Zipping into India’s seventh largest city on a business trip or carefree vacation? Aloft Ahmedabad SG Road offers easy breezy access to the entire area—but is light-years from all those run-of-the-mill hotels. Abuzz with the energy of discovery and interaction, this bold new lodging alternative will surely inspire you to explore bustling Ahmedabad, the Indian state of Gujarat’s cultural and economical center.
Stay and play awhile! You’ll discover a region rich in history and packed with plenty to do. Divided into eastern and western sections by the River Sabarmati, this flat city has a rich history that dates back to the 11th century. Once the home of Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Patel, we’re about 10 miles from the airport, and just a short ride to a number of must-see destinations. The Sabarmati Ashram, a quiet and serene space, is also a national monument and a small musuem. For a grander setting, check out the Calico Musuem of Textiles in the palatial Sarabhai House, where a treasure trove of intricate designs, hand woven fabrics, and exquisite artwork tickle the senses. The Kite Museum, built over 50 years ago by Bhanubhai Shah, is another major attraction in Ahmedabad and home to a colorful collection of flying beauties. Be sure to visit some of the area’s intricate temples, including Hathi Singh, a white marble Jain temple built in 1850, and Dada Harir Vav, a noted city landmark since 1501.
Need local tips? Check out Aloft Aloft Ahmedabad SG Road’s in-touch kiosks in our re:mix(SM) lounge, for easy breezy Internet access to all that need-to-know info. Then ease on down the road and experience our corner of India.