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Looking towards the bowHistoric porthole views through to chain locker
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Historic ship captain's cabin, Tower Bridge

De Walvisch User Profile
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
BreakfastThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
De Walvisch is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

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. Like a house, the ship is fully insulated and centrally heated - it is not cold in winter!


Wireless Internet
Hair dryer

House Rules

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


184 Reviews

David User Profile
December 2018
Unusual and unforgettable for very good reasons. A very comfy bed and super-chic accommodation. Probably not good for vegans as a stuffed animal is around every corner. Excellent communication and a really handy location.
Samantha User Profile
November 2018
A very comfortable, snug, affordable and unique place to stay in a quiet part of central London. A perfect base to explore the city from.
Laura User Profile
November 2018
Organised as a surprise for my parents who loved their stay on this beautiful and unique ship with amazing views of tower bridge! Helpful, friendly and welcoming throughout - I would recommend to anyone!
Tom User Profile
November 2018
One of a kind. A beatifully restored sailing boat filled with unusual touches, but cosy and homely. The pictures don't do it justice. As per the decsription, bath and toilet are spacious and comfortable with lots of hot water, very unlike any boat I've stayed on. Angel and Thoma…
Brian User Profile
October 2018
WOW Amazing Ship, decor, breakfast and most of all the hosts are a wealth of knowledge and great to talk to, chances are next time we stay in London we will be using again. Brian and Sheryl
Steph User Profile
October 2018
Angel and Thomas are wonderful hosts, who helped to make my birthday trip special. They even kindly lent us shirt studs, and bought me a birthday cake. We found the whole experience very fun and will definitely be recommending to others.
Nansi User Profile
October 2018
If you’re looking for quirky & comfortable in a superb location with a really accommodating host and delicious breakfast thrown in, this is for you!

Hosted by De Walvisch

London, United KingdomJoined in July 2012
De Walvisch User Profile
338 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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