Hotel Soaltee Coming to Nepalgunj in New Year
26th Dec, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew
KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The highest earning five-star hotel of Nepal, Hotel Soaltee, is coming to Nepalgunj after fifty years with a four-star business hotel.
The construction of the hotel has reportedly been completed. Marketing Chief of Soaltee, Samba Bikram Shah, said that it will begin partial operation in the English new year, with full operation to start only in February. The hotel has joint investment of Soaltee and Sibkrim Hotels and Resorts Pvt. Ltd. of NE Group. The hotel is jointly run by Soaltee Hospitality Limited, Sibkrim Land and Industrial Company, and Soaltee Enterprises.
The hotel also has investment of Ex-King Gyanendra’s Family. There is 30% share of Soaltee Hospitality and Sibkrim Land and Industrial, and 46% share of Soaltee Enterprises. The Nepalgunj hotel, however, will not be a part of the Hotel Crown Plaza chain. It will be run only under the Hotel Soaltee brand. The Soaltee Hotel was established by Prince Himalaya Shumsher with his wife Princess Rajyalaxmi in 2022. THemarket capitalization of Soaltee has reached more than 20 billion rupees.
The 81 bedroom four-star hotel has been constructed over 2 bighas of land. It has 20 suites, 58, deluxe bedrooms, and a bar with the capacity to seat 30 people. It also has a banquet hall for 500 people and a conference hall for 300. The hall has been built to be appropriate for use by both national and international organizations, informed Shah.
“Nepalgunj is a entry-point for tourists visiting the Kailash Mansarovar. We have brought this hotel in operation in Nepalgunj targeting foreign tourists visiting Kailash Mansarovar,” said Shah, “the booking has been opened from December 20. We will bring the hotel in partial operation in the 1st of January with a grand program and the attendance of famous Bollywood actors.” The hotel has directly provided employment to 60 people, while indirectly will provide employment to thousands of people, said Shah.