Red Elephant Guesthouse offers luxurious accommodation in Polokwane, ideal for business representatives or groups in search of a relaxing stop-over and a good night’s rest. We are situated in the heart of Polokwane and with easy access to the main access roads and nestle in close proximity to the central business area, government departments, Private Hospitals, and many other facilities.

The Polokwane CBD offers all the necessities, including medical care, dentists, hobby shops, restaurants, take-away, grocery stores and much more.

Our rooms are well-kept with their own private entrances, ensuring your complete comfort and privacy. Free Wi-Fi, Coffee and Tea station, Microwave and the Commercial Premium Hotel Bouquet with 70 DSTV channels.

Recently renovated, it radiates an uncompromising attitude towards style and comfort and exudes a trendy and fashionable interior. The friendly, efficient and dedicated staff are committed to providing service excellence that will make your stay undeniably noteworthy


Each guestroom is beautifully decorated in a modern African style with tiled floors, cotton fabrics, wall prints and art on display. Some rooms feature beautiful views overlooking our tranquil swimming pool and garden or with a private patio.
We aim high when it comes to the standards of our rooms.

Check In: 14h00
Check Out: 10h00
Early check-in or late check-out only by prior arrangement


The Polokwane area is seen as a place of "myths and legends". There are a wide variety of game viewing opportunities, making Polokwane accommodation a popular eco-tourism destination in Southern Africa. Limpopo is divided into four tourism regions, each representing a microcosm of the area's varied and interesting cultures.

  • Polokwane Irish museum
  • Polokwane bird and reptile park
  • Polokwane game reserve, which has white rhinos
  • The Meropa Casino and Entertainment World offers fun for young and for old. Meropa offers a casino, games area for the kids, various restaurants, souvenir shops, bars, child care services and more
  • Bakone Malapa Northern Sotho open air museum
  • Ranch Lion Park (20km)
  • Mokopane Caves and lime works world heritage site (35km)
  • Magoebaskloof Azalia blossoms and trout fishing (70km)
  • Modjadjiskloof: home of the rain queen (107km)
  • Kruger National Park (200km)
  • Mapungubwe national park world heritage site (210km)
  • Polokwane Magistrate and High court of Limpopo
  • State Departments
  • CBD
  • Mediclinic and other Medical Care Facilities
  • Peter Mokaba Stadium
  • Training centres, colleges and universities
  • Polokwane International Airport

    the following services are available at our facility during your stay.


    At Red Elephant Guesthouse, we believe in offering our guests the full "home away from home" experience which includes scrumptious food and drinks served in a warm, friendly environment.

    Braai Facilities

    We offer outside braai facilities next to the swimming pool with a calm seating area which gives you time to unwind and enjoy your braai. Braai utilities and cutlery can be provided on request.

    Swimming Pool

    If you enjoy swimming, this is your place to cool off and relax. We offer a large outside swimming pool, surrounded by our elegant garden and building. Come and swim your worries away.

    Shuttle Service

    Shuttle services are available on request, please enquire with reception when making your booking.


    Satisfied customers have the following to say.

    I always feel welcome!

    I would like to thank the wonderful people at Red Elephant for making me feel welcome every time I stay over at the guesthouse. The room are always tidy and neat and well looked after. The guesthouse is in very good condition and I will definitely stay there again.

    The food is spectacular and you won't feel disappointed after a meal. The rooms are always stocked with coffee and milk. It is a joy to stay at Red Elephant and I would recommend it to others.

    Ruan Grobbelaar

    Lovely Atmosphere!

    I have used and will still be making use of Red Elephant. We always enjoy our stay there. The hosts are friendly, helpful, professional and it feels like home. The rooms are well equipped, clean and what you need after a good days work. We have even used the dormitory and enjoyed the braai facility.

    The pool area gives the place an exquisite touch and helps you relax whether you a taking a swim or just relaxing. The food is good and makes one feel at home.

    Charlton Josephs

    Happy Customer!

    I’ve been staying at the Red Elephant guesthouse for the past six to seven months, I must say I’m happy with the hospitality, rooms are very clean and neat, hosts are very friendly, always willing to go the extra mile for their guests..

    Edwin Ramasodi