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Heritage Homestay
Ranked #30 of 207 Agra B&B and Inns
Reviewed 8 March 2013

the only best thing is low price and friendly owner, house is very old and mattress are very hard to sleep on i still have pain at my back, sheets are not white or you can say not properly wash, the place is in middle of no were there are no pharmacy or market near by, for emergency, taj mahal is about 30 mins from there western gate, i wont come there again

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 March 2013

This place is not in the city some army area where there are no shops near by or any pharmacy,
to go to any place you need to take tuk tuk or ask for owners help, the mattress is very hard, my back aches all day, the only best thing is Mr. sing and there family, however i will stay some where else in the city

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 March 2013

This old English officers residence, is a quiet oasis in a hectic city. When you have struggled with the crowds and salesmen at Taj Mahal, it is really comforting to rest at the Heritage Homestay. The rooms are simple but clean, quite spacious and with western toilet and shower with warm water. Our son got sick after our checkout, but without hesitation, the landlord let him stay in the room for most of the afternoon. Two nice restaurants within walking distance and a parachute battalion around the corner for protection, what more do you need?

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 3 March 2013

Following a rather fraught week in Delhi attending meetings, my colleagues and I found ourselves with a day to spare and decided to take a trip to Agra. The Heritage Homestay stood out as a suitable place to stay and we were not disappointed. The owner is lovely and we were made to feel very welcome the entire time we were there. The area is a sea of tranquillity amongst the hustle and bustle of Agra and was a breath of fresh air. The beds were comfortable and the food was excellent- would definitely recommend.

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with friends
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1  Thank David R
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Reviewed 28 February 2013 via mobile

From start to finish the Singh family were beautiful. Welcomed us warmly with delicious chai and many biscuits and showed us to our immaculate room. Seriously if you are in India and need a few days downtime this place would be wonderful to spend a few days unwinding. The property is huge and in a very quiet area. they were the best rooms we stated in in India. So clean and bathroom great too! Huge rooms with sitting area to sit and lounge room downstairs to relax. Mr Singh was magnificent, so genuinely interested in his guests he shared stories from other guests he had and told us all about his family, his daughter who lives in Melbourne (where I'm from). He even gave us an insight into his religion and their Indian way of life. What a lovely man. Veenu and jita were also wonderful. Their cooking was great. Breakfast in particular, get The Indian breakfast, Chappatis are grat here!! Mr Singh treated us as his children and looked after us so well. We asked where we would be able to purchase a bike lock to lock our bags up for the train and he had a spare one at home do he spent lots of time looking for the keys and gave it to us free of charge. When I tried to tip him he politely refused and said we are like family, no need for giving him money. What a lovely experience staying here. I recommend it for everyone who comes to Agra! Thank you so much Singh family, well be back :)

  • Stayed: February 2013
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Reviewed 25 February 2013

We decided to do a homestay to try to get a bit closer to the "real" India, We arrived very late at night and were perhaps taken aback that the room was quite basic i.e no water or glasses, However in the morning, we had a lovely breakfast and discovered a very large garden with peacocks, and a very hospitable family. We both actually had the best nights sleep we had in India, as the house is in a residential area of similar large properties.( And no incessant dogs barking!) We had dinner there on our second night with 5 other guests and had a delicious great value meal ( thoroughly recommend!). The extended(4 generations) family were all very welcoming.
This is not for those expecting a five star retreat, but the opportunity to stay with a family, have some home cooking and get the chance to chat to other travellers. The room we stayed in downstairs had very small windows, though it was a large room, the en suite was immaculate. The rooms upstairs have bigger windows.

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 February 2013

I spent two days at HH, quite a change after a week of impersonal business hotels, and the Singh family made me feel genuinely welcome; finally in India.
The HH location is slightly outside the centre (you will need a car), which means quiet sleep, extremely important in India. The rooms are basic, but large and comfortable, including the bathrooms, and everything is spotlessly clean. There was plenty of hot water for the shower. The beds are extremely firm, the way I prefer, but this may not be everyone's cup of tea.
Mrs Singh cooks wonderful meals: I experienced breakfasts and dinners, and every dish was as simply vegetarian as it was varied, colourful and really filling.
WiFi was provided for free, and it worked perfectly.
I will certainly go back the next time I visit Agra.

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled solo
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1  Thank pl_vidale
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Address: 52a Gaugh Road, Agra 282001, India
Region: India > Uttar Pradesh > Agra District > Agra
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Ranked #30 of 207 B&Bs / Inns in Agra
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a family run home stay with 4 generations living in a turn-of-the century British heritage home. Breakfast is included and additional meals can happily be provided on request. Surrounded by gardens, we provide clean and comfortable rooms with a relaxing, pollution-free atmosphere. We are located near Clarks Shiraz Hotel and 2 km from the Taj Mahal, Red Fort and market; close enough for easy access, but far away from the noise and crowds. ... more   less 
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