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Pearl of Taj Indian Home Stay

Near Shilpgram Parking, Taj East Gate, Agra 282001 India
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#20 of 273 in Agra
The Home Stay away from Home in Agra. If you haven't seen Taj Mahal in your lifetime, you haven't seen enough. The radiance of Taj attracts tourists from all over the world and despite so many years, the marble marvel still stands in all its resplendence alluring millions to be a witness to the tale of immortal love. Pearl of Taj Home Stay is located just a few paces away from the great monument giving its visitors a great facility of being close to Taj and visit the as many times one wants without any hassles. We at Pearl of Taj welcome you to make us a part of your memories by staying with us.
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Free parking
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Golf course
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Kids' meals
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ATM on site
24-hour front desk
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Soundproof rooms
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English, Hindi
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Saikat H wrote a review Jun 2021
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Stayed for 3 nights towards the end of Jan 21. Just 2 minutes walking distance from the Shilpgram parking. From this parking Tajmahal East gate is just 700 mts. Cars can come upto this parking. In order to go to tajmahal, you have to hire a golf cart or rickshaw or tonga from here. Golf cart rste Rs 10 per head. Or you can simply walk on. It will take less than 10 minutes. 7/8 km from Agra Cant and Agra Fort stns. Ola/Uber is avlbl. It is a small, 3 storied hotel with 8 rooms. More than a hotel, it has a home like ambience. All rooms have private balcony. Backside rooms have swings and front ie. roadside rooms have rocking chairs in the balcony. Rooms are very spacious and aesthetically decorated with nice paintings. Lobby on each floor also tastefully decorated. There is an ac, a small fridge, electric kettle and tea-coffee kits in the room. If required, they can provide room heater (@ Rs 100 per day, though ultimately they did not charge it from us). Between the room and bathroom there is a dressing area with a big mirror and a wardrobe with a locker inside it. What is most interesting, the bathroom has a ceiling fan. And all the fittings in the bathroom are spic and span and perfectly working. There is no separate geyser in each room but they have a centralized geyser from which hot water is available on taps 24 hrs. Though it is only a 3 storied bldng, it has a lift. All the furniture, doors and windows have a aristocratic look, there is no cheapness anywhere. Bedsheets, towels absolutely clean. Quilt quality very good. Even at 7/8 degree at night we slept comfortably. There is a restaurant and a souvenir shop at the ground floor. What is most important, all the staff are extremely well-mannered and helpful. One night during our stay we were a bit late returning from sightseeing, by that time their restaurant was closed. But they called in their chef and readied dinner for us. Room rent taken from us was Rs 1200 per day (breakfast not included at this rate). Room rent is negotiable. Overall a memorable stay and highly recommendable. Contact: +91 96902 97941 / +91 95579 19803 Trip typeFamily Rooms5.0Service5.0Location5.0 Ashok Ujjwal 4/5 3 months ago on Google Very near to Taj. Get tuktuk for 10 rupees to Taj from nearby. Nice rooms. Pretty spacious. Courteous staff. Great location. Good food. Bit noisy as near main road to Taj..👍 Abhijit Dey 5/5 4 months ago on Google The room is spacious with a asthetic design.. anyone can say just wow to this property.. This is just next level of staying. Tajamahal east gate is just 1 km away from this property. I will definitely recommend everyone to stay this …READ MORE Ashok Natarajan 5/5 2 months ago on Google Clean and neat.. best value for money Vini Ahluwalia 5/5 5 months ago on Google Super comfy home stay interior is so amazing everything is of wood their food is decent rooms are luxurious good 500 meters walking distance away from taj mahal B Barkha 5/5 4 months ago on Goibibo.com Very beautiful property Room size was very good, very clean room and washrooms. With a beautiful balcony Food was very good full homely environment. They have also cook food for kids according to our preference READ MORE ON GOIBIBO.COM priyali shukla 5/5 a month ago on Google The best and the comfortable place with alll the facilities and good hygiene and most importantly pocket friendly place near tajmahal....The owner Mr. Gaurav Singh was a great host and helpful..!! If you are looking a place near Taj Mahal for stay then pearl of taj it is..!! Ritesh Kumar Sharma 5/5 5 months ago on Google Home stay... Superb Ultimate ambiance nice staff Breakfast .... Wow Bed.... Awesome. Wash room neat and clean . If you stay, you will forget other hotels you have visited before . 🤩 Devendra and Leena Singh 5/5 3 months ago on Google Pearl of Taj is the best place to stay with family for Taj Mahal visit. This property is next to Taj ( 900 m from east gate).Rooms are spacious ,neat n clean.Staff are really good n services are very prompt. Great hospitality.It has a lift …READ MORE Trip typeFamily Service5.0Rooms5.0 Naresh Zala 5/5 3 months ago on Google One of the finest hotel in average price. I strongly recommend must visit this hotel saba naaz 4/5 2 months ago on Google Good owner and staff behavior is vary nice ₹821 GREAT DEAL 10–11 Jun View prices
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled
David R wrote a review Dec 2019
Cambridge, United Kingdom16 contributions6 helpful votes
Found this home after escaping from a nearby "hotel" It's on the main drag so expected some noise but had a back room and the only noise was as normal, from other guests. Room was big and well equipped, breakfast was ok, joint restaurant served very nice food. The staff were very friendly and helpful, you won't go wrong by choosing this place.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled
Vish wrote a review Dec 2019
38 contributions4 helpful votes
A perfect stay with family Spacious, clean & classy rooms with balcony & swing Great Location near to Taj All daily essentials & souvenir shops nearby Owner & Caretakers very good. Felt like home... Highly Recommend
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled
Tom M wrote a review Oct 2019
24 contributions21 helpful votes
Pearl of Taj is a little over 1 km from the Taj Mahal East Gate (approx a 15 minute walk), whilst also a short walk to several local eateries. As such its very conveniently located and a good jumping off point for a day or two in Agra. The staff were friendly and the rooms a good size with (i believe) all back rooms having a small balcony. Beds were good and slept well both nights. The description states they accept card, however this is cash only. There are several ATMs nearby but worth noting! Overall, an enjoyable stay.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Divya wrote a review Sep 2019
1 contribution2 helpful votes
Awesome homestay with awesome hospitality. We were group of 14 people stayed here for 2 days. Rooms were neat and clean with ample space. Location of homestay is perfect with just 100m far from Taj Mahal eastern gate parking lot. Owner of the property Mr Gaurav is a genuine and very helpful person. He was available all the time to assist us in every possible way. Do discuss your plans with him, so that he will guide you in best way. Same was the case with his staff. All were very supportive. Restaurant food was at affordable price. It tastes very delicious with limited spices. You can also customised as per your requirement. Best part is owner has showroom with good collection of gift items. Being their guest you will get good discount on all the items. In overall we all had a great time with homely feel in one of the best homestay of Agra...
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled
2 Helpful votes
karakuri wrote a review Jul 2019
Florence, Italy6 contributions3 helpful votes
After a tiring journey one always hopes to find a haven of tranquillity and pleasant service and when we arrived at the Pearl of Taj it was exactly that! Walking into the lobby we instantly felt at home: cool dark wood and whitewashed interior reminiscent of an upscale ryokan in Japan: comfortable sofas, books and magazines and glimpses of greenery in the courtyard beyond. The young proprietor Gaurav is charming and sophisticated, the genial manager Pradeep a mine of information about India and it's cultural traditions. Our room was excellent- all the comforts of a good hotel and a delightful wooden hanging seat on the balcony, AND a good reading light which is such a rarity these days. Spotlessly clean too. We ate lunch and dinner there, as well as breakfast and the food was fresh and delicious. It's a very short walk to the shuttle bus station and when we arrived at the Taj Mahal ticket office around 06.30 it was deserted- no long queues in the sun- so we had a very pleasant and relaxing visit, and then moved on to the red sandstone Fort which should not be missed. Check out the huge stone bathtub of the beautiful and feisty Empress Nur Jahan which was filled with roses when she bathed. We bought spicy teas and rose soaps and glittery pens from the souvenir shop a couple of doors away from the Home Stay and linked to it. Easy shopping. No pressure. All in all a very good place to stay and highly recommended!
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Trip type: Travelled
2 Helpful votes
Sam M wrote a review Jun 2019
Christchurch, New Zealand94 contributions2 helpful votes
We went on an Airbnb booking. Our initial Agra booking was cancelled by Airbnb and Airbnb had given us this place instead. Did not enjoy it very much and the Window AC was very loud. Free breakfast wasn't great either. Dirty bedding was the scariest part.
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Date of stay: June 2019
Trip type: Travelled
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RugbyDave50 wrote a review Apr 2019
Bagshot, United Kingdom357 contributions161 helpful votes
Brilliant location as just 10 mins from Taj. Rooms ok but a bit out of date. Does fine for getting to Taj at sunrise. For those requiring beer, wine and spirits . All in 30 seconds of front door. Delightful staff.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled
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Response from PearlofTaj, Manager at Pearl of Taj Indian Home Stay
Responded 19 Apr 2019
Thanks for nice words, we appreciate your thoughts after experiencing our place! We all wish you very best! Pradeep
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Abid M wrote a review Mar 2019
2 contributions2 helpful votes
Visited Agra last week and had stayed at this place. Very beautiful place and a very affordable price. It has all luxury amenities like A/C, fridge, cute balcony etc. Their service is excellent and breakfast is good too. I would recommend this place to anyone who wish to stay at Agra. Taj Mahal is really close by too. Special mention for Mr. Pradeep who was the manager. His hospitality was simply great and rarely we can see such level of dedication to serve the customers.
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Date of stay: March 2019
Trip type: Travelled
1 Helpful vote
Response from PearlofTaj, General Manager at Pearl of Taj Indian Home Stay
Responded 8 Apr 2019
We truly appreciate your kind words. We wish you very best! Pradeep
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Silverbackpackers wrote a review Mar 2019
Osaka, Japan16 contributions12 helpful votes
Nothing was too much trouble for the staff here. We felt at home as soon as we walked in. Our room was large and equiped with coffee and tea making facilities as well as the usual hotel toiletries. Ample room to store your things in the wardrobe. Our room was clean and airy and the breakfast more than adequate bearing in mind the charges levied for your stay. The hotel is very near to two ATMs and about 100 to 200 metres from the shuttle services which take you up to the East Gate ticket office. It's only 10INR per person to take this and well worth it as you will be doing a fair amount of walking when sight seeing. There was no problem storing our luggage until we were ready to leave for the station and in fact as it was raining we were welcome to sit in the Reception lounge until our taxi arrived.
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Date of stay: February 2019
Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: We had a room at the rear of the property, which was quiet.
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$22 - $29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IndiaUttar PradeshAgra DistrictAgra
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pearl of Taj Indian Home Stay
Which popular attractions are close to Pearl of Taj Indian Home Stay?
Nearby attractions include Taj Gallery (0.5 km), Unique Handicrafts (0.09 km), and Sunrise Taj Mahal Tour (0.03 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Pearl of Taj Indian Home Stay?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Pearl of Taj Indian Home Stay?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Pearl of Taj Indian Home Stay?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pearl of Taj Indian Home Stay?
Conveniently located restaurants include Good Vibes Cafe, Daawat-e-Nawab, and The Global Savour Restaurant.
Does Pearl of Taj Indian Home Stay have airport transportation?
Yes, Pearl of Taj Indian Home Stay offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Pearl of Taj Indian Home Stay located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Agra.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Pearl of Taj Indian Home Stay?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Hindi.
Are there any historical sites close to Pearl of Taj Indian Home Stay?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Taj Mahal (1.5 km), Shah Burj (6.7 km), and Gyarah Sidi (4.8 km).
Is Pearl of Taj Indian Home Stay accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.