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It's not easy to write – because I am in no way out to harm this family-run establishment – but my stay at Friends Paying Guest House in Agra was by far the lowlight of my trip through India. My stay here shocked me for many reasons: Initially, it was a major disappointment because reviews on Tripadvisor were favourable –...

Thank Christiaan_Boonzaier
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stay with my friends in this hostel , great atmosphere at this place . Comfy beds and hot shower was excellent . I would like to highly recommend this place to all . Taj Mahal only 5 min by walk from here .

Thank willamjames
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff, very accommodating, clean rooms, reasonably priced, breakfast was delicious (and included) all with just a 10 minute walk to the beautiful Taj Mahal... what more can you ask for. Would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Nice staff, very friendly, the place is located near Taj Mahal, and also has some few little indian fast food places around so you can grab a bite on the way. Bathrooms are not very clean, but if you only need a bed and toilet is ok. Anais, a french girl who was part of their staff in the moment...

Thank Elvia C
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Spent the day here on Oct 6, 2016 and rented a room for the day. Family owned guest house. The owners are very nice and take good care of you. There is food that is prepared onsite by the family that owns the guest house. If you are in Agra for a day trip or will be there for a...

Thank Jose V
Varanasi, India
Reviewed 1 October 2016

friend paying guest house close to taj 10 minute walking distance from hostel.owner is very friendly its was clean and save place we would recommend to everyone who visit the agra thay have pickuip service if you inform them in advance

Thank lili96971
Mumbai, India
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Friends Paying Guest House is budget place for bag packers, you can eat there and have access to free wifi. Friends Paying Guest House Run by family and they live in the same building you can ask for anything when you want.

Thank HamidShaikh
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

The place is very near Taj mahal. The reception was very friendly and helpful. The rooms were very basic and the door did not lock properly. But none of our things got lost despite all the hype about missing luggage. We didnt take proper locks with us so we were a little paranoid when we left our bags. If you...

Thank Thabitha H
friendguesthouse, Manager at Friends Paying Guest House, responded to this review

Dear guest thank you for giving 4 star rating ''Good'' , Our place is very close to the Taj Mahal ticket office , Our place very safe so don't worry about anything here . you said every thing was fine .We are not book train and bus tickets but we can help you . We know travel agency who book...

Reviewed 15 June 2016

We were only here one day to see the Taj, and the location is PERFECT for that. The hostel is just a 10 minute walk to the ticket counter and 20 min. to the Taj. It's located a bit far from some of the other sights in Agra, but if you're aim is just to see the Taj, this is...

Thank amy l
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Our stay at this hotel was horrible. On return mid morning from visiting the Taj, we returned to our room with our luggage clearly rummaged through. Zips where open, clothes and items moved around. We even wrapped our luggage with a towel because we were skeptical and the towel had been thrown off. We were skeptical because when we checked...

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friendguesthouse, Owner at Friends Paying Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for making second faked review , Thank you for making beautiful story and writing about us .When you told us this story some one went in your room and all mess but your cash was safe you because it was with you . My dear guest first you learn how to talk to people second thing is we...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"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! " ... more   less 

Additional Information about Friends Paying Guest House

Address: P-6, Taj Nagri | Eastern Gate Taj Mahal, Tajganj, Agra 282001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Agra
Price Range: ₹ 655 - ₹ 786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Friends Paying Guest House 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Ashoka Room had private bath and AC”
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“Rooms on the ground floor are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles HamidShaikh, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 2nd floor belong to the owners residence and open-restaurant, so it was not calm. It's much better to choose 3rd and 4th floor!”
 of 5 bubbles masayoccha, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
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“Close proximity to Taj”
 of 5 bubbles Saheb_Kol, 3 Nov 2015 | Read review
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