Come stay aboard our FABULOUS houseboat, berthed in one of the most convenient marinas for exploring all that Boston has to offer! Capricornus is your home away from home on the water!
* Master bedroom with queen bed
* Stateroom with double bed
* Main salon with sleeper sofa (sleeps 2), flat screen TV and 2 club chairs
* Dining area with seating for 4 at table and 2 at breakfast bar
* Full galley kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, sink, stove top burners and toaster
* Bathroom with stand up shower, toilet and vanity
* HUGE rooftop deck with lounge furniture, electric grill and city... views
* Fully heated and air conditioned
Linens and bath towels
* Soaps and shampoo
* Cookware, cutlery and dishware
* Free Wifi
* Short walk to Aquarium, Haymark, North Station and Government Center subway stations
* Parking is $25/day at the marina
Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Boston, Lilypad is just steps away from the New England Aquarium, Quincy Market/Faneuil Hall, the North End, Boston Garden, a large outdoor neighborhood swimming pool, a free tennis court, a public ice skating rink, and countless other things to see and do. Parking is also available for $25/day cash at the marina.
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 $25/per person/night
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Left on 10/10/2013 for a stay in September 2013 | Kevin & Beth
We loved our stay on the Capricornus! It had all the comforts of home surrounded by gentle waves, beautiful sunrises, the mystery of high and low tide (we're from the Midwest & don't see tides often), comfortable beds, and even a swan that came to the bedroom sliding door to visit every morning. The rooftop deck was awesome for morning coffee and for watching the boats come in during the evenings. We were disappointed that we couldn't stay longer. We had an issue with the Wi-Fi but they were very accommodating and offered to immediately issue a refund for an outside Wi-Fi service that was available on the boat. While coffee was provided, all of the drinking cups were plastic so we had to buy from the local Starbucks the first day and keep our cups for future use on the boat ... I suggest you mention this when you book your rental.
Left on 09/30/2013 for a stay in September 2013 | Claire
Check in and locating the boat was fine - it would be a bit daunting at night. The kitchen and bathroom were newish and lovely. The bedrooms were roomy and nicely appointed. The living room and dining area were modern and comfortable. The wi-fi and wall tv were an added plus. The upper deck was awesome - you can watch the boats go by in the harbor. The location, however, was the clincher. Within five minutes, you can be at the North End, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, the aquarium, Rowes Wharf, and all the ferries, water taxis, cruise boats and whale watching boats. Perfect!
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