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Mughal Palace Houseboats

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Reviewed 21 December 2016

I booked Kohinoor suite in Mughal Palace houseboat for 2 nights. First impression was WoW... Nice view.. Not crowded like many other house boats in srinagar.. Five star properties and dal lake fountain is visible from boat.. But I felt bad about behaviour of Manager. We tried to contact him for details and he was not available in 2 days...

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Murawath Shah, Manager of Mughal Palace Houseboat, responded to this review Dear Guest, Thank you for taking out time to review us on TripAdvisor. I have shared your kind words with my team and we are all happy to note that you had a pleasant stay despite That you miss some things in our services first of all i am...

Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

A very warm welcome, Great Food, Fantastic Ambience, Helpfull Staff, Clean, comfortable Rooms, Own motorboats to pick and drop u from Road, Extended Deck for Extra fun specially mornings . . All in all a truly 5 Star Houseboat Experience

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Dear Mr Rishi Thanks for taking your precious time out to review our property we have request kindly write an appropriate mail to trip advisor regarding your visit.

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Got this houseboat booked for 1 night from MMT and honestly its one of the best house boats in SriNagar in Dal Lake. Personally owned by Film Actress Deepti Naval, this boat is managed by Mr.Bakhtoo and he ensures that the guests feel at home throughout their stay here. I am definitely coming back here.

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We two elderly couple from bangalore came to kashmir on 3rd may 2016 to celebrate our 51st anniversary.after visiting sonemarg. Gulmarg and pahalgum came back to srinagar and spent the 8th May night in this houseboat.it is an excellent property in terms of decor. Location fecilities food and lastly the hospitality of the management stuff.we wished could stay a few...

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Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Staffs are very courteous and humble. I was here for 2 nights. If u want to surprise your spouse /gf with a romantic candle light dinner under the moon light , don't forget to ask the hotel staffs to arrange it on roof top. They will arrange shikara ride on their motorboat Do bargain because they quote double in almost...

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 22 April 2016

We had 5 families on trip to kashmir , we were bit apprehensive for opting for House Boat say. Moment we entered house boat ... it was warm and color full . Staff was very polite and hospitality at it best . they served us Kawa and dinner and break was good All in all at good place to stay,...

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Tinsukia, India
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Check IN : 22.07.2015 Check OUT : 23.07.2015 This was our first opportunity to stay in a house boat. We were very apprehensive about it as many friends and relatives cautioned us not to stay in houseboat as they are dirty, full of mosquitoes, poor food quality and above all, the owner’s rough behavior. But the moment we entered in...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Celebrated my husband's birthday here.Loved the location of the houseboat,away from the other adjoining houseboats. Everything was upto mark...be it the room,decor,service,cleanliness,food and ofcourse the kahwa. Highly recommend to couples.

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Reviewed 20 March 2016

I visited kashmir in end of February with my wife on my 1st anniversary. We decided to start our journey in houseboat, we decided to stay in mughal palace by reading review and seeing pics on various sites. Rooms were very clean especially bathroom, bell boy especially told us not to spill water on bathroom floor otherwise I'll be charged...

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Me and my husband booked a room at the Mughal Palace for our anniversary. The experience of staying at this one-of-a-kind houseboat was simple wonderful! The warm demeanor of Yusuf and the staff, tastefully done interiors, clean space and delicious food ensured that our stay was a memorable one. The owners have taken care to transform the rooms into a...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mr. Ahmad Batku was a houseboat owner and businessman and the founder of the much renowned Houseboat Chain Mughal Palace Group of Houseboats. Mr. Ahmad Batku philanthropic philosophy was influenced by his mother’s beliefs. He was told by his mother that prayer was the best investment that he could ever make. His two golden rules of being a successful houseboat owner were, "digging for gold" and "espirt de corps".Ahmad Batku received a number of honorary guests from eminent institutions like the University of Detroit (1953), DePaul University (1954), Barat College (1955), Adelphi College (1957), Sophia University, Tokyo (1963), University of Albuquerque (1975) and the Shell Australia Limited (1988).In 1973 Mr. Conard Hilton owner of Hilton chain of hotels visited Kashmir and stayed one of the boats of Mr. Ahmad Batku. Mr. Conard mention the experience and the time he spend with Mr. Ahmad Batku and his brothers in his autobiography, "Be My Guest", The Mughal Palace Houseboat Houseboats is only Houseboats in Valley knows how important the sense of security is to all its guests. Hence, a special effort is made at all our Houseboats to ensure that guest security and the hotel security takes precedence over any other objective. The Houseboats is located in high security zone and shares the VIP road and Political residence on another side of the shore This is a super deluxe houseboat accommodation on the Dal Lake. Facilities offered include airport transfer, guide service and sightseeing. The rooms are provided with tea/ coffee maker, mineral water, sofa and lot more. The Srinagar Airport is located at a distance of 14 kms. Some major tourist places are also accessible from this property. The Mughal Palace Houseboat features a restaurant. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Recreational amenities include a golf course. This 3.5 star property has a business center. Additional property amenities include tour/ticket assistance and a garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mughal Palace Houseboats

Address: | Opp. Nunkun Restaurant, Near Rani Mahal, kabutar khana Dal Lake, Srinagar 190001, India
Region: India > Jammu and Kashmir > Kashmir > Srinagar
Price Range: ₹ 7,128 - ₹ 8,698 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“The last room has the best bathroom with Jacuzzi”
 of 5 bubbles 387vikramv, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“You Get the excellent view of dal lake and the garden of house boat”
 of 5 bubbles Sheemadipu, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“book a Suite”
 of 5 bubbles Priteshdand, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are equally good”
 of 5 bubbles 620gauravs, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
“don't expect wifi. be little tolerant with availability of water”
 of 5 bubbles moumitaderoy, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
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