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HOUSEBOAT RENTAL IN BOSTON! STAY RIGHT IN DOWNTOWN!

SleepAfloat

Advertiser since: 2005
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People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

SleepAfloat Management and Rentals, LLC

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HOUSEBOAT RENTAL IN BOSTON! STAY RIGHT IN DOWNTOWN!

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday house boat in Boston - Capricornus Houseboat

Houseboat in downtown Boston w/ Queen bed, Double bed, Sleeper Sofa - Sleeps 6

If you're looking for accommodations in downtown Boston you'll love our FABULOUS 2 bedroom houseboat, berthed in one of the most convenient marinas for exploring all that Boston has to offer!

We thought of everything so you don't have to! Our houseboat Capricornus is completely air-conditioned and heated to keep you comfortable even on the hottest days! The full kitchen makes meal preparation a snap with a residential size fridge, microwave convection oven and cooktop. We also provide a Kuerig coffee maker and the pods for easy one step coffee anytime! All linens and towels are included in the rental as well, so no worrying about laundry while your on vacation!

The huge outside roof deck is a great spot to enjoy a meal with family and friends, or a quiet cocktail watching the sun set over the water.

This houseboat has been specifically built for us, and designed with a renter in mind. There are 2 private staterooms, the aft cabin has a queen size bed with a memory foam mattress, while the mid ship cabin has a full size bed with the same mattress. There is also a sleeper sofa that pulls out to queen sized bed for additional sleeping options.

There is a flat screen TV in the living room area and the custom handmade wood trim throughout the boat gives you the overall comfort of a luxury home on the water.

The bathroom was designed to allow use of both the toilet area and shower independently of one another. There is a pocket door dividing the room to allow full access.

Location

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Boston, this boat is just steps away from the New England Aquarium, Quincy Market/Faneuil Hall, the North End, Boston Garden, a large outdoor neighborhood swimming pool, a free tennis court, a public ice skating rink, and countless other things to see and do. Parking is also available for $27/day cash at the marina.

The Experience

Sleeping on a houseboat in downtown Boston is an experience you'll never forget!

We provide all linens and towels so there is no need to worry about laundry plus an iron, ironing board, hairdryer, plus bathroom products such as soaps, shampoos, and lotions. We even include condiments and a Keurig coffee maker with a variety of coffee pods for your enjoyment. Cable and WiFi are included free with the rental and the houseboat is fully air-conditioned and heated for your comfort in any season. All this for less than the price of the smallest rooms at any of the nearby downtown waterfront hotels

The houseboat is in a protected part of the marina, but there can be some occasional movement during the day when boats pass by. At night the waters are very calm and some guests even find that a bit of gentle swaying relaxes them and makes for a very restful sleep.After a long day of touring the city there is nothing better than relaxing on your own private sun deck with a cold drink in hand, listening to the soothing sounds of the ocean as you enjoy the fantastic view of Boston's city skyline!

So come join us and float all your cares away on a SleepAfloat houseboat in Boston!

WE DO NOT ALWAYS UPDATE OUR HOMEAWAY CALENDAR. FOR AN UP TO DATE AVAILABILITY CALENDAR PLEASE CHECK THE SLEEPAFLOAT WEBSITE CALENDAR THANK YOU!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
SleepAfloat (Property Manager)
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About SleepAfloat

Thanks for your interest in our houseboat! As the Sales & Marketing Manager for SleepAfloat it is my job to make sure all of our guests have a truly unique and memorable experience. We are a rental management company that specializes in boats as vacation rentals and we invite you on board to experience life as a SleepAfloat liveaboard!

Why SleepAfloat chose Boston

Capricornus is a fabulous rental. It's unlike anything else you will find in downtown Boston, not only is it modern and spacious but it's docked right on the water in downtown Boston! The boat is within walking distance to most tourist attractions and several subway stations.

What makes this house boat unique

You are staying literally on the water. Enough said.

Guestbook comments from the manager

I recommend it to anyone ! It's such a cool experience and very comfortable to sleep on a boat. We used the BBQ and had breakfast on the roof of the boat. The location is great and it was clean. Id go back there next time I go to Boston.
May 2014
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Why HomeAway

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Trust & Security
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£10,000 fraud protection when you pay using the secure HomeAway Payments system. 
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Reviews

Reviews

4
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

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Houseboat Rental in Boston! Stay right in Downtown!
average rating of 4.0 based on 12 reviews
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Houseboat Rental in Boston! Stay right in Downtown!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p900119
+1 -855-343-3456
Boston Greater Boston
5

Better than a hotel!!

  • 5 out of 5
We had a fabulous stay on Capricornus in Boston. This sort of venue was right up our alley for a memorable experience. It was a surprise I arranged for my husband's birthday and blew any gift I could have gotten him out of the water (excuse the pun). We walked three blocks to Mamma Maria's in the North End for dinner, went for a morning run on the HarborWalk and enjoyed breakfast on the roof deck overlooking Boston Harbor. Many thanks to Marcia, John and especially Justin for pulling this off!!
  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear your husband's surprise birthday getaway was a success! Thank you for the glowing review. We'd love to have you back on board any time!

Best,
Team SleepAfloat
business
Houseboat Rental in Boston! Stay right in Downtown!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p900119
+1 -855-343-3456
Boston Greater Boston
5

A unique alternative

  • 5 out of 5
There were 4 in our party and we were in Boston for the weekend. The accommodations were great. We were very happy with the full kitchen. It was warm and cozy and met all are needs perfectly. It was within walking distance of many attractions, which was nice. The only downside was parking, but we were able to park in a parking garage next to the wharf parking lot for about the same price. We Would definitely stay again.
  • Review Submitted: 04-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! Please look us up next time you're planning a trip. We'd love to have you back!

Best,
Team SleepAfloat
business
Houseboat Rental in Boston! Stay right in Downtown!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p900119
+1 -855-343-3456
Boston Greater Boston
5

Awesome Idea

  • 5 out of 5
We spent the weekend on the Capricornus with four adults and two teenagers. It was by far one of the best weekends we have spent in the city. The houseboat was immaculate and better equipped than many houses. We had everything we could possibly need. It was much better than spending the time in a hotel. The teenagers could not take photo's fast enough to text home to their friends and family.

It was in a very secure and attractive area within walking distance of mant sights. We are looking foward to doing this again in the future and would highly recommend it.
  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear your family had such a fantastic time on our houseboat! Houseboats can be fun for all ages! It was such a pleasure to host you. You're all welcome back anytime!

Cheers,
Team SleepAfloat
business
Houseboat Rental in Boston! Stay right in Downtown!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p900119
+1 -855-343-3456
Boston Greater Boston
Toronto
1

What you see not what you get

  • 1 out of 5
We were very disappointed when we boarded the boat for our stay. The air wasn't working, the boat was not clean and had a terrible musty smell to it. Dirty clothes and a towel had been left behind. The main cockpit area had been ruined by the installation of a full house size washer and drier, so the only place to sit outside was the forward deck. IMO, second class accommodation for two people at best..HOWEVER, the company managing the boat (Sleep-afloat) were great and switched us over to one of their lovely houseboats (Andromeda) which we loved.
  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Location

Location

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday house boat in Boston, Greater Boston

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Fall II
21 Oct 2014 - 30 Nov 2014
2 night minimum stay
$796
for 2 nights
From
$319
From
$372
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
1 Dec 2014 - 23 Dec 2014
2 night minimum stay
$796
for 2 nights
From
$319
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
1 Jun 2015 - 30 Jun 2015
2 night minimum stay
$849
for 2 nights
From
$345
From
$372
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest
 
4th July
1 Jul 2015 - 5 Jul 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,433
for 3 nights
From
$425
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
6 Jul 2015 - 31 Aug 2015
2 night minimum stay
$849
for 2 nights
From
$345
From
$372
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$796
for 2 nights
From
$319
From
$372
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $39
Cleaning Fee $119
Tax Rate 6.25%
Notes We don't always update our HomeAway/VRBO calendars. Please check our SleepAfloat site for up to date availability and an instant quote.
PET FEE: $50 up to 2 pets

PAYMENT - An advance payment equal to 50% of the total is required when the reservation is confirmed. The balance is due 30 days prior to arrival date. Please make payments in the form a credit card (Visa, Discover or Mastercard).

Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house boat in Boston in Greater Boston

Property Type:
  • house boat
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Sleeper Sofa - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Parking at the marina for $25/day. Minimum Age Limit for Renters: The guest entering into the contract needs to be at least 25 years old. Pet Friendly: $50 pet fee applies.
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