Soweto Accommodation at Lolos Guest House in Johannesburg

Lolo's Guest House

Bed & Breakfast / Conference Venue at 1320 Inkunzi Street, Diepkloof Ext Phase 3, Soweto, 1800, Johannesburg, South Africa. Show on Map

About Lolo's Guest House

Situated in Diepkloof, which forms part of South Africa's most famous township, Soweto, Lolo's Guest House is the winner of the AA Travel guide award, in the category 'Traditional Accommodation Township Experience' for offering accommodation facilities and service of the highest standard in South Africa. The guesthouse also has a conference room, catering for your conference requirements.

Patronised by overseas visitors, Lolo's Guest House has appeared in the New York Times. Your hostess, Mrs Mabitsela, is a retired teacher, who shares her wealth of first-hand knowledge of the turbulence in Soweto in the 70's with her guests.

Lolo's Guest House is an award winning establishment with a trail of accolades including 2002 and 2003 AA Travel Accommodation Awards, 2004 ETEYA provincial winner and also runner-up to the national 2004 ETEYA awards.


Lolo's Guest House offers accommodation in 5 en-suite double rooms and 1 double room with separate bathroom. All rooms have Television sets.


Breakfast is served, with lunch and dinner on request or preferrable at a local restaurant in order to interact with the local people.


Lolo's guesthouse also has a lapa which can function as a restaurant or conference centre which can host up to 30 delegates.


Tour itineraries in cultural diversity are available for the guests’ convenience. Local tour operators are available for tailor-made tours.


Close to the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital (largest in Southern Hemisphere with 6,000 beds). Close to NI Highway, Southgate Mall and Gold Reef City is 10 minutes drive.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (dial up)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (garage)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas


  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Parking
  • Standard conf. equipment


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

Accreditations (as claimed by Lolo's Guest House)

AA Quality Assured Accommodation Highly Recommended

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -26.243609999666667
Longitude: 27.817451832666666

Closest airport(s)
OR Tambo International - 35km

Children policy
Children 6 years and older are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Listed on
December 2005 - 5 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

We have stayed at Mama lolo's guest house for our last night in South Africa and it was the best. Lolo, Paulinah and all the family are very kind. We...

Clément and Agathe, France Lyon Travellers' Rating


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