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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

very excellent service , very nice hospitality being vegetarian served us very good vegetarian food made us comfortable stay in House Boat, Though we have stay only for one night it was extremely comfortable.They also have very good arrangement in the House Boat. The owner of the House boat also very careful about their customer who stays in the house...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well, if you think to stay at srinagar in houseboat than my experience with "Gurkha" House Boat is fantastic.. Main reasons is the peaceful lake with extremely fantastic Lake view, also best service in houseboat with their staff particularly by Irfan & by chef (cook).. being we are Strictly vegetarian he prepared good veg food & irfan have give very...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Gurkha Houseboats in January 2017 with my wife. Comfortable Pick-up on a chargeable basis from airport, complimentary Shikara ride to our houseboat. The houseboat is nothing like any modern hotel but gives a taste of royalty which is the true Kashmiriyat in every sense, as explained to us by the owner Aaquib, who personally made sure that...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Welcomed into houseboat with warm Kashmiri hospitality. Staff are attentive n speaks good English. Because we are here during low season, we are the only guests in the boat. Owner also took me to his shop to buy carpet.

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Pune, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

after landing in Srinagar we headed straight to Gorkha house boat,reached there by a shikara,a strange name though .When u approach nothing looks great but as u climb the stairs,voila,things are pretty and when you enter the living room you are like VOW.The interiors are exquisitely done in walnut wood carving.It was terribly cold but they had kept it warm...

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 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 7 February 2017

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 30 January 2017 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, 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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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: ₹ 7,853 - ₹ 9,948 (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 Abhijeet-tripadv, 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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