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WelcomHeritage Gurkha Houseboats

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Opp. Nagin Club, Srinagar 190 001, India
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WelcomHeritage Gurkha Houseboats
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Ranked #3 of 97 Hotels in Srinagar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone who's been to Srinagar warned us that houseboats are a waste of time since they're usually old, dirty, poorly-maintained, and have sub-par service. Thankfully Gurkha houseboats was nothing like that. The boat was well-maintained and richly-decorated in traditional style, wifi strength was excellent through-out the boat, the local cuisine was delicious, and the caretaker ensured our stay was very... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A clean and nice houseboat, with good food of choice and ground could be reached any time as one side is touching the lake end. View is excellent from the boat of mountains far away and also nearby. Service was very good and the in house showroom was quite loaded with variety of shawls covers and carpets.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been to Srinagar and checked in at Gurkha House Boat from 5 - 8 the April 2015 with my family .The Manager Mr.Showkat was a very Co-operative and helpful Person . He used to personally manage our stay comforts and Food . Our Houseboat in charge Mr.Raees was also a gem of a person . He used to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip is wonderful and a must if you are visiting Kerela. Food, Service, Sights and Sounds all Excellent. Canoe trip round Munro Island should also be done - take some extra roupees for tea, coconuts and tips.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The stay was good inside this wooden architectural house boat. The food was tasty which was served in time. The view of snow clad mountains can be seen from the houseboat with a beautiful sunrise view. The ambiance was remarkable. Since it was on the banks of Nagin Lake, the place was always calm.

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Srinagar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Am feeling at home after I came in the houseboat. This is a unique experience. It's in Nigeen lake which is much quieter than dal lake. Service of the attendant was really good and very helpful. Stayed in houseboat no 6

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Ujjain, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful house boat Neat and tidy , no smell from beds and accesories as the myth was. Kashmir art in single house boat. Vgood service. Price too too high . Better to avoid extra meals other than package. IN nagin lake which is calm

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I Checked in this houseboat on 5th April. The Houseboat is situated in Nigeen Lake. The experience from check in to check out was wonderful. The Hotel Shikara guy was waiting for us at the ghat for our transfer from ghat to houseboat in shikara. Once we reached the Houseboat we were left spell bound by the interiors of the... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Initially, we were quite skeptical about booking a houseboat after listening to bad reviews about the lakes being over crowded. But based upon Trips reviews and in order to experience staying in a houseboat, we booked Gurkha boat for one night in mid march. We were put up in Boat no.5, was much relieved upon getting into the boat, very... More 

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Chandigarh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing place with more than amazing caretakers. An experience beyond expectations, beyond 5 star hotels. The best food served hot with a lot of personal touch. The decor of the boat and rooms is a class apart.

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