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About Protea Hotel Transit


Well-placed in the casinos, shopping, business area of Johannesburg city, Protea Hotel Transit provides a most conducive spot for you to take a break from your busy days. Set 0.5 km from the excitement of the city, this 4-star hotel commands an excellent location and provides access to the city's biggest attractions. Visitors to the hotel can take pleasure in touring the city's top attractions: OR Tambo International Airport, Emperors Palace, Madiba Freedom Museum.

Protea Hotel Transit offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to invigorate travelers. To name a few of the hotel's facilities, there are free Wi-Fi in all rooms, daily housekeeping, fax machine, photocopying, printer.

Hotel accommodations have been carefully appointed to the highest degree of comfort and convenience. In some of the rooms, guests can find complimentary tea, towels, complimentary instant coffee, television LCD/plasma screen, mirror. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Protea Hotel Transit is a smart choice for travelers to Johannesburg, offering a relaxed and hassle-free stay every time.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Airport transfer

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Room service [24-hour]

Services and conveniences

  • Currency exchange
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers
  • Shop(s)
  • Smoking area


  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed
  • Wheelchair accessible

Languages spoken

  • English
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The 6 hour stay room is not overnight rates, but for six hour stays only. Guests who are staying for more than 6 hours, but less than 12 hours (overnight) will need to settle R150.00 per extra hour upon arrival.

These rates are only applicable to non-residents of South Africa.

Guests are required to follow the International Transfers sign.

Guests are required to fly from one international destination to another.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-11 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Guests over 11 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Airport Transfer Fee: 0 USD
Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate): 12 USD
Check-In From: 06:00 AM
Check-In Until: 06:00 AM
Check-Out From: 06:00 AM
Check-Out Until: 06:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 0.5 km
Distance to Airport: 0.5 km
Internet Usage Fee: 1 USD
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 2
Number of Restaurants: 2
Number of Rooms : 87
Parking Fee (per day): 0 USD
Reception Open Until: 05:00 AM
Room Voltage: 220
Time to Airport (Minutes): 1
Year Hotel Built: 1997
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2009
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Verified traveler reviews

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based on 29 reviews
  • Cleanliness 7.6
  • Facilities 7.5
  • Location 8.3
  • Room comfort and quality 7.0
  • Service 6.7
  • Value for money 6.0
  • Food and dining 5.3
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Gavin from Australia
Standard King Room
Stayed 1 night in March 2016
Great Rest
Great overnight stay between flights
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Gavin from Australia
Standard King Room
Stayed 1 night in March 2016
Good Rest
Great overnight stay between flights.
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Rachmathamid from Indonesia
Business travelers
Standard King Room
Stayed 1 night in July 2016
excelent location
Location and room were great. Enjoy my short trip here
Reviewed July 08, 2016

Rachmathamid from Indonesia
Business travelers
Standard King Room
Stayed 1 night in June 2016
not too bad
the location was good, the price is quite expensive
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Gavin from Australia
Superior King Room
Stayed 1 night in October 2015
Good Transit Stop
Cleanliness, Convenience and Comfort
We had about 20 hours between flights into Johannesburg and out to Entebbe. After a 14 hour flight from Australia, the clean comfort of the transit hotel was most welcome. A hot shower and clean sheets on the King Size bed were most welcome. We slept well. The hotel has no dining facilities but easy access to the departures level of the airport with the assortment of coffee shops and other eateries. This is a regular stop for us on our trips to Africa.
Reviewed October 09, 2015

sophia from China
Business travelers
Superior King Room
Stayed 1 night in July 2015
Maybe just kinds of Guest house
Good location, small bathroom, nosiy
Good location, small bathroom, nosiy. It's just fine, can not say more. Won't book it next time
Reviewed September 06, 2015

Gavin from Australia
Business travelers
Superior King Room
Stayed 1 night in July 2015
Comfort, convenience and cleanliness
This hotel is just fine for the transit traveller. Nice and clean and ideally located. We use this facility frequently.
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Carolina from Brazil
Families with young children
Stayed 1 night in January 2014
Good as airport hotel
location, price, clean
Not very good as we arrive with the baby just to take a shower a quickly stay for transit and they doesn't want grandma stay together because the room just can accommodate 2 adults. But we just need the room to organise the things as we are going from BR to CN with a baby and the flight is very long. They charge us to aloud grandma stay together. I think was not good from hotel
Reviewed November 10, 2014

YI from Taiwan
Business travelers
Stayed 1 night in August 2014
for transit
location for transit
Reviewed October 23, 2014

viktor from Ukraine
Business travelers
Stayed 1 night in September 2014
Reviewed September 28, 2014


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