Looking for a hotel near OR Tambo?
Located in close proximity to OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg Airport), and offering a free shuttle service to and from OR Tambo, Birchwood Hotel offers 665 hotel rooms varying in size, style and star-rating.
Just a 10-minute drive from OR Tambo to Birchwood, you can wait in our airport lounge at OR Tambo with a free coffee and free Wi-Fi after your flight or Gautrain trip. Our shuttle bus and airport lounge are located behind the OR Tambo International Intercontinental Hotel, past the car rental services, at the bus terminal and pick-up point.
Our variety of accommodation near OR Tambo International Airport means that Birchwood is the perfect option for conference guests flying in, modern business travellers or those looking for comfortable stays on a smaller budget. We provide fantastic accommodation for all budgets in a great area of Johannesburg.
Should you wish for a private transfer from the airport or Birchwood, this can be arranged with the hotel, or usually is less than R100 using UBER.
OR Tambo International Airport is a hub for business tourism in Southern Africa and accommodates both domestic and global travellers looking to host their conference or event or simply work in the ever-growing Johannesburg market. This vibrant city is one that is ideal for the individual traveller or corporate group.
Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre offers comfortable accommodation, extensive business facilities and large-scale conferencing solutions.
Silverbirch @ Birchwood is designed for the discerning business traveller, offering elegant, peaceful accommodation, exclusive conference facilities and excellent cuisine.
The newly upgraded ValuStay @ Birchwood offers simplicity, comfort and excellent value for money. An affordable, comfortable offering for budget and group travellers.
Why host your next conference at Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre? What sets us apart from other venues? The answer is simple – our range of venues and facilities is simply unrivalled!
With over 60 conference venues, set in lush open grounds, close to OR Tambo International Airport, Birchwood offers a host of interesting indoor and outdoor venues and our range of creative dining options will ensure a memorable multiple-day conference. There is simply no other venue in Johannesburg that can provide the variety and options that Birchwood can!
20 years of experience mean Birchwood is here to make your life easier. Our in-house technical team, dedicated event planners, and on-site décor specialists will ensure that your conference expectations are always exceeded.
FUNCTIONS & EVENTS
At Birchwood Hotel, we have 60 function venues available for hire. our venues are set in 55ha of beautifully manicured gardens and can be decorated to match the requirements of your Johannesburg event. Whether it’s a birthday party, wedding, work function or music event our extraordinary team, and stunning venues, will create the atmosphere you desire.
Our banquet chefs will impress you with their diverse culinary skills, while our staff will serve with determined excellence. Our packages suit an array of budgets and requirements.
We have the perfect venue for your event. Our range of diverse indoor and outdoor venues cater for small groups or up to 3000 people.
We continuously host events for our clientele, and the general public including our annual Half-Marathon and the monthly Ekurhuleni Comes Alive Jazz Evening.
The BC Cafe
Named after joint founder the late Brian Clarence, BC Café is conveniently located
beside Reception, making it an ideal meeting place for business clients or a quick
cup of coffee. BC serves quick, light meals and is open till late for your convenience,
serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is a fully stocked bar.
The Grill at One Twenty
This is an upmarket eatery you must experience. If you’re looking for the best steak
in town this is your spot! Only the finest cuts and free-range grain-fed beef is served.
The chef is brilliant, and there are dishes to suit every palate and a range
of fine wines are on the menu.
Enjoy a uniquely African dining experience in our newly upgraded Phomolong Restaurant set in the lush gardens within the Birchwood grounds. A comprehensive buffet, bar area and semi-outdoor serving stations where you can see our masterchefs live in action make this the ideal dinner location during your stay at Birchwood.
The New Boma
An unrivalled dining experience unheard of in Johannesburg, or even near OR Tambo! Enjoy perfectly prepared meals on outdoor decking with a glorious fountain and nature’s best views as the sun sets. This is not to be missed and provides the perfect platform for a multi-day conference dining experience – ensuring each night is unique, but always memorable.
Whether you have 30 or 800 guests, Birchwood Hotel offers 10 reception venues and beautiful grounds which are perfect for an outdoor wedding venue – two of our venues, Phomolong and Boma showcase the beautiful gardens. Each venue has its own unique look and feel to compliment your personalized décor. We will provide you with a wedding planner file which covers all aspects of the start to finish of your big day. Thereafter, our experienced wedding coordinator brings all aspects of your planning together.
To calm the nerves, a day-use room is available for the bride and her bridesmaids where champagne can be enjoyed before heading to the ceremony. The bride and bridesmaids can be further pampered by opting for our Platinum Package where they will be offered massage treatments before heading to the ceremony in our exclusive Chapel or landscaped gardens. If the groom needs a day room to prepare, our Gold and Platinum packages offer 2x Silverbirch rooms, one of these rooms can be exchanged for a day-use room for the groom.
Once you have tied the knot, your coordinator will usher your guests into a section of the gardens where they will be welcomed by snacks and drinks, whilst you and your partner take photos in our charming gardens. After which, you can join them in your reception venue to celebrate this momentous day with a divine selection of food. From buffets to plated menus and the warm hospitality of our staff, you are safe in our hands whilst you dance the night away.
Finally, celebrate your first night as husband and wife in one of our honeymoon suites – included in our silver, gold and platinum packages.
At Birchwood, we go above and beyond to ensure our guests have the best possible experience. To help achieve this we have a wonderful spa, perfect for guests to relax in, possibly after a long day of business meetings.
We recognise that people have strict workout routines these days, therefore we have an on-site gym, fully-equipped enabling guests to continue their fitness routine whilst on the road. We also have an outdoor pool, the perfect place to take a dip after a long day or enjoy a sundowner.
Revive your soul with a back massage or specialised facial in our beautiful Spa, situated in lush gardens.
Work out the stress of the day in our well equipped on-site gym.
Relax at the pool, enjoy a refreshing dip, or sundowners on the loungers.
* 665 Accommodation Rooms
* Free Wi-Fi*
* Over 60 Venues On-Site
* Indoor & Outdoor Options
* Capacities from 2 to 3000 delegates
* 7km from OR Tambo
* Free Shuttle and Airport Waiting Lounge
* Complimentary Shuttle to Mall
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