Mr. Ahmad Batku was a houseboat owner and businessman and the founder of the much renowned Houseboat Chain Mughal Palace Group of Houseboats. Mr. Ahmad Batku philanthropic philosophy was influenced by his mother’s beliefs. He was told by his mother that prayer was the best investment that he could ever make. His two golden rules of being a successful houseboat owner were, "digging for gold" and "espirt de corps".Ahmad Batku received a number of honorary guests from eminent institutions like the University of Detroit (1953), DePaul University (1954), Barat College (1955), Adelphi College (1957), Sophia University, Tokyo (1963), University of Albuquerque (1975) and the Shell Australia Limited (1988).In 1973 Mr. Conard Hilton owner of Hilton chain of hotels visited Kashmir and stayed one of the boats of Mr. Ahmad Batku. Mr. Conard mention the experience and the time he spend with Mr. Ahmad Batku and his brothers in his autobiography, "Be My Guest",
The Mughal Palace Houseboat Houseboats is only Houseboats in Valley knows how important the sense of security is to all its guests. Hence, a special effort is made at all our Houseboats to ensure that guest security and the hotel security takes precedence over any other objective. The Houseboats is located in high security zone and shares the VIP road and Political residence on another side of the shore This is a super deluxe houseboat accommodation on the Dal Lake. Facilities offered include airport transfer, guide service and sightseeing. The rooms are provided with tea/ coffee maker, mineral water, sofa and lot more. The Srinagar Airport is located at a distance of 14 kms. Some major tourist places are also accessible from this property. The Mughal Palace Houseboat features a restaurant. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Recreational amenities include a golf course. This 3.5 star property has a business center. Additional property amenities include tour/ticket assistance and a garden.
I had the most incredible 2 days on this house boat. The staff made me feel like home, food was amazing and boat was very well maintained and exceptionally clean. Highly recommend for solo travelers and family.
we stayed at mughal palace for a day. and we had an amazing never forgettable experience. there is sufficient facilities for heat. the food was awesome and we had a home like experience. the rooms were also good with amazing interior. cherry oon cake was the view of dal lake. we could see both the sunrise and sunset. the atmosphere was very peaceful. special thanks to mr. azhar and nadim for making our stay unforgettable.
we enjoyed our stay at this house boat the mughal palace more then exoected we loved every thing about it the location of this houseboat is just beautiful also the sightseeing in dal lake by ship was excellent
I stayed at house boat the mughal palace for a day it was beautiful and amazimg the view was awesome Loved the food very much Yusuf bhai is very cool and great human Thanks to cloud nine travels for their wonderful services
Perfect place to visit n chill and spent time with family . Good service. Hygienica and Delicious meals we got everytime . All Friendly staff members. Nice and clean rooms . Enjoyed a lott this vacation at mughal palace