Welcome at Ahoi boat

Bar Boatel Ahoi serves pizza and mussels & fries

Location:

The former cargo boat is located in the center of Kortrijk on the River Lys 500 m from the Grand Place, 700 m from the Broel Towers, about 1 km from the railway station and 3 km from Kortrijk Expo. The vessel was converted into a hotel and bar in 2008. Below-deck there are 9 cabins with each a shower and toilet,  on the upper deck located is a terrace, the breakfast room /bar with a beautiful view of the river (cf. our "virtual tour" underneath "power boat rental"). There is a reception with limited opening hours from 16:00 till 22:00. There is bicycle parking right next to the boat.

Bar:

The bar serves over 40  different belgian beers, is open daily from 16:00 to 22:00,  except on sundays during the winter months.

Breakfast:

Please reserve on board before 22:00. You have a choice of 3 formulas:

Quick Ahoi: € 9.9 per person (coffee or tea, 1 croissant, 2 bread rolls, butter, jam , honey, nutella, speculoos paste, cornflakes, muesli, granola, milk, water), Ahoi Deluxe: € 14.9 per person (Quick Ahoi + 1 Danone yoghurt, 1 extra roll, cheese and ham, orange juice, egg prepared to order), Ahoi Cava Brunch: € 29.9 per person (Ahoi Deluxe + hot pasta dish, half a bottle of cava)

Restaurant:

continuously open

We serve pizza, pasta and mussels.

Parking:

Public parking at € 4 per day (Monday - Saturday from 9 a.m.- 7 p.m.) is widely available at the boatel. Parking is free on Sundays, public holidays and from 7 p.m.- 9 a.m (only alongside the river).

Room Description:

The 8 double cabins (approx 10 sqm, occupancy: Min. 1 / max. 2 adults) have two single beds 70 cm in width, wooden floor, shower / WC, heating, integrated air supply, folding writing table, facing the Lys through the porthole, free WIFI and LAN. 4 cabins have Proximus TV and are situated underneath the bar.

The large double cabin (about 14 sqm, occupancy: Min. 1 / max. 2 adults) is larger and features as an extra:  a free cot (on request), wardrobe, hair dryer, Proximus TV and ergonomic beds by the company Ergodome.

Kortrijk:

Kortrijk in West Flanders is not only the city of the Golden Spurs and Museum Kortrijk 1302, but also: the Broeltorens, the Grand Place with belfry and town hall, the Beguinage, the Museum Texture, Shopping Centre " K in Kortrijk ", the Buda Island, and the river Leie... and Bootel Ahoi. From Kortrijk its only a 20 minutes' drive to Ypres. Here you will experience a goose bump moment during the daily performance of the Last Post at the Menin Gate at 20:00. Or visit some 40 minutes drive either the UNESCO and chocolate city of Bruges or Ghent, Europe's best kept secret according to Lonely Planet, tournai the oldest Belgian city, or Roeselaere with its new museum "KOERS" (Museum of Cycling), or Oudenaarde and the mythical hills of the cycling Tour of Flanders, or the city of Lille in France (tip: take the train from Kortrijk with the "Pass Trampoline Journée" back and forth to Lille for only € 8 per person, children under 12 free). Kortrijk is also the ideal base for bike rides along the river Lys and through the Lys region.

Tips:

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Boat rental

Power boat rental: Rental starting at €89.- / for the first 2 hours - for max. 6 adults + 2 children (end of March-beginning of November)

Red Ahoi is adjusted in the way that a boating license is not required to rent or operate the boat. The boat is easy to operate and dock and comfortable enough for a novice skipper and also a pleasure for the experienced captain. The captain must be min. 18 years of age and is responsible for the entire passenger group. The revolutionary new Red Ahoi of the type Bayliner Element is not just a new model but rather a new concept. Our Red Ahoi is stable and secure through the innovative and patented M-hull which provides a good and fast planing rigid boat, with good power transmission and high stability during cornering. Our compact Red Ahoi offers numerous opportunities at ca. 10 m². A comfortable interior with playful white / red trim and the ability to have up to 6 people enjoying the water. A cooler (extra cost), stereo / MP3 player, digital depth finder, outboard engine, bimini (collapsible hood) and sunbathing cushions complete the vessel. Red Ahoi has a length of 4.3 meters, width of 2.14 meters, weighing 712 kilograms, depth of 0.40 meters and a water displacement of 950 kilograms. Life jackets and the further necessary safety equipment is present in the vessel. Fuel and insurance are included in the rental price.

Optional: rental cooler: € 9.- , booz and sandwich package: € 9.- / person , adjustment engine to full power (for licensed captains only): € 39.- , rental VHF radio (for certified captains only): € 9.-

Please note: Deposit: € 250.- cash payable upon check-in. Identity: the captain brings his / her proof of identification. Your voucher (needed upon check-in) will be sent per email after payment in full is received . Registration: in Bootel Ahoi 15 minutes before rental start (in order to settle formalities, followed by a briefing). Cleaning: the boat is to be returned clean, free of trash. Footwear: only customized shoes (or socks or barefoot). No high heels or hard soles allowed. Book power boat Red Ahoi directly by clicking on below link:

double cabin

Number of persons: 2

double cabin

The simply furnished double cabins (ca. 10 sqm, occupancy: min. 1 / max. 2 guests) have two single beds, wooden solid floor, shower / WC, electric heating, integrated air supply and exhaust, writing table, facing the river Lys through the porthole (cannot be openend), free WIFI and free LAN.

double cabin with TV

Number of persons: 2

double cabin with TV

The simply furnished double cabins (ca. 10 sqm, occupancy: min. 1 / max. 2 guests) have two single beds, wooden solid floor, shower / WC, electric heating, integrated air supply and exhaust, writing table, facing the river Lys through the porthole (cannot be opened), free WIFI and free LAN, Proximus TV.

large double cabin with TV

Number of persons: 3

large double cabin with TV

The large double cabins (ca. 14 sqm, occupancy: min. 1 / max 2 guests + 1 baby) have two single beds with ergonomic Green Sleep mattresses and pillows provided by Ergodome , wooden solid floor, shower / WC, electric heating, integrated air supply and exhaust, writing table, facing the river Lys through the porthole, free WIFI and free LAN, hair dryer, wardrobe, television, free baby cot.

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Handelskaai 1 NT | 8500 Kortrijk , Belgium | info@ahoi.be | t: +32 56 962464