India Wharf Marina


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Day Trip
E India Row
Boston, MA 02210
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60 Reviews

by John R. - Verified user on Oct 30, 2023
Excellent service from the time we radioed in until we pulled away from the dock. Tom, the dockmaster, was kind, helpful and readily available at all times to assist. The location couldn't be any better along the Boston waterfront with easy access to downtown, North end, the parks, transportation, etc. The marina is very well-maintained.
Marina Response:
We thank you, John captain of the honey badger that you found India, wharf marina and enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again. It was a pleasure having you thank you, Tom India wharf marina .

by Matthew C. - Verified user on Oct 09, 2023
Clean and friendly. Great spot.

by Patrick C. - Verified user on Sep 05, 2023
Great location for an afternoon visit to Boston. Tom pleasantly greeted us and helped us into the slip and getting tied up. Slip was pretty wavy with all the Labor Day boat traffic in the harbor, but very reasonable pricing! Rick "Seven C's"
Marina Response:
Rick, thank you for your review. We try hard at India, wharf. Marina. To accommodate our customers. Hopefully on your next stop I’ll be able to give you a better slip inside. I tank you Tom India, wharf marina.

by Jasper a. - Verified user on Sep 03, 2023
Super nice dock attendant, a Bit Rollie
Marina Response:
Jasper thank you for your review. Apologize it was a little rocky. But as per our conversation. The Marina was booked. I explained it was a little rough on that finger. I hope when you return we can put you in a more comfortable spot. Thank you Tom India, wharf marina.

by Kathleen T. - Verified user on Aug 29, 2023
As usual, Tom, the Dockmaster, was amazing - most helpful person! Thanks so much!
Marina Response:
Thank you for visiting us again! Always a pleasure to have you. Here at India, wharf Marina. We pride ourselves in keeping our customers happy. Thank you again Tom Scott.

by Chris m. - Verified user on Aug 26, 2023
We had 4 boats from our yacht club there. All had the same response Another great stay at India Wharf. Tom is great. Best kept secret in Boston. Until now😀
Marina Response:
Thank you Chris for your nice review here at India wharf We pride ourselves in making the customers as comfortable as possible in all their needs met. Thank you again, Tom.

by Deena P. - Verified user on Aug 26, 2023
In the midst of Boston’s fabulous waterfront, is a quiet refuge, an understated and well tended marina where all are welcome. Dock master Tom is always on hand to assist arrivals, departures and just about anything else you might need. The rates are quite reasonable (if not the best) for such an enviable location. India Wharf Marina is literally next to the world renowned NE Aquarium. Just a few steps further and you can explore Bostons most desirable locations like Faneuil Hall and the Freedom Trail. For a unique and beautiful walk, I highly recommend The Greenway and the Harbor Walk right from the docks. The fabulous food and nightlife Boston offers is there for your taking. Super easy to get an Uber or Lyft anywhere, but a ride on the MBTA is as local as you can get and there are a number of close options depending on your desired destination. We sailed our 38 Pearson from Salem to Boston in about 4 hrs. A delightful trip to an incredible and historic port. There is so much do and enjoy and no better place to base your “Boaters Visit” than India Wharf Marina. We will definitely return!
Marina Response:
Thank you so much, Deena. It is great to hear you enjoyed the location and were able to enjoy so much of the city. The harbor walk is a great way to spend time! Thanks for choosing India Wharf, looking forward to your next visit.

by Richard H. - Verified user on Aug 22, 2023
Tom Scott was completely amazing. Helped with docking and my departure! Super friendly and personable. Always asked if we needed anything! Very, very friendly atmosphere and warm. can't wait to go back!!!
Marina Response:
Thank you Richard for your great Review you were great People and we at India wharf marina THANK YOU. Tom. Hope to see you soon.

by Brian S. - Verified user on Aug 14, 2023
Great stay. friendly.
Marina Response:
Very happy that you enjoyed yourself here at India, wharf. Hope you find the time to join us again thank you, India Wharf marina.

by Jeffrey M. - Verified user on Aug 11, 2023
Amazing location , loads of restaurants and north end walking distance. We had a fabulous time here. Tom was available to help with docking and departure. He was very welcoming and a wealth of information. Would definitely return to this spot.
Marina Response:
Thank you for taking the time to give us a wonderful review. We definitely look forward to your return. Thank you .India wife marina.

by Max H. - Verified user on Aug 06, 2023
Great location. Helpful staff.
Marina Response:
Thank you for your review and we look forward to seeing you again. Pleased you had a good time. Thank you India wharf marina.

by Rand C. - Verified user on Aug 06, 2023
awesome spot, Tom the dockmaster is a great guy
Marina Response:
Rand. We thank you for your review. i’m sure you and the family enjoyed the North end pizza. And would We love to see you come back for a Longer stay. It was a pleasure meeting you all . Thank you from India wharf marina.

by Thomas P. - Verified user on Aug 02, 2023
The dock master, Tom, was very friendly and accommodating- loved the location!
Marina Response:
Tom, thank you for the review. It was a pleasure having you here at India wharf marina for the first time and we here at India. Wharf Marina look forward. To your return. Thank you India Whatf marina.

by Charlie R. - Verified user on Jul 30, 2023
Perfect location. Free amenities but can’t near the location. Super helpful and friendly staff. Highly recommend!
Marina Response:
It was a pleasure to have you Charlie, thank you for choosing India Wharf. It is great to hear you enjoyed your time, please visit us again soon!

by Robert F. - Verified user on Jul 24, 2023
We arrived at India Wharf in the middle of the afternoon on a Sunday. Boston Harbor was Mayham with all of the boat traffic, but a pleasant harbor cruise that demonstrated Boston’s Waterfront improvements all around. India Wharf was easy to get into and the dock hands were great. You will experience a bit of rocking with all the boat traffic, but by sundown it’s subsided and we enjoyed the evening and most importantly a good nights sleep. As mentioned in the description, we were perfectly positioned to take advantage of the many, many Boston amenities. We chose a wonderful dinner at Joe’s Waterfront restaurant (the Bouillabaisse Is highly recommend) and then a stroll through the North End where I grab a cappuccino. Finally back to the boat where we relaxed with a nice harbor view. This is a great deal and a great stop, and highly recommended for a short Boston getaway. PS - there is an electric boat rental company operating on these docks but there is NO issue with this whatsoever. The staff is courteous and respectful and some the clients provide some great entertainment.
Marina Response:
Thank you, Robert. It is great to hear that our staff served you well and you were able to access the area. Joe's is one of our favorites. Thank you for choosing India Wharf and taking the time to leave us such a kind a review. Looking forward to your next stay at the marina. Best, the crew at India Wharf Marina

by Robert D. - Verified user on Jul 24, 2023
Great location and Tom provides great service and communication!
Marina Response:
Hi Robert, thank you! Thank you for your stay - glad you were pleased with the service and hope you return soon.

by Michael B. - Verified user on Jul 23, 2023
Easy to find, centrally located, great place for a day trip in Boston.
Marina Response:
Thank you, Michael. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciate you leaving us a review.

by Timothy G. - Verified user on Jul 14, 2023
Right in downtown. Tom the dockhand helped us dock and got the electric all worked out. There are not any amenities but if you want to dock your boat in downtown boston it can't be beat
Marina Response:
Timothy thank you for the review. I’m glad you were happy here at India Wharf and look forward for you to return smooth sailing Thank you, Tom Scott.

by Robert D. - Verified user on Jul 13, 2023
Great location. Docks are old and seas in the area are rough so bring plenty of fenders. Fair price.
Marina Response:
We thank you for choosing an India Wharf marina. Sorry that it was a little rough. I did explain that was the only slip available and you came in for a day trip and would be spending too much time on the boat. I hope there is a better slip available for you if you choose to return to us. Thank you Thomas Scott.

by Joseph S. - Verified user on Jul 07, 2023
It is always a pleasure working with Tom the dock master. We enjoyed a great slip and wonderful neighbors.
Marina Response:
Thank you Joseph for a great review. Very pleased with your decision to stay at India Wharf marina and look forward to seeing you again thank you, Tom.

by Karen R. - Verified user on Jul 05, 2023
Tom was incredible!! Guided us in and was waiting on the dock. He was there for all of our needs!! Thanks Tom. Because of you we would choose India Warf mariner again
Marina Response:
Karen, thank you for your great review. You The captain . You And all the cŕèw We're all so wonderful. I am glad you found us. Hope to see you all again. Before the end of The season Tom Scott.

by Erin L. - Verified user on Jun 17, 2023
Easy, convenient, and very friendly!
Marina Response:
Hi Erin! Thank you for visiting and taking time to leave us a review! We are so glad everything went smoothly and you were treated well by our friendly staff. Safe travels and come back again soon!

by Thomas S. on Sep 19, 2022
Had fantastic time great location and Tom was out standing we will be back.

by Don - Verified user on Aug 08, 2022
Great stay at India Wharf! Staff very friendly and very helpful. Had a great time in the city.

by Justine T. - Verified user on Jul 10, 2022
Great location. Thomas couldn’t have been more accommodating and helpful throughout our stay. Quiet, safe and clean, even though it’s right in the heart of the city.

by james l. - Verified user on Jul 02, 2022
Nice location next to the Boston aquarium. No frills, but we’ll-kept and functional.

by Jeremy B. - Verified user on Jun 24, 2022
India Wharf was perfect for us! Tom the dock master was incredibly helpful - waiting for us to arrive and help us tie off, and then helped us get off this morning. Location is perfect -- just a couple blocks walk to Quincy Market and the Freedom Trail, etc.

by David S. - Verified user on Jun 19, 2022
Great marina, priceless harbor views, great location.Fantastic location and relaxing low key vibe. Tom was helpful and attentive from the time we made the reservation until he cast off our last line. Look forward to coming back

by Gabe F. - Verified user on Oct 10, 2021
I would write a nice review, but I don’t want everyone to know how AWESOME IT IS !

by Jon S. - Verified user on Oct 01, 2021
Great day trip central to everything. Tom is super friendly and helped this novice dock twice! Thanks!

by David L. - Verified user on Sep 19, 2021
Great location! Very easy in and out. Will stay again. But could use a bathroom.

by Steve D. - Verified user on Sep 16, 2021
Great visit, highly recommend. Tom Scott was very helpful as was the office (Jay) when we needed to adjust our timing due to weather. Great location near downtown Boston and we had another great visit and will return for sure!

by Shawn K. - Verified user on Aug 20, 2021
Great little marina. Amazing location. Super responsive and accommodating staff. Docks are old but acceptable. Electricity is scarce - they need to work on this, But I managed. Prices are half of the other marinas. All in all? I’d return.

by Raymond R. - Verified user on Aug 16, 2021
Location, Location, Location - Value, Value, Value. Also, Tom the dock manager was MOST helpful. He assisted in docking and leaving, loaned a second shore power cord, was there all the time and answered questions and gave recommendations. I will definitely be back.

by Michael S. - Verified user on Aug 15, 2021
Very nice, I will be back.

by Bradford H. - Verified user on Aug 07, 2021
Jay was great to work with.

by Todd S. - Verified user on Jul 16, 2021
Tom, who runs the operation at India Wharf for Dockwa, is best. He is accommodating, friendly and keeps the place running smooth. I continue to return to stay at India Wharf because I know he will keep an eye on my boat and will communicate with me if anything comes up.

by Marshall F. - Verified user on Jul 04, 2021
India Wharf has the perfect location and price for my cruiser. Water and elective are all I need behold 6 feet of water and a dock. Tom Scott, the dock master was responsive and helpful in every way. I highly recommended this place if you want to visit Boston without a car.

by Sabine V. - Verified user on Jun 25, 2021
The location and price make this place a really good value. Beyond electric, water and trash there are no other amenities. The dock we tied up to was new but others have not been replaced. There is quite a bit of wake during the day from various ferries and commercial vessels, however it does subside at night. There is a pump out boat but I was told it didn't have the proper attachment to service sailboats. If you can deal with no restroom or pump out this is a good spot.

by Stephen T. - Verified user on Jun 06, 2021
We were greeted by Tom, the host of the marina when we arrived. He was so friendly and we Had a great stay. Will definitely come back.

by Phil B. - Verified user on May 18, 2021
I had mechanical problems which prevented me from going to Indio wharf. I attempted to call to try to cancel and get credit for the following weekend but after three calls no one answered the phone and no one returned my call. It turned out to be an expensive "weekend."
Marina Response:
You will be 100% refunded. We called the phone number on your Dockwa reservation. We got no answer. We apologize for your negative experience. Please send messages through Dockwa. I can respond very quickly to the message. Your refund will be taken care of today or tomorrow. Thanks India Wharf

by vincent g. - Verified user on Oct 12, 2020
Great access to north end. Realy nice docks and price is right!

by Jim C. - Verified user on Sep 28, 2020
Great stay late season. Tom was very accommodating and the location can't be better. We'll certainly be back to stay next year. Put it on your list if your coming to Boston.

by Stephen G. - Verified user on Sep 25, 2020
Great location to enjoy Boston.

by Francesco R. - Verified user on Sep 13, 2020
What an amazing little marina. No glitz and glamor but very hospitable, functional, and best location ever! Quiet, electric, water, trash bins... what else do you need? Will definitely stay here again... great bargain!

by Robert Z. - Verified user on Sep 11, 2020
The dockside manager (Tommy) and owner (Jay) are first-rate ... very helpful and easy to work with. The location is perfect ... literally 100 yds to Aquarium or State Street venues. No showers at dock, but basic bathroom facility available dockside. Also, surprisingly little wave action at dock given central harbor location.

by Ellen W. - Verified user on Sep 01, 2020
The hosts, Tom and Jay,could not have been more gracious and welcoming. The location is supurb. A little more up front info with pump out would have been great given there are no bathrooms (which they clearly claim are not present) would have been helpful. We had a pretty good load of packages sent there and they were GREAT about that.

by Nick A. - Verified user on Aug 31, 2020
We really enjoyed our stay! Tom was great! He called us before we were due to arrive and told us to call him when we were close and would direct us where to go, made it so easy for us to come in! Great spot! Will definitely be back to visit soon!

by Richard S. - Verified user on Aug 29, 2020
No frills, great staff, great location, great price.

by Jamie s. - Verified user on Aug 26, 2020
A great value considering the location. The marina does not offer any amenities, however, and the docks are old and wobbly. Some pilings within the slips are unprotected, so be prepared with fenders and/or have rub-rails. Electric (50a) and water were available. A Trader Joe's grocery store and laundromat are within walking distance, albeit a hefty walk. Access to the T (and thus airport) is very close, a great place to stay and enjoy Boston or pickup/dropoff crew and passengers. Public bike docks are nearby for easy bike rental and excellent city access. Ditto with hop-on/off tour buses. The North End restaurants are also nearby. The dock staff was professional, helpful, and very responsive to Dockwa messages. A few growing pains with scheduling seem to persist, I recommend calling to confirm any reservations if you have unique slip requirements. Very busy on summer weekends, but not bad on the weekdays. Shipping items here requires a special office address, call ahead if you would like to receive packages.

by Dennis G. - Verified user on Aug 15, 2020
Nice little marina nestled beside the aquarium. Tom was super helpful with anything we needed. wifi would be nice next time though

by Peter R. - Verified user on Jul 19, 2020
Dock master Tom is terrific. Made sure everything was in order. Plenty of assistance arriving and departing. Great location. Headed back soon.

by John H. - Verified user on Jul 19, 2020
This place is a hidden gem right in downtown Boston Harbor

by Anonymous on Jul 08, 2020
Had an excellent experience at India Wharf for our day trip! Tom, the manager was so attentive and gave us a call before we were scheduled to dock to let us know where to go. The docks and the platform are new and in great condition. The marina is only about a five minute walk from a bunch of great restaurants and Quincy Market! It was also great to see that they had hand sanitizer everywhere and signs encouraging social distancing/ wearing masks. Would definitely recommend to everyone; this place is a gem!

by lawrence m. - Verified user on Jul 14, 2019
Location is excellent. The dock master, Tom texted me early in the morning to confirm our reservation. I texted him 15 minutes before arrival and then called him 5 minutes before approach (not sure if they monitor VHF radio). He was waiting for us at the dock, assisted us in and trying up. Very nice! There are no amenities, but did have 30amp service. In some ways this small marina is better than others i have stayed at in Boston where the ferry boats come in creating a huge wake slamming your boat in the dock. Not an issue here!. I would dock here again.

by Robert K. - Verified user on Jul 06, 2019
Tom, the marina manager is great. Helpful, enthusiastic, etc. The docs are not in great shape and there is no 50 amp shore power. Just 30 amp with no option to combine two 30s to get 50.

by John J. - Verified user on Aug 31, 2018
Did not answer phone or monitor VHF. Docks were in terrible shape. No amentities at all. No bathrooms. Too few power stations/water. Attendant had no idea we were arriving.

by Tammy F. - Verified user on Jul 04, 2018
Great lily marina. Close to the Aquarium & a short distance from Seaport

by Brian B. - Verified user on Aug 24, 2017
The great location and friendly dock master make up for the rugged docks and lack of amenities

by John M. - Verified user on Jul 09, 2017
No one answered the vhf radio or telephone. With a storm cell running through we took a mooring owned by the Sailing Club. The shuttle for the Sailing Club then contacted Tommy who was then able to guide us in. The whole place will soon get filled in to make parking and a high rise. I do not recommend this place. It is a great location though.

About India Wharf Marina

India Wharf Marina is located on East India Row in the heart of downtown Boston. For an amazing rate you're in proximity to some of the finest stores, restaurants and activities Boston has to offer. Right next door to Central Wharf in downtown Boston we invite you explore all things our spectacular location has to offer including the New England Aquarium, Simons IMAX Theatre, Boston Harbor Cruises, Whale Watch Tours, thrilling mega-speed boat Codzilla and plenty more!

Whether you're taking advantage of Boston's wide variety of restaurants and shops or simply looking to educate yourself on our beautiful city's rich history, there isn't a finer place to stay in Boston Harbor.

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