Staying at a hotel on a vacation is now passé! The new trend is to rent luxurious homes, villas, cottages, bungalows or even mansions if you fancy them! Make yourself comfortable and cosy in the warmth of a house rather than a hotel room. New: Luxury Houses to Rent for Christmas (UK). Though they provide you with all the amenities that you need, hotels are still a formal and crowded environment. You couldn’t just take a walk around in your PJs, with unkempt hair, no make-up, could you? In a luxury house to rent you could do anything you want to and at anytime and there is no restriction at all.