Popularly known as “The Queen of the West”, Szombathely is an exciting place to visit given its unique character, geographical location on the Gyongyos River, its history, and the unique culture. Szombathely was founded by the Roman emperor Claudius in 43 A.D. Located southeast of Vienna and west of Budapest near the frontier with Austria, Szombathely is known for the legacy of Roman ruins, the remnant of the famous Amber Road, its textiles, agricultural machinery, and shoes. The city has historical museums like the Eolbey House, art galleries, and buildings erected centuries back but ruined as a result of the World War II. Szombathely has lots to offer, such as synagogues, mosques, and cathedrals of Baroque and Moorish customs. Planning a trip to Szombathely? Consider staying at one of these great Airbnb vacation rentals below!
Located at a short distance from the town and stores, this cabin is spacious and well arranged. This fully furnished cottage has two bedrooms with six beds and one bath. There is a nice, big fireplace in the middle of the living room. Wi-Fi is not available, but the accommodation has a TV, central heating, and other essentials. Hidden deep within the thick forests of the pagan valley, it is a perfect place for those who want to spend some time in the lap of nature. The winding hiking trails passing through mature forests of beech and oak are just a joy.
Cosy wooden cottage near the forestKőszeg, Vas, Hungary
This dog-friendly, eco-village house is on an isolated farm with horses, only 5-10 minutes from the city centre. The home has two bedrooms with four beds and 1.5 baths. It has all of the modern amenities of a nice hotel. The house is decorated with antiques but has top-notch appliances such as food processor, coffee maker, kitchen with large fridge and freezer, oven, stove, convection, and steaming microwave. The bathroom features a huge soaker tub, washer and tumble dryer (in addition to line drying outside). The accommodation has a pair of bicycles for loan. Cafe, grocery stores and a great Italian restaurant/bar called Ciao Amigo are within walking distance.
Lovely village house close to spa'sSöpte, Vas County, Hungary
Located between vineyards and surrounded by a three-foot-tall fence, this up-to-date cottage has a large terrace and a cozy private garden. The cottage has a comfortable bedroom with a double bed, a fireplace, air-conditioner, cable TV, central heating, an iron, and ironing board. There is one queen-size sofa bed in the living room. The kitchen has a coffee machine and the necessary utensils. Washing machine and dryer is also available in the house. It has a big terrace table that can seat 8-10 people. The famous wine village Deutsch Schutzen is just five minutes away in the opposite direction. The town has a grocery store and some restaurants. There is also a famous 2-star restaurant.
Comfy Cottage in the vinyards, dogs welcomeEisenberg an der Pinka, Burgenland, Austria
This one-room apartment has a French bed, a corner sofa, and one bath suitable for two people. The kitchen is equipped with a microwave, a fridge, and gas cooker. The refrigerator is stocked with soft and energy drinks, and tea is always available. There is a two-door wardrobe and a hanging wardrobe. Other amenities include cable TV, Wi-Fi, iron, and central heating. The free car park is available outside the condominium. The apartment is located close to the city centre. The main bus terminal is located on Ady Square, within 5-7 minutes walking distance from the property.
Egy szobás lakás SzombathelyenSzombathely, Hungary
This stylish and spacious apartment has two bedrooms with four beds and one bath. The rooms are neat, clean and the kitchen has all the necessary items for cooking. The beds are quite comfortable. The accommodation has Ethernet connection, TV, iron, central heating, barbecue area, and parking is just next to the apartment. There are table and chairs on an adjacent veranda for meals outside.
Unterkunft / nocleg / guest room / ApartementBozsok, Hungary
This well-equipped, clean, and stylish apartment has a bedroom with two beds and one bath. The accommodation has a kitchen with a kettle, coffee maker, toaster, and sandwich maker. Other amenities include breakfast, unlimited tea and coffee, Wi-Fi, TV, central heating, iron and hairdryer in the bathroom. Within 300 meters (984.25 foot), there are Muller, Interspar, KIK, Aldi, Pepco, and OMV. The bus station is in front of the apartment.
Károly Róbert ApartmanSzombathely, Hungary
This beautiful house has a double bed with four beds and one bath with a free-standing bathtub. The gallery has an SAT-TV, Living/dining room has a sofa bed, fireplace. The kitchen has Nespresso coffee machine with two capsules per day, stove, fridge with freezer, dishwasher, DeLonghi mini baking oven, basic food (salt, pepper, sugar, tea, vinegar, oil). The terrace in front of the house has seating, hammock, and deck in the middle of the vineyard. Other amenities include TV, air-conditioner, and crib. There are many cafes/restaurants within a radius of 5 - 15 km (3.10-8.077 miles).
Weinloft II – Modernes Kellerstöckl am EisenbergEisenberg an der Pinka, Burgenland, Austria
This holiday house has three large bedrooms with eight beds, two bathrooms, and a well-equipped living-dining room. The terrace of the home offers a beautiful view of the vineyards and the Hungary city. The accommodation has a TV, Wi-Fi, central heating, and free parking facilities.
Romantisches Kellerstöckl mit schönem WeitblickGemeinde Deutsch Schützen-Eisenberg, Burgenland, Austria
This small first-floor apartment has two pull-out beds and one bath. The apartment has a well-equipped kitchen with a fridge, microwave, coffee machine, flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi, indoor fireplace, central heating, and parking facilities. Located in the city centre, everything is accessible on foot. The swimming pool and beach bath, Progress Hall, and the train station are 10 minutes from the place.
Liszt ApartmanSzombathely, Hungary
This spacious apartment has two bedrooms with six beds and one bath. Each room has a flat-screen TV. The fully equipped kitchen has a microwave, kettle, etc. The apartment also has a terrace offering a beautiful view of the surroundings. The accommodation has an indoor fireplace, iron, central heating and parking facilities. Sports Hall, Boating House, Arena, Walking Sports Hall, Bathing Bath are located nearby. The downtown is five minutes by car from the place.
The Queen of the West
With its Roman history and many attractions, ‘The Queen of the West’ Szombathely is a must-visit destination in Hungary. Not only from tourism, it is an exciting place to visit from a historical perspective as well.
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