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.
"Bit more westernised than others but the staff were great especially in the Indian restaurant where they wanted us to try everything we did not order!"