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About The GL Cottages

About The GL Cottages

The GL Cottages offer guests a haven of peace and tranquility in the midst of Johannesburg’s thriving metropolis. Set high on the Observatory Ridge, where a number of National Monuments are housed, it stands above the hustle and bustle of the city and provides those who visit an opportunity for reflection and renewal.The cottages are nestled in a beautiful garden amongst aged trees, lush foliage, fragrant flowers, and rambling pathways. Each room is quiet, private and uniquely designed with its own theme ranging from African to a simple English country cottage. Some units also o

Conference Venues: The ideal venue for conferences, training workshops, conceptual and think-tank meetings, board meetings, and team building.

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Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 1 review

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Important Information

We request a 100% pre-payment for all one-night stays. Airport collections are available with full credit card details as confirmation. A "no-show" will still constitute full payment to the taxi if timeous cancellation is not received in writing to Gender Links Cottages.

Guest Reviews

The GL Cottages
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linda killeen, south africa
October 2014
I stayed at GL Cottages to watch my daughter playing water polo at KES College. I really enjoyed my stay as it was close to the school, its clean and neat, awesome setting and peaceful. I will definitely be back in the near future.


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tourism Graded
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

The GL Cottages location

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The GL Cottages is 1.3km from the centre of Observatory (JHB) , the nearest airport 17.8km (Johannesburg International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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The GL Cottages,Self-catering,Bed and Breakfast,Observatory (JHB), Johannesburg, Gauteng Central, Gauteng, North Eastern Region, N12, South Africa, SADC, Africa, World

The GL Cottages offer guests a haven of peace and tranquility in the midst of Johannesburg’s thriving metropolis. Set high on the Observatory Ridge,