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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was staying with my family during the christmas weekend at New Buckingham Palace Houseboat. Thanks to Captain Hameed (Proprietor) and Khalid who assisted in taking care of us including children with great food. It was an awesome experience, peace of mind and no botheration about the cold and concerns about safety in the valley and the bonus being local...

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Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you want to wakeup to a serene secluded secure sunrise, Captain Hameed’s New Buckingham Palace houseboat on calm waters of pristine lake nigeen is the place you want to be. The cozy cabins and spacious suites onboard make one’s or couples or even a family’s Kashmir sojourn full of fun n fiesta. Captain Hameed is an epitome of legendary...

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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I stayed with my family and relatives of 8 people in Nov 16. It is situated on the calm banks of Nigeen river .It looks like a normal boat from outside. But the moment you step inside you will understand why it was named as a palace. The interiors were awesomely designed with wood and carpeted neatly. The lighting was...

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Reviewed 5 November 2016

wE spent several days at this houseboat back in august on the suggestion of friends who have stayed here and although there was unrest in srinagar our hosts provided us with an enjoyable stay.Captain Hameed Dunoo and his son Kaleed gave us a most welcoming and gracious service catering for all our needs.The houseboat is comfortable and well furnished .Nageen...

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Kottayam, India
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We had planned to visit Leh, by travelling by road from Srinagar. We were apprehensive, with the news coming in from Srinagar. But Shri.Hamid, owner of the houseboat reassured us. We had planned only for a night's stay at Srinagar, owing to the situation there. But Hamid ji arranged a Shikara ride for us in the Dal lake, and it...

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

On my return journey from Leh, We stayed here for two days from 14th June 2016 to 16th June 2016. Very nice hospitality. Thanks to Captain Hameed. We felt we were at our home. This was our first trip and Mr. Hameed helped us in arranging transport, food and planning itinerary. We visited Pahalgham, Gulmarg, Shikara ride and Local sight...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 12 July 2016

A lazy morning and off to Srinagar by noon. In Srinagar we now had a Houseboat stay at Nageen Lake. “Buckingham Palace”. Courteous Owner Mr Dinno and Guest in charge Mr Hameed truly make you feel like royal guest in a miniature palace. Tasty Nabru palak and upma are two things I shall miss in Mumbai. Mr Hameed lives by...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I have visited Srinagar between 22 June to 26th June and booked "New Buckingham Palace Houseboat" not only for stay, also for complete package of Gulmarg, Sonmarg and Pahalgam. It was my first time that I was doing advance booking that's why I had some worries that what will happen ? After reaching there, I got much much more then...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We stayed at new buckingham palace during our visit to Kashmir and must say we had a best hospitality from Captain Hameed. He guided us through out our stay at kashmir. He is a very nice genuine person to be with and especially if you are going with a family Hameed is the best tour guide who takes care with...

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

I was referred by friend of mine about this houseboat and specially capt. Hameed. We have booked the houseboat for 2 days ( 23rd -24th may). Due to heavy traffic, we were stuck and I got a call from capt. hameed around 9 pm. I was surprised as I had never seen hotel staff calling guest to check if they...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is Captain Abdul Hameed Dunoo, Proprietor of M/s "New Buckingham Palace" Houseboat, Nigeen Lake, Srinagar, Kashmir(India).My houseboat, New Buckingham Palace, is situated on the most beautiful lake in Srinagar Nigeen called 'jewel in the ring." Every window of the houseboat commands great views of the lake and historical fort, and on the other side of the houseboat, a huge well-kept garden with traditional trees called "chinar" and beautiful flowers can be found. The New Buckingham Palace houseboat is really a floating palace. The houseboat itself is 135ft. long and 17ft. wide, having large airy rooms. ... more   less 

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Address: Nigeen Lake, | Nigeen Lake, Srinagar 190006, India
Region: India > Jammu and Kashmir > Kashmir > Srinagar
Price Range: $27 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“All are spacious rooms, with attached bathrooms.”
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“Best View of Lake, Personal attention to each customer.”
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