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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Acton, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We stayed here for one night on our way to a Botswana/Zambia/Zimbabwe OAT trip. We got here pretty early (like 7 AM) and had the day to do our own one-day tour of Johannesburg. The hotel was helpful in storing luggage and actually got many of us into our rooms by 9 AM. It was a very comfortable hotel, with... More 

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Nebraska Sandhills
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A Bad situation was made somewhat worse by rude front desk service. We were stuck at the airport for an additional day since we couldn't get on our evening flight to the US. Tired and not particularly happy we walked over to this hotel for a good night's rest and something to eat. The rude desk clerk was not helpful... More 

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Arapongas, PR
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I heard from the employees the overbook happens frequently. We had a voucher (paid for one night) and they could not find my reservations (11 people). They took us to a lower class hotel, with no meal available and a not recomendable neighborhood. I do not recommend, to make the story shorter. Bad service and mismanagement (or lack of it).

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The rooms in this hotel are like large jail cells--well decked out jail cells. The hotel is all a cement structure that is themed like an aviation hangar--kind of a weird choice for a Marriott Hotel. When you enter your room you walk through the bathroom which has a glass wall for the shower to your bed. It is all... More 

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Lusaka, Zambia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

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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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 feedback , we truly do value it. We are glad that we were able to make your stay a good and comfortable one.We have since investigated the shortage of towels in your room as it is not the standard and can assure you that necessary training and action has... More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

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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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 complete feedback on your stay with us. We do value your feedback. We are glad that we were able to exceed your expectations , and make your stay comfortable.I hope to meet with you in person on your next trip in Transit , please do advise when you are next... More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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127 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

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

Dear Valued GUEST , Thank you for the valuable feedback received, we truly do value it. Although from the feedback , you seemed to have stayed at the Protea Hotel O.R Tambo and not the Protea Hotel TRANSIT O.R Tambo , located inside the Airport , behind the International Departures.We will forward it to the relevant hotel. More 

Durban, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 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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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 feedback on your stay with us.We do value your feedback and are glad that we were afforded the opportunity to host you. And that you had a comfortable stay. Please kindly advise when you are next in Transit , and I can personally meet with you. More 

Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 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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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 provide us with most valuable feedback.The hotel does not have much natural light ,due to the location of being inside the terminal. We are glad to have made your stay great , please do let me know .On your next visit in Transit , so our TEAM can meet with you... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 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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PH-Transit, General Manager at Protea Hotel Transit O.R. Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear Valued CLIENT , Thank you for taking time on giving us feedback regarding your stay . The Protea Hotel Transit is situated inside the International Terminal , inside the O.R Tambo Airport.Looking at the feedback on the meals , you seemed to have stayed with our sister hotel , Protea Hotel O.R Tambo International. More 

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