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Shanti Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 8 October 2012

Dirty, stuffy, smelly room with no window. The staff was constantly trying to hardsell us a variety of tour packages. Rooms say AC, but we later found out that we had paid for "air cool" not air conditioning - that was a new one. I think our room was actually much hotter than the air outside. Yes you can see...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2012

Cheap and dirty is the best way to describe this place. During the low season, we were able to negotiate rock bottom prices for a room which was damp and dark with no windows. It had an ensuite bathroom, but shower without pressure was more like a defective garden hose. The rooftop restaurant has a direct view on the Taj...

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1Thank Thomas D
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 1 September 2012

the roof top view is reat and the food is not too bad but the rooms are terrible. monkeys like to use the matresse as their toilet and the bath rooms are pretty shocking too....it is cheap but not worth it to stay....

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2012

You get a nice view of the Taj from the roof but apart from that it's a bit grim. We were unlucky enough to be there during a festival so there was a tannoy (not speaker, a tannoy) blaring music from 5am till midnight which didn't help plus the a/c had trouble dealing with the 48c Agra swelt-athon. If our...

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Thank Steve O
Portsmouth, UK
Reviewed 22 May 2012

This is a typical cheapie in India. It's a 5 min walk from the South gate of the Taj and has a rooftop restaurant with great Taj views. We paid for an AC room as Agra in May is hot as hell (it was 47 degrees one day we were there!) - we paid 800 rupees a night so not...

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 2 May 2012

We were shown a few different rooms and chose the least awful one. It was only 500 rupees a night but we would have paid more for something nicer. The bed was like a wooden plank, there were mosquitoes, the room was dirty. The bathroom was pretty horrible but it had a hot shower which was redeeming. The sink didn't...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 30 April 2012

Very good value in Agra as there is lots of competition in Taj Gang. As other reviews state as well, the rooftop view is the selling point. The restaurant food is average and the service decent. The room itself wasn't too bad and for about $8 a night I wasn't going to complain. Nothing too fancy here but a good...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 30 April 2012

I stayed here for one night (that is all was my travel plan for Agra) after reading the reviews on this website and seeing photographs of roof top restaurant. I was not at all disappointed as my expectations were not much from this property after reading all this. My room was basic with double bed, bathroom, sofa and TV with...

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Thank ImDrMD
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 16 April 2012

The view of the Taj from the rooftop of Shanti Lodge is probably the best one out of all the guesthouses in Agra. The Taj feels so close that you could almost touch it! If you're not staying at the Shanti Lodge, it's worth it to just grab a few drinks or lunch at their rooftop restaurant to admire the...

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1Thank angie_camp
Oderzo, Veneto, Italy
Reviewed 10 April 2012

The place it's dirty and the toilets are a disaster! The room are big enough but you can "feel" the dirt. The rooftop restaurant have a "you need to be there" view who worth all the pain! I found good travelers to hang out with and i had nice times in the rooftop, but the manager wasn't very nice...

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Address: Chowk Kagjiyan South Gate | South Gate, Taj Mahal, Agra 282001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Agra District > Agra
Price Range: $13 - $15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Shanti Lodge 1*
Number of rooms: 38
Also Known As:
Shanti Hotel Agra
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“Bigger family rooms are better.”
, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There's NO good room. Only roof top you can stay.”
khunpapan, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Just don't go, there are much nicer hotels all over the surrounding area and just behind this one”
Jamie_Monks, 1 Oct 2015 | Read review
“1st floor wifi was good”
OliverR801, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Go somewhere else.”
anthonymI4476OH, 19 Sep 2015 | Read review
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