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Late Booking Cruises

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How to Book Your Cruise

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The Hotel Boats and their Crews

shaking hands logoMost of these boats are operated by their owners so when you go to their websites you may deal directly with your future skipper & crew. Their websites contain full details about their hotelboats and the cruises they offer. You book directly with them, no middlemen or agents here!
The Billet Hotel Boat image The Billet Hotel Boat - Scheduled cruising wideboat, up to 4 guests
Luxurious and relaxing short holiday breaks, an all-inclusive, fully catered and 5-star experience in the marvellously peaceful English countryside, enjoying the beauty of the canal network and its' historic past.
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Bywater Hotelboat Cruises image Bywater Hotelboat Cruises - Scheduled cruising narrowboat pair, up to 8 guests
Join us aboard our hotel-boat pair for a relaxing holiday afloat. Traditional English cooking, full ensuite cabins, welcoming atmosphere, owner operated. Wide cruising area of narrow & wide canals & rivers.
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Dragonfly image Dragonfly - From 2024, the ultimate getaway for two.
From June 2024, the ultimate getaway for two. In 2024, join us on our brand new, liveaboard narrowboat. Skippered by day, yours to enjoy by night. Cruising the south Leicestershire canal through Foxton locks.
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Hotelboat Tranquil Rose image Hotelboat Tranquil Rose - Scheduled cruising wideboat, up to 8 guests
Traditional wide beam all-inclusive hotel boat offering a choice of routes on the Southern Waterways. Travel back to a bygone era and experience possibly the most relaxing of holidays available.
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Hotelboat Wessex Rose image Hotelboat Wessex Rose - Scheduled cruising wideboat, up to 6 guests
5* luxury wide beam hotel boat. All inclusive 3 to 7 night cruises for up to six guests. Sumptuous food, private en-suite cabins with full-size beds & TV/DVD, spacious panoramic lounge, roof deck.
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Lady Teal image Lady Teal - Scheduled cruising wideboat, up to 5 guests, 3 cabins
5 Star Gold awarded by VisitEngland. Spacious, luxurious, relaxing. Observation lounge, upper deck, mouth watering food. All cabins fully equipped and en-suite. Passing through the Yorkshire Dales, Lancashire countryside and vibrant cities.
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Narrowboat Ellis image Narrowboat Ellis - Scheduled cruising narrowboat, up to 2 guests
Narrowboat Ellis offers a relaxed, informal Narrow-boating experience "somewhere between a Hotel boat and a boating trip with old friends"!
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Whistling Swan Narrowboat Hotel image Whistling Swan Narrowboat Hotel - We are a small personal hotel boat based at Devizes, we offer cruises along the Kennet and Avon. Relax aboard our boat with your own cabin, lounge and why not enjoy a massage from Fiona.

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Takara Hotel Boat image Takara Hotel Boat - Scheduled cruising Narrowboat, up to 4 guests
A relaxing and friendly cruise on our traditional hotel narrow boat. All en-suite cabins, excellent home cooked food and fully licensed bar. A great way to explore the canals of England and Wales.
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