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Protea Hotel Transit O.R. Tambo Airport

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Exclusively for Guests in International Transit | Terminal A, O.R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg 1627, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lusaka, Zambia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I spent one night at Protea Hotel Transit O.R. Tambo Airport and the experience was overall very good. The hotel is conveniently located inside the transit area and offers a great alternative when one has to take a late night or early morning flight. The hotel is clean and offers a serene atmosphere, which contrasts with the busy and agitated... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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216 reviews 216 reviews
16 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great transit hotel. Rooms are big, clean and very comfortable. Shower very good. The hotel is located inside the airport and is very practical. No need to get taxis or transfers. Just a walk in. Staff very helpful and friendly. Free internet access.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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107 reviews 107 reviews
53 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've used this hotel now a couple of times and it's a very good choice as a transit hotel. It's very close to the terminal and car hire firms. The hotel is clean and tidy. The room was clean with coffee and tea facilities. Its nothing special just a good business style hotel. There was no view but we didn't... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Thank you Protea Hotel, for making the stay so much better this time around. Front office staff very friendly and efficient. We made the booking online and very happy to say, no problems at all. Will definitely recommend and will stay in your Hotel again in future.

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This hotel is a perfect pick for who needs to transfer to another international destination and want to stay at the airport. From deplaning to room: 15 minutes. Room has all you need. Reasonable rate, however depends on deal. Don't stay here longer then an overnight as there is no daylight in room.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We stayed at this place for one night . We will be staying there on the way back again. Its ok hotel but good price for short stay. Overnight transit in JoBurg for us that was the convenient & cheaper option. we had a dinner there which was very nice. Staff was very helpful.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stayed here after an overnight transit in JoBurg. It's convenient if you have late arrival and early departure. The rooms themselves are ok, spacious, clean and quiet (room 410), however in this room there are no windows! I'm not sure if all rooms are the same but I'd not want to stay here more than a quick sleep! Wifi is... More 

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PH-Transit, General Manager at Protea Hotel Transit O.R. Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Good Day , Thank you for taking time to provide us with feedback on your stay with us. We are glad that we were able to exceed your expectations and offer the good service that you deserve.We are unfortunately not able to have windows due to the location, please do let me know when you are at the hotel to... More 

Central Coast, NSW, Australia
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427 reviews 427 reviews
64 hotel reviews
437 helpful votes 437 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I guess the only thing going for this hotel is convenience if you don't want to go through immigration. It's expensive for what it provides and I was disappointed with the quality of service from the miserable staff. Overall, the Citylodge at OR Tambo is far superior for a cheaper price. I suggest you go through immigration and take the... More 

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PH-Transit, General Manager at Protea Hotel Transit O.R. Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear Valued GUEST , Thank you for taking time to give us your most valuable feedback. We are glad that you experienced the hassle free convinience of not having to clear customs. We do however sincerely apologise that our STAFF were not as pleasant as they ought to have been during your checking in and checking out processes or at... More 

Bismarck, North Dakota, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I do not like to complain and have a general distaste for writing a bad review. But it cannot be helped this time since this hotel basically robbed us. We stayed at Protea Transit O.R. Tambo during a 12 hour layover. We probably could have left the airport and gone to a regular hotel, but we liked the idea of... More 

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PH-Transit, General Manager at Protea Hotel Transit O.R. Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear Valued GUEST , Thank you for taking the time togive us the very valid feedback. We have since addressed your complain with therelevant person whowas on dutyand allother STAFF Members to ensure that we never have a re-occurence of such an event. Pleasedo accept my sincerest apologies and kindly allow us to make up for it when you are... More 

Ladysmith, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The hotel is ideally situated within the airport, which is perfect if you want to stay over between flights, as I had to do in December. The rooms are more than adequate and nicely furnished. However, the customer service leaves a lot to be desired, especially given the price of staying in this hotel. When I arrived after a really... More 

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PH-Transit, General Manager at Protea Hotel Transit O.R. Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear Valued GUEST , Thank you for taking your time to give us such valuable feedback. It is our duty to make you feel Welcomed and as comfortable as possible.We do apologise that we did not meet that important aspect of your stay.We have since addressed your concerns raised with all STAFF members concerned. Please do allow us to make... More 

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