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Royal Group of Houseboats

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Dal Lake | Nehru Park, Srinagar 190001, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had booked a Srinagar package using MakeMyTrip.com and our Accommodation was provided @ Shalimar Boat House in Dal Lake. It had 7 bedrooms and to our luck we were the only people who were accommodated on that day. The boat house in totality was awesome. It was neat and clean. The food was awesome. We had a great ambiance... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed on of the royal group of houseboats named Crystal Palace This one is banked on the other and quite side of Dal lake, which supposedly is surrounded by lotuses but we did not see any. Likely due to last years floods as explained to us. Anyways: The boat was a deluxe one and had acceptable standards as per... More 

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RoyalGroupHouseBoats, Manager at Royal Group of Houseboats, responded to this review

Dear Guest you have written everything ok , please be informed that you have stayed in the houseboats where there is no comparism and are best in its class , our boats are the best among all the boats in entire kashmir valley , the location you are talking about is one of the best location in entire Dallake where... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The house boats are beautiful and unique, the food provided was also good but that is pretty much where it ends. Our room and bed had fleas that bit us to death, not a pleasant experience. The staff was always trying to sell you something and even worse was all the hawkers who were allowed on the house boats to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The houseboat experience is absolutely worth at-least for one night! We were a group of 5 adults and stayed in the Royal Palace houseboat in this group of houseboats on the Dal Lake. Its a very well maintained houseboat with amazing wood work all around. Lovely common area and dining area and even the rooms give u a completely different... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

one of the most amazing experience of my life. had a wonderful time on board the houseboat. food and hospitality was good. it was a royal experience in real sense. would definitely like to visit again and stay in there,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

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 May 6, 2015 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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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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