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Houseboat Capricornus: Amazing On Water Experience with HUGE Roofdeck!

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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Come stay aboard our FABULOUS houseboat, berthed in one of the most convenient marinas for exploring all that Boston has to offer! Capricornus is your home away from home--on the water! Features: * Master bedroom with queen bed * Stateroom with double bed * Main salon with sleeper sofa (sleeps two), flat screen TV and two club chairs * Dining area with seating for four at table and two at breakfast bar * Full galley kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, sink, stove top burners and toaster * Bathroom with stand up shower, toilet and vanity * HUGE rooftop deck with lounge furniture, electric grill and city views * Fully heated and air conditioned Amenities: * Linens and bath towels * Soaps and shampoo * Cookware, cutlery and dishware * Free Wifi * Cable TV * Access to an electric grill on th...Come stay aboard our FABULOUS houseboat, berthed in one of the most convenient marinas for exploring all that Boston has to offer! Capricornus is your home away from home--on the water! Features: * Master bedroom with queen bed * Stateroom with double bed * Main salon with sleeper sofa (sleeps two), flat screen TV and two club chairs * Dining area with seating for four at table and two at breakfast bar * Full galley kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, sink, stove top burners and toaster * Bathroom with stand up shower, toilet and vanity * HUGE rooftop deck with lounge furniture, electric grill and city views * Fully heated and air conditioned Amenities: * Linens and bath towels * Soaps and shampoo * Cookware, cutlery and dishware * Free Wifi * Cable TV * Access to an electric grill on the dock Location: Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Boston at Lewis Wharf, this boat is just steps away from the New England Aquarium, Quincy Market/Faneuil Hall, the North End, Boston Garden, a public ice skating rink, and countless other things to see and do. Transportation: Short walk (less than 10 mins) to Aquarium, North Station and Government Center subway stations The adjacent parking lot charges $30-35 for 24 hours (this does not include in-and-out privileges) The Experience: The boat is docked in a secure marina locked by a gate. Only those with the key can pass through the gate. The waters are generally calm in this area 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 deck with a cold drink in hand, listening to the soothing sounds of the ocean as you enjoy the fantastic waterfront atmosphere! Take advantage of the opportunity and reserve this boat with SleepAfloat! Lewis Wharf is a private dock with close neighbors in an exclusive North End residential area. Quiet time is from 10 pm to 8 am. Please be respectful of our neighborhood. * Rates are for quoted for two guests. Each additional guest is $50/per person/night. Cleaning Fee: $119. Insurance Fee: $39 * Holiday rates are higher – please call for rates. * Guests must electronically sign off on our SleepAfloat Rental Terms & Conditions within 48 hours of booking to validate confirmation. Check in and check out: The rental period begins at 3:00 p.m. on the day of arrival and terminates at 11:00 a.m. on the day of departure, unless prior arrangements have been made. Early check ins must be pre-approved, and check-ins after 11 p.m. are not allowed. A fee may be incurred for check ins between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. may incur a fee. The properties are professionally cleaned and inspected before and after each rental to ensure that all guests have a clean comfortable stay. Occasionally delays may occur during peak season. Additional amenities: Full Kitchen, SofabedMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
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SleepAfloat Boat and Houseboat Rentals
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:45%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2009
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Reviewed 25 September 2015

This houseboat was perfect for our girls trip. There was five of us and we had plenty of room. It is centrally located to all the shops and restaurants. It was wonderful to have your morning coffee and afternoon cocktails on the roof top deck....More

Date of stay: September 2015
1  Thank Susan L
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Sleep a Float Capricornus (Boston) at Lewis Wharf is so different from the usual hotel stay, you will want to expirence it, as I have twice now. The boat is always clean, 2 private bedrooms and a pull out couch probably best for children.The roof...More

Date of stay: July 2015
2  Thank Kevin S
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Reviewed 3 September 2014

My wife and I along with our daughter and my 90 year old mother-in-law stayed for 3 nights and really enjoyed the experience. We'd never stayed on a houseboat before and weren't sure what to expect.Our boat was quite comfortable and ideally postioned to the...More

Date of stay: August 2014
1  Thank Tony54_13
Marcia N, VR Owner at Houseboat Capricornus: Amazing On Water Experience with HUGE Roofdeck!, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2014

Thank you so much for your honest response. We are so happy to hear you had a great time on board our boat and will definitely share with the owner your comments about the sofa bed. Hope to have you on board again soon! Best,...More

Reviewed 29 June 2014

Great vacation spot for the tour trolleys, and for people who don`t mind walking for a mile or two around this great city. The parking is the only problem, in the whole city of Boston there is very limited parking spots. Public garage spots are...More

Date of stay: June 2014
1  Thank Kevin S
Marcia N, VR Owner at Houseboat Capricornus: Amazing On Water Experience with HUGE Roofdeck!, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2014

Thanks for the reveiw! Yes parking in the city can be a bit of a pain. We try to encourage all of our guests to take public transportation as the marina makes you pay every time you move your car out of the lot. The...More

Reviewed 14 June 2014

Fully equipped houseboat. Nice deck on top. John , their representative couldn't have been more helpful. There was a problem with the TV and John stated it would be fixed by the time we returned, and it was. One small problem, the parking. It is...More

Date of stay: May 2014
Thank kmpgil
Management response:Responded 23 June 2014

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and those tips on parking are very helpful for future guests. Unfortunately parking in the downtown area can get expensive. Luckily most of our guests stay in...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Cable/satellite TV
Terrace
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