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Fantasia Houseboats

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Nigeen Lake, Srinagar 190001, India
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INR 2880 CP/ 3250 MAP
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Just while ending our long trip from Leh to Srinagar, Fantasia Houseboats was a vision of heaven exprience. The place is just so peaceful and beautiful from the boat and the stay is just relaxing, homely and very comfortable. The host Mr Rahim having so much experience of the world welcomed us nicely and hosted us all friends very well.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Mr.rahim is a wonderful host.the fantasia boat is one the best house boats in srinagar.highly recommended for young couples and groups.amazing food tooo . We only stayed for one night but i wish we could have stayed more just for mr.rahim's Stories.

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I want to share my experience with Mr.Rahim. We recently cancelled our trip to Srinagar due to floods like situation in Srinagar. He refunded our advance without any cancellation charges. I appreciate his consideration on our request.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited Srinagar May 2015, it was a lovely experience. The owner, Mr. Rahim was quiet friendly and helpful person. His advice on outings to various places helped us a lot. The cosy and comfortable houseboat was a wonderful experience. The staff was very cooperative. The food served was very delicious. Overall a great experience. Mr Rahim, arranged the entire... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rahim, the owner of this Houseboat has more of an eye on your wallet than making the experience pleasant. I also found him to be quite sexist and strangely arrogant, unlike many others in the Srinagar tourist business. Wasim, the helper, was wonderful- and the houseboat faces the beautiful Nagin lake.

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RahimLangoo, Owner at Fantasia Houseboats, responded to this review

We do hope that potential guests will see the many many positive reviews that have been made by past guests about the quality of accommodation, personal and polite service, and value for money that they have received when staying with us. The overwhelming majority are highly complimentary. We are only sorry that this guest does not feel the same despite... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the calm and tranquil waters of the nigeen Lake, jeweled with the reflections of the snow capped mountains surrounding it is the Fant Asia houseboat. Equally soothing was the hospitality provided by Mr. Rahim, the owner of the Fant Asia group. You name it and you have it, such was the experience. Icing on the cake is the... More 

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RahimLangoo, Owner at Fantasia Houseboats, responded to this review

We highly appreciate this guests enjoyment of their stay on Fantasia Houseboats. In fact, the presence of vendors/ sellers is very much less on Nigeen lake than on Dal Lake where there are many plying their business. We do ask guests not to encourage vendors onto the Fantasia property in the interests of the privacy of all. This is largely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Srinagar in May and stayed 3 days in this beautifully decorated houseboat situated in spectacular Nigeen Lake. The room was very clean with all modern amenities. The houseboat staffs were also very friendly and helpful. Traditional homemade dinner was extremely tasty. Most of all we were overwhelmed by the hospitality of the owner Mr Rahim who literally sat... More 

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RahimLangoo, Owner at Fantasia Houseboats, responded to this review

This guest experienced the personal service and high standards at Fantasia Houseboats as 'amazing' and we are so highly appreciative of his comments. Kashmir and Nigeen Lake are beautiful in the summer sunshine...do come to us and see Thank you Rahim More 

Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are plenty of houseboats in Srinagar but there are few things that make Fantasia Houseboat superior than all. First of all, it is located in absolute tranquility of Nigeen Lake (Houseboats in Dal Lake are very chaotic). Secondly, the food is really good. The cook prepares simple but delicious food I must say. Last but not the least staffs... More 

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RahimLangoo, Owner at Fantasia Houseboats, responded to this review

We are so pleased that these guests found all at Fantasia Houseboats so pleasant. Excellent accommodation and service are our aim. Thank you Rahim More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Our family of six – grandparents, parents, and two kids - holidayed in paradise for a week, from the 9th to the 17th of May. We visited Gulmarg, Sonmarg, Pahalgam, and of course, Srinagar. For a truly hassle free and memorable experience, I have to particularly thank one of the nicest and warmest men that I have had the privilege... More 

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RahimLangoo, Owner at Fantasia Houseboats, responded to this review

We highly appreciate this guests good comments about both Fantasia Houseboats and Kashmir. To describe Kashmir's people as 'the warmest, simplest and nicest people' is high praise - and Kashmir is, indeed, 'a true paradise'. As Mr Alok says, consult with the locals, take our guidance, take media reports with a pinch of salt, come and experience the reality of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Look no further than this if you are looking for best in class houseboat experience. First , being on Nigeen lake gives this place the advantage over any on Daal lake as Nigeen is quieter. Second, the service and hospitality of the staff is first rate here on Fantasia. We stayed herein early May'15 with family and had a little... More 

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RahimLangoo, Owner at Fantasia Houseboats, responded to this review

As this guest so kindly says - 'look no further' for the right houseboat to stay on to enjoy the beauty of Nigeen lake - the environment around Fantasia and the views of the lake and mountains from the houseboat are wonderful. We also supply shikara and songs if you like... Thank you for your melodious review Rahim More 

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