Apr 25, 2024

Dusit Princess Kathmandu Celebrates Grand Opening

Dusit Princess Kathmandu Celebrates Grand Opening

KATHMANDU, July 20:On July 17, 2023, Dusit Princess Kathmandu, located in the heart of Nepal's vibrant Lazimpat neighborhood, held its grand opening ceremony. Operated by Thailand's Dusit Hotels and Resorts, the hotel is the company's first property in the country.

Welcoming Speech

Mr. Tenzin Zoepa Lama, Chairman of Dusit Princess Kathmandu, welcomed guests with the following statement:

"I would like to welcome all guests to the roof of the world, home to Everest & the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Dusit Princess is nestled amidst breathtaking landscapes and steeped in rich cultural heritage. This will be a gateway to explore the wonders of this extraordinary nation. We promise to exceed your expectations and provide an experience that will leave you with cherished memories for years to come."

Videos and Remarks

Two short videos were shown during the ceremony showcasing the work-in-progress of the Dusit Princess team and highlighting the company's focus on wellness. Government representatives also gave remarks, with Sri Suresh Adhikari, Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation, stating:

“I extend a warm welcome and heartfelt congratulations to the esteemed Dusit Princess family on the establishment of their magnificent 5-star hotel. This momentous occasion serves not only as a celebration but also as a powerful message in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. It symbolizes our resilience and determination to showcase Nepal's thriving hospitality industry to the world. With open arms, we are prepared to welcome tourists from all corners of the globe, inviting them to experience the warmth and beauty of our nation.”

Sudan Kirati, the Minister for Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation, also expressed his excitement:

“I am filled with a sense of honor and excitement as I prepare to attend one of the most grand opening ceremonies of my lifetime. This event promises to be a remarkable showcase of Nepal's majestic Everest, boasting the highest peak, and Thailand's expansive ocean, renowned for its depth. The profound impact of this ceremony is expected to captivate tourists and significantly contribute to the growth of the tourism sector. With great enthusiasm, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to Dusit Princess for their remarkable achievement.”

Management Insights

During the opening ceremony, the hotel's management team shared their commitment to exceptional service, attention to detail, and sustainability. Mr. Dorje Lama, Managing Director of Dusit Princess Kathmandu, stated:

"I am delighted to open the doors of Dusit Princess Kathmandu and share the unparalleled wonders of Nepal with travelers from near and far. Through this endeavor, I am committed to supporting the country's tourism growth, creating opportunities for local communities, and showcasing the richness of our cultural heritage. It aspires to be a symbol of Nepal's excellence in hospitality."

Mr. Kalpesh Agrawal, General Manager of Dusit Princess Kathmandu, expressed his enthusiasm as well:

"We are extremely delighted with the opening of Dusit Princess this year 2023. With the boost of tourism in Nepal, we are excited to share our contribution in the tourism industry for Nepal, where Dusit Princess Kathmandu will define your stay, with warm Thai and Nepalese hospitality woven into every moment for our guests and local community whom we are privileged to serve."

Meeting Spaces and Facilities

Dusit Princess Kathmandu offers versatile meeting spaces, including the Vista rooftop venue with panoramic city views for up to 35 guests, and the Princess Ballroom for larger gatherings of up to 250 attendees. The hotel caters to business functions, weddings, and other special events.

Thoughtfully designed to reflect local culture and architecture, the beautiful property offers an oasis of relaxation amidst the buzz of the city. Alongside 107 comfortable and well-appointed guest rooms ranging from 28 to 62 sq m, and a Presidential Suite set over 159 sq m, the new property boasts specialty Thai restaurant Soi; a Dusit Gourmet outlet featuring freshly baked pastries, artisanal sandwiches, and deli bites; and a rooftop Kibu Sky lounge with panoramic city views. The rooftop Blue bar also boasts the city’s highest infinity pool. 

Accommodation, Dining Options, Elevated Views, and Relaxation:

Guests can choose from 107 spacious and well-appointed rooms, ranging in size from 28 to 62 sq m. For those seeking the ultimate luxury experience, there is a magnificent Presidential Suite spanning 159 sq m.

The property features an array of dining options to satisfy every palate. Soi, a specialty Thai restaurant, offers authentic and delectable cuisine. The Dusit Gourmet outlet is a delightful spot to enjoy fresh pastries, artisanal sandwiches, and a selection of deli bites. For a breathtaking panoramic city view, guests can venture up to the rooftop Kibu Sky Lounge. The Blue bar, also located on the rooftop, is home to the city's highest infinity pool, providing a unique and memorable experience.

Dining and Accommodations

The hotel boasts several dining options, including the specialty Thai restaurant, Soi, and the Dusit Gourmet outlet, which serves a variety of freshly baked pastries, artisanal sandwiches, and deli bites. For breathtaking city views, guests can head up to the rooftop Kibu Sky Lounge or the Blue Bar, which features the highest infinity pool in the city. The hotel also offers comfortable accommodations, with rates starting at NPR 16,500 (USD 125) per night for a Superior room with breakfast for two and a set dinner at Soi.

 A Momentous Occasion:

To celebrate its opening, Dusit Princess Kathmandu is offering a special promotion—Your New Kathmandu Base—starting at only NPR 16,500 (USD 125) per night. This offer includes a Superior room with breakfast for two and a set dinner at Soi, making it an enticing opportunity for travelers to experience the hotel's exceptional offerings at an attractive price.


Whether guests are seeking adventure in the breathtaking landscapes or exploring the rich cultural heritage, Dusit Princess Kathmandu promises to exceed expectations and leave guests with cherished memories for years to come.