A different kind of January sales...

by Sue Arsess

Photo by Net_Efekt.

With the focus during the Christmas season on buying for others, many welcome the January sales as a perfect way to tilt the balance back and indulge in all sorts of bargains – especially the clothing kind.

However January sales don’t necessarily have to be about shopping and carrying big plastic bags around busy streets. What if instead of treating your wardrobe to a makeover you treated yourself to some well-earned rest, good food, maybe a massage and the odd spot of sightseeing?

We’re thinking a different kind of January sales this year – luxury hotel January sales.

We have selected affordable offers at 4 and 5 star hotels in some of our most popular European destinations for you to choose from. Many of the hotels are offering great, discounted rates for the new year as well as packages and deals that include luxury extras.

Just browse the list below and click through to check prices, availability and make a booking. Why not swap the bags for airplane tickets and try out a different kind of January sale this year?


The Capital - This luxury London landmark have extended their Christmas offer to last until the end of January. Breakfast, champagne tea and free parking all included, with prices starting at 262GBP per room, per night.

The Capital's chic London package - click to check availability and book.


Les Jardins du Marais - Escape to the city of lights and love this January. Leave the shopping behind with a great package that includes breakfast, entry to the latest Crazy Horse cabaret show and an unforgettable limousine tour of the city with Champagne at the foot of the Eiffel tower. Rates for this incredible package start at 214GBP per room, per night.

Les Jardins du Marais' Fun Paris Package - Click to check availability and book.

La Villa Maillot - Hidden away within walking distance of the Champs-Elysees, La Villa Maillot provides a welcoming haven of respite, comfort and luxury amid the hustle and bustle of the French capital. Retreat into downtown Paris this January and discover a world of culture, food and more with rates starting at 123GBP per room, per night.


Hotel Barcelona Princess - With year-round clement weather, incredible art and culture and nightlife that is the envy of most European capitals Barcelona is an ideal destination for a January break. And with an incredible offer of 3 nights for the price of 2 with rates starting at 64GBP per room, per night, finding excuses might be difficult.

3 nights for 2 in Barcelona - Click to check availability and book.


Boscolo Exedra Roma - Let yourself be tempted to a break in the timeless Italian capital, ideally located in the city centre in the shadow of the legendary Palatine Hill.


Ambassador Zlata Husa - Prague is an ideal destination for a January break with a difference. Indulge in some culture or history, some warm and homely food, a fascinating walk around town and if you're still standing a dance and some drinks in the evening at one of the city's many clubs. The Ambassador Zlata Husa is offering a great city break package this winter, with 3 nights stay, breakfast, one three-course lunch and discount vouchers for various city attractions. The whole thing starts at 90GBP, a truly irresistible deal.

City Break deal in Prague - Click to check availability and book.

Boscolo Hotel Carlo IV - Housed inside a breathtaking neo-classical palace, the Boscolo Hotel Carlo IV is ideal for those seeking to treat themselves this January. Everything in this five star palace adds to the elegance, comfort and luxury that emanates from the building, and can be felt inside too. With rates starting at 148GBP per room, per night this winter, this is one luxury that is easily affordable.

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