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Khilona Group of Houseboats

Nageen Lake | Nageen Lake, Srinagar 110001, India
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Ranked #10 of 235 Srinagar B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
ritesh_14887 New Delhi, India
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  • Location
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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4 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked in to this house boat after landing to Srinagar. Our travel agent has booked this boat for us in advance. This is situated at very quite location in Nigeen lake(far from Dal lake). They have their own shikara boats(Nasir Bhai) to travel to House boat from one bank to another. Specialties: 1. Very good wooden interior with lots... More

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

to start with, Thanks to Gulam bhai who made our trip A beautiful experience which my family shall cherish for the lifetime, we were 7 family members ,this is one of the best experiences we have had , we stayed in the house boat for almost 5days, the house boat is extremely beautiful with kashmiri wood carving very antique and... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Our (me and my wife) experience at Khilona houseboat (KHB) shall be cherished all through our LIFETIME for two reasons. One, it was our honeymoon trip and the other for the view & stay experience we had. As others on this forum have mentioned, the location, accommodation, food and hospitality all are very good. We strongly recommend this place, though... More

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Stay in a houseboat itself is a unique experience & our stay in Khilona HB was memorable.The location ,the houseboat itself & the staff give you a unique Kashmir experience. Ghulambhai the owner of the houseboat makes you feel completely at home & there is no air of a "commercial establishment"here. Ghulambhai helped us to plan our itinerary & made... More

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Our stay at khillona was just memorable.The location of the houseboat & view of mountains from the rooms added to the beauty.So was the hospitality of the owner Mr Wangnoo who made us feel at home..My children too loved the stay and offcourse the food too. If you visit srinagar,dont miss the opportunity of staying out here. Its truely a... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The HB we stayed in had 4 beautiful well appointed, large rooms, along with a dining room, sitting area and a kitchen. The first thing one notices is how large the boat is - approx. 140 feet. The rooms along with the sitting area and the dining area are all done up with beautiful woodwork. The HB is located in... More

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New Delhi, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

would never ever suggest anyone to stay in nigeen lake...too isolated ...with weeds all around... the services of this house boat was pathetic... especially ayub... who could lie to you..having very poor reflexes and responses...in order to make his commission he misguided us...he did not even serve the breakfast properly...we asked for bread and butter for breakfast..and mr. ayub was... More

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As written before i request your self please look into this review as i am sure it should not be for us as we look personally with each clients to satisfy them with the respect we are putting lot of efforts to satisfy our esteemed guest,as you could see our other reviews so please as request you it should not... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

If Srinagar is paradise on earth, Khilona house boat lets you completely soak it! To begin with, very nicely located on Nigeen Lake, the calmer, more serene part of Srinagar. Ofcourse, its away from the market area, but its worth every bit as it lets you slip into paradise at any part of the day! You wake up with a... More

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It was a long awaited family holiday to Srinagar,kashmir. we stayed at this beautifully constructed house boat by the name of khilona, and the first sight was breath taking. The beautiful carvings and the richness of kashimi wood work was breath taking. The owner, Mr Gulam Bhai as know, was there to welcome with the warmth helped us to settle... More

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Chandigarh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We had a nice stay at Khilona houseboat from (8th-11th) May in Nageen Lake,which is cleaner and peaceful compared to Dal Lake .View of the sunrise , kingfishers diving in lake and watching other shikaras approaching your houseboat was awesome.The outside view from the boat was relaxing and wonderful.The owner Ghulam Bhai is a nice and helpful guy who welcomed... More

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Address: Nageen Lake | Nageen Lake, Srinagar 110001, India
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Location: India > Jammu and Kashmir > Kashmir > Srinagar
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Khilona Group of Houseboats" are among the Best & luxury accommodation In Kashmir. Houseboats in Srinagar are located at Dal Lake & Nagin Lake. Tourist & travelers prefer staying at Houseboats in Kashmir rather than Hotels. Houseboat holidays are the most Romantic Kashmir Packages. The best of your holidays you have in Kashmir.On Landing in the Valley of Kashmir for the first time the idea most strucks the mind of visitors is renowned “House Boats” who finds it a noval experience for staying possible now where else in the world. ... more   less 
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