views and lovely apartment
beautiful view and an amazing looking apartment
amazing views of table mountain
brilliant place amazing views so comfortable
very modern and clean
the condo was extremely clean and well organized
it’s clean perfectly equipped and a real pleasure
was a fantastic place to stay extremely clean and full of light
very clean and stylish apartment with amazing views
very good host indeed
host is quick to respond and friendly and helpful
amazing stay and great host
its beautiful gosh the host liz was extremely helpful and took care
host was easy to reach and made the check in and out process easy
stunning accommodation and great location
very secure and in close proximity to the shops
ideal location to explore cape town and the surroundings
close to the apartment you can have a good breakfast at trecastelli
nice view nice location close to many delicious restuarants and close to the beach
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7. Spacious downtown studio apartment with mountain views (from USD 71)

This spacious downtown studio apartment fits up to six people and is decorated with minimalistic, sustainably sourced timber framework. The bedroom area is spacious, with two queen beds and two floor mattresses. Pets are allowed in this property. If you are looking for an affordable yet classy accommodation that is located close to many amenities around the area, such as supermarkets, clinics, and restaurants, this is the place to stay.

Spacious, Downtown Studio Apartment with Mountain Views
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
196 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire loft 3 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic apartment - top class amenities and vibey neighbourhood
really tasteful huge studio apartment with lots of light
we loved kitchen floor windows and made photos all around
would highly recommend this light and stylish apartment
the apartment itself is a lovely space beautifully decorated with thoughtfully selected items and amenities
clean bright and spacious
spotless really well equipped
unit is clean and very open
the apartment was spotless and beautifully decorated
spacious (seriously) clean cozy and beautifully decorated
alan is a great host
alan is a really kind host
alan was an amazing host and was quick to answer any questions we had
alan and grant were super hosts
thank you to alan for his help and for being a great host
great loft in central cape town
tastefully decorated- super comfortable- vibey location
parking close and easily accessible and very secure
a wonderful place in the middle of the city
very stylish apartment in a good location
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8. Luxurious and peaceful mountain retreat with heated pool (from USD 99)

This luxurious mountain retreat is situated between two mountains, the Kommetji and the Noordhoek. Take a dip in the heated pool overlooking vast views of the mountains, as well as the Kommetji and Noordhoek beaches below. The Clovelly Golf club, Cape Point vineyards, and Cape Point are all key places of attraction in Cape Town located just a stone’s throw away from this peaceful mountain retreat. Do not hesitate to bring your pet along with you for this experience of a lifetime in Cape Town.

Luxurious Peaceful Mountain Retreat-Heated Pool
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
273 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
heated pool an enjoyable extra
the heated pool was amazing and you have a great view from the pool
really breathtaking views heated pool was awesome especially in this weather
loved the heated pool the peace and quiet and the view from the backyard especially at night
a lot of space the heated swimming pool very appreciated
the place was super clean looks exactly like the pictures
the house was clean and and so safe
the house is beautiful and clean and the rooms are spacious and awesome
it was comfortable and clean and wasnt far from shops
what an amazing getaway place for a group of people spacious clean beautiful facilities definitely 5 star
adam is a great host
great host and nice space
he was so responsive to every message
thanks again to the wonderful hosts
great host and helpful and smiley staff (ester & david)
located in a safe neighbourhood
close to cape point and other great places
this place won't disappoint you at all it is was greater than expected
we were not disappointed from the write up lovely house in an excellent location for visiting the cape area
the location is perfect for exploring little beach towns and the southern part of the peninsula
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9. Villa with infinity pool (from USD 128)

This villa sleeps up to two people and is perfect for a romantic getaway to Cape Town. You can admire the sunrise from the private infinity pool, or simply lounge on the sundeck by the pool. The living space also comes with a gas fireplace, jetted tub, free WiFi, and a fully equipped kitchen. Better yet, this luxury villa is pet-friendly so you can travel worry-free with your pets to Cape Town!

Jacuzzi Bath & Private Pool at Romantic Terrace Apartment
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
125 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the terrace room comes with a fantastic view and pool
wonderful apartment with an amazing view
the view is phenomenal and the stay super comfortable and private
the bed was the biggest we found in south africa and very comfortable
the pool is lovely and the views incredible
everything was clean and neat
the place was spotlessly clean beautifully furnished and equipped
we would definatey recommend this place its very clean the bed is very comfortable
pool area is kept clean
everything is really clean and jennifer has been so nice
lovely host and lovely accommodation
she was a lovely host and very accommodating
hosts were great and ready to assist
an amazing place provided by great hosts
jennifer and rob were gracious hosts who are exceptionally kind and welcoming
the location is great and peaceful for an ideal “unplug” breakaway
great place to stay right in the middle of all bays
in the best cape town location as you can get to all the best parts of the city
what a great place to get away and escape
the place is lovely it is perfect to spend your last days of a cape town trip
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10. Beach house with gorgeous mountain views (from USD 146)

If you are looking for an amazing view of both the sea and mountains, this modern beach house is the perfect place to stay. Cape Town’s Table Mountain Reserves, Cape Point, Cape Town City Centre, and Boulders Penguin beach are all located just a short drive away from this beach house. The decor of this house is inspired by minimalistic and nature-inspired themes. The villa has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and sleeps up to five guests, making it perfect for larger families and groups of people.

Ocean Song Beach House. Be by the Seaside. Escape to Nature’s Beauty
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
86 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from nearly all rooms was great we loved to stay in that house
private outside space with table chairs and sun loungers in sunny garden
beautiful house very tasteful and comfortable but the most notable thing are the breathtaking views
we had a great stay so many little extra touches to make our stay more comfortable and enjoyable
very comfortable and clean and spacious
it's clean and even more beautiful then discribed by the pictures in here
sparkling clean super comfy and you will want for nothing as it is all there
the house is very clean light the kitchen is well equiped for a family
the house was spotless and nosive and richmond made sure it was kept that way
margie was a great host
our hosts were lovely and accommodating - nothing was a problem
beautiful house amazing vieux very kind and thoughtful host refined decoration
margie was a perfect host
margie is such a wonderful host provided us all the tips where to go and drink
wonderful location right on the beach near to restaurants and a fantastic craft brewery
margie was very helpful we enjoyed the walking paths close by and a picnic at a nearby vineyard
fabulous location lovely accommodation
the cape peninsula is a magnificent and laid back place
a perfectly restorative break the location couldn't have been better and the house was absolutely perfect for our group
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Many great places to stay in Cape Town, South Africa

If you are looking for a pet-friendly place to stay in Cape Town, be sure to check out the list above before your next trip to Cape Town! Whether you are looking for a luxurious hotel or a modern and cosy vacation rental, there will be a perfect place awaiting you. Look no further than the above top pet-friendly accommodations in Cape Town, South Africa for the best vacation rental options for your next travel holiday.

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Ruth is a freelance writer and novelist who loves snuggling, skating, and all things matcha.

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