InterContinental O.R. Tambo

InterContinental O.R. Tambo: Our full report

Rooms
138 rooms
Traveller's rating
Excellent (95%) From 4 reviews
Open
All year

The InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport is situated directly opposite the international arrivals hall (Terminal 3) at Johannesburg's O.R. Tambo International Airport, and about 12 miles from the city centre. It's a good quality accommodation, and an ideal base for an overnight stop in Johannesburg.

None of the Expert Africa team has yet visited this hotel personally, but here is what we know about it…

The InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport has 138 rooms, including 26 executive rooms and two presidential suites. They are all tastefully decorated with African textures in warm, natural colours, and comfortably furnished with king-size beds. Each room has an en-suite bathroom with a spacious shower, tea/coffee making facilities, satellite TV and wireless internet access. Soundproof windows guarantee a quiet sleep, despite the hotel's proximity to the airport.

Central facilities at the InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport include a fully equipped gymnasium on the hotel's top floor, a spa offering massages and beauty treatments, and a heated indoor pool. There's also an unstaffed business centre with five meeting rooms, and all kinds of technical equipment such as PCs, printers and copying facilities.

Dining is in The Quills Restaurant on the hotel's ground floor, serving local specialities and authentic South African cuisine, like springbok, warthog and crocodile, along with a collection of excellent local wines. The Quills also prepares breakfasts and lunches.

The InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport sounds like a perfect accommodation for an overnight stay in Johannesburg, whilst waiting for a connecting flight.

Geographics

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Directions: The Hotel is only about 70 m from Johannesburg's O.R. Tambo International Airport, directly opposite the international arrivals hall.

Accessible by: Fly-and-Transfer

Key personnel

Owner: InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport is owned by InterContinental Hotels & Resorts.

Food & drink

Usual board basis: Full Board

Food quality: The Quills Restaurant serves authentic South African cuisine and specializes in local wines and foods, such as springbok, warthog, kudu and crocodile. It is open 24 hours, and prepares breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Dining style: Individual Tables

Dining locations: Indoor Dining

Further dining info: Yes

Children

Attitude towards children: Children of all ages are welcome at the InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport.

Special activities & services: Babysitting is available on request.

Equipment: Cots are available, and there are connecting standard rooms to use as family units.

Infrastructure

Power supply: Mains Electricity

Communications: Every room has a cordless, direct dial phone with voicemail, as well as a fax.

TV & radio: There's satellite TV in every room, as well as a DVD player. The two presidential suites also have CD players and stereo sound systems.

Health & safety

Malarial protection recommended: No

Dangerous animals: Low Risk

Security measures: There's a safe for personal belonging in every room.

Extras

Disabled access: In Place

Laundry facilities: Full Laundry Service - Extra Charge

Money: The InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport has a foreign currency exchange bureau.