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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 #14 of 23 Hotels in Kempton Park
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
neilrastley Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the 2nd time ive come back to this little hotel in 2 years.I got the room for a fantastic price.Its clean and comfortable.Thye reception area is warm and cosy with lots of art deco inside.There are 2 accomodation blocks,the block i was in last time kept me awake because of the planes taking off.The block im staying in... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location close to the airport with free shuttle every 30 minutes to it. Appropriate for night stopovers at OR Tambo International airport More similar to a parking lot than a hotel with a little swimming pool located in between buildings, the restaurant and the cars. Kepton Park seems not to be a really safety zone, even the hotel is bordered... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Stayed here for a few days with my wife and son a year ago. Just booked a room again in a few week because we enjoyed the stay. It is close enough to the airport that you hear airplanes all day, so if thats a problem look further away. Very friendly staff. Breakfast is decent. Other posters say the neighborhood... More

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Gwinyai N, General Manager at The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We value every review as it is critical to improving our product. we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Regards Gwin General Manager More

Phoenix, AZ
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358 reviews 358 reviews
92 hotel reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We were kind of surprised at the "Mixed Bag" of this hotel. It wasn't in a great neighborhood - but had security - and wasn't that difficult to find. It had been a low-rise motel type - but along the way they added a 4 story section over the parking lot. The rooms in the tower were clean - but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

If you are spending 1 night on Johannesburg Airport this is a great hotel to stay with excellent value. Free all-day shuttle service to the Airport. Comfortable rooms with good beds and an extensive breakfast. Staff is friendly and welcoming.

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16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Good hotel, real close to the airport. The decor of the hotel is upgraded, but has a bad finishing touch. It really needs some TLC and definitely has potential of being a great hotel. We had no roomservice because there was a buffet, also no option of ordering from that menu in the restaurant. The staff is friendly and helpful,... More

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Toowoomba, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We waited over an hour for our airport shuttle even though they said it came every half hour. Menu limited, rooms clean but needs refurbishing. .. things not working and broken. Limited dstv channels, expensive food in restaurant, bad area of Johannesburg. Friendly staff though.

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Sydney, Australia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
56 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Stayed overnight while in transit to CapeTown. They have a free airport shuttle (ignore all offers and head to the back of the nearby Intercontinental Hotel to find it). It's around a ten minute ride. Our family room was large and well equipped with two good working showers. The restaurant area was fine and the breakfast buffet was good. Certainly... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We stayed here the bright prior our flight, and it was great. The rooms were clean and very well decorated. The hotel itself is very nice, with aviation memorabilia, and the staff was friendly and helpful. The breakfast was good too! They had free Wi-Fi which was a plus!

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

As most travellers know, don't go to Joburg unless you have to (due to security reasons). I had to stay there 5 nights over the course of 3 weeks for transit overnights during our 4 weeks in South Africa (flights in and out of Joburg) with my 2 kids (21 and 19 yrs old). Hotel has tight security, decent rooms,... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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