- One of India’s most celebrated hotels, as much for its unobstructed views and proximity to India’s most famous attraction — you can literally watch the Taj Mahal change in hue from sunrise to sunset while lolling on your bed — as its own design grandeur and craftsmanship.
- The best views of the Taj – enjoy time on your terrace marvelling at the view.
- The closest hotel by far, and the only building within the green belt surrounding the monument, Amarvilas is a mere 650 yards away from East Gate, and designed so that every room has an unobstructed view of the Taj. When the setting sun turns the monument pink and the rousing calls of the muezzins ring into heaven, this is where you want to be.
- Retreat from the crowds and enjoy the peaceful spa area at the hotel.
- The Oberoi is the closest hotel to the Taj Mahal – very convenient.
- The Oberoi offers a golf buggy service to get to the Taj Mahal if you cannot face the walk or do not want to take a cycle rickshaw.
- There are two restaurants, one specialising in authentic Indian dishes, as well as a terrace bar with equally captivating views of the Taj.
- The hotel offers a variety of rooms and suites, each with tastefully appointed bathrooms with Ayurvedic toiletries and many with private balconies.
- Facilities at The Oberoi Amarvilas include a swimming pool, spa, two restaurants, a bar, a library and a business centre.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
When in Agra, a visit to the Taj Mahal is a must. Often described as “poetry in marble”, the Taj Mahal. Duration 3 hours.
Visit the small village of Kachpura, a rural settlement, with a stunning backdrop of the Taj Mahal. The youth from the community, who have been trained up as tour guides, take you through the village allowing you to real get a feel of village life.
The Taj Mahal at sunrise is often on many people’s ultimate wish lists and it never disappoints. Seeing the sun rise over this amazing monument makes you sit back in awe as Taj’s colour slowly changes as the sun shimmers against it.
Situated 37 km (23 miles) south west of Agra, the ‘lost city’ of Fatehpur Sikri is the abandoned capital of the great Mughal emperor Akbar.
The Oberoi Amarvilas Agra Hotel is located in Agra. The property is ideal for the leisure traveller. The Taj Mahal monument is a mere 600 meters away and can be seen from every room and most public areas at the hotel. The Oberoi Amarvilas Agra Hotel provides a city tour service to nearby tourist sites, as the city centre is approximately 15 minutes away. Recreational activities available at the hotel includes holistic treatments at the spa or group yoga sessions. The Oberoi Amarvilas Agra Hotel also serves food on-site, with two different restaurants serving a variety of international and authentic Indian food.
There are two restaurants, one specialising in authentic Indian dishes, as well as a terrace bar with equally captivating views of the Taj. Guests can even enjoy a private candlelight dinner on their balcony, with exceptional views of the Taj Mahal shining in the moonlight. The spa is dedicated to well-being with a full range of Ayurvedic, Thai and Western treatments. Yoga sessions and meditation are also on offer. The hotel’s privileged position allows easy access to the Taj Mahal, constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in loving memory of his second wife, Mumtaz Mahal and other famous monuments in the surrounding area including Akbar’s impressive Red Fort and Fatepur Sikri.
The hotel offers a variety of rooms and suites, each with tastefully appointed bathrooms with Ayurvedic toiletries and many with private balconies. Guests can enjoy a personalized butler service here. Speak to your Travel Consultant if you wish for a room with dramatic views of the stunning Taj Mahal and surrounding gardens. Both the Luxury Suite and the Kohinoor Suite have connecting twin rooms making them perfect for all the family to stay together.
Our Premier Rooms
Mughal inspired designs, hand crafted furnishings and our warm hospitality. These elegant rooms offer views of the Taj Mahal and feature a king sized bed, a marble ensuite bathroom and furnishings specially crafted for Oberoi; a cotton silk armchair, hand knotted rugs and a walk in wardrobe. All complimented by a personal butler, at your service.
Our Premier Rooms with Balcony
Rekindle romance in these spacious accommodations. Experience unforgettable candlelit dining on your private balcony beside the Taj in silhouette. Take in Taj Mahal views from the comfort of your king size bed, or relax on the customised handcrafted furniture. Coupled with a personal butler, at your service 24 hours a day, for a distinctly Oberoi stay.
Our Deluxe Suites
Experience an Oberoi stay that provides many opportunities for romance. Candlelit dining on your private balcony beside the Taj in silhouette is an unforgettable experience. In the bathroom, a couple’s marble shower seat beckons you to get up close with the one you love. And when the day is done, the plush king size bed awaits.
Our Deluxe Suites with Balcony
A breathtaking view of the Taj Mahal is framed in the large window of these suites, for picture perfect moments you can cherish forever. Take your time to revel in the romance. Get up close with the one you love on the couple’s marble shower seat. Relax on your plush king size bed or unwind on the handcrafted furniture customised especially for Oberoi.
Our Luxury Suites
The centrepiece of these suites is a magnificent bathroom with a unique octagonal glass panelled rain shower and a standalone bathtub, all with unrestricted Taj Mahal views. Step out of the shower and outside onto your private sun terrace for an even better perspective of its white marble domes. These suites also have a separate butler entrance, a king size bedroom, a spacious living room and a dining room.
Our Kohinoor Suite
This exceptional accommodation harmonises the romance of Agra and the luxuries of an Oberoi experience. Unparalleled Taj Mahal views can be enjoyed from every room; even the king size bed faces Agra’s iconic monument to love. Carefully placed features reflect Mughal palace designs; from white marble elephants and golden domed ceilings to mirrored walls and marble columns. Infinitely elegant and unmistakably Oberoi.
There are two restaurants, one specialising in authentic Indian dishes, as well as a terrace bar with equally captivating views of the Taj. Guests can even enjoy a private candlelight dinner on their balcony, with exceptional views of the Taj Mahal shining in the moonlight. The hotel’s bar, which has a terrace with breathtaking views of the Taj Mahal, offers a fine selection of wines, spirits and cigars.
Esphahan is our demur, specialist tandoor dining space. Live traditional music filters through a mosaic of candlelit tables where you can enjoy recipes passed down from the Mughal Emperors’ kitchens, complimented by soft Indian flat breads. Esphahan is open every evening for dinner at 6.30 pm or 9.00.
We have embarked on an exciting refurbishment of our main dining room Bellevue from April to October 2019.
We have embarked on an exciting refurbishment of our main dining room Bellevue from April to October 2019. During this time, we will be serving breakfast in Roshanara, an elegant indoor dining venue. This stylish dining room has been temporarily redesigned for our guests to enjoy a lavish buffet.
Perfectly mixed drinks complimented by Taj Mahal views. Ours is the only bar in the world that offers uninterrupted Taj Mahal views; framed in large windows for you to enjoy from a silk sofa seat or a bar side stool, while sipping on international spirits, classic and Oberoi signature cocktails, Oberoi iced teas and speciality coffees. The Bar is.
From sunrise until nightfall, you can experience picture perfect moments watching the play of light and shadows upon the Taj Mahal through the windows, or from the open air terrace of our lounge. A crystal chandelier, a golden domed ceiling and Mughal inspired artworks lend an aura of majesty to this.
Facilities at The Oberoi Amarvilas include a swimming pool, spa, two restaurants, a bar, a library and a business centre. Bellevue, the main restaurant, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and a menu of Indian and international cuisine. Esphahan focuses solely on Indian cuisine and is only open for dinner. The hotel’s bar, which has a terrace with breathtaking views of the Taj Mahal, offers a fine selection of wines, spirits and cigars. Services at the Oberoi Amarvilas include complimentary golf cart transfers to and from the Taj Mahal, complimentary transfers to and from the local railway station or airport.
Our temperature controlled pool has Mughal inspired design features. Stretch out on a lounger. Take some shade under a parasol or cool off in our relaxation area.
Take some time out for an Oberoi signature massage. Take a dip in our temperature controlled pool.
Or work it all out in the fitness centre. Take your pick of holistic treatments that include Aromatherapy, Eastern, Western and signature Oberoi massage. To relax, revitalise and rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit. The spa at The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra is inspired by Mughal architecture. At the centre sits a white marble steam room under a dome roof. Couples’ treatment rooms on the fourth floor have uninterrupted views of the Taj Mahal.
Our gymnasium is located within The Oberoi Spa. It has treadmills, cross trainers, exercycles, free weights, a rowing machine and a multi gym.