Coolest Tiny Homes on Airbnb
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25 Coolest Tiny Home Rentals on Airbnb

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Coolest Tiny Homes on Airbnb
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It's said that good things come in small packages, and that's certainly true of many Airbnb tiny house accommodations. Over the past few years, the houses have become a far-reaching phenomenon, and it's easy to see why. They're more sustainable — and can be more affordable — than traditional homes. Tiny house living, however, can range from uncomfortable to incredible, so whether you're trying it out for size or just want a cool place to stay with a reasonable price tag, here are 25 of the coolest mini-property rentals in the U.S. and around the world.

The Field Trip, Atlanta, Georgia
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The Field Trip | Atlanta

Nightly rate: $85
Marrying modern furnishings with farmhouse style, this house feels big on charm and comfort. It has one loft bedroom and another that can be closed off behind pocket doors, as well as an uber-stylish bathroom with washer/dryer. Gourmet meals might be difficult on its two-burner stove, but don't sweat it — the owners recommend plenty of restaurants you can get to easily from your tiny home away from home.

Portland Tiny House, Portland, Oregon
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Portland Tiny House | Portland, Oregon

Nightly rate: $110
Just blocks from the Alberta Arts District, cafes, pubs, restaurants, and shopping, this house is a convenient home base for exploring Oregon's largest city. Past visitors have raved about the comfort of the Tuft & Needle mattress and waking up to fresh eggs and veggies from the backyard chicken coop and garden.

The Hyggelig Hytte, Marshfield, Vermont
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The Hyggelig Hytte | Marshfield, Vermont

Nightly rate: $115
This 144-square-foot, dramatically gabled house inspired by Nordic style is nestled in the Green Mountains on an 11-acre plot. The closest city, Montpelier, is a half-hour drive away, but there's plenty to do right outside the door. Hike, pick blackberries, take a sauna, or just stargaze while sitting around the firepit. Note for technophiles and creatures of comfort: Wi-Fi is "dubious" and there's no indoor plumbing.

Container Cabin in The Catskills, Saugerties, New York
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Container Cabin In The Catskills | Saugerties, New York

Nightly rate: $195
Built from a 20-foot shipping container, this solar-powered, off-grid, "camping cabin" is an ideal place to commune with nature. It offers the basics plus a yoga platform, hot tub, hammock, and 30-foot waterfall a short walk away. If all that remoteness gets to be too much, nearby Saugerties provides tons of artsy small-town charm with eclectic boutiques and a surprising array of culinary offerings.

The Cedar House Rules, Charleston, South Carolina
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The Cedar House Rules | Charleston, South Carolina

Nightly rate: $115
This property is notable for its proximity to downtown Charleston and nearby beaches, but also for its dedication to details and extra amenities. Ready for an adventure? Explore the surroundings with its two cruiser bikes. Headed to the beach? There are supplies for that excursion, too. Need some downtime? Cedar House is filled with books and games, and a white noise machine for solid naps. All thoughtful stuff, but this tiny house is also certified stylish: It was recently named an Airbnb Plus property, "verified for quality and design."

Dreamy Tiny House Cottage, Nashville, Tennessee
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Dreamy Tiny House Cottage | Nashville, Tennessee

Nightly rate: $150
This house is filled with vintage details (hello, claw-foot tub) and has botanical ambience inside and out. It's also nestled in a surprisingly woodland setting for being in the center of Music City's Design District, just 10 minutes from downtown. With a loft bedroom and a daybed in the living room, it can accommodate a family of four. Have young children? It's also family friendly, with a travel crib, high chair, books, toys, and outdoor play area.

Mountaintop Tiny House, Boulder, Colorado
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Mountaintop Tiny House | Boulder, Colorado

Nightly rate: $145
At 160 square feet, this off-grid house in one of the smaller options on this list, but what it lacks in space and modern amenities it makes up for with quirky personality and incredible views of nearby Boulder and the Front Range, according to past visitors. Nature-loving renters can hike a trail right outside the front door, take a quick trip to nearby Indian Peaks Wilderness Area, or a slightly longer one-hour drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Modern Hill Country Tiny Cabin, Dripping Springs, Texas
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Modern Hill Country Tiny Cabin | Dripping Springs, Texas

Nightly rate: $119
It's tough to believe a tiny house can feel so expansive, but with high ceilings, huge windows and sweeping views, this one fits the bill. Located less than an hour from Austin, this property is in the Hill Country corridor, which abounds in breweries, restaurants, seasonal festivals, and outdoor recreation opportunities. With space for five, a full kitchen, open floorplan, and outdoor deck, it can accommodate a slightly larger group than most tiny houses.

The Phoenix House, Pahoa, Hawaii
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The Phoenix House | Pahoa, Hawaii

Nightly rate: $111
On the edge of the Kalapana volcanic lava beds, this rustic, off-grid house has an otherworldly feel. Yet in a span of minutes, visitors can shop at farmers markets, take a dip in the ocean and relax on black sand beaches, or go for a hike in the verdant Puna Forest Reserve.

The Bermuda, Orlando, Florida
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The Bermuda | Orlando, Florida

Nightly rate: $74
Honestly, after a while, some tiny houses can start to look the same. Not The Bermuda. This Airbnb is packed with personality and pattern and aglow with color. With room for four and a full kitchen, it's also perfect for families. Located on Lake Fairview in Orlando Lakefront — a tiny house community — the house supplies a paddleboard, kayak, and fishing dock. The nearby College Park neighborhood has shops, cafes, and other eateries.

Taos Earthship: Tiny House, El Prado
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Taos Earthship: Tiny House | El Prado, New Mexico

Nightly rate: $95
This Airbnb melds tiny house accommodations with Earthship design — solar-powered, off-grid structures made from natural and upcycled materials. Offering 275 square feet, this rental comes with an extra 225-square-foot greenhouse. Part of the Gravel Pit Reclamation Project, it's in the Greater World Earthship Community, which helps demonstrate how to reclaim scarred and damaged lands with sustainable housing. Taos is about 10 minutes away by car.

Cactus Mountain, Twentynine Palms, California
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Cactus Mountain | Twentynine Palms, California

Nightly rate: $81
Is midcentury modern your cup of tea? Or do you a wannabe desert rat? This adorable 1950s tiny house has far-reaching views into the surrounding desert, including nearby Joshua Tree National Park. Inside are warm wood tones and rosy pinks paired with corrugated metal, and the exterior includes an outdoor living area where you can enjoy a frosty drink. Feel like interacting with humans? Head north to the nearby drive-in movie theater or south to Tortoise Rock Casino.

Ocean Front Beach House, Rosarito, Mexico
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Ocean Front Beach House | Rosarito, Mexico

Nightly rate: $65
Rental properties that allow you to walk from your door to the ocean in less than one minute are generally pretty pricey. Not this one. The two-guest house on Rosarito Beach is sparsely but fashionably furnished, but you'll probably spend the majority of time outdoors anyway. The house's exterior includes two decks — one sun-drenched and elevated from which you can listen to crashing waves while enjoying a by-request massage.

C-Can Tiny House, Squamish, Canada
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C-Can Tiny House | Squamish, Canada

Nightly rate: $110
Just an hour's drive from Vancouver International Airport, this shipping container home's front yard is the ocean. Sit on the deck while waves lap nearby shores and sip coffee while enjoying views of the Squamish Chief rock formation. Recreation opportunities abound year-round, with biking, hiking, and kayaking in the summer, and backcountry skiing in the winter. The property includes private beach access.

The Millennial Tiny House, Katikati, New Zealand
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The Millennial Tiny House | Katikati, New Zealand

Nightly rate: $73
With a monochrome palette and massive windows interspersed with warm wood tones, this minimalist tiny house features a swinging hammock chair as well as outdoor deck, gardens, and tidal ponds. Sleep at one end in the loft bedroom, and work — or just gaze out the window — from the opposite loft. Drive 15 minutes to Waihi Beach or around a half-hour to the beautiful town of Mount Maunganui on the Bay of Plenty.

J.R.'s Ecohut, Nangus, New South Wales, Australia
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J.R.'s Ecohut | Nangus, New South Wales, Australia

Nightly rate: $242
This A-frame is an architectural standout built of local timber, steel, and galvanized iron. It's perched atop a high hill with 360-degree views — "stunning" and "spectacular" ones, according to recent reviews — of the nearby Murrumbidgee river flats and Kimo Valley. Located on the Kimo Estate working farm, there are no neighbors for miles, and visitors are encouraged to roam the estate.

Wagon and The Wigwam, Medstead, United Kingdom
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Wagon and the Wigwam | Medstead, United Kingdom

Nightly rate: $152
A couple hours southwest of London, this rustic home modeled after a covered wagon is packed with handcrafted details. With a warm material palette of copper, brass, stained glass, and natural wood, it's obvious its owners put a lot of thought into it. The loft bedroom's wagon "roof" can be opened to stargaze at night, and just steps from the front door visitors can wind down after a long day in the wigwam hot tub.

The Armadillas, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
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The Armadillas | Perth and Kinross, Scotland

Nightly rate: $81
An hour north of Edinburgh, the Armadillas are actually two tiny houses perched side by side within view of the Loch Tay. Renters can access nearby walks and cycling routes easily, or get a dose of history at places of interest such as the Scottish Crannog Centre, an early Iron Age loch-dwelling reconstruction, and 750-year-old Blair Castle. Each Armadilla includes modern touches such as underfloor heating and superfast broadband.

Hilmarsstova, Trongisvågur, Faroe Islands
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Hilmarsstova | Trongisvågur, Faroe Islands

Nightly rate: $122
The Faroe Islands, halfway between Iceland and Norway, are home to this extremely remote house built into a small adjacent hillside. It's large enough to accommodate four guests, but those guests should probably be adventurous. The Faroe Islands are known for rugged coastlines, rolling moors, and stunning sea views. At night, catch incredible views of the Milky Way and, if you're lucky, the aurora borealis.

Mirror House North, Bolzano, Italy
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Mirror House North | Bolzano, Italy

Nightly rate: $306
One of the pricier tiny houses on this list, but it's easy to see why. The architecture might not be for everyone, but it's striking nonetheless. The home's mirrored exterior reflects the surrounding countryside, apple trees, and the South Tyrolean Dolomites. The interior is minimalist but comfortable, and the exterior boasts a pool, large terrace, and gardens. The Mirror House South — also tiny — is next door.

Funky Cape Town Cabin, Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
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Funky Cape Town Cabin | Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

Nightly rate: $51
Set in a "happily integrated, friendly, and accepting" neighborhood, this house provides a full bath with rain shower, lovely outdoor garden and patio with firepit, and a deck off the bedroom. Guests are invited to gather produce from the garden for meals, which they can cook in the stocked kitchenette. The property is close to historic Stellenbosch, a university town with cafes, art galleries, boutiques, and lots more to see and do.

Cave La Chumbera, Monachil, Granada, Spain
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Cave La Chumbera | Monachil, Granada, Spain

Nightly rate: $56
Is it a cave? Is it a house? It's both. Colorfully and quaintly furnished with white painted "walls," the two-bedroom, one-bath cave has a kitchenette and a terrace with a grill overlooking the Andalusian countryside. There's a shared pool on the property, and village amenities and a bus stop are only about a minute's walk away. It's not recommended for people with asthma, though.

Eco Pod, Valparaiso, Chile
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Eco Pod | Valparaiso, Chile

Nightly rate: $90
This elevated house has a remarkable seaside view right out the front door. Inside are trundle beds that can accommodate a group of three, a kitchenette, wood-burning stove, and bathroom. Just over a mile from the town of Quintay, the property is otherwise remote, with no neighbors other than the many species of birds and occasional pod of whales. Take the outdoor path to Playa Chica for a beach excursion.

Eagles Nest, Phuket, Thailand
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Eagles Nest | Phuket, Thailand

Nightly rate: $35
This crisply furnished, hillside house with bedroom, living space, and kitchenette opens onto a small outdoor deck with views of Ao Yon Bay's sparkling turquoise waters. The Airbnb provides a kayak, paddleboard, and small dinghy for enjoying the water, as well as beach towels, mats, and snorkeling gear. There are, however, many stairs to descend for beach access, so those with physical limitations should take note.

Rumah Teras Bata, Lembang, West Java, Indonesia
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Rumah Teras Bata | Lembang, West Java, Indonesia

Nightly rate: $73
With unique architectural features and an airy, stylish interior that includes four beds, this is one of the few properties on this list that can accommodate more than four people. An adjacent terrace, hot tub, and outdoor lounge area ensures that guests have plenty of room to roam. And this property is a perfect home base for nature and adventure lovers — the area is filled with waterfalls, lush gardens, hikes, and even an orchid forest.