Top 10 Pet-Friendly Airbnbs In Gainesville, Florida

Elah Angelica
Elah Angelica 
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Famed for being the crown jewel of the northern part of Florida, Gainesville is home to the University of Florida and Santa Fe College. These schools and their surrounding areas make up all the exciting things the city features. Tourists visit the place to watch campus games, explore museums, and marvel at a unique, metropolitan environment that is accentuated by a rich culture. Moreover, when you make a trip to Gainesville, you won’t have to worry about leaving your furry friends behind. There are many destinations here that welcome fur babies. Some of them are Haisley Lynch Park and San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park. If you’re planning a holiday with your fur baby soon, check out our list of the top pet-friendly Airbnbs in Gainesville, Florida.

1. Well-designed cottage in the heart of the city (from USD 200)

Nothing beats being in the center of it all–eateries and shops. If you agree, consider booking this well-designed cottage for a memorable trip to Gainesville. The dwelling has an old-world charm to it, which is complemented by its setting in Duckpond Historic District. It can host five guests with its two lovely bedrooms that are equipped for a well-rested night.

Moreover, you won’t have to worry about your daily meals since the kitchen is complete with cutlery and cookware. You can enjoy your breakfast in the spacious and well-lit dining area that seats six people. Pets are also welcome to stay here.

Charming Cottage in Downtown Historic Duckpond
Gainesville, Florida, United States
217 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy chic minimalistic all combined which is super hard to achieve
Cleanliness:
very clean and organized
so clean and well appointed
sparkling clean well equipped
retains all the charm but updated very clean and stylish
very stylish and clean place
Host:
the host communicated very well and was accommodating
great host i'll definitely go back when i can
kathleen was even kind enough to let her clip some to take home
great location and communication with the host was excellent
great home awesome location kathleen was very responsive to all my communications
Location:
great location close to a lot of good restaurants and downtown
great place great location and great host 5*
this place is in a perfect location near downtown and the college
beautiful home with fantastic amenities area was close to downtown in the heart of gainesville
a great house that is the ideal place for a relaxing getaway
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2. Bright and modern townhouse with three bedrooms (from USD 128)

Everything about this charming abode will make you fall in love. The home features laid-back interiors accentuated by pastel hues and wood paneling and modern furnishings, so a pleasant stay is guaranteed. It is a three-bedroom vacation rental that welcomes a family of eight looking for a dwelling that will meet their needs well. It has a fully equipped kitchen with silverware and cooking tools, a bright living room, and a balcony where you can bask in the sun.

You can even bring your fur babies here for an additional fee. There is a spacious backyard for your furry members to freely roam around.

☼ Charming Downtown 3BR Home ☼ Wifi ☼ Depot Park ☼
Gainesville, Florida, United States
176 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were very comfortable and free roku and wifi is provided
nice to have washer and dryer for laundry
the apt is beautiful and the room
super spacious with tons of natural light the home itself is very comfortable and airy
the wifi isn’t the strongest if you’re trying to stream anything on the tv
Cleanliness:
house was clean and tidy
it was clean and as described
very clean and good value
it was a very clean lovely home both of his homes are clean i recommend either side
it's clean the interior design is very trendy very minimal and we had everything we needed
Host:
jeff's was a amazing host
jeff the host is extremely attentive and provides great details and instruction
Location:
great location for a great value
this is a great central location to the university of florida
walking distance to a very nice park and very close to uf and many restaurants
location is right across depot park which is great for families
cool location very walkable to downtown and depot park and close to uf
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3. Cozy haven with a shared outdoor pool (from USD 100)

For travelers who love staying at Instagram-worthy places, you will find this townhouse to your liking. With interiors that perfectly blend a contemporary decor and a monochromatic scheme, the abode looks like a home you see in a magazine. The thoughtful details, especially in terms of comfort, will guarantee guests a pleasant stay. Moreover, don’t hesitate to bring your four-legged friends along. Note that there is a pet fee you will have to pay.

Amenities available include Wi-Fi, comfortable couches, ironing and laundry facilities, a bathtub, and a coffee machine. Parking spaces are provided as well. Best of all, there’s a shared outdoor pool you can access.

Comfy, Clean, and Easy Stay - 35mins from Springs!
Gainesville, Florida, United States
521 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable & convenient stay for visiting gainesville
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and nice
super comfy beds and extremely clean
nice clean stay with a small comfy backyard
the place is clean and comfortable
great place clean and comfortable
Host:
rachel was very responsive
rachel and bj are great hosts
rachel and bj were such great host
great hosts very responsive
that is not the hosts fault
Location:
great location and wonderful price
easy check in and the central location were a plus
great stay at a super convenient location
i will definitely stay at rachael & bj's place again
nice and quiet neighborhood convenient location great hosts
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4. Gorgeous hideaway with a full kitchen (from USD 225)

Have you ever wondered what it is like living on a unique property? If yes, “The Warehouse” is the place to be. It features a motif that is inspired by a creative, industrial warehouse concept that gives it a sleek vibe. It is designed with a glass door, high ceilings, iron fixtures, and large portraits.

The rental boasts a living area, a dining space, and a swanky kitchen. It can accommodate eight guests and provides three bedrooms. It even welcomes fur babies that will enjoy playing around the spacious, fenced yard.

The Warehouse
142 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the style of the house is very nice and comfortable
super cool house with plenty of room for a family
Cleanliness:
extremely clean and spacious
the warehouse was such a gem modern clean open and beautiful
the house was clean and robert made check in very easy
however for the price i was hoping for a clean place
Host:
quiet neighborhood and friendly people
robert was more than accommodating and helpful
very responsive and accommodating
Location:
great location with a cute industrial design
good location just not a lot of privacy
location is perfect for games and visiting students
very convenient location quiet neighborhood (bonus adorable puppy we met of the nextdoor neighbor's)
amazing place to stay and very convenient to everything
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5. Lovely abode with a fireplace (from USD 185)

Ideal for social butterflies, this vacation rental brings vacationers close to Gainesville’s vibrant night scene. Two bedrooms are included in the lovely abode that can host four. Fur parents will be thrilled with the accommodation’s pet-friendly concept. However, you will have to bring your own bedding for your furry member and keep your pet from the furniture.

In terms of amenities, the rental features a fully equipped kitchen, a living room with a brick fireplace, and a private bathroom.

Egret Cottage in Historic Pleasant Street
89 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amenities in kitchen were fantastic and room are very comfortable
the cottage is cute and maude provides breakfast and other special things in the kitchen
bed was super comfortable too
maude is a fantastic host and provided coffee and some breakfast items most places do not
we enjoyed our stay and it was especially comfortable for traveling with our 2 dogs
Cleanliness:
very clean comfortable and quiet
the house was very clean and neat
communication was excellent the house was clean and great located
every few days we had clean towels paper towels and trash bag at the front door
home was clean and loved the original details
Host:
she is a wonderful host
maude was super attentive to all of our questions and needs
she was very responsive throughout my stay
host has excellent communication
she was extremely communicative and made check in and departure very easy and accommodating
Location:
cute house and very nice location
cute space in a great location
good location easy to find
the location is fantastic particularly being so close to the dunbar hotel
the area is so cute and cozy and close to everything downtown
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6. Modern dwelling with barbecue facilities (from USD 116)

Nothing compares to a holiday with the whole family in a beautiful city like Gainesville. If you think so too, you might want to make this family-friendly townhouse your home. The dwelling welcomes five guests, including kids and pets. You can bring a maximum of two furry members for an additional charge.

The rental is fully furnished and designed with a contemporary design. It boasts a deck surrounded by a fence and lush greeneries. You can light up the grill, host a cookout, and watch your kids and pets play cheerfully.

Peaceful, modern, renovated, close to everything!
191 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
definitely had everything we needed and the beds were super comfortable
nicely stocked kitchen and bathrooms (lots of toilet paper)
we had a nice stay in kate’s comfortable nicely decorated unit
well-maintained very comfortable and an excellent price
cozy place to relax and enjoy the town
Cleanliness:
both bathrooms were clean and had great water pressure and hot water
kate’s home is extremely clean comfortable and beautifully decorated
kate's place is fantastic very stylish and clean
clean quiet and centrally located
the entire apartment was super clean
Host:
this was a lovely place and terrific host
the space is very beautiful and accommodating i really enjoyed the little touches
Location:
kate's place is cute comfortable and well located
great location and kate was very responsive
great location close to uf and archer road
close to everything we enjoyed our stay
this place has a modern-cozy style and best of all it’s close to everything
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7. Mid-century guesthouse with one bedroom (from USD 80)

For vacationers on the hunt for tourist-friendly and aesthetically pleasing accommodations, this mid-century and modern sanctuary might pique your interest. The rental boasts close proximity to Downtown Gainsville, which can easily be reached on foot.

The one-bedroom haven has a kitchen with cookware and cutlery, which will make daily food preparations a piece of cake. Additionally, towels and toiletries are provided for guests’ convenience, and pets are welcome to stay.

Mid-Century just Blocks to Downtown & Depot Park
Gainesville, Florida, United States
151 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the couch and bed are comfortable
very cute kitchen coffee maker complimentary coffee and water
both the bed and the couch are comfortable and firm for sleeping
even a hepa fan that's optional in the bedroom
couch is the most comfortable i've ever sat on
Cleanliness:
great stay great value clean clean clean
very quiet clean and safe
the apartment is clean spacious and comfortable
the place was spotlessly clean and looked exactly like the pictures
it was shining clean and decorated so cute
Host:
peaceful & the hosts were available immediately
great place great hosts thanks
not a quote about the strict cancellation policies that airbnb has so that the host won't lose money
easy check in and they were very responsive with my questions
super responsive hosts and very easy check-in
Location:
the location is very near downtown gainesville with easy access to great restaurants and cultural activities
a great place super close to downtown gainesville
great location- an uber to midtown is roughly 7min & much closer if heading downtown
the place was nice and close to everything
the location of the apartment is its best feature
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8. Charming villa for couples (from USD 72)

True to its name, “Vintage Villa” has an old-world feel to it, accentuated by its white walls, wood flooring, and wall art. It’s a one-bedroom, one-bathroom accommodation that is fit for solo travelers and couples. The amenities available are enough to guarantee you comfort and convenience, from a full kitchen to high-speed Wi-Fi. Parking spaces are available as well, so you won’t have to worry about bringing a car.

You can even bring your four-legged friends and have them freely roam around the fenced backyard. When you book the rental, however, do inform the host if you plan to stay with your furry baby. A cleaning fee for pets is required. Note that cats are not permitted since the host’s family is allergic to them.

Vintage Villa near Downtown
Gainesville, Florida, United States
181 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great bathroom with unique barn style sliding doors
the villa is well designed and a comfortable place to stay
better than i expected - cozy and felt homey
Cleanliness:
clean and relaxing environment
everything was clean and comfortable
unit was very clean and bed was comfortable
there is a cute little outdoor area everything was super clean and the communication was amazing
clean and equipped with everything needed for a restful stay
Host:
communicative and responsive hosts
and the hosts are all very responsive and quick to resolve any issues/answer questions
overall great stay and a wonderful host
such a lovely host she couldn’t have been more helpful
we enjoy this comfortable home we appreciate the hosts who shared with us delicious restaurants in gainesville
Location:
nice and close to downtown and uf
it is situated in a nice and quiet neighborhood yet you're pretty close to downtown
good value for a great location
the location is wonderful and i really enjoyed reserve park
reserve park two doors down is a nice park to go walk or exercise
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9. Tranquil chalet surrounded by greenery (from USD 225)

Surrounded by nature, this vacation rental promises its guests a relaxing holiday where they will get to wake up to a lovely scenery of a lush greenery and enjoy the fresh air. The chalet in Florida Park is perfect for people who wish to escape from the city and seek refuge in nature. It is elegant, sunny, and packed with four bedrooms, which can host a group of eight.

The place allows puppies for a reasonable fee.

Chalet in Florida Park, 1/2 mile from campus
Gainesville, Florida, United States
112 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 7 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful area close to downtown cute house with lots of sleeping room needs new furniture :)
lots of options for tvs in the house as well as good access to wi-fi throughout the house
house is great comfortable beds and i usually have a very difficult time sleeping away from home
a beautiful space with plenty of room for a large group enjoyed our stay and would definitely stay again
this place had a very comfortable homey feeling about it
Cleanliness:
great space very clean and beautiful
clean and comfortable stay thanks
it was very spacious and clean
professional and quick respond clean and best location beautiful home and very clean i fill like home
very clean and perfect for a family in town for uf or other school events
Host:
great accommodations wonderful host :)
great host who didn't need to help me because everything was perfect
the host is very helpful and was always available
great host with attention to detail
she is very responsive and ready to make your stay an amazing one
Location:
nice place centrally located in gainesville
nice location close to everything i needed
such a great place and perfect location
this place is in a fabulous location
the house was on a excellent location
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10. Only the best for you and your four-legged friends

Gainesville is a city that you will enjoy touring with your beloved pet. If you ever plan on visiting this charming city with your furry baby, consider booking one of our recommended accommodations above. Each of them will guarantee you and your pet a memorable stay.

Fenced retreat minutes from downtown

A cozy sanctuary for travelers to go home to after a day of sightseeing and city walks, this vacation rental is situated in a tranquil neighborhood, minutes from the historic downtown, Florida Museum, and University of Florida.

Owned by dog lovers, the three-bedroom holiday haven embraces furry babies as much as it welcomes fur parents. During your stay here, make sure to clean up after your furry member, which is required by the hosts. A “pooper scooper” for cleaning up after your pet, as well as a water bowl are provided. Use a large garbage bag for disposal.

You will love the fenced backyard where your pet can exercise or play.

Close to Everything ★ UF/Shands/DT ★ Pet Friendly
Gainesville, Florida, United States
94 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were very comfortable and the outdoor space was very nice
and most importantly of all: comfortable beds
comfortable beds and amazing sheets too thanks for a great stay
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and comfortable
this place was super clean and very nicely remodeled
great place clean cozy and well kept
it is super clean and family friendly
fantastic place — clean spacious modern safe well appointed
Host:
very kind and accommodating hosts
hosts are exemplary - responsive attentive and flexible
host was very accommodating to our needs and the place was perfect
a great house with even better hosts
these 2 are lovely hosts and we would definitely stay again
Location:
super cute part of gainesville close to downtown and campus
terrific location nice quiet neighborhood
the house is located in a friendly neighborhood and close to a park with nature trails
close to everything and in a very peaceful neighborhood
great location and quiet neighborhood with very friendly neighbors
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Elah Angelica Casallos is a Psychology student who hopes to see the world one day. Right now, she's currently exploring the world around her through writing. When she's not busy with school works...Read more

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