Formally the Taj View, the renamed Gateway Hotel Agra provides comfortable accommodation with many rooms enjoying a view of the Taj Mahal.
A modern high rise hotel, the Gateway has 100 rooms including 5 executive suites. All rooms feature modern amenities such as central air conditioning, LCD TVs, minibars, tea and coffee making facilities and in-room safes. The Taj facing rooms are slight larger and feature views over the rooftops of Agra to the Taj Mahal.
The large gardens include a swimming pool and sports facilities, and the hotel features a spa and gym as well as coffee shop, restaurant and bar.
Open: The Gateway Hotel is open all year.
Location: The Gateway Hotel is situated in central Agra, in 6 acres of landscaped gardens. Agra’s train station is 5kms away and the airport some 12kms from the hotel.
Rooms: There are 100 rooms including 5 suites. All rooms are air conditioned and have direct dial ‘phone, Wi-Fi, TV, safe, tea and coffee maker and minibar. All are en-suite.
Activities: Guests can explore the city of Agra, including, of course, the Taj Mahal, just 3kms from the hotel. Agra also has a fine fort, bazaars and shops. The hotel can assist with excursions to various sites in the region.
Facilities: There is a fresh water swimming pool and fitness centre. The hotel’s spa offers authentic Indian health treatments. There are lush gardens. The restaurant is open 24 hours a day and serves both Indian and international dishes. There is another restaurant specialising in Indian cuisine. Guests can relax over a drink in the well-stocked bar. The hotel also offers a beauty parlour, video games and films, cookery classes and a children’s library and play area. There is a shopping arcade nearby. There is a currency exchange and laundry service.
Dining: Meals are taken at individual tables.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: We recommend malarial prophylactics for travel to India.
Communication: There is Wi-Fi and high speed internet access in guest rooms and public areas.
"Highly recommend and an good base for visiting the Taj Mahal.As we arrived we were given a traditional Indian welcome in beautiful surroundings. The service was impeccable and food of a high standard. We were fortunate to have a room on the fifth floor which gave us a wonderful view of the Taj. "