Agra – the city on the banks of Yamuna river, popular for its Mughal architecture, is one of the most popular tourist places in India. The Mughal empire has left fascinating tombs, mosques, and forts having an exciting historical significance. Though there are tons of hotels in Agra but tourist usually prefer those who are nearest to the historical places especially Taj Mahal. Below is the list of luxurious hotels in Agra near Tajmahal which will make your trip to Agra truly enduring.
1. Oberoi Amarvilas
Oberoi Amarvilas provides a special service of taking you to the Taj Mahal through gold buggy service. The environment of the hotel is still and quiet canceling all the noise and hustle of the crowd of Agra. You can easily enjoy the marvelous views of the buildings from the terrace. All the 102 rooms are inspired with the Mughal period architecture. The furniture is well furnished made of marble. The Kohinoor Suite offers the best views of Taj Mahal and has inter-connected twin-bedded rooms if you have visited with your family.
2. Trident Hotel
Surprisingly, Trident hotel also comes under the Oberoi Group. It is also near the Taj Mahal. It is a two-floor modern built hotel having beautifully built gardens having a full arrangement for your entertainment. A puppet show, magic show, and a potter are available to entertain you. It is surely a value for money.
Located on the famous Fatehabad Road, Courtyard hotel is near to the three UNESCO recognized heritage sites i.e The Taj Mahal, the Red Fort, and the Fatehpur Sikri. With all the luxurious facilities, get off your stress by taking in a pool, or a spa and feel comfortable with spacious rooms and high-speed WiFi. There are four options available for dining – MoMo Café, Anise, Onyx and MoMo 2 Go.
4. ITC Mughal Resort and Spa
ITC Mughal Resort and Spa has 233 rooms that will take you back to the Mughal period and give a sense of royalty and splendor. The only hotel to have won the Aga Khan Award because of its marvelous Mughal architecture. With 23 acres of garden, the use of water channels and fruit trees gives an unparalleled experience.
5. Taj Hotel & Convention Center
The superior rooms are 35 Sq. Mt, deluxe suite – 70 Sq. Mt and a presidential suite of 140 Sq. Mt. The rooms are grandeur with wooden flooring and drop-down lights. Guests can work-out at the fitness center, which is located next to the swimming pool and features a steam room and hot tub. A range of therapies and beautifying treatments are available at the Aliva spa. Transportation arrangements can be organized at the travel desk.
Stay at the above hotels will make your visit momentous and monumental. The romantic environment created by the Taj Mahal and the Mughal architecture is extra-ordinary. The study guides are easily available by the hotel management who are fluent in English speaking and can tell the intricacies of every historical monument.