If you need a relaxing staycation, this floating Airbnb near Ottawa would be perfect.

Only 25 minutes outside the city, you can stay at the charming River Zen in Chelsea, Quebec.

But it isn't like any other houseboat you've seen before.

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The off-grid cabin floats on the Gatineau River throughout the year.

Inside there is a propane furnace, plus a double bed with a thick duvet to keep you toasty.

But when the weather is nice, you'll want to head outside to soak up the sunshine and read in the hammock.

As there is no kitchen, you can skip cooking and bring a delicious takeout meal.

Well, what are you waiting for? It is time to plan a weekend away with your best friend.

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River Zen

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$200/night

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Neighbourhood: Chelsea, QC

Why You Need To Go: It is close to hiking trails and the photo-worthy Wakefield Covered Bridge.

Prices and terms of occupancy are confirmed at the time of publishing, but they can change at any time.