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 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 reviewsit looks exactly like in the pictures: quiet well decorated beautiful spaceThe apartment had everything we needed to be comfortable and happyund hat alles reibungslos geklappt Gerne wiederWe were fortunate enough to be able to enjoy the rooftop terrace having breakfast outside in the sun each dayIt is nice and cosy too -The house is very clean and kept in perfect conditionThe contact was easy and friendly and the apartment was clean and had everything we neededThe appartement was very stylisch and super cleanThe appartement was clean spotless and the seasonal and local fruit basketI can't rate her "Dachoase" highly enough
Host:she was extremely kind and helpful to settle me inshe was an incredible host From recommendations for markets to helping me find a doctor when I came down with a sinus infectionmore Kathrin is really nice and helpfulexceptionally warm and helpful hosts Highly recommendedand she gave us info about HamburgRead more reviewsThis is a great little place in a beautiful neighborhood in HamburgThere are several shops and restaurants at walking distance no need to go into Hamburg centre itselfThere are plenty of grocery shops in walking distance downtown is easily accessible by subway and the Eppendorf campus is a 20min walkThe place is located in a beautiful area of HamburgThe busses and metro are a short walk away very easy to figure out how to get into the city and not far from downtown
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.
Wunderschönes Zimmer in EppendorfHamburg, HH, Germany
Top guest reviewsThe room was everything that I expected it would be Very comfortable sleeping sofa :)We could park our car without any charge on the streets just outside the apartment although it was not so easy finding a parking placeThe room as well as bathroom and kitchen are very neatly maintainedA cosy room in beautiful apartment close to one of the big hospital campusesThe room is big enough for 2 persons with a comfortable bedEverything was exactly as she described and very cleanvery tastefully decorated and very comfortablevery clean and well locatedIsabelle is a lovely host and the apartment was very clean and nicely decorated thank youNice place to stay very clean and beautiful space
Host:she helped me with some questions and followed my arrival even though she could not be there at that timeShe had everything well prepared when we arrived thereEs hat alles super gut geklapptcommunication and hospitability was greatMy full reccomendationhowever she had prepared everything to welcome us in the best conditionsRead more reviewsand it takes around 25-30 min to get to the city center by bus or U-bahnThe location is very convenient with all commodities at walking distanceSauberes Zimmer und sehr nette Gastgeber kann ichnot far away from the train station Enjoyed my walk back home every nightThe apartment is really near the UKE and not so far from u-bahn and bus
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.
Zimmer in EppendorfHamburg, HH, Germany
Top guest reviewsThe place is very cozy light and spaciousThe room was big and comfortable and it felt like staying in a nice hotelVery friendly Renate offers a comfy room with use of the rest of the flat as wellthe check-in was flexibleThe room was super cleaned and spaciousA clean and central place which I can recommendVery clean and Renate was very helpfulin Apartment was clean and comfy
Host:she was very welcoming and helpfulTop war alles gut ohne ProblemeRenate welcomed me in person and showed me around the flatshe had everything ready for me as soon as I stepped through the door and gave me towels chocolate and juice as wellRenate is a very hospitable and nice personRead more reviewsRenate ist eine sehr nette und zuvorkommendeRenate ist eine sehr nette und zuvorkommendeIt locates in a nice areaich hatte dank renate eine tolle zeit in hamburgihre gastfreundschaft ist einmalig und ich kann die unterkunft jedem weiterempfehlen
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 room was very thoughtful and cozyA great room in a nice cosy and clean apartmentThe room itself is carefully designed and feels just like homeHer place is very close to the airportThe sofa is quite comfortableKatharina's place was very comfortable and cleanVery clean and cosy placeThe house is very clean and you can have your privacy Shared bathrooom and kitchen
Host:is a very warm and friendly personShe was so warm and welcomingKommunikation hat alles wunderbar geklapptKatharina was a very nice personKatharina is super nice and friendlyRead more reviewsThe flat is in a very quite area easily reachable by bus or Underground KatharinaHamburger Eckkneipen wie den "Bierkrug" zu besuchenUmgebung hat viel zu bieten an Restaurants und besonders alte originalevery nicelyand Katherine is a lovely personit was a pleasure to deal with her
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
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.
Nahe UKE - süßes Zimmer in Eppendorf
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
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.
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