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Khilona Group of Houseboats

Nageen Lake | Nageen Lake, Srinagar 110001, India
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mainz, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

In October 2014 I revisited Khilona Houseboat after a previous stay in May 2013. Being a guest there certainly sets you in the mood for a vacation in Kashmir. The houseboat interior and the deck are adorned with artistic wood carvings in Kashmiri style - the reception area just like the dining room and the comfortable bedrooms. I also liked... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The great advantage of Khilona Houseboat is that is stationed in Nageen Lake away from the crowded Dal Lake. It lives up to the star rating. The boat is maintained well . Owner Ghulam Bhai took personal interest to make our stay comfortable. Though located a little away, commuting to the city was not difficult; owner provided free shikhara ride... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I spent 6 nights in this house-boat in august and can tell that it is a wonderful place where to be. Quiet with a so beautiful view on the mountain and the lake. Service is very good and rooms are very tipical kashmiri wood. Food is good and you can ask to get kashmiri food which is a +. Nice... More

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Mangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is my second visit to Khilona Group of House boats in last two years and as expected Ghulam Bahi and his staff did their best to make our stay comfortable and full of fun. For every thing like arranging cabs, shikaras trip to places like Pahelgaon, Gulmarg , Sonmarg Ghulam Bhai is like one point solution. This time he... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

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 July 30, 2014

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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Address: Nageen Lake | Nageen Lake, Srinagar 110001, India
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Location: India > Jammu and Kashmir > Kashmir > Srinagar
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Number of rooms: 12
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