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Park Inn VS Protea Hotel Balalaika

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Park Inn VS Protea Hotel Balalaika


I plan on travelling to Sandton, Johannesburg with my husband between Christmas time and New Years Eve 2015. The trip is strictly meant for shopping at the Sandton City Shopping Center, We would like to be as close to the mall as possible.

Which one of the two hotels is closest to the Sandton Shopping Center (walking distance)?

Is it safe to walk from the mall to any of the two hotels in the evenings, lets say 7pm?

Thank you.

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1. Re: Park Inn VS Protea Hotel Balalaika

The Balalaika Hotel is much closer to Sandton City than the Park Inn. If you stay at the Balalaika there are security guards day and night on the route between the two and as long as you are aware you should be about as safe as in any other major City around the world at night. The Park Inn on the other hand is too far to walk back to at night in my opinion.

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2. Re: Park Inn VS Protea Hotel Balalaika

Balalaika also have free shuttles to Sandton City until 20H00.

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