Top 5 Homestays In Srinagar, India - Updated 2024

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Situated in the heart of Kashmir Valley, Srinagar is a summer wonderland that every person must experience once in a lifetime. Nicknamed the City of Lakes, Srinagar is also known as the Venice of the East for its glittering lakes surrounded by houseboats and structures from the Mughal dynasty. Tourists will also find vast tulip and apple gardens against the beautiful backdrop of the Himalayas. The markets are bursting with traditional Kashmiri handicrafts and Mughal food. You will discover shrines such as the Dargah Hazratbal and the Shankaracharya Temple, which overlooks the city. Other spots worth visiting include Chashma Shahi Garden, Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden, Challi Point, and Dal Lake with its floating vegetable market. With many attractions to explore, you’ll need more than a day in the city. For comfortable accommodation, here’s our list of the top homestays in Srinagar, India.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 09, 2024.

1. Houseboat Heide The Royal Palace (from USD 30)

Houseboat Heidi The Royal Palace is proximate to many local attractions, making this floating rental a convenient place to stay. This property will captivate guests with mesmerizing scenes, surrounded by the dazzling Dal Lake, majestic mountains, and colorful Shikaras.

Highly rated by previous guests, this property will fill you with contentment with choice amenities, including free Wi-Fi, a hot tub, heated bedrooms, and room service. This lovely houseboat with traditional touches and antique furniture will make your trip to Srinagar even more memorable.

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Houseboat Heide The Royal palace

9.5 User Rating

Address: Boulevard road ghat no.7 dallake srinagar kashmir Opp.welcome hotel ghat no.7, Dal Lake, Srinagar, India, 190001

2. Al Amin Homestay (from USD 15)

Al Amin Homestay features colorful, clean, and well-lit rooms at friendly prices. While indoors, you can unwind with your dear ones in the garden and meet fellow tourists at the shared lounge. You can relish a halal breakfast before going off to see the sights. Guests will also have access to a kitchen should they wish to prepare meals. Free private parking, a 24-hour front desk, and free Wi-Fi are also available for your convenience.

Set in the city center, AI Amin Homestay is located near Roza Bal Shrine. Local markets are easily accessible, and you can enjoy skiing and cycling nearby.

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Al Amin Homestay

7.8 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Munawar Abad - Nowpora Link, Opposite Khyber Hospital

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Airport shuttle Fishing

3. UNA Homestay Sheenwynds

If you are looking for accommodation with a personal touch in Srinagar, UNA Homestay Sheenwynds is the place to be. This homestay’s hospitable host offers freshly cooked meals and cozy, sparkling clean rooms. You’ll have a TV with cable should you wish to stay indoors. Stay warm on cold nights around the bonfire in the garden.

This property boasts mesmerizing views from the lawn and sits in an excellent location, providing easy access to many local points of interest by rental cars.

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UNA Homestay Sheenwynds

Address: UNA Homestay Sheenwynds Mehtab House, Magarmal Bagh Chowk, Gojwara, Srinagar, India, 190001

4. Island Homestay (from USD 30)

It only takes a Shikara boat ride to reach this spacious houseboat on the glittering Dal Lake. Island Homestay offers room options for solo travelers, couples, and families.

Guests can expect excellent hospitality in this heritage homestay. A kosher breakfast and the local Kashmiri Kahwa tea will energize you for an adventure-filled day ahead. For starters, you can spot the Shankaracharya Temple from the deck. The city square, Lal Chowk, and Pari Mahal are nearby attractions to visit.

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Island Homestay

Address: Boulevard Road Ghat no 8 Abi karpora dal lake srinagar

Parking Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry

5. New Shamus Maqbool Group Of Houseboat (from USD 39)

Boasting beautiful views of the lake and snow-capped mountains, New Shamus Maqbool Group Of Houseboat gives guests a picturesque vacation home. This gorgeous houseboat sits in the heart of Srinagar, Dal Lake, and you can take a Shikara boat ride to the main road and travel around the city. For an additional charge, you can avail of shuttle services for airport pick up and drop off.

This budget-friendly waterfront home has essentials and amenities for a lovely vacation, whether you’re here for a honeymoon, a quick escape with friends, or a family getaway. Guests will have access to a hot tub, free Wi-Fi, and car rentals for easy exploration. While on the property, you can make the most of your vacation relaxing in the garden, the terrace, and the patio overlooking the lake.

The property also features a restaurant with 24/7 room service and serves a continental or full English or Irish breakfast. Barbecue facilities are available for a fee if you’d like to prepare a feast for your companions.

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New Shamus Maqbool Group Of Houseboat

Wifi Available

Address: Dal lake Dalgate no 1

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

Enjoy a serene sojourn to Srinagar

Whether you’re visiting Srinagar for a family vacation, a honeymoon, or a solo adventure, there’s a home to suit your needs. Get ready for a lifetime of thrilling experiences in the city. If you’re planning a trip soon, consider our list of the top homestays above and enjoy a serene sojourn to Srinagar, India.

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