5 Best Tiny Houses For Rent In Rhode Island, USA - Updated 2024

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Rhode Island, dubbed as the Ocean State, is the smallest state in the USA. Interestingly enough, many of its attractions are actually large mansions. The Breakers, which was built sometime in 1895, is one such home. This Gilded Age mansion was built by a Vanderbilt and features over 70 rooms. Another famous home in the state is Marble House, which was another mansion owned by the Vanderbilts and was built at around the same time. Meanwhile, The Elms was owned by coal magnate Edward J. Berwind and was designed to resemble Château d'Asnière, a French home built sometime in the 18th century. While these homes are huge, Rhode Island also has tiny houses that are available for rent if you want to stay in a charming holiday home. Check out this list of the best tiny houses for rent in Rhode Island, USA, for options.

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 May 23, 2024.

1. Pet-friendly cottage with laundry facilities; Smithfield (from USD 140)

This newly built cottage has been designed to be energy saving with its spray foam insulation and solar panels that help offset consumption. The rental, while tiny, is fully furnished and comes with a full kitchen and laundry facilities. Room-darkening shades are even installed in the bedroom for guests’ comfort.

There are no stairs throughout the house, and there is off-street parking right outside the property. This rental welcomes pets as well. Do be aware that while you can enjoy views of the lake from the property, there’s no direct access to it from the rental. However, the beach is just a short walk away.

Stayed at this property?
Smithfield, Rhode Island, United States
49.67 km (30.9 mi) from Marble House
601 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a pretty view of the lake from the outdoor table
netflix and hulu on the tv was a nice touch would definitely stay again
extremely clean and such a cozy place
it was clean cozy and very organized
the cottage is impeccably clean and tidy
it was such a cozy quaint clean house
the cottage was very clean organized cozy and inviting
the wine tasting and the owner were wonderful
he was friendly and had great recommendations about where to eat
corey was a great host
corey was very responsive to questions and very communicative
the cottage was immaculate and the host made sure it was very welcoming
the location is beautiful
its location is perfect; only about 15-20 minutes from providence
this place was so cute
the location was great too there were many places to eat and shop just a few minutes away
definitely one of the top airbnb location for couples
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2. Compact home with a kitchen; Warwick (from USD 116)

This charming rental is a tiny house in the truest sense since its kitchen and its shower may require tall guests to duck their heads. The unit, nonetheless, is well appointed. It even has an outdoor space where you can relax.

Located in a quiet neighborhood, this property puts you within walking distance of historic Pawtuxet Village as well as a number of shops, cafes, and restaurants. Downtown Providence is just a short driving distance away and there’s parking on the property if you plan to drive.

Stayed at this property?
Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
33.9 km (21.1 mi) from Marble House
477 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is plenty of room to spread out with comfortable furniture and clever uses of space
fantastic and cozy little cottage easily accessible and perfect for our weekend away
it is a cozy space that definitely maximizes a small area and never felt small for two
kitchen is well stocked with essential items for cooking which was amazing
super clean and comfortable
clean comfortable and quiet
very clean and nice place to stay
quiet clean and comfortable
awesome place always sparkly clean highly recommend nice small and cozy
ashley was also super responsive to our questions
host was quick & process was easy
the host were very helpful with suggestions and answering any questions
hosts were very responsive and accommodating
very nice little house and ashley was a great host
location is perfect for walking downtown & located in a peaceful neighborhood
great location in a quiet and renovated neighborhood
the location is fantastic too
there was a walmart very close by as well which was nice for quick shopping
close to the village and just beautiful on this snowy weekend
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3. Cabin by the beach; South Kingstown (from USD 200)

This cute cabin is a fantastic rental for a romantic holiday. The host even throws in the use of two bikes and two kayaks so that couples can enjoy exploring in and out of the water. Enjoy views of the water from the deck. The property is within walking distance of East Matunuck State Beach.

The property comes with a kitchen and a grill, convenient if you wish to prepare your own meals. However, it is also located within walking distance of two popular dining options if you want to try local flavors. On-site parking for two vehicles is available here.

Stayed at this property?
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States
20.21 km (12.6 mi) from Marble House
94 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
furniture and bed were very comfortable
main bedroom was great other sleeping area had two twin like beds
everything seemed brand new and had everything we needed to make the stay comfortable
camper was clean and comfortable
the space was very clean and neat
great clean quiet place to stay
very clean neat and everything worked
the place itself was clean and appeared as listed
the host was very friendly
the rv had all the essentials and our host was at the ready to answer our questions
really a fantastic host
very responsive to any questions that we had
first matt is beyond a great host
the location was amazing
great location walking distance to the state beach
within walking distance of 2 great restaurants
great house in the perfect location
second the location is amazing
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4. Scallop Shell Cottage; Middletown (from USD 250)

This beautiful new cottage is just right for two people, making it a good option for couples. It comes with a kitchenette with essentials for cooking and storing food. Large groups traveling together may want to book the other two cottages offered alongside this one if they want to spend time together yet still retain their privacy.

Pets need to be approved before they are brought here. A corresponding fee is required in order for you to bring your fur baby.

Stayed at this property?
Middletown, Rhode Island, United States
3.89 km (2.5 mi) from Marble House
61 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shared outdoor space and included kitchen makes traveling with a family or child easier
the electric fireplace and cable television were a welcome addition after a long day at the beach
very nice place clean and fresh
cozy clean cottage nicely appointed with an outdoor area to enjoy
the space is just as depicted very clean and we loved the beach vibe/decor
check in and communication with the host was easy and quick
this location is perfect close to easton beach close drive to downtown
the perfect location for a visit to the newport area
great location great space great price
very comfortable space and fantastic location
what a cute cottage excellent location only a short drive into newport
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5. Cute waterfront home with views; South Kingstown

This rental puts you within walking distance of East Matunuck State Beach, where you can enjoy activities such as swimming, fishing, and clamming. You can enjoy excellent views right from the property.

While the house may be tiny, it is loaded with everything that you may need, including a kitchen, laundry facilities, and even outdoor furniture. Linens and towels are provided by the host, so you don’t need to bring your own for your trip. A hairdryer is also provided. Parking is available right on the premises.

Stayed at this property?
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States
20.48 km (12.8 mi) from Marble House
64 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the house was super clean and stocked with towels and linens
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Stay in a tiny house while in the smallest state

These tiny houses await guests who want to pay homage to Rhode Island’s status of being the smallest state in the country. These residences may be small, but these cozy options all offer a comfortable experience for guests. Take the time to review their features to find the rental that suits you the best.

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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