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Beautiful Narrowboat - In The City

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Sophie

Beautiful Narrowboat - In The City

3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Sophie is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Whispering Willow is a beautiful 57ft narrowboat moored in the New Islington marina.

The marina is an idyllic spot that's home to a lovely community of boaters and wildlife, just a stones throw from the city centre and right alongside the trendy Northern Quarter.

A truly unique experience which offers the comfort and style of a boutique hotel alongside the charm and character of a houseboat.

You'll love our boat for its excellent location, cosy, quirky yet stylish interior - sheer comfort!

Amenities

Wireless Internet
Kitchen
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer
Laptop friendly workspace
Essentials

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 10PM
Check out by 11AM

Availability

248 Reviews

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Alysha
March 2018
Absolutely incredible, would recommend!
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Amanda
October 2017
Staying on Sophie’s beautiful narrowboat was an excellent idea. It’s really close to the Northern Quarter where we found good coffee and bars and so on. Great spot. Going to sleep on a boat is also the most relaxing thing ever. And in the morning the geese swim over to say hi. It…
James User Profile
James
August 2017
Sophie's boat was amazing to stay in! A cool location, just as described, with a host who went out of her way to make sure we enjoyed the area. Would reccomend to anyone looking for a very comfortable bed in an interesting locale.
Holly User Profile
Holly
August 2017
Sophie is accomodating and understanding. The boat is beautiful and the boating community are awesome. Fantastic way for us to start our vacation.
Ben User Profile
Ben
June 2017
Best place I've stayed in.. The gentle rocking of the water got me right to sleep and Sophie is lovely.
Erica User Profile
Erica
June 2017
Beautiful canal boat in a great, quiet location. Sophie was very helpful with tips about where to eat and places to go. Highly recommend staying on this lovely boat.
Anne-Marie User Profile
Anne-Marie
July 2018
The boat is an amazing place to stay. We only had one night in Manchester and wish we’d had longer to relax a little more in the great space. The boat has everything you need and even a a few friendly neighbours in the swans. The weather was good so we were able to sit outside an…

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Manchester, United KingdomJoined in July 2012
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256 Reviews
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Sophie is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I make music and ride the canal waves. We love our boat nearly as much as we love our baby. Being a host is ace, I can welcome people to stay on board from all over the world!
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