Where to stay near Essen?

Our 2018 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 262 house rentals near Essen. From 238 Condos/Apartments to 237 Studios, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Essen for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices 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:

  • Essen-Kray Süd Station: 340 home rentals
  • Essen-Borbeck S-Bahn: 377 home rentals
  • Essen Zollverein Nord S-Bahn: 306 home rentals
  • Essen-Eiberg S-Bahn: 344 home rentals
  • Essen-Kray Nord S-Bahn: 322 home 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 238 Condos/Apartments in Essen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Essen include:

  • Studios: 237 lodging choices
  • Houses: 16 lodging choices
  • Villas: 2 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Essen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation homes with pool available in Essen.

    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)