Botle guesthouse is a leader in the provision of VIP Service and homely treat. It accommodates six people sharing in three en-suite rooms, all with dstv, oil heaters and fans. We started operating in June 2003 and we’re situated at 648 Monyane Street in Dube village Soweto. We’ve been a winner for three years (2004 2005 2006) of the AA Travel Township Accommodation Awards and we’re rated three star. Entered into the Hall of Fame (2007 2008 2009) Consistent Achiever 2014 of Essential Travel 20 years of Accommodation Awards. The guesthouse is tucked away in a haven of calm. It’s aura of warmth and discreet luxury, combined with it’s great service, makes it a must-see B & B in Soweto.
Owner Ellen Mabiletsa defines a good host as someone willing to go the extra mile for their guests. She not only ensures that customers receive outstanding service but she has mastered the art of creating an atmosphere that makes you think that you have never left home in the first place.
We provide organised tours through a tour operator to historical and political monuments. Guests are exposed to the rich heritage of the region and we show them the local community, craft and curio stalls.
We take pride in hosting our guests at Wandie’s Restaurant which is a street away from us. It is popular with both locals and tourists alike. Buffet bookings (tailor made to the customers preference) Craft work and curio stall displayed at the entrance gate.
My name is Rose Mlonyeni, I am the owner of the Rose Bed and Breakfast. I am very energetic, kind and I love travelling to see different places and mix with different cultures. Hospitality is my passion and I love to talk with other people, I love welcoming people in my home as it makes me feel great.
We will start our tour by reaching a look out point of Orlando East and West. You will get an introduction of Soweto – it’s size, the history of how Soweto was formed and the people that make up this large township. You will see and learn more about some of our landmarks such as the Orlando stadium and the brightly painted Orlando towers. Learn one of the many greetings to interact with people along the way!
Join our chefs in our Outdoor Kitchen and restaurant where we cook the traditional way – in potjies (cast iron pots) over fire. Make use of vegetables and herbs in our own and community garden together with fresh ingredients and exotic spices to learn how to stir up a chicken stew, vegetarian curry with the African starch pap and our famous chakalaka salad!