Dusit International forges ahead with new Kathmandu property

by | 04 Dec 2019 | Projects

Kathmandu will see the launch of a new Dusit Princess property soon.

The Dusit Princess Kathmandu is slated to open in late 2020 and will further grow the brand’s international portfolio of upscale hotels.

Thai hotel group Dusit International is continuing with its global expansion with the announcement of the opening of a new hotel in Nepal.

The Dusit Princess Kathmandu will welcome guests to this historic Nepalese city towards the end of next year.

We find out more.

Dusit signs deal with Hotel Lhasa International

Leading Thai hotel and property group Dusit International has signed a deal with Hotel Lhasa International to open the Dusit Princess Kathmandu.

This property is set to become the second Dusit-branded hotel the group has signed in Nepal after the Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort & Spa, further cementing the brand’s presence and profile in the region.

The new signing will form part of the midrange Dusit Princess brand and will be in the enviable Lazimpat neighbourhood of Kathmandu. The hotel is a convenient 20-minute drive from the international airport, and many of the city’s most popular attractions and sights are within walking distance.

Lim Boon Kwee, Chief Operating Officer at Dusit International, said, “We are delighted to partner with Hotel Lhasa International Pvt. Ltd. to bring our unique brand of Thai-inspired gracious hospitality to Kathmandu for the first time.”

“Surrounded by popular cultural attractions, centuries-old religious sites, several embassies and major businesses, Dusit Princess Kathmandu is perfectly positioned to link guests with everything this fascinating city has to offer. We now look forward to delivering a hotel experience that delights on all fronts while providing sustainable value to all our stakeholders,” Mr Lim elaborated.

Features and amenities at the Dusit Princess Kathmandu

This new hotel in Kathmandu will form part of Dusit International’s 271-strong portfolio of properties, which span six brands in 13 countries across the world. The Thai group also has a pipeline of 50 properties and hopes to open at least ten new hotels a year from 2020 onwards.

The Dusit Princess Kathmandu will no doubt add a popular addition to Dusit’s roster. It will boast 108 guest rooms which are in line with the high quality standards that guests have come to expect from Dusit brands.

This hotel will be ideal for both business and leisure travellers, who can both avail of the outdoor pool, rooftop lounge bar, state-of-the-art spa, 24-hour fitness centre and the all-day dining restaurant. Corporate events can be held in the conference spaces and meeting rooms.


Founded in 1948, Bangkok-headquartered hospitality group Dusit International is able to draw on decades of experience in the hotel sector.


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