Best Pet-Friendly Cabins In Victoria, Canada - Updated 2023


The capital of British Columbia, Victoria, is located on Vancouver Island in Canada. This city is known for its British colonial history, so visitors can admire plenty of Victorian architecture here. This includes the beautiful Craigdarroch Castle, where visitors can take a tour of the historic mansion. The British Columbia Parliament buildings are another worthwhile tour. Learn about the history of Victoria at the museums, including the Royal B.C Museum, which offers exhibits relating to natural history. Shopping is another enjoyable activity here, with a wide range of stores and markets to choose from. There are also many beautiful green spaces throughout the city, such as the lovely Butchart Gardens, with its water features and statues, and Beacon Hill Park, with its ponds and pretty gardens. When traveling with your beloved pet, opt to stay in one of the best pet-friendly cabins in Victoria, Canada, listed below.

1. The Treehouse on Bear Mountain

The Treehouse is a beautiful, double-story cottage set near an Arbutus grove. A short walk will take you to Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa, and the best attractions in Victoria are a short drive away. Sleeping three guests, the circular loft comprises the top floor of the property, with a private entrance and a deck offering panoramic views of the area. The open-plan space features a 40” HD TV with cable channels and Netflix, and a high-speed internet connection. A modern kitchen features all the necessary appliances for daily cooking. There is a king-size bed with a private bathroom. Dogs weighing less than 30 lbs (13.3 kg) are welcome at a fee of $15 per night. Free parking is available on the property.

The Treehouse on Bear Mountain
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
25 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great bathroom and kitchen with ample cooking supplies
clean spacious and tasteful living space
super helpful host for tourist ideas
we had a nice quiet stay and our hosts were available to answer any questions and requests
amazing both the suite and the host
from the beginning the hosts were quick to respond and always friendly
couldn't recommend it more they were amazing hosts
this is a great place to stay and a great location for visiting the area
the treehouse is a gem of a location and an amazing place to stay
kimberly was so welcoming and close by if we needed anything
beautiful setting with a forest right in the back and very quiet at night
if you are looking for a quiet comfortable and relaxing atmosphere the treehouse is the place
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2. Water Lily Cottage - family cottage at Glen Lake

Water Lily Lane Cottage is nestled on the western shore of Vancouver Island in Victoria. The property is steps away from Glen Lake and provides activities such as horseback riding and hiking. The cottage is family and pet-friendly, with a yard and play areas, including a paddling pool and a swing. The living area features a TV with cable channels, and free Wi-Fi is available all throughout. The kitchen comes equipped with everything necessary for daily cooking. The property comfortably sleeps six guests in three bedrooms, two of which feature king-size beds. The third room is equipped with two single beds, but there are two other spares in the living area. One full bathroom is complete with a shower stall and hot tub, and there are two more half-bathrooms in the cottage.

Water Lily Cottage - Sleeps 6 adults plus 2 spare
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
37 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 6 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great wifi and cable included
all the amenities were provided and bed was very comfortable
we appreciated all the beds fully stocked kitchen and big bath
house was clean and very cozy
the house was clean cozy and decorated with some of her fantastic art work
plenty of room for our group comfortable beds clean and so welcoming
the house was clean and brightly lighted with many nice lamps
isabella was a lovely host
isabella was an amazing host
isabella is a charming host
isabella is a great host
she is a warm and gracious host and very accommodating
lovely neighbourhood close enough to downtown victoria and very convenient to other locations (eg
lovely place it is an easy drive to downtown and/or other areas
isabella's place was perfect for what we needed
the place was great and the lake was a quick walk from the house
the neighborhood was quiet and peaceful
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3. Cozy, pet-friendly cabin with hot tub (from USD 164)

Serenity Cabin is located in the Metchosin municipality of Victoria and can accommodate two guests. The property is surrounded by forests, and it is close to a number of sandy beaches, hiking trails, and the attractive Matheson Lake Park. Trout fishing, swimming, hiking, biking, and kayaking are available close by, while dining can be enjoyed at MyChosen Cafe, MyChosen Pizza, and Glen Rosa Farm Restaurant, all of which are minutes away from the cabin. The interior is open-plan, featuring a living area with a TV, streaming options for movies, and a king-size bed. Wi-Fi is available, although cell access is not always good. A patio area features a hot tub and an outdoor shower, as well as a barbeque and a fire pit. Guests have access to a well-equipped kitchen and a full bathroom. Pets are welcome at an additional fee of $30 per pet, provided that they are kept on a leash while outside and not freely wandering about the property.

Cozy Cabin Getaway. Fireplace, king bed, hot tub, Pet OK.
55 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Very peaceful Bed was comfortable
the $50 cleaning fee and the $30 pet fee in addition to the room rate
We went into the bigger shopping towns as well like Langford and Victoria for better shopping and
A few smaller lamps would have been nice
The fan in the bathroom comes on automatically with the light which we thought quite annoying
We absolutely loved honeymooning here Could not have been more happier with everything Super cozy
When I explained to the owner she got extremely upset
Spent a lovely thanksgiving weekend in this sweet cabin Enjoyed the hot tub on a chilly night under the full moon Close to the lake and hiking trails Indoor and outdoor fireplace with all the wo...
some fun touring times Have fun
relaxing and romantic Amanda has the home set up so lovely and is very helpful
There was no cell phone service the land line did not work
A great place to stay Centrally locacted short walk to lake
We walked around the beautiful Matheson Lake (looks like good swimming)
We loved it but thought the price a bit steep in particular
we are feeling rejuvenated from time nestled in the trees surrounded by nature including the stars as we sat in the hot tub Thank you for everything
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Nearby pet-friendly cabins

4. Waterfront cabin in Brentwood Bay (from USD 254)

This nautical-themed cottage is located in Brentwood Bay, just a 20-minute drive from central Victoria, a 10-minute stroll to Pacifica Paddle Sports, and a 5-minute drive to Butchart Gardens. A bus stop outside the cottage is convenient for traveling to the village center. The cottage features two open floor plans, with a living area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a sofa bed on the ground floor. There is an open loft bedroom on the top floor with a king-size bed. This accommodation is ideal for families, as there are three pull-out sofas ideal for children. Pets are also allowed in the cottage.

Waterfront cabin in Brentwood Bay.
Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, Canada
57 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 5 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
2 kitchens and lots and lots of deck space overlooking the beautiful bay
the views were outstanding and we loved the semi-outdoor kitchen
clean welcoming and very unique
the cabin has been renovated so it is sparkling clean
quick access to downtown victoria ample parking laundry on site and pet friendly
gail was helpful and responsive
gail was helpful and efficient and always replied quickly to our enquiries
gail was easy to communicate with and very responsive
gail communicated everything clearly and was so friendly
wonderful location near the butchart gardens
the location on beautiful brentwood bay was simply amazing
it’s an ideal location for exploring butchart gardens and there are some nice breakfast places nearby
wonderful place wonderful location beautifully decorated and exceeded expectations
there are lots of great restaurants within walking distance and little grocery store right up the street
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5. Lovely cabin on Shawnigan Lake (from USD 213)

This lakefront cabin is newly renovated and is ideal for individuals or families. The property is a six-minute drive from Shawnigan Lake School. The living area features a TV and fireplace, and free Wi-Fi is available to guests. A well-equipped kitchen has everything necessary for daily cooking. This accommodation offers three spacious bedrooms and one bathroom. The master bedroom features a super king-size bed, while the second bedroom has a regular king-size bed, and the third is equipped with bunk beds. Pets are welcome in the cabin, so you can bring your four-legged friend along.

Shawnigan Lake Front Cabin
Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
34 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
the cabin was clean and quiet and had a kitchen with everything you could need
great lawn dock and right on the water andrew was great with communication and was very helpful
great little place right on the lake
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6. Beautiful country cottage on Shawnigan Lake (from USD 200)

This attractive cabin is located on the shoreline of Shawnigan Lake, in a pretty valley on Vancouver Island, around 28 mi (45 km) from the city of Victoria. The property is a 5-minute drive to the village center, with its many shops and restaurants. This location is ideal for fishing and other water activities. Families and small, well-behaved pets are welcome. Guests can relax on the deck overlooking the lake and there is a grassy area on the property. No TV or Wi-Fi access is available, making this cabin the ideal place to switch off and relax. The kitchen is fully equipped. One bedroom features a king-size bed, the second has a double bed, and the third has bunk beds. There are two bathrooms in this accommodation.

Shawnigan Lake Country Jewel
Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
15 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable and there was plenty of outdoor seating and the dock was beautiful
the cabin itself was very clean
the host was very thoughtful and quick to respond
bev was responsive and easy to deal with
we were very comfortable and the location was excellent
the location is great check in was easy bev was very communicative
bev’s place is right on shawnigan lake with fantastic sunsets and lake swimming right off the dock
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7. Off the grid riverside lodge (from USD 218)

Go off the grid in this rustic, riverside cabin, located in a secluded area, but close to the surrounding towns and shops. Guests can enjoy hiking, and families can have fun in the playground and basketball court. Pets are welcome here and the property offers a fenced area. The private acreage is surrounded by wildlife and a beautiful forest. Limited cell connection is available, but the cabin does offer a satellite landline, Shaw Direct, and free Wi-Fi. This accommodation can sleep eight in three bedrooms. The master bedroom features a king-size bed, the second room has a sofa bed, and the third offers bunk beds. The living area also has a sofa bed, and there are two bathrooms and a half-bath available.

At Last Resort Pets ok. Family/Toddler friendly.
Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
15 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 7 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is fully equipped with lots of good things
everything was very clean wonderfully decorated
the host is really nice and taking care for everything you’ll need
this place is amazing for a gate away with kids
wonderful hosts quiet location easy to get too
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8. Little Arbutus - a loft cabin in the forest (from USD 117)

This attractive, two-bedroom loft cabin sits in a quiet, forested spot and is located just minutes away from the Juan de Fuca trail and China Beach. The property features wood finishes, and all woodwork and windows are recycled from city buildings in Victoria. The kitchen is well-equipped and comes with a wood stove. A TV with a DVD player is provided, along with a variety of movies and books. Bedrooms are appointed with a queen-size and double bed but children can also be accommodated on a child-size mattress or a Pack ‘n Play crib. Free Wi-Fi is offered, and well-behaved dogs are welcome.

Little Arbutus Loft
Jordan River, British Columbia, Canada
252 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed having coffee on the sunny back deck and slept well in the beds
dont count on wifi it was nice to be disconnected for a change
the house is a perfect getaway space with a kitchen full of cooking tools
the beds were comfortable and the wood stove was a highlight with my husband
the best part of cabin was the wood burning fireplace to make the space even more cozy
the cabin was clean and very inviting
the cabin was lovely very clean and well stocked
very nice clean quiet and charming place
beautiful cozy and incredibly clean cottage
the cabin was spotlessly clean and both beds were comfy
thank you for being great hosts for the perfect getaway
the hosts are quick to respond and considerate
the hosts were very accommodating and great to communicate with
the hosts are very attentive and easy to communicate with
neil and shandell are great hosts
easy location for exploring
excellent location for a weekend stay
great location close to amazing beaches
close to the beautiful coast
good location for access to trailheads
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Enjoy the simple life in and around Victoria with your pet

Enjoy exploring all the attractions in Victoria and Vancouver Island, from the many museums to various shops and restaurants. Just be sure to take your whole family, including your beloved dog, and stay in comfort and convenience in one of the best pet-friendly cabins in and around Victoria, British Columbia.

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