On arrival the hotel looks promising. It isn't until you get upstairs that you realise that the rooms don't match. Our room luckily overlooked the back of the property which meant that we had a peaceful few nights unlike some in the front of the property. We were on a deluxe tour of India & this hotel definitely didn't fall into this category. Our room was very old fashioned & gloomy & was not the sort of room you looked forward to returning to at the end of the day. The area around the toilet had water marks which looked most unattractive.
We paid for Wi-Fi but it was very slow & hardly worth bothering with.
The food was good but the restaurant was very crowded with all the tour groups. At the evening meal there seemed confusion with bills.
Some of the staff were very helpful but those working in the shops were very pushy & put us off of even looking.
- 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