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New Buckingham Palace Houseboat

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Nigeen Lake, | Nigeen Lake, Srinagar 190006, India
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

An awesome place and a stay at this boat is what me and my wife will remember for our life.We had been there in the time of December n what should i tell you about the hospitality it was awesome and off course for the Kashmir we know itz heaven on earth.It become more memorable when you are welcomed and... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I first went to this houseboat in the month of May, with my wife and kid. The stay was comfortable . with the quietness of Nageen lake. The owner of the boat is Captain Hameed. A very gentleman to the core. His earlier generations are in this business. Now His Nephew ,son and family cater to the need of the... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We were highly recommended by a friend whilst visiting Ladakh, to stay some nights on a House Boat on Nigeen Lake, Srinagar whilst visiting Kashmir. Furthermore, that we should stay on a house boat called 'The New Buckingham Palace', owned by a man known as 'The Captain', who would make us feel very welcome! Myself & two travelling companions were... More 

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Bhubaneswar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

I had been to Srinagar in September 2015 with my wife and booked this house boat much before the scheduled tour by talking with Captain Hameed, the owner. He personally had been to airport to receive us. We were alloted the suite room. It was quite spacious. Though we had planned to stay in the house boat for 2/3 days... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

we had a plan to stay in any houseboat while we would travel to Kashmir. Accordingly i emailed to the Bucking Ham Palace after going through some good reviews about this property in TA. At the time of booking i was asked to send some booking money and i could not be able to send so because of our Govt.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Capt. Hameed Dunoo who own this house boat is a gem of a person. He visited us daily to talk to us and ensure we were comfortable and taken care of. Food aboard the houseboat was very nice. Very homely, delicious, hygenic. General condition of the house boat is excellent. Its very cozy. The Deluxe room has an attached sitting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I had the most amazing stay for 3 weeks in New Buckingham Palace houseboat in Nigeen lake, Srinagar, from 4th October till 23rd October 2015. This was our second time there after 2013. I was there for a health retreat for my 75 year old mother who is suffering from a pulmonary fibrosis disease that leads to a breathing disorder.... More 

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Jamshedpur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Starting from the airport pick up to our stay at New Buckingham Palace(15/10/15-21/10/15) was fantastic. Good food provided by Nasir and our tour companion/driver Khalid are excellent people. The team comprising Captain Hameed, Khalid and Nasir never gave us a chance to complain and the hospitality is beyond question.The tour to Sonmarg, Pahelgaon and Gulmarg was really awesome and you... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Though the house-boat is a little run down, it is well compensated by the quality of service given by the two young men who look after guests. They were warm, efficient and went out of their way to make us comfortable. The food was average. The location is good - away from the hubbub. The house-boat itself suffers from having... More 

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Visakhapatnam, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

The stay was good, just for one night. The Houseboat is badly in need of some rennovation. We had a Shikhara ride from the Houseboat itself to Dal Lake. It took us almost three hours. We passed through the local houses and passage ways to reach the Dal lake. That way, we could have a taste of the orginal life... More 

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