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Going on holiday and visiting some of the best beaches in Europe really makes for a fantastic time. The great thing is that you can even find some holiday villas and cottages nearby, so getting plenty of sun, sea and sand every day is a given.


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Holiday gite letting

Herault / Restinclieres

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
Lots of charm for this cottage with a swimming pool and a large garden A beautiful terrace to enjoy your BBQ by the pool. Panoramic view of the southern scrubland.  …see more

from £76 / night

£500 - £670 / week

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from £76 / night

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Gite rental in La Chapelle Montbrandeix

Haute-Vienne / La Chapelle Montbrandeix

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Private garden
Quirky "pepperpot" house in peaceful location at edge of pretty village overlooking open countryside. Great bar/restaurant only a few minutes walk.Suits a couple looking for a relaxing holiday or an activity filled holiday or a mixture of both!<br />You  …see more

from £52 / night

£360 - £460 / week

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from £52 / night

(28) Very Good 

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Seine-Maritime / Fecamp

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly

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from £39 / night

£208 - £226 / week

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from £39 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday gite in Vinca

Pyrenees-Orientales / Vinca

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Child friendly
“Great place great stay” Lovely house in a small French town. Super roof terrace, great to have access to the two bikes. Swimming lake was beautiful. Easy access to coast and mountains. Would recommend it.  …see more

from £32 / night

£215 - £399 / week

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from £32 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Communaute de Communes de la Vallee du Prunelli / Tolla

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £51 / night

£280 - £509 / week

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from £51 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday gite in Montguyon

Charente-Maritime / Montguyon

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
La Marquise is one of three gites at Les Quatre Puits, a beautiful 73 acre Charantais country estate. It's a great place for families, situated in the Bordeaux wine region and there are plenty of places to visit and things to do on-site and nearby. Le Logis des Qua  …see more

from £102 / night

£386 - £1039 / week

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from £102 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Vaucluse / Monteux

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £81 / night

£560 / week

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from £81 / night

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Seine-Maritime / Angerville-la-Martel

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

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from £85 / night

£272 - £492 / week

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from £85 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Seine-Maritime / Criquetot-l'Esneval

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly

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from £60 / night

£293 - £386 / week

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from £60 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Charente-Maritime / Saint-Mard

7 14 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £297 / night

£1611 - £2543 / week

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from £297 / night

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Aude / Tuchan

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £106 / night

£738 - £1277 / week

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from £106 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Semoussac holiday gite rental

Charente-Maritime / Semoussac

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 39 km
  • Swimming pool
“Friendly,relaxing home from home” Spent a very enjoyable & peaceful two weeks at La Vielle Grange. The gite was spacious & very well equipped with everything you need. A wonderful terrace room looked out on the lovely, large garden & pool with a vie  …see more

from £50 / night

£325 - £750 / week

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from £50 / night

(53) Excellent 

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Bayeux holiday gite accommodation

Calvados / Bayeux

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
“P E R F E C T - What an amazing place!” We just spend the most amazing week at this beautiful place! What a fantastic house! Each and every detail is designed with taste and a great sense of style. The decor is fantastic and everything is of highes  …see more

from £120 / night

£839 - £1263 / week

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from £120 / night

(12) Excellent 

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La Rochelle holiday gite rental

Charente-Maritime / La Rochelle

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely gite in good location” Had a wonderful time in this beautifully clean and attractive gite located in the French countryside, but within easy reach of La Rochelle, Rochefort and local beaches. Our hosts were very welcoming and knowledgeable ab  …see more

from £44 / night

£280 - £750 / week

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from £44 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday gite in Douriez

Pas-de-Calais / Douriez

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 28 km
  • Child friendly
“Very accomodating” The property was excellent , spacious , clean and met all our requirements. It has a play room with a variety of games already there to play. The owners who were on site were very friendly and helpful. The property over looked the  …see more

from £33 / night

£231 - £315 / week

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from £33 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Communaute de Communes de la Vallee du Prunelli / Tolla

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £94 / night

£390 - £848 / week

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from £94 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday gite in Cieux

Haute-Vienne / Cieux

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Self catering holiday accommodation. Maison Lavaud for short and long breaks in the Monts de Blond, Haute Vienne, Limousin, France  …see more

from £39 / night

£229 - £323 / week

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from £39 / night

(3) Excellent 

13

Gard / Saint-Jean-du-Gard

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly

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from £56 / night

£234 - £259 / week

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from £56 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Gite rental in Bergerac

Dordogne / Bergerac

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“perfect family destination” As numerous other reviews stated a lovely villa and location with owners who go out their way to assist. Couldn't fault anything and look forward to returning.  …see more

from £150 / night

£800 - £2640 / week

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from £150 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Var / Barjols

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £60 / night

£348 - £479 / week

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from £60 / night

(5) Very Good 

13

Herault / Cournonsec

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £39 / night

£170 - £255 / week

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from £39 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Couiza holiday gite rental

Aude / Couiza

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 84 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely, well equipped villa in beautiful, tranquil location” My husband and I stayed at Casablanca for a fortnight in August 2014. We found the booking very straightforward and the owner was extremely friendly and helpful. The villa is a lovely prop  …see more

from £55 / night

£385 - £595 / week

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from £55 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday gite in Glomel

Cotes-d'Armor / Glomel

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Unique, romantic get away in the tranquil Breton countryside. Snuggle up in our very comfortable, modern, four poster bed or laze on the sunny terrace with a book. Enjoy the peace of rural France, walk the lanes, swim in a lake or watch stars in the dark night skies&l  …see more

from £30 / night

£200 / week

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from £30 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Ile d'Oleron / Le Chateau d'Oleron

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £77 / night

£467 - £636 / week

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from £77 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Pyrenees-Orientales / Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £64 / night

£297 - £467 / week

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from £64 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Var / Evenos

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool

 …see more

from £77 / night

£339 - £933 / week

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from £77 / night

12

Herault / Cruzy

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £60 / night

£382 - £467 / week

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from £60 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Villefort ski gite to rent.

Lozere / Villefort

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ski
Gîte situé au coeur du village classé 4 étoiles par arrête préfectoral, avec une capacité de 6 personnes.  …see more

from £66 / night

£327 - £416 / week

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from £66 / night

(1) Average 

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Gironde / Eynesse

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £68 / night

£382 - £636 / week

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from £68 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Corse-du-Sud / Pila-Canale

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool

 …see more

from £68 / night

£467 - £839 / week

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from £68 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Les Vigneres holiday gite rental

Vaucluse / Les Vigneres

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Swimming pool
Private pool and balcony for al fresco dining. Ideal for families seeking relaxation.  …see more

from £85 / night

£543 - £924 / week

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from £85 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Vosges / Cleurie

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £34 / night

£229 - £317 / week

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from £34 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday gite with shared pool in Ruoms

Ardeche / Ruoms

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Pet friendly
Petite résidence, paisible ,parfaite pour les couples fuyant le bruit.Choix idéal pour les randonneurs avec de nombreux sentiers à proximité, mais également pour les amateurs de lecture, de farniente ou de sieste au bord de la piscine.  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £706 / week

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from £50 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Pas-de-Calais / Boulogne-sur-Mer

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

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from £68 / night

£416 - £492 / week

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from £68 / night

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Antsiranana Province / Nosy Be

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £14 / night

£94 / week

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from £14 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday gite in Montbron

Montbron / Menet

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 19 km
  • Child friendly
Stunning Location. Self Catering Gite in Charente France, Stunning views from terrace bar of the river Tardoire, approx 1 km from shopping facilities, bars and restaurants and lakeside beach only 12 km away. Ideal for Golf, Cycling, Walking, Fishing, Canoeing, Wildlife.  …see more

from £55 / night

£382 - £424 / week

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from £55 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Saone-et-Loire / Sennecey-le-Grand

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly

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from £41 / night

£212 - £382 / week

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from £41 / night

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Sifnos / Platis Yialos

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £43 / night

£297 / week

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from £43 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday gite rental

Dordogne / Lalinde

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Charming cottage converted barn very old stone work situated at the base of Chateau Lanquais known as the petite Louvre Located on the GR walks and pilgrim way also the wine route Ideal for swimming,cycing,canoeing,fishing,walking,Golfing ,sightseeing ie Bordeaux,Sarlat  …see more

from £68 / night

£330 - £450 / week

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from £68 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Gite rental in Bais

Mayenne / Bais

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Child friendly
Charming rural fermette Gite on the outskirts of the village of Bais near Evron, Mayenne and Le Mans. Ideal for walking, angling, mountain biking and relaxation. Close to forests and family friendly lakes with inland beach and lifeguard (peak season only).Accom  …see more

from £50 / night

£300 - £440 / week

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from £50 / night