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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
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Libreville
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Special commendation to SONYA and her team. This hotel is just a walking distance from both the Arrival and Departure points of the Airport. Check-in time for my flight was 6:00 AM, I checked-out from the hotel, went and completed flight check-in, then returned to the hotel to take my breakfast. Les repas sont très délicieux et le personnel bien... More 

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
75 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Another example of how it should be done. The room was large, the bathroom huge with both bath and separate shower. Wonderful bed and excellent work area. Hotel pickup isn't required as the hotel is two minutes walk from the airport arrivals. Wonderful food and the staff are a joy to deal with. It's quite a trip into Johannesburg as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thank you Interconti for a what is normally an unpleasant experience - airport hotels. But an absolute pleasure... Almost sorry to leave. The staff from reservations to concierge & restaurant couldn't be more attentive & helpful. Well done, as I know it's VERY hard to always here it right.

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

Good Evening Sarah H 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 we managed to leave you with some great memories. All the best for the week... More 

Vancouver
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108 reviews 108 reviews
44 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was our second time staying here and we chose it for convenience between flights. It's the nicest airport hotel I have stayed in. Not only is it so convenient (just steps out of the airport) but it's also really nice with good service and really good food in the restaurant downstairs. The rooms are nice and modern with a... More 

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

Good Evening hOlymOly 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. Keep well and safe journey further - all the... More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a lovely luxury hotel at the airport, if you need to stay at the airport rather than go into town. Whether you stay there or not, the restaurant is excellent. I have stayed here many times and I am always amazed at the quality of the restaurant, at least for dinner. The "Nicoise Salad" is nothing like any nicoise... More 

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

Good Afternoon Eliz B 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. It's great to read your feedback regarding our Quills Restaurant and I know that Chef Trevor will look forward to your next trip, so that he can share with... More 

Los Angeles, CA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an overnight layover at JNB and paying a little extra to stay at the Intercontinental was an excellent decision. The hotel is located right across the street from the baggage claim area within the airport complex itself. Luggage porters from the airport helped us take our luggage directly to the hotel. From there the hotel staff took what... More 

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

Good Evening Calif0rnia_traveller 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 managed to leave you with so many great memories. It really gives us a little extra bounce in... More 

Byron Bay, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travelled alone to S Africa to meet some friends who were flying in the next day. I had been warned against going into the city alone (as a woman) I decided to stay at the airport overnight as I was joining my friends and flying out the next morning. I had never been to Joburg before and was a... More 

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

Good Afternoon alisummers1 and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post such a comprehensive review regarding our hotel. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and we were able to turn a little bit of a dubios trip into such a enjoyable one. We hope it won't be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been staying at the IC OR TAMBO for the past nine years and each time I visit, I am delighted to find another reason to come back. Service is always above expectation with a professional and dynamic team. Being a frequent traveller, I am extremely appreciative of the level of service found here. I definitely recommend this hotel... More 

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

Good Evening Sharone T and Thank Yout for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us and your high tea experience - much apprecated. You are one of our regular visitors and we sincerely appreciate your patronage. Safe journey where ever you are right now and looking forward... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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