Discover short breaks & city trips
Whether you’re planning a whistle-stop weekend or a week's holiday in a famous capital, our collection of luxury short breaks and city trips have got you covered. Handpicked by our luxury Travel Specialists, our inspiring ideas span the world, from Asia to Europe and the USA, with an array of tailor-made experiences. If you're travelling long haul, we also feature a collection of the best stopover cities so you can really make the most of your next getaway.
The best city breaks in Europe & the USA
You’ll never run out of things to do on an exhilarating getaway to some of the world’s most iconic cities. From a romantic trip to Paris to a perfect weekend break in New York, we've picked the best luxury hotels with outstanding service, all within easy reach of the top sights.
Hotel De Russie
This luxury Rome hotel is the epitome of Italian elegance. With a fantastic central location, guests will be thrilled by...
The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel
Superbly positioned on Madison Avenue in Manhattan's chic Upper East Side, this luxury hotel is perfect for a city break...
Enjoy a luxury Barcelona city break at this exquisite beachfront hotel. Dine at the two Michelin star restaurant, luxuri...
Rosewood Washington, D.C.
Infinitely fashionable, family-friendly and enjoying views over the Kennedy Centre from its uber-cool rooftop bar, the R...
Frequented throughout the years by the likes of Queen Elizabeth II and Elizabeth Taylor, Hotel Excelsior is a truly icon...
Mandarin Oriental Ritz, Madrid
Set in the heart of Madrid’s city centre, just steps away from the beautiful, historic boulevard of Paseo del Prado, you...
The perfect spot to enjoy one of Italy’s finest cities, this luxurious boutique hotel provides an elegant backdrop for y...
With two restaurants sharing four Michelin-stars between them, a stay at Le Bristol is a culinary delight. A sublime roo...
Hotel Grande Bretagne
Majestic architecture communicates a proud history of hospitality, while rooms are appointed with classic style. During ...
Cipriani, A Belmond Hotel, Venice
Set apart from the bustle of mainland Venice, the Cipriani, A Belmond Hotel, Venice oozes 19th century Venetian charm. W...
We’ll help you find your perfect short breaks & city stays
From buzzing European cities to tailor-made tours of the United States, our Travel Specialists have travelled the world to find the best short stay destinations and five-star hotels for you.
With your Inspiring Travel luxury city break or short break, we'll make sure:
- You stay in the best spots with our handpicked portfolio of hotels in prime locations, so you can make the most of every city's highlights
- Arrange bespoke experiences for you, from private dinners for a romantic weekend to family-friendly activities
- Tailor-make your own exceptional itinerary just for you, whether it's a multi-city trip or turning a stopover into a holiday highlight
So, if you need some help in deciding where to go, we're ready to guide you with a wide range of options. As experts in creating unforgettable travel experiences, we can tailor your short break or city stopover to perfection.
Top luxury short break holiday destinations
Looking for a spot with a short flight time? You don't need to travel far to enjoy golden beaches and indulgent experiences with these irresistible mini breaks. From boutique hideaways to contemporary hotels with stunning views, these holiday ideas can be fit into just a few days.
Six Senses Douro Valley
Stay in the midst of this picturesque wine region, the UNESCO World Heritage site of Douro Valley. Perfect for a short b...
With a deep pride in its Moroccan heritage and a commitment to impeccable service, this stunning hotel promises an oasis...
Grand Hotel Tremezzo
This luxury hotel combines an iconic setting with truly exquisite service, quintessential Italian style and amazing spac...
Zornitza Family Estate
Strewn around an endearingly rustic, multi-layered sprawl of gardens and with an impressive list of highlights for such ...
You’re right in the centre of the action at the Palace Downtown, a luxury Dubai hotel that’s designed in an authentic Mi...
Can Bordoy Grand House & Garden
Striking the perfect balance between authentic heritage hotel and contemporary luxury – combining unmistakeable Balearic...
Six Senses Kocatas Mansions Istanbul
Discover an effortless blend of city centre living and natural sustainability at Six Senses Kocatas Mansions Istanbul. L...
Faena Hotel Miami Beach
Plush, Art Deco design compliments an incredible Miami Beach location at this unique and luxurious Florida hotel. From t...
Perfect if you’re looking for a luxury city break, discover breathtaking mountain and bay views at One&Only Portonovi. W...
Crockford Las Vegas LXR Hotel & Resorts
If you're looking to escape reality, do it in style with a city break to Crockfords Las Vegas. This boutique, ultra-luxu...
Stay in the best stopover cities
Enhance any long-haul journeys by spending a night or two in some of the best stopover cities including Dubai, Singapore and Bangkok. Combine your beach break or tailor-made adventure with a dose of city exploration. With our concierge service, your Travel Specialist will tailor make an unforgettable itinerary just for you.
An international landmark and the favourite haunt of famed guests for more than a century, Raffles Singapore is the plac...
Sitting proudly on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, Capella Bangkok is the perfect base from which to explore this vi...
One&Only Royal Mirage
A luxurious beachfront resort, Arabic in design set in 60 acres of beautiful gardens. There are three distinctive proper...
Emirates Palace, Mandarin Oriental Abu Dhabi
The latest technology and modern facilities combine with a traditional feel and classic Arabic architecture to create a ...
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City Guide: Things to Do in Dubrovnik
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