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*One of a Kind HOUSEBOAT floating on the River*

Karen User Profile

*One of a Kind HOUSEBOAT floating on the River*

4 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bathroom
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bathroom
Great communication
100% of recent guests rated Karen 5-star in communication.
Outstanding hospitality
10 recent guests complimented Karen for outstanding hospitality.

* An exotic and lifelong experience
* Conveniently docked in the historic district of Apalachicola, Florida
* Wake up to the sunrise over the river
* Fish right off your back porch
* Waive as local fishermen and pleasure yachts pass by
* Feel the rocking motion of the waves as they lull you to sleep
* If you're lucky, a dolphin or otter may swing by to say hello!

*Feel free to check out our other properties located on the same marina, if the boat is not available for your upcoming vacation!*


Free parking on premises
Laptop-friendly workspace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re travelling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 super king bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed


Well-lit path to entrance



11 reviews
Janice User Profile
July 2019
Reelaxation boat was very clean, easy access, restaurant within 100' of the boat. Oversize shower. Screen porch. Nice area.
Michael User Profile
February 2019
Great location! Unique experience being on a houseboat. Karen is a great host with awesome suggestions.
Heather User Profile
July 2018
Karen’s houseboat exceeded our expectations. Clean, comfortable, walkable to all of the local amenities. Karen gave us perfect suggestions for restaurants, bars, etc. We had an outstanding stay and highly recommend!
Pamela User Profile
May 2018
This place is way better than the pictures! Such a peaceful, serene setting literally right out the back door of thus houseboat The boat was super spacious, well maintained and beautiful inside! We had all the comforts of home plus all the wildlife right on our doorstep. We saw…
Tamaki User Profile
May 2018
Perfect spot to fish and relax.
Pat User Profile
April 2018
A unique experience! The houseboat was very comfortable! Docked at a great, accessible location!!!
Lorayne User Profile
February 2018
This houseboat near downtown Apalachicola was the perfect hub for all of our adventures! Up the river to Fort Gadsen, a trip to St. George Island and back in time in the Orman house. Shops, galleries, restaurants and pubs are all within walking distance. The Reelaxation is a…
Karen User Profile
Response from Karen:
I am so glad that you both had a wonderful time. Please stop by if you are in the area again. Karen
February 2018

Hosted by Karen

Apalachicola, FLJoined in January 2015
Karen User Profile
31 Reviews
I am the mother of two wonderful young men who continue to inspire me every day. Having recently moved to Apalachicola to live on the water permanently, I find operating the Houseboats at River Watch Marina to be a challenging experience. By providing an unusual and unique…
Interaction with guests
Karen Hoff is the Proprietor and lives on a houseboat within her marina. She is available to welcome you or for any questions during your stay.
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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About this place
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying at someone’s place.
This is Karen’s place.
Joseph helps host.

The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 4PM
Checkout: 11AM
After 4PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events