Winner of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Heritage Award, a pioneer in sustainable heritage conservation, The Dwarika’s Hotel in Kathmandu is a perfect place to experience Nepal’s ancient cultural heritage and rich tradition of hospitality.
This luxurious property houses some of Nepal’s best craftmanship – original woodworks that are centuries old and beautifully captures the beauty and spirit of an ancient city, blending the traditional Newari atmosphere with the comforts of a contemporary lifestyle.
Located a few minutes drive from the airport and just a stone’s throw from the various famous attractions including Pashupatinath temple and the Buddhist Stupa at the Boudhanath, it has easy access to the country’s infinite attractions and charms.
All 83 rooms and suites are meticulously designed and thoughtfully furnished while keeping the utmost comfort of the guests in mind. Nepalese design motifs, rugs, sculptures, bronze crafts, terracotta artifacts create an atmosphere resembling that of the royal suites of the 14th century Malla Kings of Nepal and offer a regal experience combined with modern day comforts and amenities. Spacious bathrooms are plentifully stocked with organic local products for guests’ indulgence.
The hotel has three restaurants which offer a wonderful assortment of menus. The choicest ingredients & produce from The Dwarika’s own farms are used to ensure the dishes are of the finest quality. Krishnarpan – the Nepalese specialty restaurant is famous for its slow dining experience, serving meals ranging from 6 to 22 courses and is reminiscent of the local community’s traditional ritual feasts.Mako’s serves traditional Japanese cuisine in a warm, minimalistic and stylish setting and Toran -all-day restaurant, offers local flavors and popular world cuisines.
The hotel also has a bar, The Fusion Bar, set by the pool, which is open throughout the day and late into the night. On Friday nights, guests can enjoy live band music and a barbecue.
Guests can treat their senses and indulge in a range of relaxing treatments in the hotel’s Pancha Kosha Himalayan Spa which offers unique treatments based on ancient Ayurveda, Buddhist techniques and traditional knowledge of caregiving.
Other additional facilities include a library, where guests can sit and relax with a book and know more about the region’s culture & history; a fitness center where complimentary yoga classes are offered to the guests, an outdoor pool, and an in-house boutique shop offering locally-made handicrafts, pashmina shawls, and Thanka paintings. There is also a tour and transportation agency onsite to help you prepare a perfect itinerary for sightseeing and transfers.
The attention to detail for guest comfort, exemplary service by the staff members, magnificent property reflective of heritage and olden time all make for a pleasant and memorable experience.
For more details and direct bookings, visit http://www.dwarikas.com/