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Affordable Rental on the Water in Downtown Boston! Truly Unique Vacation!

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Last updated: 11/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Boston house boat description

Vacations should be about fun and what could be more fun than a vacation on a houseboat! Located in Downtown Boston, SleepAfloat managed houseboat Taurus is the most unique vaction rental around. And the best part is it's only steps away from the city's most popular attractions! Check www.SleepAfloat.com for more information.

Features:
1 full sized bed in the stern
2 double beds in the underberth (ceiling 2.5ft high)
Main salon with loveseat, flatscreen TV and breakfast bar with seating for 2
Galley kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, sink, and stove.
Bathroom with stand up shower, toilet and vanity
Outside 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
Coffee
Free Wifi

Transportation:

Short walk to Aquarium, Haymark, North Station and Government Center subway stations
Parking is $27/day at the marina

Location:

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Boston, Lilypad 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 $25/day cash at the marina.

The Experience:

The boat 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 managed houseboat!

*Rates are for quoted for 2 guests. Each additional guest is $25/per person/night
Cleaning Fee: $119

Holiday rates are higher. Call for rates.

We do not always update our Homeaway/VRBO calendar. Please check the SleepAfloat site for updated calendars.

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Property Type

      • House Boat

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be 25 years of age to rent unless accompanied by a guardian....moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Coin Laundry
              • Festivals
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Photography
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Downtown
              • Water View
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Ice Skating
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking:

                    Parking available $25/day at marina...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Shampoo
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Freezer
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 5 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Winter
                      Dec 1 - Feb 28
                      2 night min stay
                      $200 $250
                      Fri, Sat
                      Spring
                      Mar 1 - Apr 30
                      2 night min stay
                      $275 $325
                      Fri, Sat
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $275

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning Fee $119
                      • Insurance $39
                      • 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.

                      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).

                      PET FEE - $50 for up to 2 pets


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 11/14/2014
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                      Location

                      3.8 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Logan International Airport
                      Boston
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Sail Loft
                      0.4 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Harbor Cruises
                      3.8 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Winthrop Golf Club
                      0.9 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      North Station
                      0.7 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Interstate 93
                      Boston
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Sal Loft
                      3.6 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Castle Island

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Our Downtown Boston location is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Boston, 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 do and see.

                       

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                      • Taurus Houseboat in downtown Boston!

                        Taurus Houseboat in downtown Boston!

                      • Main salon with sofa

                        Main salon with sofa

                      • Main salon with breakfast bar

                        Main salon with breakfast bar

                      • Microwave and toaster in kitchen

                        Microwave and toaster in kitchen

                      • Full galley kitchen with residential sized refrigerator

                        Full galley kitchen with residential sized refrigerator

                      • Utensils and cookware provided

                        Utensils and cookware provided

                      • Back bedroom with double bed.

                        Back bedroom with double bed.

                      • Double bed

                        Double bed

                      • Bathroom sink and heated marble floor

                        Bathroom sink and heated marble floor

                      • 2 full sized beds in the lower berth. Note ceiling height.

                        2 full sized beds in the lower berth. Note ceiling height.

                      • Enojy Dinner Al Fresco!

                        Enojy Dinner Al Fresco!

                      • Enojy a cup of coffee on the front deck!

                        Enojy a cup of coffee on the front deck!

                      • Open living space

                        Open living space

                      • Super comfy sofa for lounging

                        Super comfy sofa for lounging

                      • Spacious and sunny main salon

                        Spacious and sunny main salon

                      • Steps to kitchen area

                        Steps to kitchen area

                      • Stainless steel double sink and electric stove

                        Stainless steel double sink and electric stove

                      • Privacy curtain to separate kitchen and bedroom area

                        Privacy curtain to separate kitchen and bedroom area

                      • Double bed with privacy curtain

                        Double bed with privacy curtain

                      • Spacious interior

                        Spacious interior

                      • Stand up shower

                        Stand up shower

                      • Great sleeping area for kids!

                        Great sleeping area for kids!

                      • Great downtown location!

                        Great downtown location!

                      $200 - $325 per night (USD)
                      5

                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 11/14/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                      Member since: 2005
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/14/2014
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