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How to Book Your Cruise

All hotelboat cruises are booked directly with their Crews and Operators - Simple!


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The Hotel Boats and their Crews

Most 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  - 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 - 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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Duke & Duchess - Scheduled cruising narrowboat pair, up to 6 guests

Join us aboard our family-run narrow boat pair for a relaxing adventure.  Delicious home cooked, traditional English food, good company, comfortable beds, en-suite facilities available and a very cheery crew. 
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English Holiday Cruises - Scheduled cruising riverboat, up to 22 guests

Relax in comfort aboard the intimate, family-run, 4-star ‘Edward Elgar’. Sail the glorious Cotswolds Severn Vale to destinations steeped in history. The crew do everything, delicious meals & all cabins en-suite. 3 to 6 day holidays from only £195. Visit our website   Full contact details

Lady Teal - Scheduled cruising wideboat, up to 8 guests

5 Stars, awarded by VisitEngland. Tradition and spacious widebeam luxury. Observation lounge, cocktail deck, mouth watering food. All cabins have large sprung mattress beds, basins, power showers, flushing toilets, TV/DVD. 
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Hotel Boat Kailani - Scheduled cruising wideboat, up to 4 guests

Luxury 5 star widebeam hotel boat. Full board with superb catering, en-suite private cabins for 4 guests. 3 to 6 nights on southern England canals and rivers, cruising or with visits. 
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Hotel Boat 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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Skippered Narrowboat Charter - Charter narrowboat, up to 4 guests

Luxurious self catering cruises. Enjoy the services of a crew during the day. The boat is then 'yours' until the crew rejoin you the following morning to continue with the adventure. 
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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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Thames Hotel Boat - Charter wideboat, 2 guests sleeping, option of more by day

Exclusive Private Charter. Our boat is the largest of her type on the river. Join us for the luxury all inclusive River Thames boating holiday of a lifetime. Visit our website   Full contact details

Tranquil Rose - Scheduled cruising wideboat, up to 9 guests

Spacious widebeam offers a choice of relaxing routes, including the River Thames and Kennet & Avon. Journey through history in peace & tranquillity. Visit our website   Full contact details

Wandering Duck - Scheduled or Charter narrowboat, up to 8 guests

Unique 2 and 3 night short breaks on our 69ft narrowboat. Join us for a break in beautiful countryside or take a trip into urban Manchester.
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