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Les Bateaux Rouges

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Great little river cruise

Great fun, we arrived early and we turned out to be the only ones on the whole river that morning... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
Woodabell
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London
Lovely day out

Had a very nice experience here renting a boat for a trip on the river. The boat was large enough... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Chris D
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East Barnet, United Kingdom
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  • Average1%
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11 Dec 2017
“Great little river cruise”
8 Aug 2018
“Rude proprietors”
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Port L'Houmeau | Boulevard Besson Bey, 16000, Angouleme, France
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

We have really enjoyed visiting the bateau rouge in Angouleme in recent years. Unfortunately it has a new proprietor who we found, today to be surly and rude, with no idea how to encourage customers to come back. His wife(or was it his mother?) was...More

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Thierry B, Gérant at Les Bateaux Rouges, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thank you for your opinion.

Reviewed 11 December 2017

Great fun, we arrived early and we turned out to be the only ones on the whole river that morning. This allowed us to give the controls to our children without worrying too much of other users. An 1 1/2 disappeared all too quickly and...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice experience here renting a boat for a trip on the river. The boat was large enough for 3 families 3 sets of 2 parents with a child each ranging from 10 months to nearly 4 years. We were given clear instructions...More

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Benoit L, Gérant at Les Bateaux Rouges, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you for your opinion and the pleasure to see you again!

Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I can't comment on the boats but I can tell you it would appear they close on a whim regardless of advertised opening days and hours. I can also tell you to park as near as you can to the boats, wear welly boots and...More

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Benoit L, Gérant at Les Bateaux Rouges, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016
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Bonjour, merci de votre avis. Nous ne fermons pas la base pour des caprices. Cette semaine, pendant deux jours, il...More

Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a wonderfully relaxing selfie trip up the quiet Charente River. The guy in charge is very helpful and funny. The boats are really easy to steer, most of the ones we saw were being steered by kids. There are 1, 2 or 3...More

Thank Phil M
Benoit L, Gérant at Les Bateaux Rouges, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

Thank you! Enjoy to see you again!

Reviewed 13 August 2016

Easy to book on-line (recommended). When we arrived we were met by cheerful people who kindly offered to explain the river regulations/route in English as my French wasn't quite up to it. A lovely, leisurely route up river on a 5 seater electric boat. Great...More

1  Thank David J
Benoit L, Gérant at Les Bateaux Rouges, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

Thank you and my apologize for my english accent ! See you soon!

Reviewed 15 November 2015

good day out for all the family not dear no licence needed or knowledge be a captain for the day or even fish

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Benoit L, Propriétaire at Les Bateaux Rouges, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2015

thank you! see you soon on board!!!

Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Can highly recommend this company if you're wanting to hire a boat or bikes. They're probably worth reserving, especially at peak times, however we didn't and we're lucky on both occasions that they were able to accommodate us. Regarding the boat hire, on their website...More

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Benoit L, Propriétaire at Les Bateaux Rouges, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2015

Thank you for your opinion and happy that you spent one good moment. see you soon!

Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Arrived here at lunch to find that they also have a small terrace and serve food!! so enjoyed pizza before our boating! the food was surprisingly very good and service also spot on, we made a one hour cruise and i think its enough to...More

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Benoit L, Gérant at Les Bateaux Rouges, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2015
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Moein stephen B et merci pour votre avis! au plaisir de vous revoir sur Angoulême!

Reviewed 10 June 2015

What a wonderful find this was! We hired a small boat on Sunday morning & took a trip up & down the river, taking in the beautiful scenery. We then drove up into the city centre and wandered around and went into the stunning cathedral....More

3  Thank Hillary S
Benoit L, Gérant at Les Bateaux Rouges, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2015

Thank you for your comment! So long perhaps in our beautiful city!

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