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.

 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

Owner: Lolo Mabitsela

‘Mama Lolo’ is a retired teacher that is happy to share her wealth of knowledge of the history of Soweto with her guests and will make them feel very at home. An article on Lolo’s Guesthouse has appeared in the New York Times.

Mama Lolo's Guest House

Lolo’s Guesthouse is located in Diepkloof Extension, a short distance from the Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital and with access to all the Soweto attractions.