10 Best Airbnb Tiny Houses In Gainesville, Florida - Updated 2022


Gainesville welcomes pleasure seekers to swim with spirited dolphins, view herons, and fish for blue marlins. During an airboat adventure cruising through Florida’s everglades, visitors can admire gnarly mangroves as they chase alligators. This city features plenty of budget Airbnb vacation rentals and Vrbo vacation rentals to accommodate travelers from anywhere. To take advantage of Florida’s unmatched natural beauty, travellers may want to book a tiny home for their vacation where they can feast on fresh seafood and key lime pie before floating by the river’s graceful manatees. If you want to experience just sitting back, relaxing, and drinking a refreshing glass of freshly squeezed orange juice in Sunshine State, read below for a list of best Airbnb tiny houses in Gainesville, Florida.

1. Luxurious Florida retreat (from USD 104)

During a visit to Gainesville, visitors can delight in cooking in the dazzling marble kitchen that comes equipped with silver appliances. They will also appreciate bathing in the opulent travertine shower after adventures in nature. While lounging on cushy tropical bean bags, guests will be reminded of kayaking in Poe Springs. Speaking of outdoor adventures, there is complimentary parking for visitors to use during their Florida vacation. To complete an action-packed day, guests can unwind in their bedroom in front of the flat-screen TV.

The Green Room
50 reviews  Wifi Available
Tiny house 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
only thing i might add is that a tv would be a great plus
the space was small but felt so spacious the bed was super comfortable great shower and amazing ac
the apartment was very clean & in a cute area
otherwise spot is very cute and very clean enjoyed our stay
eli was a good host that responded quickly to my questions
eli made the check in process so easy and is really an amazing host
the place is cute and the kitchen fully stocked
this place is a nice-quaint place to relax
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2. Rustic woodland oasis (from USD 64)

With its slate and rustic kitchen and wooden floors, visitors will feel as if they’re camping out in Gainesville. The loft bedroom and cosy bathroom equipped with a shower stall can easily handle solo travellers and couples. Visitors can unwind peacefully on the sofa after biking on nature trails and admiring Florida’s blue herons, opossums, and toothy gators. During evenings, visitors can listen to the forest come alive while sitting beside the fire pit. After roasting marshmallows over crackling flames, guests can delight in clear skies filled with millions of glittering stars.

Wooded Oasis: Tiny House-4 Miles From UF
Gainesville, Florida, United States
244 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny house 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they also provided wifi and netflix which i thought was a great thing
cozy clean quiet and cute place to stay with all the amenities one needs
literally the most comfortable and adorable place to stay in gainesville
it was very clean and nicely decorated
very clean and wonderful place to stay
it was very clean and nicely appointed with all which was needed
everything was sparkling clean
it was so much fun very clean and cozy
however the host acknowledged this and seems eager to fix it
she was very responsive and willing to help
selena is a great host
she saved me because i had a last minute cancellation from another airbnb host
this airbnb host has a few things to tweak to make this tiny house welcoming
cute little place near ginnie springs
great location to campus for the price
location easy access to gainesville and uf
the location is amazing a lot of green and isolated from the city
awesome location loved the firepit
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3. Spacious Gainesville getaway (from USD 60)

While staying at this one-bedroom, one-bathroom retreat in Gainesville’s pine forest, guests can easily discover Florida’s natural beauty. Visitors can spread out on their powder-blue sofa or bed after floating on Gainesville’s crystal springs. When guests are too exhausted from their activities to eat outside, they can share the main house’s kitchen. The cotton candy-pink outdoor bathroom is spacious enough that you can easily rinse off after exploring Florida’s nature preserves. The brick patio is the ideal place for peacefully sipping a frosty beer after chasing gators on an airboat swamp tour.

Tiny House in the Heart of Gainesville, near UF
Gainesville, Florida, United States
139 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in tiny house 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was luxuriously comfortable and the ambiance of the patio and tiny house was delightful
beautiful little room separate bathroom was great
very clean and relaxing
everything was clean and as shown
cute little abode everything was clean and the detail touches were adorable
the space and bed was clean and comfortable
everything was clean organized and easily accessible
ben was a gracious host
host was very friendly and welcoming
kind and hospitable host
ben is a wonderful host
ben is a really nice host
great location quiet great food and local shops near by
ben perfectly represents his place in the listing
what a cute little place to stay
cute place tucked into residential gainesville neighborhood
close to all main attractions including uf and midtown
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4. Brilliant abode with full kitchen (from USD 74)

Guests exploring Gainesville can add staying in a stainless steel shipping container to their bucket list. With its shimmering steel walls, up to three guests can stay comfortably without feeling like sardines. In keeping with the silver decor, the roomy bathroom and shower are accented by pewter walls. The full kitchen shares space with the living room’s emerald sofa, so visitors can cook and entertain simultaneously. With two courtyards, guests can enjoy Florida’s tropical climate with minty mojitos before retiring for the night. This pet-friendly Airbnb also welcomes your furry friends to stay with you.

Cute shipping container tiny house (400 sqft)
Gainesville, Florida, United States
405 reviews  Wifi Available
Tiny house 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a perfect amount of room for a couple
shower ran nice and hot
i love this apartment converted from a shipping container
fantastic stay probably the most uniquely comfortable airbnb i've come across
plenty of room with a very comfortable bed :)
very clean and homely space
everything was clean and tidy
cozy and clean just as adverticed
the space was very clean organized and tastefully decorated
cute clean and a nice experience
jessica is an outstanding host
jessica was a very good host making sure we were taking care of
jessica was an excellent host
such a great host i booked for another week
very friendly host and a unique place we loved it
cute place close to everything
such a cute little place close to great restaurants
an amazing cozy place located close to the university
close to everything cute neighborhood adorable space
cute place in a great location would definitely stay again and recommend to anyone
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Nearby tiny houses

5. Serene cottage in Alachua with porch (from USD 64)

Upon arriving at this cornflower-blue Alachua cottage, visitors will discover a studio layout with a fridge, a cooktop, and cookware. There is a small dining table where guests can savour meals before floating on numerous state park springs. Be cautioned that the bathroom entrance is enclosed by a curtain and not a door. Those seeking to retire from stargazing at Alachua’s planetarium will enjoy slumbering in their lofty bedroom. Besides admiring the starry skies, guests can view beautiful sunrises from their loft or backyard porch.

Shanti Tiny Home
Alachua, Florida, United States
263 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny house 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a few tiles in the bathroom seemed loose but otherwise space was well-decorated and clean
totally recommend the mi apa cuban post for breakfast
the bathroom was much larger than expected and the lofted bed was super cozy
big bed which i loved with a cute crystal lamp in the loft area
very clean and perfect small house
place is beautiful clean and cozy
house is very clean and cozy
place was sparkling clean and had everything we needed
the space was very clean and centrally located
the host is super responsive
host is super responsive and lovely
the hosts were wonderful and very responsive
great stay and great host
govinda also provided great recommendations for local attractions and was an overall great host
if you are planning a trip to the springs this is definitely the place to stay
the neighborhood is beautiful and close to many state parks and trails
amazing place govinda responds instantly a dime
super cute tiny home clean and close to all springs
great place to stay if you want to go to the springs
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6. Peaceful haven with backyard (from USD 78)

This haven’s high ceilings and marble finish provide guests with opulent surroundings. The wood floors and kitchen counter give the downstairs a rustic feel. The kitchen consists of only a fridge, a cooktop, a sink, and cookware that guests can use to prepare easy dishes. Besides a stunning loft bedroom, there is a futon for visitors to sleep on during their stay. Visitors will also find a quiet backyard to lounge in after returning from state park nature excursions.

Raja Tiny Home ~ clawfoot tub ~ boho patio
Alachua, Florida, United States
180 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny house 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi signal was strong as well
the loft space is a cozy place to sleep and the bed in the loft is comfortable
it was stylish clean and comfortable
so cute & luxury it was very clean and well designed
govinda was so helpful and responsive when i had questions
hosts are consistent in communication and ensuring the comfort of their guests
definitely stay here if you are in the area and you want a cozy place to relax
overall it’s a perfect place to stay in and get away
the hosts were very responsive and accommodating and it’s in a great location to visit ginnie springs
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7. Tranquil homestead with coffee shop (from USD 104)

This tranquil and modern homestead comes complete with a coffee shop next door to get guests going in the mornings. With its sofa bed and loft bedroom, the farmhouse-inspired haven can host four travellers. The modern kitchen and bathroom both have luxurious dark granite countertops to admire. Williston’s refreshing springs, shops, and some Indian restaurants are easily accessible for those with vehicles. Following swimming adventures in nearby crystal clear springs, guests can spend their downtime on the veranda.

Unit 5 Homestead Tiny House Resort Williston
107 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny house 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
we loved staying here and were amazed by the cleanliness and style of the house
the beds were comfortable and spacious
super sweet owners and comfortable/cozy space
great stay very spacious and close to rainbow springs
fun experience loved the tiny house it was close to the springs and within walking to a few restaurants
so cute and fun great communication and location for scuba
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8. Eco-friendly getaway surrounded by nature (from USD 70)

After climbing a few steps and opening the vibrant yellow door, visitors will see an equally vivid bumblebee-yellow sofa bed. They will also discover the full country-style kitchen beside a flat-screen TV. This eco-friendly home in Florida’s woodlands has a composting toilet and rainwater shower for travellers to use. During their stay, visitors can sink their feet into the sandpit for a beach-inspired picnic. Some fun things to do include exploring the nearby sinkholes, springs, and nature trails while falling asleep in their loft to nature’s symphony.

Tiny Blue House at Camp Cox
Alachua, Florida, United States
54 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny house 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the location is perfect and the space was both beautiful and functional
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9. Relaxing Santa Fe riverfront residence (from USD 112)

Guests staying at this one-bedroom rustic cabin will find themselves with sweeping riverfront views. With its double bed and bunk beds, this river retreat easily accommodates four guests. The fire pit, the mini-fridge, and the microwave are ideal for campfire meals at this nature sanctuary. Visitors should be aware that their cabin is part of a group of riverfront cabins located within feet of each other. Those wanting peace while sipping their morning coffee should glance through their window before hitting the deck

Cabin 1 Bowman’s Landing Close To Ginnie Springs
Fort White, Florida, United States
120 reviews  Wifi Available
Tiny house 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioner is awesome
the cabin was very cozy and the outdoor amenities made you feel like you were glamping
the bathroom was definitely bigger than expected which was nice
it had everything we needed for a comfortable stay
nice big clean towels
the cabin was brand new and very clean
the cabin was exceptionally clean had everything we needed good space peaceful and was very comfortable
amenities are clean beds are comfortable and kitchen has everything one might need for cooking
host was very helpful and nice
bobby was a great host
bobby was such a wonderful host
bobby was an awesome host we will definitely visit again for longer
bobby is a fantastic host
great location close to ichetucknee river for tubing and springs
the location is just perfect
nice campground and is close to all the springs in the area
it is the best place for family summer camping
wonderful stay and beautiful location
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10. Cosy Santa Fe River cabin (from USD 85)

Outdoor enthusiasts will be able to reconnect with nature at this one-bedroom rustic cabin on Santa Fe River. Amenities here include a mini-fridge and a microwave where you can prepare easy meals. With plenty of parking room, guests can store their vehicles, kayaks, tubes, and paddleboards. Nature lovers will find the deck peaceful as all they will encounter will be deer, birds, and turkeys. With Rum Island Springs County Park and a small pond closeby, visitors can float or paddle while experiencing Florida’s enthralling scenery.

Rum Island Cabin on Santa Fe River
Fort White, Florida, United States
264 reviews Superhost
Tiny house 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was exactly what i needed: secluded air conditioned and a super comfy bed
it has everything you might need from lights pots ac heaters nice bed bathroom towels etc
this is a small and super cozy place
there was an extremely comfortable hammock and a little screened in porch to enjoy
it felt like we had our own private pool to soak in during the late afternoon and evening
very clean and well equipped
it is very clean and comfortable
the cabin is small but very clean and secluded
the place is always very clean
very clean comfortable and well-equipped with many thoughtful touches
the host are very welcoming
maryann and dave are gracious hosts
maryann and dave were wonderful hosts
maryann and dave were the perfect host
owners were helpful and accommodating
the location was perfect
the location is great as well being so close to all the springs
fantastic people great location
it's ideal for checking out the different springs and enjoying some peace and quiet
this is the best location we could have found
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Discover Gainesville's great outdoors

For those adventurous at heart, Gainesville offers rustic woodland getaways, swamp tours, and other excursions. There are also exciting museums, shopping spots, and mouthwatering cuisine. While staying at a tiny home, visitors will be able to attend thrilling Florida Gators’ football games. If you’re wondering where to stay, try retiring in one of these quaint, tiny homes.

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