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Shongololo Lounge

JNBInternational Terminal A (inside security)

Enhance your pre-boarding experience in this sophisticated, trendy modern oasis flanked by dark wood and traditional African motifs. Enjoy comfort, relaxation, and a tremendous selection of food and beverages, including champagne. Take a refreshing shower, enjoy a glass or two of local South African wine, or crank your productivity up to eleven.

Open Now6:00am - 10:00pm

Opening Hours

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Important Information

  • This lounge is only accessible for passengers departing on international flights. Children under 2 years old are admitted free with an adult.
  • Because the lounge can get busy at times, the lounge cannot guarantee that guests from large groups (over 7 persons) will be able to sit together.

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Johannesburg, Tambo International Airport
Johannesburg, Tambo International AirportJNBJohannesburg, South Africa
Located in International Terminal A (inside security). Towards Gates A7-A18, past the Air France Lounge, take the escalators down to the entrance on the left side.
    Travel times are estimates and are not guaranteed. Airports may require you to re-clear security and immigration control to reach the lounge. Clearing security might require a boarding pass departing from the terminal. For lounges inside security or immigration, you must first check your baggage and obtain your boarding pass.

    Reviews (26)

    Worth a DetourClean, quiet and comfortable. Good selection of drinks (no hunters dry 😔) Food looks good if you eat beef and chicken on the bone, toast or sandwiches, veggie options are very limited. Explore airport!
    Natasha WylieFebruar 2019
    Worth a DetourLovely lounge, love the staff, food was pretty good. Coffee wasn’t great. The lounge could use more power points.
    AnonymousJanuar 2019
    SatisfactoryVery VERY basic lounge. Left the food alone. OK coffee, at least much better than the Bidvest lounge.
    RickNovember 2018
    Needs ImprovementTerribly rude service at front desk. Didn’t even go in after such bad customer service.
    AnonymousNovember 2018
    OutstandingGreat lounge! The shower was great but the food was as pretty basic. Service was good. Welcome relaxation spot.
    BetsyJuli 2018
    SatisfactoryWiFi not working, no comfy couches. Showers good, food OK.
    janiceJuni 2018
    OutstandingFun, funky decor. Multiple hot and cold food options. Nice showers. Two iMac workstations.
    AnonymousOktober 2017
    SatisfactoryIt appears that the food options is kind of an after-thought as it appears the hot options are not hot or fresh, and the cold options have been sitting for a few days. Comfy chairs though!
    Jason NewellOktober 2017
    Worth a DetourCame in at 8:45 and it was empty. No eggs for breakfast, just fruit, cereal, sausage, potatoes, chicken, sushi and cold sandwiches. Coffee machine, soft drinks, beer and wine available.
    EricSeptember 2017
    SatisfactoryMediocre food, good drink selection, plenty of seating. Nothing special.
    AnonymousMärz 2017
    OutstandingThis lounge was comfortable and has a self serve bar and buffet. I was able to relax and chat with some nice folks. I'd definitely recommend this lounge found using Lounge Buddy. @BotswanaTrek
    AnonymousFebruar 2017
    SatisfactoryNot recommended. It's loud and pokey with bad lighting. They need to switch off the awful television noise and add some partitions. Food selection mediocre for a South African lounge.
    MattJanuar 2017
    Worth a DetourGood large lounge, though crowded. Comfortable seating, with private configurations possible. Good drink options, passable food.
    AnonymousDezember 2016
    Needs ImprovementThe lounge is clean and there is a lot of seating, but the food and drink selection is very poor and the quality isn't great. Also the internet was basically unusable the two times I was here.
    Jakub GolanDezember 2016
    SatisfactoryCrowded, food refilled slowly if at all. Poor wifi reception in corners. Sushi was a plus.
    MatthiasNovember 2016
    Worth a DetourFairly cramped lounge, but clean and tidy. Decent range of hot food along with full bar. Internet average but good showers. Well worth a visit.
    DaveSeptember 2016
    Worth a DetourComfortable, good selection of drinks, small selection of good hot food. My favourite of the non-airline lounges at JNB.
    AnonymousJuni 2016
    OutstandingGreat food selection, very comfortable seats, great drink selection. WiFi extremely slow but that's SA.
    ChrisMai 2016
    SatisfactoryThis lounge is pretty good but the SAA airlines' are superior if you have access.
    DerekMärz 2016
    Worth a DetourA surprisingly sophisticated interior with odd but tasty furnitures, very dark wood and African trinkets. Good food and good South African wines. Really good!
    flyingphotographerDezember 2015
    SatisfactoryNot big but sufficient for this terminal A. Decor is nice enough, staff friendly, self-serve beverages, hot foods and sandwiches available. Friendly staff. Room for improvement.
    MeiMeiAugust 2015
    OutstandingReally nice, sort of trendy. The only problem is that there aren't great work spaces here. They do have champagne though!
    AnonymousMai 2015
    Worth a DetourNice and comfy lounge. Good selection of food. Several power points throughout (although could be more). Not the biggest of lounges so could get congested easily.
    AndrewMärz 2015
    OutstandingOverall, great lounge with modern decor, good food, nice self-serve selection of local liqueurs and beer. The restoom is small, but it's nice.
    RyanJanuar 2014
    Worth a DetourThis lounge is smaller than the Bidvest Lounge, but it's closer to the farther gates. Food and drinks were good.
    SeanDezember 2014
    SatisfactoryThis is a small lounge, with few facilities.
    Mr M ZolezziOktober 2013
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