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Cotswold Gardens Guest House

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Andover, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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 More 

Accra, Ghana
1 review
4 of 5 stars 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 More 

Manila, Philippines
1 review
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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 More 

Sorano, Italy
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Place is very nice, quite and safe, room was cosy and warm, not bad consider the outside temperature, but most important Janine and the all staff were very kind, friend and helpful. Many thanks again! PS biscuits are the best :)

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

Hi Camilla Many thanks for the review. So glad you enjoyed your stay. Warm regards Janine More 

Lexington, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Great location and very friendly service. There were nice small touches combined with excellent recommendations on what do. We could walk to the galleries and we took taxis to everything else that we wanted to see. Our trip ended in Jo Berg and it was a perfect ending.

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

Thank you so much for the review, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Warm regards Janine More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I returned to Cotswold Gardens this year after a delightful stay last year and found the same high quality: helpful and friendly hosts, good breakfasts, comfortable and clean rooms., beautiful gardens. Happily recommend this Guest House again.

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

Thank you do much Stephen, I'm so pleased you were still happy on your second trip to stay at C G. Hope to see you again next May. Warm regards. More 

White River, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Saxonwold is just out of the main hyperdrive of Rosebank, and is actually rather well placed for just about anywhere you want to go in this lovely area. Cotswold Gardens is in a quiet and very treed area, with off street parking. The room or suite you may have will probably be quiet and comfortable. Extremely good value for money.

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

Many thanks for your review, I really appreciate it. So pleased you enjoyed your stay. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

The cotswold gardens is the most beautiful place. The room and the shower are comfortable, very clean and have all the facilities that you need. There is a beautiful relaxing garden. Janine and Michael are the most pleasant hosts!! And they have the best breakfast from all the places we've been in South Africa!

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

Thank you so much Hila. We hope to see you back here again one day. More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The staff at Cotswold Gardens were very friendly and made us feel at home. The Guesthouse location was very ideal: within a very quiet residential area but also within walking distance to a big shopping mall. The smiles of the staff every morning brightens your day. The breakfast is also real good and a variety. Rooms are very very neat... More 

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

Dear Felix thank you so much for writing this wonderful review. We look forward to your next visit in 2017! Best regards Janine More 

Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

The setting and gardens were magnificent! The elegant breakfasts were made to order and delicious! The rooms were clean and bright, and the host and hostess were very kind, considerate and attentive. Walking distance to the parks and zoo. Looking forward to our next stay at the Cotswold Gardens!

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

I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay at C G. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Warm regards Janine More 

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  • 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: $95 - $95 (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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