US$62 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 11 Sep 2015 Check-out 14 Sep 2015

Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

4 stars
View map of Corner of York & Gladiator Streets, Rhodesfield, Kempton Park, Johannesburg, 1619

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
14 reviews
Great Budget Hotel

The shuttle was on time, check in was easy with no wait, they checked us in early which was great... See full review

  • chamar
  • 29 Nov 2013
A fun hotel close to the airport. It

A fun hotel close to the airport. It should have been built the other way round so not to be near... See full review

  • Beryl
  • 26 Mar 2011
Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport features delightful accommodation, personalised service and sophisticated amenities. This hotel is an ideal place to explore local attractions in Johannesburg such as Gallery in Sandton and Afronova Gallery.
General

Protea Hotel Or Tambo Johannesburg provides 2 boardrooms and conference rooms for organising official meetings and conferences. Guests can utilise gymnasium for regular workout or relax in the heated swimming pool. Area attractions include Art Space Gallery and Chapungu Garden.
Location

Set in the heart of Kempton Park, Protea Hotel is situated just across the highway from the OR Tambo International Airport. Some of the local attractions include East Rand Mall, Lakeside Mall and East Gate Shopping Centre.

  • 3 km to the International Airport (OR Tambo)
  • 800 m to the Train Station (Rhodesfield Gautrain )
Dining

Guests at Protea Hotel in Johannesburg can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Warehouse Restaurant that serves fine fusion cuisine and delicacies. Guests can enjoy cocktails in a peaceful setting of the onsite lounge bar.
Rooms

This Johannesburg hotel boasts 213 well appointed bedrooms that come with a range of modern amenities such as cable TV, telephone, writing desk, safe, air conditioner, heating, tea maker, wireless Internet access and private bathroom.

Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport Rooms

STANDARD - ROOM
Whether youre stopping over or have an extended business stay ahead, Protea Hotel O.R Tambo Airport has everything you need and more. Time-conscious local and international business travellers will enjoy this convenient hotel 35 minutes from Sandton and Pretoria and is situated 800m from the Rhodesfield Gautrain Station. No detail has been spared to ensure that business travellers can conduct their day-to-day business efficiently and comfortably. 213 Remarkable bedrooms ranging from Business class, First Class provides a direct dial telephone, large executive work desk and a laptop size safe. The luxurious Suite should not go unnoticed as well as the universal accessible rooms equipped for the convenient movement. 500MB PER DAY /PER ROOM Executive Working Desk European & UK Adaptors Individually Controlled Air-conditioning Laptop-friendly safe LCD Flat Screen TV with 18 DSTV channels Hairdryer Tea & Coffee Making Facilities Soundproof windows

Amenities

  • Free internet in room
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Business centre
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Internet
Free internet in room
Transportation
Free airport shuttle
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Accessible parking
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
Audible emergency alarm for sight impaired guest
Wheelchair accessible elevators
Visual emergency alarm for hearing impaired guest

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Hotel Map

-26.1258 28.2334
Area served
Johannesburg
Nearby airports
O.R Tambo International Airport
Area description
Kempton Park

Nearby points of interest

  • Ellis Park Stadium: 19 km
  • Soccer City Stadium: 27.9 km

Dining

Warehouse Restaurant
Breakfast: 06:30-10:30 Lunch:12:30-14:30 Dinner:18:30-22:30 Room service: 24 hours

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Host your conference with us and we will change it from an ordinary meeting to an experience you will never forget. With the luxury of choosing between 10 different venues accommodating delegates of 2 to 300, we have the capability of hosting any type of event. Give us a try and you will not regret it! Conference Package Includes: Venue Hire Data Projector and Screen Buffet Lunch 2 x Tea/Coffee Breaks with Snacks PA System Stationery Bottled Water Sweets Flip Chart and Marker Pens

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
14:00
Check-out:
11:00

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
14 out of 14
Amenities:
3.8
Cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
3.9
Comfort:
4.1
Location:
4.4
Value:
4

79% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Uone
Business
South Africa
26 Feb 2014

The location is good but the disorganised shuttle and unhelpful staff ruin it

The hotel is close enough to airport terminals, at approximately a 5min drive. However, the shuttle stops early in the evening and is very disorganised during the day (you can wait for more than 40min after the scheduled time) so that hotel is much less convenient than the more expensive ones located in the terminals. The staff is particularly unhelpful and unfriendly. Your choice of smoking/non smoking room will not be respected and overall the service is well below Protea's standards.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
chamar
Couples
England
29 Nov 2013

Great Budget Hotel

The shuttle was on time, check in was easy with no wait, they checked us in early which was great after such a long flight. The meals in the restaurant; dinner and breakfast were good quality and value for money. The staff were helpful, polite and welcoming. Can't fault this hotel, it does what it says on the tin and was completely fit for purpose.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
ishi arusha
Couples
London UK
10 Oct 2013

Comfortable stopover

We were exhausted after a long flight and were grateful that we were so near the airport. The check in was fine but could be a bit friendlier. We had a few problems with the room which were rectified and the Joe and Martin were apologetic and helpful and offered us a complimentary treat. The staff were really lovely. The best part was the very comfortable bed. The room was very modern and not too big but we didn't mind as we were only there for a night. We had a very good breakfast which was a bit expensive but the dinner menu looked reasonable. Overall a very good stay and would definitely stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Bob Curtis
Single
London, England
27 Sep 2013

Night stop

Hotel had obviously overbooked - only room available was one for those with disabilities - 'the bed is a bit low sir' - gratefully taken as the woman next to me was being redirected to another hotel, and there were mutterings behind - Luckily I had been quickest off the bus. Courtesy bus was half hourly back to the airport - DO NOT be fooled by the proximity to the terminal, it is a long drive round. Made it onto the bus in the morning only because I was first in the queue and my suitcase had been loaded in the back, while everyone else rushed the door.. Too many people to fit in the bus. A good choice for a one night stopover, but if you have a plane to catch at a busy time you might consider booking a taxi....

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Single

Dining tip: Not Applicable

Eat in terminal before/after hotel stay - plenty of cheap outlets with good food. Breakfast not included in my rate.

Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Dudley Finbar
Couples
Canberra
20 Jul 2013

Perfect Sydney-to-Kruger overnight transfer

Following our 14-hour flight from Sydney, easy airport/hotel/airport transfer, combined with very comfortable accommodation, attractive dining options and courteous reception staff made our Protea experience the best possible start to our South African holiday.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Brissy Couple
Couples
Brisbane,Australia
25 Feb 2013

Worst hotel ever

We stayed in the O.R Tambo hotel for one night. While booking in no-one thought to mention the fact that there was no running water in the hotel. Only after discovering that there was no water, did the person at reception inform us of a burst pipe. After an 18 hour flight all a person wants is a warm shower. We should have been informed about the water situation at check-in and given the option of a refund so that we could have booked into another hotel. The following morning there was water for only an hour or so before it was gone again. We booked a room and were informed that breakfast was included, but after having some coffee and a pastry, the hotel charged our account with R310 for breakfast. This was the single worst hotel experience we have ever experiencedand will never stay at a protea hotel again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Clarita
Couples
Singapore
15 Jan 2013

Surprisingly nice, with a few glitches

Very close to the airport, although despite asking where to catch the shuttle from we still found it hard to find (it leaves from the bus station which they neglected to tell us). Hotel is surprisingly comfortable, with a nice and clean room, big comfy bed, friendly staff and good amenities. Breakfast was very good, although service a bit slow considering most people were in a hurry to get to the airport.. The big issue was room service which was awful! Waited 45 minutes for an order placed at 10.30pm which never came, chased it up and they had 'lost it'. When it finally came close to midnight it was pretty nasty too, not what you want before an early flight.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Time-saving tip: In Hotel

the shuttle bus goes from the bus station every half hour until 11pm, if you arrive after that you'll need to call them to book.

Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Single
UK
31 Oct 2012

Great Place

Free secure car parking. WiFi: Daily first 100Mb free then 100 Rand for 250Mb. Worked well. The only downside was that the hotel room doors needed to be slammed so, if your neighbour went out, the wall next to your bed shook (not too mention the noise).

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Single

Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Richard J
Business
Nairobi, Kenya
8 Oct 2012

Good but...

I could not connect to the internet and had to pay R150 for a taxi for two at 03:00 as the shuttle does not work at that time of the night

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Protea Hotel OR Tambo Airport

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Rugby Mad
Single
Melbourne
22 Jul 2012

Okay for a night

Well, it IS an airport hotel. There is nothing in the area, so you are stuck with the hotel and the on-site bar and restaurant. Watch out for the breakfast - a real rip-off! Free shuttle to and from the airport. Room was small but okay for the night. Overpriced for what you get, but it is what it is. Next time I would probably catch the Gautrain and stay in Sandton.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Single

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