Dog-Friendly Hotels in County Cork on a Budget

Updated On: February 04, 2024 | Published On: May 18, 2021

If you are looking for an unforgettable family holiday, here is a selection of some of the best pet-friendly hotels that are offering great value for money.

2-Star Hotel in County Cork

O'Donovan's Hotel in Clonakilty

O’Donovan’s Hotel is a 7th generation family-run hotel, originally built in 1853 and is situated in the city centre of Clonakilty. All of their pet-friendly rooms include a tea and coffee maker, TV, and free wifi. There is a cozy fireside lounge and bar that regularly hosts live music sessions, or during the summer months, enjoy a drink in the beer garden. All pups will receive a giant warm welcome and are invited to sit inside with their best friend at the bar!

  • Dog Limit - 2 dogs per room
  • Size Restrictions - None, all sized dogs welcome
  • Breed Restrictions - None, all dogs welcome
  • Lead - Must be kept on a lead in all public areas
  • Allowed Areas - Dogs are allowed to sit inside the bar area
  • Suggested Activities - Take a short drive down to enjoy the sandy beach of Inchydoney Beach, a dog-friendly Blue Flag beach.
  • Additional Fee - None, dogs stay free!
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3-Star Hotels in County Cork

Travelodge Cork Airport in Curraghconway 

The Travelodge Cork Airport hotel is located only 3 miles from the airport and the same distance to the city of Cork, making it easy if you have an early morning flight or if you want to enjoy the hustle and bustle of Cork during the day and still have a relaxing and peaceful evening. Built on many waterways, Cork has loads of exploring to be done with the family and pup in tow. The Travelodge Cork Airport hotel offers clean, affordable, and dog-friendly accommodations in Cork. 

  • Pet Amenities - Water bowl provided
  • Size Restrictions - None, all sized dogs welcome
  • Suggested Activities - Enjoy a stroll along Cork's medieval canals and waterways. 
  • Extra charge - €20 per pet per stay
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Emmet Hotel in Clonakilty

This boutique hotel is perfectly located for you and your dog to explore West Cork and the Wild Atlantic Way. Only a few minutes walking from the pet-friendly restaurants, pubs, cafes, and pack the tennis ball as they are just a short drive away from the beach. Small dogs are welcome with no additional pet fee and they will be greeted with treats in the room. 

  • Amenities - Dog bed and treats
  • Dog limit - 1 dog per room
  • Size Restrictions - Small and medium dogs only
  • Allowed Areas - Dogs are allowed in the sunroom dining area and garden
  • Additional Fee - None, all dogs stay for free!
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If you are looking for a family-friendly holiday, check out our article on the best family and pet-friendly accommodations, including glamping, B&Bs, self-catering apartments, and guesthouses.

While in County Cork, if you are looking for dog-friendly restaurants where you can treat your pup, here is a list of 22 cafés, pubs, and restaurants that will welcome you and your pup with open arms. 
Remember, it is always best to email or call the hotel when booking a pet-friendly room as many of them only have a limited number of dog-friendly hotel rooms available. Be sure to view each hotel's business page on where you will find all you need to know - whether there is an additional pet fee, whether you can bring multiple dogs, whether you can bring a large dog, etc. Make sure you read their most up-to-date pet policy before booking to find the perfect hotel for you!

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