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Cape Town
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Reviewed 23 April 2013

What a lovely central location! This was a business trip and I have recently been trying out various B&B's as I do not like hotels. This is close to business, malls, restaurants, gyms etc. but it still feels like a lovely garden retreat. Excellent service & breakfasts, friendly staff.

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

Sonja, thank you. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at CG so much. It was lovely to meet you and I hope to see you again soon. Best regards Janine More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 19 April 2013

I recently stayed at Cotswold Gardens while on a business trip to Johannesburg and I couldn't have asked for better service. Janine and her team really are so welcoming. By far the nicest breakfasts that I've had while travelling. I highly recommend staying here, ample off-street parking, lovely environment, great location and by far the greatest thing about it, the... 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 delighted you enjoyed staying with us and do hope you will be coming our way again soon. Warm regards Janine More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 18 April 2013

I loved my stay in Cotswold Gardens. Everything I could've wished for and more. Spotlessly clean, comfortable, and tasteful decor. Set in beautiful gardens, this is a peaceful and picturesque haven in the middle of a busy city. Janine and her husband went out of their way to be friendly and helpful, even to the extent of giving over the... More 

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

What a super review Desi. I am ever grateful that you wrote such a glowing report on your stay and I do hope you will return to CG soon. Best regards Janine More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2013

I only needed a few nights to be near Parktown on business during my recent stay. I'm so glad my South African colleague arranged for us to stay at Cotswold Gardens instead of a 'box' hotel. We were able to enjoy a neighborhood setting with the most wonderful hosts. Strangely, I had a bout of hay fever when I arrived... More 

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

Keri thank you so much for this lovely review of CG. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope you will come back to SA again in the not too distant future. Best regards Janine More 

Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 15 April 2013

Cotswold Gardens is my favorite place to stay when I go to Jhb and very often I am disappointed because it is booked up and I left my booking to the last minute - not surprising as it is an amazing place to stay - the service is excellent and the hosts friendly and caring - I even got a... More 

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

Thank you so much Mary-Jo, your review is terrific and I am so glad you enjoy staying here. Hope to see you soon again. Best regards Janine More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Janine and her husband provided a lovely atmosphere and were very accommodating for me and my colleagues who stayed for a week. I can definitely recommend Cotswold Gardens as a place to retreat after a busy day in the centre of Johannesburg. It's like a little oasis of calm. Situation is great too as it's only a short drive to... More 

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

Thank you so much for your great review of CG. We hope to see you back in SA very soon. Best regards Janine More 

Texas
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152 reviews
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Reviewed 14 April 2013

I have been to Cotswold Gardens a few times over the past five or six years. I can see no reason why anyone would ever stay in an hotel when you can stay at this wonderful, friendly place. Let me give you an example. My wife and I arrived with our son and his new wife a few weeks ago.... More 

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

Many many thanks for your absolutely wonderful review of Cotswold Gardens. I am delighted you enjoyed it again and am looking forward to seeing you both and your friends in December. Warm rgards. More 

Arlington, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 4 April 2013

Far from home, I stayed here for a week while on a work trip. I don't know that I have ever had such a wonderful B&B experience. The gardens are lovely, adding to the feeling that you are far away from the bustling world. And yet the location was very convenient to office and mall alike. The breakfasts are among... More 

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, I am delighted you enjoyed your stay at Cotswold Gardens. We hope to see you back in Johannesburg in the near future. More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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207 reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2013

I can only see that Janine and Mike are the most gracious host imaginable. They are always available to help with any request no matter how large or small. You always feel like you're with old friends. I really enjoyed sitting in the garden and chatting with Janine. She is an incredibly warm and helpful person. I also have to... More 

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

Thank you so very much for this overwhelming review. I am truly grateful for everything that you have written about Cotswold Gardens. We hope to welcome you back again should you return to South Africa. More 

Harpenden
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 April 2013

What a wonderfully relaxed and friendly place to stay - a spacious and comfortable room, delicious breakfasts both buffet and cooked; attentive and friendly staff and a stunning garden and pool to relax in.Thank you Janine and Mike and team for your wonderful hospitality and I look forward to staying with you again on my next trip.

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

Thank you so much Meg, what a superb review and truly appreciated. I am happy that you enjoy staying at Cotswold Gardens and look forward to your return later in the year. Best regards. More 

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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
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $114 - $202 (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, 22 May 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, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in self catering which was really a very good one.”
 of 5 bubbles Senthilkumarvenkatac, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“private and peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles ticky2016, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Beg Janine to find you space...”
 of 5 bubbles k0bien, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
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