Pet-Friendly Lodging in Asheville and Blue Ridge Mountains

Pet-Friendly Hotels, Cabins & B&Bs near Asheville & Blue Ridge Mountains

Asheville and the Blue Ridge Mountains are a prime pet-friendly destination with so much to do outdoors, it's easy for your four-legged friend to join in on the adventure. There's plenty of pet-friendly lodging in the Asheville area that welcomes your canine companions and offers access to hiking trails, outdoors, dog parks, and other pet-friendly expriences. Knowing all your options will help you and your furbaby have a seamless experience in the mountains. Feature photo courtesy of Kat Dellinger

Pet Friendly Asheville
Photo Courtesy of Kat Dellinger and her pup Truman

Your first stop should be to Asheville’s Dog Welcome Center (the first official in the United States!). It's located at The Dog Door on Battle Square in downtown Asheville. They have potty areas, water fountains, free goody bags and info on dog-friendly attractions in Asheville, restaurants and things to do in the area. They also offer Dog Tours of the city, featuring dog-friendly local shops, breweries, and even canine dining options. Downtown tours are offered Fridays at 12 PM. Read more on Asheville Dog City USA

dog-friendly asheville

Pet-friendly hotels in Asheville like Aloft offer fun doggy add-ons like a doggy bed, goody bags and rooftop walking area for your furry visitor. Other places like cabins and B&Bs provide a home-like environment for you and your pet, some even have large fenced-in areas for your dog to run. 

Tips for Pet-Friendly Lodging: Call and ask plenty of questions about pet policies/fees, facilities and places to walk your pet. Ask about pet sitters (avoid leaving your dog alone in a strange room). Keep your pet leashed outdoors and in all public areas.

See our Pet-Friendly Guide for everything you need to know about bringing your dog to national forests, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, campgrounds, Blue Ridge Parkway, Biltmore and more. Also, read more about Downtown Asheville.

Top Pet-Friendly Places to Stay Near Asheville

3Bs B&B Dog Resort
This dog-loving resort is a playcation for pups and their owners, just 20 minutes from Asheville. Find dog beds and bowls in every room, along with private dog cabins and fenced play area. Their 5 acres include wooded walking trails and a spring fed swimming pond. 8 rooms/suites & 1 cottage, $109-$189 includes breakfast, Wi-Fi, satellite... read more
Barkwells Cabins for Dogs
With two locations near Asheville & Brevard, these dog-centric vacation rentals are close to all the fun and far away from every day. Dogs run, swim and play on acres of fenced meadows with a pond. You come to sit and stay in fully-equipped luxury vacation homes. $278-$479, sleeps 2-6, private fenced yard, dog door, gated, covered porch,... read more
Dogwood Cabins
So serene and peaceful! Stay in your own little piece of heaven in one of these new, luxurious, dog-friendly cabins, central to everything in the mountains. Each is situated on one-acre woodland lots with huge fenced yards. 3 cabins, $240-$295/night, weekly & monthly rates available, GreenSpa Eco Hot Tub, wood-burning... read more
Cabins in Hot Springs
3 lovely cabins, each with a private hot tub filled with fresh mineral water from a well on their 85-acre organic farm. You even have access to their organic vegetables and u-pick blueberries in season. 1 bedroom, 1 bath, futons for additional guests. $135-$175/night. $945/week. Dog friendly, WiFi, full kitchen, ac, gas fireplace, gas... read more
Yonder Vacation Rentals
This premier luxury cabin and home vacation rental firm has 120+ hand selected properties, ranging from quaint 1 bedroom cabins and lofts for romantic weekends to sprawling 8 bedroom estates for large family gatherings, corporate retreats or intimate weddings. Yonder also knows how pets are a part of these gatherings and proudly allows guests... read more
Cataloochee Ranch, Maggie Valley
Stay high in the Great Smokies on this authentic guest ranch, complete with horseback riding (May-November), winter skiing, lodge, cabins, restaurant, hiking trails and mile-high views. Explore the 1000-acre ranch at 5,000 feet elevation on a tractor-drawn wagon, fish in ponds, or sit around the campfire. 24 rooms & cabins, from $185... read more
Aloft Hotel Downtown Asheville
Celebrate your style at Aloft Asheville Downtown. Stroll out the door to find loads of enticing eateries, plus a vibrant arts scene - all minutes from the Biltmore Estate and mountain exploration. Meet and mingle at the W XYZ Bar, grab a snack from Re:fuel by Aloft or play in the Re:mix Lounge. 115 rooms, from $159, free wire and wireless... read more
Comfort Suites Hotel, Asheville
Affordable lodging with discount Biltmore packages. Walk to Asheville Outlets and dining. Enjoy a free, full, hot breakfast buffet. 1 mile to the Blue Ridge Parkway and NC Arboretum, 5 miles to downtown, 5 miles to Biltmore, 7 miles to the airport. 125 studio suites, $89-$269. In-room microwave, 42" HD flat-screen TV, group... read more
Asheville Vacation Cabins
Whether you desire panoramic mountain views, relaxation by a lake or a secluded woodlands setting, each stunning home is lovingly designed for luxury and comfort. $145-$425/night. Week discounts. 19 homes (cabins, cottages, chalets, lodges) for 2–18 guests. Hot tubs, fireplaces, king beds, Internet, massage chairs, sumptuous... read more
Hidden Creek Cabin Rentals
Stay in a log cabin, cottage or chalet in the Great Smoky Mountains. You will be surrounded by activities such as rafting down the Nantahala, zip lining, hiking, tubing down Deep Creek and riding the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. 25 rentals, from $99/night, weekly rates, hot tubs, campfire pits, mountain views, creekside... read more
Asheville Swiss Chalets
Pet-friendly vacation rentals at two locations: Asheville' prime location on Beaucatcher Mtn in a woodland setting, three minutes to downtown and 2.5 miles to Biltmore Estate. Weaverville’s small-town charm offers a sophisticated experience for walking to restaurants, galleries and shops.11 cabins and cottages, from $145 a night,... read more
Quality Inn
Affordable accommodations with plenty of value-added amenities, including a complimentary, full, hot breakfast buffet. Romantic whirlpool suites and mountainview rooms available. Five miles from downtown Asheville and Biltmore. 132 rooms & suites, $79-$189. In-room microwave, 42" HD flat screen TV, refrigerator, coffee maker, free... read more
Ramada Inn Asheville Hotel
Located above River Ridge Market Place near I-240 and the Blue Ridge Parkway, this budget-friendly hotel has standard rooms as well as one-bedroom suites with whirlpools. 3 miles from downtown Asheville. 113 rooms, weekday rates from $69, weekend from $99, outdoor pool, dog-friendly, hot breakfast. ... read more
AC Hotel Asheville
This stylish luxury downtown Asheville hotel opened in August 2017 with sleek European design and local influences. Located just a block from Pack Square, it features a restaurant and bar on the 9th floor, with sunset views of the mountains. 132 rooms, from $199, WiFi, upscale amenities, fitness center, parking garage. AC Hotels... read more
Hilton Garden Inn
Located near Park Square Park in downtown Asheville, walk to galleries, shopping, breweries and restaurants. Unwind atop the hotel at Pillar Rooftop Bar, serving “garden-to-glass” cocktails with mountain views from the outdoor terrace or indoor lounge. Also enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at Pillar Kitchen. 140 rooms and... read more
Hot Springs Log Cabin
Escape to a cozy honeymoon log cabin for two, surrounded by the peaks of Pisgah National Forest. Enjoy your own private fireplace, hot tub and a fully-stocked kitchen. Some cabins are pet-friendly. 36 miles north of Asheville. 5 cabins, $125-$150/night, $700-$800/week, HDTV, A/C, new kitchens with stainless / granite,... read more
Haywood Park Hotel
Stay right in the heart of downtown Asheville at this historic, boutique hotel. Be pampered in elegantly-appointed, oversized suites. Enjoy champagne at check-in and immerse yourself in the hospitality. 48 rooms and suites, from $249, wireless Internet, valet parking, 43″ HDTVs, Keurig® coffee makers, nightly turndown... read more
Cabin near Asheville
Whatever your needs, they've got plenty of options with the finest vacation homes and cabin rentals in and near Asheville. From cozy cabins for two to expansive lodges with top-notch amenities, check out their collection of unique properties. 110 homes, $100-$1200/night, depending on the property. Spectacular mountain views, hot tubs,... read more
NC Mountain Cabin Rental
Choose from a large variety of top-notch vacation rentals in Asheville, Black Mountain and Montreat, complete with excellent customer service. Find cabins that are pet friendly, plus feature WiFi, hot tubs, breathtaking mountain views and other amenities. 200 vacation rentals, from $129/night and $745/week, sleeps 2-15 people.... read more
Hotel Indigo
This downtown boutique hotel draws influence from the area with locally inspired artwork, wall coverings depicting the Blue Ridge Mountains and farm to table cuisine at oneFIFTYone Bar & Kitchen. Each guestroom is spacioius with hardwood floors, platform beds, and spa-like bathrooms. Walk to award-winning restaurants, shopping and... read more
The Pines Cottages
Located six miles north of downtown Asheville, these vintage cabins and cottages have all the modern amenities. They are nestled on 4.5 acres with mature trees and gardens. Several have fireplaces. Perfect for a romantic getaway. 13 cabins, $125-205 per night (2-night minimum stay), fully-equipped kitchens, cable TV, WiFi,... read more

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