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Fantasia Houseboats

Nigeen Lake, Srinagar 190001, India
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Anu1403 Hyderabad, India
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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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Hyderabad, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just like all enthusiasts, about traveling to a new place, I was very excited and was very keen in selecting a nice place for our stay in Srinagar. After all my survey about the houseboats, I picked up this one for a stay of 4 nights and I would NEVER REGRET . Best place to stay and best view of... More

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Gurgaon, India
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent stay.....lovely owners and wonderful staff....homely atmosphere....best of all the personalised services and food.......I am actually short of words.... Rahim and Anna are really wonderful and managed it so well. Another suggestion we would like to make to every visitor is to discuss your onwards plan with Rahim and Anna and they will have excellent suggestions and tricks on how... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed three nights at Fantasia, having researched it carefully in advance. We were not disappointed - my husband and I had the large end room and our 18 year old twin daughters the good sized twin room next to us. We were slightly concerned that the Nigeen Lake location would mean we would be isolated from Srinagar’s attractions –... More

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would say thanks to trip adviser where I had checked for the comments on this amazing house boat Fantasia specially its owner Mr. Rahim. We had booked fantasia after going through the comments on trip adviser and on reaching Srinagar the owner Mr Rahim was in constant touch with us and taking care to see that we had reached... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an amazing experience in the house boat or I should say beyond explanation or words to mention the hospitality of Fantasia.We stayed for 3 nights in this houseboat and had a great experience. The view from the Nigeen lake and from this houseboat was awesome. The shikara rides to and fro from the houseboat was totally worth it.... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantasia came across as a lovely surprise! We had not booked the rooms in advance and got very lucky to get a reservation on our arrival!! With a stunning location and really supper facilities on board, We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. the view was gorgeous, we couldn't really take our eyes off the huge lake and the mountains surrounding... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights in this houseboat and had a great experience. The view from the Nageen lake from this houseboat was awesome. The shikara rides to and fro from the houseboat was totally worth it. We found westerners staying at the houseboat & we had some interesting converstaions with them over dinner. The food was good though it... More

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Redmond, Washington
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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our two day stay at the Fantasia house boats. The Shikara was waiting for us when we got to the ghat. As soon we stepped off it, we were greeted by Ms. Anna. We had a gorgeous view from the HB. It is so peaceful, quiet and serene on Nigeen lake. Hilal and Bilal the caretakers made sure... More

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Fantasia for 4 nights. We were a group of 4 families with kids and elderly people. Main reason to book Fantasia was that it had road access, but unfortunately it was not the case. it is connected to a road on the back side, but its not practically approachable. We had hired a tempo traveler and it... More

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RahimLangoo, Owner at Fantasia Houseboats, responded to this review

We thank this guest for his positive comments about Fantasia Houseboats - its cleanliness, views, service and food. Regarding the back road access issue, the guest had his own driver who refused to come to the backdrop despite the guest and my requests. It is unfortunate that the guest primarily cites his experiences with shikara walas to give Fantasia an... More

New Delhi, India
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

we had an amazing stay at FANTASIA houseboat good ambience,rooms are neat n beautiful the houseboat is at Nigeen lake ,view is good n very peaceful deck is so comfortable, Mr Rahim is very helpful,wecame by our car and he made necessary arrangements for the parking Miss Anna is the best person to advice you on your Trip when u... More

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Address: Nigeen Lake, Srinagar 190001, India
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Location: India > Jammu and Kashmir > Kashmir > Srinagar
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If your dreams include a sojourn on a houseboat in Kashmir, kingfishers darting between the blossoming lotus, herons and moorhens darting for fish, and snowcapped mountains in full view, then imagine yourself on Fantasia Houseboat on fresh, unpolluted Nigeen Lake. Fantasia Houseboat combines modern amenities, such as electricity and hot showers, with a good food and friendly service. Each well-decorated bedroom has a private bathroom. Fantasia has a beautiful dining area and a lounge with a new flat screen TV. There are great views across the Lake and onto the lower Himalayas from the veranda and the garden. The sunset views are wonderful. There is a well-maintained pretty private garden for the use of guests. We have a 24 hour power back up and clean water supply. Accommodation, sightseeing, and trekking are all available for your enjoyment. Ski arrangements for Gulmarg in the winter can also be organised. We look forward to meeting you and offering you our best hospitality. ... more   less 
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