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Dawn Group of House Boats

P.O. Box 67, Nehru Park | Near Maharaja Place, Dal Lake, Srinagar, India
Dawn Group of House Boats
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

House Boat provided complementary 15 minutes shikara ride from the 17 number boat jetty to reach the house boat. House boat is well maintained and rooms are styled ethnic. Bathrooms are spacious, though requires some modifications w.r.t bathing as bathing can be done only in the bathtub. There is no water exit in the surface of the bathroom, so if... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Firstly, the houseboat in situated in a peaceful location away from the front of the lake where there is too much rush. Secondly, the rooms are quite elegant, traditionally decorated and have an old world charm. They are spacious as well. Bathroom is clean and spacious too, except for the bathtub area which needs a bit of an upgrade! I... More 

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We stayed in one of the house boats on 14th May'14. It is a different world altogether. Very well maintained & very classy ambience. We had got delayed and checked in around 10pm. Thankfully the attendant Mr.Bashir was cordial enough to arrange dinner. To our surprise we got really good home made food. This was a welcome break after eating... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Visited them in May 2014 the house boat is really nice , very well furnished great location. Now the minus points .. food was awful not edible at all. We reached there at 02.00 Pm and we were 7 of us 4 adults and 3 kids, they just refused to serve us any type of food at that time. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

This houseboat is best in every sense, the rooms are good and clean, the staff is polite and the stay is more of a homely stay. Stayed for 2 nights.. Rooms - Rooms are good and spacious, washroom is neat and clean, electric blanket is present, so you wont feel cold while sleep. The setback is that if you do... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I visited Srinagar in February 2014 and my first stop was Dawn Group of Houseboats and I stayed there for 1 night. First its location is very good just perfect to feel the pure and serene view of mountains and whole Dal Lake. Staff was well behaved and co-operated alot. Rooms are quite big , neat and clean. Since, It... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Food was basic but the rooms were clean and well maintained. We had 2 rooms while the third was empty during our stay. The houseboats are at one end and thus peaceful with a long view. Hire shikaras from your own houseboat. Do go to the back canals of the Dal Lake in shikaras to see the life style of... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

From the outside, the houseboat looked very normal / nothing great. But once we went inside, we were surprised to see extremely well decorated interiors and cleanly maintained rooms / dining areas / sitting areas. Location of Dawn houseboats is a big plus. While there are lots of houseboats in the congested part of the lake (near Dal Gate), where... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

house boat was well maintained.but the food was pathetic and that too limited.we were group of 8 people and food quantity was such a less that only 4 can have it.also if you ask any favor get ready to pay for it or they they will start telling you rules and regulation..sick!!!.They charge for water too.

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

If you have visited Kashmir and not stayed in a houseboat you have not experienced it essence. But all my freinds and relatives had advised me not to take the risk as they were not well maintained. Inspite of all advises I took the risk of booking one atleast for one night. Now I regret it. I should have booked... More 

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