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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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76 reviews 76 reviews
31 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed two nights at the Protrea. This is a good choice if you need to spend a night or two near the OR Tambo Airport. There is a free shuttle that runs from the airport every half hour, from the bus center (which is difficult to find – be careful). It’s a modern hotel, with an accommodating, friendly staff.... More

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

Dear Smartblonde Thank you for providing us with such favourable feedback. It seem like you had an all-round good experience at our hotel. It is always good to hear positive feedback as this motivates our STAFF member to do better. Regarding the problem with heating, I have already sat down with my TEAM to ensure that this is rectified and... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

I was en route to Cape Town after a 16 hour flight to Johannesburg and so decided to make an overnight stop at Johannesburg. I chose this hotel based on the reviews, value and ease to get to and from the airport. Most reviews do justice to the location, service etc. Here, I enlist my views especially details I wish... More

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

Dear V T Thank you very much for providing us with your feedback We are very happy that you found our STAFF friendly. As a Hotel it is always good to hear positive feedback regarding our STAFF, I can assure you that this message is relayed back to them and will help them to become more motivated. Thank you once... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I am a regular protea customer, this was my first experience of this particular hotel. I arrived early and staff were great organizing an early book in after a long flight from uk. My room overlooking the airport, no problem with this but the window may as well been open, no double glazing, noisy, cold and what ever smells blow... More

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

Dear Mdr1998 Thank you for taking you time to provide us with your feedback I sincerely apologise for the disappointment that you encountered. I can assure you I have sat down with my TEAM and we will be look at the particular areas you have mentioned. We truly appreciate that you have brought this to our attention because without Guests... More

Cape Town
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I stayed here overnight en route from Cape Town to Kigali. I thought I would be staying in a hotel on the airport precinct, but that was not the case. The hotel is about 10-15 minutes away under low traffic conditions. There is a complimentary shuttle every 30 minutes between the airport and the hotel and vice versa. The hotel... More

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

Dear F C Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are very happy that you found our STAFF friendly and our room comfortable. As a Hotel it is always good to hear positive feedback regarding our STAFF, I can assure you that this message is relayed back to them and will help them to... More

Haymarket, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stayed at this very pleasant hotel after our long flight from Washington, DC to Johannesburg. Needless to say, upon our arrival, we were exhausted and ready for a comfortable bed and a good nights sleep. We arrived as part of a group of 15 people that would be flying to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe the next day for a 15-day... More

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

Dear Denise Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback We are happy to hear that you had a good time at our Property. Our shuttle times are usually great for the traveller passing by, but thank you for letting us know of the incident that had occurred during the evening and morning, we will certainly... More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the Protea OR Tambo for 2 nights prior to an international flight and for 1 night on our return. I had booked the hotel using our Prokard loyalty points and managed to get good savings and discounts on the accommodation cost. We know this is not a family hotel but they assisted us in creating a comfortable... More

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

Dear Razia H Thank you for posting such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor. 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 best to pay attention to every detail, from preparing delicious meals to ensuring that the rooms are fresh. I am sure we will... More

West Bay, Grand Cayman
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

There is a free easy-to-locate shuttle to and from the hotel and the airport, which I wish I'd know before I let my tour company charge me $50 for shuttle service. (You hear so many warnings about the Jo'burg airport, but I didn't find it threatening at all.) The hotel is just minutes away from the terminal, but a long... More

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

Dear Becky R It seems that you had an all-round wonderful time at Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport. We have an incredible TEAM, who do their best to pay attention to every detail, from preparing delicious meals to ensuring that the rooms are fresh, but thank you for letting us know of the incidents that had occurred during your stay... More

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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were here overnight between flights. The property is nice, the room is comfortable. The breakfast was good, and included a large, hot buffet for a variety of tastes. The morning shuttle was very crowded, so allow enough time. Unfortunately, we arrived minutes after the last shuttle had left in the evening. Another hotel in the area took us to... More

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

Dear Deinse Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback We are happy to hear that you had a good time at our Property. Our shuttle times are usually great for the traveller passing by, but thank you for letting us know of the incident that had occurred during the evening and morning, we will certainly... More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is the second time we have stayed at the Protea Hotel O.R Tambo airport and both times have been excellent. The hotel is only 10 minutes from the airport and a reliable, free shuttle service is available. The staff are unwaveringly friendly and efficient. The rooms are clean, modern and beautifully designed and I highly recommend you try the... More

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

Dear TheSmithTribe Thank you very much for you favourable feedback We are very glad to hear that you had a wonderful time at Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport. We thank you for your referral and hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Gawie Nel General Manager Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We needed a hotel that was in the pickup zone for Ashton's Kruger Shuttle, which meant we had to be within 5 km of the airport. I'd pick this hotel if one is transferring to Kruger, but I would not pick this hotel for a Johannesburg vacation. The location is a bit out of the way, so you're pretty much... More

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

Dear DC3s Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are happy to hear all the pros and will defiantly be correcting the cons. Thank you again for your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Gawie Nel General Manager Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport   More

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Address: Corner York & Gladiator Street | Rhodesfield, Kempton Park 1627, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
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Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport 4*
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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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