Lions Rest Guest House in Mafikeng, North West Province

Lion's Rest Guest House

Guest House at 2 Cecil Rhodes Avenue, Mafikeng, North West Province, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests36
  • Units/Rooms18

About Lion's Rest Guest House

Established in 2004, Lionís Rest is situated in a quiet up-market residential area in Mafikeng. Lionís Rest is ideally situated for a stopover for the business traveller and relaxing for a weekend break-away. Owner-managed, Lionís Rest Guest House is considered to be one of the best guest houses in town.


We have been graded as a four star establishment by the TGCSA, and also as Superior by the AA Travel. We have eight purpose designed rooms, all with private en-suite bathrooms, including both a bath and a separate walk-in shower.

Our rooms have been designed for the comfort and convenience of the business traveller, with a well lit work surface and conveniently placed power points. All of our rooms have private entrances and independently controlled air-conditioning, TV with DStv, bar fridge, tea / coffee facilities. All the rooms have been fitted with a digital safe. In the event of a power failure we also have a back-up generator with sufficient capacity for the entire guest house, to ensure that our guests are not inconvenienced.

Our rooms have either a queen size bed, or two single beds. Our linen is of outstanding quality and we only use 100% cotton Percale sheets. Our rooms have been tastefully decorated, with soft furnishings carefully selected to compliment the original oil painting in every room. It creates a tranquil atmosphere for the guests to relax.

Breakfast and Dining

Our breakfasts are presented in a buffet-style and enjoyed in the Sunroom. It includes a cold breakfast of cereal and yoghurt as well as a full hot English breakfast. Dinner is available on request and must be booked 12 hours in advance. The Sunroom is furnished in a traditional style, with solid kiaat wood furniture and antique cabinets.


For the safety of our guests and their vehicles, access to the premises is via an electronic gate. The property is surrounded by a 2.5m high security wall, and this secure parking at Lionís Rest makes your stay in Mafikeng trouble free. Only registered guests are allowed on the premises, as all additional visitors are required to register at Reception.


Our Sunroom as well as the Lapa can be used for small conferences. We can accommodate up to 30 persons in the Lapa. The Lapa is situated next to the swimming pool and is a popular training venue, especially in the hot summer months. It is equipped with a white screen, flip chart,white board, TV and DVD player. Please contact us with your requirements.


Lionís Rest is centrally situated in Mafikeng. It is in close proximity to the International School of South Africa, the Convention Centre, North West High Court, and various shopping centres.

Attractions and Activities

Other attractions close by include the Leopard Park Golf Course, malaria-free game reserves, and the casino. We are in close proximity of the Mafikeng Airport as well as Wondergat for scuba Ė diving enthusiasts.


No pets accepted.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas

Food & Drink

  • Complimentary tea / coffee


AA Quality Assured Accommodation Superior

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  • ZAR 1100
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -25.851070
Longitude: 25.643751

Closest airport(s)
OR Tambo International - 300km

Children policy
Regret, children are not accommodated.

Listed on
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