Meetings at The Oberoi Amarvilas
Located 600 metres from the Taj Mahal, all rooms and suites at the hotel offer breathtaking views of the monument. The majestic architecture of the hotel with its elaborate gardens, terraced lawns, fountains and reflection pools are a tribute to the architectural legacies of the Moors and the Mughals.
With the awe inspiring backdrop of the Taj Mahal, meetings at The Oberoi Amarvilas are always unforgettable. State-of-the-art equipment coupled with unobtrusive service and professional expertise will ensure a memorable conference experience.
The hotel offers a range of activities to relax and recharge after your meetings. Rejuvenate yourself with a holistic treatment at the Oberoi Spa, get in touch with your inner self with a yoga session, or explore the famous sights of Agra - Taj Mahal, Agra Fort or the Fatehpur Sikri.
Rated amongst the leading resorts in the world, The Oberoi Amarvilas is an ideal venue for high level meetings and conferences, with meeting rooms capable of hosting from 16 to 150 guests.
Agra is approximately an hour by air and a couple of hours by train from Delhi.
- LCD TV
- DVD Player
- Satellite television
- Wireless broadband internet access,
- Separate walk-in closet with electronic safe
- Dual line telephones with voice mail
- Personal mini-bar
- Personalized butler service
- A well appointed bathroom with a basket of Ayurvedic toiletries
Described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love, this stunning mausoleum has become the de facto tourist emblem of India. 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.
The Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays.
The resort can arrange complimentary transfers to and from The Oberoi Amarvilas in battery operated environment friendly buggies. The monument is located just five minutes from The Oberoi Amarvilas.
The Taj Mahal is open for night viewing five nights per month, on full moon and two nights prior and two nights after. Please see below the dates for full moon. Tickets may be purchased through the hotel. The request for the same should be submitted 48 hours prior to the visit.
This was built by Empress Noorjahan (wife of Emperor Jehangir) between 1622-1628 A.D. in memory of her father, Mirza Ghiyas Beg, whose title was Itmad-Ud-Daulah, meaning “Reliance of The State”. Itmad-Ud-Daulah is the first building made of marble and with inlay work in India. It is considered to be the inspiration for the Taj Mahal and often referred to as “Baby Taj”.
This magnificent fortified city was the capital of the Mughal Empire between 1571 and 1585. Today, it remains a perfectly preserved example of a Mughal city at the height of the Empire's splendour. Fatehpur Sikri is one and a half hour's drive from The Oberoi Amarvilas.
Emperor Akbar began the construction of the massive red sandstone Agra Fort on the banks of the Yamuna River in 1565. Additions were made until the rule of his grandson, Shah Jahan, under whose reign it was partially converted into a palace. Fifteen minutes drive from The Oberoi Amarvilas.
Akbar's Mausoleum at Sikandra
The sandstone and marble tomb of Akbar, the greatest of the Mughal emperors, is situated in the middle of a peaceful garden where deer graze, at Sikandra, 4 km northwest of Agra. Akbar started its construction himself, blending Islamic, Hindu, Buddhist, Jain and Christian motifs and styles, much like the syncretic religious philosophy he developed called Din-E-illahi. Forty-five minutes drive from The Oberoi Amarvilas.
The alleyways of Kinari Bazaar, or old marketplace, start near the Jama Masjid. There are several distinct areas whose names are relics of the Mughal period, though they don't always bear relation to what is sold there today. Forty five minutes drive from The Oberoi Amarvilas.
Dayal Bagh Temple
The white marble Dayal Bagh Temple of the Radah Soami religion has been under construction since 1904 and is not expected to be completed until some time in the 21st century. If you're lucky, you may get to see the pietra dura (inlay work) in process. One hour drive from The Oberoi Amarvilas.
In February, the Taj Mahotsav (festival) is held in Shilpgram, a crafts village and open-air emporium situated about a kilometre along the road running from the eastern gate of the Taj Mahal. The festival features live performances of music and dance.
Guides can be arranged through the hotel at a modest fee.
The Oberoi Amarvilas is located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, one of the largest states in India. The resort is located at a distance of 600 meters from the Taj Mahal and approximately 15 minutes from the city centre. The hotel has been designed to give guests breathtaking views of the Taj Mahal from each of its 102 guest rooms and suites.
Agra's Kheria Airport is located 13kms from The Oberoi Amarvilas and is approximately a 25 minutes drive. The Oberoi Air Charter may also be arranged for this journey. It takes approximately forty-five minutes to fly from New Delhi to Kheria airport.
The Delhi-Agra Expressway (National Highway 2) via Mathura joins New Delhi and Agra and is the best route for those wanting to drive from New Delhi to Agra. The drive of 190kms takes approximately three hours. There are an adequate number of refueling stations and restaurants on the way.
The main railway station at Agra is the Agra Cantonment station. The journey takes approximately two hours from New Delhi by Shatabdi Express and, three hours by Taj Express. These trains halt at Agra Cantonment railway station, which is 10kms from The Oberoi Amarvilas. The drive to the hotel takes approximately 20 minutes in the hotel's chauffeur driven cars.
Meeting Rooms and Floor Plans
|Theatre||Class room||U–shape||Sit down||Board room||Cocktails|
|Jahanara & Roshanara||70x35x19||150||70||60||90-120||60||150|
|The Birbal room||26x17x18||-||-||15||16||-||-|
|The Tansen room||26x17x18||24||18||15||18||14||30|