Austin Pet Friendly Hotels

Austin Hotels – Pet Friendly Options – Travel With Furry Family [2022]

Searching for Austin Hotels that are pet friendly? Even though under the federal ADA Americans with Disabilities Act, fully trained service animals are allowed in any hotel room where the public may go… Sometimes it’s nice to have a list of pet friendly hotels.

Pet friendly hotels don’t benefit pets only, but can also be helpful for service dogs in training, emotional support animals, therapy animals, and comfort animals. Here are some Pet friendly Austin hotels, in no particular order.

Jump to a hotel:

  1. Archer Austin Hotel
  2. Hotel Van Zandt Austin
  3. The Driskill
  4. The Line Austin
  5. The Otis Hotel Austin
  6. Hotel Ella
  7. Canopy by Hilton Austin Downtown
  8. South Congress Hotel
  9. Aloft Austin Downtown

1. Archer Hotel Austin

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Archer Hotel
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Archer Hotel @archerhotels

Address: 3121 Palm Way, Austin, TX 78758
Phone: (512) 836-5700

Open Every Day – Open 24 hours

About Archer Hotel Austin

Archer Hotel Austin brings a luxe boutique hotel experience and sincere southern hospitality to Domain NORTHSIDE. This is a fashion, dining, and nightlife destination.

You can shop locally-loved brands or national favorites. You can experience the energetic new Rock Rose – uptown Austin’s most downtown street. You’ll find iconic Austin restaurants, bars, and Viva Day Spa. Everything is all steps from Archer Austin.

With a nod to its Texas heritage, the 8-story, 171-room boutique hotel mixes Texas limestone and wildflowers with the eclectic, creative soul of Austin.

Archer is joined by the acclaimed Second Bar + Kitchen restaurant. And, celebrated Chef David Bull. He will oversee all culinary for guests who choose to celebrate, meet, or stay at Archer in Austin.

Classic King Hearing-Accessible Room

The Classic King Hearing-Accessible Room has been designed for guests who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Special features include:

  • Outlet within 4 feet of guest room telephone
  • Visual alarms and notification devices

Classic King Mobility – and Hearing – Accessible Guest Room

The Classic King Mobility – and Hearing – Accessible Guest Room is available with an accessible tub with grab bars.

Additional mobility- and hearing-accessible features include but are not limited to:

  • Doorways that provide 32 inches of clear width
  • Lowered desk, light switches, hooks, security latch, door viewer and thermostat
  • Motorized drapes and sheers
  • Toilet with grab bars and lowered vanity
  • Guest room HDTVs with closed captioning or closed caption decoders
  • Outlet within 4 feet of guest room telephone
  • Visual alarms and notification devices for the deaf and hard of hearing

Double Queen Mobility & Hearing Accessible Guest Room

The Double Queen Mobility – and Hearing – Accessible Guest Room is available with either a roll-in shower or an accessible tub with grab bars.

Additional mobility- and hearing-accessible features include but are not limited to:

  • Doorways that provide 32 inches of clear width
  • Lowered desk, light switches, hooks, security latch, door viewer and thermostat
  • Motorized drapes and sheers
  • Toilet with grab bars and lowered vanity
  • Guest room HDTVs with closed captioning or closed caption decoders
  • Outlet within 4 feet of guest room telephone
  • Visual alarms and notification devices for the deaf and hard of hearing

Archer Hotel Services

Archer Austin Hotel – Pet Friendly Perks

From the moment your Archer Hotel Austin experience begins to when the tail wags “till next time,” your pup is welcomed like one of the family.* After all, “man’s best friend” deserves as much attention as any human buddy.

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Some of the Archer pet-friendly perks include:

  • Pooch-level welcome sign and bowl with water in Archer’s entrance
  • Complimentary Buddy Biscuit treats at the front desk
  • Fox & Brie bandanas to commemorate your visit
  • “Dog in room” sign for pup privacy — and room servicing at your convenience
  • In-room bag of Buddy Biscuits and personalized welcome card for your pup
  • Earth Rated waste bags
  • Plush green brontosaurus chew toy from Austin’s Phydeaux & Friends
  • Two stainless steel bowls from Phydeaux & Friends — for use during your stay
  • Phydeaux & Friends doggy bed — for use during your stay
  • Local pet information card (e.g., dog-friendly parks, animal hospitals, pet supply stores, groomers, pet services)

* Guests may bring one pet dog or emotional support dog (up to 50 lbs.) per room upon request. A nonrefundable pet cleaning deposit of $150 per stay applies. Archer welcomes service animals in all parts of its facilities that are open to the public. No documentation or prior authorization is required for service animals, and the pet cleaning deposit does not apply to service animals.

2. Hotel Van Zandt Austin

Hotel Van Zandt Austin @hotelvanzandt

Address: 605 Davis Street Austin, TX, 78701

Reservations: (877) 202-2191 

Hotel: (512) 542-5300 

Fax: (512) 391-1505

Hotel Van Zandt is a refined riff on Austin’s world-famous music scene. You get a front-row seat to all the action. Feel free to crash hard or chill out. A leader among Austin hotels. It has signature happenings, and exclusive hideouts geared for music tastemakers.

Hotel Van Zandt is distinguished, “laid back and designed from the ground up to be an all-access pass to an authentic Austin experience.”

Pets at Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt

  • Pet-sitting and dog walking services can be arranged through the Concierge for an additional charge:
  • Yes, pets are accepted! There are no weight, height or type restrictions
  • All guests must sign a release form upon check-in
  • The hotel does have allergen-free rooms, please note this request during the reservation process.

General Accessibility Details

Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt accommodates guests with disabilities.

  • Communication features available:
    • Telephone ring signaler
    • Bed shaker
    • Visual alarm clock
    • Telephone in-line amplifier
    • Door knock alert
    • Visual fire alarm
    • Closed captioning or decoders
    • TTY capabilities
  • Valet parking
  • Accessible pathway to hotel entrance
  • Accessible entrance
  • Accessible registration desk
  • Accessible concierge
  • Accessible route to elevators
  • Accessible rooms
  • Accessible restrooms
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible business center
  • Accessible meeting space
  • Service animals are welcome
  • Braille and tactile signage is provided for permanent rooms and spaces
  • Hotel employees will read menus and other printed/visual information to guests who are blind/low vision

3. The Driskill

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The Driskill @thedriskill

Address: 604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

Phone: 512-439-1234


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The Driskill @thedriskill

The Driskill is an Unbound Collection hotel by Hyatt.

On the corner of 6th Street and Brazos Street, in the heart of downtown Austin, stands a historic landmark of Texas luxury and hospitality: The Driskill. For more than a century, this iconic hotel has hosted restful nights, inspired gatherings, momentous occasions and then some.

With 189 well-appointed guestrooms, three stately restaurant and bar options, storied spaces and matchless service, The Driskill is ready to welcome you to be a part of Texas history.

  • 189 historic guestrooms, including 14 spacious suites
  • 18,000 sq. ft. of unique, sophisticated meeting and event space
  • Complimentary premium, high-speed Wi-Fi in guest rooms and public space
  • Extensive collection of museum-quality artwork
  • Located on Sixth Street in the heart of downtown Austin’s live music scene
  • Grand columned lobby with marble floors and stained-glass dome
  • Texas comfort food, coffee bar and fresh pastries at 1886 Café & Bakery
  • Concierge services
  • 24-hour fitness center overlooking downtown Austin
  • Same-day laundry and dry cleaning services
  • Pet-friendly accommodations – View the Pet Policy
  • Earn free nights using your World of Hyatt membership

The Driskill Pet Policy

  • A $100 one-time, non-refundable fee will be billed to your room
  • Pet fee is waived for verified service dogs
  • Only domesticated, non-aggressive dogs are permitted
  • The maximum pet weight allowed is 50 pounds or two pets at a maximum combined weight of 75 pounds
  • Each room is limited to two pets
  • All dogs must have received Bordetella and rabies vaccinations within the past 12 months
  • In addition, pet’s name, weight, and breed must be provided for identification purposes during the reservation process
  • All dogs must be on a leash at all times while on the hotel premises
  • Pets are not permitted in the hotel restaurants or other public areas, with the exception of arriving and departing through the main lobby.
  • Pets may not be left alone in the guest room at any time. Contact the Concierge (512- 391-7013) in advance if you need assistance in scheduling pet sitting services
  • Please prevent your pet from barking or otherwise disturbing other guests. In the event that the Driskill Hotel incurs any loss of business or compensation is required for another guest due to noise complaints, those charges will be billed accordingly to your guest account
  • Guests are required to clean up after their pet(s)
  • Complimentary waste pick-up bags will be provided for you in the guest room
  • Please contact Guest Reception if you need more bags
  • If additional cleaning is needed for bedding, carpeting or furniture, or if any damages are incurred due to your pet, all related charges will be billed to your credit card on file with the front desk

4. The LINE Austin

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The LINE @thelinehotel

Address: 111 East Cesar Chavez
Austin, TX 78701

Tel: 512 478 9611

Phone: 512 478 9611

Guest Inquiries: 512 643 6609

The Line Pool

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The Line @thelinehotel


Overlooking the lake and the Congress Avenue Bridge, the LINE’s salt water infinity pool is “where the good life happens, Austin style.”

There are poolside tacos and cocktails.

Mon – Thurs: 12pm – 10pm
Fri – Sun: 10am – 10pm
Happy Hour: Mon – Fri: 4pm – 6pm & Sunday 5pm – 10pm

The LINE Austin was once home to a jazz club that broadcast live on local radio in the late 1960s. This hotel is part of Downtown history. It holds a cultural legacy as unique as the city itself. Today, you can find a little bit of everything; art, food, design and even nature.

The Line Hotel Accessibility

The following areas are accessible:

• Public entrance
• Route from the hotel’s public entrance to the registration area
• Route from the hotel’s public entrance to the accessible guest rooms
• Route from the hotel’s public entrance to the restaurant
• Route from the hotel’s public entrance to the meeting rooms
• Route from the hotel’s public entrance to the fitness center
• Route from the hotel’s public entrance to the swimming pool
• Route from the hotel’s public entrance to the business center
• Registration desk
• Concierge desk
• Public restrooms
• Accessible parking spaces for cars in self-parking facility
• Accessible parking spaces for vans in self-parking facility
• Restaurant
• Fitness center
• Swimming pool
• Business center

Pets at The Line Hotel Austin


  • “We’re dog people, but cats are cool too and all pets stay for free at the LINE”
  • No fees
  • No weight limits
  • No hassle
  • The LINE’s Guest Experience teams are here for your animal friend with neighborhood recommendations for walks, parks and pet-friendly bars and restaurants
  • Check with our front desk for courtesy bags, water bowls and treats

5. The Otis Hotel Austin

Pet friendly Hotel Austin Otis
Otis Hotel Austin @theotishotelaustin

Address: 1901 San Antonio Street, Austin, Texas, USA, 78705

Phone: +1 512-473-8900

“Easygoing luxury in Austin’s Campus District”

As the first Autograph Collection Hotel in Austin, The Otis Hotel is the educated choice in the bustling Campus District. It is located just one block from the University of Texas.

The Otis believes in easygoing luxury.

Boutique guest rooms feature nods to Austin’s history as The Live Music Capital of the World. It features in-room vinyl record players, and more vintage schoolroom touches.

Pet friendly hotel Austin Texas
Otis Hotel Austin @theotishotelaustin

Otis Hotel Austin Pet Policy

  • Pets Allowed
  • Only dogs, 30lbs max per room
  • Non-refundable pet fee: $100 Per Stay
  • Maximum pet weight: 30lbs

Accessible Hotel Features

  • Property has elevators
  • Self Operating lift or a sloped entry in hotel swimming pools
  • Service Animals are Welcome

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

  • Accessible Entrance to On-Site Pool
  • Entrance to On-Site Business Center is Accessible
  • Main Entrance is Accessible
  • Meeting Spaces are Accessible
  • On-Site Restaurants are Accessible

Guest Room Accessibility

  • Hearing Accessible Rooms and/or Kits
  • Mobility accessible rooms
  • Roll-in Shower

6. Hotel Ella

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Hotel Ella @hotelella

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Go ahead and treat your furr-baby to the good life at Hotel Ella. This is a historic mansion, turned hotel. It’s located just north of downtown. It welcomes dogs of all sizes with no pet fee.

Furry family members will get a comfy bed and bowls for meals, and a bandanna so the can explore the city in style. When they need to go out, a grassy area on the property makes it very convenient. 

  • Up to two dogs
  • No weight or breed restrictions
  • No pet fee

7. Canopy by Hilton Austin Downtown

Address: 604 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78701, United States

Phone: +1 512-991-3100

Austin’s new Canopy Hotel sits right in the middle of bustling West Sixth Street. Your furry family member will feel just as pampered as you. They’ll have their own bed, food and water bowls and special treats.

Fitness fanatics can grab one of the hotel’s complimentary bikes, perfect for a ride along the trails of Lady Bird Lake to wear out your K9.

  • For dogs up to 75 pounds
  • Requires a non-refundable pet deposit of $50
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Digital Key
  • Boutique
  • Streaming TV
  • On-site restaurant
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Pet-friendly rooms
  • Meeting rooms

8. South Congress Hotel

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South Congress Hotel @southcongresshotel

The living room for the neighborhood, South Congress Hotel is an 83-room boutique hotel designed to be a hub of activity for the community. A place for travelers and locals alike, the hotel has three unique restaurants, a coffee + bake shop, a rooftop pool, lobby bar, and two retail shops. All locally owned, all right at the doorstep of Austin’s favorite street.

South Congress Hotel

South Congress Hotel is Pet Friendly

  • Dogs deserve a vacation too
  • Dogs are welcome at SCH for no extra charge
  • Please note that dogs must be attended to at all times
  • Dogs are never permitted in food service areas
  • If you need dog beds, bowls + treats, these are available on request.

9. Aloft Austin Downtown – Marriott




FAX: +1 512-391-1723

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Aloft Austin Downtown @aloftaustindowntown

Experience Texas’ capital city like never before at Aloft Austin Downtown. Tucked within the popular 6th Street Entertainment District, our hotel places you just steps away from the area’s best shopping, dining, and entertainment.

The University of Texas at Austin is nearby, as is Zilker Metropolitan Park and Lady Bird Lake. Contemporary rooms offer smart design and perks like free Wi-Fi access, Smart TVS, and ergonomic workspaces.

Many of our hotel accommodations also boast breathtaking views of downtown Austin.

Grab a coffee and fresh-baked pastry at Coffeehouse at Caroline, or drop in for a meal at Caroline, our locally-loved restaurant. Then head Upstairs (at Caroline) for drinks, games, and more! Plan a meeting in one of our flexible spaces or a private dinner in the restaurant.

Aloft Austin Downtown


Arf Program

We know that your furry friends are more like family. Spend a day with your beloved dog at Zilker Metropolitan Park, and then return for Yappy Hour at our pet-friendly restaurant, where we serve you cocktail and give a snack to your pet.

Our Arf Program offers a special bed, bowl and a doggie bag of delicious treats and toys, all complimentary to use during your stay. If your dog is larger than 40 pounds, please contact the hotel directly to see about a waiver.

Should you have additional questions regarding out pet policies, please reach out to the hotel prior to your stay

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