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Cotswold Gardens Guest House

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4.0 of 5
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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
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 1 week ago NEW

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I cannot praise this guest house and its proprietors highly enough. The accommodation was immaculate and the welcome and ongoing attention from Janine and her staff was exceptional. Nothing was too much trouble. We're expats from SA. Cotswold Gardens will be our home from home on future visits. Harry and Cathy.

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

Dear Harry & Cathy thank you so much for your wonderful review. It was lovely to meet you both and we look forward to seeing you again. Warm regards Janine More 

Lucca, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Janine and her husband were exquisite hosts. The rooms are ample and the garden is wonderful. The staff and the hosts are very kind and will help you with any enquiries. It is ideally located and, truth be told, very cheap for the value offered.

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

Lovely review, thank you so much. Hope to see you back in Johannesburg again one day. Regards Janine More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I am in JHB almost every month for work and always stay in Sandton in a Hotel. I have never been a fan of BnB's or guest houses but chose Cotswold Gardens on our Travel Agents recommendation as I had a conference in Houghton. When I first arrived I was unimpressed, the owner was away and a lady was standing... More 

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

Thank you Tamiel, I am so grateful for your review. I do hope you will come and stay again. Best regards Janine More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We travelled to Johannesburg to attend a wedding and stayed two nights at Cotswold Gardens. The location in Saxonwold was most pleasant and convenient - amid tree-lined and quiet streets yet close to a variety of very good restaurants and shops. The accommodation was very comfortable, impeccably neat and clean, and the breakfasts excellent. Last but not least, it was... More 

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

Thank you so very much for your fabulous review Margaret. I hope to see you both again one day. Warm regards Janine More 

Western Ireland, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Spotless and impeccably appointed guest house. Great attention to detail . Comfortable beds. Delicious breakfast. Attentive, friendly host. Best of all for me was the amazing art shared in the dining room and gardens. The location is central, this 'home away from home', ticks all the boxes . We will definitely return. Neil and Lisa Murray

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

Lisa hi, thank you so much for your "superb" review. I am so thrilled you enjoyed your stay so much and also that you appreciated all the artwork. I would be delighted to see you again. Warm regards Janine More 

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