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Chowk Kagjiyan South Gate | South Gate, Taj Mahal, Agra 282001, India
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Shanti Lodge
Ranked #72 of 110 hotels in Agra
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there from 15th to 17th August, 2014. Do not book this hotel it is a pathetic place. It is better to drop out your Agra tour plan while you are not able to get any hotel accommodation than to stay at this place. Bathroom was not clean, commode was broken, hotel staffs are not educated and do not... More

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Paris, France
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Except the view on the Taj Mahal, nothing is nice in this place : food not good (my vegetable curry uneatable, the worst I never had in India …) except desserts (pancakes are good). The waiters took half an hour to find out a fresh bottle of mineral water and they were sleeping while the guests were eating. I should... More

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Barcelona, Spain
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

DON'T EVER EVER EVER STAY IN THIS HOTEL! I spent there a night and it was terrible...the light was cut off several times, the bathroom was disgusting, the staff really stupid and useless. I've been travelling 1 month in India and its the worst hotel that I stayed in. So please, go to another hotel or guest house. I normally... More

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Mahabalipuram, India
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I found the staff relatively helpful and they helped me book my onward journey to Varanasi. My room was quite clean although it was missing a bin. Pretty good wi-fi. The biggest drawcard of the place is it's proximity to the Taj which you can see from the rooftop restaurant. The Taj is about 500 metres walk down the road... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

There are many hostels around the Taj Mahal and they are all more or less the same. Small, dirty, smelly rooms with hardcore beds, but very close to the Taj. All with a rooftop restaurant with nice views of the Taj. We stayed at this place because it was pretty cheap (500 rupee for a double bed with private bathroom).... More

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Beijing, China
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Although the price of the room was cheap, the bed and room looked unclean and with bed smell that almost ruined my impression of Agra and beautiful Taj Mahal. I just had squeezed myself into a sleeping bag for the night. If you care about a clean bed, you'd think about it.

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Siquijor Island, Philippines
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Don't get room on ground floor, lots of bed bugs, which we managed to take with us. And stuff smiled and told it's alright after we show it to them. Better to avoid this place. Good view to taj from restaurant indeed.

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Chorley, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Shanti Lodge is budget accommodation with a view of the Taj and I cannot fault our stay here. We looked at four rooms before we settled on one on the top floor next to the restaurant. The room was spacious, had AC, hot water, TV and view of the Taj and although it was next door to the restaurant we... More

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New Delhi, India
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The best part is you can have an unhindered view of Taj from its rooftop all day long. Only half a kilometers away from the south gate of Taj the hotel is located amidst hustle-and-bustle of a busy market area Rooms are not small but certainly not well-lit or decored. Hotel attendants are good and co-operative. Food is good but... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Stinking bathroom. Monkeys and birds dancing the tango on the tin roof all night No bin. Broken washbasin tap. No hot water. Broken TV. Chronic street noise. Mosquito infestation due to I'll fitting windows. Its as bad as they say. Nice view though

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Address: Chowk Kagjiyan South Gate | South Gate, Taj Mahal, Agra 282001, India
Location: India > Uttar Pradesh > Agra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Shanti Hotel Agra

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