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Young Bombay Group of House Boats
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Reviewed 6 June 2014

Everything was perfect during my stay at Young Bombay. The owner is very loving person and he knows how to take care of his guests from their arrival at the bus stand or railway station or airport to the moment they leave. His family has been running the business for decades of years and he knows pretty well the need of the new generation (ie. cleanliness, working wifi, hot water, etc.). His knowledge of the region is awesome and the optional food is simple but very tasty.

  • Stayed: June 2014
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youngbombay23, Manager at Young Bombay Group of House Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2015

Dear Guests
Thank you for choosing our HOUSEBOAT YOUNG BOMBAY for your stay in DAL LAKE SRINAGAR KASHMIR . We have read your comments about the Houseboat and we greatly appreciate that you took the time to write them, as our guests’ satisfaction is our main priority.
It is very important for us that our guests’ experiences are shared.
It was a pleasure to have you as our guest. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your collaboration and we hope to see you again soon at Our Houseboat.

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Reviewed 6 June 2014

I booked this house boat for my family vacation.I wasn't able to go with them,but Owner Mr.Omar promised me all the help and assisted my family during entire stay.Review I received from my family "clean rooms wonderful atmosphere, very good homely foods".They are wonderful people and I will defiantly visit next year.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Shyam_Dhadke
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youngbombay23, Manager at Young Bombay Group of House Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2015

Dear Guests
Thank you for choosing our HOUSEBOAT YOUNG BOMBAY for your stay in DAL LAKE SRINAGAR KASHMIR . We have read your comments about the Houseboat and we greatly appreciate that you took the time to write them, as our guests’ satisfaction is our main priority.
It is very important for us that our guests’ experiences are shared.
It was a pleasure to have you as our guest. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your collaboration and we hope to see you again soon at Our Houseboat.

All Members Of Young Bombay Houseboat.

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Reviewed 31 May 2014

We stayed on this house boat for two nights, our bedroom was comfortable clean as was the ensuite bathroom. I defiantly would recommend it. Mohammed was very helpful and hospitable. Nothing was to much trouble. Food was very good and plenty of it. I would certainly come back here the position on the lake was so beautiful. The helpers also could not do enough for us

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Billie900
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youngbombay23, Manager at Young Bombay Group of House Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2015

Dear Guests
Thank you for choosing our HOUSEBOAT YOUNG BOMBAY for your stay in DAL LAKE SRINAGAR KASHMIR . We have read your comments about the Houseboat and we greatly appreciate that you took the time to write them, as our guests’ satisfaction is our main priority.
It is very important for us that our guests’ experiences are shared.
It was a pleasure to have you as our guest. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your collaboration and we hope to see you again soon at Our Houseboat.

All Members Of Young Bombay Houseboat.

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Reviewed 30 May 2014

We had stayed there for 3 nights, we're all very happy with the warming welcome, clean & nice atmosphere, foods're excellent, exactly relax. they treat with us like the people in their family. The house boat's owner also booked the nice hotel in Gulmarg for my group. Thank you for every comfortable that u had provided us. I promise that next year I will go back to stay there for my vacation again.

Room Tip: Front balcony is proper for sitting and drinking tea and seeing scenery of Dal lake.
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Siriporn S
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youngbombay23, Manager at Young Bombay Group of House Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2015

Dear Guests
Thank you for choosing our HOUSEBOAT YOUNG BOMBAY for your stay in DAL LAKE SRINAGAR KASHMIR . We have read your comments about the Houseboat and we greatly appreciate that you took the time to write them, as our guests’ satisfaction is our main priority.
It is very important for us that our guests’ experiences are shared.
It was a pleasure to have you as our guest. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your collaboration and we hope to see you again soon at Our Houseboat.

All Members Of Young Bombay Houseboat.

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Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

It was my first time to stay at House boat.nice experience we are very Happy with House Boat Young Bombay Staff and owner they help u. Ever time when u need for Sight seen there is many House boat i check review of Young bombay and i call them and they give me good response . It was soo nice i call. Sharkia free Ghat.No.9 to Young Bombay.food was good night time u can sitting out side at House boat soo nice climate and mountain view. Early morning u can see different at Dal lake fishermen fishing flower man come to sell flower great water bodies experience. i will recommend my friend stay at there Home away from Home thanku soo much young bombay family
I take lots of memories from u give us ....

Stayed: May 2014, travelled with family
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youngbombay23, Manager at Young Bombay Group of House Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2015

Dear Guests
Thank you for choosing our HOUSEBOAT YOUNG BOMBAY for your stay in DAL LAKE SRINAGAR KASHMIR . We have read your comments about the Houseboat and we greatly appreciate that you took the time to write them, as our guests’ satisfaction is our main priority.
It is very important for us that our guests’ experiences are shared.
It was a pleasure to have you as our guest. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your collaboration and we hope to see you again soon at Our Houseboat.

All Members Of Young Bombay Houseboat.

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

We stayed for 1 night on 9 th May. We are two families so they provide two rooms houseboat with kitchen dining and drawing room like a home.Dinner was good and quantity was sufficient.Lovely place to stay. They charged for 6600 only for two families with breakfast and dinner. I will recommend the place as this place is little far from dal lake but they are providing free shikara upto 11 o clock in the night for transportation.
If you guys hotel food then dont take MAP plan.As near dal lake lots of eatries and dhabhas. Dont forget to eat Rajma .

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After serving the dinner no body came to ask if we want anything.
Servicing can be better and boys keep coming inside the boat regular basis so privacy disturbs.
Breakfast was insufficient and provide more varieties.like everybody impressions like a buffet but served only one thing..

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Monika935
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youngbombay23, Manager at Young Bombay Group of House Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2015

Dear Guests
Thank you for choosing our HOUSEBOAT YOUNG BOMBAY for your stay in DAL LAKE SRINAGAR KASHMIR . We have read your comments about the Houseboat and we greatly appreciate that you took the time to write them, as our guests’ satisfaction is our main priority.
It is very important for us that our guests’ experiences are shared.
It was a pleasure to have you as our guest. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your collaboration and we hope to see you again soon at Our Houseboat.

All Members Of Young Bombay Houseboat.

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Reviewed 24 May 2014

My wife and I fell under the spell of this place. The family which received us was extremely kind, Shéfy the workerboy was very helpful and the owner Mohamed gave us very good information for our journey. Our room aboard Young Bombay was very comfortable and charming, the bathroom with bathtub was very clean, the dining room which we shared with an Indian family was magnificent and the food : really delicious and typical. The sight since the terrace is magnificent, and the Lake is really our biggest crush. We shall return it's certain!

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank gérard m
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youngbombay23, Manager at Young Bombay Group of House Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2015

Dear Guests
Thank you for choosing our HOUSEBOAT YOUNG BOMBAY for your stay in DAL LAKE SRINAGAR KASHMIR . We have read your comments about the Houseboat and we greatly appreciate that you took the time to write them, as our guests’ satisfaction is our main priority.
It is very important for us that our guests’ experiences are shared.
It was a pleasure to have you as our guest. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your collaboration and we hope to see you again soon at Our Houseboat.

All Members Of Young Bombay Houseboat.

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Address: Boulaverd Road Ghat No 9 | Goldan Dal Lake, Srinagar 190001, India
Region: India > Jammu and Kashmir > Kashmir > Srinagar District > Srinagar
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 604 Speciality Lodging in Srinagar
Price Range: £14 - £24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Young Bombay Group of House Boats 3*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Deluxe houseboat at Dal Lake, maintained by a traditional Kasmiri family. You will have the opportunity to experience the true hospitability of Kashmiri people, taste the local cuisine (also European food and spiceless dishes available), drink free Kahwa (traditional Kashmiri tea). The houseboat is deluxe, i.e. it is a richly decorated wooden piece of art. It has two spacious bedrooms with king-size beds, soft European-type (!) mattresses, one dining room, one living room and lakeside terrace. Electricity, 24-hours hot water (own boiler), mosquito nets in windows, fans in bedrooms and the common space. Comfortable bedding and traditional wooden furniture. Spotlessly clean rooms and bathrooms, which you have probably not seen in India. Internet in the family room. We can make special arrangements for long-term stays and have regular European residents (French and English speaking). We can help you with all your travel arrangements, from airport and bus station transfers, to jeep and taxi rentals, and boat trips on the lake. In particular, we recommend trips to the old town of Srinagar, Mugal gardens around the Dal Lake, shikara (boat) rides on the lake and visits to the floating market and the night market. We help you arrange transportation to mountain stations at Gulmarg, Sonmarg and Pahgram in Kashmir with trekking options. We can arrange transportation and trips to Ladakh, Manali and Jammu, and recommend you reliable travel agents in Srinagar for safe flight arrangements. It's a unique place on Dal Lake, with a mixture of European and Kashmiri atmosphere. Only here you can spend your evenings watching the boats floating on the lake, drinking Kahwa and talking to other fellow travellers. From the roof, you can observe the wild birds, boats on the lake, the surrounding mountains and the impressive Srinagar fort on top of the hill. Everyday crossing to our boat is easy - we have own shikara (crossing lake boat), and the price includes one-way passage to the shore. For getting to the houseboat from the shore, you just take one of shikara-taxis for 5 rupees only. We can also help you find accommodation for more tourists, as we own several other neighbouring boats in various price classes. Family Gousani welcomes you to enjoy the true Kashmiri hospitality in the serene landscape of the wonderful Dal Lake! ... more   less 
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