City breaks with Octopoda

noun. A short holiday or weekend break spent in a city…. but we really don’t need to explain this one!

City breaks can be an ideal way to get away with your partner, family or mates and share good times in some of the World’s liveliest destinations. So whether it’s a trip to London or jetting off to the Big Apple (just to name two!) we can cover your full travel package from flights to trains to taxis and your hotel and transfers when you arrive. Just let us know as we can assist with all, your very own travel concierge.

See below for a little inspiration and don’t forget to check out our Excursions page to add that something extra special….

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5* in Dubai

From £610pp

Contemporary, modern and elegantly understated, the Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers is based in one of the most dynamic locations in Dubai – Jumeirah Lakes Towers. Just off the famous Sheikh Zayed Road, the 168-room hotel is close to Dubai’s thriving key business districts and commercial free zones, minutes away from the city’s most iconic attractions and walking distance to Dubai Metro. Overlooking tranquil lakes and the striking Dubai Marina skyline and offering guests 3 dining and entertainment options, 7 meeting rooms, an outdoor pool and spa this is a great location for business or leisure and perfectly suited for exploring one of the most exciting cities in the world. This package includes for a 6 nights stay with flights.

Three nights in Vegas Baby!

From £539pp

Enjoy 3 nights in Vegas staying at the iconic Tropicana (A Doubltree by Hilton). When it comes to location, all we have are great options. Select a hotel room in the Paradise Tower to be near the casino or upgrade to a City View room to look out over the Las Vegas Strip. Book a guestroom in the Club Tower to be near our conference center and business services. Want a private balcony, easy access to all resort amenities and convenient parking? We recommend a stay in the Bungalows. Flights & ground transfers included.

Valentines Day (or any other day!) in Paris

From £565pp

At 200 metres from the famous Moulin Rouge, the Timhotel Opéra Blanche Fontaine will welcome you between the Opera districts and Montmartre. Located not far from the gare Saint-Lazare, the Department Stores (Galeries Lafayette Boulevard Haussmann)  and the boulevard de Clichy, the hotel proposes a very relaxing and quiet place in the heart of a bustling area oriented towards music and theatre: ideal to discover world renowned Parisian shows and to get to the strategic points of the Capital. Your stay will be for 4 nights with daily breakfast. We’ll arrange your return flights and on top of this a 5-day travel card meaning you can see every inch of the city and and to top things off, a Bateaux Parisiens dinner cruise. Enquire for more details.

Visit Rome

From £385pp

Few hotels in Rome can boast the magnificent location of the Hotel Savoy. Housed in an aristocratic palazzo dating to the late 1800s, its guests are welcomed into a discrete and elegant environment which beautifully blends comfort with the class of a 4-star superior hotel. The hotel is ideal for those wishing to stay in the centre of Rome surrounded by the atmosphere of the dolce vita of Via Veneto. An historic hotel, it was named after Queen Margaret of Savoy who, in the early 1900s, chose it for her Roman sojourns. Documents and vintage photographs also demonstrate that the Savoy was the hotel of the historic “March on Rome.” Today, the 4-star Savoy is the preferred destination of those seeking exclusivity, tranquility and, above all, a central location. In fact, the hotel is in an ideal location just steps from the great shopping streets with famous name boutiques, as well as Villa Borghese. This package includes for a 3 nights stay with flights and private transfer when you land. Excursions available.

Visit NYC for a deposit of just £25pp!!!

From £815pp

Best Western Bowery Hanbee Hotel, New York hotel is located next to the subway and key local attractions such as Canal Street, Chinatown and Little Italy. Welcome to the Best Western Bowery Hanbee Hotel, where guests will find exceptional customer service and accommodations at an affordable rate. This New York City hotel features well-appointed guest rooms and suites, each offering cable satellite television with free HBO and free wireless high-speed Internet access. Guests staying at this 100 non-smoking hotel will enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast buffet each morning before heading out to sightsee. Your package includes for a 4 nights stay with flights and ground transfers.

The 5* Venetian in Vegas

From £799pp

This extravagant hotel is a tribute to the architecture of Venice, with near-scale replicas of famous landmarks. This amazing hotel and casino combines an appreciation of Venice with the best of contemporary entertainment, providing the ultimate Vegas experience. We’ve got a fantastic 4 nights package available which includes your flights, hotel and ground transfers. We can also arrange a selection of tours and excursions whilst you are there. For more information, contact us today.

Luxury in Abu Dhabi

From £549pp

Located in the southwest of Yas Island, The 4* Radisson Blu embodies the modernity that surrounds it. Just minutes away from Yas Links Golf Course, the white sands of Yas Beach and thrilling Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, its superb location offers easy access to some of the island’s most popular highlights. Calm and relaxing, the pool area is the perfect spot to take a break from the lively F1 atmosphere of the island. Here, you’ll find Shams Pool Bar, a firm favourite with guests that offers tasty snacks and refreshing drinks – it’s also a great place to enjoy the sunset. As evening draws in, if you’re after something a little livelier, head to Fast Track with its welcoming atmosphere and range of drinks. While Abu Dhabi is not short of amazing restaurants, those who don’t want to wander far from the hotel will not be disappointed. Assymetri offers cuisine from around the globe, with chefs displaying their culinary skills at live cooking stations. Filini also features a lively show kitchen, serving up delicious Italian fare, while the Belgian Beer Café offers a cosy atmosphere in a 1920s setting. Your package includes for a 5 nights Half Board stay in a Superior room with flights and transfers.

Enjoy Amsterdam!

From £310pp

If you are looking for a hotel in the city centre. Apollo Museumhotel is located in the heart of Amsterdam. Their hotel is located right next to the Rijksmuseum and is ideal for a city trip, or if you are attending meetings in the centre. Everything is within walking distance. World-class museums close to the hotel are the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk museum and the Heineken Experience. This package makes the ideal gift and includes for a 2 night stay with flights.

Weekend in Dublin

From £296pp

There are 4 star luxury boutique hotels, and then there is The Temple Bar Hotel located in the very heart of Temple Bar Dublin. It is an icon of contemporary design, bringing together a boutique feel and charming hotel service. They guarantee you a great stay in our newly refurbished hotel. The hotel is minutes away from Grafton Street, Henry Street and Dublin’s main thoroughfare O`Connell Street and centrally located to Trinity College, museums, the Famous Guinness Storehouse and Jameson Distillery. The choice of restaurants and bars is on our doorstep including their own Buskers Bar which has live music 7 nights a week. This package includes for a 2 nights stay with flights.

Gateway to Las Vegas

From £757pp

SLS Las Vegas serves as the gateway to all that Las Vegas has to offer. With over 1,300 guestrooms in two distinct towers – World Tower or Story Tower – each with a unique personality. Choose your room, choose your Las Vegas adventure. Your stay will encompass 4 nights on a room only basis with return flights from the UK and ground transfer in Vegas. We have plenty of tours and excursions to add to this package so enquire today.

Magic & Charm of Venice

From £279pp

Overlooking the spectacular Grand Canal, this fantastic 4-star hotel exudes elegance and offers high standards of service. With extra special luxurious touches such as the canal-facing terrace and a private gondola dock, guests who stay here will truly enjoy the magic and charm of Venice. This package includes for a 3 nights stay with flights & daily breakfast.

Three nights in Berlin

From £269pp

Opened in 2011, the H10 Berlin Ku’damm is located just a stone’s throw from Kurfürstendamm avenue, western Berlin’s main shopping street, and very close to the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and the Zoo. Its construction conserved one of the city’s historic buildings, to which another new building has been added. The hotel’s services include the Despacio Beauty Centre, Salt & Pepper Restaurant, Steps Bar and five meeting rooms. This package includes for a 3 nights stay with return flights. Excursions available.

See Wicked on Broadway with Flights & Hotel

From £750pp

WICKED, the untold story of the Witches of Oz, features music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin) and is based on the best-selling novel by Gregory Maguire. Long before Dorothy dropped in, two other girls meet in the Land of Oz. One, born with emerald green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two unlikely friends end up as the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch makes for the most spellbinding new musical in years. We’ll arrange for flights, 4 nights stay in a city centre hotel, tickets for Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre and anything else you’d like us to arrange. Enquire for more details.

Visit New York in 2018 from a great price!

From £720pp

The Row NYC hotel has pioneered a new era of individuality among Times Square hotels by meeting NYC’s signature urban grit with grandeur. Row NYC transforms your stay into a completely contemporary experience – with a front row view to Times Square that’s truly incomparable. Outside the hotel, guests have access to anything and everything Times Square has to offer – 24/7. Inside, the Row NYC is a medley of inspired New York City amenities. This package includes for 4 nights stay with flights and transfers.

Save £280 in Dubai

From £999pp

Located on Dubai’s ‘The Walk’ – a promenade offering a huge variety of restaurants, bars, shops, a cinema and plenty of activities – the JA Ocean View Hotel is a great choice for easy beach access. There are also plenty of leisure facilities that are ideal for couples, groups and families alike. The infinity-edged swimming pool sits high on the third floor and overlooks the glistening Gulf, making it an ideal spot for afternoon sun. The morning shade can make this pretty place a little chilly, so mornings are best spent either basking in the sunshine on the warm sun deck or digging your toes into the golden sands of Jumeirah Beach, found just across the road. For a more exclusive beach experience, hop on the shuttle across to sister hotel JA Jebel Ali Beach Hotel and enjoy complimentary access to their private beach. Back at the JA Ocean View Hotel, you have a great selection of restaurants and bars to choose from. These include Le Rivage, an all-day dining restaurant with theme nights, Girders and Girders Garden Sports Bar and the 24-hour Caffé Via coffee shop. There’s sumptuous dining at The Deck which transforms into Sehr Al Bahar in the evening, where you can enjoy traditional Arabic mezzes and fresh grills with the accompaniment of live entertainment for a fantastic fun-filled evening. 3 nights All Incousive holiday wit return flights. Save £280pp now from only £999pp

Enjoy Vienna!

From £219pp

This popular family-run three star hotel offers guests great value, with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. With superb transport links minutes away from the hotel; the famous historical sites, museums, galleries and shopping streets of Vienna are easily accessible and guests will find the Boutique Hotel Donauwalzer a comfortable base from which to explore this vast city. This package includes for  3 night stay with return flights.

In the Heart of Barcelona

From £365pp

The Petit Palace Barcelona is perfectly situated in the very centre of the city and features an impressive post-modern interior design and the excellent services include free bicycles to discover the city. This package is for a 4 nights stay with flights. We also have a range of excursions to add on. Speak to one of the OctoTeam today for more information.

2018 Trip to NYC

From £559pp

The Hotel Metro is where you want to be in New York City. For those who thrive on the energy of Manhattan but also seek out moments of quiet and tranquility, we offer an oasis of calm amidst Midtown bustle. Around the corner from the Empire State Building, one block from Macy’s and seven blocks from Times Square and the Theater District, step past our Beaux Arts façade and find yourself in an intimate, fun and classic hotel with a distinctly local point of view. We have packages available in both January & February 2018 for 3 nights with return flights.

J’adore Paris!

From £199pp

This small and cosy hotel offers a peaceful stay in this beautiful city, close to the great charm of Montmartre. Located on a quiet side street and with small intimate rooms, you will certainly be ensured of a relaxing stay. A simple buffet for breakfast is a good start to the day ahead and with easy access by local transport to all the main attractions you won’t want to miss anything. The relaxing lounge with a choice of drinks awaits you on your return before heading out to sample the local cuisine and the nightlife of this romantic city. Rooms are comfortable with railway murals inspired by the two main train stations located in the area. This is the perfect choice for a relaxing stay in a small and friendly hotel with great service. This package includes for a 3 nights stay with return transfers.

Unrivalled in Barcelona

From £199pp

Located in the Villa Olimpica area, nestled between Ciutadella Park and the marina harbour, only a moments walk from the beach and the stunning marina area where you will find a fabulous choice of restaurants and bars. The hotel with its unrivalled style and elegance offers the best of both worlds, because as quickly as you can be on the beach, you can be on a metro heading to Barcelona’s vibrant city centre. The hotel has its own spa where you can indulge in some invigorating treatments or chill in the pool, followed by a relaxing drink in the bar or a delicious meal in the restaurant. This package includes for a 3 nights stay return return flights.

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