Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Dresden, DE that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and parking. Prices start at $53 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Dresden. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Historic Dresden will entice you

Come and experience Dresden and its museums, history and monuments. This city's opera houses, shopping and theaters draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Dresden

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Dresden a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dresden Zoo (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Hofloessnitz Vineyard Museum (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Pillnitz Castle and Park (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Lake Birkwitz (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Little Saxon Switzerland Miniature Park (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Meissen Porcelain Factory (14 mi / 22.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dresden

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Dresden is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grosser Garten (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Pillnitz Castle and Park (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Dresden Elbe Valley (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Lake Birkwitz (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Grosssedlitz Baroque Garden (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Bastei (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Dresden

Fly into Dresden (DRS), the closest airport, located 5.1 mi (8.3 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Dresden Mitte Station, Dresden (XIR-Dresden Central Train Station) and Dresden Central Station are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around Dresden by jumping on the metro at Altmarkt Station, Theaterplatz Station or Pirnaischer Platz Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Dresden?

Whatever vacation experience you're seeking, you'll find a rental in or around Dresden that fits you like a glove. These are some of our top picks:

  • Around 1 mile from the center of Dresden, it's hard to top "Past Elbvilla - On Foot Or By Bike In The New Town And The City Center". It has 2 bedrooms and a range of conveniences like a fridge and heating.
  • Another excellent choice is "Family - Friendly, Comfortable Holiday Apartment", which is around 1 mile from Dresden. With 1 bedroom, cookware, dishware and utensils and a DVD player, it has everything you need to keep you happy and comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Dresden vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Dresden?

If you're after somewhere to switch off and relax for a few days, we've got plenty of wonderful weekend getaways in and near Dresden. Revive your spirit at one of these popular options:

  • Located around 1 mile to the northeast of Dresden, "Discover Dresden Neustadt As A Couple" has all you need for a weekend escape, including a balcony and cable/satellite TV services. When you're ready to explore, there are lots of outdoor attractions to discover like Carl Maria von Weber Museum and Hochstein-Karlsleite Nature Reserve.
  • Also consider "New/central/balcony/wifi/parking", which is around 1 mile west of Dresden. After a day exploring nearby sights like Grosssedlitz Baroque Garden and Hochstein-Karlsleite Nature Reserve, relax in your rental and make the most of a smart TV, towels and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Dresden?

Generally small, easy on the wallet and conveniently located, it's hard not to fall for the appeal of a studio apartment. Get comfy in one of these options and discover the culture of Dresden up close:

  • Explore the world around you and then sleep soundly at "Family - Friendly, Comfortable Holiday Apartment". This vacation rental is a superb base for discovering the sights and features amenities including children's games and a living room.
  • Another awesome choice is "Discover Dresden Neustadt As A Couple". Take advantage of WiFi, a hair dryer and other convenient amenities during your vacation.

With the cash you save on your studio apartment, you can afford to discover more of Dresden. Cultural sights like DAStietz and Museum of Decorative Arts will help you better understand the personality of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Dresden?

Short-term rentals aren't hard to find in and around Dresden. Kick back for a night or two in an upmarket bed & breakfast, a studio apartment or a spacious home. No matter what type of vacation rental you'd like, you'll have plenty to choose from with Vrbo. These are some of our top picks:

  • "Cosy Apartment Prestige" is near the center of Dresden, which means there are lots of things to keep you busy. Check out cool sights like Altzella Abbey and Nossen Castle when you're not enjoying your cozy digs.
  • Leap out of bed, make a cup of coffee and then plan what to explore around "Cosy Apartment Prestige". Stadtkirche St. Nikolai and Stadtmuseum / Kleine Galerie should be on your itinerary if you choose to stay at this rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Dresden?

Forget chocolates and roses. Sometimes all you need is to escape for the weekend, just you and your sweetie. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Dresden that would make even old Cupid envious. Here are a few that'll sweep you off your feet:

  • Slip away on Friday for a few passion-filled evenings at "Past Elbvilla - On Foot Or By Bike In The New Town And The City Center". Roughly 1 mile from Dresden, this place comes with lots of nice touches, like a restaurant dining guide and a dining table.
  • "Family - Friendly, Comfortable Holiday Apartment" is another wonderful option that's sure to impress. It's approximately 1 mile from Dresden and comes with a music library and beach sun loungers.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Dresden?

Big groups mean big fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll easily fit your whole squad. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Dresden and get your favorite people together under the one roof:

  • Offering comfort, space and privacy, you'll get everyone's nod of approval at "Gründerzeit Villa 1892 Casa Pirna Boutique Hostel". Up to 14 people can be accommodated at this property which has 4 bedrooms, a water park and a kitchen. It's around 11 miles to the southeast of Dresden.
  • Invite as many as 12 of your dearest friends to "Penthouse Con Vista Al Angel De La Independencia" and fill the place with love and laughter. This top option has 4 bedrooms and is around 20 miles to the south of central Dresden. It's crammed with features to keep your large group comfortable, including a firepit and a kitchen.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Dresden?

A pool is often a nonnegotiable when choosing where to spend your vacation, especially if you're taking the kids. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Dresden and fill your days with laughter and fun:

  • Get comfortable at "Apartment In Radebeul Directly On The Lößnitzgrund In A Historic Winegrower's House", where your top priority will be lounging by the pool. Amenities such as a dining table and childrens activities help make this escape a guest favorite.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Detached House With Garden And Party Room In Dresden". As well as its inviting pool, you'll also have use of a pool table and towels.

Unsure how to pack your bags for your Dresden escape? This appealing destination has an oceanic climate. During summer, expect average temperatures of between 55 ºF and 75 ºF. Scroll through our range of Dresden vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Dresden?

You'll always have more fun sharing those special memories with the people you care about the most. Whether you're planning a family trip or catching up with your best friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental that's right for you. These are two of our best in and around Dresden:

  • Located about 11 miles to the southeast of Dresden, "Gründerzeit Villa 1892 Casa Pirna Boutique Hostel" has 4 bedrooms and can sleep up to 14 guests. It comes with a range of amenities, including books and a garden.
  • Another popular option is "Exclusive Apartment In A Villa With Park In Großschirma". This vacation rental is 19 miles west of Dresden and features a living room, childrens activities and more. With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, you won't need to leave anyone off your invitation list.

If you're eager to visit some family-friendly attractions around the area, there's no shortage of choice. Zwinger Palace, Blue Wonder Bridge and Dresden Zoo offer fun for young and old.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Dresden?

Absolutely. You'll find a good variety of one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Dresden. If you don't require much space, one of these popular properties is sure to tick all your boxes:

  • Book "Family - Friendly, Comfortable Holiday Apartment" for a few nights. This one-bedroom rental property comes with a swimming pool and a garden and is close to downtown.
  • "Stream Come True Ski, Hike, Spa" is another stylish one-bedroom escape also a stone's throw from the center. When you're not out and about seeing your surroundings, make use of a nearby river, a kitchen and more.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Dresden?

It's easy to organize a fantastic getaway with Vrbo. Whether you prefer a cozy cottage or a stylish apartment, you'll find great two-bedroom options in or near Dresden: Here are a few of our faves:

  • Providing amenities like a kitchen and a nearby waterfront, "Past Elbvilla - On Foot Or By Bike In The New Town And The City Center" has all you need for a superb stay. Unpack your luggage and then head out and explore your new surroundings.
  • "3 - Room Apartment In Art Nouveau Villa Directly On The Dresdner Heide" is another terrific two-bedroom option in the Dresden area. It provides convenient amenities like a kitchen and a water view.

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