Where To Stay In Kaiserslautern, Germany, For Less Than 100 USD - Updated 2021

where to stay in kaiserslautern germany
Maria Cristina
Maria Cristina

Kaiserslautern is a historic city, located in southwest Germany in Bundesland on the fringes of the Palatinate Forest. Locals call this area the KMC (Kaiserslautern Military Community) and it dates back to the 19th century. The city offers a relaxing atmosphere for the military families who are on tour duty in southwest Germany.

It is also host to a number of American expats based in Germany, who provide support to the US Armed forces, civilians and local families. There are several touristy places you can see here, like the German Wine Road, Pflaz Wald Nature Park, and Bad Dürkheim, just to name a few. The city is surrounded by lush natural surroundings that make it an ideal getaway for civilian and military families.

The accommodation in this city is very reasonably priced and offer the best amenities to provide you comfort. Here are a few of our recommendations.

1. Modern & bright attic apartment in a great location (from USD 91)

The apartment is minutes away from the university, downtown, Fraunhofer, Central Station and the forest. It is a well-lit, second-floor apartment, with a vaulted ceiling, that comfortably sleeps four guests. The main bedroom has a queen sized bed with soft linen and comforters. The folding sofa bed in the living room is used as additional sleeping space.

There is a mini kitchen sharing the space with the dining area. The bathroom is complete with a shower and tub. Amenities include a flat-screen TV, heating, and WiFi internet. There are discounts for weekly and monthly stays and a three-night minimum stay.

moderne & helle Maisonette-Wohnung in super Lage
Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
26 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice touch wifi and tv worked like a charm
a very clean spacious comfortable rooftop apartment
beds were comfortable and clean
the place is very clean and design with good taste
the space is nice and clean
very nice and cozy place clean and well situated:)
great place and great host
i'm extremely lucky to know the host very warm hospitality welcoming and nice couple
it's located in a beautiful & quiet residential area and is very convenient to downtown
michael was super helpful even picked us up from train station
michael is a wonderful host and his place is absolutely ideal for business trips
i choose his place because of those things and safety and security for my family
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2. Nice and bright two-room apartment (from USD 54)

This property is walking distance to the city center and near shopping malls and restaurants. It is on the ground floor of the owner’s house and you are provided with your own key and access. It features one spacious bedroom with a comfy double bed for two and a sofa bed in the living room that sleeps two more people.

The bathroom is small but complete with a floor to ceiling shower. In the kitchenette, you can cook simple meals. You have a flat-screen TV, heating, WiFi, and all other essentials. There is a one-night minimum stay and discounts for weekly and monthly stays.

Beautiful, bright 2 bedroom old town apartment
Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
131 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pictures are a spitting image of the apartment and everything is super clean
check-in and check-out are very comfortable
the place is stylish and looks really nice small but very chic and cozy
place was very clean
the place was really clean and had everything we needed
super clean quiet warm wellcoming owner
bed was comfortable and place was very clean
amazing apartment very affordable and clean
wonderful home and easy to communicate with host joanna
the host mr joanna is good n kind person
nice spacious room very nice hosts
great hosts very responsive and willing to help us out when needed
i’d definitely recommend staying at hers :-)
great location 15 min walk from the train station
great location within easy walking distance of main centre
the location is great too central and quiet
very friendly and ideal location
a nice place ideal for two people close to city centre
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3. Prime vacation, relaxing tranquility and fantastic views (from 92 USD)

This beautiful apartment is located in the Dernback woods, where you can enjoy outdoor activities like biking and hiking. It has a wonderful wrap around terrace that offers views of the meadows and forest. You can enjoy BBQs with friends on the vast lawn. The spacious interior is contemporary in design and furniture. The bedroom comfortably sleeps two people, with its king-sized bed. You can also request an additional double bed or baby crib that will fit in the room.

The bathroom is complete with a tub and shower. It has a simple, large living room with an elegant leather sofa, artfully designed coffee table and tasteful lighting fixtures. The ultra chic kitchen is designed with red cabinets against a white background with modern cooking equipment. It shares the space with a four-seater dining table. Amenities include cable TV, laundry facilities, heating, WiFi internet, free parking, linens and towels.

Prime vacation, relaxing tranquility and fantastic views

Price: from 92 USD

Number of Guests: 4

4. Wonderful accommodation in the Palatinate Forest Biosphere Reserve (from USD 44)

This wonderful apartment is located within the Palatinate Biosphere Reserve, near Pirmasens and Kaiserslautern. You can enjoy several outdoor activities in this woodland paradise. The two, huge bedrooms that sleep four guests are fitted with wooden cabinets and queen sized beds with soft cushions and linens. The kitchen has wooden cabinets and furnishings, a marble counter and modern cooking equipment.

The living room has a plush sofa and rocking chair, where you can settle down to watch TV. The bathroom is fully tiled and complete with tub and shower and laundry facilities. You can request extra beds for additional sleeping space, childcare services, maps for hiking and advice on where to go for excursions and outdoor activities. The home has amenities like heating, use of the outdoor swimming pool, free parking, WiFi, and free essential items.

Your accommodation for your stay in the Palatinate Forest Biosphere Reserve
29 reviews
Apartment 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good internet and comfy beds
it was delightful and absolutely spotless
wow don't think i've ever seen such a clean little flat
this is my second time renting with the huwers and as always they are very gracious hosts
silke and her husband were very friendly and checked in to make sure we were comfortable
the huwers are great host and the apartment speaks for itself
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5. Dreamy apartment in a quiet neighborhood (from USD 65)

This romantic chateau is near the highway and close to churches, restaurants, museums, playgrounds, movie houses, and winery tours with wonderful views of the forest and ruins. It is a newly renovated country home, with modern furniture and amenities. The two bedrooms have vaulted ceilings with all white interiors. The rooms are fitted with stylish beds in red and white soft linen on a black wooden bedframe.

The bathroom has a chic design of white and red tiles, complete with a tub and shower. The pocket-sized kitchen has a convection stove and oven, microwave and mini-fridge. The dining area shares the same space with the L-shaped plush sofa set in the living room. There is a small terrace with a seating area where you can relax in the refreshing outdoors. The home has amenities like heating, internet, free parking, DVD player, satellite cable TV, laundry facilities and wheelchair access.

Fantastic first floor apartment in a quiet location (5 minutes to the motorway, own park
21 reviews
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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we stayed at the apt for 2 months and loved it
the beds were the best part of the stay-very comfortable with soft linens
the apartment itself was very clean and tidy
property was clean comfortable and as-described
the apartment was better than expected very clean and well equipped
the apartment was well furnished clean comfortable affordable and the neighbors were very friendly
the beds are comfortable and the apartment is clean
the owner were so friendly and helpful
excellent apartment and very nice owner
the location is good and the neighbors are quiet
this was a wonderful apartment with a great location
within walking distance to the castle which had a terrific little tavern and restaurant
the property was easy to find in a quiet neighborhood not far from the us bases
perfect property in the perfect quiet village lots of room for us a family a four
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6. Alcatraz Hotel at the Japanese Garden (from USD 62)

This unique hotel is the first German prison converted into a hotel. Modern interiors were integrated into the original structure of the prison, creating an ultra-modern and functional living space. It is close to the Japanese Garden near Kaiserslautern center and the Pfälzer Wald Forest. There are a wide variety of rooms to choose from, including single rooms with single beds and a simple sink and toilet. There are also VIP rooms, which are wider, with bigger beds, a separate toilet and shower and desk space.

The windows are fitted with bars to give guests a feel of prison life. The lobby has a welcoming vibe with a white, brightly lit interior, classy black tiled flooring and red comfy lounge areas. The concierge is literally behind bars and offers an interesting vibe to the hotel lobby. The hotel has amenities like an on-site posh restaurant, that serves delicious meals and a breakfast buffet.

It also has its on-site Hinter Gittern Bar (translates to Behind Bars), where you can enjoy drinks before retiring to your cell room. All rooms have air-conditioning, free WiFi internet, wheelchair access and free parking.

ALCATRAZ Hotel am Japanischen Garten

Address: Morlauterer Straße 1

24-hour front desk Bridal suite Private parking Airport shuttle Shuttle service (additional charge) Luggage storage Shared lounge/TV area Internet services

7. Hotel-Restaurant Barbarossahof (from USD 92)

This family-owned, three-star restaurant hotel offers a comfortable stay for a family with pets. It is located 4 km (2.5 miles) away from the city center. The rooms have high-class interiors, fitted with thick cushioned double beds and soft linens. All rooms have a private bathroom, with modern facilities and free bathroom essentials, including towels.

The rooms all have flat-screen TVs, a safety deposit box, seating areas, fans, hypoallergenic linen, pay-per-view channels, satellite TV, free WiFi and a mini-bar. The hotel is also popular for its in-house restaurant, that serves delicious Palatine cuisine and a daily breakfast buffet. The hotel has other amenities, like an on-site bar, sauna, solarium and gym.

Hotel-Restaurant Barbarossahof

Address: Eselsfürth 10

Shuttle service (additional charge) Free WiFi Cycling CCTV in common areas Cashless payment available WiFi Available Free parking Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay

8. Rustic room (from USD 54)

This rustic room is a comfortable place to stay for five people and you can also host private parties here, of up to 25 guests. It has a one-of-a-kind interior design, with a charming stone bar as its main feature. It is fully stocked with liquor and equipped with the essential bar equipment, like chillers and drink mixers.

The living room is furnished with several sofas and dining tables, set for entertaining or hosting parties while watching sports on the flat-screen TV. It has one spacious bedroom with a queen sized bed that sleeps two. The sofa bed in the living room is for additional sleeping space. The bathroom is clean and complete, with a walk-in shower.

It is located near the city center, 10 minutes away from the train station, bars and restaurants. You have amenities like a fully equipped kitchen, heating, and WiFi internet. It’s a family and pet-friendly place that allows you to party with your friends. The owner offers discounts for weekly and monthly stays.

Rustic Room
Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
85 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a lot of space and lots of upgrades that make this place very comfortable
there were extra pillows and blankets to make us comfortable
the stay at towers' apt was excellent swift communication very friendly and an extraordinary apt can definitely recommend:-)
the place was very well equipped and comfortable
lots of room which we really liked jill
the room was very clean and spacious
other than that the place was clean and well presented
we stayed the night and it was very clean
the apartment was very clean and had tons of room to move around in
the apartment was extremely clean and the shower was the best shower i have experienced in europe
the owners were so welcoming and friendly
owner is very friendly and knowledgeable about local area
the host was very friendly and accommodating
our host was very helpful and accomodating
the host was very accommodating and well mannered
centrally located and easy walking distance to my favorite restaurants
location is great close walk to everything you need in kaiserslautern
the location is perfect quiet streets at night and a short walk to everything
this place was located in a super cute neighbourhood so i had a lot of fun walking around
the location is ideal for catching an fck soccer game
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9. On the outskirts of KL with free WiFi

This lovely home is located on the edge of the city, surrounded by a lush forest. This spacious, brightly lit, two bedroom home sleeps a family of six. The main bedroom has a king bed and a crib. The second bedroom has two bunk beds and one crib. The fully equipped kitchen shares the space with the dining area, which also fits six.

The bathroom is complete with a tub and shower. The small balcony has a seating area, where you can enjoy views of the mountains. Amenities include WiFi, a TV, heating, toiletries, room-darkening shades, baby crib, and children’s books and toys.

There are discounts for weekly and monthly stays and a special weekend price. There is a two-night minimum stay.

Am Stadtrand von KL mit Südloggia [free WiFi]
Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
15 reviews
Entire apartment 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
the apartment was lovely and clean and had a bid bathroom and shower
very clean and cozy home with beautiful scenic views
the home is clean cozy and quiet
the hosts are very nice and the apartment is clean and comfortable
i hope the hosts are able to achieve that
the washer and dryer are in an area shared by the hosts' home
the place was absolutely wonderful and nathan is an outstanding host
great hosts with easy check-in highly recommend for a quiet get-a-way
we just had to ask if we could use it and they were more than helpful
all in all this location was nice
we drive a good sized american suv and never had a problem with parking close to the home
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10. Comfortable apartment for two to four persons

This beautiful rental is a mix of country style living with modern amenities. It is located in the Erfenbach district, next to Otterbach village and it is near restaurants, a bakery, butcher’s shop, banks, and supermarkets, like Lidl and Aldi. The rental is on the first floor of the owner’s house and features two bedrooms that can accommodate two to four guests. The spacious living room has a plush leather sofa, a flat-screen TV and modern artwork.

The bathroom is fully tiled, complete with a tub and shower. The two bedrooms have queen sized beds with thick cushions and soft linen. The third bedroom is a child’s room with a single sized bed. The kitchen shares the space with the dining area and has a country style motif with modern cooking equipment.

The small balcony with a seating area allows you to feel the cool mountain air with a forest view. The apartment has heating, free parking and WiFi internet. There is a 5-night minimum stay and discounts for weekly stays.

Gemütliche Ferienwohnung 2-4 Pers.
Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
24 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Affordable and comfortable stays in KMC

For less than 100 USD you can enjoy accommodation that offers comfort and convenience in this historic military city. You can either choose to stay on the fringes of the city, where you can enjoy refreshing mountain views with modern amenities. Or, you can stay in the city center, where you can choose from places that offer unique features like a bar-type setting apartment or a hotel which used to be a prison.

This culture-rich city, blessed with relaxing natural surroundings, is a favorite destination for families taking a break from military life and life in general.

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