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Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport

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    4 of 5 stars
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I would not recommend a weeks stay at the hotel but for a transit it is more than fine. Not an amazing deal, but very acceptable and friendly staff and good food. The rooms are very comfortable and very clean. It is only 5 mins from airport and a shuttle bus runs most hours

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

Dear Lisa E Thank you for providing us with feedback on your stay at Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport. It is pleasing to know that you enjoyed the comfort and cleanliness of our rooms. It is important to us that all our GUESTS feel this way. In addition, I will congratulate the STAFF on their friendly service and ability to... More 

DC
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109 reviews 109 reviews
78 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I stayed a night at two different hotels near the Tambo Airport on a recent trip to South Africa, the Protea and the City Lodge. Both were very good but I slightly prefer this one, the Protea. Protea had a nicer room, more comfortable bed, better shower, and a better view. The only advantage to City Lodge is that it... More 

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

Dear travelerBobDc Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. It is great to know that you found our beds to be comfortable and that the shower met your expectations. Offering a variety of quality amenities in all the rooms is one way we go above and beyond the average airport hotel. We are not within walking distance if the hotel,... More 

florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We flew in late at night and immediately got the van for the hotel. the room was a welcome respite after a long flight from the States. Breakfast was fine but their dinners were superb for an airport hotel. The staff was wonderful and very helpful since KLM lost our luggage and we needed some assistance. The staff made a... More 

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

Dear infla Thank you for sharing your positive experience with the TripAdvisor community. As many of our GUESTS have been travelling, we make sure that our rooms have all the amenities needed and a comfortable bed to catch up on some rest. Your welcomed respite certainly reflects our commitment to this area. Losing luggage is certainly not the greatest thing... More 

Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Got bumped off our flight so my family stayed here for one night. Turned out to be a very nice stay indeed. Couldn't fault the place, very chic different style which we liked, very clean modern, excellent staff and service. Restaurant very good as was the food. Bar very nice place to chill as was outside even ! Not the... More 

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

Dear Lovetravel59 Thank you for giving us “5 out of 5” for your recent stay with us. I am happy that we were able to accommodate you after you had problems with your flight. We aim for every GUEST to enjoy a faultless stay and I will commend the TEAM for their great work. It is our aim to go... More 

Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews 66 reviews
18 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Stayed two nights prior to a safari. Great shuttle from/to the airport. Shuttle location at the airport is easy to find just past the Intercontinental Hotel. Rooms are clean/quiet. Buffet breakfast was very good and dinner was moderately priced and quite good. Would recommend.

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

Dear ifiwereu Thank you for your feedback and recommendation. Our complimentary shuttle, which runs to and from the airport every half an hour from 04h00 to 22h30, is an added bonus and saves GUESTS from hiring a car. The chef and TEAM are continuously sourcing the freshest produce so they can create wholesome and tasty meals. They will certainly be... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I stayed twice in this hotel within 1 week , each time for a 1 night stay. The rooms are clean and the ones facing the parking are very quiet. Very good restaurant where we had lunch and dinner, including good wines at very decent prices. Small added values very appreciated: on our first night, we could leave for one... More 

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

Dear abcdef533 Thank you for your positive feedback regarding your two stays at Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport. We pride ourselves on being more than the average airport hotel. Offering quality food and all the extra amenities you mentioned is what we aim to deliver for our GUESTS. I am so happy that we found your daughters earphones. The safety... More 

Abu Dhabi
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120 reviews 120 reviews
110 hotel reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Needed somewhere to get a good night's sleep before heading off on safari. Convenience & comfort was all we needed so we chose the Protea OR Tambo for it's excellent price & proximity to the airport & we were very impressed. The style of the hotel is modern/industrial - steel & brick theme of aviation with an outdoor pool area... More 

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

Dear TravellerAbuDhabi Thank you for all of your amazing comments about Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport. I had a huge smile on my face whilst reading your review as it seems as if we hit a home run. I must commend the STAFF on all of their efforts. Their passion for providing the best GUEST service is truly amazing. Although... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I spent two nights at this hotel which was booked for me by my travel agent. I was between flights and wanted t spend a day recovering from basically being up 30 hours on a Transatlantic flight. I found it comfortable. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was clean, though of spare design, which was fine. It... More 

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

Dear DrDeborah Your feedback is appreciated and we thank you for sharing it on TripAdvisor. Wow, I can only imagine how one must feel after 30 hours of travelling. I am glad that we were able to provide you with a comfortable room and delicious food during your stay. Not to mention the cosy fire during your dinner. Having a... More 

Paris
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Very good value for money if you want to comfortably rest in between two planes without spending too much. A free shuttle runs every 30' from the airport to the hotel, which takes about 5'. Quick check-in. The room is small with open bathroom, but very cosy and clearly everything has been carefully thought to make sure you will have... More 

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

Dear ParisElm Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport. After long travels, getting to ones room as quickly as possible is ideal. I am delighted that the efficient service from the STAFF meant that you were settled in swiftly. We want our GUESTS to feel at home and the variety of amenities offered... More 

Lake Arrowhead, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I stayed here overnight between long-haul flights and chose this Protea over the Transit hotel as I knew I wouldn't want to be stuck inside the airport. All I wanted was a quiet room with a comfortable bed. The OR Tambo certainly delivered. Clean, quiet rooms with modern furnishings gave me an oasis of calm. Free WiFi was a nice... More 

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

Dear Auntytraveljo It is so refreshing to know that our efforts to not only meet, but exceed GUEST expectations are noticed. Thank you for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. Travel is exhausting and I completely understand your desire for a spacious, comfortable room to re-energise. The complimentary Wi-Fi definitely helps to catch up on mails and stay in touch with... More 

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