Magnificent comfort and African decor. Luxurious rooms, secure parking, breakfast included. Other meals can be arranged with receptionist. Mini tuck shop and alcoholic beverages also available. Get spoiled with the personalized attention and care from staff at Big Five Guest House.

We invite you to enjoy the hospitality of this distinctly different family run guest house, with your hosts Kresen. Adila & Hetty, located in a quiet suburb of Northcrest in Mthatha. Staying at the Big Five Guest House is more than just surrounding yourself with luxury accommodation, the stunning African decor and the ambiance. It has the added bonus of being able to enjoy Mthatha's many attractions.

Corporate guests will find us ideally positioned and in easy reach of businesses and events within minutes.

The Big Five Guest House offers personalised service, impeccable attention to detail, great value for money and a distinctive quality experience. The traditional African decor abounds throughout.

Big Five Guest House offers complete privacy and relaxation for the tourist or business traveller. It is in easy reach of the CBD, Shopping Malls, Sports Stadiums & Facilities, Nelson Mandela Museum, and other major tourist attractions. We are just a ten minute drive from the airport.

Enjoy a Full English Breakfast in our dining room or lovely sundeck, or feel free to make use of our modern fully equipped kitchen for your self catering needs.

Arrive as guests, leave as friends:)..........

  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • AA Recommended
  • Tourism Grading - 3 Stars
Facilities
  • air conditioner (all units)
  • airport (less than 15km)
  • airport transfers
  • bar fridge
  • bar/cocktail lounge
  • bowls (less than 5km)
  • braai / barbecue - communal
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • DSTV in communal area
  • DSTV in room
  • electronic safe
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • internet facilities
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • kitchen communal
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • lock-up safe
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • parking all onsite
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in communal area
  • tennis court (less than 5km)
  • tumble dryer onsite
  • washing machine onsite
  • wi-fi / hotspot

Directions
Travelling from Durban on the N2 towards Mthatha, as you enter Mthatha, at the first set of traffic lights, turn right into John Beer Drive, and within a 200 metres or so you will find us on the right.

Travelling from East london on the N2 towards Mthatha, as you enter Mthatha, continue on Nelson Mandela Drive until you get to Madeira Street. Turn left into Madeira. At the bottom of Madeira you will cross the Mthatha River bridge. From the bridge, at the second set of traffic lights, turn left into John Beer Drive and within 200 metres or so you will find us on the right.

Travelling from the Mthatha airport, travel towards Mthatha, as you enter Mthatha continue on Sutherland Street until you get to Madeira Street, turn left into Madeira. At the bottom of Madeira you will cross the Mthatha River bridge. From the bridge, at the second set of traffic lights, turn left into John Beer Drive and within 200 metres or so you will find us on the right.