We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Life Hotels Airport Johannesburg

Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Kempton Park
02/04/2017 03/04/2017
Show Prices
View Map
Add a photo
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 33: English reviews
Start your review of Life Hotels Airport Johannesburg
 Click to rate
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Clean, safe and ok breakfast. The room we had was a bit small and could not open the window. Ok for one night waiting for next flight. The internet was not that great as we could not get connections many times while in the room...

Thank daor1
Reviewed 2 September 2013

We stayed here for our first night in Johannesburg after a very long flight and arrival in the evening. We were lucky that the shuttle was at the airport when we arrived, and it was just a quick drive to the hotel. Check-in was easy. We had to walk through the parking garage to get to our elevator. The garage...

3Thank travelgirlEJ
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 August 2013

We had the better part of a day in Jo'burg, arriving at 7:30am. The shuttle runs every 30 minutes, though we asked someone to call for us to be sure (we had to go across to the bus station to catch the shuttle). We were able to check in even at that early hour. The common area decor is in...

Thank Journeying_Jean
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Reasonable hotel, friendly staff. Room ok. Breakfast excellent. Will do it again. Poor Internet in rooms with distance to the router. But that's an average failure in many hotels. Shuttle buss between hotel and airport. That's a pluss.

Review collected in partnership with Galahotels.com
Thank Rolf S
Reviewed 4 June 2013

We discovered this place after reading the TripAdvisor review. After 20 hours of traveling from Melbourne to Johannesburg, we decided to have a short break before we take on our long itinerary in South Africa. Life Aviator hotel was the obvious choice because of its proximity to the airport and its budget room rate. Although the hotel offers shuttle service...

2Thank tam L
Kalispell, Montana
Reviewed 25 April 2013

This hotel will be either great or not so great, depending on how and who you are traveling with. Things to be aware of (at least for our room...others can chime in with variations). -Door to bathroom and toilet is a glass, sliding, surface-mount door. This means the person sitting on the toilet is right in plain view of the...

2Thank gsgriffin
Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2013

We stayed at this hotel for 1 night after arriving late and before leaving on our afternoon flight to Namibia the following day. The hotel provides free shuttle service (every 30 minutes) and is located a mere 5 minutes’ drive away. We were picked up from the Shuttle Pick-up Point located just by the side of Intercontinental Hotel – walk...

2Thank Hannisze
New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 March 2013

Aviator was our layover hotel on our way to Botswana. The decor is hip Americana and I was surprised by some of the detail put into the lobby and the main areas. That said, the rooms were relatively simple. Our first room did not have functional AC, but after a little American pushy persuasion, we were relocated to a room...

Thank DaynaThomas
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 March 2013

Stayed here on way to Malawi. It's convenient for such a stop-over as it is close to the airport...free shuttle is available. Too close to the airport as the noise of aircraft interfered with sleep....I suppose that was to be expected. Rooms adequate with all usual facilities. Was looking forward to a dip in the pool. However, had to abort...

Thank peartree69
Manchester UK
Reviewed 13 January 2013

We found this an excellent choice for what we wanted - a short shuttle after a long tiring flight to a safe place, with a clean room, good food, friendly staff and free internet connection. It allowed us to recharge before proceeding on a long road journey the next day. It was exactly what we needed at a very reasonable...

Thank JohnTManchester

13 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (13)
Room/Suite (7)
Other (6)
02/04/2017 03/04/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Kempton Park hotels
2.0 km away
Premier Hotel OR Tambo
Premier Hotel OR Tambo
#4 of 26 in Kempton Park
1,858 reviews
2.4 km away
Protea Hotel by Marriott OR Tambo Airport
3.2 km away
InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.0 km away
The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo
The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo
#12 of 26 in Kempton Park
466 reviews
3.4 km away
City Lodge Hotel OR Tambo Airport
3.3 km away
Garden Court O.R. Tambo International Airport
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Life Hotels Airport Johannesburg

Address: Corner of Kempton and Bosch Street, Kempton Park, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Number of rooms: 90
Also Known As:
Life Hotels Airport Johannesburg Hotel Kempton Park
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Life Hotels Airport Johannesburg staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Life Hotels Airport Johannesburg staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Shuttle runs every half hour on the hour and half past leaving from the hotel. Need to call the hotel once you arrive so they can send the shuttle or tell you where to find it (I got it at the Bus Terminal, but sounds like they pickup at arrival/departures too). Would imagine that quarter past and quarter til each hour will be the shuttle at the airport. The phone number on Orbitz for the hotel was to their fax. Had to ask a taxi to find the right number for me. Bummer. please fix!!!! Not nice to have visitors come from other countries and not be able to call their hotel they made a reservation with. :(”
 of 5 bubbles gsgriffin, 25 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Please avoid rooms at the highway side of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Tango88, 16 Dec 2012 | Read review
“Already mentioned in review above.”
 of 5 bubbles ilyask_11, 1 May 2012 | Read review
“I think all the rooms are the price, but could be wrong.”
 of 5 bubbles roy1232, 8 Apr 2012 | Read review
“If WiFi is important to you, chose a room as close to the lobby as possible”
  • bed
  • mirror
  • tv
  • Bed
  • bed
  • bedside
 of 5 bubbles Todd_0ne, 29 Mar 2012 | Read review
5 of 5