The Oberoi Amarvilas
The Oberoi Amarvilas in Agra offers lavish Mughal-style accommodation in an unrivalled location a mere 600m from the iconic Taj Mahal.
Boasting an unrivalled position a mere 600m from the iconic Taj Mahal, The Oberoi Amarvilas should be your first choice in Agra. A sweeping tree-lined driveway leads to this gracious Mughal style luxury hotel, which is dotted with elegant fountains and decorated with gilded frescoes.
The Taj Mahal can be seen from every single room and suite at The Oberoi Amarvilas, so all feature private terraces and plush sitting areas so guests can enjoy the view of India’s greatest monument to love. Smooth teak floors, handwoven Mughal rugs, king-sized beds and lavish bathrooms complete the picture.
Facilities at The Oberoi Amarvilas include a magnificent outdoor pool, a state-of-the-art gymnasium and a day spa with an impressive white marble steam room. Guests can dine at two elegant restaurants, sip a tea or coffee in the beautiful lounge or enjoy a refreshing cocktail at the only bar overlooking the Taj Mahal.
How to get to The Oberoi Amarvilas
Most travellers travel to Agra from New Delhi by road; the journey to The Oberoi Amarvilas takes around 3 hours (230km).
The Oberoi Amarvilas Highlights
- A lavish hotel with an enviable location 600m from the Taj Mahal
- Views of India’s most iconic monument from every room
- Magnificent Mughal architecture with state-of-the-art amenities
- Enjoy access to multiple swimming pools and an indulgent spa
- An array of atmospheric dining and drinking spaces
Below are a selection of our preferred hotels in Rajasthan and North India. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.
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The Birder’s Inn
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