City dwellings: 5 beautiful apartments for city breaks

As the fall approaches, many start to think about city breaks, wonderful short holidays that are perfect to get away from everyday life without having to travel too far. When visiting a new city it is of key importance to pick the right place to stay: centrally located, modern, comfortable. Here is a list of five amazing apartments you can rent in some of the most beautiful cities around the world.

26 Sunset Avenue, Cape Town

A luxury property located in an exclusive residential neighborhood of Cape Town, this contemporary villa enjoys beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean and it’s a stone’s throw away from Sandy Bay Nature Resort. With its spacious bedrooms and living quarters, this property has a lot to offer to its discerning guests, but its real crowning jewel is the 80 square meter main deck from where one can enjoy the most spectacular sunsets while sipping the favourite cocktail.

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Apartment Residenza F, Venice

If sophistication and a rich history are important to you, Residenza F is the right choice when staying in Venice. Located on the island of Giudecca, this amazing residence is part of a recently restored 16th century villa and boasts can boasts incredible views over Piazza San Marco. While keeping its traditional charm, Residenza F also features all the modern amenities one could ask for, as well as a swimming pool and the opportunity to be close to the city centre.

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Roman Penthouse Suite, Rome

When in Rome, staying at this stylish and glamorous apartment is a must: located in the center of the Eternal City this penthouse in Via Veneto has everything a distinguished traveler could ask for. Close to Villa Borghese, Via Condotti and Piazza di Spagna, this suite has 360 degree views of the city, along with an outdoor Jacuzzi – a real rarity in downtown Rome. The furnishings are modern and stylish and the property offers top notch services, including a butler and a dedicated concierge.

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Apartment Piazza di Spagna, Rome

As the name suggests, this apartment – composed of four private junior suites and two deluxe rooms, a living area and a spa – is located right in the famous Piazza di Spagna. Half residence, half art gallery, this property features many unique pieces of art and installations, making it the ideal place to stay for those who enjoy modern design. Right in the heart of Rome, Apartment Piazza di Spagna also features a Jacuzzi and steam bath, perfect to relax after a long day of sightseeing in Italy’s capital city.

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The Grosvenor Penthouse Suite, London

If you are looking for a luxury property for your next stay in London, this beautiful flat is for you: large and elegant, the apartment offers all the amenities one can dream of, including spa treatments, airport transfers and a private bar. Due to its location on the top floor, the flat can also boasts some incredible panoramic views of the city from its terrace, the perfect spot to drink coffee in the morning or enjoy a cocktail at night.

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  1. shweta Ahuja says:

    Apartment stay is rolling up as it is cost saving + all homely amenities gives a being at home feel.
    But these luxury Apartments look perfect for city breaks.

  2. Richard Eldred Hawes says:

    If there are a number of you holidaying it can often be more socialable to rent an apartment than an hotel particularly if one is in a city

  3. Scarlett says:

    I particularly love The Cape Town & Venice apartments. They both look perfect for their locations & luxurious. This is the way to travel! Stunning ….

  4. Aakansha says:

    Reading this article reminds me how much better it was when I stayed in a hotel during my trip to Edinburgh versus my stay at a hotel in London. The cities may vary but the apartment v/s hotel stay difference is huge! Apartments allows you a better sense of the city and gives you a lot more freedom and ownership of your stay- a feeling of ‘belongingness’ perhaps?

  5. Maya Russell says:

    I really like the Cape Town apartment – gorgeous and I imagine the view is great too. I’m not keen on the Grovesenor Penthouse Suite. Maybe it’s just that horrible office desk!

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