Top 13 Tiny Houses For Rent Near Riverside, California - Updated 2024

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The vibrant, Southern Californian city of Riverside is great for a quick getaway. It is just a 57-minute drive from Los Angeles. Walk down the palm-lined sidewalks of the city as you soak up the Spanish-style architecture. History buffs will enjoy a visit to Mission Inn Hotel & Spa and Museum of Riverside. Children will enjoy California Citrus State Historic Park, as they get acquainted with how limes, grapefruit, oranges, and lemons grow. Enjoy some theater at Fox Performing Arts Center, the first to screen the 1939 movie, “Gone With The Wind.” Outdoor lovers will appreciate a hike to Mount Rubidoux. To help you on your vacation planning, read on below for our list of the top tiny houses for rent near Riverside, California.

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 07, 2024.

1. Tiny home in Sky Valley Resort (from USD 116)

This tiny home is set in the beautiful Sky Valley Resort. It boasts an outdoor pool where you can have a refreshing swim under the sun and a spa for you to soak in and relax while on vacation.

Going into the house, a bright living room will welcome you. Get cozy on the comfy sofas and enjoy watching your favorite shows together. Next to it is the dining area and the well-equipped kitchen that allows you to prepare delicious home-cooked meals. Right outside the property is a patio with outdoor furniture, the best spot to have a cup of coffee while taking in views of the pond.

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93.44 km (58.1 mi) from Elm Grove Beach
7 reviews   Wifi Available
House 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

2. Cozy cabin for families and pets (from USD 99)

Families and pets will enjoy a stay in this cozy cabin for rent. It has an open-plan space with a kitchen, dining, and living room. The kitchen is equipped with modern facilities, so you can create delectable meals with ease. After eating, curl up on the comfy couches and grab the remote to watch your favorite movies.

If the weather is fine, you can hang out on the porch or huddle around the fire pit and have fun making s'mores. Pets are also allowed on the property for a fee of 100 USD, so feel free to bring your fur babies with you.

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64.48 km (40.1 mi) from Elm Grove Beach
8 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

3. Pet-friendly cabin with a hot tub (from USD 254)

Are you looking for a place to stay with your furry pals? Check out this pet-friendly cabin in Lake Arrowhead that is well-equipped with modern amenities such as air-conditioning, a heating system, and wireless internet. Featuring a private hot tub, the property allows you to relax and unwind while on vacation.

Furthermore, it has an open-floor kitchen and a cozy living room with plush sofas and a flat-screen TV. More spaces to hang out and dine are found in the backyard where you can also grill some barbecues.

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64.04 km (39.8 mi) from Elm Grove Beach
33 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

4. Cozy cabin near Lake Gregory (from USD 93)

Perfect for a romantic rendezvous, this charming and erstwhile hunting cabin is kitted with modern amenities. The airy bedroom with vaulted ceilings has a double bed and sleeps two while the en-suite bathroom has a shower with hot water. This lovely rental also has a lovely kitchen with a stove, oven, dishwasher, fridge, and cooking basics.

Lounge on the comfortable sofa and watch TV. Relax on the patio with a book or coffee. There’s also free Wi-Fi access, and on-site parking is already provided. A 15-minute drive takes you to Lake Gregory where you can fish, kayak, or paddleboard.

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Crestline, California, United States
64.3 km (40.0 mi) from Elm Grove Beach
266 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
it was sparkling clean and beautifully decorated
very cozy and clean
desiree is the perfect host quick to reply and incredibly kind and accommodating
i could easily communicate with host
we enjoyed our quiet getaway in the cute little cabin
this place is a perfect cozy getaway in the mountains
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5. Tiny house for four in Wildomar (from USD 110)

This cozy, tiny home sleeps four people easily. It has a bedroom in the loft with a queen bed for two. The sofa bed with memory foam mattress is on the lower level and sleeps two more. It also has a bathroom that has a rain shower and hot water.

If you wish to cook, the kitchen has a toaster, oven, fridge, microwave, stove, and utensils. Watch TV in the living area or enter through the French doors to the deck and soak up the lovely views.

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Wildomar, California, United States
7.95 km (5.0 mi) from Elm Grove Beach
245 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was also great for when i had to work
the pullout sofa bed and the bed in the loft were both very comfortable
it's so open and roomy our family of 4 was super comfortable here
definitely use the whole house fan at night
we also had a laugh with trying to figure out the compost toilet
great space for a great price 4 stars on cleanliness because there were ants but they were harmless
the house was very clean and had everything you could need during your stay
the tiny house was super adorable and very clean
the home was clean cute and perfectly organized
the beds are comfortable and the house is very clean
the home itself is super cool tom is a great host
his animals are friendly and adorable as was the home itself
lovely design touches through the home an amazing back yard and a gracious host
tom is a great host- he respects your privacy but responds to requests very quickly
this coupled with the gracious thoughtful host make this a must stay
cute cozy and a relaxed desert location
super convenient location and was perfect for quick trips back and forth to my sister’s wedding venue in wildomar
perfectly comfortable lite place with everything you need
great tiny house great place to get spark my interest in the tiny house market
this tiny stay is a quiet and interesting stay
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6. Charming one-bedroom studio in Trabuco Canyon (from USD 126)

Tucked away in a serene area, this charming studio accommodates two guests. The room here is cheery and has a queen bed, while the bathroom is en suite, with essentials provided. The kitchenette features a sink, utensils, microwave, coffee maker, and mini-fridge.

You can sip a cup of coffee outside in the yard and enjoy the bench swing hanging from a massive tree. Free Wi-Fi access and on-site parking are available. Enjoy the scenic views of Saddleback Mountain as you go hiking or grab a quick breakfast or coffee at Latte Da Bagelry and Grill.

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Trabuco Canyon, California, United States
23.44 km (14.6 mi) from Elm Grove Beach
191 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
such as plenty of well-placed outlets homey fresh flowers and a well-stocked kitchen were so appreciated
her place was clean and cozy with plenty of thoughtful touches (snacks water coffee and tea )
we had such a wonderful time the tiny house was adorable very clean and quite comfortable
cool small town & the place is lovely & very clean as well
the place has a good design is clean and has thoughtful stylish touches
this place was amazing it was cute clean and cozy
donnamae's place was lovely to stay at very clean decorated nicely and her responses were extremely quick
donnamae was a great host
donna mae was a wonderful host
donnamae is a wonderful host with a great little studio tucked into the mountains
we enjoyed the friendly wandering chickens the cooing doves and the friendly cat
what a lovely place and also such a welcoming and warm host
perfect location and very quiet
the location is tranquil and beautiful
donnamae’s place is located in the perfect area
the property was super cute and the location felt very safe and welcoming
clean stylish private in an interesting place close to nature and close to civilization at the same time
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7. Delightful studio for two in La Puente (from USD 112)

The cozy studio is great for couples and is close to several tourist attractions. A quick drive can get you to the beach, Hollywood, or Universal Studios. Sleep comfortably in the queen bed after a long day of sightseeing or rejuvenate with a hot shower.

The kitchen has a fridge, microwave, and tableware. You can eat at the table or on the sofa while watching TV. You can also catch up on work at the dedicated workspace. The rental offers free parking and Wi-Fi access.

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La Puente, California, United States
70.23 km (43.7 mi) from Elm Grove Beach
379 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning worked great
the air conditioning was perfect for higher temperatures and heating for colder temperatures
the room is just as pictured so we were very pleased with our stay
very clean and comfortable
everything was very clean and tidy
very clean and responds fast
was very clean and tidy
very clean and cute
host was very responsive
very nice host and place to stay
awesome place and awesome hosts
hosts are super friendly too
super communicative host very welcoming
great location at an affordable price
the location is ~30 minutes from downtown but very easily accessible
super cute comfortable and chic place
beautiful studio located at a great location close to many outside patio restaurants
definitely worth it and really convenient location easy access to everything you need and such a great neighborhood
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8. Lovely cottage in Orange Park Acres (from USD 159)

The lovely rental sleeps two guests easily on the double bed and boasts a spacious en-suite bathroom. The kitchen has a fridge, coffee maker, and microwave. Watch Netflix on the smart TV in the lounge or laze with a book.

Free Wi-Fi access, parking on the premises, and a dedicated workspace are provided. You can also watch the horses that abound here. The freeway is minutes away and Disneyland is 12.9 km (8 mi) away while a 20-minute drive will take you to Newport.

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Orange, California, United States
43.99 km (27.4 mi) from Elm Grove Beach
375 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy charming and a gem beautiful area and quiet evenings
the house was really clean fast wifi comfortable bed and close to the freeways
room was very clean and cozy
it was so clean and charming
very clean homey and peaceful
the place was very clean
the cottage is exceptionally clean and the bed is very comfortable
teresa is a great host as well
comfortable room and amazing host
she let us meet her horses and dogs and was a wonderful host
all in all my stay here was perfect and the host was super welcoming and friendly
teresa was very accommodating and friendly
teresa’s place was very cute and tidy great location we enjoyed our stay and will definitely be back :)
teresa’s place was a hidden gem in such a lovely location away from the big city
cute tiny house feel great location with lots of local stuff to do we enjoyed our stay
a 5 out of 5 stay and a perfect location
cozy beautiful and in a great location we would definitely stay again
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9. The Nugget (from USD 122)

Couples will enjoy a romantic retreat in this cozy abode. The bedroom has a queen bed and sleeps two, and the down feather beddings add to the comfort. The windows have blackout blinds and you can listen to music on the provided Echo Dot. It has a business corner that has a laptop desk and fast Wi-Fi access.

This rental also has a mini-fridge, toaster, coffee maker, fridge, and utensils. The owner offers breakfast is offered, which you can eat on the dining table. Relax in the backyard amid nature as you sip coffee out on the deck. You won’t have to go far for a swim, as the beach is just an eight-minute drive away.

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Costa Mesa, California, United States
55.29 km (34.4 mi) from Elm Grove Beach
1058 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
so cozy and the deck is fairly private and amazing
very comfortable bed and blankets
great for one person not really enough room for 2
the bed was extremely comfortable
the bed was super comfortable
very clean and parking is a breeze
quiet clean and comfortable
the space was super clean and decorated really nicely
very clean and modern perfect for a weekend
super comfortable bed and really clean
great host and beautiful home
celine was a wonderful host and quick to communicate with us
great host and a beautiful little house
i loved my experience and celine was a great host
lots of special touches celine did an incredible job and was a fantastic host
the location ideal and near restaurants
the location is in a great neighborhood
cute little place near lots of restaurants
perfect getaway close to the beach
great location and celine is very nice
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10. Miniature mansion with hammock

Set on 5 acres (2 hectares) of land, the charming home is near the Temecula wineries. The tiny house accommodates two guests and has an en-suite bathroom. The kitchen has a stove, oven, blender, mini-fridge, cooking basics, and coffee maker. Read a book on the sofa, lounge out on the hammock and stargaze, or enjoy a barbecue under the stars as you enjoy a romantic evening. Also, you can go for a hot air balloon ride nearby for fun.

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Riverside County, California, United States
39.3 km (24.5 mi) from Elm Grove Beach
159 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
hot shower warm coffee and a gorgeous sunrise
couch and bed in the home are very comfortable
it had everything we need to cook and a/c was perfect for the hot weather
highly recommend this place as long as you are comfortable being in a secluded area the views are amazing
the space is well laid out and comfortable
very clean and very quiet
the place was clean and homey
the place itself was clean and comfortable
everything was clean and detailed when i showed up
the house was clean and communication with the host was perfect
david is an amazing host
david is a great host and answered any questions we had
david was a great host and always responded to our questions promptly
david was kind and very responsive
david was very responsive by text and clearly communicated answers to my questions
amazing location in the middle of nowhere
the mini mansion was extremely cute and in such a quiet location
great vacation spot super secluded and close to wineries
very close to wine country which is perfect
staying at david's mini mansion definitely exceeded all my expectations the location was very remote and off the grid
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11. Guest house with a saltwater pool

This Airbnb rental accommodates two people. The room has a queen bed and an en-suite bathroom. Guests can cook in the kitchen, which has a stove, cooking basics, fridge, microwave, and oven. Enjoy coffee in the garden or take a dip in the saltwater pool. The patio is perfect for enjoying a barbecue and cozying up near the fire pit. You can lounge and read a book on the sofa as well as hike, ride a boat, and skydive nearby.

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Lake Elsinore, California, United States
5.15 km (3.2 mi) from Elm Grove Beach
184 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen bathroom closet all was stocked with everything and anything you need to make your stay better
the backyard is very pretty with ponds and chickens and a lovely pool with fire pit
oh and the breakfast was wonderful another lovely touch
we appreciated the breakfast food as well
my favorite part about my stay was being able to use the pool and grill
it was stylish clean and cozy
excellent place to stay very clean stylish and comfortable
bed was very comfortable and the bathroom was super clean
the pool was amazing very clean and refreshing
the place is cozy clean and comfortable
melody was a great host
melody and dale were very gracious hosts
melody was friendly and a spectacular host
melody was a fantastic host who provided beautiful accommodations
melody and her husband were great hosts
close to hiking & cute spot
this location was perfect for my family and i
it was in close vicinity to all the nearby attractions
the casita was nice and cozy and is located in a quiet location
it is a beautiful space located in a scenic quiet neighborhood
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12. Charming home for two in Anaheim

Located in a quiet area, the rental sleeps two guests in a minimalistic bedroom. The private bathroom is a welcome addition, and essentials are provided. For a good meal, make use of the equipped kitchen, with cooking basics, oven, microwave, fridge, stove, and kettle. You can also brew coffee in the Keurig machine.

For even more sumptuous bites, you can barbecue at the tiny backyard, with chairs and a table, or dine at one of the several eateries nearby. Free Wi-Fi access is also provided here.

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Anaheim, California, United States
63.27 km (39.4 mi) from Elm Grove Beach
230 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was strong unit has air purifier ac unit and a heating unit
heater and hot water good
the room was a perfect fit for my needs
i love it that the room has a private entrance and has its own amenities inside
very thoughtful supplies available in the room
a very clean and quiet room
clean and comfortable place to stay
a clean comfortable spartan place to stay
everything was super clean with plenty of thoughtful touches
quiet and clean easy check-in
mary and her family are the best hosts
mary is a super host awesome caring compassionate
mary is an excellent host and the accommodation was very accurate
she was absolutely the best host also expect the suite to be spic-n-span
you need to leave car keys with host then all is good
location was ideal for disneyland
good location to visit disneyland
over all really cute place :)
easy check in & safe location
cute place for a quick visit
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13. Well-located container house

Fashioned from a shipping container, this 150-square foot (13.9-square meter) rental is in the middle of all the action. Its black-and-white room has a queen bed and smart TV. Enjoy mountain views from the deck as you sip on coffee. The kitchen features a stove, microwave, fridge, and cooking basics if you want to cook a nice meal.

Venice Beach is a 90-minute drive away, while Glenn Helen Race Track is just nearby. A good paragliding spot is also just five minutes away. The home has a private courtyard and parking and is perfect for two guests.

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San Bernardino, California, United States
58.44 km (36.4 mi) from Elm Grove Beach
296 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi could definitely use some work
beautiful patio and comfy bed loved it
we loved the decor and it was nice having netflix easily accessible on the tv
the room is small but was perfect for us
this place was a nice stylish little room with all the basic needs
clean cozy and comfortable
very clean and cool tiny house
place was nice and clean
beautiful clean & very peaceful place to stay
it’s very clean and well decorated in a quiet neighborhood
laurent is a perfect host
laurent is a wonderful host with great communication
clean and cozy and the host was extremely quick with responses
great location and the cutest place to stay
we did really like the location
a quiet place beautiful drives close to the highway
but the location is good nice residential neighborhood
it’s cute snug and quiet
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Enjoy solitude amid nature

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and soak up the beauty of the Californian countryside. To enjoy a cozy, romantic getaway, rent a compact tiny house in Riverside.

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