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 AgnesviertelKöln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, GermanySuperhost
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Cleanliness:the place itself is great super clean nicely decorated and feels very homeythe apartment is clean modern and warm and has everything you might need for you staynew bathroom and kitchen and super well equipped and clean
Host:claudi was a very nice and helpful hostclaudia is a genuinely nice attentive and helpful host and communication with her was easy and fastshe will do whatever it takes to be perfectly accommodatingRead more reviews
Location:great location not least because it is very close to the train stationit 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 situatedvery quiet street yet just around the corner from a very cool and hip area
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, TerrasseKöln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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Amenities & Room:comfortable place with lots of daylight and a sunny terrace facing the quiet backyardthe sky from all the large bay windows in the living room is cool
Host:very nice and helpful hosta great host and a great placevery kind and accommodating hostsandreas was super kind and his apartment was just amazingRead more reviews
Location:it is close to all the good places in ehrenfeld and a pure gem price wiseexcellent choice for staying in cologne especially if you want to be close to its great neighborhood ehrenfeld
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 bedroomsCologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanySuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the beds are comfortable the kitchen is well-equipped and the balcony is lovelyvery cool place with an outdoor patio two bedrooms two bathrooms family room and kitchenwhat a great apartment this is lots of space nicely furnished and equipped and very warminside the apartment there is a compendium for the apartment and local attractionswe had a lovely stay in this spacious and well-equipped apartment
Cleanliness:it was very clean and spaciouseverything was clean and tidy and we had a fabulous stayclean light spacious and exactly as describedit had everything you need and was very clean and tidyclean and modern apartment in a very nice part of cologne
Host:ronald is a wonderful hostronald is a wonderful hostand ronald is very nice hostronald is a great host he was very helpful and kind with ushe was very responsive to any questions we hadRead more reviews
Location:it's in a good location with restaurants grocery shopping and public transportation nearbyeasy walking distance to shopping subway restaurants and barsgreat location with everything you need for a good stayamazing apartment and a fantastic locationnice place and quiet location
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 balconyKöln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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Amenities & Room:i would like to thank ute and ronald for letting me stay in their apartment my experience was perfectwe had a very nice stay at this apartmentvery enjoyable stay and comfortable accomodation
Cleanliness:immaculately clean and well furnished apartmentvery nice and clean apartmentthe room was cleanthe apartment was simple clean and comfortable and had everything we neededa clean and comfortable flat located in nippes
Host:they were very responsivealso our host was really helpful and niceute and ronald are amazing hostsRead more reviews
Location:easy check in great locationgreat functional apartment in a fantastic location in super quiet nippes districtlovely apartment in central collogne-nippesso the walk was good and short which was good in -7c
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
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Amenities & Room:it was a very well equipped apartment with excellent kitchen facilitiescomfortable and warm place ^0^
Cleanliness:+ clean and well organizedit was clean and comfortablethe apartment was clean and very comfortablethe most amazingly clean well located and the host was so nice and really good at communicationhis home was very clean and in a great location
Host:max was an amazing hostour helpful host always provide conveniencesmax was always very quick to respond and supplied us with lots of helpful informationmax was very friendly and the appartment was just like we expectedmax answers quickly on messages and is very friendlyRead more reviews
Location:an easy walking distance to the train station toogreat location nice restaurants in walking distance - try the boathaus restaurant for a local feelgreat shower shops are in walking distancewe will defitively recommend his apartment and location to anybody+ great location close to the center of rodenkirchen and to the rhein
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 AtmosphäreKöln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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 VolksgartenKöln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, GermanySuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the coffee machine in the apartment was a nice treat and we had everything we neededthe flat is smaller than it seems in photos but everything is practical and comfortablenelli's apartment was equipped with all essentials needed for a comfortable stay in cologne
Cleanliness:very clean and modernthe apartment itself was clean comfortable and had everything we neededthis place was comfortable clean and all around a delight to stay in
Host:extremely nice host and such a calming apartmentnelli is just a fantastic hostthank you nelli and ruben for your kind welcomenelli and her husband were kind and helpfulnelli was super helpful with the check-in and also sending recommendations for the areaRead more reviews
Location:close to super market and bus stationlocation is also nicepark nearby is wonderfulaccommodation perfect and location perfectgreat location organized and well equiped place
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 & comfortableCologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanySuperhost
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Amenities & Room:white dining table with four chairs and great views out to the gardensuper bathroom with double sink units and generous shower spacea generous bedroom with comfy large bed all mod cons and large tv plenty of storagea nice bathroom and kitchenthe apartment is beautiful and well equipped and we felt really welcome
Cleanliness:very clean rooms and serviceminded landlordsthe house is clean and nicethe flat is very clean and well keptit was so nice and cleanthe house was very clean and felt like home within minutes of being there
Host:the owner was more than happy to help us with all the requests we hadthey are really lovely hosts who gave us great local advicethe hosts are very kind and helpfulthe contact with the owners is pleasant they are attentive and helpfulbernd is a very good hostRead more reviews
Location:location of the apartment is goodexcellent accommodation close to the city of colognelocation is great being close to supermarkets restaurants and a lively little shopping streetbernd' s apartment is in a great area and locationclose to transportation but quiet and comfortable the place looks exactly as pictured
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 MesseKöln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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Cleanliness:clean quite and very good placethe room was super clean and we slept very wellit was really nice and cleanthe apartment was cozy and clean with a quiet locationsparking clean availability of all aminities nearby supermarket till 12 am
Host:very nice ownersusanne is very nice host who prepared everything for us cold beer after long journey includedsusanne is a very lovely hostvery friendly hospitality nice and neat placea lovely place and a hostRead more reviews
Location:peace and quiet close to the citygreat location about 20 minutes by car to cologne with options for public transportationpublic transport is very well organized and within walking distancequiet location and very nice peoplevery well situated place for me and my colleague as we were going on fair in messe
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.
LOFT APARTMENT: INCLUDING HOME GYM & BALCONYKöln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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Amenities & Room:i also appreciated the blackout shutters on the bedroom which kept the room nice and dark
Cleanliness:tom’s place was clean and spaciousthe apartment is clean and modernit's well equipped clean spacious and has plenty of light
Host:great host nice apartmenttom’s is kind enough to invite you into his homegreat place very kind hostto is a great hostexcellent host i have already done several stay at tom appartementRead more reviews
Location:great location walkable distance to train restaurants and shopsexcellent place to stay close to tram station shops & restaurantsthe neighborhood is very calmwe enjoyed the quiet neighborhood while being only blocks away from cafes and storesa stylish place in an interesting outlying area of cologne
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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