Top 10 best dog-friendly hotels in Ireland

Looking to explore all that the Emerald Isle has to offer with your furry friend? Here are the ten best dog-friendly hotels in Ireland.

Here are the ten best dog-friendly hotels in Ireland.

Ireland is a great place to explore with your waggy friends, as there are countless dog-friendly hotels in Ireland. From family-friendly resorts to boutique hotels, there are options for all pawfect families.

Dog-friendly hotels often offer more than just a place where dogs can relax and unwind; usually, some doggie treats are included. There are so many benefits to travelling with your dog and with pet-friendly hotels dotted right across Ireland, the options are endless.

Here are the ten best dog-friendly hotels in Ireland.

10. Glasson Lakehouse, Co. Westmeath – set on pristine grounds

Glasson Lakehouse is one of the best dog-friendly hotels in Ireland.
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Discover the beauty of County Westmeath with a trip to Glasson Lakehouse. This four-star hotel is the perfect place for dogs who love to explore and go on long walks.

For just €20 a night, your dog will have access to the lobby and extensive grounds whilst having an abundance of space in their pet-friendly rooms.

Price: From £208 per night

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Address: Lakehouse, Killinure, Glasson, Co. Westmeath, N37 HX45

9. Center Parcs, Co. Longford – dedicated dog-friendly lodges

The lodges at Center Parcs offer over 400 acres of woodland waiting to be explored by you and your dog.
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The lodges at Center Parcs offer over 400 acres of woodland waiting to be explored by you and your dog. They offer a designated doggy exercise area where you can let you can let your dog roam freely.

Whilst expensive, at €69 per night, your dog is bound to have a fantastic time by your side.

Price: From €283 per night

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Address: Newcastle Road, Newcastle, Ballymahon, Co. Longford

8. Rathmullan House, Co. Donegal – tasty kitchen scraps

Rathmullan House  is one of the best dog-friendly hotels in Ireland.
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If your dog enjoys the luxurious lifestyle, then a stay at Rathmullan House is perfect for you. Their pet-friendly accommodation has a private entrance and a dedicated sleeping area.

This country house hotel is ideal for your furry companion, located just a stone’s throw away from a 3 km (2 mile) sandy beach.

Price: From £83 per night

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Address: Rathmullan Terrace, Kinnegar, Rathmullan, Co. Donegal, F92 YA0F

7. Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel & Lodges, Co. Fermanagh – for a lakeshore experience

Only the most well-behaved dogs are welcome at this lakeside retreat.
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Only the most well-behaved dogs are welcome at this lakeside retreat. Situated right on the shore of the lake, this is ideal if you love a bit of wild swimming.

A security deposit is required, and your dog must be kept on a lead at all times.

Price: From £130 per night

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Address: Dublin Rd, Killyhevlin, Enniskillen BT74 6RW, United Kingdom

6. The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens, Co. Kerry – a luxurious pet-friendly escape

The Dunloe Hotel and Gardens  is one of the best dog-friendly hotels in Ireland.
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This pet-friendly hotel is one of the best dog-friendly hotels in Ireland, and rightly so.

Pooches can enjoy luxurious kennels or pet-friendly hotel rooms. Although this is a five-star hotel, the cost per dog per night is just €20, including a welcome pack full of goodies!

Price: From £280 per night

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Address: Dunloe Lower, Beaufort, Co. Kerry, V93 E029

5. Cliff House Hotel, Co Waterford – a hidden gem

Overlooking Ardmore Bay, this hotel welcomes dogs with open arms.
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Overlooking Ardmore Bay, this hotel welcomes dogs with open arms. Dogs are welcome to relax on the Terrace while the family enjoy a delicious meal after a busy day spent on the beach.

Pooch perks include a floor mat, pet bed, fluffy towel, and pet treats.

Price: From £266 per night

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Address: Middle Road, Dysert, Ardmore, Co. Waterford, P36 DK38

4. Dylan Hotel, Co. Dublin – perfect for exploring the capital

Dylan  is one of the best dog-friendly hotels in Ireland.
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This five-star boutique hotel is one of the most exclusive hangouts for furry friends in Ireland. Your dog will be treated like royalty, offered fluffy beds, water bowls and plenty of treats.

However, like all things royalty, these services come with a hefty cost of €100 per dog per night!

Price: From £189 per night

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Address: Eastmoreland Pl, Dublin

3. Bellinter House, Co. Meath – waggy tails guaranteed

This hotel understands that dogs are more than just a pet, but are part of the family.
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Located on the banks of the River Boyne, this hotel understands that dogs are more than just a pet, but are part of the family. Dogs are welcome to stay in the Stable rooms, which offer an abundance of space and open out onto a courtyard.

Dogs are also welcome to enjoy all of the outdoor areas, including the outdoor dining area.

Price: From £133 per night

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Address: Bellinter House, Ballinter, Navan, Co. Meath, C15 F2XA

2. Ashford Castle, Co. Galway – the VIP treatment

Ashford Castle  is one of the best dog-friendly hotels in Ireland.
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Dogs are treated like VIPs (Very Important Pets) at the beautiful Ashford Castle. Before arrival, guests will be asked to fill out a pet preference form where the dogs stay will be tailored to their needs.

Dog sitting and walking services are available upon request, and there are plenty of treats and toys available as well.

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Address: Ashford Castle Dr, Leaf Island, Cong, Co. Galway

1. Castlemartyr Resort, Co. Cork – the best dog-friendly hotel in Ireland

Castlemartyr Resort has been awarded the Gold Medal for being the best pet-friendly hotel in Ireland.
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Castlemartyr Resort has been awarded the Gold Medal for being the best pet-friendly hotel in Ireland. Offering pet-friendly rooms, suites and self-catering options, this five-star hotel offers luxurious options for you and your pet.

A pet concierge is available to offer insights into all the local dog walkers, sitters, groomers and walks, ensuring your every need is catered to.

Price: From £191 per night

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Address: Castlemartyr Resort, Grange, Castlemartyr, Co. Cork, P25 X300

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