Find the best place to stay — Dortmund

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Historic Dortmund will entice you

Take a vacation to Dortmund and enjoy the area's museums, monuments and history. Renowned for its shopping, sporting events and theaters, this city welcomes all visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Dortmund

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Dortmund has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dortmund Zoo (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Kletterhalle Bergwerk (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Royal Saint Barbara's Dortmund Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Markischer Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Tierpark und Fossilium Bochum (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Cranger Kirmes (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dortmund

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Dortmund is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Westfalenpark Dortmund (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Rombergpark Botanical Garden (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Henrichenburg Boat Lift (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Bochum Botanical Garden (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Baldeneysee (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Stadtgarten (20 mi / 32.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Dortmund

Fly into Dortmund (DTM), the closest airport, located 6.5 mi (10.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.), which is 33.8 mi (54.4 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Dortmund Central Station, Dortmund Signal Iduna Park Station and Dortmund-Hörde Station are the main stations in the area. It's easy to get around Dortmund by jumping on the metro at Reinoldikirche U-Bahn, Kampstrasse U-Bahn or Stadtgarten U-Bahn.

How many vacation rentals are available around Dortmund, DE?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 133 vacation rentals around Dortmund. From 106 condo and apartment rentals to 18 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 Dortmund?

Time simply fades away when you leave the rat race behind. Get set to leave your watch behind and live a more relaxed way of life. Vrbo offers 27 village rental properties here. Of course, that might not be for everyone. Luckily, Vrbo has oodles more options, including:

  • 17 rural vacation rentals.
  • 14 city-center vacation rentals.
  • 11 village vacation rentals.

Can I rent an apartment in Dortmund?

There's something eternally cool and chic about staying in an apartment like a local. Whether it's a scenic view you're after or just an easy place to hang out, an apartment could be the ideal choice. Vrbo has 112 for you to browse here. How does $32 a night sound? That's what you could be spending if you don't dilly dally! If that doesn't suit your crew's style, we've got a number of other rental options available, such as:

  • Hotel: 82 vacation homes. Prices start from $49 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 18 vacation homes. Prices start from $28 per night.
  • House: 16 vacation homes. Prices start from $84 per night.

Can I stay in Dortmund in a large group?

The recipe for the perfect escape is hanging out with your favorite people in a totally new place. If you'll be traveling with a large group, Vrbo can help. 24 apartment vacation homes are ready to be booked. Currently, they're the leading option here for large groups. If you're traveling with a large group, the rental options that can meet your needs include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we've got 31 vacation homes ideal for that size. Book a night for as little as $76.
  • If you have 5 in your party, you'll be delighted to hear that there are 16 vacation homes that are perfect. Prices start at $56 a night.
  • Arranging a trip away with 8 guests? We have 6 vacation homes that will meet your needs. Prices begin at just $66 per night.

You and your crew will be more than satisfied when you plan your Dortmund travels through us!

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