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The Golden Slipper B&B Afloat, 2 bed/2 bath

Gretchen User Profile

The Golden Slipper B&B Afloat, 2 bed/2 bath

5 guests2 bedrooms3 beds2 baths
5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the boat to yourself.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great communication
95% of recent guests rated Gretchen 5-star in communication.
Outstanding hospitality
12 recent guests complimented Gretchen for outstanding hospitality.

*** Celebrating 28 Years in Business as Boston's 1st & Original Bed & Breakfast Afloat! ***

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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 double bed



103 reviews
Erika User Profile
October 2016
The location is wonderful. Close to all the attractions. The outside deck was great. The bed was comfortable. Gretchen was a great host.
Jen User Profile
May 2014
Gretchen was great. She accommodated our early arrival, was very clear on operations of the boat and a pleasure to deal with. The beds are super comfy, and the fireplace was perfect for the couple of cool evenings we had. Our daughter having her own room and bathroom was a…
Clinton And Grace User Profile
Clinton And Grace
October 2010
The Golden Slipper is just fantastic. The boat is charming, and the whole experience couldn't have been more lovely -- excellent neighbourhood near the cute, Italian North End with lots of restaurants and cafes, and the water taxt to Logan Airport comes right to the boat! Thanks,…
Janet User Profile
October 2019
Gretchen explained everything one would need and expect for accommodation on a boat. We were thoroughly happy with the location. The boat itself was quite adequate and all needs were met
Gretchen User Profile
Response from Gretchen:
Thank you, Janet - we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and would love to host you again. If you have any suggestions for what we could improve to earn 5 stars from you rather than 4, please drop us a line!
October 2019
Alexandra User Profile
September 2019
Had an amazing overnight here! Location, location, location! Walkable to everywhere we wanted to go in the city and more. Easy to get in and out of the marina to come and go as you need to. The back deck was our favorite. We enjoyed having a drink out there before we walked to…
Gretchen User Profile
Response from Gretchen:
Thank you so much! We hope to see you again!
September 2019
Cindy User Profile
September 2019
If you're looking for a few night's stay in Boston, the Golden Slip experience was really quaint, and within walking distance to everything you'd want to see in the North End. We easily walked The Freedom Trail, Boston Comnmon, The Public Garden, and Beacon Hill. We also did the…
Gretchen User Profile
Response from Gretchen:
Thanks, Cindy! So glad to hear that you had a great trip.
September 2019
Chris User Profile
September 2019
This is a great change of pace from your typical accommodations. The check-in process was great (taking a water taxi from Logan was awesome!), and we had a pleasant stay. The few hiccups we had were easy to address, and I'd definitely suggest staying here if you're looking for a…
Gretchen User Profile
Response from Gretchen:
Thanks, Chris!
September 2019

Hosted by Gretchen

Scituate, MAJoined in March 2010
Gretchen User Profile
103 Reviews
1 Reference
Hello I am Gretchen and I´ll be more than happy to welcome you!
Interaction with guests
I or my staff are available for assistance by phone but will not be on-site unless needed.
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events