Radisson Hotel Group is thrilled to share the exciting news of the grand inauguration of the Palchan Hotel and Spa, an esteemed addition to Radisson Individual Retreats. Located amidst the picturesque beauty of Manali, this retreat presents an unparalleled chance for guests to reestablish their connection with nature, enveloped by lush green valleys and serene waterfalls in the majestic Himalayan range.
Ideally positioned along the Rohtang Highway, the hotel is a short 1.5-hour drive from Kullu-Manali Airport in Bhuntar, offering convenient proximity to local bus and train stations. Guests may also opt for on-site parking or select to arrive via their own vehicle or taxi.
Zubin Saxena, the Managing Director and Area Senior Vice President for South Asia at Radisson Hotel Group, shared his vision, “We envision Radisson Hotel Group’s next phase of growth to be driven by key hotel openings in India’s leading leisure destinations. Radisson Individuals Retreats allows us the opportunity to enable and co-create unparalleled experiences for guests in every part of India, especially in tier-II and III cities. Considering the heavy footfall of travelers visiting Himachal Pradesh and especially Manali, the hotel’s strategic location will be one of its key USPs. With this opening, our goal is to make experience-driven hospitality accessible to a wider audience, while also ensuring that our presence enriches the local community and preserves the natural beauty of this Himalayan paradise.”
Nestled in the heart of Manali, Palchan Hotel and Spa, an esteemed member of Radisson Individual Retreats, provides guests with a unique lodging experience. Each well-crafted and roomy accommodation features an exquisite cedar wood finish, effortlessly harmonizing contemporary conveniences with traditional charm. Strategically situated, these rooms and suites offer breathtaking panoramic vistas of the grand Himalayan peaks. The use of earthy hues and tasteful furnishings cultivates a warm and tranquil ambiance, guaranteeing a peaceful sanctuary after a day of adventure or leisure.
The hotel’s architectural design is deeply rooted in the Saatu style, renowned for its meticulous craftsmanship and incorporation of natural materials, skillfully encapsulating the spirit of the Himalayas and seamlessly blending with the exquisite natural surroundings. The hotel proudly features handcrafted stonework, intricate wood detailing, and captivating hand-painted murals.
Visitors have the opportunity to enjoy a revitalizing dip in the hotel’s heated outdoor pool while relishing breathtaking views. The hotel also features a well-appointed fitness center and a spa that provides an array of treatments, including calming massages and therapies inspired by Himalayan healing traditions, as well as rejuvenating facials designed to enhance your complexion’s radiance.
For those with a passion for food, the hotel offers a diverse range of dining choices that showcase a fusion of local and global flavors. At Buran’s, the hotel’s specialty restaurant, diners can embark on a culinary adventure within the distinctive ambiance of igloo cabins. The menu offers a wide variety of cuisines, encompassing Italian, Japanese, Asian, and Indian delicacies. Additionally, guests have the opportunity to explore the flavors of Himachal through a selection of local dishes at Buran’s.
For breathtaking views of the Himalayas and the Beas River, guests can visit the hotel’s rooftop restaurant, Beaside Restaurant and Bar. This elegant venue offers indoor and outdoor seating, delivering a fine dining experience like no other, complete with a mesmerizing backdrop of Manali’s natural beauty and a wide selection of international wines and spirits.
Ayaan Sharma, Owner of Whispering Rock Hotels said, “We aim to provide a hospitality experience like no other to Indian and international travelers with our collective synergies with RHG. Partnering with the Group not only allows our property to preserve and promote its distinctive characteristics but also provides us an edge with the brand’s renowned reputation among millions of guests globally. We believe that the hotel will not only provide travelers with a sanctuary of comfort and indulgence but also contribute to the economic and cultural growth of this region.”
Outside the hotel premises, guests have a multitude of activities to choose from, spanning from exhilarating skiing adventures to awe-inspiring paragliding experiences, ensuring an array of options for every adventurer. Nature enthusiasts can venture out to discover picturesque waterfalls, while those with an interest in local culture can explore tourist attractions such as Atal Tunnel, Rohtang Pass, Hampta Pass, Solang Valley, the Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery, and the bustling Mall Road.
The Radisson Hotel Group continues to maintain a strong foothold in the Indian market, standing as one of the nation’s largest international hotel operators with a presence exceeding 165 hotels that are either in operation or development. It proudly holds the distinction of being the largest hotel operator in tier l markets, such as Delhi-NCR, while simultaneously maintaining over 50 percent of its portfolio in tier II and III markets, where it has played a pioneering role. With its hotels strategically situated across 65+ locations in India, a Radisson hotel is easily accessible within every 4-hour driving distance throughout the country. These hotels operate under a diverse range of brands, including Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson RED, Park Inn by Radisson, Park Plaza, Park Inn and Suites by Radisson, Country Inn and Suites by Radisson, and Radisson Individuals.