Dog friendly accommodation in Cape Town – Cape Town with its incredible mountain, weather, beaches, people and wine is hotting up for summer and Christmas – a combination difficult to resist.
It’s an Added bonus if you no longer have to hire a house sitter but can take the dog along. Suddenly a spontaneous booking is no longer out of the question.
SA-Venues.com has plenty of dog friendly accommodation in Cape Town to choose from. On our list below we’ve included as many villas and spacious apartments as we can, but the odd guest house made it onto the dog friendly list because, well, they’re that kind of accommodation (ask nicely, and they’ll let Max stay!).
Rather important note: every one of the dog friendly accommodation Cape Town below have listed themselves as pet friendly. However, please contact your hosts ahead of time to make specific arrangements for Max…
Dog Friendly Accommodation in Cape Town
If you’re a dog lover then you’re not going to be able to resist this five bedroom double storey house and its huge garden and pool. It lies in one of the most leafy suburbs in the southern parts of Cape Town, and comes with daily housekeeping, and a private chef on request. You’re also just around the corner from Kirstenbosch.
You’re perched on the slopes of Table Mountain for this dog friendly accommodation in Cape Town in one of five apartments built on terraces down the mountain. You overlook the Noordhoek valley and the Atlantic with shared access to a garden that has interesting corners in which to sit in the shade, and a plunge pool (Terrace suite has its own pool).
What a find! These three, completely independent, studios are perfect for the nature lovers amongst you. Not only are you right on the edge of a little nature reserve, but there’s a mountain river flowing right through the garden that brings birds by the dozen. And the beach is within walking distance. You’ve a huge pool, private spaces in the garden, and hammocks in the communal areas. Take a closer look.
Stay on a rural acre in one of three self-catering units, each of them gently furnished with sea and/or mountain views. We particularly love the restored barn with its huge windows and light sunny feel. Look out for the resident spotted eagle owl that often comes to seat itself on a branch outside the main bedroom window.
This is one dog friendly place in Cape Town where you definitely won’t have to worry too much if you’ve five dogs, or merely one, as there’s enough space here for a family, plus some. Five bedrooms and three bathrooms make this a holiday home to remember. And the views!
We couldn’t resist this beautiful villa, now converted into a guesthouse in a suburb that rests just beneath Lion’s Head. The views from up here out over the Atlantic, Robben Island, and Table Bay is spectacular. And dogs are most welcome at this fabulous Sea Point guest house.
Sizeable apartments are available at this address only 10 minutes’ away from Table Mountain, on the slopes overlooking the city bowl. We particularly love the penthouse with its roof deck and swimming pool. Did we mention the view from up there?
This spacious cottage in De Waterkant is one of the better options for dog friendly accommodation. There are two bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom, and the lounge, dining room and fully kitted kitchen are perfect for cook-ups and stay at home moments that include the dog.
Choose from one of three self-catering cottages in the quiet, leafy neighbourhood of Constantia close to the oldest wine route in the country. This dog friendly accommodation in Cape Town (Silver Tree lodge, in particular, is perfect for pets) does understated taste and wonderful garden especially well.
This pretty two-bedroom apartment lies right in the heart of the fishing village of Kalk Bay with its cobbled streets, characterful high street, and harbour filled with colourful fishing vessels and Cape fur seals sunning on the harbour ledge (you can see the harbour and the sea from the windows).
The combination of breathtaking views, and the character and charm of the five full suites and three bedroom suites perfect for family with dog, is hard to resist. This architecturally pleasing hotel of Lakeside (although it’s closer to Muizenberg) is beautifully furnished with antiques and objets d’art, and provides award-winning food in its restaurant.
Seriously, you have to have the resistance of galvanised iron to resist this little dog friendly accommodation in Cape Town. The inside is cute enough but wait until you see the outside. This open-plan studio space (sleeps only two, and your dog) is accessed via 80 stairs. Once there, it’s just you and the ocean, baby!
This grande dame of a house has a garden with uninterrupted mountain views and a salt water pool, as well as a trampoline and swing for children. Choose from five en-suite rooms, each with its own entrance and bathroom, and basic food preparation items – fridge, microwave and kettle. Judy is a foodie, so there’s also homemade food available every day.
You’re going to love this fully furnished beach cottage just above Boulders Beach. It comfortably sleeps seven in four bedrooms, with a sleeper couch for a couple of children in the living area. Best is the wrap around deck for lazy days and the fireplace for chilly evenings.