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The Taj Mahal is extraordinary as much for what it is as how it has escaped the banality of cliché. For 350 years, this monument evokes a sense of wonder. Only by being there can you witness its true majesty, its symmetry, its setting and the delicacy of its carved marble inlaid with precious stones. Now just suppose you were to overlook it from your hotel room? The Oberoi Amarvilas is 600 metres from this tribute to love. The lavish interiors and elaborate gardens add to the serenity of the scene. The guestrooms are palatial: all have magical views and are luxuriously furnished with traditional fabrics, white marble, hand-crafted ornaments and every modern amenity. There is a luxury spa offering a range of therapies, a swimming pool where snacks and drinks are served; an ornamented ballroom and fine restaurants to suit the international palate. But the lobby lounge is a feast for the eye designed, as it was, around that glorious view of the Taj Mahal.
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Babysitting
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Poolside bar
Airport transportation
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Business Center with Internet Access
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The Oberoi Amarvilas is celebrated for its enchanting cultural atmosphere and traditional entertainment, with guests consistently lauding the hotel's spotless cleanliness. The proximity to the Taj Mahal, with rooms offering spectacular views, is a major highlight for many. Luxurious amenities and outstanding service, including a stunning pool and professional staff, enhance the experience. While the hotel's value is debated—some finding the cost justified and others less so—the consensus points to a memorable stay steeped in luxury.
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Brenda wrote a review Feb 2024
Spring Valley, California5 contributions
A stunning hotel with views of the Taj Mahal. The entry way is sparkling, we were welcomed with leis of marigolds and a drink. Our room was luxurious. My only complaint would be the lack of counter space in the bathroom. The luggage closet was a nice touch.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: As a senior citizen, be careful of the invisible stairs and no hand rails.
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Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. I'm pleased to read that you enjoyed the views of the Taj Mahal and that the services at the hotel met your expectations. Our Team is the most valuable asset and their well-being is of outmost importance to us. Valuable feedback like yours helps us to continue monitoring and improving our service standards. Constructive feedback, whether positive or negative, is invaluable to us in our ongoing quest to become the most loved brand, both for our Team and our Guests. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back. Warm regards, Mohit Malhotra General Manager mohit.malhotra@oberoihotels.com
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what_wonderful_world wrote a review Aug 2022
Chicago, Illinois47 contributions
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Short Review: 7 star service for 5 star property Quick notes: 3 rooms, 3 Senior Citizen, 2 Adult, 2 kids / 3 days Detail Review: Snippet of Personal Experiences When you walk in , there is only a smile, namaste and respect - As if we are part of their family and inviting you to feel home. Our train was late the day of check-in. ...We didn't had anything to eat ..But no problem - one simple phone call , explained our situation to hotel staff - and they made sure restaurant provided us breakfast without ANY FUSS.. Monika / Sujata ensured every food request provided for. that's just beginning of hospitality. It was my wedding Anniversary, so I went while every one was having breakfast to see if I get at least my room upgraded... Guess What ! They upgraded all 3 rooms complimentary.. all rooms with view of Taj Mahal...all rooms next to each other...all bags (and we did had few).... were on its way...and placed as requested.No demand for ID, no immediate ask to provide credit card for additional room charges. Only thing matter is your COMFORT. That's how Nishu and everyone working that day treated us. My Tickets for Viewing Taj Mahal at night were ready and handed over to us. The tickets to view during day time were arranged as well. WheelChair was arranged for my mother and was assisted every part of the property she visited. We couldn't get SPA appointment ahead of time.. Bilal went above and beyond to make sure all of us were able to rejuvinate Requested Chef Gaurav to make my favorite ice-cream (Rose Petal Ice Cream) - and I vouch that you never ate such dessert any part of the world. Swimming pool staff were friendly, prompt and forgiving for chaos kids created. Next 3 days , every step of the way, every single individual we interacted with , were so kind to our non-stop demands What else do you want on your vacation? This is the property to visit... Everything is above Gold Standard. Staff don't accept individual tip...but you can contribute to their general fund. THANK all individual below who helped us and made our stay the most memorable ever. Every name represents separate chapter in our memory book but since I am writing review least I felt is should mentioned them all... and if you happen to see these names...remember they will go above and beyond. 1. Nishu 2. Monika 3. Parth (taking awesome pictures for us) 4. Arnav 5. Sujata 6. Mujitaba (providing one delicacy after another) 7. Ritvik 8. Snigdha 9. Asama 10. Ansumaan 11. Ishaan 12. Bilal 13. Nikita 14. Akshay 15. Part 16. Akshat 17. Arnav 18. Nitin 19. Alok 20. Shivang I may be missing several folks but I know everyone of them was AWESOME.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Responded Aug 13, 2022
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write us a detailed and fantastic review on Trip Advisor and choosing The Oberoi Amarvilas to celebrate your wedding Anniversary. We were thrilled to read that you had such a great time and that we were able to contribute to your overall travel experience. It is our sincere endeavour to ensure that our guests enjoy a memorable experience. Thank you for noticing the small touches that we had created and we really appreciate your comments. Your appreciation has been shared with Nishu, Monika, Parth, Arnav, Sujata, Mujitaba, Ritvik, Snigdha, Usama, Anshuman, Ishaan, Bilal, Nikita, Akshay, Parth, Akshat, Nitin, Alok, Shivang and the entire team is motivated to continue to strive for excellence. We hope that your experience with us will tempt you to return and stay at one of the many Oberoi hotels and resorts around the world. Warm Regards, Vishal Pathak General Manager vishal.pathak@oberoihotels.com
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啟平 楊 wrote a review Feb 2024
Taipei, Taiwan41 contributions
I think this hotel is amazing in all aspects. Location: close to Taj Mahal and you can take hotel’s golf car to Taj Mahal. Service: Very warm and take care of details Room: Nice view to Taj Mahal and comfortable bed Architecture and pool: The hotel itself is extremely beautiful. I think it’s like a monument but newer and cleaner.
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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing with us about the fantastic time you had at The Oberoi Amarvilas. I am delighted to note that you enjoyed the Hotel facilities. I am proud to be working with a team of fantastic individuals who with their tremendous commitment to quality service create unforgettable experiences for all our guests. Your compliments have been shared with the entire team and they are thrilled to know that you had a memorable experience. Once again, we thank you for your review and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards, Mohit Malhotra General Manager mohit.malhotra@oberoihotels.com
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Rob M wrote a review Feb 2024
Montreal, Canada4 contributions
We had the most wonderful adventure and experience due in large part to the Oberoi stays we enjoyed. The facilities were magnificent and the staff entirely professional, engaging and responsive. This is a hotel and location where you want to slow the trip down, stay an extra day to fully enjoy everything offered.
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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to know that you enjoyed the Hotel facilities and that the team was able to create a memorable experience. We are truly humbled by your generous appreciation and we thank you for your comments. We look forward to welcoming you back for yet another wonderful and relaxing holiday experience. Warm regards, Mohit Malhotra General Manager mohit.malhotra@oberoihotels.com
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Mona Patel wrote a review Feb 2024
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I've visited Agra twice before, but this trip was different as I had guests from the US with me. Despite having been to these places before, I can confidently say that this time was truly unique. We met Taalib at Oberoi Amar Vilas, and he showed us Agra through captivating storytelling. His knowledge and skills revealed aspects of Agra I had never known before, and I'm grateful for the fresh perspective. My guests were delighted with the experience. Taalib is not just extremely professional and humble but also offers an amazing way to explore Agra. I highly recommend him to anyone seeking the best experience in Agra; he is undoubtedly the best guide.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. Thank you for recommending one of our finest guides and that you enjoyed your trip. It has always been our utmost focus to provide our valued guests with personalised service that meets the highest standards of hospitality. Your compliments have been shared with Talib Khan for whom it has been a tremendous source of inspiration. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back and creating many more wonderful memories for you. Warm regards, Mohit Malhotra General Manager mohit.malhotra@oberoihotels.com
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Stewart N wrote a review Feb 2024
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Beautiful hotel and grounds, great location, lovely room, friendly attentive staff, and of course, that view of the Taj. HOWEVER, be VERY careful when ordering drinks at the bar. I requested 2 double Jodhpur gin and tonics which cost me an extortionate 11,200 rupees - (£106.96)! After questioning this, (thinking it was an unintentional error), I was informed that the price was indeed correct. I did expect to pay over the odds in a place like the Oberoi, but a whopping £106.96 for 2 gin and tonics??? Shocking! Outrageous profiteering at the expense of the tourist. Also, dining in the Bellevue restaurant was not a great experience. Service was chaotic and haphazard, (Valentine's night - it was busy) and the food was just about average - soggy burger bun and barely warm fries. The waiting staff were running around like crazy so I just couldn't be bothered to complain at the time, and was also still incensed by the price of the gin. So, overall - disappointing. Shame, as it really is a beautiful hotel. Top tip: Check the price of your drink before you order it.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback and I appreciate your detailed feedback. Please accept my deepest and most sincere apologies for the issues that have adversely affected your hotel experience with us. Your comfort & experience are of utmost importance to us, and we are committed to making amends to ensure a more positive and seamless service in the future. I would also like to assure you that our food & beverage pricing is in line with hotels across our chain. However, we will certainly review the pricing structure basis your valuable feedback. Constructive feedback, whether positive or negative, is invaluable to us in our ongoing quest to closely monitor and improve the level of service we provide. I also believe that guests only share their feedback when they feel that an organization and its people are deeply committed to introspection and development. We thank you for sparing your valuable time to share it with us and look forward to welcome you back. Thank you, Mohit Malhotra General Manager
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Angela N wrote a review Feb 2024
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I have been to India many times over the last 25 years and I have never used a tour guide. On my most recent trip, I had two international guests with me from Australia. They wanted a tour guide for their trip to The Taj Mahal so that they could have the complete historical experience. Talib Khan was recommended by The Oberoi Amarvilas and I cannot speak more highly of our experience with him. He was very well presented, highly educated, and well spoken. He has a masters in history and philosophy, so his tour wasn’t just about the facts and dates, which is what you get from a tour guide. Talib went above and beyond, providing not only the historical information but a very fascinating cultural perspective. It truly was an unforgettable day. I have recommended Talib to other Australian friends who have been equally impressed and thankful for the recommendation. Angela
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Date of stay: February 2023
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Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. We are glad to know that our team was able to recommend one of our finest guides and that you enjoyed your trip. It has always been our utmost focus to provide our valued guests with personalised service that meets the highest standards of hospitality. Your compliments have been shared with Talib Khan for whom it has been a tremendous source of inspiration. The team and I thank you once again and we all look forward to welcoming you back soon! Warm regards, Mohit Malhotra General Manager mohit.malhotra@oberoihotels.com
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Stuart A wrote a review Feb 2024
Inverness, United Kingdom8 contributions
We we're only there for two nights, but what an amazing experience. A great hotel with warm friendly staff and a great outside space. The entrance and reception areas are beautiful, and apart from a small gym tucked out of the way, there really is nothing to fault about this hotel - which I would highly recommended.
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Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing the fantastic time on this forum. I am pleased to note that you enjoyed the warm service rendered by our team members. It is so special to know the team went an extra mile to make a positive difference to your trip. Your compliments have been shared with them. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Mohit Malhotra General Manager mohit.malhotra@oberoihotels.com
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Sandra H wrote a review Feb 2024
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A wonderful end to an Indian adventure . The hotel and staff were exceptional and the service and food faultless . All in all a wonderful experience to end my holiday . The Balinese massage and the tour guide to Taj arranged by the hotel was fantastic .
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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience and words of encouragement for us on Trip Advisor. We are grateful for your appreciation of the hotel and its services. Our team always endeavours hard to customize each experience of our guests and feedback such as yours, motivates them to deliver better each time. It’s delightful to learn that you felt pampered by our small gestures and I am delighted share your feedback with the team. The team and I thank you once again and we all look forward to welcoming you back soon! Warm regards, Mohit Malhotra General Manager mohit.malhotra@oberoihotels.com
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Alastair E wrote a review Feb 2024
Salies-de-Bearn, France36 contributions
Fantastic hotel we were booked into the ITC which was awful. We abandoned and checked into the Oberoi from the moment we checked in we were treated fantastically, food was amazing as was the view of the Taj Mahal, room was sumptuous with a balcony. Do not stay anywhere else.
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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to know that you enjoyed the Hotel facilities and that the team was able to create a memorable experience. We are truly humbled by your generous appreciation and we thank you for your comments. We look forward to welcoming you back. Warm Regards, Mohit Malhotra General Manager Mohit.malhotra@oberoihotels.com
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Oberoi Amarvilas
Which popular attractions are close to The Oberoi Amarvilas?
Nearby attractions include Taj Mahal (0.6 miles), Akbran Tours (0.5 miles), and Kaimur Holidays (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Oberoi Amarvilas?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at The Oberoi Amarvilas?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Oberoi Amarvilas?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at The Oberoi Amarvilas?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Oberoi Amarvilas?
Conveniently located restaurants include Taj Bano, The Nawaabs, and Tea'se Me.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Oberoi Amarvilas?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does The Oberoi Amarvilas have airport transportation?
Yes, The Oberoi Amarvilas offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Oberoi Amarvilas located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.6 miles away from the center of Agra.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Oberoi Amarvilas?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Oberoi Amarvilas offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.