The Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre is a 4-star hotel in Johannesburg's East Rand. It is reasonably priced and places top priority on ensuring that guests are comfortable and catered for at all times
during their stay.
Situated only 7km from Johannesburg's international airport, this is the ideal hotel for travellers en route. It is also within close proximity to the extensive East Rand Mall, making it optimally convenient for both business- and leisure tourists.
The Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre has 450 executive rooms, 42 conference rooms and a recreational centre. This facility encourages guests to relax and enjoy the time they have away from their corporate demands.
However, when it comes to business, Birchwood is fully-equipped and amply prepared. In addition to the physical facilities, trained staff members are also on hand to ensure that all corporate needs are met.
The 450 hotel rooms are arranged in the following way:
Each room is equipped with an en-suite bathroom, tea- and coffee-making facilities, a hairdryer, safe and mini-bar. The 22 Prestige Rooms have an additional mini kitchen and the Luxury Suites also have a lounge, dining room and kitchen.
There are several restaurants available at The Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre. The 120
Restaurant boasts excellent quality and exciting flavours set in elegant surrounds. The Birchwood Spur is ideal for families and offers a huge range of dishes. The Hi Flyerz Aviation Theme Bar is an informal bar where guests can be refreshed or simply relax. The Birchwood Business Centre Lounge Café has light meals, more substantial meals and good coffee for busy corporate guests.
For true relaxation, visit the spa, where expert therapists treat exhausted muscles and weary minds.
There are several business services available in the Business Lounge. Work space, meeting rooms, wireless internet, desktop computers and printing, faxing, scanning, binding and photocopying facilities are available. The meeting rooms can accommodate up to 10 people at a time. The 42 meeting rooms have individually-controlled air-conditioning and adjustable lighting, as well as black-out curtains and screens mounted on the ceilings. Secretarial services can be arranged. Up to 800 delegates can be accommodated in these facilities.
Guests who are feeling energetic will enjoy the on-site swimming pools, gym, volleyball court, tennis court and squash court.
Airport transfers can be arranged. From the International Arrival Terminal at OR Tambo International Airport, turn left until you see the sign reading "Public Transport" at the pedestrian crossing. Go through the Car Hire Foyer until you exit the building, where you will see where all the hotel shuttles are waiting. From the Domestic Arrival Terminal, simply turn right and then follow the same instructions.