Top 10 Dog-Friendly Hotels in Cornwall

Cornwall is one of our favourite dog-friendly destinations. With miles of golden sands,  dramatic clifftop walks, fabulous fishing towns and charming seaside villages, Cornwall is one of the most dog-friendly places in the UK.

There are plenty of wonderful dog-friendly places to stay in Cornwall, many with fabulous beachfront locations  and stunning views, but to help you find the perfect property for you and your best furry friend, we’ve sniffed out the best. Suitable for all breeds and budgets, these hotels are truly dog-welcoming, many with exclusive PetsPyjamas offers attached. 

From luxury beachside spa hotels to historic coastal inns nestled in picture-perfect Cornwall fishing villages, here are the 10 tail wagging good places to stay with bow wow appeal.

Fowey Hall Hotel, Cornwall


Fowey Hall has a rather magical theme to it and it is said to be the inspiration for Toad Hall in Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame who was a frequent visitor. This is a sanctuary for the whole family including the dog with opulent bedrooms, peaceful alcoves by roaring fires and a fabulous spa. With a swimming pool and treatments to relax and rejuvenate the humans, there’s also 630 miles of stunning coastal trails for seaside strolls with furry friends. Explore dog-friendly beaches nearby including Polkerris Beach and Polridmouth Cove! Your dog will be offered a bowl, blanket, plus tennis ball for games on the beach and will also be able to dine with you in the morning room.

Hotel Tresanton, Cornwall


A super stylish seaside escape set in the peaceful village of St Mawes, dog-friendly Hotel Tresanton in Cornwall is the ultimate retreat for coast-loving canines. Originally created as a yachtsman’s club, Olga Polizzi bought the Tresanton in 1997 and has worked her magic to create a glamorous and relaxing getaway for any time of year. Relax on the fabulous terrace with your four-legged friend, at their fabulous dog-friendly beach club or dine with your dog in Dog’s Bar. And best of all, there are a myriad of dog-friendly beaches and cliff top walks on the doorstep. 

St Michaels Resort, Cornwall


Set in sub-tropical gardens, St Michaels Resort is a fabulous dog-friendly hotel with a great beachside location just a short stroll from Falmouth Harbour. Perfect for coastal canines who will love the endless array of clifftop paths and host of beaches to discover with panoramic views along the way. With interiors inspired by its coastal setting, the rooms are lovely and airy,  with lots of light – perfect for relaxing after a busy day of exploring. You can dine with your dog in the bar of the Locker Room and the hotel supplies lots of doggy walking suggestions including the walk from Gyllingvase to Swanpool following the coastal path exploring rock pools and beaches along the way.

Mullion Cove Hotel & Spa, Cornwall


Situated high on the cliffs of the cove itself, Mullion Cove is surrounded by blue waters, National Trust land and secluded beaches. This pretty little hotel makes for a wonderful base for a walking holiday – the Lizard Peninsula is a walker’s paradise! Spectacular at any time of the year, you and your furry friend can spend your days wandering the South West Coast Path. Or sit back in Mullion Cove’s fabulous doggy lounge to enjoy the stunning sea views. The hotel also has an outdoor pool and spa. 

Polurrian on The Lizard, Cornwall


Perched on the cliffs of the Lizard Peninsula, Polurrian on the Lizard is a contemporary seaside retreat perfect for the whole family, including your four-legged friend. Take a breath, feel the sea breeze and make the Cornish coast your playground. Choose from a variety of options including an in-land double room, sea view double room or even one of the luxury dog-friendly private villas. From surfing to horse riding, there’s a range of activities for all ages to enjoy in the area. Polurrian Cove, just a short stroll away, is ideal for body-boarding, peaceful picnics and watching the local wildlife. Enjoy spectacular sea views, divine Cornish cuisine, swimming pools, spa treatments and a crèche as well as 12-acres of gorgeous cliff-top grounds and endless picturesque walks and sandy beaches to provide your canine friend with a fabulous seaside pet getaway! 

Westcroft Guesthouse, Cornwall


Situated on the Rame Peninsula, A designated area of outstanding natural beauty, Westcroft Guesthouse is an ultra stylish and quirky dog-friendly B&B in Kingsand – a former fishing village known as Cornwall’s forgotten corner but with heaps to offer! Perfect for furry companions, the Guesthouse is situated just 20 metres from the beach which is dog-friendly year round and is on the South West Coast path – perfect for Fido-friendly strolls. A former Georgian coaching inn, it offers wonderful Georgian features but with a modern twist. There are three gorgeous bedrooms with sea views and top-notch pubs and restaurants on the doorstep. A wonderful art gallery is next door and massage, art classes and babysitting can be arranged.

Talland Bay Hotel, Cornwall


A fabulously pet-welcoming hotel, dog-friendly Talland Bay is close to coastal paths, gorgeous uncrowded beaches and beautiful harbourside villages – the perfect stay for adventure loving hounds. Winner of the Best Small Hotel of the Year in the Cornwall Tourism Awards, Talland Bay is situated in Porthallow, between Looe and Polperro. With modern and chic bedrooms, a welcoming atmosphere and fabulous views of the Cornish coast it’s the perfect dog-friendly escape. Dog owners are welcome to dine with their faithful companion in the brasserie style restaurant, while tea on the terrace is another great option with your hound on hot afternoons. 

The Old Ferry Inn, Cornwall


A quintessential dog-friendly hotel with wonderful views over Bodinnick to Fowey ferry, The Old Ferry Inn is located in a fabulous location on the banks of the Fowey River Estuary in the delightful village of Bodinnick. Your dog will love the fabulous beaches and cliff top walks including year round dog-friendly beaches Coombe Have, Polridmouth Beach and Par Sands, as well as trips on the dog-friendly ferry. Make sure to dine on the wonderful south facing outside terraces perfect for dining al fresco in the summer months, or if you do wish to dine in the restaurant you can leave your dog to cosy up in the room. 

The Godolphin, Cornwall


Sitting in a pocket of paradise on Cornwall’s beautiful west coast, The Godolphin has a spectacular beachfront location in lovely Marazion, looking out over iconic St Michael’s Mount and is perfect for sandy walks with your best furry friend. Dogs will love strolling along Marazion Beach, and you’ll marvel at the picture-perfect views of the dreamy St Michael’s Mount, an enchanting island complete with a medieval church and castle. And after a day of surfing and long walks enjoy a meal at their dog-friendly restaurant, Shutters.

Bodmin Jail Hotel, Cornwall


Dog-friendly Bodmin Jail Hotel is a former jail which has been converted into a luxurious, boutique 4 star hotel featuring a spectacular glass ceiling. Located in the heart of Cornwall, with easy access to some of Cornwall’s best beaches, Bodmin Moor and Landy Dock, it’s the perfect place to base for a dog-friendly Cornwall getaway. There are super stylish and sympathetically restored dog-friendly rooms available on the ground floor which offer eclectic decor and king-sized beds plus cosy beds and treats for your four-legged friend. Enjoy a cocktail or two in the Chapel Champagne Bar with the Chapel Restaurant offering gourmet delights with a Cornish twist. Dine with your dog in the Jolly Hangman Tavern or alfresco in the courtyard.