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Butt's Clermont Houseboats

3.0 of 5 Specialty Hotel   |   On Proper Dal lake,Hazratbal,, Srinagar 190006, India
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is not your regular houseboat...We stayed here for a two nights back in June 2011...We chose this place just to relax and unwind..and what a perfect choice...The view of the vast dal lake from our bed room winfow was amazing...They had this big beautiful garden where you can spend your evenings strolling The host were very warm and kind...Mr.butt... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived at Butt's Clermont Houseboats, we knew we had chosen the perfect location for a relaxing peaceful long weekend escape from Delhi. Mr Butt greeted us as though we were long lost friends, and we left 3 days later feeling exactly that. Mr Butt's gracious and humble hospitality set the tone for a wonderful weekend aboard... More

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sydney, australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The other reviews are not overstating the experience here. Yes, it's more expensive that the average houseboat, but what you are paying for is a unique experience. It is not your ordinary luxury of aircon and minibars, but the luxury of personalised old-fashioned service, and a most beautiful location away from all the other houseboats. It's a bonus that you... More

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London
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38 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The location is perfect. The only houseboat [HB ]with its own Mughal gardens and a place to walk out of the boat. Not only can you walk around the gardens and have breakfast there but you could stroll out till the Hazratbal Mosque as well. Well every word of people who have already written so much about this is place... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The picturesque location, historic boats and wildlife make this special. What makes it superlative is the unparalleled hospitality and warmth of the Butt family and the staff. I cannot speak highly enough of the owners Gulam and Mansoor Butt, as well as Kaka who looks after your every need with a quiet efficiency and smile. My kids were engrossed by... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Butts clermont houseboat located in upper Dal lake, which is away from the main commercial and crowded part . Very peaceful & serene environment. A big Lush green garden at the entrance of the houseboat. We two families stayed here for 2 nights in the month of May, 2014. Staying at Butt's Clermont houseboats is a unique experience not to... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

Staying at Butt's Clermont houseboats is a unique experience not to be missed while visiting Srinagar. Mr. Butt, a gentleman with the class and charm of old times is our host and be sure that he, as well as his staff will be attentive to all your demands, always with the smile that characterizes the very best of Kashmiri hospitality.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

It was my dream to be staying at the Clermont's Group of Houseboats far from the Hustle and Bustle of the City crowd. So, we decided to celebrate my 55th Birthday at Butt's Clermont Houseboats and enjoy this 5* hospitality for 3 days. What perfection. What galaxy of World Dignitaries have stayed here before .... Nelson Rockfeller (Ex Vice President... More

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We stayed at Butts clermont houseboat at a section of Dal lake, which is away from the main commercial and crowded part, for 2 nights (only, unfornutaley!) during April 2014. We tried this place after very strong recommendation from a close friend who had been there earlier. I must say, the place is worth it. Firstly the location- quite serene... More

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Surat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Very personalized treatment..... Very stunning and tranquil view of the Dal lake..... Enjoyed the local food... Enjoyed the service provided by Ramzan Kaka... Extremely caring treatment by Mr. Ghulan Butt or Dadaji as called by my son Ch. Aryan. I think he is in his late seventies, by seeing his activeness nobody can believe about his age. He is the... More

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Address: On Proper Dal lake,Hazratbal,, Srinagar 190006, India
Location: India > Jammu and Kashmir > Kashmir > Srinagar
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Hotel Class:3 star — Butt's Clermont Houseboats 3*
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Butts Clermont Houseboats are moored on the western shores of Dal Lake besides an old Mughal Garden believed to have been built by the Emperor Akbar and called the Garden of the Morning Breeze. BCH is the ONLY houseboat lodgings in Srinagar which combines a secluded and private location with glorious views across Dal Lake to snow covered peaks. Their essence is- Peace and Rest.Just next to the houseboats you can step directly onto Naseem Bagh-the beautiful mughal garden with more than 400 years old Famous Chinar Trees. BCH has a wide spectrum of International/Domestic clientele including Ambassadors, Head of States, Entertainment personalities, Journalists, Members of International Organizations, Business people and discerning travelers from numerous countries. BCH have been awarded for providing one of the best hospitality services by Washington Post, New York Times, Times Magazine, National Geographic, Swagat (In flight magazine of Air India). ... more   less 
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