Top 12 Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals In Ocean City, Maryland - Updated 2022


Ocean City is a resort town in Maryland. It is situated in between the Atlantic Ocean and the Isle of Wight Bay. Many people visit Ocean City for its amazing beaches, waterfront activities, and its boardwalk. Let’s not forget the exciting festivals such as Winterfest of Lights during the winter season, Springfest in May, and OC Air Show in June. There’s also the annual Jellyfish Festival in June, which is not about jellyfishes but about extreme fun and sports. Kite enthusiasts will enjoy Maryland International Kite Expo held during April every year. Planning a vacation with your pets? They will thoroughly enjoy the sun, sea, and the golden sands, Ocean City has to offer. However, you will need a place to stay while visiting the resort town. It’s a good thing that the town features plenty of amazing hotels with pool as well as vacation rentals that offer great stays. Read on to find out more about the top pet-friendly vacation rentals in Ocean City, Maryland.

1. Studio rental with spectacular ocean views (from USD 121)

Spectacular ocean views await you in this pet-friendly studio rental. It proudly features a sand patio and grill area where guests can relax and take in the fresh ocean breeze. Inside, there is a flat-screen TV, beach chairs, air conditioning, and a fully-stocked kitchen with a stove and coffee maker. As for its pet policy, the studio allows a maximum of two pets with a combined maximum weight of 70 lbs (31.7 kg) or 50 lbs (22.6 kg) for guests bringing one pet. Do know that pets are not allowed on the sand patio.

Conveniently, the studio is less than a mile (1.6 kilometers) from Ocean City Beach, Assateague State Park, Roland E. Powell Convention Center, and Jolly Roger Amusement Park.

Rare 2 nite min's available at reduced rates!! 5/25 to 5/27 & 6/12 to 6/14
52 reviews  Wifi Available
studio 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view is also so amazing from the room
cozy comfortable condo with fantastic ocean view
great beach view location affordable price well-stocked comfortable for two people only
very clean and well kept
the unit was clean and nicely decorated
unit was clean and supplies were provided to get me started on a relaxing stay
terrific location owner snd property manager were great
pet friendly studio good human friendly size could do better
great location central to everything
several great places to eat within walking distance
very peaceful private and relaxing equally convenient location
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2. Single-bedroom apartment in downtown (from USD 199)

Boldly claiming that it is one of the best locations in Ocean City, this pet-friendly, single-bedroom apartment is located in downtown and is just minutes away from Ocean City Boardwalk, Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum, Jolly Roger at the Pier, and Ocean Bowl Skate Park. As for the apartment, it features a full kitchen, spacious living room, and a large bedroom.

It allows guests to bring only one pet that’s under 50 lbs (22.6 kg). Additionally, this pet must be house-trained, quiet, and non-aggressive which means that any pets being brought along must be approved by the owner.

Bungalow Apt in Downtown OC. High School Seniors Welcome!
16 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
the property was as advertised it was clean and perfect for my husband and i
the house itself was very clean when we got there and overall had a great stay
it’s a block and a half from the water super convenient it was very clean and super cute
the location is absolutely fabulous the unit is clean and comfortable
the location and property was great for the price
great location great host will definitely be renting this location again
the location and the property was perfect for our family
the neighbors were friendly and the close proximity to the beach was great
we had a great stay the property is so close to everything including beach boardwalk bars and restaurants
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3. Cosy suite with private patio near Twin Tree Road (from USD 325)

This cosy living space near Twin Tree Road is a walk to Fiesta Park, where you can take your dogs on walks. There is a sofa bed, several couches, and single beds in the living room. You and your pets can also enjoy the private outdoor patio with seating areas and barbeque facilities. You will also have access to a separate games room with a pool table. Maryland Beach is about a 20-minute walk or 5-minute drive away.

Robin's Nest
156 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 5 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great comfortable couch and seating area with super tv (wifi and cable were seamless)
one bedroom but extra beds in bonus room which was great for our boys
the pool table was fun although the cues were in rough shape
very clean and comfy place
place was clean and comfortable
quiet clean and comfortable
apartment was super clean and comfortable
nice place clean comfortable bed
brett the host is very nice and replies immediately to your questions and requests
host was great at communicating and checked in via messenger to make sure all was well
the owner is extremely responsive and the check in/out process was easy
the host communicated very well and you can expect a comfortable stay
brett was very responsive to any questions we had and the check-in was a breeze
good location and good price
we found the location to be great
it is perfect location and layout
it is walking distance to the beach and just a great location
great value and great location
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4. Spacious bungalow with hot tub (from USD 95)

This three-bedroom bungalow is a block away from the beachfront. Each bedroom has a queen-sized bed, with the third bedroom having an extra bunk bed. If you’re not travelling with more than seven people, then your pets can sleep on one of the bunk beds. If not, the living room with a comfy sofa bed and couches make a good resting place too. You can access the outdoor patio with comfortable seating areas with your pets. The host has also added a hot tub for the ultimate relaxing experience. You can bring your dogs to the Dog Playground located at 502 94th Street as well!

Original Ocean City Cottage with Hot Tub
Ocean City, Maryland, United States
228 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 5 Beds 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all the amenities you could want and the beds were super comfortable
nice huge screen tv
wonderful private backyard space with a grill and dining table
the beds and pillows are amazingly comfortable
the beds were very comfortable
the hot tub was clean as well
the house was welcoming clean and spacious
the place itself is spacious clean and cozy
the house was really nice clean and neat
the place was very clean and it was great that we didn’t have to worry about linens
elvin was a really good host
elvin is a great host
elvin was very responsive and a great host
alvin was a great host
elvin was a great host we wanted to check out late and he accommodated us
great location super close to the beach
great location and close to the beach
great house in a great location
the place was cute and in a good location
the location was perfect just a short walk to the beach
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5. Well-furnished apartment best for families (from USD 656)

Apart from being pet-friendly, this vacation rental is also baby-friendly and wheelchair accessible. You can use the laundry room to store your baby supplies. The host has also kindly made some items available for you - infant stroller, baby carrier, and booster seat! You may also request for some wheelchair-friendly items should you require them. You can chill with your pets at the private porch which overlooks the bay. Rent a kayak and go on an adventure like never before!

Mad Men Beach House*DogFriendly*7 Min Walk 2 Sea*OUTDOOR MOVIE EXPERIENCE*Private Dock*WORK SPACE*New CRIB
Ocean City, Maryland, United States
175 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 7 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable huge tv fast internet great beds all the amenities you could need and fantastic location
very peaceful neighborhood and beautiful scenery to read and have breakfast on the deck
from the deck to kayaking to just being cozy and clean
the home was comfortable and the deck was lovely
the well-stocked kitchen is so large and open that 3 cooks can move freely
it was very clean which is always a concern of mine when using airbnb
the madmen house was very clean when we arrived and beautifully decorated
rebecca's house was clean convenient and cozy
very clean relaxing space right on the water
it was very clean an easy walk to the ocean and in a quiet neighborhood
excellent hospitality from the host rebecca
the cramer’s are wonderful hosts
the host is caring responsible and flexible
she is a responsive host available within minutes via text or call
the owner makes sure that you are comfortable and cared for
great location beautiful home
the location was fabulous — everything was so close
this is a great location close to everything
the location was great so close to everything one could need
close to beach and attractions
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6. Waterfront sanctuary with skyline views (from USD 330)

For introverts who seek a quiet place to call home on a vacation, this three-bedroom Vrbo vacation rental is a dream come true. It’s situated in the west of Ocean City, slightly further away from the bustling beach activities. You will have three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Step outside and you will get incredible bay views right from home. Your dog can tread the grounds freely at the backyard while you spend your quiet time by the bay. Speaking of which, the manager of the property has stated that only dogs are allowed with a pet fee of 100 USD to be paid.

Waterfront West Ocean City Home w/ Skyline View!
31 reviews
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi/internet is quite fast and was able to sustain a few gamers among our group easily
there are fantastic views across the water to ocean city from the living room bedroom and garden
tv in every room was nice
the living room and dining room were nice and big for the 6 of us
very clean and pet friendly
house was lovely and clean
this house was clean well stocked and quiet
everything was exactly what we needed the house was clean and my family enjoyed the stay
location was great felt very safe
the location is ideal right on the water bayside perfect for us
property is great and close to oc but far enough for some peace of mind
close enough to oc that it's easy to get delivery and make a grocery run
it was a pleasantly quiet neighborhood especially this time of year
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7. Beautiful condo with private balcony (from USD 191)

You will be able to see how near you are from the beach by peeking out from your private balcony. The glass doors in the living room allow sunshine to pour through, lighting up the entire living space during the day. You will get two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The master bedroom has a queen-sized bed while the other room has a double bed. Your pets can sleep on the cushioned sofa bed at night. The nearest park to walk your dog is at Robin Drive Park & Playground, a five-minute drive away from the property.

Ocean City Condo w/ Balcony - Walk to Beach!
34 reviews
condo 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super cozy and allowed my small dog to join us on such a relaxing wonderful vacation
the condo was clean and designed well considering the space
it's very clean and the decor is perfect for a beach condo
we just can’t express how impressed we were with this condo so high end and immaculate
clean close to the beach quiet and modern as well
we found the property to be very clean and very close to the beach
there don’t seem to be too many pet friendly options in ocean city
i also appreciated that it was pet friendly
very comfortable mid town location and short walk to beach
the location is perfect; it’s quiet but still close to lots of restaurants
my stay was awesome close to the beach convention center and places to eat
this condo had everything we needed in a great central location
the location is outstanding and the pictures and description are all very accurate
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8. Cozy condo unit in the heart of Ocean City (from USD 82)

While pets are welcome, we think it’s fair to let you know that there’s a pet fee tagged to this listing. The owner has stated that it will cost an additional 75 USD per week or 25 USD for the first two days and 10 USD for each additional day. Children are welcome too! While there’s only one bedroom with a double bed for two persons, there is also a pull-out sleeper sofa in the living room for your pets to sleep on at night. The bathroom also has a bathtub if you need to shower your pets.

102 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we arrived and the unit was spotless the a/c was on and it was the perfect temperature
property was very clean
overall clean and very pleasant experience
clean & well appointed :) thank you
this was a clean and comfortable place perfect for sharing with our senior fur baby
helpful when we needed something while being completely unobtrusive
we appreciated the recommendations of places to go and things to do from the owners
very nice little apartment and pet friendly
the neighbors were all friendly and very patient with our 2 dogs
the location was perfect
great value and location
great location and we had an awesome time
prime location if you like to be at the boardwalk
great location perfect for a little child and parent
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9. Spacious vacation rental at Mahalo Condominiums (from USD 354)

You will be renting one of the spaces in Mahalo Condominiums at 102 25th Street. Do note that the pet fee is 35 USD per pet, per night. This is subject to change as advised by the manager of the property. Do contact the manager before booking. You will get three bedrooms in total. The master bedroom has a king-sized bed while the other two bedrooms have a queen-sized bed and two twin beds. There’s a little couch by the bedside of the master bedroom if your pet is small enough to fit the space. If not, the sofa bed and couches in the living room are more than comfortable!

LUXURY 3BR/2BA, Ocean view, 1 Block from the Boardwalk
Ocean City, MD, US
8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

10. Oceanfront condominium on the boardwalk

Enjoy wonderful ocean views from the third floor of your private balcony at this condominium on the boardwalk. There are one bedroom and one bathroom in this oceanfront Vrbo vacation rental. The bedroom has two double beds and the sofa bed in the living room makes a great place for your pets to lay on. Before booking, do note that the owner has specified that only up to two house-trained and well-behaved dogs are allowed to enter during the off-peak period. With that said, there’s a one-time pet fee of 50 USD you will need to pay.

Must See - Beautiful Oceanfront Condo On The Boardwalk - Private Balcony!
109 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were so inviting after a day in the sun and a walk on the board walk
clean and nicely decorated
it was very clean and the decor was beachy and fun
beautifully appointed and spotlessly clean
it's tastefully decorated with new decor and a clean beachy look
the property manager was very responsive
love this condo well decorated location is just perfect
this recently updated property was the perfect location
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11. Refurbished condo near the beach

By staying at this newly-renovated two-bedroom condominium, you will be just steps to Maryland Beach. Upon entering the apartment, you will be greeted with the living room, dining area, and kitchen counter seats. The washer and dryer are available in the kitchenette. One of the bedrooms has a queen-sized bed while the other room has a double bed and a bunk bed. Your pets can comfortably rest on the beds, there’s plenty of space! You and your pets can also chill at the large porch with a picnic bench and some chairs.

Next to the beach! Amazing upgraded condo! Pets OK
Ocean City, Maryland, United States
137 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 5 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
the place was clean and nice
clean and spacious place
it was clean and organized when we arrived
however we are clean people and would have definitely cleaned after ourselves anyways
very clean and nice check inwas very easy
overall quiet nice area host was responsive
but having to do the washing was kind weird
the beds were comfortable and the host was very responsive
great place thoughtful owners who provided beach chairs and a clean great space to hang out
renters and locals very friendly in the area
the location is amazing
great location within walking distance to many restaurants
great place with a great location
the location couldn’t be any better
great stay affordable and close to the beach
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12. Lovely beach house with access to seasonal pool

The nearest park you can take your dog on walks is Northside Park, about a 5-minute drive from the property or a 20-minute walk away. There’s also a small green space right at the entrance of the accommodation. The three bedrooms all come with a double bed. There’s also a pull-out sofa bed in the living room where your pets can rest. Sandy Paws, a pet groomer located in Montego Bay Shopping Center is a 15-minute walk away.

Happy Clam Harbor
Ocean City, Maryland, United States
34 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
clean and convenient as advertised
beautiful house everything was clean
if you stay here expect a clean and spacious place
house was easy to check in to and clean upon arrival
very clean and very nice very quiet neighborhood and very private really enjoyed our time here
an amazing place to stay host was very accommodating and pleasant
pet friendly was a huge plus for us without any crazy fees or restrictions
pet friendly clean and she was available for any questions
clean great location great host and so much space
the location is perfect
great place in a great location
great location nice area and comfortable house
very comfortable very convenient location
we just love this christine’s place
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Plan ahead and book early

If you have your eyes set on one of the vacation rentals, contact the host to check on the pet fee and book early. You don’t want to be disappointed if it’s unavailable to book on your preferred dates. Whether it’s the newly renovated two-bedroom next to Maryland Beach or the three-bedroom in the quiet neighbourhood of Cape Isle of Wight, Ocean City is ready to welcome you and your lovely furry family members. There are also a number of 2-bedroom hotels and Airbnbs with pool available in the area if you’re looking for more accommodation options. Have a great summer vacation by the beach!

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