Vacations should be about fun and what could be more fun than a vacation on a houseboat! Located in Downtown Boston, SleepAfloat managed houseboat Taurus is the most unique vaction rental around. And the best part is it's only steps away from the city's most popular attractions!
* 1 full sized bed in the stern
* 2 double beds in the underberth (ceiling 2.5ft high)
* Main salon with loveseat, flatscreen TV and breakfast bar with seating for 2
* Galley kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, sink, and stove.
* Bathroom with stand up shower, toilet and vanity
* Outside 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 $27 for 24 hours (this does not include in-and-out).
Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Boston, Taurus 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 $27/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 a 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. Call for rates.
Additional amenities include: suitable for children, night life, stove/oven, double bed, breakfast bar, full sized refridgerator, city view, queen bed, coffeemaker....Read more
Left on 05/01/2014 for a stay in April 2014 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 1, 2014Stayed Apr 2014
What a wonderful experience we had staying on the Taurus. The boat was as clean and modern as any hotel and twice as fun. The gentle motion creates a great nights sleep. We went in early spring when it was only about 50 degrees out. The boat has a great heater and we stayed cozy, however it did get a bit chilly in the bottom bunks at night. The location can't be beat. The north end is amazing, no shortage of great dining that's for sure. Can't wait to return!
So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us on Taurus! This spring has been unusually cold! Now we know to be better prepared next year. Hope you do come back and stay with us again!
A FlipKey verified reviewer
“Great fun. Perfect location.”
Left on 04/06/2013 for a stay in May 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Apr 6, 2013Stayed May 2012
Taurus sits at the end of the pier, which is important so that you can see out into the ocean. It also happens to be right next to a Starbucks and a very short walk to the Long Pier from which we took the ferry every day out to the islands. We loved it, and we'll definitely go back when the weather warms up!
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