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Ray of Maya Hotel

#13 of 162 B&Bs / Inns in Agra
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Purani Mandi, Fatehabad Road 18/159 | Taj Ganj, Agra 282001, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were able to walk to the Taj, it was so close. Our room was nice and a nice rooftop was available to us in our complex and at the hotel restaurant across the street. The restaurant food was good too. Of course the hotel was happy to set us up with a cab if needed. If you want to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really pleasant surprise for the price and location (15 minute walk to the Taj and perfect for a sunrise visit). Was set a little way off the main road along a short dirt path but this was enough to shield you from the traffic noise. Really nice comfortable bright room, good bathroom with hot water on demand and tea making... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were very friendly. The AC worked great and the room was clean. This is the perfect place for Backpackers on a budget. I would stay there again. It is extremely close to the Taj Mahal. The day we checked out, the hotel employee let us leave our luggage in our room while we visited the Taj Mahal and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed over for one night just to see the Taj Mahal and this hotel was perfect. For the price, the room was excellent. We stayed in a suite and for the price, it was amazing. We had a great night sleep and plenty of space. The thing that let the room down was the bathroom but this was no... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We had an overnight family engagement and wanted to stay near Taj. We booked Ray of Maya after reviewing feedback which all the hotels had got on online portals. We found Ray of Maya to be value for money hotel. Its a very small bed hotel with 8 rooms. The staff is very courteous. We had stayed in a standard... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Stayed in a deluxe room. It was dated and the bathroom had a mouldy smell. No safe to put your stuff in while out and about. Breakfast not included, can be bought at the hotel across the street which is in the same chain. Highlight of the stay was the location. It is located only a few minutes walk from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The hotel is very close to the best attractions of Agra, which is a big +. Good stay for couples! The stuff is very kind and helpful. We met the owner of hotel, and can assure, that he is honest and reliable person. Ray of Maya is far better then other Indian standards we experienced before. The standard room is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The room was comfortable, relatively clean and quiet. The hotel was a bit hard to find (there is another Maya hotel right across the street and our driver dropped us off there but they called the Ray of Maya and sent a boy over to bring our luggage and show us the way through the small alley). My biggest complaint... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Great place to stay! Our room was very clean and quite huge, the staff is nice and the place is really quiet (in a small path opposite to maya hotel). They have good wifi in rooms and even on the rooftop, with small view on the Taj Mahal, and that's great ;)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We were incredibly pleased to be in a hotel that had such lovely rooms. It's set back from the main road so much of the noise of the city of Agra is lost, which is wonderful for tired travellers wanting an undisturbed nights rest. Comfortable beds, a well fitted bathroom and plenty of space to relax in and get out... More 

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