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Srinagar

Houseboat Sweet Star

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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
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We take pride and pleasure in providing the finest of houseboats experiences blended with the expertise necessary to enjoy Kashmir to its fullest potential. Houseboats are unique in the world to Kashmir valley. For the visitor to Srinagar, staying in a houseboat is an out of world experience. The houseboat came into being during the British Era, when the Maharaja of Kashmir refused them permission to build on dry land. The resourceful Britishers took to the water, living in ornate houseboats. The style has hardly changed from the first houseboat built by Mr. Conard in 1888 right down to boats being built today and Since then the houseboat become mascots of Kashmir Tourism and gained a worldwide acclaim. If your dreams include a sojourn on a houseboat in Kashmir, Kingfishers darting between...We take pride and pleasure in providing the finest of houseboats experiences blended with the expertise necessary to enjoy Kashmir to its fullest potential. Houseboats are unique in the world to Kashmir valley. For the visitor to Srinagar, staying in a houseboat is an out of world experience. The houseboat came into being during the British Era, when the Maharaja of Kashmir refused them permission to build on dry land. The resourceful Britishers took to the water, living in ornate houseboats. The style has hardly changed from the first houseboat built by Mr. Conard in 1888 right down to boats being built today and Since then the houseboat become mascots of Kashmir Tourism and gained a worldwide acclaim. If your dreams include a sojourn on a houseboat in Kashmir, Kingfishers darting between the blossoming lotus and snowcapped mountains lining the horizon and each day concluded by a sunset of copper and gold, then imagine yourself on River Jehlum. Three houseboats are moored to the island, each with its own porch facing north across the open water. The “Sweet Star“ houseboat owned by the Pakhtoon family. Our Houseboats are categorized in the Deluxe category and each boat has an assorted number of three to four bedrooms with an attach bathroom.The houseboats also have a fine dining area, and sitting room, a large front seated balcony, a sun deck, 24 hours power back up, clean water supply,Free Wifi internet and with a cuisine and service cultivated over many decades and handed down from one generation to the next. For unsurpassed value and an unforgettable holiday, we invite you to relax as Kashmiri prince in the carefree atmosphere of the Sweet Star houseboats and enjoy the timeless majestic scenery of the Himalayas for yourself. If there is a paradise on earth, it is this, it is this, it is this. We look forward to share this paradise with you.More
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About the Owner
Zaffar P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:July 2015
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Reviewed November 24, 2018

Title: Magnificent Houseboat to Stay with Family Review : What a wonderful stay we had at Houseboat Sweet Star. Arif and Zaffar took great care of us at all times, we were treated like a part of their family. Also always make sure we were...More

Date of stay: November 2018
2  Thank 979rithikr
Sightseer588142, VR Owner at Houseboat Sweet Star, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2018

Dear Guest, Greetings from Houseboat Sweet Star. Thank you for taking out time to share the valuable feedback of your stay at the Houseboat Sweet star on Tripadvisor.com. I am delighted to learn that you had a memorable stay with us and loved our food...More

Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

We had a pleasant stay.. The Owner is really helpful and kind. it's a perfect place for a homely stay and value for money. Home cooked Delicious food is also a specialty. Rooms are cozy.. The owner provides good guidance... Really good and he arranged...More

Date of stay: February 2018
4  Thank mithunkitagawa
Management response:Responded February 26, 2018

Dear Guest, Greetings from Houseboat Sweet Star. Thank you for taking out time to share the valuable feedback of your stay at the Houseboat Sweet star on Tripadvisor.com. I am delighted to learn that you had a memorable stay with us and loved our food...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Staying at houseboat sweet star was one of the best experience of our kashmir visit.... Owners are sooo welcoming that You will feel like home... So much care and great hospitality... I am sure that whenever, will visit kashmir.. Gonna stay here only.... We had...More

Date of stay: October 2017
3  Thank rajeshshetty952
Management response:Responded October 16, 2017

Dear Guest, Greetings from Houseboat SweetStar. Thank you for taking out time to share the valuable feedback of your stay at the Houseboat Sweet star on Tripadvisor.com. I am delighted to learn that you had a memorable stay with us and loved our food and...More

Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

Very good stay all food and best houseboat in srinagar All housebost owner and family members are very co oprative very good stay in sweet starMore

Date of stay: April 2017
4  Thank Anishparkhi2003
Management response:Responded May 23, 2017

Dear Guest, Greetings from Houseboat Sweetstar. Thank you for taking out time to share the valuable feedback of your stay at the Houseboat Sweet star on Tripadvisor.com. I am delighted to learn that you had a memorable stay with us and loved our food and...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Ocean Views
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Ceiling Fans
TV
Corporate Bookings
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Children's Pool
VCR
Telephone
Toaster
Cooker
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Housekeeping Optional
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Boat Available
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
House Swap
Deck
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Is this vacation rental clean?YesNoUnsure
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