Fancy a weekend away, but don’t want to leave your four-legged friend behind?

We have plenty of pet-friendly accommodation options to choose from in Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges. From grand residences to charming rural cottages, your furry friend will enjoy these digs as much as you do.
Here’s a selection of some of the best.


A stay at The Potting Shed at Trentham-based Acre of Roses is a truly spellbinding experience, and one that can be enjoyed with your favourite furry companion. With a garden theme, brought together by interior designer Belle Hemming, the studio space is perfect for creative inspiration. Curl up on the vintage wing-backed chairs or open the French doors and relax outside as you overlook the surrounding garden.


Established in 1854, The Coach House is one of Daylesford’s grandest residences, located on prime frontage at Lake Daylesford. There is plenty of space for both your family and your beloved pet, with five grand bedrooms, accommodating as many as 12 guests. This property also features its own European garden, plenty of outdoor seating and direct access to Lake Daylesford. the-coach-house


This light-filled two-bedroom retreat is beloved by guests and their fur babies. On site, you’ll find stunning gardens to explore including a stream and waterfall. It’s a short, pet-friendly walk to nearby eateries, or to Mount Macedon’s famed gardens. The house is suitable for small to medium dogs that are used to sleeping in your home.


Centrally located in Daylesford, this three-bedroom, mid-century dwelling is filled with beautiful art, furniture, and modern conveniences, including a deep soaking bath. Two outdoor areas bring the Palm Springs vibe to life with large, secure backyard for the children or pets to play in, while you mix a cocktail or two. accommodation/harts-lane-beaux-hausau


Rochville is a luxe, pooch-friendly townhouse just one block from Kyneton’s historic Piper Street. Every comfort for humans and hounds has been considered at this inviting two-bedroom (both with ensuites) abode. Designed by local architect Ian Murray and influenced by Georgian cottage design, features include a fully equipped kitchen, terrazzo floors and dog-friendly interiors.


You will feel as though you have stepped back in time at this stylish, exclusive-use Victorian home in historic Maldon. Featuring three bedrooms, Fairbank boasts extensive indoor and outdoor entertaining areas, including a large, secure garden with an inbuilt BBQ. Fairbank is suitable for all ages and families, including well-behaved pets. fairbank-house


Déjà Vu is a spacious and modern three-bedroom holiday home located in the heart of Daylesford, featuring a heated private pool and spa. The property is an entertainer’s dream with open plan living and dining zones opening onto a large undercover outdoor alfresco area. Your fur friends will enjoy running around on the secure, sprawling back yard with lush green lawns.


A short drive from Daylesford, you’ll discover the hidden gem that is Lake Jubilee. Sitting on the shores of the lake, you will find the Jubilee Lake Holiday Park – a beautiful, rustic pet friendly bush holiday park. A range of different accommodation options and amenities are available, catering to a wide variety of budgets. Pets are welcome on both powered and un-powered sites, and they also boast a pet-friendly cabin and onsite van.


Kirkwood is a modular architecturally designed three-bedroom home with a timeless mid-century interior. Set back from the street on the top of a hill, it takes advantage of incredible vistas and provides complete privacy for guests (and their pets) to arrive, relax and recharge. Kirkwood welcomes small, well-behaved dogs, who are sure to enjoy exploring the stunning garden, within the fully fenced yard.

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Madeleine is the PR manager at Daylesford Macedon Tourism and the editor of Daylesford Macedon Life magazine. A Woodend local, she loves getting out and about meeting with tourism operators and helping to spread the word about the many amazing things to do in the region. On the weekends, Madeleine can be found exploring the region with her three young kids in tow.