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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

The room was spacious and clean... I stayed in room 210 which is located a step away from a lift. Attempted to use the lift but got a shock when the door opened. It was dirty and smelly. I guess that lift is not meant for guests. Goodness that this lift was right outside the room. The service at the...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor. We deeply regret the inconvenience caused. The lift is a service one for banquets, which sometimes may not be clean, due to the rush in service. Thank you. The Grand Imperial.

Jaipur, India
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We had 2 night stay in grand imperial but they have shifted us to for 1 night and the next night we stay in grand imperial. Our stay in both hotel was very nice but when it comes to heritage the grand imperial was truly a heritage property very calm kind of hotel. I am extremely thankful to Akil who...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted , that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your appreciation has been passed on to Akil, and he too is delighted. We look forward to your stay with your family and friends. Thank you, The Grand Imperial.

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

The best part of this hotel is the grounds. It is a beautiful colonial style building with a well-maintained garden. It's not very close to the Taj Mahal and required a bit of a drive to get there. Our room was large but not very comfortable. The bathroom was next to the street outside and received constant noise. The food...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you, for your valueable feedback.. Sincerely regret the inconvenience caused. Thank You, The Grand Imperial.

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 26 December 2015

My wife and I stayed at this hotel in January 2014 but there was no option to enter this month/year in this review. We liked the Grand Imperial. We stayed in a nice room that was charming with old-style furnishings. It had a four-poster bed, a nice desk, a sitting area, and a nice bathroom with tub which could have...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted , that you enjoyed your stay with us, and regret the inconvenience caused. Thank yo, The Grand Imperial.

Brisbane
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Well, this place was a good place to rest after a long journey and a day spent racing being tourists. Nice colonial-style building, with a reasonably good restaurant and bar. We didn't have dinner there, but breakfast was simple but good. The room was clean and comfortable, had everything in it that we might have needed. It's a little run-down...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you, for taking your valuable time out to post your review. We re delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. We enjoyed having you stay with us too. Thank you, The Grand Imperial

Ypsilanti, Michigan
Reviewed 15 December 2015

As a tour guide, it is always exciting to see how our travelers will respond to the various hotels we have chosen. I would highly recommend this one for small-mid tour groups. Staff were extremely friendly- rooms were impeccable. Food service was superb and all buffets were diverse and tasty. The front desk staff were very accommodating and greeted us...

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

Dear Guest, WOW. Thank you for your review. We enjoyed having you stay with us too. Our motto: ATITI DEVO BHAVA. ( Guest is God). Thank You, The Grand Imperial

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Staff at the hotel were very helpful, organising guides and cars as our needs decided. Very polite and courteous. Our room on the second floor was huge, making it a very comfortable retreat, and also protecting us from the noise and bustle outside of the hotel, really quite calm. This is a colonial style hotel, and this is part of...

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

Dear .Guest, We enjoyed your stay as much as you enjoyed staying with us. Thank you, The Grand Imperrial.

USA
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

Couldn't rate this hotel enough, they upgraded us to a great room with a 4 poster bed. In the evening they treated us like princesses, sitting us in a romantic table in the middle of the pool, lit by candlelight and kept bringing us the most amazing food until we'd have enough. Wifi was excellent Only suggestions would be a...

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

Dear Guest, We are glad that you and your friend enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you, The Grand Imperial

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2015

from the moment I stepped into Grand Imperial after very stressful journey from Jaipur I was made to feel extremely welcome. From the Garland to the very helpful guy you show me to magnificent room nothing seem to much trouble. At first opportunity I availed myself of a large beer on the beautiful lawn over-looking the hotel which is a...

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

Dear Guest, We enjoyed your visit too. Our staff take great pride in making our guests enjoy a wonderful stay with us. Thank You, The Grand Imperial

Cape Verde
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Excellent Hotel staff offer rooms with great views. have an indoor pool. A budget hotel. A heritage hotel. Services are excellent. Cleanliness is also good. Is situated in heart of the city.Taj Mahal is also quite near to the hotel. Only the checked in time is what we expect wont happen. I reached hotel by 9:30 am but got keys...

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Dear Guest, We are very glad for your wonderful review. It is our endeavor to satisfy all guests. Thank you The Grand Imperial

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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: $56 - $181 (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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“check for their suites!! though the deluxe rooms look fab too”
, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“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
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