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Swan Group of Houseboats
Ranked #12 of 559 Speciality Lodging in Srinagar
Certificate of Excellence
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1 review
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“Swan Houseboat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2012

My family and I have stayed at the Swan houseboat many times over the past 25 years. We have always been made to feel very welcome and enjoyed our stay. Despite all the political difficulties that Kashmir has faced, it still feels wonderfully calm sitting on the front deck of the Swan houseboat watching the sunset on the Dal lake. (I've put Aug 2011 as our travel date but last time we visited was actually 2010 when my wife and I stayed on the houseboat.)

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  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with family
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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Mauritius
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2012

I went to Srinagar a few weeks before and stayed at swan group of house boats. It was a perfect place to stay at. The rooms are big enough and really comfortable. There were good heating arrangements in the boat and the food was nice.

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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with family
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Pune
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2012

My wife and I had spendid time in kashmir The scenery was absolutely stunning, it was very cold in srinagar but the people at swan group of house boats always kept us warm,our room was very nice with hot water in the bathroom always. The food at the boat was clean and fresh we will be looking forward to come back in summer.

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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Mumbai, India
1 review
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2012

It is very well maintained houseboat in Dal Lake... Service & Food is good...

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Bengaluru, India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2011

They initially failed to honor the online booking. I visited in december, and it was freezing cold on the boat with power not working. In this situtation, I was informed that the heater will not be turned on, as this is not included in the package. Also demanded extortionate prices for arranging transport. Moved out of the boat house the next day.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Swan Group of Houseboats

Property: Swan Group of Houseboats
Address: Ghat No 12, Boulevard Road | Golden Dal Lake, opp Hotel City Deltop, Srinagar 190001, India
Region: India > Jammu and Kashmir > Kashmir > Srinagar
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Ski-In / Ski-Out Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #12 of 559 Speciality Lodging in Srinagar
Price range (per night): ₹ 2,127 - ₹ 3,480
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Swan Group of Houseboats 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Swan Group of Houseboats, a company recognized by Govt. of India, Ministry of Tourism, a houseboat with people with delegation of powerful experience, knows its way around. Swan Group of Houseboats, a houseboat with difference, has been successfully engaged in the travel business for past 30 years & has gathered together a specialized and well experienced team dedicated to the path of the traveler in Srinagar. Indeed our commitment to Srinagar is unsurpassed. ... more   less 
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Swan Group Of Houseboats Srinagar, Kashmir

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