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Lion's Rest Guest House

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Arriving late in Mafikeng from Botswana we needed a place to stay, convenient to an eatery. Lions Rest is just before the Protea Hotel, and not far from a shopping mall with a Spur, Ocean Basket etc. The owner was very helpful when we arrived, even gave a second room key to us for our friends who were lost en...

Thank Dave H
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We stayed two nights. Our room was by the pool, large and comfortable. Excellent breakfast and very good wifi. Across the road was a service station for drinks and snacks. Staff were helpful and friendly.

Thank Katesgrove
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed 3 nights; nice room, free wifi, working aircon (Mafikeng weather was unbearably hot). Owner friendly and willing to assist; even when I arrived 3 hours late, and at a very late hour. Staff polite.

Thank Tseko N
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

We had to find accommodation at about 23h00 in Mafikeng, so it was good that they opened the doors for us without having a prior booking at that time. Check in was quite routine with nothing being out of the ordinary for that hour. The rooms were fair, supplied with a wall mounted tv, single couch and table and of...

Thank Njiru
Cape Town
Reviewed 30 January 2014

The Guest house is well situated, unfortunately at the end of a road full of potholes - this seems to be the norm in the area. The room was well appointed and furnished with comfortable twin beds. Nice bathroom, but the shower is very small, and the water is lukewarm at best. Breakfast was good. Some maintenance issues including mould...

2Thank agewebb
Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Reasonable Guest House. Quite basic but adequate, dinner available on request, large grounds and a pool, outside smoking areas, secure compound, Rand Airport nearby has a good restaurant bar. Journey time from O R Tambo International Airport about 25 minutes.

1Thank James B
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 10 August 2012

When we arrived the owner, was shouting over the phone. Did not even explain why she behaved this way. Did not greet us friendly. Expected of us to pay a higher amount that advertised on the web. Very disappointing. We arrived at 19h00 after a business meeting and had no option but to overnight. No indication if the area had...

6Thank Mike C
Reviewed 13 March 2010

a granite bathroom top and a AA rating of whatever nature does not equal good value for money price on website with current unknown link is +- R200.00 less than actual price high price is to "keep out unwanted elements" as per owner - what about "we are fully booked?" reception = average room = good quality furniture, room a...

3Thank Marinus R
Reviewed 17 June 2009

Having travelled for just over three hours on the road I arrived at Lion's Rest Guest House just before 19h00, and was greeted by the host who did not smile or even show any hospitality. The room including the bathroom was tastefully decorated with high quality furnishings. I personally found the television (which was mounted) to be located at an...

2Thank theroncee

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Additional Information about Lion's Rest Guest House

Address: 2 Cecil Rhodes Ave | Libertas, Mafikeng 2745, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Mafikeng
Hotel Class:4 star — Lion's Rest Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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