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Cotswold Gardens Guest House

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46 Cotswold Gardens | Saxonworld, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Karachi, Pakistan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Cotswold Gardens Guesthouse in Jo'Burg for about a week (August 12-19, 2015). This was a business visit in relation to some work that I am doing with the Wits University in Jo'Burg. The stay was really pleasant and comfortable. The Cotswold Gardens lived up to its name as the guest house is set in a lovely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really impressed with Cotswold Gardens. I have stayed at a few places whilst on academic trips over the last 15 years and this is by far the best. Rooms fully modernised, warm on winter evenings, fully equipped. So is the rest of the common parts. Breakfast excellent, anything you could want is available. Wifi excellent. Very close to... More 

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only reason this gets a five star rating is beacuse six stars aren't available. This is like staying in a Jo'burg house. The garden is a typical Jozi garden and the house has the same feel. Janine and Mike welcome you as if you are house guests, which in a sense you are. The rooms are very comfortable and... More 

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46Cotswold, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for this fabulous review. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again. Warm regards Janine More 

Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This B&B is conveniently situated near the Killarney and Rosebank malls as well as the Zoo Lake, in a secure area. The personnel is nice and amiable. They serve everything you need with good quality products for breakfast. Nice garden too!

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46Cotswold, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing this review, it is much appreciated. Hope to see you in JHB again soon. Warm regards. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

A wonderfully warm welcome into a beautiful leafy garden with trickling pond of koi fish awaits your arrival. Accommodation is perfect- comfy bed, fluffy white towels and all the necessary touches. Breakfast room is bright, covered in lovely artworks, food was delicious and served by friendly, attentive staff. B & B is well situated in a central part of JHB's... More 

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46Cotswold, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the most fabulous review Dominique. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Warm regards, Janine More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is truly a home away from home! My husband and I travel quite a bit (in the last two months we've stayed in about 15 different accommodations) and I can honestly say this is one of most comfortable places I've stayed, ever. Cotswold has everything you want in an accommodation: extremely helpful and friendly owners, superb service, luxurious bed... More 

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46Cotswold, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

What a fabulous review and I thank you so much for that. I am so delighted your trip to SA worked out as well as it did and hope, when you get back to the States, that you spread the good word about our country. All the very best to you both. Regards Janine More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Central, Cosy, peaceful, leafy and luxurious are just some humble adjectives to describe this delightful guesthouse. The owners are charming and will go out of their way for you. I was very touched being driven to the local church when I didn't have a car and was unfamiliar with the uber taxi system. The rooms are luxurious, the garden gorgeous... More 

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46Cotswold, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of CG. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again in the not too distant future. Warm regards Janine More 

Lilongwe, Malawi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I've stayed in a few others places in Rosebank and I would definitely say that Cotswold is now my go-to place. The guesthouse is so warm and welcoming, in a very safe neighborhood. My routine during the week was to go running at Zoo Lake in the morning (only ~5 min run away, great place for a morning jog --... More 

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46Cotswold, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

Nanako, thank you so much what a lovely review. I look forward to welcoming you back in the very near future. Warm regards Janine More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Beautiful setting in a very central and convenient location close to everything a visitor would need or want to access. Safe and truly luxurious rooms with all amenities that one could think of having. My stay was terrific and the hosts/owners (Mike and Janine) are superb in their hospitality and friendliness - Five star experience all round!

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46Cotswold, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

What an absolutely wonderful review, thank you Fathima. I look forward to seeing you again. Warm regards. More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Cotswold Gardens feels like a luxuary hotel in a homely setting, with a wonderful garden and swimmingpool. And when it gets cold there's they electric blanket and floor heating. Wonderful breakfast and great hosts. Thanks for a perfect stay! Saskia

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46Cotswold, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

Saskia hi, thank you for a lovely review. Hope you will return soon. Best regards Janine More 

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