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Penrith, Australia
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Found this hotel great for stopover don't have to leave airport has a pool and excellent dining. Duty free shopping available in airport with good selection of shops. Would recommend this hotel for a stopover.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are so happy that you enjoyed the convenience of the hotel’s location. We look forward to having you stay with us again.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I stay here often when in Johannesburg for business. Service is good but more important is the position with excellent access to very good public transport. Breakfast is very good, for dinner I would recommend using one of the many restaurants at the airport .

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are so happy that you enjoyed the convenience of the hotel’s location as well as our breakfast offerings; and found our staff so helpful and friendly - key components that we pride ourselves in! We look forward to having you stay with us again

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Very average airport hotel and there are better options in the same location. Bathroom was dirty with broken towel rack and shower door. Room door didn't close properly without leaning on it. Fellow travellers had someone enter their room in the middle of the night as reception had given them the wrong keys. Food was very average. Staff were rude...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We would like to apologise for the state of your bathroom which was definitely below our high standards of service and cleanliness. We’re also disappointed that you did not think much of our food offering. We will look into these matters, as well as your comments about slow and rude staff.

Port Elizabeth
Reviewed 8 May 2016

CityLodge is an absolute lifesaver of a hotel at the OR Tambo airport. Having travelling for over 24 hours, it was exactly what I needed. Beautiful lobby and rooms, pool, gym, free wifi (that is very fast!), restaurant, delicious buffet breakfast. I will only every stay here when passing through Johannesburg, and cannot recommend it more.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 7 May 2016

If you need to overnight for a flight, the City Lodge OR Tambo is ideal: Not even 500m from the terminals, you have a quick walk, in-house restaurant and coffee-stop as well as quick access to all shops and restaurants at the airport building. Affordable. Rooms are clean and exactly what you need for a stay-over!

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Horst. We are so happy that you enjoyed the convenience of the hotel’s location. We look forward to having you stay with us again.

Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

We visited the city lodge the day before our flight. The facilities are clean and rooms were tidy. The staff was friendly. The food was also very nice at the restaurant. Would recommend this to anyone traveling on business.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Tanya. We are so happy that you enjoyed the convenience of the hotel’s location as well as our restaurant offerings; and found our staff so helpful and friendly - key components that we pride ourselves in! We look forward to having you stay with us again.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Once you find this economical hotel it is a welcome break from a long flight. You don't have to go outside to find it but it's not very well sign posted. The trick is to catch the elevator up one level when you come out of arrivals. I then got confused and was helped by a lovely woman at an...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Graeme, and we are so glad that you had a great stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Surrey Hills, Australia
Reviewed 2 May 2016

City Lodge's appealis that it's part of the airport and easy to find. Rooms are nothing special but they have everything you need. Staff are helpful and the restaurant provides good food, service quickly.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we are so glad that you had a great stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Zeist, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo Airport is a very convenient but still affordable hotel for those who need a one night stay at the airport, either because of late arrival (KLM, Emirates) or because of early departure (flights to Namibia, Botswana, Hoedspruit). The rooms are spacious, tea and coffee facilities. One can sit outside in a patio if weather...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Geert. We are glad that you enjoyed our facilities. We look forward to having you stay with us again!

Nijmegen, Netherlands
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Typical airport hotel with guests arriving and departing all the time. Walking distance from arrival terminal and close to car rental companies. Still quite a walk with luggage. Slow checkin late night. Restaurant closed relatively early in particular when arriving late night. Rooms/ beds OK. Good for travelers arriving late and having a connecting flight early morning. Otherwise would prefer...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at City Lodge Hotel OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We apologise for the inconveniences that you experienced at our hotel and have noted this feedback for areas to improve on. We look forward to having you stay with us again!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Based at Africa’s busiest airport, City Lodge at OR Tambo Airport will provide business and leisure travellers with “home away from home” accommodation that is ideal for those commuting to and from Johannesburg and perfect for those who require immediate access to the airport. OR Tambo Airport offers a number of services from banking to a wide range of retailers, so whether it’s a good book or a scrumptious meal, the airport’s facilities have everything you need. The hotel boasts boardroom and conference facilities, a fitness room as well as a deck with a pool and a large commercial area with a coffee shop. Rooms • Spacious air-conditioned room with queen or twin beds • Flat screen Television (MNet and DSTV) – Satellite channels offering exciting sport, breaking news and great movies. • En-Suite Bathroom with bath and separate shower. • Tea and coffee making facilities • Wireless Internet Access available in all rooms • Electronic safe large enough to accommodate a laptop • Desk with great lighting and plugs for easy connectivity • Telephone Breakfast: At City Lodge our breakfasts are legendary. Choose between a scrumptious Full English or Continental breakfast (buffet style) in the hotel’s spacious breakfast area. Coffee Shop: City Lodge at OR Tambo Airport will have a coffee shop offering guests a comprehensive menu with hot and cold food choices ranging from salads, to wraps, to tremazzinis all the way to hearty soups. Bar: The hotel boasts a comfortable bar to enjoy the evening or wait for your next flight. Facilities • Boardroom Facilities – Roadlodge, our 8 Seater Meeting Room and Townlodge, our 12 seater Boardroom - includes flat screen television with laptop connectivity and wireless internet access. • Conference Facility – Courtyard A, seats 22 people. Courtyard B seats 24 people, combined with the option to be shared to create one room – seats up to 46 people. • Safe and secure underground parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Lodge Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Address: Above Multi-Storey Parkade 2, Level 5 | OR Tambo International Airport, Kempton Park 1620, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Price Range: $157 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Lodge Hotel OR Tambo Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 303
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Also Known As:
City Lodge Or Tambo Airport Hotel Kempton Park
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#3 Spa Hotel in Kempton Park
#6 Business Hotel in Kempton Park
#6 Family Hotel in Kempton Park
#7 Romantic Hotel in Kempton Park
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“Don't bother to book a room with a view. Those facing onto the internal courtyards are quiet and adequate at an airport setting”
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“Ask for rooms overlooking the Airport where you see Aeroplanes embark and disembark.”
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