Due to the efforts of a pioneering local birder, Soweto has become known as a fascinating area to go birding. Key areas for birding center around the iconic painted towers of Orlando Power station, and includes excellent wetland and Highveld koppie birding.
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.
Lihle Bed and Breakfast is a traditional facility, It provides an executive, safe and affordable accommodation which is reliable. It is situated next to Mandela’s house and Sakhumuzi restaurant and Nambitha restaurant and Tutus house and Winnie Mandela’s house, Hector Peterson Museum.
It is the home where I, Susan, was born .
Iam the owner of Emthonjeni Bed & Breakfast my sister is the manager ,
it is the family business though we employ people when it is very busy.
I started this building the establishment from 2009-2010 preparing for the WORLD CUP.
Your host, Paula Majola is flexible and accommodating, entertaining is Her middle name and she will ensure you feel at home, as well as a answer all your questions regarding the history of Soweto. She can also organize cultural activities for guests, including invites to community events
Our beloved Dolly Hlophe who is now late, was a pensioner survived by two grown up daughters and a grandson. She was a passionate gardener (made jam from her garden produce including own compost & liquid fertilizer with Bokashi), loved beautiful things, the outdoors and her travels to Botswana, Zambia, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Victoria Falls, Mauritius & Bangkok being her highlight excursions. The daughters now run the BnB to keep her legacy alive.
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!
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.