Top 15 Tiny House Rentals In Texas, USA - Updated 2021

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America’s second-largest state by area and population holds a collection of beautiful tiny houses that vary in personality and design. Texas, fondly known as the cowboy capital, offers not only attractive landscapes but also many interesting stories, including having built one of the world’s largest parking lots. People visit Texas for its mesmerizing rivers and streams, scenic rock formations, and historical sites. The state is a goldmine for the best tours and weekend trips for everyone. There are already so much pleasurable discoveries in store for you in Texas, what more when you choose to stay in fascinating tiny houses. Tiny living not only translates to saved costs but also to enhanced travel experiences. So bring your upcoming travel to a whole new level, check out the top tiny house rentals in Texas, USA now.

1. Charming artisan cabin with a garden and outdoor fire pit (from USD 59)

This charming tiny cabin recreates that ideal camping space in the woods, only that it’s near downtown Urbandale where major establishments are. The surrounding is quiet, lined with sturdy old trees. The indoor space is all wood, thoughtfully pieced together, and enriched with tiny rustic details over the years. It’s a dreamy woodcutter’s house with a nice kitchen, toilet/shower, AC/heater, and laundry facility. It is easily one of the top tiny houses for rent in Texas. It serves free breakfast, too!

Charming Cabin Near Deep Ellum & Fair Park
Dallas, Texas, United States
709 reviews
Private room in tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we slept soundly on the cushy bed and enjoyed a sunlit shower in the morning
this place is unbelievable super cozy tiny cabin with modern luxuries
the bed is extremely comfortable
quaint little cabin with a super comfortable bed
bed is cozy shower is amazing and it’s quipped w a little fridge/microwave kitchenette
Cleanliness:
very clean cabin quiet neighborhood
cabin was very clean and comfortable
everything was really clean and the bed was comfortable
the yard is beautiful and everything in the cabin was clean and cozy
very clean and spacious for a tiny home
Host:
thank you for being a great host
the hosts were very helpful and accommodating
grady was an awesome host
great host worries about what your needs are
host was amazing and very communicative
Location:
great location and awesome cabin
with just a short 15 minute ride to downtown dallas it’s the perfect location for your weekend getaway
it's cute unique and quiet
the location is in a nice spot with little traffic
will stay here again loved this cute place
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2. Elegant container with beautiful rooftop views (from USD 129)

Then cargo storage, now a gorgeous tiny house - this elegant container house, nicknamed Yellow and Blue, is nestled in the middle of a grassland. It’s one of the tiny houses for rent in Texas, popular among couples. This tiny home vacation rental in Texas is fully equipped and stylishly decorated, from bed to bathroom, kitchen to sitting room. Plus, having a rooftop lounge all to yourself simply completes the romantic appeal of this well-insulated tiny house.

"Yellow & Blue" Elegant Container Tiny House
Waco, Texas, United States
454 reviews
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning television and wifi worked well and we enjoyed our stay
we also enjoyed the surprises of fully stocked coffee rosé in the fridge and hulu on the tv
property felt special- and comfortable
the bed was extremely comfortable
we took the trip to waco for my girlfriend's birthday she's a huge fixer upper fan
Cleanliness:
very clean on the inside
it is very clean and really pretty
it’s sparkling clean and quiet too
what a beautiful space so clean and adorable
clean and welcoming great experience
Host:
host was very responsive
kenneth was a great host
super nice hosts
hosts are amazing and communicate quickly
very nice people and very helpful with questions and concerns
Location:
excellent location with just a short trip to all the major attractions
this tiny house is in a great location it is close to waco & all things magnolia
close to downtown waco and easy to get to and from everywhere
everything was well put together and the location was great
the tiny house is super nice and has an awesome location
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3. Modern alley tiny house with gorgeous interiors (from USD 170)

The convenience of living near major establishments makes this alley guesthouse one of the top tiny houses for rent in Texas. It has all the comforts you’d typically find in a hotel suite, plus the warm refuge of a private hot tub for every tired soul after a day of exploration. Anyone who has stepped into in this two-person accommodation in Fredericksburg can attest to how gorgeous the interior space is.

Alley Kat 1/1 Guesthouse with private hot tub!
Fredericksburg, Texas, United States
197 reviews
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a very relaxing and comfortable stay
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and neat
very clean and cool space
very clean and stylish space
very clean comfortable and fun
exquisite cleanliness beautiful modern decor and feel
Host:
catalina was very helpful and communicative
the hosts had great suggestions of places to go
amazing host that responds very fast and gives recommendations of must visits while in fredericksburg
this place is fantastic and spacious we really enjoyed our super host catalina
catalina is a very responsive host and the place was impeccably clean
Location:
this location was absolutely precious
super close to the heart of town
stylish little place in a great location
modern cozy little place great location
it's easy to find and close to downtown
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4. Contemporary house with air conditioned bedrooms (from USD 152)

There’s nothing ordinary about this tiny house - the bedrooms are airconditioned, the entire space fully equipped, the details tastefully curated, and the ooh-la-la deck and patio elegantly rustic. The Helm is without a doubt one of the top tiny houses for rent in Texas. It comfortably sleeps four so it’s the perfect getaway place for family and friends. One can imagine fun nights of playing cards, storytelling, and sipping wine in the private deck under starry Texan skies.

The Helm—2-Story Container Home close to Magnolia Market
Waco, Texas, United States
350 reviews
Tiny house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable ac was cold and the water pressure in the shower was great
the helm is beautiful decor cleanliness comfortable all amenities where met
we definitely appreciated the cleanliness and all the amenities provided made our stay super comfortable
it was super comfortable and a fun touch to our anniversary trip
so stylish great amenities comfy bed & very clean
Cleanliness:
also super clean warm and inviting
nicely decorated and clean
it was very clean and the beds were comfy
nice place clean cozy but all you need is there
the house itself is very clean cozy quiet and comfortable
Host:
great hosts and lovely home
ken & amanda are wonderful & thoughtful hosts
the hosts were pleasant and accommodating
the host were awesome and communicated well
our host was able to communicate quickly and effectively
Location:
the location was great as well
it was located with other tiny homes in a cute little park setting
the location was quaint and quiet but close enough to the attractions of waco
we would definitely stay at this location in future visits to waco
wish it was closer to town but the privacy and open area was relaxing
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5. Festive tiny glamper with a hot tub and WiFi (from USD 39)

This tiny house bursts with all the cheerfulness in the whole of Texas and resembles that irresistible 70s vibe that makes it a constant in the list of top houses for rent in Texas. It features both indoor and outdoor seating for two guests, you’ll have space to stretch way more than you have imagined. Despite its gypsy-like appeal, this vibrant cabin does offer complete modern facilities including WiFi access and your own private tub.

Wow! "That 70s Tow" Glamper and Spa
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
157 reviews
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
that 70s tow is perfect there is a surprising amount of space and the bed is so comfy
we also stayed nice & warm with the space heater mb & don provided
lights ac and tv / netflix / internet will certainly take good care of you
the a/c works great we seriously slept better than we have in years
water (temp pressure etc) is great in the sinks and shower so ‘no roughing it’ on that front
Cleanliness:
it's clean well organized and fun
the tow was clean and has everything you need
love staying here it is very clean and inviting
overall it was fun clean and the bed is comfy can’t wait to come back
it was very clean stylish and even had games and snacks for us the bed is amazingly comfortable
Host:
the host are the best
marybeth was very accommodating and helpful
the hosts were wonderful and very welcoming
marybeth is a wonderful host and highly recommend staying here
the hosts are warm and friendly
Location:
the location is great
great location in a quaint neighborhood
the location was great and in a cute neighborhood
super cute and cozy place
the location was perfect for us as it was close to downtown
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6. Chic little haven with great country views (from USD 70)

When in Texas, don’t get stuck frolicking just around the city. Explore a little and stay in any of the country’s tiny houses for rent in Texas. Take this rural chic tiny house with spectacular farm sceneries where you get to breathe in the fresh air and interact with farm animals. The house has the basic essentials for four guests, including a private bath, deck, fridge and microwave, and living quarters. It’s a perfect takeoff point if you wish to get to the popular San Antonio attractions.

15 Acre Tiny Farmhouse: Chicken Style
San Antonio, Texas, United States
336 reviews
Tiny house 2 Beds 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great amenities and a super comfortable stay
if you’re looking for a great nights sleep look no further adorable space comfortable bed great view very peaceful
Cleanliness:
clean from the inside out
it's very clean and comfortable
very cozy and clean tiny apartment
very cozy and clean
this place was awesome if your looking for a clean countryside experience you found the right place
Host:
the hosts were very helpful
spencer is truly a great host
the hosts are very welcoming and will response to any needs you require
amazing hosts amazing spot
with the hospitality and friendly animals
Location:
location is perfect
definitely check out this location super cute perfect stay
the location was quiet and peaceful
great location relaxing great place to get away
it is a wonderfully relaxing spot close to the city
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7. Elegant dog-friendly farmhouse on a hill (from USD 159)

This tiny farmhouse on a hill is roomy enough to fit five guests. Designed with high ceilings, solid glass windows all over the place, and fancy porches with long farm tables, the house certainly has lots of space to move around for you and your dogs. There’s also a nearby ranch and creek to move around in the day. The interiors are exquisitely designed, you can absolutely just stay inside the whole day for a nice retreat.

↞ Modern Tiny Cabin 1, SOCIAL DISTANCING HAVEN! ↠
Dripping Springs, Texas, United States
386 reviews
Tiny house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin was adorable and i appreciated the full kitchen and big deck
the beds were very comfortable
it was nicely decorated and furnished with an outstanding kitchen and gathering area
Cleanliness:
the cabin is super clean and stylish
the space is very clean and comfortable
super clean home with expressive design and decor
comfortable clean and so quiet
great place to stay and very clean
Host:
justin is a perfect host
justin was a great host he replied quick and answered all my questions
justin was very friendly and accommodating
amazing excellent hosts who respond quickly
great stay justin is very responsive & their place is very quaint & reserved
Location:
the location is beautifully quiet
the location was easy to find
wonderful cozy tiny house at a great location in the dripping springs
gorgeous cabin in a great location
great place excellent location and so so cute
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8. Cozy container house with rooftop and efficient layout (from USD 129)

The minimalist yet elegant design of this two-story tiny container house never fails to make an impression on couples. It features a tiled bath, full kitchen with sink, relaxing lounge, and roomy dining area. Out of the many tiny houses for rent in Texas, the much-sought-after rooftop overlooking fields of green conveniently making The Anchor (its nickname) a favorite choice for romantic getaways.

“Stillwater House” Tiny Container Home 12 min to Downtown/Magnolia
Waco, Texas, United States
535 reviews
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the tv and streaming capability and being able to log into my own accounts
and for being a tiny shipping container it had the most awesome shower definitely recommend this airbnb
Cleanliness:
very clean and convenient
it was super clean and so cozy
super clean nice personal touches and an amazing experience
nice and clean and very cozy
great place and very clean
Host:
the host was very attentive & extremely nice
hosts were very hospitable and ready to help with anything
hosts well communicate and and very proactive with anticipating questions
kenneth was very responsive and the home was easy to find
the owners are so attentive and are generous with provisions
Location:
the location was perfect
great place only 15 minutes to baylor
close to waco and all the attractions
great place and great location
it’s was a great central location to all of waco’s sights
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9. Bohemian-inspired rental with open-space layout (from USD 83)

This tiny house in East Austin yells colors in every corner and is inarguably one of the interesting tiny houses for rent in Texas. The floor area measures 8 ft (2.4 m) by 16 ft (4.9 m), yet it offers enough room for 3 guests, plus a backyard and a deck for some group bonding moments. You can cook your own meals, watch your favorite Netflix series, or sip coffee languidly outside in this Bohemian-like space.

EAST ATOMIC RANCH - twilight tiny house
Austin, Texas, United States
281 reviews
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space is comfortable the ac blows cold and was perfect for my business travel
the room comes with a nice tv with netflix amazon prime and other subscriptions
the bathroom has a nice large sink and tub
a cozy tiny home very comfortable bed tv pulls out right in front of bed cutest deck and kitchenette/bathroom
parking was easy and the room was just as described
Cleanliness:
very clean and well maintained
very clean & a perfect stay
everything was clean and pleasant
the place is clean and private
very clean easy check in
Host:
lu was a great host very understand and communicative
and lu is a wonderful host
the host was very friendly and was quick with responding to me make sure to read instructions
lu is a great host with amazing hospitality and communication
great place great host would stay again
Location:
location was good
great location as well :)
cozy cute and convenient location in austin
great place to stay close to everything downtown
lu's place was cozy cute and a super convenient location in austin
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10. Solar-powered home near parks (from USD 138)

Staying in this solar-powered rustic house offers you a unique experience living near the historic Terlingua Ghost Town. It features an outdoor bath and a functional kitchenette. You enjoy all the comforts of a warm house (e.g., nice loft beds, barbecue grill, WiFi access, AC/heater) amidst a cowboy setting, reflective of the great mining days of Terlingua. The house is in-between Big Bend National Park and Big Bend Ranch State Park, too. You can drive around to witness scenic landscapes.

Tiny Terlingua - Terlingua Ghosttown
Terlingua, Texas, United States
332 reviews
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi ac and all the helpful notes in the binder and around the property were great
authentic comfortable great appliances for cooking/coffee/shower
loved the coffee the decorations and hot showers
enjoyed having all our meals outside; breakfast watching the sunrise dinner watching the sunset and moonrise
great sitting areas for a campfire or sunset watching and a separate bathroom with a shower
Cleanliness:
it was clean and comfortable
it was so clean and inviting
sparkling clean cozy and incredibly comfortable
tiny terlingua was clean cozy and so unique
it was very clean and had everything we needed
Host:
carmen was very responsive when we had questions
she is a gracious host who thought of everything
carmen is a gracious host and made us feel welcome from the moment we selected her place
carmen is a great host fast responses and always willing to help if you have any questions
say hello to our little bunny friend carmen was a wonderful host and very responsive with communication
Location:
great location and very private
great location to big bend np
very quiet location but close to some food and drinks as well
such a cute and different place to stay
great location to view the stars and close to the center of the town
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11. Modern retreat with a shared pool (from USD 127)

Living tiny doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice the luxuries of life. When you find yourself in Austin, book yourself this modern oasis hosted by Scott. It’s a perfect retreat for solo travelers or couples. This home may be tiny, but it features a queen-sized bed and a full kitchen! This sleek place is part of a larger rental community that features a shared pool, ideal for those hot summer days under the Texan sun. Enjoy the modernness provided in the home as you reconnect with nature outside and go back to the roots of simple living—taking nature walks, chasing chickens, and simply appreciating your surroundings.

Modern Cabin Retreat | Pool/Fresh Eggs/56 acre
Austin, Texas, United States
126 reviews
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place is nice and cozy nestled just outside of austin
the house is beautiful and comfortable with several thoughtful touches
the place is truly amazing with awesome hike trails pool and outdoors sitting area
Cleanliness:
the space is very clean and cozy
everything was very clean and better than the pictures
amazing space and super clean
beautiful modern space simple and clean with a very comfortable bed
very clean and private in a beautiful natural setting
Host:
scott was a great host
responsive friendly host with great tips on austin
scott was a great host as well and respected our privacy
hosts were very gracious snd the property was very accessible and incredibly manicured
Location:
bring dinner with you it’s an amazing place to spend an evening and enjoy life
great little house in a very quiet area
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12. The Hideout (from USD 56)

Rebecca hosts this chic and stylish tiny rental that is part of a larger property with several rental units. The two-person home is efficiently designed and furnished, with a jetted shower and a mini but full kitchen. The bedroom is cozily tucked in the upstairs loft, completely private from the rest of the home. Do note that this home has multiple levels that are accessible through snug stairs, so it may pose difficulty for those who have physical disabilities. Staying here is suitable for couples looking for a peaceful getaway in busy Houston.

The “HIDEOUT’ Tiny House
Houston, Texas, United States
58 reviews
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i need to bring up that the pillows on the bed and the couch area smelled like b
it’s brand new comfortable stylish and strikingly spacious for the amount of square footage
the bed is extremely comfortable and the place just felt really homey overall
you have everything you need and then some super cozy accessible and vibey
Cleanliness:
extremely clean well thought out
cozy and clean would definitely rebook
the property itself was quite nice as described neat and clean cozy and convenient to the airport
a charming and unique stay - clean quiet and rebeca was an outstanding host
very clean cutely stylish and ideal for an intimate place for couples
Host:
the host was very helpful and attentive
ms rebeca is very responsive to queries
the host was very quick to respond very helpful
very well put together and the host is incredibly responsive
my only issue was that the walkway to the door entrance wasn’t suitcase friendly
Location:
it’s a great location if you’re flying out of or into iah
this place is a beautiful tiny house in a nice and friendly neighborhood
great hole in the wall place with good value
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13. Cozy getaway near Canyon Lake (from USD 118)

Live grand in this unique tiny home in Texas Hill Country. The one-bedroom property is nestled in the middle of a tree-clad rental community with a shared pool. The home features a spacious bed for two people, as well as a functional mini kitchen. Some of the activities that guests can do around the area are visiting wineries and mingling with other guests at the entertainment barn where there are recreational facilities like ping pong, billiards, darts, and shuffleboard. Guests can also enjoy a dip in the pool or a quiet night gathered around the fire pit.

Canyon Lake Unique Getaway for 2 at the Cozy Cabin
Canyon Lake, Texas, United States
26 reviews
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fireplace on the tv perfect lighting all made me feel at ease
the cozy cabin was such a great experience for our 1 year wedding anniversary
Cleanliness:
very clean and top notch
Host:
roland and dee are amazing hosts
roland was super communicative and the whole process was effortless
Location:
a lovely little spot with easy access to hiking trails (we loved the guadalupe river state park)
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14. Off-grid cabin in Sweetwater (from USD 72)

Instead of going for the typical hotel accommodations in Texas, take your family or friends for a unique off-the-grid living in Sweetwater and rent this two-bedroom tiny house hosted by Diana. Ideal for four people, this rental is tucked in a completely private location and is best for those who just want a quiet weekend with their loved ones. Featured in the home are the spacious living room with a TV, a full kitchen equipped with a coffee machine, and a roofed deck with a nice view and seating area.

Cozy Cabin Off The Grid!
Sweetwater, Texas, United States
162 reviews
Tiny house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed was a little stiff but not too bad
clean and spacious the furniture is comfortable and we loved the amazing views
cute and cozy space that was perfect for our family of 4
the bathroom is quite tiny but useful
kitchen and shower and bed were above satisfactory
Cleanliness:
sweet spot for a quiet clean rest
cabin is very clean cute and comfortable
we attempted to clean up and i asked diana if cleaning supplies were available
the cabin itself was very clean and cozy
the place was clean and so cozy
Host:
diana was very responsive
host was quite responsive in assisting me with any questions i had
the owner was very responsive to messages
the host is great at responding in a timely and helpful manner
host is very nice and always quick to respond
Location:
it was the perfect location too
nice country location very peaceful
it was in the perfect location
very nice place super cool quiet location
beautiful off the grid location we’d absolutely stay again
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15. Quirky and stylish Houston home (from USD 90)

Who says tiny homes can’t be this stylish? Make the most out of your visit to Houston and book this three-person home hosted by Veronica and Rene. The home features a chic interior with pops of color that completely livens up the space. The kitchen is fully functional and comes with a microwave and a coffee maker. There is also a cozy deck with a seating area, a swing, and a barbecue grill. This space is shared with another tiny home on the premises.

🌟Texas Monthly Magazine featured 🏠
Houston, Texas, United States
62 reviews
Tiny house 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the fan keeps it cool and it’s my new happy place
comfortable bed accessed via a rather steep (but fun ) ladder
bed is comfortable and we had good sleep
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and inviting
very cozy nice and clean
small cozy clean and beautifully decorated
everything in the house is super clean
any guest would not be disappointed in trying out a really stylish and spotless tiny-house lifestyle
Host:
the hosts were super fast to reply to questions
veronica was a great host who was very attentive
good time nice hosts and olace
such a great home and great host
veronica is such a super host she was very accommodating and assisted me with my requests
Location:
the location is easy to get anywhere
very cute place would definitely stay again
about 10 minutes from the heights or downtown the location is perfect
the location is great the property is gated it feels very safe
if you’re on the fence don’t be this place is perfect for two people
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Experience tiny living the Texan way

Maybe one day you’ll find yourself in the friendly state of Texas, either for work or exclusively leisure purposes. Accommodation choices are aplenty, but a tip for a truly unique and fulfilling experience is for you to rent a tiny house in Texas. The entire space is all yours, you and your mates are sure to have freer and more pleasurable stays. Go for tiny living and go big on adventures.

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Jahz is a Philippine-based writer who enjoys solo travels as much as group adventures. She believes that life is too short to be spent living in one place, so she makes it a point to experience a...Read more

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