Pet travel starts with finding a pet friendly lodging. We are currently showing 9 pet-friendly hotels in Charleston, South Carolina, 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 Charleston, 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 Charleston.

Featured Pet-Friendly Hotels in Charleston

Pet Policy: We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel?s approval prior to arrival. Pet rate is $30 per day.

Policy Confirmed: 01/14/2022 | Update this Pet Policy

Policy Confirmed: 01/14/2022

Pet Policy: 2 pets max per room. 50 dollars per day with max of 150 dollars per stay. Pets must be crated when left alone in rooms. Dogs and cats only. Some breed restrictions.

Policy Confirmed: 07/31/2018 | Update this Pet Policy

Policy Confirmed: 07/31/2018

Featured Pet-Friendly Restaurants & Cafes in Charleston


39 Rue de Jean

39 John Street,
Charleston, SC
Pet Friendly 39 Rue de Jean in Charleston, South Carolina

Pets welcome at this quaint French cafe and bar's sidewalk patio. Featuring traditional brasserie cuisine, "Rue" is a spot where Charlestonians meet to break bread and enjoy a coctail. Popular menu items include steak fries, coq au vin, escargots, and inexplicably good sushi. Lodging is just a short distance away. Bring Fido to our sidewalk patio any time!


California Dreaming

1 Ashley Point Drive,
Charleston, SC
Pet Friendly California Dreaming in Charleston, South Carolina

California Dreaming is waterfront dining where pets are welcome, it overlooks the Ashley River and marina. Award-winning salads are served with croissants, and other menu items include prime rib, fried oyster and shrimp po' boy sandwiches, and grilled bbq chicken. Bring your leashed Fido to our wrap around deck and bar.

Featured Pet-Friendly Bars in Charleston


Gaslight Art and Wine Bar

1715 Hollydale Court, Johns Island,
Charleston, SC

There are two lacations of this art and wine bar-downtown Charleston, on the peninsula, and on John's Island, 20 minutes away. Both are dog friendly and dog focused! They have wine and beer tastings and special event dinners, too. Dogs are allowed inside and out.