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    Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

    20 Maude Street | Sandown, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This hotel is not suitable for a business traveler. Unfortunately my company books this hotel. The worst thing is the internet. It's free but does not work most of the time. Wi-Fi only. Relogon all the time. And if you get it to work, speed...More

    Thank MOJJOM
    Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 3 days ago

    Dear "MOJJOM" Thank you very much for your review on ‘TripAdvisor’, of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to our team. It appears from your feedback that there were a few challenges during your stay with Internet performance. In today’s...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    location very good, nice dinning room, nice bar, nice garden, food average, nice room but not big, very quiet place to rest, business, or family vacations. a place to go again for sure. you can go walking to the cityMore

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

    Dear "Domingos G" Thank you for your words of appreciation 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. In taking...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Room is cold with noisy refrigerator I dad to switch it off Towels need to be more clean Generally food is good specialty in bullrun restaurant Some Reception staff need to be more friendly ( small smile can do good) Average hotel for short stayMore

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

    Dear “ttano” Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience on “TripAdvisor”. We are delighted about your positive feedback on The Bull Run restaurant. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we are saddened that staff was not friendly. As the...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Great hotel, you can feel its history when you walk around it. And trust me you will walk around. Rooms are not that well signalized! We took 30mins to find the rooms. Other than that, it was a great stay. The service is lovely.More

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

    Dear “Diogo V’, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review on “TripAdvisor” after your recent stay with us at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and our...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    My room was cold I've used blanket to keep myself warm. Told them but nobody showed up😣 After shower when I got the towel I found out that there were some spots on it and hairs 😫 I'm here cause it's a mandatory layoverMore

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

    Dear "Sema A" Thank you very much for your review on ‘TripAdvisor’, of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to our team. I am saddened to hear / read that you had such a disappointing experience with regards to the...More

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    • Pool
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • US$102 - US$205 (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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    • Number of rooms
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    • Sandton
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    • Protea Hotel Johannesburg ,
    • Balalaika Hotel ,
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    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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    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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    Karen R
    31 May 2017|
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    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
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    "Get a room to view garden. That looks nice and you can wake up with the sound of birds"
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