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Kolu Houseboats

Ghat No 13, Opp Hotel Duke, Dal Lake, 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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location and the rooms are really good. The immediate surrounding of the houseboat is a bit dirty which is sad. But what irritated me the most was the habit of the owner and the caretaker (at Gul Rose) to smoke in front of the guests. I was really surprised by this unwelcome behaviour and lack of courtesy. But for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We feel too good and enjoyed every moment with homely atmosphere. I think its the best houseboat in srinaga. Mr fayaz is the best and proper person for guidance for tour in kashmir and laddakh. We tooked tour frm him and he managed everything above our expectations.

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Gwalior, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We worked with Kolu House Boats the travel company to flesh out the itinerary for our trip to Kashmir. They did a really fine job of proposing several side tours and adapting proposal to our interests. The nice thing was that we could compare different agencies and select the one that seemed to best meet our needs. We were pleased... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

When you step onto the houseboat it's like stepping into an Edwardian time warp - fantastic carved walnut furniture (especially the dinning table) wood panelled rooms. We even had personal use of their small Shikara to have a paddle at sunset and sunrise - Perfect

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We had a great holiday completed by a wonderful stay in a beautiful Kolu boathouse. The stationary boathouse is parked on the opposite of the river, a good breakaway from the hustle and bustle of the town. The boathouse is reachable only by Shikara which a small boat rowed by man. We have sat for hours in the balcony mesmerised... More 

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Tal-y-llyn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The Kashmir Houseboats did an excellent job making our trip to Kashmir fantastic. Their caretakers were knowledgeable, friendly and seemed to truly enjoy their jobs. Our accommodations were fantastic.

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Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Very generous, friendly, warm and family oriented. We have so many great memories of the fun times we had with them. The Food was also amazing. In addition the Houseboats are astonishingly beautiful. Thanks!

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Branderup J, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We could not have imagined a better trip! Everything was amazing, Fantastic view and ambiance. Our travel company had everything planned to perfection. Thanks to all staff and specially manager Mr. Hilal.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

One of the most memorable parts of our Kashmir tour was the Kashmir houseboats, the staff was exceptional. Our stay was perfect. The houseboats were all top notch, spotless & very accommodating. Appreciate to Mr. Hilal.

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Kingdom City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were lucky to get the last room as what the others suggested. And it was pure awesome!!!! I enjoyed my trip with breathtaking views from the houseboat, and delicious home cook food. Great stay! I Recommended.

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