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Peacock Houseboats

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Pondicherry, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Location of the houseboat is suitable to some and not suitable to some. Very remote location. Silent location. The representative is OK. They don't provide room heating facility in day. U have to pay for it. Food is average. Can control outside shop vendors to boat house.

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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Peacock house boats located in Nageen lake are peaceful and away from the hustle of dal lake. The price of stay is also reasonable and the rooms are beautifully decorated. We stayed for 3?days and absolutely loved the place. The vendors selling stuff on boats can be annoying. Never buy from them or the dal lake. You can be sure...

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Jaipur, India
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Good houseboat. Great view. Polite and helpful staff. Great food. Neat washrooms. We enjoyed the shikara ride upto the houseboat. No other way to make it there. So enjoy your raise on the lake while you are there.

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed August 4, 2016

As houseboat is located in Nigeen lake(extension of Dal lake), so it has advantages than Dal w.r.t to scenery, calmness, cleanliness.The rooms are good with two rooms per boat. They were operating two boats .The batroom is claen with hot water facility but dont expect extra toiletries.Each house boat consists of hall with TV,dining hall and two rooms(attached bathroom). Helping...

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1Thank Sandeep_A_K_9
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed July 18, 2016

Stayed here personally in 2010. And as I run a small travel company, I have been sending clients to this place and all have always given a great feedback. The food is amazing. You can experience the Kashmiri hospitality at its best here. The owners are always available if you need anything. Prompt communication regarding booking and any queries. Overall,...

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1Thank Kshitija A
Singapore, null, Singapore
Reviewed July 11, 2016

We were a family of six , 4 adults and 2 children ,visited Srinagar and stayed at peacock houseboats for 2 nights in July 2016. Communication with Mr Rahil Ahmad through email was very easy and i managed to secure the whole 2 bedroom houseboat. The decor of the houseboat is wonderful , the bathrooms were very clean and good....

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3Thank Ashit G
New Delhi, India
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Awesome is the word.....you should check in by evening( around 4/5pm). The atmosphere in the evening is mind-blowing. The experience cannot be expressed in words. Since we had visited in Jun, which is an extremely hot month, we were very upset to see Srinagar crowded with no relief from heat. We had plans to cancel the future booking but somehow...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

I visited with three couples and three kids..the houseboat is located on Nageen lake which is far from central Srinagar and dal lake..but it is far better from commercial dal lake..excellent location and good hospitality..this property deserves five stars & forgot to mention delicious homely food..

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2Thank kumarankur
Delhi
Reviewed June 21, 2016

The main thing to note is that Peacock Houseboat is not one but a group of houseboats (20 odd perhaps), all closely docked together, but essentially operated separately, borrowing from the same brand name like a franchise. Our experience was still great, but there is variability across houseboats, some of which are larger and better equipped than the others. Perhaps...

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Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
Reviewed June 19, 2016

Well maintained property , but i think it was a property which was hired by peacock group and not a original property of peacock . food was good . staff was very much cooperative and helpful . overall a pleasant stay .

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Peacock Group of Houseboats have deluxe (3 star) Houseboats on Nigeen Lake, the most beautiful, cleanest lake in Kashmir. Handcarved of cedar furnished with Victorian style wooden furniture. Each houseboat has 2, 3 or 4 bedrooms and has a carpeted sitting room and dining room. Bedrooms have western bathrooms attached. Cushioned veranda looks out over lake. Choice of authentic Kashmiri, Indian or Western meals are served by the houseboy in the dining room. Pack lunches available. We feel pleasure to Present Peacock Houseboats as a Guide to many activities and tours that we offer in the valley of kashmir and ladakh (Little Tibet). Since 1930 ,We have been in the Houseboat Business arranging a numerous activities and has a very wide experience in guiding tourists safely as Professionals. Kashmirs greatest attraction is the Houseboat:Life on the houseboat offers you Homely atmosphere, Basic amenities and your very own staff to cook delicious meals for you. Vendors Glide past in shikaras offering a floating market of fruits and flowers and experience not to be missed.The Houseboats of Bashir Ahmad(Peacock Houseboats) are moored on the serene Nigeen lake abashed with Flower Gardens .We Look forward to Welcoming you with the garlands of Long living flowers. Host Bashir Ahmad. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Peacock Houseboats

Address: Ghat No: 1 Nigeen Lake West, Opp Nigeen Club | Hazratbal Road, Srinagar 190001, India
Location: India > Jammu and Kashmir > Kashmir > Srinagar
Price Range: $35 - $2,318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Peacock Houseboats 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“all the rooms are good!!”
 of 5 bubbles Sarsita2209, Jul 4, 2016 | Read review
“Beautiful view, Nice staff(Staff can speak in English)”
 of 5 bubbles 582eunj, Jun 15, 2016 | Read review
“All are same with Nigeen View”
 of 5 bubbles ManishGoel360, Jun 9, 2016 | Read review
“Every room is more or less same.”
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 of 5 bubbles 262pritams, Jun 7, 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are good.”
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 of 5 bubbles Shikhaman, May 18, 2016 | Read review
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