Pet Boarding Rates

Prices

Thinking of leaving your pet in the safe hands of Hunter Pet Motel? Browse our cattery and kennel rates below. Please note, our rates are applicable irrespective of check-in and check-out times. A minimum $100 non-refundable booking fee is required for all bookings.

Contact Hunter Pet Motel today for all booking enquiries. Based in the Hunter Valley, we welcome pets from far and wide, including Newcastle and Port Stephens.

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Important!

***Our boarding rates for both cats and dogs will depend on whether it’s high or low season.

12th April – 29th April 2024
(Autumn school holidays)

5th July – 22nd July 2024
(Winter school holidays)

27th Sept – 14th Oct 2024
(Spring school holidays)

6th Dec 2024 – 31 Jan 2025
(Summer school holiday) Minimum 5 days’ stay between 16th Dec and Sunday 12th Jan.

Cat Boarding

All cats must have a current vaccination certificate (minimum F3) issued by a qualified veterinarian. All cat vaccinations must be carried out at least 14 days prior to boarding. Any cat that cannot meet this standard will not be accepted for boarding in order to protect our other boarders. Please see our terms and conditions for more information.

High Season

Deluxe Rooms – $40/cat/day

Luxury Rooms – not available

Suites – not available

  • Deluxe Rooms $40/cat/day
  • Luxury Rooms not available
  • Suites not available

Low Season

Deluxe Rooms – $30/cat/day

Luxury Rooms – $60/room ( max 2 cats)

Suites – $105/room (max 4 cats)

  • Deluxe Rooms $30/cat/day
  • Luxury Rooms $60/room ( max 2 cats)
  • Suites $105/room (max 4 cats)

Dog Boarding

All dogs must have a current vaccination certificate (minimum C5 or equivalent to cover Canine (Kennel Cough) issued by a qualified veterinarian. All dog vaccinations should be carried out at least 14 days prior to boarding. Check with your vet regarding the intra-nasal option for Canine (Kennel) Cough.

Any dog failing to meet this standard will not be accepted for boarding. Please see our terms and conditions for more information.

High Season

Small Dogs

Standard Rooms – $70/dog/day

Luxury Room – $75/dog/day

Luxury TV Room – $80/dog/day

Large Dogs

Standard Rooms – $80/dog/day

Roof Yards/Supervised Exercise (for dogs that jump/climb to escape) – $25/day + daily rate

Extra Large Yards* – $10/day + daily rate

*subject to availability

  • Standard Rooms $70/dog/day

    small dogs

  • Luxury Room $75/dog/day

    small dogs

  • Luxury TV Room: $80/dog/day

    small dogs

  • Standard Rooms $80/dog/day

    large dogs

  • Roof Yards/Supervised Exercise $25/day + daily rate

    for dogs that jump/climb to escape

  • Extra Large Yards $10/day + daily rate

    subject to availability

Low Season

Small Dogs

Standard Rooms – $55/dog/day

Luxury Room – $60/dog/day

Luxury TV Room – $65/dog/day

Large Dogs

Standard Rooms – $60/dog/day

Roof Yards/Supervised Exercise (for dogs that jump/climb to escape) – $25/day + daily rate

Extra Large Yards* – $10/day + daily rate

*subject to availability

  • Standard Rooms $55/dog/day

    small dogs

  • Luxury Room $60/dog/day

    small dogs

  • Luxury TV Room: $65/dog/day

    small dogs

  • Standard Rooms $60/dog/day

    large dogs

  • Roof Yards/Supervised Exercise $25/day + day rate

    for dogs that jump/climb to escape

  • Extra Large Yards $10/day + day rate

    subject to availability

Dog Sizes

Dog sizes are at the discretion of Hunter Pet Motel. The following is indicative, but not a comprehensive list:

Small Dogs

Boston Terrier, Bichon Frise, Cavoodle, Chihuahua, Dachshund, French Bulldog, Havanese, Papillon, Pomeranian, Pug, Jack Russell, Lhasa Apso, Shih Tzu, Toy Poodle, Yorkshire Terrier.

Up to 14kg

Large Dogs

Basenji, Beagle, Bernese Mountain Dog, Border Collie, Boxer, Bulldog, Cattle Dog, Cavalier King Charles, Cocker Spaniel, Corgi, Dalmatian, Golden Retriever, Great Dane, Greyhound, Irish Wolfhound, Kelpie (some), Labrador Retriever, Labradoodle, Neapolitan Mastiff, Newfoundland, Pointer, Staffy, Saint Bernard, Samoyed, Schnauzer (Standard), Shetland, Sheepdog, Siberian Husky, Vizsla, West Highland Terrier, Tibetan Mastiff, Weimaraner.

14kg and over

Additional Services

Pickup & Delivery Service

We provide a daily pick-up and delivery service (subject to availability). Rates are charged for either pick-up or delivery as follows:

Zone 1

$60.00
Aberglasslyn, Allandale, Belford, Bolwarra, Bolwarra Heights, Branxton, Dalwood, Farley, Glendon, Glendon Brook, Greta, Hillborough, Hunterview, Keinbah, Lambs Valley, Leconfield, Lochinvar, Lovedale, Lower Belford, Luskintyre, Maitland Vale, McDougalls Hill, Mitchell’s Flat, North Rothbury, Nulkaba, Oswald, Pokolbin, Redbournberry, Rosebrook, Rothbury, Roughit, Rutherford, Sawyers Gully, Sedgefield, Singleton, Singleton Heights, Telarah, Wattle Ponds, Whittingham, Windella.

Zone 2

$70.00
Aberdare, Abermain, Anambah, Ashtonfield, Bellbird, Berry Park, Broke, Bulga, Buttai, Cessnock, Chisholm, Cliftleigh, Duckenfield, Duns Creek, East Maitland, Elrington, Fordwhich, Gillieston Heights, Greenhills, Gresford, Heddon Greta, Hinton, Kurri Kurri, Largs, Lorn, Louth Park, Maitland, Martins Creek, Metford, Mirannie, Morpeth, Mount Thorley, Mount View, Oakhampton, Oakhampton Heights, Paterson, Pelaw Main, Ravensworth, Raworth, Seaham, Tenambit, Thornton, Tocal, Wallalong, Woodville.

Zone 3

$80.00
Balickera, Beresfield, Black Hill, Brunkerville, Buttai, Cameron Park, Clarence Town, Eagleton, East Seaham, Edgeworth, Elermore Vale, Ellalong, Fletcher, Freemans Waterhole, Glen Oak, Heatherbrae, Hexham, Hilldale, Killingworth, Maryland, Millers Forest, Millfield, Minmi, Mt Vincent, Mulbring, Nelsons Plains, Paynes Crossing, Quorrobolong, Raymond Terrace, Seahampton, Speers Point, Stockrington, Sweetmans Creek, Tarro, Tomago, Vacy, Wallsend, Warkworth, West Wallsend, Woodberry.

Zone 4

$95.00
Adamstown, Adamstown Heights, Belmont, Birmingham Gardens, Blackalls Park, Boolaroo, Broadmedow, Cardiff, Carrington, Charlestown, Eleebana, Fern Bay, Ferodale, Fullerton Cove, Gateshead, Glendale, Hamilton, Islington, Jewells, Jerrys Plains, Jesmond, Kahibah, Kotara, Lambton, Macquarie Hills, Maryville, Mayfield, Medowie, Merewether, Merewether Heights, Mount Hutton, Muswellbrook, New Lambton, Newcastle, Rathmines, Redhead, Salt Ash, Shortland, Teralba, The Junction, Tighes Hill, Tingira Heights, Toronto, Twelve Mile Creek, Valentine, Waratah, Warners Bay, Whitebridge, Wickham, Williamtown, Windale, Wollombi.

Other zones are subject to availability. Please contact us to find out more.

Zone price is for up to 2 pets. Additional pets will incur a $20/per pet charge

Gourmet Food

We have a gourmet food range for dogs which consists of chicken necks, loaf, cooked chicken breasts, sardines and rice. The rate is $10 per dog per day in addition to the daily rate. $2.50 Pigs ear (per treat). $2.00 Chicken Ice Block (per treat). $1.50 Dentastix (per treat).

Cat Play Time

Our cattery has a fully enclosed play area with interactive toys to entertain and challenge your cat. Playtime also includes lots of cuddles for your cat. Our play time rate is $30 for 15 minutes.

Dog Play Time & Water Play Time

Our kennel provides a fully enclosed exercise area where your dog will be able to run around, exercise and play one-on-one with a member of our staff. Exercise rate is $30 for 15 minutes. Water play time is $35 for 30 minutes.

Photo & Video

Our staff can email or text a photo or video of your pet’s stay with us.

Photos – 2 x $10.00
Video – $10

Medication

Our experienced staff are specially trained to administer required medications to your pets. This will be charged at a daily rate of $10 per pet. If your pet requires medication to be administered outside of our normal hours of operation, this will be charged at a daily rate of $30.00 per pet (out of hours 6.30pm to 8.00am).

Any pet requiring an injection will be charged at a rate of $10 per injection. (excluding diabetic)

Any pet who is high dependency or requires diabetic injections will be charged at an additional daily rate of $30 per pet.

Destruction Fee

This covers items destroyed or partially destroyed such as beds, doors and yards. This will be charged at $60.Further charges may apply pending the extent of the damage. Please see examples below:

Out of Opening Hours Fee

An out of hours opening fee may be applicable if staff are required outside of our regular hours of operation. This will be charged at a rate of $60 for each hour or part thereof which is outside normal operation hours.

Birthday Celebrations

We love to celebrate your furry family members on their Birthdays with treats, cuddles, and personalised birthday photos we cherish the special moments together.

Payment

Online Payment can be made via PayPal and credit card. Payment on site  can be made via cash or card (except American Express and Diners Club Card).

Terms & Conditions