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Pet Friendly

At Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel, our pet-friendly amenities ensure your four-legged family members enjoy a tail-wagging stay.


Pet Friendly Parks & Beaches

Explore the city and enjoy the many parks near our hotel.

Bea Arthur Dog Park
Located less than a mile from our hotel, your dog will enjoy splashing and fetching at thus park equipped with a swimming ramp, toy bin, grassy spots and shady picnic areas.

Town Point Park
Ideal for families with furry friends, this 7-acre urban park sits on the banks of the Elizabeth River and offers stunning views and a unique atmosphere.

Virginia Beaches
Dogs are welcome to enjoy the boardwalk and public beaches any time before Memorial Day and after Labor Day weekend. During summer months pets are limited to frolicking on the beaches north of 42nd Street or in the Sandbridge area before 10am and after 6pm Please be aware of all local leash laws. Pets are prohibited from the resort's beach at all times during the summer.

Additional Nearby Parks

Brambleton Dog Park
1306 Corprew Ave, Norfolk, VA 23504
Non-Fenced, Dog must be leashed

Berkley Dog Park
500 Culpepper St, Norfolk, VA 23523
Non-Fenced, Dog must be leashed

Granby Street Dog Walk
400 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510
Fenced, Dog can be un-leashed

Stockley Gardens Dog Park
1300 Stockley Gardens, Norfolk, VA 23517
Fenced, Dog can be un-leashed

Pet Packages

Upon arrival, our hotel will welcome you and your pets with a special, dog-friendly welcome package.

Dog Daycare Centers

1309 Raleigh Ave Norfolk, VA 23507
2.7 miles from hotel
Hours: 5:30 AM - 8:00 PM Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 8:00pm Saturday, 10:00am - 4:00pm SundayBoarding and Kennel-Free dog daycare. Offers a unique, open social space for dogs to release energy and socialize in a group setting

950 W 21st Street Norfolk, VA 23517

3.3 miles from hotel

Hours: 7:00am - 7:00pm Monday-Friday, 10:00am - 4:00pm Saturday, Closed Sunday


Cage & Kennel-FreeDog washing station

Happy Tails Resort
861 W 46th St, Norfolk, VA 2350

84.4 miles from hotel

Boarding Hours: 8:30am - 6:00pm Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm Saturday, 12:00 pm - 4:00pm Sunday

Daycare Hours: 6:30am - 7:30pm Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 2:00pm Saturday, Closed Sunday


Vet Clinics

Norfolk SPCA Veterinary Services
916 Ballentine Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23504

West's Animal Clinic
830 W 21st St, Norfolk, VA 23517

Banfield Pet Hospital
1275 N Military Hwy Norfolk, VA  23502

Pet Stores

Muddy Paws
3700 Hampton Blvd Norfolk VA, 23508

Pet Smart
1275 N Military Hwy, Norfolk, VA 23502

Care-A-Lot Pet Supply
1924 Diamond Springs Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23455

Pet Supplies Plus
5394 Kemps River Dr Suite 101, Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Pet Policy

Please be aware of our pet-friendly policies:

  • Two pets are limited to each room
  • Non-refundable fee of $150 for up to two pets
  • Please notify us in advance when traveling with your pet
  • Pets must always be on a leash or in a carrier in all our public areas
  • Dishes and utensils belonging to the hotel should not be used for pet needs
  • Pets should not be left unattended in your room for long periods of time
  • We reserve the right to decline servicing a guest room with an unsupervised pet
  • Should your pet cause any damage to the hotel, you will be charged for any additional cleaning costs and/or repairs