Enhance your experience this holiday with a splurge on opulence and pamper your loved ones at these luxurious high end hotels. This holiday season should definitely bring you much more fun than expected.
Your own Club: Hotel Annapurna
Hotel Annapurna’s Club Rooms offer an exclusive upscale luxury package of warm traditional Nepali hospitality; a crisp reflection of contemporary symmetry designed to offer its guests lavish comfort to ease their stay. Starting from an early morning breakfast at the Club Lounge with the option of a buffet at The Coffee Shop, the hotel also has free Wi-Fi and flat screen televisions and iPod docks that ensure access to the latest movies and music. A late checkout can be scheduled (till 3:00 pm) in the afternoon. Other services include car service for airport transfers, suit ironing, and a healthy breakfast at the lounge. Evening cocktails and snacks are served from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the lounge where you can rejuvenate yourself with refreshments. Service is available throughout the day at the club lounge. Moreover you can ask for chocolates, fresh flowers and fruit basket to be delivered to the room without any extra cost. For everything else, swipe your plastic!
Price: Rs. 28,768 for double bed, exclusive of government taxes and service charge (per room per night) Contact: 01-4221711
In its own Class: Hyatt Regency
You have the courtesy of choosing what you like from uber fantastic to ultra-luxury at the Hyatt Regency. From the Presidential suite, Executive suite, Regency Suite, King club, Deluxe rooms and Club rooms, you may unravel your backpacks in any of these and automatically get access to the Regency (Executive) Lounge. While you might be paying a whooping amount for this kind of admittance, the hotel doesn’t limit its services to just accomoation. One can enjoy free Wi-Fi, complimentary newspapers and continental breakfast, all day tea/coffee, evening happy hours with canapés, airport transfers and a dedicated concierge that ensures safety. For this holiday season you would definitely want to book the Presidential Suite which offers distinctly Nepali interiors including a well serviced parlor, dining for eight, private study with high-speed Internet access, sitting area, and master bath with jetted spa tubs, separate shower, sauna and a king bed. Services on request would also include a private butler, welcome treats and an adjacent terrace.
Price: Rs. 89,280, exclusive of government taxes and service charge.
(Per room per night) Contact: 01-4491234
Get Spoilt by Nature: Gokarna Forest Resort
Residing peacefully in the lap of Mother Nature, Gokarna Forest Resort features fresh new décor in a distinctive and classic style that aims to offer the highest standards of comfort for the guest. The resort services offer Club Rooms, Junior Suite/ Tower Suite and Gokarna Suite as luxurious rooms amongst which the Gokarna Suite is the most popular. Gokarna Suite is the perfect holiday getaway providing relaxation, lavish comfort and classic sophistication. The interior design of this suite replicates local Nepali culture and lifestyle. With a spacious wooden wardrobe and sitting area, the room is spread over 92 sq. meters. To add to this, the suite has a distinctly romantic ambience. The see through windows of the square bath tub adds some ‘fun’, giving a view of the beautiful courtyard in the back drop. The Club room comes with services like welcome drinks upon arrival, breakfast in the resort’s outlet, tea/coffee maker in the room, usage of the heated indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, spa facilities and yoga sessions every morning by professional yoga experts.
Price: Rs. 39,680 for foreigners and Rs. 30,000 for locals.
(Exclusive of government taxes and service charge, per room per night)
Organic Delight: Namobuddha Resort
Want something natural and organic this holiday? If yes then the best place to spend your vacation would be at the Namobuddha Resort and their ‘houses’. The traditional style houses are inspired by a simple countryside lifestyle. The resort is surrounded by an organic farm and all the food you get at the resort is from the farm itself. Your stay at the resort will be worth it because you can enjoy the spectacular view of the Himalayas where the panoramic view stretches across the Annapurna and Khumbu range. All of the houses have private toilets, stone roofs and plenty of woodwork to add to the warmth of the place. While the resort has a traditional design, the services provided are quite modern. For instance they have one of the few flotation tanks available to the public within Asia that is used for meditation. They also provide guests the service of an orgone accumulator and biomechanical muscle stimulation machines. To stay connected, they have Wi-Fi and heated rooms for extra comfort and the medium house of the resort is a perfect getaway for a couple.
Price: Rs. 7,300 including dinner and breakfast. (Per room per night)