Hotels near Taj Mahal

by Cristina on February 1, 2012

by Cristina | February 1st, 2012  

Taj Mahal is located in Agra, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It’s about 200 km from Delhi and although it’s possible to visit Taj Mahal during a day trip from the capital, many people prefer to stay in Agra , especially if they are looking for a romantic escape.

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Aside from Taj Mahal, Agra is also home to important monuments from the Mughal period, such as Agra Fort , a mausoleum and some important tombs.

Being such an important travel destination in India, Agra doesn’t lack hotels. Actually , there are hundreds of hotels located in all parts of the city. But many travelers want to stay near Taj Mahal and , if possible, also have a view of the landmark.

Here are some hotels to check out for your next vacation in Agra:

Hotel Crystal Retreat

The 3-star hotel is located 500 m from Taj Mahal and features a rooftop restaurant. All rooms have AC, flat screen TV and free wi-fi. All rooms also have ensuite bathroom and coffee making facilities. The executive double (or twin room) costs Rs 2250 / US$43.20 per night.


Hotel Mandakini Villas

This 2-star hotel is located 5 min walk from Taj Mahal. It offers free parking and also free airport/railway station shuttle service. All rooms have either AC or fans. The restaurant on site serves Indian cuisines. The executive double (or twin room) costs Rs 1990 / US$38 per night.


Hotel Taj Plaza

The 2-star hotel is located just 5 min walk from Taj Mahal. Some of the rooms offer view of the monument. There’s a rooftop café on site and the hotel offers free parking. The rooms have TV and private bathrooms. The deluxe double room costs Rs 1000 / US$20 per night.


Amar Yatri Niwas

This 2-star hotel is located in Agra, just 1.5 km from Taj Mahal. All rooms have AC , ensuite bathroom and there’s free parking. Guests can eat at the restaurant on site. The standard double room costs Rs 1900 / US$36.50 per night.


Hotel Sidhartha

This 2-star hotel is located in the heart of Agra, just 2 km from Taj Mahal. There’s a restaurant on site and the hotel offers free parking. All rooms have balcony, TV , coffee making facilities and bathroom ensuite. The standard double (or twin room) costs Rs 900 / US$17.30 per night.


Aditya Palace

The 2-stars hotel is located about 3 km from Taj Mahal and 2 km from Agra Fort. All rooms have AC and there’s free parking on site. The standard double (or twin room ) costs Rs 540 / US$10.50 per night.


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