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A delightful 4 star luxury boat on the River Thames. A villa on water but with a cruise included
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A delightful 4 star luxury boat on the River Thames. A villa on water but with a cruise included
Enjoy dining overlooking some of the best views of the River Thames
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A delightful 4 star luxury boat on the River Thames. A villa on water but with a cruise included
Enjoy dining overlooking some of the best views of the River Thames
Henley-On-Thames where Boat geanna is moored during your stay
Modern fitted kitchen with all mod coms
Dishwasher comes as standard on Boat geanna - no washing up!
Sail through some of the most stunning scenery on Boat Geanna
Cabin 1 - twin cabin with ensuite and satellite TV /DVD
all cabins have ensuite with shower, WC and basin.
A fuel burner stove keeps the boat cosy & warm in the cooler months.
Cabin 3 -All cabins have hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities & TV
Cabin 3 - Double with drop down bunk bed
Cabin 2 - twin cabin with ensuite and satellite TV
Satellite TV and hairdryers are in each cabin
Explore some of the most stunning parts of the River Thames during your 2 hour complimentary cruise
Enjoy a boating holiday on River Thames during your stay - book an optional longer cruise
Plasma TV & DVD in living room
Enjoy the changing views outside your window
Outside dining with stunning everchanging views
enjoy the wildlife and peace and tranquility
Enjoy a complimentary 2 hour cruise as part of your stay
Cruise past The Folly at Temple Island, Henley-On-Thames
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11
Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England

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tony_zx9r
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“The Geanna - a lovely place to spend time on the river”
Reviewed May 18, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We really enjoyed our stay on the Geanna. The extra space you get with a wide beam boat makes your time onboard much more comfortable over the usual narrowboat. This is especially noticeable in the lounge and kitchen areas. The boat is well equipped with everything you need to make you feel at home.
We travelled from Caversham up to Abingdon and back on a 4 night break. We found plenty of places along the way to stop and lots of pubs to visit for lunch or evening meals. The boat is large and it is tricky to see the where the bow is when parking so take walkie-talkies and have someone at the front guiding you in. Other than that the boat is very easy to manoeuvre and of course the Thames is very wide which helps. Jane and Rob were both very nice and did a great job of settling us in and teaching us how to operate the boat. I am sure we will be back in the future for another trip on the Thames.

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Management Response
May 22, 2017
We really appreciate your comments and thank you for your booking. We hope to see you again in the future. Jane and Rob
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trishslad...
West Sussex, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Geanna boat”
Reviewed April 22, 2017 for a stay in April 2017
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person found this review helpful

Spacious, fully functional, easy to handle. Beds very comfy.
Jane and Rob were a pleasure to deal with. Nothing was too much trouble.
Everything explained very clearly.
Only negative thing to say is it was a shame we couldn't go down the kennet and Avon river as the boat was too large.
Look forward to another visit and will definitely use "my river cruising" again

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Management Response
Apr 23, 2017
Thank you for your lovely comments . We'd love to see you again and are delighted you had a great holiday. Jane and Rob
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suewilkin...
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
1 review
“This is a great family holiday where everyone works as a team and has lots of fun”
Reviewed April 13, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Geanna is a comfortable boat with everything you need provided, including towels, linen, bathroom essentials and a well equipped kitchen. It was clean, tidy and cosy. We went downstream from the pick up point and the River Thames provided lots of places to stop and moor up and stunning countryside views. It was a very enjoyable, relaxing holiday which we would do again.

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Management Response
Apr 14, 2017
Thank you for your comments. We are delighted you had a great holiday and we very much look forward to seeing you again soon! Myrivercruising team
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WilliamW9...
Chilterns, UK
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Wonderful Easter cruise down the Thames”
Reviewed April 13, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Geanna is a well equipped broad beam river boat with 3 separate bedrooms plus additional areas that comfortably slept our large family of 7. Jayne provided a good overview of Geanna on our arrival along with a guided trip upstream and through our first lock. Geanna's size looks daunting at first but she is very gentle and easy to control as long as you take things steady. Her galley was well equipped although we only used it for cooked breakfasts and booked dinner at various pubs on our route.

All the family pitched in, operating locks and handling berthing, ropes, and tying her up every stop. The leisurely pace of a river trip allows you to slow down and talk or read or just watch the countryside pass by. A very relaxing 4 days.

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Management Response
Apr 16, 2017
We really appreciate your comments and are glad you liked Boat Geanna and had a relaxing break. Thank you for booking with us and we hope to see you again. Jane and the Myrivercruising team
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Richard S
2 reviews
“Lovely four day family cruise Henley to Windsor and back”
Reviewed September 3, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Having been on Geanna in July for a friends 50th birthday weekend we booked the boat for a family four day cruise with our three teenagers and two dogs. The kids had not been on a cruise before and were worried and excited at the same time. From Henley we stopped overnight at Cookham and then on to Windsor and returned again via Cookham. We were lucky with the weather and the kids enjoyed helping at the locks and driving the boat under supervision. We all enjoyed the passing scenery, the relaxed pace and the friendly banter from the lockkeepers and other crews. The dogs also enjoyed the many swims and walks. The boat was comfortable and spacious and had all the amenities we needed for 4 days. A very enjoyable and different family short break.

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Traveling group: Teenagers
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Management Response
Sep 4, 2016
We're delighted to see you again and thank you for your kind comments. We hope to see you again next year. Jane and Rob
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WendyWell...
Wellington
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Good location in Henley”
Reviewed September 19, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
5
people found this review helpful

The boat is well equipped. Eight of us were celebrating my husband's 65th birthday. Little cramped in rooms for travel cots but we managed. Boat trip was fun.

The lavatories were our biggest problem. We understood they would be changed daily. Jane Asher runs the boat alone now and said they would be changed each morning. However, we had to replace two ourselves. She came to change them at 8.30 in the evening when we were having supper and two of the rooms were occupied by sleeping children. Not ideal. She did seem to be in a constant rush and we could not choose the time of the boat trip which had to be from 9.30am - 11am Sunday morning. As we had paid almost £900 for three nights, I did feel that were treated in rather an off hand manner.

Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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HanaBee79
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Up there with the best”
Reviewed October 6, 2013 for a stay in October 2013
5
people found this review helpful

We boarded the Geanna for a couple of nights for a girly birthday break.
The boat was more than comfortable, ultra cosy but sufficiently planned out so that it didn't feel cramped.
The mooring has views up and down the river and is close enough to town if supplies are needed.
The hosts Jane and Alan were exceptional. Alan gave a one member of our crew a thorough briefing at the start about the boat.
The cruise was indeed a highlight and included a chance to drive it too.
A small item was left aboard and they contacted us to check if it was ours and then returned it promptly in the post with a handwritten card. A big thanks for that!
All in all - a top reccommendation for anyone looking for something a little different.

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Liked least: having to leave
Traveling group: Friends
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