Dog Friendly Asheville Hotel
Traveling to Asheville, NC with your furry friend? We've got you covered! We know that your four-legged companion is an important part of your family, and we're happy to welcome small dogs in our downtown Asheville hotel! Featuring many dog-friendly parks, restaurants, and outdoor adventures, Asheville is an ideal vacation destination for those traveling with their beloved pets. Our convenient downtown Asheville location makes it easy for you and your dog to enjoy the many pet friendly activities in our vibrant city.
Hotel Pet Policy
Our hotel welcomes well behaved dogs weighing up to 40 pounds. The required $75 non-refundable cleaning fee helps us uphold our high standards for sanitation.
Giving Back to Asheville Humane Society
When you and your dog stay with us, you will be giving back to a local non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing animals. For each pet reservation at our hotel, the Renaissance Asheville donates a pre-determined amount to Asheville Humane Society.
How Your Stay Benefits AHS
Financial Hardship- Donations from your Renaissance Asheville stay helps to provide not only food pantries and temporary homes for pets in need, but also the necessary medical care for man's best friend to live a long healthy life.
Pet Behavior Help- An experienced professional will help bring forth the lovable qualities that every pet owner adores. Highly qualified trainers work their magic to transform every pet into a happy, house-trained companion.
Pet-Friendly Housing Guide- Moving? Those looking for a place that allows pets will be given access to an abundant list of local apartments and rental agencies that welcome pets with open arms.
Re-Homing- Give each pet in need the special exposure of a photo and personal description on the AHS website so that they may be safely transferred from one person's care to another without ever having to stay in a shelter.
Popular Pet Friendly Asheville Restaurants
Sunny Point Cafe and Bakery
Sunny Point Cafe and Bakery features an outdoor patio for your pet and a wide variety of delicious upscale comfort food options for you.
Address: 626 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC
131 Main offers fresh food in an inviting and comfortable atmosphere. You and your pet will love their outdoor patio with heaters and a fireplace.
Address: 308 Thetford Street, Asheville, NC
Wicked Weed Brewery
Wicked Weed Brewery is a delicious local brewery that features a tasting room, restaurant, and a pet friendly patio.
Address: 91 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC
Your dog will enjoy the patio seating as you indulge in a homemade, locally-grown dish at Posana Cafe.
Address: One Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC, US 28801
Head over to Mayfel's for live music, a full restaurant and bar menu, and patio seating that is ideal for dogs.
Address: 22 College Street, Asheville, NC
Dog-Friendly Attractions in Asheville
Azalea Dog Park
Located in one of Asheville's most popular parks, Azalea Dog Park features two separate fenced-in areas: one for small dogs and the other for large dogs.
Address: 498 Azalea Rd, Asheville, NC
French Broad River Dog Park
Featuring a large fenced-in area, the French Broad River Dog Park is the perfect place for dogs to run and play off-leash.
Address: 180 Amboy Road, Asheville, NC
You and your dog will love spending a day exploring the outdoor grounds and gardens of the Biltmore Estate. Learn more about the Biltmore here.
Address: One Lodge Street, Asheville, NC
The North Carolina Arboretum
The North Carolina Arboretum features over 10 miles of hiking and biking trails that range in difficulty. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on all trails, but are not allowed in most of the buildings or gardens.
Address: 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC