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Ajax, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best service you can find on Dal lake.the Royal Dandoo palace is very good and the management and worker treat you like family.Mr Naxir the director is always vetg helpfull.If you have any issue,mr nazir fix it without any delay.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have two properties one is at front facing Dal Lake, another in backyards. In Goibibo it is mentioned as Houseboat Dandoo Palace but anywhere else you will find it with same name which you can't differentiate. Do not confuse with Royal Dandoo Palace, however, it is part of Royal Dandoo Palace. That is not really inhabitable place, owner will... More 

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Pune, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in 2 start houseboat which is located behind the 5 star houseboat. Overall I dint like the houseboat concept in srinagar. All houseboats are closely situated so dont get great view unless you sit in the front passage. These houseboats doesnt move like they do in Kerala. The food was Ok and overall experience was not that good.... More 

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Udaipur
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9 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made a reservation via Goibibo looking at fantastic pictures. I traveled with my wife and 2 small kids, this was a very special holiday since we traveled first time with kids. I reserved a Suite looking at Picture, it seemed large and showed 2 Beds. Alright, we the journey had to start from Srinagar and the first night stay... More 

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Patna, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Srinagar in June 2016 and had booked 4 super deluxe rooms for 3 nights from 22 June 2016 to 25 June 2016. Our booking was through Travel Guru. We reached at 10 pm at Ghat No. 14 at Dal lake and were told that we have to pay Rs. 150 per sikara for every transfer to and from... More 

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royal d, Owner at Royal Dandoo Palace Group of House Boats, responded to this review

Dear sir, AS per the very bad feed back ,from the guest to our house boat ,we mean the guest are always right ,But this people when they arrival to ghat they just had very misbehave, with shikara people ,after all the shikara people have too them to house boat ,after arrive at house boat the where asking for hard... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Certainly the best house boat in Dallake. I am a tour opperator and I visit all house boats on the lake to arrenge a tour for a big group and I belive this one was the best. The staff was so kind, foods was so delicate and location was good.

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Thank Shahab C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

I visited Srinagar with my family in the month of May 2015 for 3-4 days. It was wonderful experience which I will always cherish. I stayed at Royal Dandoo (Sikandra) houseboat for 3 days. My experience with them was very good. The houseboat is run by family - Bashir Bhai, Waseem Bhai. The stay was quite satisfactory , with good... More 

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royal d, Manager at Royal Dandoo Palace Group of House Boats, responded to this review

Dear sir/madam, Thanks for your good feed back we hope to see you again ,have nice time , god bless you , thanks again nazir More 

Kashmir, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We had booked a suite and a deluxe room in this houseboat for 2 nights. We reached this houseboat near around dusk time and to our utter dismay and shock they were not ready to let us check in even after we showed them our bookings that we had done through a travel website. It was only after pestering of... More 

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royal d, Owner at Royal Dandoo Palace Group of House Boats, responded to this review

Dear sir, Greetings from royal dandoo palace house boats , please note this review is not from any of guest been in our boat ,this is review is written by kashmir tour operator ,i hope every one understand ,i hope trip ad visor is very site for right review ,please do not write wrong feed back , More 

Mangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

I've given this houseboat an excellent rating before from all the houseboats I'd passed on the lake, and from what I'd heard from other travellers, Royal Dandoo is one of the far better options to stay at! The rooms were clean and pretty spacious. The toilets were clean except the comode had a few stains which they didn't clean despite... More 

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royal d, Manager at Royal Dandoo Palace Group of House Boats, responded to this review

Thanks for your good feed back More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This review has not been written in anguish, rather effort of an experienced reviewer to warn people of scam being run by these houseboat. I have booked this property using a web portal. When I landed in Srinagar, I called them up and they told me to go to Ghat No. 14. Then they took me in shikara to a... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
DANDOO GROUP OF HOUSEBOATS is one of the Kashmir's leading and largest hospitality enterprises founded in 1960. The group owns and manages 5 luxury super deluxe houseboats. Prompt service is one of the main norm. From three generations, the Dandoo Group of Houseboats is in houseboat business. Well liked and respected by the department of tourism of this earthly paradise, they have enjoyed continue success in this highly competitive field. Your needs and will go out of their way to make your stay with them a time to remember. Dandoo has worked all his life for promotion of tourism in the valley. He is a very keen trekker, angler, bird watcher, environmentalist and a conservationist. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Dandoo Palace Group of House Boats

Address: Nehru Park | Dal Lake, Srinagar 190001, India
Location: India > Jammu and Kashmir > Kashmir > Srinagar
Price Range: $45 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Dandoo Palace Group of House Boats 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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