Dolce Riva, a luxury bed and breakfast on a barge in Giverny, near Paris

houseboat in Giverny, NormandyDolce Riva is a barge that has been converted into a luxury bed and breakfast, docked west of Paris, in the center of Vernon

Elegant and chic, this welcoming houseboat makes you feel at home, inviting you to leave the stress of urban life behind you. You’ll enter another dimension, a universe where life passes by as peacefully as the river that flows past your window. It’s a unique and passionate experience.
Docked on the banks Vernon, the barge is accessible by car. Arriving at Dolce Riva by a boat on the Seine is magical.
The décor is both discreet and refined: each piece of furniture, painting, and object has been carefully chosen and placed. The “Ethno Chic” suite includes a Jacuzzi and the possibility of massages for two; the “Comedia del Arte” room is festooned with bright colors; and the “Black and White” studio has a private entrance. Your attentive and elegant hostess is there to arrange every last detail of a private party or event—everything in its place, waiting for you.
Dolce Riva is a gentle mix of glamour, wellbeing, and savoir-vivre.

Dolce Riva houseboat
1 room (2 people), 1 suite (2 people) with Jacuzzi, 1 duplex studio (2 people) with a private office and entrance
English, Spanish, and Italian spoken
Free Wi-Fi in the rooms, TV in the barge’s common area
Remodeled in 2004; latest addition: a white and chrome bathroom in the “Black and White” duplex studio
Decoration for sale

Services à la carte
Massages for one or two using warm stones, essential oils, or other techniques on demand (by appointment)
Personal coach for Zen gymnastics, yoga, sophrology, Korean relaxation, Thai reflexology. Possibility of organizing a two-day relaxation program
Treatments by a professional beautician (lymph drainage, facials)
Vocal coaching with a voice teacher
Private cooking classes and meeting with a professional chef
Honeymoon package, golf package including golf fees and special golf-oriented massage
Private car with chauffeur, personal shopper
Special requests offered à la carte

Activities around Dolce Riva houseboat
Private cruises on the Seine on board one of Dolce Riva’s collector's boat, “Riva des Ondes”
Custom golf packages for Dolce Riva's clients; boating activities

27200 Vernon
Claude Monnet Foundation in Giverny : 5km (10mn)
Paris : 75km (1h10)
Rouen : 65km 1h

Rooms and Suite D