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Mahjong Houseboats

Boulevard Road Ghat No 14 - Nehru Park Dal Lake, Srinagar 190001 India
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Mahjong group of houseboats consists on a fleet of premier class houseboats having 32 rooms capacity which include double,single and family rooms with extra beds facility. All houseboats in the group are centrally heated with attached baths. These houseboats are located in one of the most beautiful parts of world famous Dal Lake, with a magnificent view of Zabarwan mountain range and sacred Mahadev peak . The main attraction of this area is the bustling market on water known as 'Old City' which is close to where Mahjong houseboats are moored. Free breakfast is served to our guests on board. Our guests are also eligible to have a dinner free of cost. They can also enjoy a boat ride around the lake without any extra charges. On arrival every guest is served famous brew of Kashmir known as 'kehwa' as a special treat. Free boat crossings are also available to them round the clock. We also have a dinning hall setup in a garden having seating capacity for 100 people where buffet is served.
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AB wrote a review Jan 2024
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We stayed at this houseboat for one night. The positives: It looked very pretty and the interiors were appealing. The bed was very comfortable, the bed warmer kept us warm, and the room was clean and well kept. The lodgings were hygienic. The food served was hygienic too, and was really tasty! The negatives: The proprietor forgot to send boats to pick us up from the dock, so we were waiting in the biting cold for 20 mins before someone turned up. After reaching, we had to wait a couple of hours, and got to eat dinner only at 9:30 pm. (I guess he really forgot that our party was checking in.) My friend’s toddler wasn’t interested in eating the food made — the proprietor told me in Hindi that she should slap her kid and make the baby eat his food. Yikes. There was no warm water in the shower/taps even though the proprietor had promised us we’d have warm water to have a shower through out the day. Warm water was available only between 7 am and 8:30 am. They refused to boil water (for drinking), and asked us to buy bottles of water. Even after we bought water, they refused to heat it up in the communal water kettle, saying they didn’t want to waste electricity on this. The next morning at 8:30 am, we were yelled at to come out and eat breakfast even though we weren’t hungry, and when we told the proprietor so, he claimed we were the ones who’d asked him to keep the food ready at 8. This did not happen — we normally eat only at 9:30 am. We were supposed to start on our Shikara ride at 9:30 (owned by this same dude) and check out at 11 — but at 9, in the middle of our forced upon breakfast, he told us we had to vacate by 9:30 because he had another party checking in soon, and that he needed to clean the place. When we argued saying we’d paid money to stay, he said he didn’t want to keep the new guests waiting — but bro, isn’t that exactly what you did to us the previous night? We were forced to check out by 9:30, and our 1.5 hr shikara ride ended in 45 mins — his guys operating the boats said they needed to go back even though we’d paid for the longer rides. The place is nice, but the people are cheats. I know Hindi, so I got clued in pretty quickly. This was not fun.
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Tourist0115 wrote a review Oct 2023
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Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (5/5) Oh, what a splendid experience we had on this houseboat! It's not just a stay, it's a memory etched in time. The luxurious amenities made us feel pampered, and the warm hospitality stole our hearts. Mr. Uzair and Mr. Junaid, the dynamic duo, were the stars of our trip. Their infectious enthusiasm and attentiveness elevated our stay to another level. They made sure every moment was filled with comfort and fun. The serene beauty of Dal Lake combined with this cozy haven was a match made in heaven. We can't wait to return and relive this enchanting experience. Kudos to the entire team for creating a slice of paradise in Srinagar!
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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FarAway42746653707 wrote a review Sept 2023
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It's an amazing lication, away from the buzzy road... The interiors are plush... Hygiene is well taken care... Food is made to order and the staff is quite warm and welcoming... Thanks to Ahmed Ji for taking good care and also thanks to Danish for personally taking care of us.
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Date of stay: September 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Quest61616020858 wrote a review Aug 2023
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The location was incredible. It has a very nice view and it is far from the noise of the city. The house was cleaned and the service was always attentive with us. They always tried to give us what we requested and were very friendly.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Ruchdaporn C wrote a review Jun 2023
Bangkok, Thailand4 contributions1 helpful vote
We stay 2 nights at Mahjong Boat House on Dal Lake. Though a bit run down, it was quite comfy. And thanks to the helpful attention from Mr.Bilal, the butler, it was such a nice and smooth stay. It is a must experience in a historical boat house for at least a night when you visit Srinagar.
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Date of stay: June 2023
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Travel45551029788 wrote a review Jun 2023
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The houseboat was superb had an amazing experience staying in. The food was delicious and the the ambience and location was soo beautiful. the service and the staff- Specially BILAL SYEED was very welcoming so polite and corporative and very helpful. Would definitely recommend a stay-in.
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Date of stay: May 2023
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Saloni A wrote a review Apr 2023
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The houseboat was good, food was amazing but had the worst experience with the driver provided. Was upfront rude, harsh in driving, and trying to force our trip to suit his needs by manipulating us.
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Date of stay: March 2023
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sashni wrote a review May 2022
Bengaluru, India153 contributions61 helpful votes
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Located at the far end of the lake ( as compared to the many boats which are closer to the port/ghat/jetty), takes a good 20-25 mins to reach from the mainland. We took two rooms .. maintenance of the rooms are just about ok. The food dishes out though slow tasted very good. The owners are a pleasure to chat up with. Lovely views of the sun .. and the mountains around. Being here only for a night we could do the vegetable floating market , shikara ride etc. Overall an ok place to stay for a night and maybe not more!
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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sameeksha wrote a review Apr 2022
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The Houseboat was overall good but there was one major drawback...there was no jet or sparay in the Toilet. i guess that is the basic amenities which is missing here. Rest everything was similar to 5 star property.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Amit J wrote a review Mar 2022
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates13 contributions3 helpful votes
Excellent service Lala Bhai cook and gunny Bhai cook are excellent Very tasty food Good wifi Clean and neat rooms Hot water available 24 hours Amazing breakfast and dinner Amazing view from the house boat Will upload pics shortly Better than all other 5 stars hotels we stayed in Srinagar
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
₹6,383 - ₹10,030 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaJammu and KashmirKashmirSrinagar DistrictSrinagar
NUMBER OF ROOMS
32
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mahjong Houseboats
Which popular attractions are close to Mahjong Houseboats?
Nearby attractions include Shankaracharya Hill (1.8 km), Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden (3.2 km), and Nigeen Lake (3.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Mahjong Houseboats?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a fitness centre.
What food & drink options are available at Mahjong Houseboats?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Mahjong Houseboats?
Conveniently located restaurants include Stream Restaurant, Cafe Tulip, and Shamyana Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Mahjong Houseboats?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Mahjong Houseboats?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Kathi Darwaza (2.0 km) and Parihaspora Pattan (4.9 km).