Pet travel starts with finding a pet friendly lodging. We are currently showing 16 pet-friendly hotels in Sarasota, Florida, which we define as dog friendly or cat friendly. Some of the hotels also accept other animals such as birds or ferrets. Our lodgings also include listings for pet-friendly Bed & Breakfasts, Cabins and Cottages, Inns and Motels if they are available in a particular location.

Another important piece of the puzzle is knowing fun places to take your pet. Let's face it, if you're going to take your dog to Sarasota, you don't want to leave him behind in the hotel room. What fun is that for either of you? That's why we also provide fun pet-friendly parks and beaches as well as pet-friendly cafes, bars, stores and shopping malls it they are available in the area. You can find these by browsing our list of pet-friendly places in Sarasota.

Featured Pet-Friendly Hotels in Sarasota

Pet Policy: Pet accommodation- 30.00 USD per pet, per night. Max 50 lbs, 2 pets per room.

Policy Confirmed: 07/13/2018 | Update this Pet Policy

Policy Confirmed: 07/13/2018

Discount: You and your pet. Safe and secure with Choice Hotels.

Pet Policy: Dogs and cats. $75 + 12% tax flat non-refundable fee per stay for up to 2 pets. No size limit. Max 2 pets per room.

Policy Confirmed: 09/02/2020 | Update this Pet Policy

Policy Confirmed: 09/02/2020

Rates: $75 + 12% tax flat non-refundable fee per stay for up to 2 pets

Featured Pet-Friendly Restaurants & Cafes in Sarasota


Word of Mouth Downtown

711 South Osprey Avenue,
Sarasota, FL
Pet Friendly Word of Mouth Downtown in Sarasota, Florida

At Word of Mouth Downtown canine guests receive complimentary gourmet treats and their own iced water bowls, while their human companions choose from an array of fresh selections from the menu and daily special board.


Columbia Restaurant

411 Saint Armands Cir,
Sarasota, FL
Pet Friendly Columbia Restaurant in Sarasota, Florida

Columbia Restaurant's menu spotlights Spanish fare ? paella packed with fresh clams, shrimp, and mussels; bean soup with chorizo; hot Cuban bread. Full bar. Dogs allowed at the tables on the sidewalk.

Featured Pet-Friendly Dog Parks in Sarasota


17th Street Dog Park

17th Street,
Sarasota, FL
Pet Friendly 17th Street Dog Park in Sarasota, Florida

HUGE dog park, with a large separate run for small dogs, with multiple covered picnic tables and benches, benches placed under trees, dog toys and balls everywhere, free doggie bags supplied, and many running fresh water bowls. It has separate double entry gates, two of each, so you can avoid the ones coming or going. It is so big, you can be alone with your dog/dogs, or join a group. You get almost as much exercise as your dog.


Paw Park

17th St.,
Sarasota, FL
941no phon

It is located on 17th St. east of Beneva Road. There are double gates to get into the pet area. There are 2 sections, one for small dogs under 20 lbs. and another for larger dogs. It is open until sunset. There are doggie bag dispensers, a fresh water station and shaded picnic tables, courtesy of Sarasota County.