Kabul Serena Hotel
Kabul Serena Hotel is a luxury hotel in downtown Kabul, Afghanistan. It is set in landscaped gardens, overlooking the city's famous Zarnegar Park. Originally built in 1945, the hotel has been completely refurbished and extended in recent years, reopening on November 8, 2005. The main work for the hotel was given to the Aga Khan Foundation and thus it was inaugurated by Aga Khan IV It has also twice been the subject of terrorist attacks, once in January 2008 and once more in March 2014.
|Kabul Serena Hotel|
The inside garden area
|Location||District 2, Kabul, Afghanistan|
|Opening||1945; Reopened; November 8, 2005|
|Owner||Government of Afghanistan|
|Design and construction|
|Developer||Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN)|
|Number of rooms||177|
Today the hotel has 177 rooms and suites. It has several restaurants include the Café Zarnegar serving Afghan cuisine, the Wild Rice fine-dining restaurant serving South-East Asian cuisine, the Serena Pastry Shop, serving home-made breads, cakes and patisseries and the Char Chata Lounge. The hotel also includes Maisha Spa & Health Club, offering a fitness centre, a steam room, a sauna and outdoor heated swimming pool.