10 Best Tiny Houses For Rent In New York City - Updated 2021

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New York City is one of those cities in the world that needs no introduction. Its skyline is iconic and definitive of the modern metropolis. Whether you are there for work, pleasure, or looking to live a life in the big apple, New York City has something for everyone. As Alicia Keys once sang, it is the city where dreams are made of. Nonetheless, New York City is a dense place to be. It has a population density of about 26000 people per square mile [10000 people per square kilometre], making it one of the densest cities in America. Big, lofty mansions are hard to come by there. If you are visiting New York City, we have found the perfect accommodations that are small but big enough to contain your New York City dreams. Read on for the best tiny houses for rent in New York City.

1. Cozy little cottage out in Queens (from USD 59)

Located in the heart of Queens, this little cottage is conveniently located eight minutes from LaGuardia Airport and just a train ride away from Manhattan. All conveniences are made available in a cosy little space. Its interior is clean and comfortable, while the greenery surrounding the house and in its garden imbues the cottage with a serene atmosphere. While this little cottage does not feature a kitchen, it has a refrigerator and microwave to fix yourself a quick meal.

My Little Cottage
277 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in tiny house 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
” she claimed the ac worked but the ac was a fan drilled to the wall
beds were super comfortable and the place is very quiet
a small little bathroom with a comfortable sleeping area to just rest your head and relax
also a hand towel in the bathroom would be nice
Cleanliness:
it was veey clean and well organized
kimberley's place was clean and tidy
very clean and tidy place easy to find
place was very clean and cute
and private clean as can be
Host:
host was very responsive when pinged
thank you host'#
super easy and professional host
the host is very friendly and reliable
thank you kim and john for being great hosts
Location:
great location by the subway
awesome location and great price
great location with quick access to the railway
great stay and location is perfect close to everything
great location close to the mta
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2. Tiny home in the heart of Queens (from USD 49)

If your stay in New York City is short and you are looking for a quick place to crash, then this tiny home would be perfect. It has everything you will need for your short stay - a comfortable double bed, a luxurious washroom and laptop-friendly workspace. While the in-room entertainment might be lacking, the accommodation is only a few blocks away from the nearest subway station to take you into the bustling city in Manhattan.

Tiny Home
94 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in tiny house 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great room interior design and furniture
the a/c was perfect to have at night
i like the most in the room was the bathroom
the room is small but comfortable
Cleanliness:
very clean and neat
clean cozy set up
very clean and quiet place
good clean place to stay
space was clean and just as expected
Host:
the host is nice and helpful
host very friendly and quick responder
we had a wonderful time and the host was very welcoming
easy access with the host’s instructions
close to the trains as well the hosts were very friendly
Location:
the location is also great short walk to the subway station and a 20 minute ride to grand central
super close to the subway which was perfect
the location was perfect we traveled to all boroughs and it was a short distance to most
another great stay at this awesome location
another great stay at this excellent location
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3. Well-equipped tiny apartment (from USD 103)

Located in Brooklyn, Pet & Tony’s residence ensures that you will have everything you need for your stay. Though tiny, the place comes with a kitchenette for you to whip up your own meals when you get tired of take-outs. The place is also kept sparkling clean, so comfort is assured with this residence. It has a king-sized bed that allows you to rest up in luxury. The grocery stores and pharmacies nearby make sure you do not have to go too far to get your daily necessities.

Pet & Tony's Residence
Brooklyn, New York, United States
470 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny house 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the tv is large and clear and the internet works very well
the room is just as described in the ad and the value is superb
the place was very comfortable and warm
the bed is comfortable (and giant) the kitchen is fully-functioning and the bathroom has everything you might need
the room was just like in the picture and we obtained every basic needs in the room
Cleanliness:
very clean and on point
very clean and comfortable place
the place is clean and linen smelled fresh n nice
petra’s place was very clean and quiet
super clean there were snacks and fresh linens/towels
Host:
10/10 + super nice hosts :)
petra was a wonderful kind welcoming host
the host is extremely helpful and responsive to all of your questions
nice private space with such kind and thoughtful hosts
great place and very nice hosts
Location:
its location is very easy to find
it’s about a 15min walk away from the tube station but easily done
location and parking was better then we expected
great place to get away and relax
the neighborhood was calm
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4. Stylish and luxurious mini apartment (from USD 62)

This mini-apartment comes with style and luxury. The ceiling window allows gentle rays of sunlight to shine through into the room, giving the apartment a serene atmosphere. At the same time, the stainless steel ware of the kitchen imbues the apartment with a sense of modernity. Located in Jackson Heights, Queens, the mini apartment is right by the subway that will take you into the heart of Manhattan in less than an hour. Shops, cafes and restaurants are also located nearby, making it all the more convenient to get your necessities.

Mini Casa - Entire Place Studio
Queens, New York, United States
62 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in tiny house 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a comfortable stay and would definitely stay again
no tv but really a great value and nice overall experience
the bed was not the most comfortable but overall it was a great deal
Cleanliness:
very clean and fully equipped
clean convenient and comfortable
i arrived to a very clean and brand new looking place
super clean tiny home in great location
nice clean and calm locality
Host:
the hosts are amazing people
neighborhood is colombian / ecuadorian which means friendly people and good cheap food
we had a very good communication with the owner
they try to be very accommodating and the space itself is safe and in a great environment
airbnb approved my money was taken and airbnb host never responded to messages once i got to new york
Location:
great place and great location
very basic place but in a great neighborhood near businesses restaurants the ny subway and airport
the price was really cool and the location was perfect
definitely recommend this place if you are going to an event near flushing
” plenty of food options near the location and very easy to get to the 7 train
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5. Conveniently located carriage house for your comfort (from USD 196)

This small carriage house is the best you will get from a tiny apartment. With an entrance directly from the street, you can rest assured that your privacy is secured. The house is well lit with the large windows giving it a sense of freshness and rejuvenation in its interior. More importantly, the house is conveniently located minutes away from the major subway lines in New York City. It is also walking distance from popular eateries.

Cozy, Quintessential Brooklyn Carriage House
Brooklyn, New York, United States
125 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny house 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
especially loved open window with fresh air large overhead fan ac etc
the bed is fabulous too
the bed is super comfortable and the place very cozy
sophie’s place was awesome stayed with my mother and both beds were very comfortable
Cleanliness:
clean and communication was great
it is very clean and modern
it was super clean and comfortable
the apartment was very clean and appropriate for three people
sparkling clean and super cute she's got a little gold mine there
Host:
outstanding host who accommodated our early check-in
sophie is a great host very reliable and helpful
sophie was a great and attentive host
sophie was the consummate host; always available to me if needed and so helpful attending to each detail
sophie is an excellent host: super communicative and putting thought into the little things
Location:
it's a great location there's plenty of things close by
great place in a great location
great place in a great location
i loved the little cafes close by
stylish accommodation in a fabulous location
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6. Tiny home near the beach in Rockaway (from USD 107)

If you are visiting the iconic Rockaway peninsula in Queens and fancy yourself some beach time, this tiny beach bungalow is definitely worth considering. Just minutes away from Rockaway Beach Surf Club and local eateries, you will find the beach just by your doorstep. Though small, this tiny home can sleep up to five, with two twin beds and a sofa comfortable enough it might as well be a bed. If you want to head out into the city, the home is only around two minutes from the subway station.

Beach Bungalow 3
74 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny house 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bungalow was cozy and beautiful looks exactly like how it's depicted in the photos
and i have to say the beds were amazingly comfortable
Cleanliness:
the bungalow is well designed clean and organized
the bungalow was really clean very nice great modern/minimalist design
very welcoming cool clean amazing place would stay again in a heartbeat
we had an amazing stay in bungalow 3 the space is bright clean and has that perfect beach-y feel
a super clean and well designed bungalow steps from an awesome bar and minutes from the beach
Host:
she was friendly and knowledgeable about local hangouts attractions and subway routes
hosts very friendly and helpful recommended highly
this place and its hosts just had a great vibe
beth was an excellent host who went out of her way to make sure my stay was enjoyable
the host was super helpful and accommodating the home was immaculate and the location was perfect
Location:
great location right next to the metro station
if you don't feel like cooking there are many great restaurants close by
great location great house and perfect host
the location was ideal and beth was a very good host
the location of the bungalow was ideal-- easy walking to shops bars restaurants and the beach
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7. Awesome studio apartment with privacy guaranteed (from USD 87)

In a city like New York, freestanding accommodations are hard to come by. Yet, this studio apartment grants you just that. It is a small, freestanding accommodation located just one block from the subway station. Its interior emanates a modern yet rustic vibe. It has its own private entrance and bathroom. Outside, a garden welcomes you back to your resting spot for the evening. If you are in New York on an adventure with a significant other, this studio apartment would be perfect!

Brooklyn Garden Guesthouse *1 block to subway*
Brooklyn, New York, United States
94 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny house 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great shower and ac were the most important with 90°
the heater worked well and we were warm
it's a small space but incredibly cozy with a comfortable bed and great surroundings
the room is wonderful and comes with heaters for winter and fans for summer
Cleanliness:
the place was spotlessly clean and delightfully decorated
the bathroom was very clean and the whole flat was nicely decorated
this place was super adorable clean quirky and very comfortable
great value for money clean and mark and jenny are quick to respond to communication
Host:
hosts were excellent
jenny and mark were great hosts
hosts were amazing and answered questions almost instantly
jenny and marc are very reliable and friendly hosts
insanely great customer service from them as hosts
Location:
extremely cozy and cute little place in a beautiful location
cute place with excellent decor
other than that location was great as well
super close to the subway to get to the city
the space was a great central location for transit usage and some great restaurants within walking distance
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8. Fabulous abode in the heart of the action

If you want to be as close to the New York City lifestyle as possible, this upper west side studio apartment is a place you should consider. It is a cosy apartment with ample workspace that is near bars and restaurants. Nightlife is therefore guaranteed. It is also close to places of interest such as Columbia University and Central Park. To access the rest of Manhattan, the nearest subway station is only three minutes away.

Cozy Upper West Side Studio
New York, United States
29 reviews
Tiny house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
just wish there was a fan at night or real blankets and not shared bathrooms
location is great neighbourhood average the room is exactly the same as the photos are posted
the studio apartment itself is charming and looks as it appears in the pictures
Cleanliness:
agata's place was great-clean and comfortable
the shared bathroom is not so clean but you don't have to worry about being safe
but it's easily accessible and clean
the room itself is meticulously clean comfortable and stylishly decorated
and the room is clean
Host:
she was very helpful
agata was a great host
agata is a good host and quick to answer your questions
agata is a great and friendly host and easy to communicate with
agata is a great host very friendly and flexible
Location:
great location - very close to the train
it was a great location by the central park and close to metro
i highly recommend this location
the neighborhood is safe and the apartment is close to the subway
but this is a great location
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9. Chic but spacious cabin in Queens

This apartment in Queens will leave you wondering if you are in a tiny home. The apartment that comes with a king bed actually feels spacious, featuring a sofa for you and your party to hang out on. The space extends to an outdoor patio for you to catch a breath of fresh air. It is also clean, with the owner making sure the place is refreshed with a steam-clean before each guest arrives. It also features a kitchenette, refrigerator and microwave for you to whip up your own meals.

30+ Day! Beautiful Cabin by Deck! Near Everything!
Queens, New York, United States
31 reviews
Tiny house 2 Beds 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the game room came with a huge speaker with a microphone a large tv wifi and leds all over
very nice touches through the apartment including a a cool shower setup
Cleanliness:
ali's space was clean and cozy and the bed was comfortable
it was clean quiet and the area was just great
the place is newly renovated and very clean
ali was very sweet to us and the room was very clean
we had a great stay here the host was responsive the place was clean and the location is great
Host:
highly recommend this host
she was a pleasant and welcoming host
host was easy to communicate with
the host is nice and fair
ali accommodates all my requests and is a great host
Location:
great place to stay with affordable price
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10. Comfortable studio apartment in Astoria

You would think it is hard to achieve comfort and luxury in a small apartment space, but this apartment proves you wrong. The pristine environment when you first enter is welcoming and comforting. The apartment comes with wifi and flat-screen television, covering your entertainment needs. It is also within walking distance to many local eateries. If that does not cut it, then take the subway and you are just 20 minutes from midtown Manhattan.

Charming Studio in the Heart of Astoria
Queens, New York, United States
54 reviews
Tiny house 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
don’t expect to cook in the apartment but heating drinks and the sink are very useful additions
we had a great time in new york and at willis apartment
Cleanliness:
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
the bathroom was very clean and had everything we needed
willi's place was extremely clean and better than the pictures
the kitchen and bathroom were well stocked they apartment was clean and comfortable
super clean & just enough space for a heavy traveler like myself and my bf
Host:
amazing hosts quick responses always willing to help
willi was an amazing host super thoughtful and helpful
willi is a very good host i would recommend to everybody
they were attentive flexible and super hospitable
willi was also very responsive and helpful whenever we reached out with questions
Location:
many shops and delicious restaurants near by also
at this location it’s safe close to everything (grocery store deli subway stn corner stores)
great location minutes to the subway & busses
we spent a great week at willi's location
there are a lot of nice restaurants and shops for grocery shopping
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Tiny luxury in The Big Apple

New York City is alluring. We have all heard about and would love to experience it ourselves. These tiny homes get you the luxurious rest you will need to fuel those experiences.

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Gawain is intrigued by the outdoors and mountains, and he aspires to be able to climb them confidently one day. As a current student residing in tropical and mostly-flat Singapore but dreaming...Read more

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