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The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The staff at the hotel were very helpful. The room was very nice and clean. The breakfast was also very nice. It is very convenient having an efficient shuttle going to OR Tambo airport every half an hour. Great value for money.

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Piet Retief
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is one of the most pleasurable stays we had in a very long time! Kind staff, nice food and perfect rooms! Thanks allot!! You will most certainly see us again. The shuttle service that they offer from the Airport and to Hotel and back again is great and it saves you the trouble of commuting yourself!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017

The hotel has some funky innovative decor, however it is not well maintained. Staff are not consistent in service delivery, some will be ultra friendly and helpful, some do not even give eye contact. Our room was small, which is fine for an airport hotel, the decor was different but it was not well maintained. The tap was loose and...

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theaviatorORTambo, Public Relations Manager at The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo, responded to this review

Hi there! Thanks for choosing The Aviator. I'm glad you liked our decor, and must thank you for bringing a problem to our attention. I have taken this up with maintenance. I have also noted your comment about our staff. We have become quite well known for our friendly staff, and I think the issue you experienced is due to...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We reached the Aviator OR Tambo after a long day of travel and delayed flights. We were promptly picked up by the free airport shuttle. Check in was smooth and the kitchen which had closed, offered to fix up a quick meal for us as we had not had dinner en route. The room was very comfortable, and we also...

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Meyerton
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I can recommend this hotel for staying over night. service and cleanliness excellent staff very lovely staff. the price for a room excellent. I will book at this hotel again and will recommend it for all my friends. thank you for a lovely stay.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stayed for one night. Good hotel, close to airport. Bed was very comfortable. Good breakfast. The receptionist was not friendly, no smile, no welcome. That was a put off as soon as we got there. Otherwise enjoyed my stay.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Clean, basic and affordable. Lovely staff. Good breaky But no little extras. We'd hoped to get a discount on.....leaving 2 bags whilst we went away for 3 nights, and choosing to return to their hotel for a second night.....but this wasn't the case

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Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Stayed overnight in a family room with our party of four. We all felt very comfortable in the room; just the right size for us. The hotel, overall, exuded a degree of class well beyond the money we paid. Breakfast (included) was decent; enough choices to suit anyone's palate. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Rooms very poor. Breakfast was ok. Try to avoid this hotel. They act not reliable and on the airport are better hotels, may be something more expensive but always better than this one. So take care of this warning!

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theaviatorORTambo, Public Relations Manager at The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo, responded to this review

Hi Willy So sorry to hear you didn't have a good experience. We have been overbooked for a while so we've had to book some of our guests into other hotels, which we absolutely hate doing. Could you perhaps give us a bit more information? We also usually get compliments about our breakfast and our friendly staff, so if your...

Rotterdam
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We stayd one night before traveling to the Krugerpark. The hotel is good and close to the airport. We didn't do anything else because we arrived late and leven the hotel early to pick up the rental to drive to the Krugerpark and the panorama route.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Featuring a free airport shuttle to OR Tambo International Airport (4 km), The Aviator offers stylish rooms with a satellite TV. Hotel facilities include outdoor pool and restaurant with terrace. All air-conditioned rooms at the Life Hotels. The Aviator come with a private bathroom and have a tea/coffee maker. Guests may make use of the safety deposit box at reception. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo

Address: Corner of Kempton and Bosch Street, Kempton Park 1620, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Price Range: RM266 - RM465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo South Africa/Kempton Park
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Kempton Park
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“even rooms are probably quieter; odd rooms look out over the airport & motorway”
 of 5 bubbles 438simonc, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an East facing room.”
 of 5 bubbles IanL820, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The "family room" is actually 2 separate rooms, (each w/toilet & shower.), connected by a door which locks from both sides.”
 of 5 bubbles PastorRiggen, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pool facing is nicer as the other side faces a dodgy suburb.”
 of 5 bubbles 112nishalp, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the pool, next to the reception”
 of 5 bubbles tebellop2015, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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