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The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Stayed at this hotel on business for two night. Arrived the on a Wednesday eve at extremely tired. Were received friendly. However, my friendly welcome quickly turned into frustration when I was offered a "light lunch" menu instead of decent dinner. Fortunately, a buffet dinner was available the second night.Staff are very friendly and really go out if their way...

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Kempton Park
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Aviator twice. The staff are very friendly and efficient. You feel welcome upon arrival and assisted when it is needed. At dinner the chef made an excellent sirloin steak that tasted amazing! Thank-you!

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.Madrid
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

they charged me twice the amount of 682,50 ZAR, the firt time the 23 Dec 2016 and the second time when I arrived at the hotel the 23 Feb 2017. I am complaining about that because that is a big problem.

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Sorry about that! Our operations manager is investigating and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I felt check-in at reception could have been better, the family room was spacious, clean, main amenities in place, very friendly staff especially the porter, kitchen staff and shuttle drivers, very attractive breakfast spread with loads of choices, overall facilities in very good condition. Great location from the airport so you know you are under 10mins from a possible...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved your rain shower and generous delicious full English breakfast!! Shuttle service very vital especially when one is travelling alone at night as a woman in Jhb! THANK you so much. Langomuso. Will be back for sure😊👍

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for if you have to stay a night close to the airport - the area it is located in, is not that safe - feels very dodgy when driving to and from the hotel. On the flip side it is 5 mins driving from the airport and there is a 24 hour shuttle! Great convenience.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Will definately stop here again before our onward travel. Staff was amazing, rooms are comfortable and the price is affordable. With a family of 4, getting a double room was great and the shuttle service every 30 mins took a lot of stress away

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Santa Clarita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My room was clean, quiet and roomy. The bed was comfortable. I really enjoy the buffet breakfast, and the shuttle worked very well. I have stayed here a number of times, and hope to return again. That should say it all.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff very noisy in the morning Building renovations a problem hammering early in the morning Do little bit more about the decor of the restaurant Loved the complimentary shuttle Staff at reception, drivers, security very friendly and helpful

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked the quirkiness - Aviation themed throughout, right up to a row of pilots hats hanging on the wall. I struggled to rate this hotel because it has many good points. The staff were generally very helpful and pleasant. Buffet breakfast was extensive and good value, ranging through cooked, cold meat & cheese, fruit salad and cereals. The evening...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Featuring a free airport shuttle to OR Tambo International Airport (4 km), The Aviator offers stylish rooms with a satellite TV. Hotel facilities include outdoor pool and restaurant with terrace. All air-conditioned rooms at the Life Hotels. The Aviator come with a private bathroom and have a tea/coffee maker. Guests may make use of the safety deposit box at reception. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo

Address: Corner of Kempton and Bosch Street, Kempton Park 1620, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Price Range: $80 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Kempton Park
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“With the airport nearby noise levels can be high. Take room on 3rd or 4th floors.”
 of 5 bubbles AndreD390, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“even rooms are probably quieter; odd rooms look out over the airport & motorway”
 of 5 bubbles 438simonc, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an East facing room.”
 of 5 bubbles IanL820, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The "family room" is actually 2 separate rooms, (each w/toilet & shower.), connected by a door which locks from both sides.”
 of 5 bubbles PastorRiggen, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pool facing is nicer as the other side faces a dodgy suburb.”
 of 5 bubbles 112nishalp, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
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