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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

A wonderful venue in the middle of Johannesburg. Quaint cottages that are well kept in a leafy peaceful environment. A wonderful kitchen with home cooked meals! I'm definitely back to support this wonderful initiative.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

The staff are an absolute joy and cannot do enough. The problem lies in the maintenance management where clearly the staff is not sufficiently trained to note problems and on site management do not understand possibly implications. Issues found- shower outlet does not function properly. Staff was aware of this but nothing is done. Shower leaks on side whilst a... More 

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Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I took a group of 30 colleagues to attend a training workshop at the GL cottages and it was the best decision that i made. It was an excellent place to be. was great for team building and all. Staff are great and very warm. The food was fresh and "home made"

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

You won't find nicer, more friendly staff in Johannesburg. So helpful & warm. The grounds are delightful with thatched buildings & beautifully maintained gardens, all very pretty. The room we stayed in (a family suite with two rooms) could be better - a little cold and damp & beds were uncomfortable. But on seeing other rooms in the complex, it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Beautiful grounds, friendly staff. We only stayed a night, but it would have been a nice place to spend more time. When we arrived, they served us a custom-ordered lunch, which was delicious. We did not realize that dinnertime would be shared with a youth/student conference group, which was not the most romantic setting for us, but everybody was nice,... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

A friend recommended this place to me and though I was skeptical about not being closer to the center, I am so glad I took her advice. The staff is attentive, welcoming and accommodating. The cottages are gorgeous, spacious and well organized with all necessities. It was a dream waking up every morning to what I call the "purple snow"... More 

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Address: 30 Gill Street | Observatory, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $58 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The GL Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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