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New Buckingham Palace Houseboat

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Nigeen Lake, | Nigeen Lake, Srinagar 190006, India
New Buckingham Palace Houseboat
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

All of us will never forget this holiday!!! Captain Hameed was in touch with me for 9 months before our trip. He promised and made sure we lacked for nothing. The houseboat our " home for a week" was warm and welcoming despite the unusually cold weather. Wonderful food, gracious hospitality . Our friend Khalid(Capt. Hameed's nephew) was amazing....a veritable... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Excellent place for a family stay. We, 3 families stayed here for 3 nights and had booked the complete houseboat. Captain Hameed and his staff provided an excellent service. Although, Cap. Hameed gave us a ride to the marketplace nearby for the dinner, we had one dinner at the boat itself. A little improvement on their quality of food will... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We spent 3 nights at New Buckingham Palace Houseboat which is located in the Nigeen Lake - smaller and distant extension of Dal Lake. The houseboat is operated by Captain Hameed Dunoo who is a very friendly person. Not just Mr. Hameed but all his employees working at the boat were very helpful for our 3 night stay.

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Captain Hameed made our visit to Kashmir one we will never forget. I travelled to Srinagar with my whole family and stayed for a week at the New Buckingham Palace houseboat on Nagin Lake. From arrival to departure we were treated like royalty and family. The food was excellent, the houseboat was cozy and comfortable and the view was spectacular.... More 

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Me and my wife visited kashmir in 14 Feb to 18 Feb 2015.These houseboats are the best in kashmir and placed in nagin lake which is clean and beautiful compared to dal lake. Beautifully designed houseboat with the Delicious home made food. Quiet and peaceful. Hameedbhai, owner of this houseboat ensured we do not feel cold. Houseboat rooms was warm... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Great Experience... A Very Big Thanks to Kept. Hameed Sir and his nephew Khalid for making our trip awesome. House Boat is neat and Clean and at awesome location. Very good hostility and Delicious Food. Kept Hameed is very helpful and nice person, he arranged his own transport for our local sightseeing at very reasonable cost. Houseboat is at very... More 

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delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

stayed there in march trip on map plan. houseboat was neat and clean. well maintained docked at very peaceful and lovely location at nageen lake. near shagufta garden. everything was good except their food. which was tasteless. hot water in bathroom i savailable only in morning. electric blankets are available in room. for sigdi in houseboad they charge Rs. 500... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Stayed here in August for one night after reading all the good reviews but it was not up to the expectation, I got the Royal Suite which had pretty good interiors, in the first look anyone can like it but disadvantage of this was it had the smallest bathroom feels claustrophobic standing in there which was also not attached we... More 

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gurgaon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The occasion was to surprise my mother for her 50th birthday. Had decided to spend it on a house boat as it was one of her dreams that were unfulfilled. Called the top ten on trip advisor and a call to captain Hameed proved the reviews right. Simple, soulful and a caring personality. We booked the suite and he had... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

What can I say when all our expectations are not only met but exceeded! New Buckingham Palace Houseboats and its proprieter, Capt. Hameed and his nephew Khalid have outdone their selves. We, a group if 3 senior citizens, a toddler and my husband and I visited Kashmir in the last week of July. Capt. Hameed graciously offered to plan our... More 

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