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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Karen and Jon could not have been more welcoming and the attention to detail on off shore cruiser Green Turtle III was second to none. We were extremely comfortable on board with plenty of room as we were just two on this vessel that accommodates four. The location at Winthrop provides a lovely contrast to the city - yet the...

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Long Island, New York
Reviewed 8 September 2014

My husband and I stayed at The Green Turtle Floating B&B 8/31/14 - 9/2/14. We didn't want to leave. Karen and Jon are the nicest people. They made us feel truly welcome. We stayed in the Sea Turtle Suite. It was so clean, the decor was charming, and the bed was so comfy. Breakfast was always hot and delicious. We...

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Reviewed 8 September 2014

We have enjoyed our two nights very much. Karen and Jon are very friendly. The Green Turtle is a special place out from the busy city. Relaxing in the sunny afternoon with a cold wine - perfect. Everytime again.

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Heilbronn
Reviewed 4 September 2014

wonderful experience, very nice hosts, delicious breakfasts, awesome surroundings and view- we really enjoyed our first time on a houseboat and will gladly return if we should ever be in Boston again!

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usa
Reviewed 29 August 2014

We spent three nights here, and we were visiting Boston for the first time after staying in Annapolis to see our son who is a plebe at USNA. Jon and Karen are wonderful hosts who think of everything. Their houseboat is close to the airport but not enough to be an issue and my wife took photos' of the planes...

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2Thank andybwell
Tyngsboro, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 August 2014

My wife and I recently stayed for three nights over a weekend on the Green Turtle II and once again had a fabulous and relaxing weekend getaway. This was our 4th stay here and our first since the move to Winthrop and honestly we had as good a time as ever. The airport is close but we actually had a...

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2Thank kjcarhart
Westborough, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 August 2014

We've stayed at the Green Turtle several times before they moved to Winthrop. We always had a great time - and we did again this time at their new Winthrop home. The location is right across from the airport, which I happen to enjoy. Found apps for my iPhone to show my local radar and listen in to ATC, sat...

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Meriden, Connecticut
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Stayed here for a weekend in mid August and it was perfect! It's in a great location due to the fact its only about a 10-15 minute drive into Boston, yet still is far enough away to give you a calm, relaxing environment. For the Green Turtle B&B itself, I have only good things to say! First off, the inn...

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1Thank Cody M
Reviewed 17 August 2014

First off I'm not a boat person , but this was soooooooo great I wanted to stay! It was a real treat to spend time on the green turtle 111. I could have talked to Jon all day and the breakfasts that Karen made were outstanding---- served right on the boat! Didn't want to leave and will definitely return. Don't...

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Reviewed 10 August 2014

We recently stayed at the Green Turtle for 2 nights. It was a special birthday trip for our Moms "70 something" birthdays. We reserved both suites of the houseboat for our Moms and our 2 daughters, my husband and I stayed in Green Turtle 2. This B&B was worth every penny. Jon and Karen were helpful, fun and kind. Karen...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Green Turtle is a floating bed and breakfast as luxurious as it is unique. Set in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard on Boston Harbor, the Green Turtle offers an expansive view of the Boston skyline along with the comfort and amenities of a modern bed and breakfast. The USS Constitution (Old Ironsides), the Bunker Hill Monument and the Freedom Trail are a short walk away. You can take the water ferry to numerous points along the waterfront. There are dining choices from bagels to world famous dining. The Green Turtle houseboat and yachts were designed for comfort above all and the only reminder you are floating in Boston Harbor is the sound of the gulls, motion of the sea and the reflection of the ocean dancing on the ceiling. It is delightful starting your day sipping coffee or enjoying a cold beverage after a day of sightseeing while sitting on your dock chairs or aft deck watching the harbor traffic and city skyline. The Green Turtle Floating Bed and Breakfast offers 3 boat choices. The Green Turtle I is a houseboat offering two private and separate suites and each has 1 queen sized bed with luxury linens. Each suite(Loggerhead and Sea Turtle) has a kitchenette and a private bathroom en suite. Each suite sleeps 2 or reserve both suites for 4 people. Green Turtle II is a 45 foot motor yacht which sleeps 2 - 6 people. She has 2 private queen staterooms with bathroom and shower in each stateroom, a full sleeper sofa in the living area, a galley and dinette and a great aft deck with comfortable outdoor furniture. Green Turtle III is a 43 foot motor yacht which sleeps 2-4 in 2 queen staterooms with bathroom and shower in each, a salon (living area) galley and dinette and an aft deck with comfortable outdoor furniture. Your suite/yacht is stocked with gourmet coffee, teas, juice yogurt, granola, spring water and snacks. We deliver fresh breakfast each morning. Staying aboard the Green Turtle Floating Bed and Breakfast is a unique way to visit Boston. All boats are docked in marina slips and are moored permanently during your stay. We live right here on our sailboat. Come Float With Us! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Green Turtle Floating Bed and Breakfast

Address: 1 Pier 8, at the end of 13th Street, Boston, MA 02129
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston
Price Range: €210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Green Turtle Floating Hotel Boston
Green Turtle Floating b&b
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