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Pleasant river trip

We took a boat trip in a small vessel on the day Swan Upping had reached Henley on Thames. Although... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Julie A
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Winchester, United Kingdom
enjoyable short river cruise on comfortable clean boat

Fantastic short and informative cruise on boat on the Thames on the famous regatta course... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
_pamannem
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Melbourne, Australia
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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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The Boat House Station Road, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1AZ, England
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+44 1491 572035
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took a boat trip in a small vessel on the day Swan Upping had reached Henley on Thames. Although we enjoyed our mini-cruise, we missed out because there was no commentary onboard and the boat turned back earlier than it should so that we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic short and informative cruise on boat on the Thames on the famous regatta course. Couldn't believe how clean and comfortable the boat was even having a bar and padded seats. Only one level boat with great views. Would do again.

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

Thank you so much for leaving this lovely review, we are so thrilled you had a fab time. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great river trip on the Consuta for an hour, accompanied by a comprehensive commentary of the area. Good value for money

Thank bertie52
Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for leaving this review, so pleased to hear you had a lovely time. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Enjoyed this hours long cruise on the River Thames after a most enjoyable lunch at the lovely Villa Marina, Italian Restaurant, just up the road. The only reason I gave this trip 4 stars, instead of 5, is because the commentary, whilst nice and clear,...More

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Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review so pleased to hear you had a great river trip with us. We do hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 26 June 2018

My wife and I were on a coach trip to Henley and a trip on the river was included in the package. We boarded the boat at 10.30 on a very hot day and although the sliding roof and the windows were open it soon...More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 24 June 2018

My Family and I went on a themed Jazz Event aboard the New Orleans. The Staff were very warm and friendly and the boat was everything that we hoped for. The Jazz Band played to a high standard - there love of Jazz shone 5hrough...More

Thank mag3554
Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you so much for leaving such a lovely review, we are thrilled to hear you and your family had such an enjoyable day! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 June 2018

The afternoon tea was not good, the only thing vintage was the sandwiches which were not dainty and were beginning to curl at the edges, not top quality products It stated staff would be in costume and they were not. The boat was very good...More

Thank Carole F
Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

I am so sorry to read your review and hear you were disappointed with the food, we take this very seriously and we have passed on your comments to our caterer for this trip. Regarding the trip and the costumes your organiser booked this cruise...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

An enjoyable cruise down the river with champagne and canapés. Lovely views and regular top ups made this for a very enjoyable time with friends

Thank Julian E
Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you so much for your review we are so pleased to hear you had a lovely time with us. We hope to see you back again sometime soon.

Reviewed 18 June 2018

My wife purchased this as a birthday present. What a gift! The up-river cruise was most enjoyable, perhaps made more enjoyably by the five Gins and different Tonics we were offered(!) and by the company on board, from a Swedish couple to two nice ladies...More

Thank Wildy01
Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you so much for your review we are so thrilled you and your wife enjoyed our Gin Tasting Cruise last Saturday, I am sorry to hear about our PA system we are actually looking into replacing this asap. I do hope we can welcome...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

My son (5 yrs) was desperate to go on a boat after seeing rowing boats at a park. Wanting to find somewhere with parking nearby and a nice setting I found Hobbs online. The people were super friendly, all letting my son tell them about...More

Thank Jonathan S
Suzy H, Public Relations Manager at Hobbs of Henley, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

So pleased to hear you and especially your son had such a great time on one of our boats! Thank you for leaving this review and we look forward to welcoming you back again one day!

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