Are you yearning for a pet-friendly getaway in the Catskills where you can explore the great outdoors with your best pal? Look no further: below, we’ve compiled a list of the pet-friendliest getaways in the Catskills. This bunch of hotels and Airbnbs go a step further than allowing pets – they welcome them, with perks like no pet fees, treats and bowls, bandanas and belly rub vouchers.

As you plan your next escape, consider our pet-friendliest stays – ensuring that your getaway is not just a vacation, but a shared experience with your beloved companions. It’s a true retreat for the whole family, paws and all!

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Scribner’s Lodge is your year-round escape for city dwellers and their furry friends, nestled among towering mountains, waterfalls, and peaceful swimming holes – with very close proximity to Hunter Mountain.

Recognizing the great outdoors is best shared with man’s best friend, Scribner’s Lodge welcomes dogs through its Pupstater Program, providing toys, treats, a custom bandana and dog tag allowing owners and pets to take a small piece of the Catskills home. They also provide bowls for their stay. Don’t forget to inquire about “pup-up” events! Plan your next visit with the Escape Brooklyn feature on Scribner’s Lodge.

Location: 125 Miles from NYC in Hunter, NY

Perk: Guests can spend the entire weekend on the 20-acre property without having to leave for food or entertainment. Its on-site restaurant, Prospect, is fantastic for dinners or cocktails, and breakfast is included in the price of your room.

Pet Policy: The Pupstater Program is a $50 nightly non-refundable fee for up to two dogs. Any additional dogs will incur an additional $50 nightly fee.

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Nestled in historic charm, Audrey’s Farmhouse is equal parts rustic elegance with modern luxury. Both their Old Mill and Greenhouses locations pet-fee-free.

Open year-round, owners Sally and Doug welcome your furry companions as cherished family members. Known for their impeccable service, they provide a bowl and treat at check-in and can arrange pet-sitting. For any extra doggie essentials such as bowls, waste bags, pup towels, or treats, simply reach out to Guest Services and they ensure these items are placed in your rooms for your convenience.

Location: 85 Miles from NYC in Wallkill, NY

Of note: Novice hikers, including those with pets, will delight in the brief journey to Awosting Falls: a 60-foot waterfall cascading into a pristine, expansive pool that transforms into a gentle stream. The trek to the falls is a pet-friendly, easy 40-minute round trip from the parking lot, featuring a predominantly flat carriage road.

Pet Policy: Bring em if you got em! There is a maximum of two dogs per room; please ensure pets are updated on vaccinations and protected from fleas and ticks. When your pups are enjoying some downtime in the guest room, Audrey’s asks that they be comfortably crated. Also cat friendly; inquire within.

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Escape to the enchanting Perch Cottages in Boiceville, New York, where a perfect blend of laid-back mountain charm and modern amenities awaits. Recently renovated cottages feature new bathrooms and fully equipped kitchens, ideal for families, friends, anglers, and work retreats.

The pet-friendly haven encourages whole property rentals, creating a picturesque escape for both two- and four-legged guests. The accommodations boast convenient amenities for pets, including dog bowls and pillows – plus a complimentary leash and doggie bags available in each cottage for added convenience. Perch Cottages also provides designated areas for enjoyable dog walks, and the nearby river, known for its serenity, invites pets to partake in a leisurely stroll in the water. Get inspired and plan your trip with the Escape Brooklyn feature on Perch Cottages.

Location: 125 miles from NYC in Boiceville, NY

Of Note: Take a walk along the Asokan Rail Trail, an 11.5 mile recreational trail just minutes from Perch Cottages. The cottages are centrally located to Phoenicia, Woodstock, Stone Ridge, and Kingston as well.

Policy: Pet fee is $60. Limited to one pet per cottage, under 50 lbs. Also cat friendly; inquire within.

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Situated on Shandelee Mountain near the quaint town of Livingston Manor, The Arnold House stands as a retreat offering the comforts of casual country living. Featuring a Tavern, recently renovated Barn & Greenhouse, and expansive grounds with hiking trails, guests and their pets can immerse themselves in the diverse outdoor activities the area has to offer.

Committed to pet-friendly hospitality, the Arnold House extends a warm welcome to furry companions, providing amenities like homemade treats, various pet-friendly itineraries, free belly rub vouchers, dog beds, water bowls, and plenty of pet-friendly seating options. The Arnold House is known for hosting pet-centric events to add a unique touch to the experience – like a pet costume contest featuring pup cups and photo ops for all attendees.

Location: 135 miles from NYC in Livingston Manor, NY

Special Mention: Under the ownership of Foster Supply Hospitality, The Arnold House is part of a collection of pet-friendly sister properties, including Kenoza Hall, The DeBruce, and 9 River Road. Additionally, the Arnold House was featured in Dog&Co in “A weekend at the Arnold House

Pet Policy: $50 nightly fee per pet. Please inform at booking and leash pups in public areas and ensure they are calm when left unaccompanied in the room.

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This unlikely hotspot located in a tiny hamlet of the Western Catskills draws in locals, tourists, and pets alike! North Branch Inn not only offers 14 gorgeous rooms among three historic buildings – but also a restaurant and bar manned by Michelin-recommended Chef Jake Eberle, formerly of Greenpoint’s beloved Le Fond. Guests and their pets enjoy seven acres of meadows and grounds to explore onsite, plus loads of pet-friendly activities nearby.

North Branch Inn welcomes dogs with fluffy beds, food bowls, and treats with smiles and hugs.

Location: 120 miles from NYC in North Branch, NY

Of Note: The hotel just re-opened in late 2023 under new ownership. Be on the lookout for special programming this spring!

Pet Policy: North Branch allows up to two dogs in a room for a $35 per dog, per night fee.

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In the heart of historic Kingston, Hotel Kinsley stands out with its meticulously designed rooms, each space telling a story of the building’s rich history.

Renowned for its warm hospitality, the hotel extends a welcoming embrace to every family member, including pets. Hotel Kinsley offers a package called “Dog Lover’s Stay,” where guests enjoy a stay complete with delightful treats from Sweet Maresa’s, food and water bowls, complimentary waste bags, and hiking passes for the dog-friendly Mohonk Preserve. Check out Escape Brooklyn’s Guide to Kingston, NY to inspire your stay in this culture hub of Upstate.

Location: 100 miles from NYC in Kingston, NY

Honorable Mention: Hotel Kinsley was featured in Vogue Travel, “Hotel Kinsley is the Hudson Valley’s Most Stylish New Getaway.”

Pet Policy: Hotel Kinsley asks that dogs be 50 lbs or less. A $75 pet fee is applied to your accommodation, with a percentage allocated to benefit local pet charities.

Urban Cowboy in Big Indian, NY

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In Big Indian, NY, Urban Cowboy offers luxurious rooms, big mountain views, a roaring fireplace, and an onsite restaurant and bar, Public House. Accommodations include twelve rooms with bedroom bathtubs and three with outdoor cedar soaking tubs on the patio.

As visitors approach, they are welcomed by a spacious front outdoor area that has become an ideal spot for furry friends to mingle and play. Find a dog of bag treats waiting at the front desk and extra dog bowls in the living common area, ensuring your pets stay hydrated and happy during their visit. For those looking to enjoy a meal without leaving their furry friend behind, the parlor menu has been thoughtfully curated so you can savor a delightful dining experience without missing out on the cozy atmosphere of the indoor dining area.

Urban Cowboy boasts numerous mountain trails, abundant ridgelines, and the tranquil flow of the Esopus Creek on their pet-friendly property. Nature is truly your playground for you and your furry companions to explore and relish it together. For more travel inspiration, look no further than the Escape Brooklyn feature on Urban Cowboy.

Location: 110 miles from NYC in Big Indian, NY

Honorable Mention: Urban Cowboy was recently featured in Elle Decor’s “The Best Weekend Getaways from New York City.

Pet Policy: There is a daily pet fee of $50/day per pet in designated rooms and a waiver. Four-legged friends are warmly welcomed in all areas except the dining area and the Walden Forest Bathing Suites with Den. Please email or call prior to booking any pets.

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Seminary Hill offers a multifaceted experience with an orchard boasting over 60 varieties on 12 acres, an eco-friendly cidery meeting PassivHaus standards, a tasting room, a charming boutique hotel with 17 units, and picturesque views of the former St. Joseph’s seminary, the Delaware River, and Pennsylvania.

Its Boarding House, with 17 rooms in two renovated historic buildings, welcomes guests and it is pet-friendly – providing a comfortable and chic retreat with shared spaces and Shaker-inspired design by Homestedt.

Seminary Hill provides a jar of dog treats in all their rooms, and have a fenced-in front and side yard. The restaurant is also pet-friendly; dogs are permitted on the outside patio during the warmer months. For more inspiration, check the Escape Brooklyn feature on Seminary Hill.

Location: 120 miles from NYC in Callicoon, NY

Of note: For lunch or dinner, grab a bite (or many) at the Seminary Hill Tasting Room, whose thoughtfully curated menu of mains and snacks are inspired by the local region. It’s open for dinner Thursday-Sunday, and lunch on weekends.

Pet Policy: Seminary Hill allows up to 2 dogs (50lbs or smaller each) per accommodation. A $100 pet fee is applicable, charged once per reservation.

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Perched against the stunning backdrop of the Catskill Mountains, Eastwind Hotels beckon guests to embark on nearby hikes accompanied by their beloved furry friends. Complementing this pet-friendly experience, each of the three Eastwind locations provides pet kits complete with a toy, dog treats, and a bandana. Dog beds are available, and a dedicated dog bowl is provided.

Location: Catskills locations include Eastwind Windham and Eastwind Oliverea Valley, both less than 120 miles from NYC

Of note: Further afoot Upstate, Eastwind’s third location in Lake Placid looks incredible, too.

Pet Policy: A nightly fee of $50 applies for each pet per night. Eastwind kindly asks that pets be accompanied at all times in rooms, and kept on a leash while on the property. There are no limit or weight restrictions.

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At Blue Cabin, all pets are welcome! This wood cabin is situated in a secluded 5-acre haven of lively woodland, complemented by an expansive backyard—almost an acre of flat land, perfect for pets to run.

This two bedroom, two bathroom guest favorite is finished with refined colonial details and decorated with furniture from all over the world. Enjoy morning coffee with views of a meandering creek, visible from each room.

Pets of all kinds are welcome at Blue Cabin, with convenient amenities such as pet bowls and treats. Don’t worry about fur and cuddles – lint rollers and couch covers are provided. On the property, Blue Cabin has a 5 acre hike on their property, perfect for humans and their pets to stretch their legs together. After a fun day hiking and exploring the woods, there’s an easy-to-use hand shower for giving Fido a quick rinse.

Location: 140 miles from NYC in East Nassau, NY

Perk: A five mile hiking trail onsite makes Blue Cabin a real standout, perfect for pets and their owners to stretch their legs and make some memories.

Policy: $75 pet fee. Also cat friendly; inquire within.

El Girasol in Saugerties, NY

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El Girasol (translates to “The Sunflower”) is a sunlit, family, and pet-friendly cottage on the Esopus Creek in the Catskill Mountains. Fully furnished with global and vintage finds, this charming 2-bed retreat features a spacious living room, comfy sleeper sofa, electric fireplace, and a well-equipped kitchen with a dining area. Outside, enjoy creek access with a floating dock, BBQ, fire pit, fenced backyard, and 2 decks make it the perfect destination for a relaxing getaway with loved ones and pets.

El Girasol has a long list of dog-friendly perks: dog bowls provided in various sizes, an XL elevated dog cot, dog blankets, toys, treats, towels, wipes, shampoo, waste bags, accident spray, first aid kit, couch covers, slow feeder, gates, and three dog life jackets – so you can feel safe when they join for water adventures.

Location: 100 miles from NYC in Saugerties, NY

Bonus: A tandem kayak, single kayak, a canoe, and fishing rods are available for guests. Doggie life jackets are provided so Fido can more-than-safely join for water sport adventures.

Policy: $25 pet fee with three dog maximum, with prior approval. No breed or weight restriction,

Cool Ranch in Hudson, NY

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Discover Cool Ranch Hudson, an inviting Airbnb that warmly welcomes dogs in Hudson, NY. A true 1960s ranch located on 1+ acre, the lovingly restored home offers modern comfort and fun for the whole family. At the house, spend lots of time outside in “Hammock Haven,” with two queen hammocks and a sensory tent swing. At night, enjoy a custom fire pit with Adirondack seating for four.

You and your furry friend will find everything you need onsite, from waste bags and dog beds to treats, toys, and even crate options if required! Cool Ranch Hudson is conveniently nestled across from Greenport Playground and the Greenport Nature Conservancy, and a mere 2-minute drive from Oakdale Beach.

Location: 100 miles from NYC in Hudson, NY

Of note: Hudson, NY is a very pet-friendly town, with loads of restaurants featuring sidewalk or patio seating, where dogs can join a meal.

Pet Policy: No breed restrictions, no pet fees. Also cat friendly; inquire within.