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Houseboat White Elephant: HUGE Floating Home Downtown Boston!

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
10 guests
2 nights minimum
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The White Elephant Floating Inn is a one-of-a-kind houseboat that sleeps up to 10 guests! Perfect for a family or large group getaway, this handcrafted vessel features beautifully finished wood paneled walls, exposed wood beams and inlaid hardwood floors. You won't find another rental like this in Boston! Features: * Master bedroom with king sized bed * Second floor stateroom with double bed and 2 twin beds built into the wall * Second stateroom with queen sized bed * Main salon with sleeper sofa (sleeps 2), and flat screen TV over a dining table which seats 6 * Galley kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, sink, stove and oven. * 2 bathrooms with stand up shower, toilet and vanity * Outside deck with lounge furniture, electric grill and city views * Fully heated and air conditioned Ameniti...The White Elephant Floating Inn is a one-of-a-kind houseboat that sleeps up to 10 guests! Perfect for a family or large group getaway, this handcrafted vessel features beautifully finished wood paneled walls, exposed wood beams and inlaid hardwood floors. You won't find another rental like this in Boston! Features: * Master bedroom with king sized bed * Second floor stateroom with double bed and 2 twin beds built into the wall * Second stateroom with queen sized bed * Main salon with sleeper sofa (sleeps 2), and flat screen TV over a dining table which seats 6 * Galley kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, sink, stove and oven. * 2 bathrooms 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, Haymarket, North Station and Government Center subway stations * Parking is $30-35 a day at the marina Location: Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Boston, the White Elephant 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. 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 SleepAfloat managed houseboat! • Rates are for quoted for 2 guests. Each additional guest is $35/per person/night. Cleaning Fee: $149 • 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. Additional amenities: Full Kitchen, SofabedMore
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Stayed on the White Elephant last weekend with 5 friends and we had the best time!! The location is fantastic, the boat is really cute and comfortable, and the experience is so unusual - I'm sure we'll be talking about it for years to come!

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Stephinboston
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Amazing location - just a 5 minute walk to the North End or Quincy Market. Quality of the boat was better than we expected. Spotlessly clean, extra towels and pillows and high quality bed linens. Boat is actually at the end of the dock so...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Jrhody
Management response:Responded 28 July 2016

Thanks for the feedback! So glad to hear you had a great experience, and that's a great suggestion for an umbrella on the deck. Thanks for staying with us! - Team SleepAfloat

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Reviewed 8 September 2015

I came with a group of 7 guys and we had an amazing weekend!! The water taxi dropped us off directly onto the boat. There was plenty of space and the accommodations were excellent. The deck on the second level made for a great spot...More

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank James H
Reviewed 24 September 2014

We had the pleasure of staying on the White Elephant for a week in Sept 2014. We were a group of 6 (3 couples). After looking at various accommodation options in the city, this proved to be far and away the best value option. The...More

Date of stay: September 2014
2  Thank NormCash
Marcia N, VR Owner at Houseboat White Elephant: HUGE Floating Home Downtown Boston!, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2014

Thanks so much for the honest and positive review! We'd love to have you on board a SleepAfloat again! Please let us know if you're ever looking to stay with us again! Best, Team SleepAfloat

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 24 September 2014

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Date of stay: September 2014
Marcia N, VR Owner at Houseboat White Elephant: HUGE Floating Home Downtown Boston!, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2014

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About the Manager
SleepAfloat Boat and Houseboat Rentals
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2009
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