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The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo

Corner of Kempton and Bosch Street, Kempton Park 1620, South Africa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been travelling to the Aviator in Kempton Park for 2 years. Since visiting the venue 6 months ago I have noticed a slight decline in the quality of accommodation. On 2 occasions I had to request towels that were removed for cleaning and not replaced. Also, the secure parking gets utilised by the conference attendees and overnight guests... More 

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Dubai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location, near OR Tambo airport, with a shuttle service. Very friendly and efficient reception staff. Sufficient buffet breakfast. Great mattress! Room we had was close to the nearby freeway, which made it noisy throughout the night. No double glazing used in the hotel. Power interuptions throughout the warly morning. A 3 star establishment - i might be back!

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Antananarivo
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good hotel to rest between two flights or before flying from the nearby airport. The shuttle is free and rotates every 30 minutes. Wide choice of products for breakfast (buffet with yogurt, fresh fruits, white and brown bread, eggs, sausages, bacon, beans, cereals, cheese, jam, coffee, tea, milk, juices, etc.). The beds are comfortables, the rooms are big enough,... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first hotel in South Africa. The transfer from the airport to the hotel was comfortable and we were received very friendly indeed. Our rooms were a bit bare and simple. Everything that you need is there but it is not very exciting. But hey, we only came to sleep and the beds were good. We were very... More 

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is conveniently located very close to the airport, so no worries of long trips around Joburg to your hotel. It however happens to be on the path or next to the path of departing planes, so it is quite noisy until around 10 pm when the frequency decreases. This is good for plane spotters however, fascinating seeing those... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a good value hotel that is near the airport (7 mins) with free shuttle service then look no more. This small hotel is big in value from lovely spacious bedrooms with queen size beds to buffet breakfast from 6 am to friendly staff. The only down side us location not much in locality but I used it as... More 

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Ardmore, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is a great stay, not luxurious, but at a great price, $68. This hotel price includes a full scale delicious breakfast, shuttle to and from O R Tambo, great porter help and security. The rooms are clean and not very large, but certainly adequate for a one night stay. We fly from the states every year for a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The Aviator is one of our favourite places to stay because it is so convenient when arriving late in Johannesburg. They have a complimentary shuttle that operates between the hotel and the airport, meaning you can save on car hire. Mostly, we have to leave early before breakfast, but this last trip, we had time for breakfast and were pleasantly... More 

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Chimoio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It's been a few years since I stayed at The Aviator, but it still represents very good value accommodation, especially for the business traveler. The rooms are comfortable and designed with work in mind (multiple sockets for most plug types, enough desk area). Breakfast at $10 is good value. The buffets at lunch and dinner became a bit familiar after... More 

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Indiana, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The location is very convenient to the airport. The staff is friendly and helpful. Wifi was pretty good, all things considered. Food was good. My overall impression is that this hotel is fine for the cost, and I would definitely stay there again. The shuttle driver went out of his way to accommodate our rather large group on more than... More 

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