Press Reviews 2018.
In October 2018 a Review was written by Helen Thomas from the Sun Newspaper who cruised from Abingdon to Caversham with us in August. Helen’s Review can be found here
In April 2018 the Sunday Telegraph featured an article on “The world’s most scenic canal holidays in Spring”. Kailani was featured in their article. View it at: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/…/the-best-canal-tours-for-spr…/
Press Reviews 2017
Press Reviews 2016
Late 2015 we were contacted by the Daily Telegraph Travel Editor, who wanted to do a review trip of our Tidal Thames trip. This took place in April and their Review appeared in the paper on Saturday 2 July.
We invited a travel writer from Exclusively British Magazine to spend some time with us. Jessica, husband Adrian and their 2 daughters spent a couple of days on Kailani from Warwick to Braunston.
You can read their report here.
Vicky and Chris from Eat Sleep Love Travel also spent a few days with us between Braunston and Blisworth. You can read Vicky and Chris’s review here https://eatsleeplovetravel.com/2016/04/06/midlands-hotel-boat-kailani-cruising-the-grand-union-canal/
Press Reviews 2015
Matt Howells and family recently came on board Kailani. Matt holds a senior position with The Times Newspaper and his glowing account of their boating experience was published on Saturday 23rd May 2015.
Julia Rampen from the Mirror Group brought 3 of her friends for a canal cruise during April. This was a group of four 27 year olds who had a memorable time with us. The review appeared in the Daily Mirror on Saturday 23rd May.
You can read Julia Rampen’s review at http://www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/travel/british-breaks/enjoy-stay-five-star-hotel-difference-5744397
Katie Jarvis, her husband and two sons enjoyed a two day trip on the Grand Union Canal recently. Katie is Senior Writer for the Cotswolds Life Magazine, which has published her review in the June 2015 edition. Katie compared Kailani with her previous boating experiences, some of which are quite amusing.
We entertained a family recently on Kailani. Barry Roberts, his wife and daughter travelled from Berkhamsted to Linslade. Barry is a sub editor with the Daily Star Newspaper. The whole family were most impressed with their boating experience and Barry favoured us with a glowing report.
You can read Barry’s report in full at http://www.dailystar.co.uk/travel/adventure/439911/Boat-canal-trip-Kailani-Tring
Press Reviews 2013
Our first attendance at a boat fetsival was the IWA Festival at Watford in July 2013. Waterways World Magazine did a feature on Kailani and gave us a glowing report.
During the festival Kailani was awarded the Lionel Monk Trophy for the best Commercially built boat, 2013.