Where to stay around Kiel?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 794 holiday lettings near Kiel. From 516 apartments to 190 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kiel 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 Kiel?

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

  • Olympic Center Schilksee: 1,923 holiday lettings
  • University of Applied Sciences, Kiel: 1,228 holiday lettings
  • Kiel Central Station: 1,109 holiday lettings
  • Kiel-Elmschenhagen Station: 1,106 holiday lettings
  • Kieler Brauerei: 1,147 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kiel 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 Kiel?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 516 apartments in Kiel. Our other popular types of Kiel holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 190 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 71 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kiel?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Kiel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in Kiel, Germany, Your Home Away From Home

    The highly important port of Kiel can be found up in the far north of Germany, very close to the border with Denmark. Kiel has been a crucial Baltic port for many centuries now and has a population of just under 240,000 inhabitants. The city hosts the sailing event ‘Kiel Week’ every year and this is thought to be the biggest of its kind in the world. There are so many places to visit within a short drive of the self catering accommodation in Kiel and more than enough activities to keep you out of mischief for the duration of your stay.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Kiel, Germany

    As your holidays in Kiel will be spent on the coast of the Baltic Sea, this means there are plenty of water-based activities to consider. For a start, there are sailing trips and pleasure boat excursions to enjoy from the main port area itself. If you head out north of the main city, you will find some great beaches (e.g. Kiel-Strande) during the hottest summer months to enjoy swimming and other water sports. Other activities to contemplate whilst in the city include indoor swimming and other sports at large sports complexes that can be found across the city; jogging, tennis, cycling and golf.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Kiel, Germany

    Before you head out if the city to explore other areas, spend some time in Kiel itself to have a good look around. For a start, there are two botanical gardens which might be of interest to you and these are simply known as the Old and New Botanical Gardens. There are also a number of museums to visit with The City Museum being one of the best, but there are even museums devoted to military and zoological exhibits. If you are thinking about travelling to other areas, during your holidays in Kiel, why not head to the south-east of Denmark which is a very short drive away. If you head around 90 km south, you will reach the awesome and second largest city in Germany, Hamburg.

    Weather in Kiel, Germany

    For your holidays in Kiel, you should expect well-defined seasons. This means that winters can actually be quite cold in this part of Europe and snow can occur, even though the city is on the coast. The summer will tend to be quite warm and sunny. The average temperatures in Kiel will range from around 3 degrees Celsius in January and rise to 20 degrees in July and August. Expect around 29 inches of rainfall in this part of the world each year.

    Travel to Kiel, Germany

    Hamburg Airport (HAM) is just over an hour’s drive south of the self catering accommodation in Kiel and will definitely prove to be the most convenient for you. Flybe, easyJet, British Airways and Lufthansa fly from UK departure points such as London Heathrow (LHR), Manchester (MAN), Birmingham (BHX), London Luton (LTN) and London Gatwick (LGW).

    Attractions in and around Kiel

    First time in Kiel and looking for places to see? Local attractions include Aquarium GEOMAR and Old Botanical Garden. Don't miss landmarks such as Kieler Brauerei and Kiel Town Hall, and unique cultural highlights such as City and Maritime Museum and Schifffahrtsmuseum. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Schilksee Beach or experience the natural beauty of Kieler Förde and Kiel Canal. Also while in town, you can visit St. Nikolaus Church, Kiel Municipal Gallery of Contemporary Arts or Zoological Museum of the University of Kiel.