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InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport

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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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.
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Property amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Restaurant
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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Contact
Opposite Int'l Arrivals Hall O.R Tambo International Airport, Kempton Park 1627 South Africa
Getting there
O.R.Tambo Intl Airport2 km
Pilansberg Airport33 km
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When we went to the Hotel it was under construction. The foyer was very nice and the porcupine quill decoration at the restaurant was very unique. The beds were poofy and the bathrooms were spacious. Rooms come with a TV. One kids channel ( Disney...More

Thank TheTravelDiary3
Response from Beauty L, Guest Relations Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo AirportResponded 2 days ago

Dear Traveler. Thank you for taking the time to post your recent stay with us on TripAdvisor.I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay in our elegantly appointed rooms that have full amenity offering in the rooms. I truly appreciate you recommending my...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

The location, the service, the large rooms all get very high marks but best of all was getting to know Cello. We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights and then came back over a week later. We were remembered and looked forward to seeing...More

Thank Lifeisgoodej
Response from Beauty L, Guest Relations Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo AirportResponded 16 October 2018

Dear Traveller. Thank you for taking the time to post your recent stay with us on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the comfort of our elegantly appointed rooms where we focused on comfort and quality and all of the offerings and...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Extremely conveniently located at the OR Tambo Airport. Rooms are spacious and comfortable - but most importantly zero noise from the Airport and planes. Service was fast, efficient and very professional. Great breakfast selection.More

Thank Barbara K
Response from SCarreira, Guest Relations Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo AirportResponded 5 days ago

Dear Barbara K Thank you for taking the time to post your recent stay with us on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay in our elegantly appointed rooms that have full amenity offering in the rooms. I truly appreciate you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mixed feelings here..... the hotel is a beautiful building, the rooms spacious and well equipped, the staff attentive and friendly. The very easy transfer bus to/from the airport was excellent and regular. Dinner and breakfast was delicious. For those travellers who may not be used...More

Thank justins600
Response from SCarreira, Guest Relations Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo AirportResponded 5 days ago

Dear justins600 Thank you for taking the time to post your recent stay with us on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay in our elegantly appointed rooms that have full amenity offering in the rooms. I am concerned that you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a guest speaker at a preplanned function last week. The audiovisuals were appalling. No one took charge from the hotel. They told me they do not keep an audiovisual technician on site after hours. This is despite it being a business hotel and...More

Thank AnneJohannesburg
Response from Beauty L, Guest Relations Manager at InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo AirportResponded 2 days ago

Dear Traveler. Thank you for taking the time to post your recent stay with us. I am highly concerned with the detail on the stay as this is not the level of service that you expect from an InterContinental and this is not the norm...More

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piegirl
18 April 2018|
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Response from BallantyneTravel | Reviewed this property |
When we were there in March, they had vegetarian and gluten free options - and were willing to accommodate. Check the restaurant website as menus are posted.
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WareBear4244
26 February 2018|
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Response from kqbj | Reviewed this property |
It can take a long time to clear customs etc at Johannesburg. The airport lounges are probably a better option with 5 hours.
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Shesmoodie
22 January 2018|
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Response from diverdoc | Reviewed this property |
You have to go through immigration to get to the hotel whether or not you collect your luggage.
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Room Tips
"All rooms are good"
RonB363
2 weeks ago
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"Join the Intercontinental Club"
jonisb
20 Sep 2018
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"Choose close to the elevators. The hallways are long."
WayneToTheMax
10 Jul 2018
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"As far as I have experienced, all the rooms are the same."
ianh65
16 May 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$298 - US$368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
South AfricaGautengGreater JohannesburgKempton Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
138
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