Where to stay around Essen?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 364 vacation rentals near Essen. From 255 Condos/Apartments to 254 Studios, 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 HomeAway.

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

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

  • Seaside Beach Baldeney: 994 vacation rentals
  • Messe Essen: 963 vacation rentals
  • University of Duisburg-Essen: 519 vacation rentals
  • Rhein-Ruhr-Zentrum Shopping Mall: 944 vacation rentals
  • Aalto Theatre: 799 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Essen listed on HomeAway 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 Condos/Apartments in Essen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 255 Condos/Apartments in Essen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Essen include:

  • Studios: 254 rentals available
  • Hotels: 83 rentals available
  • Houses: 17 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Essen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Essen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Head to the artsy city of Essen

    Come and experience Essen and its theater 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-sees in the area. 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 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 vacation 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 center:

    • 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)

    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 center:

    • 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)