Hotel Yak and Yeti, is a premier five-star deluxe oasis in the heart of Kathmandu
Hotel Yak and Yeti, is a premier five-star deluxe oasis in the heart of Kathmandu, Nepal. Modern day sophistication greets cultural heritage in the ample grounds of the 100-year-old palace and newly designed structure of the hotel. Find refuge among antique fountains, gilded temples and emerald gardens as you remain just moments away from all the shops and adventure of the Kathmandu city, located at Durbar Marg.
A 120-room hotel with 5 star amenities started it’s operation in 01st September, 1977. After a successful run of 12 years, the need was felt to enhance the hotel’s size and facilities.
Now an extension of 150 deluxe rooms and suites have been built (designed to harmonize with the special features of the Lal Durbar) to supplement the existing accommodation, bringing the total number of rooms available in the hotel to 270 rooms.
Along with the construction of the new (Durbar) wing, a brand new porte-cochere, lobby, a new lobby bar, shopping arcade, an atrium, a second swimming pool and two tennis courts have also been constructed, whilst the Café Restaurant has been extended and upgraded, along with the refurbishment of the existing guest room wing. Following this renovation program is the inclusion of a brand new Club Nirvana Fitness Center complete with state-of-the-art gymnasium and spa. Hotel Yak & Yeti has a comprehensive Business Centre and is the first hotel in Kathmandu offering a much sought after exclusive Executive floor and Club Shangri-La. Facilities on this floor include 24-hour butler service, a private lounge for breakfast and cocktails, a boardroom, and in-room outlets for fax machines and computers, which can be rented.
With the historic character of the hotel and the new and upgraded facilities, the Yak & Yeti will continue to be the city’s leading luxury business and leisure hotel. Although it is an ultra modern hotel, the traditional Nepali architectural features have been preserved.
Some of the display carved windows are more than 200 years old. It captures the old charm and style of Kathmandu, while providing the international quality standards of accommodation and dining facilities.
The embodiment of history, legend and tradition, the Hotel Yak and Yeti is a perfect blend of contemporary international standards and time-honored tradition. Explore Nepal’s rich cultural heritage while finding solace in the luxurious comfort of this former Rana Palace.
Rest in the neo-classical Lal Durbar or Red Palace, built more than a century ago by the then Prime Minister Bir Shumshere Jung Bahadur Rana. A centerpiece of the Yak and Yeti’s impressive hotel, the meticulously restored, Lal Durbar now houses two historic restaurants, banquet rooms, a grand ballroom and casino. Comfortably manicured rooms, striking Himalayan views, and its premier location make the Yak and Yeti an obvious destination for business and for travel.
Rooms at Hotel Yak & Yeti
Rooms are created, with an emphasis on the highest quality of materials, with smoke detectors, safe locks, working desks, LCD TV set with satellite reception, In-room tea/coffee making facility, direct call phone, high-speed Internet connection and a mini bar.
Regardless of why you have decided to visit, be it a short-term visit, long-term business trip, untraditional family holiday or comfortable honeymoon, or just looking for pleasant, quiet and luxury stay, Hotel Yak & Yeti is created especially for you…!
Yak & Yeti’s 270 rooms and suites have been carefully appointed to the highest degree of comfort and convenience. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms, International Direct Dial telephones, color television and a fully stocked mini bar.
Guests travelling on official matters can make use of the business centre that offers two well appointed meeting rooms and a privately equipped office space. The hotel also provides excellent banquet facilities that cater to your private events. Leisure facilities include tennis courts, swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi and a fitness centre, complete with state-of-the-art gymnasium and spa.
All rooms have en-suite bathrooms, International Direct Dial telephones, color television and a fully stocked mini bar. Guests travelling on official matters can make use of the business centre that offers two well appointed meeting rooms and a privately equipped office space. The hotel also provides excellent banquet facilities that cater to your private events.
Room Types- Hotel Yak & Yeti
- Deluxe Room
- Heritage Deluxe Room
- Club Shangri-La Executive Room
- of guest rooms 270
- of floors 5
- of guest elevators 4
- Checkout time 1200 hrs
- Check-in time 1300 hr
Dinning – Hotel Yak & Yeti
Just across the lobby, is the Sunrise Restaurant, a casual, light and accommodating restaurant overlooking expansive and beautifully landscaped gardens and pools.
Open from 6.30 a.m to 11.00 p.m with a seating capacity of 120 guests, the Sunrise serves buffet as well as a-la-carte for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The Sunrise also hosts exciting events every week: Orient Express, a culinary journey through the far East, every Wednesday. Italian Treasure, an authentic Italian buffet every Monday brought to you by our expert chefs.
The Chimney Fine Dining
At the time when the longest standing restaurant of its quality was created, the path to The Chimney was just a series of dirt lanes winding between stone houses in the jewel of the medieval Kathmandu Valley. In a fairytale land of not so long ago, the infamous Boris Lissanevitch established The Chimney. Boris’ name alone conjures up legends of his unheeded extravagance and enigmatic adventures; famed Russian ballet dancer, entrepreneur, and entertainer of royalty, the tradition of the unprecedented Boris and his Chimney Restaurant continues to this day.
By night, the handcrafted, open, copper-shafted fireplace blazes and the vaulted ceilings of The Chimney are illuminated with the shadows of myths as tall as Everest. Boris’ original recipes live on as his famous Borstch is served as well as the Smoked Bekti, Chicken a la Kiev, and the flaming baked Alaska Sagarmatha.
Traditional favorites are honored while an inspired international menu at The Chimney achieves distinction of its own. With a palette of fresh ingredients, is refined with masterful innovation. Savor Rack of Lamb with an Eggplant and Sesame Ragout and relish the piquant Tartare of Smoked Salmon with Wasabi, but be warned, new creations are always coming out to tempt you.
The Pub Wine Bar
Aside the lobby, Pub is the perfect place to meet friends and relax. Enjoy an international selection of beverages and exotic cocktails in the light garden front lounge. The Pub is open from 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Join the Pub for a cocktail and enjoy Yak & Yeti’s Pub for an apéritif watching the moon glow on the Himalayas until the sidewalks roll up.
Hotel Yak & Yeti
GPO Box no. 1016
Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel : +977-1-4248999, 4240520
Fax: +977-1-4227781/ 4227782
Room rates for Hotel Yak & Yeti
|Types of Room||No of Pax||Special Rate||Breakfast||Taxes|
|Single Room||1||USD 115||Included||Included|
|Double Room||2||USD 130||Included||Included|
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