Must Stay At

House of MG, Ahmedabad

The House of MG is the only boutique heritage hotel in the UNESCO World Heritage City of Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Mahatma Gandhi first stayed in this house on arrival from South Africa in 1917. 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.

Replete with courtyards and verandahs overflowing with greenery, the hotel offers 38 beautifully appointed rooms with all modern amenities in a grand but homely ambience. It is a 20th century family mansion that is renowned for its traditional hospitality. The House of MG has been tastefully restored, with all its furniture and fixtures designed and sourced from local artisans. The hotel serves as an excellent example of the contemporary lifestyle and sensibility of a fourth generation, well-educated Gujarati family.

The rooms at the House of MG are categorized as the Deluxe Standard Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Grand Deluxe Rooms, Grand Suites, Mangaldas Suite and the Kanchangauri Suite.

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, 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 from the House of MG. 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, located on the terrace is the renowned Traditional Gujarati Thali Restaurant. It was voted as one of the top ten restaurants in India by Trip Advisor in 2016. On the ground floor is, The Green House Cafe in a semi open courtyard offering Gujarati and South Indian Snacks, comfort food from the continent as well as Fresh juices and ice creams.

Some other facilities the House of MG offers are an indoor swimming pool, a gym, a spa as well as a unique artisanal store that specializes in products ranging from body care 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. The Conference and Banquet spaces at the House of MG can accommodate up to 400 guests.

Shopping at the House of MG is an amazing experience. Local Artisan – The Gift Shop at the hotel stocks artisanal products from across India. The Ahmedabad Trunk Heirloom Shop on the first floor has an exceptional selection of 'heirlooms' – antique textiles as well as wood and metal items, primarily sourced from India. The Heritage Bookstore stocks coffee table books on heritage and culture of India including textile, culinary, spirituality, travel, tantra and wellness. Relax and revitalize your body and spirit during your stay at the Chakra Spa in the House of MG that offers relaxing massages and therapies. For those who wish to burn out calories can use the Gymnasium at The House of MG equipped with treadmills, a stationary bike, a cross-trainer and a workout machine.

The House of MG offers something for everyone.

Come hither, thou shalt rejoice….!!