Win an Incredible City Break in Southampton with room2

Celebrate the Great British staycation with room2 and Citybase by entering our fantastic city break competition. The lucky winner will receive a two-night Explorer Package in one of room2's contemporary apartments in Southampton. If you've been yearning for a change of scenery this year...

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Brighton Serviced Apartments: The Best of the Best

The seaside resort of Brighton is a haven for holidaymakers and tourists. With beautiful sea views, a vibrant cultural scene and a thriving night life, Brighton attracts families, couples and groups of friends all seeking the ultimate British beach staycation. Although the traditional beach holiday...

Bournemouth
Half Term Bournemouth: The Perfect Beach Holiday

When considering a UK beach staycation, it's important to make sure that there will be plenty to keep you and the kids entertained should rain postpone your sunbathing plans. That’s why fun-filled Bournemouth, with its array of premium Bournemouth serviced apartments, should be at the...

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York Half Term Holiday: A Staycation for all the Family

Filled with historic treasures and a unique fortified design that is breath-taking to behold, York is a city that lends itself to staycation holidays for all the family. When staying in one of the many luxurious serviced apartments York has to offer, you will discover...

York staycation
The Top 4 Best Staycations UK: destinations for a fantastic holiday

Staycation holidays are sometimes viewed as inferior alternatives to package holidays abroad, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. The best staycations, UK, provide the same sense of adventure, discovery and enjoyment that any trip away might bring, and often for a very reasonable...

Bournemouth Serviced Apartments: The Best of the Best

Bournemouth is the perfect British staycation destination; there is no doubt you will leave feeling refreshed and fulfilled after visiting this picturesque location. The Bournemouth serviced apartments we offer enable guests to experience everything which this charming, seaside town has to offer. With miles of...

The Best Serviced Apartments York Has to Offer

As a verified half-term staycation destination for all the family, York is home to more than enough sights and attractions to entertain any seasoned holiday-goer. To make the most of your York city break, you need look no further than the range of serviced apartments...

hidden bars in Birmingham
The best hidden bars Birmingham has to offer

Having done the rounds of secret bars in Edinburgh and Manchester – all in the name of empirical citybreak research of course – we have turned our attention to hidden bars in Birmingham, where elusive watering holes are springing up more frequently than a Peaky...

Bristol street art
Where to see Banksy in Bristol – Amazing Art Guide

The most infamous street artist you’ve never seen, Banksy is a Bristolian phenomenon. Known globally as an anonymous political activist, Banksy uses his trademark stencilled graffiti technique to paint satirical street murals for the masses; without ever being seen doing it. The Banksy mystery has...

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The 5 Best Holiday Apartments Dublin Has to Offer

When scouring the internet for your perfect Irish city break, Dublin is no doubt at the top of every list: favoured for its infectious character, warm, hilarious people and inviting streets. Dripping in culture and personality, Dublin is renowned for a lively night (and day)...

Birmingham short stay apartments
Our recommended top 10 short stay apartments in Birmingham.

Birmingham has undergone something of a renaissance in recent years, making our short stay accommodation some of our most popular apartments for a city break. Having unofficially battled it out with Manchester over the decades for the title of Britain’s Second City, it has benefited...

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The top 10 most amazing fun facts about Aberdeen

Fun facts about Aberdeen Dunnottar Castle, Aberdeenshire Scotland’s third largest city is something of a hidden gem. Not generally the first place that might spring to mind when choosing a holiday destination, Aberdeen actually makes a great choice for your UK break or staycation - whatever the...

15 Best Board Games to Play In An Apartment

Board games or bored of games? There are numerous great board games to play while staying in at home, but the question is, which one do you play first? We’ve created a top list of board games to play when you’re at home. Whether you’re...

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Take a punt on Cambridge: 21 Reasons you have to visit

Steeped in history and impressive sights, it is no wonder Cambridge is one of the most popular cities to visit in the UK.  Stroll along the cobbled streets taking in the striking architecture or enjoy a relaxing punt along the River Cam, there are so...