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.
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 DuckpondGainesville, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewscozy chic minimalistic all combined which is super hard to achievevery clean and organizedso clean and well appointedsparkling clean well equippedretains all the charm but updated very clean and stylishvery stylish and clean place
Host:the host communicated very well and was accommodatinggreat host i'll definitely go back when i cankathleen was even kind enough to let her clip some to take homegreat location and communication with the host was excellentgreat home awesome location kathleen was very responsive to all my communicationsRead more reviewsgreat location close to a lot of good restaurants and downtowngreat place great location and great host 5*this place is in a perfect location near downtown and the collegebeautiful home with fantastic amenities area was close to downtown in the heart of gainesvillea great house that is the ideal place for a relaxing getaway
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
Top guest reviewsthe beds were very comfortable and free roku and wifi is providednice to have washer and dryer for laundrythe apt is beautiful and the roomsuper spacious with tons of natural light the home itself is very comfortable and airythe wifi isn’t the strongest if you’re trying to stream anything on the tvhouse was clean and tidyit was clean and as describedvery clean and good valueit was a very clean lovely home both of his homes are clean i recommend either sideit's clean the interior design is very trendy very minimal and we had everything we needed
Host:jeff's was a amazing hostjeff the host is extremely attentive and provides great details and instructionRead more reviewsgreat location for a great valuethis is a great central location to the university of floridawalking distance to a very nice park and very close to uf and many restaurantslocation is right across depot park which is great for familiescool location very walkable to downtown and depot park and close to uf
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
Top guest reviewscomfortable & convenient stay for visiting gainesvillethe place was clean and nicesuper comfy beds and extremely cleannice clean stay with a small comfy backyardthe place is clean and comfortablegreat place clean and comfortable
Host:rachel was very responsiverachel and bj are great hostsrachel and bj were such great hostgreat hosts very responsivethat is not the hosts faultRead more reviewsgreat location and wonderful priceeasy check in and the central location were a plusgreat stay at a super convenient locationi will definitely stay at rachael & bj's place againnice and quiet neighborhood convenient location great hosts
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.
Top guest reviewsthe style of the house is very nice and comfortablesuper cool house with plenty of room for a familyextremely clean and spaciousthe warehouse was such a gem modern clean open and beautifulthe house was clean and robert made check in very easyhowever for the price i was hoping for a clean place
Host:quiet neighborhood and friendly peoplerobert was more than accommodating and helpfulvery responsive and accommodatingRead more reviewsgreat location with a cute industrial designgood location just not a lot of privacylocation is perfect for games and visiting studentsvery convenient location quiet neighborhood (bonus adorable puppy we met of the nextdoor neighbor's)amazing place to stay and very convenient to everything
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 StreetSuperhost
Top guest reviewsamenities in kitchen were fantastic and room are very comfortablethe cottage is cute and maude provides breakfast and other special things in the kitchenbed was super comfortable toomaude is a fantastic host and provided coffee and some breakfast items most places do notwe enjoyed our stay and it was especially comfortable for traveling with our 2 dogsvery clean comfortable and quietthe house was very clean and neatcommunication was excellent the house was clean and great locatedevery few days we had clean towels paper towels and trash bag at the front doorhome was clean and loved the original details
Host:she is a wonderful hostmaude was super attentive to all of our questions and needsshe was very responsive throughout my stayhost has excellent communicationshe was extremely communicative and made check in and departure very easy and accommodatingRead more reviewscute house and very nice locationcute space in a great locationgood location easy to findthe location is fantastic particularly being so close to the dunbar hotelthe area is so cute and cozy and close to everything downtown
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!Superhost
Top guest reviewsdefinitely had everything we needed and the beds were super comfortablenicely stocked kitchen and bathrooms (lots of toilet paper)we had a nice stay in kate’s comfortable nicely decorated unitwell-maintained very comfortable and an excellent pricecozy place to relax and enjoy the townboth bathrooms were clean and had great water pressure and hot waterkate’s home is extremely clean comfortable and beautifully decoratedkate's place is fantastic very stylish and cleanclean quiet and centrally locatedthe entire apartment was super clean
Host:this was a lovely place and terrific hostthe space is very beautiful and accommodating i really enjoyed the little touchesRead more reviewskate's place is cute comfortable and well locatedgreat location and kate was very responsivegreat location close to uf and archer roadclose to everything we enjoyed our staythis place has a modern-cozy style and best of all it’s close to everything
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 ParkGainesville, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe couch and bed are comfortablevery cute kitchen coffee maker complimentary coffee and waterboth the bed and the couch are comfortable and firm for sleepingeven a hepa fan that's optional in the bedroomcouch is the most comfortable i've ever sat ongreat stay great value clean clean cleanvery quiet clean and safethe apartment is clean spacious and comfortablethe place was spotlessly clean and looked exactly like the picturesit was shining clean and decorated so cute
Host:peaceful & the hosts were available immediatelygreat place great hosts thanksnot a quote about the strict cancellation policies that airbnb has so that the host won't lose moneyeasy check in and they were very responsive with my questionssuper responsive hosts and very easy check-inRead more reviewsthe location is very near downtown gainesville with easy access to great restaurants and cultural activitiesa great place super close to downtown gainesvillegreat location- an uber to midtown is roughly 7min & much closer if heading downtownthe place was nice and close to everythingthe location of the apartment is its best feature
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 DowntownGainesville, Florida, United States
Top guest reviewsgreat bathroom with unique barn style sliding doorsthe villa is well designed and a comfortable place to staybetter than i expected - cozy and felt homeyclean and relaxing environmenteverything was clean and comfortableunit was very clean and bed was comfortablethere is a cute little outdoor area everything was super clean and the communication was amazingclean and equipped with everything needed for a restful stay
Host:communicative and responsive hostsand the hosts are all very responsive and quick to resolve any issues/answer questionsoverall great stay and a wonderful hostsuch a lovely host she couldn’t have been more helpfulwe enjoy this comfortable home we appreciate the hosts who shared with us delicious restaurants in gainesvilleRead more reviewsnice and close to downtown and ufit is situated in a nice and quiet neighborhood yet you're pretty close to downtowngood value for a great locationthe location is wonderful and i really enjoyed reserve parkreserve park two doors down is a nice park to go walk or exercise
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 campusGainesville, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsbeautiful 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 househouse is great comfortable beds and i usually have a very difficult time sleeping away from homea beautiful space with plenty of room for a large group enjoyed our stay and would definitely stay againthis place had a very comfortable homey feeling about itgreat space very clean and beautifulclean and comfortable stay thanksit was very spacious and cleanprofessional and quick respond clean and best location beautiful home and very clean i fill like homevery 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 perfectthe host is very helpful and was always availablegreat host with attention to detailshe is very responsive and ready to make your stay an amazing oneRead more reviewsnice place centrally located in gainesvillenice location close to everything i neededsuch a great place and perfect locationthis place is in a fabulous locationthe house was on a excellent location
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.
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 FriendlyGainesville, Florida, United States
Top guest reviewsthe beds were very comfortable and the outdoor space was very niceand most importantly of all: comfortable bedscomfortable beds and amazing sheets too thanks for a great stayit was very clean and comfortablethis place was super clean and very nicely remodeledgreat place clean cozy and well keptit is super clean and family friendlyfantastic place — clean spacious modern safe well appointed
Host:very kind and accommodating hostshosts are exemplary - responsive attentive and flexiblehost was very accommodating to our needs and the place was perfecta great house with even better hoststhese 2 are lovely hosts and we would definitely stay againRead more reviewssuper cute part of gainesville close to downtown and campusterrific location nice quiet neighborhoodthe house is located in a friendly neighborhood and close to a park with nature trailsclose to everything and in a very peaceful neighborhoodgreat location and quiet neighborhood with very friendly neighbors
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