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Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport Transit

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Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice and modern hotel with aviation theme. Located near the airport which made it convenient. Offers free shuttle service. Room was contemporary with cool open bathroom, but somewhat dark as it only had one small window. Good breakfast selection, nice range of food in the restaurant and a nice outdoor pool area. Be aware that it lies next to the...

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Utah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place. Clean, new or newly redecorated with an airplane theme. Very convenient to the airport, although a little tricky to get to, but not bad. $12 breakfast that we passed on. Decorated like an airport hanger. We stayed here for 7,500 Marriott points. That's a bargain. Easy on to the freeway that goes to Kruger Park.

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent the night on our way to Victory Falls. The room was clean and nice. The hotel makes spending the night in the airport easy. (no need to pass through security again when you head to your flight in the morning.) If you need to spend the night at Joburg airport, this is the place to stay. But that...

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

Dear mbrstuff Good morning and trust that you are well, thank you for taking time to communicate the valuable feedback to us. We have shared the feedback with our team and we will utilize it to better our services. We hope to have an opportunity to better your GUEST’s experience with us whenever their travels bring them back to Johannesburg....

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Convenient, but underwhelming. There are two floors of rooms. The ones on the "3rd" floor have their A/C controlled by the airport. The room was blistering and tiny with shower in the bedroom. I asked what could be done, and was moved to 4th floor where rooms are "Premium" and have their own A/C unit and a proper shower +...

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

Dear apkdesign, Thank you for taking the time to complete the Guest Satisfaction Survey in regards to your recent stay at the Protea Hotel O R Tambo Airport Transit. While we pride ourselves in giving the best GUEST service, we have unfortunately fallen short during your last stay by allocating a room not up to Protea Hotel by Marriott OR...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I stayed overnight here because our flight landed at 10pm and we had a 10am flight out the next day. It was very convenient b/c we didn't have to do passport control in the am. The place was a bit creepy - there was no one in the hotel. The room is small but we didn't care b/c it was...

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

Good morning and trust that you are well, thank you for taking time to communicate the valuable feedback to us. Please accept our sincere apologies for the discomfort and the inconvenienced caused during your past stay with us. Our policy of communicating that the hotel also has superior rooms which are slightly bigger than our standard rooms have not been...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Stayed here 1 night while in-transit to Livingstone. Very quiet and modern hotel. The rooms are typical of Marriott. The hotel is conveniently located in the terminal. You can walk to restaurants and shops located in the terminal. Please note that this is an in-transit hotel. You can't go to baggage claim from this hotel. Also, be sure to print...

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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We spent two nights here when waiting for Kruger pickup and for leaving Johannesburg for Cape Town. We had an extremly heavy thunderstorm during one of the nights which was nice to see from floor level 5, looking towards the airport. Positive: * Beds are amazing * Pickup and dropoff at airport went perfect. * Good food and wine. *...

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Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 28 December 2016

But... the room was spacious, the restaurant food (Ostrich Fillet) was amazing and the staff was beyond friendly! The view from our room was over a part of the airport,and it was really interesting to watch. It's a little noisy, being so close to the airport, but the rooms are well insulated against the noise, so we slept like babies....

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Good value hotel located INSIDE the departures area of JNB. Dont mix this Protea up with the other Protea OUTSIDE the departures terminal. Looks like quite few reviews of these two hotels are mixed up, meant for the other hotel! There are two accommodation floors in this hotel 3rd and 4th floor. For an airport hotel, it is very good...

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

Dear Mr. Doyle Good evening and trust that you are well, thank you for taking time to communicate the valuable feedback to us. We will look into the issue of our hotel name being similar to the one of our sister hotel and thank you for the great feedback about the staff professionalism, it will be shared with the staff...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Its a hotel to use overnight to catch your flight in morning. Friendly staff and OK food. Nithing exciting here. Some nice lounges and outside places to relax. Hotel is across expressway from Airport and near nothing as far as sights or places to walk. This is not a place to use as a base to see or travel Johannesburg...

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

Dear Mr Murray Good morning and trust that you are well, thank you for taking time to communicate the valuable feedback to us. Please accept our sincere apologies for the discomfort and the inconvenienced caused during your stay with us as there was nothing much for you to do, we can suggest that with your future travels should you have...

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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: £98 - £167 (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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“Ask for a room with garden/airport view as view over parking lot isn´t the nicest”
 of 5 bubbles johanm602, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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