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Perth
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20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2013

Lovely hotel with the best beds. Nice big pool plenty of shade. Nice restaurant up top with good food and reasonable price. The only thing was they sprayed for bugs whilst we were eating but stopped as soon as we asked. Front reception staff very helpful going out of their way. Front doorman a character. We really enjoyed this hotel... More 

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HPDesk, Manager at Howard Plaza The Fern Agra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback and we are pleased to hear that you were satisfied with the overall experience of your stay with us. We pride ourselves in providing our guests the best experience and appreciation from guests further encourages and motivates us. We look forward to welcoming you back again at Howard Plaza, Agra. Warm Regards Duty... More 

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2013

Stayed in this property during the third week of May in Agra's sweltering heat. On check-in after a arduous bus journey from Jaipur, we were thrilled to know that we had been upgraded to a Club Room on the 1st Floor. Rooms are nice with all modern amenities, a Sony 32inch LCD, and a well stocked mini-bar. Washrooms have a... More 

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HPDesk, Manager at Howard Plaza The Fern Agra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback and we are pleased to hear that you were satisfied with the overall experience of your stay with us. We pride ourselves in providing our guests the best experience and appreciation from guests further encourages and motivates us. We look forward to welcoming you back again at Howard Plaza, Agra. Warm Regards Duty... More 

London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2013

This hotel was incredibly close to the Taj Mahal which was the main selling point. The room was very large and the staff happily moved us to a quieter room when you could hear a lot of traffic noise with the first room. There is a roof terrace from which you can see the Taj Mahal if you stand in... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2013

We stayed here on our last leg of our trip to India. The hotel was nice enough, the rooms just did not feel as clean as the other hotels we had stayed in on our trip (might have been the ancient carpeting). The service in the dining room was terrible, it took them an hour to try and split our... More 

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HPDesk, Manager at Howard Plaza The Fern Agra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for sharing your feedback with us. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience you had with us. With utmost concern, we have noted the issues put forward by you in your review & the same is addressed to the concerned departments. We will ensure to serve you better on your next visit. It has always been... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2013

We stayed with a group of 12 people for 1 night at the hotel and we strongly disliked the place. First they were not helpful at all at the time of booking, they tried to make us pay for more rooms than we had taken, and were very arrogant. Second we found that the food was terrible. Even the curd... More 

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HPDesk, Manager at Howard Plaza The Fern Agra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for sharing your feedback with us. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience you had with us. With utmost concern, we have noted the issues put forward by you in your review & the same is addressed to the concerned departments. We will ensure to serve you better on your next visit. It has always been... More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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58 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2013

Hotel is in good condition, in an OK area. It's not luxurious, but a very good value for money place. Good room, bed, shower, breakfast after seeing the sunrise at the Taj Mahal. If this is what you're looking for, this place is fine. The staff in general is very helpful, and customer oriented. One remark, if you get to... More 

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HPDesk, Manager at Howard Plaza The Fern Agra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback and we are pleased to hear that you were satisfied with the overall experience of your stay with us. We pride ourselves in providing our guests the best experience and appreciation from guests further encourages and motivates us. We look forward to welcoming you back again at Howard Plaza, Agra. Warm Regards Duty... More 

Newcastle
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2013

Stayed for just the 1 night while visiting the Taj. Booked last minute and got a great deal for 2 rooms. Found out once we arrived that the standard price for 1 room was more than the total we paid. I definitely wouldn't have paid the full price. The rooms were nice enough and good facilities. The hotel has 2... More 

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HPDesk, Manager at Howard Plaza The Fern Agra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback and we are pleased to hear that you were satisfied with the overall experience of your stay with us. We pride ourselves in providing our guests the best experience and appreciation from guests further encourages and motivates us. We look forward to welcoming you back again at Howard Plaza, Agra. Warm Regards Duty... More 

Ghaziabad
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2013

It was a nice experience having stay in this property. Staff was good and very polite behavior. Food quality was good and could find a good ambience in the hotel. Would prefer all to try the hotel service once.

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HPDesk, Manager at Howard Plaza The Fern Agra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback and we are pleased to hear that you were satisfied with the overall experience of your stay with us. We pride ourselves in providing our guests the best experience and appreciation from guests further encourages and motivates us. We look forward to welcoming you back again at Howard Plaza, Agra. Warm Regards Duty... More 

Faridabad, India
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41 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2013

A nice hotel located close to the East side gate of Taj Mahal. Looked new; but came to know that it is a 18 year old property recently renovated. Rooms are lovely with lot of space. The buffet restaurant has a good spread for both breakfast and dinner. Had a lovely dinner in the mist-filled roof top restaurant. The conference... More 

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HPDesk, Manager at Howard Plaza The Fern Agra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback and we are pleased to hear that you were satisfied with the overall experience of your stay with us. We pride ourselves in providing our guests the best experience and appreciation from guests further encourages and motivates us. We look forward to welcoming you back again at Howard Plaza, Agra. Warm Regards Duty... More 

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90 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2013 via mobile

The hotel is 4 stars, but old and in desparate need of renovation. The lobby and the restaurnt look very nice, but the rooms are small and beds very uncomfortable. The air conditioning was working, but it was so loud that I couldn't sleep at night. The towels were brought to our room only after I complained twice at the... More 

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HPDesk, Manager at Howard Plaza The Fern Agra, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for sharing your feedback with us. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience you had with us. With utmost concern, we have noted the issues put forward by you in your review & the same is addressed to the concerned departments. We will ensure to serve you better on your next visit. It has always been... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gracious interiors, personalised service and Howard Plaza Agra's unique location are complemented by Agra's glittering monument to love, the Taj Mahal, this tranquil retreat is an best spot for a business or leisure stay, offering a magnificent view of The Taj Mahal from Beautiful roof top Terrace Restaurant (Terrace Grill), Rejuvenating Experience of relaxation (Elixir SPA), a mellow dramatic view of the bustling city through front tea patio (East India Company, Tea Lounge) and a fine spread of Indian Delicacies (Rendezvous). All the exclusive 86 well appointed rooms in this hotel near Taj Mahal are incorporated with safety lockers, In-room mini bar, and LCD Televisions. In order to maintain the highest standards of hospitality and luxury, Howard Plaza Agra also offers currency exchange, tour desk, wake-up service and many more facilities that make more than just a comfortable stay. Incorporating business facilities like wireless internet access, comfortable furnishing and well trained staff for assistance, our hotel in Agra is well-suited for corporate as well as leisure traveler. After a tiring day, guests can also relax at the swimming pool and spa, with sauna, steam bath and Jacuzzi. Guests can savour some sumptuous and beautifully presented cuisine at restaurants of Howard Plaza or have their favorite drinks at Terrace Grill Bar and Lounge, or just relax and have some yummy treat at Rendezvous, all day dining. Howard Plaza promotes it self as an affordable, friendly and best price option in the city with unique close location to Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and with a variety of restaurants and cafes in walking proximity. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howard Plaza The Fern Agra

Address: Fatehabad Road, Agra 282001, India (Formerly Howard Sarovar Portico)
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Agra
Price Range: $69 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Howard Plaza The Fern Agra 4*
Number of rooms: 86
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Also Known As:
Howard Sarovar Portico Hotel Agra
Park Plaza Hotel Agra
Park Plaza Agra
Agra Park Plaza
Howard Park Plaza Agra
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Agra
#13 Luxury Hotel in Agra
#13 Spa Hotel in Agra
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