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The Coral Tree
Ranked #2 of 205 Agra B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Behind a gate in a noisy dusty back street we found the most wonderful peaceful home stay. The Taj Mahal was to be our first stop after leaving Delhi and we were taken aback by the blast of colour awaiting us as we stepped inside the property - colour from the beautiful garden, in full flower bloom, the sound of birds and the brightly painted walls and furniture. It was such a treat to sit in the garden with a beer and a sandwich made for us by the owner. Don't expect luxury but trade instead style, really welcoming hosts and great food within walking distance of the main attraction. The terraces and verandas offered lots of sitting options and an opportunity to meet and talk to fellow travellers. All very relaxed and I just remember feeling really happy. There are two reasons to visit Agra - The Taj and Coral Tree home stay

Room Tip: The rooms are all individual and clean. Hot water is limited but enough and a minor issue when you...
  • Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
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Gopal S, Owner at The Coral Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Hi Krishna- We're really thrilled you enjoyed your stay in Agra with us at the Coral Tree homestay. Sincerely hope you will return for another visit soon. Regards - Gopal & Vandna

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

The Coral Tree Homestay is a great value for money. It's walking distance from the Taj Mahal, is clean, safe and beautiful. The owners have spent a lot of time and energy in making it a beautiful place full of colour and flowers.

However, would like to give a small feedback to the owners. Please ensure to let your guests know what to do / whom to approach in case you need some basic stuff at night. For instance, we came back at about 11 pm from Agra city and needed mosquito repellant and water (there is no room service etc., it being a homestay) and we didn't deem it fit to disturb the owners at night. If you make it a part of your process to let the guests know about essential things at the time of check-in, it will be helpful. Thanks !

  • Stayed: March 2017, travelled as a couple
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Gopal S, Owner at The Coral Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Hi Manvinder, - We're really thrilled you enjoyed your stay in Agra with us at the Coral Tree homestay. You should have knocked at our door.It would be pleasure for us to serve you. Sincerely hope you will return for another visit soon. Regards - Gopal & Vandna

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Reviewed 12 March 2017

We stayed two nights in the top two rooms. Easy walk to the Taj. Comfortable rooms, good wifi, peaceful. Owners very friendly. Kindly offered to take us to the station if the taxi driver had not arrived in time. Lovely garden with interesting trees labelled with common and Latin names. Good food and you had to ask them to stop bringing it.

  • Stayed: March 2017, travelled with friends
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Gopal S, Owner at The Coral Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Hi Grantwills - We're really thrilled you enjoyed your stay in Agra with us at the Coral Tree homestay. Sincerely hope you will return for another visit soon. Regards - Gopal & Vandna

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Reviewed 12 March 2017

A friendly homestay with a beautiful garden and comfortable colourful rooms that is literally just a short walk from the Taj Mahal. The owners are very welcoming, helpful and informative. Delicious communal meals

  • Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
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Gopal S, Owner at The Coral Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Hi There - We're really thrilled you enjoyed your stay in Agra with us at the Coral Tree homestay. Sincerely hope you will return for another visit soon. Regards - Gopal & Vandna

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This is truly a home away from home!
The homestay has a beautiful garden with birds and squirrels. Unlike most of busy Agra, the most often heard sounds are bird calls.

Taj is about 1km away. Walkable distance. You can even see the Taj dome from the rooftop.

Breakfast changes daily and is always tasty and wholesome, with both western and Indian cooking styles.

Rooms are comfortable, spacious, well ventilates with fans and AC. Rooms have clean authentic indian linen and are mosquito free. The bathrooms have clean western toilets. The showers don't have any stains...

Best of all are the staff and owners, Pratiba and Vandna, who always had a smile and were patient, providing any assistance needed.

We booked cooking lessons and really enjoyed it. They teach you patiently and with hands on training. We even received a spice basket when requesting.

We highly recommend this homestay instead of a hotel. You have the comfort of a hotel with the friendliness of a family home. Big bonus!

Ashika and Andrew

Stayed: March 2017, travelled with family
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Gopal S, Owner at The Coral Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Hi There - We're really thrilled you enjoyed your stay in Agra with us at the Coral Tree homestay. Sincerely hope you will return for another visit soon. Regards - Gopal & Vandna

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Additional Information about The Coral Tree

Address: 4 Amarlok Colony, Opp Jalma Hospital, next to Shilpgarm Parking | Tajganj, Agra 282001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Agra District > Agra
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 205 B&Bs / Inns in Agra
Price Range: ₹ 2,120 - ₹ 2,441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
"The Coral Tree" B&B is conveniently located with easy access to restaurants, shopping malls, Taj nature walk, etc. All four extra large rooms equipped with modern amenities and free Wifi access open to private leafy verandas overlooking a very well kept garden. ... more   less 
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