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Brilliant!

I chartered a private boat for my 60th Birthday celebration. It could not have been better... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bobhC5649XN
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
Party on the river

Went on friends 60th birthday party on the Hibernian, crew really nice plenty of space and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MrBaz2014
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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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‘Hobbs of Henley is situated on the banks of the River Thames in Henley and is steeped in history and tradition. Boasting 5 generations of experience and 2 Royal Waterman amongst their staff, nobody is better placed than them to help you discover...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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The Boat House Station Road, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1AZ, England
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+44 1491 572035
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chartered a private boat for my 60th Birthday celebration. It could not have been better. Captain Peter and all his crew looked smart and where very friendly and professional. The boat (Hibernia) was great with a sliding roof so we could enjoy the good...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bobhC5649XN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on friends 60th birthday party on the Hibernian, crew really nice plenty of space and the catering and drink were good

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MrBaz2014
Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review so pleased to hear you had a good time! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyable and informative gin cruise trying 5 gins with paired tonics and garnishes. Cruise was in the dark 6pm till 9pm. It would have been much better either if it was still light. Bar snacks included - crisps, pretzels, peanuts - some canapes would have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Rocked up, paid £40 in an instant and took out a little Pearly boat for an hour. Easy to drive, good fun. 8 year old very happy in the boat. Staff friendly and helpful

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Henry_Cormack
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Me and my coach friends on GB tours has enjoyed the river cruise on Henley on Thames which is fantastic trip ever of nice tour guide giving us good histories and full of information is excellent

Date of experience: October 2018
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Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you so much for your review, we are so pleased to hear you all had a lovely time! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 27, 2018

Great fun and easy to pick up after brief induction and to navigate even for the inexperienced. We managed to get to Sonning for a leisurly lunch and back to Henley in good time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gerald M
Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Thank you so much for your review, we are so glad you had a great time! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed September 4, 2018

We booked a ticket on the 14:30 sailing. The weather was calm, pleasantly warm, with sunny intervals - ideal! Great view from the upper deck, initially looking into the properties along the bank/island, then into open countryside for the second part of the journey. A...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark B
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We hired a small motor boat and had a good hour up and down the river. Great fun and with friendly and helpful staff to help out a great expereience overall.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Drewreadi
Reviewed September 2, 2018

What a waste of our time for the smug overly self-confident staff to tell us the only boat on a hot summer's day is old, unpleasant looking boat with no outside sitting. Just looking at the boat makes one claustrophobic. Suggestion: look up the definition...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Great customer service, friendly efficient staff, from booking agent to crew. No hassle boarding from the riverside location. Dog friendly boats with well behaved dogs and owners with plenty of deck area on our open topped vessel. Pre recorded but informative commentary during voyage and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Thank you so much for leaving this lovely review, we are so glad you had such a great experience with us. We hope to see you again soon.

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fiona5drums
March 16, 2019|
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Response from Suzy H | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for the delay in getting back to you but yes you can bring a small/medium dog onto this trip but only on the upper deck. Many thanks Suzy Hobbs
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Jane J
July 27, 2018|
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Response from Suzy H | Property representative |
Hi, only our boat the Hibernia has wheelchair access but unfortunately the toilets do not. Is there a particular boat or trip you were enquiring about?
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christ248
August 28, 2017|
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Response from Suzy H | Property representative |
Hi, what boat were you hoping to take your dog on?
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