Moradabad lies on a ridge along the banks of River Ram Ganga (a tributary to the great Ganges) in Uttar Pradesh. The city was established by Rustam Khan, a Subedar of the Mughal emperor in 1624 and was named after Prince Murad, the son of Mughal Emperor Shahjehan. However, an important agrarian market, Moradabad is renowned worldwide for its huge export of brass handicrafts to North America and Europe, and is thus called "Brass City" or Peetal Nagri in the local language. It is also famous for its glassware, Metal ware, handicrafts, electroplating, and sugar mills.
Being a major industrial city, Moradabad receives throngs of tradesman and business travellers. A good number of budget and luxury hotels have sprung up in Moradabad, which offer a wide range of accommodation options to suit all pockets. Known for their warm ambience and gracious hospitality, Moradabad hotels are scattered all over the city. They are easily accessible from the railway station, and commercial centers and bustling markets where guests can shop for crafty brass pieces and other gift items.
The budget hotels in Moradabad are ideal for those who look for comfortable rooms with basic amenities at extremely affordable rates. They are mainly located in the heart of the city and near to the bus stand and busy bazaars. Besides budget hotels, Moradabad houses many luxury hotels, which offer well-furnished accommodation equipped with all modern amenities including television, phone and Internet. The hotels also have swimming pool, multi cuisine restaurants and bar in its premises. The friendly and experienced staff of Moradabad hotels provides personal attention and care to all the guests.