Top 12 Dog & Pet-Friendly Accommodations In Dullstroom, South Africa - Updated 2023

Ruth Alexis
Ruth Alexis 

Dullstroom, South Africa, is a small but beautiful town in the Mpumalanga Highlands. Cruise through Kruger National Park Safari and admire a wide range of wild animals from the comfort and safety of your jeep. Jump into one of the many lakes in the highlands for a splash under the baking hot sun. Of course, for such a popular tourist destination, you can easily find all sorts of accommodations here including Mpumalanga family resorts and safari lodges. Should you wish to bring your pet with you on holiday to Dullstroom, you might be on the lookout for pet-friendly accommodations. Below are the best dog & pet-friendly accommodations in Dullstroom, South Africa, that you should check out before your next trip there!

1. Quaint country cottage in a peaceful neighborhood (from USD 44)

The Muddlers Minnow, as it’s called, is an accommodation option in Dullstroom that welcomes up to two guests with pets. It’s located in a peaceful and quiet community to make sure your stay is as relaxing as possible. It features nice amenities like a well-equipped kitchen, a TV, an indoor fireplace, and WiFi. It also has a porch with comfy seats and a view of the garden, providing a relaxing spot while your fur babies enjoy frolicking under the warm sun.

Muddlers Minnow
9 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
host was warm and nice place is spacefull and comfortable we had great stay
i will recommend craig’s place
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2. Spacious home rental with a fenced garden (from USD 159)

Planning a family staycation with your pet? Consider this Dullstroom pet-friendly accommodation. It offers more than enough space to accommodate up to eight guests, great for family staycations. Aside from the ample space, your family will surely have a relaxing time here as it’s designed and furnished with everything you need to ensure comfort and convenience including an indoor fireplace, WiFi connectivity, a bathtub, a fully equipped kitchen, and a fenced garden with a fire pit and grilling facilities.

Eden Rain
Dullstroom, Mpumalanga, South Africa
27 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house consists of 4 brilliant big rooms with extremely good quality beds and linen
safe spacious and very clean
his efforts and the well equipped clean home made our stay in dullstroom comfortable and memorable
lovely decor perfectly clean
the host is very responsive
response quick and host very helpful
he was probably the best host i have ever stayed with
awesome place great host lovey appointed rooms and warm
great location and close to town
ideal location to spend time in dullstroom waking distance to everything
beautiful stylish house located very centrally walking distance to restaurants and shops
easy access to the town with everything in walking distance
amazing location very cozy and homely perfect for spending quality time
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3. Peaceful and cosy cottage (from USD 51)

Daisy Cottage is a great Dullstroom accommodation that is pet-friendly. It’s the perfect vacation rental for a laid-back summer vacation in the highlands. The cottage is located just a short distance away from the town center, where you can have access to a wide range of shops and restaurants. Although it does not come with a kitchen, it has its own tea and coffee station and its own bar fridge. The best part about this spacious house is that it is dog and pet-friendly.

Kruger National Stop Over - Daisy Cottage
Dullstroom, Mpumalanga, South Africa
26 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
very spacious and clean
ideal location for a trip to dullstroom
this is a very nice location to spend a day or two
really enjoyed my stay here close to the main road and surrounded by things to do
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4. Bungalow with large patio area (from USD 141)

This spacious bungalow boasts four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and a large patio. On cool days, you can relax out on the patio with a drink and a barbecue. A key feature of this bungalow is that kids ages zero to six stays for free. The kitchen is equipped with amenities such as a refrigerator, gas stove, kettle, frying pan, and microwave oven. Pet owners are allowed to bring their pets along with them to this vacation rental.

van de Poll House, Dullstroom
53 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 8 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful crisp white bedding soft fleece blankets and greatly appreciated electric blankets and wall heaters
clean charming and having 4 beds and 4 en suites is definitely a winner
erna’s place is super clean thoughtfully decorated and big
all was clean and each room had it's own bathroom which was a real bonus
perfect location cosy spotless and beautiful place to stay
really good stay erna is a great host
pet friendly as well
thanks for hosting us erna and for all the quick and clear communications
great location walking distance to the main street
the location is great and the house is beautiful
lovely house very close to all the dullstroom attractions
beautifully situated and had a lovely walk to town in the evening for dinner at the coachman’s
unbelievable house with an incredible location to get the most out of a great little town
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5. Cosy cabin in the middle of the woods (from USD 138)

This homely and pet-friendly timber cabin is situated in a lush forest in Dullstroom. There are many hiking trails, fly fishing lakes, and mountain biking trails located within close distance to this cabin. Outdoor lovers should definitely consider staying at this vacation rental when in Dullstroom. This house comes equipped with one bedroom with a double bed and a futon bed in the study that can accommodate an additional two guests.

Woud Blokhuis
182 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
a true gem very clean comfy and cosy; an amazing getaway
safety and cleanliness is a must when we go away
super clean and a great choice to stay with friends and family
arjen is a gracious host
a location that we would definitely visit again
stunning wooden cabin in the woods walking distance from town
the place is perfect and nicely located just minutes from the main street (dining grocery petrol station etc
fantastic space ideal for a couples getaway in a quiet town
really beautiful place a bit chilly but well situated and great for a weekend away
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6. Bungalow for fly fishing enthusiasts (from USD 140)

This bungalow is located in the middle of Dullstroom. A key feature of this vacation rental is their pet and child-friendly garden, which is fenced and features a wide range of local vegetation and fruit trees. This vacation rental offers off-street parking and CCTV monitoring. Do take note that the hosts require guests to make prior arrangements with them before bringing a pet along.

The Trout and Butterfly
49 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire villa 8 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great fire place with an large open plan kitchen and lounge
clean tidy and welcoming
the place was great very clean house
a large and very clean house with great big bath and comfy beds and quiet but very central location
safe and secure parking is offered and the house is cleaned daily
clean very well situated with everything you need for a wonderful stay in dullstroom
such a lovely friendly space and friendly staff
comfortable house close to town
really lovely house in a great location superb value for money
perfectly situated just off the main street of dullstroom
spacious and immaculate home with a beautiful outside area conveniently located within walking distance to town
very close to a dam which is great for people who like fishing
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7. Spacious and homely vacation rental (from USD 141)

This vacation rental is spacious, pet-friendly, and homely. Nights in Dullstroom can be rather chilly as Dullstroom is located in mountainous areas, so a great feature of this vacation rental is its cozy fireplace. A king-sized bed and futon are provided for use. This vacation rental sleeps up to seven guests and is perfect for bigger families and groups of friends.

Far & wide the best AirBnB experience and home.
Dullstroom, Mpumalanga, South Africa
74 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 6 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful fully equipped comfortable and spacious house two blocks removed from the main street along a dirt road
cleanliness & comfort are faultless
lovely comfortable and clean house
qume is an amazing host
good communications from the host
very helpful hosts with great local recommendations
the owners were ready to help at any time and very quick to answer any messages
the hosts really did think of everything to make the stay as enjoyable as possible
the house is laid out very nicely and is close to the main strip of stores and restaurants
beautiful house in a great location the place is perfect
really great value for money excellent location
beautiful stylish amazing place to stay in the heart of dullstroom will definitely be back
best place to stay in dullstroom
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8. Eco-friendly and spacious house (from USD 188)

A unique feature of this accommodation option is its eco-friendly features. Hot water is made available via gas geysers. To minimize the carbon footprint, the power supply of this property comes from a solar power panel with a backup generator. It sleeps up to 10 people and is pet-friendly, so this property is perfect for larger families or groups of friends who wish to bring a pet along with them on vacation. Right outside the property is a trout dam, where guests can go fishing or relax by the dam.

Glen Aden
44 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire chalet 10 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable quiet and relaxing
everything was clean and well organised
we enjoyed the quite clean fresh surroundings
lovely and clean peaceful in a tranquil setting my boys loved the open space to ride their bicycles
friendly helpful staff and fantastic atmosphere
great place for a breakaway close to jhb/pta
ideal place for a very quiet breakaway
amazing location house well fitted out and super clean
lots of great activities and walks near by
perfect get-away for peace quiet and rejuvenation
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9. Many great pet-friendly accommodation options in Dullstroom

Dullstroom is a small town with a unique charm and breathtaking natural surroundings. Whether you are looking for a vacation rental in the heart of Dullstroom’s town center or a cozy cabin in the middle of the woods, there will be a perfect vacation rental waiting for you in Dullstroom. Better yet, pet owners can bring their pets along with them on vacation and do not have to worry about leaving them behind at home. Be sure to check out the best pet dog-friendly accommodations in Dullstroom, South Africa, before your next trip there!

10. Spacious townhouse with three bedrooms

If you are looking for a private accommodation that is not just pet-friendly but also close to many of the nature trails, horse riding trails, and convenience stores in Dullstroom, this is the accommodation option to choose from. This bungalow is within walking distance of two man-made fly fishing lakes. There is a fireplace, sheltered patio, and a portable barbecue available for use on cooler days. Heaters and electric blankets are also available for especially frosty nights.

Dullstroom Townhouse - Fairstreams 2
Dullstroom, Mpumalanga, South Africa
43 reviews
Entire townhouse 6 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed relaxing on the patio in the afternoons and the beds were super comfortable
sparkling clean and fresh
it’s clean and has numerous personal touches
it was so clean and neat
a quaint well-equipped and outstandingly clean house
clean tidy and has everything you need
the host is excellent
charles was an amazing and flexible host when we had unforeseen circumstances
the accommodation and host is all you could ask for and highly recommend it
charles is an excellent and responsive host who went above and beyond to communicate with us
what a fantastic stay charles was an excellent host quick to respond and very helpful
great location - we will be back
lovely place and well located
we had a lovely stay at charles' place
we loved walking to the dam every morning
bigger than expected in a quiet street near a lovely dam but close to main stream dullstroom attractions
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11. Fabulous accommodation overlooking a lake

This cozy, comfortable, and pet-friendly cottage overlooks a fly fishing lake and the Suikerboschkop mountain. If you are a fly fishing enthusiast looking for quick and convenient access to a fly fishing lake, this is the private accommodation option to book. Amenities within the house include a work-friendly desk, indoor fireplace, and a fully equipped kitchen. Although this house is furnished simply, it is spacious, cozy, and perfect for smaller families and groups of friends with pets.

Dullstroom on the Dam Cottage 6
Dullstroom, Mpumalanga, South Africa
29 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable stay with beautiful views of the dam
beautiful views s (phone number hidden by airbnb) peaceful comfortable and inviting will definitely recommend this place to anyone
friendly staff and host
what a peaceful place thank you for hosting us it was perfect and si quiet
fantastic location for fishermen and folks with pets
i could definitely imagine that in summer a week at this place would be idyllic
great location and wonderful views
lovely place to spend a weekend away beautiful & peaceful surroundings
really cool place and really good fly fishing
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12. Self-catering haven in the heart of Dullstroom

Hornestone Inn is just a stone’s throw away from many key restaurants and shops in the heart of Dullstroom. As it is a self-catering property, know that you will have the freedom to stir up a storm in the kitchen. Bed linen and towels are available for all guests. A wetland is located right outside the private accommodation, so you can enjoy breathtaking views of birds flying over the wetland in the mornings. Pet owners are allowed to bring their pets along with them to this vacation rental.

Hornestone Inn (Self-Catering accommodation)
Dullstroom, Mpumalanga, South Africa
5 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
zenobia was an excellent host we enjoyed our stay and will love to return for a longer stay
lovely place to stay close to everything in dullstroom
beautiful well equipped and spaceous house in tranquil setting close to restaurants
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Modern house with beautiful garden

This modern house has a sprawling garden that boasts stunning orchids in the springtime. An interesting feature of this house is that it overlooks a wetland and the gorgeous Suikerbos mountain. If you would like to reconnect with the wilderness and live amidst nature while being provided with every creature comfort, this is the vacation rental to choose! Cleaning can be arranged for a small fee. This property is dog and pet-friendly.

The Eyrie
Dullstroom, Mpumalanga, South Africa
179 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic place to stay beautiful view and great facilities while you can enjoy dullstroom
really comfortable and homely with lots of space
the beds were particularly comfy we loved our stay here and would definitely recommend it
quiet and peaceful very comfortable and just as described
it is very comfortable and nicely furnitured
clean neat and a great getaway
it was a very clean and secure space
it's clean and safe and quiet great place for friends
clean beautifully decorated with everything you would need for a weekend away
very clean and close to the heart of dullstroom
jane was a fantastic host and replied incredibly quickly check-in was a breeze
spotless with great communications and responses from the host
amazing we had such a special time in this awesome one-of-a-kind home
very interesting and nice place
wonderfully situated with a quick walk into the main street
lovely house perfect location private and spacious
we enjoyed the short walk to town and coming back to have a sunset braai
the eyrie is a beautiful house very close to all the main attractions in dullstroom
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Frequently asked questions about the top pet-friendly accommodations in Dullstroom, South Africa

1. Which pet-friendly accommodations in Dullstroom have WiFi?

If you’re looking for a cozy accommodation that offers free WiFi so you can share your South African adventures on your social media in real time, you may check out this quaint country cottage in a peaceful neighborhood and this spacious home rental with a fenced garden.

2. Which are the best pet-friendly accommodations in Dullstroom with nice views?

Many of the pet-friendly accommodations listed in this article can provide guests with nice views including this modern house with a beautiful garden, this bungalow with a large patio area, and this cosy cabin in the middle of the woods.

Editor's note: The pet-related details and prices mentioned in this article are true at the time of writing. For updated information, please check with the accommodation's host before booking.

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

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