Vhavenda Hills Bed and Breakfast is just down the road from Nelson Mandela’s old house in the Vilakazi precinct of Orlando West-one of Soweto’s numerous suburbs, better known as “The Wild West” during the apartheid years. The great man himself popped round for tea after his release from Robben Island. Clean, white art deco linen make Vhavenda one of the standout properties in the neighbourhood. It is very much a family home, the bedrooms are comfortable. And easy stroll to the Hector Peterson Museum and Mandela House and the superb Sakhumzi restaurants.
Soweto born and bred, Kate lives next to Mandela Museum. Bishop Tutu’s house, she is very welcoming and enjoys working with people.
Vhavenda Hills Bed and Breakfast is a 3 star graded establishment.
DSTV available at the sitting room.
Three rooms with aircon , some with fan. Our beds sizes are King ,Queen ,double and twin.
Laundry facility and Wi-Fi for free. Safe parking.
We will start our cycling 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.
We set off our walk at Lebo’s Soweto Backpackers heading towards our look out point with a panoramic view over Soweto. The guide will points our various landmarks and areas and the history of the various sites around the township. You will also see our community garden project as well as the beer brewing station of the home brewed sorghum beer made by women in our community.