Top 10 Hotels in Agra for Budget Travelers

Budget travelling is a new trend in today’s world. The passion for travelling has expanded the horizons of travellers and made it possible for the backpackers to travel in a budget-conscious way. The budget travellers, therefore, lean towards staying in a budget-friendly hotel or motel rather than premium hostels if they have planned a trip for a long time.

“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves a mark on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.” - Anthony Bourdain

To enjoy the splendor of Agra, an eccentric city with numerous pleasurable and monumental destinations, on a shoe-string budget is quite a task. But do not worry, Agra offers a number of budget-friendly hotels for travellers with quite good and comfortable facilities. Here is the list of top 10 hotels in Agra for budget travellers that will make it easier for travellers to have a comfortable stay:

1. Tourists Rest House

This hotel is one of the top-rated budget hotels in Agra, located almost 10-15 minutes away from the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. This hotel is quite popular among budget travellers from other countries in the world. It is a beautiful guesthouse with a peaceful surrounding garden that makes the place look like home. The budget rooms, pleasant hospitality, and good food make it the best hotel in Agra for an affordable stay for the price range of ₹600 to ₹900 per night.

Spacious Rooms Decorated in a Modern Style
Spacious Rooms Decorated in a Modern Style

Fully Equipped Hotel Room near Taj
Fully Equipped Hotel Room near Taj

2. Hotel Panna Paradise

This is more of a modern budget hotel in Agra that is located on Fatehabad Road and is 6 km (3.7 mi) from Agra airport and is 5 km (3.1 mi) from Agra Cantt Railway Station. The staff working in this hotel is able to communicate in English, which makes the place extremely famous among international travellers. The hotel offers a variety of cuisines, such as Chinese, continental, Thai and Mughlai dishes. Panna Paradise has categorized its rooms into Club rooms that cost around ₹3000 a night, Royal Club room costing almost ₹3000 and the Panna Suites that cost almost ₹3500 per night. This place is a little costly as compared to other budget hotels but the services provided in the hotel are worth the cost.

3. Hotel Agra Central

It is a three-starred hotel that is located approximately 1 km (0.6 mi) from the Taj Mahal. The hotel has spacious rooms decorated in a contemporary style that are suitable for all types of travelers. All rooms are equipped with basic amenities and the hotel has a fine dine multi-cuisine restaurant by the Taj Heritage called The Chamber, which adds to the popularity and beauty of the hotel. The price ranges from ₹1,000 to ₹1,200 per night, which makes it cheaper for the budget travelers to stay in.

4. Hotel Siddhartha

This hotel is at a walking distance from the Taj Mahal and offers excellent deals for the budget travelers. The hotel rooms offer all the necessary amenities with free internet connectivity. The price ranges from ₹800 to ₹1,000 and travelers staying in the hotel can check out Jawab Masjid that is about 1.4 km (0.9 mi) and Sheesh Mahal that is about 2.0 km (1.2 mi) from the hotel. A multi-cuisine food is available in the restaurant of the hotel. The restaurant offers several cuisines, including Chinese, continental and Indian food. If travelers want to save some money, they can try out different restaurants and cafes in the proximity of the hotel.
Clean and Tidy Service Facilities
Clean and Tidy Service Facilities

5. Hotel Bhawna Palace

This family-friendly hotel in Agra provides all the amenities and room features that make it one of the most budget-friendly hotels in Agra for travelers. The room service and other staff are quite helpful to make your visit pleasant. The hotel is close to many important landmarks like the Shri Mankameshwar Mandir, Agra Fort, Shah Burj and Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah that are some of the popular attractions among the visitors. The price ranges from ₹900 to ₹1,300.

6. Grand Hotel, Agra

Grand Hotel Agra is also a family-friendly hotel in Agra that is located in the cantonment area. It has colonial architecture and a calm ambience that provides a good option for travellers planning their trip on a budget. The minibar, air conditioning, coffee and tea maker, television and room service are the facilities that the travelers get. Car rental, conference facilities, and other services are also provided by the hotel. This hotel is close to the airport, railway station and bus stand.

7. Hotel Safari

At 1.5 km (0.9) walking distance from the Taj Mahal, Hotel Safari has nicely designed rooms and modern amenities, such as free parking, airport transportation, laundry service, and concierge. This hotel also has categories of superior, premium, club and royal club rooms. The travelers can choose a room depending on their budget. The price ranges from ₹400 to ₹1,000.

8. Merit Hotel

This hotel is located in the center of Agra city with more than 25 new rooms to welcome budget travelers. The budget travelers can get rooms as per their needs. The room offers a fireplace, soundproof rooms, housekeeping, refrigerator and VIP room facilities. These facilities are available for the range between ₹1,000 to ₹3,000. The rooms are cozy and are available at an affordable rate.

Agra Hotel
Relaxing Environment in Agra Hotel


9. Hotel Ganga Ratan

The hotel is located 600 meters away from the Taj Mahal. It has a free parking facility, free breakfast, babysitting, car hire, and free internet facility. The rooms are clean and the hotel's restaurant offers Indian, European, and Chinese cuisines. The basic amenities include air conditioning, room service, and refrigerator. The tariff starts from ₹1,000.

10. Hotel M house

The Hotel M house is at the nearest location to the Taj Mahal, which is just a 5-minute walk. The guests are treated like a local during the stay. The hotel offers luxurious rooms, good hospitality and affordable prices for the budget travelers. The restaurant of the hotel offers European, Chinese and Indian food. There are 66 air-conditioned rooms and an international cuisine restaurant.


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