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City Lodge Hotel Johannesburg Airport - Barbara Road

4 Sandvale Road | P O Box 8404, Edenvale 1613, South Africa
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this CityLodge for more than 6 years and I find it improves every trip. The check in is a well-designed process with no hassle for credit cards presented on-line by colleagues (so I do not have the actual card). The hotel now provided 1 hour of free internet each day which is more than enough to... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Johannesburg Airport - Barbara Road, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review and for your continuous support Lynda! We are so glad that we were able to meet your needs and requirements and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Harare Province, Zimbabwe
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed in many a City lodge in my time and normally really enjoy my stay. This time however I was dismayed! Check in took over half an hour the service staff were rude and the hotel was understaffed. We sat down to dinner which took over an hour to get to us, the 3rd time I asked for... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Johannesburg Airport - Barbara Road, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear about your experience while staying with us. Our apologies that you found the staff unfriendly and unprofessional – our aim is to always offer friendly “I’m Kind” service. Rest assured that we will look into this matter on your behalf. More 

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119 reviews 119 reviews
40 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Well located near Johannesburg international airport, this hotel is given you a nice breakfast and quiet rooms for a reasonable price. Just ask not to be on the road side. Rooms are ok even if not that big...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Johannesburg Airport - Barbara Road, responded to this review

We thank you for the constructive review and are glad that you enjoyed the breakfast! We look forward to having you stay with us again. More 

Cape Town
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

I stay at this hotel quite often as it is close to our office in Edenvale. The checkin is quick and uncomplicated, the rooms are clean, fairly modern and the beds comfortable. Perfect for a good nights rest.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Johannesburg Airport - Barbara Road, responded to this review

We thank you for the great review. We're really happy to hear that we're your choice accommodation when in the area. It's great to find you had an easy and fast check-in and that you also found the rooms to be comfortable and up to scratch. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Perfect place to stay if you are in transit and don't want to be just next to the airport. It is five minutes from the airport and the shuttle bus departs every half hour from the airport. Lovely rooms and bathrooms and breakfast is delightful.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Johannesburg Airport - Barbara Road, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We're happy you enjoyed the standard of the room and the meals available. We look forward to having you stay with us again! More 

Kuala Lumpur
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for a short night after a late night - early morning arrival from Nairobi. Note this is not the airport city lodge but it is the City Lodge "near the airport" ZAR 150 proposed each way for a pick up but consider renting a car as we did and it was cheaper. Hotel room is small but comfy,... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Johannesburg Airport - Barbara Road, responded to this review

We thank you for the constructive review. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you experienced a smooth check-in. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to having you stay with us again. More 

London
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I booked this thinking it was inside Joburg airport but it is not! There is another City Lodge hotel inside the airport! This one is a few minutes away by cab which cost 120 rand (about US $10.) They also have an hourly airport shuttle for 78 Rand. The hotel was fine - quiet room, friendly staff, good breakfast. Fine... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Johannesburg Airport - Barbara Road, responded to this review

Thank you for the constructive review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we apologise for the confusion you faced with the location of the hotel. We are happy that you enjoyed friendly service from our staff and that you were pleased with the breakfast options on offer. We look forward to having you stay with us again. More 

Durban, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I booked online for the City Lodge O R Tambo and the website automatically booked me into another hotel which was 15mins away from the airport, when I found out that I was booked into another hotel, I immediately cancelled the booking, I then phoned their call centre to find out why this was happening, they told me that their... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Johannesburg Airport - Barbara Road, responded to this review

We will certainly look into this matter on your behalf. Please allow us to investigate and get back to you with an answer. More 

Middelburg, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We erred with the accommodation booking at another establishment and when we phoned, a little desperate, the call was received courteously and so was the reception. The room was tidy and the request for an off-menu breakfast was dealt with in no time. Your staff was noticeably pleasant and the awesome greeting of your guard at the gate when we... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Johannesburg Airport - Barbara Road, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed an easy booking and friendly service from our staff - something that we pride ourselves on. We're chuffed we improved since your last stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

surrey
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We spent one night at this Barbara Road City Lodge and were very impressed. Having said that, they don't offer any proper evening meals, just sandwiches and wraps, but you can get food sent in.They more than make up for this with the amazing breakfast, everything you can think of appears by magic overnight. Hot, cold, fruit, yoghurt, cereal, pastries,... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel Johannesburg Airport - Barbara Road, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review. We're happy that you enjoyed our breakfast offerings and found a good variety of options. It's also pleasing to hear that you enjoyed friendly and helpful service from our staff. Finally, it's great to hear that you enjoyed the convenience of the hotel's location as well as the facilities. We're happy to receive your... More 

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