For several centuries, Garmisch and Partenkirchen were two separate towns until 1935. Garmisch used to be “Germaneskau”, an 800-year-old German district believed to be the original settlement of the Teutonic tribe. Partenkirchen was formerly Partanum, a Roman town which served as the trade route between Augsburg and Venice. Ludwigsstrasse is the main street that originates from the Roman road. Under the rule of Adolf Hitler, these two towns were united in preparation for the Winter Olympic Games in 1936.
Today, it is a famous ski and hiking destination in Bavaria, Germany. To the dismay of Partenkirchen residents, it is better known as “Garmisch” with the modern nickname of “Ga-Pa” coming from the Polish. Though Garmisch may have a fashionable 21-st century vibe for tourists, Partenkirchen brings them back to the past with their old-fashioned Alpine Village atmosphere. They both share cold Bavarian winters, awesome mountain views of the Alps, and an elitist status for owning the best world-class ski slopes that run on Zugspitze, Germany’s highest peak. Book into one of the Airbnb vacation rentals we’ve listed below for an unforgettable winter holiday in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
This Bavarian-style apartment is the ideal for four guests with a required two-night stay. It features classy, modern interiors, vaulted ceilings and impressive wooden furniture handcrafted by the locals. The fully equipped kitchen, dining area, and living room share the space on the open layout. A sliding door opens to a bedroom that has a king sized bed, tall cabinets, and heating. The wide balcony with breathtaking views of the Bavarian Alps can be accessed through the French doors in the bedroom and living room. The sofa bed in the living room is for extra sleeping space or chilling out while watching cable TV. The two full bathrooms have a tub, shower, hot water, and free essentials. The owners allow long-term stays and luggage dropoff. Free parking, baby equipment, and laundry facilities are available. The apartment is 10 minutes to Bahnhof, pedestrian zone, and near the bus station.
APT 4. KUFER Bavarian NestGarmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, GermanySuperhost
Top guest reviewsbed is very good and from the balcony you have a nice view on the mountainscomfortable beds (even the sofa was very comfortable) - and a splendid view from the big balconya beautiful apartment with fantastic views of the mountainsspacious and well-appointed apartment with a beautiful view from the balconyit had a beautiful balcony that looked at the mountains (zugspitz included) and was just overall comfortablevery clean and moderneverything was clean and well-stockedgreat place clean and modernit is quiet clean and pristinethe house itself was sparkling clean with lots of nice touches
Host:hosts are extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the areahosts were incredibly helpful and kindour host was very welcoming and even provided drinks and snacks for our little girlvery helpful with directions and restaurant recommendationsthe host and the apartment are greatRead more reviewsthe location is perfecteasy walking distance from the center of garmischwe walked to many places because the location is ideal in a residential neighborhood with everything closea wonderful place in the heart of partenkirchenthe town is close by and provides many restaurants pubs and great shopping
This property is a farmstead on a mountain in Partnachgorge, 4.5 km (2.7 miles) away from Castle Elmau, and a 30-minute walk to restaurants. Up for rent is the ground-floor apartment of a newly remodelled home. This cute and cozy space has fully carpeted bedroom containing a king and double bed that sleeps four guests. The private bathroom has a walk-in shower with hot water and free toiletries. The dining area, living room, and fully equipped kitchen share the open layout. The house has underfloor heating and an indoor fireplace where guests can keep warm. For entertainment, there is a satellite TV, DVD, and Wi-Fi thru LTE using O2 network. Luggage dropoff and long-term stays are allowed. Be aware that the nearest parking is 2.8 km (1.7 miles) away and farm animals roam freely on the property.
Apartment in the middle of the mountainsGarmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, GermanySuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe view is beyond amazing the fireplace is warm and bed is comfortablethe view from the apartment and the patio in front was breathtaking and worth the visit alonewow wonderful and amazing apartment with great viewthe bathroom is a really nice modern design including a waterfall shower head and heated floorswhat an amazing gem till was a fabulous host and the views from this apartment are incredibleapartment was very clean and up to datethe place was clean and the bed is very comfortablethe apartment was clean and had everything we needthe flat itself was very clean and had everything we neededthe house was very warm very clean and snug
Host:till was a wonderful hosttill was an amazing hosttill is a great hosthighly recommend this place & hosttil was very helpful with directions and recommendationsRead more reviewsthe location is an ideal starting point for hikes & bike ridesabsolutely stunning location and small local feelawesome place to stay in the mountains near townvery glad we chose till’s place to staysuch a wonderful place in mountains 50 minutes walk makes it even more valuable
Stanzetta is a small ground-floor apartment of a building in a quiet residential area of Garmisch near the Kramer hiking area. The unit is remodelled with modern interiors and polished wooden furnishing. It’s ideal for a couple to stay in for at least two days although the owner allows long-term stays. It features a cozy queen bed, a tiny dining area, fully stocked kitchenette, and a modern bathroom. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi, underfloor heating, TV, use of laundry facilities, luggage drop-off, and free parking. A tourist tax of 3 USD per person is charged on top of the rental fee upon your arrival.
Stanzetta: neues Miniapartment, EGGarmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, GermanySuperhost
Top guest reviewscomfortable bed plenty of amenities private access and quietnice cozy place surrounded by beautiful view of the mountainswe really appreciated having basics for the kitchen available such as coffee sugar salt/pepper olive oil and paper towelsvery comfortable bed and windows that open out to a little courtyardwonderful apartment has everything a traveler could need including kitchenetteclean and nicevery clean and very quietclean and functional placeit was very cleanthe room was clean brand new
Host:maps and info alberto provided were helpfulhosts were very helpfulthe hosts are kind welcoming and helpfulalberto was really a nice host indeedoverall great place and hostRead more reviewslocation was greatwonderful restaurants & shopping & tourist attractions close bylocation is really good very close to the city center easy to reach other places of interestthe location is great and very close to beautiful hiking trailsgreat location with warm hosting
This lovely Bavarian-style apartment is near the ski slopes, hiking and cross-country trails, and the pedestrian zone. Spacious for two guests, its comfy with custom built wooden furniture and minimalist interiors. The open layout features a sleeping area with a comfy king bed, tall cabinets with mirrored panels, a dining area, and a fully-equipped open kitchen. The huge balcony provides awesome outdoor views. The bathroom has a tub with hot shower and free toiletries. Enjoy cable TV, heating, desk space, free Wi-Fi, and free parking. Laundry facilities are in the basement. The owners allow luggage dropoff and long-term stays. They require guests to stay for at least two nights.
APT 1. KUFER Bavarian Nest (Stegerwaldstr 1)Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, GermanySuperhost
Top guest reviewsbeautiful apartment with fantastic view to zugspitzethe view from the apartment is stunning as zugspitze offers a dramatic backgroundthe apartment was beautiful and had the best view from the balconythe views from the apartment were breathtakingthe furnishings are top notch a truly beautiful apartmentthe condo was clean and spaciousthe apartment is so clean and tidythe apartment was very clean and well-stockedmax’s place was exactly as advertised clean and quaintthe apartment was exceptionally clean
Host:max is a great hostmax is a great host and always quick to reply and helpvery friendly and helpful hostmax is an excellent hosthighly recommend this place and max is a wonderful hostRead more reviewsgreat location in a quiet neighbourhood yet only a 10 min walk to the platzexcellent apartment within walking distance to restaurantsgreat location super easy to walk into town and to the train station yet very quietlocation was fantastic: short walking distance to town convenient for day tripsthe scenery and location were awesome
Nestled in the midst of the ski-slopes is a modern apartment on the first floor of a nuclear-framed residential house. The property is located close to all the cool eateries and shops that the charming district of Garmisch has to offer. Guests can enjoy complete privacy in this comforting space that boasts a fireplace in the living room and two bedrooms. Six guests can be accommodated here and you will be near a pedestrian zone where you can literally walk everywhere. Parking space and WiFi are available for the duration of your stay.
Alpis FerienwohnungGarmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, GermanySuperhost
Top guest reviewswe were able to get good wifi service and watching tv movies until the bar folks went awaygreat location apartment is wonderful and has all the amenities that you requirebeds are spacious and comfortable to sleep in and there's a wrap-around balconythe appartment is beautiful very clean and great locationthe apartment was stylish well-appointed spacious and very clean
Host:the host was easy to communicate with and responded quickly on our requestsrecai and group were wonderful hosts helpful and attentiveour host alpi was very helpful in providing information about the areagreat host as well will surely return in futurethis well-furnished apartment is located exactly downtown our host always kind and available providing suggestionsRead more reviewsthe location is perfectfantastic location right on the square in garmischa perfect location to enjoy the garmisch region for a few daysthe apt is in a fantastic location for visiting garmischgreat location friendly host clear and helpful communication
Brandnerhof is a log cabin style bed and breakfast in the mountains of Bavaria and 15 minutes to downtown. Up for rent is a room suitable for two guests. The spacious bedroom has pastel coloured interiors, fully carpeted floors, and wooden furniture. There’s a queen bed with thick linens, a small seating area with TV, an ensuite bathroom with hot water and free essentials. Enjoy conveniences like heating, free Wi-Fi, and free parking. Breakfast is served in the ground floor dining area for a fee. A spa tax of 3 USD per guest should be paid upon checking in.
Doppelzimmer am Brandnerhof
Top guest reviewsour room had a little balcony facing beautiful mountainswe had a lovely stay in a gorgeous room with a balcony and viewthe room and private bathroom was spacious and the shared balcony was nice to relax oncomfy beds and free wifi in the room as well its paradisebeautiful home the room was very nice with a comfortable bed and hot showerit was very clean and homelylovely spacious clean room with clean bathroomit was clean and peacefulthe bathroom is clean and nicevery clean and quiet place out of town
Host:the host was very friendly and helpfulgreat apartment and very nice hosther family are friendly and ready to helpgreat place with friendly hostshe was very accommodating and provided us with everything we needed very nice and quiet place :)Read more reviewsgreat stay close to garmischgreat location very relaxingnice and close to the townit's in a great location - just a few minute drive to get to downtown or the mountainsperfect location as it is near mittlewald and train station that going up to zugspits
Cozy for three guests, this gorgeous apartment has simple but elegant interiors. Its open layout showcases a small dining area, a living room with a sofa bed perfect for lounging while watching satellite TV, and a fully equipped bar-type kitchen. The bedroom is furnished with a high-quality double bed, closet space, and a private bathroom with ultra-modern fixtures. Enjoy views of the Kreuzeck, Zugspitze, and Alpine mountains from the balcony. Free Wi-Fi and heating are provided. Guests must stay for at least four nights.
Top guest reviewsvery hospitable proprietress a cozy room and a beautiful view of the alpswifi dropped in and out a bit but everything else perfectthe apartment offers a private entrance and beautiful views of the mountainsthe bathroom also includes a nice bathtub which is not seen in any of the picturesclean and cozy double-room apartment with all necessary amenities for a comfortable staythe apartment was very clean and quietthe rooms were clean and well appointedthe apartment was very very clean and well equippedvery comfortable and clean place to spent timethe guesthouse is amazing - beautiful and super clean
Host:a lovely host who was extremely helpfulkind and helpful host and a lovely stayvery polite and cheerful hostsanneliese was friendly and provided everything we neededanneliese was a wonderful host and the accomodation was fantasticRead more reviewsgreat location for hikingthere are wonderful walks very close byappreciated the quiet locationscenic location and good place to explore alpsthe bed was comfortable location is ideal to visit zugspitze
This fascinating wooden tree house is on a property in Murnau centre, minutes away from the Trauma-Center Unfallkink Murnau and pedestrian lane. Its rustic interiors and simple furniture have enough space to house five guests. The second-floor single bedroom has a double bed and sofa bed that sleeps three guests, a collection of vinyl records you can play on the vintage turntable, and a small balcony overlooking the garden and the main house. The ground floor has another double bed that sleeps two more guests, a library of classic books, and a radio. The main door opens to a covered patio with a seating area. Guests may use the bathroom in the main house several steps away if they need a hot shower. Free parking, Wi-Fi, access to the garden, BBQ grill, heating, bicycle rentals, luggage dropoff, and laundry facilities are provided. The owners charge a base price for two guests with an additional 20 USD per extra guest. Do note there is a tourist tax included in the rental that entitles guests free access to the city’s tourist sites.
Treehouse with 1-5 sleeping placesMurnau am Staffelsee, Bavaria, Germany
The apartment is on the main road near bars, restaurants, pizzeria, shops, and a supermarket. It is minutes away from Ludwigstraße, bus station, and approximately 20 minutes to the ski areas. The owners live in the apartment and are renting out one room to three guests, allowing luggage dropoff. The large bedroom has vaulted ceilings, a small living room with a sofa bed, a double bed, and a small balcony with refreshing mountain views. The fully equipped kitchen, the main living room where you can watch TV, and bathroom with tub and hot shower are shared with the homeowners. Guests enjoy use of laundry facilities, free essentials, heating, free Wi-Fi, and free parking. GaPa guest tax is charged on the basic rent. Children are exempted from tax but adults have to pay an extra of 3 USD for every night they stay.
privater BergblickGarmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, Germany
This apartment is in a quiet area of Bavaria near hiking trails, Ludwigstraße, and restaurants, and 25 meters (82 ft) to Schalmeiweg. For a minimum of four nights, guests enjoy this intimate space that offers spectacular mountain views from its balcony. The bedroom has a comfortable double bed that sleeps two guests, tall cabinets, desk space, and modern private bathroom. In the corner is an L-shaped seating area where guests can chill, have a meal and watch TV. The fully equipped kitchen has a classy wooden countertop. The entire home has heating and free Wi-Fi with baby equipment upon request.
Hütt´l am Bach - Appartement
Guests are required to stay at least four days in this accommodation. It is 5 minutes away from Garmisch centre, Loisach river bank, Kramer hiking area, and bus stop. It’s 10 minutes from the historical pedestrian street and 15 minutes to Zugspitzbahn train station. This spacious ground-floor studio is in a building surrounded by awesome nature scenery. It features a fold-out double bed good for two guests, a small fully equipped kitchen with free coffee and tea, dining area, and a cozy living room with a sofa and TV. Enjoy romantic outdoor dining on the covered patio. The private bathroom has a glass enclosed hot shower with free essentials. The rent is inclusive of free Wi-Fi, heating, laundry facilities, baby equipment upon request, and free on-site & street parking. The owner charges 6 USD for the second guest and it entitles them to a tourist card.
Spectacular View meets TOP LocationGarmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, Germany
Top guest reviewsthe patio and shared courtyard were a great place to have breakfast or sit with a beerthe green grass the mountains and the comfortable chairs in the patio are also therevery comfortable light and clean appartment with all needed things (dishwasher oven hair dryer tv and wi-fi)great amenities at elkes as well good bathroom and kitchen equipmentelke's apartment definitely delivered on it's promise of a spectacular view and top locationthe apartment is clean beautiful and spaciousgreat host excellent communication brilliant location and spotlessly clean apartmentit is small but well equipped and very cleanthe apartment is clean comfortable and has everything one needsthe unit was very comfortable and clean
Host:she was kind and pleasant personone of the best hosts i have hadeverything i needed was there and the host was very helpfulowners nice and kind respond quickly to messageselke was a wonderful hostRead more reviewsthe location is perfecteverything was within walking distance and it was a great location with many restaurants and cafes nearbythe apartment is also in a great location for walking in the central part of garmischplace was easy to find close to centerparking is easy and you can find restaurants and so within a walking distance
Warm stays in a winter wonderland
Relish your visit to Garmisch with the wide variety of Instagram worthy accommodations that you will find. Though most of these rentals charge an extra fee for tourist tax, it is worth every penny for all the conveniences they offer. You’ll definitely book them again on your next winter holiday.
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