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Royal Group of Houseboats

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Dal Lake | Nehru Park, Srinagar 190001, India
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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vijayawada,India
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are visiting Srinagar with family, you must spend a night or two in a house boat. We had two nights at royal group of house boats and the third night at a hotel. After two nights we wished we had the third night on the house boat as well. Food served was limited in variety but very tasty... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently had travelled for a company offsite and stayed for one night in "Young crystal palace houseboat" - one of the group of houseboats parked in one line. At the first glance, they dont look what could be inside, but once you're inside this property, WOW! Luxury in your budget and what a wonderful staff! right from the houseboat... More 

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

The Royal Group of Houseboats consists of eight houseboats ranging in size from 2 BR's to 7 BR's on the boat. The BR's are large with attached bathrooms that are normal sized (I was afraid they would be rather small as they usually are on boats). Each boat has a living room, dining room and porch with a scenic view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My experience with royal tours is really a memorable one . I had booked for one night at shalimar houseboat. And then we were suppose to travel to gulmarg and stay at Khyber resorts. To my surprise my son was more interested to stay at the houseboat then at a five star hotel . so we booked for additional 2... More 

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Lucknow, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

At first i was a bit apprehensive in staying in a houseboat in srinagar as it is still & doesnt move unlike those in kerala. It is a different exp.altogether. Has all the modern amenities in it. Spacious rooms & superb wood carvings throughout. They have bedrooms with attached bathrooms along with a common dining & drawing area. Food menu... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

During my recent visit to Srinagar, I was in a dilemma whether to stay in a hotel or in a houseboat but then my wife insisted that we should stay in a houseboat as we can stay in hotels in any city but in Srinagar we experience staying in a houseboat and I am glad that I listened to her.... More 

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Muscat
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This review is about Shoda Palace Houseboat which falls under Royal Group of Houseboats. We stayed here for two nights....on Dal Lake... It has three rooms with attached bathroom , you can book all three or else another family may stay with you. Rooms are quite big , clean and very well maintained. The boat attendant was excellent, very helpful.....he... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

the location is wonderful and the staff as well. We really feel like king. You can have all required arrangement with in it and will enjoy nature around. The food and service provided is nice. In a word you really find yourself king for the day at their boat

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Impeccable services on the Royal group of houseboats. Great location, great staff who were attentive to all our needs. Surprised to see the large size rooms as I was expecting smaller rooms. Food was also great and served as per our needs. Have no hesitation in recommending these boats to anybody looking for a top class experience.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

It was not a joyous time to be in Srinagar after the flood. However, it was uplifting to witness how energetically the people of Srinagar pulled together to repair roads, houses, etc. I was so impressed with the Royal Group. They welcomed my group in great style. I think the location of the houseboats is perfect (off the main channel),... More 

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