Last Updated May 4, 2022 5/4/2022

12 Coolest Boat Airbnbs in Washington State

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If you’re looking for a unique way to experience the Pacific Northwest, why not live on a boat (maintenance-free!) for a while? There are boat Airbnb rentals in Washington State that will give you a taste of life on the water and set you up for a memorable adventure all your own. Here is the coolest boat Airbnbs in Washington that you can rent – including sailboats, yachts, houseboats, and tugboats!

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Romantic Stay & Sail, Bainbridge Island
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Romantic Stay & Sail

Romantic Stay & Sail, Bainbridge Island

You’ll enjoy a charming and romantic lifestyle onboard this Airbnb rental boat that’s a 44-foot classic sailboat in scenic Eagle Harbor. This boat stay opportunity is offered as an add-on to a sailing package that includes a two-hour sunset sail, which comes at an additional cost. It is required to go for a sail to sleep overnight on the boat. Guests then enjoy a light complimentary breakfast in the morning. It’s most comfortable for four people but can sleep up to six. You can stay on this boat between April and October.

Spacious 39' Yacht, Gig Harbor
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Access everything in Gig Harbor from here

Spacious 39' Yacht, Gig Harbor

Four people can stay on this boat that has two bedrooms and 1.5 baths in Gig Harbor. It’s called the Blue Goose and is within walking distance from historic sites and restaurants. The host provides you with kayaks to use so you can paddle over to the Tides Tavern or Anthony’s for seafood. Seven Seas Brewery is also next door. The boat has two staterooms, a living room, and a nice upper deck to take in the views. Quiet hours begin at 10pm.

53’ PNW Yacht, Gig Harbor
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A true maritime adventure

53’ PNW Yacht, Gig Harbor

With this Washington boat rental, you’ll get a 53-foot, custom-built boat from 1968. It accommodates five guests and has two bedrooms and 1.5 baths. Pets are allowed here with some restrictions and an additional fee. It’s a restored boat with lovely woodwork and quartz countertops. Other features are a wine fridge, multiple exterior decks, and complimentary kayaks to check out the harbor. Known as Lyla, the boat comes with life jackets that you can use. It is docked at a historic maritime marina at Net Shed No. 15.

Unique Seattle Experience Houseboat, Seattle
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Unique Seattle Experience Houseboat

Unique Seattle Experience Houseboat, Seattle

Here’s a historic 1927 tugboat equipped with modern conveniences and just 10 minutes from downtown. It has been totally renovated and includes a king/queen bed, TV, storage space, walk-in shower, L-shaped couch, and large deck with dining table and BBQ. There are other people living on their boats in the marina, so you’ll need to be respectful of the neighbors. The tugboat is located in a semi-industrial area with a shipyard on one side and luxury yachts and condos on the other side.

38' Yacht Equipped with Luxury and Kayaks, Gig Harbor
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A magical stay awaits you in Washington

38' Yacht Equipped with Luxury and Kayaks, Gig Harbor

This wood-clad boat called the Gollywobbler has a kitchen, bedroom, sleeping berth, and back deck. From here, you can walk to the harbor to check out the shops and get dinner. There are several kayaks available to use. Four people can stay here comfortably because there is a double bed in one bedroom, a single bed in a second bedroom, and a double bed in the living room. There are sometimes events and parties in the net shed, which is a cool space that you can walk through to access your boat rental. Pets are allowed to join you on this boat.

Houseboat on Quartermaster Harbor, Vashon Island
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Soothing sounds of the water below you

Houseboat on Quartermaster Harbor, Vashon Island

You’ll love the views of boats and the sounds of calm water beneath you when you rent this houseboat for two people. It’s a 20-minute ferry ride from Seattle and a 15-minute ferry ride from Tacoma. The boat is on the inner harbor of Vashon Island and in a peaceful setting. It also comes with a two-person canoe to use and has hiking nearby in the area. Guests need to make sure to wash dishes and utensils that they use to avoid being charged a fee. The bedroom has a queen-size bed. You can even arrive on the water via your own boat to this Airbnb rental because moorage is offered right next to it for your stay.

Houseboat for Two or Three, Brinnon
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A cute hideaway all to yourselves

Houseboat for Two or Three, Brinnon

Here’s a houseboat for up to three people that has one bedroom and one bath. There is even pool and hot tub access for guests and also washer and dryer access in the marina. The houseboat is about an hour from the Kingston Ferry and the Bainbridge Island ferry docks. Well-behaved dogs can also come along for the adventure when you pay a $10-$15 fee. You can dine at the marina or nearby restaurants and enjoy live music at the marina on Saturdays in the summer.

45-Foot Luxury Cruiser, Kirkland
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Come onboard to relax and enjoy some luxury

45-Foot Luxury Cruiser, Kirkland

Live on a yacht during your time in Washington by booking this 45-foot luxury cruiser that sleeps four people. It has two onboard bathrooms and is within walking distance of dining, coffee, and the Kirkland Waterfront. There is a TV onboard and a BBQ grill on the deck. Guests can expect to find comfy beds, including a queen-size bed in one bedroom and a double bed in the other bedroom. Come here to experience the beautiful, high-end Kirkland Waterfront area.

Wharfside Boat ‘n’ Breakfast Forward, Friday Harbor
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A fun boat stay with full breakfasts provided

Wharfside Boat ‘n’ Breakfast Forward, Friday Harbor

With this Airbnb rental, you’ll get a private suite on a 60-foot boat in Friday Harbor. The room has a queen-size bed and comes with a full bath for two guests. Breakfast is typically served every morning on the boat. During times of COVID restrictions, guests can use the kitchen instead and have the boat to themselves. There are two private guest rooms on the boat, which are within walking distance of Friday Harbor and the Washington State Ferries. Wi-Fi, a microwave, and an indoor fireplace are provided on the boat.

Unique Floating Home on Lake River, Vancouver
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Spacious and right on the water

Unique Floating Home on Lake River, Vancouver

Book this six-person houseboat on Airbnb and you’ll get a two-story floating home with three bedrooms and two baths. The waterway leads to Vancouver Lake and the Columbia River, while Portland is just minutes away. The moorage location is in Felida, which is a subdivision of Vancouver. The boat features a beautiful kitchen, living room, outdoor dining area, and two inflatable kayaks. Pets are allowed on a case-by-case basis. Children are welcome here too, but parents should keep a close watch on them for safety. Guests will find life jackets, games, movies, books, and puzzles onboard.

Sailboat on Lake Chelan, Chelan
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Cozy accommodations for a unique stay

Sailboat on Lake Chelan, Chelan

It’s fun to stay on this Washington sailboat that has three double cabins and two toilets for an adventure trip. The boat does not go out on the water and stays at the dock. The marina clubhouse has a lounge, Wi-Fi, TV, laundry, games, and outdoor BBQs. Up to six people can stay onboard, and children are welcome here too. Meanwhile, there are several wineries around the lake, and downtown Chelan is less than a mile away.

Sweet Floating Bungalow, Brinnon
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A great option for a small family

Sweet Floating Bungalow, Brinnon

Up to four people can stay on this houseboat that has two bedrooms and one bathroom in Washington. It’s on the main dock at Pleasant Harbor Marina and by two other houseboats. There is a shared pool and hot tub available for guests to use. The boat allows dogs when you pay an extra fee. Features of the boat include a queen-size bed, bunk beds, large TV with DVD player, electric fireplace, and large deck with a table and chairs. Wi-Fi is available but service can be somewhat slow.

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