Dog-Friendly Stays

Dog-Friendly Stays: Fur babies welcome at these area hotels
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3B’s Inn // Gerton
Bed, Breakfast, and Biscuits is a playcation exclusively for dogs and their people, with bowls and pet beds provided. Located between Asheville and Chimney Rock, 3B’s Inn offers five-plus gated acres on which to play, hike, and swim in the pond. Even better, there are no extra pet fees or size and breed restrictions. (828) 625-4926; www.3bsinn.com

Aloft // Asheville
At Aloft Asheville Downtown, pups have their own beds, food and water bowls, and receive a doggie bag of locally made canine concessions and a toy. There’s even a rooftop dog walk made of artificial turf. And should you wish to parent a pup, the hotel fosters one adoptable pooch at a time from Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue. (828) 232-2838; www.aloftashevilledowntown.com

Barkwells // Mills River & Pisgah Forest
This dog-lover’s vacation retreat offers luxury cabins and cottages on properties in Mills River and Pisgah Forest near Brevard. Fenced meadows and your own private fenced yard, a pond for swimming, and dog doors are among the conveniences for four-legged friends. (828) 891-8288; www.barkwells.com

The Park on Main // Highlands
Everything is geared toward pets (cats are welcome too) at this elegant Highlands hotel. Gorgeous paintings of various dog breeds hang throughout, and each room comes equipped with a dog bowl and Orvis bed. And Mr. Pickle’s Dog Park, named for the hotel’s Scottish terrier mascot and greeter, is a half block away. (800) 221-5078; www.theparkonmain.com