Dog and Family-Friendly Hotels Co. Cork

Are you planning a family-friendly staycation in County Cork this summer? That doesn’t mean you need to leave your four-legged family members behind! Here are some of the best dog-friendly Glampsites, Self-Catering Hotels, B&Bs, and Guest-rooms in Co. Cork that will not only greet you and your best friend with a warm welcome, but they will also make sure you have a great stay and an unforgettable holiday.

Dog-Friendly Glamping in Co. Cork


Chléire Haven in Skibbereen

Glamping on Cape Clear Island is a unique experience, and the perfect excuse to grab your furry friends and enjoy the fresh Irish air. Located on Cape Clear Island (only 8 miles off from the mainland), Chleire Haven not only welcomes dogs but is one of the best places to stay for all of your camping adventures. Choose from a luxury pet-friendly yurt, stylish Bell Tents or bring your own tent and make this camping trip one for the books. Don't forget to pack your four-legged friend's water bowl, dog food, dog bed and blanket, tennis balls, and favorite toys, as there is plenty of space to play and enjoy this hidden gem together.

  • Dog Limit - No limit
  • Size Restrictions - None, all sized dogs welcome
  • Breed Restrictions - None, all dogs welcome
  • Lead - Must be kept on a lead on all public walks, but can go without within the campsite
  • Suggested Activities - Enjoy walking the acres of beautiful countryside and breathtaking scenery
  • Dog-Friendly Accommodation - Yurts, Bell Tents, and Personal tents
  • Additional Fee - None, dogs stay free!
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Ballyvolane House in Castlelyons

Glamping at Ballyvolane is the perfect place for pet owners to experience the magic of nature. Their pet-friendly bell tents can accommodate anywhere from 2 to 4 guests per tent, and the Glamping Ark can also sleep 2 people. Guests will have full access to a large communal kitchen and the dining room is a beautiful terrace for you to enjoy your meals in the fresh air. Their comfy beds are made from recycled jeans and organic lamb’s wool and are covered with washable cotton ticking. This glamping holiday is only available in the summer months from May - September. These luxury rentals are the perfect way for the entire family to spend quality time together, whether it is enjoying a nearby forestry walk with your furry friend, or hopping into the car for a drive to the beach. Book now for an unforgettable stay with your beloved pet and be sure to pack your four-legged friend's water bowl, dog food, dog bed, and blanket.

Apart from the glampsite, Ballyvolane House also is a boutique hotel that has 6 hotel rooms and is also pet-friendly!

  • Dog Limit - 1 dog per room
  • Lead - Must be kept on a lead in all public areas
  • Size Restrictions - None, all sized dogs welcome
  • Breed Restrictions - None, all dogs welcome
  • Suggested Activities - There are a number of forestry walks nearby, the nearest beaches are 40 minutes drive; Ballycotton, Garryvoe, Ardmore, and Youghal. Kinsale is a great day trip and only 50 minutes drive
  • Dog-Friendly Rooms - All room types are dog-friendly, this includes rooms in the house
  • Additional Fee - None, dogs stay free!
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Pet-Friendly Self-Catering Accommodations in Co. Cork

 
Garryvoe Beach Homes in Garryvoe

Garryvoe Beach Homes are a brand new contemporary and modern self-catering accommodations and are an ideal starting or finishing point for your road trip across The Wild Atlantic Way. Enjoy direct access to your own beautiful gardens and sea views of Garryvoe Beach. All of the self-catering holiday apartments offer free wifi, free parking, towels, a hairdryer, an extensively equipped kitchen, and more! It is the perfect family holiday destination in East Cork.

  • Dog Limit - 2 dogs per room
  • Size Restrictions - None, all sized dogs welcome
  • Breed Restrictions - None, all dogs welcome
  • Lead - Must be kept on a lead in all public areas
  • Suggested Activities - Only a two-minute walk to the Blue Flag dog-friendly beach of Garryvoe
  • Extra Charge - €30 per stay
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Dog-Friendly B&B in Co. Cork


Friar's Lodge in Kinsale 

A four-star guesthouse located in the heart of the seaside town of Kinsale offers luxury accommodations perfect for the whole family. All pet-friendly rooms are spacious and come with free wi-fi. The town of Kinsale is known as the gourmet capital and is steeped in history, culture, and spectacular views. 

  • Dog Limit - 2 dogs per room
  • Size Restrictions - None, all sized dogs welcome
  • Breed Restrictions - None, all dogs welcome
  • Lead - Must be kept on a lead in all public areas
  • Suggested Activities - Take a walk across the River Brandon and enjoy a stroll around James Fort.
  • Additional Fee - None, all dogs stay FREE!
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A dog-friendly self-catering holiday home that is available to rent all year round on the very beautiful Beara Peninsula in West Cork. The farmhouse has recently been renovated with stunning sea and mountain views, this holiday home has 3 en-suite bedrooms including a primary bedroom with sunroom. There is a large modern well-equipped kitchen/dining room with oak units and a utility room for laundry, storage, etc. The open-plan living area has a large stone fireplace with a wood-burning stove for cozy evenings with your pup.

  • Dog Limit - No set limit, it is a case by case basis
  • Size Restrictions - None, all sized dogs welcome
  • Breed Restrictions - None, all dogs welcome
  • Suggested Activities - Take your pup for a morning walk on the nearby sandy beaches.
  • Additional Fee - None, all dogs stay FREE!
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Dog-Friendly Guestrooms in Co. Cork


Nine Market in Kinsale

Located above a cafe, Nine Market has 4 pet-friendly rooms that are perfect for anyone looking to explore the seaside town of Kinsale with their pup at no additional cost! Located in the city center, these guest rooms are the ideal location for really getting to know the village, and exploring a little bit of The Wild Atlantic Way with our best travel buddy. The restaurant downstairs is also dog-friendly, and they will allow your pet inside, so make sure you pop in for something to eat and a doggie treat before exploring this picture-perfect Irish harbor town.

  • Pet Amenities - Water bowls provided
  • Dog Limit - 2 dogs per room
  • Size Restrictions - None, all sized dogs welcome
  • Breed Restrictions - None, all dogs welcome
  • Additional Fee - None, dogs stay free!
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If you are looking for a budget and dog-friendly hotel, we also have an article on 2 and 3-star dog-friendly hotels in Cork. 

While you are in Co. Cork, if you are looking for dog-friendly restaurants where you can treat your pup, here is a list of 22 cafés, pubs, and restaurants that will welcome you and your pup with open arms.
 
Remember, it is always best to email or call the hotel when booking a pet-friendly room as many of them only have a limited number of dog-friendly hotel rooms available. Be sure to view each hotel's business page on PawsFriendly.com where you will find all you need to know - whether there is an additional pet fee, whether you can bring multiple dogs, whether you can bring a large dog, etc. Make sure you read their most up-to-date pet policy before booking to find the perfect hotel for you!

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