This is the fourth part of the series in tourist attraction in Pokhara: Hotels in Pokhara
- Pokhara Restaurants
- City attractions
- School / Colleges in Pokhara
- Hotels in Pokhara (This post)
- Pokhara Celebrities
Pokhara being one of the most popular touristic destination in Nepal, there are various hotels to stay in Pokhara. Some hotels are strategically located so that the natural views of Machhapuchre and other mountains can be seen through the windows of the room. Others are lakeside resorts and hotels that give a pleasant views of various natural beauties. Three lakes are the most popular touristic destination:
Fewa Lake – Located near the airport and the city center, the lake and the lakeside area is the major touristic destination.
Begnas Lake – A huge lake on the east side of the city is also a popular destination.
Rupa Lake – A newly developed resort in the lake area is the most popular destination for the youth and old alike.
According to a 2011 report, there are more than 300 tourist category hotels and lodges in Pokhara. Two of them are 5-star hotels, five 3-star hotels, fifteen 2-star and other non-star hotels in the city.
The Phulbari Resort & Spa and Pokhara Grande are the 5-star hotels.
Paschimanchal Hotel Association Pokhara (PHAP), is the leading organization in the hospitality industry in Pokhara, The organization represents more than 300 hotels,resorts & guest houses ranging from tourist standard hotels to 5 star deluxe hotels in Pokhara. Established on the 27th of March, 2009 after the merger between Regional Hotel Association Nepal(RHAN) and Pokhara Hotel Association (PHA).