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Dirty Rooms and bathrooms. Nice Rooftop with view on taj mahal. For one night ok. But thats it
We had the "honeymoon suite" on the top floor with the round bed. All was good except the shower did not work, but the staff gave us another room to shower in. The rooftop terrace had a great view of the Taj. Nice place.
Nice place and a 2 minute walk to the Taj Mahal. The view from the restaurant was nice too, as was our meal. Friendly staff and good value.
Actually I could not stay at this hostel because my train was delayed so much.
No hot water. No heater (it was very, very coLD! !)
We stayed in Sai Palace for a night to get to te taj mahal early morning. The staff was polite and the location was actually pretty great - we booked it due to the proximity to the taj. However, I had the most awful fruit salad of my life in there. Cleanliness is definitely not their forte.
Pretty close to the Taj, but a tuktuk away from the bus stand. We got in very early and the staff was very friendly and helpful. The hotel was very nice, clean, and overall enjoyable. It has a rooftop restaurant which we did not eat at, but heard from others that it was good. I would recommend this place.
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Very close to Taj Mahal, and roof top restoran is ok , with good view of Taj Mahal on sunset .
Great location in terms of accessing the taj and the roof top view of the taj is not to be missed! Nightmare to get to on foot though and we were told tuk tuks could reach it! Oh well! No problem with the room, clean enough and comfy enough. No proper AC in our room but the fans were ok. The owners were nice although BE WARNED: when the government are preserving energy they switch the electricity off in the night. The industrial generator was outside our window and was on from 2-5am. Did not get a wink o
Short walk to either the South or West gates of the Taj and has views from the rooftop. Free wifi and a decent restaurant.
Location is good, very near to South Gate of Taj Mahal. Food at roof top restaurant is ok but expensive compare to the nearby restaurant. Room is poorly maintain, dusty and water choke after shower. Water Pressure is very low. Wifi is poor and unreliable. Power supply get cut off frequently. Pickup service is not available although it was stated in the list.
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Short walk to the Taj Mahal. Staff very friendly and helpful. Rooftop restaurant good food and great view. Rooms are good for a night or two stay
Great rooftop view of the Taj. Good location and facilities as we just used it as a base for a day.
Cheap rooms are small and smell slightly of damp but are more than fine for a single night. Definitely get one of the better rooms if you're here for a while. Great location, 2 mins from taj south gate. Plenty of hot water and decent wi-fi
The line bad was durty and the internet junst works on the top roof. Beyond the receptionist charged me much less to send my 8 post cards to my friends overseas than the price I have paid in the next town what makes me believe than my friends won't receive it unfortunately.
Yes it is really near to South and East Gate of the Taj Mahal but the location is actually quite dirty. We got a room located at the ground floor opposite the reception and the room is quite smelly (or maybe the smell comes from outside). The reception staff just enter our room without our permission and at that time my girlfriend is changing her cloth. Try to check out other backpacker hostel in Agra. We noticed that there is a hostel near East Gate, opposite Coffee Cafe Day.
most friendly and honeest staff I met so far in any hostel in India, view from the roof is great, only the bathroom was dirty
Good location for the Taj just a couple of minutes walk to the south gate. Not the cleanest, but it's alright for the price. Has a good view of taj and surrounding area from the rooftop and a restaurant. Agra is awful though, so only need to stay for a night if you have to stop
I didn't stay in Agra in the end and thus cannot review the hostel, though was fairly frustrated that I wasn't able to cancel the reservation the day before and therefore had to pay for the room...
It was a shame that the weather wasn't great when we were here as the hostel had a fantastic view of the Taj from the top balcony. There would have also have been a great vibe from the bar area had it not been so cold! Rooms are very basic but suited our needs. We would probably stay here again.