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Friends Guest House & Hostel

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P-6, Taj Nagraj Eastern Gate Taj Mahal, Tajganj, Agra 282001 India
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#6 of 303 Specialty lodging in Agra
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"Explore the epitome of love and one of the most visited destinations of the World: Agra, with all home-like comforts and exceptionally customer friendly services..... Backpacker Panda, one of the finest hostels to enjoy and experience the fascinating historical Mughal city, always on its toes to serve you the best! Located just a stone's throw away from jaw-dropping splendid white marble mausoleum, Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of world! Just believe! Neat and clean dorms with cozy mattress, a multi cuisine restaurant with finger-lickin' food, well-equipped kitchenette, coffee and tea making facility, fast and reliable Wi-Fi, friendly and immensely helpful crew, clean and hygienic washrooms, safe abode, pure drinking water......Perfect for relaxation after exploring the magnificent city of love! So come, stay and live your backpacking moments! "
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Free parking
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Breakfast available
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ATM on site
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Pillewille wrote a review Jun 2022
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Very nice hostel and vibe. Helpful and didn’t try to sell us things. My friend and I split a Bob Marley special lassi and then went to see tha Taj.... It was top ten experience in my life. Recommended!
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Mahima Dhillon wrote a review Nov 2021
Patiala, India24 contributions12 helpful votes
It is a great place to stay when in Agra, you see the view of Taj Mahal from its rooftop. This is really affordable with clean rooms and clean washrooms with all the basic amenities. It has a cafe at it's rooftop which has a fun vibe to it. The staff is very cooperative. Overall my experience here was great!!
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: There is no parking facility available but this is near to Taj, walking distance. Keep in mind no...
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Abhishek V wrote a review Oct 2021
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It was a pleasant stay over here..the hosts were very kind and helpful, i visited there with family and found perfect place. The Taj Mahal is at walking distance from here and easily availability of everything here.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Juliabnsh wrote a review Apr 2021
Dubai, United Arab Emirates9 contributions2 helpful votes
We have visited Agra only for one day, to visit Taj mahal. The hostel was very near, it was just a 5-10 min walk. Also from the hostel restaurant we could see the top of the Taj Mahal. In the hostel next to our room were cute cat babies and the hostel personal was caring for them in a lovely way. We felt safe and welcome there :)
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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blahnazeem wrote a review Mar 2021
12 contributions25 helpful votes
One of the best hostels I've stayed in Agra. Clean, friendly and located strategically. They also arranged car to travel around and bus to travel to Delhi. I totally recommend Friends hostel if you're traveling solo or with friends.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Faizan M wrote a review Mar 2021
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It was quite a good experience staying at Friends and Family Hotel. Cleanliness was quite good enormous space for people travelling with family and pocket friendly too. It also has facility of shared beds in dormetry which makes it cheaper as well. Also it has cafeteria for your dining offering room service or you can have your food at a dedicated dining area.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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F.Kavak wrote a review Aug 2020
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Hostel was very clean which is most important thing for me . You can ask anything to Bilal and Juned about everything. They are very helpfull people. I also tasted super delicious Indıan foods and drinks. Agrayı ziyaret ederseniz. Bu hostelde kalabilirsiniz. Temizlik konusunda şüpheniz olmasın. Hostel bünyesinde çok lezzetli yemekler yapan aşçılar da var.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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vijaygautam11 wrote a review Feb 2020
Jaipur, India1072 contributions83 helpful votes
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It was a good experience to stay here, good and clean place and on good location.Also I will like to suggest management people that donot allow any one in room in the night time to use washroom, because other guests are sleeping.... All is perfect and people is well behaved here
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Sarah R wrote a review Feb 2020
Great Abington, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
The hostel itself was fine at first, not too dirty. We had to move rooms because there was a leak in the ceiling over the toilet. The second room didn’t have hot water. We found a chunk of raw meat on the floor. At night we realised that the room was located on a rather busy road and within the hostel we were also surrounded by the family who ran it - this lead to many sleepless nights.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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쿵쾅일 여 wrote a review Dec 2019
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얼떨결에 당일치기를 하려던 아그라에서 2박을 하게 되었습니다. 급하게 찾은 숙소임에도 불구하고 직원들은 상당히 따듯 하고, 친절했습니다. 침대 매트리스도 메모리폼이고 이불도 더 가져달라면 더 가져다 줌니다. 따뜻한물, 와이파이도 잘 되고, 150루피짜리 오므라이스가 상당히 맛있고 양도 많습니다 . The hostel receptionists are very kind. Bed is also nice and room is very warm . Nice wi-fi , hot water, clean toilet and nice restaurant. There is korean food called omlet rice, it was fantastic. Come here and enjoy !
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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PRICE RANGE
$11 - $12 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Friends Paying Guest House
LOCATION
IndiaUttar PradeshAgra DistrictAgra
NUMBER OF ROOMS
13
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Frequently Asked Questions about Friends Guest House & Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Friends Guest House & Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Unique Handicrafts (0.2 km), Rajrani Souvenir Store (0.4 km), and Sunrise Taj Mahal Tour (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Friends Guest House & Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Friends Guest House & Hostel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Friends Guest House & Hostel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Friends Guest House & Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Good Vibes Cafe, Daawat-e-Nawab, and The Global Savour Restaurant.
Is Friends Guest House & Hostel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Agra.
Are any cleaning services offered at Friends Guest House & Hostel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Friends Guest House & Hostel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Taj Mahal (1.6 km), Shah Burj (6.9 km), and Gyarah Sidi (5.0 km).