Top 11 Houseboat Rentals In Idaho, USA - Updated 2022

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Known for its vast national forests, state parks, and wilderness areas, Idaho is the place to be for adventure seekers and wanderers. Particularly, many outdoor activities await you in the water. Coeur d’Alene and Sandpoint are famous destinations for water activities that include boating, canoeing, and kayaking. Jetboat tours through Hells Canyon on Snake River, the country’s deepest river-carved gorge, are also popular among tourists. If you are seeking a quieter, lakeside community to explore, you can head to McCall. This town is home to several hiking trails and hot springs. If you want to appreciate the great outdoors and stay near the water at the same time, check out the top houseboat rentals in Idaho, USA.

1. Cozy houseboat with a deck, Bayview (from USD 151)

Situated right on Lake Pend Oreille, this cozy houseboat offers easy access to a wide array of outdoor activities – from fishing off the deck to playing disc golf at Farragut State Park. There is an alcove in front of the rental for swimming as well. The unit is part of the Bayview Marina, which offers daily moorage and paid parking spaces. With modern comforts and well-appointed living space, a small group of guests can comfortably stay here. Amenities include internet access, cooking basics, and a TV.

Guests who want to explore some notable places nearby can start with Silverwood Theme Park and Cocolalla Lake.

Beautiful boat home on Lake Pend Oreille with lake/mountain views & full kitchen
Bayview, ID, US
3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

2. Dog-friendly accommodation with lake views, Bayview (from USD 227)

This vacation rental offers a fun lakefront getaway for you and your loved ones – pets included! It is a spacious, dog-friendly rental that overlooks Lake Pend Oreille. The rental comes with Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and a TV. Paddleboats and floaties are also provided so you can fully enjoy the lakefront experience. At the end of an adventurous day, you can use the fire pit and gas grill outside the rental for relaxation and incredible lake views.

With paid parking spaces available at the Bayview Marina, guests can bring their cars and check out some attractions within drivable distance, including Triple Play Family Fun Park and Avondale Golf Course.

Dog-friendly lakefront house boat with free WiFi, washer/dryer, firepit, grill
Bayview, ID, US
7 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

3. Contemporary houseboat with access to a motorized boat, Hope (from USD 255)

Situated in Hope, this contemporary 3-bedroom houseboat is only 1.1 km (0.7 mi) away from Sam Owen Campground and 10 km (6.2 mi) away from Lake Pend Oreille. It sleeps up to eight guests, featuring one double bed in each bedroom. Suitable for big families and groups, this rental has all the comforts of home, including a fully functional kitchen. Rates are also inclusive of the use of a motorized boat, paddleboard, and kayaks.

Houseboat Vacation Rental
63 reviews  Wifi Available
house boat 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
clean and well fitted out space
the boat was very clean and well stocked with all of the essentials
Host:
contacting host was easy and quick
very helpful and welcoming people
this was a great place to stay the hosts were amazing and very friendly
joey and curtis were very helpful
communication with the owner and curt was excellent with quick replies to my many questions
Location:
beautiful location and amenities
totally awesome place to stay and play second time here and will be back next year
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4. Sophisticated houseboat with a private balcony, Bayview (from USD 159)

Located in Bayview, this sophisticated one-bedroom houseboat offers direct access to Lake Pend Oreille. With 46.5 sq m (500 sq ft) of living space, it features a ground floor with a living room and a fully equipped kitchen. The loft area upstairs comes with a queen-sized bed and access to a private balcony with a fire pit. This property is ideal for couples and small groups, sleeping up to three people.

Floating Home on the Lake W/Direct Lake Access, Free WiFi and Full Kitchen!
Bayview, ID, US
4 reviews
house boat 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

5. Airy houseboat with an outdoor seating area, Bayview (from USD 177)

Accommodating up to 8 people, this airy 3-bedroom houseboat features 118.5 sq m (1,275 sq ft) of living space. Two bedrooms have one double bed each, while the other bedroom comes with a queen-sized bed. Ideally tucked on Lake Pend Oreille, this rental offers a deck with a ladder that goes directly into the water. This deck also has a gas grill and seating area, so you can have cookouts when you stay here.

Fantastic Floating Home W/ Stunning Views, Deck, Gas Grill, Free WiFi & More!
Bayview, ID, US
6 reviews
house boat 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

6. Two-bedroom houseboat on a public dock, Bayview (from USD 177)

This 2-bedroom houseboat accommodates a maximum of 6 guests, offering 74.3 sq m (800 sq ft) of living space. Set on Lake Pend Oreille, it is an ideal base camp for many outdoor activities in the area, such as boating, fishing, and wildlife spotting. If you are bringing your own boat, you can dock it at the nearby marina for a minimal fee.

This property floats on a public dock but swimming is not allowed off the dock. You can visit the marina to launch boats and swim.

Secluded & Lakefront House Boat w/Lake Views, Free WiFi, Private Washer/Dryer
Bayview, ID, US
10 reviews
house boat 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
cool float home and clean
the house was stocked with everything we needed and very clean
the home was comfortable clean and pretty well stocked
Location:
close to a couple bar and grills and a gift shop
this location was perfect because it was only a 5 minute drive to the courses
the property is awesome and we lived the location
perfect location in the cutest little town first time staying in a floating home and it didn’t disappoint
the setting was our favorite part beautiful quiet and convenient to everything we needed
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7. Studio houseboat with front and rear decks, Bayview (from USD 186)

This studio houseboat provides 46.5 sq m (500 sq ft) of living space, accommodating up to 3 guests. Ideally located in Bayview, it is only a few minutes away from many points of interest, such as Farragut State Park. Floating on Lake Pend Oreille, this property offers front and rear decks where you can enjoy relaxing views.

Floating home on scenic bay with deck - perfect for water sports
Bayview, ID, US
20 reviews
house boat 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable rustic and had everything we needed
it was cute and cozy with all the amenities
Host:
and the people here are very friendly and helpful
Location:
great location
comfortable in all ways
felt like home away from home
this is a cute little home in a quiet area
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8. Two-bedroom houseboat with a wraparound patio, Bayview (from USD 131)

This two-bedroom houseboat sits on Lake Pend Oreille in Bayview. It features a wraparound patio furnished with several lounge chairs, so you can sit back and relax all day long while enjoying the nice change of scenery. Sleeping a maximum of 6 people, this property has 125.3 sq m (1,349 sq ft) of living space. There is a fully equipped kitchen where you can prepare home-cooked meals, so you may feel more at home.

Perfect Waterfront Fishing Retreat - Floating Home in the Bayview Marina
Bayview, ID, US
59 reviews
house boat 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
but its old and a few new things like tv's and quality outdoor furniture would help

the beds were comfortable the other accommodations were good and the scenic view was incredible
Cleanliness:
the space and how clean it was
clean quiet and cozy
the place is clean enough though
it was modern clean and inexpensive
the house was clean and comfortable
Host:
it was very peaceful and everyone we met was friendly
it is a very small town and the people are very friendly
Location:
great location close to silverwood
great spot close to silverwood theme park
the location was great with easy access to coeur d’alene and sandpoint
location is wonderful for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of life
great location clean and neat
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9. Charming houseboat with a furnished porch, Bayview (from USD 245)

Perfect for couples and small groups, this charming houseboat sleeps up to four people. The sleeping area comes with a queen-sized bed and a futon. There is also a kitchen and bathroom, so you have everything you need for a comfortable stay. Right in front, you will find a porch with outdoor seating and a dock. This rental is nestled in Bayview, only 4.8 km (3 mi) away from Farragut State Park.

Romantic cozy floating house
5 reviews  Wifi Available
house boat 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Location:
great place to relax and slow down
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10. One-bedroom houseboat with breathtaking mountain views, Bayview (from USD 295)

This one-bedroom houseboat is suitable for romantic getaways and family holiday vacations, accommodating a maximum of five people. Located at the end of a dock in Bayview, it offers lovely mountain views. The sleeping space includes a loft bed and a rollaway bed. Conveniently, this property is only within a short walking distance from several local restaurants. Farragut State Park and Silverwood Theme Park are also only a few minutes away by car.

Cozy Float Home with Awesome Lakeview
3 reviews  Wifi Available
house boat 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we brought our grill and table to support it
Host:
people are welcoming and friendly
Location:
you must park the trailer away from the property but the area is very safe
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11. Stylish rental with shared water trampoline, Lake Coeur d’Alene

With 26 sq m (280 sq ft) of living space, this stylish 2-bedroom houseboat sleeps up to 6 guests. Set on Lake Coeur d’Alene, it is only 10 minutes away from downtown Coeur d’Alene. Interestingly, this property is off-grid and powered by batteries, a gas generator, propane, and solar energy. Staying here gives you the liberty to enjoy numerous outdoor activities. Shared equipment available for guests’ use include a water trampoline, canoes, inflatable rafts, and kayaks.

CDA Houseboat- Unlike any Other Lakefront Getaway!
18 reviews  Wifi Available
house boat 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of fun to be had including kayak canoes standup paddle boards lake trampoline grill and picnic tables
all beds were very comfortable
Host:
host was super reachable and made the stay a a good one
Location:
the location is beautiful and the water is perfect
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Appreciate the great outdoors in Idaho

Idaho is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Prepare for your next adventure and check out these houseboat rentals in Idaho, USA!

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