THE MAIN HOTEL AND TWO SISTER PROPERTIES
The House of MG and its annexes, Mangaldas ni Haveli I and Mangaldas ni Haveli II are the premier boutique heritage hotels in the UNESCO World Heritage City of Ahmedabad.
The House of MG has 38 beautifully appointed rooms between them, offering all modern amenities in a grand but homely ambience. It is a 20th century family mansion that is renowned for its traditional hospitality. Mahatma Gandhi first stayed in this house on arrival from South Africa in 1917. Replete with courtyards and verandahs overflowing with greenery, it is comfortably conditioned in all enclosed spaces with free Wifi. Walking through the meandering corridors, there are pleasant surprises around every corner (including a couple of domesticated cats that can be found lounging around) . The House of MG has been tastefully restored, with all its furniture and fixtures designed and sourced from local artisans.
Mangaldas ni Haveli I and II, both restored havelis, are located at a distance of 2 km from The House of MG, in the very midst of the pols. They too have all modern amenities including free Wifi. There is a cafe serving snacks and juices at Mangaldas ni Haveli II. Residents at these annexes can avail of all facilities at the main hotel.
The House of MG is conveniently located, at a distance of 7 kms from the airport and 2 kms from the railway station, 4 km from CG Road and 11 kms from SG highway, whether you are visiting for business or for pleasure. The city’s main heritage attractions like Sidi Saiyad Mosque, Bhadra Fort, Juma Masjid and Manek Chowk leading to the famous ‘pols‘ are within walking distance. The famed river-front boulevard and gardens are just a stone’s throw from the front entrance. The hotel is close to all forms of public transport and is surrounded by eateries for fine dining and street food.
Agashiye, the renowned Traditional Gujarati Thali Restaurant, is on the terrace of the The House of MG (it was voted one of the top ten restaurants in India by Trip Advisor in 2016). The Green House Cafe is on the ground floor in a semi open courtyard offering gujarati and South Indian Snacks, comfort food from the continent as well as Fresh juices and Ice-creams. Pol Kholi Cafe is located in Mangaldas ni Haveli II, offering similar snacks and fresh juices.
Within the house of MG is an indoor swimming pool, a gym, a spa as well as a unique artisanal store that specialises in products ranging from bodycare and gourmet foods to gifts heritage books and exquisite heirloom products. There is also a textile gallery showcasing spectacular antique textiles from the family collection. Our Conference and Banquet spaces can accommodate up to 400 guests.
We conduct daily guided heritage walks from the main hotel and we also organise customized architectural & artisan workshops as well as heritage sites & shopping tours on request.
46 Rooms between three properties
Indoor Swimming Pool, Salon & Spa
Banquet & Conference Space
Artisanal Gift Shop
Textile Gallery showcasing the family collection of antique Indian textiles
Mangaldas ni Haveli I
Mangaldas ni Haveli I is located in the centre of the historic UNESCO declared World Heritage City of Ahmedabad. Estimated to be over 300 years old, it is one of the finest examples of carved wooden architecture of the time. This beautiful building was acquired by the Mangaldas family in 2006 and has since been restored.
The Haveli is a twelve-minute ride from The House of MG that meanders through narrow lanes (pols) and bustling bazaars. The buildings here are two to three floor structures – all inter-connected yet in different styles. The ground floor road facing rooms are used as shops and the interior comprises of a kitchen and residential rooms around a central courtyard with a steep staircase leading to higher floors. They also have an integrated rain harvesting system with underground water storage tanks (tankas).
It houses 2 rooms, Courtyard Room and Terrace Room, with WIFI, flat screen TVs, modern bathrooms and large comfortable beds.
You can have delicious snacks at Pol Kholi café at Mangaldas ni Haveli II, just 5 minutes walk from the Haveli 1.
The cafe serves local and international delicacies in a beautiful outdoor and air-cooled setting.
Guests staying at this hotel can avail all the other facilities at The House of MG, like it’s restaurants, swimming pool and spa.
Your visit is not complete till you explore this historic precinct! Till date, the life in these pols is an ongoing living tradition that dates back to the 15th century. Take a stroll down to Manek Chowk, the main bazaar of the old city that becomes an open food court at night and visit the spectacular Juma Masjid, located just minutes away. Many other historic landmarks of the city are very close to the Haveli.
The House of MG operates two guided heritage walks that start from this Haveli.
One is a breakfast walk at 7.45am daily (October to March) and the other is a night walk at 10pm daily (year round).
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Mangaldas ni Haveli II
Mangaldas ni Haveli II is a modern hotel in a refurbished 150 year old residential home located in the very heart of the UNESCO nominated World Heritage City of Ahmedabad. It is just a ten minute ride from The House of MG and within walking distance of the Juma Masjid as well as a plethora of ancient temples and monuments. It is also in the midst of the bustling bazaars and artisan workshops that characterise the Walled City precinct. At night, the neighboring Manek chowk transforms in to a pulsating outdoor food court.
Yet, once you enter this lovely property, you are in an oasis of calm surrounded by modern amenities and high standard of food and service that you would expect from The House of MG.The hotel features six rooms with WIFI, flat screen TVs, modern bathrooms and large comfortable beds. Also on the premises is the Pol Kholi cafe that serves local and international delicacies in a beautiful outdoor and air-cooled setting. Guests staying at this hotel can avail of all the other facilities at The House of MG, like it’s restaurants, swimming pool and spa
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