Barbecue and music are some of the things that first come to mind when someone mentions Austin, as it is home to award-winning barbecue restaurants and live music events. But there’s so much more Austin has to offer. This capital city’s local art scene draws in tourists because of its top-notch museums, awe-inspiring wall art along the streets, and magnificent paintings and sculptures in a number of galleries. On top of that, Austin is home to plenty of pet-friendly attractions, ranked fourth in a list of the most pet-friendly cities in the country. You’ll also spot several dog-friendly restaurants in the city where you can enjoy a meal with your fur pals. If you’re planning to bring Fido along but clueless about where to stay, check the list below for the best pet-friendly Airbnbs in Austin, Texas.
1. Large home with a sizeable backyard (from USD 174)
Great for any occasion, this large hideaway is designed for both relaxation and entertainment. Its seven-person hot tub will surely be a popular spot for guests looking to enjoy a good soak. And for those who plan to have movie nights, the two living rooms with 55-inch smart TV will come in handy. Speedy WiFi is provided so you can post a cute photo of your pet enjoying the sizeable fenced backyard with a fire pit.
Make sure to take advantage of the complete kitchen to enjoy home-style meals. But should you want to skip the chef duties, you can check out the many local joints and nightlife at the popular Rainey Street, which is just 10 minutes away.
Hot Tub, Backyard Patio, BBQ, Fire PitAustin, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:there's lots of nice touches a traveler would need such as toiletries shampoo/conditioner kitchen supplies etcnotable: the comfortable bed
Cleanliness:very clean and well maintainedeverything was clean and the the communication with the hosts was greatit was clean cute and so comfythe inside was clean spacious and organizedthe home was clean and had enough room for us
Host:hosts were kind and communicativehost was very kind and responsivehost was very responsive abd responsiblethank you for having us and being such a wonderful hosttim and alixie were extremely kind and willing to help us out in a pinchRead more reviews
Location:the location was also great because of how close it was to downtownclose to downtown and east austin very close to the airport and in a good neighborhoodonly a 15-20 minute drive into downtown austin so it's a perfect locationgreat place to stay and not far from the airportwe came down for lake travis the location was perfect more room than expected
2. Cozy studio filled with modern touches (from USD 117)
Solo or couple travelers will find this cozy studio a restful place to spend a break with their pets. Fur babies can join in the fun for a pet fee of 40 USD. The space has been furnished with modern touches including ultra-fast WiFi and a 38-inch smart TV with access to several streaming platforms. With a fully stocked kitchen in place, you can sample your dishes at any time you please.
The location is also a knockout as it is just five minutes away from all the thrills and conveniences of downtown Austin. This pet-friendly apartment also accepts pre-arranged early check-in and late check-out for 30 USD.
Charming Bungalow! Steps To South Congress!Austin, Texas, United States
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Amenities & Room:the wi-fi was flawlesswe ended up using the kitchen sink as our main sink as it was more comfortablenice to have a tv with apps available as wellthe space is comfortable and was perfect for our weekend in atxoverall good for 1 guest not bothered by noise and okay with quirky room features
Cleanliness:our stay was phenomenal the room was very clean and smelled amazing upon arrivalthe room was very clean the area was lovely and in a nice neighborhoodother then those disappointments it was pretty clean convenient location and the host had great communicationit's small but clean and really well-locatedit was everything we expected it was super clean very good communication with host
Host:owners are super accommodatingeast check in/out good communication with the hostsowners were extremely easy to get in touch with and prompt on responsescannon is a great host who executes amazing communicationRead more reviews
Location:cute airbnb in a great locationthe location is perfectvery close to awesome restaurants and just a few minutes from downtown by caramazing location it’s super close to a lot of great restaurants and shopssuper close to lots of stuff - easy to walk
3. Lovely townhouse in a quiet setting
Give your loved ones and pets a well-deserved vacation in Austin by renting this one-bedroom townhouse. Up to four guests can stay here comfortably and lounge around in the well-maintained living space while your four-legged buddies roam freely around the patio.
After a long day of sightseeing, whip up sumptuous dishes in the full kitchen with a gas oven and a refrigerator. You can also unwind by surfing the web with the Wi-Fi or catching up on your shows with the TV. As for those bringing their vehicles for easy transportation, worry not as outdoor parking is included in your rent.
Stylish, Quiet Townhouse with Pool Close to The DomainAustin, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the amenities were great: laundry hair dryer netflix etcthe couch and bed weren’t too comfortable for our tastethere was strong wifi a great kitchen for us to use and free parkingthe furniture and bed are comfortable and the whole condo is clean and brightthe shower had nice water pressure and the temperature was easy to adjust
Cleanliness:very clean and accommodatingher place was amazingly clean and inspiring to stay atwonderful clean place many special touches everything we neededthe place is very clean and very nicely decoratedloved how clean the place was too
Host:jeanne was a wonderful host quick to reply and answer questionsjeanna was an excellent host that went above and beyond to make sure any needs were metjeanne was an amazing host who helped us feel at homejeanne was very accommodating to our schedule and checked on us to make sure we were doing goodjeanne was an excellent host throughout our stayRead more reviews
Location:great location for visiting austinpark is a 5 min walk and very coolwhat a cute quote place to staygreat location great space great hostessthe location gives you a neighborhood feel with easy access to the domain and other fun spots
4. Trendy studio for three with spa-style bath (from USD 122)
For those who want to stay in a conveniently located vacation home, this air-conditioned studio is within walking distance of various restaurants and bars right in the neighborhood of Holly. However, for those who want to save up on dining out, the home also has a kitchenette with an espresso machine, microwave, small refrigerator, and utensils for prepping and relishing meals.
Once you’re done exploring Austin’s many attractions, you can clean up in the home’s full bathroom with a bathtub, walk-in shower, and rain shower, resembling a relaxing spa bath. You can then unwind with the free Wi-Fi and TV equipped with several streaming services, or rest in the king bedroom with a ceiling fan and blackout shades.
Lastly, fur parents can bring their pets along for a fee of 30 USD.
Modern King Studio with Spa-Style Bathroom & Patio and YardAustin, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:big closet big bathroom - and super comfy bedand most importantly the bed was extremely comfortablewonderful studio apartment with a wonderful bathroom and incredibly comfortable bedthe bed was luxurious and the bath was perfect for soaking in after a long day of exploringthe bathroom is awesome with the shower and bathtub
Cleanliness:everything was clean the bed was very comfortable and having a large bathroom was greatgreat clean and comfy stay with tons of style and that unique austin ambianceclean comfy and in a great location convenient to everything
Host:ben is a great hostben was such a great hostben was extremely helpful and provided lots of great recommendationsben was a polite host that graciously let us use his washer/dryer connected to his family homeoverall super comfortable and pet friendly which is always a bonus since we take our pup everywhereRead more reviews
Location:parks near by and great restaurants near bygreat location for all our needsawesome place and location so many things within walking distancegreat place in a great locationthe location is amazing we felt safe and close to everywhere we wanted to go
5. The Austin Texas House (from USD 172)
Situated in the center of South Congress, this contemporary apartment is only a short walk from music venues, shops, bars, and restaurants. Though it offers a great location, your enjoyment is also guaranteed even when you’re staying indoors with the provision of a flat-screen TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. There is also a full kitchen if you’re one to enjoy making home-cooked dishes. Additionally, the rental comes with air-conditioning to keep you cool during the hottest months, and the queen bedroom even comes with an additional ceiling fan.
At this dog-friendly Airbnb rental in Austin, you’re permitted to bring along your furry buddies with prior approval. Please take note that only one dog under 40 lbs (18.1 kg) is allowed, and there is a fee of 25 USD per night. However, if your dog is under 14 lbs (6.4 kg), there is no additional cost.
The Austin Texas House South Congress Stay and EnjoyAustin, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:strong wifi for workingthe tv is large and has all the best streaming appsthe living room was perfect to lounge in and watch netflixwe loved the location and the living room chairs are so comfy
Cleanliness:it’s beautiful clean quirkythe home was spotless and very cleanthe claw foot tub/ shower was really neat
Host:chris is a great host very attentive and has some amazing recommendationschris is a great host he made us feel cared for and was very welcoming and thoughtfulchris was a fantastic host who was easy to contact and extremely helpfulchris shared a ton of helpful recommendations and we really loved the neighborhoodabsolutely adorable chris is an amazing hostRead more reviews
Location:this is a great house near the action but a few streets away to ensure some privacyit's an excellent locationawesome place and great locationthe house is in prime location and within walking distance to many fun spotsthe location of this airbnb is superb also
6. Charming bungalow featuring a private patio
This bungalow for four makes a great vacation home for families or groups of friends traveling to SoCo together. The property has a private patio where you can enjoy a weekend barbecue party with the provided grill. Additionally, you can take a nice dip in the outdoor pool if you want to cool off. Since pets are allowed here, they can roam around the spacious backyard and have a good time just like everyone else.
Meanwhile, the rental’s interior features home-like spaces such as two king bedrooms and a fully stocked kitchen. Conveniences such as free Wi-Fi, free parking, and a flat-screen TV are also provided.
Large Pool & Backyard in the Heart of South AustinAustin, Texas, United States
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Amenities & Room:the couch is perfect for lounging and the tv for aforementioned sportsgreat wifi and wonderful access to online media optionsthe space itself is huge and our dogs loved the yard and the poolnice outdoor space and plenty of room inside toothe beds were some of the most comfortable we have slept in to date
Cleanliness:yes the space is clean and hipotherwise kitchen was clean and well-stocked for cookingnicely decorated and everything was spotlessthe inside was perfectly clean and had everything g you would need and morefabulous location clean well appointed and comfortable interior spaces
Host:drew was an excellent hostdrew was a great host super responsive and helpfuldrew is an attentive host who is quick to answer all your questions his home was beautifullastly drew was super responsive and accommodating to requestsdrew was an awesome host and extremely easy to communicate withRead more reviews
Location:location is amazing and in a fun neighborhood to walk aroundthe location was perfect within walking distance to great restaurants and sightsvery cool house in a great locationgreat house in an excellent location to explore austingreat location and the pool was amazing
7. The Kanga Tiny House (from USD 178)
This property nestled in the East Side neighborhood is only a short walk away from breweries and restaurants, providing dining options at the tip of your fingers. It is also a cozy space to return to after exploring the area, boasting a queen bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. Meanwhile, modern conveniences such as Wi-Fi, a TV, a hairdryer, and air-conditioning are small touches that will make your stay extra comfortable.
Additionally, this tiny house is pet-friendly, allowing you to bring Fido along for a fee of 25 USD. They can stretch and play around in the property’s backyard throughout their stay.
Guesthouse in Austin · ★4.97 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bathAustin, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the wifi was very fast and was perfect to get a little bit of work donethe queen bed was soft and comfortably fit myself and my husband we slept very wellthe kanga is a cozy quiet and private space with many thoughtful touchesthe shower has great water pressure and heat the beds are soft and they had french press coffeewe loved the easy check in and out the comfy bed and the plethora of amenities
Cleanliness:very clean and fun spacespotlessly clean spot and very comfortablethe place felt very clean and cozybeautiful cozy and clean tiny houseincredibly clean and would recommend to anyone and everyone
Host:wonderful home and incredible hostsespecially anna and chad is a wonderful host and very thoughtfulanna and chad were both hospitable friendly and respectful enough to give me spacethanks again anna & chad for being such great hostsanna and chad were super responsive throughout my stayRead more reviews
Location:walking distance to several cute restaurantsawesome location close to everything we wanted to dothe location was super central and walkable to cute restaurants and breweriesgreat location easy walking or scootering to so many good placesgreat location we loved it
8. Remodeled duplex for five
If you’re looking for a spacious and aesthetically pleasing vacation home for five, this Airbnb might be for you. It features two bedrooms, a queen and a double, along with one bathroom. If you want to take a breather from the touristy activities, you can relax and sip a cup of coffee or tea on the front porch. This pet-friendly vacation rental in Austin also has ample outdoor space where your furry friends can roam around.
Additionally, to make you feel right at home, the duplex comes with free Wi-Fi, a dining room with a quaint breakfast table, a kitchen with a convection oven, and a living room with a smart TV.
Renovated Eastside Mid-Century DuplexAustin, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:we really appreciated all of the amenities including a fully stocked kitchen and plenty of towelsthe wifi was strong and they left many books to explorethe space was extremely comfortable nicely decorated and had everything we needed for our staythe place was very cozy with a lot of artful objects and thoughtful detailsit’s a well-appointed two bedroom comfortable and spacious
Cleanliness:everything was clean and comfortableclean comfortable warm and welcomingplenty of clean towels soap and shampoothe place itself is clean comfortable and full of characterthe place was clean and comfortable for my family
Host:david is an awesome hostdavid is an excellent hostthe hosts were amazing david and pgreat space david was a great hostdavid did everything a host could do to make us feel comfortable and welcomeRead more reviews
Location:very cute place with an awesome locationthe location was wonderful it is located in a quiet neighborhoodthe neighborhood felt safe and a cute park nearbyawesome place location and pricewonderful great location place and setup
9. Vibrant home with an open-plan layout
Located close to South Congress, also known as SoCo, this two-bedroom home provides all the essentials for a relaxing retreat. It comes with two queen beds, each nestled in separate bedrooms with modern minimalist themes. That said, up to four guests can stay here and make use of the conveniences, including laundry facilities, Wi-Fi, free parking, and temperature control.
For more, it is possible to accommodate pets here, and they can roam around freely on the property’s expansive yard. Aside from being pet-friendly, the home is also kid-friendly, providing a travel crib and a high chair for your little ones.
Walk to SoCo from a Stylish, Sunny, Mid-Century RetreatAustin, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:we had an issue with the wifi password on the first day and dani was super responsivethe beds were also very nicecomfortable home and a great neighborhood just a few minutes on foot from south congress
Cleanliness:the space was clean and invitinggreat place to stay very clean and safe neighborhoodthe house was perfectly clean and had everything we neededwe loved staying here the place was clean modern and you can’t beat the locationeverything was super clean and stylishly put together
Host:it had everything i needed and the hosts were wonderfulthey space was lovely and baby friendlyif you’re looking for truly “pet friendly” this isn’t itRead more reviews
Location:outstanding location minutes from downtown and swe loved the locationgreat location as wellamazing location close to a ton of stores restaurants and the rivergreat place and location very responsive
10. Stylish penthouse apartment close to downtown
This two-level penthouse apartment for six persons offers long-term stays in Austin, a convenient location near the downtown area, and useful amenities to make you feel at home. Here, guests can access two baths and a queen bedroom where they can get a night of restful sleep after a long day. Meanwhile, the well-stocked kitchen is loaded with everything you’ll need for preparing hot meals, so food won’t be a problem.
Other conveniences which come with the rental include free parking, laundry essentials, Wi-Fi, and air-conditioning. For more, pets are allowed here, so you and your furry best friend can bond and enjoy your trip in comfort.
Stay in a Spacious Designer Penthouse ApartmentAustin, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
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Cleanliness:everything was clean and comfortablevery clean quiet and comfortablethis place is great super clean and modernthis home was a very clean remodeled and well decorated space in a modern stylegreat accomidations - very spacious safe and clean
Host:the host was extremely responsiveashley and jeff were great hoststhe hosts did an amazing job stocking this placethank you austinvestors you were amazing hoststhe hosts communicated and responded quickly and were very helpful throughout the rental processRead more reviews
Location:excellent location great valuegreat place in a good central locationthis place was huge the location was centrally located and very convenient to great restaurants and entertainment spotsthe location was perfect and minutes away from downtown and everywhere we needed and wanted to gothe location is great the neighborhood is safe and the community welcoming
11. Modern treetop unit in renowned district
If you’re one to gravitate towards rentals with a view, this one-bedroom condominium offers sights of the surrounding city and nature right from its windows. The home also has a balcony where you can enjoy your morning coffee or tea along with the view.
Aside from boasting a trendy and creative interior, guests are sure to stay occupied with the two smart televisions and free Wi-Fi. For meals, the sparkling kitchen features stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and ample cookware to help you prep meals. Meanwhile, the numerous dining spaces allow the whole group to gather around and bond over the home-cooked fares. Additionally, if you’re traveling with your pet or assistance animal, they are welcome to stay in this Airbnb for a small fee.
SoCo Treetop Condo: Downtown Views, Walk to RiverAustin, Texas, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:this apartment has a great deal of space and is comfortably furnishedwe also really enjoyed having the large garden tub with rainfall shower head
Cleanliness:really clean and cozysuper clean and stylish apartmentthe condo was clean and homeythe house was clean and cozythe place was clean and eclectic in its decor
Host:great host quick response timeour host was very nice alsojay is welcoming and a perfect hostgreat host check in directions are very complicated but do-ablea great value overall with a helpful hostRead more reviews
Location:great location and welcomed huge bedamazing place located really conveniently for food and shopping on congressawesome place best location in the city can't recommend this location enoughjay’s place is in a great location and is a super cute propertya great place to stay close by a number of cool areas
12. North Loop Jewel
This two-bedroom residential property is a fantastic home to stay in, offering a colorful and well-maintained space. For more, the host is more than glad to let you stay with your pets, but please do note that they have to be well-behaved and healthy.
In terms of amenities, this home is fitted with a fully equipped kitchen and a dining table for cooking and enjoying homemade meals. Additionally, the two beds and one bathroom can accommodate up to four people. You can keep yourself entertained during your downtime through the fiber internet, smart TV, and board games. Meanwhile, free parking is provided for the ease of those driving in.
North Loop JewelAustin, Texas, United States
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Amenities & Room:we were both working remotely the wifi is excellentthe beds were super comfynice sized bedrooms and bathroom and beautiful furniture and back porchthere is free parking on the premises and free laundrythe house was comfortable and had everything we needed for our stay
Cleanliness:it was clean had lovely soaps and shampoos clean towels and comfortable bedsvery clean and a home like placefantastic place the house was clean and beautifulhouse is impeccably cleanstayed for acl and the beds were very comfortable place was perfectly clean lots of towels absolutely no complaints
Host:jerri was a great hostjerri and larry were kind and attentive to our questionsthe host is really thoughtful and very responsivethey were responsive helpful and kindjerri is a fabulous hostRead more reviews
Location:great location as wella cute place to staygreat place and great locationconvenient location for all the popular spots in austinbut the neighborhood was safe and quiet
Have a well-deserved Austin vacay with your pet
If you’re planning a trip to Austin with your pet, it’s best to stay in an accommodation that is ready to welcome your fur babies with open arms. For that, make sure to book one of the best pet-friendly Airbnbs in Austin, Texas, mentioned above.
Frequently Asked Questions about the pet-friendly Airbnbs in Austin
1. Which pet-friendly vacation rentals in Austin have a pool?
If you’re looking to enjoy the Austin sun while having a refreshing soak, the charming bungalow featuring a private patio has a fully fenced backyard with an inviting outdoor pool that can feed your thrills.
2. Which pet-friendly vacation rentals in Austin have parking?
To secure a guaranteed parking space at your accommodation, make sure to book a stay at the large home with a sizeable backyard, the cozy studio filled with modern touches, the trendy studio for three with spa-style bath, or The Austin Texas House as they all have parking available.
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