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Khilona Group of Houseboats

Nageen Lake | Nageen Lake, Srinagar 110001, India
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Ranked #9 of 238 Srinagar B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 5 weeks 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 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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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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Ghulam sarver w, Manager at Khilona Group of Houseboats, responded to this review

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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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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