Short breaks - book a short stay - self-catering or B &B

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Need a bit of a break? Looking to book a short stay somewhere? Forget hotels - take a short break in a holiday home that suits your needs.



Many of the private properties listed on holidaylettings.co.uk are available out of season - or throughout the year for short breaks. Whether you are looking for a long weekend in a vibrant European city, or a couple of days peace and quiet in the countryside there are thousands of cottages, apartments and homes to choose from.



Select a country from the list below then browse through the properties on offer. Set up your own shortlist to can track of the properties you like the look of, then simply contact the owners to make a booking. It couldn't be simpler!

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Puy-de-Dome / Saint-Priest-Bramefant

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 8 km

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from £25 / night

£169 / week

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from £25 / night

16

Private room rental in Subic Bay Freeport Zone with shared pool, tennis court

Central Luzon Region / Subic Bay Freeport Zone

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Sunset Bay View. Under New Management Operated By Filipino-German Family Who offer a Quiet and Tranquil Environment for their Guest. Sunset Bay View Luxury Apartment is located in the very Heart of Subic Bay Zambales. Easily accessible with private Vehicles or Public Tr  …see more

from £15 / night

£105 - £189 / week

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from £15 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Maclean holiday private room rental

New South Wales / Maclean

3 2 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 18 km
Bedroom One is one room in a 3 bedroom B & B, art gallery and printmaking studio. We are a short walk, on the levee that runs along the mighty Clarence River, to the lovely township of Maclean with cute little shops and of eateries. 20 klm to the beaches in Yamba and th  …see more

from £88 / night

£468 / week

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from £88 / night

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(2) Very Good 

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Province of Cagliari / Gergei

1 6 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 55 km
  • Child friendly

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from £38 / night

£265 / week

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from £38 / night

(13) Excellent 

16

Private room rental in Woodhall Spa

Lincolnshire / Woodhall Spa

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
The Lounge forms part of Houghton House in Timberland. The original property was built in 1650 and was a public house (Houghton Arms) until 1950's. The luxury accommodation was once the pub's entertainment room and has it's own entrance door and large hallway. There is  …see more

from £58 / night

£406 / week

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from £58 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Milan / Navigli

1 2 1 night min

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

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from £33 / night

£169 - £239 / week

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from £33 / night

13

Achiltibuie holiday private room rental

Ross and Cromarty / Achiltibuie

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Tigh, Polbain, Achiltibuie, Coigach, Summer Isles, comfortable, one bedroom, double, living room, dining room/kitchen, sea-view, bath/shower, WiFi, terrace, central heating, Sky, bed linen and towels included, beach.  …see more

from £35 / night

£210 - £286 / week

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from £35 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Province of Catanzaro / Guardavalle

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Pet friendly

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from £17 / night

£85 / week

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from £17 / night

(2) Excellent 

6

Holiday private room in South East England

Greater London / Kingston upon Thames

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
Hopefully my good reviews have brought you here, welcome! Clean and modern double room with your own bathroom (shower and bath) in my two bedroom apartment (I have the other room) *Private bathroom with shower * floor to ceiling mirrored wardrobes *parking available *  …see more

from £68 / night

£420 / week

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from £68 / night

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Aegadian Islands / Marettimo

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car not necessary

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from £34 / night

£236 / week

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from £34 / night

7

Holiday private room rental

Faversham / Boughton-under-Blean

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
If you like to be in a quiet environment our place is suitable.  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 / week

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from £60 / night

(4) Excellent 

10

Province of Carbonia-Iglesias / Tratalias

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £43 / night

£295 - £383 / week

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from £43 / night

(3) Excellent 

9

Private room rental in Australia & New Zealand

Tasmania / Devonport

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
Once you drive into the double gates you are taken into a peaceful haven. The room is in a Federation House that features the L shape veranda. The bedroom has a double half poster with wardrobe and dresser. The guests have their own bathroom small kitchenette and a p  …see more

from £62 / night

£410 / week

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from £62 / night

(10) Excellent 

25

São Miguel / Povoação

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly

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from £19 / night

£130 / week

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from £19 / night

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Aegadian Islands / Marettimo

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £34 / night

£236 / week

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from £34 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Barcelona holiday private room rental

Barcelona / Central Barcelona

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
The Bedroom is in an appartment located right next to Sagrada Familia, there are a lot of bars, restaurants, markets and pub clubs arround. Metro station (two lines) is 90 meters away and the building is surrounded by bus stops. The beach is 2,8 km away, you can even  …see more

from £26 / night

£177 / week

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from £26 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Vendee / Oulmes

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £22 / night

£135 / week

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from £22 / night

(4) Excellent 

20

Holiday private room in Jerusalem City Center

Jerusalem / Jerusalem City Center

2 2 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Great place” I had a great time at Deboras house. She is nice, friendly and a great host. The location is very central and in walking distance to most tourist attractions. The apartment is very clean and nicely kept. I can highly recommend this place  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 / week

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from £72 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Private room rental in Vis

Island of Vis / Vis

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
Hi!Are you traveling and looking for an private in town of Vis, that is perfect for a couple or two friends?We offer a nice cozy apartment for two people!The room is located on the zero floor. The apartment is located (email hidden)ly neighbo  …see more

from £26 / night

£177 - £194 / week

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from £26 / night

10

Private room rental in Dartford

Kent / Dartford

3 2 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Well furnished 2 rooms in a house close to various places of interest. Less than 10 minutes drive to Bluewater and Lakeside shopping Malls. Less than 7 minutes ride to Dartford train station. A quiet and neat neighborhood. The rooms all have TV sets and 24 hours interne  …see more

from £50 / night

£300 - £440 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday private room with shared pool in Giungano

Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park / Giungano

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
Domus Laeta is an historical residence built in 1600 that still belongs to the Aulisio family .Facing south, Domus Laeta has an anchanting view right down to the sea. This ancient architectural structure still has original stables and mangers, oil-mill, cellars and br  …see more

from £68 / night

£471 / week

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from £68 / night

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Holiday private room in Deventer

Overijssel Province / Deventer

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
Sunny, quait room  …see more

from £38 / night

£160 / week

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from £38 / night

23

Holiday private room letting

Queensland / Agnes Water

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Close to beach, close to Reef, great surfing, private, quiet, secluded, comfortable, friendly host.  …see more

from £44 / night

£281 - £696 / week

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from £44 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Le Havre / Sainte-Adresse

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly

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from £34 / night

£244 - £421 / week

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from £34 / night

10

Private room rental in Stawell

Grampians / Stawell

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
A beautiful queen bedroom with TV is available for like minded travellers in my beautifully renovated Victorian home in Stawell, 20 minutes drive from Halls Gap and the Grampians National Park. You will have to share the main bathroom (with claw foot bath), lounge and k  …see more

from £41 / night

£264 - £346 / week

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from £41 / night

8

Holiday private room in Cardiff Newport Glamorgan

South Wales / Cardiff

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden
bed and breakfast in a beautiful property in a stunning location close to beautiful parks and lakes. the property hosts many original features including original wooden floor boards, victorian fireplace, country style kitchen and a private garden. the double bedroom i  …see more

from £55 / night

£385 / week

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from £55 / night

24

Bardolino / Calmasino

1 2 4 nights min

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

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from £59 / night

£412 / week

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from £59 / night

20

Province of Vizcaya / Getxo

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

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from £64 / night

£412 / week

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from £64 / night

(1) Excellent 

25

Private room rental in Malakoff

Hauts-de-Seine / Malakoff

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Hello. We welcome you in our house and propose you a charming bedroom with a bed 2 places and access to the bathroom. Comfortable, quiet, the French-style breakfast is included as well as the linen. Close to all the conveniences: City center, Supermarket, Bakery  …see more

from £55 / night

£379 / week

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from £55 / night

8

Rio de Janeiro / Rio de Janeiro City

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Air conditioning

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from £40 / night

£260 / week

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from £40 / night

12

Ardeche / Saint-Sauveur-de-Montagut

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Private garden

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from £27 / night

£127 / week

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from £27 / night

(1) Excellent 

13

Lozere / Saint-Etienne-Vallee-Francaise

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min

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from £76 / night

£404 / week

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from £76 / night

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Trebinje holiday private room rental

Republika Srpska / Trebinje

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
The place is outside the town, has a lots of natures, gardens and places to make a bbq. The greenery around the house, pets, swimming pool and variety of fauna make you feel so isolated, even unrealistic that you have the best relaxation time. :-)  …see more

from £13 / night

£76 / week

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from £13 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Province of Belluno / Belluno

1 4 1 night min

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

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from £51 / night

£295 / week

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from £51 / night

(11) Excellent 

24

Holiday private room in Brighton

Brighton / Central Brighton

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Great base for exploring Brighton” Babs is very friendly and helpful before and during our stay. Option for 4 friends to share one bedroom (double and double sofa) which worked really well for us to all be together and was spacious enough to work. Goo  …see more

from £45 / night

£300 - £440 / week

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from £45 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Limassol holiday private room rental

Limassol / Potamos Yermasoyia

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
The location can’t be better, it is just close to everything - beach (opposite hotels, so beach places are really nice), the most important restaurants tourist must visit, bars, clubs (best club in Limassol Breeze).  …see more

from £33 / night

£230 / week

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from £33 / night

(3) Very Good 

12

Private room rental in Nicosia

Nicosia / Nicosia Centre

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Spacious, beautiful terrace view, and great location” Penthouse B7 is so close to the CIty Centre, you don't need a taxi to enjoy Nicosia. The Old Town of the North Side begins 100 meters from the front door, and a checkpoint to the South Side is 100  …see more

from £20 / night

£127 - £221 / week

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Holiday private room in Barcelona

Province of Barcelona / Barcelona

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
The room in the appartment is right next to Sagrada Familia, there are a lof of bars, restaurants, markets and pub clubs arround. Metro station is 50 meters away and the building is surrounded by the bus stops. The beach is 2-3 km away you can even go by walking, also  …see more

from £27 / night

£189 / week

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from £27 / night

(1) Excellent 

5

Lower Saxony / Oldenburg

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £49 / night

£342 / week

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from £49 / night

12

Province of Rome / Santa Marinella

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning

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from £30 / night

£206 / week

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from £30 / night