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Protea Hotel

Johannesburg, South Africa

Protea OR Tambo is a short complimentary shuttle service from the airport and is ideal for an overnight between your connecting flights.

The hotel has 213 rooms that have a spacious contemporary feel with the standard room shaving a shower only and a first class room have both a bath and a shower but all are sound-proofed giving you the views over the airport without the noise.

The hotel has an airport theme with aviation memorabilia and packing cases dotted around the place — this includes a flight simulator where you can try your luck at landing at OR Tambo! Outside area has an inviting pool with sofas on islands and the restaurant serves simple but well cooked food.


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Tour ideas in Johannesburg

Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at Protea Hotel as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.

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    Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.

    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.

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      Johannesburg, Soweto & Apartheid Museum Tour

      The tour begins in the affluent, leafy suburb of Houghton before making its way to Hillbrow, a jarring contrast in living conditions, before arriving in downtown Johannesburg — the historical heart of Johannesburg.

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