13 Pet Friendly Hotels In Asheville, NC

Are you looking for the perfect place to stay while visiting Asheville, NC with pets? Lucky for you there are plenty of inviting hotels for you and your four-legged friends. After all, Asheville is an extremely pet-friendly city!

This guide to Asheville’s pet-friendly hotels includes some of the city’s best hotels and high-end accommodations

You’ll find recommendations for where to stay with pets for free in Asheville and even properties that offer bowls, pet beds, treat bags and more. We have also included our take on why each property is a great pick.

We hope this list helps you find pet-friendly accommodations for your trip to Asheville! Please note that hotels may change their policies and prices without notice. Make sure to contact them directly to confirm their pet policy prior to your visit.

Where To Stay In Asheville WIth Pets

The map below includes all of the pet-friendly hotels highlighted in our guide. As you’ll see, the majority is in downtown Asheville, but that’s mostly because it’s the city’s main area for dining and shopping. Make sure to check out Wrong Way Lodge in West Asheville too because it’s a pretty great setup for dogs!

Guide To Asheville’s Pet-Friendly Hotels

Asheville is an excellent destination when traveling with pets, from dog-friendly breweries and restaurants to hikes that are perfect for your four-legged friends. See below for our top picks for where to stay with pets in Asheville!

Kimpton Hotel Arras

Starting this list off strong with an absolutely awesome hotel for pets… all pets!

Kimpton Hotel Arras is an awesome hotel in downtown Asheville that goes above and beyond welcoming you and your pet to their property. They partner with the local Patton Avenue Pet Company to offer bowls, pet beds, treat bags and balls for you to have the best time with your pets.

They also partner with WAG! and offer complimentary access to WAG! Premium if you are in need of pet walking during your stay.

Best of all, Kimpton Hotel Arras allows all types of pets and charges no additional fee for pets to stay! And they mean it– they allow hampsters, parakeets and iguanas!

Located in the heart of downtown, Kimpton Hotel Arras is the perfect home base for exploring Asheville’s vibrant downtown. The fine dining restaurant Bargello is located at the hotel. We especially love their weekend brunch!

All pets stay free at the Kimpton Hotel Arras.

Exterior of the Kimpton Hotel Arras in Asheville, NC.

Kimpton Hotel Arras

7 Patton Avenue | Downtown


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Aloft Hotel

The Aloft Hotel in downtown Asheville is the perfect place to stay with pets without breaking the bank. They allow up to two pets in the room and charge no additional pet fees!

The laid-back casual vibe of the hotel makes you feel welcome with your furry friends. It’s also an excellent hotel for kids.

Located in the heart of downtown Asheville, it is easy to walk dogs around the city. Aloft is just steps away from downtown eateries, many of which have patios that are great for dogs. And you’re just a few minutes walk from the South Slope Brewing District which is home to the majority of Asheville’s breweries (and most are dog-friendly!)

Aloft allows up to two pets at no additional cost.

Exterior of The Aloft Hotel in downtown Asheville

Aloft Hotel Downtown

51 Biltmore Avenue | Downtown


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Wrong Way River Lodge & Cabins

A stay at the Wrong Way River Lodge & Cabins in West Asheville is a dream for dog owners. The standalone units provide the perfect space and easy access to the outdoors with your dog.

Wrong Way is located across the street from the French Broad River Greenway in West Asheville, which is a great place to exercise your dog. There is a dog park less than one mile down the greenway at French Broad River Park.

Wrong Way River Lodge & Cabins

You can’t miss their A-frame cabins as you drive along Amboy Road on the French Broad River. The property is set up to mimic a campground, with individual cabins in place of tents and community areas at The Lodge and The Meadow. But you get the luxuries of a hotel suite with queen beds and private bathrooms.

Wrong Way charges a pet fee of $25 per dog per night.

Elevation Lofts

Another great option for extra space for your stay is Elevation Lofts. This boutique loft hotel in downtown Asheville has 6 units on the third floor with historic architectural details. The lofts range in size from two to four bedrooms making them great accomodations for larger groups.

Elevation Lofts allows up to 2 dogs in each unit (only dogs are allowed). They charge a non-refundable pet fee of $200 per stay.

Grand Bohemian Hotel

If you are looking for a luxury stay with pets in Biltmore Village look no further than the Grand Bohemian Hotel. It’s a gorgeous Tudor-style hotel located just outside the gates of the Biltmore Estate.

The Grand Bohemian is a pet-friendly hotel that welcomes dogs up to 60 pounds. They offer a variety of amenities for pets, including three sizes of dog beds, collapsible hiking bowls, waste bag dispensers, treats, and even a paw menu with gourmet meals.

Grand Bohemian charges a pet fee of $150 per stay for the first pet and an additional $50 fee for each additional pet.

Renaissance Hotel

Though the Renaissance Hotel isn’t in the middle of the hustle and bustle of downtown Asheville, it’s just a few minutes away. It’s an easy walk with your dog from the hotel to the main downtown area. They have a dog-friendly floor on the third floor, so make sure to let them know you are traveling with a dog before arrival.

The Renaissance Hotel has a maximum pet weight limit of 50 lbs. so it’s great for smaller pets. They charge a $50 pet fee per night.

Exterior of the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Asheville

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31 Woodfin Street | Downtown


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Princess Anne Hotel

This small boutique hotel located just north of Downtown Asheville in the Charlotte Street area, is the perfect spot to travel with pets. They are located in a quiet neighborhood setting with outdoor space and plenty of sidewalks to meander to local cafes.

The Princess Anne Hotel allows one dog and charges a fee of $50 per stay. They may allow a second dog upon request.

The Foundry Hotel

Another gem of a hotel in Asheville that welcomes pets is the Foundry! Even though they are located downtown, they have a large property with plenty of green space to walk. You can explore all downtown Asheville offers with your furry friend in tow.

The Foundry charges a $150 pet fee per stay.

Aerial view of the Foundry Hotel in Asheville, NC.

Blind Tiger

The Blind Tiger is a small boutique hotel in Asheville with two guest rooms available to stay with dogs. They are situated in a quiet walkable neighborhood in North Asheville with cafes and restaurants all around. It’s a gorgeous property and definitely where we’d like to wake up with our dog friends!

Blind Tiger allows up to 2 dogs per room and charges a pet fee of $50 per dog per night. Only dogs are allowed and there is a weight limit of 70 lbs.

AC Hotel

The AC Hotel is an a great choice for travelers seeking a chic and urban retreat in downtown Asheville. And while that may not sound dog-friendly, think again! One of the best parts is that it’s super close to Pack Square Park, which is a great spot to take your four-legged friends to get some energy out.

The hotel is also home to the rooftop restaurant Capella on 9. It’s also next door to one of our favorite coffee and dessert shops: Old Europe Pastries. Get an espresso and their chocolate peanut butter cake for an absolutely enjoyable morning or afternoon! Old Europe has outdoor seating so it’s a great place to bring your dog.

There is a pet fee of $50 per night at the AC Hotel. You can view the most up-to-date pet policy on their site.

Exterior of The AC Hotel in downtown Asheville

AC Hotel By Marriott

10 Broadway Street | Downtown


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Haywood Park Hotel

If you are looking for a stay in city-center with your dog, check out the Haywood Park Hotel. It’s anchored by Isa’s French Bistro, which is the perfect spot for lunch in downtown Asheville. There are a few seats on the sidewalk at Isa’s that make for an excellent spot to dine with Fido. Plus, excellent people-watching!

Haywood Park Hotel allows dogs up to 50 lbs. and up to two dogs per room. They charge a $50 pet fee per dog. View the full pet policy for additional information.

Omni Grove Park Inn

One of Asheville’s most popular attractions, the Omni Grove Park Inn is also an exceptional stay with dogs. There is plenty of green space and trails at the resort for exploring and getting energy out. Speaking of, it’s a great hotel for families in Asheville!

We do want to point out that not all areas are dog-friendly. You’ll see a few signs around indicating dogs aren’t allowed in these spaces. Also, only dogs are allowed! Pet floors are located on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the Vanderbilt room. You have to book a pet-friendly reservation prior to staying.

Omni Grove Park Inn allows pets up to 60 lbs. with a limit of 2 pets per room. They charge a pet fee of $250 per stay. Make sure to view the full pet policy for the most up-to-date information.

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Front exterior of The Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC.

The Omni Grove Park Inn

290 Macon Avenue | North Asheville


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DoubleTree Hotel – Biltmore

If you want to stay neat the Biltmore with a dog, check out DoubleTree! Not only will you get one of their signature chocolate chip cookies at check-in but they have a great outdoor space with room for your dog to explore.

We like this property if you are traveling with dogs and planning to visit The Biltmore Estate. Yes, the Biltmore Estate is dog-friendly! The Biltmore House isn’t, though.

DoubleTree allows pets up to 75 lbs. They charge a $50 pet fee per stay.

DoubleTree at Biltmore Village exterior in Asheville

DoubleTree Biltmore Village

115 Hendersonville Road | Biltmore Village


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