Radisson Hotel Group unveils Palchan Hotel & Spa


The Palchan Hotel and Spa is about 1.5 hours away from the Kullu-Manali Airport and is within close proximity to local bus and train stations

The Radisson Hotel Group has introduced the Palchan Hotel and Spa, an esteemed member of the Radisson Individual Retreats collection. This splendid retreat is located in the picturesque heart of Manali, nestled within the enchanting embrace of the Himalayan range.

Conveniently situated along the Rohtang Highway, the Palchan Hotel and Spa is only about 1.5 hours away from the Kullu-Manali Airport in Bhuntar and is within close proximity to local bus and train stations. Guests can easily access the location by car or taxi and enjoy the added convenience of on-site parking. 

Zubin Saxena, Managing Director and Area Senior Vice President, South Asia, Radisson Hotel Group, shared his vision for the new property, stating, “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.” Talking about the distinctiveness of the property’s destination, he said, “Considering the heavy footfall of travellers 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 ensure that our presence enriches the local community and preserves the natural beauty of this Himalayan paradise.”

The Palchan Hotel and Spa in Manali promises a unique accommodation experience in the heart of the city. Each meticulously designed and spacious room features a stunning cedar wood look, harmonising modern comforts with traditional aesthetics. Strategically positioned rooms and suites offer breathtaking panoramic views of the majestic Himalayan peaks, while earthy tones and tasteful furnishings create an inviting and soothing ambiance, perfect for unwinding after a day of adventure or leisure.

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Rooted in the Saatu architectural style, characterised by handcrafted details and the use of natural materials, the hotel’s design perfectly captures the essence of the Himalayas, blending seamlessly with the surrounding natural beauty. Every stone used in the hotel’s construction is a unique creation, handcrafted by local artisans. The property also boasts charming hand-carved stone pillars, intricate woodwork, and hand-painted murals.

Guests can also indulge in a refreshing swim with stunning views at the hotel’s outdoor heated pool. For those seeking relaxation, the hotel provides a fitness centre and spa offering a wide range of treatments, from soothing massages inspired by Himalayan healing traditions to rejuvenating facials promising a healthy glow.

Culinary enthusiasts will find their delight in a diverse array of dining options at the hotel. Buran’s, the specialty restaurant, offers a unique gastronomic experience featuring igloo cabins. The menu includes a variety of cuisines, such as Italian, Japanese, Asian, and Indian dishes, as well as a selection of local Himachali dishes. The rooftop restaurant, Beaside Restaurant & Bar, offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas and the Beas River, with a fine dining experience accompanied by an extensive range of international wines and spirits.

Ayaan Sharma, owner of Whispering Rock Hotels, expressed his pride in the partnership with Radisson Hotel Group, saying, “We are immensely proud of our partnership with the Radisson Hotel Group to introduce Palchan Hotel & Spa. We believe that the hotel will not only provide travellers with a sanctuary of comfort and indulgence but also contribute to the economic and cultural growth of this region.”

Beyond the confines of the hotel, guests have the opportunity to explore a variety of activities, including thrilling skiing adventures, breathtaking paragliding experiences, visits to scenic waterfalls, and exploration of local culture through visits to tourist hotspots like the Atal Tunnel, Rohtang Pass, Hampta Pass, Solang Valley, Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery, and Mall Road.

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The Radisson Hotel Group, with a global presence spanning EMEA and APAC, manages a diverse portfolio of over 1,150 hotels in operation and under development. The group is committed to delivering an exceptional customer experience and offers a wide range of brands under its umbrella, including Radisson Collection, Art’otel, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson RED, Radisson Individuals, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson, Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, and Prizeotel.

The Radisson Rewards loyalty programme provides members with exceptional benefits and access to a wide range of hotels across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Radisson Meetings, a core service of the group, offers tailored solutions for events and meetings, placing guest needs at the forefront of its offer. The group is also committed to being net zero by 2050 based on the approved near-term science-based targets, making sustainable hotel stays easily accessible.

The safety and well-being of guests and team members remain a top priority for the Radisson Hotel Group, ensuring that all properties across the group’s portfolio are subject to health and safety requirements and maintaining a commitment to care for guests and team members.