6 Best Houseboats In Liverpool, England - Updated 2024

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Liverpool is a great city to visit, any time of year. With many unique attractions, exciting events and world-class sport offerings, there is so much to do and see in the city. Why not add a twist to your trip and change the nature of your accommodation? There are some fantastic houseboats in Liverpool in which you can experience living by the water while fully enjoying what the city of Liverpool has to offer. And some of these houseboats are even located close to the best places to eat in Liverpool. Interested in renting a houseboat but not sure where to start? Read on to find out more about the six best houseboats in Liverpool, UK, each one guaranteed to give you a unique experience. Booking your favourite will ensure you a good headstart on your trip to Liverpool and lots of good memories to take back with you, for a lifetime.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 14, 2024.

1. The Duke & Duchess - A pair of 70-foot (21.3 metre) narrowboats (from 163 USD)

If you’re considering renting an Airbnb in Liverpool, a boat stay might be a convenient and unique accommodation option. The Duke & Duchess are a pair of traditional narrowboats, moored in Salthouse Dock. Done so for the purpose of the Tall Ship Festival, these boats make for a perfect accommodation to catch all the action in the city. Guests get access to both boats and up to six guests can be comfortably hosted here.

There are five bedrooms across the two boats. The Duke boat has a lounge area, where breakfast is served, and the Duchess is where the rooms are. Do note that these boats are only suitable for those above 12 years.

The Duke & Duchess - A pair of 70-foot (21.3 metre) narrowboats

Price: from 163 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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2. Titanic-style houseboat (from USD 278)

This houseboat was built to resemble the Titanic and is located in the Liverpool Marina. It comes with an on-site bar and grill, which allows guests to eat on board. Cable TV is offered on the boat and guests can enjoy Sky channels in the comforts of their accommodation. There is a lounge area in the boat that has been decorated traditionally.

There is also a fully-equipped kitchen with an oven, fridge, microwave, stove and a washing machine for guests’ use. There are three bedrooms which come with four single beds and one double bed. Up to six guests can be accommodated here.

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Titanic Boat

Address: Liverpool Marina
129 meters (422.6 ft) from Royal Albert Dock Liverpool

Tour desk Private check-in/check-out Shuttle service (additional charge) Internet services Designated smoking area CCTV outside property Pool/beach towels Bridal suite

3. Joker Houseboat (from USD 333)

Here is a luxurious bespoke boat which has been beautifully designed around the theme of Joker from Batman. It is situated in Liverpool’s boating marina and has its own bar and grill. This means that guests can also dine on board the boat. The Joker Boat is contemporary in style and purple is the theme of the decor. The kitchen is fully equipped with appliances, such as a gas oven and cooker, a microwave, fridge and a washing machine and dryer.

There is a cable TV and the boat is conveniently located and close to the major attractions, such as Mathew Street and Liverpool One shopping centre. There are two bedrooms in the houseboat with a double bed in one and two single beds in the other. There are also two sofa beds in the living area. This makes the Joker Houseboat an ideal accommodation for a group of friends and family of up to six people.

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The Joker Boat

7.2 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Liverpool Marina
1.1 km (0.7 mi) from Royal Albert Dock Liverpool

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms

4. The 007 Houseboat (from USD 191)

Those looking for unique themed houseboats for rent in Liverpool will be interested in this listing. The 007 Houseboat is located in Liverpool, only 600 metres (0.4 miles) away from ACC Liverpool. The property hosts a restaurant and a bar. Live entertainment and quizzes are offered, throughout the week. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout and guests get full access to the houseboat and can also make use of the amenities like the TV, iPod docking station and so on.

There is also a fully-equipped kitchen, which can be used to make simple meals. There are three bedrooms on the boat, one with two single beds, the other with an extra-large double bed and the third with a double bed. The living area has a sofa bed. In all, about eight people can be accommodated here.

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Liverpool Tour Guide

Marc Hughes

Marc Hughes

Hi I'm Marc! I was a tour guide for 6 years at Liverpool FC and I also spent 2 years as a guide on the LFC city explorer bus. I am very proud of my city and I love sharing my passion for Liverpool with new people. Liverpool is famous for its hospitality and I am no exception to that. While you're here you're one of us! Whether it be The Beatles, football, ships or historic buildings, Liverpool... Read more

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5. Beatles-themed houseboat (from USD 254)

This boathouse in Liverpool has been designed in a Beatles and 1960s’ mod theme and is situated in the Liverpool Marina. This boat has a stylish interior and is decorated with film and music memorabilia. The lounge area of the boat is uniquely decorated with replica Beatles gold discs, as well as the mod scooter from the film, Quadrophenia. There is also a TV on board the boat. The master bedroom in the boat is designed to resemble the suite at the Burj Al Arab, in Dubai, and comes with an ensuite bathroom. There are two other bedrooms and a sofa bed in the lounge.

The houseboat also includes a six-seater dining table and a bar. The main attractions in Liverpool are a short distance away. With five beds and a sofa bed available across the boat, groups of up to eight people can comfortably be housed in this boat. This houseboat makes a for a great choice for guests looking for a different experience.

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Stay by the water

To experience all the best things to do in Liverpool, you’ve got to stay in a convenient yet comfortable accommodation. Add an exciting element to your trip to Liverpool by booking a houseboat. Live by the water and enjoy the views whilst exploring the rest of the city’s attractions, with ease.

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