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Green Turtle Floating Bed and Breakfast

1 Pier 8, at the end of 13th Street, Boston, MA 02129 (Charlestown)
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Green Turtle Floating Bed and Breakfast
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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing place to stay instead of a hotel room. Very clean and spacious. The bed was very comfortable. Everything the website says. Karen and John are great hosts and make you feel welcomed. Breakfast the next morning was delicious. My husband and I did not mind the planes at all. It was amazing to watch the planes land and take... More

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Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I keep getting told my long and well-deserved awesome review is TOO long. :) You aren't paying guests at Green Turtle, you're new members of Jon and Karen's family. The breakfast was unbelievable. The planes are noticeable but not a nuisance. Kind of fun to watch them take off and land from the dock! We stayed one night during a... More

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Calgary
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The 6 of us had a fantastic weekend on the green turtle yacht! We had a lovely experience on the yacht, enjoying the view, the sunsets, the delicious breakfasts, the comfy beds, and the little amenities that were there to spoil us! The BEST part of our experience was the hosts - they are amazing! They went out of there... More

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Brockton, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on the green turtle 1 (sea turtle suite) july 11 - 12 Karen and Jon are great host , They made us feel comfortable from the start , getting the bags down to the house boat , Making resevations for dinner , making sure we had every thing we needed. The room was perfect in every way ,... More

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Carteret, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to get away for a couple of days. The room on our houseboat was very spacious. Our hosts, Karen and Jon are such nice people. The breakfast every morning hit the spot! If you don't mind hearing planes overhead this is a must!!!

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Nutley, NJ
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Green Turtle I June 29th-30th with my girlfriend for the last night of our 4 night stay in Boston. Our idea was that we would wind down and completely relax our last day and that's exactly what the green turtle provided. Bed was extremely comfortable, great breakfast, the dock is perfect to lounge on with drinks and enjoy... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I just returned from our holiday. we spent 3 nights on the green turtle. I can't express how great Jon and Karen are. I told my son that if I needed a kidney I think Jon and Karen would have done anything to find one for me. The location was great , 5 min on the T... More

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Little Neck, New York
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15 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here July 2nd. It was wonderful. Our hosts, Jon and Karen, were friendly and very accommodating. Sitting out on the dock was peaceful, though there is noise from Logan Airport. The beds were so comfortable that I did not have any aches when I woke up in the morning. Slept like a baby. I would definitely come back... More

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Hoehenkirchen-Siegertsbrunn, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at the Green Turtle. Karen and Jon are great hosts.the breakfast is delicious, the site is also perfect with view to the skyline of Boston. The Airport is near but it is also near to Boston and is not disturbing. For a City visit, a car is not necessary.(2 stations with the T to the... More

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Beamsville, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the gentle sway of the water, to the harbor views and sea air, this unique and charming bed and breakfast was truly delightful. Gracious hosts Jon and Karen were lovely and attentive and very welcoming. Little touches such as snacks and cold drinks in our room upon our arrival made us feel extra special. Morning breakfast was delicious (Jon... More

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Address: 1 Pier 8, at the end of 13th Street, Boston, MA 02129
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Charlestown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Green Turtle Floating Hotel Boston
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
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. We offer complimentary parking. 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 
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