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The Oberoi Amarvilas

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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South Ari Atoll
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Excellent customer service all the staff were extremely helpful, pleasant and very friendly always smiling fabulous hotel with beautiful view of Taj we choose this hotel for our anniversary, every member of staff went beyond our expectations they made it even special, every day was a surprise for us we couldn't have done better really enjoyed our stay nothing to...

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Bangalore, India
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What's good The view of Taj Mahal and its proximity. Campus is grand, royal and green. What's not good Prices are exorbitant and one need to appreciate the conviniently placed hotel to pay. What to do Better have a coffee in the bar restaurant which has a view of the Taj.

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Thank Prashant K
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is by far one of the most magical places you get to go to in your whole life. Amazing view of taj mahal with a traditional yet luxerious hotel. A must must visit when in agra. Cannot be missed. Try to get drinks in terrace or eat at any of their restaurants

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had the pleasure of staying at the Oberoi for 2 nights while winding down our vacation in India, what a treat! We took the train in from Jhansi, which of course was running late, so we ended up checking in around 10:30/11:00 PM. The hotel staff were very friendly, understood we were late and wanted to get us checked...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had the most amazing stay here with a great of view of the Taj Mahal. Can definitely recommend the Indian cuisine restaurant. The chef even gave us his recipe for Butter Chicken. The staff couldn't do enough for us.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The property has all the charm of a royal, heritage setting. The entrance and gardens are absolutely beautiful, and the water fountains and streams create a perfect 'Mughal Garden' feel. The sound and sight of the water flowing, combined with the peacock cries from across the fence will transport you away. Seriously, the architecture is very clever, with attention to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An exceptional hotel with a world class view of the Taj Mahal, exquisite service and a fantastic swimming pool. Rooms are top quality, service is nearly perfect. Lovely little touches such as Indian flutists to greet you for breakfast.

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Park City, Utah
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Simply amazing! We entered the grounds and as usual we were blown away by the Oberoi beauty outside and in. But wait! It gets even better! We entered our room and there through the window staring right at us is the Taj Mahal! Are you kidding me!? It's the only hotel with a view of the Taj! Management and all...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a gorgeous luxury hotel very close to the Taj Mahal. Practically all the rooms have a view of the Taj Mahal. Our room was beautifully furnished and had modern amenities. The bathroom was large and well designed. We had a walk-in closet the was well sized. The only thing our room lacked was a balcony facing the Taj...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've written a few reviews here and there over the years, never quite sure if people read them or not - I know I do. My wife and I are extremely busy travels and quite the luxury to see so much of the world, staying at fine hotels - but walking into the Oberoi Amarvilas...this, this was something special. Quite...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The Oberoi Amarvilas on Trip Advisor. It is a pleasure to read such a pleasant review, especially wherein we have managed to create memories for a lifetime for you . I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the breathtaking taking view of the Taj Mahal from...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Taj Mahal is extraordinary as much for what it is as how it has escaped the banality of cliché. For 350 years, this monument evokes a sense of wonder. Only by being there can you witness its true majesty, its symmetry, its setting and the delicacy of its carved marble inlaid with precious stones. Now just suppose you were to overlook it from your hotel room? The Oberoi Amarvilas is 600 metres from this tribute to love. The lavish interiors and elaborate gardens add to the serenity of the scene. The guestrooms are palatial: all have magical views and are luxuriously furnished with traditional fabrics, white marble, hand-crafted ornaments and every modern amenity. There is a luxury spa offering a range of therapies, a swimming pool where snacks and drinks are served; an ornamented ballroom and fine restaurants to suit the international palate. But the lobby lounge is a feast for the eye designed, as it was, around that glorious view of the Taj Mahal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Oberoi Amarvilas

Address: Taj East Gate, Agra 282001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Agra District > Agra
Price Range: €371 - €1,380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Oberoi Amarvilas 5*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
Oberoi Amarvilas Hotel Agra
Oberoi Hotel Agra
Oberoi Agra
Agra Oberoi
Amarvilas Agra
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Agra
#1 Romantic Hotel in Agra
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“Ask for a room with a Taj View!”
KTHudson1005, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a view of the Taj - what more could you want?”
528jennyb, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have lovely views of the Taj Mahal. Take one with an attached terrace/balcony, for a better experience.”
GulllyversTravels, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Get a room facing the Taj Mahal with a balcony.”
Charlesd242, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Awesome rooms!”
ViLana18, 23 May 2017 | Read review
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