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Birchwood Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Viewpoint Street | Bartlett, Boksburg 1462, South Africa
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Roodepoort, South Africa
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful venue but must say I think it's over priced. Coming to the venue for a conference to find you can only buy there lunch at R 200.00 a head is madness. The take away menu don't work as the kitchen don't have time to make it. Secondly the don't want you to go buy food outside... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my 1st time last week end . We had our Profession's Summit/AGM. I had a wonderful experience at this Hotel. The OR Tambo conference catered for all our needs from registration to presentations. The staff amazingly friendly,welcoming and helpful from porter to management. The rooms very spacious, clean and fully equipped (where in hotels do you find an... More

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Ntokozo M, Public Relations Manager at Birchwood Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bongza The Birchwood Hotel would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad that our services were of good standard to you. Please note that we are in the process of improving the WIFI signal across the property, we certainly hope it will be up and running on your next visit. Thank... More

Johannesburg
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my first visit last week end. We had our profession's Summit/ AGM. The staff is so welcoming an amazingly friendly from porter to management. OR Tambo conference Hall catered for all our needs from registrations etc. The rooms are so spacious and clean. Room service was also excellent. To top it all if one needed some pampering, the... More

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Ntokozo M, Public Relations Manager at Birchwood Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marverix Johannes Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It gives us great pleasure to know that our services were of good standard to you. Please be advised that we are currently working on upgrading the WIFI around the whole property. We look forward to welcoming you back again at the Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo... More

Rustenburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have had an opportunity to stay at a few hotels around OR Tambo airport, and of all of them Birchwood offered the most satisfying experience. The 120 and Petit restaurants staff are amazingly friendly and helpful. The grounds are just refreshing, the rooms are spacious and the front office staff very helpful. I do not hesitate to recommend the... More

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Ntokozo M, Public Relations Manager at Birchwood Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TMarecha We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It gives us great pleasure to know that you are happy with the service received from our staff. Thank you for choosing Birchwood, and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards More

Cleveland, Ohio
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will start with the positives: The conference center was great - The staff was helpful, the rooms were comfortable and well equipped, and the grounds around them were very accessible. The restaurant I went to (One Twenty) was very, very good - Between the food and the service, I couldn't complain at all. The hotel airport shuttle was also... More

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Ntokozo M, Public Relations Manager at Birchwood Hotel, responded to this review

Dear NelPit We would like to thank you for taking the time to complete this survey. We sincerely apologise for all inconveniences caused during your stay with us, we are currently working on upgrading our WIFI network connection across the hotel. Your concerns regarding the plugs and remote have been noted and will be looked into. Thank you once again... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A family group of us went on holiday to Mauritius where the service over a week was outstanding. Stayed at Birchwood overnight to catch a plane in the morning. The service, staff efficiency was appalling. The room had a broken window and they would not let us change rooms, rather wait at 22:30 for maintenance. Breakfast was a health violation,... More

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Ntokozo M, Public Relations Manager at Birchwood Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ryan R We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We sincerely apologise for the bad service that you received during your stay with us. Kindly please contact me on my e-mail so I may receive your details and find out which room you were located, so we may attend to the broken... More

Mwanza, Tanzania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Birchwood several times over the last 4 years . The hotel and grounds are a refreshing change from the blocks that typify most modern hotels and it's nice to be able to walk around the grounds . There are a number of restaurants in and around the grounds and the full buffet breakfast is well... More

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Ntokozo M, Public Relations Manager at Birchwood Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Frank R. The Birchwood Hotel would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Thank you for choosing Birchwood. Kind regards More

Yaounde, Cameroon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good service , internet connection OK ...Rooms are clean ...The facilities for conférences are at international standard.The heaters are just average during this winter. The security is ensured ...The Caffe Tazza lobby is very warm with o nice ambiance...I recommend this place for conferece or large event.

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Dear Dreamland2014 Thank you for taking the time to share your views and experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon at the Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre. Kind regards More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I attended a workshop/ training in the week of 8-19 June at the Birchwood. The service was good and staff very helpful. The meals were all prepared well and in time. The hotel is centrally located and easy to move from to many places to do business and organized shuttle between the hotel and the airport but also when we... More

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Ntokozo M, Public Relations Manager at Birchwood Hotel, responded to this review

Dear George Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that we could assist you with traveling around. We hope to see you again at The Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre. Kind regards More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I stayed here when my flight to Hong Kong was cancelled. The staff is friendly and got us all to our rooms as quickly as could be accomplished when an entire airplane is arriving for accommodations. The room is clean and in good repair. Free Wireless Internet, Cable TV, Shuttles to the Airport every hour and shuttles to the East... More

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Ntokozo M, Public Relations Manager at Birchwood Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ColinCas Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us, we are glad you enjoyed your short stay at the Birchwood. The Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre staff look forward to welcoming you back again when you travel. Kind regards More

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Address: Viewpoint Street | Bartlett, Boksburg 1462, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Boksburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Birchwood Hotel 4*
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With over 15 years of success in hospitality, Birchwood Hotel has a location that is hard to beat being only 7 km from OR Tambo International Airport. The Birchwood Hotel's Staff are trained and dedicated to exceeding the expectations of clients from all industries. Birchwood offers 665 accommodation rooms, 60 on-site venues, 3 restaurants including a formal steak-house as well as a cafe for quick meals and drinks. This is not to mention their leisure facilities including The Mangwanani African Day Spa, Hi-Flyerz Aviation Bar (the only bar in the world with a real Boeing 747 Cockpit inside it), gym, pool and squash courts. There truly is no need to look elsewhere and source additional suppliers. Just 7km from OR Tambo International and capable of hosting anything from 2 delegates to 2000 delegates, The Birchwood prides itself on still being able to provide that personal touch to all guests by ensuring flexibility and affordability for all event types and budgets. With a dedicated decor team, your vision is easily accessible and their business services centre allows you to get all your administrative needs complete. They invite you to let them do the hard work. Hop on the free shuttle from OR Tambo after enjoying a complimentary drink at their Airport Lounge and allow them to assist you with your conference, banquet, product launch, exhibition, wedding or accommodation requirements because we are not exaggerating when they say, they've got it all! Birchwood is a hospitality hub in the heart of Gauteng. ... more   less 
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