10 Best Long-Term Rentals In Cologne, Germany


Prepare yourself for endless jaw-dropping architecture, natural sceneries, and great food when you visit Cologne, Germany. Expect nothing less since it is the fourth-largest city in the country. When you arrive, you will be greeted with the majestic Cologne Cathedral, a renowned Gothic architecture that was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. This city also houses several historic sites, including Cologne Old Town, Museum Ludwig, and even Cologne Chocolate Museum. With so much to see and explore, you may regret going here for only a short time. So, consider extending your vacation to visit more places. Read on to find the best long-term rentals in Cologne, Germany, and have a lovely time.

1. Chic apartment with a large window

Rent this chic apartment on the third floor of a building near famous shops in the city. It has a cozy interior full of wood furnishings and a large window overlooking a lovely old courtyard. This apartment has essentials for an extended stay, such as a well-equipped kitchen and a bathroom with a bathtub and shower.

The host requires a minimum stay of 14 days, and you can avail of a huge discount if you book a stay here for at least 28 nights.

Ruhige Stadtwohnung im angesagten Agnesviertel
Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
15 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the place itself is great super clean nicely decorated and feels very homey
the apartment is clean modern and warm and has everything you might need for you stay
new bathroom and kitchen and super well equipped and clean
claudi was a very nice and helpful host
claudia is a genuinely nice attentive and helpful host and communication with her was easy and fast
she will do whatever it takes to be perfectly accommodating
great location not least because it is very close to the train station
it is located in a beautiful neighborhood quiet but lively at the same time
) and a 15-20 minute walk from the rhine so is very nicely situated
very quiet street yet just around the corner from a very cool and hip area
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2. Spacious penthouse apartment

Get cozy inside this spacious penthouse apartment, perfect for couples looking for an intimate place in the city. It has an open-concept floor plan that connects the lounge, dining area, and fully equipped kitchen. A lovely terrace awaits you here where you can dine al fresco while enjoying a city view. Guests may also enjoy the views inside since several windows surround the apartment.

If you plan to stay in this rental for at least 28 nights, you will receive a great monthly discount on rent.

Helle Penthouse-DG-Wohnung, Terrasse
Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
19 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable place with lots of daylight and a sunny terrace facing the quiet backyard
the sky from all the large bay windows in the living room is cool
very nice and helpful host
a great host and a great place
very kind and accommodating hosts
andreas was super kind and his apartment was just amazing
it is close to all the good places in ehrenfeld and a pure gem price wise
excellent choice for staying in cologne especially if you want to be close to its great neighborhood ehrenfeld
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3. Elegant attic apartment with terrace

Make yourself feel at home inside this elegant attic apartment with a floor space of 699.65 sq ft (65 sq m). It has a well-equipped kitchen and dining area for a more convenient stay. Staying here is ideal for small families as it has two spacious bedrooms, one with a king bed and one with a double bed. You can elevate your stay by taking advantage of the gorgeous terrace with an outdoor dining setup.

Feel free to extend your stay since the owner gives a nice monthly discount.

Apartment Maisonette with 2 bedrooms
Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
154 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds are comfortable the kitchen is well-equipped and the balcony is lovely
very cool place with an outdoor patio two bedrooms two bathrooms family room and kitchen
what a great apartment this is lots of space nicely furnished and equipped and very warm
inside the apartment there is a compendium for the apartment and local attractions
we had a lovely stay in this spacious and well-equipped apartment
it was very clean and spacious
everything was clean and tidy and we had a fabulous stay
clean light spacious and exactly as described
it had everything you need and was very clean and tidy
clean and modern apartment in a very nice part of cologne
ronald is a wonderful host
ronald is a wonderful host
and ronald is very nice host
ronald is a great host he was very helpful and kind with us
he was very responsive to any questions we had
it's in a good location with restaurants grocery shopping and public transportation nearby
easy walking distance to shopping subway restaurants and bars
great location with everything you need for a good stay
amazing apartment and a fantastic location
nice place and quiet location
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4. Bright apartment with balcony

Take advantage of this bright apartment on the second floor of a building in a peaceful residential area in Cologne. It is a 35-sq-m (376.74-sq-ft) rental with essential amenities, including a well-equipped kitchenette, a private bathroom, and a workstation. If you want to enjoy the fresh breeze outside, you can head to the spacious balcony. Do note that this apartment also has an electronic lock for a more secure stay.

Long-term guests renting this apartment will receive a 15% monthly discount.

Apartment on the 2.floor with balcony
Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
22 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i would like to thank ute and ronald for letting me stay in their apartment my experience was perfect
we had a very nice stay at this apartment
very enjoyable stay and comfortable accomodation
immaculately clean and well furnished apartment
very nice and clean apartment
the room was clean
the apartment was simple clean and comfortable and had everything we needed
a clean and comfortable flat located in nippes
they were very responsive
also our host was really helpful and nice
ute and ronald are amazing hosts
easy check in great location
great functional apartment in a fantastic location in super quiet nippes district
lovely apartment in central collogne-nippes
so the walk was good and short which was good in -7c
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5. Contemporary apartment with indoor fireplace (from USD 183)

Book this contemporary apartment if you want the best during your vacation in Cologne as it features great home appliances ideal for long-term stays, including a washer and dryer. It also has a fully equipped kitchen with an induction stove and oven. You’ll also have a cozy indoor fireplace on the lounge during the coldest season in Cologne.

You can enjoy the massive 37% discount on rental fees when you stay here for at least 28 nights.

Traumhafte Wohnung direkt am Rhein!
Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
61 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was a very well equipped apartment with excellent kitchen facilities
comfortable and warm place ^0^
+ clean and well organized
it was clean and comfortable
the apartment was clean and very comfortable
the most amazingly clean well located and the host was so nice and really good at communication
his home was very clean and in a great location
max was an amazing host
our helpful host always provide conveniences
max was always very quick to respond and supplied us with lots of helpful information
max was very friendly and the appartment was just like we expected
max answers quickly on messages and is very friendly
an easy walking distance to the train station too
great location nice restaurants in walking distance - try the boathaus restaurant for a local feel
great shower shops are in walking distance
we will defitively recommend his apartment and location to anybody
+ great location close to the center of rodenkirchen and to the rhein
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6. Modern unit with a romantic outdoor dining setting

Experience the grandeur of Cologne inside this modern unit with a sleek, luxurious interior design. It is an accommodation ideal for couples who plan to stay long since this rental has everything you’ll need for an extended stay, including a fully equipped kitchen and a private bathroom. Guests can dine al fresco on the balcony with a romantic outdoor dining setup.

A minimum stay of 30 nights is required to book this rental which also comes with a 25% monthly discount for your convenience.

Urbaner Charme in denkmalgeschützter Atmosphäre
Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
6 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

7. Lovely apartment in the center of Cologne South Town (from USD 174)

Treat yourself to a relaxing vacation by renting a lovely apartment in the center of Cologne South Town. It is a 462.85-sq-ft (43-sq-m) rental perfect for couples or small groups as it features a bedroom with a double bed and a couch, as well as a sofa bed in the living room for additional sleeping space. Guests can also enjoy two spacious balconies with outdoor furniture.

Guests staying in this rental for more than 28 days will receive a 32% discount on rental fees.

Modernes Südstadt-Appartement am Volksgarten
Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
42 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the coffee machine in the apartment was a nice treat and we had everything we needed
the flat is smaller than it seems in photos but everything is practical and comfortable
nelli's apartment was equipped with all essentials needed for a comfortable stay in cologne
very clean and modern
the apartment itself was clean comfortable and had everything we needed
this place was comfortable clean and all around a delight to stay in
extremely nice host and such a calming apartment
nelli is just a fantastic host
thank you nelli and ruben for your kind welcome
nelli and her husband were kind and helpful
nelli was super helpful with the check-in and also sending recommendations for the area
close to super market and bus station
location is also nice
park nearby is wonderful
accommodation perfect and location perfect
great location organized and well equiped place
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8. The Fair and Holiday Flat

Have a comfortable vacation in Cologne when you book a stay at The Fair and Holiday Flat. It is a lovely 1920s house that has been refurbished to provide guests with a more relaxing accommodation. Expect a cozy ambiance inside this flat with white walls and wooden floors. Guests can dine al fresco on the balcony while taking in the stunning views of the area. You can also conveniently enjoy the outdoors since this property has a private backyard.

Note that a 20% discount applies to rental fees for month-long stays.

The Fair and Holiday Flat - quiet & comfortable
Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
151 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
white dining table with four chairs and great views out to the garden
super bathroom with double sink units and generous shower space
a generous bedroom with comfy large bed all mod cons and large tv plenty of storage
a nice bathroom and kitchen
the apartment is beautiful and well equipped and we felt really welcome
very clean rooms and serviceminded landlords
the house is clean and nice
the flat is very clean and well kept
it was so nice and clean
the house was very clean and felt like home within minutes of being there
the owner was more than happy to help us with all the requests we had
they are really lovely hosts who gave us great local advice
the hosts are very kind and helpful
the contact with the owners is pleasant they are attentive and helpful
bernd is a very good host
location of the apartment is good
excellent accommodation close to the city of cologne
location is great being close to supermarkets restaurants and a lively little shopping street
bernd' s apartment is in a great area and location
close to transportation but quiet and comfortable the place looks exactly as pictured
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9. Simple rental with private bathroom (from USD 81)

Enjoy a peaceful getaway inside this simple rental on the second floor of a residential building. It offers a cozy bedroom with a double bed and a sofa bed, making it the ideal accommodation for small groups. This rental also has essential amenities for a long-term stay, including a well-equipped kitchen and laundry facilities. Those who want to savor the breeze can stay on the balcony with outdoor furniture.

If you’re staying here for at least 28 days, you are eligible for a 30% discount on rent.

Im grünen, ruhigen Köln Dellbrück 10 Min zur Messe
Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
90 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
clean quite and very good place
the room was super clean and we slept very well
it was really nice and clean
the apartment was cozy and clean with a quiet location
sparking clean availability of all aminities nearby supermarket till 12 am
very nice owner
susanne is very nice host who prepared everything for us cold beer after long journey included
susanne is a very lovely host
very friendly hospitality nice and neat place
a lovely place and a host
peace and quiet close to the city
great location about 20 minutes by car to cologne with options for public transportation
public transport is very well organized and within walking distance
quiet location and very nice people
very well situated place for me and my colleague as we were going on fair in messe
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10. Cozy loft apartment with workstation (from USD 326)

For your next trip to Germany, why stay in expensive hotels when you can book a stay at this cozy loft apartment? It features a sleek interior design with comfy home furniture to provide guests with a relaxing getaway. For those who are working remotely, feel free to use the dedicated workstation. There’s also Wi-Fi available for your convenience. After, you can whip up a meal in the kitchen.

Long-term guests booking this rental for a month or more will get a massive 70% discount.

Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
49 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i also appreciated the blackout shutters on the bedroom which kept the room nice and dark
tom’s place was clean and spacious
the apartment is clean and modern
it's well equipped clean spacious and has plenty of light
great host nice apartment
tom’s is kind enough to invite you into his home
great place very kind host
to is a great host
excellent host i have already done several stay at tom appartement
great location walkable distance to train restaurants and shops
excellent place to stay close to tram station shops & restaurants
the neighborhood is very calm
we enjoyed the quiet neighborhood while being only blocks away from cafes and stores
a stylish place in an interesting outlying area of cologne
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Extend your stay in Cologne

Cologne is a lovely city with several incredible destinations that will convince you to stay long enough to visit most of them. If you plan to visit, consider staying for at least a month. Rent any of the above-mentioned rentals to enjoy massive discounts for extended stays.

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