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InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport

5.0 of 5 68.7 metres from International Arrivals Hall | O.R Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, Kempton Park 1627, South Africa
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

Stayed for 24 hours at the end of two week trekking/safari expedition (sleeping in tents and lodges) prior to flying home. This is not the cheapest hotel available but it is just a few strides from the airport terminal and it is excellent in every way. The room was very comfortable with everything I needed - I could even watch... More 

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AndrewDavidson, General Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Good Evening Lancastrian777 and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding you recent stay with us - much appreciated. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and hope that it won't be too long before your next safari. All the best and safe... More 

Illinois
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here two days before leaving for safari in Sabi Sands, then one night before leaving for Cape Town. I cannot stress how convenient this hotel was. It is directly in front of the airport, steps away from the exit. You have a small grocery store, liquor store, small restaurants, and quick shopping all accessible outside... More 

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AndrewDavidson, General Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear MrsHall2006, Thank you for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stays with us - most appreciated. Your review is extremely comprehensive, and we are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and that we managed to leave you with so many great memories. We... More 

Attleborough, United Kingdom
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128 reviews 128 reviews
41 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed a few years ago and found it typically 'International Chain Hotel', bland, boring and expensive. How it has changed! Arriving late evening after a delayed flight we were quickly in our room, room service was prompt and the food tasty. An excellent nights sleep and an excellent breakfast and we were ready to face the next stage of our... More 

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AndrewDavidson, General Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Good Evening Berdewelle and Thank You so much for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us - and I see you are one of our return guests - Thank You for your patronage. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and... More 

New York, NY
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in transit at OR Tombo in Johannesburg, look no further than the Intercontinental at the airport. It's a short walk from arrivals, and the same short walk to departures. I stayed twice whilst in transit in December and January, and the hotel was perfect. Being so close, I could sleep as late as possible before needing to head... More 

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AndrewDavidson, General Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Good Evening James H and Thank You for taking a few mintues out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us - most appreciated. Your feedback is very comprehensive and makes us really proud of our efforts - Thank you. We have you will visit us soon again and wish you safe travels... More 

Los Gatos, CA
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96 reviews 96 reviews
79 hotel reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I never stay in airport hotels unless I have no choice. They are generally sterile and depressing with bad food. What a pleasant surprise I had when we checked into this stylish, comfortable and super friendly hotel. In addition to be unbelievably convenient, we actually enjoyed our stay here immensely (I have booked it again for my next trip though... More 

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AndrewDavidson, General Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Good Evening Sparky22 and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us - much appreciated. Your review is very comprehensive and the feedback is really great - Thank you. We hope it won't be too long before your next visit. Safe Journey, Regards Andrew Davidson,... More 

Vannes, France
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125 reviews 125 reviews
60 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our "go to" hotel every time we need an overnight stay in Jo'burg and have a short overnight connection. Stayed here on 2 separate occasions during our Christmas travel as a family. Easy access from the airport - just cross the walkway from the airport and the hotel is right there, doesn't get any easier than that. All... More 

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AndrewDavidson, General Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Good Morning OTBPGourmet and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us - most appreciated. We are so pleased to read that you and your family enjoyed your time with us and hope that we will have the honour of many more visits. Safe travels... More 

Gaborone, Botswana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there Jan 2015.literrally close to arrivals area which is a plus.service excellent above par.dinner and breakfast where great.really cant complain apart from the costs but you pay for what you get!

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AndrewDavidson, General Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Good Evening Kaelo and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and hope it won't be too long before your next visit. Safe journey further - regards Andrew Davidson, General Manager. More 

Fairfax, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are very well appointed. Even an umbrella could be found in the closet! The in-room coffee choices abound. Service is first rate. All in all not one complaint. The breakfast is first rate with a wide selection of breads, cheeses and fruits. Our dinner waitress was on top of everything and provided a tasting of wines to allow... More 

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AndrewDavidson, General Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Good Evening 20Bruno13 and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us - much appreciated. Your title of your feedback is exactly what we aim for - NOT the NORMAL airport experience. Thank you for your postive feedback and we hope it won't be too... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After eating at Intercontinental’s Quills restaurant a number of times while in transit I decided to splurge and spend a night at the hotel. It was so nice that I now want to stay again. The rooms are remarkably quiet and the beds are so comfortable you can’t help but have a good sleep. The bathrooms are luxurious, particularly after... More 

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Good Evening Kelstarama and Thank You so much for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us - much appreciated. We are so pleased to read that you decided to take your dining experience to the next level and check in !! and even more pleased to read... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect hotel for a short business trip. Location right next to airport was very convenient. Comfortable bed and good shower/bathroom. Nespresso in the room. Day spa/massage was very good and great value. Concierge helpful. Only issue was wi-fi was a bit patchy.

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AndrewDavidson, General Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Good Evening Swil255100 and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us. Great to see that you enjoyed your time with us and noted your internet frustrations. We do have both our complimentary and premium internet offerings at the hotel - both with very different... More 

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Address: 68.7 metres from International Arrivals Hall | O.R Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, Kempton Park 1627, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport 5*
Number of rooms: 138
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