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Amherst, Ohio
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Karen and Jon are an absolute delight. So helpful to us first time Boston Tourists. Told us the BEST places to eat and how to get around town. They make your bed every day, give you breakfast and even call a cab for you, really kind people. It was a lovely birthday on the Green Turtle Yacht! Our friends are...

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

A perfect start to our long-awaited new England fall-peeping tour - a houseboat in the midst of luxury yachts in historic Boston Charlestown harbour. Jon and Karen are so welcoming and knowledgeable - they advised on tours, where to eat (Navy Yard Bistro - excellent suggestion), supplied craft beers , delicious home-cooked breakfast in the sun ( cornbread, french toast...

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England
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We stayed in Green Turtle 1 - a last minute booking made on a Sunday for the next day! Both Jon and Karen are absolutely lovely and Green Turtle a fantastic concept. Accommodation and breakfast - first class in all respects. Very relaxing sitting "on the dock of the bay" and so easy to get to the B&B and travel...

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Plover, Wisconsin
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is an absolutely lovely and wonderful B&B. The owners are extraordinarily kind and knowledgeable. The room was spotless and excellent. They even provider snacks and drinks you might need between meals. Breakfast was amazing. French Toast with Peaches the first morning and the second we had breakfast sandwiches with fried potatoes. Finding your way around from here is startlingly...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a fantastic, adventurous and romantic alternative to your typical hotel experience! Perfect location safely ensconced within the Charlestowne Navy Yard. John and Karen were informative, caring and exuberant hosts. If we ever return to Boston, we will without reservation book with the Green Turtle!

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

It is with great enthusiasm and pleasure that we write this review for the Green Turtle Floating Bed & Bath, as we thoroughly enjoyed our three-night stay at this unique and charming place perfectly located for easy and quick access to Boston. The hospitality was superior. Jon and Karen greeted us wholeheartedly, even though we arrived late at night. Karen...

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Maple Valley, Washington
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Wow! What an amazing place to stay! Not only the view and the amazing breakfast, but Jon and Karen were so happy and helpful!! LOVED them! They helped us navigate the city so we didn't have to waste time being lost. We stayed there for 2 nights. We traveled from New York to Maine and this place was by far...

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Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We had a wonderful stay and the Green Turtle was the best accommodations of our trip. Jon was friendly and gave us some great recommendations for historic sites, restaurants and the best place to get cannoli in the North End. Karen prepared a delicious breakfast which was delivered to the yacht. We stayed in Green Turtle III which was unique....

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Montgomery, Texas
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Relaxing on your very own yacht for a couple of days is just the BEST. Karen's breakfasts were amazing and Jon's friendliness and marvelous assistance really meant we had a extraordinary time in Boston. Great hosts, great place to stay!!

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

We booked the Green Turtle 2 as a place to visit with friends we hadn't seen in a year. We all love Boston but wanted to find a place where, after a full day in the city, we could spend time together just sitting with a glass of wine and chatting. Green Turtle 2 fit the bill perfectly! First of...

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Staying in Charlestown

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Charlestown
Charlestown’s hilly roads, narrow streets and gaslight lamps, make it an enticing neighborhood to visit. Follow the Freedom Trail over the Washington St bridge from the North End or take the scenic water locks to Paul Revere Park. Walk through City Square and stroll down cute Main street, wandering up the windy residential streets to Monument Square, where you can learn about the city’s history along with a great view of Boston at the Bunker Hill Monument. While it’s not a huge area, there are some excellent restaurants. Find your way to the Charlestown Navy Yard, which is a developing area with lots of condos and an additional site for Massachusetts General Hospital research centers. Here you will also find the USS Constitution Museum. After you’re done, hop on an MBTA ferry at the dock on Baxter street and zip on over to Long Wharf and the New England Aquarium.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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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 > Charlestown
Price Range: ₹ 14,727 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
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Green Turtle Floating b&b
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