6 Best Tiny Houses For Rent In Indianapolis, Indiana - Updated 2024

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Are you planning a trip to Indianapolis? Known as the Crossroads of America, Indianapolis is a historically important place. It is home to sites such as Eiteljorg Museum and Indiana War Memorial & Museum. Nature lovers can explore White River State Park, spanning 250 ac (101.20 ha), or the gardens surrounding Lilly House. You can also spend time exploring the restaurants and microbreweries here.

While you’re in Indianapolis, it’s also the perfect opportunity to stay in a tiny house, which has everything you need for a comfortable stay despite its size. This architectural innovation is changing the game when it comes to holiday accommodation. You might even feel the urge to start building your very own microhome after staying in one! Here’s a list of the best tiny houses for rent in Indianapolis, Indiana, for a hassle-free vacation.

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 March 23, 2024.

1. The Onyx Tiny House (from USD 120)

Just because it is small doesn’t mean a tiny house can’t have a heart. This 37 sqm (398 sq. ft.) home bears the full amenities of a bigger house. On top of that, it has high ceilings, a loft, and a shared pool. There is a large HDTV, free Wi-fi, and central air conditioning, too.

The home is located in a garden in University Heights, a hidden gem of a neighborhood in Indianapolis. Its location is ideal if you want access to cultural events hosted by the University of Indianapolis. The health walk park makes it easy to take strolls and bike around campus.

Stayed at this property?
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
7.8 km (4.9 mi) from Indianapolis Zoo
370 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fresh hotel grade towels linens free: wifi and roku (netflix) set up
large screen tv with a nice choice of amazon prime movies
right off the interstate comfortable and quiet
my 4 yr old loved the loft and pool
when we stay again i will definitely be using the sleeper sofa in the family room
clean and well kept
it was so clean upon arrival
super clean with a full size kitchen
so clean so homey so fun
the house was clean and comfortable for my family
the host is amazing
our host uche was very responsive
uche was a great host very communicative and was quick at responding
owner uche is very kind and responsive
uche was a great host and the tiny home was super cute
the location is great very central to everything
nice little place near the university of indianapolis
great place to get away while still being in the city of indianapolis
a great location and amazing host
i give 5 stars on accuracy location cleaniness and value
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2. Charming rental built in 1954 (from USD 52)

How would you like to live in a modern 22.30 sqm (240 sq. ft.) home built all the way back in 1954? Worry not - the property has since been remodeled and now boasts a huge walk-in shower, back patio, and laundry equipment.

This tiny home is about 2.24 km (1.4 mi) away from Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This means that you can visit all the bars, entertainment, and restaurants on Main Street Speedway with ease.

Stayed at this property?
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
4.22 km (2.7 mi) from Indianapolis Zoo
190 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
spacious shower that was very clean
this is place is super close to the speedway
the ample parking and close proximity to downtown indy made for a very convenient and pleasant stay
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3. Cozy tiny house close to Butler University (from USD 68)

This tiny house, spanning 16.26 sqm (175 sq. ft.), comes with an equipped kitchen, dining nook, and loft with a memory foam futon. There are many windows that let in natural light. Moreover, you can have hot showers and the fire pit is perfect for a late evening conversation.

This home is near Butler University, and there is a nearby canal that can be accessed via a pleasant walking path. Moreover, Rocky Ripple, the neighborhood it is located in, is so quiet that it can be difficult to believe that you’re still in the city. Active guests can take advantage of the nearby canoe, kayak, and paddleboard rentals.

Stayed at this property?
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
9.23 km (5.8 mi) from Indianapolis Zoo
326 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
just turn on the space heater and the place will be oh so warm
if you are a fan of small living it will not disappoint
can't recommend enough for a cozy quiet stay in a lovely neighborhood very well designed and thoughtful touches
shower and bathroom were easier to use than expected
perfect place — clean cozy convenient
well worth it and very clean
this tiny house is indeed tiny very clean composting toilet smell is minimal if you keep bathroom door shut
maureen’s place was extremely clean and homey
the house was clean
kudos to the host
maureen was a great host went way above and beyond
maureen is a great host she made sure that i was comfortable and had everything i needed
maureen is a welcoming and generous host
the bed is comfy and maureen is a very super host
great location you're actually near butler university
super cute and great location
the location was great not to far from downtown but away from the hustle and bustle
great location for a lovely getaway
love being so close to butler university and their wonderful neighborhood
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4. Pet-friendly contemporary unit

This is a cute and clean little place to stay when you are planning a trip to Indianapolis. It is a tiny house with a kitchen area, a full-size bed, extra lounge space, and a full shower. It is considered ideal for both short and long-term stays. Guests with cars are free to park in the driveway by the main house.

There are shops close to the house, while the abundance of local bars and restaurants nearby means that you will never go hungry.

Stayed at this property?
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
9.88 km (6.2 mi) from Indianapolis Zoo
186 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the tiny house was actually fairly comfortable for a small space
the bed in the loft is a bit tight on space but the bed itself is very comfortable
with a useable kitchen and a lovely living room space
although small the loft bed and pull-out gave my son and i a nice separation at night
both beds were very comfortable and the tiny house was perfect will definitely stay again
the whole place was sparkling clean when we got there
the area was clean and quiet at night
the place was clean and check-in was easy
+ people but very cozy and clean
the house was clean and it was a cool experience to be in a tiny house
we loved the recommendations made by the host
hosts were full of recommendations and very sweet
great host and a very unique stay
tanner is super responsive and will get back to you with any questions you have asap
host is quick to respond to all messages very helpful
unique tiny house in a great location
great location in broad riople
walking distance to some great spots
overall a very cute place if you’re looking for something cheap and close to broad ripple
great little place in a great location
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Nearby tiny houses for rent

5. Rustic tiny home (from USD 155)

You can bring your pets on your trip to Indiana when you stay at this tiny home! This charming cabin boasts a full bathroom, full kitchen, bedroom, and upstairs sleeping loft. You can rent a golf cart to explore the huge campground or gather outside around the fire pit with friends and family.

It is a great choice as a home base when you want to explore the surrounding areas or the hiking trails, fishing, gift shop, and museum on site. This tiny home is part of the Bill Monroe Music Park and Campground, only about 8.04 km (5 mi) away from Nashville, Indiana.

Stayed at this property?
Morgantown, Indiana, United States
55.53 km (34.6 mi) from Indianapolis Zoo
40 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
but please note the tv is not updated
the heaters (we went off-season) worked extremely well so we were very comfortable
park was clean and easily accessible
)the cabin was clean in most spaces that mattered (bathroom counters linens etc
the cabin is really nice on the inside and very clean
it was clear that our host had not gone in and cleaned well if at all before arrival
great host and oy a few
cabin #14 offers good value for the money and communicative and accommodating hosts
close enough to drive to enjoy nashville
great location overall just few minutes away from nashville and hiking spots
this location is very close to town and for the price it cannot be beaten
wonderful place to spend relaxing time
nice quiet family owned campground with short walking trail and swimming pond with beach rope swings and slides
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6. Cozy cabin in the woods

Want to relax in the woods, roast s'mores, and enjoy the night sky with loved ones? This cabin made of cedar wood is a great option for you! It has lofts to sleep in. You will have an HDTV and a window air conditioning unit for entertainment and comfort, while children’s toys make the stay better for families with little ones.

If you are fine staying just outside of Indianapolis, Fillmore is a great place that is only an hour’s drive away. The location of the cabin gives you access to numerous hiking trails, and it is an easy drive to Shades State Park or Turkey Run State Park from here.

Stayed at this property?
Fillmore, Indiana, United States
49.39 km (30.7 mi) from Indianapolis Zoo
17 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 7 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was also a window air conditioner and fan to keep us cool during the warm july evenings
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Stay at a tiny home in Indianapolis, Indiana

Tiny homes make for an excellent choice if you do not need a lot of space and prefer cozy quarters. You might be surprised to see how luxurious some of them can be. There are numerous tiny house options in and around Indianapolis. It is amazing to think that these spaces offer so much comfort for their size! Book a tiny home in Indianapolis today to enjoy a hassle-free vacation.

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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Mikhaela is a dedicated cultural worker and writer. She also has an interest in history, literature, and the realm of travel.

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