Pet Friendly Accommodation In Geelong You & Your Pooch Will Love!

Heading to Geelong and want to bring your four-legged friend along? Then you’ll need to find the best pet friendly accommodation in Geelong so you both can have a great time.

The trouble is it can be tricky finding high quality accommodation when you have an animal in tow.

No need to worry though, this guide is here to help you find the perfect Geelong accommodation that’s also pet friendly.

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Man's feet with sleeping dog at the best pet friendly accommodation in Geelong.

As well as describing 10 of our recommendations for places to stay in Geelong in detail, we’ve also selected a top pick overall.

Under each listing you’ll also find who or what each option is best for, plus the pros and cons of staying at each.

Whether you’re seeking pet friendly caravan parks in Geelong or are searching for something a little more upmarket, this guide will steer you in the right direction.

If you like the sound of a cool suburban home with a hot tub, a city centre aparthotel with a cafe and ocean views or a great value cabin at a holiday with a pool, read on to find the best dog friendly accommodation Geelong has to offer!

Pet Friendly Accommodation In Geelong Comparison Chart

R Hotel
Modern aprthotel 2 minutes from the Skywheel with a cafe and 24 hr reception. TOP CHOICE! $$CLICK HERE!
Geelong Surfcoast Hwy
Holiday Park
Holiday Park with pet friendly cabins, a pool, kids play park, and a BBQ area. Great for families.$CLICK HERE!
Sabina On
Little Myers
3 BR heritage house 500 metres from the waterfront with a beautiful garden. Includes breakfast.$$$CLICK HERE!
A Travel Sustainable property with a variety of rooms and suites for couples, families and groups.$$CLICK HERE!
Percy Escape2 BR pet friendly accommodation in Newtown close to a reserve, shops, and cafes.$$$CLICK HERE!
Moolap RetreatOne bedroom holiday home with a garden and patio. Borders Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula.$$$CLICK HERE!
Holiday Home
Spacious 7 BR house with 2 bathrooms, a patio, and a huge lawn for the kids and dog to run around on.$$$CLICK HERE!
Belmont Getaway
Modern suburban home with 3 bedrooms, air conditioning, a kitchen, and hot tub.$$$CLICK HERE!
Bell Post Hill
Homely Getaway
Light and airy pet friendly 3 BR home in the suburbs with a large garden$$$$CLICK HERE!
Scenic SerenityImmaculate 4 BR home able to sleep 12 people with a garden, deck, and hot tub.$$$$CLICK HERE!

OUR TOP PICK – R Hotel Geelong

R Hotel Pet Friendly Accommodation in Geelong.

First, why not take a look at our top choice? R Hotel wins our vote, as it’s centrally located in a heritage building just 5 minutes from Eastern Beach.

The clean, sleek, and contemporary rooms and apartments here come with great amenities, including an onsite cafe and a 24 hour front desk.

You can find out more about the property just below, or click here to book the R Hotel right now.

1) R Hotel Geelong

Address: 10 Bellerine St, Geelong Vic 3220

Dog enjoying the comforts of the R Hotel Pet Friendly accommodation in Geelong.

Our Top Choice Overall

R Hotel Geelong is our top pick overall because it offers the very best of both worlds.

You can stay in a smart serviced apartment with a balcony while benefiting from hotel-style amenities like 24-hour reception, restaurant, car parking, and free Wifi throughout the building.

There are King rooms plus one and two-bedroom apartments available at this property. In central Geelong this dog friendly accommodation comes with air conditioning, flat screen TV, a coffee machine, soundproofing, and more.

Rooms are sleek and modern, with plenty of natural light and well designed spaces.

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The 35 square metre King rooms with balconies are ideal for two, while the larger apartments come with an open plan living area.

This includes a full kitchen, cable flatscreen TV, laundry facilities, a coffee machine, a hairdryer, and daily housekeeping service, Some of these don’t have balconies, while others offer park, city, or ocean views from theirs.

Le Cafe can be found on site and this occupies a historic corner building. This opens daily for coffee, breakfast, and brunch and also offers room service to R Hotel guests.

The property is situated opposite Austin Park, just 5 minutes walk from Eastern Beach.

Le Cafe at R Hotel Geelong

Best Things:

  • Central Geelong location
  • Smart, modern accommodation
  • On-site cafe and 24-hour front desk
  • Park or ocean views from selected units

Worst Things:

  • Some rooms don’t have a balcony
  • Cafe is only open until 11 am

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2) Geelong Surfcoast Highway Holiday Park: Best Budget Option

Address: 621 Surf Coast Highway, Mt Duneed Vic 326

Row of Geelong pet friendly cabins at Geelong Surfcoast Highway Holiday Park

This Mount Duneed park is one of the best holiday parks in Geelong – and pets are permitted to stay there too. It’s convenient for the amenities and beaches in town as well as the attractions of the wider area – such as the Surf Coast and the Bellarine Peninsula.

Geelong Surf Coast Holiday Park offers a range of accommodation, including pet friendly cabins.

There are some superb outdoor spaces here for guests to enjoy, including a swimming pool, a barbecue area, a shaded toddler pool, a kids’ play park and a spa tub.

Indoors you’ll find TV and games rooms, and a communal kitchen.

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Guests staying at this place can drive north to reach central Geelong or south to access the world-class surf beaches of Torquay.

Free parking and Wifi are provided, and cabins come with air conditioning, a kitchen diner, a flatscreen television, and a private bathroom.

Best Things:

  • Good value for money
  • Clean, comfortable cabins
  • Located Between Geelong and Torquay
  • Pools, barbecue area, spa tub, and play park

Worst Things:

  • Only certain cabins permit pets
  • A more basic option

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3) Sabina On Little Myers: Best Option With A Garden

Address: 90 Little Myers Street, Geelong Vic 3220

Front garden, verandah, and entrance at Sabina On Little Myers pet-friendly accommodation in Geelong.

If you like to relax in a peaceful, pretty garden, then you and your four-legged friends will love Sabina on Little Myers in Geelong.

It can be difficult to secure this property, so if it’s available and you want to stay there be sure to snap it up!

This place offers family accommodation in Geelong with plenty of indoor and outdoor space.

It’s perfect for parties of up to six, as there are three bedrooms. These are set up as a double and two twins, so no one needs to sleep in the lounge.

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The house is tucked away in a quiet spot close to the University Hospital, and Geelong waterfront is only around 500 metres away.

A continental style breakfast is supplied for the first morning of your stay here, and there’s a full kitchen with a dishwasher and a barbecue outside for preparing your own food.

With a flatscreen TV, free Wifi throughout, a washing machine and much more, Sabina on Little Myers is ideal for those seeking self-catering accommodation with extra space.

Rear garden at Sabina On Little Myers.

Best Things:

  • Historic building
  • Large private garden
  • Three bedrooms for up to six
  • Peaceful spot just 500 metres from the waterfront

Worst Things:

  • Often fully booked
  • A bit too large for a couple

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4) Highton Accommodation

Address: 29 Thornhill, Highton, Vic 3216

Bedroom with a window at Highton Accommodation Geelong.

Highton Accommodation is located southwest of central Geelong, between the Wandana Heights and Belmont neighbourhoods.

As a Travel Sustainable property, the small inn is convenient, clean, and modern, and offers a range of room types.

Rooms for two at this accommodation near Geelong include King, Deluxe Queen, Garden View, and Deluxe King studios.

There are also Family Studios and an Economy Triple option for groups of three or four.

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Central Geelong is less than 7 kilometres from the inn, or guests can head south to reach the Torquay beaches and Great Ocean Road.

Contemporary amenities like free Wifi, flatscreen televisions and air conditioning are provided in all studios.

Some of the larger rooms have a private outdoor patio or terrace or offer soothing garden views from within.

Kitchen and dining area at Highton Accommodation.

Best Things:

  • Travel Sustainable Inn.
  • Nice garden for guest use.
  • Good range of room types.
  • Light, bright, and well-equipped accommodation.

Worst Things:

  • A little out of town.
  • Inn has limited amenities.

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5) Percy Escape

Address: 54 Percy Street, Newtown, Vic 3220

Open plan kitchen and dining area at Percy Escape Newtown accommodation in Geelong.

If you’d like to be located a little closer to central Geelong, staying at Percy Escape on the street of the same name means you can walk to all the neighbourhood shops and cafes of the Newtown area.

This Geelong pet friendly accommodation option has two bedrooms, and these are furnished with a mix of double, single, and bunk beds.

A family of 6 or 5 adults can be comfortably accommodated here.

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As well as being near the local amenities of Newtown, it’s only about a couple of kilometres to the CBD, Eastern Beach, and the train station.

The Percy Reserve is under 100 metres from the property, so it’s ideal for walking your furry friend.

Percy Escape has a small enclosed courtyard garden with a barbecue, table and chairs, and is decorated and furnished in a contemporary style with lots of monochrome tones and white walls.

Balcony courtyard with table and chairs and a barbecue at Percy Escape dog friendly Geelong accommodation.

Best Things:

  • Bright, modern decor
  • Outdoor space with barbecue
  • Close to local cafes and shops
  • Right by Percy Reserve for dog walks

Worst Things:

  • Small garden
  • CBD and beaches 2 kilometres away

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6) Moolap Retreat

Address: 57 Coppards Road, Moolap, Vic 3224

Bedroom with feature wall and artwork at Moolap Retreat a dog friendly place to stay in Geelong.

This Moolap property is the ideal retreat for a couple, solo traveller, or small family seeking peace. It’s located close to the coast and to the east of central Geelong.

Every facility you could wish for is provided, including a washing machine, a cosy sofa, and a garden with a patio.

South Geelong train station is about 3 miles away, while the city’s main railway station is around four miles distant.

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There is parking at the property for drivers, and you get an entire house for you and your favourite pet rather than just a hotel room.

Staying in this friendly neighbourhood gives this holiday home a local vibe, and there are several chain and independent food outlets within a few hundred metres.

Exposed wooden beams and attractive prints give the interior a fresh, welcoming feel.

Exposed beams, wooden floors, throw pillows and prints decor at Moolap Retreat Gelong accommodation.

Best Things:

  • Garden with a patio
  • Restaurants close by
  • Quiet, local neighbourhood
  • Pleasant, spacious holiday home

Worst Things:

  • Only one bedroom
  • Around 700 metres to the nearest park

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7) Geelong Holiday Home

Address: 6 Raydon Court, Grovedale, Vic 3216

Front entrance and garden to Geelong Holiday Home accommodation in Geelong Victoria.

If you need a spacious property for a family or a group break in the Geelong area, then take a look at this large house in the Grovedale area.

It offers a whopping 7 bedrooms, two bathrooms, a garden and one-level living for up to 14 guests plus pets.

Each of the seven bedrooms is furnished with a double or two single beds, and there’s a garden with a huge lawn for pets and kids to run around on.

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A patio area with barbecue completes the pleasant and generously sized outdoor space here.

It’s only a little over an hour to Melbourne, so this makes a great escape from the big city, central Geelong, meanwhile, is around 10-minutes away by car, and the local golf club is just 5-minutes away.

Feature wall and lounge in the living room of Geelong Holiday Home.

Best Things:

  • 7 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
  • Big garden with terrace and barbecue
  • Many useful facilities
  • All on one level

Worst Things:

  • Decor could be improved in parts
  • Some way from beaches

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8) Homely Belmont Getaway

Address: 7 Highmont Drive, Belmont, Vic 3216

Front entrance with driveway and car at Homely Belmont Getaway pet friendly accommodation in Geelong.

If you’re seeking more of a ‘home away from home’ than that offered by dog friendly caravan parks in Geelong, then this house in the Belmont neighbourhood might be just what you’re looking for.

It’s a modern suburban home with air conditioning, 3 bedrooms, and a fully equipped kitchen.

To make family catering easy, there is a dishwasher, oven, fridge, and microwave. Wifi, a flatscreen TV, and private parking are also supplied.

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The maximum occupancy of this property is 8 adults or 9 including kids. There are two doubles, a bunk room, and a sofa bed.

A fireplace and hot tub make for a snug stay, and there’s a barbecue in the garden for preparing meals outdoors.

Back yard with deck, trees, lawn, and outdoor dining, at Homely Belmont Getaway in Geelong.

Best Things:

  • Well-equipped kitchen
  • Modern suburban home
  • Hot tub, fireplace, and barbecue
  • Near to Brahman Reserve and cafes

Worst Things:

  • A few kilometres from town and beaches
  • Suburban rather than city style

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9) Bell Post Hill Homely Getaway

Address: 50 Braund Avenue, Bell Post Hill, Vic 3215

Living room with couch and large windows at Bell Post Hill Homely Getaway accommodation in Geelong.

Just take a quick glance at the listing for this house and you might give up your search for pet friendly hotels in Geelong straightaway.

A key feature is the full length windows giving great views over the green spaces surrounding the building.

The light, airy living area is open plan with bright white walls and a range of comfortable, contemporary furniture. A warm wooden beam running overhead adds character as well as a splash of colour.

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The house is configured as two double rooms and a twin with bunk beds, and there is also a sofa bed in the living area offering additional space.

A large garden is ideal for families and pet owners, and heating as well as air conditioning is provided here for winter and summer.

Kitchen at Bell Post Hill Homely Getaway self-contained dog friendly accommodation in Geelong.

Best Things:

  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Stylish, contemporary decor
  • Large lawn for dogs and kids
  • Air conditioning and heating

Worst Things:

  • May feel a little overlooked
  • Closest eatery around 800 metres away

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10) Scenic Serenity

Address: 14 Scenic Road, Highton, Vic 3216

Living room with window, mirrors, and wooden floorboards at Scenic Serenity accommodation Geelong.

Scenic by name and by nature, this holiday home can be found in Scenic Road in suburban Geelong. Striped awnings, wooden decking, and palm trees give this house a coastal feel.

There are a couple of reserves within half a kilometre, so it’s easy to find a place to walk your dog when staying at this beautiful property.

Otherwise, it’s a little removed from local amenities, but it’s ideal for people with a car seeking a peaceful location.

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Scenic Serenity has 4 bedrooms offering a mix of double and single beds. The biggest has one double and three singles, so there’s plenty of space for bigger families or groups.

The house can sleep up to a dozen in total, all in bedrooms rather than on a sofa bed.

Amenities that make for a relaxing break here include a hot tub, a full kitchen, and a range of children’s facilities including books, music, DVDs, and a high chair.

Decking with garden views at Scenic Serenity dog friendly Geelong accommodation.

Best Things:

  • Super stylish with a coastal feel
  • Garden, deck, and hot tub
  • Beds for up to 12 guests
  • Nature reserves nearby

Worst Things:

  • Not a very central spot
  • Relatively expensive

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Final Word

When you want to find pet friendly accommodation in Geelong area, it’s clear that you have plenty of options to choose from.

Click here to see our top choice the R Hotel.

Whether you pick a city apartment with ocean views, a modern suburban holiday home, or a caravan park with a pool and games room, there’s so much to do in this part of Victoria, you’re bound to have a great time.

Even if your idea of a good time involves nothing more than lazing in the hot tub or relaxing on the beach!

Why not check out what to do during your stay in the Geelong area? Our guides cover over 30 things to do with kids, the area’s best breweries and distilleries, the top 20 Geelong restaurants and much more!

You can find all our Geelong guides here.

By Audrey Chalmers

Audrey is the principal blogger behind See Geelong. Book Lover | Breakfast Nut | Geelong Gal | She’s Usually Craving Coffee.