InterContinental O.R.Tambo

Johannesburg Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa

At a Glance

  • Just moments from the arrivals hall

  • Excellent spa to revive tired travellers

  • Enjoy a fabulous African inspired menu at Quills restaurant

  • Use the highly equipped gym overlooking the main runway

  • Keep up to date with In room flight information

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Johannesburg has a relatively mild climate, with warm, dry summers and moderate winters. Generally dry heat which makes it relatively comfortable.

The rainy season in Johannesburg begins in October and continues through April, with intermittent mild showers occurring throughout that season. Winters are very dry, generally mild with cold clear evenings and bright, sunny days with mild to warm temperatures. Snow and rain in the winter time are almost unheard of.

Travellers interested in spending time in the area during the local events and festivals which characterize the culture there will probably find that autumn is the season to head to Johannesburg.

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This is perfect if you are looking for a quick bite or drink while waiting for your flight

Get a great night sleep and enjoy a phenomenal breakfast spread before your next flight

Call us on 800-085220008 to start planning your holiday to InterContinental O.R.Tambo or take a look at our itineraries to Johannesburg and surrounds

Description

The InterContinental is ideally located for guests in transit through Johannesburg. Just walking distance from the arrivals hall at Johannesburg Airport, the comfortable 138 rooms provide luxury and convenience for a tired traveller.

The InterContinental is uniquely positioned to meet the needs of travellers requiring the ultimate in comfort and personalized service, combined with consistent world class standards.

The InterContinental offers 138 well appointed rooms and suites featuring luxurious showers with massage showerheads, comfortable king beds, blackout curtains and soundproofing to ensure a good nights sleep. Amenities include air conditioning, satellite TV, DVD player, minibar and coffee makers. Complimentary wireless internet is available throughout the hotel.

Special features for frequent travellers staying at the InterContinental at the O R Tambo International Airport include 24-hour usage, in-room flight information and a Camelot Health Spa offering a full variety of treatments and massage facilities, complemented by steam rooms and a fully equipped gymnasium to ease the stress of long distance travel.

Nearby activities include paint balling, tennis, squash, golf and shopping.

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Accommodation

The InterContinental offers 138 well appointed rooms featuring luxurious showers with massage showerheads, comfortable king beds, blackout curtains and soundproofing to ensure a good nights sleep. Amenities include air conditioning, satellite TV, DVD player, minibar and coffee makers. Complimentary wireless internet is available throughout the hotel.

Childcare

Children are welcome but there are no specific facilities. Children will love some of the local attractions such as the Buma Lake Craft Market, Gold Reef City Theme Park, the Cradle of Humankind, the De Wildt Cheetah Project and the Kruger and Pilanesberg National Parks.

Facilities

Facilities at the hotel include a swimming pool, spa, gym, bar and restaurant. Dining can also be enjoyed al fresco on the hotel's terrace.

Activities

Nearby activities include paintballing, tennis, squash, golf and shopping. Some of the local attractions include the Buma Lake Craft Market, Apartheid, Mandela and Hector Pietersen Museums, Gold Reef City Theme Park, the Cradle of Humankind, the De Wildt Cheetah Project and the Kruger and Pilanesberg National Parks.

Experiences

  • Cradle of Humankind: Sterkfontein Caves & Maropeng

    Enjoy a guided tour of Sterkfontein Caves and Maropeng, where you will learn about the precursor history of humankind.

  • F1 Car Drive in Kyalami Track

    Ever dreamt of being a race car driver? Here's your chance to experience it first-hand at the Kyalami track.

  • First Thursdays - Johannesburg

    On the first Thursday of every month explore the art galleries of Johannesburg until late. Inspired by the rich and complex culture of the city, cultural attractions open their doors and allow visitors to discover Johannesburg's unique history.

  • Johannesburg City Tour

    Gain a unique insight into a city with a fascinating history with a guided tour around Johannesburg. With a range of different tours for different areas of the city, this will give you the opportunity to see Johannesburg as few tourists get see it.

  • Johannesburg Essentials

    Enjoy a bird's eye view of Johannesburg from Carlton Centre. Cross through the Supreme Court, Anglo American's headquarters and the Constitution Hill. Time permitting, a visit to Museum Africa can be arranged.

  • Pretoria Essentials

    Highlights of the tour include Voortrekker Monument and Church Square, surrounded by Old Raadsaal, Palace of Justice and Union Buildings.

Holiday Ideas

  • South Africa & Victoria Falls for Young Families

    Cape Town, Victoria Falls, Johannesburg, Madikwe

    from AED 17500 pp 8 nights

    • Family-friendly lodges and hotels suitable for the whole family to enjoy
    • Full of activities, from exploring the city of Cape Town to searching for the Big 5 and more
    • See Victoria Falls from both the Zimbabwe and the Zambia side with an experienced guide

Location & directions

Johannesburg Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa

The InterContinental OR Tambo is a safe, easy walk (68.7 metres) from the international arrivals hall at Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport.

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