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29 reviews
Many many places to moor up...
Dine as a family with lovely views
Well equipped galley for delicious meals aboard
Passing Wildlife...always hungry
Adele Marie, cruising the Shropshire Union Canal
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Narrowboat -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Nantwich, Cheshire, England

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vr0dders
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“A relaxing family holiday”
Reviewed 12 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Comfortable boat, lots of stunning scenery, fun at the locks and over the spectacular aqueduct. Plenty of good places to stop.

Would definitely recommend it.

Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
12 Sep 2016
Glad you enjoyed it....would be more than happy to have you aboard if you fancy anothe trip...take care
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Crannogs
Crail, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Enjoyable peaceful holiday afloat”
Reviewed 22 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Overall my husband,myself and our 8 year old grandson enjoyed our first canal boat holiday on the Adele Marie. Martin and Anne were very welcoming and the added extras , scones,jam,milk etc were much appreciated
It was hard work at times at the locks and gates but others were happy to help
As there were just 2 adults on board we did not make Llangollen and were conscious of the further we went the further we had to come back and as we had the boat for just 1 week getting to the Chirk Aquaduct was quite an achievement for beginners

Would we do it again. Yes but with another couple

Improvements. Boat is a bit tired and needs some fabric maintenance. Fly spray is a necessity to get rid of the midgies A bread in would be a useful addition
Overall the Adele Marie was very comfortable and we did enjoy our time aboard
Good luck
Kind Regards
Anne W

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Liked best: The friendliness of other canal boat users
Liked least: The rain.!!!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
25 Jul 2016
Many thanks for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your time aboard Adele Marie. This time of year the canals are very busy, particularly the run to Llangollen, which can lead to delays but it sounds like you still had a great time. Thank you for your feedback regarding improvments. We are planning some enhancements for the winter season and your thoughts will help us plan the best things to do. We'd very much like to see you again. Best wishes from the FloatingDreams.co.uk team...
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Sandy B
Fermoy, Ireland
2 reviews
“Relaxation and comfort in beautiful countryside with every day something new.”
Reviewed 28 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Our welcome from the owners was genuine and included a welcome pack with home made scones and clotted cream! The narrowboat was extremely well fitted out, comfy beds, good quality sheets and towels, excellent bathroom and kitchen equipment.

We suggest that they provide a couple of folding chairs for sitting out on a lovely evening, otherwise everything we needed was there - including umbrellas!

Technically the boat worked without a hitch.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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Management Response
28 Jun 2016
Thank you both for your lovely review...it was great to have you aboard....would love to see you again sometime...
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Justin F
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A warm welcome from owners and very well equipped canal boat”
Reviewed 8 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We stayed aboard the Adele Marie with 2 teenagers and 1 dog, before the holiday communication with Martyn was great, he emailed us some very useful links to help plan the break. The welcome and instruction we received were excellent, there was an unexpected treat awaiting that was appreciated after travelling on Bank Holiday Monday. The boat had everything needed for a relaxing break including a full size fridge and cooker. The teenagers handled the locks with no problem so they were well occupied then exhausted by 10pm - unheard of at home! We took the time to travel to and visit Chester which we enjoyed. Overall we highly rate the hire of Adele Marie and look forward to booking another break soon.

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Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
10 Jun 2016
Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure having you aboard and we look forward to seeing you all again in the near future
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Jonathan...
warrington
1 review
“A lovely place to be for a few days !”
Reviewed 13 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We Hired the boat for a long weekend in early May, and were very impressed with the service from Martin and facilities on the boat too.
On arrival, Martin helped us with our luggage and went through the do’s and don’ts. Everything was clear to understand and our only doubt was whether we could “do locks” or not ! Martin kindly spent the time to travel with us and showed us how the locks worked. It was a large weight off our mind and we continued on our adventure with extra confidence. During our trip we found the other boat enthusiasts really nice and chatty. We only ended up doing one lock without the assistance of others because there are often many people around the lock areas waiting to go through or just volunteering to help. The boat was fully equipped with everything you need (including tea, coffee and fresh scones !) and we really felt we were on an exciting adventure! We moored near local pubs and coupled with the excellent amenities on board, we felt very content. We would highly recommend floating Dreams and will book again.

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Liked best: Cosy environment
Liked least: getting sunburned ! :)
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
14 May 2016
Thank you both for this lovely review...it was a pleasure having you aboard and thank you both for helping us to move the boat to its new location of Nantwich....we'd love to see you again sometime...
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