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Lakes and lochs (4251)

Stay near a loch or lake on your next holiday and discover the true meaning of getting away from it all. Whatever the weather, staying in one of these cottages, farmhouses or other rural retreats will lift your spirits and help you completely unwind and relax.


Visit Scotland for breathtaking panoramic views of the Scottish Highlands and Lowlands – you could stay near Loch Lomond, Loch Ness or one of the 600+ other lochs. Or wake up to the tranquillity of Windermere in the Lake District, the valleys and llyns,of Wales or the many lakes dotted around France, Italy and Spain.


Lakes and lochs make great bases for activity holidays. You could have a go at fishing or get out onto the water by going kayaking or windsurfing. Mostly nestled inside pretty valleys, the surrounding area is almost always ideal for hiking and mountain biking too.

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(31) Excellent 

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Holiday boathouse in Combeinteignhead

Newton Abbot / Combeinteignhead

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“The perfect location for sailing” Within minutes of arriving at the boathouse we realised that we had made the right choice. The location was beautiful and ideally situated for ease of access and yet providing a quiet rural location. The owner could  …see more

from £100 / night

£600 - £900 / week

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from £100 / night

(4) Very Good 

19

Sirmione holiday apartment rental

Sirmione / Colombare di Sirmione

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Apartment with private beach, swimming pool, jacuzi, 10 min. walk from the center of Sirmione, full equipped, air conditioned, lift, washing machine, moka, toaster, bed beaches, TV,2 bathrooms, big shower, super view from the terrace. Three umbrella sharedClose to many  …see more

from £47 / night

£933 - £1060 / week

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from £47 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Glenmoriston

Loch Ness / Glenmoriston

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Private garden
“Fabulous” If you want to relax away from the crowds in unspoilt nature just come here...cottage has everything on offer, walks outside of door, wildlife to watch close by and amazing waterfall 5 mins away.. Place is well equipped, very clean.. You can  …see more

from £55 / night

£350 / week

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from £55 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Sorico

Lake Como / Sorico

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“High-end house with superb lake view” We were 2 families - 5 people each- to rent the house. The house easily sleeps 10. We liked the location, the lake view, the personal access to the lake (the water is a bit cold dough), the nice garden. Actually w  …see more

from £306 / night

£1581 - £2709 / week

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from £306 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Province of Bergamo / Sotto il Monte Giovanni XXIII

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

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from £94 / night

£619 / week

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from £94 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Lake Garda Area holiday apartment rental

Province of Verona / Lazise

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent accomodation in a stunning location. I've already recommended it to friends.” The accomodation and the pool area were absolutely superb. It was well equipped and everything was spotlessly clean and it felt like a home from home rather than a  …see more

from £68 / night

£407 - £1153 / week

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from £68 / night

(8) Excellent 

16

Holiday boathouse rental

County Antrim / Ballygally

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
This property is ideal to explore the whole north coast AONB its marinas gardens estates castles and beaches  …see more

from £105 / night

£399 - £549 / week

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from £105 / night

(12) Excellent 

19

Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Fort Augustus

Loch Ness / Fort Augustus

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Pet friendly
“Perfect Stay” Delightful apartment which was very comfortable, well equipped with some very nice authentic touches. Felicity and Chris made us feel extremely welcome and made our stay all the more pleasurable. Fort Augustus is perfectly located for  …see more

from £75 / night

£435 - £525 / week

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from £75 / night

(2) Excellent 

8

Lake Como / Lierna

2 6 Min stay varies

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

 …see more

from £94 / night

£509 - £933 / week

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from £94 / night

11

Province of Bergamo / Serina

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £85 / night

£424 / week

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from £85 / night

(26) Excellent 

10

Cottage rental in Drumnadrochit

Loch Ness / Drumnadrochit

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask about pets
“Delightful Cottage in an ideal location.” Crossroads Cottage was everything we could have hoped for. Immaculate conditions within the cottage and an ideal base from which to explore the stunning surrounding area. This cottage was within both walking  …see more

from £49 / night

£340 - £495 / week

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from £49 / night

(8) Excellent 

16

Holiday apartment with shared pool in San Siro

San Siro / Acquaseria

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“It felt as if we were headed to the fantastical beauty of Hogwarts in the Harry Potter books!” The property we stayed at in San Siro, in the Lake Como area was one of the highlights of our wonderful stay in Italy! Lake Como is so beautiful, and we w  …see more

from £246 / night

£1950 / week

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from £246 / night

(59) Excellent 

32

Apartment rental in Milan

Milan / Duomo

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“A lovely apartment in a beautiful on building” A lovely, very clean apartment, within walking distance of the main tourist and shopping areas of Milan. The apartment had a very well equipped kitchen, a modern shower room with plenty of hot water and t  …see more

from £77 / night

£534 / week

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from £77 / night

(4) Very Good 

12

Province of Milan / Boffalora sopra Ticino

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

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from £34 / night

£187 - £638 / week

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from £34 / night

(5) Excellent 

20

Province of Bergamo / Sarnico

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

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from £68 / night

£467 - £606 / week

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from £68 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Province of Bergamo / Costa di Mezzate

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £43 / night

£238 / week

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from £43 / night

(147) Excellent 

18

Holiday lodge in Cannich

Loch Ness / Cannich

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Brilliant” Pet friendly, very clean and gorgeous location,ti have to travel a lot but the views are well worth it, very highly recommended  …see more

from £96 / night

£290 - £720 / week

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from £96 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Fort Augustus

Loch Ness / Fort Augustus

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic apartment in a stunning location” We were met upon our arrival by the caretaker and he very kindly provided a tour of the resort facilities and the apartment itself. The apartment is exceptionally well appointed and more than lived up to ou  …see more

from £145 / night

£480 - £1343 / week

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from £145 / night

(20) Excellent 

18

Varenna holiday villa rental

Varenna / Varenna Town Centre

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
In Varenna, a pictoresque village on the shore of the lake of Como, the holiday home “Ca' Livia” is waiting for you giving a friendly welcome. Immersed in a luxuriant garden, it is located at the lakeside: 300 m far from the pier of ferries, 250 m far from the centr  …see more

from £267 / night

£1865 - £2289 / week

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from £267 / night

(6) Very Good 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Lake Garda Area

Province of Brescia / Desenzano Del Garda

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely house, very well equipped and ideally situated for exploring the area” We had a lovely 10 days at the Villa le Terrazze Fiorite. The pool was a hit with our youngest and was very clean and well maintained. Diego was very helpful, guiding us t  …see more

from £242 / night

£1691 - £2234 / week

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from £242 / night

(13) Excellent 

20

Argegno holiday apartment rental

Lake Como / Argegno

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely apartment, fantastic views - would without doubt return!” Myself, my husband and 2 year old daughter stayed at this lovely apartment for 4 nights. The apartments decor was lovely and most of all it was spotlessly clean! The views from the balc  …see more

from £153 / night

£1068 / week

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from £153 / night

(2) Excellent 

26

Milan / Navigli

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £34 / night

£170 - £241 / week

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from £34 / night

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Apartment rental in Robecchetto con Induno

Province of Milan / Robecchetto con Induno

1 6 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
Cascinale d’epoca ristrutturato a ridosso dell’Alzaia Naviglio Grande con un suggestivo ponte in pietra del 1500. 150 mq su due livelli, open space e cucina separata, 2 bagni. Adatto per chi vuole evadere dal caos e dalla routine e per chi deve recarsi quotidianamen  …see more

from £50 / night

£348 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

25

Province of Lodi / Borghetto Lodigiano

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

 …see more

from £51 / night

£297 / week

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from £51 / night

(1) Excellent 

14

Holiday apartment in Menaggio

Lake Como / Menaggio

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Lake view Living close to Menaggio!  …see more

from £119 / night

£594 - £763 / week

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from £119 / night

(6) Very Good 

18

Cottage letting in Drumnadrochit

Loch Ness / Drumnadrochit

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
“Lovely Little Cottage” Myself and my two, very young, children enjoyed our stay at River View Cottage. As it was only myself and two small people the cottage was adequate for our needs. River View has everything you need included, washing maching/d  …see more

from £71 / night

£285 - £418 / week

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from £71 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Menaggio

Lake Como / Menaggio

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Brilliant apartment, quiet neighbourhood, gorgeous views.” We were very impressed with the pre holiday information provided by the apartment management company. Lots of tips, ideas and pointers. Their arrival guides contain photos to help you get ke  …see more

from £100 / night

£496 - £606 / week

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from £100 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Lenno

Lake Como / Lenno

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Stunning views, a property recently renovated by the Anglo-Italian owners for their own use on a small farm producing organic olive oil and cheese, spacious, luxurious accommodation. What's not to love? Lake Como has something for everyone - swimming, boating, walking  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £1095 / week

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from £65 / night

(16) Excellent 

19

Laglio holiday apartment rental

Lake Como / Laglio

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Private garden
“An excellent place to stay for a relaxing trip beside the beautiful lake Como” When I first stepped into the apartment in Laglio, the view took my breath away. The apartment was cosy, clean and efficient. The representative solved a couple of minor q  …see more

from £50 / night

£290 - £490 / week

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from £50 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Foyers holiday cottage rental

Loch Ness / Foyers

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 17 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely cottage” A small lovely cottage in the Loch Ness region. charming decoration of this cottage, making you feel almost home. sweet attention of the owners upon arrival, with delicious shortbreads and whisky to test. the region is just magnif  …see more

from £75 / night

£500 - £700 / week

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from £75 / night

(2) Excellent 

14

Province of Milan / Cernusco sul Naviglio

1 6 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £56 / night

£339 - £577 / week

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from £56 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Sirmione holiday apartment rental

Sirmione / Colombare di Sirmione

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Why go anywhere else?” You have read the description, you have looked at the photographs, satisfied? Don't hesitate, the apartment is stunning! Has everything you could wish for. GP rang a week before arrival and explained the process of checking  …see more

from £102 / night

£636 - £789 / week

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from £102 / night

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Pavia / Pavia, Lombardy

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

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from £43 / night

£297 / week

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from £43 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Limbiate

Province of Monza and Brianza / Limbiate

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
“Nice apartment” The apartment has everything that is offer. We really enjoy staying there. Modern, clean, spacious,confortable.  …see more

from £67 / night

£469 / week

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from £67 / night

(56) Excellent 

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Fort Augustus holiday apartment rental

Loch Ness / Fort Augustus

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Pet friendly
“excellent” A lovely place to stay -the apartment has been sympathetically refurbished and all requirements have been thoughtfully catered for.  …see more

from £65 / night

£385 - £495 / week

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from £65 / night

12

Lake Como / Colonno

3 4 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

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from £39 / night

£270 / week

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from £39 / night

(3) Very Good 

12

Holiday chalet in Glenmoriston

Loch Ness / Glenmoriston

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 72 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Located between the Great Glen way and the Moriston river, less than half a mile walk from Loch Ness is Invermoriston Holidays. An ideal location for touring the highlands with Fort Augustus, Drumnadrochit, Isle of Skye and Inverness a short drive away. Invermoriston vi  …see more

from £93 / night

£325 - £553 / week

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from £93 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Lovere

Province of Bergamo / Lovere

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Happy holiday in a house with beautiful views.” I spent a week at Casa Viola with my husband and a friend. Antonella is an excellent holiday home owner, always very attentive and helpful but never intrusive. Her fluent English is a great help to thos  …see more

from £115 / night

£653 / week

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from £115 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Lake Maggiore / Sesto Calende

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden

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from £60 / night

£390 / week

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from £60 / night

(2) Excellent 

20

Province of Varese / Taino

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

 …see more

from £77 / night

£424 - £780 / week

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from £77 / night

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