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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been coming kashmir for sometime now and this was the first time staying in this houseboat and had never experienced such Kashmir. Service food quality was AMAZING. Owner Mr aaqib very helpful.

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Indore, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms were clean, we and our friends really enjoyed the stay. the owners were very good and helpful. they have some other business as well and they gave us good discounts on merchandise purchased from them. had a great time. the service they said was all provided to us.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dear Gurkha Houseboat, Thank you for your warmth welcome and service to us. We truly enjoy our stay here and I will recommend whoever comes to visit Kashmir to visit this place. Hope to see you all again soon! Terry

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 31 December 2016

These group of floating hotels on Lake Dal have exquisitely carved teak interiors and are beautifully furnished and lovely soft furnishings. Ask for Gulum or Goolum to be your houseman. He speaks very good English and will bend over backwards to give you fine service, we so appreciate everything he has done for us, he has been very caring and...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We decided to stay at a houseboat even in December after speaking to the manager, Mr. Isaaq, who convinced us about heating in the boat. The houseboat was luxurious, heated with a Bukhari and the hospitality team there - Maqbool and Zuhoor were exceptional hosts! Overall a fantastic stay!

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

stayed for four nights in the beautiful place. Truly amazing experience with fantastic hospitality from everyone including the manager (Mr. Shafiq), house keeper and chef. The rooms are warm cosy with almost all the facilities you could expect from a houseboat. Cleanliness is very satisfactory. Bathrooms were well maintained.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I would like to thank the owner, manager and housekeeper for taking such great care of us when we stayed at their houseboat. Even though its classic style but all are very clean. Bathroom was modern and spacious, clean and with hot water 24/7. Food was the best we've had in Srinagar so I don't get why other reviewers complained...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We stayed on a houseboat for 2 nights. It was a very different experience. The houseboat is on the other side of the lake so were taken there on a shikara. The houseboat was very neat and done up in intricate Kashmiri design. The houseboat had a family room, a dining area, a deck for sitting as well as 2...

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I served as army and for holiday I traveled jammu and stayed two nights. I ENJOYED my stay very much. LOCATION was great and service excellent. FOOD was fine too but could have been better. STAFFS were friendly and taking care guest. Other guests were also seem happy.

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calcutta, india
Reviewed 17 July 2016

My wife and I stayed there for 5 nights and those were some of the best 5 nights we spent in any hotel. A lovely houseboat that is clean and comfortable. We stayed in boat number 5. As it is, Nigeen lake is a very quiet place without any of the tourist hustle bustle that Dal lake witnesses. We were...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A houseboat on a placid lake ringed by flowering trees is by far one of the most attractive choices for accomodation. It sets the tone and pace for a visit to this ethereal city and WelcomHeritage Gurkha Houseboats on the Nagin Lake is an amalgamation of all that is the last word in pampered comfort, elegant lavishness and abiding romance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about WelcomHeritage Gurkha Houseboats

Address: Opp. Nagin Club, Srinagar 190001, India
Region: India > Jammu and Kashmir > Kashmir > Srinagar
Price Range: $120 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — WelcomHeritage Gurkha Houseboats 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Gurkha Houseboats Hotel Srinagar
WelcomHeritage Gurkha Houseboats Srinagar, Kashmir
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Srinagar
#5 Romantic Hotel in Srinagar
#7 Family Hotel in Srinagar
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“delux rooms are also as good as suites”
 of 5 bubbles jainhim, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Keep your cool with all the hawker boatmen, they are trying to feed their families, smile and say no thanks they get the message eventually.”
 of 5 bubbles 753kathyd, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed at their Suite, which was the best but I think all rooms are bigger than the average room size in houseboats.”
 of 5 bubbles Laperle, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Certain houseboats have 2 rooms and others have 3 rooms. In case you are booking 1 room, choose the smaller houseboat which has 2 rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles abhijeetvirmani, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want wifi, opt for Boat 3”
 of 5 bubbles kaniskac, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
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