IHG Hotels and Resorts opens it first Holiday Inn Express hotel in Nepal


IHG Hotels and Resorts, one of the leading hotel company, have recently inaugurated the first Holiday Inn Express in Nepal.  The Holiday Inn Express Kathmandu Naxal provides contemporary lodging with all the conveniences needed to satisfy today’s travelers. There are countless world heritage sites and a thriving culture there. Whether traveling for work or play, visitors can simply get everything done thanks to the well-thought-out social areas and lively guestrooms.

The hotel is nestled in Naxal, in the vibrant business and social hub of Kathmandu, conveniently located just 15 minutes from Tribhuvan International Airport. Surrounded by corporate offices, embassies, restaurants, popular nightclubs, and casinos, the hotel caters to savvy travellers looking for a delightful Kathmandu experience..

It offers sun-kissed and bright 100 rooms, including a suite, situated on higher floors, providing scenic city or Himalayan views. The room’s interiors blend contemporary minimalism with vibrant energy synonymous with Holiday Inn Express brand. Guests can enjoy amenities like free Wi-Fi, a mini-bar, an electronic safe, a tea/coffee maker, room service, daily housekeeping, and a self-service laundromat for a comfortable stay.

Guests can enjoy their favourite food all day in a relaxed ambiance at Express Café & Bar and kickstart the day with a free Express Start Breakfast or opt for Grab & Go choices and recharge at any time with a diverse all-day menu selection in a vibrant indoor atmosphere or dine alfresco. The Rooftop Asian Bar and Restaurant offers a mesmerizing 240-degree view of the Himalayas alongside the best of Asian cuisine and curated cocktails, spirits, and fine wines.

They also have, meeting venues span 163 sqm and are equipped with modern audio-visual equipment for a seamless event. For social events, the banquet hall connects to a terrace with a retractable roof, providing a versatile event space.

The self-service laundromat at Holiday Inn Express is an additional facility for guests to enjoy the convenience of fresh, clean clothing even while on the go. The fully equipped self-service laundry room is fitted with modern washers and dryers.

On the hotel’s opening, Naresh Lal Shrestha, chairman, and Maheshwor Shrestha, managing director, Swornim Hotels Private Limited, said, “We are delighted to be partnering with IHG Hotels & Resorts to open the first Holiday Inn Express in Nepal. This hotel will further strengthen Kathmandu’s offering for both business and leisure travellers who are looking for a quality hospitality experience. The launch of Holiday Inn Express further reinforces the economic prosperity and growth of the hospitality industry in Nepal. I strongly believe that a combination of an excellent location, a vibrant product, and the power of the Holiday Inn Express brand will lead the way for the midscale hotel space in the Kathmandu valley.”

Speaking on the property, Karthi VK, general manager, Holiday Inn Express Kathmandu Naxal, commented, “It is our pleasure to introduce Holiday Inn Express, one of the world’s fastest-growing essential hotel brands, to Kathmandu. Holiday Inn Express is the first choice for an increasing number of travellers who need a simple, engaging place to rest, recharge, and get work done. We offer everything guests need and provide more where it matters most.”

He further added, “I look forward to welcoming travellers traveling to Kathmandu to experience our inspiring guestrooms as well as our flexible and energizing public spaces, providing guests with a simple and smart stay where our guests can experience frictionless, personal, transparent, and value-rich service. The entire team is enthusiastic and looks forward to welcoming guests with the warmth of true hospitality that IHG Hotels & Resorts are known for.”

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