Featured in: Narcity, MTL Blog and Canadian Traveller as one of the TOP Vacation rentals in Montreal.
The Skal Nuphar is a 4500 square foot outstanding boat that is docked at the Old Port of Montréal. It offers modern unique lodging combined with the pleasure of being on the water. We have 11 rooms that can sleep up to 20 guests.
All prices are based on a double occupancy rate (just like a hotel). Our base rate includes 6 rooms with up to 12 guests.
From April 1 until May 16th, 2019 we have a 2 night minimum/18 guests (=9 rooms) minimum rate.
From May 17 until October 1, 2019 .... weekends have a 3 night/19 guests (= 10 rooms) minimum rate.
From October 1 until October 31, 2019 ... weekends have a 2 night/18 guests (=9 rooms) minimum rate.
All long weekends year round have a 3 night minimum.
*(Please note that once we accept your booking, we will not accept a reduction in the number of Guests, no refund will be given).
Skal means shell in Swedish, and we like to think of your stay as a pearl nestled in the shell of our oyster!
The Skal Nuphar is an amazing boat designed with bright and elegant colors. Our color palette takes its inspiration from the Nuphar, a hardy and colourful aquatic plant with its large and elegant floating leaves. Just like the Nuphar which thrives in both sun and shade in deep and calm water, our boat is sure to please all season long.
We have installed a luxury hot tub spa with LED lighting, waterfall feature, and speakers with iPhone hookup. You cannot beat the incredible view of the Old Port from this rooftop Hot Tub Spa!
In winter, the Skal Nuphar is the perfect location surrounded by the beautiful marina covered in snow and completely quiet and private,yet only steps away from vibrant and historical Old Montreal.
In summer, the Skal Nuphar's terrace is the ideal location to enjoy the beautiful weather and stunning views. The top deck is a modern oasis with large bean bags, adirondack chairs, a BBQ and outdoor speakers to offer you and your group the ultimate experience. Book a fireworks night for the most unforgettable evening!
With its nautical charm, the Skal Nuphar offers 4,500 square feet of pure comfort on water. Our lounge room fits 16 guests comfortably with seating, bar stools and cocktail tables. We even have a fireplace to keep you cozy and creates a great ambience. (winter only) There is also a fully equipped bar with huge ice well, sink, fridge, coffee machine, Keurig pod machine, a tap for a beer keg, ice machine and plenty of barware. There are speakers on the main floor and the roof top deck that can easily connect to your personal music library.
Do you love to cook?! Our commercial kitchen has everything you need: microwave, toaster, refrigerator, freezer, blender, Kitchenmaid mix master, food processor, commercial oven and dishwasher, stove, pots and pans, plates, glasses, utensils, etc! Don't feel like cooking?! You are steps away from vibrant Old Montreal with amazing gourmet restaurants.
All our state rooms are outside cabins and offer modern decor and sublime comfort. Each bed is made with 400 TC count luxury sheets that are professionally laundered. Our towels are Hotel Collection, made of a microcotton fabric that offers plush softness and quick-drying comfort. Each room has two single beds, a mirror, reading lamps for each bed, storage space for luggage and closet space with drawers. Each of the 10 cabins has a private fully-functioning bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower. Each room is equipped with a hairdryer and iron/ironing board. There is also 1 more powder room accessible to anyone on the boat.
Frequently asked Questions :
Q: Can the Skal Nuphar take us out for a cruise?
A: No. We are a floating hotel that does not move. We are not licensed to take the boat out for a cruise with guests.
Q: Is there heating in the winter?
A: Yes there is a fireplace in the lounge and also furnace heating for the entire boat, plus small heaters in every room.
Q: Is there air-conditioning in the summer?
A: Yes. Both the main floor lounge and bedrooms are all air conditioned for your comfort.
Q: Is the Hot Tub Spa Working?
A: YES. The Hot Tub Spa is working every day of the year, summer or winter!
Q: Why are the prices so different from the advertised rate on VRBO?
A: VRBO advertises the lowest possible rate without taking into consideration minimum rooms/guests, weekends, taxes and seasons of the year. The pricing is set to ensure you have FULL PRIVATE USE of the boat.
Q: What is the maximum capacity of the Skal Nuphar?
A: The maximum amount of guests that can sleep on the boat is 20. The maximum capacity for events is 40 guests.
If you are looking to book an event, please contact us to receive an official quote. For a quote we will need to know the following ; the date(s), the number of people attending (up to 40), the number of people staying onboard (up to 20), and the occasion.
For weekends in the months of June - September we have a 3 night/18 guests (= 9 rooms) minimum rate.
For weekends in the month of May and October we have a 2 night minimum/18 guests (=9 rooms) minimum rate.
All weekends in April have a 2 night/16 guests (=8 rooms) minimum rate.
All long weekends year round have a 3 night minimum.