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WelcomHeritage Gurkha Houseboats

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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...

Thank kathy d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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!

Thank Prashant S
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank JithKL
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...

Thank Laperle
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...

Thank abhijeetvirmani
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.

Thank jnkarmy
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...

Thank kaniskac
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We have been in the Houseboat for one day. The Houseboat is in the Nageen lake. If you want peace and tranquility,this is the place. The food was excellent. You can have shikara ride. Only problem is the salesman through the shikara may pester you. We should have spent more time there. You should go with friends and family.

Thank chandorikar
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Gurkha houseboat on 29th Jun for 1 night. Took 3 rooms so practically whole houseboat was ours and it was so much fun. They make you feel staying at home and it feels like home only. Rooms are spacious and are very well maintained with good decor. Bathroom quality is good too compared to other houseboats. Overall...

Thank AmitG1984
Udaipur, India
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Our last stop for the Kashmir Trip was Gurkha. We were eight members, so we booked a houseboat of four rooms. The welcome group owned the Gurkha houseboats. They have 6-7 boats. We were on the boat number second. These houseboats are not in the Dal Lake (which is a good part). After the tiring journey, the last day was...


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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 

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Address: Opp. Nagin Club, Srinagar 190001, India
Region: India > Jammu and Kashmir > Kashmir > Srinagar
Price Range: ₹ 6,071 - ₹ 6,957 (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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“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
“All 4 rooms are good. There is a common drawing hall and dining hall, which are nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 145nitind, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
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