10 Best Pet-Friendly Hotels In Ireland - Updated 2021

pet friendly hotels in ireland

Seemingly from another realm and time, Ireland sits as a small island with stunning landscapes and friendly people that provide visitors with a warm welcome. Rolling green hills and breathtakingly eerie forests form the picturesque land that many long to run to. Dramatic nature spots like the Mourne mountains or Galway village create a feeling of romanticism that is only felt in the most amorous love-story. The Inishmore, home to the famous seven churches ruin is an iconic spot for tourists to experience the rich history of Ireland. Literature and music long to be explored as the abundance of culture and folklore from years past make intriguing stories for friends and family. Chin up as you can travel with your furry buddy and do not have to leave them behind. Explore this list of pet-friendly hotels in Ireland to find the ultimate stay for your next vacation.

1. Hilton Dublin (from USD 175)

Located a kilometre (0.6 miles) from The Little Museum of Dublin, Hilton Dublin is just a walk away from the most visited landmarks in the city. With a multi-lingual staff, the hotel offers quality service to guests from all over the world. Enjoy 24-hour room service along with the views which overlook the Grand Canal. The onsite Bistro offers breakfast and other light options for guests who need a bite before they explore the area. With pets allowed (at an additional charge), you can hit up the gym with your favourite sidekick, or relax on the terrace as you both soak up the sun.

Hilton Dublin

Address: Charlemont Place

Safety deposit box Parking Family rooms Laundry Cashless payment available On-site parking Designated smoking area Express check-in/check-out

2. Castlemartyr Resort Hotel (from USD 259)

Receive royal treatment at Castlemartyr Resort, an 800-year-old castle that screams opulence. Set on a sprawling 220-acre (89 hectares) estate, the resort boasts gorgeously manicured gardens with sun terrace, stunning views of the mountains and a treatment spa with an indoor pool. All rooms have access to free internet, flat-screen TVs, private baths and cater to pets. Delicious meals of salmon and soda bread are served as afternoon tea for all guests. Pets are allowed, but its best to call ahead and reserve as it comes with an additional charge.

Castlemartyr Resort Hotel

Address: Main Street

Fishing Ironing service Massage Room service Airport shuttle On-site parking Terrace Indoor play area

3. Killarney Dromhall Hotel (from USD 126)

Situated next to the Lough Lake, Killarney Dromhall Hotel holds a level of tranquillity that guests will feel as soon as they enter its gates. The cosy rooms are brightly lit and offer a sweet serenity for you and your special company. Pets are allowed with an extra charge at Killarney Dromhall Hotel, so you won’t have to worry about leaving a pet-sitter at home. Lunch and dinner are provided using fresh ingredients sourced locally. A relaxing day can be spent in the Zen Day spa in the sauna or while getting a massage.

Killarney Dromhall Hotel

Address: Muckross Road

Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Cashless payment available Hammam Kid meals 24-hour front desk Canoeing Special diet menus (on request) Pets allowed

4. Eviston House Hotel (from USD 109)

If you want to be surrounded by some of the natural wonders of Ireland, Eviston House Hotel is the place to be, as the Brenan Mountain, Lough Lake, and Luane River are just within reach. Guest rooms provide pleasant views of the countryside and come with amenities such as power showers, whirlpool baths, and free Wi-Fi. A mouth-watering menu includes Irish cuisine inclusive of a breakfast buffet. Carry your pet along as the hotel welcomes them, though it may come with a charge.

Eviston House Hotel

Address: 97 New Street

Breakfast in the room Non-smoking throughout All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Bike tours Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Physical distancing in dining areas

5. Lough Eske Castle (from USD 383)

Lough Eske Castle features stunning mountainside views and beautiful gardens all set to make you feel like you’re in a midsummer night’s dream. This five-star hotel caters to the needs of guests with rooms that are designed with sophistication and elegance. Even your pet can sleep in style with their own personalized pet bed, though you pay a little extra. Get some downtime at the spa that offers facial treatments and beauty services. Enjoy the indoor swimming pool and hot tub duo that makes for further relaxation time after your spa treatment. The onsite Cedars Restaurant offers seafood dishes and traditional Irish meals.

Lough Eske Castle

Address: Lough Eske Castle Road

WiFi Available Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Fire extinguishers Massage Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Luggage storage Restaurant Themed dinner nights

6. Peacockes Hotel (from USD 98)

One of the more budget-friendly options on this list is the Peacockes Hotel in Dublin, Ireland. You can get amazing views of the Maumturk Mountains from your room or through their signature viewing tower upstairs. A terrace also offers views of the beautiful Lough Shindilla Lake and is the perfect place to take your pet for a little sun. Taking your pet is an extra cost so keep that in mind for your visit. Rooms offer comfortable resting areas, free WiFi and even breakfast in bed. When you’re ready to explore the area, hiking and fishing can be done nearby.

Peacockes Hotel

Address: Recess

Smoke alarms Designated smoking area Meeting/banquet facilities Facilities for disabled guests Non-smoking throughout 24-hour security Free WiFi ATM/cash machine on site

7. Ocean Sands Hotel (from USD 84)

Located on one of Ireland’s stunning beaches, Ocean Sands Hotel offers spectacular views of the natural landmarks in the area. Designed with modern features, guest rooms have daily housekeeping, internet access and are pet-friendly, however, be prepared to pay an additional charge for your pet. We doubt you’ll be spending much time in your room as the quaint sea-side town of Enniscrone has lots to do. For those who love golf, the Golf Course Enniscrone is just a walk away and the town has a number of cafes and shops to explore.

Ocean Sands Hotel

Address: Main Street

Face masks for guests available Horse riding Evening entertainment Access to health care professionals Private check-in/check-out Beachfront Kid meals Physical distancing in dining areas

8. The Fairview Boutique Hotel (from USD 149)

The Fairview is a four-star delight surrounded by the natural beauty of Dublin, Ireland. The guest rooms are simple and comfy, ideal for adults, children, and pets. Pet’s cost extra, so bring along more funds for your booking. The food here is scrumptious and you’ll experience some of Ireland’s traditional meals through fine-dining at Fifth Season Restaurant on-site. Children’s meals are also on the menu at an additional charge. One of the scenic spots to visit is Moll’s Gap which is located 17 kilometres (10 miles) away.

The Fairview Boutique Hotel

Address: College Street

Newspapers Physical distancing rules followed 24-hour security Allergy-free room Contactless check-in/check-out Air conditioning Parking Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

9. O'Donovan's Hotel (from USD 83)

Located 3.5 kilometres (2.1 miles) from the Lisellen Estates, O'Donovan’s Hotel is a charming feature on the cobbled streets of Clonakilty. Family-run for 200 years, this is a place for comfort and ease. Free internet access and TVs are provided in all guest rooms and pets are allowed to stay in at an additional cost. An ideal location in town, O'Donovan’s Hotel has nearby cafes, markets, and golf course.

O'Donovan's Hotel

Address: Pearse Street

CCTV outside property Restaurant Room service WiFi Available Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays WiFi available in all areas Non-smoking rooms Process in place to check health of guests

10. Sneem Hotel (from USD 152)

Nestles by the sea, Sneem Hotel offers a relaxing beachside experience. Pets are totally free of charge at this pet-friendly stay. The cosy air-conditioned bedrooms come with TVs and tea-making machines along with WiFi if you need to catch up on some work. Spend your morning enjoying the views of the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks Mountains on the sun terrace, or head down to the sauna for a spa treatment. Enjoy scenic views of the country as you take a short drive to the nearby hot spots. Our pick is Gleninchaquin Park, 16.9 kilometres (10.5 miles) away.

Sneem Hotel

Address: Goldens Cove

Family rooms Non-smoking rooms Dry cleaning Sauna Gift shop CCTV in common areas Designated smoking area Internet services

Experience the scenic wonder of Ireland

Breathtaking, stunning and ethereal all in one, Ireland is a true spectacle. Whether vacationing or travelling for business, you’ll be amazed by all the wonders Ireland possesses. Since you’re in the country, why not try one of these pet-friendly hotels in Dublin, Ireland? Your best furry friend will thank you for it.

Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our privacy policy for more information on how we use your data

Meika used to be a Life Skills Trainer before she started writing full-time. Loving to read, her face is mostly buried in books. She enjoys traveling and learning about new cultures, and when...Read more

 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Ireland
Good things are meant to be shared!