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InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport
Ranked #1 of 26 Hotels in Kempton Park
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Reading, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
102 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“A great base for my week, treated perfectly!”
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

What can I say, everything was spot on. Great room, perfectly clean and we'll maintained. Great service throughout hotel. Gym and spa complex well equipped and spotless. Restaurant (Quills) serving a great range of high quality. Thoroughly enjoyable.

Stayed July 2014, travelled on business
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AndrewDavidson, General Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review, 21 July 2014
Good Evening SteveHH1974 and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and that we managed to leave you with so many great memories. Hope it won't be too long before your next visit. Kind Regards, Andrew Davidson, General Manager.
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2014

We stayed here twice over a ten day period on our way in and out of Johannesburg.
This hotel is literally outside the terminal and you can walk your luggage trolley to the hotel, and when you are leaving the very kind porter will wheel the trolley to the airport for you.
Rooms are very comfortable and spacious, including separate bath and shower. No impact from aircraft noise given immediate proximity to airport. By comfy beds too.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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AndrewDavidson, General Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review, 19 July 2014
Good Evening MaraK1970 and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedbback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us. Most appreciated. Yes the tripple glazing on the windows makes sure that although the hotel is only 68.7 meters from the airport terminal building - you can't hear a thing when its time to get some well deserved rest. We hope that it won't be too long before your next visit. Keep well, kind regards, Andrew Davidson, General Manager.
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Bunbury, Australia
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200 reviews
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

By far the best “airport hotel”. Stayed overnight to catch a connecting flight. The hotel was conveniently located just outside the front of the airport easily seen from the entrance of the airport. A minute's walk and you are there! No annoying shuttle buses!
Check in was quick and efficient. The room was modern and clean and was average in size. Bathroom was of a good size with a separate bath complimented by good amenities.
Bed was comfortable with nice pillows. Hotel provided a Nespresso machine and complimentary water which was much appreciated.
A bonus was the heated pool on the top floor with great views. There was a spa as well. Booked in for a massage and the therapist was gentle and well trained. The change room also had a steam room as well so it was a perfect stopover hotel to re-charge for our onward journey the next day.
We had dinner at the restaurant on the ground floor. The menu was comprehensive and the food delicious. Unfortunately it was a busy night and the food service was slow. We appreciated the fact that the Maître d’ came to apologize and kept us informed.
Check out again was seemless and the hotel porter accompanied us directly to the counter of Federal Air, our connecting flight. This was unexpected and much appreciated.
Overall one of the best overnight stay that I have experienced. Terrific staff, very professional. Don't look anywhere else! Highly recommended.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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AndrewDavidson, General Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review, 19 July 2014
Good Evening BunburyTim61 and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and that you managed to enjoy so many of our facilities. We hope it won't be too long before your next visit and look forward to welcoming your back. Kind Regards, Andrew Davidson, General Manager.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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72 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2014

though a trusted brand, for some reason I had a fear of airport hotels, being old, borderline budget and just as a stop over, however this was a complete eye opener and changed my opinion. Modern ,well built all the latest standards for safety, high quality bed and decor, great food, awesome staff, helpful and convienient

Room Tip: All rooms were good, but even better your next to the Gautrain which gets you to sandton in 12 minut...
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled on business
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AndrewDavidson, General Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review, 15 July 2014
Good Evening Peter B and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us - much appreciated. We often receive feedback from guests in that they were expecting the usual run down airport hotel - which we most definately are NOT! We take pride in our offering and service culture and want nothing more than to leave each and every guest with magical memories. We are so pleased to read that we have done so in your case and hope it won't be too long before your next visit. Keep well, kind regards, Andrew Davidson, General Manager.
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Columbus, Ohio
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2014

My wife and I stayed here one night on a layover before continuing to Botswana. It was super convenient -- just a short walk from the arrivals hall at the airport. The room was very comfortable and well appointed. For an airport hotel it was quiet, but then the airport was dead when we arrived at 19:30. There was a decent buffet breakfast.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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AndrewDavidson, General Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review, 15 July 2014
Good Evening Chi_catColumbus_Ohio and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us - most appreciated. As you have duly pointed out we are only 68.7 meters from the international arrivals hall and clearly visible. The triple glazing on the exterior of the building helps keeps all that unwanted airport noise out and allow that well deserved peaceful sleep. Thank you once again and we hope it won't be too long before your next visit. Keep well, regards Andrew Davidson, General Manager.
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Rheinberg, Germany
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36 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2014

I‘ve stayed in the InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport overnight during my flight from Lusake to Hoedspruit on June 26th 2014.

It is a perfect Airport Hotel.

Easy to reach by foot - no need to look (and wait) for shuttle busses.

Large rooms in very good condition and with everything you need - completely quiet, comfortable beds, lots of space for the luggage, a bathroom with separate shower and toilet …

The bar is a perfect place for some drinks and a late night snack.

And last but not least all the people that work there are exceptionally friendly.

Intercontinental Hotels are always a good choice and I can absolutely recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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AndrewDavidson, General Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review, 15 July 2014
Good Evening ralfcho and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us, most appreciated. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope it won't be too long before your next visit. Your feedback has been shared with the entire team and we are all sincerely appreciative. Regards, Andrew Davidson, General Manager.
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Los Angeles, California
Level 6 Contributor
131 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2014

1st class operation with best access at JNB. I little pricey, but you get what you pay for (doorman takes your bags to airline check-in). For the same money and if you have a bit more time, stay at the many 1st class hotels in Sandton, but if you need the convenience of the airport, this is the best hands down.

The restaurant "Quills" was quite good and imaginative for dinner.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled on business
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AndrewDavidson, General Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, responded to this review, 12 July 2014
Good Evening Indstrl and Thank You for taking a few minutes out of your day to post feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us - much appreciated. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope it won't be too long before your next visit. Keep well, Regards, Andrew Davidson, General Manager.
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Property: InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport
Address: Opposite Int'l Arrivals Hall | O.R Tambo International Airport, Kempton Park 1627, South Africa
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Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Kempton Park
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kempton Park
#1 Spa Hotel in Kempton Park
#2 Family Hotel in Kempton Park
#2 Business Hotel in Kempton Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££££
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport 5*
Number of rooms: 138
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport is a safe and highly convenient hotel only 68.7 metres (225-foot) walk from the International Arrivals hall at Johannesburg's O.R. Tambo International Airport and is your ideal and hassle-free stopover for onward Southern African destinations, Game Reserves, Victoria Falls & Cape Town. Perfectly located for business and a 14-minute train ride from the Sandton CBD, the hotel facilities include free unlimited Wi-Fi, Business Centre, Health Spa, complimentary gym, swimming pool and DVD library. Guests love our large showers with massage showerheads and the ample natural light flowing from the floor to ceiling windows. In-room flight information allows you to time and plan your onward journeys from the comfort of your room. Soundproofed rooms, blackout curtains, king beds and fluffy duvets ensure you enjoy a great sleep experience. Quills Restaurant, open 24 hours daily, offers contemporary African dining, indoors or on the terrace. Winner of the 2015 Best Airport Hotel in Africa Award by Skytrax World Airport Awards and refurbished in 2015, the hotel offers the most sophisticated airport accommodations on the African Continent. ... more   less 
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