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We stayed at the Radisson Blu and it was ideal as you can get the train from the airport to Gautrain station and it's across the street and only a 2 minute walk to the shopping mall.
most shuttle services can get you to your hotel in 30-45minutes and the same for return. feel free to stay in the more popular area's like melrose arch; rosebank and sandton. alternatively stay close to the gautrain stations(a high speed train which can get you to the airport in 30mins), choose the radisson gautrain; the hyatt rosebank; the holiday inn rosebank for ease of access to the stations
I echo Gavin's advice. I have stayed at all of the hotels on the airport grounds and I would honestly say that you can choose by price, and get your money's worth. The Intercontinental is the best and rather expensive.. I use the City Lodge at the airport and the Peermont hotels for my clients. The Peermont group all serve the large casino, shopping, food complex there.. so that offers a little diversion to pass the time.
Dave Patterson - Owner - The Africa Safari
Go to www.soulfusion.co.za, fjye do airport transfers too. A relax place to be in and great service!
hi, i can recommend the Airport grand hotel, which is very close to the airport, is very reasonably priced, upmarket and runs a shuttle service every half hour. this saves you the cost of a Gautrain ticket or taxi to way out somewhere.
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Thanks everyone for your input much appreciated.