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Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We have used this lodge many times over the years and never fail to be impressed with the value and good service. When used in off peak times it is incredibly good value. The rooms are clean, well appointed and comfortable. The staff are very helpful and Johannes, the bar man, is good company during your sundown drink. Shops and...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Town Lodge Airport Johannesburg, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent review. We're really happy to hear that you enjoyed the great service at the hotel, and that you found the staff to be helpful and friendly. It's also good to hear that you enjoyed the sundowners and drinks at the restaurant. We look forward to having you stay with us again.

Reviewed 2 December 2014

Average hotel, rooms a bit tired but ok for an overnight stay before our safari. The steak house next door is superb, a must if you stay here. The location is the main drawing point for this hotel, due to its closeness to the airport.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Town Lodge Airport Johannesburg, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the convenience of the hotel's location. We hope to see you again soon.

Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2014

If you need reasonably priced lodging near O Tambo airport this is ideal....easy to find shuttle bus to and from (early morning to midnight - every half hour but after midnight hotel can arrange a taxi for you) the airport - about a 15 minute ride on a good day, nice clean rooms with safe and tea/coffee making facilities and...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Town Lodge Airport Johannesburg, responded to this review

We thank you for the positive review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you utilised our shuttle. It's also great that you enjoyed the standard of the rooms and found them to be clean and well equipped. We're also pleased you enjoyed our breakfast offerings, and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

Nothing particularly cozy but the staff is very kind and rooms are clean. Staff is really helpful Wifi is for free only for 1 hour but the location is very practical and close to the airport. Breakfast is good and generous Good restaurant in the the surrounding

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Town Lodge Airport Johannesburg, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review. We're pleased to hear that you found the staff to be helpful and that you enjoyed the convenience of the hotel's location. We're also chuffed you enjoyed the breakfast offerings. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 20 May 2014

As an overnighter between flights this is absolutely fine. I wouldn't consider this as an option for longer stays if you travel with much luggage or don’t have your own car. The rooms and bathrooms are minuscule but clean enough. The beds are comfortable, shower decent, amenities basic but adequate and black-out curtains effective. Rooms facing the garden are quiet...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Town Lodge Airport Johannesburg, responded to this review

We thank you for the review. We're glad you found the check-in process efficient, we look forward to having you stay with us again.

Namur
Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

I would never have expected to have such a service for that price. Simple but clean and nice, good breakfast and super staff! You even get a pastry when leaving and shuttle from and to the airport are super punctual. A must if you need to sleep next to airport!

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Town Lodge Airport Johannesburg, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We’re happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Some mixed feelings about this hotel. We only spent 1 night en route to Limpopo, so chose somewhere close to the airport. The staff were absolutely amazing - I can't compliment them enough. From the desk attendant to the manager, we were treated like royalty. The room however was another story. We didn't mind too much that it was small,...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Town Lodge Airport Johannesburg, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We’re happy to hear that you found our staff to be amazing. We apologize for the trouble you had with the air conditioner, steps will be taken so that something like this doesn’t happen again. We hope to see you again soon

Johannesburg
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Despite the facility of dining being closed next door, the Town Lodge, did a fine job feeding our large team and taking care of us. We stay here every year because it is a lovely home away from home! OMNI team

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Town Lodge Airport Johannesburg, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon.

Toamasina (Tamatave), Madagascar
Reviewed 4 November 2013

When I checked in on the evening of 27/10/2013 I was told I could not pay in USD, so I paid with the only Rands I had left. I waited for what seemed an eternity to be checked in, and to pay the waiting cab driver with the change. Once I got to my room (240), the lady at reception...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Town Lodge Airport Johannesburg, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us - sorry about the difficulties you experienced, we will look into this on your behalf.

Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 24 July 2013

I find the combination of quality accommodation without frills and an excellent breakfast is hard to beat. Other places may have fancier rooms but may not have as many options for breakfast. The staff are efficient and welcoming and the rooms are well maintained with everything working. My only disappointment was that the restaurant that was next door has closed...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Town Lodge Airport Johannesburg, responded to this review

Thanks for your for your comments - hope to see you again soon.

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated alongside the R24 airport freeway the hotel is easily accessible to all the main feeder motorways for the northern, eastern, western and central suburbs. A shuttle bus service is available for the short 10 minute trip to and from O.R.Tambo International Airport for a nominal fee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Town Lodge Airport Johannesburg

Address: Herman Road | Harmelia, Ext 2, Germiston 1613, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Germiston
Price Range: $96 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Town Lodge Airport Johannesburg 2*
Number of rooms: 135
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