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Houseboat Frequently Asked Questions

Houseboat FAQ’s

What size boats do you rent?
We have a 48′ and 54′ that both sleep 10 people, and we have a 60′ and 64′ that both sleep up to 12 people.

Can you have more people on the houseboat than what it sleeps?
No. The Coast Guard sets this rule and regulation for this for your safety.

Do you allow pets?
Yes we do for an additional fee.

Which days do houseboat rentals begin and end?
We leave that up to you ! You arrive and depart on whichever days of the week are best for you. Rentals begin at 3:00pm (boarding between noon and 3pm) the day you arrive and ends by 9:00am the day of your departure. We do have a minimum of a 3 night stay. Please see our houseboat page for more details.

Do I have to have another boat in addition to the houseboat?
For your safety and convenience, a companion boat is required. Bring your own or rent one from us. Our customers rent these at a reduced rate. See our Other Boats page for more details.

When is the deposit due?
The deposit is due within 24 hours of making the reservation or it will be canceled. The balance is due upon arrival.

What is your cancellation policy?
If you cancel 60 days prior to your arrival date we will refund 75% of your deposit. On shorter notice, we will refund 75% only if we re-rent the entire rental period. Changes in dates and/or accommodations are considered new reservations. No refunds are given for late arrivals or early terminations.

Is the houseboat air conditioned?
Yes, ALL of our houseboats have AC!

Do you provide linens?
We provide bed linens, pillows and blankets. You will need to bring your bath towels and kitchen towels.

Are the kitchens fully furnished?
All houseboat kitchens have a microwave, toaster, coffeemaker, dishes, flatware, various cooking utensils, bowls, skillets/pots, and various baking pans.

Do the bathrooms have showers and/or tubs?
The 16′x48′ Voyageur has a shower/tub combination. All other boats have showers only.

Is there a grill on the houseboat?
All houseboats come equipped with a gas grill.

Does the boat have a television?
Only the 64′ Jamestowner comes with a TV and a DVD player.