Top 11 Dog & Pet-Friendly Accommodations In And Around Drakensberg, Lesotho - Updated 2024

Richard Dean
Richard Dean 
| 4 min read

With Drakensberg’s immense beauty, history, nature, roar atmosphere, to name a few, it’s no wonder why plenty of tourists are dreaming to visit this place with their fur babies. If you are interested in hiking, you are in the right place! Ukhahlamba Drakensberg mountains are the best place to start your adventure. You are already a winner to see numerous species in the “The Red List of Threatened Species (IUCN Red List)”. This place also offers a real Lesotho camping experience which is perfect if you tag along with your four-legged friend. Pack up your gear and start a once-in-a-lifetime adventure with your buddy. Wondering where to stay in Drakensberg? Read more and discover the top dog & pet-friendly accommodations In And Around Drakensberg, Lesotho.

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 May 20, 2024.


1. White Mountain Resort (from USD 23)

White Mountain Resort is a superb place for you and your fur babies. Yes, this hotel welcomes pets at no additional cost at all. It features a lot of friendly amenities and quality facilities, from a children’s playground to a restaurant, from a lovely garden to luxurious rooms. Their sumptuous a la carte and continental breakfast are a real treat. All rooms come with all modern necessities like kettles and desks, plus a patio that offers views of the lake is a nice spot to relax.

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White Mountain Resort

6.1 User Rating

73.61 km (45.8 mi) from Himeville Museum

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Fishing

Vacation rental

2. Misty Ridge

Whether you’re a creative type looking for an artist’s retreat, a couple craving an intimate and private getaway, or a family looking for a country vacation, Misty Ridge is certain to fulfill those needs. Best of all, this property is pet-friendly, so be sure to bring along your furry family members for the trip.

Travelers have two options: a large five-bedroom house or a single-bedroom lakeside cottage. Both are amazingly furnished and decorated and equipped with modern appliances. The indoor spaces are roomy enough for pets. They’ll love exploring the vast estate as well. You can even hold barbecues and braais using the grills, rewarding your pets with delicious treats.

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Drakensberg Luxury Accommodation - Misty Ridge

Address: 1 Sani Road
8.86 km (5.6 mi) from Himeville Museum

Parking Pets allowed Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Family rooms

3. Woody's Cabin (from USD 50)

Woody’s Cabin offers a beautifully decorated retreat for small families or couples. Fur parents are even encouraged to bring their fur babies as the property doesn’t charge additional pet fees.

You and your furry friend can explore the wide open spaces of Drakensberg, then come home to a clean and vibrant home where you can rest and recover. Sit back, relax beside the stove fireplace, or whip up a nice meal using the well-equipped kitchen. There’s also Wi-Fi if you’d like to chat with friends and family or upload pictures or videos of your adventures.

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Woodys & Swallows Nest Cottages

Wifi Available

Address: Corner of Pevensey and Sani Road
3.43 km (2.2 mi) from Himeville Museum

Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Family rooms Internet services

4. Ardmore Guest Farm (from USD 44)

Situated in the beautiful Champagne Valley, you will find a green gem. Ardmore Guest Farm is a pet-friendly and farm-style accommodation that offers comfort and convenience. Surrounded by nature, this property is a good place to start your adventure, from golfing to horse riding and even river rafting. You don’t have to go outside to look for leisure activities. The children’s area features a jungle-themed gym and trampoline. Inside, you will find a Community Bead Shop, a museum, and a huge dam good for bass fishing.

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Ardmore Guest Farm

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: D275 Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg
81.92 km (51.0 mi) from Himeville Museum

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

5. Farm-style country cottage (from USD 47)

The location of Splashy Fen Cottage is a great spot to take a break from the world. It is remotely located that gives you a feeling of having the mountain and farm for yourself. It is surrounded by nature, which means plenty of excursions are possible here, from hiking to fishing in the river. It features three adorable bedrooms that can cater up to six guests. It also gives you peace of mind and a sense of solitude while admiring the Drakensburg mountains. You can tag along with your fur buddy too, as pets are welcome here. It is one of the pet-friendly accommodations in Drakensberg with a fenced yard.

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Underberg, South Africa
17.24 km (10.8 mi) from Himeville Museum
155 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 7 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is superbly comfortable and well equipped
a must visit or stay at splashy fen cottage beautiful surroundings and very stylish and comfortable accommodation :)
an excellent relaxing stay at a very comfortable cottage in a beautiful part of the southern drakensberg
fantastic walks and swims and generally relaxed time
incredibly beautiful and a very comfortable cottage with everything you need
the cottage was clean with great quality linen and duvets
robyn was a wonderful host
robyn was a friendly attentive host and we couldn’t have been happier with our stay
robyn was really helpful in giving advice on what to do in the area
robyn is a fantastic and accommodating host
thanks for hosting us i’m sure we will com back
location on the river a bonus
incredible location for a great family holiday in the berg
it really is the perfect berg location
peace and quiet away from the busy city
the location is beautiful we had a great experience
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6. Splendid stay with nature's vibe (from USD 25)

If you want to be close to nature, then staying at this self-catering accommodation is a must. Located in a remote area above Splashy Fen Farm, this accommodation allows a pet-friendly camping experience in Drakensberg like no other. It is highly in demand among festival-goers. The cabin has beds with clean sheets and pillows. There’s nothing fancy here, but guaranteed is a unique experience, from stargazing to listening to the sound of nature, plus campfire. Well-behaved pets are allowed, as the property has wild animals and livestock.

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Underberg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
17.25 km (10.8 mi) from Himeville Museum
23 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 12 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
robyn is a great host with fast communication
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7. Comfortable cottage in a prime location (from USD 44)

Comfortable, fantastic views, spacious - that’s what you get when you stay at Pin Oak Cottage. This rental also puts you in a prime location as the town and other leisure establishments are just two minutes away. The cottage features two adorable bedrooms that can cater to up to four guests, and of course, your loving pets. It offers modern convenience like a kitchen and indoor fireplace. But the real draw of this accommodation is the friendly host that will assist you throughout.

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Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
5.86 km (3.7 mi) from Himeville Museum
24 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
lovely big living spaces in a beautiful area best host ever
the house is amazing and bernadette and wonderful great hosts
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8. Homey and lovely space in a nice location (from USD 49)

Another gem for you and your fur babies is Pennygum Country Cottages, which is nestled in the most superb area of Underberg. The whole place is a good spot to start your photo op, as the accommodation features a wonderful apple orchard in a breathtaking setting. The highlight of this accommodation is the full view of the Southern Drakensberg Mountain Range, which gives a peaceful and natural vibe. Some amenities include a fully equipped kitchen and a lovely veranda - a good spot to relax.

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Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
5.58 km (3.5 mi) from Himeville Museum
7 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

9. Sel-catering abode amid all the action (from USD 66)

This wonderful farm cottage that allows pets is your home away from home. If you want to be in the center of the action, from bird watching to bike riding and fishing, this is a good choice to stay. Nothing much fancy about the rental, which gives you a feeling of a typical home. But the whole place is relaxing and homey, and everything was taken care of by your courteous host. It offers plenty of friendly amenities, from a well-equipped kitchen to an indoor fireplace and even a coffee maker.

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uMgungundlovu District Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
45.46 km (28.3 mi) from Himeville Museum
24 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 6 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
hosts were helpful and responded to queries
amazing location with wonderful hosts
perfect if you are looking for a quiet weekend away with your dogs
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10. Fantastic stay offering real Lesotho experience

If you truly want a real Lesotho experience, then, this accommodation is what you are looking for. Offering panoramic views with mountain terrains, this fantastic rental is nestled above the sea level, which means excursions are unlimited, from hiking to fishing. The good part? The Afriski-Ski Resort, which is one of the top dog-friendly resorts in Drakensberg, is easily accessible from here. The accommodation is simple and comfortable with enough amenities like kitchen essentials. Of course, you can tag along with your fur buddy.

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Mokhotlong, Lesotho
57.14 km (35.6 mi) from Himeville Museum
3 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire chalet 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
beautiful location and highly recommended
it was a perfect place to stay to get a feel for rural lesotho
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11. Charming accommodation with magnificent views

Presenting the “stone-clad thatched cottage” that gives you a unique feel. Situated on Blackbrook Farm and just 8 km (4.97 mi) from Underberg, this cute country cottage features all the necessities, from a fully equipped kitchen to a television. Outside, there is plenty of green and shades that are good for relaxation, plus a superb enclosed garden that allows children and pets to play and roam around. The amazing view of the mountains and farmland give some photo op.

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Underberg, South Africa
8.82 km (5.5 mi) from Himeville Museum
15 reviews   Superhost
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

12. Acorn Cottages (from USD 82)

Acorn Cottages is one of the nicest pet-friendly accommodations in Champagne Valley. Pets are welcome at no extra cost. All rooms come with all your needs to have a comfortable stay, from a kitchen to a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and more. The sumptuous English or Irish breakfast is a real treat here. If you want to relax, a relaxing garden and a marvelous swimming pool are at your disposal. It also encourages to venture out, as plenty of activities like hiking are just around the corner.

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Acorn Cottages

Address: Kwazulu Natal, Winterton, 3340
89.27 km (55.5 mi) from Himeville Museum

WiFi Available Invoice provided Pets allowed Daily housekeeping Packed lunches Non-smoking rooms Internet services Free parking

Amazing adventure in Lesotho with your best bud

Drakensberg’s roaring atmosphere and environment make an exciting and suitable place to start your once-in-a-lifetime adventure with your fur babies. Book now!

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