Hilton has opened a DoubleTree hotel in Agra,
Set in the heart of the bustling city and
minutes from the Taj Mahal, the DoubleTree by Hilton Agra is among
just a few hotels offering views of the magnificent mausoleum.
The hotel is also near popular attractions and
shopping districts including the Agra Fort, Akbar’s Tomb, Jama
Masjid and Kinari Bazaar.
The hotel is located 10 kilometres from
the Agra Airport and seven kilometres from the Agra Cantonment
Railway Station. Guests driving from Delhi can also easily access
the hotel from the Delhi - Agra Yamuna Expressway.
“The opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Agra marks
our entry into one of the most important leisure markets in India
for both DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Worldwide,” said John
Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton. “We look forward to
delighting guests with our globally-recognised service culture,
demonstrated from the moment a guest walks through a hotel’s doors
and is presented with our signature warm chocolate chip cookie
upon check-in, and continuing throughout every aspect of the
DoubleTree by Hilton Agra features 104
guestrooms, including four suites, all equipped with
amenities including the signature Sweet Dreams by DoubleTree
sleep experience bed, Wi-Fi, 42” HDTV with premium channels, tea
and coffee making facilities, mini bar, electronic safe and a
three or four-fixture bathroom with a walk-in rain shower.
one-bedroom suite additionally includes a separate living room,
dining area and powder room. The Presidential Suite is
equipped with a pantry and a walk-in closet in addition to a
bedroom and living room.
Guests will be able to choose from four dining
venues at the hotel, including: North 27, an all-day global
cuisine restaurant; Kebab-E-Que, offering the best of Indian
North-West Frontier cuisine; Plush Bar, a lounge; and
The Food Store, an all-day café and deli that serves fresh
pastries, sandwiches and beverages for dine-in or takeaway.
Recreational facilities at the hotel include an outdoor infinity
pool with views of the Taj Mahal, a complimentary 24-hour fitness
centre, Kids’ Activities Room, spa and a salon.
The 3,840-square foot Grand Ballroom can
accommodate up to 425 people and is connected to an open-air area,
while the 1,820-square foot Coronation Room can be separated into three
distinct spaces and accommodates up to 200. Concourse is the
hotel’s multi-function hall which can accommodate up to 75 people.
Guests can also make use of two boardrooms and the 24-hour
“The opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Agra is a
significant milestone as it marks the entry of Hilton Worldwide
into this prime leisure destination,” said Daniel Welk, vice
president, operations - India, Hilton Worldwide. “We look forward
to welcoming guests with the award-winning service culture for
which the DoubleTree by Hilton brand is known around the world.”
The DoubleTree by Hilton Agra is owned by Archer
Hospitality Private Limited and managed by Hilton Worldwide.
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