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Downey, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed one night on board the Merry Berry. Our boat was spotless, charming and the bed was heavenly! We loved relaxing on deck to watch the night skyline. We wish we had stayed longer and had time to walk and explore the stores along the shoreline and the Pike. Kent was a gracious host and made us feel...

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Glendale, CA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I discovered Dockside Boat and Bed via a LivingSocial.com special. It's not cheap to stay here, but you're paying for the experience and it's worth it. With the LivingSocial deal, it was extremely reasonable! We spent one night on the Sea Peepers at the end of September for our anniversary. I have to say it's pretty awesome to stay here!...

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We intentionally stayed on one of the older (but bigger) boats, the Merry Berry, because it had the best view off the seating area in the back ( see the photos). There was just the two of us, but the boat would easily sleep four. Check-in was good. The view was awesome! The boat however, is old, so It did...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed November 25, 2016

This would easily be a 5 star rating if it wasn't for our check-in experience. The accommodations were nice, Kim was great and over the phone Lindsey was extremely friendly. However,when my daughter and I check-in this week we were met by Kent. Kent walked up to my daughter,introduced himself,shook her hand all while I was standing right next to...

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed July 31, 2016

My family and I live in Long Beach and wanted to do something fun and different with our kids. So we booked a weekend getaway at Dockside Boat and Bed. We had a fabulous time. My kids loved being steps away from the Aquarium and the lighthouse. The yacht was clean and fully stocked. The manager even brought over a...

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Houghton
Reviewed April 28, 2016

Very nice stay on a working yacht without leaving the dock. Stayed on the biggest boat they had, 3 bedroom 2 bath, very nice breakfast brought to the boat. Restaurants and activities within walking distance. DVR with a selection of movies to watch on 4 different tvs. Would recommend if this is on your bucket list.

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Reviewed February 2, 2016

My partner and I stayed on the Ranita for a night this past weekend. The yacht is older, but it is very well kept and very beautiful, with an amazing view of the Queen Mary and Shoreline Village. It has a full fridge and freezer, microwave, toaster oven, and coffee maker. The dining area was cozy and cute. The living...

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boatandbed, Owner at Dockside Boat and Bed, responded to this review

Emma, thank you for taking the time to leave your review. While we are delighted that you enjoyed the boat and it's amenities and our location, we are so sorry about your concerns of gas fumes. In the 8 years we have had the Ranita, we have never had a guest with such a strong reaction. The boat is a...

Long Beach, California
Reviewed December 10, 2015

This is one of the most fun "hotels" I've ever stayed in. You actually stay on a yacht! I live in Long Beach and I've still stayed here twice. The boats are large, you've got a small kitchen, a living room, dining area and possibly 2 cabins depending on the size of boat that you book. It's right in the...

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boatandbed, Owner at Dockside Boat and Bed, responded to this review

Wow ! Thanks for your very kind words. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and really "got" the full Dockside experience. We aim to provide you with a memorable, relaxing and unique adventure and it sounds like you got it ! Feel free to share your thoughts with friends and we look forward to welcoming you aboard...

Reviewed December 7, 2015

Booked a yacht for myself and three other college students who were attending an international conference at the convention center. The boat was in excellent condition, clean, very comfortable and the breakfast basket was really good. The view of the water and boats was so pretty at night. If you want to experience Cali in luxury at a very affordable...

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boatandbed, Owner at Dockside Boat and Bed, responded to this review

Nancy, thanks for taking the time to leave your review. So glad you chose us for your accommodations for your conference. People sometimes do not realize how close we are to the Convention Center. Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and all our amenities. We hope to welcome you back, be it for business or pleasure !

Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for two nights on the "Merry Berry" located at the end of the dock so with an excellent view of the surrounding area and the Queen Mary. Check in was easy and courteous & complimentary overnight car parking was available a short walk away. The boat was fully equipped with complimentary tea, coffee & snacks, an excellent breakfast...

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boatandbed, Owner at Dockside Boat and Bed, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with others. We are grateful you enjoyed your stay and appreciated our amenities. We would love the chance to welcome you aboard again soon.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A bed & breakfast on private,dockside yachts. Located in the beautiful Rainbow Harbor, steps from dining & entertainment. A perfect, unique getaway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dockside Boat and Bed

Address: 316 E Shoreline Dr, Dock 5, Long Beach, CA 90802-4598
Location: United States > California > Long Beach
Price Range: $194 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Dockside Boat Hotel Long Beach
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Choose either Sea Peepers or Merry Berry for the best unobstructed views.”
 of 5 bubbles KakaWaka, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“They have newer (nicer) boats, but this one has the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles res02krs, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Not sure if the other Yachts have this same problem, but avoid the Ranita!”
 of 5 bubbles K9066LAemmac, Feb 2, 2016 | Read review
“Pasta Too was great but I would wager that they are all excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles ETravels1234, Jan 13, 2015 | Read review
“Talk with Kent and company to ID which yacht best suits your needs.”
 of 5 bubbles nelanddickb, Jan 11, 2015 | Read review
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