5 of the Best Portable Washing Machine Options


While a portable washer may not equal the strength and capabilities of a standard washer, owning one does carry with it some significant benefits. A lot of people are now living in apartments and condos. Some of these buildings may or may not have a washer and dryer of their own. As such, there’s a need to haul dirty laundry over to Laundromat – this can be an inconvenience for some, especially those that have young children. This is why it helps to have a portable machine that can wash clothes right at home. But what is the best portable washing machine available?


The Choices for Top Portable Washing Machines


  1. Haier HLP21N Pulsator 1 Cu. Ft. Portable Washer
Haier HLP21N Pulsator 1-Cubic-Foot Portable Washer
  • Portable washer with 1-cubic-foot stainless-steel tub for loads up to 6 pounds
  • 3 water levels and 3 wash cycles; electronic controls with LED indicators
  • Quiet operation; cycle-status lights; end-of-cycle signal; adjustable leveling leg
  • Smooth-rolling casters; easy-installation kit with quick-connect sink adapter included
  • Measures approximately 17-1/4 by 17-3/5 by 30 inches. Note: If you hear thumping sound, then the wash load may be unbalanced. Pause the washer and redistribute items in the wash basket

The HLP21N Pulsator from Haeir puts ease into doing laundry. With three wash cycles to choose from – heavy, normal and quick – you have different options when it comes to washing clothes with different soiled levels. The 1 cu. ft. Pulsator is also easy to drain thanks to its sink adapter – drain at the tub or the sink. All you need to do to use the washer is hook it to a faucet. The washer is also made of stainless steel making it rust resistant and it’s 1 cubic foot capacity allows it to wash up to 10 large men’s shirts in one go. Lastly, the casters that come with the washer extremely portable, allowing you to move it anywhere around the house.


  1. Panda Small Compact Portable Washing Machine (XPB45)

This model is capable of washing a 10-pound load but it’s spin dryer can only carry half of that. While that may look like much of an issue, some users do prefer to wash and dry in just one go. With a built-in pump, this twin-tub machine makes draining water very easy. While some of its features may pale when put up against the competition, the addition of dryer eases the burden of finding someplace to dry out clothes.


  1. Giantex Portable Mini Compact Twin Tub 11 LB Washing Machine and Spin Dryer
Giantex Portable Mini Compact Twin Tub Washing Machine 17.6lbs Washer Spain Spinner Portable Washing Machine, Blue+ White
  • 【Compact Twin Tub Washing Design 】: This is our portable mini compact twin tub washing machine which is easy for you to operate. Saving so much time that you don't have to go to a laundry mat or wash things by hand in the tub.
  • 【Large Capacity】: Washing tube: place clothing in the wash tub section, rated washing capacity: 11 lbs. Run the rinse cycle for the desired minutes, Rated spinner dryer capacity: 6.6 lbs (half of the washing capacity, you may spin twice).
  • 【Relief Yourself From Hand Washing】: This washing machine washer timer for 15 min and the spin timer to 5 minutes per load, you could choice the suitable time when washing. Much more freedom and options as opposed to standard washing machines that have preprogrammed settings.
  • 【Space Saving Design】: Ideal for small loads and delicate. Light weight and easily moveable. Also the wash motor is powerful. 300w washing power & 110w spinner power will help you powerful use the item.
  • 【This Product Is Not for Sale in California】: Convenient For Home Use. Have a filter net on the side of the washing barrel, which can easily filter when washing, and you could easily pull it off when cleaning the tube. Have a cover plate when you use the spin tube, can easily put above the cloths and avoid the high speed throw away. Easy assemble is required with all hardware packed in the package.

Like the Panda XPB45, this Giantex model bags a best portable washing machine nod for being a washer/dryer combo. This is the best option for those who don’t have a line to dry their clothes or don’t want to invest in a drying rack.


  1. XtremepowerUS Portable Compact Washer and Spin Dry Cycle with Built-in Pump
Barton Portable Compact Washer & Spin Dry Cycle Timer Top Load Washing Machine w/Built in Drain Pump
160 Reviews
Barton Portable Compact Washer & Spin Dry Cycle Timer Top Load Washing Machine w/Built in Drain Pump
  • ★ Powerful Cleaning - Compact Mini Twin Tub Washer is effective enough to leave your clothes smelling pleasantly clean and fresh. This washer/dryer combo performs with the reliability of a professional grade machine. A compact yet functional design makes this washer/dryer combo a lifesaver
  • ★ Save Time & Money - Designed to save time and money with two built-in units, one tub for washing clothes and a separate tub for spinning out excess water. The compact mini twin tub washing machine is perfect for those with a need to multi-task, save space and may want to save themselves a trip to the expensive laundromat
  • ★ Constructed of High-Density Body and Upgraded Motor - Make it well built to use for years. Easy to move & transport to anywhere, lightweight & space-saving design allows it easily fit in a bathroom or closet, ideal for dorms, apartments, condos, motor homes, RV's, camping trips or anywhere with limited space!
  • ★ Built-in Drain Pump - Washing Machine with a Built-in drain pump drains dirty water by more longer drainage tube from washer.
  • ★ Easy Operation - Simple design of the operation panel, wash timing, wash options, drain options, and spin timing, more easier to use. Allows you to simply put in your load of clothes, fill with water, set the timer and start washing, completely suitable for everywhere!

Compared to the other washers on this list, this portable model from XtremepowerUS has a rather small load of 8.8 pounds. However, it does earn plus points for being a washer and dryer in one. Then again, just like the Panda and Giantex models, you will need two spins to get your clothes dry.


  1. The Laundry Alternative Wonderwash Non-Electric Portable Compact Mini Washing Machine
The Laundry Alternative Wonderwash Non-electric Portable Compact Mini Washing Machine
1268 Reviews
The Laundry Alternative Wonderwash Non-electric Portable Compact Mini Washing Machine
  • Non-electric, Hand-crank unit washes a 5-lb. load super clean in just a couple of minutes.
  • New patent-pending E-Z lid lever much easier to use than older lid screw design.
  • Perfect for apartments, singles, boats, RV's and even small frequent loads like hand washables and diapers.
  • Is ideal for delicates such as woolens, silks, knitted dresses and cashmere garments.
  • Uses far less water than even hand washing and no electricity. 3-year warranty. Handle insert won't fall out in 1-2 years like other models.

Call this machine an exercise for your arms: it’s a hand-crank model. It’s the also the washer with the smallest load capacity at five pounds. It’s great to take on the road given it doesn’t need electricity to operate.



Adam Mclin; Network Engineer and Technology Expert. " I enjoy reviewing products that interest me, and sharing my love of technology with the world. I am a Certified Cisco Network Engineer, and have had a love for the outdoors and technology as long as I can remember."

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