Marriott International to debut its playful Moxy brand in Nepal

Marriott International has signed an agreement with International Himalaya Hospitality and Hotel to debut the company’s playful and spirited Moxy Hotels brand in Kathmandu. Featuring 108 smart and stylish bedrooms, Moxy Kathmandu is expected to open in 2025.

The hotel – located in the heart of the city in Kamaladi – is home to the young, fun-seeking, bold, intrepid traveller. Several landmarks and historical temples lie within walking distance of the hotel.
“We are excited to once again collaborate with International Himalaya Hospitality and Hotel to bring the playful and spirited Moxy Hotels brand to Nepal,” said 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 travellers.

Sharing his thoughts on the occasion of this agreement, Gaurav Agarwal, Director of MS Group, said, “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 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 maximise space, allowing guests the flexibility to adapt the room to their needs.

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 socialise. The Moxy Kitchen & Pick-ups is an 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 re-group 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 is a subsidiary of the Kathmandu headquartered MS 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.

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