Pet Friendly Hotels New Zealand

Scenic Hotel Group are proud to have 6 hotels within in our collection that you and your pooch can stay at. Located in some of New Zealand's favourite destinations each hotel has dedicated dog-friendly rooms conveniently located in a ground floor room. Your comfort is taken care of with Free WiFi, complimentary toiletries, tea & coffee making facilities, and the usual amenities you'd expect to find in our excellent guest rooms.

What your pet will receive:

♦  Dog Bed

♦  Welcome Gift*

♦  Plates & Placemat Setup


How to book a dog friendly room

All dog friendly room bookings must be made directly with the hotel via phone or email. Our hotel teams need to find out a little bit about your dog to ensure we can comfortably accommodate you both. Please find the relevant hotel contact information below. All bookings will be automatically be eligible to receive AA Smartfuel discounts for booking direct.

Where would you like to stay?

North Island Locations



Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands is a stunning resort style hotel located just minutes walk to the beach and local shops and attractions.

To Book:

P: 09 402 7826

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Heartland Ambassador Hotel Hamilton is located just minutes from the city centre offering quality guest accommodation.

To Book:

P: 07 839 5111

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Scenic Hotel Te Pania is located right on the shoreline in the heart of Napier, Hawkes Bay - the art deco capital of New Zealand

To Book:

P: 06 833 7733

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South Island Locations



Scenic Hotel Marlborough is located in the centre of Blenheim, with modern hotel amenities including a pool, spa and sauna.

To Book:

P: 03 520 6187

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Heartland Hotel Cotswold is centrally located on Papanui Road, with free parking and hotel amenities including a pool, gym and sauna.

To Book:

P: 03 355 3535

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Heartland Hotel Haast is surrounded by stunning vistas, with a warm country welcome for you and your pooch.

To Book:

P: 03 750 0828

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Terms & Conditions

Dog Room Terms and Conditions

  • Maximum number of dogs per room applies
  • Surcharge applies per night per dog, the hotel will provide you with the total room cost at the time of booking
  • All Dog Friendly Room bookings must be made prior to arrival and made directly with the hotel. Rooms are of limited supply and walk-ins are not guaranteed
  • Dogs must abide by a code of behaviour whilst on the hotel premises. The hotel reserves the right to ask guests and their dogs to depart in the event the dog is noisy and/or unruly
  • Dogs may not be left unaccompanied in the guest room or in the owner's vehicle whilst on property.
  • Dogs will be provided with their own beds, they are not permitted to sleep on the guest beds.
  • Welcome Gifts differ between properties

General Hotel Terms and Conditions

  • All bookings must be made with a valid Credit Card (Scenic Hotel Te Pania also requires all guests supply a Credit Card as security when checking in. Visa-Debit and other hybrid debit cards are not acceptable as security - if no credit card is available, guests must contact Scenic Hotel Te Pania to make alternative arrangements).
  • Cancellations or modifications on Flexible Rate plans must be received by 2pm the day prior to arrival in order to avoid any penalties. Cancellations or modifications received after this time will incur a penalty equivalent to one nights accommodation cost per room booked.
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AA Smartfuel Terms and Conditions

  • Only available to guests who book direct (booking directly with the hotel). Bookings made via third parties (including online travel agent sites) are in eligible.
  • Minimum $100 spend in a single transaction to qualify for the 10 cent discount (credits apply per $100 spent)
  • Discount applies to a maximum 50 litres
  • Fuel discounts expire at the end of the month following the date of issue. 
  • Guests must supply their AA Smartfuel card at the time of payment to apply the credit.

Our Collection

Need help with reservations?

Enquiries 0800 NZ OWNED (69 69 63)

International +64 3 357 1919

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