Are you planning a trip to Paris for leisure? Interested in experiencing a different type of lodging instead of the usual establishments? Then why not stay in a houseboat for a change? There are several houseboats conveniently located all around Paris. These are modern accommodations, yet they offer a rustic experience by being nestled close to the water. Come experience Paris in a new way and make a booking in a houseboat. Read on to find out more about the top 10 houseboats in Paris.
Looking for a place to call home for a few days while in Paris? Then this houseboat might be the right choice for you. This houseboat is located on a shore-based platform and provides all the comfort and tranquillity one seeks in a holiday. The houseboat is in a convenient location, close to the new Louis Vuitton Foundation and the Line 1 subway to Paris.
Inside the houseboat is a large living room and more than 20 windows, that bring in natural lighting and offer views of the sea. There are two independent bedrooms inside, both with attached bathrooms. Come enjoy the modern kitchen which is fully equipped with latest appliances and a spacious dining table for up to 10 people.
Luxurious and large Parisian loft
Price: from 368 USD
Number of Guests: 4
This duplex studio is situated inside a houseboat and is only steps away from Notre Dame. This houseboat used to be inhabited by a sailor and it is comfortable and fully stocked with amenities, like bedsheets, a tablecloth, bath towels, cooking utensils, a TV and even Wi-Fi. There is a double bed in the bedroom, which is ideal for couples or even a small family with a young child.
A study and a small bathroom with full shower facilities can be accessed from the room. At the ship’s bridge level is the kitchen and living room area, which is fully equipped with cooking appliances.
Duplex studio on a houseboat
Price: from 116 USD
Number of Guests: 2
This barge is luxurious and charming and located before the Île de la Cité. This accommodation is the perfect choice for guests to enjoy the off the beaten paths of Paris. This accommodation offers all the modern comforts, such a fully-equipped kitchen, a spacious living room and a fancy bathroom, that has a large Italian shower.
The barge is close to major attractions, like Saint-Michel, the Louvre and Châtelet, all of which are within walking distance. There are two bedrooms with large, double beds that can sleep up to four people. All parts of the barge can be accessed by guests. There is a parking space right in front of the barge and it is free.
Barge near St Michel
Price: from 483 USD
Number of Guests: 4
Welcome to this great floating house, located smack on the Seine in Paris. This houseboat has a very spacious living room, which has well-appointed furniture and boasts fascinating views of the river. There are four bedrooms in the houseboat and it can sleep up to seven people. The main room of the houseboat is bright and spacious, owing to the large windows on three sides.
The famous Eiffel Tower is only five minutes away. Guests at this houseboat will have access to many delectable restaurants and cinemas within a three-minute walk. The minimum stay in this accommodation is four nights.
Houseboat on the Seine
Price: from 516 USD
Number of Guests: xx
Enjoy the unique experience of living in a houseboat, placed in the heart of the city. This houseboat has been constructed with a Dutch influence and has a large terrace area, where there are sunbeds for guests to relax. Enter the houseboat and take a trip back to the early 20s, by observing the wooden decor. There are two bedrooms, a big living room and a bathroom in the front of the boat. A second, smaller terrace is situated above the sailor’s room and, here, guests can savour the beautiful sunset views over the Eiffel Tower.
Do not worry if you are visiting during the colder months. There is an oil heater, which can be used to warm the entire living space. Up to six guests can be housed in this houseboat, comfortably.
Houseboat in the heart of Paris
Price: from 350 USD
Number of Guests: 6
Fancy being in the centre of Paris whilst staying in a unique accommodation? This is the place. With this houseboat on the Seine, you will be able to admire the most beautiful buildings in Paris whilst enjoying the calm water. Given the amazing location of the houseboat, guests can easily get to at least three major museums and several major tourist sites. The boat has all the necessary amenities and facilities, including a washing machine.
Exquisite houseboat in downtown Paris
Price: from 393 USD
Number of Guests: 5
This unique floating accommodation is fully equipped with all the necessary amenities needed for a comfortable stay when visiting Paris. The houseboat consists of a solarium terrace with a private jacuzzi. The houseboat is suited for up to six people and, even the location is convenient, as it is situated near the city centre and comes with secured parking spaces.
Guests get access to the back of the houseboat that has a terrace area. From here, guests can sit out and enjoy the amazing views of the river and surroundings. The bedroom has a double bed, which is best suited for up to two people.
Luxurious houseboat near the Eiffel Tower
Price: from 221 USD
Number of Guests: 2
Coming to Paris with a large group? Then, this houseboat is an ideal choice, as it has sleeping space for 16 to 20 people. This spacious and luxurious houseboat is located at the end of canal Saint-Martin, on the Bassin de la Villette. The kitchen is fully equipped with appliances needed to cook your own meals on board. Cooked food can also be provided, upon request.
This accommodation is also comfortable in winter, as it has heating. There are seven cabins in all and each has their own private shower. Two additional cabins can be rented if necessary, upon request.
Big houseboat for rent
Price: from 1107 USD
Number of Guests: 16
Come experience living by the water in this riverboat with a large living room. This houseboat is situated in a unique location that is just five minutes from the Louvre and the Musée d'Orsay. Guests coming by car will be pleased to know that parking is available. There are two bedrooms in the houseboat and each has an attached bathroom. The first bedroom has a double bed, while the second one has a bunk bed. There is heating in the boat, so during the winter, guests will be kept warm. Free Wi-Fi is also available, throughout the riverboat. Additionally, a floor mattress in the living room can be used.
Riverboat in the center of Paris
Price: from 391 USD
Number of Guests: 5
This houseboat is situated right in front of the waterfalls in the Parc de Saint-Cloud. There are two levels in the houseboat. On the upper deck, there is a large living room, two offices and a terrace area on two sides. On the lower level, there is a dining and kitchen area, a large master bedroom and a large bathroom. A TV lounge is also on the lower level.
There are three other bedrooms, which share two bathrooms. Three of the bedrooms have a double bed and the fourth one has a queen bed. The couch in the living room can also be used for sleeping.
Experience an authentic houseboat stay
Price: from 467 USD
Number of Guests: 9
Have a traditional experience in ParisTravel should always help expand one’s horizons and experiences. Staying on a houseboat is a great way to do just this. Mingle with the locals, get exposed to the culture and have a traditional living experience, all at once. If this sounds like what you want to do in Paris for a change, go ahead and book your ideal houseboat.
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