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
Best time to Visit
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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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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.
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.
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 at the hotel include a swimming pool, spa, gym, bar and restaurant. Dining can also be enjoyed al fresco on the hotel's terrace.
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.
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.
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.
Highlights of the tour include Voortrekker Monument and Church Square, surrounded by Old Raadsaal, Palace of Justice and Union Buildings.
Romantic Kruger and Madagascar
Kruger National Park & Madagascar Desert Island
from £9400 pp inc flights & transfers for 12 nights
- Search for the big five in a private game reserve
- Spend you nights under canvas listening to the sounds of the bush
- Relax with a massage overlooking the Timbavati River
Zambia and Madagascar in Ultimate Luxury
South Luangwa & Miavana
from £22600 pp inc flights & transfers for 11 nights
- Stay in some of Africa's most luxurious properties in remote and exclusive locations
- First class wildlife opportunities in the South Luangwa National Park home to a rich population of leopards
- Enjoy bush picnics under the shade of a tree or private bush dinners under the stars
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.
How to get there
11-hour international flight to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport.
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