Put a spring in your step with a city break from holidaylettings.co.uk
Mon 24 May 2010
As well as the painful loss of an hours sleep the March clock change means something all together more exciting – spring has sprung, which means it’s time for a spring break!
Rather than follow the masses opting for a staycation, or last minute package deal, why not venture further afield and rent a plush pad in a city that you have never visited before; saving valuable shopping pounds while you’re at it!
Holidaylettings.co.uk represents an enormous 38,000 holiday homes in no less than 114 countries worldwide, within this assortment of accommodation there is something for every holidaymaker’s need - and more importantly budget.
So whether you want to fly to NYC on a shoestring or live-it up in Havana holidaylettings.co.uk has the perfect rental home for you:
Must-visit city hops include:
New York, New York!
Apartment Sol, East Village, New York City
From £1,867 per week, sleeping six (£311.16 per person) or from £281 per night, minimum stay five nights.
Located in the heart of the fashionable East Village, Apartment Sol is both spacious and elegantly furnished. It has a marble bathroom and the large kitchen overlooks 3rd Street.
With two large double beds and a sofa bed the apartment can comfortable sleep six guests, fully equipped with essential household amenities. It is a stone’s throw from local transport connections meaning that whether you want to explore Times Square by night, catch a Broadway show, visit Central Park, or take in South Street Seaport, New York City and all that jazz is yours for the taking.
I left my heart in Paris
French Kiss, central Paris, Montmartre
From £541 per week, sleeping three (£180.33 per person), or £102 per night.
Situated on the first floor in a "Montmartois" building, French Kiss is a romantic and cosy hideaway located on in a cobble-stoned alleyway. The name of the apartment was inspired by Doisneau's "Le Baiser de L'Hôtel de Ville", which you will find prominently featured in the living room. Other images of Paris that have toured the world are featured throughout the apartment.
The apartment has been tastefully decorated to give a feeling of calm and tranquillity even in the busy city of lights. The rooms overlook a small inner courtyard and large windows allow in plenty of natural light. Montmartre is a cultural hive of entertainment with jazz clubs, restaurants and various landmarks within walking distance of the apartment. Bicycle tours of the various Parisian neighbourhoods come highly recommended.
When in Rome
Piazza Fanti 5, central Rome
From £1,802 per week, sleeping six (£300.33 per person), or £332 per night
Whether you are a trio of couples travelling together or a small family, this contemporary apartment is the perfect choice to explore Rome in style.
Furnished with only the best linens and towels from “The White Company”, guests have access to an Apple Mac, a home entertainment system and various toys for the children. The apartment has stunning views and is in prime
position for sightseeing. For those that wish to avoid central Rome’s hefty price tag there are many accommodation alternatives on the outskirts of the city, all of which have efficient access to the centre via the various and inexpensive metro links.
Atlantic 2, Vedado, Havana, Cuba
From £1,577 per week, sleeping four (£394.25 per person), or from £221 per night
The Atlantic apartment complex is located in the heart of Havana close to the shopping district, and the fantastic night life. Although the town is within walking distance it is not within earshot meaning that guests have a peaceful atmosphere to relax and enjoy their Cuban experience. The apartment satellite TV, air-conditioning a concierge service and a rooftop swimming pool and fitness area. To maximise your in Havana the property owner can organise a yacht charter or boat excursion upon request.
Her name was Rio…
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Luxury four bedroom penthouse, Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro
From £2,200 per week, sleeping eight (£275 per person), or from £375 per night
This spacious and sophisticated penthouse has an eclectic mix of rustic and contemporary furnishings including art and photography created by the owner. Designed to feel like a home away from home, the apartment is steeped in luxury with two lounge areas, a rooftop terrace and a Jacuzzi. Just three minutes from the legendary Ipanema Beach the property is in a prime location to explore the city life and the fabulous beaches.
About Holiday Lettings:
Holidaylettings.co.uk was established in 1999 by Ross Elder and Andy Firth. Part of the TripAdvisor Media group since June 2010, the business continues to thrive as an independent brand from its offices in Oxford. Jonathan Dees has been managing director since March 2011.
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