One of the first things that come to people’s minds upon hearing “New York” is that it is a densely populated city. That is where we’re wrong—approximately 100 miles (160 kilometers) north of NYC lies Germantown, a peaceful and one of the safest towns on the east side of Hudson River. It maintains a rural atmosphere which is perfect for a quiet vacation. The spectacular views of Catskill Mountains will complete your boating and fishing excursion. You can also visit KEEP conservation preserve for nature walks and birdwatching. Families with small children and pets will enjoy frolicking at Palatine Park, Little League Park, and Dog Bark Park. Visitors can also trace down the history of Germantown by visiting the historical sites that are open for tours. For a place to stay, check out our list of the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Germantown, New York.
About 20 minutes to Hudson and Rhinebeck, this cottage decorated with Swedish motifs and stylish furniture is surrounded by trees and mountain views. It comprises a spacious living room, full kitchen, pristine bathroom, and dining room, complete with all the amenities you will need. Up to three guests and pets are allowed to stay in this luxurious abode with a smoke alarm for safety. This place is accessible for everyone, even for physically challenged people.
Top guest reviewswe visited in the summertime and the air conditioning was working beautifullyher cottage has central air and comfortable couches and bed with lots of blankets for a cozy eveningwe recommend this warm and cozy swedish cottage if you are traveling to this arealots of light everywhere i specifically enjoyed the very comfortable reading bench by the windowher cottage is peaceful comfortable and beautifully decoratedthe house was lovely clean and comfortable
Host:she was the perfect hostmarianne was a wonderful hostmarianne was a lovely hostmarianne is a lovely hostmarianne is a lovely hostRead more reviewsthe location was fantasticthe location is unbeatable close to hudson close to germantown and multiple other hikes and great restaurantsthe location is beautiful; great walking roads and lots of close by neighborhoods for food and activitiesthe location is great very close to germantown itself which has a great food store and restaurant gaskinsgreat hiking and walks are close by
A 14-acre (6 hectares) open field surrounds a 2-story Scandinavian-themed barn that can accommodate 2 guests. Since it’s relatively private, you have the entire space to yourself. You are just five minutes away from the main street where there are restaurants, markets, groceries, and shops. Inside, the living room, dining area, and kitchen help create that friendly, laid-back ambiance. It boasts floor-to-ceiling windows that afford stunning views of the mountains.
Top guest reviewsthe beds were so comfortable and the ac worked perfectly wellvery cozy and stylish especially with the amazing leaf views of the hudson valley and catskillsexcellent hosts the interior was decorated with beautiful antiques marble topped tables and mirrors everywherewarm inviting charming and cozywhat a clean and majestic little barnthe place is clean and organized and communication and check in was flexible and easyextremely clean very quick to respondwe appreciated how clean yet cozy the barn felt and can’t wait to returnthe place was very clean and had all the necessities
Host:the host were responsive and welcomingthe host is very kind and responsivemartina and gun are very sweet and kind hostsincredibly kind hosts very attentiveand greatly appreciated the attentive thoughtful service from the ownersRead more reviewsthis house has the best location if you like to exploreeverything was very close and easy to get tothe location is very peaceful and a perfect get away for a couple or 4 friendsthe location is just remote enough private but with quick and easy access to germantown and hudsonbeautiful home in an amazing location
This 1930s cottage, with beautifully crafted furniture and a stylish interior, exudes a homey vibe. The host, Billy, is thoughtful enough to provide you with all the things you need for a worthwhile stay. It features a single room with a queen-sized bed, table and seating, and a private full bath. You can also watch Netflix on HD TV or access the Wi-Fi. Although this rental lets you experience a quiet lifestyle, it’s just five minutes away from restaurants and shops in the downtown area.
Top guest reviewsthe wifi was very reliable and easy to usethe cottage is very cozy and comfortablecozy thoughtful space lovely view of the nearby catskills and a wonderful vibethe sofa/bed is far superior to your average sofa-bed- very comfortablethe outdoor space was perfect exactly what you may want to cozy up outside and read a bookvery clean and well equippedeverything was very clean and very stylishsuper clean excellent communication and tips about local restaurantsthe space was clean charming and stylishcabin was very clean
Host:billy is a very kind man and a great hostbilly was a great host and we had a lovely time at his placeif you have any questions billy is very responsivebilly was the best host you could ask forthe host paid great attention to details and provided a guide for our tripRead more reviewsthe location was idealthe location was amazingin a great location that’s in walking distance to lots of town favoritesvery cute super clean cabin great location if you want to be close to the downtownit's a great location easy to find
If you’re on the lookout for a quaint vacation rental that has plenty of rooms for guests but still ensures privacy, then this restored farmhouse is perfect for you. It features a broad living room, four spotless bathrooms, two fully equipped kitchens, and five lavish bedrooms with unlimited access to high-speed internet. You can also ask the host to convert a room into an office space so you can still do your work in a cozy environment. The backyard and porch are great for gatherings due to space. You also don’t have to worry about the other amenities since the host already provided everything you might need.
Top guest reviewskate's house is very beautiful well stocked with kitchen gear furniture etc
Host:kate was a great hostkate was a great host and super responsivebeautiful house and kate was a wonderful hostkate is a great host and my family looks forward to staying here againkate was very responsive and kindRead more reviewsbeautiful house in fantastic location 5 min walk from townthis was a beautiful house and an easy walk to the center of germantownit is a huge beautiful space with everything you'd ever need and main germantown is within walking distancethe location is perfect and the beds were very high qualitya beautiful house in a beautiful place :)
This vacation cottage in Germantown is exactly as advertised. This clean space features a living room, dining area, and kitchen. There’s enough natural light during the day with the expansive glass windows on all sides. The furniture complements the walls and floors, giving off a relaxing atmosphere. It is complete with amenities to make you feel at home like a luxurious bathtub. The beauty of Catskill Mountains can be viewed from the deck or when you’re sitting by the outdoor firepit.
Top guest reviewslots of natural light and high ceilings makes it feel spacious and open while still feeling cozythe bathroom and bathtub are also quite classybeautiful and cozy cabin on a gorgeous propertyit was sparkling clean and oh so chicvery clean and bright with lots of windows great soaking tub and new applianceswhen we arrived everything was sparkling cleanthe house was perfect clean comfortable and lovelymartina's place is a stunning so stylish clean modern farmhouse
Host:martina was so great with quick helpful responsesmartina is the consummate host with super prompt responsesmartina was quick to respond and a wonderful hostmartina is a great and very responsive hostmartina is a very communicative and thoughtful hostRead more reviewsbeautiful location overlooking the mountains and a fieldgreat location for hikes dining and performance venuesthe location is also fabulous a short ride to charming hudsonthe cabin is beautiful and at a great locationwe traveled in the winter but still got a chance to walk around a bit
Nestled on Hudson River and just a short drive to Germantown’s historical sites, theaters, museums, and all kinds of shops, this loft-style cottage provides a cozy abode for three guests. This is an ideal hideaway for people wanting to reconnect with nature. The hosts are very thoughtful and responsive to questions. You can even ask them for assistance any time as they only live nearby.
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable with beautiful art everywherefresh food and juice for breakfast a nice and tasty baked bread amazing coffeeit is both very well- designed with beautiful artwork and very cozy and comfortablethe cottage was super clean the beds were comfortable and the view was lovelyjo's cottage is homey and comfortable with lovely details and original design touchesit was immaculately clean and well-equipped with tons of thoughtful extrasthe house was spotless and perfect for our short weekend getawaycomfortable bed spotless and funky touches to the house made the stay greatjo's place was spotless / sanitized and completely safecheck in was relaxed and the cottage was beautifully clean stylish and inviting
Host:hosts were wonderful and had many recommendationsjo is a wonderful host and her home is beautifuljo was an awesome host who made us feel right at homejo and lee were also great hostsgreat spot and hostsRead more reviewsthe location was fantastic and close to everythingthe house is in a great location between rhinebeck and hudsonwe loved the house more than all the other places we visited in catskillsthis place is really greati loved this place and will be back
A rustic vibe awaits you in this charming cabin that sits near a creek. The expansive glass windows allow natural light to enter, giving off a warm ambiance. The cabin comes with modern amenities such as WiFi, cable TV, air-conditioning, and a keypad door code. Six guests are welcome to enjoy the views of nature on the porch. Guests don’t have to worry about getting around the area as the bus station in Kingston is just 25 minutes away as well as the taxi station in Amtrak and Rhinecliff.
Top guest reviewsthe furniture on the deck is new and comfortablecosy clean would stay againthe house was legitimately sparkling clean and smelled like cedarthe house was very clean and tidyripley's cabin was great super clean brand new and comfortablethe rental is very clean with beautiful wood work threw out the house
Host:ripley was an attentive host who provided quick and helpful responseswe left an item behind and ripley quickly arranged mailing it back to us very helpful hostwe had a couple questions come up throughout the process and ripley was always responsive flexible and graciouswe couldn’t have asked for a better host - and the location was stunning thank you ripleyRead more reviewsour entire family really enjoyed our stay the location was great as was the housegreat area a short walk to the hudson and an easy drive to hudson tivoli rheinbeckgreat place great hosts and close to germantownthanks ripley for offering such a convenient clean and well-located place—with an excellent porch—for a most welcome respite
A newly restored historic barn cottage offers guests a private haven that is close to NYC’s unique offerings. This is ideal for families or friends who don’t have their own cars. This barn comes with a queen bed and a heater to keep everyone warm on cold nights. Radio, Wi-Fi, TV, and DVD player along with stacks of DVDs are also provided by the host. You can bring your dog and let it frolic in the dog park nearby.
Top guest reviewsthis cottage is so cute and comfortable the view is even better than the photos can possibly showwe enjoyed feeling immersed in nature (awesome patio ) while also having great a/c wi-fi and a microwave/fridgethe cottage is quiet great ac well kept nice shower etcthe bed was comfy and extra touches of nice soap/shampoo coffee and tea were also greather cottage is just as pictured a beautiful cozy spot with gorgeous touchesbeautiful clean and eclecticplace was very clean and cozyso clean comfy and peacefulthe cottage was clean had small touches that represented the host and came as advertisedthis is a comfortable warm and very clean room for a quiet weekend away
Host:elizabeth was so kind and accommodating and she provided us with great recommendationselizabeth is an excellent host who is available if anything is neededthe whole area is beautiful and elizabeth an amazing hostelizabeth was very responsive and made it easy to schedule our check-inelizabeth was a helpful and responsive host - i would definitely recommend itRead more reviewsa perfect get away with close proximity to hudsonlocation is fantastic everything you could want or need is 15 minutes or less away from the propertydowntown red hook was awesome and the very close by village of tivoli was great for dinnergreat cozy place nice getaway from the hustle and bustle of the citylots of hiking and other activity options close by and elli is very helpful in this respect
This apartment is located in the heart of Germantown. It is close to Hudson and Rhinebeck where lots of shops, restaurants, and markets can be visited. It housed two bedrooms with queen beds and a spotless bathroom. The white walls, together with natural light, creates an open, airy, and bright space in the morning. The entire space is adorned with canvas paintings and thoughtful details as well as plush furniture. The apartment also features picnic tables outside that are available for use.
Top guest reviewsthe apt is beautifully appointed with stylish furniture and even has a dishwasherwe loved our weekend stay at this stylish light filled spacious apartmentthe apartment is serenely beautiful with filtered light and a wonderful spare aestheticbeautiful space and modern the apartment is extremely peacefulthe alder apartment is the perfect stay for your trip upstatevery clean and prettyclean and country chicnice decor and very cleanbeautiful spotless and airy spacevery clean bright and cheerful apartment
Host:carla and rebecca were the perfect hosts we were blown away by their hospitalityour family of four was so comfortable and the hosts have thought of everythingour host left very clear instructions and contact information (which we did not need to use)rebecca and carla were extremely welcoming warm and gracious hostsevery detail is taken into account and carla and rebecca are the perfect hostsRead more reviewscentral location in sweet germantownthe location is excellent --- right in the heart of germantownthe location was lovely and in walking distance of a small market and delicious restaurantperfect location and a great place to staywhat a gorgeous apartment in a great location
Experience a simple life by staying at this cabin in Gatherwild Ranch. This 1800s guesthouse has recently been renovated for guests’ comfort. It is located in a 15-acre (6-hectare) private space in Hudson Valley, where you can do activities such as biking and running. You can also visit the barns, garden, and greenhouse on the property. You will have access to a private compost loo. Other amenities, such as the solar shower and kitchen, are usually shared with other visitors. Otto’s Market and Gaskins restaurant are places you should check out while in Germantown.
Top guest reviewsgot good wifi reception which is imp for my jobit had a fan a candle/matches and a bottle openerthe nights got cool enough that i didn’t use the fan thoughi loved cookingin the indoor/outdoor kitchen and meditating in various quiet spaces around the ranchthe outdoor kitchen the goats the fire pits the amazing tents it’s all an amazing experiencethe guest house was great and really clean and comfortablethe guest house was impeccably clean and so comfortable to stay inoutdoor solar showers with hot and cold water super clean outdoor bathrooms and beautiful campgrounds
Host:great hosts fun experience staying in the farmlaura was a gracious host and was there to promptly assist with any questions we hadwonderful place with even more wonderful kind and welcoming hostslaura was super accommodating and quick to respond to any questions i had before and during my stayif you’re considering it go for it it’s a perfect getaway and laura is a wonderful hostRead more reviewsawesome location and on-site experiencesthis was the perfect location for a relaxing weekend getawaythe proximity to germantown hudson and many other places of interest was perfectwe rented a car in the city and drove up to germantown which is so peaceful and quietloved the experience it’s very relaxing and so close to the nature
Germantown is a gem
There’s nothing more ideal than spending your most-awaited vacation at a luxurious abode. Germantown has it all, from being one of the safest and beautiful towns in the Empire State to providing tourists with an array of unique and cozy rentals. If you’re planning to explore this part of New York, don’t forget to check out this list.
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