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Boutique Central London Narrowboat

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Boutique Central London Narrowboat

4 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 bathroom
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the boat to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the keypad.
Great check-in experience
90% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Indoor fireplace
This is one of a few places in the area that has this feature.
This place is hosted by a business.

Stay on this beautiful romantic narrow boat in the heart of London and see London from a different perspective

Velvet Morning is a 57 foot canal boat built over 100 years ago and is full of character and history. She can sleep 4 adults and 1 child.


Indoor fireplace
Laptop-friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 sofa



178 reviews
Quick responses
Stylish space
Outstanding hospitality
Lucy User Profile
November 2019
A lovely barge boat, kitted out nicely with all one could need for a shorty stay in Central London. Sam was super responsive and very helpful. Thank you!
Dave User Profile
November 2019
Superb venue. Lovely cosy cottage-like ambience in the centre of London. Who could ask for more? The wood burning stove made the boat toasty warm. Sam met us and showed us where everything was and recommended several places to eat. We tried two of Sam’s recommendations and we…
Sam User Profile
September 2019
We had a very lovely stay on the boat in Little Venice.
Bob User Profile
July 2019
We booked the barge for a few days and used as a base to explore London. Great location and made even better because we could take the dog. The interiors are lovely and it was great fun to wake up to the sights and sounds of Little Venice with boats, swans and tourist boats…
Teresa User Profile
July 2019
Stunning to awake to a sea of green and a Moorhen named Henry who came for his breakfast (well he liked me calling him Henry)! The boat is well placed, very pretty and stocked with everything you could need for lazy days on a canal. It was beautiful and I can’t wait to return…
Andrew User Profile
June 2019
Sam's narrowboat is beautiful. It's a great place to stay, but moderately involved, so bear that in mind when booking! All-in-all, we had a fab stay here and Sam was very patient and helpful.
Piers User Profile
June 2019
Beautiful well equipped boat.. Great value for money.. Our second holiday on morning velvet and we plan to return!

Hosted by Sam

london, United KingdomJoined in March 2015
Sam User Profile
292 Reviews
Interaction with guests
The host will be on call should there be any problems and also to meet the guests on arrival to explain how everything works. The host is also more than happy to suggest areas of interest and local information having lived in London for 20 years
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 2PM
Checkout: 10AM
Self check-in with keypad
After 2PM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No parties or events
  • Pets are allowed