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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good10%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
  • 3 Mar 2018
    “Cosy place where you can’t miss home even when alone.”
  • 3 Aug 2018
    “Internet reviews very deceiving....”
30 Gill Street Observatory, Johannesburg 2198 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Outdoor pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Room Service
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

App does not allow a zero star rating, hence you are lucky to get a one star. Absolutely the worst place I have ever slept at. At R880 per night for 'luxury' suite is a disgracing joke. My conference ended a day earlier so I...More

Thank Melwin B
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

1  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

Thank pelyab
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.

Thank elroyp754
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US$ 58 - US$ 82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Hotel class
Number of rooms
Price range
US$ 58 - US$ 82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Traveller (15)
Pool & Beach (2)
Room & Suite (2)
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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..."
13 Jul 2016
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"the older rooms have character and are cozier"
13 Oct 2015
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