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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel has some funky innovative decor, however it is not well maintained. Staff are not consistent in service delivery, some will be ultra friendly and helpful, some do not even give eye contact. Our room was small, which is fine for an airport hotel, the decor was different but it was not well maintained. The tap was loose and...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We reached the Aviator OR Tambo after a long day of travel and delayed flights. We were promptly picked up by the free airport shuttle. Check in was smooth and the kitchen which had closed, offered to fix up a quick meal for us as we had not had dinner en route. The room was very comfortable, and we also...

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Meyerton
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I can recommend this hotel for staying over night. service and cleanliness excellent staff very lovely staff. the price for a room excellent. I will book at this hotel again and will recommend it for all my friends. thank you for a lovely stay.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night. Good hotel, close to airport. Bed was very comfortable. Good breakfast. The receptionist was not friendly, no smile, no welcome. That was a put off as soon as we got there. Otherwise enjoyed my stay.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Clean, basic and affordable. Lovely staff. Good breaky But no little extras. We'd hoped to get a discount on.....leaving 2 bags whilst we went away for 3 nights, and choosing to return to their hotel for a second night.....but this wasn't the case

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Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed overnight in a family room with our party of four. We all felt very comfortable in the room; just the right size for us. The hotel, overall, exuded a degree of class well beyond the money we paid. Breakfast (included) was decent; enough choices to suit anyone's palate. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms very poor. Breakfast was ok. Try to avoid this hotel. They act not reliable and on the airport are better hotels, may be something more expensive but always better than this one. So take care of this warning!

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theaviatorORTambo, Public Relations Manager at The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo, responded to this review

Hi Willy So sorry to hear you didn't have a good experience. We have been overbooked for a while so we've had to book some of our guests into other hotels, which we absolutely hate doing. Could you perhaps give us a bit more information? We also usually get compliments about our breakfast and our friendly staff, so if your...

Rotterdam
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayd one night before traveling to the Krugerpark. The hotel is good and close to the airport. We didn't do anything else because we arrived late and leven the hotel early to pick up the rental to drive to the Krugerpark and the panorama route.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 1 week ago

I come here each year for Christmas week in order to get some peace and quiet so I can write. For me it is the perfect place to stay. The staff are very friendly, the facilities perfect and the quality of food exceptional ... fine breakfasts, and my compliments to the chef Tambeni who produces the best pizza in the...

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Pretoria
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Below average. Get what you pay for. Hotel rooms smell musty and stale. Could do with some room refreshers. Would mos definite not recommend it if you are looking for more than a bed and bath. Food in restaurant as well as service terrible. Front desk receptionist friendly and welcoming.

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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
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  • Non-Smoking 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
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • 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: $68 - $118 (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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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Pool facing is nicer as the other side faces a dodgy suburb.”
 of 5 bubbles 112nishalp, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the pool, next to the reception”
 of 5 bubbles tebellop2015, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Is a bit noisy near the airport....but slept well.”
 of 5 bubbles BlueFalconRidge, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The hotel was two wings. Choose a room in the one away from the motorway and the airport.”
 of 5 bubbles Agnes-Anselm, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“yes tipped ”
 of 5 bubbles N140GBnancyk, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
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