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African Queen

0.3 km from Mapledurham centre
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Mapledurham Estate, Mapledurham RG4 7TR, England
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    All reviews floating hotel full board complete strangers henley on thames en suite day cruise english countryside relaxing break cabin sonning bonnie barge cruising moorings hosts wallingford cowley ably plumbing
    Reviewed 21 December 2016

    We booked New Years Eve on the African Queen. Paid 50% deposit, confirmed dress standard expected then out of the blue they cancelled our booking. They cancelled in December for the booking with no explanation other than saying they regret cancelling. We have had our...More

    Reviewed 24 November 2016

    I knew that the five-day cruise of the African Queen on the Thames was exactly what I’d been looking for but it was even better than I could have imagined, entertaining and relaxing and companionable. I loved the whole experience. The team – owners Bonnie...More

    Reviewed 25 October 2016

    We have just returned from a five day trip on the African Queen and it was a unique and delightful experience. I had no idea what to expect, the attraction for me was the name of the barge - African Queen. I can honestly say...More

    Reviewed 24 October 2016

    I was a little bit uncertain due to the size of the ship as to whether I would be OK. My minor fear were quite groundless. It was a fantastic way to cruise up and down the Thames. The owners/hosts Bonnie & Andy were superb...More

    Reviewed 19 October 2016

    just had a very relaxing trip on the African Queen,can`t fault anything particularly Andy the skipper.food brilliant,only 2 staff but they were excellent.lovely places to visit and many tales from the skipper make the evenings very pleasant indeed.Can`t wait for the next time.

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Are you still operating
    24 October 2016|
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    Response from TDS8 | Reviewed this property |
    As far as I know it is still operating and has a number of advance bookings.
    Has it improved?
    14 August 2016|
    Response from travelsuki | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, Improved since when? I have only travelled once so I have nothing to compare it with, however we did watch the first tv programme about it and most definitely YES from that time. Hope this helps.
    Could you please tell me how close to the Mapledurham mooring is the drop off point for guests arriving by taxi? Many thanks
    16 February 2015|
    Response from ReadingMisty | Property representative |
    The taxi can drop you at the African Queen. We have a taxi company that works on our behalf
    Room Tips
    "You don't get a choice but there are two single rooms and no single room suppliment"
    penny54_170, 5 months agoRead review
    "all cabins on the same level so no advantage with any"
    387dorothyr, 5 months agoRead review
    "The superior cabin is well worth the extra charge."
    W7324EZanns, 5 months agoRead review
    "Cabin space is at a premium on this barge"
    SueJS2013, 5 months agoRead review
    "The twin cabin was probably the most spacious!"
    TDS8, 6 months agoRead review
    "Look at the boat plan first"
    swimmertwice, 7 months agoRead review
    "Not room 8 as it under the Galley"
    peterhandscombe, 10 months agoRead review
    "all very similar"
    Janice B, 10 months agoRead review
    "Room 1, the Honeymoon suite, is the most roomy is available"
    Stephen51, 10 months agoRead review
    "No tv or radio so if you are someone who doesn't sleep well then take a book, radio, (i took one with..."
    travelsuki, 10 months agoRead review
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