It may be Germany’s second largest city, but Hamburg is often overlooked by travelers who prefer Berlin’s storied history and vibrant nightlife or Munich’s whimsical Bavarian charm. Nevertheless, a few days’ stay in the port city once dubbed “Gateway to the World” and you’ll unearth a heady mix of unpretentious attractions and edgy fun among its gregarious, open-minded residents. The northern suburb of Eppendorf, situated near Hamburg’s international airport, has plenty of leafy parks and riverside walks that provide a more serene option for a vacation stay than in the busy city center. Here are 10 of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in the area.
This small but chic apartment offers a private room for rent near the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in the western part of the suburb. It is a stone’s throw away from bus stops with bus lines to the city center, while the suburb’s shopping centers and convenience shops are also nearby. You can also try out Holthusenbad, one of Hamburg’s oldest bathhouses, which boasts of an outdoor pool, hot water springs, and sauna. It is located right next to the Kellinghusenstrasse subway station.
Beautiful room in EppendorfHamburg, HH, Germany
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable sleeping sofaa very nice small room that fits the description wellreally nice welcome beautiful space very homey feel and we felt very comfortable the whole timethe room as well as bathroom and kitchen are very neatly maintainedvery nice room in charming appartmentnice small but really clean roomeverything was exactly as she described and very cleanapartment of isabella was pretty clean and warmthe flat was nice and cleannice place to stay very clean and beautiful space
Host:silvya was really kind and informativeisabelle was a great hostnice and friendly hoststhe hosts are kind and cleanisabelle and celina were very kind and helpful the apartment is beautifully decoratedRead more reviewsthere’s nice shopping and food near by and the train is a short walk awaya cosy room in beautiful apartment close to one of the big hospital campusesit is a nice neighbourhood and it takes around 25-30 minvery quiet and comfortable placeit’s a in a beautiful quiet neighborhood
Like most German cities, Hamburg is well-served by its public transport. Buses and subway trains will connect you to most parts of the city without much fuss. So it would be a good idea to look for lodging options near these transport services, such as this cozy private room in west Eppendorf, which is just a minute’s walk away from the bus stop and 10 minutes from the subway station. From there, you can conveniently make your way towards attractions like the Hamburg Dungeon or the Minature Wunderland, both of which are located in the southern part of Hamburg’s city center.
Eppendorf roomHamburg, HH, GermanySuperhost
Top guest reviewsplus excellent breakfast included in a cheap rentalrenate is kind to wait for my check-in and prepare breakfast for meapartment was clean and comfynice clean room & a warm welcomevery clean and renate was very helpfulthe room was super cleaned and spaciousthe apartment was very clean cozy and quiet
Host:very friendly host and cosy placshe is welcoming kind and thoughtfullrenate is a wonderful hostrenate is a great host and she made sure i had everything i neededvery nice room with lovely hostRead more reviewsgreat location and cost performancethe location was perfect with easy access to restaurants and bars
It is always a treat staying in chic and modern guestrooms that are located in beautiful old buildings. It is like having the best of both worlds, and this lovely private room for two is one such great option. The apartment is located in a quiet street but is nevertheless close to Eppendorf’s shopping area. Breakfast, a washing machine, and wireless internet are provided. When you return home after a long day of exploring Hamburg, you can tuck yourself into the sleeping sofa for a super comfortable rest.
Gemütliche Wohnung in eppendorfHamburg, Germany
Top guest reviewsthe sofa is quite comfortablevery clean and cosy placethe place was very clean comfy neat and cosya great room in a nice cosy and clean apartmentthe house is very clean and you can have your privacy
Host:what the best thing a host can do is to let the geust be like at homegreat place and a very kind welcome thank you so much we spent 4 lovely days in hamburgRead more reviewsthe apartment is super close to ukethe flat is in a very quite area easily reachable by bus or underground
Decked in beautiful all-white furniture, this apartment with a private bedroom for rent is situated in a quiet neighborhood somewhere between the suburbs of Eppendorf and Winterhude. Flanking this neighborhood are two lovely parks – the Alster Lake and the Stadtpark – where you can enjoy relaxing strolls during your stay. Room amenities are basic but adequate, and it is just a two-minute walk to the Hudtwalckerstrasse subway station. What is most special about this room is that 3 percent of your rent will be donated to the Hamburger Tafel, a non-profit organization that supports the homeless and the poor.
quiet backyard home for 2
Eppendorf is regarded as one of the wealthiest areas in Hamburg, adorned with beautiful Art Nouveau buildings and scenic parks for some high-quality living. This no-frills studio apartment with balcony is located near Hayns Park, where there is a boat rental service if you want to travel along the Alster river channel. The apartment can host up to four guests, making it ideal for a family with children, and there are many restaurants and bars nearby. Two subway stations, Lattenkamp and Kellinghusenstrasse, are within 10-minute walks from the location.
Altbauwohnung am Hayns Park
Just a two-minute walk from the subway station and a minute away from a supermarket, this apartment for two, with free breakfast and wireless internet, definitely scores points for sheer convenience. The host is a young medical student and is knowledgeable of the ins and outs of the Hamburg city. While the apartment itself may not be the neatest around, it exudes a laid-back vibe that is nonetheless inviting, especially when you need to recharge after a whole day of exploring the city.
Lovely one-bedroom apartment in Hamburg-Eppendorf
This small but perfectly adequate apartment is conveniently located near Eppendorf’s shopping streets as well as two lovely public gardens, the Eppendorfer Park and the Kellinghusen-Park. In fact, the apartment itself has a mini-garden for you to relax in. If you prefer cultural attractions, Hamburg has an impressive line-up of internationally renowned theaters, museums, and opera houses around the city center. Fans of live rock music must pay a visit to the edgy Reeperbahn in the St. Paul district as it is the place where the Beatles honed their performance chops before becoming rock and roll icons.
Gemütliche Wohnung zum wohlfühlen!
Here is another gorgeously decorated apartment located near the University Medical Center that is surrounded by great cafes and bakeries. What is great about this guestroom for two is that the hosts, a young student couple, have come up with a special “welcome pack” in which they have written down travel recommendations in the vicinity as well as Hamburg itself. Don’t you just love hosts who go the extra mile to help?
Privatzimmer in toller Eppendorfer Altbauwohnung
This gem of a rooftop loft ticks all the right boxes: Gorgeous decor, alluring river vistas and easy reach for public transport to Hamburg’s city center. A five-minute walk from the suburban center and subway station, the loft exudes a homely charm with its shelf-full of books, well-stocked kitchen, and lovely balcony garden. Its bedroom for two offers a great view of the Alster river channel that cuts through Eppendorf. If you can beat the urge to stay snug inside this loft, you can take a gentle stroll down the Alster, or walk to the cafes, restaurants and fashion shops along the suburb’s main road, the Eppendorfer Landstrasse.
Eppendorf rooftop apartment with terraceHamburg, Germany
Top guest reviewsfabulous kitchen lovely balcony and gorgeous views of the canals from the bedroom windowsthe apartment was beautiful with a great view of the riversuper nice cozy with plenty of light and nice viewslocation was a dream and the apartment was quiet and peaceful with views of the waterkathrin's apartment is very special - lots of space and in a great part of hamburgthe apartment was well equipped and very cleanthe house is very clean and kept in perfect conditionthe apartment is amazing clean stylish and has an amazing balconyit looks exactly as the pictures and it was cleankathrins apartment was bright cozy and clean
Host:kathrine is a great and very considerate hostshe was helpful with answering our questions and providing additional informationour host was welcoming and quick to respond to our emailskathrin was a great hostess she was extremely kind and helpful to settle me inthe host was great at keeping in touchRead more reviewsthe location was excellent close to a train station which offered easy access to city attractionsit was the ideal starting point to explore hamburg by foot and/or by metro (station close by)stadtrad bike rentals are easy and close bythe neighbourhood is beautiful and quite with a tube station within walking distancenice appartment walking distance to a variety of shops and restaurants
Eppendorf can also serve as a base to visit attractions in nearby neighborhoods. For example, the Kampnagel theater in Winterhude, east of Eppendorf, is Germany’s biggest independent production venue for the performing arts and hosts regular performances. Isemarkt, a beautiful farmer’s market just south of Eppendorf, opens every Tuesday and Friday. This charming guestroom for one has good transport connections to take you to those attractions, and when you return, you can enjoy the view from the balcony while sipping on tea or coffee kindly provided by the host.
süßes Zimmer WinterhudeHamburg, Germany
Top guest reviewseverything was clean and she takes care of all you might needher flat is very beautiful and cleanapartment is very clean and tidy and the neighborhood is wonderful
Host:great host and great placechristine is great host very friendly and funnychristine is a great host very friendly and funnychristine is a great hostchristine is an experienced and welcoming host and i had a very pleasant stayRead more reviewsthe location is perfectthe flat is awesome the location was perfect to work at ukechristine was a great host and the location is really awesome
Laid-back suburban base to enjoy Hamburg
Eppendorf is a classy neighborhood with lovely parks, making it a fantastic location for a vacation stay away from the city bustle. The Airbnb options are elegant and delightful and are usually within walking distance to bus stops and subway stations so that you can conveniently reach Hamburg’s attractions within minutes. All this makes for a fuss-free time to enjoy this underrated German city.