Sleeping in Airports

Protea Transit Hotel
Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport

Protea Transit Hotel Johannesburg Airport

Address: Terminal A, OR Tambo International Airport, Kempton Park, Johannesburg 1627, South Africa | Telephone: +27-11-3901160 | Tripadvisor Reviews

About the Protea Transit Hotel

The Protea Transit Hotel at O.R. Tambo International in Johannesburg is a modern and convenient hotel, available to international transit passengers with a minimum of 6 hours to spare. Hotel amenities are limited beyond the rooms themselves, and there is no services available to non-guests. The hotel is accessed in Terminal A.


There are 2 types of rooms at this hotel: standard rooms and superior rooms. Both styles offer extra-length king beds, and have the capacity to accommodate two single beds or one double. All rooms have satellite TV, a coffee maker, tea service and 500MB of free Wi-Fi. Standard rooms have in-room showers (the showers are literally in the bedroom), while superior rooms have private en-suite bathrooms.

Day rooms are available for a minimum of 6 hours. Bookings can be made online for 12 – 24 hour timeframes. If you wish to book 6-12 hours, you must contact the hotel directly.

Hotel Facilities & Amenities

  • Free wireless internet in public areas
  • Smoke free hotel
  • Foreign exchange
  • Gift and news stand
  • Room service (available between 7:00AM – 10:00PM)
  • Copy and fax services
  • Internet printing
  • Safety deposit boxes at front desk
  • Translators

Non-Guest Services

There are no non-guest services available.

How do I get there?

The Protea Hotel is located in the transit zone of Terminal A at Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport.

Protea Transit Hotel Room Rates & Traveller Reviews

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This hotel is exclusively for travellers during international transit at JNB. You must show a boarding pass or e-ticket to check-in, and you may only bring hand luggage. A South African visa is not required. Domestic travellers are not permitted.

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