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Protea Hotel Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Needed a single night in Jo'burg before we left SA, and this hotel was perfect. A few minutes from Mandela Square with shuttle bus. Staff really excellent despite it being a busy hotel. Would recommend to others.

Thank Fatboytwit
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stayed at this hotel for 3 nights before beginning a tour group. Rooms are nice and clean, staff is very friendly and helpful. Two pools are small, but very scenic and comfortable. The hotel is in a good location around a newer, upscale area. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got to the hotel after a very long International flight late in the night. The check-in process was quick and the room was nice & clean. I was given a room on the far corner. Few hours later, construction work started nearby. The noise...More

Thank Sharat R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was booked through our travel agency for our 3 week adventure in Africa. Check in was a breeze and the staff was very friendly and accommodating. Our room was not ready on arrival but they were more than happy to store our luggage while...More

Thank Fatima G
Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 1 week ago

Dear “Fatima G” Thank you very much for your review on ‘TripAdvisor’, of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to our team. In taking great care in our hotel our aim is to offer a comfortable atmosphere with a touch...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is big, several buildings, old school south african/english style hotel. never the less this hotel has a very cozy feeling. Beatiful well kept garden and two small pools. Sunbeds and towel service available. Free shuttle to the Sandton Mall every 30min. Dont walk...More

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Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 1 week ago

Dear "TNG 020” Thank you very much for your COMPLIMENTARY review on ‘TripAdvisor’, of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to our team. Yes, we are located in the “heart” of Sandton, and ideal for business or leisure trips, with...More

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Pool
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Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
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Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$109 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
#10 Business Hotel in Sandton
#14 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
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US$109 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
#10 Business Hotel in Sandton
#14 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Sandy M
29 December 2017|
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Response from plouwrens | Reviewed this property |
The rooms are very old and the Wifi for the most part was non existent. The breakfasts were very average, nothing better than one would get at home, so don't expect much more than what you would normally rustle up in your... More
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coach766
8 August 2017|
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Response from Balalaika_Management | Property representative |
Hi Yes we do. We have a kettle with complimentary tea, coffee, milk and sugar. Regards Tessa
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Robert H
2 July 2017|
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Response from Betti M | Reviewed this property |
Sadly we only had coffee before leaving for a 7am flight, but there was scrambled eggs bacon a variety of breads pastries fruit etc.
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