From small and scrappy vessels to big barges, boats of all stripes have inspired unique accommodations. Let's take a tour of some of the world's most sea- or lake-worthy accommodations and remember that sometimes visiting a beautiful place means staying just off shore.
-- Marisa LaScala, Condé Nast Traveler
This story originally appeared on Condé Nast Traveler: World's Coolest Boat Hotels
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