Vilnius is the quietest capital city winter destination in the popular Baltic States region. This is actually what makes it such a great place for a Christmas break, the city is calm, festive and bustling with events attended by friendly locals. Christmas is the most popular winter event in Lithuania and this guide to hotels near Vilnius Christmas Market will help you find a relaxing place to stay.
Hotels near Vilnius Christmas Market
Vilnius Christmas Market is held on Cathedral Square in Vilnius Old Town, in front of Vilnius Cathedral. This is also where you’ll find the famous Vilnius Christmas tree. You can’t miss the cathedral as it’s a huge, whitewashed, classical-style Catholic cathedral, notable for the six large columns that protect the facade. The cathedral sits on an old pagan temple site and has 11 chapels.
Anywhere between Cathedral Square and the Town Hall Square is a convenient location for visiting Vilnius and the Christmas markets.
Top PickArtagonist Art Hotel
Address: Pilies g. 34, Vilnius Old Town, Lithuania
The Artagonist is an exceptional boutique hotel in Vilnius that is set in a beautiful 15th-century building. The rooms are modern, stylish and decorated with artwork by local Lithuanian artists. The hotel also has a popular modern Lithuanian restaurant that you might like to try. The Artagonist is a 6-minute walk to Vilnius Christmas Market and not far from the Bell Tower of St John’s Church and Town Hall Square.Check Availability
Address: Gedimino pr. 15, Naujamiestis, Vilnius
15th Avenue is a small hotel, a 7-minute walk away from Cathedral square and Gediminas Castle. The rooms are simple, modern and extremely clean. The hotel is great value for money and there are some excellent cafes and restaurants in the area.
Grand Hotel Kempinski Vilnius
Address: Universiteto g. 14/2, Vilnius, Lithuania
If you would like to stay in a luxury hotel in Vilnius, Grand Hotel Kempinski is situated in an extravagant historic building directly opposite Cathedral Square. You can not stay closer to the Christmas markets than this hotel and you might even have a view of the Vilnius Christmas tree. As you would expect from a famous 5-star hotel, the Grand Hotel offers exceptional service and facilities, including a spa, gym and swimming pool. The restaurant caters to all dietary needs including vegan and gluten-free.
Address: Šv. Ignoto g. 12, Vilnius
Hotel Apia is one of the best budget hotels in Vilnius. It is located in one of the narrow streets of the old town close to a number of the city’s green open spaces. There are many cafes and restaurants in this area and it is steps from the Presidential Palace. The hotel is within 10-minutes to the Christmas markets in Vilnius making a very convenient and affordable option for your stay.
Heart of Vilnius Apartment
Address: Totorių gatvė 17-1, Vilnius
If you would prefer the space and additional privacy of an apartment in Vilnius, the Heart of Vilnius is aptly named and is only 5 minutes to the Christmas markets. The apartment has excellent reviews and sleeps up to four adults and two children making it an affordable family option.
For more information on visiting Vilnius at Christmas, read our complete guide to Vilnius Christmas Market that includes sightseeing tip, things to do, local specialties and Lithuanian traditions.
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