Discover a selection of 418 holiday rentals in Essen, DE that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 42 per night, and flats & apartments and houses are popular options for a stay in Essen. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Head to the theatrical city of Essen

Come and experience Essen and its theatre scene, art galleries and opera. This city's shopping, live music and museums draw many visitors. CentrO and Museum Kunstpalast are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Essen

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Essen has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Alpincenter Bottrop (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Indoor Skydiving Bottrop (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Golf Club Schloss Horst (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • AQUApark Oberhausen (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Sea Life Oberhausen (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Kaisergarten Park and Zoo (7 mi / 11.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Essen

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Essen is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stadtgarten (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Grugapark Botanical Garden (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Seaside Beach Baldeney (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Baldeneysee (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Tetrahedon Bottrop (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Landscape Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Essen

The nearest airport is in Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.), located 15.9 mi (25.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Dortmund (DTM), which is 26.3 mi (42.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Essen Central Station, Essen-Kray Süd Station and Essen-Borbeck S-Bahn are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of Essen by catching a ride on the metro at Hirschlandplatz U-Bahn, Berliner Platz U-Bahn or Bismarckplatz U-Bahn.

Can I find a vacation rental around Essen?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 418 vacation rentals near Essen. From 361 flats & apartments to 30 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Essen for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Essen?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Essen:

  • Suedviertel: 27 vacation rentals
  • Holsterhausen: 55 vacation rentals
  • Ruettenscheid: 25 vacation rentals
  • Stadtwald: 17 vacation rentals
  • Frohnhausen: 26 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Essen?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Essen. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Messe Essen: 685 vacation rentals
  • Essen Stadtwald S-Bahn: 697 vacation rentals
  • Essen Kettwig S-Bahn: 770 vacation rentals
  • Villa Hugel: 714 vacation rentals
  • Essen-Steele S-Bahn: 551 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Flats in Essen?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 361 Flats in Essen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Essen include:

  • Houses: 30 rentals available
  • Studios: 370 rentals available
  • Hotels: 4 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Essen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 13 vacation rentals with pool available in Essen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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