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Quarky Turnip Houseboat

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Quarky Turnip Houseboat

4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Quick responses10 recent guests said this host responded quickly.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

She is a funky, interesting houseboat moored on South Lake Union with lovely views of the activity of the lake and the cityscape.

Turnip is for sale! $295k. Contact to learn more.


Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 air mattress

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


213 Reviews

Amy User Profile
August 2018
I was hesitant to book a houseboat after all of the warnings and caveats on the listing - but it was totally lovely and incredibly comfortable (especially the very soft bed!). My houseboat-loving boyfriend was psyched and we had a really nice time; looking forward to hopefully st…
Leon User Profile
July 2018
This was a very unique airbnb. It was well decorated, clean, more spacious than expected, and had a very unique location. We loved it!
Alicia User Profile
July 2018
Fun stay at a good location. Pros: -it was a good location and a quick drive to everything we wanted to see -stylish space and very comfy bed -we had plenty of room -it was peaceful and pleasant Cons: -we found the parking situation confusing -there was no coffee pot/French …
Charles User Profile
July 2018
The Turnip is a tad bigger than cozy; spacious enough for 4 adults to stretch out. I had a great night of rest and it is well-appointed. Sitting on the deck day or night is wonderfully serene and relaxing. I would have like to see more of the boating "community" out. I will defi…
Hailey User Profile
July 2018
My boyfriend and I stayed at Michaels turnip houseboat and had the BEST time. From the kayaks that were available for us to use to the cut patio on top of the boat, it was the exact experience we had hoped for. The location of the houseboat in south lake union was also ideal. We…
Miranda User Profile
July 2018
The houseboat was really lovely and charming. The location is good and just a short bike ride to Ballard, Fremont, and Pike/Pine. The bed was super comfy and the space was clean and nicely decorated. Communication with Emma was quick and efficient. We found the place and were abl…
Baldo User Profile
July 2018
This was a nice little place. It was my first Airbnb and it didn’t disappoint. Definitely recommend

Hosted by Emma

Seattle, Washington, United StatesJoined in November 2015
Emma User Profile
1 Review
Hi, I'm Emma! I love creating; whether that be relational or hands-on art projects. I live a pretty active lifestyle and enjoy the excitement of an irregular life. I feel open to grow and share and connecting with people from around the globe is an excellent mode of doing so. …
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