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Cotswold Gardens Guest House

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46 Cotswold Gardens | Saxonworld, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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Cotswold Gardens Guest House
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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92 reviews 92 reviews
21 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I traveled up to Johannesburg with my 16 year old daughter to look for houses in Johannesburg due to a relocation from Cape Town. I only have praise for Janine and her staff. Every morning, we were greeted with big smiles and pleasantries from the staff. The breakfasts were sublime. Each morning a packed sandwich for my daughter was waiting... More 

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

Wendy, I am overwhelmed by your fabulous review of CG and my staff. It was wonderful to meet you and your lovely daughter, whom I wish so much luck in her new school. May you and your family be happy in JHB and do pop over for a drink, we would love to see you again. More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Stayed here on a business trip . lovely house and beautiful garden . breakfast on the terrace . comfy suite with all that you need . charming owners I really don't understand why people would whine about hairdryers and showers in the bathtub... Dirk Dejonghe

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

Dirk, thank you so much for your great review. I hope you will return soon and get to see something of our fabulous city next time too. Warm regards Janine More 

Centurion, South Africa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I am particularly fussy about peace, quiet and quality accommodation. I stayed in one of the self-catering suites while competing at our National Masters Swimming champs. Janine, the owner, was very helpful when I initially inquired about the accommodation and advising me that the "back" suite would probably suit me best, being furthest from the street. The 2 self-catering suites... More 

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

Edith, I am so glad we could offer you what you had asked for. Delighted you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking the time to do a review, much appreciated. Warm regards Janine More 

Solihull, United Kingdom
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Stayed here again and found it as perfect as previous reviews hosts Janine and Michael are so pleasant and accommodating and nothing is too much trouble. I was ill one day and missed breakfast and they brought something in on a tray for me.

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

Thank you so much for the lovely review. I am delighted you were happy with your 3rd stay at Cotswold Gardens and that we came up to the standard that you know us for. We hope to see you again very soon for your 4th visit to SA. Warm regards. More 

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