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Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport

4.0 of 5 Corner York & Gladiator Street | Rhodesfield, Kempton Park 1627, South Africa
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manila Philippines
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Originally booked a special deal in advance through the hotels website for one night, but due to un-foreseen circumstances had to return twice separately for 2 more nights. Only on the 3 day did I discover that the rate was much better online. (Bookings.com). The austere industrial design did nothing for me, although the room itself was a decent size... More 

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

Dear Valued GUEST On behalf of the Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport TEAM, I would like to firstly thank you for your review on our establishment. We would like to sincerely apologize for the manner in which you were welcomed at the Hotel and the manner in which our reception staff handled your booking. This is not the standard that... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We arrived to Joburg too late to arrange a flight to Cape Town. We found The Protea online. It was as advertised. It's very close to the airport and the pick up drivers are very accommodating and helpful. The bar is open 24 hours and the restaurant is quite good. Try the breakfast buffet - excellent! Though a bit pricey... More 

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

Dear Valued GUEST On behalf of the Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport TEAM, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our property. It was great having you stay over the night with us and it we are happy that you enjoyed all the facilities that we have to offer. Please do come again and we... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
29 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I stayed here for 3 nights in October for a conference. The buffet doesn't have any variety and i got sick of eating the same bland, average food for 4 days continuously. The room service takes a lot of time and the food isn't that great anyway. You don't really have an option to walk anywhere for a bite so... More 

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

Dear Valued GUEST Thank you for taking time to write this review about our establishment. Firstly, let me apologise for the inconvenience caused during your recent trip to Johannesburg by Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport. Allow me to apologise most sincerely for this and assure you that this is not the standard we are so proud of. Your concerns are... More 

Danville, Ca
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A beautiful hotel ten minutes from airport. This was our first visit to Joberg. We needed to find our way to the pick up point for the Protea from thr arrivals hall. When outside, a gentleman said he would show us the nearby pickup location. Half way there, we were intercepted by a security guard in vest who yelled at... More 

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

Dear Valued GUEST On behalf of the Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport TEAM, thank you so much for your positive review on our establishment. We will pass on the comments to the TEAM. Thank you also for your feedback regarding the situation at the Airport, we will be sure to pass on this valuable information to the Airport Management. In... More 

Gaborone, Botswana
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We stayed at Protea because our flight into Jo-burg arrived after the Flight Connect bus to Gaborone had already left. We contemplated taking a different bus to Gabs, but we're so glad we stayed overnight in Jo-burg. We very much enjoyed having a comfortable king sized bed and hot showers after 24 hrs of traveling with a long layover in... More 

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

Dear Valued GUEST We appreciate it that you have taken the time to write such a lovely and positive review of the Hotel. It is with great pleasure to have accommodated you and made you feel welcome at our establishment. We are grateful for your support and will relay all your compliments through to our TEAM. We will take all... More 

Letchworth, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
42 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

although I personally was not too keen on the industrial style decor in the common areas - exposed concrete, brick and metal - it was otherwise difficult to fault the value this hotel offered. We were given early access to our rooms after a long overnight flight from London. The room was perfectly adequate with good shower and very comfortable... More 

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

Dear Valued GUEST On Behalf of the Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport TEAM, I would firstly like to thank you for taking the time and effort to review us. It is always great to receive such positive reviews. We are happy that you experienced a wonderful stay with us and we will relay your positive comments through to our TEAM... More 

Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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100 reviews 100 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stayed at this hotel December 4, 2014 after a long flight from Atlanta to Johannesburg. The hotel has a free shuttle although we had difficulty finding the hotel shuttle building, especially since it was night. At the Johannesburg airport, there are a lot of people that look official that want to help you - for a tip! We sighed... More 

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

Dear Valued GUEST Thank you so much for your positive and informative review of the Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport We are happy that you had an enjoyable and eye-opening experience in South Africa. We as part of the Protea Hotel’s group pride ourselves on being Unique. I will convey your compliments to our Chef and his TEAM for putting... More 

Harare, Zimbabwe
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Its a safe, secure nice, cosy and convenienty located, comfortable hotel. The rooms though a bit small are clean and tidy...there is a complementary shuttle to and from the airport so there is no need for taxis to and from the location from OR Tambo Airport. in have enjoyed all my stays there especially the breakfast...

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

Dear Valued GUEST On behalf of the Protea Hotel OR Tambo TEAM, I would like to say thank you so much for your positive review of the Hotel. Your support of our hotel is sincerely appreciated. Our main unique selling point is Best Location and Ultimate Convenience and your review proves that we live up to this beautifully. I will... More 

Kimberley, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I always sleep at this hotel. Warmest people, excellent service. My recent trip due to being a frequent guest my friend I were offered free breakfast. What a beautiful gesture. Mr. Kramer and Sanele perfect staff of the hotel. Close by airport and Boksburg.

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

Dear Valued GUEST Thank you so much for your amazing review of the Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport Your support of our hotel is sincerely appreciated. It was our pleasure offering yourselves our gesture of Complimentary Breakfast and we trust you enjoyed the meal had. At the Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport, we realize that our STAFF is our most... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was our first trip to South Africa and we flew into Jo'burg mid-evening before going on safari early the next morning. The protea turned out to be a great choice - right next to the airport with a convenient shuttle bus. We left our luggage at the hotel without any problems while we went away for safari for 3... More 

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

Good Afternoon DrMikeB81 On behalf of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport TEAM, I would like to firstly thank you for deciding to make us your Hotel of choice when travelling to SA for the first time. We value your feedback and are very pleased that you enjoyed our service and facilities. We trust that you enjoyed your trip to SA... More 

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Address: Corner York & Gladiator Street | Rhodesfield, Kempton Park 1627, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport 4*
Number of rooms: 213
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