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Book A European Break & Get A Nespresso Machine Thrown In For Free

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Planning a short break? We've edited down the destinations that should be top of your travel wish list in Europe. From Stockholm's laid-back Scandi vibe to high-class glamour in Rome, we've rounded up the ultimate short-haul getaways, while Mr & Mrs Smith have done the hard work for you and sourced the best places to stay in each city (just in time for Valentine's Day, too).

And if you needed any further incentive, Mr & Mrs Smith are thoroughly spoiling their customers by giving away a free Nespresso coffee machine (worth £199) with every seven-night stay booked by 29th February 2016. January blues, what January blues? 

101 Hotel, Reykjavik, Iceland 

Tick the Northern Lights off your bucket list with a long weekend in Iceland. Hole up at the 101 Hotel in Reykjavik, with its designer-look interiors it's the perfect base for husky sleighing and geyser watching. 

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Aman Canal Grande Venice, Italy 

Set beside the Grand Canal in a 16th-century palace, this luxury hotel is a vaporetto stop away from the Piazza San Marco and boasts upscale rooms with frescoed ceilings, fireplaces and canal views. 

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Conservatorium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

Set in a former music conservatory with a Neo-Gothic facade, this luxe modern hotel stay has a top-tier restaurant and hip holistic spa. 

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Das Stue, Berlin, Germany 

With all of Berlin's best bits within an easy stroll, Das Stue plays host to a Michelin-starred restaurant, a spa with Alpine-influenced treatments and whimsically designed rooms.  

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Ett Hem Stockholm, Sweden 

Based in Stockholm's upmarket Lärkstaden neighbourhood, stylish townhouse Ett Hem is the benchmark for laid-back hospitality, with richly toned, Scandi-inspired interiors created by Isle Crawford. Help yourself to wine from the fridge, pinch a book from the library and settle in for a cosy afternoon in the glasshouse. 

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Grand Hotel Central Barcelona, Spain 

Heart-stopping city views, a rooftop pool, classic Catalan cuisine and a culture quarter location are just some of the high points of this slick Barcelona lookout. A must-book if you're visiting Spain's coolest city. 

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Hospes Las Casas Del Rey De Baeza, Seville, Spain 

Foodies will love the refined Andalusian restaurant featuring floor to ceiling windows and a quaint courtyard, as well as the poolside tapas bar at this swish hotel, housed in an 18th-century lodging house.  

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Il Palazzetto Rome, Italy 

Couples should plump for Il Palazzetto to make the most of its intimate and romantic atmosphere and their choice of only four bedrooms. Overlooking the Spanish steps and with an incredible wine cellar, it's the perfect blend of cultural and relaxation.  

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La Belle Juliette, Paris, France 

This elegant hotel in a classic 19th-century building is a ten minute walk from St-Germain's coolest boutiques and bistros and comes with individually decorated rooms (think bright colours, antiques and instruments) and a dinky spa.  

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Nimb Hotel Copenhagen, Denmark 

Nordic-French cuisine, a magical Tivoli setting and sleek Danish design are some of the hallmarks of the Nimb Hotel. Everything you could want for a short break in super-cool Copenhagen.  

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Palacio Ramalhete, Lisbon, Portugal 

Set to be the trend-setting city break for 2016, Lisbon has the perfect mix of sun and culture. Make Palacio Ramalhete your stop-off – set in the lively Janelas Verdes neighbourhood, close to the city centre, it has avant garde rooms and a rooftop pool. 

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Portrait Firenze, Florence, Italy 

A tribute to haute couture, the new Portrait Firenze was opened in 2014 with sophisticated rooms and suites designed by Florentine architect Michele Bönan that hark back to a bygone era. With a privileged position overlooking The Arno River, it's a den of calm and tranquillity that belies its central location.  

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Straf Hotel and Bar, Milan 

Urbanites will feel at home in the Straf Hotel; slap bang next to the Duomo in Milan, its edgy interiors and buzzy bar are for the design-conscious only.  

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The Magdalen Chapter, Exeter 

Fancy a staycation? Try this regal, redbrick retreat in Exeter, a former Edwardian eye hospital thats now a chic city hotel that includes a superb Ren spa, slick service and all the mod cons. 

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The Principal Madrid 

Not only does the kitchen of the Principal have a Michelin-star chef, its rooftop solarium is the perfect perching post for cocktails with a view. Not to mention, the shopping in Madrid's not half bad..

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The Varsity Hotel and Spa, Cambridge 

Picture-postcard Cambridge is a lovely break for a couple or group of friends and the Varsity, set on the riverbanks of the collegiate city, will score you plenty of Instagram likes with its rooftop views, Jacuzzi and spa.  

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Zetter Townhouse, London 

Hot on Chiltern Firehouse's heels as the place to see and be seen, Zetter Townhouse Marylebone scores major points for its eclectic eccentric-Grandmother interiors, lively bar and moreish meals. 

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