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The ARK is York's largest houseboat, moored at a beautiful quiet location along the river Ouse.The WHARFE Room. 1 of 3 bedrooms on board.
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Unique Boutique HOUSEBOAT in YORK

Jelle User Profile

Unique Boutique HOUSEBOAT in YORK

10 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
10 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean
11 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

Stay on a Houseboat!
+ Ideal for a group of Friends or Family
+ Great for Celebrating Weddings, Stag and Hen Nights
+ 3 Bedrooms & 2 bathrooms
+ Accommodates 7 people but Room for 10
+ Plenty of Free Parking
+ Flatscreen TV's in Every Room & Internet Onboard
+ Fabulous, Rural River location & Fantastic Views
+ 10 minute drive to York City Centre
+ Local Pubs/Restaurants and Shops 5 minute walk
+ FREE use of Canoes
+ Friendly & Helpful Host with 3000 Positive Reviews


Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
3 single beds, 1 floor mattress
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 3PM and check out by 10AM


148 Reviews

Jillian User Profile
October 2018
The boat is a real gem. It is comfortable, warm and clean.....and very spacious! It is very well equiped and there are lovely welcome touches, chocolates in the rooms and complimentry tea and coffee. It's a fantastic place to relax on the boat but within easy walking distance o…
Melanie User Profile
October 2018
A lovely boat, in a fab location. Sleeps 7 comfortably , 10 would be a squeeze as communal area only sits 5 in the lounge. There were 5 of us on our trip so not an issue. The local village is amazing, lovely pubs and hospitality.
Phil User Profile
October 2018
The houseboat was very comfy and peaceful, we had a great time despite terrible weather, but where better to be during heavy rain than on a boat!
Cat User Profile
October 2018
The houseboat was amazing for a girls weekend away for a 'low key' hen do! It was everything we wanted and more! The check in was easy and the location was just perfect! The houseboat was really clean and lots of lovely litle touches around the houseboat! We've all had the most a…
Jade User Profile
September 2018
We stayed for a hen do and it was perfect, perfect accommodation and location. Very clean and spacious. Had everything we needed. We had to check out a little later than expected but the host was very accommodating and let us stay on board. Would definitely book again. Thank you…
Lauren User Profile
August 2018
We had a brilliant stay on Jelle's beautiful houseboat for my hen weekend! The boat is clean and well kept, the beds are extremely comfortable and we had everything we needed to enjoy ourselves. The outdoor seating areas were especially great for gathering everyone together. Spac…
Eve User Profile
August 2018
We had an amazing two night stay on Jelle’s houseboat it was simply wonderful. We would definitely recommend for all. Jelle is a wonderful host and we cannot wait to visit again in the future

Hosted by Jelle

York, United KingdomJoined in August 2011
Jelle User Profile
3695 Reviews
My name is pronounced 'Yella'. I was born in the Netherlands, but have lived in South Africa, Japan and New Zealand. I went travelling around the world when I was 18 and eventually moved to the UK and ended up in York! I started hosting around 5 years after running a photog…
Languages: English, Nederlands
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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