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Our top hotel picks for a winter weekend in the city


Thinking about whisking yourself away on a wintery weekend city break? These hotels are bound to be a hit...

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Cosy evenings sipping mulled wine, wrapping up and wandering the city’s streets, shopping at the sparkling Christmas markets – nothing beats a Jet2CityBreak!

Whether it’s a bargain base to lay your head or an all-singing, all-dancing boutique beauty, we’ve picked out some tip-top hotels for a winter weekend in the city. Without further ado...

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1. Marcella Royal Hotel Rooftop Garden, Rome, 4*

Best for: A romantic retreat in the Eternal City

The hotel in a nutshell: With its rooftop garden and sweeping views over Rome’s skyline, this hotel hideaway really has the wow-factor. Great service and exquisite interior ensure you enjoy la dolce vita, while the staff ensure you receive a warm, Italian welcome.

What we love: The rooftop restaurant

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2. The Three Corners Hotel Art, Budapest, 3*+

Best for: Value for money

The hotel in a nutshell: Looking for easy access to Budapest’s best sights? This hip hangout has you covered. It’s comfortable, close to restaurants and even has a spa for when you want to warm up after walking around in the winter weather. Shopaholics will be in heaven too, with the famous Vaci shopping street just around the corner.

What we love: The hotel sauna

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3. Am Konzerthaus MGallery by Sofitel, Vienna, 4*+

Best for: A luxury stay in the city

The hotel in a nutshell: Whether you’ve come to explore or check out the Christmas markets, Am Konzerthaus MGallery by Sofitel is a real city sanctuary with its tasteful design and relaxing rooms. Why not try a cocktail in the bar or sample some cutting-edge Austrian cuisine in the hotel’s Michelin-starred restaurant?

What we love: Its Art Nouveau style

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4. NH Collection Berlin Mitte am Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin, 4*

Best for: Having easy access to all the sights

The hotel in a nutshell: Boasting a prime location near the famous Checkpoint Charlie, this is the ultimate base. Rooms come in all shapes and sizes, making it perfect for couples, friends and families alike. There’s even a fitness area, relaxation room and a restaurant too.

What we love: The choice of rooms

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5. Barcelona House, Barcelona, 3*

Best for: A small and friendly feel

The hotel in a nutshell: Barcelona House is a home away from home in the centre of Barcelona. Everything’s in walking distance, but if you fancy giving your feet a rest, the nearest bus stop is a mere 100m away. Modern and comfortable, you can really recharge your batteries here.

What we love: Being in the heart of the Gothic Quarter

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6. Hilton Cologne, Cologne, 4*+

Best for: Being close to the Christmas markets

The hotel in a nutshell: Choose Hilton Cologne, where a gold-star location is guaranteed. Days can be spent exploring the sights, and the evenings wandering around the twinkling stalls of the enchanting Christmas markets. Back at the hotel, there’s a delicious à la carte restaurant and cocktail bar.

What we love: The cool cocktail bar

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7. Andersen Boutique Hotel, Copenhagen, 4*

Best for: Being central

The hotel in a nutshell: If you’re heading to Copenhagen for a festive break, Andersen Boutique Hotel should be your top choice. It’s near to all the city’s top attractions, as well as the Christmas markets at Tivoli Gardens. The bright and airy rooms ensure a comfortable stay after a day of exploring.

What we love: The colourful décor

Posted: 1st Nov 2023. Jet2 Holidays Jet2 City Breaks Jet2 Villas