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Alberton, South Africa
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Please update your photo and information on this location as they are very misleading. the pool was empty, and they pace is very run down. Needs a complete makeover, was charged for shuttle to airport event though it is advertised as free.

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Thank SCarusi
Los Angeles, California
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535 reviews
126 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This house is located a stones throw from the airport. The host will pick you up and drop you off at the airport or metro station. My decision to stay here was a good choice and it worked out for all the things we needed to do in and around the city. The host is super helpful and will bend... More 

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Thank Creeping_Death_LA
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

The lodge itself is perfectly located, but old-fashioned and might need some fresh updates. The living room has an old and small TV, some couches and a fireplace. When the fire is on, it is nice and warm, when the fire is out, it was pretty cold in the lodge and in the dorm. The dorm is a room with... More 

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Thank Eline F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here a few nights in and out of travelling could not of been a better place to be if your going in and out the airport. Rob gives you lifts whenever you need one not just to the airport! We also needed help booking a safari he helped us get a good safari in the Kruger for fairly cheap.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Rob was a great host. Always available to help with any concerns and answer any questions. We stayed for only 1 night and cancelled a couple nights bc the accommodation was very much a hostel and probably suited to more of a younger crowd. We decided to upgrade for our last couple nights in the country. Having said that, it... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

I recently stayed here and had a great experience. The rooms a little dated, although they are spotlessly clean. The noise from the airport wasn't an issue for me, I only heard planes twice and they didn't disturb my sleep. Rob was a great host, and came to fetch me from the airport as soon as I called, and dropped... More 

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Thank Casey C
San Francisco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

Just spent the most restful night in ages at this handy hostel. Proprietor Rob picked me up at the airport and greeted me with a warm hello and established the welcoming nature of his inn right off the bat. Location is ideal for travelers arriving late or departing Joberg early as it is situated mere minutes away. Property itself is... More 

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Thank BeachyGal1
Arusha, Tanzania
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25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We are the folks who got the knee operations which were mentioned in an earlier review. Our initially planned three night stopover in Johannesburg to visit a friend turned into a stay of many months, thanks to a bout of malaria on our first night (likely picked up in Tanzania, Zambia or Zimbabwe) and the later knee surgeries. Much of... More 

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Thank TravelinNed
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

The best thing I would like to say that it is not only very near to Tambo Airport but Mr Rob is a very caring person. He has not only picked up from Airport at 8pm but while returning he droped us to the Airport at 4.20 am. The kitchen facility is awasome. As a transit accommodation this is the... More 

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Thank Bhaskar P
Houston, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

If you are flying in and out of Johannesburg, support this small hotel which will pick you up and drop you off the next day. Free breakfast is included in this very reasonable price. The hotel is older, but nice enough. I met people who came here to have knee operations because they were much cheaper than in their home... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Shoestrings Airport Lodge

Address: Kempton Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Price Range: $17 - $29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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