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Marriott International signs agreement to bring Moxy Brand in Kathmandu
Marriott International on Thursday announced it has signed an agreement with International Himalaya Hospitality and Hotel Pvt Ltd to debut the company’s playful and spirited Moxy Hotels brand in Kathmandu.
According to a press statement released by Marriott International, featuring 108 smart and stylish bedrooms, Moxy Kathmandu is expected to open in 2025.
The hotel will be located in the heart of the city and within close proximity to the Tribhuvan International Airport, the hotel’s address in the Kamaladi area is home to the young, fun-seeking, bold, intrepid traveller. Several landmark sites and historical temples sit within pleasant walking distance from the hotel, such as the Narayanhiti Palace, the Swayambhunath Stupa and the Pashupatinath Temple.
“We are excited to once again collaborate with International Himalaya Hospitality and Hotel Pvt Ltd to bring the playful and spirited Moxy Hotels brand to Nepal”, the statement quoted Neeraj Govil, Senior Vice President, Operations APEC, Marriott International. “This signing underscores Marriott International’s commitment in growing its lifestyle portfolio across the region, and cater to the next-generation of travelers.”
Sharing his thoughts on this occasion Gaurav Agarwal, Director MS Group commented “We are happy to have forged this strategic business alliance with Marriott International and are keen to see our relationship grow from strength to strength. We eagerly look forward to the opening of the first Moxy hotel in Kathmandu. We are excited to have Marriott International partner with us for this third hotel in Nepal”
Designed for the young and young-at-heart, Moxy Kathmandu expects to welcome guests with its locally inspired contemporary design, approachable service and a buzzing social scene. Plans call for 108 tech savvy, modern bedrooms that intermix edgy details with functionality and are cleverly designed to maximize space, allowing guests the flexibility to adapt the room to their needs.
The statement added that upon arrival, guests will be instantly welcomed with check-in at Bar Moxy, complete with a complimentary “Got Moxy” cocktail. The buzzing bar is also a communal hub in the lobby where guests can dine and socialize. Moxy Kitchen & Pick-ups, the all-day dining outlet with grab-and-go options for those on the move. Rooftop Bar, the hotel’s open-air bar will offer a laid back vibe to regroup with inventive beverages and bar bites. The hotel will also feature a fully equipped fitness centre and an outdoor pool.
International Himalaya Hospitality and Hotel Pvt Ltd is a subsidiary of the Kathmandu headquartered M S Group. Moxy Kathmandu, Nepal will be the company’s third hotel with Marriott International in addition to Fairfield by Marriott Kathmandu that opened in 2017 and the Kathmandu Marriott Hotel in 2019.
- by Sangita Shrestha
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