"Boats and Bedzzz" offers unique houseboats, moored in a peaceful location on the River Murray at Renmark, while "Renmark River Villas" (across the road from the houseboats), offers 2 holiday homes, 1 with a private pool.

"Boats and Bedzzz" and "Renmark River Villas" are only 5 minutes' walk from Renmark Town Center where you will find a range of dining options and shops.

Each houseboat and villa are full self-contained with full-sized kitchens, including a coffee machine, dishwasher, washing machine and covered outdoor areas with hooded barbecue. All linen and towels are supplied. Each houseboat comes with a large 2-person kayak.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Renmark River Villas and Boats & Bedzzz has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 16, 2016

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

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  • Hello. We are looking at booking 2 nights stay for our daughter’s 7th birthday in May,just wondering how many rooms are we gonna be able to use?Thanks
    Hi There. Thanks for your enquiry. In terms of bedrooms, we will set up the number of room based on the number of people you have booked for. You..
    Answered on March 20, 2022
  • How close is parking from the houseboats.
    Thanks for your message. There is about 30 metres of lawned parklands between the houseboat and parallel parking on James Avenue.
    Answered on November 24, 2019
  • Hi we have a house trained jack Russell terrier that travels on holiday with us. Would you slow this? Regards Rick
    Hi there. Thanks for your enquiry. We would be happy to accommodate your dog. We charge $10/night for the dog and the bond increases by $150, whic..
    Answered on March 20, 2022
  • Hi do you allow pets on the boat? we have a well trained puppy we want to take with us.
    Hi there. Thankyou for your message. Pets are negotiable. What is the age of your puppy and breed? If you wouldn't mind giving me a call to discu..
    Answered on December 30, 2019
  • Is your the River Villa, have a bathroom suitable for an invalid? Is there only the one bathroom, and no other facility like an extra toilet? Is the..
    Thanks for your enquiry. Each villa has two bathrooms. One is an ensuite to the main king bedroom and has a walk in shower and toilet. There is al..
    Answered on April 23, 2021
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Managed by Stephen, Deanne and daughters

Company review score: 9.4Based on 52 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

I (Deanne) am a true local,having lived in Renmark my whole life and as a young girl grew up on my parent's sheep station on outskirt of Renmark. As such, I enjoy the outdoors and don't mind getting my hands dirty - together with my husband,we enjoy renovating (whether it be houseboats, gardens or our own home) and find it rewarding to see our work transform things from nothing to something. Stephen moved to Renmark in 1993 , but had always enjoyed river life, spending many weekends at his best mate's shack near Mannum and skiing all day long on the river. Shortly after his move to Renmark, his love of the river led him to rent a house on the river and purchase his first speedboat and teaching many people to ski, even myself (I think I was his most challenging student!!). After we had children, we had them out on the river at an early age, enjoying houseboat holidays and getting them confident in the water. By the time each of our girls were aged of 4, it was now time for him to teach them to wakeboard and a couple years later to single ski. Now they are both confident at most water sports and we all enjoy spending time with family and friends out on the Murray River.

Property info

Nine years ago my husband Stephen and I (Deanne) along with our two daughters (who were only toddlers at the time!) established "Boats and Bedzzz" and still own and operate the business intimately ourselves. Prior to business commencement we had to buy, renovate and sell boats, the end result being two quality houseboats "The Murray Dream" and "Moving Waters". Two years ago we built two holiday villas and established "Renmark River Villas". Our accommodation is very unique to our region, in particular the two moored houseboats - floating accommodation on the Murray River! From the spacious rear deck of your private houseboat you can swim, paddle in the 2 person kayak supplied, fish, enjoy water sport activity from your speedboat/dinghy moored against the houseboat or just relax and take in the beautiful view of the river and the town's lights at night. The Villas have been purposely built for accommodation, but we also designed them to make you feel like you are at home with spaciousness and all of home's creature comforts like walk in robes, ensuites, coffee machines, full size baths, separate laundry room and full size kitchens that are well equipped.

Neighborhood info

The Riverland is made up of 5 major towns including Renmark, Berri, Loxton, Barmera and Waikerie, with a combined population of approximately 35,000 people. All towns are only a 15 to 45 minute drive from one another, making it easy to explore the region. The Murray River and Lake Bonney (at Barmera) are the lifeline of all these towns. The river is wide, providing plenty of area for all to enjoy water activities. The region is a "fruit bowl", with significant plantings of grapes, citrus, almonds and stone fruit, providing lots of fresh produce for sale as well as wine tasting at cellar door sales. There are lots of other activities to partake in, including rose gardens, adventure parks, museums, paddlesteamer cruises, indoor playgrounds and cafes, retail shopping and wildlife/river walks just to name a few. Almost every weekend there is a major event happening in the Riverland too! Renmark is only a 2.5 hour drive from Adelaide and only a 1.5 hour drive from Mildura, making it an easy get away for a week or a few weeks.... .

Language Spoken

Area info *
Amenities of Renmark River Villas and Boats & Bedzzz
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • Garden view
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Ski-in, ski-out access
  • Ski rental on site
  • Ski storage
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Canoeing
  • Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Blu-ray player
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Video
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in some rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Saltwater pool
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fenced pool
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Renmark River Villas and Boats & Bedzzz takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


6:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of AUD 450 is required on arrival. That's about 304.79USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
AUD 35 per stay
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 35 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Renmark River Villas and Boats & Bedzzz accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 8:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that when booking for 2 guests, you will have access to 1 bedrooms only, with 1 bed. There is an extra charge per person, per night for use of additional bedrooms.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Renmark River Villas and Boats & Bedzzz of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

A damage deposit of AUD 450 is required on arrival. That's about 304.79USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Renmark River Villas and Boats & Bedzzz

  • The prices at Renmark River Villas and Boats & Bedzzz may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Renmark River Villas and Boats & Bedzzz is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Renmark River Villas and Boats & Bedzzz is 3,100 feet from the center of Renmark.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Renmark River Villas and Boats & Bedzzz offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Skiing
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Head massage
    • Swimming pool
    • Neck massage
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Full-body massage
    • Bicycle rental
    • Back massage
    • Walking tours
    • Hand massage
    • Foot massage

  • Yes, Renmark River Villas and Boats & Bedzzz is popular with guests booking family stays.