Hotels in Agra - The Mughal Capital

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Agra, also previously known as Akbarabad, is the city of the Taj Mahal. This city served as the capital of the Mughals for a long time. This city is located 200 km from the National Capital, Delhi. Agra is a major tourist attraction for its many Mughal Era monuments. It is also now a commercial center and also attracts business travelers.

In addition to the many Mughal Monuments, many of the Agra hotels offer luxurious accommodations and a lavish lifestyle during the stay. Given below are two 5 Star Hotels in Agra.

Hotel Trident Hilton

This beautiful Redstone building, set amidst landscaped gardens, is just a few minutes’ walk away from the Taj Mahal. It is 11 km away from the Airport and 8 km from the Railway Station. This hotel has a courtyard and stone work that recall the ambience of the Mughal Era.


The Trident Hilton has 138 luxuriously furnished rooms with all the expected facilities. All the rooms are air-conditioned and have a Colour TV with satellite connection, hair dryer, direct dial phone, coffee maker, hot and cold running water, and Internet connection.

• Deluxe Garden View Rooms: These are rooms that provide a lovely view of the gardens and courtyard.
• Deluxe Pool View Rooms: These provide a view of the swimming pool
• Suites: The two luxury suites have a bedroom and living room and extra bath room.


• Hotel Trident Hilton has a Multi-Cuisine Restaurant that serves Continental and Indian Cuisines.
• The Hotel also has a fine Bar.

Other Facilities and Services

• Business Center, Audio-visual equipment, Meeting Rooms
• Facsimile, Photocopying Service, Currency Exchange
• Car Rental, Car Park
• Laundry and Valet Service
• Rooms and Cloakrooms for the physically challenged; Wheel Chair facility
• Doctor-on-Call, Baby Sitting Service, Kids Club
• Swimming Pool, Fitness Center, Beauty Salon

Hotel Clarks Shiraz

Hotel Clarks Shiraz is located near the Taj Mahal; it is 7 km from the Airport and 5 km from the Railway Station. This 5 Star Hotel offers a lavish hospitality experience to its guests.


Hotel Clarks Shiraz has 237 luxuriously furnished rooms:

• Superior Rooms – 155
• Deluxe Rooms – 80 • Suites – 2

All the rooms have television, direct dial telephone, hot and cold running water, mini bar and 24 hour room service.


• Mughal Room: Overlooking the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, this is a Multi-cuisine restaurant featuring Live Ghazal Music in the evenings on all days except Tuesday.
• Bansuri: Coffee Shop at Lobby Level, offering coffee, tea and a wide range of snacks.
• Dining Hall: The Dining Hall of Hotel Clarks Shiraz, overlooking lush green lawns serving buffet at breakfast, and lunch and dinner.
• Khayyam Bar: This Bar serves a variety of liquors.
• Mughal Bar: This is a Roof-Top Bar.

Other Facilities and Services

• Travel and Transport Counter,
• Money Exchange, In-house Banking Facility,
• Shopping Arcade, Florist, Domestic Airlines Office, Post Office
• Cultural Programs, Themed Parties and Discotheque organized on Request
• Doctor on Call, Secretarial Services, Astrology Service • In-house Parking
• Health Club with Gym, Swimming Pool, Steam Bath and Jacuzzi
• Beauty Parlor and Barber Shop, Ayurvedic Massage
• Table Tennis, Pool Tables, Air Hockey, Bowling Alley, Badminton Court, Video Game


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This article was published on 2011/11/23