11 Adorably Tiny Hotels
11 Adorably Tiny Hotels

There are few things more adorable than a tiny hotel. Intimate and cozy, it's like having the privacy and comfort of your own home with you on the road. These 11 totally charming tiny hotels will suit all types of travelers and are worth every dollar.

Central Hotel & Café — Copenhagen, Denmark

Street with Hotel Central and parked cars.
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How about a hotel with only one room? If you are lucky enough to snag it, Central Hotel in Copenhagen is a sought-after spot, especially since it’s just around the corner from Værnesamsvej, one of the coolest streets in the city. Your stay includes breakfast at their downstairs café, and the concierge can arrange special touches like a bottle of Champagne or chocolate upon check-in.

Fireside Resort — Wilson, Wyoming

Grand Teton mountain range, partly covered in snow, with green forest, field, and small river in the foreground.
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Experience the rugged wilderness of Jackson Hole in a sustainable, LEED-certified luxury cabin at Fireside Resort. With the intimacy of a boutique hotel, the atmosphere of a wooded campground, and the ambiance of home, Fireside’s cabins have the modern amenities you need with all the benefits of being closer to nature. The property also offers Jeep rentals for blazing through the Teton backcountry.

Tiny House Siesta — Sarasota, Florida

Aerial of downtown Sarasota, Florida Bayfront Park Marina.
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Florida’s Siesta Key beach in Sarasota is renowned for its golden sand and balmy temperatures, and now you can stay close to the shore in your very own miniature beach cabana. Tiny House Siesta features 15 colorful little houses with cheeky, beach-themed names like “The Flamingo,” The Margarita,” and “The Sand Dollar.” The tiny rentals can accommodate two to six people and feature tiny patios with grills so you can enjoy summer evenings after all the fun in the sun.

Leavenworth Tiny House Village — Leavenworth, Washington

Bavarian Style Architecture of Fronts of Businesses in Tourist Town of Leavenworth, Washington
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You don’t need to book a flight to Germany to experience Bavarian charm. Alpine-style chalets, cafés, pretzel stands, beer halls, a Nutcracker Museum, and German-inspired novelty shops are nestled in the mountain town of Leavenworth in Washington. To get the full experience, check into the Leavenworth Tiny House Village, a real-life fairytale treasure featuring five colorful tiny homes that look picturesque with the snowy backdrop of the Cascade Mountains. Guests can experience the winter wonderland by ice-fishing in Lake Wenatchee, skiing at Steven’s Pass, snowmobiling on one of the nearby groomed trails, or snowshoeing through the wintry woods.

Hotel Endémico — Guadalupe, Mexico

Hotel Endemico's ecolofts on mountainside.
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A rustic retreat in Mexico’s wine country, Hotel Endémico overlooks the Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California and is comprised of 20 modern ecolofts supported by steel legs to avoid contact with the soil. Each loft has its own clay kiva fireplace on a wooden deck and the property features a romantic pool, winery, and upscale restaurant. Make sure you sample a local wine during your stay.

Tiny Digs Hotel — Portland, Oregon

Interior of tiny home with barn theme.
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No state knows more about tiny home living than Oregon — miniature homes saw a boom in the Pacific Northwestern state in 2015 when Instagram started popularizing them as well as off-grid living. The Tiny Digs Hotel in Portland is the perfect introduction to the fad, with 12 structures in all styles gathered around a central lounge space outfitted with twinkle lights, chairs, couches, fire pits, and outdoor games.

PurePods — New Zealand

Manakau PurePod tiny house with surrounding mountains.
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What better way to experience the raw, natural beauty of Middle Earth than staying in your very own tiny home with large glass windows on every wall? “PurePods” are individual units located throughout New Zealand’s countryside. The most remote ones are around a 2.5-hour drive from Christchurch, and each dwelling is about a half-mile from the car park. The walk is designed to acquaint you with the local environment and reinforce the privacy each PurePod offers. Choose your pod based on the view you prefer — coastline, vineyards, or mountains.

Strandcamping Groede — Groede, The Netherlands

Row of tiny houses / beach houses for rent on sandy beach.
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Up to four people can comfortably sleep in a “dune tent” in the coastal Dutch village of Groede, which is known for Groese Polders, an enchanting park of dunes, walking trails, and plank paths and stepping stones to cross the water. These tiny beach structures are perfect for glamping by the sea — featuring a kitchenette, a full bathroom, and two cozy sleeping compartments.

Domaine Floravie — Rimouski, Québec

View of Bic Park  (Parc national du Bic).
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Nestled along the Saint Lawrence River in the Canadian port city of Rimouski, Domaine Floravie has all the cottage charm you need for a cozy retreat by the water’s edge. Domaine Floravie features eco-friendly, rustic-style microhouses that comfortably accommodate up to four people and include propane stoves, outdoor fire pits, and bathrooms with composting toilets and hot showers. The location is the perfect base for exploring Parc National du Bic, which is known for its large populations of harbor seals and grey seals.

Hoshinoya Fuji — Fujikawaguchiko, Japan

Patio with chairs and fire pit at Hoshinoya Fuji.

Perched on a red pine slope overlooking Lake Kawaguchi, the concrete cabins of Hoshinoya Fuji are designed to help each guest awaken their senses and become fully immersed in nature. Each dwelling faces Mount Fuji and features a private balcony with a wood-burning stove. The minimalist interior is designed to maximize space and allow for more appreciation of the natural beauty outside rather than inside.

Panorama Glass Lodge — Iceland

Small glass lodge at night with sky full of stars.
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Sleep under the midnight sun in your very own tiny glass house. Panorama Glass Lodges are scattered across southern and western Iceland and are the perfect place to spot the northern lights dance across the sky, enjoy the outdoor hot tub and terrace, and experience the natural beauty of the Land of Fire and Ice just steps from your front door.

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