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Quarky Turnip Houseboat

Quarky Turnip Houseboat

4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.

She is a funky, interesting houseboat moored on South Lake Union with lovely views of the activity of the lake and the cityscape.

Turnip is for sale! $295k. Contact to learn more.


Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 air mattress

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


183 Reviews

Deborah User Profile
January 2018
If you've seen Sleepless in Seattle or always wanted to go up the river systems of England in a long boat or play Tammy Tyler from "the Bachelor" films then this boat is for you. My suggestions for renters are don't arrive at night or in the pouring rain, as you have to unlock se…
Rosa User Profile
May 2018
This boat was exactly what we were hoping for! The marina is a beautiful area with easy not too expensive parking. The boat itself was perfect for a quick getaway. It is still a boat so as expected the toilet and bathroom area are smaller but still great. Also the inside of the b…
Anis Amira User Profile
Anis Amira
April 2018
My friend and I had an amazing staycation at Michael's boathouse. It is centrally located and very near to a bus line. We had a calming experience being on a boathouse especially with the fairy lights and an amazing bed to sleep in. However, be aware that you need to live conserv…
Kathleen User Profile
April 2018
We had a truly lovely experience on the boat house. We visited Seattle for our anniversary and were looking for a unique, quaint and romantic experience outside of the insanity of Seattle proper, and that's exactly what we got. It was still central enough that we were able to jus…
Jim User Profile
April 2018
Be aware of all the dos and don'ts and cancellation policy with this company. If anything goes awry on your part you will be charged. Not to mention all the violations and fines that might be incurred if you don't follow the rules and regulations by accident. The contract is m…
Michael User Profile
Response from Michael:
Hi Jim. The cancellation policy is upfront when booking and is written by Airbnb, not the hosts. This is the nature of Airbnb, as it’s there to look after guests and hosts. I both host on Airbnb and am currently s guest in someone else’s home. I am glad we both had some measure of accountability to one another.
April 2018
Jennelle User Profile
April 2018
Absolutely loved our trip. Such a fun experience that was one of our trip highlights. Totally recommend
Christopher User Profile
April 2018
Turnip is absolutely magical. Will very likely stay here again soon if it is available. Stayed over for a quick business trip and it gave me a wonderful escape from the madness of the city. It would also make for a very romantic getaway for two. Cheers to a most memorable Airbnb …

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Seattle, Washington, United StatesJoined in November 2014
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101 Reviews
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Seattle, WA, United States

The area sits conveniently close to downtown Seattle and tucked between Fremont and Ballard. For those checking out the city, this is a great location. For those on business, also super convenient a…

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