Where to stay around Hamburg?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 520 holiday lettings near Hamburg. From 395 Condos/Apartments to 381 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hamburg is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hamburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Hamburg. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hamburg City Hall: 504 holiday lettings
  • Hamburg Central Station: 504 holiday lettings
  • University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf: 498 holiday lettings
  • NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra: 497 holiday lettings
  • Hamburg (ZMB-Hamburg Central Train Station): 501 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hamburg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Hamburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 395 Condos/Apartments in Hamburg. Our other popular types of Hamburg holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 381 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 90 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 9 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I rent rural rentals in Hamburg?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 138 rural rentals in Hamburg. You have also many other possibilities in Hamburg area, including:

  • Downtown rentals: 94 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 92 holiday rentals
  • Village rentals: 76 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with private pool in Hamburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with private pool among our 5 holiday homes with private pool available in Hamburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Hamburg, Germany your home away from home

    Hamburg is a wonderful historic town in Germany that is filled with many interesting places to visit. Located in the north of the country it is Germany’s second largest city and visitors will find great enjoyment through the wide array of activities offered in Hamburg. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, apartments, cottages and campsites.

    Things to do on holiday to Hamburg, Germany

    Hamburg has many exciting things to do or visitors can also choose to relax on the beach by the River Elbe. There are great scenic views for hikers alongside the river with the 23 kilometre long Elbewanderweg, whilst cyclists can ride along the 1,000 kilometre cycle path that runs the entire length of the river. Visitors to Hamburg can also enjoy year round skiing and snowboarding at the Bispingen Snow Dome. Golf enthusiasts are spoiled for choice here with many courses in the area as well as tennis courts. There are lots of activities and rides on offer at Hamburger Dom, an amusement park with roller coaster and water rides amongst other things. There are many bars, cafes and restaurants in the area with a variety of cuisine including German fare and many international dishes too.  Hamburg has many shopping streets and malls with a large variety of goods on sale from fashion items to gifts and souvenirs. Self catering holidaymakers will be able to purchase food and drink from many different stores and markets in the city.

    Places to visit on holiday to Hamburg, Germany

    The city boasts many fantastic museums and galleries such as The Hamburg Kunsthalle, which is the largest art museum in Germany. Other museums well worth visiting in Hamburg include the Miniatur Wunderland, Hamburg Dungeon and Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe. Several religious buildings can be seen in the city with the most famous being St.Michaelis Church. Plenty of entertainment is available here too with several theatres and cinemas, some of which are English speaking. There are numerous different ways to see the sites of Hamburg such as via a boat trip along the River Elbe or in a hot air balloon. There are some attractive parks in the area too with the Planten un Blomen Park providing spectacular illuminated fountain concerts on the lake each day between May and September.

    Weather in Hamburg, Germany

    The warmest time of the year in this part of Germany is July and August when the average high temperature is 21 degrees centigrade. Winters are cold with January averaging just a high of 3 degrees centigrade during the day and -2 at night. July and August are the wettest months of the year too with an average of around 80mm in each month.

    Travel to Hamburg, Germany

    Hamburg Airport (HAM) has flights to and from various other cities in Germany and across Europe including Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, London, Madrid, Moscow, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna and Zurich. Outside Europe there are flights from Dubai, Newark and Toronto amongst others. Car rental firms Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and Terstappen are all located at Terminal 2 in the Arrivals area. Taxis are available outside Terminals 1 and 2.

    Activities and attractions in and around Hamburg

    Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hamburg a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Hagenbeck Zoo (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
    • Criminal Dinner (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Hamburg Dungeon (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Miniatur Wunderland (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Hamburger Dom (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Alster-Schwimmhalle (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Hamburg

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Hamburg is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Inner Alster Lake (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
    • Planten un Blomen (0.6 mi / 1 km)
    • Botanical Gardens (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Japanese Garden (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Heiligengeistfeld (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Alster Lakes (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)