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Reviewed yesterday NEW

the hotel overall is very nice. thought I would recommend (while at dinner) make sure that they understand your order, some mistakes can occur... the pool area is very nice and comfortable but the seats and the floor could be cleaned a little more. the staff anyhow is super nice, always there to help! a very aesthetically pleasing hotel!

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked this hotel thinking we got a good deal on a heritage style stay. The hotel is old, but is in need of maintenance. Good things about the place: - Staff gave us a warm welcome, and quickly arranged a room when we arrived early. - Close location to the train station and tourist spots like the Taj Mahal...

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GrandImperial, General Manager at The Grand Imperial, Agra, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Greetings of the day from team - The Grand Imperial !!! We are extremely sad and disappointed to acknowledge that you had a not-so-great experience during your recent stay at The Grand Imperial Hotel. We thank you for your feedback and have made a note of the displeasure caused to you due to the issues mentioned by...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

exterior, lobby and reception were well maintained but room and bathroom were really old. seems like no maintenance at all. we could not sleep well due to the rough smell inside the room throughout the day. lighting inside the room and toilet is really poor. overall not worth the price they are charging. need lot of renovation in rooms maintaining...

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GrandImperial, General Manager at The Grand Imperial, Agra, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Shihabudeenh, Greetings of the day from team - The Grand Imperial !!! We are sad to acknowledge that you had a not-so-great experience during your recent stay at The Grand Imperial Hotel. We thank you for your feedback and have made a note of the displeasure caused to you due to the maintenance issues. Nevertheless; we have made a...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked with some trepidation after some of the negative reviewers talked about musty bathrooms, old plumbing, dark rooms, insects etc. But our ground floor room was fine. The restaurant was pleasant surprise: by avoiding the buffet and going for a shared main course from the a la carte, we had a great meal at good value. Watch out for...

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GrandImperial, General Manager at The Grand Imperial, Agra, responded to this review

Dear Mr.John, Greetings of the day from team - The Grand Imperial !!! We are extremely delighted to note that you had a great experience during your recent stay at The Grand Imperial Hotel. We are happy to read that you reserved your stay with us despite of reading some negative reviews and finally you found it worthy. Thank you...

Lempdes, France
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a colonial hotel with spacious rooms and a relaxing garden in the heart of a noisy and hectic city. The staff is available and attentive and the restaurant offers typical dishes tasty and quality.

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GrandImperial, General Manager at The Grand Imperial, Agra, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Thierry, Greetings of the day from team - The Grand Imperial !!! We are extremely delighted to note that you had a great experience during your recent stay at The Grand Imperial Hotel. Your short & sweet feedback & positive comments are the source of motivation to the team for the services provided, which we are confident to take...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel location is in the middle of city whereas most of the big hotels are in the starting . Hotels rooms were big we stayed in emperor Chandragupta.Hotel has small nice pool where you can relax but it closes at 7 pm.Hotel doesn't have gym facilities. Place to relax as hotel ambience is silent and not much noise and people...

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GrandImperial, General Manager at The Grand Imperial, Agra, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Dhruv, Greetings of the day from team - The Grand Imperial !!! We are delighted to note that you had a good experience during your recent stay at The Grand Imperial Hotel. We wish we could have made it to the fullest as per your expectations, but could not figure out where we fell short. However; your feedback &...

Reviewed 1 week ago

It is one of the oldest Heritage property where once can indulge in oneself. Large room with huge beds -- old royal style rooms, high ceilings, tastefully designed and gives a warm and cosy feeling. It takes you to the old British style of living....slow life...tea in the garden on a swing or couched in bamboo chairs, a swim and...

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Dear Mr.Ranjit, Greetings of the day from team - The Grand Imperial !!! We are extremely delighted to note that you had a great experience during your recent stay at The Grand Imperial Hotel. We are happy to read that you enjoyed out old beds with large rooms made up of high ceilings to create warmth. Your elaborate feedback &...

Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely old colonial style hotel with spacious gardens as well as spacious rooms. The staff are extremely helpful - and kindly up-graded us for free on our last night. The entire place has a feel of stepping backing in time, with grand decor. Plentiful buffet breakfast and there is also a restaurant (slightly on pricey side). nice garden for relaxing...

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GrandImperial, General Manager at The Grand Imperial, Agra, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Greetings of the day from team - The Grand Imperial !!! We are extremely delighted to note that you had a great experience during your recent stay at The Grand Imperial Hotel. Your elaborate feedback & positive comments are the source of motivation to the team for the services provided, which we are confident to take up...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grand Imperial has a very classic style. We stayed in a beautiful big room with lots of interesting details. Including the old fashioned British style bathroom fittings. You felt you had been teleported back to the times of the British Raj. Anyway, the hotel also has a good restaurant and a nice pool area. Staff was very friendly and...

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GrandImperial, General Manager at The Grand Imperial, Agra, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Greetings of the day from team - The Grand Imperial !!! We are extremely delighted to note that you had a great experience during your recent stay at The Grand Imperial Hotel. We are happy to acknowledge that you liked the old fashioned rooms, Restaurant, the swimming pool & the services provided by staff. Your elaborate feedback...

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Grand Imperial for one night while visiting the Taj Mahal. The Grand Imperial is a beautiful colonial hotel with a wonderful atmosphere. The rooms are large and clean, and the staff is very friendly and welcoming. The restaurant has a good combination between a la carte and buffet, and the food is delicious. The grounds are...

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Dear Valued Guest, Greetings of the day from team - The Grand Imperial !!! We are extremely delighted to note that you had a great experience during your recent stay at The Grand Imperial Hotel. We are happy to acknowledge that you liked colonial feel, rooms, food & service. Your elaborate feedback & positive comments are the source of motivation...

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  • Free Internet
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
THE GRAND IMPERIAL AGRA The Grand Imperial is the only Heritage hotel in Agra, and takes you into a world of Victorian Era. The wide arches and the red Lahori brick walls are a blend of Colonial and Mughal architecture.The Grand Imperial offers enough history to keep guests engrossed for days on end. There are special rooms, old mementos, photographs and macho stories of courage and velour that can be recounted over and over again. Located in the heart of the city of Agra, the hot seat of the Mughal Empire, the 100 year old Grand Imperial is constructed of biscuit bricks commonly referred to as Lahori bricks, which were also used in the construction of the world renowned monument of love - The Taj Mahal and the Red Fort. Post World War II the Imperial Hotel, as was then known, played host to distinguished guests such as the crown princes of England and Japan, Prince Aga Khan, Shri Moti Lal Nehru, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Jai Prakash Narayan and renowned cinema personalities such as Dilip Kumar, Madhubala and others. Its 16 chambers of princess rooms and 14 deluxe rooms are a blend of the new modern comforts with old Heritage ambience. The property consists of old heritage, Victorian style arches, rooms with large areas and ceilings, wide corridors and spacious verandahs, open gardens, etc. Enjoy the Victorian-Mughal Era, in the bar, with its array of excellent wines, and beers. The multi-cuisine restaurant, bar, health club, spa, and lush lawns, makes your stay memorable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Grand Imperial, Agra

Address: 32/107a Mahatma Gandhi Road, Opposite Dm Bunglow, Agra 282001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Agra
Price Range: $57 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Grand Imperial, Agra 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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#15 Luxury Hotel in Agra
#15 Spa Hotel in Agra
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“The ground floor suites are the best,,, with a lawn in front and pool as you open the back door.”
, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Chamber of princesses is a lovely room”
wolvey, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room close to pool side”
YogiKaliya, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet because the hotel is thick solid concrete”
travelingDuck1967, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Go for the ground floor suites.”
, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
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