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New Boathouse

(Ref. 994432)

Weymouth, Dorset Show on map


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  • 7 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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28 Customer Reviews

  • "Due to cancellation of my event didn't stay just still had to pay fully."

    I gave gloomy face as did not see the place. Did notify agent so unsure why got survey?

    Reviewed by Patrick1.3Nov 2023

  • "The property is in a perfect location for the harbour restaurants, bars, and shops."

    I have stayed in the property next door twice so we New it was convenient for everything. The kitchen was very well equipped with a good washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher, which was invaluable with a small child and a baby. There’s a lovely big dining table for all of us to sit round together 5 adults, we enjoyed some meals prepared by us (plenty of cooking equipment) but takeaways as well. The lounge is a little small but not a problem at all, the bedrooms are all very comfortable with good beds and us all having plenty of room and the on suite bathrooms a bonus. The parking is fine once you find a space which we did very near the property on a busy Saturday teatime. We had a lovely holiday and would love to come again soon. Thank you

    Reviewed by Julie4.7Jul 2023

  • "This was our third stay at the New Boathouse, so we knew exactly what we were going to get, and we were not disappointed."

    We were also aware of the challenges of finding a parking space, which is the only downside but the house is so central that everything you want is within walking distance.

    Reviewed by Anthony4.7Apr 2023

  • "We have stayed at the new boat house 3 times now the cleanliness of the house ..."

    We have stayed at the new boat house 3 times now the cleanliness of the house was not good this time behind all the drawers in all the bedrooms was choc wrappers vape wrappers dirty skirtingboards cobwebs everywhere very dirty under setee

    Reviewed by Jill3.1Aug 2022

  • "Our only grumble was a) the lack of reading lamps, particularly in the top floor bedrooms."

    Some lamps in the lounge would be nice too, as the ceiling light is a bit harsh. b) the lack of places to hang clothes/towels, again, on the top floor especially. Other than that, a very comfortable property, and an excellent position. We thoroughly enjoyed being so close to the harbour and all areas of interest.

    Reviewed by Linda4.1Sep 2021

  • "Cottage in a good position close to the harbour and high street."

    A nicely appointed cottage, lovely kitchen diner space. Our only critisism is that, despite not being able to access the cottage until 5 pm due to "deep cleaning", there were areas for concern regarding cleanliness: Scruffy old mat in front of the garden access door was dirty. Kitchen floor not particularly clean. A very dirty grill tray in the oven. Rubbish (old dental brush and an old key fob) down the side of the bedside cabinet in the master bedroom. We felt that the property had certainly NOT been deep cleaned.

    Reviewed by Janet3.4Sep 2021

  • "The accommodation was excellent, and we had the most wonderful holiday, near to everything, couldn't have wished for better."

    Tried to book for next May 28th-3rd June, but booked up, oh dear, lucky them. Rebecca Pearce August 21

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Aug 2021

  • "The cleanliness was quite poor."

    We had to wash every piece of cutlery and crockery in the cupboards before use, dust on skirting boards and TV unit area that had obviously been there for weeks, tea stains on window sill. The kitchen cupboards had leftover crumbs and food in there and was stained too. Kitchen table cloth was dirty and stained, same table cloth when we stayed here 3 years ago!! The garden/yard was quite uninviting, just uneven slabs with dirty plastic cheap garden furniture. Not suitable for children or elderly. Location however is great, but quite noisy with the pub opposite when the deliveries arrive! Bedrooms were OK, however pillows very hard and the shower on top floor had not been cleaned properly and had mould. Would not stay here again.

    Reviewed by Michael2.2Aug 2021

  • "Me and my family have now stayed at the new boat house twice and love it so much we are returning again next year ."

    The location is perfect ,the house is beautiful and very clean ,we are always really sad to leave ,We are already looking forward to next year .

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Aug 2021

  • "Location was great."

    So much to see and do tight on your doorstep.

    Reviewed by Darren5.0Oct 2020

  • "Sykes really helpful and professional."

    Accommodation really clean and lovely, would use again.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Oct 2020

  • "We were not able to check in until 5PM due to the extended time needed for the cleaning, which considering the check out time for the previous guests was 10am, meant there was seven hours cleaning time."

    It also meant that a large proportion of the first day of our holiday was over by the time we had unloaded our cars and put our things away. Unfortunately, there were a number of issues: Half an opened bottle of squash left on the floor in the living room. A cup with lipstick on it. Some kitchen cupboards had not been cleaned. The inside of the kitchen bin was dirty. The dustpan was warped and not fit for purpose. A piece of carpet, used as an outside doormat resulted in wet footprints over the floor when coming in from outside. Stains on mattress protectors on both beds on the first floor. Garden furniture appeared not to have been cleaned for a very long time. Inside windows were dirty. The toaster only has one side working. Add to that that there wasn't any non slip mats in the shower trays and one shower tray kept overflowing. As stated in some reviews the lounge suite was probably the most uncomfortable we've ever sat on. Also, beds were not the most comfortable but appreciate they might suit others. On the positive side, there was a reasonable amount of space and it was in a well appointed area.

    Reviewed by Jeanette2.2Sep 2020

  • "Excellent house, location is perfect."

    Only downside is trying to find a parking space in the right permit area. This is our 2nd year in the house and we will be back again for sure.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Aug 2020

  • "Location perfect for week stay."

    Close to harbour and centre. The house was well laid out for large family holiday. Two parking permits supplied for on street parking close by. Found spaces fairly easily. Local neighbour noticed we had parked in one space that was outside the permit spaces provided and property owner very kindly contacted us to move our vehicle. This prevented us getting a penalty notice ticket which we noticed another vehicle was given later in the week in the same space, We really appreciated the call. Would definitely recommend and book again in the future,

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Aug 2020

  • "The house is far nicer than the pictures on your website show."

    Fantastic location!!!

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Jul 2020

  • "Lovely 5 days in this very comfortable property."

    Very lucky to have been in Weymouth for a very sunny Christmas day, experiencing the annual harbour swim and then champagne on the beach! Lots of friendly bars and restaurants too. Boat house great for our group with lovely large kitchen area to sit and chat. A few things missing to make stay even more comfortable: Knives - very blunt had to go and buy a set Mirrors - no mirror in top floor bathroom or bedrooms

    Reviewed by Tricia4.4Dec 2019

  • "Bathrooms and kitchen appliances all in great condition."

    Lovely showers. Good bed linen and lovely bedrooms but double bed in back bedroom rather uncomfortable. In our opinion lounge suite although clean, not very comfortable and we brought a table lamp down from the bedroom to make the room more cosy. House in great situation for both eating places and all the shops. Only thing that would prevent us rebooking is lack of parking. A permit is issued but because of free one hour parking, which didn’t seem to be policed, it would probably be very difficult to find a space during the summer. We usually managed to grab the last free space during October. Failed to find the visitor’s book so missed having tips on eating places etc which are always useful to know.

    Reviewed by L4.1Oct 2019

  • "This was our second visit to the property this year."

    Every time we visit we are not disappointed. The property, location, quietness surrounding the property, (even though there has been building work going on next door, looks like it is finished now, we are completely satisfied. Thank you again, Dream Cottages for making all our holidays with you over the years really satisfactory.

    Reviewed by Penelope5.0Sep 2019

  • "Fantastic cottage, lots of equipment provided (saucepans, toaster, microwave, microwaveable dishes, oven, roasting/pie pans, fridge/freezer, cutlery and crockery)."

    Towels, soap and washing up/dishwasher tablets provided. Comfortable seating and a really good sized dining table. Plenty of entertainment in the cottage with books, DVDs, Sky TV and jigsaws. The beds were all good. The 'child sized' single is suitable for a shorter adult, I'm, 5'2" and slept very well on it. Dishwasher and washing machine worked very well and rotary line provided in the courtyard. All the family (adults only) loved the cottage. Parking is a bit hit and miss as the permit zones are also available for 1 hour without a permit but generally found a space, but there are plenty of car parks near by if you can't find one. Plenty to do in Weymouth in walking distance from the cottage. The building work didn't disturb us and was an advantage as it meant the road was closed so pedestrian access only.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Sep 2019

  • "New Boathouse is perfectly situated, right next to the harbour and the town and a small walk to the beach."

    We had 2 families in the house and it was the perfect size, very clean and spacious. We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Aug 2019

  • "This was our 5th visit to Weymouth and our 2nd year at the New Boathouse."

    It’s a great location, easy to reach beach and the harbour and having 2: en-suite plus family bathroom is just perfect.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Jul 2019

  • "We all had a lovely vacation in the New Boathouse."

    It is a spacious and comfortable house. The only thing that I can fault is upon arrival no tea and biscuits available. In other houses that we have rented, there has always been a welcome tray. After a long journey it was missed. Weymouth exceeded all our expectations too. It is a fun place to be with something for every age group. The Fish Fest was nice too.

    Reviewed by Diana5.0Jul 2019

  • "The new boathouse was fantastic."

    It was extremely clean and in the perfect location in the heart of Weymouth. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and look forward to returning.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0May 2019

  • "Location is amazing and parking was no issue due to the two parking permits."

    Layout, use of space and finish was excellent for two families to share. When staying for a week we did miss a few basics like a cheese grater (which we've now left one in the kitchen for the next guests), large drinking glasses, batteries in the clock so it worked (it was always correct twice a day!) and a radio in the kitchen. We fully appreciate not everyone would use a grater, listen to the radio or want to drink a pint of beer however as s group we felt this would make it more homely and less like a rental property. We loved the Old Boathouse and would definately return. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Jo4.1Apr 2019

  • "As always Dream Cottages gave us the highest standard of comfort and cleanliness."

    The building work adjacent did not affect us in any way. We have been with you for many years, and you have never failed. If there was a little problem it was rectified very quickly. Thank you again for a very special holiday.

    Reviewed by Penelope5.0Apr 2019

  • "Clean tidy and well presented property."

    Great service from staff. We have used Dream Cottages several times before and will do so again. Highly recommended. Thanks. Stayed July 2018

    Mr Peter GrahamSep 2018

  • "A really nice house!"

    Great location, within walking distance of everything ( pubs, shops, restaurants, sandy beach, harbor, marina, Fort Nothe...) but in very quiet surroundings. The house is very well furnished, the beds are comfortable . We spent a really great week in Weymouth and we would definitely come back! Stayed July 2017

    Mr Renaud RouviereAug 2017

  • "Enjoyed a week here with the grandchildren plenty of room very clean and well equipped and so central to all amenities."

    We have stayed at Redcliffe View before and that we equally as good.I would recommend the New Boathouse for a lovely family holiday.Stayed July 2016

    Mrs Rita DaviesJul 2016

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  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with ensuite shower, basin and WC, 1 x second floor single 2ft6 with child’s size pull out bed under, 1 x single
  • Second floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating, microwave, electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available
  • Patio garden with furniture, first floor balcony
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub and shop 5 min
  • Beach 10 min
  • Two parking permits for on road parking zones G and H is available at this property (parking is subject to availability) this expires 27 Jun 2024 (subject to Council renewal).

The property

New Boathouse is a very well-presented and restored cottage very close to the Old Harbour in Weymouth. This wonderful property has a generous modern kitchen, dining area which leads to a sitting area which is perfect for a larger family or friends holidaying together.

Sleeping up to seven guests, in four bedrooms, the accommodation is set over three floors The boathouse is a comfortable holiday home with all necessary equipment. The Bedrooms are located on the first and second floors.

The second-floor single room with additional bed, is limited in size when used as a twin as it impedes access.

Two of the bedrooms on the first floor are en-suite, there is a separate family bathroom on the second floor, and a ground floor cloakroom for your convenience. Weymouth’s award-winning beach is only a short 5-minute walk from the property.

The inner harbour is only seconds away where you can sit on one of many benches, enjoy traditional fish and chips and admire the flotilla of fishing boats and yachts passing by in and out of the marina.

New Boathouse is just seconds away from the main high streets hosting independent quirky local shops and just around the corner is a ten-screen cinema.

You will be spoilt for choice with cuisines from Italy to China along with traditional fish and chips and fine harbourside dining.

Weymouth is well placed along the Jurassic Coastline - a short car ride to the West offers the attractions of traditional picture-postcard villages such as Burton Bradstock with pretty cottages and good pubs as well as Abbotsbury Swannery and Sub-tropical gardens.

To the East a visit to the acclaimed Monkey World or Tank Museum may be of interest. The New Boathouse is a perfectly located property in which to stay whilst enjoying a holiday in Weymouth.

Festivals will cause some inconvenience due to some road closures and parking restrictions. Should you require any further assistance or clarification on this please do not hesitate to contact us.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Dorchester 7 miles; Bridport 17 miles.

The popular resort of Weymouth makes an outstanding year-round holiday destination, with a wide variety of attractions on offer, appealing to all tastes and ages. The glorious golden sandy beaches have excellent facilities for all kinds of watersports, whilst from the picturesque, bustling harbour you can take regular fishing trips. A short drive takes you to Portland Harbour, and the rugged “Isle” of Portland, linked to Weymouth by the dramatic Chesil Beach. Visit Dorchester, Thomas Hardy’s “Casterbridge”, only 7 miles away, or take a journey along the scenic coastal road and call in at Abbotsbury Swannery and Subtropical Gardens. Alternatively, just head down to West Bay - the views of the stunning Dorset Heritage Coastline are not to be missed!

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Note: max 7 people.
Note: No stag/hen parties or similar
Note: guests need to bring their own cot linen.
Note: The neighbouring property, Old Boathouse, is also available for let, sleeping an additional 5 people - ideal for larger groups wanting to holiday together. Property ref. 994461

Note: On road zone parking permits for two cars (subject to availability) these expire 27 Jun 2024 (subject to Council renewal)

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas