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Houseboat | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 11
This is accommodation with a unique difference. Our boat is a luxury 4 star Canal wide beam fitted to an exceptionally high standard. The interior is spacious with a fitted kitchen, complete with all mod coms (inc dishwasher) and beautiful open plan saloon/dining room. Our bedrooms can be made up as double or twin rooms, all with bed linen and towels. In addition the saloon area opens out on to the front deck so you can sit outside and enjoy the stunning River Thames views. The holiday is self catering, but we can provide a delicious continental breakfast if you wish.
The boat is moored in the historic town of Henley-On-Thames in beautiful meadow parkland. We offer a complimentary cruise during your stay so that you can enjoy the picturesque countryside on one of the most beautiful stretches of the River Thames. For those of you wishing to explore more of the Thames, why not book an optional extra cruise and combine this with your complimentary cruise and stay one night or more in Marlow or Hurley. The cruise makes an excellent way to celebrate a special occasion, you are welcome to invite friends and family along for the cruise (max 12 people in total).
We do the driving of the boat for you and at the end of your cruise, we leave you safely moored up to continue enjoying your holiday.
|Size||Sleeps up to 11, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Heathrow 50 km, Nearest railway: Reading 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Boat available|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (5), Dining seats for 11, Lounge seats for 11|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details indoors|
Accommodation is in 2 bespoke twin cabins and 1 double cabin which also has a single bunk bed, ideal for a family. All 3 cabins are private and have ensuite bathrooms with WC and showers. Each bedroom comes with plasma TV, hair dryer, tea/coffee. Further sleeping accommodation is in the saloon area where 2 dinettes convert to double beds.The open plan kitchen /saloon area is spacious with plasma TV and DVD. The kitchen is fully fitted with dishwasher, washing machine and all mod coms. The saloon is bright and airy with skylights and large windows so you can enjoy the ever changing stunning Thames scenery. The saloon opens on to the front deck where guests can enjoy sitting and dining outside.
|Further details outdoors|
The boat is fully equipped to the highest safety standards. Life jackets are available and there are 2 Life rings. The boat complies with MCA safety standards and is fully insured for commercial use and public liability insurance and has the appropriate commercial River Licence. A generator and solar panels provide all the power so you can enjoy all the benefits of a land based villa but on water.
The boat will be moored at either Henley-On-Thames, Reading, Pangbourne or Beale Park. Guests can choose their location prior to their holiday and the boat will be moored at the location for the duration of their stay.
During your stay, we offer a 2 hour complimentary return cruise on Boat Geanna (weather and stream conditions permitting excluding Regatta week and Henley Music festival week) so that you can really experience the stunning views of the River Thames but without the stress of driving the boat. After your cruise, we safely moor you up in Henley again and then leave you to continue enjoying your holiday on the boat.
For those wishing to explore the Thames further, why not combine your complimentary cruise with an optional extra 2 hour cruise and explore more of the Thames. This is an ideal way to treat yourself or visiting friends (max number on the cruise is 12) either as a day return cruise back to Henley or stay overnight in picturesque Marlow and then head back towards Henley the following day. No need to drive the boat as we come back and do this for you and then once moored up safely, we leave you again to enjoy your holiday.
Dogs are welcome free of charge on board Geanna but must be booked in advance.
All bed linen, towels, room tea / coffee facilities are provided.
The price is for the accommodation based on up to 6 person occupancy. Additional guests (up to a maximum of 11 occupancy) are an additional £50 per person for the booked period.
Diesel fuel is not included in the price and is a supplement of £60.00 per booking. Mooring fees are excluded and are paid locally depending on where the boat is moored. Pangbourne is free, Henley charge £9.00 a night.
if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me,
About this location
The Oxfordshire region
The boat is moored in Henley-On-Thames which is full of restaurants and pubs and of course hosts the famous Henley Royal Regatta and the ever popular 80's Rewind festival. The boat provides a perfect base to explore the Thames Valley region, historic Royal Windsor, Ascot, Lego Land and the famous Midsomer Murder film sites. We offer a 2 hour complimentary return cruise on the boat during your stay so you can experience the beautiful scenery of the Thames (excluding Regatta and henley Music Festival weeks)
The boat can also be moored at Sonning or Pangbourne. Just contact us for details.
Visit the famous Henely Royal Regatta in July /June or why not see the Olympics as our mooring is within easy reach of the train station which has trains running regularly to London (half an hour by train from Reading to London Paddington). The annual 80's rewind Music festival in London is always popular and you can be moored within easy walking distance to the festival.
The River Rowing Museum in Henley provides interest for all the family. The parks on the banks of the Thames at Henley provide ample space for children to play, family picnics or dog walking. All ammenities are within walking distance.
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6 Oct 2013
"Up there with the best"
We boarded the Geanna for a couple of nights for a girly birthday break. The boat was more than comfortable, ultra cosy but sufficiently planned out so that it didn't feel cramped. The mooring ha… More
30 Sep 2013
Boat Geanna is the perfect alternative to a hotel for getaway. We were a group of friends celebrating a birthday and we just couldn't have asked for anything more perfect for our trip.Alan met t… More
Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We're really pleased everything was to your expectations and hope to see you again in the near future.
29 Sep 2013
"A magical weekend"
I booked Geanna to celebrate my birthday with my girlfriends and the weekend exceeded all expectations. We fell in love with Geanna and the owners Jane and Alan simply could not have provided anything… More
We are so pleased your birthday weekend was a success and you had the good weather too. Thank you for your lovely comments. We hope to see you again soon.
4 May 2013
"It was perfect in every way!"
We spent a wonderful week aboard Geanna for a special birthday. The boat was bigenough for a family lunch party, six adults and three children, plus a wonderful cruise!Jane and Alan run a very well or… More
Thank you for lovely comments. We enjoyed meeting you all and are delighted you had a great holiday to celebrate. We hope to see you again in the future.
22 Apr 2013
"Fantastic day out to celebrate my daughters birthday"
It was such a fun day to be on the river with my wife, Eliana my birthday girl, Rocco my son and my Mother-in law Sue.Jane and Alan surpassed our expectations, their warm welcome and amazing hospitali… More
Thank you for your lovely comments, we are so pleased your daughter enjoyed her birthday. We very much hope to see you again next year.
11 Sep 2012
"An incredibly relaxing holiday in perfect comfort on a beautiful part of the Thames."
From start to finish this turned out to beat many 5 star hotel holidays we had all taken. Firstly the hosts are attentive, lovely and fun. They gave us 2 informed fabulous river trips. Would thoroughly recommend the Henley to Reading stretch. The lovely welcome and the superb, well equipped standard of the boat - just as described on the website, makes it easy to take to the water instantly. Little extras like soap, tea bags and even a dishwasher tablet was the icing. The spaciousness and comfort of the main room in the boat is the surprise. And how can one not enjoy croissants, fresh coffee and the papers on a river, with a bank for a bar/b/q and restaurants to die for. We ate at The Crooked Billet, Phyllis Court and Orwells. All brilliant. All of us slept like babies and felt so relaxed as if we had taken a week off. Our ages ranged from 21 - 86yrs old! And we all LOVED it. This truly is a holiday for everyone. What a gem..... and we all agreed we were thrilled to avoid airports and shall return.
Thank you for your lovely comments - really delighted you had a good stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future.
14 Mar 2012
"Something different for Christmas!"
Where to begin?! Decided last minute to go away for Christmas for a few nights and came across this little beauty on Tripadvisor. The owners, Jane and Alan are just lovely and very accommodating! Af… More
Really delighted you had a great stay on Boat Geanna. Hope to see you again, maybe next Christmas?
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