To visit Hallstatt is to travel back in time. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the earliest inhabited places in the region, with communities settling there as early as 5,000 BC. In fact, some of the homes in the area are estimated to be over 500 years old. The friendly atmosphere in Hallstatt further cements its Old World charm. History, however, is not the only reason for visiting here. Its unique sights, including but not limited to the Dachstein ice cave, the Bone House, and the salt mines, are also worth visiting. Here are the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in this picture-perfect village.
Located in Bad Aussee this fully-furnished studio apartment gives guests awe-inspiring views of the mountains from its balcony. Able to accommodate up to 4 people, this property is within walking distance to cafes and markets. Skiing slopes and hiking trails are also just a short way away from here. Hallstatt is 17 kilometers (10.56 mi) away from this property, and can be reached by bus or by train if visitors will be traveling there via public transport.
Mountain View Apartment in Center - Tiny StudioBad Aussee, Steiermark, Austria
House Steinwidder is a bed and breakfast in Bad Aussee. Single and double rooms are available here. Breakfast is already included in the rates. Vegan-friendly food options may also be provided, which is good news for those who follow this lifestyle. Guests can use the kitchen if they wish to prepare their own meals. Pets are allowed on this property, so you need not worry about leaving your fluffy friend alone at home during your holiday. Arrangements can be made if guests want to be picked up from the train station.
Haus Steinwidder - room nr. 3 - breakfast includedBad Aussee, Steiermark, Austria
Located in a scenic area, this is a cozy holiday apartment just a short way away from Hallstatt. In fact, the distance can be easily crossed by walking, although you can also drive or take a bus to get there. Families on holiday who are traveling with infants and small children may want to consider staying at this property, as this fully-furnished home also comes with a crib and a high chair. The property also has good Wi-Fi connection. The apartment can house three people.
Holiday Apartment PilzObertraun, Oberösterreich, Austria
Resembling a hotel room more than an Airbnb rental, this listing is a bedroom with an ensuite bathroom and fits three people. Just behind the room is a nature park and a lake, both of which you can visit to rest and relax. The balcony provides guests with a breathtaking view of the mountains. Buses and trains regularly pass by this area to bring people to Hallstatt. This is a pet- and family-friendly establishment.
Double-bedroom with extra bedObertraun, Oberösterreich, Austria
Located in a quiet area near Hallstatt, this rental is one of the rooms at Landhaus Lilly Bed and Breakfast. It comes with two single beds with an ensuite bathroom, making this a good choice for friends traveling together. Rates are inclusive of breakfast, along with coffee, tea, and milk. Cooking is not allowed in the B&B, but there are restaurants within its vicinity, so this shouldn’t pose too much of a problem. Similarly, washing of clothes is not allowed in the rental, but laundry services are offered on-site. Guests can simply walk or take the train or bus to the ferry to get to Hallstatt.
Cosy Twin Room * Singles/Friends * Great BreakfastObertraun, Upper Austria, Austria
This rental, which is in a cozy home, is practically next door to Hallstatt’s Salt Mine. It’s also just a short walk away from the village’s center. Fans of the outdoors will love the fact that hiking trails are within walking distance from here. The room for rent comes with a double-sized bed good for two people. Guests also have sole access to the bathroom. Rates are inclusive of breakfast.
Haus Höll Herta Doppelzimmer mit FrühstückHallstatt, Oberösterreich, Austria
This guesthouse, which can accommodate up to four people, is located in Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee. While small, it comes complete with amenities guests may look for during their holiday. In fact, the kitchen is well-stocked with just about anything you will need when cooking. Tourists with children will appreciate the fact that the property also comes with a high chair and some toys. The bus station and the lake can be reached via a 30-minute walk. Pets are welcome here.
Ferienhaus CernyBad Goisern am Hallstättersee, Oberösterreich, Austria
If you’re a backpacker who’s eager to meet fellow travelers, this may be the right choice for you. Situated in Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee, this hostel has enough space for five guests. Towels are provided for guests’ use during their stay. Guests also have shared access to the bathroom and the kitchen. The bus station is just a 5-minute walk from here, while the train station is 15 minutes away on foot. The village proper is also within walking distance from here.
Hostel Bon Krenn / Bad Goisern
This three-bedroom apartment offers ample space for five people. Located in a quiet area just a short walk away from the center of Hallstatt, this property is also in close proximity to hiking and mountain biking trails, as well as the village’s famous salt mine. Seasoned equestrians can also make arrangements with the host if they wish to arrange horseback riding in Steeg at Lake Hallstatt. The property comes with a barbecue for those who want to do some outdoor cooking while in the area. Guests can spend some time relaxing on the porch or in the garden.
Located in a quiet area in Obertraun, which is by Lake Halstatt, this one-bedroom apartment comes with a fully-furnished kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom for the convenience of guests. Visitors will love the mountainside view on the south balcony. Do note that there’s no reception and Wi-Fi connection at this property. Furthermore, the property is some distance to the town center. However, those traveling by car should not find this an issue. Bicycles can be rented so guests can have a leisurely way of exploring the surrounding areas. This rental can accommodate up to two people.
KrippBlick - Cosy 1 bedroom apartment with balcony
Hallstatt is a favorite subject of photographers thanks to its picturesque setting. Visit the area so you can take your own set of snapshots of this beautiful Austrian village.
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