The Gateway Hotel, Agra
The Gateway Hotel Fatehbagh Road (formerly the Taj View Hotel) is situated within three kilometres of the world-famous Taj Mahal. The rooms have recently been renovated to a high standard and are well equipped, with guest amenities including international direct dial facility, high speed internet access and wi-fi, mini-bar, hair dryer, electronic safe and tea/coffee maker. World Discovery prices are based on a Standard Room with pool or city view; for a supplement, you may opt for a superior room with Taj View, subject to availability.
There are two main restaurants to choose from: the 24-hour GAD Coffee Shop (below right) offering both Indian and international favourites amidst a stylish decor, and the Jhankar oriental restaurant serving a selection of Indian and Chinese dishes. The Saqui Bar is the place for evening cocktails. Poolside barbecues are also frequently offered.
Below left: the hotel lobby.