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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best accommodation experiences I have experienced. The lovely couple who own this establishment went out of their way to make me feel at home in their beautiful accommodation. Wonderful breakfast every morning and comfortable and clean amenities. I highly recommend Cotswold Gardens to anybody travelling in Johannesburg and will definitely be back.

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Janine H, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

I am absolutely bold over by your fabulous review, Kerrith. Thank you so much. I am so pleased you enjoyed your weekend here and do hope we see you again. All the best and warm regards Janine

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed November 1, 2016

The home is beautiful with exquisite gardens, pool and artwork. The hosts are delightful, friendly and helpful. Breakfasts are scrumptious. The best omelettes I have ever eaten. Closely situated to large modern shopping center with restaurants and cafes. Convenient transport from the airport and train stations

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Janine H, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

How lovely to hear from you and thank you for your great review. Looking forward to your next visit. Warm regards Janine

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed October 23, 2016

I just had a wonderful stay for 3 days the second time, and 2 nights the third time at Cotswold Gardens Guest House which is located in Saxonwold, a beautiful suburb of Johannesburg. The streets are lined with lovely jacaranda trees, and the homes are all beautiful colonial manors.The area is very safe, and clean. It is located a short...

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Janine H, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

Gosh, thank you so much for this fabulous review. It is so good to know you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Warm regards, Janine and all at Cotswold Gardens.

Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed September 29, 2016

My stay at Cotswold Gardens was excellent. The accommodation was clean, comfortable, and conveniently located. More importantly, the hosts were great, going above and beyond in ensuring that my visit was pleasant, even assisting in making arrangements for me to visit the sites I desired during my short stay. I will definitely stay at Cotswold Gardens again during future visits...

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Janine H, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this wonderful review. I am delighted you enjoyed CG. There is so much more to see in JHB, so we look forward to helping you with your next trip out here. All the best, warm regards Janine

Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We simply love our stays at Cotswold Gardens, that is why we continue to return. We feel like it is a home away from home.It is conveniently located. The rooms are lovely and very comfortable. The gardens surrounding the B&B are beautiful and superbly kept. Our hosts Janine and Mike are always very friendly and helpful with any information that...

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Janine H, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much Marjorie. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay here again. We miss seeing you after such a long time here. Come back soon again. Regards Janine

Keswick, Virginia
Reviewed September 18, 2016

My wife and I stayed at Cotswold Gardens for over two weeks on our last trip to South Africa in July - September 2016. We always stay there as we frequently visit South Africa. The accommodations are excellent--comfortable, beautiful, clean and so close to many of Joburg's sights, shopping and restaurants. The breakfast they serve is delicious! Cotswold is also...

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Janine H, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

I so appreciate you taking the time to write this lovely review, thank you so very much. We look forward to your next trip to SA. Warm regards Janine

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed August 31, 2016

We loved our 3 stays at Cotswold Gardens during our month long trip to Africa. The location is great and the hosts of Cotswold Gardens were terrific. They helped us in every way to make our stays in Johannesburg special. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the breakfasts are delicious. What sets this place apart is the very special...

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Janine H, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this wonderful review, Andrea. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stays with us. Warm regards Janine

Andover, Massachusetts
Reviewed July 2, 2016

My husband and I relaxed by the pool when we arrived and couldn't stop admiring the beautiful flowers and trees in the yard. Everything about this guesthouse made us feel right at home. Breakfast is a lovely buffet of fresh fruit, cheese, breads, cereals, yogurt, coffee, tea, and juice, plus eggs cooked any way we wanted them. The staff is...

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Janine H, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Joan I am overwhelmed at your most wonderful review of CG. Thank you so much for this. I do hope we see you in SA again one day. Warm regards Janine

Accra, Ghana
Reviewed June 29, 2016

A nice comfortable home. A very calm environment with very nice people. Great weather...was sweat free during my entire stay....lol! Missing it so much now that I'm back in Ghana. The garden, the air, the beds...It's all great!! I really enjoyed my stay and hope to return in the future.

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Janine H, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks TeeJay, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay at CG. Best regards Janine

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed June 24, 2016

This is my second time to stay at CG first for a week and the second for almost 2 weeks. I enjoyed both stays. The place is perfect after a busy day - with clean and cosy room and very kind staff. And I enjoyed breakfast! The place and the neighborhood is quite and within walking distance to the mall...

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Janine H, Owner at Cotswold Gardens Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for doing another review this year Erlina. I'm so pleased you still enjoyed your second stay. We look forward to seeing you again in May next year. Warm regards Janine

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cotswold Gardens in Saxonwold Johannesburg is a 4 Star guesthouse offering peace, tranquility and the very best in personal attention.Our rooms are clean and comfortable with ensuite bathrooms. The house is warm and inviting in winter and in summer, relaxing in the garden to the sounds of many different species of birdlife brings joy to many of our guests. We are great art lovers and this can be seen by the many examples of artwork displayed in all of the rooms. We offer a full English breakfast which our guests have always raved about. Our two self-catering suites are in great demand. They are fully equipped and perfect for long stays. They are perfect for a single person or a couple. Our location is without a doubt one of our main attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cotswold Gardens Guest House

Address: 46 Cotswold Drive | Saxonwold, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $85 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cotswold Gardens Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“We like the little apartment above the garage. Private and has a small kitchenette and sitting room.”
 of 5 bubbles PageandPaint, May 22, 2016 | Read review
“Located in a quiet residential area and also within walking distance to a shopping mall and Gautrain station”
 of 5 bubbles felixo136, Apr 25, 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in self catering which was really a very good one.”
 of 5 bubbles Senthilkumarvenkatac, Mar 22, 2016 | Read review
“private and peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles ticky2016, Feb 23, 2016 | Read review
“Beg Janine to find you space...”
 of 5 bubbles k0bien, Dec 7, 2015 | Read review
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