Away4awhile for a hotel boat canal cruise Take a hotel boat canal cruise with Away4awhile

You relax . .  . .we do the work

Some Questions Answered about a hotel boat canal cruise
Questions that we get frequently asked.

What is included?
The price of our short break hotel boat canal cruise includes full board with house wine with dinner, a compact comfortable cabin with adjacent shower/toilet. All personal bedding, towels and toiletries are provided for your use. A soft bag with your clothes and belongings for the few days is all that is needed.

Can I smoke on board?
Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the hotel boat, since 1 July 2007.

Aboard our hotel boat canal cruiseWhat happens when I get to my departure point?
On arrival your hosts will greet you and arrange parking of your car within a secure area. Arrival by 10.00 will ensure a prompt departure by our hotel boat for your short break holiday or for Stratford upon Avon a 20 minute transfer by mini bus to our boat. Any delay in arrival can be rectified by a short taxi ride to catch up with your holiday.

How do I get back to my car after the holiday?
Our own mini bus brings you back to your car from your destination which is usually no more than a 45 minute journey, depending on your departure point.

How will I get on with other guests?
Your holiday on our hotel boat canal cruise is arranged so that Personal space and Privacy are a priority. There is plenty of opportunity to find a space both inside and out to be completely on your own. The maximum number of guests is 6; therefore the back twin cabin is designated for your hosts which become a corridor after 0730. Specific entrance/exits are designated to avoid passage through other guest’s cabins; though the occasion does arise in special circumstances. Your hosts ensure that you finish your holiday having made new friends and have completely relaxed by enjoying your holiday. Please take time to look at “What our guests think”.

Can I charter the whole boat for my own party or arrange a special break which could mean a wider variation of the Away4awhile theme?
Our policy is meet your needs by tailoring our concept of the well earned short break into the time you have to spare and the things you liked to do most.

Take a luxury hotel boat canal cruise with Away4awhileWhat if I am a single booking?
Bookings are considered on a first come first served basis, however we reserve the right to accommodate singles in our twin or double cabins depending on availability. Single bookings carry no premium!

What if my time available does not fit into your weekend or mid week breaks?
We will make every effort to fit your needs into our routine. This could mean a special package combining parts of one break with a day or so with another. Whatever we work out for you your transfer to and from the hotel boat is built into our plan getting you back to your car.

Do I have the opportunity to take part in working the boat?
This is an option which can be arranged at any time depending on you. Working the hotel boat is available to anybody that wants to do it at any time they feel like having a go, otherwise your hosts are more than happy for you to sit and watch!


For further information please ring 0121 647 7151 or email

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