If we talk about tourism in Uttar Pradesh, unquestionably the radar shifts to Agra. The Taj Nagar is globally famous for Taj Mahal- one of the wonders of the world but also other interesting monuments which have immense historical connotation.
Agra receives the footfall of national and international tourists every year in huge volume, hence the city houses plenty of hotels and resorts ( a luxury to budget). Let’s check out few of them.
Double Tree Hilton
Located just 2 km from Taj Mahal, Double Tree Hilton is one of the few hotels that offer the most alluring view of this royal monument. The hotel comprises of luxurious and expansive rooms and suites, some of them even offer magnificent Taj View. If not the room, the swimming pool and garden area offer the same. The fine dining mouth-watering food at in-house restaurants, Jacuzzi, spa, poolside bar and 24 hours open fitness centre are some of the reasons that pull tourists here round the year.
The spacious ballrooms and pre-function areas are also alluring and add up to the charming quotient of this hotel.
ITC Mughal is one of the best hotels in Agra with a dash of royal feeling. Depicting Mughal architecture and decor, this hotel is a palace in its literal sense. Well-appointed rooms and suites, sophisticated furnishings, and lavish facilities and services make it a sought-after halt for the travellers while holidaying in Agra. Spread over 35 acres of land; this royal 5-star hotel comprises of manicured lawns, 233 royal rooms and Mughal suites, lip smacking fine dining restaurants, cycling and jogging track, swimming pool, mini golf ground and lavish and rejuvenating Kaya Kalp Royal Spa.
Hotel Prashant Palace
Hotel Prashant Palace is a decent hotel, showcased as a low-key budget stay option in Agra. The hotel is strategically located near banks, shopping arcades, monuments and bus stand, railways station and airport. The hotel aims in offering best hospitality and most modern amenities. There are well-furnished, clean and tidy rooms with attached bathrooms, generally frequented by a blend of entrepreneurs, families, couples and solo travellers. The hotel offers free pick up from the railway station, rickshaw ride tour to the railway station, power back up and free parking.
Taj Prince Hotel
One of the best budget hotels in Agra near Taj Elegant Mall and Tourism Lift can be the flicker of light in the darkness. The spacious rooms, its airy interiors and decent decor are comforting and calming. The rooms are fully air-conditioned with attached bath, power back up, laundry service and wifi facilities. The room tariffs vary between INR 1800-2000/night inclusive of breakfast. This budget hotel is commonly favoured by middle-aged guests and entrepreneurs.
Hotels in Varanasi
Varanasi is an important pilgrim centre of the Hindu faith and frequented by millions of tourists every year. The holy city comprises of plenty of hotels, and resorts; appropriate for all wallet sizes, Some of the noteworthy hotels of Varanasi are Palace of Ganges, Radisson, Ramada Plaza, Hotel Broadway, The Getaway Hotel Ganges and Hotel Grapevine.