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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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  • Location
    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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Chester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you have time to be able to enjoy a most relaxing afternoon tea the Intercontinental provides an absolutely superb array of perfectly presented and delicious sandwiches, warm tartlets and cakes of the highest standard at a very reasonable price for what amounts to be a meal in iteself. Highly recommended and Trevor Boyd the executive chef really sets the... More 

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

Good Evening SimonM84 and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent High Tea experience with us. We only recently launched our new High Tea offering and we are so pleased to read that you enjoyed it. We hope you will be back for more. All the best,... More 

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69 reviews 69 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was on a business trip and had to overnight in Johannesburg SA so I stayed at the airport location. It was perfect easy to find just across from where international arrivals depart the airport. The room was larger than I expected for an airport hotel and very quiet. I had free internet access and ordered room service for my... More 

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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 - much appreciated. We are so pleased to read that you found our hotel perfectly suited to your needs and that we managed to leave you with so many wonderful memories. All... More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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207 reviews 207 reviews
62 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to a flight delay, we found ourselves 'homeless' for a day in JNB. Preferring a change from City Lodge we tried the InterContinental. Very nice hotel, great room and absolutely excellent service from Lindo on reception. He checked us in, did what he could on the rate, included wi-fi and at a reasonable extra cost the ability to extend... More 

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

Good Evening CurtisG and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent unplanned stay with us. I have passed on your feedback to Lindo and he is very appreciative - Thank You for recognizing him. With regards to the restaurant feedback - we look forward to inviting you... More 

UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like many we chose this hotel for convenience - it is such a bonus it is such a good hotel. We were permitted to check in just after 11.00 (requested but not guaranteed), and the rooms are large, beds comfortable and restaurant very good. The porter walked with us to the car rental desk and waited while we completed paperwork... More 

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

Good Afternoon Suzmay 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 hope it won't be too long before your next visit. Keep well and safe journey onwards.... More 

Sydney
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80 reviews 80 reviews
27 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel because we would have a long drive and then have to get up early for a flight the next day. We were not disappointed by the choice. First class check-in. Nice room. Excellent room service. Good food. Just a walk across the road to the airport terminal in the morning. Not cheap but perfect for what... More 

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

Good Evening adshare 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 found our hotel and services to your liking and hope that it won't be too long before your next visit. Keep well... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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71 reviews 71 reviews
41 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at a number of airport hotels over the years and The Intercontinental Johannesburg OR Tambo is without a doubt my favorite. It is the perfect place to recharge, expecially if you are connecting through to a fight to one of the many game reserves in the northern part of South Africa. The hotel is part of the... More 

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

Good Evening BigBrion and Thank You for taking some time out of your day to post such a comprehensive review on Trip Advisor - really appreciated. Its great to read such a thorough review and know that we left you with so many wonderful memories. Thank You for the feedback once again, we will share with the team and hope... More 

Hermanus, South Africa
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181 reviews 181 reviews
59 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always stay at this hotel when passing through Johannesburg because of its very convenient location within yards of the airport terminals. The rooms are nicely appointed as well as comfortable and we have found the service in general to be good with the front desk in particular being excellent. We will no doubt return!

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

Good Evening AGEDNOMAD and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us. Its great to read that you are one of our regulars and we Thank You for your continued patronage. Thank you also for the positive staff / service feedback - really appreciated. Keep... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We needed to stay over in Johannesburg one night and did not want to leave the airport. Although extremely expensive, this hotel did not dissapoint. Checkin was seamless and the rooms were spotless, not extremely large, but plush and well appointed with very comfortable beds, a great shower and luxurious towels. The staff were attentive and friendly at all stages.... More 

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

Good Afternoon barbsk290959 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 please to read that you enjoyed your time with us and found all our facilities to your satisfaction. I hope it won't be too long... More 

CANBERRA ACT
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58 reviews 58 reviews
47 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a fourteen hour flight what a relief to stagger off the plane and cross the street to register at the Intercontinental. A great airport hotel with large, well appointed rooms and a welcoming environment from the moment you are seen hauling your bags towards the hotel. When transiting a strange airport it is also comforting to have a hotel... More 

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Good Evening NOVO1 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 we apologize sincerely for the water in the back of the coffee machine. That is defiantely NOT our standard... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
32 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having traveled all over Africa on business and having stayed at the InterCon at Joburg Airport numerous times now, I can truly say that this is the most consistent 5-star hotel I have encountered anywhere on the continent. You truly feel you could be in a 5-star in New York, Tokyo or London. Rooms are modern, with all creature comforts... More 

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

Good Evening I_am_a_Washingtonian 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 feedback is extremely detailed - Thank You and we hope it won't be too long before your next visit. Safe travels further, Regards, Andrew Davidson, General Manager. More 

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