Lounges at O.R. Tambo International Airport

Johannesburg, South Africa (ZA)

Popular lounges at O.R. Tambo International Airport

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Landside and airside

Before security
Smoking is only permitted in special areas outside the terminals.

After security
British American Tobacco smoking lounge, airside, floor 1

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Layover & relax

Day use or overnight stay

Protea Hotel

The Protea Hotel is a transit accommodation located in the International Terminal, so no visa is required. Upon exiting the plane, follow the signs for ‘International Transfers’ into the transit area. Once you pass through security, continue walking straight. Do not clear customs.

Rooms include in-room showers, television, coffeemaker and high-speed Wi-Fi. Rates start at ZAR 2,403 (USD 187) per night. Day use in 6-hour blocks is also available.

Note that you will need your boarding pass or e-ticket upon checking in.

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Bidvest & Shongolo Lounges

Showers are available at three lounges at the O.R. Tambo International Airport.

Bidvest Premier Lounge
Terminal A, airside, mezzanine level, ZAR 314/USD 24
Hours: 24 hrs (open 24-hours; ZAR 314/USD 24)

Terminal B, airside, lower mezzanine level, ZAR 184/USD 14
Hours: 05:00 – 21:00 Mon-Fri, 06:00 – 21:00 Sat-Sun 

Shongolo Lounge 
Terminal A, airside, mezzanine level, USD 40
Hours: 07:00 – 22:00 daily

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