Top Budget Hotels in Agra
Planning a trip to Agra and wondering where to stay? Sadly, Agra doesn't have too many inspiring choices when it comes to hotel. None the less, there are a handful of hotels in Agra that offer clean, cozy and comfortable rooms at very affordable rates. Luxury travellers can opt for either the ITC Mughal or the Oberoi Amar Vilas, two beautiful Agra hotels that offer stunning views of the Taj Mahal.
Budget Hotels in Agra
Hotel Kamal :- One of the best budget hotels in Agra, Hotel Kamal ticks all the boxes when it comes to affordable, comfortable, clean and location. The highlight of the hotel is the stunning view of the Taj Mahal from its rooftop restaurant. Located on Taj Ganj, near the south gate entrance to the Taj, this hotel in Agra offers basic rooms with running hot water. There are only 20 rooms in this hotel in Agra, so an advance booking is recommended. Average room rate for a double non AC room is Rs. 1000 and you get free wireless internet.
Friends Paying Guest House :- The perfect hotel in Agra for travellers seeking a no frill, friendly and cheap hotel. The Taj Mahal is just a 15 minute walk from the hotel and guests are served delicious home cooked food. The hosts are warm and friendly, and guests can also interact with other occupants at the common area. Double rooms at the guest house start from Rs. 700 and come with attached bathroom.
Hotel Sidharta :- Travellers looking for a budget, friendly, basic hotel that is close to the Taj Mahal will find this one perfect. The hotel is hands down one of the best Agra hotels for a short stay (2-3 days). Booking a AC room at Hotel Sidharta might overstretch a backpackers budget, but the Non AC deluxe rooms go for as low as Rs. 700 per night.
Ray of Maya :- A fairly new hotel that makes for an excellent option for the budget traveller. The interiors of this hotel in Agra are minimalistic but beautiful done up in bright hues. The Taj Mahal is only 10 mts from the hotel and guests can also catch the glimpse of the monument from the rooftop restaurant.
Oberoi Amarvilas :- Travellers looking to splurge on a hotel in Agra can choose this opulent hotels located just 600 meters from the Taj Mahal. This is a popular choice for honeymooners and the rates for a room night starts at around Rs. 30,000. Most guests at this hotel in Agra opt for a Agra Hotel Package which includes a tour of the Taj Mahal and other monuments.
Radisson Blu Agra :- This is an excellent hotel for travellers looking for a luxury hotel in Agra without wanting to splurge too much. The hotel is spread across 4.5 acres and is around 1 km away from the entrance to the Taj Mahal. The in house restaurant within this Agra hotel, the Dawat-e-Nawab is often rated as one of the best restaurant in Agra and serves both South and North Indian fares.