We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

    20 Maude Street | Sandown, Sandton 2196, South Africa
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$143
          US$139
          SAVE US$4
          US$143
          US$138
          SAVE US$5
          US$143
          US$138
          SAVE US$5
          Traveller (279)
          Room & Suite (65)
          Pool & Beach (30)
          Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel
          1 171 reviews
          #11 of 48 hotels in Sandton
           
          Garden Court Sandton City
          1 328 reviews
          #9 of 48 hotels in Sandton
           
          Hilton Sandton
          1 268 reviews
          #14 of 48 hotels in Sandton
           
          Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg
          1 128 reviews
          #13 of 48 hotels in Sandton
           
          Overview
          • Excellent28%
          • Very good47%
          • Average17%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible4%
          Travellers talk about
          “lords bar” (17 reviews)
          “crown court” (13 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Fitness centre
          Concierge
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Shuttle Bus Service
          Babysitting
          4.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Offers from Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton
          Special Offer: Unlock Lower Rates!
          Hotel packages
          Hotel deals
          Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel
          1 171 reviews
          #11 of 48 hotels in Sandton
           
          Garden Court Sandton City
          1 328 reviews
          #9 of 48 hotels in Sandton
           
          Hilton Sandton
          1 268 reviews
          #14 of 48 hotels in Sandton
           
          Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg
          1 128 reviews
          #13 of 48 hotels in Sandton
           
          {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}
          Rooms
          9 Jul10 Jul
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$138.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Sandton hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "479c1fa543654ce6ba3c53416dd520cc", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":306367,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32426610],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":9,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":10,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":138,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"479c1fa543654ce6ba3c53416dd520cc","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":143,"lowestMetaPrice":138,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":143,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":143,"lowestMetaPrice":138,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":143,"hotelName":"Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjQ3OWMxZmE1NDM2NTRjZTZiYTNjNTM0MTZkZDUyMGNjIiwiQUlLIjoiZGRmZDVmNTQ1YWZiNDU1Nzg3OWE4NGMxZDcyY2E2NGMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "09/07/2017", "checkOut": "10/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$138", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"53932724":"TravelocityEWS","76474941":"Hotwire","109210583":"HotelsCom2IB","78867301":"OrbitzEWS","64037910":"Marriott1","78346323":"PricelineIB","32616809":"Expedia","79419730":"CheapTicketsEWS","32426610":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (982)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language
          • More languages

          1 - 5 of 841 reviews

          Reviewed 2 days ago

          Across the street from the South African Stock Market in the community of Sandton, the Protea Hotel by Marriott is ideally situated to experience urban South Africa, as well as to visit historical places and shopping centers. Recently joining the Marriott organization. Protea Hotels has...More

          2  Thank angie1966d
          Reviewed 3 days ago

          It is about five years since I last stayed at the Balalaika and I was astonished at the amount of regeneration that has taken place in the surrounding area. The Balalaika is exactly the same, a quaint hotel (built in 1949). But today it is...More

          Thank Rima T
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          This is an exceptional hotel being run and managed from the heart.....whether a first timer or a regular, everyone is greeted like a friend. I have stayed here so many years, and the standards are still totally consistent. A very generous, comprehensive breakfast buffet in...More

          Thank Melanie E
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          We loved staying at the Protea Balalaika Hotel in Sandton for three nights before heading off to a Game Park. Close to the Sandton Gautrain station with a free shuttle bus, the hotel was easy to get to after a long flight from Australia. We...More

          Thank Karen R
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Within walking distance to the Sandton Gautrain, this is always a convenient hotel to stay at. We have stayed there on a few occasions and I will definitely go back. I love the gardens, in summer they are so relaxing after a hard day out!...More

          Thank MandzMoodley
          Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 2 weeks ago

          Dear “MandzMoodley” Your feedback on ‘TripAdvisor’ is much appreciated. As mentioned we are located in the “heart of Sandton", with Sandton City and Nelson Mandela Square and the Gautrian Station, just down the road and we offer a complimentary shuttle to and from. Our pool...More

          Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel
          1 171 reviews
          #11 of 48 hotels in Sandton
           
          Garden Court Sandton City
          1 328 reviews
          #9 of 48 hotels in Sandton
           
          Hilton Sandton
          1 268 reviews
          #14 of 48 hotels in Sandton
           
          Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg
          1 128 reviews
          #13 of 48 hotels in Sandton
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Room Service
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
          • Airport Transportation
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Babysitting
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$91 - US$218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #7 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
          • #11 Business Hotel in Sandton
          • #14 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 330
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Marriott, Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Orbitz, Agoda, Hotwire, TripOnline SA, Travelocity, Cancelon, HotelQuickly and Hotel.de so you can book your Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Gauteng >
          • Greater Johannesburg >
          • Sandton
          • Also Known As
          • Protea Hotel Johannesburg ,
          • Balalaika Hotel ,
          • Protea Hotel Balalaika ,
          • Sandton Hotel Balalaika
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (279)
          Room & Suite (65)
          Pool & Beach (30)
          Dining (10)
          Hotel & Grounds (168)
          Bathroom (18)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
          Nearby
          Courtyard Hotel Sandton
          87 reviews
          .31 km away
           
          Holiday Inn Sandton - Rivonia Road
          659 reviews
          .14 km away
           
          Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg
          1 128 reviews
          .28 km away
           
          Hilton Sandton
          1 268 reviews
          .34 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          The Butcher Shop & Grill
          2 458 reviews
          .49 km away
          The Bull Run Restaurant
          687 reviews
          .08 km away
          Hard Rock Cafe Johannesburg
          761 reviews
          .49 km away
          Pigalle Sandton
          255 reviews
          .44 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Nelson Mandela Square
          1 917 reviews
          .50 km away
          Sandton Convention Centre
          254 reviews
          .70 km away
          Sandton City
          74 reviews
          .95 km away
          Johannesburg Shuttle Services t/a Sandton Taxi Cabs
          30 reviews
          1.09 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Karen R
          We will be staying at the hotel Protea Balalaika next weekend and noticed in their website that they have a shuttle bus to and from the airport at certain times of the day. Can't find anything more specific though. Can anyone advise on times, prices and how to book? We arrive late Saturday June 10 from Sydney
          31 May 2017|
          Answer Show all 13 answers
          Response from Maria L | Reviewed this property |
          Hello, I took the shuttle from the hotel to the airport and was cheaper than a taxi, I do not remember how much, but was very convenient. You should call the hotel to help you taking the shuttle from the airport to the... More
          2
          Votes
          D5505JXkevinj
          Hi, Me and my girlfriend are planned to visit Sandton on mid of this April, related to one ot our business purpos. We want atleast one month accommodation. So do you have any monthly rates? please suggest a best deal for us.
          26 March 2017|
          Answer
          Response from Diana H | Reviewed this property |
          It's a good hotel and you will be v comfortable - it is best to contact the hotel directly - also think about renting a furnished self catering apartment - there are lots in Sandton. Hope this is helpful
          0
          Votes
          kuriyan k
          Hi, We are planning
          26 March 2017|
          Answer Show all 4 answers
          Response from drpaulfoodlover | Reviewed this property |
          That is great enjoy your trip and let us know regards drpaulfoodlover
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "the lower ground floor of the back half is quite private and I can open the sliding doors right onto the..."
          Read review
          "Maybe ask for one with a garden view. should be easy for them, there are many."
          Read review
          "All the rooms (to the best of my knowledge) face the inside of the hotel - pool and gardens"
          Read review
          "there aren't any that I can see"
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing