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Essen is the fourth largest city in North Rhine-Westphalia after Cologne, Düsseldorf and Dortmund. It is located in the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region in the heart of the Ruhr region. Apartments in Essen are very frequented, especially when the big fairs take place in the region. But many holiday guests also book their temporary holiday homes in Essen, as not only the well-known “Ruhrpott-Romantik” seduces to great holidays, but also the numerous nature reserves provide great excursion destinations. And detours to major cities such as Dortmund, Düsseldorf and Cologne or even to the border area of the Netherlands are certainly possible as day trips. Since Essen spreads over an area of about 210km², we can offer you not only numerous accommodations in the city centre, but also in the many surrounding districts. Have a look at our private holiday apartments in Steele or apartments in Katernberg. Or do you prefer Apartments in Bochum? Whatever you decide, you will see, instead of couchsurfing in Essen you will find private apartments with style in which you can enjoy your valuable leisure time and at the same time discover the interesting surroundings from there.

In the heart of the “Ruhrpotts”: Apartments in Essen

Thanks to the good transport connections, you can easily get to Essen either by public transport or by car. You don’t need a vehicle to explore the city centre. If you decide on a centrally located apartment in Essen, you can walk through the city centre and see the shops in Germany’s first pedestrian zone or take a short break in one of the many restaurants. Art and culture are capitalized in Essen, after all it is the former cultural capital of the year 2010. This award set a stone rolling that led to more and more artists settling in the city, opening their studios and more and more galleries presenting interesting exhibits by up-and-coming artists. The most important art collection can be found in the Museum Folkwang; the Kunsthaus Essen in the Rellinghausen district is a modern exhibition and event centre for the fine arts. Essen is also known for its high-quality theatre and concert events. The Philharmonie finds its home in the interesting Saalbau, while the Aalto-Theater is the scene of grandiose opera performances. There are many buildings worth seeing in Essen. In the city centre you will find the Johanneskirche on Burgplatz, the Münster and the Domschatzkammer, as well as the Friedenskirche and the Alte Synagoge.

From the private holiday apartment in Essen on a voyage of discovery

Since 2001, the Zollverein colliery in the north of the city, which you can easily reach from your private holiday home in Essen and which is regarded as a milestone in industrial architecture as well as an anchor point of the “European Route of Industrial Culture”, which presents about 1000 objects, cities and regions in more than 40 European countries, has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If, for example, you would like to visit the Dutch Textile Museum in Tilburg, we could offer you a cosy private holiday apartment in Cromvoirt. But also food provides many other reasons to spend some days here. Great parks like the Grugapark or the Stadtgarten invite to beautiful walks. The Borbecker Schlosspark, which was laid out as an English landscape garden, is regarded as one of the oldest parks. – Food: 1000 reasons for a varied holiday.

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Latest reviews for places in Essen

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    4.0 08-31-2015

    Great little place in a quiet neighborhood in Essen.

    Rodrik reviewed Übernachten in Essen in Altendorf
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    5.0 10-31-2014

    Es war alles OK, gerne wieder. Überrascht hat mich die Aussicht vom Balkon. Für das Ruhrgebiet ungewöhnlich ist, dass man sogar über einige Häuser hinweg Wald und Feld gesehen hat. Keine 100 m weiter konnte man einen Spaziergang in richtiger grüner Landschaft machen. Das hat meine grüne Seele doch sehr erfreut. Ich komme gerne wieder.

    Doris reviewed Zimmer - Gronau in Leithe
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    5.0 10-28-2011

    After staying with a friend for 3 nights I can highly recommend this studio apartment in Essen. It was neat, well furnished and in an excellent location. Manfred even stocked the fridge with a variety of food and drink!

    Highly recommended!

    Michael reviewed I-Apartm.Gruga/UniKlinikum/Messe Essen in Heide

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