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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed August 17, 2015

The location and the rooms are really good. The immediate surrounding of the houseboat is a bit dirty which is sad. But what irritated me the most was the habit of the owner and the caretaker (at Gul Rose) to smoke in front of the guests. I was really surprised by this unwelcome behaviour and lack of courtesy. But for...

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Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

We feel too good and enjoyed every moment with homely atmosphere. I think its the best houseboat in srinaga. Mr fayaz is the best and proper person for guidance for tour in kashmir and laddakh. We tooked tour frm him and he managed everything above our expectations.

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Gwalior, India
Reviewed August 25, 2014

We worked with Kolu House Boats the travel company to flesh out the itinerary for our trip to Kashmir. They did a really fine job of proposing several side tours and adapting proposal to our interests. The nice thing was that we could compare different agencies and select the one that seemed to best meet our needs. We were pleased...

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Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

When you step onto the houseboat it's like stepping into an Edwardian time warp - fantastic carved walnut furniture (especially the dinning table) wood panelled rooms. We even had personal use of their small Shikara to have a paddle at sunset and sunrise - Perfect

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
Reviewed July 18, 2014

We had a great holiday completed by a wonderful stay in a beautiful Kolu boathouse. The stationary boathouse is parked on the opposite of the river, a good breakaway from the hustle and bustle of the town. The boathouse is reachable only by Shikara which a small boat rowed by man. We have sat for hours in the balcony mesmerised...

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Tal-y-llyn, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 17, 2014

The Kashmir Houseboats did an excellent job making our trip to Kashmir fantastic. Their caretakers were knowledgeable, friendly and seemed to truly enjoy their jobs. Our accommodations were fantastic.

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Noida, India
Reviewed July 17, 2014

Very generous, friendly, warm and family oriented. We have so many great memories of the fun times we had with them. The Food was also amazing. In addition the Houseboats are astonishingly beautiful. Thanks!

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Branderup J, Denmark
Reviewed July 15, 2014

We could not have imagined a better trip! Everything was amazing, Fantastic view and ambiance. Our travel company had everything planned to perfection. Thanks to all staff and specially manager Mr. Hilal.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed July 15, 2014

One of the most memorable parts of our Kashmir tour was the Kashmir houseboats, the staff was exceptional. Our stay was perfect. The houseboats were all top notch, spotless & very accommodating. Appreciate to Mr. Hilal.

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Kingdom City, Missouri
Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were lucky to get the last room as what the others suggested. And it was pure awesome!!!! I enjoyed my trip with breathtaking views from the houseboat, and delicious home cook food. Great stay! I Recommended.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
KOLU HOUSEBOATS IN KASHMIR Floating luxurious Houseboats in Kashmir, beautiful premium houseboats in Srinagar, specialty cuisine and the beauty of cobalt Kashmir Dal Lake are forever ready to arrest you and make you proud that you are a part of this magnificent country India. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kolu Houseboats

Address: 13 Ghat No, Opp Hotel Duke, Srinagar 190001, India
Location: India > Jammu and Kashmir > Kashmir > Srinagar
Price Range: $50 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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“Corner suites”
 of 5 bubbles Richel659, Jun 18, 2014 | Read review
“Select the backside room so that you are not disturbed by people walking in coridoor.”
 of 5 bubbles Rashi-Delhi, Jun 9, 2014 | Read review
“last room with the jacuzzi in it was a great experience.Never experienced a heritage property to have such modern amenities.”
 of 5 bubbles MAINAB658, Jun 6, 2014 | Read review
“- Go for last room of HB if you have additional guests to accommodate in single room. Last room is bigger than other ones. - Do not book any HB located on ghat 1-7. Till ghat 7 the lake is not wide enough and you will see boulevard road (50-70meters) and experiace noise of vehicle passing by.”
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 of 5 bubbles Devashish_pune, May 4, 2014 | Read review
“The last one is larger.”
  • On the lake
  • Steam bath
  • Kashmiri Tea
  • Jakuzi
  • View from the terrase
  • Bedroom
  • Bathroom
 of 5 bubbles VeselkaK, Oct 30, 2013 | Read review
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