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The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Corner of Kempton and Bosch Street, Kempton Park 1620, South Africa
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Ranked #12 of 21 hotels in Kempton Park
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a budget hotel, it was never trying to be a 5 star hotel, and it wasn't but is was an excellent 3/4 start budget convenient hotel. The only major issue was the shuffle bus. Despite previously arranging a pick up time, myself and other guests waited over an hour and a Half, and made multiple phone calls before... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Aviator is a reasonable airport hotel, whic provides complimentary transfers to and from OR Tambo Airport. It is around a 10 minute drive to the hotel which is located in what seemed to a pretty run down area around the airport. The hotel was gated and seemed very secure, although I wouldn't suggest taking a stroll outside. The rooms... More

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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights on the front and back end of our trip. When we arrived the first night, we waited in the lobby for over 25 minutes until someone could check us into our rooms (the person manning the front desk apparently could not do it). Once someone arrived, they didn't have our booking. Fortunately, we were... More

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68 reviews 68 reviews
19 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

A cheap way to sleep in Johannesburg to take a flight in the other day. The lobby and transportation to airport is good and the restaurant is very nice, but the rooms are cold and very noisily by the other apartments. The neighboorhood is not good and if you to go to the city it's a lttle complicated,but the price... More

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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This hotel is not in the best area however once you are inside what a plesure, we were just looking for a one night stay close to the airport the free shuttle service is great staff very friendly rooms were nice and big, the food and restaurant great vibe and value for money better then the big chain hotels will... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The hotel is about 10 mins by a free hotel shuttle from the bus terminal in front of the intercontinental hotel. The prices are very reasonable and the ambience of the hotel was great! The owners did a great job to recreate the feeling that one is in the aviator movie! The receptionist who took care of us when we... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

After 23 or so hours of travel from New York, it was great to see the Aviator Hotel's bus waiting for us at the OR Tambo airport bus terminal, and even better to check into a sleek room with a comfortable bed to collapse upon. All the staff were very friendly and helpful, including one front-desk clerk who raced up... More

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Windhoek, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

A great place to stay when you have to overnight near OR Tambo. Although I noticed that the shuttle is free we had our own transport to manoeuvre in and around Joburg. We had a nice family room, in fact two adjoining rooms for us and for the kids. The meals were equally great and the staff were very friendly.... More

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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We were surprised to find this fairly inexpensive hotel to be so nice. The public areas and rooms are nicely designed and meet all your requirements for sure. The bed is great. The restaurant has a cafeteria atmosphere, but the food is quite good and the waiters are very friendly. Safe and spacious parking.

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22 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We needed a place near the airport to overnight twice in a week, and this was convenient. Not a great part of town, but 10 mins by shuttle. From the hotel, shuttle was fine, but waiting at the airport it took 20 mins the first time and over an hour the second. Best to call as soon as you have... More

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Address: Corner of Kempton and Bosch Street, Kempton Park 1620, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #12 of 21 hotels in Kempton Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Featuring a free airport shuttle to OR Tambo International Airport (4 km), The Aviator offers stylish rooms with a satellite TV. Hotel facilities include outdoor pool and restaurant with terrace. All air-conditioned rooms at the Life Hotels. The Aviator come with a private bathroom and have a tea/coffee maker. Guests may make use of the safety deposit box at reception. ... more   less 
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