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Protea Hotel by Marriott OR Tambo Airport

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Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

I'm on a low budget, self funded business trip to Southern Africa. I checked in to the Protea as I had an overnight in Joburg with an early morning flight so thought best to stay near the airport. Also, I could use Marriott points for my stay. What a surprise! I arrived off an overnight from London at 8 in...

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear sphumph1964 It is fantastic to receive your review. I am so happy to hear that not only did you find our Hotel to be convenient for your trip but that our STAFF had surprised you with the service they had offered you. I will be sure to relay all compliments to my TEAM for the lovely welcome you received...

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We stayed here twice for one night while transiting through O R Tambo Airport. On arrival it took some time for a frosty Reception to accept that our agents had guaranteed payment (they had, some months previously, according to them) so we had to hang around waiting for our room, not the best welcome after a long overnight flight. However,...

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear Positive-Pensioner Thank you for your review on the Hotel. I would firstly like to apologize for the delay in the service offered by our reception STAFF and we will most definitely address this with our Front Office Manager. We are extremely happy however that you had enjoyed your two overnight stays with us and we would like for all...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2015

I stayed her for one night with my new wife at the beginning of our honeymoon before flying on to Zambia. When we arrived the girls on reception looked visibly annoyed that we had showed up to inconvenience them. They were having a conversation amongst themselves and continued to do so while we stood waiting with other guests. Finally a...

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear liam Please accept my most sincere apologies for the poor experience you received whilst staying at our Hotel recently. We have a lot of honeymoon couples stay with us on a regular basis, and we take pride in ensuring that their experience with us is a memorable one, I am truly sorry to hear that yours was not. I...

Diamond Bar, California
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The best thing going for this place is its location next to the airport in Joberg. Views are of the runway across the highway. If you open your window, you can smell the meat grilling in the kitchen. Adequate for an overnight stay, and an early departure.

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear Tenighir Thank you for your review on the Hotel. We do offer all our GUESTS the convenience of our location yes as well best guest service. The views from our rooms are lovely, that of the Airbuses taking off and landing across the way at the airport. Our hotel is great for both your one night stay bookings leaving...

Ayia Napa, Cyprus
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Expensive for the teeny tiny rooms you get and can't compete with Premier Hotel on staff or quality. Shower is right in the room, might as well be in middle of the room. If your shy or with a colleague don't stay there! Spring sticking out of the bed gave me a nasty cut. No porter (must be a general...

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear Muckpup I would like to sincerely apologize for the recent experience you had at our Hotel; and that we did not live up to the same expectations that you have received from the Premier OR Tambo. The level of service and offering you had received is not the normal standard that we usually so proud of. We do have...

Berkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Hats off to the design team that put this place together....... a fun cargo aviation theme runs right through.......... Buffet breakfast/lunch/dinner but nice meals can be ordered in the bar like Thai beef salad and seared tuna salad........ Rooms not huge, but very comfortable, everything works well and staff are great, just ask if you need anything........ but its v...

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear R_and_Vix It is great to read your review and it makes me feel rather proud of the work put in to run this hotel. I agree with you on the theme and design of the hotel, very unique and fun as you say with the full aviation theme running through the hotel. I will definitely relay all compliments to...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2015

I was concerned about getting to and from the hotel, as the web site could be more informative. There is a regular shuttle from the airport, but you have to walk out of the arrivals area, across a pedestrian crossing, into another hall and wait. Check-in was efficient. The room was not large, but clean. Breakfast was good, in a...

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear LudekL Thank you for your review on the Hotel. We do offer all GUESTS the convenience of being close to the airport and having a complimentary shuttle running from 4am till 11pm to and from the airport. I am very happy to hear that you found hotel to be a rather pleasant and friendly hotel to stay in as...

Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

My husband & I spent 1 nights here on a trip to Cape Town & were pleasantly surprised. Our room was small but fully functional for a stay of 1 to 2 nights. We arranged a tour of Jo'berg through the reception desk, including transportation which was very convenient. The bar & restaurant had a good selection and breakfast was...

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear Jeanne A We are very happy to hear that we were able to assist you with your stay on the way to Cape Town. I will be sure to relay all compliments to our restaurant and kitchen TEAM for the wonderful service and variety they had offered you during your stay. I trust you had a lovely trip in...

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 October 2015

The Protea O.R. Tambo is designed with an airport/airplane theme. it si a bit hard to describe but imagine aeronautical maps as flooring, airplane tires converted to bar seating, etc. and you get the picture. Fun! But also close to the airport for a short stay during layovers, with its own free shuttle. Pleasant rooms and cordial staff. They can...

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear patsy914 It gives me great pleasure to have read your review. We are very proud of the uniqueness of our theme and services offered and I am really happy to hear that you had found it to be fun. The way you describe us is exactly how I would like for other readers to view us and I thank...

Reviewed 28 September 2015

Good place to stay over if you need to pick someone up early at the Airport and don't want to face the morning traffic around Johannesburg. The restaurant offers a very good buffet dinner. The hotel has a crisp and exciting airport theme to it putting you in a lively travel mood. The staff are friendly, warm and very efficient....

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Natalie B, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Dear johannf100 Thank you for your fantastic review on the Hotel. We do pride ourselves on offering our GUESTs best GUEST service and a convenient location. I am really happy to hear that you had enjoyed our buffet dinner and I will be sure to pass on all your compliments to the STAFF. Our theme definitely does excite one and...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Protea Hotel by Marriott OR Tambo Airport - Best Location, Ultimate Convenience. The pristine four-star Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport is set in the heart of Kempton Park, minutes from OR Tambo International Airport, South Africa's largest airport. An aviation enthusiast's paradise, the hotel is themed around an aircraft hangar. The industrial ambiance of the hotel is felt in the polished concrete floors, steel finishes, chrome lighting and top to bottom windows. Order a cocktail at the long, steel aircraft wing that is the bar, sink into a comfortable couch and relax as you watch the aero planes cruise to the landing strip. The lounge provides a peaceful setting with WiFi access where business travellers can conduct informal meetings. Time-conscious local and international business travellers can enjoy a convenient location 35 minutes from Sandton and Pretoria and is situated 800m from the Rhodesfield Gautrain Station. Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport offers complimentary shuttles to and from OR Tambo International Airport between 06h15 and 22h45 daily, as well as a shuttle to and from Rhodesfield Gautrain station on request. Whether you're stopping over or have an extended business stay ahead, Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport has it all - trendy pool area, funky bar and The Warehouse restaurant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott OR Tambo Airport

Address: Corner of York & Gladiator Streets | Rhodesfield, Kempton Park 1619, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport)
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Price Range: $121 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott OR Tambo Airport 4*
Number of rooms: 213
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#7 Luxury Hotel in Kempton Park
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“Ask for a room, not facing airport or highway.”
JAL047, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“If you want to see airport operations be sure to ask for a room facing the airport”
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  • kulula Airlines jet departing in the background. AF 280 in the foreground
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jrsee, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“Not room 125”
Stuart_Redsell, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were on the airport side of the hotel and we didn't notice any noise.”
Doris20151024, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you have to stay here, make it short and go out for dinner”
rosannes125, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
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