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Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Corner York & Gladiator Street | Rhodesfield, Kempton Park 1627, South Africa
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Ranked #7 of 21 hotels in Kempton Park
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014
Kriss B Cape Town Central, South Africa
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Hotel was perfectly acceptable. Clean, quiet and close to the airport. Had to wait a little while for the shuttle from the airport to the hotel, as it only runs every 1/2 hour. Check-in was a breeze and they got me to my room as fast as they could, since I only had a few hours to sleep before having... More

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Gawieortambo, General Manager at Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear Kriss B Thank you for posting such a favourable review on TripAdvisor. We are continuously searching for excellence and it is great to know that we achieved this on your recent visit to our hotel Our complimentary shuttle is perfect for the traveller passing through and we make it even easier with our scheduled times. Your recommendation is appreciated... More

Carefree, Arizona
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
24 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

There's nothing fancy about this hotel-- it has an airplane/industrial interior design, if that makes any sense, small guest rooms, and good but not great food (other than the very good breakfast buffet). In three overnight stays, we've had good service, friendly staff and have been ok with the tiny rooms. Nothing great here, but reliable, clean, friendly and close... More

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Gawieortambo, General Manager at Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear AJandMR, GUEST feedback is important to us and thank you for taking the time to post such a detailed review. Being located near the airport, the designers used that as inspiration for the décor throughout the hotel and I am sorry that you found the rooms TINY . I must apologise that you found the food not good -... More

Blantyre, Malawi
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

The Protea hotel is very conveninetly situated in close proximity to O R Tambo International airport. There is the further convenience of a shuttle that runs very 30 minutes to and fro. The staff at the hotel are very friendly and check-in was very smooth. Coffee, tea and cold water is always available for all guests at the reception area.The... More

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Gawieortambo, General Manager at Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear Julian M, Thank you for posting such a favourable review on TripAdvisor. We are continuously searching for excellence and it is great to know that we achieved this on your recent visit to our hotel. It seems that you had an all-round wonderful time at Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport. We also have an incredible TEAM, who do their... More

London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I stayed at the Protea OR Tambo (approx. 10min drive from the airport) for one week on a business conference. The hotel is really funky and modern and a great change from your normal airport hotels. It's clean, comfortable and the staff are very welcoming. The food is great, breakfast buffet in the morning and a good range on the... More

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Gawieortambo, General Manager at Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear iClaireAdventures Dear Axel Malekia Thank you for posting such a favourable review on TripAdvisor. We are continuously searching for excellence and it is great to know that we achieved this on your recent visit to our hotel. It seems that you had an all-round wonderful time at Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport. We also have an incredible TEAM, who... More

Arusha, Tanzania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Had a 5 days meeting and it my first hotel stay near the airport. Enjoyed it very much. Great service, great food, free shuttle to airport, wifi and a relaxing atmosphere after long day of business meeting in the same plane. Keep up the great work guys (Axel - Arusha, Tanzania).

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Gawieortambo, General Manager at Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear Axel Malekia Thank you for posting such a favourable review on TripAdvisor. We are continuously searching for excellence and it is great to know that we achieved this on your recent visit to our hotel. It seems that you had an all-round wonderful time at Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport. We also have an incredible TEAM, who do their... More

Lancaster
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We stopped over on our way to Safari. Rooms are clean, modern and the hotel is very close to the airport. We didn't use the shuttle on arrival as we got a taxi but arrived in about 5 mins from airport. The shuttle service was also very good on the way back and even dropped us off at the airport... More

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Gawieortambo, General Manager at Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear Bailey81 Thank you for posting such a favourable review on TripAdvisor. We are continuously searching for excellence and it is great to know that we achieved this on your two nights. Consistency is the name of the game and I will congratulate the TEAM on their efforts. Our complimentary shuttle is perfect for the traveller passing through and we... More

Richmond, Canada
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
42 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

The hotel is so close, we saw it when we landed. There's free shuttle behind the Continental Hotel that takes you to the hotel from the Airport. We arrived early, so we went to the restaurant to grab a bite while they get the room ready. The food was in big portion and very well-priced (we are from Vancouver, Canada... More

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Gawieortambo, General Manager at Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear Oli0612 Thank you for posting such a favourable review on TripAdvisor. We are continuously searching for excellence and it is great to know that we achieved this on your stay with us. Consistency is the name of the game and I will congratulate the TEAM on their efforts It seems that you had an all-round wonderful time at Protea... More

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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75 reviews 75 reviews
70 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This hotel is modern and comfortable and well located for an airport stopover. As previous reviewers have noted - one side of the hotel looks out over the tarmac of OR Tambo so if you're a plane watcher it is ideal! Rooms are small but well designed and modern. I didn't eat there so can't comment on the food, but... More

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Gawieortambo, General Manager at Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear FrequentTravellerKV Thank you for your lovely review on TripAdvisor. Protea Hotel has a strong service culture and we aim to offer only the best service available. The designers were very creative with the décor and truly wanted to capture the essence of what an Airport Hotel could be. Be sure to try out the flight simulator next time you... More

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Our group of 9 enjoyed this hotel immensely on our 1-day stopover enroute to Cape Town. The hotel rooms were clean, modern, well appointed, and the wifi signal was good. The small exercise room was conveniently close and adequate. One member of our party left her passport in the exercise room in the evening, and was able to retrieve it... More

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Gawieortambo, General Manager at Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear jamestenns Thank you for posting such a favourable review on TripAdvisor. We are continuously searching for excellence and it is great to know that we achieved this on your stay with us. Consistency is the name of the game and I will congratulate the TEAM on their efforts. We are firm believers in getting the basics right and reading... More

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This is our second stay in this hotel. The friendly service and the aviation decor make it a must for us. If you like aircraft make sure you get a room facing the airport. The cannot be many places where you can see two A380's out of your window.

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Gawieortambo, General Manager at Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear Chris5630 Thank you for taking the time to provide us with such favourable feedback on TripAdvisor. Friendly is definitely a word I like to hear when GUESTS are referring to our STAFF. Our search for excellence is on-going and your feedback will motivate the STAFF to continue achieving these high standards The designers were very creative with the décor... More

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Additional Information about Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport

Address: Corner York & Gladiator Street | Rhodesfield, Kempton Park 1627, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 21 hotels in Kempton Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport – Best Location, Ultimate Convenience. The pristine four-star Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport is set in the heart of Kempton Park, minutes from OR Tambo International Airport, South Africa’s largest airport. An aviation enthusiast’s paradise, the hotel is themed around an aircraft hangar. The industrial ambiance of the hotel is felt in the polished concrete floors, steel finishes, chrome lighting and top to bottom windows. Order a cocktail at the long, steel aircraft wing that is the bar, sink into a comfortable couch and relax as you watch the aero planes cruise to the landing strip. The lounge provides a peaceful setting with WiFi access where business travellers can conduct informal meetings. Time-conscious local and international business travellers can enjoy a convenient location 35 minutes from Sandton and Pretoria and is situated 800m from the Rhodesfield Gautrain Station. Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport offers complimentary shuttles to and from OR Tambo International Airport between 06h15 and 22h45 daily, as well as a shuttle to and from Rhodesfield Gautrain station on request. Whether you’re stopping over or have an extended business stay ahead, Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport has it all – trendy pool area, funky bar and The Warehouse restaurant. ... more   less 
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