Are you looking for weekend getaway ideas? Tired of going to the same vacation spot year after year? The Center Hill Lake houseboat rental from Hidden Harbor Marina is the perfect way to revive your vacations and make them both relaxing and fun again.
Whether you want to rent our lake houseboat rental in TN for your smaller family or for a huge group of friends, our houseboat has everything you need to live in luxury and comfort as you float along the river. Request your quote, or book online today!
The Heron Houseboat
- Full Kitchen
- TV, VCR, and DVD Player
- Clothes Dryer
- BBQ Grill
- 6 bedrooms
- Sleeps up to 14
|Spring (Before Memorial Day:
Mar., Apr., & May)
|Summer (Memorial Day Weekend-
Labor Day Weekend)
|Fall (After Labor Day:
Sept., Oct., & Nov.)
*Prices do not include gas and tax
Check in at 2 PM, check out by 11 AM on your final day
Call to schedule an actual pick-up time for the boat
When you use our houseboat rental you are renting much more than just a houseboat; we will stand behind you and your family and give you unequaled customer service to make sure your vacation is a success. Here are some of the distinguishing features that you can expect:
Convenient check-in and check-out appointments to avoid waiting
Upon request, assistance loading and unloading your gear (after all you are on vacation)
A detailed tour of your houseboat rental that explains operating procedures and the boat’s features will familiarize you with your temporary home
Driving assistance in and out of the marina to keep anxiety levels low
A manual to answer any questions while you are out on the water)
A welcome aboard surprise just to get everyone in the right mood
At Hidden Harbor Marina, we understand your vacation is an investment, and we strive to give you the best entertainment return. In addition to our houseboat rental, we also offer pontoon boat rentals, cabin rentals, and fishing boat rentals. Contact us at (615) 597-8800 today and reserve a good time at Center Hill Lake! Request your quote, or book online today!Houseboat rental policies
Houseboat rental FAQs
In addition to the houseboat rental fee, you will be responsible for the tax, fuel and oil used during your trip. There is also a $500 damage deposit which will be reimbursed if the boat returns clean and damage free. Fun doesn’t cost anything!
It depends on how far you go. You can anticipate the generator using 1 gallon per hour of use. In addition, the houseboats’ engine will use 4-6 gallons per hour of actual drive time.
When you leave, both the fuel and water tanks in your houseboat rental will be full. Should you require additional fuel, you may stop at the closest marina on the lake. For water, you can return to Hidden Harbor Marina and we will refill the tank at no charge. If you fill your water at another marina, there may be an additional charge.
Our houseboat comes equipped with a full kitchen with common utensils and appliances, plus a gas grill. We suggest planning meals that are simple to prepare and easy to clean up.
You should return your houseboat rental in the same condition it was when you took it. A check list for cleaning the boat will be provided during your check out period. Please remember, you would not want your vacation to be delayed because the party before you did not do their part in caring for the boat.
Yes, but keep in mind that towing can make docking or maneuvering in tight areas more difficult. Be sure to have proper tow equipment.
While we love pets, we do not allow pets on our houseboat rental in TN. Keep in mind that it can be difficult for a pet to find a place to relieve itself on a boat, and additionally the “wet pet smell” does not mix well with upholstery and carpet.
There are no formal licensing requirements for our houseboat rental in Tennessee. We offer instruction and provide you with a book that will explain most procedures required for operating our houseboat rental. We will even take you out and tie you off if needed (close to the marina).
Tennessee requires all boat operators born after 1989 to possess a Tennessee boat operator’s license. Please contact us if you have questions.
The renter is responsible for any damages or an insurance deductible if it is necessary to file an insurance claim. We do not offer additional insurance to private parties. You should check with your homeowner’s insurance company or broker for additional assistance.
Houseboat Rental check in and return times:
Weekend check in: Friday between 3 p.m. and 5p.m. Return: Monday before 10 a.m.
Monday to Friday check in: Monday between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Return: Friday before 10 a.m.
Full week check in: Monday between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Return: Monday before 10 a.m. OR check in: Friday between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Return: Friday before 10 a.m.
Pick up and return times for our houseboat rental is critical. Early or late arrival may result in delays. The houseboat must depart no later than 30 minutes before Sundown. Late return may result in a $100 per hour penalty.
|Beverages||Beach Towels||Paper Plates|
|Cooler||Insect Repellant||Fishing Gear|
|First Aid Kit||Sun Tan Lotion||Rain Gear|
|DVD / VHS Movies||Portable Stereo||Lighter|
|Pots/Pans||Freezer||First Aid Kit|
|Clothes Dryer||Stove||Navigation Maps|
|BBQ Grill||Microwave||Cooking Supplies|
|Cooler||TV / VCR||Utensils|
|Marine Radio||Fire Extinguisher||Toilet Paper|
|Refrigerator||Life Jackets||Garbage Bags|