4 Best Houseboat Rentals In Missouri, USA

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Missouri takes its name from the Missouri River, which runs through the state to the Mississippi River. Facilities such as boat ramps, campgrounds, trails, and other public conveniences are built along some portions of the river’s reservoirs for recreation purposes. They offer water-based activities, such as swimming, fishing, or boating. Another known destination in this state is the Lake of the Ozarks. Missouri also boasts historic attractions, such as Gateway Arch in St. Louis, The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum in Hannibal, Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence, and more. Explore the wonders of Missouri while staying in a one-of-a-kind accommodation. Throw your cares away as you lounge on the sundeck. Scroll below for the best houseboat rentals in Missouri, USA, and enjoy a unique experience.

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 March 02, 2024.

1. Kas A Dia in Gravois Mills

Accommodating six guests, this houseboat, also called “Kas A Dia” is anchored in a marina in Gravois Mills. This houseboat is the ideal place to spend time with family and friends, and all of you can enjoy the serene waters on the cove. While you can not move Kas A Dia, you can use the pedal boats and kayaks for free.

Below the deck is two full-size beds, and in the galley is another bed. The boathouse has a toilet and is supplied with hot and cold running water. There is a small kitchen, and the patio features a barbeque grill that guests are welcome to use.

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Gravois Mills, Missouri, United States
38 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Houseboat 3 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
very clean nice and quite
very clean quiet and private a nice getaway
this is a nice place it is very clean
the houseboat was clean and the beds were comfy thanks for having us
thanks tena you were a great host and very helpful and accommodating to our family
this property has everything even friendly neighbors with adorable sweet dogs
this place was great amazing location clean spacious relaxing perfect little get away on our cross country trip
we will definitely be back awesome location on a very quiet and secluded cove was perfect for us
cozy quiet secluded yet close enough to dining and entertainment
it was a great place for a weekend getaway great location and tena was so nice and helpful
top notch accomodations and location in our book
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2. Vintage houseboat in Portage Des Sioux

Enjoy the peace and serenity of Portage Des Sioux by staying on a vintage houseboat. It is docked at Liberty Harbor, a classic marina with wooden walkways. During your stay, you can take in sunset views on the Mississippi River. There is a local store nearby, but its selection is limited so you are encouraged to bring your own supplies.

The houseboat is yours for the duration of your stay, but you cannot move it. It has one bedroom and one bathroom. There is a king bed and provisions for extra sleeping space. Overall, the boat can sleep six guests.

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Portage Des Sioux, Missouri, United States
28 reviews   Wifi Available
Houseboat 1 Bed 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
host is very communicative and friendly
pros:daniel was a great friendly and quick responding host he and his cousin were both very helpful
daniel was an incredibly responsive and flexible host and i so enjoyed my stay on his houseboat
he was very helpful with instructions on how certain things worked
danny has such a kind and giving heart being able to stay there was a huge blessing
fun different memorable a great place to stay if you’re looking for something different
a very unique fun peaceful place to relax
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Other accommodations on the water in Missouri

3. Hotel-like abode in Lake of the Ozarks (from USD 200)

This yacht claims to be one of the first boat hotels in Lake of the Ozarks. The 32 ft (9.8 m) aft cabin is furnished comfortably, featuring a bedroom, a half bath, and a terrarium. The living room is convertible to provide more sleeping spaces. Overall, it can cater to six guests.

As it is anchored at Sunny’s Marina, you cannot drive this boat hotel. However, it’s the best place to admire lake views. What’s more, the marina is within walking distance to local restaurants, bars, and shops at Bagnell Dam Strip.

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7 reviews   Wifi Available
yacht 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
it was clean spacious
the lake water was clean in the cove
the local boaters were friendly to talk to at the dock
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4. Floating boat hotel in Lake of the Ozarks

This 38-ft (11.6-m) Carver boat-turned-floating-hotel at Sunny’s Marina is a great option in Lake of the Ozarks. Capable of accommodating four guests, its interiors are comfortably furnished, and it comes with sun pads on the upper deck. There is a toilet onboard, too. Due to limited water supply, there are bathrooms with additional toilets and showers off the boat. One of the perks of staying here is that you will be blessed with amazing views.

Explore the nearby areas for some fun. Paradise Parasail Inc and Bagnell Dam Strip are close by. If you care to do some shopping, Osage Beach Outlet Marketplace is 3.6 mi (5.8 km) away.

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Lake Ozark, Missouri, United States
house boat 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

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A one-of-a-kind adventure in Missouri

Discover the hidden gems of Missouri while staying aboard a charming houseboat. This unique accommodation offers a one-of-a-kind experience. Enjoy the amenities of your floating getaway, from its interiors to its sundeck. Choose from the above list of houseboat rentals in Missouri for a delightful adventure.

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