10 Stylish, Pet-Friendly Airbnbs in Austin, TX

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Austin, Texas has quickly become one of the most vibrant cities in the United States. Between the thriving music scene, gourmet restaurants, and dazzling art community, Austin is one of the coolest places for a weekend getaway with your beloved four-legged doggo.

Although there are plenty of trendy places to check out, Austin is also known for its abundance of parks and outdoor spaces. While you’re visiting the Lonestar state with your pet, you’ll have a wealth of outdoor areas to explore, including Zilker Park, Auditorium Shores, and McKinney Falls State Park.

Choosing the right accommodating for you and your pet is also important, which is why we put together this list of pet-friendly Airbnb’s in Austin, TX. From lakeside villas to mid-century modern bungalows, you’re guaranteed to find your perfect accommodation from this list!

1. Stylish Bungalow that is Modern & Traditional

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Fees: None listed.
Policies: Please clean up after your pet.
Fence: No.

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This stylish bungalow in East Austin is the perfect mix of modern and rustic. The wood-paneled-walls and sliding barn doors add a touch of traditional charm, while the marbled bathroom and upgraded kitchen bring a sense of contemporary living to the home.

In the living room, you’ll find a smart TV with Netflix and HBO Go, as well as an Amazon Echo and record player for blasting your favorite tunes. If you’re planning to stay for a few days, then you can also do a load of laundry with your very own washer and dryer unit in the house.

2. Design-Centric Austin Airbnb

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Fees: None listed.
Policies: Dog must be crated when you leave. No dogs on the furniture.
Fence: Yes.

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Calling all design enthusiasts! This fabulous 50’s style bungalow was named the #1 Airbnb rental in Austin by Architectural Digest. Every detail in this home has been meticulously thought through, from the furnishings and artwork to the lighting feature and stone floors. The sliding glass windows in the living room allow for lots of light and airflow, so you can enjoy the outdoors while you’re lounging in the living room.

However, one of the most impressive features of this 2 bedroom 2 bathroom home is the master bathroom, which has it’s very own bubbling chromotherapy bath. It’s the perfect place for a relaxing soak after a long day (you’re on vacation after all!). We also love the fenced-in yard, so you can feel comfortable letting your pup off-leash while you spend time in your private Austin Airbnb oasis.

3. Waterfront Villa on Lake Travis with Pool

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Fees: $100 pet fee per stay.
Policies: 2 pet maximum.
Fence: No.

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It doesn’t get much better than this breathtaking villa on the shores of Lake Travis. This massive waterfront retreat is set on a two-acre lot and can host up to 22 guests. But more importantly, it boasts some of the most amazing luxuries we’ve seen with a vacation rental. The infinity swimming pool, heated spa, and private boat launch with dock are just a few of the highlights of this spectacular home.

The floor-to-ceiling windows in the main room can completely slide open to expose the large outdoor terrace, which has sun loungers, outdoor seating and dining areas, and a BBQ grill. On top of that, you’ll have unobstructed views of the sparkling lake right in front of you.

4. Contemporary, Austin Airbnb with Fenced-In Backyard

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Fees: None listed.
Policies: None listed.
Fence: Yes.

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This bright and airy 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home is the essence of modern living. The open floor plan features a fully stocked chef’s kitchen (with island and bar seating), a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and tiled walk-in shower, and a spacious living that leads to the outdoor space.

Once you step outside, you’ll be able to let Fido run around in the completely fenced-in backyard. There’s also a shaded patio area with outdoor seating, a BBQ gas grill for cooking meals, and a fire pit for roasting marshmallows.

5. Modern Tiny Home Next to Nature Preserve and Trail

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Fees: None listed.
Policies: None listed.
Fence: No.

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If you have ever wanted to experience a few nights in a tiny home – now’s your chance. This adorable one bed micro home is perfect for a single traveler or couple looking to minimize their carbon footprint while also having a central home base to many of Austin’s top attractions. Inside, you’ll have a kitchen with a fridge, stove, and oven, a bathroom with a full-size tub and shower, and a lofted bedroom with a Queen size mattress.

Although you’re just a short drive from town, Austin’s stunning landscape lies right outside your front door. This tiny home is across the street from a nature preserve and the Boggy Creek Greenbelt walking and cycling trail.

6. Modern Bungalow Next to Dog Parks and Trails

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Fees: $250 pet fee per stay.
Policies: None listed.
Fence: Yes.

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If you’re spending a weekend in Austin, then this 2 bedroom 1 bathroom home is the perfect place for you and your pet. The private back yard is fully fenced, so you can let Fido roam while you soak in the warm Austin weather. If that’s not enough, you’re also close to the South Austin Neighborhood Park and the off-leash Auditorium Shores Dog Park.

The home itself is also quite charming, with its modern furnishings and open living, eating, cooking floor-plan. The second bedroom can be used as an office or flex space, although it’s also possible to sleep up to two more guests if you’re traveling with family and friends.

7. Stylish Home with Pool, Hot Tub, and Cottage

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Policies: None listed.
Fence: Yes.

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With everything you need for an exciting getaway in Austin, this 4 bedroom 2 bathroom home is the ideal place for a family or group vacation. The main house has three of the bedrooms, as well as a fully-stocked kitchen and spacious living room. Next to the home, you’ll find a separate cottage with another room and a mini kitchenette, which is perfect for anyone needing a bit more privacy.

But the best feature of the home is the private pool and Jacuzzi. Spend the day splashing in the water, working on your tan, or soothing your sore muscles. There’s also a BBQ grill so you can cook meals without ever stepping foot indoors. With a house like this, you won’t even need to head into town to have fun.

8. Colorful 1926 Bungalow Close to South Congress

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Fees: $50 per stay up to 1 week. $25 for every additional week.
Policies: 2 dog maximum. Dogs must be given flea control medication. Dogs are not allowed on the furniture.
Fence: Yes.

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This colorful bungalow from 1926 has been tastefully updated and decorated with all the comforts you need in a home. There are 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, although there’s a separate loft area with a futon that can sleep additional guests if needed. The full kitchen has everything you need to cook meals, while the living room has Netflix and cable to keep you entertained throughout your entire stay.

Located on a quiet, tree-lined street, this bungalow is within walking distance of many shops, cafes, and restaurants. South Congress is one of the hippest neighborhoods in Austin, and you’ll be right in the heart of all the buzzing action.

9. Quiet Home in Travis Heights with Fenced Yard

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Fees: $50 per stay up to 1 week. $25 for every additional week.
Policies: 2 dog maximum. Dogs must be approved prior to arrival.
Fence: Yes.

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This adorable cottage is located in South Austin in the Travis Heights neighborhood. Although it’s a quiet area, you’re still within walking distance to South Congress as well as Stacy Park. Thanks to the numerous walking trails nearby, this home is the perfect location for a vacation with your four-legged friend.

The home itself is stylish and contemporary with mid-century decor and touches throughout. There are 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, as well as an open kitchen, dining area, and living room with a flat-screen TV. The exterior of the home is fully-fenced, and there’s a small patio with a BBQ and dining room set so you can enjoy your meals outdoors.

10. Lavish Home with Indoor and Outdoor Luxuries

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Fees: None listed.
Policies: 2 dogs max. Dogs must be on a flea prevention program three days before arrival. Dogs must be under 100 pounds, over 1 year old, and spayed or neutered. Dogs must be approved beforehand.
Fence: Yes.

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Live a life of luxury in this stunning Boudin-style home in South Austin. Decorated in antique-chic decor, this 3 bedroom 3 bathroom home can comfortably sleep up to 8 guests, so it’s a great place to stay for a family retreat. And the open kitchen with high-end appliances flows directly into the dining room and living room.

The yard is also the perfect spot for spending the afternoon outdoors. Read a book on the lounger on the screen porch, fire up the BBQ grill for a delicious meal, or simply relax and enjoy the tranquil quietness around you. Keep in mind that while the yard is fenced, it can be easy for small dogs or talented escape artists to sneak through.

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Kara is a dog mama to 3-year-old English Bulldog, Winnie. Winnie and Kara are inseparable. Whether home watching crime documentaries or packing up for their next travel adventure – they are always together. Follow along @winnieroobullydog.

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