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Best city breaks


Save money on a city break by booking a stay at one of these top holiday rentals. Opting for a holiday apartment over a hotel will save you money per person and it means you can live like a local while you’re away.



City getaways make fantastic mini-breaks in the new year. Jet off to Rome, Florence or London to soak up the centuries of history, art and culture. Or turn your trip into a shopping spree or a romantic post-Christmas getaway.



With so many cheap flights on offer, European city breaks are even more affordable than before. You could even squeeze in a city stop on the way to your main holiday. And inviting friends or family along means you’ll each spend less on a shared city apartment or villa.



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36

Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Sitges

Province of Barcelona / Sitges

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great - just what was needed...” Cannot think that there could be any better place for allowing us to have a relaxing Easter break. Secluded, very quiet and so relaxing, it was hard to leave the house. We had the doors to the patio open most of the  …see more

from £145 / night

£1017 - £1441 / week

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from £145 / night

(29) Very Good 

23

Holiday apartment in Central Oxford

Oxford / Central Oxford

2 7 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
“Really great apartment in a fantastic location in Oxford” We have just come back from staying in the apartment in St Margaret's road and would like to say that it is a great place to stay in for a relaxing break in Oxford. The booking was really easy,  …see more

from £140 / night

£795 - £1005 / week

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from £140 / night

(48) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Central Scotland/Strathclyde

Edinburgh / New Town

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Fantastic property in a great location for a fair price with brilliant customer care.” We very much enjoyed our fifth visit to Edinburgh. This property is really well located almost in the heart of the City but pleasingly quiet too. Lots of bars, rest  …see more

from £325 / night

£1950 - £2100 / week

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from £325 / night

(58) Excellent 

49

Apartment rental in Dublin

County Dublin / Dublin

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Amazing apartment for everyone” I stayed in this apartment for a weekend in June and can honestly say it is the best property I have ever stayed in. Patricia the owner was so helpful and friendly, she has catered the apartment to everyone down to ever  …see more

from £178 / night

£1272 - £1526 / week

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from £178 / night

(9) Very Good 

19

Puerto Banus holiday townhouse rental

Puerto Banus / Nueva Andalucia Golf Valley

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing stay, beautiful surrounding close to beach & town” The property was well equipped and spacious for the four of us, set in lovely grounds. Beds very comfortable and olenty of outside space for lunches, sun bathing. The ppol was nice but cold  …see more

from £80 / night

£389 - £949 / week

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(14) Excellent 

22

Northern England holiday home rental

Chester / Hoole

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 32 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Just Fantastic” Thank you Grainne and Ken, excellent house a real home from home, the summer house was a bonus. The house was so clean large comfy beds. Although we spent most of the week travelling around the UK it was lively to return to after  …see more

from £145 / night

£650 - £850 / week

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from £145 / night

(2) Excellent 

15

Leamington Spa holiday apartment rental

Warwickshire / Leamington Spa

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“A comfortable stay in a nice quiet area next to the busy town center, Children have fun!” We loved this place! It's in the heart of Leamington Spa while located in a nice quiet street. We are a family of four, 2 young children aged 2 and 8. You don't  …see more

from £129 / night

£695 - £895 / week

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from £129 / night

(12) Excellent 

12

Apartment rental in Rome

Rome / San Giovanni

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“Excellent place for family, couple(s), or solo travelers!” You cannot go wrong with Edoardo's place! It is absolutely fantastic, and he is a phenomenal host. The listing description is 100% accurate. The location is wonderful: a very short walk from e  …see more

from £119 / night

£831 / week

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from £119 / night

(49) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Hove / Hove Seafront

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic, fantastic, fantastic!!!!” This is a great flat within a minutes walk of the Hove sea front. The flat is furnished to a high standard and has everything you need. Fiona (the owner) is lovely and had everything ready for us and couldn't  …see more

from £105 / night

£750 - £1690 / week

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from £105 / night

(11) Very Good 

15

Holiday studio in Bristol

Bristol / Central Bristol

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Brilliant Alternative to a Hotel - Cosy, Convenient and Great Price” A friend and I stayed in the Pritchard Street apartment for a weekend away and were so pleased we did! The apartment was exactly as pictured, with a lovely big bathroom. What we ap  …see more

from £75 / night

£495 / week

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from £75 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday castle in Limerick/Tipperary

County Limerick / Limerick

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Fanningstown Castle offers self-catering accommodation & is perfect for small family groups, gatherings & celebrations, intimate civil wedding or blessing ceremonies, couples or friends looking for a unique place to spend time together touring the Shannon region  …see more

from £294 / night

£1687 - £2797 / week

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from £294 / night

(65) Excellent 

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Holiday home with shared pool, golf nearby in Enniskillen

Enniskillen / Lough Erne Golf Resort

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
“Recommend this accommodation to anybody” Received excellent customer service from susan falkner, the accomdation was perfect for my niece's wedding so close to the Lough Erne Resort. The house was in excellent condition perfect to suit any families, I  …see more

from £165 / night

£795 - £895 / week

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from £165 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Northern England

Newcastle upon Tyne / Quayside

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“A great find - perfect for short or long stays” Kenny's a great person to be in touch with - easily contactable. A nice, clean fifth floor apartment right near the central station - perfect for the city centre too. Very comfortable with a large telev  …see more

from £80 / night

£500 - £630 / week

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from £80 / night

(18) Very Good 

36

Studio rental in Central Scotland/Strathclyde

Edinburgh / Grassmarket

Studio 4 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Great place to stay!!!!” I stayed in this apartment in December and had a great time. Edinburgh castle is only a stone throw away and the views of it from the windows and balcony are fabulous! There were two of us staying but the apartment sleeps up t  …see more

from £70 / night

£350 - £790 / week

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from £70 / night

(6) Excellent 

20

Apartment rental in Lucca

Province of Lucca / Lucca

1 2 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“More than an Apartment, a romantic dream!” I want to reccomend this Apartment Palazzo Orsucci in Lucca to all those presons who appreciate art, culture and italian style. We decided to have some days beetween Lucca and Florence. The descriptions an  …see more

from £105 / night

£636 - £755 / week

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from £105 / night

(37) Excellent 

20

Central London/Zone 1 holiday apartment rental

Central London/Zone 1 / Westminster

3 7 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Great Rental for Family” The location of this rental is absolutely perfect, on a quiet street b/w the Thames and Trafalgar Square. You are very close to many attractions, tube stations and train stations. Anything else you need is also nearby (Boots  …see more

from £390 / night

£2700 - £2950 / week

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from £390 / night

(42) Excellent 

91

Holiday villa in Kissimmee

Kissimmee / Westside

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 96 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent villa and facilities” The Villa was as describes, nice quiet location, easy access to parks. Facilities really nice, was handy to have a guest food pack - especially if you are on a late flight. Very nice patio furniture - much nicer than  …see more

from £95 / night

£650 - £925 / week

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from £95 / night

(27) Excellent 

18

Cottage rental in Northern England

Chester / Chester City Centre

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Car not necessary
“Perfect holiday cottage.” What an absolutely amazing cottage Driftwood is! I had the most perfect stay in this delightful cottage and I can fault nothing! It is beautifully furnished and decorated to a very high standard. The thought that has gone int  …see more

from £77 / night

£425 - £550 / week

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from £77 / night

(28) Very Good 

16

Holiday bungalow in West Country

Cornwall / St Ives

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Relaxed, quiet, central, private, comfortable place to stay” Just what we needed: we could lie in bed and see flocks of starlings, sea and lots of sky, cook something in the kitchen without missing out on the fun in the sitting room (as they are part  …see more

from £75 / night

£300 - £1050 / week

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from £75 / night

(63) Excellent 

22

Holiday apartment in Reykjavik City

Reykjavik / Reykjavik City

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Big thumbs up” Myself and 3 friends visited Iceland and loved every minute of our time there. The apartment was clean, comfy and warm with great facilities such as the Jacuzzi bath, outside terrace and underfloor heating. The location of this apartme  …see more

from £158 / night

£1103 - £1599 / week

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from £158 / night

(34) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse in Central Cambridge

Cambridge / Central Cambridge

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Quiet location and comfortable” We stayed on three different occasions during May and June 2013. The property is in a quiet location but within easy reach of the centre of Cambridge - a 20 minute walk at the most. Plenty of room for parking a vehicle  …see more

from £125 / night

£770 - £805 / week

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from £125 / night

(5) Very Good 

22

Home rental in Bowness-on-Windermere

Lake District / Bowness-on-Windermere

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic location, perfect for expolring” Great location, had everything we needed, quiet location despite being so central. perfect for couples or small family looking to explore the lakes and surrouding area. Would definitely recommend. Thank you f  …see more

from £99 / night

£330 - £659 / week

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from £99 / night

(17) Very Good 

16

Central Algarve holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Oura Beach

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely Villa - Great location!” This villa was amazing for a group of 12 girls celebrating finishing school. The location was absolutely perfect - less than 5 minutes to the strip and supermarket. As other reviews have said the Strip is noisy in the e  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £1995 / week

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from £85 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in West Country

Cornwall / Penzance

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful place to stay with everything you could possibly need!” We stayed at Bayview Cottage for the first week of September, there were 4 adults, a toddler and a baby. We loved the cottage, it is decorated very well and the furnishings are top qual  …see more

from £100 / night

£465 - £1255 / week

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from £100 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Hua Hin / Khao Kalok

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect spot for rest seekers” We stayed in the villa for 2 weeks. Great for relaxing and for a dive in your own good size swimmingpool (lighted in the evening). The house is clean and well cared for. The garden, with a wall around, gives you a lot of  …see more

from £69 / night

£386 - £430 / week

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from £69 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Central Scotland/Strathclyde

Edinburgh / New Town

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Fantastic apartment great location” We rented this apartment for a few days for my birthday it was in a great location and a lovely place to stay. This apartment has all mod cons with added extras like soap shower gel tea towel etc not all places do t  …see more

from £78 / night

£490 - £1510 / week

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from £78 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Hapotami Phase C

Paphos / Hapotami Phase C

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Just Perfect....” We recently had our first family holiday to Cyprus and stayed at Aphrodites Solace. We couldn't have picked a better villa or people to deal with! Aidan was fantastic, answering all our questions and giving us advice before we lef  …see more

from £125 / night

£875 - £1425 / week

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from £125 / night

(115) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse in Northern England

Cheshire / Chester

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Great Location” A very good well equipped town house in a great location for the city centre and surrounding area. Nice and clean and just right for the two of us. Spoilt for choice for restaurants bars etc, and if shopping is your thing two minutes w  …see more

from £100 / night

£511 - £849 / week

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from £100 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Quinta do Lago

Faro District / Quinta do Lago

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Spot On.” Lovely, spacious, well equipped appartment in great location. Good size pool, with plenty of spare loungers! Just about walking distance (20 mins) to the beach (with children of 10 &11), through the natural parks alongside the beaches. Would  …see more

from £94 / night

£526 - £1526 / week

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from £94 / night

(68) Excellent 

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Central Scotland/Strathclyde holiday apartment rental

Edinburgh / New Town

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Car not necessary
“A Great Base to Explore Edinburgh” We spent 5 days in Edinburgh and were lucky enough to discover this apartment. Most of the apartments to rent are small but not all are cosy and this one definitely is! We traveled with a toddler and a friend so tota  …see more

from £85 / night

£550 - £1200 / week

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from £85 / night

(34) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Inverness

Scottish Highlands / Inverness

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.07 km
  • Child friendly
Private access to BeachClose to cityClose to golfClose to skiingClose to fishingDolphins nearbyClose to mountaineeringLuxurious accommodationPrivate garden  …see more

from £150 / night

£945 - £1770 / week

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from £150 / night

(28) Excellent 

40

Central Scotland/Strathclyde holiday apartment rental

Scotland / Edinburgh

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Why have only just discovered this?” After many stays in average hotels, either without parking or extortionate parking costs, we discovered this wonderful place! The apartment is spacious, clean and tastefully decorated. This is the first time we  …see more

from £10 / night

£500 - £1050 / week

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from £10 / night

(109) Excellent 

21

Holiday home accommodation

Somerset / Bath

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
“Wonderful Christmas” Rented this property for my Daughter & her 2 young children who travelled from USA for Xmas. We had a family Christmas with sons from Bristol plus myself & husband .Plenty of space for all and room for children to play. House sp  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 / week

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from £85 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Victoria and Alfred Waterfront with shared pool

Cape Town / Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Top drawer accommodation - amazing location” This is an excellent place to use a base for your Cape Town adventure. A beautiful apartment in an excellent and very secure location, just a few minutes walk from the bustling V&A waterfront. Secure on-sit  …see more

from £129 / night

£900 - £2000 / week

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from £129 / night

(19) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Krakow

Krakow / Krakow Old Town

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 500 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Spacious and newly furnished, the apartment sits on the fourth floor of a classic 100 year-old bank building situated on the north side of one of Europe's most famous squares. Whether it is a trot by horse-cart around Market Square or a visit to the City's cel  …see more

from £85 / night

£535 - £787 / week

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from £85 / night

(61) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Central Scotland/Strathclyde

Edinburgh / Greyfriars

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Car not necessary
“Fantastic apartment .......home from home!” Our 1st visit to Edinburgh and what a find Greyfriars Bobby apartment was!! Axel (owner) made contact prior to visit to give us basic info and he was there to meet us on arrival giving a wealth of advice on  …see more

from £60 / night

£700 / week

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from £60 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Brighton holiday apartment rental

Brighton / Brighton Seafront

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
A rare retreat offering spectacular views of Brighton & Hove seafront, beach and cityscape from every room. Centrally located on the desirable, Kings Road, its ideal for sunbathing, shopping and nightlife. Perfect for a romantic break for two. Why come to Brighton and n  …see more

from £95 / night

£600 - £965 / week

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from £95 / night

(51) Excellent 

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Aberdeen holiday apartment rental

Aberdeenshire / Aberdeen

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous apartment” Excellent stay all round, very comfortable, beautifully furnished and decorated for Christmas. Richard was perfect host, friendly and helpful without being intrusive. He made such an effort to ensure everything was to our liking. W  …see more

from £110 / night

£770 / week

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from £110 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Central Scotland/Strathclyde holiday apartment rental

Edinburgh / Old Town, Edinburgh

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Very Nice” The two bedroom flat was very clean and well decorated. It was refreshing to come back to the flat after a full day sightseeing. Very convenient location and central to all events. Mary was very welcoming and helpful! Great visit!  …see more

from £90 / night

£630 / week

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from £90 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Townhouse rental in Inverness City Centre

Inverness / Inverness City Centre

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
“A wonderful house near the city centre and with excellent parking” This is a super house--very well maintained and equipped. It is only 5 mins walk to town. There is safe off-street parking for at least 3 cars--a real bonus in that area. Debbie is re  …see more

from £170 / night

£695 - £1100 / week

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from £170 / night