Situated on the banks of River Yamuna, Agra is home to the colossal monument called Taj Mahal. The city is reminiscent of the glorious Mughal past of the country. Tourists just do not visit the city to marvel at its many architectural wonders but also to relive the resplendent Mughal era. The city is famous for its handicrafts and mouth-watering pethas. Important points of interest or tourist attractions in Agra other than the Taj Mahal include Agra Fort, Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, Mehtab Bagh, Jama Masjid, Fatehpur Sikri, Akbar’s Tomb, Moti Masjid, Sikander Fort, and Wildlife SOS.
So, if you’re travelling to Agra and are confused about where to stay and what accommodation type to opt for, we give you a list of properties to choose from.
The city is a congested little city but has managed to retain its charm. The narrow crowded streets of Agra are always abuzz with energy and stand apart from the impersonal feel of metropolitan cities. The city is dotted with a plethora of guest houses that promise you basic comfort with all kinds of added services and amenities. Some of these properties are equipped with microwaves and refrigerators for the convenience of guests. Two neighbourhoods in Agra that are lined with guest houses are Tajganj and Namner. Taj Ganj is situated at a short distance of 2.4 kilometres from Taj Mahal. Lohamandi is yet another place where you can find these budget accommodations. Guest houses rentals can be rented for an approximate price ranging from INR 500 to INR 2,500 for a single room in a guest house.
Boutique stays: The city also has on offer a number of elegantly furnished boutique stays, which feature plush double beds and snazzy interiors. Some of the holiday homes also feature multi-cuisine restaurants and in-house bars, where you can unwind and relax with your friends. Boutique stays in Agra are located in Tajganj, Shamsabad, Paktola, Vidya Nagar, Purani Mandi, and Nehru Nagar. These vacation rentals can be booked for an approximate price beginning at INR 2,000 for a room and going up to INR 24,000 for a nine-bedroom accommodation.
There are various homestays that are located in residential localities. Accommodations are quintessential if you’re looking for a wholesome experience of the city. Some of these lodgings feature well-appointed kitchens, which are equipped with gas hobs and microwaves to facilitate basic cooking. Homestay settlements can be booked for an approximate price beginning at INR 2,000 for a single room and going up to INR 21,000 for a seven-bedroom accommodation. You can find properties in areas such as Vibhav Nagar, Shaheed Nagar, and Vimal Enclave Colony.