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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This was a truly lovely experience the hotel is quiet and the staff very friendly and helpful and it's a few mins walk from Sandton central city I would definitely consider returning there if on business.

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Le Mans, France
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Not perfect but so peaceful with a " hacienda type" building distribution around the green garden, the balalaika hotel is well located in the heart of Sandton, 5 min walking distance from Mandela's square. I will return for sure

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

At the check-in we were upgraded, free of charge, to a suite room. All the staff were very professional and welcoming. We appreciated the parking valet service, very convenient and safe. The suite was spotless. The hotel has 2 pools, with comfy easychairs and again friendly staff at your disposal,

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for just one night on arrival in Joburg. Even though surrounded by offices etc, the garden, and general ambience give the impression of being out of town. Our room was modern, very clean and ideal for the occasion. Buffet breakfast on the veranda was a perfect start to a two week holiday.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is covered in trees. What I love the most is the decorations and furnitures they use in this hotel, feels like home. They also have 2 separate swimming pools, even though the other one is too small, but still nice. The food also nice and cheap. I love the Club Sandwich that I ordered, Tuna Mayo and Tomato...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night in a tour group prior to heading for Kruger National Park. Room was very comfortable, room service both delicious and amazingly good value. Would have loved to stay longer and make use of the beautiful outdoor areas and try the on-site restaurant.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 1 week ago

For our last night we did have to review ONE hotel. This is a sweet place and is very relaxing before the trip back to Europe. Centrally located too. We had an older room, which is fine for the rate. It feels like a small oasis. Thank you for the staff. They also arranged our township tour to see Mandela's...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is large and has many buildings. Like a campus. Some buildings are older than others. I had to switch rooms twice this past visit. Beautiful grounds and pools between building. Limited room service, but very close (walking) to Nelson Mandela Mall which is a beautiful modern mall with lots of great restaurants.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

rooms are nice and clean, staff very hospitable, was disappointed that they do not take foreign exchange at night, even for repeat visitors, almost left me stranded at night. besides that had a pleasant stay.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Conveniently close to ORT International with a shuttle service every 30 minutes allows our conferences members to be on time without delays and no car hire required. The venue is ideal and the food excellent. Professional staff at hand willing and able makes ORT Protea our first choice

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

Address: 20 Maude Street | Sandown, Sandton 2196, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Sandton
Price Range: £72 - £171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton 4*
Number of rooms: 330
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Also Known As:
Protea Hotel Johannesburg
Balalaika Hotel
Protea Hotel Balalaika
Sandton Hotel Balalaika
Protea Hotel By Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
#11 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
#11 Business Hotel in Sandton
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