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The Lovely Laura Lucy - 1972 Polizei Barge

Galway, Ireland
Houseboat hosted by Marta
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1.5 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the houseboat to yourself.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Outstanding hospitality
13 recent guests complimented Marta for outstanding hospitality.
LAURA LUCY, 18 meter ex German Polizei patrol ship converted into a luxury 2 person hideaway.
Charter this fantastic ship with a Super king size bed and top of the range orthopedic mattress. Premium 1000tc linen, fully fitted galley, Sony BT sound system. Off grid 220Vac electrical outlets – solar powered. Full climate control. Fantastic private external deck space.

The space
Built for the German Wasserschutzpolizei in 1972, WSP69 was decommissioned in 1999
and ended up in a Cavan farmyard outside Belturbit, Ireland.

She was restored and refitted as a music venue by the eclectic Frau Julia Mundt in 2012. Julia operated Laura
Lucy as a late night music venue on the Grand Canal in Dublin, retaining her WSP livery
with staff in full Polizei uniforms (much to the entertainment of the clientelle).
However, the Irish Polizei (Garda) were less impressed and evntually Laura Lucy ran out
of hiding places and sailed to The Old Dock in Galway. Julia refitted her as a cafe and
became very popular until forced to close by the local Property Management Company.
In a final refit in 2017, Laura Lucy was offered for charter to couples wishing to find a
cosy, romantic, exclusive accommodation in the City.

Guest access
You are captain during your stay and you have the whole boat for yourself.

Other things to note
The Laura Lucy is moored with the sister ships Polaris Popcorn and Constantia in a privately owned dock. Galway Bay is tidal.
LAURA LUCY, 18 meter ex German Polizei patrol ship converted into a luxury 2 person hideaway.
Charter this fantastic ship with a Super king size bed and top of the range orthopedic mattress. Premium 1000tc linen, fully fitted galley, Sony BT sound system. Off grid 220Vac electrical outlets – solar powered. Full climate control. Fantastic private external deck space.

The space
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Laptop-friendly workspace
Hangers
Essentials
Heating
Fire extinguisher
Smoke alarm
Private entrance
Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.59 out of 5 stars from 198 reviews
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Location

Galway, Ireland

The Old Mud Dock is situated at the end of The Long Walk where the River Corrib meets Galway Bay. The Long Walk is not a throughout road, therefor no noise pollution.

Hosted by Marta

Joined in April 2016
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I'm a Polish girl living in Ireland for many years, I followed my heart to stay with my charming Irish Captain. I work and play on boats and I manage Escape Rooms on a ship - another unique experience. I love meeting new people and Im very particular and run a tight ship. Being Polish; I am very professional and reliable. I will help you enjoy your stay anyway I can!
I'm a Polish girl living in Ireland for many years, I followed my heart to stay with my charming Irish Captain. I work and play on boats and I manage Escape Rooms on a ship - anoth…
During your stay
We can be contacted 24/7
  • Languages: English, Polski, Español
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: Flexible
Check out: 12:00
Not suitable for children and infants
No pets
No parties or events
Smoking is allowed
Safety & Property
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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