Five Best Dog-Friendly Hotels in Ireland

dog-friendly hotels in Ireland

Last week we put together a list of the top five dog-friendly hotels in Dublin. It only feels right to find another five in Ireland for visitors who are trying to avoid the hustle and bustle of Ireland’s capital.

Five Best Dog-Friendly Hotels In Ireland

Seaview House Hotel, County Cork

Seaview House Hotel is a lovely hotel based in West Cork and is one of the view dog-friendly hotels in the area. Seaview is very dog positive and has been looking after guests and their four-legged friends for years.

Seaview has four dog-friendly rooms with three having direct access to their open gardens where the dogs can roam freely. Seaview loves our furry friends but does expect an acceptable level of training from our dogs. Dogs are not permitted in public areas of the hotel apart from the glass room which is near the restaurant. Seaview doesn’t supply dog beds so make sure to bring your own bed for your little friend.

Seaview has some great scenery and is definitely a great spot for you and your doggie to have a weekend away together.

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Gardens at Seaview House Hotel

The Twelve Hotel, County Galway

The Twelve Hotel is an award-winning hotel (Hotel of the Year 2018) in Barna Village in Galway. When you want to talk luxury for your pet. The Twelve is right at the centre of that conversation. On arrival, your furry friend is greeted with a ‘doggie bag’ which includes a toy, treat and clean-up bags.

The Twelve has a pet lobby where you can find toys, water bowls, bones, leashes and towels so there is no need to pack anything for your doggo because the Twelve already has you covered.

The one thing that stands out the most is when you book a luxury pet-friendly suite that is generously spacious, there is no extra cost. There is also a doggie menu and room service option and a pet concierge service which can help with any of your doggie needs just to top off the whole experience.

A truly five-star experience for our well-deserving dogs.

dog-friendly hotels in Ireland

Sneem Hotel, County Kerry

The four-star Sneem Hotel in Sneem is a great base for you and your pet as you discover the beautiful scenery in Kerry. Sneem Hotel is nestled in Goldens Cove on the famous Ring of Kerry and the Wild Atlantic Way.

Sneem takes dogs of all shapes and sizes at no added cost as long as they are well-behaved and are adorable (which all dogs are). The Hotel has four dog-friendly self-catering rooms on the ground floor for easy access in and out.

If you are worried about your canine being on its own, have no fear! Red, the hotels live in Irish setter will be there to keep your doggie company.

Sneem does not supply beds and bowls so be sure to remember to bring your pets supplies for your visit.

dog-friendly hotels in Ireland
Red, the Irish Setter at Sneem Hotel

Ashford Castle, County Mayo

As Ireland’s first and only Forbes five-star hotel and the former home of the Guinness family, Ashford Castle is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience for you and your pet. Ashford Castle embraces the idea of you bringing your doggie along to join the luxury of Ashford Castle with its owner.

Ashford Castle offers a collection of special services for our furry friends like dog walking, dog sitting, grooming services, dog treats and lead.

There is a cost of €75.00 per dog, per night to stay with you during your visit, but your dog is treated with a V.I.P (Very Important Pet) experience. During their stay, Ashford Castle will provide a supremely comfortable bed, fluffy towels, duvets, food and water bowls with fresh mineral water, and a turndown treat.

Your pup will have two friends on the estate as two Irish wolfhounds, Cronan and Garvan, roam the estate as the live-in pets.

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Cronan and Garvan out Exploring the Grounds at Ashford Castle

Dromoland Castle, County Clare

Dromoland Castle is another extra luxurious dog-friendly hotel. They embrace the idea of your friend joining you for a unique experience.

Dromoland’s 450-acre estate has enough greenery for you and your pup to enjoy. For the €40.00 charge a night for your doggo you are provided with a dog bed, towel, water bowls, dog mat, pooper scooper bags and water. Dog food, unfortunately, isn’t provided but if you contact Dromoland before your stay they can try to organise something for you.

Dogs are nor permitted in the public areas inside the hotel but can roam freely in the gardens.

dog-friendly hotels in Ireland


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