Destination guide

Travel to historical Bucharest

Come and experience Bucharest and its museums, history and churches. Renowned for its cafes, art and local tours, this city welcomes all visitors. National Museum of Romanian History, National Museum of Art of Romania and Romanian Athenaeum are a few of the top cultural sights. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bucharest

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Bucharest. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cismigiu Garden (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Bucharest Botanical Garden (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Carol Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Icon's Garden (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Ion Voicu Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Tineretului Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bucharest

The nearest airport is in Bucharest (OTP-Henri Coanda Intl.), located 10 mi (16.1 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Polizu, Bucharest North railway station and Bucharest Baneasa Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can get around Bucharest by catching a ride on the metro at Timpuri Noi, Piata Muncii or Obor.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bucharest?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 587 holiday lettings around Bucharest. From 416 flats & apartments to 20 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Bucharest?

There are loads of reasons to stay somewhere central when you visit a new city, but you can't argue with the number one draw — location, location, location! HomeAway has 92 city centre holiday properties available. Open to more ideas? HomeAway has tons of other property options to search through, including:

  • 36 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 8 lakeside holiday accommodation options.
  • 6 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Bucharest?

If you want the space to spread your things out, chill out and maybe even cook up a dinner or two, you're going to love walking up to your very own apartment. HomeAway has 468 for you to browse through here. If you make your booking soon, you could be spending as little as £18 a night. If that doesn't agree with your squad's style, we've got a range of other self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • Hotel: 138 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £17 per night.
  • Studio: 65 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £13 per night.
  • House: 47 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £23 per night.

Can I stay in Bucharest in a large group?

The recipe for the perfect getaway is chilling out with friends and family in an entirely new place. If you're hitting the road with a large group, HomeAway has options for you. The top choice for large groups here are apartment holiday rentals, and there are 57 available. The holiday rentals that can cater to large numbers around here include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we have 63 properties suitable for that size. Spend a night for as little as £26.
  • Looking for a holiday property for 5 guests? We have 51 that will be ideal. Prices begin at just £22 per night.
  • Going away with 8 guests? We offer 14 rental properties that will be ideal. Prices begin at just £61 a night.

You and all your besties will be well looked after when you book your Bucharest escape through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Bucharest?

HomeAway has plenty of wonderful budget-friendly rental options. Treat your group to an extravagant night out or stay for a few extra days with the pennies leftover. Bucharest Old Town is a magnet for bargain hunters. And with 166 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £60 a night, it's not hard to see why. Dorobanți is another good option. We have holiday rentals here, and the average price is around £61 a night.