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Southern Sun O.R Tambo International Hotel

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Harare
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Stayed over one night as we had missed a flight out. Made the booking last minute. It is very convenient as the hotel is a stones through away from the O.R Tambo International Airport. You do need to take the hotel shuttle though, which conveniently makes pick ups at the airport every 30 minutes. The drive to the hotel is...

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Cape Town
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Smells like a hospital in the corridors, the bathrooms are disgusting (mould on shower floors and mould in the socket where you keep the soap), toilet seats are chipped, urgh!! Cleaning staff have noisy/loud conversations outside the bedrooms at an ungodly hour (6am). Oh, and the waiter at breakfast held back change from a coffee order!. The shuttle, reception and...

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Mmabatho
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Though certain portions of the hotel are old, it is kept in a neat and clean condition that you are unable to see that it is very old. The attention that you receive when you request assistance from employees of the hotel is done in a courteous manner.

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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

I arrived early in the morning from London and was checked in by the very friendly staff with no fuss nor bother, I didn't even have to ask for an early check in, and our requested twin room was all go. My son was arriving later in the day from Sydney so I had a full day by myself. I...

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Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We were only on a one night stay, in transit to Sukuza airport (Kruger NP), but we were made welcome as soon as we entered the hotel, the welcoming drink was very refreshing! The evening dinner and next morning's breakfast were well cooked and very well presented. The room itself was clean and comfortable. My wife and I have been...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

The husband stayed here for 3 nights and he has great things to say about this hotel. They were very accommodating in providing complimentary early check in after his morning flight arrival. The room was comfortable and sound proof. His only gripe was that the buffet breakfast spread was not wide, disappointing for a 5 star hotel. Other than that,...

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Friendly staff but outdated hotel! The room was pretty bad. An air conditioner that barely worked, outside the window we faced attached rusted steel structure with peeling paint, the furniture was old and tired and so was the carpet. Prime spot but there are other hotels around, so will try another hotel next time.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed September 24, 2016

This was my third stay at this establishment. As always all the staff very friendly and helpful, check in was a breeze. Room was very clean and the sheets were super soft with a selection of pillows. Soundproofing a bonus given the location. Bathroom slightly dated but does not distract from stay. Breakfast was great with service that could not...

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Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed September 21, 2016

As all my previous experiences the Hotel staff knew me by name and I felt really at home. The welcoming drink was well presented and is a plus. My whole experience was excellent and great. The only negative is that there is NO Afrikaans channel amongst the wide variety. To make KykNet (channel 144) one of the channels is just...

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Old Hickory, Tennessee
Reviewed September 19, 2016

The Southern Sun is on airport property. The hotel provides a short shuttle ride to and from the airport. Walk out the arrivals door, cross the street and walk between the Intercontinental Hotel and another building, directly into a little bus station where you will find the shuttle. It is very modern, attractive and comfortable, with lovely rooms, a decent...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Spa
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A world class International Airport Hotel 500m away from the Airport serviced by a complimentary 24 hour shuttle every 15 min and with complimentary capped Wifi. Exceptional dining both buffet and a la carte with 24 hour room service. 24 Hour bar for the thirsty traveller. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Sun O.R Tambo International Hotel

Address: Jones Road, Kempton Park 1627, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Price Range: $140 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Sun O.R Tambo International Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 366
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“Each room I have stayed has been very clean and gave me a great night sleep. Not much of a view (nor did I care) at the airport.”
 of 5 bubbles SParkerJr, 1 week ago | Read review
“I have not had any bad rooms here. I have stayed here 3 times.”
 of 5 bubbles 770steinm, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Room away from the main atrium area due to lobby noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Zebra_45678, Jan 20, 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the rooms above the Lobby, which can be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles 962stuartc, Jan 4, 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are equally good - low noise levels”
 of 5 bubbles 147jds, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
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