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The Shelter Group of Houseboats

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given a warm welcome, the rooms were comfortable & we were always asked what we would like for our meals. The packed lunch provided (on request), was a blessing. It saved us time & helped us maintain good health. Also, a dedicated vehicle was provided and the staff provided us excellent feedback before every trip.

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Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Kashmir and since Srinagar was a part of our itinerary, my 5 year old daughter was keen on staying in a houseboat. Pretty pleased that we choose The shelter group over the other houseboats in Dal lake. Since we were on a self drive trip, close proximity car parking was quite important, This is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay was perfect! Great comfort food and relaxed environs. Free Wifi and one dedicated driver to take us around. The best part was our visit to places of interest which was well coordinated by the houseboat staff. On the first day of our visit we were taken for local sight seeing covering Pari Mahal, Shalimar Bagh and more. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This houseboat is in Jhelum river, thus unlike Dal lake moving water keeps itself clean and smell free. Very friendly staff (they gave us instant maggi and wake up knock on the door). Good location, walkable from Lal Chowk Ghantaghar, close to Dal gate and airport.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

They deliver the services as promised. They have 6 houseboats. It would be good if they can upload photos of all the houseboats which come under their aegis so that travellers can make more informed choices. Their hospitality is unmatched, staff is good and of course the fact that it is on Jhelum adds to the USP.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This is by far one of the best stays we have ever had, To begin with, the staff, They were unbelievably polite and very helpful for all our needs. The interiors were so great that it made us never want to leave the room... The rooms were neat and we had access to hot water round the clock. The price... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Our room was small although with all the amenities you needed in your stay(like hotel).. hot water bath,Heating facility,drinking water,in-house food, TV ,Phone, Cozy bed, electric blanket etc... Rooftop was for doing Party though we didn't used it. In-house served Food was just awesome, it was just home cooked... and not of any hotel's/restaurant's. Separate Dining space felt just like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The host is very friendly and afford us very good travel advice. The food was also delicious that we can decide the menu every morning. Best omelet. Room is big and clean and there is hot water. location is also good not crowded, quiet and feeling safe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I had stayed with my family for 4 days and it was a very good experience. The host and the staff are very cordial and they do everything to make you feel at home. Special mention to the food, which is again just like home. Definitely recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Be clear that they are located on jhelum river and not dal lake or nigeen lake. As compared to dal or nigeen jhelum river has lesser number of houseboats and is very calm and peaceful far away from noises and traffic. The hosts are more than awesome and will make you feel like a family member. They gave us good... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Shelter Group of Houseboats is only Houseboats in Valley knows how important the sense of security and safety is to all its guests. Hence, a special effort is made at all our Houseboats to ensure that guest security and the Houseboats security takes precedence over any other objective.The Lal Mandi Road is security patrolled by security guards and all emergency plans well in place. The Houseboats is located in high security zone and shares the VIP road and Political residence on another side of the shore , both well guarded by BSF. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shelter Group of Houseboats

Address: Lal Mandi Road | Near S. P. S Museum, Srinagar 190008, India
Location: India > Jammu and Kashmir > Kashmir > Srinagar
Price Range: $14 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Shelter Group of Houseboats 2*
Number of rooms: 3
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