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The House of MG
Ranked #9 of 157 Hotels in Ahmedabad
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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Wonderful hotel”
Reviewed 2 March 2007

I spent 3 nights at the MG House, a break from my usual buget accomodations in India. I absolutely love this hotel. The room was beautiful, clean and comfortable. The service was outstanding; a tailor came to my room to measure for alterations in clothing I needed due to my shrinking waistline, they purchased my train ticket for me, and brought my dinner to my room when I didn't want to go out. In addition to the lovely dinner restaurant, the outdoor restaurant on the ground level serves excellent South Indian food. The MG House is like an oasis in the chaos that is Ahmedabad. My room was a very reasonable 1900 rupees, (single) including some meals. I would recommend this hotel to anyone passing through Ahm; I didn't want to leave!

Stayed February 2004
6 Thank sh1979
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2006

This is a lovely hotel. The staff are very helpful, the rooms clean and spacious and the food in Agashiye is tasty and an interesting experience.
There's an English speaking tuktuk driver on call who is knowledgeable about the city.
I have not posted photos as the hotel has an informative web site with excellent 360 degree photos of each room.
If you want dinner at the outdoor restaurant , the Green Room, go early. It is popular with locals and we were unable to dine there and forced to sit on a terrace near the pool where we were the only people. That lacked atmosphere!
The Meridian Hotel nearby has a very good restaurant so the following evening we dined there.

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  • Stayed September 2006, travelled with friends
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3 Thank KathleenKelly
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2006

First impressions of the hotel was that it didnt resemble the website photos . It is located at a very busy junction/roundabout in the city centre of bustling Ahmedabad.
Rooms are massive and spacious to the extreme and the bathrooms were surprisingly modern and cool . Although the rooms were clean and pretty they werent very cosy. The 2 restaurants are your best bet for food in the city of vegetarians and Thali . The swimming pool is very much out of the way and a bit strange , not very private . General public can use it although we didnt see anybody using it nor felt a desire to use it ourselves .
Ahmedabad is not really a tourist destination but if you must then this is the best place to stay .

  • Liked — The gujarati thali and the bathrooms
  • Disliked — The pool was too far from rooms and lacked privacy
  • Tips/Secrets — Ahmedabad is differant but quite charmless
  • Stayed September 2006, travelled as a couple
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4 Thank harpy&james
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Reviewed 15 February 2006

House of MG remains an oasis of beauty, which is hard to imagine in the midst of the maelstrom of Ahmedabad traffic. Not only was our terrace room complete with a wonderful moghul type swing, but had several surprizes that took our breath away. The hotel has wonderful old tile floors and has preserved the gorgeous woodwork of a byegone age. Guests at House of MG are transported to another more peaceful and oppulent age. Definitely to be highly recommended.

  • Stayed December 2005
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4 Thank Jill_AbuDhabi
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Property: The House of MG
Address: Opp Sidi Saiyad Jali | Ellis Bridge, Ahmedabad 380001, India
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Region: India > Gujarat > Ahmedabad District > Ahmedabad
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Ahmedabad
#5 Family Hotel in Ahmedabad
#6 Romantic Hotel in Ahmedabad
#7 Spa Hotel in Ahmedabad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The House of MG 3.5*
Number of rooms: 38
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The House of MG is the only 'boutique' category hotel in Ahmedabad. This stately heritage property has been tastefully refurbished to retain its old-world charm but with all the amenities and comforts of contemporary living. The Lonely Planet Guide and the Rough Guide recommend this hotel highly and the discerning British travel guide 'Sawdays - Places to Stay in India' has singled out The House of MG as the only hotel worth mention, in its Ahmedabad section. ... more   less 
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