Dog-Friendly Hotel in Scotland

With luxury dog-friendly hotels and inns in picturesque locations across Scotland, we invite you and your four-legged friend on a hotel break.

Well behaved dogs are most welcome with us in public areas providing food service areas are avoided - at the discretion of the manager. Each of our guestrooms in our Scotland hotels are dog friendly.

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In order to clean up the extra dog hairs left behind by your furry friend, we charge an additional £20 per dog, per evening. Guide and assistance dogs are welcome free of charge and can go anywhere they like - except the pool or hot tub!

Tell us when you want to dine and we will make sure you get a table position that gives your guide or assistance dog space to lie down, plus a complimentary bowl of the finest Scottish water.

With dog-friendly places to stay set in some of Scotland's most breath-taking locations, don't have the guilt of leaving your dog at home, Crerar Hotels will always welcome your four-legged friend for an adventure. Taking your dog on holiday has never been easier, with all 7 of our hotels and inns catering for dog lovers and owners.

Our rural escapes across Scotland are dog-friendly and located next to some of the best walking and hiking paths in the country. Bring your dog along to your next break in Scotland and explore the rugged hills of the west coast or the miles of sandy beaches on the northeast. Dogs make superb walking partners and our dog-friendly hotels and inns make the perfect base for your next adventure. We look forward to welcoming you and your four-legged friend to our hotels and inns across Scotland. There are plenty of beautiful places to stay with dogs at Crerar Hotels. If you have a four-legged friend ready for another holiday, find your perfect destination from our hotels and inns below. With dog-friendly breaks available, discover all that Scotland has to offer, together.

Loch Fyne Hotel & Spa In Scotland, Inveraray Accommodation

Loch Fyne Hotel & Spa


The traditional county town of Argyll makes the perfect base for exploring the west coast with your family dog. Take a walk along the shore and the nearby Inveraray Castle with it's trails that lead to the viewpoint of Dun na Cuaiche.

Golf View Spa Hotel & Accommodation in Nairn, Inverness

Golf View Hotel & Spa

Golf View

Our seafront setting embraces stunning coastal scenery and Nairn’s award-winning sandy beaches make for a great short break with your family dog. Take a walk along the beach and enjoy a picnic there too.

Thainstone House Hotel in Inverurie Exterior & Front Grounds of Dog Friendly Hotel Scotland

Thainstone House


This 18th-century grand family mansion has transformed into a country house hotel and is a fantastic base for a short break with your family dog. Inverurie, is a prosperous Aberdeenshire town situated in the valley of the River Don with riverside walks and attractions that include castles such as Fyvie Castle, Castle Fraser and Drum Castle.

Oban Bay Hotel Accommodation In Oban, Scotland

Oban Bay Hotel


Within the town there are many points of interest, all within easy travelling distance, which is great when you are travelling with your dog. You can visit some of the islands with your dog, head north towards the dramatic scenery of Glencoe. Popular dog walking spots are the coastal routes by Ganavan Sands and the popular walk to Pulpit Hill.

Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa


The Isle of Mull is a fantastic place for a break with your family dog. Coastal walks and stunning beaches make this the ideal location for exploring with your dog. Take a hike up Mull’s highest mountain, Ben More, or visit the island's charming capital, Tobermory.

Balmoral Arms Ballater Hotels

Balmoral Arms

Ballater, Royal Deeside

The Victorian spa town of Ballater has long attracted visitors to Royal Deeside with their dogs. The Cairngroms National Park has lots to explore. As well as local riverside dog walking, popular locations for walking include the trails around Loch Muick and into the hills of Lochnagar.

The Glencoe Inn


Sheltered among picturesque Scottish lochs and Munros, The Glencoe Inn has many local walking locations to explore with your dog. Hilly trails lead in most directions including on to the local Glencoe Lochan Trail, and for the more adventurous, into the hilly footpaths of Glencoe and the West Highland Way.

Island View House


Enjoy the comfort of a private self-catering holiday cottage at Island View House, combined with the facilities available at the Glencoe Inn, in the heart of Glencoe. Four paws are welcome, Island View House and there are many walks in the area from woodland walks in the area to dips in the nearby loch and rivers.

Frequently Asked Questions on our Dog Friendly Hotels Scotland

Are all Crerar Hotels dog friendly? 

Yes, all 7 of our hotels & inns across Scotland are dog friendly. No need to leave your four-legged friend at home.

How many dogs are allowed to stay at the hotels & inns? 

Our hotel rooms can accommodate up to two dogs per room. Make sure you give your chosen hotel a call prior to your arrival and we can set up dog bowls for your furry friends.

Are there any extra charges for dogs?

Yes, we charge an additional £20 per dog, per night, to clean up all the hairs left by your best friend. Guide and assistance dogs can stay free of charge.

Are there any restrictions for dogs within the hotel?

Four legged friends are welcome through the hotel with the exception of dining areas and the spa areas (no swims in the pool or hot tubs). Areas for dining can be arranged so you can enjoy our AA Rosette dining with your dog.

Guide and assistance dogs are allowed into our restaurants and we will organise a spacious area for your dog to lie down.

Do you offer dog bowls? 

We can supply dog bowls on request, please contact your hotel prior to arrival and we will make sure your dog stays hydrated. There are water bowls in public areas in the hotels to rehydrate after a walk.

Are there lots of places to walk the dog? 

Yes, our rural settings across Scotland are located beside some of the best walking and hiking paths in the country. Plus, some of our hotel destinations are along the coast with miles of sandy beaches to explore in the north east.

Where’s the best place to take my dog on holiday in Scotland? 

With hotels and inns set amongst mountains, beside lochs and coastlines, and Aberdeenshire’s countryside, our hotels allow you and your dog to rediscover the beautiful landscapes and walking trails that surround our locations. We’d recommend exploring Scotland’s west coast or Highlands with your dog as you will never be short of an adventure where your dog can enjoy hours of wandering or hiking.

Whether you choose to stay at our dog friendly hotels and inns in Scotland on Oban’s coast, in rural Aberdeenshire, Glencoe, Inveraray or Nairn, our locations are the best places to stay in Scotland to enjoy a holiday with your dog.

  • Loch Fyne Hotel & Spa
  • Golf View Hotel & Spa
  • Thainstone House
  • Oban Bay Hotel
  • Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa
  • Glencoe Inn
  • Balmoral Arms
  • Island View House

If you have any questions about a hotel break with your dog, please get in touch.

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