The Merchant Houseboat

Sleeps up to 4

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom


4 mins walk to

Edgware Road Station

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A very different stay awaits in this converted canal boat that radiates sophistication both inside and out. Securely moored on a unique public floating garden, its location in Paddington Basin is convenient and exclusive. Inside...

Staying in Paddington

Nestled between Notting Hill, Marylebone and Hyde Park, Paddington is a great base location-wise for...

  • Nearest bus stop

    4 mins walk

  • Edgware Road Station

    4 mins walk

  • Paddington Station

    5 mins walk

  • Cycle share

    4 mins walk

  • Taxis

    Local taxi / Uber available

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Master bedroom

King bed

Size Guide

US Queen/ UK King


Memory foam






Bedroom decibel level 30db

Blackout blinds, rail

Communal areas

Sofa bed double

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Master bathroom
Bath, Walk in shower, WC

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Library of Books
Black-Out Blinds
Rain shower
Luxury Toiletries
Multiple sets of keys
Mini Bar
Central Heating
Balcony / Rooftop Terrace
Amazon Prime
Welcome Hamper

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Normally at an additional cost. You can arrange these services directly with your host when you book.

Airport Pick up

Fridge Fills

Daily Cleaning


Luggage storage

Arrange a Chef

Meet your host


Cara is dedicated to making guests' life easier and helping them create memorable experiences in the houseboat. She managed the...

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