Ace Hotels and Resorts
A family owned and operated enterprise with more than forty years of experience in the field of hospitality and tourism management, Ace Hotels and Resorts is chaired by Yogendra Sakya, a prominent figure in the tourism industry of the country. The company operates various reputed and popular hotels and resorts in the country, mostly in and around the Kathmandu valley. A venture of Sakya Investment Group which comprises of fifteen companies in four sectors that are Hospitality, Travel and Tourism, Banking and Financial Institutions and Information Technology and Education, the company operates five budget hotels and one luxury resort in Nepal.
Club Himalaya in Nagarkot, Hotel Ambassador in Kathmandu, Marco Polo Business Hotel in Kathmandu, Trek-O-Tel Hotel in Pokhara and Tea House Inn in Nagarkot are the resorts and hotels operated by the company. The hotels operated by the company cater to the budget travelers, business travelers as well as the luxury travelers coming to Nepal which has made it an ultimate choice among all types of travelers coming to Nepal. The hotels provide accommodation for long as well as short stay. Sakya Investment Group was established after Basanta B. Sakya, a jeweler, changed his business to hospitality industry following his color blindness in the mid nineteenth century. Few years later, his son Yogendra B. Sakya took over the business and brought it to the present day height from the then ten room hotel. The major focus of the group is hospitality industry, although the group owns various other enterprises. The other businesses owned and operated by the Group includes Ace Development Bank and Nepal Investment Bank in the banking and finance sector, Malpi Group of Schools in education sector, IT Himalaya- A Dutch and Nepali joint venture in the IT sector and Mata International in Import and Export sector.
Hotel Ambassdor was first built as a hotel in Lazimpat in the year 1978 by Basanta B. Sakya who had initially built it as a bungalow and had rented it to the British Embassy in the early 1960s. The hotel, although had been popular and reputed, had to continuously suffer loss of land in the hands of the government who wanted to expand the road for various reasons. And in the year 2011, it not only lost its land but also a portion of the building which made it vulnerable to earthquake and hence, the owners decided to rebuild the hotel from ground zero. The hotel building is said to be completed by January 2015. However, the hotel staffs have moved to Chauni to serve at the Ambassador Chanuni, an apartment hotel build near the famous Swayambhunath Stupa. Hotel Ambassador had served as a diplomatic enclave of Kathmandu and it aims to improve its services and facilities even more as it comes back as a brand new structure.
Located at Kamalpokhari in Kathmandu, Marcopolo Business Hotel is one of the most popular business hotels in the country. The hotel overlooking the downtown shopping area is close to all the basic and necessary facilities such as medical facilities, tourist spots, travel agencies, casinos and restaurants. The four storied hotel has thirty two rooms that comes under economic as well as standard category. The rooms are facilitated with color cable television sets, individual air conditioning, telephone, attached bathroom with bathtub and twenty four hour free wireless internet access. Besides these, the hotel offers other facilities and service such as rooftop sun deck, restaurant from 6 am to 10 pm, laundry and dry cleaning, storage lockers, foreign currency exchange, underground parking, office spaces for long period, guide service, business center and car rental service.
Club Himalaya Resort is one of the most popular and famous landmarks of Nagarkot. Known for its comfortable accommodation, cozy ambiance, delicious food and the warm and friendly staffs, the resort offers many facilities apart from luxury accommodation and food. The luxury resort has sixty eight rooms that comes in standard and deluxe categories and are well equipped with all the modern amenities required for a comfortable and luxurious stay. All rooms have a balcony that opens to the wonderful and picturesque views of the Himalayan ranges of the beautiful country. The resort also offers swimming pool, spa facilities and many more.
A perfect getaway from the crowd and noise of the city for the budget travelers, Tea House Inn at Nagarkot not only offers comfortable accommodation and delicious and warm food but also offers the wonderful views of the sunrise and sunset, picture perfect mountains and green forests. The inn has three comfortable rooms well equipped with all the modern facilities required to make your stay comfortable. The inn is situated in the same premise of Club Himalaya Resort which enables the guests to enjoy the facilities of the resort at extra charges. The Inn offers restaurant, a local bar and children-park and all the other facilities of the resort.
Trek-O-Tel is another venture of Ace Hotels and Resorts situated in Pokhara. The octagonal building made in Gurung village house style consists of thirty eight centrally air conditioned rooms which are well equipped with the modern facilities such as cable television, telephones and private bathrooms with hot and cold water. The clean and comfortable hotel is not only popular for its quality accommodation and food services but also for its style and originality. The Trek-O-Tel restaurant at the hotel offers mixed menu serving breakfast, lunch and dinner while the Pokhara Thakali Kitchen caters home cooked Thakali cuisines. Some of the other facilities offered by the hotel include travel desk, laundry and dry cleaning services, luggage store, safety lockers, massage room and foreign currency exchange.
The latest and new venture of the company, Shanti Ban Resort is situated at Priprahar in Shisuwar village in Chitwan district of Nepal. The new venture by the prominent group with years of experience in hospitality industry, the resort aims to cater to the needs of all categories of travelers coming to the country.
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