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    Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

    20 Maude Street | Sandown, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 852 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday 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.

    Thank Diogo V
    Reviewed 2 days 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 layover

    Thank Sema A
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Possibly part of my problem with this hotel is with Marriott itself for not making it clear during the online booking process that Marriott platinum benefits are not extended in full to Protea hotels. I had numerous options in the area but they were more...More

    Thank j889814672
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We landed from Perth at 5am and caught Gautrain to Sandton, then with some advise a short walk to this Hotel. First impressions were good, history, style, warm and friendly. A nice change from 5 stars around the world in China, India and New York,...More

    Thank Electronmike1970
    Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 2 days ago

    Dear " Electronmike1970" Thank you for your candid review on TripAdvisor’, of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to our team. Yes we are not your typical hotels from around the world. How best to describe us? “A little bit...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We had a very great stay at this hotel. The staff was friendly, the rooms are comfortable and spacious. I also highly appreciated the free shuttle to Nelson Mandela Square and to the Gautrain Station. I highly recommend the hotel to everyone who wants to...More

    Thank Sbtn F
    Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 2 days ago

    Dear “Sbtn F” Your feedback on ‘tripadvisor’ is much appreciated. We are delighted about your compliments and we will certainly congratulate our STAFF for their friendly service. So good to hear that you find our rooms comfortable and spacious and that you used complimentary shuttle...More

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    Robert H
    3 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.
    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
    26 March 2017|
    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
    Room Tips
    "Maybe ask for one closer to reception"
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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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    "the lower ground floor of the back half is quite private and I can open the sliding doors right onto the..."
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    "Maybe ask for one with a garden view. should be easy for them, there are many."
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