With travel options limited, there is no better time to have the ultimate German staycation than right now. The country has an amazing variety of scenery, including forests, mountains and stunning cities. There are endless options to explore and with great transport links you are never far from a beautiful spot.
These locations are all high-end Airbnbs which are ideal for large groups, families or a couple’s getaway. The best part is that once you divide the cost of the house between a group, it works out as a super affordable alternative to hotels and resorts.
All you have to do now is round up some friends and get ready to enjoy the ultimate German staycation in one of these beautiful Airbnbs…
Airbnbs for the Ultimate German Staycation
Gutshaus Gnevkow has gone through an extensive renovation project for the last 8 years, keeping many of the original historic features. This Manor House very much feels like a schloss, and is easily the size of a small Berlin apartment building!
The great thing about Gutshaus Gnevkow is you still have all the grand vibes of a manor house, whilst being able to have the run of the whole place on a slightly more manageable scale and with central heating!! The guest accommodation is spacious, with plenty of rooms on the ground and first floors and is comfortable and welcoming:
The house will cost you just over $600 a night and sleeps up to 16 people.
This is a wonderful space to enjoy in the nature. The house has 4 apartments each with shower-bath, bed room and living room with kitchen. There’s also another big flat with salon, long table, working gallery, kitchen, library and atelier. In the basement there is a table tennis, billiards and a high quality soundsystem. Outside is a pool, sauna, permaculture garden, tables for up to 50 people, trampoline and slackline!
The house is an old distillery, built around 1900, and was renovated with much love and care. Heating is central, but every flat has a chimney. It is an ideal space for families and friends to relax in their own space yet be close together. There is much to explore and do inside and outside for the little ones and the grown ups.
The house sleeps up to 16 people and costs around $800 per night.
An ideal chalet that is warm and cosy in the winter months and the ideal place to gather with friends. The summer months are also beautiful, as the local countryside has some great walks and options for exploring.
You might never want to leave, given the chalet has great entertaining options and a sauna. For a cosy staycation in Germany, this traditional chalet ticks all the boxes.
The chalet sleeps up to 8 guests and will set you back in or around $700 per night depending on the season.
Build in 1717 by the Prince of Waldeck, this historical monument water mill lies in the middle dreamlike nature in the natural reserve of Wattertal. Beautifully restored, we the mill house has 6 charming rooms.
First built in 1540 and rebuilt by the Prince of Waldeck in 1717, the mill is located far off the beaten track amidst the idyllic countryside of the Wattertal Nature Reserve. Lovingly restored, it offers scenic inspiration and peace of mind to overnight guests.
The house will cost you just under $600 per night and sleeps up to 12 guests.
Completed in 1913, the building that houses this Berlin loft apartment started life as a printing factory. Today, the stunning fourth floor loft, which retains some of the quainter industrial features such as exposed brickwork, and incorporates found and hand-crafted items, is a uniquely renovated urban environment for short stay visitors and film shoots.
Rent one of the rooms as single traveller or accommodate a whole bunch of people!
Spaces in the loft include a fully equipped kitchen, 2 large and modern bathrooms, a meet´n´greet and dining area with wooden table and a large lounge to relax in.
The apartment will set you back just over $500 a night and sleeps up to 14 guests.
You can enjoy a stay in this luxury villa that has 6 bedrooms and is high-tech: the house is controlled by ipads for the full Smart Home experience. The media, lights, heating and facilities are run by i-Pad configuration. All media can be easily accessed without any remote controls.
Each room in the villa has its own stylish and unique design, and there’s a large outdoor terrace for entertaining. The house has a great soundsystem too – perfect for parties with friends!
The house will set you back around $750 a night and sleeps up to 12 guests.
Schloss Selchow built in 1913, is a Chateau within a nature reserve, 60 km from the centre of Berlin. You can start your Berlin visit from here; the incredible manor is also a great starting point for a boat trip, bike tour, for a swim or for bird watching. You will find cranes or sea eagles just in front of the windows!
The huge villa has a cinema, bar, pool table, fitness area, yoga and a spa with saunas and massage treatments available. This is the ultimate retreat just outside of Berlin to recharge.
The house will set you back over $1500 and sleeps up to 16 guests.
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