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The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo

Corner of Kempton and Bosch Street, Kempton Park 1620, South Africa
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The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo
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Ranked #15 of 23 Hotels in Kempton Park
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Belo Horizonte, MG
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at hotel during a overnight and it was ok! The hotel has a limited wifi (password and time), has a restaurant, pool and a small gym. The room was clean but bathrooms with some problems (old and with a shower broken).

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here only for 3 hours during a stop over. We chose this after our bad experience with other hotels close to airport. It is a decent accommodation for a casual stop over or flight delays. Nothing about the hotel is strikingly good. The rooms are not at all sound proof and we could literally hear other guests talking... More 

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Grahamstown, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is in a bit of a "dark" area and apart from that, my experience was somewhat dark as well. The shower needs a proper clean up as there are black algae on the wall tiles. Rest of the room also a bit dusty. The "restaurant has an A la Carte menu but when I wanted to order, I... More 

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Wales
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I wouldn't stay here again for the following reasons. The buffet evening meal was cold and it was bbq'd right outside our room so the smell wasn't pleasant for us. (This was at least 1 hour before the restaurant opened and the food put into chafing dishes). Luckily for us we had returned to our room before there was a... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel near OR Tambo but not that close. About 10 minutes in a VERY local part of town. Didn't want to leave the compound. Rooms decent but no hot water due to a neighborhood issue. Breakfast was pretty decent. Had lunch but service took a long time. Room had 1 king bed which was comfy. Weight room was ok, decent... More 

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Scotland
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aviator Hotel Johannesburg South Africa. I arrived late evening at 23.00 hours and was delighted to see the airport shuttle bus in the bus terminal pick up area. The shuttle bus drivers are friendly and helpful. Note that the airport shuttle bus also runs a free service to Rhodesfield Gautrain station which is only a five minute drive from... More 

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Soquel, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived at The Aviator exhausted but eager to see Johannesburg, Africa. I was warmly greeted by the desk clerks. One of the clerks, Sweetness, went above and beyond giving advice and recommendations and then booking a driver for me and the friendswith whom I traveled. I am a seasoned traveler and usually comfortable in an unknown area. Sweetness did... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I actually attended a conference that was held at the hotel but had other business for another 2 days in Gauteng so I decided to stay on for those nights. The hotel is OK. It was clean, the staff were very friendly and helpful, WiFi free and relatively reliable. Defintely not the kind of location I'd normally feel comfortable in... More 

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Cape Town
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

If like us you have a late international arrival flight and early departure this is your ideal half day/night transit hotel. Yes it is off the airport premesis but they have a genuine 24 hour free shuttle service. The rooms are compact, clean and we'll equipped but at this price don't expect the Ritz Plaza!! Oh and our rate included... More 

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Kigali
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This is my hotel of choice when I need a clean, safe, budget option near the airport. The shuttle service from the airport to the hotel and back is great, leaving every 30 minutes or so. Simple rooms with a microwave, kettle and instant coffee. I've stayed several times now and always found the staff pleasant and helpful. The only... More 

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