Find the best place to stay — Kassel

Where to stay around Kassel?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 180 holiday lettings near Kassel. From 158 apartments to 20 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kassel for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Messe Kassel Exhibition Centre: 236 holiday lettings
  • Kassel (KWQ-Kassel Train Station): 266 holiday lettings
  • Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Station: 320 holiday lettings
  • Kassel Central Station: 266 holiday lettings
  • Fuldatal-Ihringshausen Station: 226 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kassel 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 apartments in Kassel?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 158 apartments in Kassel. Our other popular types of Kassel holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 20 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kassel?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Kassel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in the Kassel area, Germany your home away from home

    Kassel is a large town of around 195,000 inhabitants in northern Hesse. It has a modern post-war city centre with delightful historic architecture in the suburbs. It was once the home of the brothers Grimm, whose fairytales still delight children everywhere.

    Things to Do in the Kassel area, Germany

    Shopping, beer gardens, bistros and international restaurants offer plenty of treats for visitors. Sightseeing in this lovely area of Germany is the main activity for those staying in holiday rentals in the Kessel area. The Natural History Museum is in the first ever German observatory which was built in 1558. The city offers many other museums for visitors including the Marmorbad (Marble Bath) in the Orangerie, the Tram Museum, the Brother Grimm Museum and the Museum of Local History. Visitors can relax in the Karlsaue, a large park on the banks of the Fulda River. This lovely park includes the 16th century Orangerie and a planetarium. Gardeners will enjoy a visit to the Botanical Gardens in Park Schonfeld while sports fans may catch a football match at the Auestadion or a hockey match as part of the Hessenliga. The city hosts many international fairs and exhibitions such as the Documenta exhibition of modern and contemporary art.

    Places to Visit Around Kassel, Germany

    Situated on the hillside above the city, the Wilhelmshohe Palace dates back to 1786 and has a splendid collection of Greek and Roman antiques and a gallery of Old Masters including many Rembrandts. The surrounding Bergpark has many attractions including a staircase cascade of water. The water feature runs through the Bergpark to eventually reach the large lake which has a fountain in the centre. Look for the Hercules Monument and the ruins of the neo-Gothic Lowenburg (Lion’s Castle). It has a moat and drawbridge and is filled with mediaeval objects. It is always a popular attraction for those staying in holiday rentals in the Kassel area.

    Weather in Kassel, Germany

    Kassel holiday rentals enjoy cool sunny summers and cold snowy winters. Temperatures in July reach an average 18°C (65°F) while winters drop below freezing from December to March. The area has moderate rainfall throughout the year which falls as snow in the winter months. The area enjoys 7 hours of sunshine on average per day in the summer.

    Travel to Kassel, Germany

    The nearest international airport serving holiday rentals in Kassel is Paderborn Lippstadt (PAD) Airport which is about 84 km away. The airport is served by British Airways, Air Berlin and Lufthansa Airlines among several others with direct flights from Manchester and London Stansted. Kassel is very easy to drive to by hire car along the E331/44 highway.

    Attractions in and around Kassel

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Kassel? Don't miss landmarks such as Museum of Natural History and Documenta-Halle, and unique cultural highlights such as Fridericianum and Astronomy and Physics Exhibition at the Orangerie. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Karlsaue Park and Wilhelmshoehe Park. Other places to visit in town include Brothers Grimm Museum, Museum for Sepulkralkultur and Schloss Wilhelmshoehe.