Off Paris Seine

This contemporary 58-room hotel is the city’s first floating accommodation. It sits near the Austerlitz station and has a spacious bar serving tapas and cocktails, as well as a plunge pool with a view down the river.

Bert’s Barges

An unique hotel in London, located on Regent’s Canal, is a house boat available to reserve. This Scandinavian beauty is equipped with a kitchen, roof terrace, small fireplace, heated floors, and a cozy king-size bed. Breakfast is also delivered to the door by a local café.

JW Marriott Venice Resort and Spa

This new floating hotel in the floating city of Venice is incredibly luxurious among the other water-based accommodations in Europe. The Marriott is a 266 room floatel located on its own private island, Isola delle Rose, close to the city center. It also has four restaurants and the largest spa in Venice.

The FloatHouse River Kwai Resort

This eco-friendly FloatHouse sits within the Kwai Resort in Thailand’s Kanchanaburi jungle region. It has 10 spacious floating villas that are equipped with a private pier and a balcony that juts out over the water. The FloatHouse offers guided long-tail boat trips, river canoeing, and bamboo rafting.

Taj Lake Palace

A five-star island hotel located in an 18th-century marble palace is one of the most breathtaking floatels in the world. The Taj Lake Palace is located in the middle of Lake Pichola in Udaipur, Rajasthan, originally built in 1746 as the getaway property for India’s Maharana Jagat Singh II. It houses 66 rooms and 17 suites that are outfitted with rich, extravagant décor. The hotel also has a private spa boat that takes you around the lake during your treatment.

 

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