Houseboats at Newburyport
51R Water Street
Newburyport, MA 01950

Welcome to
The Houseboats
at Newburyport

Houseboats at Newburyport, MA

Docked at Harbor Marina in historic Newburyport, the Houseboats at Newburyport offer the most unique experience on the Merrimack River. With a front row view of the magnificent harbor –surrounded by beautiful yachts– the houseboat is the ideal getaway for family and friends.

When not lounging on one of the Houseboat’s two decks, guests can explore this historic city by foot. With its charming boutiques, exciting restaurants, local attractions and culture, Newburyport is the ideal getaway for a weekend, a week or even longer. Beach goers, kayakers and bird enthusiasts will find all types of outdoor experiences. With its pristine beaches, magnificent ocean and world-famous wildlife refuge, Plum Island is cherished by locals and visitors alike.


“Dockside,” our first houseboat moored at Hilton’s Marina (behind the Black Cow), is a one bedroom with bathroom, loft bunk, living room with pull out sofa, kitchenette/dining nook and upper and lower decks.

To view Floorplan, click here.


To BOOK, please call 1-888-755-1472 or email

Houseboats at Newburyport are closed and will reopen May 15. 

2018 Rates:

May 15 to June 15   $229 weekdays; $279 weekends

June 16 to Labor Day  $329 weekdays; $429 weekends

Labor Day to Columbus Day  $229 weekdays; $279 weekends


Check in time – 3pm. Check out time – 10am.
Check in at the Harbor Marina Office, 51 R Water Street,  Newburyport, MA 01950. Check out at the Harbor Marina Office.

Getting Here

For GPS Systems, use 51R Water Street, Newburyport, MA 01950 as the destination. Get Directions »

Accommodations & Amenities

  • Full bath with shower, hair dryer, and bath amenities.
  • Fully equipped kitchenette with 2-ring stove top, refrigerator/freezer, china, glassware, silverware, cooking utensils, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and ice bucket.
  • Dining nook with seating for 2.
  • Living room with pull out sofa and flat screen TV with complimentary cable & Blu-ray DVD player.
  • Complimentary WiFi.
  • Individually controlled air conditioning and heating.
  • Accommodates a maximum of 4 overnight guests; guests must be 25 years of age or older.
  • Queen bedroom, loft bunk, queen pull out sofa.
  • Upper deck with Adirondack chairs to enjoy the water view.
  • Maximum of 8 people allowed on board at one time.
  • Upper Deck maximum of 4 people allowed.
  • Lower deck dining table with seating for 4.
  • Designated parking spot – 51 R Water Street.
  • Life jackets provided.
  • Smoking not permitted on board.
  • Pets not allowed.
  • Guest Directory – Click our Guest Directory for helpful information to navigate your stay.


Newburyport is known for outstanding cuisine. Whether you choose casual or sophisticated dining, there are an endless array of choices.

Michael’s Harborside is well known for their lobster, steak and seafood along with their famous Bloody Mary Bar. The restaurant has one of the best outdoor dining views in Massachusetts. Michaels serves lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch.



If you require assistance during your stay, please do not hesitate to call, text or email our Manager on Duty at 978.992.1456 or email

Helpful Phone Numbers & Websites

For Emergencies – Call 911

Hospital – Anna Jaques Hospital, 25 Highland Avenue, Newburyport 978.463.1000

Pharmacy – 24-hour CVS, 13 ½ Pond Street, Newburyport 978.462.6539

Shopping Directory – See our helpful directory for shops and restaurants.

Taxi – Uber is available, Port Taxi 978.465.2333, Seacoast Taxi 978.912.2265

Dry Cleaning/Laundromat – The Newburyport Launderette, 26 Water Street, Newburyport 978.465.9048

Salon/Massage – Interlocks Salon and Spa, 58 Merrimack Street, Newburyport 978.465.3010

Newburyport Marinas – To learn more about the marinas, visit website.

Newburyport Chamber of Commerce – For sites and attractions, click here.