From a harbourside hotel fit for the whole family to a boutique suite with stunning sea views, we share the dog-friendly hotels in Cornwall you can’t miss, and the perfect staycation spots for you and your pooch.

With endless hotels in Cornwall to choose from, finding the perfect backdrop for that much-needed break with the whole family, without leaving the beloved dog behind, matters when creating holiday memories that last. In our pick of top dog-friendly hotels on the Cornish coast, we keep your pooch our priority!

Choose from the countless coastal paths, the seaside town visits or take a dip in the waves with your pup and a paddleboard, as we share what the coast of Cornwall has to offer.

1. The St Enodoc Hotel, Rock, Cornwall

With local golf courses, kayaking on the estuary and a local surf school around the corner, this hotel is the perfect stay for an adventurous bunch! The beach is just a stone’s throw from the hotel and dogs are allowed on Porthilly, Rock and Daymer Bay all year round. No stress about mess – there is a shower at the hotel and dog towels provided.

With 8 dog-friendly guest rooms at £15 per dog for each night, your pooch is also welcome in the Brasserie and Lounge areas, where you can taste the menu of local Porthilly oysters, fish and lobster landed in Padstow, or the try the meat and vegetable dishes – all supplied from a family farm in Devon.

2. Lewinnick Lodge, Newquay, Cornwall

Wake up to the sound of the ocean in this boutique hotel by the cliffside. Featuring a selection of dog-friendly rooms with an extra charge of £20 per room, per night applied, Lewinnick Lodge offers an experience designed to keep your pooch pleased as punch. You can also dine together in the bar and outdoor areas, as a well behaved pup is welcome here.

Keep your best friend entertained with outdoor activities in the local area, like walking along the Newquay coastal path, where you can explore rugged Cornish coastlines, ancient castle ruins and woodland waterfalls.

3. St Mawes Hotel, St Mawes, Cornwall

This boutique hotel surrounded by the outstanding natural beauty of the Roseland Peninsula offers two Village View bedrooms for a well behaved dog and their owner.

At a one off charge of £30 for the full duration of your stay, the hotel will include a dog bed and towel, a welcome Bonio, bowl for water and maps of local walks with information on dog friendly beaches. Well behaved dogs are also welcome in the ground floor bar and restaurant, The Lower Deck, with views of the harbour and evening music.

4. The Rosevine Hotel, Portscatho, Cornwall

With holiday activities for the whole family, The Rosevine Hotel offers self-contained apartments and studios just a two minute stroll from the local sandy beach. Offering a separate kid’s play room and enclosed gardens, this stay is a real home away from home, and if you do bring your pooch, you’re looking at spending £15 per dog per night in their dog-friendly studios.

You might want to take the ferry to St Mawes castle, or visit the National Trust’s Trelissick Gardens during your stay, but be sure to unwind and put your feet up after in the countless dog-friendly pubs right on your doorstep.

5. Artist Residence, Penzance, Cornwall

This dog-friendly boutique hotel is perfect for those who enjoy coastal and countryside walks with their furry friend. You could go on a picture-perfect dog walk along the infamous South West coastal path, and explore sweeping views of the sea enough to get anyone’s tail wagging. Or, take a dip for yourself at one of the local dog-friendly beaches.

With a selection of spacious dog-friendly rooms, each pooch that comes to stay will have a dog bed, bowls and some Lily’s Kitchen organic dog treats ready and waiting for them, charged at £15 per night, per dog.

6. The Sandy Duck, Falmouth, Cornwall

A modern boutique B&B with beautiful views over Falmouth bay, The Sandy Duck townhouse is the perfect place to explore the character and charm of this coastal town. From antique boutiques and contemporary coffee houses, to the three beautiful local beaches to explore right around the corner, this is a spot to keep all entertained!

Dogs are welcome in a wonderful king-size room, with high ceilings and a bay window situated on the ground floor, and you can have your pooch join you for breakfast in the morning. Enquire The Sandy Duck for the additional booking charge.

7. Mullion Cove Hotel & Spa, Mullion, Cornwall

Mullion Cove Hotel & Spa has been long regarded as one of the best dog friendly hotels in Cornwall, and with their very own “Doggy Lounge” to welcome furry guests to put their paws up, it comes as no surprise! A complimentary welcome pack for your pup is provided, with a bowl of fresh water, a doggie treat and towel to pat down after a paddle is free for use throughout your stay.

There is no extra charge for dogs in selected bedrooms during low season, with a £10 per night supplement for other times of the year. The local area is yours to enjoy, with lots of places for walks and plenty of dog-friendly beaches nearby.

8. The Greenbank Hotel, Falmouth, Cornwall

With the Greenbank gardens and dog-friendly beaches right on your doorstep for a morning game of fetch, The Greenbank Hotel offers endless hours of play for your pooch. A selection of 8 dog-friendly rooms are available at £17.50 per night, and a food bowl and water bowl is included, with some gourmet dog treats for them to enjoy, supplied by Sir Woofchester.

There are a variety of doggy dining options at the Greenbank Hotel. Well behaved and quiet dogs are welcome for breakfast in the dog-friendly bar corner, and you can also take your pooch for a pint in The Working Boat pub, with dogs welcome in all areas – so expect company! For activities throughout the day, the hotel offers a close spot to the Trebah Garden and beach, a perfect place to paddle, run and explore the record-breaking flora – and take a peep into the koi carp pond!

9. The Lugger, Portloe, Cornwall

If you’re in need of a fabulous coastal location, look no further. With traditional Cornish charm, The Lugger sits right at the water’s edge of Portloe, and at the heart of the South West Coast Path. With sea views surrounded by cliffs and headlands, this is the place for a picture-perfect dog walk.

Spend your days out visiting the gardens of Cornwall by taking a trip to the Eden Project or the Lost Gardens of Heligan, where dogs are free to roam and explore- and with a dog-friendly beach near the hotel, your pooch will sure be in doggie heaven!

The Lugger welcomes dogs at £15 per dog per stay, in the bedrooms and on the terraces, and are free to dine with you in the restaurant for food overlooking the harbour.

10. St Tudy Inn, Bodmin, Cornwall

This pooch-friendly stay is a hidden gem. With a ‘paw rating’ of 5/5, this cosy inn provides a blanket and a dog bowl along with plenty of treats for your pup’s stay, at an additional charge of £10 per night. Dogs are also welcome for dining with you in the bar area, as well as in one half of the restaurant.

The local area of Bodmin offers endless options for dog walks; you could explore the scenic 4km of moorland, taking you through woodlands and fields of local wildlife. If you fancy a trip to the coast, visit the local Polzeath beach, and let your hound run amok in the waves! Nearby coastal town Padstow is another dog-friendly hotspot, being of the most dog-friendly towns in the county, with many dog-friendly cafés, bars and restaurants to explore.

11. Padstow Harbour Hotel, Padstow, Cornwall

Padstow is described as one of the most dog-friendly towns around, and staying in this revamped Victorian hotel on the seafront will be sure to get some tails wagging! With tons of dog-friendly cafes, bistros and restaurants to stop by, you and your pup will feel right at home here.

This hotel is in prime position to set off for a game of Frisbee on the beach at low tide. Some of the best dog walks are also on your doorstep, with the chance to take a picnic basket from reception and explore the Cornish Coast Path, setting off directly from the front of the hotel. They have a selection of dog-friendly rooms available where bowls and treats are provided, and your pooch is welcome on the terrace while you dine in the evenings.

12. Padstow Townhouse, Padstow, Cornwall

If you’re struggling to find hotels in Cornwall that suit your needs, look no further. Canine visitors are welcomed guests at the Padstow Townhouse, with two beautiful dog-friendly suites conveniently located on the Ground Floor. With a two dog maximum in each suite, pups are provided with a dog bowl for each room and a little treat or two to welcome them. At a £25 charge per night per dog, the hotel also offers to help source pet sitters or dog walkers if needed during your stay.

The hotel is placed in a central location, with the chance to explore the town’s amenities and the countless coastal walking routes at your leisure. Pick up the coastal path for a more adventurous dog walk, where the hotel can provide you with tasty snacks and a flask of hot coffee for your day, courtesy of the Pantry.

13. Port Gaverne Hotel, Port Isaac, Cornwall

At a stunning location on the North Cornish coast, and with the all-year-round dog-friendly Port Isaac beach just a 5-minute walk away, the cosy Port Gaverne Hotel offers all the fun and fortune of a coastal retreat for the adventurous pup!

All dogs are welcome at £20 per night, and can join you at the bar as you drink or bask in the sun beside you on the large terrace or beer garden on warmer Summer days. But with the beautiful backdrop of the North Cornwall Heritage Coast right on our doorstep, you’ll be too busy exploring to have the chance to put your feet up!

14. The Godolphin, Marazion, Cornwall

Pups are welcome everywhere in The Godolphin, and at no charge, this is the perfect stay for your pooch – right on the seafront! With easy access to the Marazion Beach and views of the sea all around, this is the ideal spot for sandy, scenic walks with your hound. There are several dog-friendly beaches in the surrounding area for you and your pup to indulge in, as well as the world-famous Eden Project an hour away – voted the best place for scenic strolls with canine companions in the world!

A blanket, towel, dog bed and treats are provided, and your pooch is welcome to dine at your feet at the restaurant and bar, with stunning sea views out on the terrace.

Feeling inspired? For more ideas on the best dog-friendly days out on the coast, read our article here. Or, take a look at our pick of some idyllic Cornish spa breaks to put your feet up!

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