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Comfortable Guest House in Agra near to Taj Mahal


Shamshabad Road | Agra

  • Description
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  • Amenities and Attractions
  • About Location
  • Testimonial

Description

This beautiful homestay in Agra can be your refuge after a hectic day visiting the majestic Taj Mahal. The homestay is located in a quiet location inside a guarded residence area in the outskirts of Agra. Spotless rooms with a well functioning bathrooms. Nice garden. A tuk tuk will bring you down to Taj Mahal in 15 minutes. As there are no good restaurants nearby we suggest that you make prior arrangements with your hosts, if not eating outside.

The guest bedrooms are spacious and well ventilated with provision of natural light and sun. All the rooms are air conditioned; with 24 hours hot/cold running water. Rooms are designed very tastefully using teak wood. The Curtains, Cushion pillow and Bed Cover have been made of rich Brocade Silk.It's not a 5 star hotel,but if you are looking for a clean and secure place to stay then you will not be disappointed.

Mr. Rajbansh has worked in Tour Manager and has traveled to different parts of the India and around with French, English and American Fit's and groups of tourists. Mrs. Rajbansh is an excellent cook and pursues gardening as a hobby. Mr. Rajbansh follows certain strict rules regarding timings at night, but these are in the best interest of the guests, being natives he knows the city, inside-out. 

Important:Taj Mahal is closed for visitors on all Fridays so plan your trip accordingly

Accommodation details:                                                                   

Total of 7 x  A/C Twin/Double en-suite Bedroom with Breakfast

3 x double bed rooms with en-suite bathrooms at Upper Level room with private balcony 

4 x double rooms with en-suite bathrooms, on Ground Level room with common veranda.Homestay is suitable for up to 14 adults

Price information:

Single occupancy    GBP 21    US $ 37    Rs. 1900 
Double occupancy     GBP 23    US $ 40    Rs. 2100 
Extra bed charges      GBP 09    US $ 15    Rs.   800 

The above rates are inclusive of breakfast and taxes.

Pricing

Single occupancy    GBP 21    US $ 37    Rs. 1900 
Double occupancy     GBP 23    US $ 40    Rs. 2100 
Extra bed charges      GBP 9    US $ 15    Rs.   800 

The above rates are inclusive of breakfast and taxes.

Accommodation

Total of 7 x  A/C Twin/Double en-suite Bedroom with Breakfast

3 X double bed rooms with en-suite bathrooms at Upper Level room with private balcony 

4  X double rooms with en-suite bathrooms, on Ground Level room with common veranda.

Homestay is suitable for up to 14 adults

Amenities

Hot/Cold Running Water Parking Air-conditioning
Ceiling Fan Power back-up Late Night Check in
Terrace Internet access Garden
Car hire on request
Refrigerator
Satelite TV
Living room Towels and sheets are provided Laundry Facilities
Breakfast available Meals available Transfer on request
Credit Cards Accepted

Attractions

Taj Mahal Agra Fort Fatehpur Sikri
Kalakriti - Light & Sound show Baby Taj Mahal Bear Sanctuary
Chini ka Rauza Jama Masjid Dayal Bagh
Sikandra - Akbar's Masoleum

How to Reach

Air : It is only 30 minutes' hop from Delhi. The 'Kheria' airport is only 6km away from the city center. National and other private airlines connect Agra to Delhi, Khajuraho and Varanasi.

Rail : Agra's railway station is Agra Cantonment. There are excellent train services from New Delhi. Shatabdi Express, Palace on Wheels, Taj Express and Inter-city Express from Delhi takes 2-3 hours to reach Agra.

Road : Agra is on the cross roads of national highways 2, 3 and 11 and is well connected to all parts of the country. Distance between Delhi to Agra is 204 Kms and it takes roughly 4 hours to reach. Rest houses and catering facilities are available en-route of journey.

About Location

Agra is famous as being home to one of the Seven Wonders of the world - The Taj Mahal. The architectural splendour of the Moslems, the fort and the palaces is a vivid reminder of the opulence of the legendary Mughal empire, of which Agra was the capital in the 16th and early 17th centuries. While it's significance as a political center ended with the transfer of the capital to Delhi in 1634 by Shah Jaha, it's architectural wealth has secured it's place on the international map.

A pleasant town with a comparatively slow pace, Agra is known for its superb inlay work on marble and soapstone by craftsmen who are descendants of those who worked under the Mughals. The city is also famous for it's carpets, gold thread embroidery and leather shoes.

Agra was founded by Raja Badal Singh around 1475 A.D. However the mention of Agraban in the Mahabharata suggests that it has been the sister Of Matura, an ancient city in the vicinity, from a very early period. Sikandar Lodi made this place his capital when the Lodis ruled North India. But according to an ancient legend, the name of Agra is derived from Agra vans of the twelve groves of Brijmandala, where teenager Lord Krishna is said to have sported with his companions. Situated on the banks of Yamuna, this town was chosen by the emperor Babar as a base for the Mughals.

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Testimonial

We have stayed at the home stay 2 years in a row. The owners are the most friendly and lovely people. Our train was 4 hours late and we called in advance to let the owner know and it was no trouble.The rooms are spotlessly clean and you get a nice breakfast included in the room cost. Would recommend a stay here if in Agra visiting.Darren - Derby - U.K.

Great room, Home made breakfast and 15 minutes from the Taj Mahal! It's away from the busy centre in Agra, which makes it very peaceful. Restaurant Indiana is very good and 5 minutes away. We loved it and highly recommend this place! Annemie U.K.

I stayed one night in this place , and I can recommend it wholeheartedly. The place is a five mins drive from Taj Mahal and the Red Fort, but it is a little hard to find, so keep he phone number! Call when you are on the way in the taxi.The rooms are beautiful, superclean, superspacious, very comfortable. The management are very correct, can speak English, local languages and French fluently, and hey can give you information about all you want to know. What I really appreciated was the feeling of security, it is a place a had no problems to leave any valuables or important things for safekeeping. Very reliable. I chose to have homemade dinner there, a choice I do not regret at all - possibly one of the best meals I had in all India. They have wifi, but it does not work very well in the room, in the hallway, its fine. The little garden is a haven. And the wifi works well there. Bring cash. No ATMs very near....Ani T - Oslo-Norway

Finding a bed and breakfast anywhere in India is difficult but discovering this one made our stay in Agra. It is a little out of town and does not have a restaurant being a B&B but the cost of getting into town and back is around 300 r's so this does make it almost negligible. It is a clean, quiet oasis in a very dirty and busy city. Do talk to the owner, he does know what he is talking about and is very helpful    F.B. Birmingham - U.K.

en dehors du vacarme du centre d'Agra, la maison d'hote est très bien tenue. les chambres sont très propres. l'accueil est chaleureux. le propriétaire parle un français impeccable (il travaillait avec les touristes). possibilité de dîner sur place, plats typiques et succulents. l'occasion de rencontrer d'autres touristes ! PARFAIT ! Frank Berdin - France

Would definately recommend this Homestay located near the Taj Mahal. It was immaculately clean, with a quaint, well manicured garden. Agra itself is a bit dirty, but this place was a haven from all of that. Great place to unwind after the drive from Delhi. Staff are courteous and helpful. Would definately return! Only "complaint" is that there was no bottled water available in the room.James Brown - Milwaukee

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Key Information

Reference :
017 AGRA
State :
Agra
Locality :
Shamshabad Road - Agra
No of Bedrooms :
7
No of Bathrooms :
7
Comfortably Accomodates :
14
Single occupancy (Inclusive of Breakfast & Taxes)
Single occupancy GBP 21/ US $ 37 / Rs. 1900 (Inclusive of Breakfast and Taxes)
Double occupancy (Inclusive of Breakfast & Taxes)
Double occupancy GBP 23 / US $ 40 / Rs. 2100 (Inclusive of Breakfast and Taxes)
Check-In :
12:00 Hrs
Check-Out :
11:00 Hrs
Category :
Guest House
Property Type :
House
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