Top 10 Airbnb Tiny Houses Near Lake Tahoe, USA - Updated 2024

Melanie
Melanie 
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Lake Tahoe, which is bordered by both California and Nevada, is one of the deepest freshwater lakes in the world and the largest in the US. It is a popular travel destination for many because of its beauty–it has unbelievably clear blue-green water framed by snow-capped mountains. It also has a number of attractions for visitors. During warmer months, activities you can try out here include swimming, fishing, kayaking, boating, camping, hiking, and mountain biking. Winter doesn’t stop the fun in Lake Tahoe, as you can go snowboarding and skiing. Casinos, of course, offer year-round entertainment to visitors. There is so much to see and do in the area. Use this list to help you find the top Airbnb tiny houses near Lake Tahoe, USA.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 07, 2024.

1. Lovely cabin home in the woodlands (from USD 125)

Situated amidst the lush woodlands in Kings Beach, this Airbnb tiny home is only a block away from the pristine banks of Lake Tahoe. While it is a paradise for lovers of nature, it is also a stone’s throw away from the happening restaurants, bars, shops, and the beach.

The compact home features a queen-sized bed in the loft upstairs which can be accessed through a ladder. Fans of reading will be delighted to find a collection of books on one of the shelves. You can also have a fun night of board games with a loved one.

While the home doesn’t have air-conditioners, it is comfortable indoors with portable fans and open windows during summer. WiFi is available should you want to stream videos on your devices. Light meals can be prepared on the gas cooktop in the kitchen. Guests visiting in a car can park onsite for free.

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Kings Beach, California, United States
9.39 km (5.9 mi) from Sand Harbor
404 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

2. Stylish house with a flower garden (from USD 149)

The host calls it ‘The Mini Mansion’ and it rings very true to its name. Equipped with modern amenities of a full kitchen, complimentary WiFi, TV, and DVD player, this Airbnb rental is a steal deal. It is only six blocks away from Lake Tahoe.

Guests can decompress in the soapy bubbles of the clawfoot bathtub before calling it a night. The gas fireplace ensures a warm stay during the colder months of the year. A smart lock makes guest entry hassle-free and safe. Guests can enjoy a leisurely stroll in the garden that is dotted with flowers and savor the morning coffee while listening to the chirping of the birds.

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Kings Beach, California, United States
8.98 km (5.6 mi) from Sand Harbor
341 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

3. Vintage but modern cabin (from USD 124)

It’s hard to believe that such a small space can have everything that you may need. This Airbnb cabin has a kitchen and laundry facilities. Beautifully furnished, the tiny house rental near Lake Tahoe features a good mix of vintage and modern decor.

Do be aware that you will need to climb a ladder to get to and from the loft where the sleeping area is set up. This may be challenging for those who have mobility issues. Restaurants, bars, markets, the beach, and some nature trails are all accessible by foot.

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Kings Beach, California, United States
9.16 km (5.7 mi) from Sand Harbor
469 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the only down side was the bed was a tad stiff for our liking
the space heaters that look like little fire places were adorable too
i really like how the bed is positioned up stairs not to mention it is really comfortable
the bed was very comfortable and i enjoyed the book collection
it’s super intimate and the bed is super comfy
Cleanliness:
place was very clean and tidy
it was a very clean space with everything we needed
very clean & easy check-in
the place was sparkling clean and so spacious for a tiny cabin
the space seems clean and well appointed
Host:
lissa is a very good host
lissa is an amazing host with an amazing home
she was very responsive and helpful
responsive host and easy check in
lissa was so friendly and helpful
Location:
close to breathtaking trails
this location was absolutely perfect
great location walking distance to the lake very close to safeway and northstar
awesome location too as it is walking distance to everything
cute little spot walking distance to lots of local spots
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4. Cute cottage on a hill (from USD 80)

It may be small, but this tiny house comes loaded with all of the amenities that you expect from a big holiday home. The property comes with a kitchen and laundry facilities. There’s even a deck and garden where you can relax on a sunny day. Not sure where to head to while in Lake Tahoe? You don’t have to worry because there’s a library where you can search for information about nice places to visit. If you’re planning to bring pets with you, you need to inform the hosts. A four-wheel drive is advised if you plan on staying there during winter.

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Tahoe City, California, United States
18.35 km (11.4 mi) from Sand Harbor
165 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heater was fantastic
the window in the kitchen/ living room and skylights gave the little place beautiful natural lighting
kitchen living area bed and bath met our needs for a relaxing stay
super comfortable with everything you would need
great quiet and cozy place it had everything we needed for a brief getaway
Cleanliness:
cute clean comfortable and fun had a great stay
great location very clean with thoughtful touches bed is comfortable
i loved the adventure hub kitchen was nicely stocked with just enough and the space was clean and convenient
very clean space and the hub has all the necessities you will need
the cottage was great- very clean and neat and a short walk into great restaurants in tahoe city
Host:
nice hosts and very responsive
amazing host tiny home is adorable and has everything you need
and the hosts were super responsive
hosts were good communicators helpful with hike info and respectful of our space/privacy
super easy check-in and out process and the hosts gave us some great local tips
Location:
great location walking distance from the center of town
the location was also wonderful
great location near trails and walkable to downtown tahoe city
the location is amazing just a short walk away from town and the lake
awesome place in a great location
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5. Romantic and beautifully decorated house (from USD 163)

This tiny house definitely fits the bill if you’re looking for a rental that’s filled with character. The beautifully decorated home features a number of neat little touches that, when put together, help create a romantic atmosphere. Its furnishings, such as its sofa and carpet, are nice to look at. The property has practical features, such as a kitchen, indoor fireplace, and patio. Do be aware that the steps leading up to the bar are a little steep. If you’re a mountain bike enthusiast, there are cycling trails close to the cabin.

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South Lake Tahoe, California, United States
36.99 km (23.0 mi) from Sand Harbor
203 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great little view from the loft bed
comfortable tiny cabin with an amazing interior vibe
we really liked the spacious shower and all the quality furniture inside the house
the heater will keep you warm and the shower is delightful
i had a wonderfully restorative relaxing night—cuddled up in the bed and taking it all in
Cleanliness:
it was super clean and nicely decorated
the space was super clean and getting in and out was quite easy
clean elegant yet simple and we love it thank you for everything
super clean warm cozy place with a really neat vibe and a loft bed
it was super cozy cute and clean and definitely unique
Host:
brittany was a great host and the entire process was seamless
amazing hosts recommend staying here
hosts were really nice and the place is very attentive to detail
cutest little cabin host was so helpful and nice highly recommend
brittany was very responsive and helpful throughout our stay
Location:
a beautifully made tiny cabin at a great location in south lake
i definitely recommend this place to anyone looking for a unique place to stay
brittany’s place was wonderful it was such a perfect place to getaway
it was warm cozy welcoming and a great place that was close to the lake also
this cabin is in a great location where traffic is not so bad just south of the airport
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6. Quaint home in the heart of Kings Beach (from USD 168)

This accommodation is a great option for travelers who want to be near the action. This home for rent near Lake Tahoe sits right in the heart of Kings Beach. There are a number of shops and restaurants you can check out. If you’re in town during winter, you can head to ski resorts nearby. Among the amenities that you can expect to see are a kitchen, a grill, and laundry facilities.

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Kings Beach, California, United States
8.59 km (5.4 mi) from Sand Harbor
226 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heater can be loud so i recommend bringing earplugs
it was the perfect fit for 2 people and was very cozy
the bed is quite comfortable for a murphy style and the kitchen is fully equipped
everything works great -- shower stove tv washer dryer
comfortable space that is well thought out
Cleanliness:
clean quiet and relaxing
clean and enough space for two people
very cozy and very clean
:)the space was very clean and easy to access with a digital entry
exactly as advertised except better clean comfortable and cozy
Host:
host is very responsive
jamie was a great host she was very accomidating
jamie was a great host
jamie is an excellent host
jamie was a great host responds within minutes really enjoyed our stay
Location:
great location within walking distance to the beach
the location was perfect
great location & a quick walk to the beach
great value close to everything
good location to northstar and truckee
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7. Nice studio nestled in the pines (from USD 216)

This pet-friendly Airbnb should be considered by dog owners looking to spend a holiday in Lake Tahoe. Puppies are welcome, provided that they are friendly and well-trained. Your pets can play around and enjoy the outdoors. The cabin is furnished with essentials such as a kitchen with a microwave, coffee maker, and refrigerator. You can breathe in the fresh air on the patio as you watch your pets have fun.

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South Lake Tahoe, California, United States
29.02 km (18.1 mi) from Sand Harbor
115 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed all the amenities of the shared area kitchen bbq and fire pit
nice property sizeclean rooms and propertynice amenities easy to locate and nice location
beautiful cozy cabin with land for dogs to play
Cleanliness:
clean quiet great outdoor area
the room/cabin was very small but really clean and cosy
the cabin itself was clean warm and very unique
excellent place small but cozy and immaculately clean
it’s private clean peaceful and everyone is so friendly
Host:
how do i say this nicely? the staff was very helpful
nancy was very responsive & her onsite manager was efficient
thanks nancy for being very communicative and being a great host
nancy is a very helpful and responsive host and everyone at holly's place was kind and welcoming
she responded right away to my questions and was very helpful
Location:
this location was wonderful for a get away
it was a wonderful location for both human and furry visitors
so close to the lake and such a great cabin feel
this location is perfect and also a quiet area which is so relaxing
great spot close to the lake and has everything you need
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8. Economic-style lodge

Looking to save some money during your stay in Lake Tahoe? Consider staying at this rental if what you need is an affordable and comfortable place where you can stay overnight. There are two pull-out couches that are set up for you to sleep on. Bedding, blankets, and pillows are provided so that you can have a good night’s sleep. But you may want to bring your own sleeping bag because there’s no heating inside. You are welcome to use the bathroom and kitchen at the main house. There’s free parking available, which will allow you to save even more money. The beach is within walking distance from the place.

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8.95 km (5.6 mi) from Sand Harbor
34 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in tiny house 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was a light in the room it just wasn’t strong enough to see anything
Cleanliness:
really great host quick with communication everything is as listed and was clean
Host:
yulia is a great host
the host yulia was nice and communicative
reasonably priced simple stay and yulia is a very friendly and polite host
Location:
very close to the beach and clean
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9. Lovely abode close to the beach and ski resorts

This cabin puts you close to amazing attractions in Lake Tahoe no matter when you plan to visit. The cabin is within walking distance from Kings Beach and is just a short drive away from ski resorts. Staying there will also give you easy access to Reno. While this is a tiny house, it is spacious enough to fit up to four people and is furnished with basic kitchen equipment, laundry facilities, and bedding. If you’re concerned about security, you’ll be glad to know that this rental has security cameras with 24/7 surveillance.

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Kings Beach, California, United States
8.87 km (5.6 mi) from Sand Harbor
110 reviews  
Tiny house 2 Beds 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
no ac but found fan on second day
keyless entry and good wifi were much appreciated
and the beds super comfirtables for kids and adults
we recommend getting pizza from whitecaps and breakfast burritos at the burrito window
the kitchen/appliances were minimal but adequate for my needs; there are also lots of local food options nearby
Cleanliness:
the space is clean and comfortable
comfortable and clean studio blocks from lake tahoe
the studio was amazing and was very clean
this place was so clean and cute
very clean yulia was very responsive and helpful
Host:
she was pleasant and accommodating
host was very gracious and accommodating
she was very kind and helpful
she was very helpful and accommodating
yulia was a great host
Location:
great location—walking distance to the lake
cozy space and wonderful location
very cute place in north lake tahoe
about 7 minutes walking distance to the beach the neighborhood was cute and nice
stay was perfect with amazing location
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10. Beautiful bunkhouse

It’s almost unfair to call this rental a tiny house because it’s spacious enough to fit as many as six people, making it a good choice for small families or groups of friends on a holiday. It comes with two bedrooms and three beds. In terms of functionality, the house’s amenities include a kitchen, grill, and laundry facilities. If you’re traveling with an infant, you’ll be glad to know that it also comes with a travel crib, a high chair, and children’s dinnerware. The rental is in a good location and gives you access to not only attractions in Lake Tahoe but also in Reno, Carson City, and Virginia City.

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Carson City, Nevada, United States
10.67 km (6.7 mi) from Sand Harbor
15 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny house 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
we loved staying at the bunkhouse the house is very clean and very cozy
the house was clean and very well equipped with what we needed
Host:
she is accessible friendly and helpful yet gives guests their space
i cannot recommend this place and the hosts enough best host awards goes to kelli and angie
kelli is a future super host
kelli was always willing to help and very responsive
what a wonderful quiet place to stay kelli was very responsive to any requests or needs that we had
Location:
location was perfect in the middle of everything
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Take some time off in Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is one of the top travel destinations in the US and for good reason. A day trip there won’t be enough to see the best of what this place has to offer. Make the most of your trip to Lake Tahoe by booking one of these Airbnb rentals, so you can have plenty of time to check out the attractions in the area.

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Frequently asked questions about Airbnb tiny houses near Lake Tahoe, USA

1. Which Airbnb tiny house rentals near Lake Tahoe, USA, are suitable for couples?

If you are planning a romantic getaway with a special one, you can book an Airbnb tiny house that is best suited for couples near Lake Tahoe, USA. Some of the great ones to check out will be the cute cottage on a hill or the romantic and beautifully decorated house.

2. Which Airbnb tiny house rentals near Lake Tahoe have parking?

Most of the Airbnb tiny house rentals near Lake Tahoe, USA, provide guest car parking on-site. You can check out some of the best ones such as the lovely cabin home in the woodlands, the stylish house with a flower garden, the cute cottage on a hill, or the romantic and beautifully decorated house.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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