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Protea Hotel Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

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20 Maude Street Sandown, Sandton 2196 South Africa See on map
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast Buffet
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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The hotel is located in Sandton near the major shopping mall, the room rates are very reasonable. It is a very comfortable place with the staff very friendly and helpful. The hotel is also family friendly the way rooms are designed.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Cruiser_71LSK
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

The hotel allows people to go in the pool at all times of day and night making it very noisy especially when people went in at 1.30 am. The concierge is not very with it so make sure you double check what they do. We...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Maryon H
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The check-in process by friendly front desk was seamless. Hotel room was okay but I could not get internet connection for my laptop. Location is the biggest attraction as it is within walking distance to Nelson Mandela square and Sandton city plus the hotel offers...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Rachel M
Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 12 December 2018

Dear “Rachel M” Your feedback on ‘TripAdvisor’ is much appreciated. We are delighted about your compliments and we will certainly congratulate our Front Desk STAFF you commended for their exemplary service. Thanking for mentioning our breakfast and our complimentary shuttle to and from the Guatrian....More

Reviewed 10 December 2018

We stayed at this hotel for two nights. Things we liked: - Good location, close to various restaurants and Sandton City Mall - Decent breakfast selection - Nice personal touch with the hospitality manager showing us to our room Things that can be improved: -...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank SATraveller25
Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 12 December 2018

Dear “SATraveller 25” Thank you very much for your candid review on ‘TripAdvisor’, of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to our team. One of our key priorities is to provide the highest level of friendly and courteous service. Thank...More

Reviewed 17 November 2018

A quick one night stop after a long flight allowed us to recuperate. We stayed in a very comfortable 2 bedroom suite with all the amenities that we needed. Since our visit last year there has been a shopping area completed next door to the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank TheSnowMan03
Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 21 November 2018

Dear "TheSnowMan03” Thank you very much for your review on ‘TripAdvisor’, of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to our team. Thank you for the positive feedback on our comfortable 2-bedroom suite. And yes, The Marc Shopping centre has opened...More

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The Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton on Maude Street, in Sandton, is located in Johannesburg's economic heartland. The hotel's charming colonial theme is accentuated with wooden More elements and delicate floral accents. Each of the 330 classically-styled rooms make guests feel as though they never left home - with a king-size bed, LCD television, electronic safe and a full en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower. Business executives are catered to with a desk, office chair and international plug points. Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi is accessible throughout the hotel and the Wi-Fi station situated in the lobby provides convenience for guests requiring instant access to the internet. The English countryside atmosphere defines this four-star hotel as a little bit of country in the heart of Sandton. Birdsong makes guests forget that they are in a bustling metropolis. The Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Sandton Convention Centre and the city's most exclusive shopping mall are a short stroll away. A complimentary shuttle to and from the Gautrain station makes the Balalaika easily accessible. Whether it is for business or leisure, the central location and warm hospitality of the Protea Hotel Balalaika are unrivalled, making it your first and only choice when staying in Johannesburg. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Business
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Business
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
330
Price range
US$87 - US$156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton
Also Known As
Protea Hotel Johannesburg
,
Balalaika Hotel
,
Protea Hotel Balalaika
,
Sandton Hotel Balalaika
Location
South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Sandton
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Business
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
330
Price range
US$87 - US$156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton
Also Known As
Protea Hotel Johannesburg
,
Balalaika Hotel
,
Protea Hotel Balalaika
,
Sandton Hotel Balalaika
Location
South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Sandton
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Room & Suite (135)
Pool & Beach (34)
Dining (19)
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sharon050271
29 October 2018|
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Response from marcdoha | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. You can take the Gautrain from the airport to Sandton, and take a taxi from there. Alternatively, you can take an Uber from the airport directly from the hotel. Or you can contact Tessa at the hotel: 0027 11 322... More
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prasadthoppil
2 September 2018|
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Response from rahmaouertatani | Reviewed this property |
Hey To answer your questions: 1. The hotel is safe to stay with family and I’ve seen families in the breakfast buffet. 2. Room is clean 3. Bathroom is clean 4. Mandella Square is a nearby place that have lots of... More
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"Beautiful gardens"
reubenm2016
07 Nov 2018
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"Easy walk to Santon shopping"
jeffreyemerson
27 Sep 2018
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"Ask for rooms downstairs facing the pool otherwise you do a lot of walking"
996thembah
11 Sep 2018
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"Choose one close to reception which is near the restaurant and makes things very easy"
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03 Sep 2018
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