One of the most romantic spots on the planet, the Taj Mahal has cast a spell on travelers for centuries. From royalty to humble backpackers, this World Heritage Site’s charms have won over all manner of people. But if you wish to extend your close encounter with this wonder beyond your visit to the site, then you’ll want to stay in an accommodation which offers breath-taking views of its majestic walls. These top hotels will give your eyes the chance to feast on this beautiful vista all day long as well as during the romantic twilight of night. Enjoy easy access to the World Heritage Site with these top hotels near to and with a view of the Taj Mahal, Agra.
If it’s luxury you’re after, then this superbly rated five-star hotel is the choice for you. Located just a few hundred yards away from the Taj Mahal, it offers spectacular views of this man-made wonder – a vista that is given even more power when viewed overlooking The Oberoi Amarvilas Agra’s majestic gardens.
The hotel’s view, striking architecture, opulent interior, and large outdoor pool have earned it a stellar reputation among past guests, who have raved about its customer service and unforgettable location. And its restaurant can cater to all manner of tastes, with its huge array of dishes covering all manner of cuisines including Indian, Chinese, Japanese, European, international, Indonesian, and Thai.
The Oberoi Amarvilas Agra
Address: Taj East Gate Road
Price: from 248 USD
All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Non-smoking rooms Luggage storage Lift Trouser press Fitness centre Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning WiFi
The five-star DoubleTree by Hilton Agra has a fabulous reputation among its guests, who have praised the levels of service and its peaceful oasis-like location. The site boasts two restaurants, both of which offer a la carte menus, with North 27 providing a range of Indian, international, and grilled dishes, and the Kebab-E-Que serving Indian dinners.
The Taj Mahal is handily placed just a couple of miles away and, after a busy day of sightseeing, the hotel’s stylish interior and well furnished rooms are sure to prove most welcoming. Its range of wellness facilities, which include a steam room, fitness centre, and spa will also appeal to the weary traveller, and the rooftop terrace and its outdoor pool – which is open all-year round – are also an excellent location from which to soak up the view.
DoubleTree by Hilton Agra
Address: B/H - 1&2, Taj Nagri Phase II
Price: from 40 USD
Tour or class about local culture Swimming pool Free parking Internet services Outdoor pool (all year) Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Currency exchange Snack bar
Cut out the hassle of getting to and from the Taj Mahal with a stay in this five-star hotel. Located within a mile of the iconic building, The Gateway Hotel Fatehabad Agra offers great views of the World Heritage Site, and its airport shuttle service means you can get from the plane to your majestic vista with the minimum of fuss.
What’s more, the nine acres (3.6 km) of hotel gardens, the spa, and its traditional therapies, freshwater pool and highly-rated customer service will help to foster a relaxing stay. And, after a slap up meal in the a la carte restaurant, kick back on the hotel’s sky deck and soak in its fine city views.
With no fewer than three restaurants, an airport shuttle service, and stylish bedrooms, it’s no small wonder that this affordable five-star hotel has a very good reputation among its past guests.
The Crystal Sarovar Premiere Agra sits a little over a mile away from the Taj Mahal, for ease of access to the site. And after taking in this magnificent wonder of the world during a trip to its grounds, you can bask in those memories by enjoying views of the Taj from the rooftop pool and al fresco dining area. What’s more, with this being the most affordable venue on this list, you’ll enjoy all of these perks without breaking the bank.
The Four Points by Sheraton Agra is another hotel with a rooftop pool, sky terrace, and beautiful views across to the Taj Mahal. There are also a number of dining and socialising options, whether it be Henry’s with its range of drinks, the Oasis with its array of cuisines, or The Roof Top, which offers exactly what you’d expect: beautiful vistas and delectable food.
This four-star hotel also offers a range of facilities in which to kick back and relax including a spa, fitness facilities, and the aforementioned pool. There’s also free parking on-site, and an airport shuttle service, so however you plan to get to the hotel, you’re well catered for.
Radisson Hotel Agra
Address: C-1, C-2, Taj Nagari Phase 1,Fatehabad Road
Price: from 25 USD
Fitness centre WiFi available in all areas Daily housekeeping Rooftop pool Newspapers Shuttle service (additional charge) Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Airport shuttle
Located just one mile (1.6 km) from the Taj Mahal, the five-star Hotel Clarks Shiraz is close enough to offer fine views of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, while its picturesque gardens provide an oasis of calm within the busy confines of Agra. Inside, it boasts a number of restaurants as well as a wide array of wellness facilities, from a swimming pool to hot tubs and from a Jacuzzi to a sauna and fitness centre. Food options include a mix of Indian and Chinese dishes in the site’s multiple restaurants as well as buffet and a la carte menus.
Hotel Clarks Shiraz
Address: 54 Taj Road
Price: from 52 USD
Live music/performance Hot tub/jacuzzi Terrace On-site parking Facilities for disabled guests Outdoor pool (all year) Non-smoking throughout CCTV in common areas
The Taj Mahal awaits
Whether you’ve a small fortune in the bank or simply wish to take in one of the world’s most majestic sights on a tight budget, you’ll find Agra has a range of highly-rated hotels to suit your individual needs and circumstances. All you need to do now is look forward to a once-in-a-lifetime experience and a view you’ll never forget.
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