22 Pet-Friendly Hotels in Ontario with Pools (and Less Than 1KM From a Boardwalk or Beach too!)

22 Pet-Friendly Hotels in Ontario with Pools (and Less Than 1KM From a Boardwalk or Beach too!)

If you’re looking for pet-friendly hotels in Ontario with a pool AND less than 1 KM from a boardwalk or beach – then SAVE THIS POST – I promise you it will save you HOURS cross-referencing map locations and various booking websites to find your next ideal pet-friendly hotel staycation in Ontario!

In today’s post, I’m sharing 22 pet-friendly hotels in Ontario with a pool AND are all less than 1 KM away from a boardwalk or beach

These hotels are perfect for:

  • couples looking to enjoy a scenic staycation
  • Dog-owning families with kids who love swimming

Read on to learn more about each hotel, its amenities, and its pet restrictions.



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Map of Pet-Friendly Hotels in Ontario with a Pool and Less than 1 KM From a Boardwalk or Beach

These hotel listings are divided into the general areas of Ontario (hyperlinks to jump to the section of the post):

Trip map created using Wanderlog, a road trip planner app on iOS and Android
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Golden Horseshoe

These pet-friendly hotels with pools are located in the Gold Horsehoe and are within 1 KM walking distance from Lake Ontario.

1. Hotel X Toronto by Library Hotel Collection

Toronto, Ontario

Enjoy resort-style amenities at Hotel X Toronto by Library Hotel Collection. The Library Hotel Collection features high standard and unique hotels in New York City, Toronto, Budapest, and Prague. These hotels are committed to providing timeless beauty, exceptional value, and an outstanding travel experience for every traveller. 

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 400m to Coronation Park – offers lakeside trails and boardwalks passing through Ontario Place

🏊Type of Pool:  Outdoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

Other Notable Features:

  • Green Roof
  • 3,000 sq ft. Children’s Play Centre
  • Expansive parks & gardens
  • Access to 10XTO’s Primary Fitness Centre Gym
  • Hi-Speed Wi-Fi
  • In-room decor / party decor & getaway packages available
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM, Check-Out: 12:00 PM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: See their Very Important Pet Enhancement Section on their main page for their latest pet policy

  • If booking online, please leave a message on the booking app to request a pet-friendly room
  • Direct booking preferred to ensure pet-friendly room booking and pet waiver form are sent to you
  • Pet Fee: 100 CAD per stay (doggie bed, water & food bowls)
  • Additional Restrictions
    • Maximum 2 pets per room
    • Pets are not allowed in any food and beverage outlets, health club and pool areas within the hotel
    • Pets should not be left unattended and must be crated / absent from the room while housekeeping and other employees are in the room

2. Fairmont Royal York

Toronto, Ontario

Standing in the very heart of downtown Toronto, Fairmont Royal York is a large historic luxury hotel boasting an indoor skylit swimming pool and is considered one of Canada’s grand railway hotels (a local and national landmark). 

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 900m to Harbourfront Boardwalk

🏊 Type of Pool: Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

Other Notable Features:

  • Honeybee hives on the rooftop garden
  • Spa and multiple in-house dining options
  • Getaway Packages available
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM, Check-out: 12:00 PM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: Please call the front desk or call reservations for the latest pet policy

  • If booking online, please leave a message on the booking app to request a pet-friendly room
  • Pet Fee: 50 CAD per stay
  • Additional Restrictions: 
    • A maximum of 2 pets are allowed per room
    • The maximum combined pet weight cannot exceed 250 pounds
    • Pets cannot be left unattended in the room at any given time
    • Pets are not allowed in any food and beverage outlets, health club and pool areas within the hotel

3. Westin Harbour Castle

Toronto, Ontario

Located in the revived waterfront area of Toronto, Westin Harbour Castle is a serene city escape at the centre of it all.

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 

  • 300m to Harbourfront Boardwalk
  • 700m to Sugar Beach (dogs are not allowed on the beach, however, dogs are permitted to walk on the boardwalk around the area)

🏊Type of Pool:  Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

Other Notable Features:

  • Squash courts & Tennis Courts +  fitness center
  • Waterfront Location
  • Getaway Packages available
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM, Check-out: 12:00PM 

🐕 Pet Restrictions:  See the latest Pet Policy Details here (scroll Property Details > Hotel Information)

  • Pet-friendly rooms must be booked directly with Westin Harbour Castle
  • No pet fee
  • Maximum 2 dogs per room, 40kg or less (call hotel for exceptions)
  • Housekeeping Policy: 
    • pet door hangers available to notify housekeeping that pets are in the room, 
    • housekeeping services are available upon request when a guest is present with a pet or if the pet is outside the room

4. Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto

Toronto, Ontario

Whether you’re looking for a quick business trip or a weekend getaway, the Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto located in the heart of downtown Toronto is a great four-star hotel. 

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 650m to Harbourfront Boardwalk

🏊Type of Pool: Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

Other Notable Features:

  • Free High-Speed WiFi
  • Long-term stays include fully equipped kitchens
  • EV Charging Stations are available
  • Getaway packages are available
  • Welcome dog treats at check-in
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM, Check-out: 12:00 PM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: Please visit the main page for the latest pet policy (Scroll to the Hotel Information section)

  • If booking online, please leave a message on the booking app to request a pet-friendly room
  • Pet Fee: 50 CAD
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • Maximum 2 pets per room
    • Maximum 23 kg weight limit per pet
    • Pets must be on leash on premise at all times (excluding the time when pets are staying in your room)
    • Pets are not allowed in any food and beverage outlets, health club and pool areas within the hotel
    • Pets cannot be left unattended in the room at any given time

5. InterContinental Toronto Centre, an IHG hotel

Toronto, Ontario

A luxury downtown hotel steps away from the Financial District.

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 750m to Harbourfront Boardwalk

🏊 Type of Pool: Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

Other Notable Features:

  • Steps from major attractions like CN Tower, Scotiabank Arena, Ripley’s Aquarium
  • Easy access to Union Station & airport via UP Express
  • Toronto Pet Package (Pets Stay Free) Available
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM Check-out: 12:00 PM

🐕Pet Restrictions: Find the latest Pet Policy Here or call for additional questions

  • Pet-friendly rooms must be booked directly with InterContinental Toronto
  • Pet Fee: 50 CAD per stay
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • Pets must be under 50 pounds
    • Maximum of 2 Pets allowed per room
    • Pets must be on leash on premise at all times (excluding the time when pets are staying in your room)
    • Pets are not allowed in any food and beverage outlets, health club and pool areas within the hotel
    • Pets should not be left unattended and must be crated / absent from the room while housekeeping and other employees are in the room (housekeeping can be arranged based on your schedule and needs)

6. Waterfront Hotel Downtown Burlington

Burlington, Ontario

The Waterfront Hotel Downtown Burlington is an urban oasis in downtown Burlington offering panoramic views of Lake Ontario. 

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: Direct access to Brant Street Pier and Waterfront trail

🏊 Type of Pool: Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

Other Notable Features:

  • Doggie Welcome Bag complete with waste bags and treats
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM Check-out: 12:00 PM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: Please call for the latest pet policy

  • If booking online, please leave a message on the booking app to request a pet-friendly room AND please call to verify pet-friendly room availability with the hotel directly
  • Pet Fee: 15 CAD per day per pet
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • A maximum of 2 pets are allowed per room
    • Pet-friendly rooms are only available on the first floor or lake level
    • Pet-friendly room options: Parkview Rooms – a mix of 1 King bed or 2 queen beds
    • Pets must be crated if left unattended in rooms during the stay
    • Pets are not allowed in any food and beverage outlets, health club and pool areas within the hotel

7. Quality Inn & Suites by Choice Hotel

Grimsby, Ontario

Located just a 25-minute drive from Niagara Falls, The Quality Inn® & Suites features appointed accommodations just off the QEW. One of the best places to stay in Grimsby for both business and leisure travel, this hotel offers convenient amenities such as fast, free WiFi, free hot breakfast, and an onsite meeting room.

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 300m to Public Beach and 650m to Casablanca Beach

🏊 Type of Pool: Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

Other Notable Features:

  • Doggie Welcome Bag complete with waste bags and treats
  • Main floor priority for pet-friendly rooms for ease of access (subject to room availability)
  • No pet weight restrictions
  • The hotel is currently under renovation with plans to replace carpet flooring with vinyl flooring for pet-friendly rooms and hallways
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM Check-out: 11:00 AM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: See the latest Pet Policy Details here (Under Hotel Information)

  • If booking online, please leave a message on the booking app to request a pet-friendly room
  • Pet Fee: 20 CAD / stay
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • Max 2 pets
    • Pets must be crated or absent from the room while housekeeping and other employees are in the room 

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Eastern Ontario

These pet-friendly hotels with pools are located in Eastern Ontario (nearby Ottawa, Kingston, Belleville, and Cornwall area) and offer beautiful views of the Ottawa River or Lake Ontario

8. Fairmont Chateau Laurier

Ottawa, Ontario

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 40m to Rideau Canal – pedestrian canal pathway connects to the paved Trans Canada Trail showcasing the Ottawa River

🏊Type of Pool: Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

✨ Other Notable Features:

  • Historic hotel adjacent to Parliament Buildings and the Rideau Canal
  • Elegant dining options
  • On-site free health club access
  • 5 CAD of pet fee donated to a local animal charity
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM Check-out: 11:00 AM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: On the homepage scroll to Guest Services > Select ‘See All Services’ and then select ‘Pet Policy’ for the latest pet policy.

  • If booking online, please leave a message on the booking app to request a pet-friendly room
  • Pet Fee: 50 CAD per room per stay 
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • Pets cannot be left unattended in the room at any given time
    • Pets are not allowed in any food and beverage outlets, lounges, health clubs and pool areas within the hotel
    • Pets must be on leash on premise at all times (excluding the time when pets are staying in your room)

9. Les Suites Hotel

Ottawa, Ontario

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 600m to Rideau Canal – pedestrian canal pathway connects to the paved Trans Canada Trail showcasing the Ottawa River

🏊Type of Pool: Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round) – Note: May 2022 – hot tub currently out of service

✨ Other Notable Features:

  • Fitness Centre
  • Garden Courtyard
  • Indoor Parking
  • Rooms with in-suite kitchen amenities are available
  • Private balcony rooms
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM Check-out: 11:00 AM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: See the Pet Policy page for the latest pet policies

  • If booking online, please leave a message on the booking app to request a pet-friendly room and please call the hotel to confirm the pet’s stay
  • Pet Fee: 
    • 50 CAD per stay per pet to a maximum of 7 days
    • If the stay exceeds 7 days, an additional 50 CAD per pet will apply per seven-night period
    • Monthly Pet Fee Rates available: 100 CAD per pet per month
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • Pets should not be left unattended and must be crated / absent from the room while housekeeping and other employees are in the room
    • Pets are not allowed in the Presse Café, Garden Courtyard, fitness facility or pool area of the hotel. This exclusion does not apply to guide dogs.
    • Pets must not soil the lawn in front of the hotel

10. Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront, an IHG Hotel

Kingston, Ontario

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: direct access to the pathway connecting to Kingston Waterfront

🏊 Type of Pool: Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

✨ Other Notable Features:

  • Kids stay and eat free
  • Board games available to borrow at  the front desk
  • Sauna
  • Private waterfront patio
  • Pet-Friendly Rooms with patio available
  • A portion of the pet fee is donated to the Kingston Humane Society 
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM Check-out: 11:00 AM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: On the main page, scroll to the ‘We’ve Got You Covered’ section and click on the Pet Policy to view the latest pet policy

  • If booking online, please select rooms with ‘pet-friendly’ in the title description – all other options are NOT pet-friendly accommodations
  • Pet Fee: 
    • 40 CAD per pet per night if the stay is less than 5 nights
    • 60 CAD per pet for 5 nights, 60 CAD per pet every 5 days thereafter
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • Maximum 2 pets per room
    • Pets cannot be left unattended in the room at any given time
    • Pets are not allowed in any food and beverage outlets, health club and pool areas within the hotel
    • Pets must be on a leash or in a crate/carrier on premise at all times (excluding the time when pets are staying in your room)

11. Confederation Place Hotel

Kingston, Ontario

Enjoy a relaxed room with waterfront views at the Confederation Place Hotel. A great hotel for short-term or long-term visitors looking for a pet-friendly hotel with reasonable rates. 

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 200m to waterfront pathway connecting to Kingston Waterfront

🏊 Type of Pool: Outdoor (open July 1 – September 30)

✨ Other Notable Features:

  • No pet limit – but please use your best judgement when booking a pet-friendly stay
  • Views of Lake Ontario, Royal Military College, Fort Henry
  • Free local calls
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM Check-out: 11:00 AM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: See their About page for the latest Pet Policy details

  • Must notify the hotel in advance if bringing a pet – If booking online, please leave a message on the booking app to request a pet-friendly room and please call the hotel to confirm the pet’s stay
  • Pet Fee: 
    • 15 CAD per night per pet 
    • Maximum of 50 CAD per pet per stay
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • King rooms are not available for pet-friendly stays
    • Pets cannot be left unattended in the room at any given time
    • Pets are not allowed in any food and beverage outlets, health club and pool areas within the hotel
    • Pets must be on a leash or in a crate/carrier on premise at all times (excluding the time when pets are staying in your room)

12. Delta Hotels by Marriott Kingston Waterfront

Kingston, Ontario

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 150m to waterfront pathway connecting to Kingston Waterfront

🏊Type of Pool: Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

✨ Other Notable Features:

  • Waterfront views
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Fitness Centre
  • Digital Check-In
  • Restaurant feat. locally sourced food
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM Check-out: 12:00 PM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: See the main page Hotel Information > Pet Policy for the latest pet policy details

  • Must notify the hotel in advance if bringing a pet – If booking online, please leave a message on the booking app to request a pet-friendly room
  • Pet Fee: 
    • 50 CAD for 5 nights or less 
    • 100 CAD for 6+ nights

13. Residence Inn by Mariott Kingston Water’s Edge

Kingston, Ontario

Residence Inn Kingston Water’s Edge offers scenic views of Battery Park and the Lake Ontario waterfront, including the expansive Thousand Islands archipelago. Enjoy their fully equipped kitchen and picturesque lake views.

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 10m to Kingston’s waterfront trail/boardwalk

🏊 Type of Pool: Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

✨ Other Notable Features:

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Fitness Centre
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM, Check-out: 12:00 PM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: See the main page’s Hotel Information for the latest Pet Policy

  • Pet Fee: 
    • 50 CAD per room for 1 night’s stay
    • 100 CAD per room per stay for 2+ nights
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • Maximum 2 pets
    • Maximum 50 kg per room

14. Four Points by Sheraton Kingston

Kingston, Ontario

Enjoy timeless classics interwoven with modern amenities at this 4-star hotel by Sheraton Kingston

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 350m to Kingston Waterfront

🏊 Type of Pool: Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

✨ Other Notable Features:

  • 2 Blocks from the harbour
  • Views of Old Kingston or the harbour from every room
  • The in-house restaurant offers organic dining options
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas

🐕 Pet Restrictions: Contact the hotel for the latest pet policy

  • Must notify the hotel in advance if bringing a pet – If booking online, please leave a message on the booking app
  • Pet Fee: 25 CAD per night
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • Maximum 2 pets
    • Maximum 75 lbs
    • If leaving pet unattended in room, pets must be crated and point of contact must be left with the front desk

15. Comfort Inn and Suites Thousand Islands Harbour District

Gananoque, Ontario

Comfort Inn and Suites is a few minutes walk away from the waterfront and downtown Gananoque. You’ll love how budget-friendly and conveniently located this pet-friendly hotel is in the heart of the Thousand Islands.

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 400m to Rotary Beach (note: the beach is not dog-friendly and dogs should not go on the sand)

🏊Type of Pool: Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

✨ Other Notable Features:

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free high-speed internet, weekday newspapers, and coffee
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM , Check-out: 11:00 AM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: See the main page’s Hotel Information for the latest Pet Policy

  • Pet Fee: 15 CAD per night per pet
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • Limit 2 pets per room

16. The Lakeside Motel

Wellington, Ontario

This small motel packs a huge amenity punch! The Lakeside Motel is a 10-room lodge in Wellington and boasts the largest private waterfront deck in Prince Edward County, secluded accommodation options, and plenty of resort amenities and activities too. 

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 400m to Rotary Beach (note: the beach is not dog-friendly and dogs should not go on the sand)

🏊 Type of Pool: Outdoor (Seasonal June 1 – September 15)

✨ Other Notable Features:

  • Fireplace and Free Wi-FI in every room
  • 2 acres of private waterfront property
  • Fire pits and roasting marshmallows
  • Seasonal patio & bar
  • In-house sauna ($), sommelier ($)
  • Getaway Packages Available
  • Check-in: 
    • Weekdays: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    • Weekends: 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM 
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: See the latest Pet Policy Details here (Scroll to Asides)

  • If booking online, please leave a message on the booking app to request a pet-friendly room
  • Pet Fee: 50 CAD per pet
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • If pets are under 20 lbs, maximum 2 per room, if over, limit to 1 pet
    • Must include a certificate of all up to date vaccinations – including rabies
    • Pets allowed everywhere on a leash or carrier on the property with the exclusion of the pool area

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Southwestern Ontario

Heading to southwestern Ontario for a short getaway? Then consider these pet-friendly hotels with pools near Lake Huron or Lake Erie.

17. The Ashwood Inn

Bayfield, Ontario

The Ashwood Inn is a refurbished inn close to the Bayfield River which offers excellent fishing if you’re looking to catch species like Smallmouth bass, rainbow trout, and steelhead. Ashwood Inn is conveniently located by the dog-friendly fishing pier: Bayfield South Pier. 

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 950m to Bayfield South Pier

🏊 Type of Pool: Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

✨ Other Notable Features:

  • 2-night minimum stay on weekends during peak season + 3-night minimum stay on long weekends
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM Check-out: 11:00 AM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: Find the latest Pet Policy Here (FAQ)

  • Pet Fee: 25 CAD per day
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • Pets must be under 20 lbs
    • Pets must be on a leash when exploring the property grounds
    • Pets cannot be left unattended in the room at any given time
    • Pets are not allowed on beds, chairs, sofas, offices, hallway, or pool area

18. The Insignia Hotel

Sarnia, Ontario

The Insignia Hotel is a sophisticated hotel experience located in the heart of downtown Sarnia. Each guestroom features high-end amenities like Frette robes, luxuriating L’Occitane amenities, and a Nespresso.

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 

  • 250 to Bluewater Bikepath / Waterfront walkway by Lake Erie 
  • 2KM to Canatara Beach Playground

🏊 Type of Pool: Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

✨ Other Notable Features:

  • Legacy: French-Italian fine-dining cuisine
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM Check-Out: 12:00 PM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: See Mariott’s The Insigna Homepage’s Hotel Information for the latest pet policy

  • If booking online, please leave a message on the booking app to request a pet-friendly room
  • Pet Fee: 75 CAD – based on a maximum stay of 15 nights
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • Maximum pet weight: 50lbs


19. Best Western Plus Leamington Hotel & Conference Centre

Leamington, Ontario (4 Minutes from Point Pelee Provincial Park)

Best Western Plus Leamington Hotel & Conference is your getaway destination. At just 2 KM away from Point Pelee Provincial Park, and sandy beach access just steps away from the front door, there are plenty of pet-friendly activities to do nearby. 

Kids enjoy extra fun at the pool – which comes complete with a kids slide and splash pad. 

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: Direct beach access on Sturgeon Creek

🏊Type of Pool: Indoor (Complete with Kids Slide / Splash Pad & Lap Pool)

✨ Other Notable Features:

  • On-Site Restaurant
  • Children under 16 stay free in a room with one paying adult
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM Check-out: 11:00 AM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: See the latest Pet Policy Here (Under Hotel Policies)

  • If booking online, please leave a message on the booking app to request a pet-friendly room
  • Pet Fee:
    • 10 CAD per day/per pet 
    • 100 CAD per week maximum
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • Max 2 pets per room
    • 80 lb weight limit
    • Additional pet types may be accepted at the hotel’s discretion
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Central Ontario

While most people think of this region of Ontario as the cottage country region, it’s also worth checking out their pet-friendly hotels too!

20. Lakehurst Estate

Cobourg, Ontario

Looking for an adults-only getaway? Then consider visiting the pet-friendly Lakehurst Estate in Cobourg, Ontario. Featuring a heated outdoor pool open year-round, this boutique hotel is only a few steps away from the popular Cobourg Beach and the dog-friendly (on a leash please!) Cobourg West Beach.

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 600m to Cobourg Beach (dogs are not allowed on the main Cobourg beach area, however, they are allowed on Cobourg West Beach)

🏊Type of Pool: Outdoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

✨ Other Notable Features:

  • Outdoor hot tubs and 
  • Year-round airconditioned/heated igloos
  • Adult-only accommodations
  • Food bowls, beds, and toys provided to pets
  • The Oasis Room / The Cosmopawlitan Room is the only pet-friendly room
  • Check-in: 3:00PM Check-out: 11:00AM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: Need to call to find out

Looking for lakeside cabins in the cottage country instead? I recommend visiting Pine Falls Lodge! You have waterfront access to TWO different lakes directly on the property!


Outdoor Pool at the pet-friendly Holiday Inn Peterborough
Credit: Holiday Inn Peterborough

21. Holiday Inn Hotel Peterborough Waterfront, an IHG Hotel

Peterborough, Ontario

Ideally situated along the Trent Severn Waterway in the downtown business and shopping district, the Holiday Inn Hotel Peterborough Waterfront is the ideal location for a pet-friendly getaway. Complete with a saltwater outdoor pool, a private patio, and beautiful views of the Otanabee River. 

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: direct access to the Otonabee River boardwalk

🏊Type of Pool: Indoor/Outdoor saltwater pool

✨ Other Notable Features:

  • Onsite dining with outdoor patio 
  • Kids 18 and Under stay free
  • Kids 11 and Under eat free
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM Check-Out: 11:00 AM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: On the main page, scroll down to We’ve Got You Covered and select Pet Policy to see the latest pet policy

  • 25 CAD/night up to a maximum of 100 CAD/stay
  • Limited designated pet-friendly rooms – must contact the hotel directly to receive a full pet policy
  • Pets are not allowed in lobby, restaurant, or pool areas

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North Ontario

22.  Homewood Suites by Hilton North Bay

North Bay, Ontario

Homewood Suites by Hilton North Bay is a pet-friendly lakefront hotel. 

🏖️ Distance to Beach/Boardwalk: 350m to Shabogesic Beach (dogs are allowed on the beach provided they are on-leash)

🏊Type of Pool: Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

✨ Other Notable Features:

  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Free Wi-F
  • Parking Included
  • Room accommodations with full kitchen available
  • Contactless check-in and check-out
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM to Midnight Check-out: 12:00 PM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: Head to the homepage and scroll to Hotel Policies > Pets to see the latest pet policy details

  • If booking online, please leave a message on the booking app to request a pet-friendly room and please call the hotel to confirm the booking as there are limited pet-friendly rooms available
  • Pet Fee: 
    • 75 CAD (1-4 night stays)
    • 125 CAD (5+ nights)
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • Maximum 2 pets per room (up to 50lbs)
    • Dogs and cats only
    • Pets cannot be left unattended in the room at any given time

Other Hotels You May Like

If you really enjoy walking your dog by the waterfront, you may also enjoy some of these hotels in Belleville too. While these pet-friendly hotels do not have boardwalk or waterfront trails, they offer proximity to paved trails that take you close to the riverside. 

Best Western Belleville

Belleville, Ontario

Centrally located between Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal, Best Western Belleville is the perfect midpoint rest for your pet-friendly road trip. 

🥾 Distance to River Trail: 200m to Riverside Park – which includes riverside paved trails

🏊Type of Pool: Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

✨ Other Notable Features:

  • Complimentary full breakfast
  • Cocktail/lobby lounge
  • Petsitting service available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Designated pet-friendly floor
  • Children under 17 and under stay free
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM Check-out: 11:00 AM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: From the main page, scroll down to Hotel Policies to see the latest pet policy

  • If booking online, please leave a message on the booking app to request a pet-friendly room and please call the hotel to confirm the booking as there are limited pet-friendly rooms available
  • Pet Fee: 30 CAD per stay
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • Max 2 dogs per room
    • 80 lb weight limit
    • Additional pet types may be accepted at the hotel’s discretion
    • If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the hotel may charge to cover the costs of repair/cleaning.
    • Dogs are not allowed in the pool however, they can walk by the pool to access the back of the property
    • Dogs cannot be left unattended alone in the room (with some exceptions for short dinner provided guests understand that they return immediately back to the room if there are any issues)

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Belleville

Belleville, Ontario

Centrally located in the Bay of Quinte – this newly opened and modern-looking Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Belleville is the perfect base for your wine tasting, cider tasting, or Sandbanks Provincial Park trips. 

🥾 Distance to River Trail: 200m to Riverside Park – which includes riverside paved trails

🏊Type of Pool: Indoor (Heated, Open Year-Round)

✨ Other Notable Features:

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Contactless check-out
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM – Noon, Check-out: 12:00 PM

🐕 Pet Restrictions: Call for the latest pet policy

  • Pet Fee: 30 CAD per accommodation per day
  • Additional Restrictions:
    • Cats and Dogs only

Looking for even more options? Then be sure to check out my: 17 Dog-Friendly Romantic Getaways in Ontario! These locations might not all be by the waterfront but they make up for it in their services, beautiful room spaces, and amenities.

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