The Best Pet-Friendly Hotels in St Augustine, Florida

A large doggy play area awaits at the pet-friendly Southern Oaks Inn, St Augustine, Florida
A large doggy play area awaits at the pet-friendly Southern Oaks Inn, St Augustine, Florida | Courtesy of Southern Oaks Inn / Expedia
Siobhan Grogan

Founded by the Spanish in 1565 and known as America’s oldest city, St Augustine, Florida, welcomes 6m visitors every year. Most come for the distinctive landmarks, centuries-old architecture and fascinating museums, but the city is also a pet-friendly destination with 42mi (68km) of sandy beaches, a walkable downtown area and several free dog parks. Whether you prefer to stay in a city center property or on a sprawling resort, here are the best pet-friendly hotels in St Augustine, Florida, and they’re all bookable with Culture Trip.

Southern Oaks Inn


Southern Oaks Inn
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Owners don’t get all the holiday fun at this inn, 1.5mi (2.4km) from the city’s historic downtown. Up to two dogs are permitted per room for a daily fee, with no restrictions on weight, height and type; every room also comes with a fridge and microwave, so you won’t need to stress about finding dog-friendly dining. Best of all, the hotel has a large fenced-in dog run, so playtime is always moments away.

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham St Augustine Historic District

Chain Hotel

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham St Augustine Historic District

This is a great choice for pet owners watching the budget, as furry family members are welcomed at no extra cost. Located along Highway A1A, it’s easy to stroll everywhere you want to be too, with the shops, restaurants and sights of downtown nearby. Rooms have a mini-fridge, microwave, desk, iron and flat-screen HDTV, while guests can use a communal gym, outdoor pool and business center.

St George Inn


St George Inn
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Stay as long as you like at this boutique property on the pedestrianized St George Street. Pets under 25lb (11kg) are welcome for a fee, and it’s easy to stroll straight from the hotel to all the major tourist attractions. When you’ve seen enough, you and your pet can relax on your room’s sun-soaked balcony with a cup of in-room Starbucks coffee. The hotel also offers a free continental breakfast and has a wine bar, with the best wine-by-the-glass menu in North Florida.

Casa Monica Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection

Spa Hotel, Hotel

There’s plenty of space for your pet to stretch its legs at this opulent hotel, in the heart of the Historic District. All the major sights are within walking distance, while the hotel has tropical gardens and exclusive access to the private Serenata Beach Club. Up to two pets weighing a maximum of 40lb (18kg) can stay in the lavish bedrooms (for an extra fee), where guests are treated to luxury bedding, a desk area, premium movie channels and Moroccan-style furnishings.

World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort


World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort
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There’s no chance you (or your pup) will be bored at this hotel in World Golf Village. There’s plenty to do on the resort, including a golf school, IMAX theater, the World Golf Hall of Fame, an outdoor mall with more 150 stores, and even complimentary wine tasting every Wednesday. The hotel itself has a games room, outdoor pool and candlelit Italian restaurant and welcomes up to two pets up to 75lb (34kg) per room for an extra fee. There are even two pet spas nearby if your pooch is in need of pampering.

Rodeway Inn


Rodeway Inn
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Keep costs down by bringing your four-legged friend to this budget hotel on Ponce De Leon Boulevard. The property is conveniently located for all the city’s famous tourist attractions, including the Oldest Wooden School House, the Old Senator Tree and the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, and parking is free for an easy stay. Two pets up to a maximum of 40lb (18kg) are allowed per room for an extra fee.

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