Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resort to open four hotels in Nepal

Above: A spa treatment room at The Leela Palace New Delhi

Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resort has announced the opening of its first hotel in Nepal, the Leela Kathmandu. 

The five-star hotel, set to be the first of four Leela properties to open across Nepal, is expected to be completed within the next three years. 

The hotel will be developed by the Summit Group of hotels and resorts, and managed by Leela. Facilities at the hotel will include a spa, a fitness centre, several restaurants and lounges and events space. 

Vivek Nair, chairman and managing director of Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts said: “We are delighted to begin our foray in the international markets with Kathmandu.” 

The Leela group already operates eight properties in India. Among locations for the three other Leela hotels set to open in Nepal are Lumbini and Pokhara.