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Reviewed November 5, 2016

wE spent several days at this houseboat back in august on the suggestion of friends who have stayed here and although there was unrest in srinagar our hosts provided us with an enjoyable stay.Captain Hameed Dunoo and his son Kaleed gave us a most welcoming and gracious service catering for all our needs.The houseboat is comfortable and well furnished .Nageen...

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Kottayam, India
Reviewed August 26, 2016

We had planned to visit Leh, by travelling by road from Srinagar. We were apprehensive, with the news coming in from Srinagar. But Shri.Hamid, owner of the houseboat reassured us. We had planned only for a night's stay at Srinagar, owing to the situation there. But Hamid ji arranged a Shikara ride for us in the Dal lake, and it...

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Reviewed July 13, 2016

On my return journey from Leh, We stayed here for two days from 14th June 2016 to 16th June 2016. Very nice hospitality. Thanks to Captain Hameed. We felt we were at our home. This was our first trip and Mr. Hameed helped us in arranging transport, food and planning itinerary. We visited Pahalgham, Gulmarg, Shikara ride and Local sight...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed July 12, 2016

A lazy morning and off to Srinagar by noon. In Srinagar we now had a Houseboat stay at Nageen Lake. “Buckingham Palace”. Courteous Owner Mr Dinno and Guest in charge Mr Hameed truly make you feel like royal guest in a miniature palace. Tasty Nabru palak and upma are two things I shall miss in Mumbai. Mr Hameed lives by...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed June 27, 2016

I have visited Srinagar between 22 June to 26th June and booked "New Buckingham Palace Houseboat" not only for stay, also for complete package of Gulmarg, Sonmarg and Pahalgam. It was my first time that I was doing advance booking that's why I had some worries that what will happen ? After reaching there, I got much much more then...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed June 4, 2016

We stayed at new buckingham palace during our visit to Kashmir and must say we had a best hospitality from Captain Hameed. He guided us through out our stay at kashmir. He is a very nice genuine person to be with and especially if you are going with a family Hameed is the best tour guide who takes care with...

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Reviewed June 2, 2016

I was referred by friend of mine about this houseboat and specially capt. Hameed. We have booked the houseboat for 2 days ( 23rd -24th may). Due to heavy traffic, we were stuck and I got a call from capt. hameed around 9 pm. I was surprised as I had never seen hotel staff calling guest to check if they...

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Lucknow, India
Reviewed June 1, 2016

captain hameed as well as all his staff members are very courteous and caring...my vehical broke doen in srinagar outskirt...and on one single call he was available with his car to pick me and my family without any extra charges or catch...i wish them truly from my heart for their future sucess and life... advocate siddharth singh high court lucknow...

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Reviewed May 31, 2016

The houseboat is very comfortable with scenic beauty of lake. The service, food and the warmth reception is really memorable. The hospitality of Captain Hamid and other members of the hotel is very heart touching. Captain we hope a long friendship with you as I'm really impressed on your reception.

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Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Captain Hameed arranged all of our travel during our trip to Kashmir and it was flawless. Between him and Khalid, who was with us through our trip they made sure our trip was seamlessly planned. We were guided on how to deal with locals at various tourist spots (they can be very pushy and irritating) , taken to the best...

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This is Captain Abdul Hameed Dunoo, Proprietor of M/s "New Buckingham Palace" Houseboat, Nigeen Lake, Srinagar, Kashmir(India).My houseboat, New Buckingham Palace, is situated on the most beautiful lake in Srinagar Nigeen called 'jewel in the ring." Every window of the houseboat commands great views of the lake and historical fort, and on the other side of the houseboat, a huge well-kept garden with traditional trees called "chinar" and beautiful flowers can be found. The New Buckingham Palace houseboat is really a floating palace. The houseboat itself is 135ft. long and 17ft. wide, having large airy rooms. ... more   less 

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Address: Nigeen Lake, | Nigeen Lake, Srinagar 190006, India
Location: India > Jammu and Kashmir > Kashmir > Srinagar
Price Range: $21 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“All are spacious rooms, with attached bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles dipuur2000, Aug 26, 2016 | Read review
“Best View of Lake, Personal attention to each customer.”
 of 5 bubbles Vivek_Dubey, Jun 27, 2016 | Read review
“choose suite room with breakfast”
 of 5 bubbles vinodchayam, Jun 4, 2016 | Read review
“Call Captain Hameed before visit to Srinagar 9419747419”
 of 5 bubbles , May 31, 2016 | Read review
“pls avoid. book another houseboat”
 of 5 bubbles Abhineet_Sawa, May 3, 2016 | Read review
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