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House Of MG-Metro

Opp. Sidi Saiyad Mosque, Lal Darwaja , Ahmedabad, India 380001 Map View Map

Hotel Location: Sidi Saiyad Mosque
Rooms: 15
Check-in time: From 1300 / Check-out time: Until 1100
  • Opp. Sidi Saiyad Mosque, Lal Darwaja , Ahmedabad


Overview

House of MG metro Hotel is a heritage hotel that was built in 1924 to serve as a residential home for a wealthy textile businessman, Mr. Mangaldas Girhardas. The hotel is spread over 5500 square yards and the architecture shows an influence of Baroque style, Italian Mosaic and classic European feel with Stained glass windows, courtyards, marble flooring and passages opening into asymmetrical places. The hotel does it bit of taking the initiative of saving the heritage by involving local artisans and craftsmen to share their art with the global world. The hotel also supports heritage walks and also restored Mangaldas ni Haveli and converted it into a café and a craft shop.

The hotel is only 7 Kilometers away from both the railway station and the airport. The hotel is situated opposite to Sidi Saiyad Jali and lies near the infamous Lal Darwaza. The residential house was renovated by the grandson of MG and retains an old world charm that is highly alluring and enticing. The hotel lies in close proximity to Manek Chowk, Jama Masjid Mosque, Shaking Minarets, Swaminarayan Temple, Sidhi Bashir Mosque and Hathi Singh Temple. The hotel boasts of an indoor pool called Lotus Pool and a health club. The hotel also offers conference facilities. Agashiye Lounge & Garden opens out into the terrace and is ideal for parties and can accommodate up to 500 persons. The facilities available include Valet parking, gift shops, book shop, health food bar, textile gallery and a salon. The hotel has a total of 18 rooms and suites categorized into Grand Suites, Grand Deluxe rooms, deluxe rooms, Mangaldas Suites and Kanchangauri Suite. All rooms are air-conditioned.

The Hotel has been recommended by The Lonely Planet Guide, Rough Guide and Sawday’s –Places to stay in India. It is the recipient of Traveler’s Choice Award for the year 2012.

Agashiye, Lotus Pool, Mangaldas ni Haveli and The Green House are the main restaurants and the coffee shops of the hotel.

Hotel Features
4Food & Drink
  • Restaurant/ Coffe Shop
5Internet
  • LAN and WiFi access (charges apply)
6Parking
  • private parking is available on site.
7Services
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Currency exchange
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoking area
  • Doctor on Call
Room Types
  • Grand Suite

    Grand Suites are located on the first floor of the hotel and include a large living room and a separate bedroom that overlooks the Green House restaurant. The room is furnished with a comfy sofa set, queen size double bed, work table, wardrobe and dining table. The room exudes a homely feel and even has a swing for the guests to swing to. The room comes with various facilities like hi-speed data port for internet access in rooms, 32” LCD T.V, DVD/VCD/MP3 players with i-Pod/Mp3 jack, movie library, popcorn maker, book library, electric kettle with complimentary tea and coffee, telephone and safe. The room also has a well stocked mini bar and a refrigerator. The bathroom is huge and comes with high pressure showers. The bed comes with goose down pillows and soft duvet and 8” mattress.

  • Grand Deluxe

    Grand deluxe rooms are located on the first and second floor and were meant to serve as main space for the women of the house. The rooms come in a variant of verandah rooms and normal rooms. Few rooms open into a verandah and others into a view of the outside world. The room has huge windows that overlook the central courtyard and the room also has a swing. The room’s décor is of a typical Gujarati home. The room is furnished with a large King-size bed, sofa set, work table and wardrobe. The attached bathroom comes with an attached dressing room. The in-room facilities include a hi-speed internet connection, DVD/VCD/Mp3 player, movie library, book library, electric kettle with complimentary coffee and tea, LCD T.V, Refrigerator with mini bar, popcorn maker and safe. 

  • Deluxe

    Deluxe Rooms in the hotel are located on the first and second floor of the hotel. They come in variants of terrace suites and room no. 9 itself served as the master bedroom. Most rooms are differently designed and the décor is comfy and easy on the eyes. Some rooms open out into private terrace. The room comes furnished with a work table, sofa set and twin four poster beds. The room comprises of a bedroom and a dressing room and comes with a large bathroom. The amenities offered are DVD/VCD/Mp3 player, movie library, book library, electric kettle with complimentary coffee and tea, LCD T.V, Mini bar and refrigerator, popcorn maker and a safe.

  • Kanchangauri Suite

    There is only a single Kanchangauri Suite and the only apartment suite in Ahmedabad. It is situated on the first floor and the Green House completes the view along with a verandah. The suite comes with a bedroom, sitting room and a kitchen. The kitchen comes equipped with all kitchen essentials like a microwave, stove and refrigerator. The suite is furnished with a King-size four poster bed, dining table, sofa set, work table, wardrobe and a huge mirror. The facilities provided include an electric kettle with complimentary coffee and tea, internet access, LCD T.V, DVD/VCD/Mp3 player, Book library, movie library, mini bar and popcorn maker.

  • Mangaldas Suite

    Mangaldas suite served as the bedroom of Sheth Mangaldas. It is a grand room furnished with a King size bed, work table, sofa set and wardrobe. The room comprises of a bedroom and a sitting area that includes a coffee table and chairs. The décor is pure elegance and kept warm and inviting. Many facilities offered include a safe, mini bar, refrigerator, popcorn maker, electric kettle with complimentary tea and coffee, LCD T.V, Internet access, DVD/VCD/Mp3 player, book library and movie library. The attached bathroom is large and spacious.

Accomodation

At Ahmedabad's The House of MG-A Metro Heritage Hotel, the guests are spoilt for choice as far as accommodation options are concerned. The guests can take their pick from the Mangaldas Suite, Kanchangauri Suite, Grand Deluxe Room, Verandah Suite Room, Super Deluxe Room, Terrace Room or Deluxe Room. The rooms redefine comfort and convenience and pamper the guests with a host of superb in-room amenities that comprise of 29 inch color television with multiple channels, split air-conditioner, refrigerator, complimentary tea and coffee kettle, internet connectivity via dial up, multiple phones, electronic safe, attached bath facilitated with running hot and cold water and wardrobe.

Dining

Agashiye

Agashiye means “terrace” in Gujarati. This restaurant is spread over two terraces that are inter-connected. The food that ends up on your table can be seen freshly prepared on the terrace itself. The menu of the restaurant changes daily and various according to seasons. The food served is usually Indian but Gujarati food is the specialty. The food is served in a kansa thali. The best part is that the servings are unlimited. Agashiye is also the recipient of Certificate of Excellence for the year 2013. Btaka Nu Shaak, Farsan, Dal, Kadhi and Khichdi are not to be missed.

The Green House

The green House is located in the ground floor of the hotel. The restaurant serves Indian snacks, fruit juices and ice creams. The guests can look at the hygiene and the fresh food through the open kitchen. The snacks range from chaat, batakavada, patra to Indian breads. The ambience is perfect for a nice conversation and light food. It is open from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM.

Mangaldas ni Haveli

Mangaldas ni Haveli is basically 200 years old and recently restored. It would certainly be a unique experience to drink coffee at such a place with a rich heritage. The museum that is housed inside also serves as a nice place to discover the history of the place.

The Lotus Pool

It would be an understatement to say that the Lotus pool is beautiful. The pool is purely magnificent with its design of lotus in the ceiling that is done in a mirror image at the floor of the pool as well. The restaurant serves Indian and international snacks and is open from 7:00 Am to 11:00 PM.

Useful Info

Distance from Airport

  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (8.7 kilometers)

Distance from Railway Station

  • Ahmedabad Junction Railway Station (28.7 kilometers)

Distance from Top Attractions in the Area

  • Shaking Tower- 4.8 kilometers
  • Kankaria Lake- 4.9  kilometers
  • Jama Masjid-  800 meters
  • Sarkhej Roza- 10 kilometers 
Useful Hotel Stats
  • Number of Floors- 2
  • Number of Restaurants- 4
  • Room Voltage- 220
Note
  •  Government-issued photo ID required