My family and I stayed here from April 28th to 30th. I was especially looking forward to it since I've heard great things about the Taj chain. Unfortunately, this did not pan out as on checking in, the front desk clerk quoted us the wrong rate. Luckily my husband had his confirmation email at hand so that was sorted out quickly. We had the breakfast and one meal package but should have opted out ( had we known), the food was of 2 class standard. I've been to dhaba's that served better food. As for the pool, it needs some maintenance because while it looked inviting from our room, it was quite slippery at the bottom once you got in. On checkout the same incident occurred where we were again billed for a higher rate instead of the one that had been confirmed and (according to the lady on check in) had been corrected in the system. If you like eating boiled food with tasteless watery sauce and noodles with vegies everyday, then by all means go to Taj Gateway Hotel, Agra. If you appreciate a delicious Indian meal that international food networks go ga-ga over and foreigners look forward too, find another hotel. This place is not worth it and should not show up on lists of 5 star hotels on the internet. On that note however, the room attendant Murti was very nice and quite helpful. Thank you Murti.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- ABOUT THE GATEWAY HOTEL FATEHABAD ROAD AGRA: Set amidst six acres of landscaped gardens, The Gateway Hotel Fatehabad Road Agra offers an excellent view of The Taj Mahal from many of its rooms. GETTING THERE & AROUND:• 5 km from the railway station• 10 km from the airport• 3 km from The Taj Mahal. STAY:• 100 rooms including suites• Wi-Fi internet throughout the hotel• Television with cable/satellite channels• Electronic safe. Standard City/Pool View Rooms: Well-appointed rooms. Superior Taj View Rooms: With a mix of contemporary and Mughal design, these rooms offer an excellent view of the Taj Mahal. Executive Taj View Rooms: An elevated sitting area in these rooms on higher floors offers a breath-taking view of the Taj Mahal. Executive Suites: These have a private library, a DVD Player and a spectacular view of the Taj Mahal. HANGOUTGAD - All Day Dining: The all day dining restaurant serves Indian and International cuisine. Jhankar: For traditional Indian cuisine(19:30 till 23:30 hrs only) Saqui: For a fine selection of wines, spirits and cigars. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Gateway Hotel, Agra Hotel Agra
- Gateway Hotel Agra