Airport Hotels
Airport Hotels



12 February 2007

There are many places to stay in Joburg, from five star hotels, to budget accommodation and everything in-between. Take your pick.

JOHANNESBURG offers a wide range of options to suit all pockets and requirements, ranging from the super luxury to the standard en suite room.

Proximity to the airport is often an important factor and most are within easy access to a freeway running to the airport. There are nine hotels located at or very near to OR Tambo International Airport that are particularly well suited to the business traveller.

Other hotels are listed according to their location from the city centre - north, south, east, west of the city. We also list B&B's for a more personal taste of local hospitality, and a few budget options for backpackers.

The area code for Johannesburg is 011 within South Africa, and +27-11 for international callers.​

Airport Hotels


Airport Lodge Guest House
Koppie Road 6-123, Pomona, Kempton Park
Tel: +27 (0)11 979 2365
Fax: +27 (0)11 9792871
Mobile: +27 (0)82 851 7232 
Airport Lodge Guest House is situated on five-acre plot, with 1,5 acres of the plot available for the guesthouse - gardens, parking, lapa and guest rooms. There are 24 rooms in total and large groups can easily be accommodated. There are eight large rooms that can be adapted tothree-bedded rooms for groups wanting to share.



InterContinental Johannesburg, OR Tambo International Airport
Opposite Terminal 3
Tel: +27 (0) 11 961 5400
Fax: +27 (0) 11 961 5401
This 138-room luxury hotel is the only one situated at OR Tambo International Airport, and is just 50 metres from arrivals and departures. Recently refurbished, the hotel offers a quick check-in, free unlimited wireless Internet access, soundproof rooms and no traffic jams! All luxury five-star hotel services are available.



Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre
Viewpoint Street, Bartlett, Boksburg
Tel:+27 (0) 11 897 0000
Fax: +27 (0) 11 897 0001
Situated seven kilometres from OR Tambo International Airport, Birchwood Hotel has 665 well-appointed rooms, with satellite TV, air-conditioning and wall safe.



City Lodge - Isando
4 Sandvale Road, Isando
Tel: +27 (0) 11 392 1750
Fax: +27 (0) 11 392 2644 
Email:  or
City Lodge is situated close to the R24 airport freeway and is a five-minute drive to the airport; it is also easily accessible from all the main highways. A shuttle bus service is available for the short 10-minute trip to and from OR Tambo International Airport. Across the road there is Isando Junction, with a variety of restaurants. A mini gym, pool and meeting room are also available at the hotel.



Garden Court OR Tambo International Airport
2 Hulley Road, Isando Ext 3
Tel: +27 (0) 11 392 1062
Fax: +27 (0) 11 974 8097
Hotel group web: 
The hotel is three kilometres from the airport and is easily accessible via shuttle service. The city centre is about 16 kilometres away. It has 253 rooms with coffee and tea makers, air conditioning, remote control TV with cable channel M-NET and AM/FM radio; concierge, copying and fax services are provided. Secure parking is available at a daily rate. Hotel shuttle and taxis are available.



Glendower View Guest House
97 Edward Drive, Dowerglen, Edenvale
Tel: +27 (0)11 453 6644
Fax: +27 (0)86 505 5008
Mobile: +27 (0)83 754 9435
Located in a secure quiet residential area, overlooking the 13th hole of the Glendower Golf Course, this 4-star guest house offers a tranquil and comfortable stay in one of 10 luxury non-smoking rooms. It is close to all major highways, shopping centres, entertainment venues and places of cultural interest and only 10km from OR Tambo International Airport.



Road Lodge - Germiston
Kruin Street, off Herman Road, Harmelia Ext 2, Germiston 
Tel: +27 (0) 11 392 2268 / +27 (0) 11 827 1550
Fax: +27 (0) 11 392 4820
Set close to the R24 airport freeway in a pretty garden, the hotel is easily accessible to all the main feeder motorways for the northern, eastern, western and central suburbs. A shuttle bus service is available for the 10-minute trip to and from OR Tambo International Airport.



Seb'z Accommodations
15 Bosch Avenue, Kempton Park
Tel: +27 (0) 11 394 9173
Fax: +27 (0) 86 538 8024
Seb'z Accommodation, situated five minutes from OR Tambo International Airport, offers relaxed, secure lodging in a home environment. Seb'z provides premier executive en-suite rooms, executive en-suite and standard rooms in a 3-star graded guesthouse. 



Senator Hotel, Emperor Hotel, at Emperors Palace - Kempton Park
64 Jones Road, Kempton Park
Tel: +27 (0) 11 928 1000
Fax: +27 (0) 11 928 1201
There are two hotels at the Emperors Palace complex. The Emperor Hotel is a five-star hotel with 196 rooms; the Senator Hotel is a three-star hotel with 80 rooms. The hotels are a five-minute drive from OR Tambo International Airport, and a 20-minute drive from Eastgate Shopping Mall. A shuttle service is available.



Southern Sun OR Tambo International
Jones Road, Kempton Park
Tel: +27 (0) 11 975 1121
Fax: +27 (0) 11 975 5846
The hotel is 500 metres from the airport and specialises in catering for business travellers. Shops, cinemas and banks are a short distance away and sporting activities can be arranged. The city centre is approximately 22 kilometres away. It offers 366 bedrooms, comprising of standard, deluxe and superior rooms and executive suites. Tea/coffee making facilities, satellite television, air-conditioning, wireless internet access, gift shop, Bernoullis Restaurant and Wine Bar, beauty salon and in-house gymnasium are available. Among the services provided are dry cleaning and laundry, secretarial and business services. Secure parking is available at a daily rate. Free shuttle service available between the airport and the hotel every 15 minutes, 24-hours a day.



The Don - Isando
6 Electron Avenue, Isando
Tel: +27 (0) 11 392 6082 
Fax: +27 (0) 11 807 6154 / 086 678 7734
Central reservations: +27 (0) 11 807 5227 /080-011-5446/5228
The hotel is five minutes from OR Tambo International Airport. It has 88 en-suite bedrooms and offers a restaurant, bar, swimming pool and conference rooms. Shopping areas like Eastgate and the East Rand Mall are15 minutes away.




Valverde Country Hotel
Beyers Naude ext, 71 Elandsdrift
Tel: +27 (0) 72 587 0361/2
Fax: +27 86 666 5900
Valverde Hotel is only 10 minutes from Lanseria International Airport. It ideal for day conferences, company breakaways and international and business travellers.