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.
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.
Mangalbag Gallery and Residency, a beautiful early 20th century Bungalow is the latest addition to the bouquet of stunning heritage properties managed by The House of MG. It is located on the western side of the city in a lush green garden and has just two ensuite rooms. The other two heritage properties, Mangaldas ni Haveli I and II, are located at a distance of 2 km from The House of MG, in the very midst of the World Heritage City, with six and two rooms respectively. All of them have modern amenities including free Wifi and serve breakfast. Residents at these annexes can avail of the facilities in the main hotel.
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.
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.
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.