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Freiburg old town, Augustinerplatz, centre, modern and historic, lux. hol. home

Bedrooms 2
Space 807 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 beds, 1 bath, view of the cathedral, top-range furnishings, central location

Do you feel like experiencing history? Dating to before 1460, what you'll find here is tradition meets history. Tradition meets history. Indulge yourself in a different experience! Our new holiday home, renovated in 2013, is located on the third floor (though here, it's marked as the 4th floor, similar to the American convention). It sleeps a maximum of 4, and is a unique experience. Even if there's just two of you looking for separate bedrooms, our holiday home can be booked by parties as small as two! If you are a smaller group, please inquire about pricing and/or our other holiday homes in the same building. The furnishings are just fabulous, and the location is incomparable. You'll get out of bed and find yourself in the historic centre. The centre of Freiburg's life, including Augustinerplatz and the Spanische Treppe, is yours to see and enjoy. You'll also hear some of it, but the rooms face the water. Let the waves lull you to sleep, even while you're in the middle of the town. Cafés, bars, restaurants, beer gardens, cinemas, theatres, and several museums: you won't want for anything. The Black Forest, Alsace, and Switzerland are just around the corner. Our invitation to you: Magical, idyllic, and romantic - those are the first words that come into people's minds when they arrive in Freiburg im Breisgau. That is just how we want our guests to feel with this holiday home. Built before 1460, our house is situated in the middle of Freiburg, right where the action is. History and modernity meet here. Wooden floors meet hot tubs, double-glazed lattice windows meet steep stairs. The holiday house is situated on the third floor with a view of the Augustinerplatz and, of course, the Münster cathedral. The flat is comfortably furnished with a fully equipped kitchenette. You won't want to leave the comfortable dining area and sofa. We're happy to greet you as our guests. Our one condition is that the house is non-smoking, we can compromise on other points. Our holiday home is set up to accommodate up to 4 people. The bedrooms face the back of the property, towards the Gewerbekanal. You will hear flowing water and feel as if you were off in the country. The large bedroom is ravishing, featuring a French-style double bed (160x200 cm), and comfortable furnishing. A small sitting area is ideal for relaxation. The small bedroom has a pull-out double bed (twice 80x200 cm), with two split mattresses. One person can sleep comfortably here, or two if you pull out the bed fully. Larger individuals may have some close encounters with the low beams and ceilings, which they may not be used to. This is a natural feature of an old house, from a time when people were smaller. A washing machine and tumble dryer are available. You won't have an elevator, but you will spend your nights in historic bedrooms. Bed linen and towels are provided, and there are some little surprises here and there as tokens of our appreciation for our guests. Even if your visit is strictly business, you'll feel right at home here. We are a family, and our guests are welcome to take part in our family. If that is what you are looking for, you've found your objective! We look forward to meeting you! Daniela Lanig and Karlheinz Ruf PS: The easiest way to get in touch with us is at our office. If we cannot be reached, the answering message always includes a cell number, where you can reach us. We will call you back, in any case. Cancellation: We observe the following cancellation fees: 4 weeks prior to arrival, none. 2-4 weeks prior, 30%. 1-2 weeks prior, 50%, and less than 1 week, 80%. If you cancel during the booking, no refund will be issued. We are not liable for loss of our guests' valuables. Important: we assume no liability or guarantee for the performance of items that are provided to our guests, such as Wi-Fi. We are not liable for the failure or interruption of Wi-Fi service provided by a third party. The disassembly or removal of the smoke detectors placed in the rooms shall be cause for the cancellation of the contract without notice with no ability to claim reimbursement.


Altstadt Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 807 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Wir wünschen uns freundliche, ruhige und zuverlässige Gäste, die unsere Wohnung so verlassen, wie diese sie vorgefunden haben.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Hot tub
  • Shower, hot tub, washing machine, granite - many would call it a fabulous bathroom. The shower and pool are not at floor level. Mats are provided so that you don't slip on the floor. Come and feel at home! Our holiday home is modern and fully furnished with high-class furniture - historic paintings, chandeliers, and historic lamps.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , Can be pulled out to a double bed
  • The flat has 2 bedrooms. The larger is ideal for relaxing with a French-style double bed with a mattress. The smaller one has a single bed that can be pulled out to make a double bed. It has two separate mattresses. Come and feel at home! Our holiday home is modern and fully furnished with high-class furniture - historic paintings, chandeliers, and historic lamps.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Even if your visit is strictly business, you'll feel right at home here. We are a family, and our guests are welcome to take part in our family. If that is what you are looking for, you've found your objective! We look forward to meeting you! Daniela Lanig and Karlheinz Ruf


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Freiburg old town, Augustinerplatz, centre, modern and historic, lux. hol. home
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

Excellent, convenient stay

  • 5 of 5

The property had everything that you could possibly need or want! Also, the location is so convenient for Freiburg shops and restaurants.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous apartment in the best part of town

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed everything about this lovely apartment!

Beautifully decorated (I wanted to take everything in it home with me).


Beautiful location.

Lovely owners.

Steps from great eateries, shops and even the Starbucks (the only place in the Altstadt I could find that opens early enough for us caffeine junkies)

Daniela and her husband Karlheinz were a joy to work with. They live in one of the 4 apartments in the building and everything about this residence is obviously done with loving care.

We were greeted by the 'Hello You Lovely People' doormat when we arrived and Daniela and her husband were there to see us off and make sure that everything was settled before we left.

We look forward to staying here again the next time we are in Freiburg!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful apartment, wonderful location and very helpful owners

  • 5 of 5

Our stay here was wonderful. It was much larger than expected, has all the amenities you need is nicely decorated, has a little porch to sit outside, a nice living room, dining/sitting room, kitchen, etc. The location is absolutely perfect and when we arrived Daniella gave us a tour of the area and where we could buy anything we would need as well as recommendations for eating. I will stay here again if we return to Freiburg.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Awsome

  • 5 of 5

Don't stay anywhere else, honestly there are not enough positive adjectives in the English language to describe this very charming apartment, it is absolutely delightful and in the most beautiful part of Freiburg.

You won't be disappointed, the owners are such very nice people and the furnishings of the apartment are exquisite and is decorated with such attention to detail.

The whole place is immaculately clean, comfortable and outfitted with all modern appliances.

We arrived just before a long weekend and the owner Daniele was so attentive and placed bread and other food basics including a lovely cheesecake in the fridge for us until we could buy groceries.

We enjoyed a wonderful week in Freiburg and yes I had read a review before booking that the location was noisy but we are glad we didn't let it sway us as this was not the case at all.

If anything we enjoyed seeing young people enjoy themselves at the Augustiner Platz and their behaviour was respectful and shut down at an appropriate time.

We definitely recommend this gorgeous apartment and we for certain will return.

Thanks again Daniele and all the very best for you and your family.

Liz, Bob Bloos from Canada and Jay from UK.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liz, thank you very very much. All our best wishes to you and your family. Hope to see all of you well again sometimes:-))
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Lovely apartment, great location, very helpful host.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is in the old part of Freiburg, a few minutes walk from the cathedral square and overlooking a lively platz where many young people gathered each evening to socialise making it feel it was really in the heart of things. Nearby were a fantastic selection of restaurants and a beer garden so if you are after a slice of city life this place is perfect. We spent most days in the Black Forest and fantastic hiking and cycling trails are only an easy 40-60 mins drive away. Europa park is ~1hr and Titisee is a sort of seaside resort on a lake approx 45mins - great for a baking hot day.

Although in an old building the apartment has been renovated to a high standard and is very modern. It does rather remove any sense of the history of the building but it has been furnished very nicely with antique furniture mixed with modern. There was plenty of room for a family of four but both bedrooms are doubles so the kids had to bunk in together. The bedrooms are at the back so noise from the square doesn't bother you at night.

Daniela met us at the door and helped get us unloaded before guiding us to the carpark (this is a short walk away in a public car park - approx 90 Eu for the week) and then gave me a brief but comprehensive tour of the area near the apartment to help get us quickly orientated. She lives in the apartment below and is very helpful but not intrusive. In short, it was a very comfortable and easy place to live for the week and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great apartment in perfect location

  • 4 of 5

This was our first time to Freiburg and I must say we really loved this little city. The apartment is located right in the center of the Altstadt (pedestrian zone) surrounded by great restaurants and lovely little boutiques. Its front door faces a plaza which every night is packed with hundreds of college students sitting on the steps talking but the bedrooms are facing the back so its very quiet for sleeping. Our teenage daughters loved the action right outside the windows ... great people watching. The apartment itself is very spacious with a modern eat in kitchen, a separate dining room plus also a large living room besides the two back bedrooms. The bathroom is super modern with a fabulous shower and jucuzzi tub. The Munsterplazt with its giant cathedral is only a three minutes walk away and has a farmer's market on most mornings where you can buy fresh bread, pastries, fruits and veggies plus other random items. The train station is about a 15 walk and a five minute street car ride away so it was easy to get in and out of the city for outings.

The owner was super nice and always helpful with information as well. I would for sure stay here again when in Freiburg.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Daniela Lanig
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 11, 2018

About Daniela Lanig

We, Daniela Lanig and Karlheinz Ruf, have run a friendly, small, and high-class house rental and real estate business for several years in Freiburg im Breisgau. The holiday house advertised here is a private rental, though we ask that you please make contact through our office. Upon booking, the applicable value-added taxes will be applied, but there is no broker's fee. The applicable value-added taxes are included in the holiday home price. If you love Freiburg so much, that you would like to stay, we are happy to help. Our business is at your service, though costs will apply once your stay is complete. Please contact us in this case. We are happy to keep helping you.

Why Daniela Lanig chose Altstadt

Why this property? Because it's where we live, and exactly where we'd want to live. You'll see - we're right.

What makes this apartment unique

We love our house and we want to share that love. Shear walls, creaky balconies, low ceilings, and an obsession with right angles are not everyone's thing, but we do love them.


Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Anschluß Freiburg
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Ski
20 Kilometres
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax 5.0% per night. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival.
Tax Rate 7.0%

bis 4 Personen, Euro 195,00 pro Nacht.
Die angegebenen Preise sind inkl. gesetztl. MwSt und Endreinigung. Mindestübernachtungsdauer: 3 Nächte
Parkmöglichkeiten auf Anfrage.
Da wir die in Freiburg eingeführte Bettensteuer nicht an unsere Gäste weitergeben können wir keinen Nachlaß für Geschäftsreisende anbieten.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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