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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good service and food ,feels like home awesome very helpful people at houseboat ,I suggest to stay at Victoria houseboat if you are looking to stay in the houseboat hot and cold water available for bath and drinking rooms are very good and interior is excellent

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gul c, Owner at Lake Victoria Houseboats, responded to this review

Greetings from Lake victoria Houseboats!!! Thanks a lot for your review.. Its always heart-warming to read such lines about the property. Thank you for rewarding us excellent on all aspects of our hospitality. We do hope that the pleasant memories of this will foster a long and fruitful relationship. We look forward to welcoming you with another pleasant experience!!! GUL...

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

After a long time I decide to go kashmir for honey moon. I found on goibibo lake victoria group of house boat I book for one night to check first night in Lake Victoria and stayed there was awesome with lake Victoria and Hamed bhai and owner Gul Mohammad bhai Jaan who were amazing and experienced and stay there for...

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gul c, Owner at Lake Victoria Houseboats, responded to this review

Greetings from Lake victoria Houseboats!!! Thanks a lot for your review.. Its always heart-warming to read such lines about the property. Thank you for rewarding us excellent on all aspects of our hospitality. We do hope that the pleasant memories of this will foster a long and fruitful relationship. We look forward to welcoming you with another pleasant experience!!! GUL...

Ahmedabad, India
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Had a wonderful experience of staying in houseboat in kerala, therefore decided to stay in a house boat in srinagar. We booked lake victora, which is some where in the middle of dal lake. Well our experience of kerala was amazing as the boat use run accross the backwaters, here these were stationary boats, but over all it was great...

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gul c, Owner at Lake Victoria Houseboats, responded to this review

Greetings from Lake victoria Houseboats!!! Thanks a lot for your review.. Its always heart-warming to read such lines about the property. Thank you for rewarding us excellent on all aspects of our hospitality. We do hope that the pleasant memories of this will foster a long and fruitful relationship. We look forward to welcoming you with another pleasant experience!!! GUL...

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We went to this houseboat on 2016 july and the stay was awesome. We went in season so they rates was fine. We enjoy the stay... the rooms of tge houseboat were nice and it was really amazing and the service provide by tge houseboat housekeepers and owners was so nice beautifull view of shankeracharya temple. It was really nice...

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gul c, Owner at Lake Victoria Houseboats, responded to this review

Greetings from Lake victoria Houseboats!!! Thanks a lot for your review.. Its always heart-warming to read such lines about the property. Thank you for rewarding us excellent on all aspects of our hospitality. We do hope that the pleasant memories of this will foster a long and fruitful relationship. We look forward to welcoming you with another pleasant experience!!! GUL...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I visited Kashmir in beginning of July & I stayed in lake Victoria houseboat, dal lake. I plan was staying 5 nights on a houseboat, but I liked it so much ,that I extended 17 days. Food was delicious, staff was very helpful,

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gul c, Owner at Lake Victoria Houseboats, responded to this review

Greetings from Lake victoria Houseboats!!! Thanks a lot for your review.. Its always heart-warming to read such lines about the property. Thank you for rewarding us excellent on all aspects of our hospitality. We do hope that the pleasant memories of this will foster a long and fruitful relationship. We look forward to welcoming you with another pleasant experience!!! GUL...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Pros: Nice ambiance, Well maintained. Tasty Home made food. Nice location Cons: Sometimes service is not at time. Plus you need to pay extra for AC or Geyser. Manager and staff are friendly. They server good northern indian food

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gul c, Owner at Lake Victoria Houseboats, responded to this review

Greetings from Lake victoria Houseboats!!! Thanks a lot for your review.. Its always heart-warming to read such lines about the property. Thank you for rewarding us excellent on all aspects of our hospitality. We do hope that the pleasant memories of this will foster a long and fruitful relationship. We look forward to welcoming you with another pleasant experience!!! GUL...

San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to Srinagar and on the lake Victoria houseboats. The quality of the houseboat and the amenities can vary depending on which houseboat you end up on. We had a great this time. The boats are comfortable and well appointed. The staff were able to arrange tours of the lake, made arrangements for us to buy...

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gul c, Owner at Lake Victoria Houseboats, responded to this review

Greetings from Lake victoria Houseboats!!! Thanks a lot for your review.. Its always heart-warming to read such lines about the property. Thank you for rewarding us excellent on all aspects of our hospitality. We do hope that the pleasant memories of this will foster a long and fruitful relationship. We look forward to welcoming you with another pleasant experience!!! GUL...

Reviewed 2 July 2016

Wonderful experience. Everything was neat and clean. The bad part was that we were charged separate for AC however that was included in the package. Food (breakfast and dinner) was good. Quawa was good as well.

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gul c, Owner at Lake Victoria Houseboats, responded to this review

Greetings from Lake victoria Houseboats!!! Thanks a lot for your review.. Its always heart-warming to read such lines about the property. Thank you for rewarding us excellent on all aspects of our hospitality. We do hope that the pleasant memories of this will foster a long and fruitful relationship. We look forward to welcoming you with another pleasant experience!!! GUL...

Reviewed 1 July 2016

It is a nice houseboat to stay for short periods. We stayed there for two nights. Basic amenities was there like attached bathroom, hot and cold water etc. You can not expect luxury amenities there. Its a mid range houseboat. The caretaker was excellent and very well behaved and helpful. the only problem is food. The food was costly (600...

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gul c, Owner at Lake Victoria Houseboats, responded to this review

Greetings from Lake victoria Houseboats!!! Thanks a lot for your review.. Its always heart-warming to read such lines about the property. Thank you for rewarding us excellent on all aspects of our hospitality. We do hope that the pleasant memories of this will foster a long and fruitful relationship. We look forward to welcoming you with another pleasant experience!!! GUL...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This was our second trip to Kashmir, and our second stay on Dal Lake. We've found staying with Gul Mohammed and his family wonderful. They are extremely helpful, and the boat is charming. They helped us locate all the services we needed, the things we wanted to buy, the places we wanted to visit. The driver that Gul set us...

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gul c, Owner at Lake Victoria Houseboats, responded to this review

Greetings from Lake victoria Houseboats!!! Thanks a lot for your review.. Its always heart-warming to read such lines about the property. Thank you for rewarding us excellent on all aspects of our hospitality. We do hope that the pleasant memories of this will foster a long and fruitful relationship. We look forward to welcoming you with another pleasant experience!!! GUL...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hello! Salam Alie kum! Namaste! Ni Hao! Bonjour! Привет! Welcome to Lake Victoria Houseboats. Our deluxe houseboats are located in the middle of the gorgeous Dal Lake and easily accessible by Shikara. We ensure our guests a peaceful, friendly stay with meals, wifi and all other facilities included Looking for a nice and sunny retreat on Dal Lake? Lake Victoria Houseboats are THE place to stay for a real Kashmiri houseboat lodging experience and a friendly stay. We are located on the beautiful Dal Lake in Srinagar, surronded by luxurious vegetation and the mountains (where you can have a glimpse of the sunset on the lake). We are easily accessible from Nerhu Park by Shikara. We have 4 Deluxe family-owned houseboats, all tastefully decorated in Mughal style-architecture with gorgeous lakeside veranda and rooftop, where you can relax, sip a good (free) kashmiri tea and enjoy your vacations. We provide: -Clean rooms, king size beds -Shikara lifts unlimited -WI-FI IN ROOM *one of the few boats to offer* !! -Meals -Hot water -Fans -Private bathrooms -Valuable travel advices and guidance We can help you with your travel arrangements and arrange visits to the gardens, floating market, etc. We offer trekking, water trekking through canals and sightseeing services! Our houseboats bob gently in the middle of Dal Lake but have easy access to shore by 2 minutes Shikara ride. Away from the traffic jam and city noise, it guarantees better views on the Lake and on the Mountains. From Airport : 12 km approx. Take a taxi to here Ghat no.9 And take a lift in Shikara. Ask for Lake Victoria Houseboats From Nerhu Park : half a km approx. From Ghat no.9 (Embarkation port) : 2 minutes in Shikara. Reception opens 24-hours 2 beds per bedroom (1 king and 1 single) Meals included - but possible to ask for lodging only. Do not hesitate to call or visit so we can arrange your stay according to your needs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Victoria Houseboats

Address: Opposite Ghat No 09 Boulevard Road | Golden Dallake, Srinagar 190001, India
Region: India > Jammu and Kashmir > Kashmir > Srinagar
Price Range: £29 - £52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lake Victoria Houseboats 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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