Think Small: Booking.com Presents 7 Tiny House Stays that Prove Less is More
The saying used to be “go big or go home” but travelers today often find that the best way to live large while on vacation is with a “less is more” mentality. Looking ahead to 2019, 36% of US travelers say they plan to stay at least once in an accommodation type they've never stayed in before*. Keeping these two trends in mind, Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travelers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, has delved into its more than 29 million listings, 5.7 million of which are in homes, apartments and other unique places to stay, to present seven tiny houses that prove size doesn’t matter.
Also providing a peek into the trendy and eco-conscious way of living that’s simple, cozy and uncomplicated, these tiny houses with big personalities offer everything you need for a stay out of the ordinary.
In2thewild Tiny House - Edmond - Robertson, Australia
Surrounded by beautiful green mountains and gardens bustling with Australian wildlife, the In2thewild Tiny House - Edmond offers luxury off-the-grid eco tiny houses that sleep two to four guests and is a short drive away from beautiful waterfalls, the Robertson Cheese Factory and various fine dining establishments. This unique property with the open modern design, kitchenette and barbecue facilities proves that you can have it all even in a small space.
Fireside Resort - Wilson, USA
Nestled in a prime Wyoming location near Jackson Hole, Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park, the Fireside Resort consists of 25 beautiful tiny houses that each offer a rustic but modern tiny home away from home. Each cabin boasts a fireplace, private furnished deck and fully equipped kitchen, allowing guests to create their own culinary masterpieces. After a day of skiing or exploring the great outdoors, a hot tub welcomes guests to relax in with a fine glass of wine.
Tiny House "Les Vallées" - Normandy, France
Set in Saint-Quentin-sur-le-Homme, only a short drive from the stunning Mont Saint Michel, Tiny House "Les Vallées" is a charming mix of a caravan and mobile home. While the structure is small, offers a fully-equipped kitchen, outdoor terrace and lovely garden is ideal for those who love nature and would like to spend a weekend in the countryside without having to give up the comforts of a real home.
Tiny House - B&B – Alkmaar - Zuid-Scharwoude, Netherlands
Situated just outside of Alkmaar, a popular cultural destinations for visitors to the Netherlands, on a gorgeous canal, the Tiny House - B&B – Alkmaar has everything you need for an enjoyable and relaxing stay. Featuring a terrace, a comfortable seating area and a patio, this tiny house is a great base to unwind after a fun day cycling around this beautiful surrounding area.
Hale Luana - Onumatu, Japan
If you didn’t know any better, you’d think you’ve arrived in Hawaii when checking into the Hale Luana, which is actually located about one hour from central Tokyo along Japan’s western coast. The Hawaiian-style bungalow features a private lanai-style terrace and BBQ facilities. And if traveling with your furry friend, it will especially love the 5,000 square feet garden that’s completely fenced to give pets maximum freedom.
The Grand - Antwerp, Belgium
Despite its name, The Grand is actually a small accommodation that every minimalist will love. Located in the heart of Antwerp, walking distance to many museums and other cultural sites, the tiny one-room house is 400 years old, but the simple and modern interior design will definitely surprise. Contrary to the traditional facade of the building, the interior’s all-white spaces, straight lines, wooden details and simplicity create an elegant but warm space.
The Holler House, A Tiny House - Murphy, USA
The Holler House, A Tiny House is a gorgeous tiny house consists of a main room with a loft, a wood burning stove and a kitchenette. Surrounded by North Carolina’s green forests and near the Nantahala National Forest and Chattahoochee National Forest, this tiny house is an idyllic place to getaway relax with your family or friends.
Kevin Hart's "Tiny House with Big Personality" - Elizabethtown, USA
Available exclusively on Booking.com, guests will have the unforgettable opportunity to stay in Kevin Hart’s “Tiny House with Big Personality!” in Kevin's home state of Pennsylvania at Tiny Estates Elizabethtown, the world's latest community of tiny homes. The tiny house has been transformed into a true Kevin Hart experience filled with tiny memorabilia and unique items from his movies, tours and everyday life. It includes a standard bed, full bath, kitchen and living room, along with Hart’s personal essentials: an Amazon Alexa, Bluetooth speakers, collection of Kevin’s stand-up specials and movies, his favorite Diptyque candle.
**Research commissioned by Booking.com and independently conducted among a sample of adults who have taken a trip in the last 12 months/plan to take a trip in the next 12 months. In total 21,500 respondents were polled (including 1,000 each from Australia, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, China, Brazil, India, US, UK, Russia, Indonesia, Colombia and South Korea; and 500 each from Japan, New Zealand, Thailand, Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Hong Kong, Croatia, Taiwan, Mexico, Netherlands, Sweden, Singapore and Israel). Respondents completed an online survey between 10th August and30th August 2018.