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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Porto, Portugal
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76 reviews 76 reviews
35 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I can unfortunately not comment too much about this hotel, since I arrived relatively late at the hotel, and took off the next morning quite early. I do, however, have an opinion about this hotel, that I would like to share… and this is it: POSITIVE POINTS: First of all, this is a 3 star hotel, with a four star... More 

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

Good Morning , I trust this finds you well. Thank you for taking time to provide fedback on your stay.Kindly note that the TRANSIT Hotel is situated within Terminal A in OR Tambo Airport , behind Immigrations.Please do allow us to host you on your next transitting trip.Contacts are : room@proteahoteltransit.co.za . The review has been done for OR Tambo... More 

Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
32 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Perfect for a good night's rest if you do not want the hassle of going out in to the city. Perhaps a little expensive for what it is and considering that there are no other facilities than your room and wifi. Any food or drink must be sourced from the terminal which isn't as simple as it sounds - quite... More 

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

Good Morning, I trust this finds you well. Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your experience at our Hotel.We hope that we can host you on your next trip and exceed your expectations. Thank you, Regards Protea Hotel TRANSIT Management More 

Rome, Italy
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91 reviews 91 reviews
30 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I had a 19-hours connection at JNB airport, so I decided to book a room at the 12-24 hours rate. Service at the reception desk was very good, room very clean, comfortable bed, TV and complimentary wifi. A room without window which is a little depressing, but maybe there are windows on the upper floor of the hotel. I found... More 

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

Good Morning , I trust that you are well. Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay with us, and are glad that we were able to offer you the convinience that you required.We hope to host you on the next time you are in transit. More 

Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Spent my layover time in the hotel a couple of times. Rooms were very clean, well maintained and well equipped. Missed a minibar. Staff was always very friendly. If you happen to get a room at the end of the corridor it's quite a long walk... Free WiFi only for a very short duration. Afterwards you have to pay.

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Ulm
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stayed there for a couple of hours due to long transit time. The room is nice with all amenities. Free internet, TV etc. However, there is no window but this is quite common for airport transit hotels. Unfortunately, my wife left her beauty bag in the room, which we realized only in the plane. We wrote an email to... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The hotel is great for transit passengers because indirect the terminal building no need to get out The staff was extremely friendly and helpful ...the rooms are great, clean and with an African touch... The price of 69€ for 6 hours is perfect

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Dunster
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

During a flight from Heathrow to Lilongwe we had a stop in Johannesburg. This was an unplanned stop and we needed secure, comfortable within the airport complex. We were given a list of possible hotels including the Transit Hotel. This hotel is airside and very secure, a lift takes you from the hotel reception area to the departure area of... More 

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

Dear Mike C, Thank you for taking the time to write this complementary review! We pride ourselves on being able to offer long-haul passengers such as you a clean and comfortable place to stay. Our Front Desk TEAM is well versed when it comes to treating our GUESTS with the warm and welcoming reception they so richly deserve. Please rest... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The hotel was easy to locate and very conveniently positioned.Not having to exit customs was great and the hotel afforded a nice quiet sleep/rest.The room was basic but clean.One gripe was the lack of bath-towels so we used hand-towels instead.

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

Dear Stuart R, Thank you for taking the time to write this complementary review! We pride ourselves on being able to offer long-haul passengers such as you a clean and comfortable place to stay. Our Front Desk TEAM is well versed when it comes to treating our GUESTS with the warm and welcoming reception they so richly deserve. Please rest... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

As we were on our route to an exotic destination, due to our 20 hour transit time, we had no choice but to select this hotel. There is no other choice in the airport. Everything else is outside and requires a visa. Check in process was smooth. Long walk to the room. All rooms are non-smoking and it is a... More 

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

Dear anish3075, Thank you for posting your review on TripAdvisor. The mission of Protea Hotel Transit is to provide a certain convenience and a clean and quiet environment to our GUESTS, as we know just how exhausting long-haul traveling can be on the body. Apologies that we did not have much to offer - but most of our GUESTS make... More 

Houston, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I spent a night at the Transit Hotel after Lufthansa grudgingly put me up after messing my connecting flight. The hotel front desk is located down the hallway after passing through security for connecting flights inside the international transit zone in the upper level. The rooms are located on the 3rd floor. The room was good sized and the furnishings... More 

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

Dear PJ_Globetrotter, Thank you for posting your review on TripAdvisor. The mission of Protea Hotel Transit is to provide a certain convenience and a clean and quiet environment to our GUESTS, as we know just how exhausting long-haul traveling can be on the body. We offer all our CLIENTS 500MG complimentary internet access, should our GUESTS require more they are... More 

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