Top 6 Tiny Houses For Rent In Melbourne, Australia - Updated 2024

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Melbourne is a thriving city with well-preserved nature parks and attractions that can make your stay worthwhile. It lies in a stunning coastal area, making the Melbourne skyline even more gorgeous. It also houses Australia’s oldest public art gallery, National Gallery of Victoria, so remember to visit and appreciate art that has withstood the test of time. Other attractions you should take advantage of include Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria - Melbourne Gardens, Federation Square, and Royal Exhibition Building. Given how this city is always busy with its economic growth and tourists, it is important to make an effort to seek tranquility. One can do that by booking a stay in the top tiny houses for rent in Melbourne, Australia, and enjoying a rejuvenating stay in the city.

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 July 16, 2024.

1. Fully furnished small home with wheels (from USD 81)

Don’t stress yourself by joining the crowd of tourists in hotels and resorts. Rent this fully furnished small home with wheels instead. It has an efficient layout and tinted cross-ventilation windows, which makes the limited space look larger. Guests can freely move around and rest on a sofa or a king-size bed. Booking fees also include access to a gorgeous front garden. Additionally, you can request tables and chairs to enjoy the outdoors without a hassle.

The owner offers cooked meals with complimentary wine for just $15 for each person, if you are craving a home-cooked meal.

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Preston, Victoria, Australia
13.18 km (8.2 mi) from Wattle Park
87 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beck was also helpful in providing me with wifi when i asked for help with the internet connection
the house was very clean and was great to stay in
perfect little place to stay clean with everything we needed
beck's tiny house is very clean and comfortable
tiny is clean and stylish and very comfortable
the tiny house was clean well organised and fun
great place and lovely host
the host bec was lovely
beck is a great host and her family are lovely
beck was such an amazing host and always ready to help guests with their needs
really pleasant stay and very accommodating hosts
location is amazing close to coffee shops tram station and walking distance to the train station
great location and easy check in and out
great little place and good location
has everything you need and is in a great location
it had everything we needed and was in a very nice location
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2. Cozy tiny home with a covered courtyard (from USD 64)

Have a peaceful getaway by renting this cozy tiny home. It has all the amenities you’ll need for a hassle-free vacation, including a well-equipped kitchenette and a private bathroom. It is a charming place with a covered courtyard where you can enjoy a delicious meal. Note that a cat may welcome you on your arrival, so expect to meet a furry friend during your stay.

Rental fees include access to a shared laundry area as well. Guests can also request access to the oven and barbecue grill in the owners’ main home.

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Moonee Ponds, Victoria, Australia
17.42 km (10.9 mi) from Wattle Park
82 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
it's cosy clean and comfortable
the airbnb was clean and cosy with lots of very lovely personal touches
comfortable quirky stylish natural and peaceful super clean and nice safe and convenient
beautiful place the hosts are very kind and considerate
mauricio was warm friendly and very responsive to all my request
plus the hosts were incredibly friendly and accommodating
very cool little cozy get away would recommend for anyone mauricio was very hospitable & welcoming
had a wonderful stay such a cute place :))
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3. Artistic, vibrant home with a garden

Fall in love with this artistic, vibrant home conveniently located in the inner part of Melbourne. It looks tiny outside, but its interior has enough space for a comfortable stay. It has a unique style combining colorful accents and industrial touches, making it pleasing to eye of any resident. It has a beautiful garden that is perfect for guests to experience the outdoors even while at home. The bedroom follows a loft-style architecture, allowing guests to view the entire ground floor.

Note that this property is near the Yarra River, so remember to stop by.

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Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia
10.37 km (6.5 mi) from Wattle Park
214 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed in the loft is like sleeping in a bird's nest
would have been better with proper blinds above the bed a better mattress and space to put suitcases
comfortable and trendy place with a loft bed overlooking the common area
we had a short enjoyable stay at bridget’s loft style apartment
bridget place is amazing clean and beautiful
it was super clean
excellent location and clean comfy house
very convenient to public transport clean & tidy
unique charming and sparkling clean
the host was wonderful
bridget was a caring host and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay
bridget was a great host and was very helpful / responsive to all my questions
bridget was an excellent host
bridget is a friendly host and i’d recommend a stay here
location is great
great location quiet and unique
great location and interesting artistic design
great place in a convenient location
stylish apartment in an awesome location
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4. Container home with spacious deck (from USD 91)

If you’re a nature lover, you’ll be amazed by this converted container home on the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges. Renting this home allows you to experience a comfortable vacation as it comes with essentials, including a kitchenette and a private bathroom. It has a large and spacious wooden deck with chairs and tables, making it the ideal place for guests to experience nature’s beauty and relaxing ambiance.

It lies on a 6.5-ac (2.6-ha) farm, so expect to encounter several amiable farm animals during your stay.

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Clematis, Victoria, Australia
28.61 km (17.8 mi) from Wattle Park
313 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was private quiet beautiful and well appointed with everything needed for a comfortable stay
the container was incredibly clean and kathleen made sure our stay was 100% comfortable
kathleen was a lovely host
plenty of opportunity to interact with the friendly farm animals (often baby goats & lambs)
she was very very helpful kind and supportive throughout and the stay was very pleasant and beautiful
kathleen was a fantastic host and i would highly recommend
well done to the owners for creating such a great experience
it’s a lovely place to stay very quiet but close to the towns nearby
good central location to see all the sites in and around the area
amazing place which is actually very unique
great place to get away for a couple of nights
beautiful place nothing better than baby animals running around to brighten your stay
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5. Tiny House in the Hills

Take advantage of this comfy tiny home located in the Yarra Ranges by peacefully enjoying nature. It has an interior inspired by the idea of mindful living. It has white walls and wood furnishing, making the space as relaxing as possible. Guests can access all amenities needed for a stress-free vacation, such as a fully equipped kitchen and laundry area.

Additionally, there are plenty of board games stowed here to make your vacation fun. The bedroom follows a loft style with minimal space which is enough for couples looking for an intimate and romantic space.

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Menzies Creek, Victoria, Australia
27.6 km (17.2 mi) from Wattle Park
139 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 3 Guests

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was super comfortable and the living area very spacious
the staircase and bed setup is so clever
super clean & had everything we needed
accommodation was great value for money tidy and sparkling clean
clean and comfy with every little touch taken care of
amazing quick responses and so clean and cozy
very pretty clean neat and has everything me and my kids needed
trina is an amazing host
the place was lovely and the hosts were lovely
trina was very friendly and the check in process was very easy
amazingly cozy home that exceeded our expectations trina was very accommodating and welcoming to our group
communication with the host was excellent
it was a great location too
very modern and in a good location
a great place to take time and wind down
it's an amazing cosy place and we look forward to going back
great communication with host and very close to town and walking tracks
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6. Loggia (from USD 68)

Nothing beats accommodation providing you with a bright and relaxing space for a peaceful getaway. If you’re looking for that kind of convenience, then stay at Loggia. It is a spacious stand-alone bungalow with an open-plan lounge, kitchen, and dining area. Rental fees include access to a shared outdoor pool, so remember to take advantage of it! You can also dine near the pool, which has a complete dining setup. Also, don’t worry about losing your way in the dark since the outdoor setting includes nightlights.

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Camberwell, Victoria, Australia
1.66 km (1.1 mi) from Wattle Park
192 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
anne's loggia has exceptional family orientated facilities and provisions with no reasonable request too great
the loggia itself is lovely and well-stocked and was cozy warm through winter
an insanely comfortable bed and toasty warm on cool nights
bed is very comfortable and the living area is very roomy
the accommodation was clean and had everything you need
very quiet spotlessly clean and very comfortable bed
it was quiet clean comfortable and private
the accomodation is well provisioned and very clean and welcoming
quiet spotlessly clean and very comfortable with thoughtful touches going above and beyond
hosts friendly helpful and charming
the owner is good to communicate with
very helpful host and very comfortable stay
the hosts are amazing and very welcoming and friendly
fantastic place and great host
a perfectly quiet street the location is superb
privacy - serenity and proximity to the city perfect location
location is great - easy walk to cafes and public transport
anne is a great host the loggia is great location out of the city private location with welcoming touches
the location was perfect for us as we were visiting relatives nearby
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Don't underestimate tiny homes

Choosing a tiny home allows you to enjoy cheaper rental fees and a wonderful location away from the crowd. If you’re planning to stay in Melbourne, consider staying at any of the tiny homes on this list.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.


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