The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo International Airport

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Terrace/patio

Overview of The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo International Airport

The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo International Airport

3.0 star property

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Map
Corner of Bosch Street and Kempton Road, Kempton Park, Gauteng, 1416

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationFestival Mall4 min drive
  • Popular LocationInternational Terminal Duty Free Mall5 min drive
  • AirportJohannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.)7 min drive
  • Popular LocationKempton Park Golf Club8 min drive

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About this area

Kempton Park

Located in Kempton Park, The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo International Airport is in the business district and near the airport. Kempton Park Golf Club and Modderfontein Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Festival Mall and International Terminal Duty Free Mall. Travelling with kids? Consider Wild Waters - Boksburg, or check out an event or a game at Wanderers Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

What's nearby

  • Festival Mall - 4 min drive
  • International Terminal Duty Free Mall - 5 min drive
  • Kempton Park Golf Club - 8 min drive
  • Emperors Palace Casino - 12 min drive
  • Wild Waters - Boksburg - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Rhodesfield Station - 5 min drive
  • Johannesburg Park Station - 21 min drive
  • Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) - 7 min drive

Restaurants

  • Jose's Taverna And Oyster Bar - 4 min drive
  • Piece a pizza - 4 min drive
  • Mugg & Bean - 4 min drive
  • Slow Lounge - 5 min drive
  • DROS - 5 min drive

About this property

The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo International Airport

Family-friendly hotel with free airport shuttle and bars/lounges
Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and 2 bars/lounges. Free WiFi in public areas is provided, as well as free self parking, a free airport shuttle and a free manager's reception. Additionally, a fitness centre, a 24-hour business centre and a conference centre are on-site.
The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo International Airport offers 120 air-conditioned accommodations with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Memory foam beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium digital channels. Accommodation at this 3-star hotel has kitchenettes with microwaves and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Hypo-allergenic bedding, an iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness centre.

Languages spoken

English, Xhosa, Zulu

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free extended parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • Free return airport shuttle from 6:00 AM to 8:30 PM
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10 AM: ZAR 205 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • The Buzz

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Mini-fridge
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (9688 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Memory-foam mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
If you are planning to arrive after 8 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR 205 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

Quality graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organisation.

Property is also known as

Aviator Hotel
Aviator Hotel OR Tambo International
The Aviator Or Tambo Airport
The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo International Airport Hotel
The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo International Airport Kempton Park

Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 278 out of 999 reviews
5 - Excellent 28%
Rating 4 - Good. 453 out of 999 reviews
4 - Good 45%
Rating 3 - Okay. 203 out of 999 reviews
3 - Okay 20%
Rating 2 - Poor. 44 out of 999 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 21 out of 999 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.0/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

3.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.7/5

Eco-friendliness

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with group
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
HOTEL BOOKED AND PAID FOR CLOSED DOWN - stranded!
THIS HOTEL CLOSED DOWN and my friend and I were stranded in Johannesburg. I am trying to reach someone at Hotels.com to assist with a refund. Will never use or recommend Hotels.com again.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
excellent hotel in Johannesburg
check in was easy and staff very friendly
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
fantastic hotel in Johannesburg
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Excellent all around!
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Staff & service
Hotel is great but the service is poor. 24 hour shuttle doesn't work. We had to find our on transportation to the hotel. I requested to leave for the airport at 4am. They assured me someone would drive us at 4:30am. The driver was late so we ended up missing our flight. I was forced to pay cash to a security guard because no one was there in the morning to process credit cards. To make matters worse, I was not given my change back from the cash I paid. The guard joked that I would find it on my visit. Poor customer service.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021