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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Beautiful pool area, gym (did not examine), excellent breakfast, restaurant and bar open late. Noisy due to proximity to airport, Limited free wifi so cannot do much more than whatsapp, Bathroom not 100% private.

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Grahamstown
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I've stayed in many of the hotels at ORT but the Aviator is clearly the best in the budget category. It's good value and has really attentive staff who go out of their way to be helpful. It's a short shuttle ride to the airport but the shuttle is free and runs every 30 mins.

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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

As the title suggests, the hotel is very close to the airport and you could hear and see the planes taking off from OR Tambo, I didn't find it troublesome but others might. Staff is friendly, hotel is clean. The breakfast was very nice, also offered quite a wide variety. They have a beautiful pool, which I unfortunately didn't get...

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Very close to airport. Nothing within walking distance as the neighbourhood is not conducive to walking around. Larger Malls are a 10 minute drive away. Average amenities. Good aviation theme but the furnishings in the room are cheap and tacky. No headboard on the beds - weird lighting scheme - good shampoo soap etc and nice towels provided. Good showers...

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

well maintained place keep it up, I had a warm welcome at the reception, services were offered quickly and I very impressed. Thus am looking forward to spend another time at your premises. very much appreciated. Asante Sana

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

The Aviator Hotel is one amazing gem very close to the airport. For those needing a comfortable, value for money and no nonsense hotel to stay in that is near the airport, this is it. Set in Kempton Park, it may be a bit confusing to get here especially for those who are driving in from out of town. However,...

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Wuenheim, France
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The hotel is close to the airport, offers a free shuttle service and staff are friendly. The room was clean and comfortable and despite planes flying over not noisy at all. The menu of the restaurant is very simple and below the standard of the hotel.

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Sedgefield, South Africa
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The Aviator is an excellent hotel - we use it whenever we need to overnight in Johannesburg. The staff are outstanding. Each and every one, from the reception staff to the restaurant staff, is friendly, efficient and a pleasure to deal with. The rooms are nicely appointed, modern and very clean. Clearly a very well managed establishment. A shuttle service...

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I had a problem with the Shuttle waited an hour for a driver to pick me up on my arrival on the 2nd December 2016, Driver sent me a Please call and I didn't see it and then he left and i was waiting at the garage so my mood was destroyed and no apologies whatsoever, decided to keep quiet...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 9 December 2016

If you are looking for a quite hotel, the aviator is not a suitable choice. The area is not clean and according to me not safe. Positive we're that it's very close to the airport, the offer free wifi, airport transfers.

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Amenities

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  • 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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • 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: $75 - $126 (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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#2 Best Value Hotel in Kempton Park
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“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
“Is a bit noisy near the airport....but slept well.”
 of 5 bubbles BlueFalconRidge, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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