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Optimum Tara Palace

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In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi

Overview of Optimum Tara Palace

Optimum Tara Palace

3 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
Shilp Gram Taj Mahal East Gate, Opposite Jalma Hospital, Taj Ganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 282001

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMosque and the Jawab16 min walk
  • Popular LocationTaj Mahal17 min walk
  • Popular LocationAgra Fort5 min drive
  • AirportAgra (AGR-Kheria)29 min drive

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About this area


Located in Agra, Optimum Tara Palace is in the historical district. Taj Mahal and Agra Fort are local landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Kinari Bazar and Sadar Bazar.

What's nearby

  • Mosque and the Jawab - 16 min walk
  • Taj Mahal - 17 min walk
  • Agra Fort - 5 min drive
  • Mankameshwar Temple - 7 min drive
  • Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Agra Fort Station - 17 min drive
  • Agra (AGR-Kheria) - 29 min drive


  • Bellevue - 4 min walk
  • Esphahan - 4 min walk
  • Good Vibes Cafe - 7 min walk
  • Bamboo café - 8 min walk
  • Bob Marley Cafe Restaurant - 8 min walk

About this property

Optimum Tara Palace

3-star hotel with restaurant and 24-hour front desk
A restaurant, 24-hour room service and concierge services are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 30 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service and TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find electric kettles, free newspapers and free bottled water.
Optimum Tara Palace offers 30 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. Cable televisions are provided.

Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Train station pick-up shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–10:30 AM: INR 250 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 24-hour room service

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan


  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels


  • TV channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water


  • Free newspapers
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in from noon - noon
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 12:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; travelers who are not citizens of India must present a valid passport and visa.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: INR 250 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa and Mastercard; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Optimum Tara Palace Hotel Agra
Optimum Tara Palace Hotel
Optimum Tara Palace Agra
Optimum Tara Palace
Optimum Tara Palace Agra
Optimum Tara Palace Hotel
Optimum Tara Palace Hotel Agra

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 88 out of 309 reviews
5 - Excellent 28%
Rating 4 - Good. 140 out of 309 reviews
4 - Good 45%
Rating 3 - Okay. 30 out of 309 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 24 out of 309 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 27 out of 309 reviews
1 - Terrible 9%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Not quite what you see in the photos
We stayed in this hotel for one night and was glad it wasn’t more. The rooms on first inspection aren’t exactly what you expect. It’s probably what the hotel looked like A decade or 2 ago. But it’s acceptable for the price. The main concern was the burn marks around the plugs and luckily our electronics were fully charged. In first inspection the room room looked clean enough, but when we got a little more settled I started noticing bits which weren’t right, stains on one of our towels, a slight tea stain look on the bed and a mirror which hadn’t been cleaned for some time. The stay was made worse by the extremely noisy family next door. However the staff were brilliant when I went down at 11pm to ask the room next door if they could be a little quieter. They rang straight away and apologised to me for the noise and being unable to sleep. Other than that the room was lovely and quiet and we couldn’t hear any of the traffic noise outside! It was a massive positive to the room.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property is very near to Taj Mahal, 8-10 min walk only. Though the room was big, the electrical equipments and sockets were faulty or not functional. The bathroom was not clean and the faucets were old and dirty. For the price Expedia charged, the overall experience was very poor. Our driver told us that there are better hotels nearby Taj about half the price we paid. We feel like we got ripped off.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Avoid at all costs
This hotel is dirty, no hot water or heating do not book you will regret it ignore the good reviews,
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
It Says Breakfast Included. There was two option only Alu Paratha and Pasta. Outside Foods are not allowed. Resturant does not accepts the Card Transaction its only Cash. Very Bad bedsheets and cover. TV was operating but no channels to view. I would suggest not to recommend this hotel in future.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019