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Question Cheap hotel near to Joburg international airport?

Hi guys,

well... after living the single life for three months in Botswana (first expat job) at the end of the month my wife and cat will finally come over, should make a big difference in my fridge (less and more solid food). Anyhow, they will arrive early morning in Joburg where i will go to pick them up. Anyone knows of any good and inexpensive accomodation close to the airport? Basically just looking for a clean bed.
All info is welcome. Thanks in advance,

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Hi,

I would stay at In Africa Lodge/Backpackers they are close to the airport, offer free pick up and drop off. Its very clean, they have two new on suite rooms. A nice lappa you can sit outside swim in the pool and have some s.

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You could also check out the Holiday Inn Express, there should be one close to the airport.

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@ Peter,

do you think holiday Inn is cheap as they belong to the southern sun group ?????

I don`t think so.

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Hi guys,

thanks for all the replies. That backpackers place looks quite good...might go for that one. Will not be on the planned date however, having problems with my workpermit here in Botswana so had to delay the arrival of the wife. Damn paperwork messed up by the company. Travelled two years through Africa with the wife without any problems, now that a company was going to take care of it it gets screwed up. Man i love doing things my own way!
Anyhow, thanks for the hotel info. Let's hope i can use it soon.
Greetings,

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