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Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport Transit

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Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Slept one night during a transit between two flights. Hotel is situated in the terminal so no need to exit. The room was nice actually. The comfortable bed allowed a good night sleep. The service is basic but this is not really an issue in terms of what one would expect in a transit hotel. The price was a bit...

Thank Alan G
PH-Transit, Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport Transit, responded to this review

Good Day Alan Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. We appreciate your feedback regarding your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best Regards Jeanny Nyembe

Canton, Georgia
Reviewed March 20, 2016

After a long flight its easy to walk off the plane, go through customs and walk straight into your hotel. Good food, clean rooms, and secure. Marriott has recently purchased the hotels and only add to the management and operations. Great place for business and meetings. Food is so so. Mostly large buffet for most of the meals. Staff is...

Thank Mark D
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed March 14, 2016

Stayed here after getting off a flight before Safari the next morning. It served its purpose. The airline theme is pretty cool and is throughout the hotel. The gym is actually pretty good for a hotel. The "pool", if you can call it that, maybe used to be a swimming pool, but is now an algae filled pond surrounded by...

Thank Matt N
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed March 14, 2016

I had to get into this hotel after I had some passport problems and was not able to get into Johannesburg. Since I was staying overnight at the airport, I decided to try to get a room at the hotel through front desk. When I asked the rate, Olga mentioned it was USD 189 per night. Thinking the price was...

2Thank Leandro_Ang
PH-Transit, Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport Transit, responded to this review

Good Day Leandro, We endeavor to give the best service and guest satisfaction at all times and therefore we would like to extend our sincere apologies for your experience at our property. Kindly note that Management has taken necessary steps with the relevant parties involved. Your feedback is most valued. Kind Regards Shelley Ratering

Scituate, Massachusetts
Reviewed March 11, 2016

I had the pleasure of staying at this hotel twice. Protea hotel has such a fun/swanky atmosphere you can't help but have a great time. The rooms are very spacious and have such a cool modern vibe. We also had a wonderful time in the bar/restaurant area and met so many lovely people. If I was ever coming back to...

Thank Casey B
Groningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed March 6, 2016

Arrival at JNB Tambo airport and stayed one night at this hotel. Same as last year. If you are here for the first time you need to find the shuttle bus. When you arrive in JNB, after customs and luggage, please walk straight ahead . Go out the airport, pass the intercontinental hotel at the left side and you will...

1Thank Bertil P
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed March 2, 2016

After missing my connection due to the late takeoff from Washington, I was grateful to have a place to retire for the night. Staff at front desk were friendly and helpful. I can only describe the room as being dark, cold, (couldn't get the fan to shut off), and simple. Wifi is offered but no one from my party, including...

Thank Angel D
PH-Transit, Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport Transit, responded to this review

Good Day Angel, Your feedback is most valued. Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We apologies for the network connection experienced by yourself and your party. Please note that this has been addressed with our IT support team. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Shelley Ratering

Vadodara, India
Reviewed February 28, 2016

In Brief Good Comfort - Quiet. Excellent bed with fine linen. Spacious room. Location - Departure side. Wifi - fast Bad - Management - The staff struggle to pay attention to issues. Maintenance - Issues. Leaking bath Hygiene - Room was not very well cleaned with some minor marks from previous guests. Towels - Poor quality. I stayed for one...

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Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Vancouver has a great airport but needs something like this air side. So convenient to step off your flight and 15 minutes later you can be in bed! Nice clean room and big! Staff are friendly but the reception guy was obviously sick with the flu. Really annoyed me...who wants to get sick when arriving in a foreign continent? Loved...

Thank Brad S
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed February 24, 2016

stayed at this hotel after flying in from Melbourne, just overnight before travelling on to Cape Town next morning. Shuttle was great advantage with helpful driver. Room was excellent, bed very comfortable with top quality fresh crisp linen and good shower facility. After long flight it was heaven to sink into the pillows! Room service was good fast service its...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PROTEA HOTEL TRANSIT O.R. TAMBO AIRPORT IS EXCLUSIVELY FOR GUESTS IN INTERNATIONAL TRANSIT. Protea Hotel Transit O.R. Tambo Airport - A Classical African Experience for transient travellers. The Protea Hotel Transit O.R. Tambo Airport, situated behind Immigrations inside international departures at OR Tambo International Airport, offers a welcome opportunity for transient travellers to rejuvenate between international flights. As the only hotel in this location, we offer the utmost convenience to all international travellers in transit – catering to your specific needs. Be it a refreshing shower or a quick nap on our comfortable beds before you board your next long flight; Protea Hotel Transit O.R. Tambo Airport is the perfect choice for you! The classic and modern Protea Hotel Transit O.R. Tambo Airport ensures that you receive fast, efficient and friendly service, from express check in to check out. Our location also offers you the opportunity to roam the wide selection of retail shops and restaurants should you have the time. We have taken every measure to ensure that your stay with us is as convenient and enjoyable as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport Transit

Address: Terminal A, O.R. Tambo International Airport | exclusively for guests in International Transit, Kempton Park 1627, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport Transit)
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Price Range: $100 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport Transit 4*
Number of rooms: 87
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“The Protea Transit Hotel rooms are inside the airport security area and the staff is extremely helpful.”
 of 5 bubbles vic970, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are small. I am platinum member & my room was automatically upgraded. Nice, large, spacious with every amenity needed.”
 of 5 bubbles S6779KRsandys, Jul 29, 2016 | Read review
“Most all the rooms are overlooking a runway and or airport buildings. Not much to look at.”
 of 5 bubbles I759XQmarkd, Mar 20, 2016 | Read review
“There are no windows in the rooms, Staff is extremely rude!”
 of 5 bubbles Leandro_Ang, Mar 14, 2016 | Read review
“Any room will do really.”
 of 5 bubbles idaht, Feb 6, 2016 | Read review
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