The Oberoi Amarvilas - at the Taj Mahal, Agra, India

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Rooms & Suites: 105

Enjoy the luxury of your own private view of the most extravagant monument ever built for love, constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his second wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who died in childbirth in 1631.

The Oberoi Amarvilas is located just 600 meters from the Taj Mahal and all guest rooms, suites, lobby, bar and lounge offer breathtaking views of the monument. Built in a style inspired by Mughal architecture, the resort is a splendid display of terraced lawns, fountains, reflection pools and pavilions with rich interiors that take you back to an era of Emperors and Princes. An interlude at The Oberoi Amarvilas is truly unforgettable. All guestrooms and suites feature views of the Taj Mahal and include 24 hour Butler Service. The ultimate accommodation is the regal Kohinoor Suite with separate living and dining rooms, private study, bedroom with separate dressing area and walk-in closet and a bathroom overlooking the Taj Mahal! The Oberoi Amarvilas is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.


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Amarvilas is a member of Oberoi Hotels & Resorts Read "1000 Places to See Before You Die" article about the Taj Mahal

Trip Type

Romantic Getaway, Wedding


Kohinoor Suite - (One or Two bedrooms) The regal Kohinoor Suite has separate living and dining rooms. There is a private study. The bedroom has a separate dressing area with walk-in closet. Here too the bathroom overlooks the Taj Mahal. Luxury Suite - Separate living/dining room with butler’s pantry and private open air terrace. The bathroom overlooks the Taj Mahal. Executive Suite - Separate living room and bedroom. Superior Deluxe Room - Private open-air terrace. Double Room


On-site: Set in a terraced garden and lit with torches, the beautiful white marble colonnaded swimming pool is straight from the fairytale pages of the Arabian Nights. Library offering a selection of books, CDs and DVDs

Nearby: Taj Mahal - 600 meters Oberoi Spa - on the fourth floor overlooking the Taj Mahal, offers non-clinical programs for relaxation and beauty. It is equipped with therapy rooms and suites and a heat treatment area featuring steam rooms, saunas and showers. Treatments incorporate the use of Ayurvedic principles of holistic health maintenance, herbal treatments and aromatherapy.

A state-of-the-art Gymnasium located within the Oberoi Spa is equipped with treadmills, cross-trainers, exercycles, free weights, a rowing machine and a multi-gym.


In the 16th and 17th centuries, Agra was the capital of India under the Mughals, and its superb monuments date from this era. They include the magnificent Agra Fort and the Taj Mahal, which draws millions of people from all over the world. It was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his second wife, Mumtaz Mahal, whose death in childbirth in 1631 left the Emperor so heartbroken that his hair is said to have turned grey overnight.


Agra-Kheria Airport (AGR)

Airport Distance

4 miles

High Season

November through April

Getting There

All guests receive complimentary two-way transfers from the airport or railway station.