Deluxe Double Room With Breakfast
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Deluxe Double Room
Sun, 15 Jan – Mon, 16 Jan (1 Night) | 1 Room | 1 Guest
Deluxe Double Room
Gurkha houseboats was indeed an excellent choice...nice clean rooms and toilets ,with excellent service by the caretaker...good food....most serene view of the nagin lake...we had the most amazing experience of staying at a house boat.
Room was spacious with all the necessities. Staff was caring and efficient towards their work. We had all in the dinning hall it was served very well and with good taste.
We had a wonderful stay in this property. My room was very well maintained. The room service was brisk. Also the food served was delicious. This is an above average property.
Gurkha Houseboats is a hidden surprise in Srinagar. The houseboats are beautifully designed and impeccably kept. They are located in Nageen Lake which is a more peaceful part of Dal lake and away from the chaos and clutter. They have designed the place in Kashmiri style with beautiful local artefacts, carpets, rugs, curtains, cutlery. The common area is luxurious, warm and welcoming and makes one feel at home. The room was comfortable and warm. Considering it was in a houseboat, the room was spacious enough for an extra bed for our child, had a separate dressing area and a neat and clean bathroom with a bath tub as well. What floored us the most was the hospitality shown by the staff, their attention to every detail and the sensitivity towards our young children. They figured out in a day what our fussy children like to eat and got the same ready proactively for the next meal. This gesture of theirs will remain etched in our minds. Also worthy of mention is the finger licking food prepared by them for every meal. Though the menu is limited, one doesn't miss a wide choice because they make every meal really special. Gurkha Houseboats certainly gives you THE 5 star experience in a houseboat in every way - location, design, interiors, food and above all the service. Highly recommended.
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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 giving. The chef is 1st class and I have had some amazing vegetarian meals and my husband has just raved about his non veg meals. The owner has also a very fine carpet and pashmina emporium and we bought a rug in Jaipur and now I wished we knew what this place has to offer, seriously people, don't buy these things before you come here, very well worth the wait to judge especially with price and quality. This hotel has been a fine way to see in 2017. Kathy & Tony Brisbane Australia
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!
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.
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 that it was cold. It was served hot, so delicious with their special chicken dish truly finger-licking good. Enough to serve an army! They checked many times to be sure we had all we needed and felt comfort. The place was heated so nicely by wood in living room all the time in November chill weather and in bedroom with oil heater. Plus thoughtfully hot water plastic bags in our bed. Fruits and cake, cookies were served beautifully. Not to forget to mention the famous Kashmiri tea - kahwa to be served many times, which was always deeply appreciated. They are building the most luxurious houseboat of all in Srinagar and I saw how beautiful the artwork is being done. No doubt this is the most Luxurious Houseboat group in Srinagar with excellent service and care. I hope the situation will get better soonest because Srinagar needs their tourism back. It was a great stay! It felt so tranquil, fresh air and beautiful landscape. You are indulged here, for real. Personal service at its best. You should visit their gallery with finest Kashmiri famous products. Remember to ask for discount :-) Quality is great! Can compare to the expensive, beautiful JK Gov. Art Emporium quality at better price. We shopped everywhere from up to down to we know the price vs quality. Highly recommended.
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 rooms. The houseboat attendant was very helpful. The breakfast was pretty basic and the dinner quality could also have been better but all in all a great experience.
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