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4.5
9 reviews
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good11%
  • Average22%
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3 Mar 2018
“Cosy place where you can’t miss home even when alone.”
25 Aug 2017
“Fantastic, low-key place to stay or hose a conference”
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The GL Cottages has a unique design set where each room is customised to a different country’s feature. I was quite impressed by the number of rooms available there and the warm hosting I received during my stay from the staff. The cottage is at...More

Thank Sadiya B
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic set of cottages, and a great alternative conference venue in Johannesburg for groups of up to a few dozen. Accommodations are a bit more rustic than a major hotel, but very comfortable. It's also close to the international airport. The setting...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

An absolutely beautiful compound with gardens and trails to explore. You can walk all the way to the top of the highest hill around and get a spectacular view of Johannesburg. The room was clean and the service was very friendly.

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Reviewed 13 July 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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Reviewed 22 March 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....More

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US$70 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
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"Located at the foot of a hill...it would be advisable to have an east or west facing room in terms of..."
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