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House Of Mangaldas Girdhardas

Some categorise the House of Mangaldas Girdhardas into hotels, while there are many, who would rather look upon this heritage hotel as a marvel of hospitality. At a time when cement and rods are coming into the world of infrastructure construction, this hotel is still rich in the extravagant Gujarati culture of the pre-independence era. Deluxe rooms and suites charm the guests out for luxury trips, business conferences or for honeymoons. Rooftop restaurants and small jutting balconies from every room has a story to perceive as winding roads, bustling market and Gujarati lifestyle is visible down below.


House of Mangaldas Girdhardas is located in the center of Lal Darwaza area in Ahmadabad’s busiest central area. Plenty of pols and winding market lanes surround this building. From these markets, tourists can pick up costumes and flavours of Amdavadi such as cholis, mukhvas, munshi ledgers, leather items, spices and various other items. Siddi Saiyad Mosque is right in front of this boutique hotel. Roar of the traffic is clearly heard, but only when one goes out of this hotel, the interiors are extremely well shielded from outside noise. Not only does the House of Mangaldas Girdhardas make for a unique boutique hotel, without fuss of a modern building but it is tempting enough to stay for traditional Gujarati touch.


Built in 1924 by Seth Mangaldas Girdhardas of Ahmadabad, this heritage house has seen long years of ups and downs. His family was a known textile industrial house in Gujarat during the early 20th century. For providing residence for his family, Mangaldas constructed this palatial house in centre of the city which had many designs conceived by him. After his death in 1950, most of his family members moved out and the house remained vacant. In 1994, this house was taken over by Victoria Capital Ventures Ltd and converted it into a heritage hotel. In later years, son of Mangaldas, Abhay Mangaldas, hotelier by profession and hobby renovated the entire building in a unique manner.

Interior Decor

With ingenuity and intense business acumen, Abhay Mangaldas converted this old family residence in a crumbling state to a modern yet traditional and ethnic hotel for business travellers. Suites and deluxe rooms are decorated with family portraits against well painted walls with large poster beds and swings inside the rooms. There are 10 spacious rooms, each with its personal balcony, having some features that express the heritage nature of this palatial building. Feeling of inherent tradition and culture is found in these rooms, where wooden screens hide the air-conditioning, restored family furniture, mirrors decorated in the old style with wooden panelling, switchboards for lighting, terracotta works and ivory exteriors give it a boutique appearance.=

Well Furnished Bathrooms

If the interior decor of the rooms impresses the guests with an addition luxury of modernized bathrooms. Old world tiling and nostalgic touches to the teak washstands and other fittings in the bathroom will transform the ambience into earthly feel. There are also facilities for internet and broadband connectivity in the large conference rooms, adding modern touch to this House of Mangaldas Girdhardas.

Gourmet Delights with Decorative Touch

Dining space on the roof touch is genuinely a fabulous aspect of the House of Mangaldas Girdhardas. Agashiye, as is the name of this restaurant, has spacious waiting hall, typical ‘bungli’ for hot days, charmingly done seating arrangements with views of entire sitting for a memorable dinner. Even, there is a garden restaurant in the ground floor which is decorated with glazed tiles and insets with Italian and mosaic feel. With the servings of Gujarati dishes of all types, the House of Mangaldas Girdhardas is a typical boutique hotel with heritage feel.

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