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New Buckingham Palace Houseboat

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All reviewscaptain hameednigeen lakeshikara ridepersonal balconyroyal suite roomthe ownerhis teamstar hospitalityfrom arrival to departurean enjoyable staytakes careany assistancedry fruitsrequired facilitieswarm hospitalitylocal shoppingour entire stay
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

Can't add much to the excellent reviews already posted about this fabulous place. Yes, the houseboat is located at a nice, serene corner of the Nigeen lake. Good clean rooms & excellent service by the caretaker boys Khalid & Nissar. The Owner, Capt. Hammed, is...More

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Response from NewBuckinghamPalace, Owner at New Buckingham Palace HouseboatResponded June 8, 2017

"Thanks Very Much For The Review" !!! Captain Hameed

Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

Me n my wife stayed here from 7th - 9th may 2017 . My inputs for ur vacations - - The houseboat is owned by a team of very efficient, humble , honest and deeply culturally rooted family of Captain Hameed Saab and his nephews...More

Thank Bishiii
Response from NewBuckinghamPalace, Owner at New Buckingham Palace HouseboatResponded May 21, 2017

Me, & my staff pays you "big thanks" for the review (Captain Hameed)

Reviewed April 27, 2017

My husband and I visited the New Buckingham Palace Houseboat and stayed on it for 2 nights in April 2017. We booked the Royal Suite . The room was clean and spacious with a little balcony facing the calm waters of the Nageen lake. I...More

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Response from NewBuckinghamPalace, Owner at New Buckingham Palace HouseboatResponded April 29, 2017

Me, & my staff pays "big thanks" for the review. Captain Hameed (proprietor)

Reviewed April 20, 2017

New Buckingham Palace Houseboat is at very quite lake away from the hustle of the Daal Lake. The owner of the houseboat Captain. Hameed, is very gentle man, concerned about guests and treats them as his family members. He made our stay very relaxing and...More

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Response from NewBuckinghamPalace, Owner at New Buckingham Palace HouseboatResponded June 8, 2017

"Thanks For The Review" Captain Hameed

Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Capt hameed is your goto person in Kashmir. Very hospitable and takes care of every small detail. We stay at his houseboat every year. Wonderful place not crowded as dal lake. You want to have a tranquil place to stay choose his houseboat

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Response from NewBuckinghamPalace, Owner at New Buckingham Palace HouseboatResponded April 4, 2017

Me, & my staff pays "big thanks" for the review !!! Captain Hameed (proprietor)

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swagatika89
December 29, 2016|
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Response from dipuur2000 | Reviewed this property |
Hi!. You may please contact Capt.Hameed, the owner on 9419747419. He will be very helpful. Regards, Dipu.
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Sun3105
July 14, 2016|
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Dear Sir/ Madam, Hello, Yes we do provide proper heating arrangement in every room plus latest electric appliances "electric blankets" that keep your bed warm round the clock. At your service. Captain Hameed
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