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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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.

Three nights in ‘Dam

From £353pp

Three nights await you in Amsterdam! We’ll arrange for your flihts and ground transfers before putting you up in the fantastic 4* hotel Ramada Apollo Amsterdam is located next to the Rembrandtpark and the ring road A10. The impressive building is situated at a distance of 15 minutes from the old centre of Amsterdam and offers an excellent accessibility to both the city centre as well as Schiphol Airport. You will find the Skybar and Restaurant Floor17 on the 17th floor of the Ramada hotel. The open kitchen, smooth service and panoramic view of Amsterdam ensure a perfect evening out. Ideal gift idea at any time of the year.

Heart of Rome

From £224pp

Budget conscious guests seeking a great value base in the heart of Rome will find everything needed at the Hotel Donatello. Rooms are styled in traditional décor and offer comfort and good facilities for an enjoyable stay. Breakfast will start your day well before you head out to explore the area and with transport links close by you will find yourself in the middle of this historic city in no time at all. This package includes for a 3 nights stay with return flights.

5* World famous Waldorf Astoria Dubai

From £769pp

A haven within the vibrant city of Dubai, the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah boasts a private soft-sanded beach, six distinct restaurants and lounges and elegant sea-facing guest rooms and suites. Situated on the iconic Palm Jumeirah island, this Waldorf Astoria resort promises all the amenities for a relaxing getaway.  Dubai’s premier dining destination offers the finest cuisine with unparalleled service, from the unique, contemporary Italian dining experience at Social by Michelin-starred chef Heinz Beck and the Vietnamese culinary journey at LAO to international fare at Mezzerie. Enjoy al fresco Mediterranean dining and sunset cocktails at Palm Avenue. Experience a classic Waldorf Astoria afternoon tea at the iconic Peacock Alley followed by vibrant entertainment and classic aperitifs at the Venetian-inspired Serafina Bar. This package includes for a 3 nights stay with flights and transfers.

Beauty in Vienna

From £279pp

The Falkensteiner city flagship hotel is close to Vienna’s city centre and yet easily accessible from Vienna’s two main railway stations (Westbahnhof & Hauptbahnhof). The hotel’s architecture was designed to reflect Vienna’s journey through time: from the Biedermeier period to the 21st century. With its functional design and its comfortable atmosphere, it’s the ideal place to stay no matter who you are. Whether you’re in the city for a business trip or a sightseeing adventure, this hotel provides an oasis of serenity after a long and busy day. This package includes for a 3 nights stay with flights and transfers.

Sophistication in Abu Dhabi

From £629pp

Enjoy the dreamlike beauty of the Abu Dhabi coast on Yas Island. The sophisticated Radisson Blu Hotel on Yas Island is situated in the south of the island. Enjoy Arabian island life with a dip into crystal-clear water; relax and escape from the bustle of city life. Just moments from the Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island, guests can swim in the cool, blue waters of the Arabian Gulf at Yas Beach, or play the stunning championship golf course at Yas Links. This island experiences idyllic weather year round, with no shortage of sandy shorelines to soak up rays. This package includes for a 5 nights stay under a half board basis with return flights.

Dubai Beach Break

From £599pp

Sitting on the golden sands of the famous Jumeirah Beach, Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa is one of Dubai’s premier resorts. In addition to the spectacular accommodation, the facilities are unrivalled and include the award-winning Caracalla Spa & Health Club, 13 restaurants and bars, four floodlit tennis courts, a squash court and three swimming pools. This package includes for a 3 nights stay with free upgrade to Half Board. Flights included.

Visit ‘Frisco!

From £790pp

“Grab your coat and a handful of glitter, and enter the land of fog and fabulousness. So long, inhibitions; hello, San Francisco” – Lonely Planet. Jump aboard this fantastic package as we will jet you off to ‘Frsico’ where you will spend 4 nights in a Union Square located hotel. Your flights and transfers are included, and we have a range of tours and excursions (yes, Alcatraz) to ensure for a truly epic stay. For more information, enquire with one of the OctoTeam today.

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