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Outdoor seating area and the ramp to get to the boat.Entry from the bow of the boat brings you directly to the kitchen area.
Authentic Canal Boat outside Prov.
Authentic Canal Boat outside Prov.
4 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
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The "Samuel Slater" is a 40-foot long authentic British canal boat built in Cambridgeshire, England. The boat offers all you'll need for a relaxing stay in Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park.

The space

Docked just 15 minutes from Providence on the historic Blackstone River, the "Samuel Slater" is a 40-foot long authentic British canal boat. This unique boat is a perfect place to unwind and unplug for a relaxing stay in Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park.

Since the "Samuel Slater" is an authentic canal boat, space can be...let's say...a little tight. The cabin height is 77" (with a slight angle dropping to 73" on the sides). But you'll find everything you'll need to enjoy your stay, including a kitchen to cook in, bedroom with closet, bathroom with hot shower, and definitely enough room to relax on this unique boat.

River tours are available for an additional fee upon request to cruise the Blackstone River. You can even steer if you want. :)

Guest access

As a guest, you'll have access to living quarters, as well as the cozy outdoor sitting area at the front of the boat.

Interaction with guests

We do not live on site, but will typically meet you upon your arrival and be easily available by phone for any questions or requests.

Other things to note

Other nearby attractions include:

Boat tours, kayaking, bicycling; hiking or swimming at Lincoln Woods State Park; take in show or try your luck at Twin River Casino; theater, shopping, and historic sites are all nearby.

Family/kid friendly
Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Extra people €17 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee €22
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price €130 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
2 single beds
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in time is 3PM - 5PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

*Please clean up after yourself during and at the end of your stay. No smoking and no pets allowed.

*The canal boat remains docked. A captain may be hired to charter a cruise ahead of time. The fee is $125 for a 90-minute tour and needs to be paid upon arrival. Checks payments for the charter are preferred.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
1 night minimum stay

26 Reviews

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Keren User Profile
October 2017
We had a great experience at the Samuel Slater. The boat is beautiful and very convenient for a couple. It was well stocked with dishes and towels and had good wifi. The location is pretty secluded, which can be great, but also might be a little uncomfortable after dark if you are the type of person that gets nervous. We thought it was beautiful, but would've liked if it was slightly more well lit. Overall, a good experience and good hosts.

Emma User Profile
August 2017
This was a fantastic experience. I would highly recommend staying on the boat!

Rebecca User Profile
August 2017
Thank you for the refund.

Elizabeth User Profile
July 2017
We enjoyed our two night stay on the boat! There were air conditioning issues the first night, but the staff and captain were there immediately to address the issue and super nice! It's about a 15 minute drive to Providence and 45 minute drive to Newport.

Christopher User Profile
July 2017
This is a fantastic experience. It's well worth it to hire a captain to go on the cruise and get such a unique view of the Blackstone River. Great communication and plenty of information. We can't wait to come back!

Seán User Profile
June 2017
The boat is charming and a perfect escape from the regular hotel experience. Waking up to the sounds of the local birds and the cool breeze blowing in off the river was awesome. There is plenty of parking in the lot next to the dock, which is public, and there were kayakers and people fishing right next to the boat. The local neighborhood seemed safe and if you like hispanic food, you'll have plenty of mom & pop restaurants in walking distance. We drove 10 minutes to downtown Providence where there are a lot more options. We stocked the fridge on the boat with iced coffee and food for breakfast so we could relax in the morning.

Erin User Profile
June 2017
We loved our stay on the Samuel Slater! It was the perfect unique getaway for a girls weekend overnight. We had so much fun, and it was definitely someplace we would love to come back to

Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United StatesJoined in April 2016
Blackstone Valley User Profile

We look forward to welcoming guests to enjoy an experience on what was once "America's Hardest Working River" in the heart of The Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park. Let us share our love of the cultural and natural history of the valley. Experience the rebirth of the river, learn about its industrial past and explore the flavors of this diverse area at neighborhood restaurants.

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Response time: within a day

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