This 65-foot-long pirate ship parked on the Mississippi River marina has two bedrooms, a hammock, and lots of nooks to hide at.
Step aside run-of-the-mill hotels, and say hello to your newest digs! We ar(r)e sure that you're going to have an unforgettable vacation with this gorgeous one-of-a-kind stay. You can now actually rent an entire ship and commandeer it with your friends for $350. Sounds exciting, doesn't it? Say "ahoy, matey" to the ship parked at the Mississippi River Marina and live your extended Jack Sparrow fantasies during your stay here.
The ship in question is fairly massive - 65 feet to be exact and comes with a gangplank, two berths, upper deck hammock, and plenty of hidden nooks and crannies to explore, according to Travel + Leisure. Another convenient part here is it's just minutes away from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Guests can come aboard as well for a rental fee of $200/ The ship can accommodate between 6-15 guests. When you confirm the booking, you get access to the boat and everything in it including two bedrooms, two heads, a hammock, and numerous nooks to hide at.
In case you want to throw a costume party, you can pull that off too thanks to the owners who have buccaneer costumes to get you into character. The ship also comes equipped with a fake skeleton hanging from the mast, a gangplank to get you on board, and a steering wheel. To put it simply, this ship is the gateway to you living a swashbuckling pirate life, without having to live through the terrible parts. Although the ship looks straight out of a Pirates of the Caribbean movie, it has all the modern amenities to keep you comfortable. There's a shower, a kitchen, centralized air conditioning, a big upper deck to hold all your entourage, planks, seating area, fireplace, tables and couches, tunes, theme lighting, and most of all wi-fi. The upper-air deck, meanwhile, comes with wood-paneled interiors, lounge area with seating, and a statue of a pirate wearing a bandanna and ripped jeans, and the centerpiece which is an ominous skull that urges patrons to 'Beware!'
People who've been aboard the ship are raving about their experience. A user wrote: "This experience was beyond incredible. We had a birthday party for my five-year-old daughter and it was about the coolest setting you could ever imagine. This place definitely doesn’t disappoint and the extra party fee is totally worth the experience." Another said: "This place is better than expected! The amount of detail that went into creating this ship is amazing! The place was cozy and clean. It was 30 degrees when we stayed there but the fireplace and other heaters kept it warm enough for us to be comfortable inside without jackets. We had a bachelorette party here and there was enough room for a belly dancing lesson on the inside of the ship. The view of the river is pretty spectacular as well."
Yet another patron added, "What an amazing space and experience! Every nook and cranny is something to explore and enjoy. So happy we splurged on this experience.". A fourth noted: "This experience was beyond incredible. We had a birthday party for my five-year-old daughter and it was about the coolest setting you could ever imagine. This place definitely doesn’t disappoint and the extra party fee is totally worth the experience."
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