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CASTLEROSE Boat Stay - Castlefield Basin

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CASTLEROSE Boat Stay - Castlefield Basin

Private room in houseboat
4 guests1 bedroom4 beds1 private bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
4 beds
1 private bath
Sparkling clean
3 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

Castlerose offers stylish self catering, shared boat accommodation for upto 4 people. This exclusive space is ideal for friends and family groups looking to enjoy some quality time together. She is equipped with a bedroom & guest bathroom, a large comfortable lounge & dining area, sofa bed and kitchen. All in a great location.

You can add a skippered cruise to your Boat Stay along The Bridgewater Canal for an extra cruising charge of £90 ($139 / E115) per day. We do the driving!


Indoor fireplace
Cable TV
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed



32 reviews
Jodi User Profile
December 2016
Loved our stay on Castlerose! Very convenient location and excellent hosts! Steve met us for the checkin and ensured we had everything we needed. We will definitely be back on our next trip to Manchester. We loved the numerous choices of restaurants and pubs in close…
Leslye User Profile
July 2016
We had a wonderful experience on Castlerose and would highly recommend Steve and Stephanie as hosts! They were communicative, warm and welcoming and this shines through in all of the details in their unique accommodations. The location was extremely convenient to facilitate…
Alison User Profile
June 2019
We could not have had a better holiday on Steve's boat. The weather was gorgeous, the canal stunning and the location so easy and central - a train from the airport straight to the canal boat. Steve was a really amazing host. If I could give six stars I would. :)
Emma User Profile
April 2019
We loved our stay on Castlerose. We wanted a different experience to staying in a hotel or house. Castlerose gave us just that. When on the boat, you forget you are in a city as it is so peaceful (although the geese could get a bit rowdy!). Castlerose is well located, close to…
Simon User Profile
November 2018
Great stay on the canal, steve was very helpful with anything needed. The barge is really warm and comfortable even in November, the wood burner is perfect for a for a warm evening in. Plenty of room and the beds are comfortable and the showers are good. Highly recommended,…
Sarah User Profile
October 2018
The boat was a lovely place to stay and in a fantastic location. We particularly enjoyed the Wharf pub (so much so we went back two nights running!). Steve and Stephanie were great hosts who showed us everything we needed to know to feel comfortable with staying on the boat…
Lynne User Profile
September 2018
Amazing experience with great hosts. Highly recommend to everyone. The boat is fabulous with every attention to given detail - truly did not expect EVERY home comfort on a self contained boat. The boat trip on Sat was just wonderful. Steve and Steph are just wonderful people and…

Hosted by Steve

Manchester, United KingdomJoined in March 2016
Steve User Profile
32 Reviews
Hi. Im Steve. Am into my third year on AirBnB - doesn't time fly - from what feels like just yesterday when I launched this unique accommodation business in central Manchester. Castlerose offers a great experience and I hope to welcome you on-board one day. Please let me know…
Interaction with guests
On arrival Steve will be there to greet you and check you in. He will spend a short time with you explaining the boat's operation and answering any queries you may have. Then he will leave you to enjoy your boat stay.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
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The neighborhood


House Rules

No pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 10PM and check out by 11AM