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Private room in boat

Historic ship captain's cabin, Tower Bridge

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De Walvisch

Historic ship captain's cabin, Tower Bridge

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1.5 shared baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1.5 shared baths
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De Walvisch is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

The master cabin of historic 19th C sailing ship De Walvisch, moored 500m from Tower Bridge. A solid teak hand-crafted double bed set into a luxurious hard-wood, panelled and enameled room, complete with own submarine sink and antique fixtures. All stays on board ship include a cooked English breakfast in the mornings, served in the ship's galley from Navy silver.

Amenities

Wireless Internet
Breakfast
Hair dryer
Shampoo
Heating
Essentials

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM

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154 Reviews

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Maggi User Profile
Maggi
July 2018
Fantastic location close to Tower Bridge- all of London within easy reach, a very special place for me! Living on board a real sailing ship beats most hotels I have ever stayed in.
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Steve
July 2018
If you’re looking for something a little bit different then this is the place. Definitely not the same as the humdrum accommodation elsewhere and definitely added to the experience of a weekend in London
Muir User Profile
Muir
June 2018
Characterful hosts, characterful ship, characterful location. And very cool (in both meanings of the word) at this hot/humid time of year. Highly recommended - if you like something very different and very hospitable.
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Rebecca
June 2018
What an amazing experience!! My partner and I came up for our anniversary and to watch a band at the O2. I cannot thank Angel enough for her kindness and hospitality. The ship is full of fun, quirky taxidermy (which I love)! The bedroom was just stunning - we even named Mr Fox :…
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Sarah
June 2018
An amazing experience! Communication with the hosts was excellent and check in went smoothly. Angel and Thomas did everything to make our stay as comfortable as possible and we thoroughly enjoyed chatting to Thomas over our lovely full English breakfast. Original and quirky treas…
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Lisa
June 2018
A really unique stay in London. The boat is beautiful and the quirky touches really made it. Angel and Thomas are lovely and Angel made us a lovely breakfast in the morning. Only down side was the lack of sleep due to all the usual noises you'd expect to hear being on a boat. We …
Mike User Profile
Mike
June 2018
Previous reviews have said it all! A unique and fascinating place to stay in a great location - some of the best views in London. Friendly and helpful hosts helped make it a great weekend break.

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London, United KingdomJoined in July 2012
De Walvisch User Profile
273 Reviews
De Walvisch is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
We are two artists, Thomas & Angel who are restoring the historic ship De Walvisch, having completely re-rigged and rescued the ship from near dereliction. We have three young children and we live on the ship as a family. We run cultural projects, events and cinema evenings on bo…
Languages: English, Italiano
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