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Holiday Rental House -
Studio, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Boston, Massachusetts

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Sergeantsville
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013
4 of 5 bubbles Value 4 of 5 bubbles Rooms
5 of 5 bubbles Location 4 of 5 bubbles Cleanliness
4 of 5 bubbles Check-in / front desk 4 of 5 bubbles Service
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Management Response
12 Nov 2013
Thanks so much for the review! Glad to see you enjoyed your stay!

We appreciate the comments about the updates. We had no idea about the stove and will have maintenance address this immediately. The boat owner plans on making some renovations to the boat this winter and we will make sure she puts these items on her list.

Best,
Team SleepAfloat
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A FlipKey verified reviewer
Fort Myers
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013
4 of 5 bubbles Value 5 of 5 bubbles Rooms
5 of 5 bubbles Location 5 of 5 bubbles Cleanliness
4 of 5 bubbles Check-in / front desk 5 of 5 bubbles Service
Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
Recommended for:
A romantic getaway Older travelers
Rugged travelers
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Management Response
30 Oct 2013
So glad to hear you all enjoyed your time with us! Thanks for the review! Please come back anytime!

Best,
SleepAfloat
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Germany
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013
5 of 5 bubbles Value 3 of 5 bubbles Rooms
5 of 5 bubbles Location 3 of 5 bubbles Cleanliness
5 of 5 bubbles Check-in / front desk 5 of 5 bubbles Service
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Management Response
30 Oct 2013
Hi Rami,

Thanks for the review! Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! I wish you had told us about the hot water, we would've tried to fix this for you. Happy to see you enjoyed your time on the boat regardless. You're welcome back any time!

Best,
Team SleepAfloat
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nhmeroots
Portland, Maine
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Cost out of proportion to value”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

I was hesitant to stay on a houseboat, thinking it might be a bit damp, mildewy and sort of like a trailer. So I looked hard for one that I thought would be at least a little classy, with quality furnishings, bedding, etc. - according to the description, the White Elephant should be lovely. The natural wood features are nice, but they're much diminished by the otherwise trailerlike materials used in the ceilings, walls, cheap showers, and worn, old furniture. We had no hot water for showers, and I admit we should have called someone, but didn't - our time was so short.... The beds weren't bad, but the alcoves were extremely stuffy and too short for normal adults.

If it had been just two of us for $275/night I wouldn't feel so bad, but at $25/night for each additional person (there were 6 of us) and additional fees, we paid almost $600/night. At this cost I expected a much, much nicer accommodation.

Sleep Afloat was good enough to refund $100, but they should revisit their pricing policy, and spruce the place up.

4 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 2 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 bubbles How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 2 of 5 bubbles Overall condition of the property
3 of 5 bubbles Bedding & mattresses 3 of 5 bubbles Kitchen & utensils
5 of 5 bubbles Bathroom cleanliness 2 of 5 bubbles Other facilities & amenities
4 of 5 bubbles Service
Liked best: the deck in the evening
Liked least: main room, beds, LR furniture
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Connecticut
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2013 for a stay in June 2012
4 of 5 bubbles Value 3 of 5 bubbles Rooms
3 of 5 bubbles Location 3 of 5 bubbles Cleanliness
4 of 5 bubbles Check-in / front desk 3 of 5 bubbles Service
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erboyle
NJ
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2013 for a stay in May 2012
5 of 5 bubbles Value 5 of 5 bubbles Rooms
5 of 5 bubbles Location 5 of 5 bubbles Cleanliness
5 of 5 bubbles Check-in / front desk 4 of 5 bubbles Service
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Zillabreeze
Texas
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2013 for a stay in September 2012
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2 of 5 bubbles Value 2 of 5 bubbles Rooms
5 of 5 bubbles Location 1 of 5 bubbles Cleanliness
3 of 5 bubbles Check-in / front desk 2 of 5 bubbles Service
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