Top 10 Tiny Houses For Rent Near Washington DC, USA

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Washington, DC, is a truly unique destination. As the nation’s capital, it is a center of politics, history, and culture. From visiting famous buildings such as the White House and the Washington Monument to exploring the city’s thriving arts scene, there is much to experience here. And don’t forget about the food — Washington, DC features a wide selection of dining options, from gourmet to casual. Several parks and green spaces are also available when you need to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city, such as the National Mall and Rock Creek Park. Whether you’re on business or on vacation, check out these top tiny houses for rent near Washington DC, USA, for a unique and memorable stay.

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 09, 2024.

1. Gorgeous tiny home in a quiet neighborhood, Ellicott City (from USD 205)

This amazing 525-square-foot (49 square meters) tiny house has everything you need. It can sleep up to four people with its queen-size bed, couch, and air mattresses. It also has a crib and toys if you want to bring your kid along.

This beautiful rental features an open-concept living and kitchen space, an outdoor patio, and free street parking. Guests can stay connected and entertained with fast internet, smart TV, and a voice-activated smart speaker. Security cameras are on the property for guests’ safety.

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Ellicott City, Maryland, United States
38.53 km (24.0 mi) from Norwood Local Park
176 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
quiet very comfortable living space
comfortable clean and cozy
nice spot very clean and warm
super clean private and comfy
the tiny house is every bit as advertised clean and well equiped
excellent place to stay super clean and much roomier than expected
maggie was a great host easy to reach with quick response time
this was such a lovely little home and the hosting family was amazing
great tiny house bigger than we thought amazing host already booked a 2nd visit highly recommend
to top it off the owners are kind as can be and very responsive
and the hosts were incredibly responsive and helpful as needed throughout our stay
the location was perfect
this tiny house was in a perfect location
stylish great location with close access to baltimore especially for those going to hopkins
we enjoyed walking in the neighborhood and exploring the wetland park at the end of the street
this place was great it was so cute
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2. Minimalist cottage for two, Paeonian Springs (from USD 100)

This hidden tiny cottage inside a fenced courtyard is the perfect escape from the bustle of daily life. Just seconds from the main road, you’ll have easy access to all the local attractions while still enjoying the seclusion of our tucked-away cottage.

This small space is perfect for two guests and comes with a queen-size bed, a bathroom, and a tiny kitchen where you can cook simple meals. You can stay entertained and connected during your stay with a TV and WiFi in the unit.

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Paeonian Springs, Virginia, United States
48.96 km (30.5 mi) from Norwood Local Park
30 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was sparse - which sometimes it’s nice to be completely unplugged :)
the bed was comfortable and the tv is a nice touch
private quiet quaint stocked with clean linens/towels and hot water
host was fantastic and very responsive
reagan and donnie were very communicative and kind and responded to our questions very quickly
donnie and reagan are excellent hosts easy to reach and very accommodating
it's also super close to everything
close to wineries and hiking :)
but the location is great if you have a plan
cute place was perfect for me and my dogs
we needed a place last minute so we were happy to find a place
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3. Quaint cottage in a residential area, Bethesda (from USD 110)

Located just two blocks from the Bethesda Metro Station, this cozy cottage for two is situated on a tree-lined residential street and offers easy access to nearby restaurants, parks, and shops. The cottage features a queen-size bed with extra pillows and blankets and a twin-size airbed for an additional cost. It also has a bathroom stall shower, a fully equipped kitchen, TV, WiFi, and free parking, making it ideal for long-term stay.

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Bethesda, Maryland, United States
1.14 km (0.8 mi) from Norwood Local Park
306 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had an excellent stay such a comfortable place with all the right amenities
the cottage is cozy; judith has given great attention to every detail
the cottage is absolutely amazing a comfy bed plenty of space nice and clean
we felt safe and comfortable it would stay there again
sparkling clean with nice finishes
clean easy check in quick communication
the space is clean charming and comfortable
it was super clean private and comfortable
cozy clean comfy cute and convenient
host was enjoyable to work with
you are marvelous hosts
judith was an outstanding host
great place and excelent hosts
judith and julie were very welcoming and friendly
this cute and cozy place is perfectly located
cute place and amazing location
charming place close to everything
perfect location very close to the metro and bethesda row
great location food-metro-bus
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4. Bright cottage with a deluxe spa shower, Alexandria (from USD 136)

Escape the hustle and bustle of Washington, D.C., and relax in this bright and cozy cottage nestled in the tranquil neighborhood of Lincolnia. Perfect for couples or solo travelers, this tiny cottage has all the amenities you need for a relaxing stay, including a full kitchen, private entrance, and on-site parking.

The cottage can accommodate up to three people and features a deluxe spa shower and a Murphy bed that can be converted into a living room or office space. Fulfill your entertainment needs with its fast WiFi, 40-inch HDTV with Roku, or play tunes on the Bose speaker sound system with Bluetooth and aux.

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Alexandria, Virginia, United States
18.77 km (11.7 mi) from Norwood Local Park
44 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the highlight of my night was walking into a beautifully designed and smelling space right before bed
i particularly liked the eco-friendly soap/shampoo dispensers in the shower
nicely equipped kitchen - we made our own food the whole time
very clean
cutest cozy and clean little cottage love it everything was perfect
hosts were super considerate of our special needs
megan was a kind and welcoming host that was quick to reply to any of our messages
megan was a great host very communicative and accommodating with everything i needed
first of all megan is a fantastic host
great location
great value location and setup
lovely place to stay near dc
great location very close to washington dc but also in a nice quiet neighbourhood
the neighborhood is in walking distance of so many great restaurants and the pinecrest golf course
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Washington Tour Guide

Annie Leguennec

Annie Leguennec

My name is Annie. I am a local Tour guide based in Philadelphia enjoying fully what the city has to offer with its deep history, street arts, murals, architecture, traditional food, black history, Farmer Markets, green space, a melting pot of neighborhoods and its great locals. I am looking for to welcome you and show you this incredible city where you will gain a better understanding of the city's rich heritage and its continuing legacy as the birthplace of the United States of America. Book my tour. Explore and learn about this unique city where you will walk on the footsteps of our America's founding Fathers. My tours are conducted in English, French and Italian.

Tours by Annie

Washington Tour Guide

Stephanie Eley

Stephanie Eley

I'm a graduate of ITMI, International Tour Management Institute and 17 years as a licensed Tour Director and Program Director. My expertise began in NYC and Washington, DC where I'm a licensed guide and has expanded to Europe, South America, Cuba and the Western / Southwestern National Parks of the US. I'd love to introduce you for a day or a week to Denver, Colorado and the 4 corners region of the US: Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona! Let's GO!!

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5. Private and rustic tiny house with an outdoor dining area, Silver Spring (from USD 86)

Experience the perfect getaway in this lovely tiny house, less than a 30-minute drive from Washington, D.C. This tiny house comes with a queen-size bed and a twin bed, therefore can sleep up to three people. It also has a fully functional kitchen for self-catering, a bathroom with a walk-in shower, and air conditioning and heating. Unwind in the outdoor dining area and enjoy the rental’s peaceful surroundings.

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Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
17.3 km (10.8 mi) from Norwood Local Park
309 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioner was a blessing and the bed is incredibly comfortable
it was very clean and relaxing
it’s clean comfy and well appointed
the place was clean and comfortable
comfortable clean and private
this place is adorable and clean
justin was a great host and provided all the information we needed upfront
great and responsive host too
check in was easy and the host was incredibly accommodating
and the location is great as you're within minutes of the freeway
the location was really nice because we had the opportunity to stop by washington dc
will definitely visit again next time we are in the area - quiet peaceful and close to town
the tiny house is perfect everything in its right place
the neighborhood is quiet and we were pleasantly greeted upon our arrival
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6. Charming camper on a farm, Darnestown (from USD 154)

Situated on a picturesque farm, this charming camper offers all the comforts of home. Inside, you’ll find an open-plan living area and a well-equipped kitchen, so you can socialize and cook meals at the same time. The trailer sleeps two comfortably in a queen-size bed. It has a TV and game console to keep you entertained and a small office space and WiFi if you need to work.

Step outside and relax on the patio, taking in the idyllic surroundings and fresh air. And, if you need to pick up any essentials, there’s a supermarket just a short drive away.

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Darnestown, Maryland, United States
23.82 km (14.8 mi) from Norwood Local Park
22 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
peaceful farm-stay weekend trailer was clean private and all needed amenities provided- including a fridge
a beautiful scenery in the country and the host was nice
steve and amy were awesome - super helpful and kind
great location and terrific host
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7. Elegant apartment with a private patio, Woolbridge (from USD 79)

This open-concept basement apartment is designed for comfort and convenience for up to three guests. It features a large patio, brand-new stainless steel appliances, and a washer and dryer. Plus, with a mounted 4K smart TV with access to subscriptions such as Netflix, you can kick back and relax after a long day. It has a beautiful patio where you can enjoy your morning coffee while taking in the views.

It also has a fully fenced-in backyard, where you can relax and soak up some rays. Guests can access the community pool for a fee. You’ll always have things to do in the area as this tiny home is conveniently located near the Historic Occoquan, shops, and entertainment centers, such as Potomac Mills Mall.

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Woodbridge, Virginia, United States
35.95 km (22.4 mi) from Norwood Local Park
34 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very convenient location with top of the line amenities and very comfortable bed
it was clean and cozy
very easy very clean and a lovely experience
he was well prepared for our stay and made sure the place was exceptionally clean and well appointed
also the host was very nice and informative
as a host john was very responsive and thoughtful
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8. Lovely tiny house with a fire pit, Annapolis (from USD 150)

Escape to this pristine little house for two, set in the woods. A comfy queen Murphy bed, a full kitchen, and a well-appointed bathroom await you. The outdoor patio is your private retreat, equipped with teak furniture, a basketball hoop, a gas grill, and a conventional picnic table.

Enjoy the calm and quiet of this remote setting while staying connected with WiFi and a smart TV. There’s also an outside shower for your convenience. Guests can park for free on the premises. When the sun goes down, gather around the fire pit for nighttime conversations and roasting s'mores.

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Annapolis, Maryland, United States
45.74 km (28.5 mi) from Norwood Local Park
149 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the extra amenities (fireplace) were awesome i suggest bringing some supplies for s’mores great location and cozy environment
the space was very clean and stylish
everything was clean and well maintained
super clean modern inside we will be back
it feels so expertly appointed and sparkling clean
the space was very clean well thought out and had a lot of nice personal touches to it
the host was very sweet and made sure everything was taken care of
john and his family were outstanding hosts and very kind and hospitable
great property and super host
john silas dillon and bentley were wonderful hosts
john and his family were great they were very responsive and thoughtful
great location just a short drive from downtown
great spot and location
the location is great and the house itself is nice and cozy
only minutes from downtown but you wouldn’t know it from how peaceful and quiet the tiny house was
such a great space in an awesome location
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9. Rustic cabin on a historic farm, Glenwood (from USD 109)

Ellerslie Farm is an oasis of history and nature in Glenwood, Maryland. This 50-acre (20-hectare) property, which has been around since the mid 18th-century, boasts stunning views, fields of corn, and a serene stocked pond. Nestled within this picturesque setting is a small, cozy cabin for two that dates back to 1810. It has recently been restored, with all the modern amenities you need, including a brand-new refrigerator and stove.

While staying at Ellerslie, be sure to take some time to wander the farm’s gardens, old spring house yard, and pond. You can also take a short drive to Old Ellicott City or the Howard County Fairground if you’re feeling adventurous.

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Glenwood, Maryland, United States
36.14 km (22.5 mi) from Norwood Local Park
130 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed is comfortable with a nice mattress and good pillows
davina’s place is a wonderful comfortable place with all modern amenities and a lot of charm
beautiful setting oozing with rustic charm incredibly cozy and inviting place—and hostess
everything was really clean and felt so welcoming and cozy
additionally the cabin was sparkling clean
clean special touches and a peaceful getaway thanks again for a wonderful stay davina
clean cute and cozy loved this darling cabin and would definitely visit again
we found this little house to be snug cozy comfortable and clean
she was a great host
davina was the perfect host
hosts are great
davina was also a wonderful and friendly host eager to fulfill our requests and make our stay comfortable
davina and matthew were extremely kind hosts -- they went above and beyond
nice peaceful cabin away from the city but close enough that you can still get to modern conveniences
i'm glad we chose to stay at her place
such a great place absolutely recommend
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10. Tiny attic hideaway with a baby pool, Annapolis

Experience the magic of tiny living in this charming attic retreat. Built for up to four guests, it has a queen-size bed, a double bed, a mini-kitchen, and a bathroom. It also has a deck for outdoor lounging, or you can relax in the secluded baby pool. When you’re ready to dine, head downstairs to the cozy dining settee for two. Please note that pets are not allowed in this delightful retreat.

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Annapolis, Maryland, United States
52.65 km (32.8 mi) from Norwood Local Park
44 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in tiny home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had coffee yeah movies and tv and a small kitchen with microwave and mini fridge
there is a nice bed and a convertible sofa bed in the space
the wifi was great bed was comfy and overall a great vibe
felt safe and comfortable as a single traveler
the communication was great the property was very unique and the property was clean and comfortable
the unit itself was clean and bursting with considerate touches complementary items in the kitchen and bathroom etc
carpet looked brand new and smelled clean
a warm and welcoming host
the host is great about staying in touch when you need them
the hosts are nice and promptly respond if you need something
william and liz were excellent hosts
will was a great host and the tiny house was perfect for my short weekend in annapolis
very close to good restaurants
located in a safe quiet neighborhood that is walking distance to downtown annapolis
great location close to everything and able to walk to many places
it’s very unique and the location is perfect
i rode my bike everywhere because location was perfect
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Experience tiny living in the great American capital

If you’re planning a trip to the American capital for business or pleasure, consider staying in a tiny home for a one-of-a-kind experience. Book any of the above tiny houses for rent near Washington, DC, USA, today!

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