Right in the middle of the sprawling Palatinate Forest, the beautiful city of Kaiserslautern thrives in cosmopolitanism. Located near the countries of France and Luxembourg, this city of more than 100,000 residents is also home to the largest US military community outside the United States. Kaiserslautern, lovingly known to the military community as K-Town, is a place where German traditions and American influences intertwine to give birth to some of the most interesting food, music, and overall ambiance.
Kaiserslautern is the best place to start exploring the Pflaz Wald Nature Park, also known as the largest wooded area in Germany, the German Wine Road, and Bad Dürkheim. Within the city, amidst the historic buildings and ruins, music spaces and dining establishments come alive with a great diversity of melodies from jazz to experimental rock. The fun doesn’t stop at the city’s nightlife, too. Kaiserslautern hosts a variety of festivals, including Altstadtfest, Lautrer Kerwe, and the World Garden Show which is held at the city’s famous Japanese Garden. During football season, it’s mandatory to support FC Kaiserslautern, which has brought honor to its home by winning the German championship four times. If you’re setting your sights on this wonderful city of never-ending vibrancy, here are some of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in the area you should consider booking.
Parks can be a nice refuge from the city life and this apartment near the Stadtpark and Westpfalz-Klinikum hospital provides that much-needed relaxation. The apartment, renovated in 2014, is located close to the train and bus stations. If you want to immerse yourself in art and culture, the Kulturzentrum Kammgarn, Pfalztheater, Fruchthalle, and Pfalzgalerie are only a few steps away.
The spacious and well-lit apartment offers one private room, perfect for one guest. Aside from a balcony, guests can also make use of the kitchen, washer, private bathroom, and private living room. If you’re not in the mood to cook, there are many nearby shops and dining establishments that offer the best of local cuisine.
Gemütliches Zimmer Nähe StadtparkKaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Top guest reviewsanke welcome me and allowed me to take a breakfast in the morningthe room was extremely comfortable and cozysparkling clean & thoughtful touchesvery welcoming and everything clean and tidyhouse very nice and clean very good host
Host:anke was a good hostanke was a considerate and kind host highly recommendsuch a great place and nice host highly recommendedanke made me feel very comfortable and was an ideal hostplus anke is a wonderful hostRead more reviewsgreat location and value for moneynice place to rest or walk to downtown stores and foodreally good place i can recommend for all future guests (;this was a very nice place to stay and a very convenient walk for anywhere in townanke is a nice person and the overall impression of the place is definitely positive
Although Kaiserslautern is known for its nightlife, there are also some areas where visitors can experience that “German countryside village” feel. This apartment, nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac on a little hill, is pretty much a home away from home. Guests walking around town will discover three restaurants, a bakery, a butcher shop, and bus stops. Even more establishments can be found in the neighboring town of Otterbach, where gas stations and supermarkets are located. If you want to venture further, the train station is a 20-minute walk from the property.
Up to three guests can make use of one bedroom, a bathroom, a fully-equipped kitchen, and free parking on the street, right in front of the house. Guests can enjoy the endless benefits that the nearby forests and fields can provide. If you’re traveling with kids, there are some nearby playgrounds, as well as a zoo in the neighboring town of Siegelbach.
Private & cozy TLF-TLA-PCS in the heart of natureKaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Top guest reviewsthe home's wi-fi is fast and easy to accessthe apartment was beautiful and clean and had all the amenities you need for cookingthe home is spotless extremely comfortable and conveniently located 15 minutes from the air force basethe apartment is beautifully decorated and has all required amenities and is just about 15minutes drive from kaiserslauternit was very comfortable to stay here and had all the necessities we neededit's very clean and cozythe place is spotlessly clean private convenientit was very clean and had all the necessitiesthe apartment was very cleanthe apartment was very clean and had all the basic essentials for your stay
Host:the host was absolutely wonderfulsimone is a great hostaaron and simone were amazing hostssimone and aaron were the perfect hostssimone and her husband were amazing hostsRead more reviewsit was in a great location very charming neighborhoodto the location:the appartment is located in a very nice and quiet neighborhood approxgreat location and place for a great pricethis is a great little apartment it was a beautiful 20 min walk to the train stationsimone’s place is located in an awesome area near kaiserslautern less than 10 minutes by car
The quiet, residential part of Kaiserslautern can provide visitors with the best of both worlds: the liveliness of city life and the coziness of home. This newly renovated apartment, aside from being close to the city center, is also a few minutes away from the train and bus stations. Aside from various shops and dining establishments, there is also a major shopping mall located nearby.
The apartment has spacious and bright interiors infused with classic decor. Up to four guests can make use of the futon bed, corner sofa, kitchen, and small bathroom. If you need any help, the owners live directly above the apartment.
Beautiful, bright 2 bedroom old town apartmentKaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Top guest reviewsthe pictures are a spitting image of the apartment and everything is super cleancheck-in and check-out are very comfortablethe place is stylish and looks really nice small but very chic and cozyplace was very cleanthe place was really clean and had everything we neededsuper clean quiet warm wellcoming ownerbed was comfortable and place was very cleanamazing apartment very affordable and clean
Host:wonderful home and easy to communicate with host joannathe host mr joanna is good n kind personnice spacious room very nice hostsgreat hosts very responsive and willing to help us out when neededi’d definitely recommend staying at hers :-)Read more reviewsgreat location 15 min walk from the train stationgreat location within easy walking distance of main centrethe location is great too central and quietvery friendly and ideal locationa nice place ideal for two people close to city centre
Even if you’re on a budget, it’s not impossible to get a taste of luxury while in Kaiserslautern. This penthouse apartment, located in a quiet area near the city center, offers a private room in its cozy little attic. The room is accessible by a spiral staircase and there is also a charming balcony, perfect for watching people down below go about their lives.
The room has spacious and modern interiors decked in nature-inspired decor. Up to two guests can make use of one double bed, one shared bathroom, a fully-equipped kitchen with a mini-fridge, and laundry facilities. If you want to explore the local culinary delights, there are a lot of restaurants, pubs, and bakeries around five minutes from the apartment.
The pedestrian-only shopping area is also around 10 minutes away. The Pfalztheater, Palatinate Gallery, Japanese Garden, cinema, and mini-golf area are also a few minutes away, just in case you’re short of things to do and explore.
★Zentrales Luxuszimmer/Central luxury room★Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Top guest reviewsthe upstairs room looks just as pictured which was very nicethe bed in the loft was very comfortable along with a large tv for personal viewingbig comfortable room that i would always warmly recommendthe room was spacious and the bed was comfortablegreat room the bed was super comfy and her apartment was really nicely decoratedthe place is well decorated and super clean and tidytina's place is clean and centrally locatedclean well situated convenient and very welcomingexcellent place to stay a very nice and clean house and a great host
Host:tina was a fantastic hosttina is a wonderful hosttina was an incredibly welcoming hosttina is a great hostawesome host made me feel right at homeRead more reviewsexcellent location easy to walk everywheredefinitely reccomend this location anytimebeautiful place at walking distance of the city center15 mins by foot to the central quiet and nice locationher place is central to a nice mall and a couple bars/restaurants are within walking distance
Kaiserslautern’s Japanese Garden is a lovely sanctuary amidst the bustle of the city. Located near it is a quiet residential area where this house with a stunning view is situated. Renovated in 2015, the house offers a private room suitable for one guest. Aside from a sleeping couch, there is also a private bathroom as well as a small kitchen.
Although the kitchen is not fully equipped, a number of restaurants, pubs and bakeries are within walking distance. The city center, Pfalztheater and Museum Pfalzgalerie are also nearby, if you want to soak up some culture. A bus stop can be found in the apartment’s immediate vicinity so, if you want to check out the rest of the region, you have that opportunity right outside your door.
Ruhiges Privatzimmer mit eigenem EingangKaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Top guest reviewsvery stylish cozy and very clean apartmentvery clean and patrizia had lovely fresh cut flowers that added a nice homey touch
Host:patrizia was an amazing host for my short stay in kaiserslauternpatrizia was very helpful and welcoming* clean* thoughtful gestures from the host* great hospitality* modern room and facilities * an overall great experienceRead more reviewsperfect location and great spacei would recommend this location to anyone traveling and need a private studio for their staythe apartment is very cozy super quiet and relatively close to the center where there are shops and restaurantsthe neighbourhood and the building are so quiet you can have a great rest
Situated between the city center and university, this apartment is perfect for experiencing both the academic ambiance and the nightlife. The apartment is located around 15 minutes from the shopping center, as well as the restaurants and pubs of the old town. The bus stop and train station are also around six minutes on foot, providing restless travelers the hassle-free opportunity to traverse the region.
Up to two guests can make use of one bed, a kitchen, a bathroom, and free parking on the premises. If you’re a coffee person, you’ll be delighted to know that a cup of espresso will be prepared for you every morning.
Studio comfort zone
One of the best ways to learn about a city is by living with the locals. In this shared apartment, you get to experience the fun of the city center while interacting with others. Up to two guests can make use of one queen bed, a kitchen, a bathroom, and laundry facilities. When it comes to household activities such as cooking, guests are always welcome to join.
The apartment is near a large shopping area, markets, restaurants, and pubs. If you want to learn more about local life, the bus and train station are also a few minutes away.
Located near the university, this spacious and sleek apartment is great for experiencing the vibrancy of university life without the stress. The apartment, situated in the city center, offers pretty much everything right at your doorstep. Aside from a number of bars and pubs, there are also a lot of nearby groceries, restaurants, cafes, museums, and parks. If you’re the more artsy and cultured type, there’s the Kulturzentrum Kammgarn, Pfalztheater, Fruchthalle, and Pfalzgalerie, a few minutes away.
Up to two guests can make use of one queen bed, a kitchen, a bathroom with a bathtub, and a washer. If you’re not in the mood to stay in and whip up a meal, there’s a Chinese restaurant next door, as well as some pizzerias around the building.
Awesome room in city centreKaiserslautern, RP, Germany
Top guest reviewscomfy apartment the photos describe it perfectlyhe made sure the room had a fan for the hot weather and added a deskthe room is well equipped comfortable and very quiet and the offered facilities are finevery clean everything was greatthe room is very clean and tidythe house was clean and comfortablethe house is very clean and well maintainedhouse was very clean and the room was comfortable
Host:the host was also very nice and friendlyyou were extremely helpful with answering questions i had throughout the staythe conversations with the host were goodraghuram is a great hostragu is a friendly helpful hostRead more reviewseasy walking distance to the train stationlocation is just greatthe location is super close to the city centreotherwise very good location walking distance to everything of interest in the centerawesome room at the city center a few steps from a bus stop
If you really want to go all out and live like royalty, check out this stunning home in the heart of the Palatinate’s wine district. Built in 1753 and renovated in 2013, this house combines the beauty of its heritage with comfortably modern amenities. Up to 16 guests can make use of six bedrooms, two bathrooms, two kitchens, laundry facilities, and other essentials. Beautiful rustic aesthetics are evident from the courtyard to the interiors, transforming the house into a holiday home fit for a king.
Guests are offered the opportunity to discover the Hambach area’s exquisite wines, all while basking in the region’s idyllic scenery. The property is near the Deidesheim, Gimmeldingen, Maikammer and Diedesfeld vineyards, providing visitors the chance to immerse themselves in the region’s cuisine and learn about local life. If you’re arriving during the Christmas season, Hambach’s famous Christmas Market will be available for you to enjoy.
Erleben Sie die charmante PfalzNeustadt an der Weinstraße, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Top guest reviewsquiet clean and stylishthe place was very clean and modernthe kitchen was clean and had everything we needed
Host:up-to-date kitchen appliances in the kitchen and washers and dryers in the bathrooms were very helpfulmany many thanks to our host marcel and his family for this wonderful opportunitythe place was beautiful and marcel was very attentiveRead more reviewsthe location is beautiful as is the house itselfall in all we really recommend this place
Located a few minutes from the city center, this one-bedroom apartment is one of the best places to experience the liveliness of Kaiserslautern. The property is situated near the train station, so it won’t be too difficult for you to explore the rest of the region. If you want to have a casual stroll or a spontaneous food trip, there is a park nearby, as well as a number of bars and restaurants.
The apartment, recently renovated, has sleek and modern interiors. Up to two guests can make use of the queen bed, kitchen, bathroom, and washer. There is also a garden available, perfect for barbecues and lively chats with a friend.
1 Room Appartement in City awesome :-)Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Top guest reviewswifi was good tothe shower is modern and the washing machine was easy to usesuper clean and cozythe room was clean and biggreat local area very cleanvery clean nice kitchen area and bathroomeverything was clean and it is a great price
Host:the host is very attentive :)bastian was a great hostthe host is very respectful and responsive to any questions you may havebastian is a great host and very welcomingbastian was an excellent hostRead more reviewsgood location close to city center and railway stationgreat location within a two minute walk of the main train stationthe location was perfectgreat location and easy accessgreat location close to everything in town
Experience the Kaiserslautern way of life
Whether you’re in for a breather or a fun night out, there are plenty of places to stay in Kaiserslautern that can enhance your holiday. While the city center provides the nightlife, the villages and towns offer breathtaking scenery and tradition. Wherever you choose to stay in Kaiserslautern, there are plenty of places that can be a home away from home.
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