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Late Booking Cruises

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How to Book Your Cruise

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2025 Hotel Boat Cruises Ordered By Boat

Hotel boating has become increasingly popular in the UK, allowing visitors to experience the beauty of the country’s waterways and canals from the comfort of a hotel boat. There are a wide variety of waterways available, offering beautiful rural landscapes to more gritty post industrial city centres.

All of these listed companies has an extensive list of schedules that cover a number of waterways and rivers across the UK. Depending on the time of year, the boat may be available for a weekend break, a full week’s stay, or even longer periods of time.

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The boats are usually fully equipped with all the luxuries of a hotel, such as a kitchen, TV and internet access, and comfortable sleeping areas. All boats are fitted with the latest safety and navigation equipment, and has a team of experienced skippers and crew to look after you during your stay.

Hotelboat cruises in 2025 by Hotel Boat.

Just click on the company name to go to their website and see full details of cruise itineraries and  boats, and to book your cruise. You can explore cruises by waterways areas from the menu on the left.

Click on the canal name for a guide at our partner site Canal Junction.