About Us

Who we are

GL Cottages operates within the hospitality industry as a three star bed and breakfast and conference venue situated in Observatory, Johannesburg. In addition to accomodation and conferencing facilities, GL Cottages has a Restaurant onsite – The Ekhaya Restaurant which prides in its hearty home cooked meals served throughout the day. Our promise to our guests is peace, privacy, productivity and a personalised service. Our venue offers the guests an unforgettable beautiful eco-friendly experience

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Budget conferencing venue in Johannesburg

Budget conferencing venue in Johannesburg

Why Book at the GL Cottages
  • Social entrepreneurship : GL Cottages is not just any other hotel –The GL Cottages takes pride in the fact that any profits reaped will be ploughed back into our work of building a region in which men and women are able to realise their full potential in both their public and private lives. By supporting the GL Cottages ,you will help to sustain the work of an NGO and the bigger vision for which we strive.
  • Service excellency –GL Cottages staff are customer oriented and offer quality service.
  • GL Cottages is one of the most beautiful, nature-filled and easily accessible venues in Johannesburg, close to town, malls and the O.R Tambo airport.
  • GL Cottages is in a safe and secure location in Observatory, within the boomed Urania Village. We have 24 hour camera surveillance and 24/7 security personnel. The safety of our guests is one of our key priorities.
  • We have two young vibrant and innovative chefs who come with experience in cuisines of all kinds. Our menu is flexible and caters for any dietary requirements.
  • Our rates are highly competitive with discounts for bigger groups and special NGO rates
  • Quiet, peaceful and productive.