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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 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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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One needs to make sure you have the right expectations when staying at this hotel. It is an airport transit hotel. It's not luxurious, but works, and works well. Our family just needed to stay overnight in Joburg before our morning flight out, so this was ideal, after 2 weeks of safari around southern Africa. It had what we needed:... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was clean and modern, with excellent vintage aviation theme throughout. Friendly staff and very convenient to the airport with shuttles run every 30min. There is a bit of noise in the surrounding area, and the rooms could have a few more comforts, such as bedside tables, but overall it was a very reasonable hotel for the price

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San Francisco, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
18 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here three separate times during our visit to South Africa, as we needed to fly to different locations. This hotel, while not the closest to the airport, is well situated about a ten minute drive (at most) from JNB. It has several things going for it that make it an enjoyable stay: 1) free transfers to/from the airport... More 

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SFO
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154 reviews 154 reviews
25 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted by a woman named Sweetness (real name), who had also helped us book a late day private driver and guide to Soweto and downtown Johannesburg for a reasonable price. The room was slightly worn, especially the bathroom, but nothing to an unreasonable degree. The bed was new and very comfy. The neighborhood was safe and hotel security... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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60 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for a total of two nights, with a break in between while we went on safari. The hotel is close to the airport, with a half hourly free shuttle to and from the terminals. There is some noise due to the proximity of the airport, but it’s not an unreasonable amount. Other than the... More 

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Kruger National Park, South Africa
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From reservation to check-out, everything went very well. Front Office operation is quick and smooth; Housekeeping did a good job; Restaurant served clean and variety of food; and most of all, Security is very good - friendly and always alert. Definitely stay at this place again.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I stayed here during the first week of December. After reading the reviews I though I would give it a shot as it was for an overnight layover. I should have known better. For those familiar with a lot of chains in the US I would give this 2 stars at best. The shower in the room looked like it... More 

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

Dear Sir Thank you for bringing these issues to my attention. I'll address these issues with the relevant department and housekeeping manager. We normally keep a very high standard and am embarrassed. My sincere apologies for your uncomfortable stay in this instance. We will take appropriate steps to ensure that this does not happen again. Regards Gwin More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I checked in to this hotel as it was closer to the airport. The staff is very helpful however the rooms are just a disaster. I was in room 304 where I just realised what a mess I had gotten myself into. There were cobwebs on the walls, carpet barely vacuumed, dust everywhere, some lights in the room did not... More 

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

Dear David Thank you for bringing these issues to my attention. I'll address these issues with the relevant department and housekeeping manager. We normally keep a very high standard and am embarrassed. My sincere apologies for your uncomfortable stay in this instance. We will take appropriate steps to ensure that this does not happen again. Regards Gwin More 

Abuja, Nigeria
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

Excellent Hotel, Friendly and helpful staff. Beautiful environment, delicious meals. Airport and train station shuttles were very helpful. Booking and payment was very smooth. I will definitely come back with my family for vacation. Only regret was that my stay was too short.

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

Dear sir Thank you for your positive review. we're glad that you enjoyed your stay and will strive to ensure that your next stay is even better. Regards Gwin General Manager More 

Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

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

Dear sir Thank you for your positive review. we're glad that you enjoyed your stay and will strive to ensure that your next stay is even better. kindly note that we are in the process of upgrading all our rooms. Please be patient with us as this will take a bit of time. Regards Gwin General Manager 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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