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Hobbs of Henley

The Boat House Station Road, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1AZ, England
+44 1491 572035
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Sunday on the river

We decided to take a trip down river on one of the river ferries but whist in the que we opted for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
700stuarte
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Kettering, United Kingdom
Boat trip on the Hibernia on a beautiful Bank Holiday

We were walking along the riverside when we saw the signs advertising the boat trips. We went to a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rosa71uk
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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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‘Hobbs of Henley is situated on the banks of the River Thames in Henley and is steeped in history and tradition. Boasting 5 generations of experience and 2 Royal Waterman amongst their staff, nobody is better placed than them to help you discover the beauty of the River Thames. Whether it is aboard one of their large luxury passenger vessels for a private or corporate party, hiring one of their motor launches for a self drive adventure, sipping champagne aboard one of their Edwardian or Olympic launches, a sightseeing trip along the Royal Regatta Course or a luxurious boating holiday….there really is something for everyone. Or if you are looking to buy a boat but not sure about the commitment then Hobbs of Henley launched a new luxury membership boating scheme last year – The Henley Boat Club. This scheme is an opportunity to enjoy a fleet of beautifully maintained self drive motor launches without the hassle of ownership and the costs involved with this. Henley Boat Club ‘Membership Boating’ is the easy way to take to the river whenever you want to safe in the knowledge that your boat is maintained and looked after by an experienced family business with over 147 years of boating experience’.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat trip” (8 reviews)
“hour cruise” (7 reviews)
“great boat” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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The Boat House Station Road, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1AZ, England
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"the river"
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"top deck"
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"expensive houses"
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"gin fizz"
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"great fun"
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"ducks and swans"
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"pleasant trip"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to take a trip down river on one of the river ferries but whist in the que we opted for a drive yourself hire which proved to be well worth the money of £100 for an hour . You can travel up and...More

Thank 700stuarte
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Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your review, we are pleased to hear you had a lovely trip on the river on one of our boats, you picked a perfect day! We hope to welcome you back again one day!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were walking along the riverside when we saw the signs advertising the boat trips. We went to a small desk where there was a white haired Gentleman called Peter. He was a little distracted when selling our tickets and shouting across to someone near...More

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Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and I am so pleased you had a great boat trip (apologies for staff shouting in your ear!), we look forward to welcoming you back again sometime!.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very professionally run operations. The guys on the jetty were very helpful showing us the simple workings of the boat and where to go. Will definitely use them again

Thank Jamie C
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Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That's lovely to hear, thank you for leaving this fab review, we will look forward to welcoming you back sometime soon.

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic 🍷Gin cruise from 3-6pm Saturday 24th March 6 Gin tasting experience GREAT fun great staff amazing gift ❤️❤️totally advise people to book this thank you

Thank Deeley2001
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Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Ahhh thank you so much for your lovely comments! We are so pleased to hear you had such a good time - these Gin Cruises are proving to be quite a hit! Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Went today Sunday 15/10. Trips run march to September but sometimes more if good weather and have staff to cover I was told. Nearly missed the trip as was standing by a much bigger boat which was the wrong one but the one we expected...More

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Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are so pleased to hear you had a great river trip. We hope to welcome you back again sometime soon.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We asked at tourist info in Henley if we could get a boat trip, they said no all trips finished end of sept. We walked down to the river and surprise surprise they were running 1 hour trips. We told the guy in the sales...More

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Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for your review and yes officially we stop our regular boat trips at the end of September but depending on weather and demand we may run them until the end of October, usually only at the weekends.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

On 24th September we celebrated our special day aboard the New Orleans for afternoon tea, the weather was glorious as was everything else. The afternoon tea was delightful and plentiful, and served by lovely waitresses, the bar staff were most knowledgable and helpful and provided...More

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Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are thrilled to hear you had such a lovely time with us at Hobbs of Henley. We do hope to see you again soon and a very Happy Anniversary!!

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Private boat hire for the evening, crew were fantastic, explained everything, nothing too much hassle. Spent four hours on board highly recommend it.

Thank Neil H
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

5 of us rented a 9 seater for an hour. The tutorial was quick, but the instructors relaxed atmosphere made us feel better. Such a great experience, the kids loved it.

Thank Emily R
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Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you for leaving a review, we are so pleased to hear you had a fun time out on the river with us! Hope to see you again sometime soon!

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant trip to the lock and then up/back along the regatta course. A gentle cruise with a mixture of history, beautiful scenery & daydreaming about owning one if the many expensive riverside homes. We found the staff friendly & helpful, no access problems for...More

Thank DAVID S
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Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are so pleased to hear you had a great experience with us and hope to see you again soon!

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Chris T
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Hi, what boat were you hoping to take your dog on?
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Response from IljaD1970 | Reviewed this property |
If you click on the day you want to go and proceed to buy tickets it will tell you the time of sailing,
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