Nestled on the coast of the Baltic Sea, Wismar is one of those places where beauty and history intertwine. Visitors to this Hanseatic city may find its rich colonial heritage coming alive in its picturesque gable houses, Renaissance churches, and winding cobblestone streets. Wismar is home to stunning Gothic architecture as well as one of the biggest marketplaces in northern Germany. It’s no surprise that Wismar has been heralded as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2002. Aside from being one of Germany’s best tourist spots, Wismar is also home to Alter Hafen (old harbor), known to most horror fans as the setting for the 1922 film “Nosferatu.” Like the historic buildings in its Altstadt, there is no shortage of great places to stay in Wismar. If you find yourself raring to go on a trip to the historic port city, here are some vacation rentals to consider.
Wismar certainly has that “old town” vibe, and this quaint apartment near the center is sure to make its guests feel that classic German charm. Located in a quiet area near St. Nikolai church, this one-bedroom property is great for travelers who love discovering the great outdoors. The backyard has a space for bicycles as well as a covered seating area perfect for taking in the fresh air. If you’re in the mood to go beach-hopping, Poel Island is only 20 minutes away. Tarnewitz, Boltenhagen, and a nearby seaside resort can also be reached by bus, car, and bicycle.The modern apartment has a double bed and a pull-out sofa bed – just right for two guests. There is also a clean and no-fuss kitchen for those days when you don’t feel like dining out. If you’re in need of assistance, the hosts live adjacent to the property.
ruhige und schöne AltstadtlageWismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Top guest reviewsthe bed was comfortable for a pull-out couch bedlooking for a quiet place central in the city wismar with a complete kitchen? this is a nice apartmentthe room was pleasant to stay invery clean and everything you needher place is cozy clean and well located in the wismar historic center
Host:the host was very welcoming and helpfulelly was a friendly hostelly is a wonderful hostelly is a great hostelly is a great host very nice and helpfulRead more reviewsnice apartment located exactly in the central wismarthe location was perfect for us - very close to the main train stationelly's place is in a fantastic locationowesome place good location and value for moneyeasy walking distance of wismar's historic sights
With its cozy brick and wood interiors, this studio-type apartment can easily make you feel at home. It’s located in the “old town” area near the harbor. Guests can explore the many restaurants, cafes, and shops that Wismar has to offer. The train station, bus station, and large car park are only within walking distance to the rental if you’re in the mood to explore further. The apartment is perfect for two guests and is pet-friendly as well. The staircase is quite steep, a typical feature of houses around town.
Studio Apartment In Historic CenterWismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Top guest reviewsthe internet wifi was 100 % ok for both laptops and mobilesthe flat itself was clean quiet and equipped with all the basicsset back in a quiet street this clean apartment is very cosy
Host:host is just perfectvery good communication helpful nice hostsdennis and daniella were so kind as to leave locally pressed apple juice and a map of wismarRead more reviewsgreat location vert close to the city centerbeautiful place and wonderful locationa good location to experience wismar fromgreat location - close by the city center harbor and the train station toolocated in a pretty little side street in the old town it was such a delight
Germany is truly a land of fairytale landscapes, and this lovely two-bedroom house provides one of the best examples of this. Located in a quiet little corner of Wismar, the house boasts of stunning views of the Baltic Sea – the perfect backdrop for a fine summer afternoon. Its bright, classic interiors include a fully-equipped kitchen. Guests can also benefit from free parking at the premises. For outdoorsy types, bicycles and golf equipment are available upon request. The property is near a variety of beaches including the Wohlenberger Wiek, Boltenhagen, Rerik, Kühlungsborn, and Heiligendamm. Most of them have dunes as well as small shops and cafes to explore. If you’re in the mood for a casual walking tour, the old fishing village of Hoben is around 4 km (2.48 miles) away. Founded in 1322, the village is located right on the beach and lined with historical buildings. There is also a small path that leads to a cove and a golf course. Reaching this place, that two-hour from the house will surely not be that bad.
Relaxing HolidaysWismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Top guest reviewsnice clean and well equippedthe apartment is comfortabel clean and well equippedthe flat is clean and quiet a nice quiet spot to explore the local area from
Host:the host was very nice and helpfultorsten was very nice hostthe apartment is really super and the host was very very kind and helpfultorsten was really helpful he sent us even a video to show us how to reach the propertytorsten proved to be a considerate yet unobstrusive hostRead more reviewsthe location is incredibly goodbeautiful location and lovely apartmentthe location is perfect and quietvery nice place close to wismar great walking trail by the seathe place is really nice very close to the beach and pier
Amidst the flurry of drab budget accommodations, this two-bedroom apartment is a gem that stands out. Located in a quiet and nature-friendly neighborhood, the property is within walking distance to the city center. Guests are treated to quirky interiors and a quaint kitchen for fixing up meals. Located in two different rooms are a double bed and a sofa bed, both of which can accommodate up to two guests. There is also free parking on the premises, and pets are allowed as well.
Wohnung/ Zimmer mit CharmeWismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Top guest reviewsthe rooms are very cosy with nice furniture and a very comfortable bed and all you need (inclwe had two nice days in the beautiful and comfortable house of jareover all nicely clean only one downside the shower is not within the apartmentthe house is comfortable and clean everything is so nice
Host:lovely and convenient place with very nice and helpful hostswe had a perfect stay in wismar by ja&re the hosts are absolutely kind and welcomingja&re are very friendly couple and helpful as wellRead more reviewsja&re and their kids are extremely nice and the location is goodthe location is perfect - more nature and just ~10 minutes to the city center also supermarket etcwe had a great time at ja&re place
Attics can be charming in their own right, and past guests in this small apartment all agree that this one is as welcoming as Wismar itself. Since the rental is located at the city’s historical center, the bustle of the old town is within reach of its guests. There is a small kitchen, a pantry, and an armchair perfect for those days when you just want to laze around. Past guests have commented that the furnishings are well-maintained and in perfect condition. If you’re in the mood to take in the view, there is also a convertible balcony flap window that’s great for sunbathing or watching the people down below.
Apartment unterm DachWismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Top guest reviewsthe apartment is awesome very clean confortable and cozy
Host:rainer is a awesome hostrainer was a wonderful host and the apartment was in perfect conditionRead more reviewsit was close to shopping in the charming village
Situated directly at Wismar’s historic port, this is one property that envelopes its guests with a warm medieval ambiance. Great for those who want to stay amidst the old town bustle, this one-bedroom apartment is within walking distance from the train station, pedestrian zone, and market square. Its interiors are a mix of rustic and modern, and bright and charming as its location. Guests have at their disposal a fully-equipped kitchen complete with a stove and hood as well as a large refrigerator. If you’re fussy with your beverages, you will delight in the various tea and coffee-making facilities provided. For hardcore foodies, there are also different types of jams available.
Ferienappartement Backbord im Herzen WismarsWismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Top guest reviewsthe apartment was clean and comfortablethe place is nice clean and cozythe apartment was lovely really neat and so cleannice layout clean and tidy
Host:liane is very kind and regardful landlordliane has been very efficient and friendlyRead more reviewsgreat location next to a cute little waterwayliane's apartments are located very nicely close the harbor and city centerlocation is great for walking around the altstadt and harbor
If you want to get a taste of vintage Wismar, check out this stylish apartment at the city center. Built in 1921 but recently restored, this one-bedroom apartment contains a small yard where bicycles can be parked. Its interiors are sleek and modern, a nice contrast to the apartment’s age. Up to three guests can make use of the two beds. There is a small kitchen at the guests’ disposal. If you’re in the mood for a food trip or souvenir hunt, the market is only a few steps away. While there, check out the nearby shop that sells some of the best homemade cakes in Wismar.
FEWO und Monteurwohnung, zentrale Lage!Wismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Top guest reviewsvery cozy apartment we lived there for a 3 wonderful monthsnice and clean place in the centervery clean with best locationthe flat was clean and well furnished - you really had everything you neededthe apartment was clean and i had everything i need for my business tripeverything was great and very clean we'd love to come back and stay longer
Host:conny's info before my arrival was clear and very helpfulRead more reviewsconny's place is great very central and easy to reachconny's place was perfect for usthe location is central with many restorans around the appartment was clean and quiet
This modern apartment, located in Wismar’s old town, proves that the city can be a place of contrasts. Located right at the center of the historic district, this recently renovated two-bedroom apartment has spacious and bright interiors that beckon guests to feel at home. Guests have at their disposal a fully-equipped kitchen, a shower, and a flat-screen TV. Located in different rooms are a king-size bed and a bunk bed, both of which can accommodate up to two people. If you’re in the mood for a casual stroll around town, the market square and port are only a few steps away.
Wohnung im 1. OG, zentrale Lage!Wismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Top guest reviewsgood kitchen and two bedrooms with good beds (one of them with bunkbeds)the apartment is big clean and beautifulwonderful location and very clean and nicethe apartment is very modern well decorated cozy and clean
Host:great family friendly apartment with a cosy kitchenRead more reviewsgreat location close the center and nice family friendly restaurants (elocation is the best in the old city and round the corner from the harborreally great :) the location is also perfect close to the harbor and to the old town
Wismar may be a historic place, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be quirky. This unique two-bedroom apartment is located on the outskirts of the city, around 10 minutes from the old town and train station. Its interiors are decked with maritime decor, adding charm to this small and cozy haven. The kitchen, bathroom and dining area can be found on the ground floor while the double bed and seating area are situated on the second floor. Places of interest within the vicinity include a large shopping center, a supermarket, a restaurant, and a bakery. There is also a swimming area around 3 km (1.86 miles) away. For outdoor enthusiasts, there is a bike path and hiking trail nearby.
Gemütliche 2-Raumwohnung auf 2 EtagWismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Top guest reviewsthis place is small but cosy and very cleanRead more reviews
Host:he was a great friendly hostas a host reinhard showed great hospitality by helping us out with the things needed
The town bustle can be quite overwhelming, and sometimes it can be relaxing to just get away from it all. This one-bedroom apartment, located around 5 km (3.10 miles) from the city center, is a great place to stay in if you just want to chill out. Truly a place of serenity and calm, this apartment boasts of homey interiors and beautiful views of Wismar Bay. Guests can relax in the garden chairs at the terrace, cook meals at the fully-equipped kitchen, and make use of the private car parking space. For those traveling with kids, there is also a trampoline, swing, rocker, and sandbox available.There isn’t really much to say about nearby places because everything is accessible. Whether it’s a bike ride, a stroll along the beach or a walk around town, it wouldn’t be much of hassle to make the most out of your trip to Wismar.
FeWo mit Blick auf Wismarer BuchtWismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Top guest reviewsthe heating in all the rooms were really fantastic toofurthermore the apartment has a nice selection of books that also consists of sightseeing guides for the region
Host:you live seperately with the host so you could enjoy a private moment with yourself or friendsone of the thing i love is that the hosts left us small treats all around the housewe left wismar with big smiles precious souvenirs and lovely memories all thanks to our amazing hostssilke and reinhard are outstanding hosts that offer a great place to relaxRead more reviewssilke and reinhard's place was the best get-away we could have asked forthe place is a bit far but it is not a big problem
Experience the blend of history and nature
From the stunning architecture of its historic buildings to its majestic landscapes, the charming port city of Wismar has no shortage of sights to see. Accommodations in the area are not that scarce either; you just have to know where to look. For your next journey to Wismar, choose a place that enhances your experience of this gem of Germany.
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