Monday, June 4, 2012

Hotel The Retreat, Agra

Hotel The Retreat, Agra - Deluxe Hotel At Agra Near Taj Mahal, Agra

About Hotel The Retreat, Agra
The Retreat, Agra, a 54 key, Luxury Hotel located just 01 km from the magnificient World Heritage "The Taj Mahal", welcomes its guest to experience an artful balance of contemporary elegance and modern design.

Newly constructed throughout from the splendid Lobby, newly well appointed rooms including 33 Deluxe Rooms, 20 Premium Room, 1 Suite and 2 Banquet Space, the hotel offers, a signature Restaurant and Bar along with impeccable service, we are further geared to recognise the distinctiveness of Luxury Travellers and we take pride in offering a personal, efficient and competitive service, at all times. Whether your stay is for business or for pleasure. We offer reasonably priced Bed and Breakfast accommodation. All tastefully done up Rooms are equipped with Direct Dial Telephones, High Speed WI FI Internet Access, LCD Television, Tea / Coffee Makers, Mini Refrigerators.

Room Tariff 


Total No. Of Rooms 54
Standard 20
Superior 33
Suite 01








Room Category Single (INR) Double (INR) Plan
Standard 5000 6000 CP
Superior 6000 7000 CP
Suite 8500 8500 CP
ExtraBed/Person 1000 CP

» Check-In / Check-Out Time 12 Noon.
» Tariff includes Buffet Breakfast in the Restaurant.
» Taxes as applicable.
» Tariff subject to change without prior information


Write us for Discounted Tariff : travelmitra@gmail.com

Hotel The Retreat, Agra
Taj Nagari Phase -1, Near  Prateek Enclave, Shilpgram Road, Agra-282 001 Uttar Pradesh (India)


Languages
– Hindi and English
 
Distance From

N. Delhi - 200 kms
Jaipur - 225 kms
Mathura - 55 kms
Lucknow - 380 kms

Place Of Interest

Taj Mahal (2 Km): The inimitable poem in white marble is the finest expression of love of an emperor for his queen situated on the banks of the river Yamuna. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his queen Mumtaz Mahal, in 1632.


Agra Fort (5 Km) : Built by the great Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D., the fort is a masterpiece of design and construction. Within the fort are a number of exquisite buildings, including the Moti Masjid, Diwane-i-Am, Diwane-i-Khas and Musamman Burj, where the Emperor Shah Jahan died in imprisonment, besides Jahangir's Palace, Khaas Mahal and the Sheesh Mahal.


Itmad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb (22 Km): The tomb was built by Empress Noor Jahan, in memory of her father, Ghias-ud-Din Beg in 1622-25A.D. This ornate tomb is considered a precursor of the Taj Mahal, this small garden tomb reflects the taste and sophistication of the gifted queen. The warm yellow marble is highlighted with white and black marble inlay, and the lacey pierced marble screens and rich, jewel-inlaid mosaics have a delicate, feminine quality that is pure enchantment.


Sikandara(22 Km): The tomb of Akbar, begun by the Emperor himself and completed by his son, Jehangir. This richly decorated structure is a quaint mixture of styles. The emperor began to build his own garden mausoleum during his lifetime, a red sandstone monument in a chahar-bagh or 4 square-formal garden. A magnificent marble-inlaid gateway leads up to the open, airy, four-tiered structure which is topped by a white marble cenotaph and screen on the fifth storey. This was added by Shahjehan who completed the mausoleum after his father's death.


Fatehpur Sikri (42 Km): The founding of Fatehpur Sikri reads like a fairy tale. When all else had failed, Emperor Akbar came here in search of the renowned Sufi mystic, Sheikh Salim Chishti, to ask the blessing of a son. His prayer was heard, and soon a son was born. In honour of the saint, Akbar named the prince Salim and vowed to found a new city. And so Fatehpur Sikri, a magnificent new city rose on the craggy hills 40 Kms from Agra.
Today Fatehpur Sikri is a deserted, phantom city. But the inner citadel is immaculately preserved. Its walls, palaces, baths, royal mint, courts and gardens still stand in splendid homage to great visionary and builder.


Bhartpur Bird Sanctuary(60 Km): Also known as Keoladeo Ghana National Park, India's most renowned waterbird sanctuary lying in the neighbouring state of Rajasthan, is the winter home of the rare Siberian Crane. Approachable from Agra by road, a variety of accommodation is available, within and outside the National Park. (Season - October to February)


Bateshwar(70 Km):A temple town, whose presiding deity is Lord Shiva. A huge cattle fair is organized from mid-October to mid-November. It is also a pilgrimage center for Jains.


Mathura-Vrindavan (70 Km): Mathura, on the banks of the River Yamuna, is celebrated as the birth place of Krishna, and the groves and ghats of nearby Brindaban with its thousands of shrines and temples still echo with stories and songs that recount the exploits of this charming god.

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