Who can resist the charm of the magnificent Taj Mahal? And of course a visit to the Taj would be incomplete without seeing it in the silvery moonlight. If you are visiting Agra to see the Taj, it does make sense to plan an overnight stay so that you can catch the world’s most romantic monument at its spectacular best.
Agra has plenty of four star hotels where you can be assured of excellent service and amenities. These include the Hotel Yamuna View, Howard Park Plaza, Mansingh Place, The Gateway Hotel and Utakarsh Vilas. Some of these hotels like Howard Park Plaza are located very close to the Taj.
The others are located in the city centre, which helps if you are also planning a shopping session during your visit to Agra! All of them are conveniently close to the airport, railway station as well as the main bus stop. In fact, these Agra hotels are so well placed that a short trip using the local transport will enable you to reach any part of the city very quickly indeed, helping you save on time.
The four star hotels are designed to cater to both international as well as domestic tourists. The quality of service is top notch and includes amenities like multi-cuisine restaurants gym, yoga and meditation centre. Most of them also have banquet halls and conference facilities. They are ideal to host office conventions where you can mix business with pleasure. In fact, the four star Agra hotels normally offer well equipped business centers and secretarial services and are thus popular with corporate travelers. The stay in these hotels is made even more pleasant and memorable due to the wonderful service provided by the staff.
A weekend stay at any of these four star hotels will not set you back by much, considering the facilities that are offered. The prices can range from nominal to slightly expensive, depending on the kind of room that you book. You can also check out if there are any special deals that you could get.
With the Taj and other wonderful heritage monuments like Sikandara, Red Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, a visit to Agra is definitely worth it. And what makes the visit to this charming, bustling city even more pleasurable is the presence of several hotels where you can be assured of international standards of quality and service.
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