Located about a mile from the world famous Taj Mahal, the low rise Trident Agra is a modern hotel which is an excellent base for exploring Agra. Built of red stone reminiscent of the Mughal era, the hotel is set amidst beautiful gardens yet has all the facilities you would expect in a contemporary hotel.
There are 135 deluxe rooms and 2 suites. The rooms have views of either the large, landscaped central courtyard and swimming pool or the lovely gardens, lawn and trees. All rooms and suites are equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, 'phone, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities and ensuite bathroom. The spacious suites also have a living room.
The restaurant, located by the pool, offers Indian and western food, and there is a bar in the lobby serving a selection of spirits, wines and cocktails.
The swimming pool is set in the gardens. There is a jogging track and a gym for those craving exercise. The hotel offers currency exchange facilities, a laundry service, 24 hour room service, a gift shop and a beauty salon.
Open: Trident Agra is open all year.
Location: Trident Agra is set in landscaped gardens, 1.5kms from the Taj Mahal in Agra. The airport is 11kms away and the railway station is about 8kms from the hotel.
Rooms: There are 135 rooms and 2 suites. All are air conditioned and have direct dial â€˜phone, TV, Wi-Fi internet access, safe, minibar and tea / coffee maker. Rooms have views of either the gardens or the pool. There is 24-hour room service.
Activities: Sightseeing in and around Agra, shopping, relaxing at the hotel.
Facilities: There is an outdoor swimming pool and attractive gardens. The hotel has a fitness centre, jogging track and table tennis facilities. Gusts at the hotel get free access to Agra golf course. The restaurant is located by the pool and serves both buffet-style and a la carte meals. It offers Indian, Asian and continental cuisine and there is a dedicated pizza oven. The bar is open from 12pm to 12am and serves a selection of spirits, wines and cocktails. The hotel offers currency exchange facilities and a laundry service. There is a beauty salon and a gift shop.
Dining: Meals are taken at individual tables.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome. There is a kids club offering special activities with indoor and outdoor games. There is a childrenâ€™s pool. Babysitting can be arranged.
Health: We recommend malaria prophylactics for travel to India.
Communication: There is Wi-Fi internet access in rooms and some public areas.
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"We got the impression that most people only stay there 1 night (we did) but this didn't affect the quality of service. The only hotel we stayed at with an in house astrologer!"