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InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport

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68.7 metres from International Arrivals Hall | O.R Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, Kempton Park 1627, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
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149 reviews 149 reviews
93 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent reception staff, comfortable rooms and great location continue to impress with this hotel. An excellent but somewhat expensive day room alternative right next to the terminal. Ask for quiet rooms as Somme rooms can experience noise.

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

Good Evening EKnive 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 appreciate your feedback and hope that it won't be too long before you visit our lovely hotel again. Your postive team feedback has been shared with the front of house team and... More 

Sydney
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is my third visit to this hotel and I have never found fault with it - in fact it is so good I keep coming back but tonight I dined in the quills restaurant and ordered a Caesar salad - I have never sent anything back but it was revolting. Caesar salad calls for bite size torn lettuce -... More 

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

Good Evening Susiehdy 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 then we dropped the ball with regards to your Caesar Salad. We do get it wrong some times and... More 

Terre Haute, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only detriment is slick bathroom floor.. easily remedied with mats near shower. had wheelchair room that was very easy. Hotel staff is fast, courteous, and helpful. Hotel driver took us shopping for particular furniture, and took us to a place he knew of that had everything we wanted for very reasonable prices.

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

Good Evening craig f 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 not only enjoyed our hotel, but we could also be of assistance regarding your shopping requirement. Thank you for nothing the tripple glazzed windows... More 

Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly had to stay a night in Joburg against our will. But this ended up being a breath of fresh air. Had a great stay and really enjoyed the biltong platter on welcome. Was walking distance from the airport and with our exchange rate worked out reasonably cheap. Can only say thanks to the wonderful staff.

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

Good Evening RickySpanishhh 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. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and especially the "biltong". Hope it won't be too long before your next visit - keep well,... More 

Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay here if we have one night in Johannesburg. I am not a fan of hotel chains..this is an exception. We always have a nice dinner, good wine and a very sound rest after a long trip. This location is so convenient, you just walk across the street. If you have a reservation you can store luggage another big... More 

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

Good Evening mwitul and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us. Yes, we are part of a larger chain, but we are all about personal experiences. Thank you for recognizing this, and I hope it won't be too long before your next visit. Keep... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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268 reviews 268 reviews
38 hotel reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super convenient - just walk across the street. First class accommodations with all the accoutrements to make your stay luxurious including large marble bathroom and separate shower / tub, great toiletries, an espresso/coffee machine, fresh fruit, and more in your room. Linens are excellent. Room darkening drapes are great. Noise is non-existent. And the restaurant downstairs is great. We had... More 

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

Good Evening Luv2TravelFarNWide 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. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your accommodations and the restaurant for dinner. We hope that it won't be too long before your next visit. Safe travel's... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travel agent set us up here for the second time, but this time I was with my family and grandchildren, husband died and no longer with me. I thought I would be crying with sad memories, but instead thoroughly enjoyed every moment in this hotel, about five steps up from the usual business Super 8s and upgraded Best Westerns we... More 

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

Good Evening hikeer and Thank You for taking what must have been quite a few minutes out of your day to post this wonderful review - really appreciated. I cannot being to convey our appreciation for this glowing review - we are humbled. Thank you just doesn't seem like enough. All the best for the remainder of your trip and... More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed only one night between safaris in Zimbabwe and South Africa. The hotel service was excellent and the room was wonderful and well appointed. The hotel restaurant QUILLS also had superb food and superior service. The gym and pool are on the 8th floor and is equipped with modern equipment. The only complaint was that I was specifically told... More 

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

Good Afternoon JonBinCT13 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. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and really sorry about the breakfast charge hiccup. Unfortunately I cannot trace your reservation with us using... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My flight was cancelled due to engine failure therefore spent a night at The Intercontinental at OR Tambo. The hotel is outstanding. I was welcomed at 1230 in the morning by the most pleasant and helpful man at checkin. The porter was also very helpful. The room was wonderful. Exceptionally good bed and linen. Breakfast was delicious. The hotel altogether... More 

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

Good Evening Hotels201511 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. We are so pleased to have been able to turn a "delayed flight" scenario into a memorable occasion. Hope to see you again in the not too distant future, but... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a dental conference there and the setting was superb , they provided free parking and wifi during our stay. The staff were attentive and anticipated our needs. The meals were excellent and conference facilities were world class. Comes highly recommended not to mention the central location.

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

Good Evening alphadentist and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent conference with us. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and hope we will see you for many more conferences and stay overs. All the best for the weekend ahead.... More 

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