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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 #13 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
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    3.5 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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Nashville, Tennessee
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great option for an affordable place to stay while in transit in Johannesburg. The hotel isn't in the best area, but it is gated with tons of security. The best part is the free shuttle to and from the airport. They also have a restaurant and bar with good prices and pretty good food.

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Toronto, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For an overnight in Johannesburg, this hotel is adequate. Hot shower with good water pressure, brightly lit bathroom, heat in the room, fast WiFi. The big surprise (in a positive way) was the restaurant. I wasn't expecting much but they had wood fire pizza which was good. My only issue was after I booked online, I immediately sent an email... More

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Durban, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you to Gwin and his professional team to make my stay another memorable one. The room was heated as I arrived, just very cozy to walk in again. Johannesburg can get very good in winter. Very thing was in working order and the staff very helpful and friendly as always. Traveling a lot on business throughout the year and... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed over for two nights on business. The rooms are very basic and are clean, but bear in mind it is 3 star. The position is very convenient (area seems slightly dodgy but I had no issues) to the airport as is only 5minutes away and there is a free shuttle available. The airplane theme is rather quaint and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service staff. Despite the not so great finishes in the rooms, the staff make this place a pleasurable experience. Room rates are very affordable. Buffet breakfast lunch and dinner are also not bad. Highly recommended spot around international airport.

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Linkoping, Sweden
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were two families staying here for a stop-over. Transfer and breakfast inclued. The two family rooms with a door in between the rooms were surprisingly fancy. Cool interior with brickwalls. Really comfortable beds. Breakfast was OK, but nothing special. Very nice and frindly staff.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My review on this hotel might be biased because I had spent a week in a more expensive hotel before moving down here but I'd try to be unbiased. Now if i had not stayed in a more expensive hotel prior to The Aviator, I'd have said i was a nice cosy hotel with beautiful bricks right inside your room... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Currently at the hotel as a stopover on my way to kenya. The good- good location, feels safe and secure, only 5-10 min drive from airport, transfer service was good clear meeting place and they were ready waiting (offers 24 hour free airport shuttle), breakfast included, room is clean and functional with a great kingbed and good hot shower for... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Facilities were adequate and the rooms comfortable and clean. As there were 3 of us we managed to get 2 double rooms joining so we could all stay together which was nice. Free wifi access though a little slow to use for Skype. Bathroom doors were see through which was a bit strange, would prefer a door that is locked... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I ended up here by accident. I book a hotel that was unacceptable and did a quick internet search and found this place. It was the cheapest I found on the airport grounds. Kind of fun to have the airplane stuff around( and across the highway) Took two days and just stayed in the hotel. Good food and a nice... 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*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access 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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#2 Best Value Hotel in Kempton Park
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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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