Lemon Tree Hotels to Launch First Property in Nepal

Lemon Tree Premier, Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu, Nepal | Motiverge Travel
Lemon Tree Premier, Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu, Nepal | Motiverge Travel

Lemon Tree Hotels Limited is thrilled to announce its entry into Nepal with the launch of Lemon Tree Premier, Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu, marking a significant milestone as Lemon Tree’s inventory surpasses 10,000 rooms. This expansion not only marks the brand’s foray into Nepal but also signifies its continuous growth and commitment to providing exceptional hospitality experiences.

Patanjali Keswani, Chairman and Managing Director of Lemon Tree Hotels, expressed his excitement about this momentous occasion, stating, “We are very pleased to start FY25 on a high note, with both the launch of our first hotel in Nepal – Lemon Tree Premier, Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu and also reaching the 10,000-room mark. This is the first among several properties that would be coming up in Nepal, as we expand our footprint across the country with several hotels and resorts set to open this fiscal year and in the coming years. We are also going to expand our footprint in Bhutan further this fiscal, with the opening of a resort in Thimphu.”

Vilas Pawar, CEO of managed and Franchise Business, Lemon Tree Hotels, further added, “Kathmandu is a popular tourist and business destination with travellers arriving from across the globe, and we could not have asked for a better entrant to this key market than the beautifully designed Lemon Tree Premier in Budhanilkantha. This launch sets the tone for the coming year for the brand, and we look forward to many more openings in the months to come, in India and abroad.”

The newly opened Lemon Tree Premier, Budhanilkantha, features 102 well-appointed rooms and suites, offering modern amenities for a comfortable stay. Guests can dine at Citrus Café, a multi-cuisine coffee shop, or savor award-winning Asian cuisine at Republic of Noodles. The hotel also features Slounge, a trendy recreation bar, and a tea lounge for relaxation. Additionally, the property boasts a separate convention center with expansive banquet spaces and conference facilities, along with outdoor event spaces. For leisure, guests can enjoy a fully-equipped fitness center, a rejuvenating Fresco spa, and an inviting infinity pool.

Budhanilkantha, located in Kathmandu district, derives its name from the Sanskrit term meaning ‘Old Blue Throat,’ a reference to Lord Shiva. The area is home to the renowned Budhanilkantha Temple, housing a 1,400-year-old black basalt carving of Vishnu, revered by Hindus and Buddhists alike. Budhanilkantha offers a serene environment, stretching into Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, known for its diverse wildlife and bird species, creating a captivating blend of cultural and natural attractions for visitors.

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