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Royal Group of Houseboats

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Dal Lake | Nehru Park, Srinagar 190001, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in this houseboat for 5D4N and its was trully an amazing experience.. We felt like at home with excellent service by the houseboat caretaker Mr.Deen and his cook.. The room is spacious,clean & well maintained..Mr.Deen ensured we had a good stay and always be there when we need help.. The chef (forgot his name) made our lunch &... More 

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Paradise Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In short - a wonderful experience. If you are in Kashmir, please do stay a night at this houseboat. It is cosy and comfortable. The cook prepares some excellent dishes. We had a great stay. It was winter and then houseboat has some ancient looking heaters which are very effective and adds charm to the atmosphere.

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1 Thank Bishop3203
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Royal Palace houseboat in Srinagar. I must say, when I first heard that I was going to stay on a house boat, I had lots of weird ideas as to what it will be like. But I must say we totally enjoyed it. Mr Ghulam who was out caretaker, really treated us like royalty. The food... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

i was not excited when i heard that we will be staying in a boathouse on Dal Lake but New Crystal Palace and Mr Din, the housekeeper changed that. i enjoyed the meals the warm,cosy sitting area with free wifi and the spice tea.The rooms are clean,comfortable and spacious with ensuite bath room. you must get a houseboat experience in... More 

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3 Thank llp2266
Spofforth, North Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We stayed on the Royal Palace for three nights, which were quite extraordinary! Ghulam looked after us like royalty from the moment we arrived with a welcoming cup of Kashmir tea and biscuits! The house boat as you will read from the reviews are absolutely delightful - magnificent panelling, chandeliers - and on a chilly October night the introduction of... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

After doing a fair bit of research on TripAdvisor and other internet sites, I decided to choose the Royal Group of Houseboats for our family holiday, and, as we would be a family group of 8 pax, being 6 adults and 2 teen children,I specifically asked for the New Crystal Palace Houseboat. VK, one of the 4 owners (all brothers),... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Stayed here 5 nights with 6 other travellers on same Saga tour. Our houseboat was called Royal Palace, run by Captain Gulen, who was delightful, helpful, relaxed and nothing was too much trouble. The boat was ours for the whole 5 days, it has a sitting room, dining room, galley kitchen (food prepped in the onshore house behind the boat... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

I went to Kashmir for my Honeymoon and stayed at this property. Its a huge property probably one of the largest in Dal lake. The stay was very pleasing. There were no fans in the property, but since we went at evening we didnt need one. The food cooked was decent. There was no wifi but I guess with all... More 

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

house boat was very beautiful and comfortable..bathroom was too gud... the only thing was ...dinner was costly even though it was home made food .. thali system was there ...else boat house location and room was really gud...

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Thank Rakesh U
Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Houseboat very beautiful, comfortable and rewarding. We stayed in the Royal Star houseboat, which had 3 double rooms, all en-suite. Two staff looked after us, cooked the food that we wanted...the food was very tasty with a cashmere tea. love to come back here in future .In love with ur beauty.

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