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The House of MG’ is a boutique heritage hotel in Ahmedabad. This stately property, built in 1924 as a home for a wealthy textile magnate, has been tastefully restored to retain its old-world charm but with all the amenities and comforts of a world-class business hotel.

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Starting at $50

The House of MG is known to provide homely yet sophisticated comforts to its guests. It has all the facilities that help its patrons unwind, relax and rejuvenate. Apart from the calming environment of the hotel, it has an indoor swimming pool, a spa, and a gymnasium that is open for all the guests residing at The House of MG as well as at Mangaldas ni Haveli I & Mangaldas ni Haveli II.

TThe House of MG and its sister properties, Mangalbag, 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 was built by one of the city Fathers and it wonderfully represents the colonial heritage architecture of the early 20th century, replete with courtyards and verandahs, overflowing with greenery. The superbly restored property has thirty-seven rooms, two hugely popular restaurants and it’s truly unique features are a gallery showcasing traditional textiles, jewellery and silver from the Mangaldas family collection and a special play section dedicated to children. It prides itself as a children, single lady traveller and elderly friendly hotel.

Mahatma Gandhi was a guest in this property on his return from South Africa in 1915, which even then was staffed by locals from neighbouring villages. Today this property celebrates local craftsmanship and cuisine, and embodies responsible tourism offering exceptional Gujarati hospitality in an ambiance that feels like home.



Mangaldas ni Haveli I

Time Travel in Mangaldas ni Haveli 1

Mangaldas ni Haveli 1 is located in the heart of the historic walled city of Ahmedabad. This beautiful 250 years old carved wooden villa, built in traditional style with a central courtyard, has been painstakingly restored. Located just a 12-15 minute from The House of MG, the rickshaw ride to it is an experience in itself as it meanders through narrow bylanes and bustling bazaars of the old city.

With just two suites in the entire B & B, you are in a safe oasis with a 600 year old ‘living’ heritage all around you. You can choose to be pampered with modern amenities or step out into a different world! Manek Chawk, the bustling city centre, and Jami Masjid are a short walk away as are over a dozen craft centres, ancient Jain temples and step wells. Our other property, Mangaldas ni Haveli II, is just 50 meters away.



Mangaldas ni Haveli II

Experience Living Heritage and Hospitality at Mangaldas ni Haveli II

Mangaldas ni Haveli II is a beautifully refurbished 150-year old boutique property with a stucco facade in the bustling old city centre. Located just a 12-15 minute from The House of MG, the rickshaw ride itself is an experience as it meanders through narrow bylanes and bustling bazaars of the old city.

With just six rooms and a cafe in this B & B, you are in a safe oasis with 600 year old ‘living’ heritage all around you.  You can choose to be pampered with modern amenities or step out into a different world! Manek Chawk, the bustling city centre and Jami Masjid, are a short walk away as are over a dozen craft centres, ancient Jain temples and step wells. Our other property, Mangaldas ni Haveli I, is just 50 meters away.


Mangalbag Gallery and Residency

 

‘Mangalbag’ is home to one branch of the Mangaldas family. It is located in the original residential precinct of Western Ahmedabad near Parimal Garden. This lush green compound houses three bungalows, all built by the patriarch of the Mangaldas Family. Its a green haven with beautiful old trees and a variety of fauna. Two of these houses are occupied by members of the family and the ground floor of the third house, a late 1920’s colonial building, is now the ‘Mangalbag Gallery and Residency’ with two lovely ensuite rooms and a Gallery that hosts interesting stories once or twice a month.