The Directory of Unusual Places to Stay
Enjoy the scenery at Loch Ness on a quality charter or individual cabin basis onboard a comfortable trawler yacht for up to 8 guests.
This luxury yacht offers overnight stays for up to 10 guests and is ideally situated opposite the O2 arena. EXCLUSIVE HIRE ONLY.
Refurbished shabby chic fishing boat, first constructed in 1965, providing romantic retreat for 2. Moored at Brixham Marina.
An unusual and fun way to discover London - 2 beautifully refurbished and comfortable 57 ft narrowboats which can sleep a couple or up to 5.
Authentic WWII barge luxuriously renovated sleeps 12-14 guests, with hot tub, near Walton on the Naze.
Selection of beautiful and quirky city centre houseboats in Amsterdam. Book as a couple, family or group.
A luxury floating hotel offers quality cabin rooms and suites in central London, Docklands
Classic 6-berth yacht near Hampton Court Palace with all the mod cons. Skippered boating holidays + cruises can also be arranged.
Titanic themed apartment boat that sleeps up to 9 people, at Albert Dock in Liverpool.
Unique 6-berth with hot tub & roof garden near Hampton Court Palace. Skippered boating holidays & cruises can also be arranged.
Beautiful narrowboat sleeps 2 offering you the chance to explore the stunning Trent & Mersey Canal. Min 3/4 night stay. Dogs welcome.
Comfortable 4-berth near Hampton Court Palace with many mod cons - skippered boating holidays & cruises can also be arranged.
110 year old beautifully restored Dutch Barge sleeps 6 in the medieval town of Sandwich.
Historic London houseboat close to Tower Bridge sleeps 10-12 people. WHOLE BOAT RENTAL ONLY.
57ft Narrowboat offering a cosy stay near Normanton for 2+2 guests.
Unique, spacious, warm, narrowboat holiday hire & houseboat stay near Manchester - operating since 2012. Have a look!
Two 100 year old moored barges offer a relaxing getaway for 2(+2) guests or 6(+2) guests. Moored at Woodbridge + Snape Maltings. Dogs welcome.
Stylish, modern houseboat on Mersea Island near Colchester, with views of beach and Blackwater Estuary.
Luxurious yacht moored by the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, enjoys prime spot for views of Table Mountain. Sleeps 2 - 8 people
Stay in comfortable apartments onboard static houseboats at Victoria Quays, central Sheffield
Stay on a 60ft classic Motor Yacht in the Southampton Marina. Book 1 or 2 ensuite bedrooms, therefore for 2-4 guest. Hot tub on board
A charming B&B houseboat with 3 en-suite rooms sleeping 2-3 people moored in Bembridge Harbour. Min 2 night stay
Explore the River Nene onboard a narrowboat for 2-6 guests based at Oundle. Cruising breaks available April to October, or static hire in winter
Boutique Narrowboat sleeps two. Leicestershire's most luxurious floating couples retreat. Novices welcome. Min 3 night stay.
Embark on a 9 day journey exploring the rugged Scottish Highlands from the comfort of a luxury ship and scenic Kyle Line railway
A deluxe self-catering boat stay in the heart of Edinburgh, for 4+2. 2 night min stay
A 58ft narrowboat sleeping up to 6 guests, providing constantly changing scenery and views as it cruises. Based near Nantwich
Romantic getaway for 2 on the Kingsbridge Estuary. Enjoy a peaceful and relaxing stay with the one you love. Closed in Winter.
2 luxurious wide beam canal boats for bed and breakfast in Bath, or for self-driving cruising holidays. Dogs welcome
Cruise in 5 star luxury on this hotel boat for up to 4 passengers. Routes from London, Oxford, Bath, Warwick..
A 5 star cruising boat with 3 cabins, all inclusive and crewed, on canal routes between Bristol and Oxford
A beautiful handbuilt Narrowboat that sleeps 2-4 people and cruises along the scenic Lancaster Canal.
5 star accommodation on a yacht in Gibraltar with casino, gym, spa, infinity pool and more. Rooms sleep 2-4 people.
Enjoy a skippered canal boat holiday along the Bridgewater Canal on this stylish wide-beam canal boat
Flexible cruising holiday for up to 8 guests taking in the beauty of the Scottish West coast.
Cruise the waterways of England + Wales on a guided narrowboat with meals included. No added single supplements.
These canal boat holidays - for 2-10 guests, allow you to cruise along the waterways from Warrington and see the countryside from a new perspective
Floating boutique hotel with a hot tub on the roof. Offering B&B in Reims when not cruising
Historic cottage dating back to mid 1700s on the outskirts of St Helier, sleeps up to 4.
A unique farmstay motel, in the Waikato area of the North Island, you can stay in a plane, boat, train or Hobbit rooms
River cruising in Ireland and Northern Ireland - routes, duration and boat size varies. No boat license required. Open March - October.
Explore the Balerics onboard this sailing vessel. Flexible charters for up to 4 guests - or static nights as a floating hostel
Modern 6-berth 38 ft yacht in historic Lisbon moored next to Monument to the Discoveries with a view of Lisbon Bridge
Rooms are built on rafts that float on the River Kwai at this hotel in Kanchanaburi.
A stationary boat hotel, with city of sea views from the rooms, on the IJ river close to the centre of Amsterdam
A historic paddle steamer, moored in a scenic spot by the city of Budapest, offers 4 star accommodation
Boutique cabin on Dutch barge on the River Saone at Losne. Restaurant quality food served. Perfect for a romantic break
Stunning ocean liner anchored in Long Beach offers luxury accommodation and a Princess Diana exhibition.
Quality boating holidays on canals and rivers around Burgandy, Loire and Canal du Midi
A modern, floating hotel built by the island of Klädesholmenon on the beautiful Swedish west coast.
Cruise along the backwaters of Kerala on a 80-foot long traditional + luxuriously furnished houseboat
Houseboats located on St Johns river in central Florida ideal escape from a hectic trip to Disney World
For a unique holiday, stay on this boat for up to 4 at Marciana Marina on the Island of Elba
Moored at the pier in the centre of Rijeka, Botel Marina offers a range of modern rooms alongside their on site restaurant
Charter a yacht with crew and explore the beautiful coastlines and hidden bays of the Greek islands and further afield
Sleep on a yacht or motor boat at the harbour in Boston. Guests have access to an outdoor pool
A social cafe has events in this floating hostel on the River Danube in Belgrade
Elegant 100 yard yacht permanently docked at Riddarholmen Island. With sauna + restaurant serving Scandinavian dishes. Adults only.
A floating backpackers in an idyllic location in the middle of Abel Tasman National Park
Luxury stay on traditional houseboats in Kumarakom with uncomparable view over the lake. Meals included and staff onboard
See the Bay of Islands on The Rock, an overnight cruise vessel, with activities thrown in
These traditional houseboats are a tranquil means of seeing the waterways and villages of this region
Luxury overnight cruising amongst the dramatic rock formations of Halong Bay
A boat on the River Nile with tented bedrooms. Accommodates up to 8 guests
This boatel is floating right in the middle of Toronto, perfect for a couples city break on the water
Take a luxury cruise ship into the Amazon from Iquitos or on the Mekong river to explore remote areas + see wildlife
Luxury individual yachts for exclusive Istanbul stay, in buzzing Bebek on the Bosphorus
These exclusive, active cruises on luxury yachts in Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico, Pacific NW, Costa Rica / Panama, Columbia River & Galapagos
Tented bedrooms on a moving boat in Aswan. Sleeps up to 4 guests
Luxurious houseboats with beautifully handcarved furnishings in Srinagar. Check current situation in this area before travel
Boutique accommodation on water. Stay on board moored or charter the boat with a skipper, at Lake Taupo