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Luxury barge cruise vacations on the French hotel barge ANJODI cruising the Canal du Midi in the South of France
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French Hotel Barge ANJODI
Canal du Midi, France
Between Marseillan and Le Somail


AMENITIES, ACCOMMODATIONS, LAYOUT


The 8-passenger Anjodi is of classic Dutch design, specifically rebuilt to navigate the 300-year old Canal du Midi. She has been completely refurbished in the tasteful tradition of African hardwoods, hand-crafted panelling and shining brass, creating a comfortable and charming ambience.

The well-planned accommodation offers a choice of four air-conditioned staterooms which can be configured as twin berths or doubles. Each stateroom has full en-suite facilities. The sun deck is spacious and has a heated sunken spa pool.

New layout anjodi 2016

  • 100 FEET LONG
  • 4 CREW: Captain, Tour Guide/Deckhand, Chef, Housekeeper
  • 8 PASSENGERS
  • 4 TWIN or DOUBLE STATEROOMS
  • AIR-CONDITIONED & CENTRALLY HEATED
  • WI-FI (subject to local reception)
  • TEAK FURNISHED SUN DECK
  • SPA POOL / HOT TUB
  • TELESCOPE
  • CD PLAYER / iPOD DOCK
  • 8 TOURING BIKES, 1 TANDEM ON REQUEST
  • AIR-CONDITIONED MINIBUS

GUEST CABINS

SIZES OF THE CABINS

4 staterooms, all with choice of 2 single beds or a double bed. If the cabin is configured as a double bed, one side of the bed will be against the wall. This applies to all cabins except Basilic where the cabin is slightly smaller and the bed(s) are accessed from the foot end of the bed and not from the side. All cabins are of similar size and are equally comfortable. Ceiling height is approximately 6'6" (2 meters) in all cabins.

Lavande 102ft² including bathroom (9.47m²)
Basilic 95ft² including bathroom (8.82m²)
Thym 95ft² including bathroom (8.82m²)
Romarin 91ft² including bathroom (8.45m²)

Note: The measurements above are approximate

BEDS:

  • Singles are 2ft 6" wide x 6ft long (90cm x 190cm)
  • Doubles are 5ft wide x 6ft long (1.5m x 1.9m), except in Basilic which is 6ft 7" wide (204cm) x 6ft (190cm) long.

BATHROOMS: Each cabin has a stylish en-suite bathroom with shower, wash basin, and WC. Please note there is a step measuring 10½" (27cm) to access the shower cubicle. Each is supplied with washing gel, hand soap, shampoo, towels, bathrobes, and hair dryers.

AMENITIES: Each guest cabin has a fitted closet with hanging space, a small bedside table, hair dryer, and 220-volt electricity for French two-pin plugs. There are safes in Cabins Romarin, Thym and Basilic. If you are in the Lavande cabin and need a safe, please speak with the Captain as there is another safe onboard for passenger use. Each cabin has individually controlled reversible air conditioning.

ELECTRICITY: Anjodi is wired for 220 and 240 volts but not 110 volts. It is suggested that you bring an adapter for your particular appliance, which corresponds to the standard French 2-pin plug. If you wish to use an electrical appliance on board, please ask one of the crew when you arrive on board to ensure that it is suitable to the barge's electrical system. We cannot be held responsible for unforeseen voltage fluctuations which sometimes occur when swapping from one voltage system to another.


PUBLIC ROOMS


SALOON/DINING ROOM DIMENSIONS DESCRIPTION
  • The comfortable saloon is traditional and has lovely varnished hardwood and brass throughout.
  • Room Size: 13' x 21' (3.9m x 6.4m). Height approximately 6ft 6" (2m).
  • Two leather sofas with coffee table.
  • Fully stocked bar with a drinks cabinet and fridge.
  • Dining table seats up to 8 guests in a single sitting,

SUNDECK: 12' x 22' (3.6m x 6.7m)
  • 6-person heated spa pool/ hot tub
  • Table
  • 8 reclining chairs
  • Large canopy for shade

LEISURE & ENTERTAINMENT
  • 6-person spa pool (hot tub)
  • Hi Fi system with CDs and an iPod Docking station. Guests are welcome to bring their favourite CDs or iPods from home
  • Boules
  • 8 Touring bikes. Children's bikes and child bike seats can be arranged if required. Please let us know at least 8 weeks prior to departure.
  • 1 Tandem bicycle, on request. Please let us know in advance.
  • Board games
  • Small library of books and maps
  • Binoculars for watching the bird life
  • Nordic Walking sticks (on request)
  • Herb garden
  • Telescope
  • Wi-Fi internet access is available for passengers bringing their own appliances, subject to local reception

CYCLING & WALKING

Passengers are welcome to walk or cycle using the on board bicycles as often as they like. Most people choose to disembark the barge at a lock, visit local villages and then return to the canal and meet the barge a little further along. The barge travels very slowly and therefore "catch up" will not be a problem. There are 8 folding bikes on board and helmets are provided. Children's bikes, helmets, and bike seats can be arranged (please notify us at least 8 weeks prior to departure.

HOT AIR BALLOON RIDES
The region Anjodi cruises in is not suitable for hot air ballooning.

EXCURSIONS BY MINIBUS
9-seater (including driver) long wheelbase, air conditioned minibus.

FOR THOSE NOT WISHING TO ATTEND EXCURSIONS
You are welcome to stay on the barge if you would like. You can use the bikes, go for a walk or just sit on the shaded sundeck or in the spa pool with a glass or wine.


THEMED CRUISES


Wine Appreciation, Golf and Family cruise itineraries are available for charter groups, please visit the ITINERARIES page for more details. Special interest cruises often have a supplement and further information can be found on Anjodi's RATES page.


COMPUTER & TELEPHONE FACILITIES

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available on board for guests if they bring their own devices. Connectivity may be limited in remote locations. There are no passenger telephones aboard Anjodi.


PASSENGERS WITH MOBILITY RESTRICTIONS


Please notify us in advance of your cruise if you have a physical disability and require any assistance.

Anjodi has a boarding ramp with a single rope handrail and there are 3 steps to the deck. There are then 8 steps from the deck to the saloon and 3 steps from the saloon to the cabin level. There are adequate handrails throughout.

All passengers should be able to manage 15 steps (including 3 from the boarding ramp). There is a 12-inch (30cm) lip in each cabin to access the bathroom and also within the bathroom to the shower area.

Wheelchairs cannot be used on board and can only be used to assist on excursions where there are often cobbled streets. Sometimes rough ground may hinder a wheelchair.

If you would like to have a wheelchair provide upon your arrival, please notify us at least 8 weeks before your departure date. There is a small hire charge of approximately 100 euros which should be paid directly to the Captain on arrival.


SMOKING


Our barges have a strict non-smoking policy for safety reasons and for the comfort of your fellow passengers. If you would like to smoke you are requested to smoke outside on deck or on the tow path, away from fellow passengers.




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