12 Best Pet-Friendly Airbnbs In Charleston, South Carolina - Updated 2024

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A beautiful city in South Carolina with quintessential charm, Charleston is characterized by its pastel-colored antebellum structures, cobbled streets, and a vibrant French Quarter. Walking through this city makes visitors feel like they are traveling back in time. Aside from its quaint aesthetics, it attracts visitors with its delightful attractions. Instagram-savvy Millennials should not miss an opportunity to visit the picture-perfect and colorful Rainbow Row. History buffs can go on history tours at The Battery and Old Slave Mart Museum, while social butterflies can dive into the vibrant nightlife of Charleston at King Street. You can wrap up your vacation with fun things to do like spending a day at Folly Beach County Park or joining a food tour on East Bay Street. Of course, a vacation in this city is best enjoyed with your pets. Browse through this list of the best pet-friendly Airbnbs in Charleston, South Carolina.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and pet-friendly rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 06, 2024.

1. Cute downtown house

Location is key when on vacation, and this Airbnb in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, makes it easy to access all the attractions in the city. The well-designed interiors are packed with color and statement decor items that give character to the rental. Charleston is a pet-friendly city, so bring your fur baby along. In addition to the excellent location and the gorgeous interiors, the house also includes a little backyard where guests can lounge and dine outdoors.

The fully fenced yard is landscaped and offers ample shade for pets to play and nap without getting too hot.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
1.98 km (1.3 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
80 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sweet backyard for gathering great kitchen amenities a super location
excellent communicator with apt updates
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and gorgeous
the house was very clean and perfect for toddlers
the house was super clean and had everything we needed
the decor is very nice (boho chic) spotless clean and very comfortable
beautiful clean home that is also walkable
Host:
traci was a wonderful host and provided recommendations for the area
traci was also very responsive to any questions that i had
traci is an amazing host and made our stay even more enjoyable
traci was a great host and provided clear communication
traci was super attentive and responsive very friendly w/ great recommendations
Location:
the location was great
great location walking distance to king street
we loved the location and easy walk to shopping and restaurants
it is located in a great spot and very close to many things
traci was very responsive and this location is perfect - quiet yet close to everything
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2. Completely renovated historic home (from USD 150)

This 1852 property has undergone a fantastic renovation while maintaining some original features, such as the back staircase. The house is designed to include all the bedrooms on the upper level, while the lower level includes common spaces for families to hang out together.

This is one of those rare pet-friendly lodgings in Charleston, South Carolina that welcome pets at no additional charge. So make sure to bring them along and have them enjoy the charm and beauty of this dog-friendly city. While the house has no yard, there are two covered balconies where pets can stretch their legs and enjoy the views.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
2.21 km (1.4 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
127 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great space in kitchen and dining space and plenty of bathroom space for 7 people
the bathrooms were extremely clean and the photos show exactly what the property looks like
there were 5 of us total but we all felt like we had plenty of room
excellent place to stay if you’re visiting charleston with a group lots of room comfortable beds and perfect location
perfect for a ladies getaway there were enough beds and bathrooms for all of us
Cleanliness:
very clean and modern
it’s super clean and charming
had a great stay here place was clean and well kept
the house was clean and we had everything we needed
house was clean and check in/out was easy
Host:
host was very responsive and helpful when i needed some assistance
we loved this airbnb hosts were responsive and easy to work with
everything was as described and the host was extremely responsive
amazing host that was flexible and very responsive great for big groups looking for a fair price
we really enjoyed hosting our bachelorette party at the airbnb
Location:
great location in downtown charleston
good location within charleston
location is very close to king street ideal for exploring charleston
the location of was great - quick walk or ride to everything
house is in a great location to shops and many restaurants; all within walking distance
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3. Brand-new rental with a rooftop deck (from USD 149)

With the vibrant and picturesque King Street almost right at your doorstep, what more can you ask for? This pet-friendly Airbnb does not only boast an excellent location but also brand-new furnishings. It is an upscale three-story retreat surrounded by lush greenery, giving the house a cozy atmosphere. It features a bedroom with a king-sized bed, a living room with a sofa bed and a smart TV, a spacious kitchen, one-and-a-half baths, and a workstation. The best part? It has a cozy rooftop deck with sectionals, a fabulous space to meditate in the morning or bond with your buddies in the afternoon.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
1.83 km (1.2 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
258 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful mattress on king bed
courtyard and rooftop were nice touches to have outdoor space that was comfortable
the bed was comfortable and the rooftop deck was a nice feature
the tvs are easy to operate
overall great stay with an awesome roof deck great one bedroom apt plenty of room for two people
Cleanliness:
very clean and nicely done
super clean and beautifully decorated
unit was very clean and comfortable
everything was clean and the bed was super comfy
great clean comfortable and amazing spot in charleston
Host:
host was very kind and accommodating to us
great place and excellent host highly recommend
beautiful house in a nice area with a great host
michael was the best host i’ve ever had on airbnb his communication was unbelievable
communication with michael and the other hosts was regular and always helpful
Location:
great location close to restaurants
great location in charleston
great location lots within walking distance
this place is perfectly located to everything within walking distance
great location and a cute neighborhood to explore
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4. Chic carriage house close to King Street (from USD 299)

Daydreaming of a fun-filled family vacation in Charleston? Make it a reality and book this bright and cozy carriage house that welcomes four guests as well as cute furry little ones. It is not just aesthetically pleasing and relaxing but also complete with amenities. This Airbnb comes with a bedroom, an open-plan living room, a kitchen, and a spotless bathroom with a walk-in shower. WiFi is accessible throughout the house, allowing guests to update their socials throughout their stay. On a pleasant day, you may explore nearby King Street which is considered one of the most picture-perfect avenues in the whole of America.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
1.65 km (1.1 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
345 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed and pull out sofa were very comfortable
this space is great wonderfully decorated with an amazingly comfy bed and all good amenities
the living room was comfortable for watching tv in the evenings
the bed was super comfy and the space was super homey
clean comfortable accommodation with all amenities needed
Cleanliness:
it is clean and comfortable
the place was clean and very convenient
the space itself is clean and comfortable
this place was very clean
the place was very clean
Host:
such a great host really appreciated the quick responses and the willingness to provide recommendations for eateries parking etc
nice place otherwise and very helpful host
michael was a great host he was very responsive
very accommodating and gave great suggestions of things to do around town
quick clear and friendly communication
Location:
great location to everywhere
the location was great
great location near downtown
excellent location and proximity to king st
great location a quick walk to pick up one of the free downtown shuttle buses
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5. Modern studio with pool access (from USD 154)

Why stay in costly boutique hotels when you can experience a luxurious holiday full of relaxation and bliss at this boutique-like studio accommodation? It boasts a stunning interior design that features white furnishings, gorgeous hardwood flooring, and top-of-the-line amenities. Its space houses a king-sized bed, a lounge area, a kitchen, and a private bathroom with a bathtub. Three people can comfortably fit in this accommodation, and pets can join too. To top it all off, renters (including pets) can access the delightful swimming pool located in Atlas Spring East which is just across the street.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
2.13 km (1.4 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
226 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had a lovely stay close to king street top notch amenities dog friendly and the most comfortable bed
bed is very comfortable and amenities are very nice the location also is great
Cleanliness:
loved the dog run area & pool access (the pool area is really stylish and clean)
the space was sparkling clean and had everything we needed
the home was clean beautiful and a great location
very impressed by the cleanliness of the unit and with the general area surrounding the property
very clean and owners are quick to respond to any issues you have
Host:
very kind people i highly recommend
Location:
great location and really comfortable stay
loved staying here great location
it was a great location for us
location of the unit is a short drive from the more popular attractions
we could easily walk to king street etc
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6. Cozy townhouse within walking distance of Avondale District (from USD 125)

Downtown Charleston is only 2.5 mi (4 km) from this pet-friendly townhouse, making it an ideal accommodation for tourists who wish to be away from the hustle and bustle of the city center. The Avondale district is a short walk away, and it boasts artsy streets filled with hip nightspots where tourists can go on food trips and bar hopping. This two-bedroom retreat houses a private bathroom, a cozy living room, a fully equipped kitchen, and a patio ideal for alfresco dining.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
5.67 km (3.6 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
450 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was filled with natural light and lisa and todd had left us coffee and wine
we appreciated the instructions left in the coffee table that explains the ins and outs of the home
the cottage is super cute and comfortable
beds are also super comfy
Cleanliness:
the house is clean and quaint
place was clean and very comfortable
comfortable beds fluffy towels and clean
it's older but impeccably clean
the house was very clean which is something we value
Host:
great hosts would recommend
todd and lisa were wonderful hosts
todd and lisa are very thoughtful hosts anticipating all our needs
the hosts were incredibly responsive and helpful
todd and lisa were so kind and hospitable
Location:
the location was great
the location was perfect
real cute place
the neighborhood is very cute and quiet
we loved everything about this cute little place
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7. Lovely retreat near James Island County Park (from USD 120)

This three-room vacation rental in a private house welcomes two guests. It is perfect for couples, a pair of best buds, and even solo wanderers on a soul-searching trip to Charleston. Guests may bring their fur babies with them for a more unforgettable vacation. This accommodation has a private entrance and features key-less entry. It features a bedroom with a queen-size bed, a lounge area, a private bathroom, a screened porch where guests can unwind, and WiFi access. The cherry on top is this Airbnb’s close proximity to must-visit attractions, including James Island County Park, Terrace Theatre, and lots of restaurants.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
6.79 km (4.3 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
967 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it had everything we needed to get ready for a wedding that day- ironing board hair dryer etc
it was cute comfortable and had water coffee and few snacks for us
great space and felt very comfortable and save
we happened to arrive a bit early and so met sue as she was finishing getting the room ready
it's quite large and would be comfortable for a couple with a young child
Cleanliness:
very clean and private
very clean and comfortable stay
it was also very clean
a sparkling clean cozy spot in a safe area
sweet comfy place very clean and with nice touches
Host:
sue was a great host
responsive host during stay
she was very accommodating and kind and asked if everything was okay
sue was a fantastic host who responded very promptly to all of our questions
wow susan is such a wonderful host
Location:
the location was perfect
susan place was perfectly located
what a cute place great location on james island
great location and perfect space
location ideal for the beach and charleston
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8. Superb period home with a backyard (from USD 150)

Still on the fence about your Charleston holiday haven? This two-bedroom vacation rental might seal the deal. It is a period house slightly away from Downtown Charleston but close to the beautiful Avondale District where you can also find must-try dining spots and local shops. A 10-minute journey by car will take you to the gorgeous Folley Beach. This Airbnb is perfect for active tourists as it’s close to jogging and biking trails. The best part? it features a backyard where kids and pets can run around and play.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
5.34 km (3.4 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
65 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the ac works great the water was hot and all the bathrooms had a strong water pressure
Cleanliness:
upon entering the house smelled extremely clean and well maintained
the space is charming clean and comfortable
we loved our stay at the bungalow the place was very clean and well equipped
the place was roomy a good deal and clean
this home was great super clean and updated
Host:
chris was a great host
chris was an excellent host who quickly responded to our requests
he was very responsive accommodating and kind
i will recommend this host to everyone
the hosts are very kind and respond immediately and have great food suggestions
Location:
great location very close to downtown
convenient location in a beautiful neighborhood close to everything
love the location of this house
great place close to a lot of really spots
solid place in a good location
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9. Adorable retreat with a fenced yard

This Airbnb vacation rental is as pretty as it is comfortable. It is a freshly renovated studio that boasts attractive pastel-colored walls, gorgeous hardwood flooring, and complete amenities. It has an open-plan layout that comprises a queen-sized bed, a kitchenette with utensils, a seating area, a smart TV, and storage spaces. Three guests are welcome, and pets can join too. When not curling up in bed, guests may unwind in the fenced yard with a picnic table or take a leisurely stroll in Downtown Charleston which is only five minutes away.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
5.89 km (3.7 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
327 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
couldn’t count on the wifi to watch netflix but the place had free cable so we watched that
the space is quaint cozy and relaxing we would definitely go back
the bed was super comfortable and we had everything we needed
the bed was super comfortable
the room was also very comfortable for us and our pup
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable
william’s was clean and cozy
i encourage anyone looking for a clean comfortable and convenient place to downtown charleston to look here first
the place was super clean and the bed was super comfy
the studio is large clean and well equipped
Host:
the host and his assistant were very responsive
william was a great host and easy to communicate with
reviews from all travelers are helpful so read the latest guests
william was a wonderful host and i would recommend anyone wishing to visit charleston to stay here
william was very kind and a fast responder
Location:
the location of his place is the perfect central location
great place close to downtown charleston
great location with a super convenient kitchenette
great location great studio apartment
great location and great space for a trip
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10. Classy condo with a fully equipped kitchen

Are you a vacationing couple or a solo adventurer on a weekend trip to Charleston? Regardless of your reason for visiting, you are welcome in this condo apartment, located only 4 mi (6.4 km) from Downtown Charleston. It is modern, classy, and well-equipped with one bedroom and a pristine bath. You, your partner, and your fur baby will love curling up in your cloud-like queen bed. You also have yourself an entertainment area with a sofa and a smart TV. The kitchen is equipped with coffee-making essentials and a breakfast counter.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
4.76 km (3.0 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
263 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was very comfortable and the amenities were great
her apartment is very cute clean has great amenities and i can highly recommend staying there
small very comfortable place perfect for a couple
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and well kept
her place was very clean and comfortable
her place is very clean and quiet
place was clean and comfortable with a lot of charming touches and design
clean comfortable and equipped with everything needed
Host:
valerie was an amazing host
valerie was a wonderful host
valerie is definitely an experienced host
highly recommend valerie as a host
valerie was very responsive and helpful
Location:
really like the location of the place
perfect location for exploring charleston
great location a short drive to everything we wanted to do
very cute place in a neighborhood that is adjacent to downtown
great place to stay and close to downtown
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11. Lovely abode with a private courtyard

For tourists who prefer accommodations in Downtown Charleston, where they can breeze through the town center, this fully furnished Airbnb might pique your interest. It is a charming and cozy Victorian retreat in close proximity to Galliard Auditorium. Upper King Street is also proximate to this property. This newly renovated Airbnb features two bedrooms, two baths, and a kitchen with cookware and cutlery, comfortable for six guests and pets. One of the nicest areas of this house is the private courtyard adorned with lush trees and fairy lights.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
1.08 km (0.7 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
420 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was perfect for the two of us
an absolutely beautiful apartment and a great space for events
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
very clean and cozy place
very clean and comfortable place
place smelled incredible and was super clean
everything was clean and as expected
Host:
host was friendly and super nice
amazing host and amazing place
the host is very helpful and responsive
chris was also a great host
they way the host decorated was so pretty and comfortable
Location:
great location in walking distance of downtown charleston
the location was perfect for walking around downtown
great location- can walk to everything
great place conveniently located for our stay close to everything
it's a walking distance from the heart of downtown and quick drive to mount pleasant
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12. Picturesque apartment in an excellent location

This pet-friendly vacation rental has everything you want in your Charleston holiday home. It boasts Instagram-worthy interiors, and it has a welcoming atmosphere that helps guests feel right at home. More so, it is complete with home amenities, including two bedrooms, a cozy living room, and a fully stocked kitchen. Topping it all off with an excellent location, a stone’s throw away from the vibrant King Street. You can go bar hopping, food tripping, and shopping at any time you like.

Stayed at this property?
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
1.32 km (0.9 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
232 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the mattresses were comfortable
there was also reliable wifi so working remotely was not a problem
having two king beds was amazing
this place is very nice all new with two great king size beds and nice modern amenities
nice small two bedroom apartment with upstairs bedrooms
Cleanliness:
very clean and well maintained
very clean home with comfortable beds
the house was clean and comfortable
the house was sparkling clean and extra cozy
this place is absolutely adorable it was clean well decorated and had comfy beds
Host:
the host is awesome as well
great host good communication from host
michael is an outstanding host he was so accommodating to our requests and responsive to any questions
the host makes sure your visit is great
michael was an outstanding host and answered all of the questions we had for him
Location:
cute place great location
great location close to everything via foot
cute little house in a great location convenient to everything you need
perfect location have a bakery right across the street
great location to many great restaurants
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Fall in love with Charleston

Charleston is a picture-perfect city with diverse attractions. It boasts historic landmarks, stunning architectural wonders, picture-perfect parks, must-visit shopping malls, a vibrant nightlife, and a multitude of fantastic BBQ joints. Whatever your interests are, there is something for you in Charleston. Come to the city with your loved ones and book your accommodation from this list of the best pet-welcoming and dog-friendly Airbnbs in Charleston, South Carolina.

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