€78.23 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 24 Aug 2014 Check-out 25 Aug 2014

Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

4 stars
Gladiator Street, Johannesburg, 1627
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.1
out of 5
63 reviews
Outstanding place for airport stay

This was a very nice motel. Great breakfast bar. Clean rooms. For the price I don't think you can... See full review

  • gjlhome
  • 10 May 2013
Friendly staff, convenient location

Only 5 minutes from Johannesburg airport by free shuttle. Very friendly staff, clean hotel, and... See full review

  • Timbo3164
  • 1 Jul 2014
The pristine four-star Protea Hotel OR Tambo is set in the heart of Kempton Park, minutes from OR Tambo International Airport, South Africa's largest airport. Themed around an aeroplane hangar, the industrial ambiance of the Hotel is felt in the white floors, steel finishes, chrome lighting and top to bottom windows that overlook the aeroplanes as they dock and take off. Time-conscious local and international business travellers can enjoy a dedicated, complimentary shuttle service to and from OR Tambo International Airport and a convenient location 35 minutes from Sandton and Pretoria. Whether you're stopping over or have an extended business stay ahead, Protea Hotel OR Tambo has it all. GUESTS can make use of executive boardrooms, relax around the pool or in the funky bar and lounge or dine at the in-house restaurant.

Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport Rooms

STANDARD - ROOM
The 4-star Protea Hotel OR Tambo boasts 213 superbly appointed bedrooms. Elegant furnishings are complimented by luxurious carpets and cool finishes while soundproof windows ensure a peaceful stay. Adjust the lighting to your suit your mood and select heating or cooling as you require. GUESTS can enjoy first-class leisure and entertainment amenities including a flat screen television with 17 Satellite Channels.No detail has been spared to ensure that business traveler can conduct their day to day business efficiently and comfortably, and each room provides a direct dial telephone, large executive work desk and a laptop fitting room safe.

Amenities

  • Free internet in room
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Business centre
Laundry service
Meeting/banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Internet
Free internet in room
Transportation
Free airport shuttle
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Accessible parking
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
Audible emergency alarm for sight impaired guest
Wheelchair accessible elevators
Visual emergency alarm for hearing impaired guest

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Hotel Map

-26.1232 28.2325
Area served
Johannesburg
Nearby airports
OR Tambo Airport, (Air), 3.00, KM;

Nearby points of interest

  • Ellis Park Stadium: 19.1 km
  • Soccer City Stadium: 27.9 km

Dining

Warehouse Restaurant
Breakfast: 06:30-10:30 Lunch:12:30-14:30 Dinner:18:30-22:30 Room service: 24 hours

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by ebookers.ie

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Guest Reviews (63)

Ratings and reviews for Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Overall score

4.1 / 5
5.01.0
63 out of 63
Amenities:
4.1
Room cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.5
Value:
4.1

92% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Timbo3164
Business
London, UK
1 Jul 2014

Friendly staff, convenient location

Only 5 minutes from Johannesburg airport by free shuttle. Very friendly staff, clean hotel, and great view of the airport.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Holiday purpose:

Business

Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
se funciona
Business
maryland
23 Apr 2014

Great stopover with personality

Room: Good side - It was Clean, tidy, modern and comfortable. Also the functional windows are a rare treat in a hotel. Bad/odd side - The bathroom shower is open to the bedroom so there's not much privacy or control over breezes/keeping warm in the shower. Also you can hear airplanes take off so if it bothers you, seek a room away from the tarmac. Staff: Overall, the hotel staff was excellent; super friendly and helpful. Amenities: The interior foyer/bar space has character; sort of a mix of an airport hanger and a modern/industrial style brick steak house. The restaurant had tasty and fresh food, though a bit on the pricey side. The gym was a great spot to get a bit of a sweat. Fairly good facility with functional equipment (2 treadmills, 2 bikes/cardio machines, a rower) and weights. Also the outdoor space by the pool was a mini oasis just beyond the highway and airport bustle. Location: IF you want to be close to the airport for a quick and comfy overnight stay for an early flight, it's a great spot. Take advantage of the free airport shuttle. If you need to go to the airport at an odd hour they will arrange a special one for you.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
Holiday purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

For hotel shuttles: Ignore the people who want to help you with your bags when you arrive at the airport. Go straight out the main exit to the tax/transit area, taking the covered walkway across the street and continuing straight on the path that is to the left of the Intercontinental Hotel, into a small waiting space where the hotel shuttles come do pick ups.

Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ol F
Charlottesville,Va
5 Nov 2013

Enroute to safari

Though tired on arrival, we settled in quickly. The room was clean, the check in/out prompt, bar slow but nice , reasonable and food average. Small but adequate fitness center.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Lucyna
Chicago il
17 Aug 2013

Airport stay

Needed to stay overnight in Johannesburg between my flights. Hotel is right by the airport. 5 min shuttle nice and clean. Has a very nice breakfast.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Travelererer
Indianapolis, IN
5 Jul 2013

Great stopover hotel

This hotel was great! It was fairly close to the hotel. We waited about 15 minutes at the airport (near the Protea Hotel sign at the bus terminal) for the free shuttle. It was a five minute drive to the hotel. The hotel was great, clean, and a perfect place to sleep when we arrived at night in Jo-burg after 30 hours of travel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Animkii
Wisconsin
28 Jun 2013

No room!

I reserved and prepaid for my room in January. When I arrived in June, they had no room for me although they did have my reservation and payment information. In short, they sold my room even though I already paid for it. They did send me to another hotel without charge.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
gjlhome
Florida
10 May 2013

Outstanding place for airport stay

This was a very nice motel. Great breakfast bar. Clean rooms. For the price I don't think you can get any better. Best for overnight stays for airport. Not sure how well it would work for visiting Joburg.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Tom Brady Junior
Business
South America
15 Apr 2013

Met my expectations.

Very well located, clean and comfortable. The only weak points was the 62 minutes waiting for room service and free internet access is just for 100mb (which means nothing).

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Holiday purpose:

Business

Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
deep water lily
Sebastopol, Ca.
27 Mar 2013

Great over-night stay

Perfect for overnight stay when making connections at airport. Fast, efficient service. Good food available at all hours for busy travellers. Would use this hotel again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Time-saving tip: In Hotel

The buffet is fast, good & has a good variety of food

Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
tigergemm
Boston,MA
19 Mar 2013

AMAZING STAFF

Great location to the airport with a free shuttle to and from. All of the staff were pleasant and very helpful and were always smiling. Once inside the modern, comfortable hotel, I had no idea I was near the airport. The bar/lounge area was comfortable and the restaurant served delicious food and had lovely service. The outdoor area with pool and lounge was beautiful and relaxing. The room was a good size and the bed was comfortable. The bathroom had everything I needed and was very clean. Thanks to all.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: In Hotel

Eat at the hotel. The food and service are great!

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