Docked at Harbor Marina and Hilton 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.
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Houseboats at Newburyport now offer three Houseboats – all featuring a living room with full kitchen, one bedroom with queen bed, bathroom with shower (only), small sleeping loft, air conditioning and two outdoor decks. The Houseboats are docked along the Merrimack River just steps from shops and restaurants. Dockside is located at Harbor Marina and Riverside and Harborside at Hilton Marina (54R) Merrimac Street).
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We will re-open May 21. Rates start at $189 per night; subject to availability.
To book, please call 1-888-755-1472 or email Houseboats@Newburyportdev.com
Deposit & Cancellation Policy
At the time of booking, 100% deposit is required for stays on board of up to 4 nights or less. Within 7 days of the scheduled arrival date, if you wish to cancel your reservation, the full deposit in non-refundable. For stays of 5 nights or more, the initial 4 nights stay is required as a deposit at the time of booking and the remaining balance will be due 7 days prior to arrival. Any cancellation within 7 days is non-refundable.
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.
For GPS Systems, use 51R Water Street, Newburyport, MA 01950 as the destination. Get Directions »
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 or text. The contact number can be found in your Houseboat Guest Directory.
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 Chamber of Commerce – For sites and attractions, click here.
VISIT NANTUCKET ISLAND : The Cottages at Nantucket Boat Basin offer a front row view of Nantucket Harbor. Enjoy waterfront cottages and lofts with decks and harbor views, kitchens, free Wi-Fi, bicycles, a beach bus and pet friendly options. Our idyllic hideaways are one block from the cobblestone streets of Nantucket Town. Click HERE for reservations or call 508-325-1499.