Destination guide

The artsy city of Hamburg awaits you

Enjoy the area's museums, theater scene and monuments and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Hamburg. This city's shopping, restaurants and local tours draw many visitors. Moenckebergstrasse and Fish Market are a couple of places to search for that perfect souvenir. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Hamburg

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hamburg a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hagenbeck Zoo (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Criminal Dinner (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Hamburg Dungeon (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Miniatur Wunderland (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Hamburger Dom (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Alster-Schwimmhalle (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hamburg

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Hamburg is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Inner Alster Lake (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Planten un Blomen (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Botanical Gardens (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Japanese Garden (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Heiligengeistfeld (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Alster Lakes (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Hamburg

Fly into Hamburg (HAM), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Luebeck (LBC), which is 33.9 mi (54.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Hamburg Central Station, Hamburg Dammtor Station and Sternschanze Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of Hamburg by jumping on the metro at Rathaus U-Bahn, Jungfernstieg Station or Stadthausbrücke S-Bahn.

How many vacation rentals are available around Hamburg, DE?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 718 vacation rentals around Hamburg. From 535 condo and apartment rentals to 88 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a town property in Hamburg?

From time to time you need to stop and smell the roses. Discover a slower pace of life and spend your next group getaway in a picturesque local village. Vrbo offers 131 village getaway rentals here. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Luckily, Vrbo has a bunch more options, including:

  • 89 rural vacation rentals.
  • 79 village vacation rentals.
  • 78 city-center vacation rentals.

Can I rent an apartment in Hamburg?

There's something really cool and exciting about staying in an apartment like a local. Whether it's a sprawling view you're looking for or just an easy place to hang out, an apartment might just be perfect. Vrbo has 504 for you to select from here. If you get in early, you could spend as little as $31 per night. Or maybe you'd rather try one of the area's other lodging options, like:

  • Hotel: 259 vacation homes. Prices start from $38 per night.
  • House: 74 vacation homes. Prices start from $67 per night.
  • Cottage: 18 vacation homes. Prices start from $74 per night.

Can I stay in Hamburg in a large group?

The recipe for a wonderful vacation is chilling out with friends and relatives in an exciting new place. If you'll be traveling with a big group, Vrbo can help out. Why not have a peek at the 61 apartment vacation homes available here? They're the leading choice for large groups of visitors. In the area, the rental options that can house large groups of people include:

  • On the hunt for vacation homes that can hold 6 vacationers? We have 90 that will be ideal. Prices begin from just $56 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your group, you'll be delighted to find out that there are 89 vacation homes suitable. Prices start at $52 per night.
  • Seeking rental properties suitable for 8 people? You'll be pleased to know we have 31 that will fit the bill. You can book one from just $118 per night.

You and your crew will be well catered to when you plan your Hamburg getaway through us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Hamburg?

Vrbo is here to help you catch up with the ones you love. Offering up a selection of cost-efficient rentals, you're sure to get a fabulous pad that houses one and all. Schanzenviertel is a bargain-hunter's dream. And with 36 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $150 a night, it's not hard to see why. There are another 27 Vrbo rentals awaiting you in or around Karolinenviertel. The average price here is $170 per night.

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