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1922 Barge Nilaya

Built in Holland and lovingly converted by
owner Kevin Hartwell into the beautiful
cruising French hotel barge she is today

Barge Layout

The beautiful barge Nilaya

Barge Nilaya crosses the stunning aqueduct at Digoin in France's Burgundy Loire region. Barge Cruises in France

The wheelhouse

Barge Cruises in France aboard Nilaya offer views from the wheelhouse, through the porthole or from its spacious sun deck. The biggest sundeck of any similar sized barge in France.

The comfortable saloon and dining area 

Informal 4 person Hotel Barge Nilaya offers all the mod cons including a cosy saloon with panoramic windows

Productive galley

Isabelle. Barge Nilaya's amazing Barge Lady. Cook, matelot and one of the nicest people you could hope to meet. In fact, the perfect host!

Spacious outdoor sundeck

Barge Nilaya offers spectacular outdoor dining opportunities on one of the largest outdoor sun decks of any barge in France. Dine Alfresco on your barge cruise

Bow deck and benches

Guests love Barge Nilaya and many return time and again to sample life on the canals of France, Barging.

Bright ensuite cabins with bathrooms

Hotel barge Nilaya has just two ensuite cabins and entertains just four guests.