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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 14 March 2016

I had to get into this hotel after I had some passport problems and was not able to get into Johannesburg. Since I was staying overnight at the airport, I decided to try to get a room at the hotel through front desk. When I asked the rate, Olga mentioned it was USD 189 per night. Thinking the price was...

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PH-Transit, Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport Transit, responded to this review

Good Day Leandro, We endeavor to give the best service and guest satisfaction at all times and therefore we would like to extend our sincere apologies for your experience at our property. Kindly note that Management has taken necessary steps with the relevant parties involved. Your feedback is most valued. Kind Regards Shelley Ratering

Scituate, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 March 2016

I had the pleasure of staying at this hotel twice. Protea hotel has such a fun/swanky atmosphere you can't help but have a great time. The rooms are very spacious and have such a cool modern vibe. We also had a wonderful time in the bar/restaurant area and met so many lovely people. If I was ever coming back to...

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Groningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Arrival at JNB Tambo airport and stayed one night at this hotel. Same as last year. If you are here for the first time you need to find the shuttle bus. When you arrive in JNB, after customs and luggage, please walk straight ahead . Go out the airport, pass the intercontinental hotel at the left side and you will...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 2 March 2016

After missing my connection due to the late takeoff from Washington, I was grateful to have a place to retire for the night. Staff at front desk were friendly and helpful. I can only describe the room as being dark, cold, (couldn't get the fan to shut off), and simple. Wifi is offered but no one from my party, including...

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PH-Transit, Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport Transit, responded to this review

Good Day Angel, Your feedback is most valued. Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We apologies for the network connection experienced by yourself and your party. Please note that this has been addressed with our IT support team. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Shelley Ratering

Vadodara, India
Reviewed 28 February 2016

In Brief Good Comfort - Quiet. Excellent bed with fine linen. Spacious room. Location - Departure side. Wifi - fast Bad - Management - The staff struggle to pay attention to issues. Maintenance - Issues. Leaking bath Hygiene - Room was not very well cleaned with some minor marks from previous guests. Towels - Poor quality. I stayed for one...

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Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Vancouver has a great airport but needs something like this air side. So convenient to step off your flight and 15 minutes later you can be in bed! Nice clean room and big! Staff are friendly but the reception guy was obviously sick with the flu. Really annoyed me...who wants to get sick when arriving in a foreign continent? Loved...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2016

stayed at this hotel after flying in from Melbourne, just overnight before travelling on to Cape Town next morning. Shuttle was great advantage with helpful driver. Room was excellent, bed very comfortable with top quality fresh crisp linen and good shower facility. After long flight it was heaven to sink into the pillows! Room service was good fast service its...

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George, South Africa
Reviewed 22 February 2016

I was flying from George (Western Cape) to Toullouse (France), my flight from OR Thambo was delayed and to avoid a 9 hour wait my son booked and paid for a room for me so I could take a shower and relax while waiting. I am so embarrassed if this is what visitors are subjected to. The reception staff are...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Best part of this hotel is that it is within the terminal so you don't need to enter the country. But remember you will not be able to collect any of your checked luggage. Ok if all you want is a bed for a short layover. Rooms are modern but small. Room has curtains which hide a brick wall rather...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Was checked in at this hotel due to a delayed flight, didn't get to spend much time there but I wish I could of stayed longer. Its a beautiful hotel with kind or an aeroplane feel to it. The rooms are amazing, they very spacious, and clean. They modern and very practical as well. The bar is a bit pricey...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PROTEA HOTEL TRANSIT O.R. TAMBO AIRPORT IS EXCLUSIVELY FOR GUESTS IN INTERNATIONAL TRANSIT. Protea Hotel Transit O.R. Tambo Airport - A Classical African Experience for transient travellers. The Protea Hotel Transit O.R. Tambo Airport, situated behind Immigrations inside international departures at OR Tambo International Airport, offers a welcome opportunity for transient travellers to rejuvenate between international flights. As the only hotel in this location, we offer the utmost convenience to all international travellers in transit – catering to your specific needs. Be it a refreshing shower or a quick nap on our comfortable beds before you board your next long flight; Protea Hotel Transit O.R. Tambo Airport is the perfect choice for you! The classic and modern Protea Hotel Transit O.R. Tambo Airport ensures that you receive fast, efficient and friendly service, from express check in to check out. Our location also offers you the opportunity to roam the wide selection of retail shops and restaurants should you have the time. We have taken every measure to ensure that your stay with us is as convenient and enjoyable as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport Transit

Address: Terminal A, O.R. Tambo International Airport | exclusively for guests in International Transit, Kempton Park 1627, South Africa (Formerly Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport Transit)
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Price Range: $146 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport Transit 4*
Number of rooms: 87
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“Print your boarding passes before checking into the hotel to avoid going through security 2 times.”
 of 5 bubbles 301marka, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you are an extremely light sleeper, ask for a room facing away from the airport.”
 of 5 bubbles , 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Good value hotel located INSIDE departures area of JNB. Dont mix this Protea up with the other Protea OUTSIDE the departures terminal”
 of 5 bubbles roryjdoyle, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Protea Transit Hotel rooms are inside the airport security area and the staff is extremely helpful.”
 of 5 bubbles vic970, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are small. I am platinum member & my room was automatically upgraded. Nice, large, spacious with every amenity needed.”
 of 5 bubbles S6779KRsandys, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
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