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River and Twine in Rocky Mount (7 Things To Love About This Tiny Home Hotel

Published by Christina Riley. Last Updated on February 9, 2024.

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If you’re looking for a unique travel experience in North Carolina, look no further than River and Twine in Rocky Mount NC. This tiny home hotel is located on the Rocky Mount Mills campus, just one hour from Raleigh and Durham.

As one of only 12 tiny home resorts in the United States, River and Twine is a gem of an opportunity to try out tiny living!

Inside our guide, we’ll share how to reach this tiny home hotel in Rocky Mount NC, interesting tidbits about them, and the things we loved about staying here.

Here’s how we’ve organized this guide:

  • Where is River and Twine?
  • 7 Things We Love About River and Twine
  • More Things to Do in Rocky Mount

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Where is River and Twine?

Address: 24 E Elm St, Rocky Mount, NC
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It's easy to forget about your amazing surroundings when staying at River and Twine.

River and Twine is located in Rocky Mount, a city in Eastern North Carolina, about 1 hour from Raleigh and 1 hour 15 minutes from Durham.

The tiny house hotel is also within driving distance from the following places in North Carolina:

You can visually plan your stay at River and Twine (and Rocky Mount) with the following maps created with Google Maps by NC Tripping.

7 Things We Love About River and Twine

Now that you know where River and Twine is, let’s dig into why we love it and why you will, too!

The World’s Largest Tiny Home Hotel

River and Twine is the world’s largest tiny home hotel, located on and crafted specifically for the Rocky Mount Mills campus. You have 20 different homes to choose from and the option to rent from their restored 1900 mill-house called the Guest House.

Modern Homes

The Pungo Tiny Home at River & Twine

If you’re googling ‘tiny house hotel Rocky Mount NC’, this is your best option!

When staying at River and Twine, you can choose from any of their carefully designed tiny homes.

Each home is modern, spacious, and centrally located, giving you the best view of Rocky Mount Mills, no matter which one you choose.

No Details Left Behind

the interior of one of the minimal tiny homes at River & Twine

Each tiny home in Rocky Mount is named after a North Carolina river and can accommodate up to four guests.

You can find carefully thought-out details such as record players, curated album collections, board games, books, and even Eno hammocks in each tiny home.

Excellent Service

If you’re celebrating something special, you can call the staff at River and Twine–they’re always happy to go the extra mile to enhance your stay! Think s’mores kits, wine, mimosa baskets, and more!

the view of the ground floor from the loft in an NC tiny home

River and Twine also provide chairs and lawn games for guests looking to hang out on the campus’s expansive lawns.

At the center of this tiny home hotel is a fire pit. Here, guests are encouraged to bring cooking ingredients and enjoy a night out with good company.

Access to Rocky Mount Mills

Easy access to Rocky Mount Mills is one of the best reasons to stay at River and Twine.

We recommend the Guest House for those looking to stay for longer, as each suite comes with a living area, kitchenette, private bath, and bedroom. As we mentioned, staying at the Guest House also puts you directly across the street from the Rocky Mount Mills campus.

Rocky Mount Mills is a restored cotton mill and a unique live-work-play environment spanning 82 acres.

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Nearby Food, Drink, and Fun

a latte with great latte art and a bookshelf at Books & Beans

Rocky Mount Mills is home to the region’s only beer incubator and offers an abundance of breweries and restaurants to accentuate your visit. Satiate your hunger with delicious restaurants that offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Peruse the bookshelves while enjoying some coffee at Books and Beans, all while making River and Twine your base for exploration.

Explore the different outdoor spaces and family-friendly activities, and listen to live music.

River Access

the bridge leading over Tar River Banks

If you’re into the outdoors, River & Twine is situated on the Tar River banks, which has a paddle trail perfect for a fun paddle down the river.

If you want to walk, run, or bike along the river, the Tar River trail runs past River and Twine. From there, you can reach Sunset Park within a mile, and in the other direction, Martin Luther King Jr. Park is a few miles away.

Bonus: Perfect for All Types of Travelers

The homes are suited for various arrangements ranging from wedding parties to families to romantic getaways.

white-washed interior at a River & Twine tiny home

If you are ready for a truly unique North Carolina getaway, head over to River and Twine in Rocky Mount and book your tiny home! Explore its surroundings in Rocky Mount, one of our favorite Eastern North Carolina towns, and enjoy this wonderful part of our state.

Have you ever stayed at River and Twine? If so, we’d love to know about your experience there and when you plan on returning!

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