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Beautiful Houseboat In Downtown Providence - Heated - APRIL SPECIAL!

Neil Malik

Member since: 2014
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Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, Hindi and Bahasa Indonesian
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Neil Malik

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, Hindi and Bahasa Indonesian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2015
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Beautiful Houseboat In Downtown Providence - Heated - APRIL SPECIAL!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

Providence House Boat Rental Photos and Description

2 bed, 1 bath, sleeps 4

Sleep Aboard is Rhode Island's exclusive houseboat rental company located in Providence, RI. Our Providence fleet numbers 4 unique boats and we specialize in offering a unique overnight experience as an alternative to drab hotels. Visit for additional pictures, video tour of the yacht and company information.

Experience Providence from the unique perspective of your own floating house that is equipped with full baseboard heat for cooler Sping and Fall months! Nestled in a protected marina in Providence Harbor, our houseboat is fully equipped with all the comforts and amenities of home! Our location is the most secure marina in Rhode Island. We are nestled inside of the Hurricane Barrier and are visible when driving along Interstate 195.

Located in a very secure and gated marina, our houseboat is just minutes away from downtown Providence’s most popular attractions: Waterfire, Brown University, Johnson & Wales, the East Side, The Providence Place Mall, and the Providence Convention Center. Our convenient location makes it easy for you reach points of interest along the waterfront on foot. Go ahead and rent or bring your car, this rental has a FREE parking space for it in an off-site lot!

This houseboat is located in downtown Providence. It is minutes away from the airport, and dozens of great restaurants and shops. In fact, popular Providence hang outs are in front of the marina including Lola’s Mexican Bar & Cantina, The Whiskey Republic and Providence’s famous Hot Club. Other great restaurants including several pubs, an Indian Restaurant, a Sushi restaurant and the trendy Jewelry District are just around the corner. There is a grocery store less than a half mile away, laundromats, and a convenience store on the corner. Adjacent to our marina is a water taxi service that provides pick-ups and drop-offs to many local hot spots along the Providence Canal.

We provide all linens and towels so there is no need to worry about laundry plus an iron, ironing board, hairdryer and a coffee maker (k-cups). This houseboat is fully air-conditioned and heated for your comfort in any season. All this for less than the price of the smallest rooms at any of the nearby downtown waterfront hotels!

There is a master stateroom with a full bed, two twin beds in a sleeping loft and a full-sized sofa bed for the living room. Additionally there is a full kitchen with a cooktop, microwave and full sized refrigerator. Off the kitchen is the bathroom, which is huge by boat standards. It has a full sized stand up shower, head and vanity/sink.

The boat is in a well protected part of the marina. 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 views..

We offer different rates depending on the season and depending on the occasion. Our standard summer rates reflect an occupancy of 4 people maximum for overnight stays. For guests looking to have a larger gathering, we offer a 'Function' rate which reflects having a larger crowd aboard. Function rates apply to parties where there are more than 8 visitors at any one time. Due to the wear and tear on the boat and the increased water/electrical usage by having more people aboard, we also reflect that in the rate and appreciate your understanding in this matter. Please review our rates to see what fits your budget.

Thank you for taking the time to read about our houseboat. Please call or email today to find out more about this unique and memorable rental!

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Neil Malik (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
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Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, Hindi and Bahasa Indonesian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2015

About Neil Malik

My name is Neil Malik and I am the owner of Sleep Aboard. I have 35 years of boating experience including short-handed crossings of the North and South Atlantic Oceans (USA-Europe-Brazil). After so much extensive travel, my goal is to provide a very unique, different experience for my guests that will pale any hotel experience. As an ex-COO of an Inc 500 company, I recognize the needs of my customers and try as hard as possible to accommodate each and every guest.

Neil Malik purchased this house boat in 2012

Why Neil Malik chose Providence

This 2008 Aqua Lodge constructed by Catamaran Cruisers is a very unique boat. Catamaran Cruisers is the US leader in houseboat manufacture and they specialize in provide luxury houseboats for lake and ocean use that range from 35 feet to 70 feet. I maintain a personal connection with the owners of the company and believe in the product they produce. Also, having product tested the boat extensively, we at Sleep Aboard feel it is an excellent addition to our fleet. Given the retail value of our boat at $106,000, we offer a unique opportunity to have overnight stays for a reasonable daily rate.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Beautiful Houseboat In Downtown Providence - Heated - APRIL SPECIAL!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
Miami, Florida
4

Fun stay on houseboat

  • 4 of 5

The location was right in the city. The boat was as described. We enjoyed the stay. The beds were comfortable. Off site parking was rather far. We walked 4 blocks in the rain to park the car. Wifi was more off than on. Would recommend for a different experience.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Weehawken, NJ
5

Can't be beat

  • 5 of 5

I rented this boat with my wife and two daughters and all agreed it was one of the best decisions I've ever made. Beautiful views, fantastic location. So nice to have a cool apartment on the water instead of a hotel room. Close to everything, yet docked far enough away where we had no problem with noise. Neil was an unfailingly helpful host. Don't miss this.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Vermont
5

Perfect Spot for enjoying Providence on the water

  • 5 of 5

I rented the houseboat for a "boys night out" with some old college friends. The owner was super attentive, friendly, accommodating, and a delight to work with. The boat was clean, comfortable, in a secluded area of the marina, and we loved the proximity to the bars along the fox point waterfront and shops/restaurants on Wickenden St. Walking or a cab ride into downtown is very easy as well. And the price couldn't be beat! This is a great way to experience Providence a little differently.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
United States
5

Most fun in Providence

  • 5 of 5

I've traveled to Providence many times over the 4 years my daughter has been in school there, and stayed in many different accommodations. The Biltmore is great for elegance, others are convenient & comfortable, but there is no place else that is this much fun! Imagine waking up on the water, Canadian geese floating by your window, and walking down the dock & over 3 blocks to Coffee Exchange & Amy's on Wickendon, A houseboat, moored in a marina in the heart of Providence. Completely delightful.

It does sleep 6. My friends missed their plane & stayed over one night & we were all very comfortable, but i wouldn't recommed it for 6 adults for a long stay. If you are a family, i can promise your kids will LOVE you for choosing this place- the sleeping loft is a kids' dream.

My host, Neil, was incredibly helpful & friendly- really way beyond what was expected- without being intrusive. The boat was appointed with absolutely everything one would need. The view down & up river is spectacular. The only bad thing about this place is that it isn't available in winter. Book early. As soon as people find out about this, it will be full a year in advance.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Rhode Island
5

Great Weekend on the Water

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed on the houseboat for a weekend get away and had a wonderful time. It is a comfortable, welcoming little apartment that floats! There are great place to eat a five minute walk from the marina and getting into downtown Providence on foot only takes about 15 minutes. We didn't use the car the whole weekend. I highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Charlottesville, VA
5

Hidden treasure

  • 5 of 5

In looking for a place to stay for one night in Providence, I went to VRBO when local hotels required a two-night minimum. I wasn't expecting to find something as cool and affordable as this houseboat. If you're up for something a little different and fun, this is for you.

My husband and I (late 30s) were so happy to get a taste of life on a houseboat, if only for a night. The boat is clean and perfectly appointed, and the location was ideal -- we were able to walk everywhere we wanted to go once we got in from the airport. The owner is a pleasure to work with. I would definitely stay here again if I get the opportunity.

To note: There's a Catholic church within walking distance, which was good for us since we're Catholic and wanted to go to mass.

Also:

There was a little noise from a nearby restaurant into the night, but it didn't disturb us; however it might be a consideration if you're a light sleeper.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

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Rates & Availability

From $185 Per night

Providence House Boat Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
April
Apr 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
1 night minimum stay
$185
 
 
Graduation Weekend
May 15 2015 - May 17 2015
3 night minimum stay
$900
Flat fee
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend
May 22 2015 - May 24 2015
3 night minimum stay
$900
Flat fee
 
 
Waterfire - June 27
Jun 27 2015 - Jun 27 2015
1 night minimum stay
$285
Flat fee
 
 
4th of July Weekend
Jul 3 2015 - Jul 5 2015
3 night minimum stay
$900
Flat fee
 
 
Waterfire - July 11
Jul 11 2015 - Jul 11 2015
1 night minimum stay
$285
Flat fee
 
 
Waterfire - July 25
Jul 25 2015 - Jul 25 2015
1 night minimum stay
$285
Flat fee
 
 
Waterfire - Aug 8
Aug 8 2015 - Aug 8 2015
1 night minimum stay
$285
Flat fee
 
 
Waterfire - Aug 22
Aug 22 2015 - Aug 22 2015
1 night minimum stay
$285
Flat fee
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 5 2015 - Sep 7 2015
3 night minimum stay
$900
Flat fee
 
 
Waterfire- Sept 26
Sep 26 2015 - Sep 26 2015
1 night minimum stay
$285
Flat fee
 
 
November
Nov 1 2015 - Nov 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$220
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$220
From
$250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Notes Check-in: 12pm; Check-out 12pm the following day;
CANCELLATIONS - A sixty (60) day advance notice is required for a cancellation.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Pets are not allowed onboard; Waterfire weekends require a higher weekend rate with a minimum stay of 2 nights. Off-site parking, all utilities, cleaning services, and all marina fees are included. Guests are responsible for any damages
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Amenities

Providence House Boat Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house boat
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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