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Hotel Sheela

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Indeed you get what you pay for! The rooms are very dirty and the food at the restaurant is really nothing special. The only plus is that you are so close the East entrance of the Taj. However if you plan on catching the sunrise while admiring the Taj Mahal, get your tickets the day before because the ticket office... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel for the experience of another way of life, so I don't want to stay in US hotels or their like. The Sheela has all the advantages of being Indian but I was fine eating their meats, cream...all the things I was afraid to eat outside since plates and leaves are rinsed in river water; meat hangs black with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location: Hotel Sheela is well-known to the locals, so it was easy to travel there from Agra Cant train station (tuktuk: Rs. 150). This hotel, however, is located in a non-vehicle zone, so the last few hundred metres have to be covered on foot. Be wary of the aggressive touts along the way! Hotel Sheela is located near the East... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on late afternoon and they showed us a few Rooms and all of them have been very moldy so we choose the one with the least mold because we had been to tired to search for another hotel .. it was horrible everything was moist from the mold so we stayed at their Restaurant as long as we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

This hotel was on a very good location next to the Taj Mahal. However couldn't see the taj as it is a one story hotel. Walking to the hotel gave us a lot of hassle from store holders wanting to sell their products, however just said no thank you and walked away in confidence. Walking distance to restaurants and shops.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

I gave this hotel 5 stars because I'm going to rate it for what it is; a budget hotel with an awesome location. I believe in the philosophy that you get what you pay for. Well at roughly $15/night, I feel the Hotel Sheela is an incredible bargain. I booked this as we rolled into Agra because I began to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We booked this hotel in advance and to be honest weren't feeling great about staying there - the description in the latest edition of the Lonely Planet guidebook makes it sound pretty grim. However, our room was basic but absolutely fine, for hot water you had to ask staff to fill up a bucket but we didn't find this to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Comfortable clean room, very close to entrance of taj mahal so excellent if want to go for early morning viewing. is by eastern gate so the ticket office is the furthest away so try to get tickets in advance. is nice quiet area because no cars are allowed on roads near, just cycle rickshaws. nice quiet garden area to enjoy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Popped in here for tea and snacks after our Taj Mahal visit - my second visit - and enjoyed a pleasant hour in the garden catching up on the blog (free wifi). Great little place - real oasis of calm. The rooms look very basic but ok and range between 700 and 1200 rupees per night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Hotel Sheela exceeded my expectations. My friend and I arrived super early, around 5:45 am, and then manager let us have a room for half of the price so we could sleep for a few hours before starting our day. Everyone was helpful when it came to getting directions. There was no wifi in the room but there was wifi... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Hotel Sheela

Address: East Gate, Taj Ganj, Agra, India
Location: India > Uttar Pradesh > Agra
Price Range: $10 - $17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Sheela 1*
Number of rooms: 22
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