Agra is the seat of Mughal pomp and show. On a visit to Agra, you can see The Taj Mahal, the Mughal Gardens, and The Buland Darwaza. All of these places are usually a part of most holiday packages to Agra. But if you are planning to visit these places on a shoestring budget, that might be a little difficult. If you have a low budget and are visiting Agra, you have the choice of staying in budget hotels. These budget hotels can provide satisfactory to good facilities with no compromise on quality.
Agra Hotels – Budget Options
Listed below are a few budget Agra hotels which provide facilities like travel desks, in house restaurants and conference rooms at reasonable prices.
Hotel Ashish Palace
Within 100 meters of the Taj Mahal, this hotel is in the tourist and commercial heart of the city. Hotel Ashish Palace offers 50 spacious rooms, with all the basic modern facilities in a hotel. It has an in-house vegetarian restaurant which serves Indian and Chinese cuisines.
Hotel Ganga Ratan
Hotel Ganga Ratan is located at a distance of eight km from the airport and offers decent accommodation at affordable prices. This hotel has 77 rooms in all. These rooms are divided into three categories – Standard, Deluxe and Super Deluxe. The Hotel’s in house restaurant Karan offers a choice of Indian, Mughal, Chinese and Continental cuisines.
Hotel Taj Plaza
Hotel Taj Plaza has 34 well furnished rooms. Some of these rooms come with a view of the Taj Mahal. The hotel has a restaurant that serves Indian, Chinese and Continental food. Bar-Be-Que is another restaurant in the vicinity that serves grilled food, and also doubles up as a coffee shop.
Another Hotel that is very close to the Taj Mahal is Hotel Kant. This hotel offers 35 luxurious rooms in all and offers them at economy rates. This hotel has 24-hour room service and a restaurant that features Indian, Mughal, Chinese and Continental Cuisines.
These budget hotels offer many of the facilities available in the star-rated hotels. You can get money changers, car rental, doctor-on-request, conference halls, internet access, laundry services, and can even access the banquet hall. You can access the Travel Desk to plan and do a tour of the city. Budget hotels no longer mean poor rooms and bad service. With so many affordable options, you need not worry when visiting Agra.