Kathmandu : Dusit has signed an agreement with Hotel Lhasa International to develop and operate a Dusit Princess hotel in Kathmandu, the second Dusit-branded hotel set to open in Nepal.
Scheduled to open in Q3 2020, the 108-room hotel will be located in the capital's vibrant Lazimpat neighbourhood. The area is home to various international institutions and is just a short walk from the bustling eateries and shops of Thamel.
Tribhuvan International Airport and major cultural attractions such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath Stupa, and the Swayambhunath Stupa are around 20 minutes away by car.
Facilities will include an all-day dining restaurant, outdoor swimming pool and pool bar, a rooftop lounge-bar, fitness centre, spa, and meeting facilities.
"We are delighted to partner with Hotel Lhasa International Pvt. Ltd. to bring our unique brand of Thai-inspired gracious hospitality to Kathmandu for the first time," said Lim Boon Kwee, Chief Operating Officer, Dusit International. "Surrounded by popular cultural attractions, centuries-old religious sites, several embassies and major businesses, Dusit Princess Kath-mandu is perfectly positioned to link guests with everything this fascinating city has to offer. We now look forward to delivering a hotel experience that delights on all fronts while providing sustainable value to all our stakeholders."
Dusit Princess Kathmandu, Nepal is the second property Dusit International has signed in Nepal. The Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort and Spa, a mountaintop resort in Nepal's central region, is slated to open in Q1 2021.