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    Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

    20 Maude Street | Sandown, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$174
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          Overview
          • Excellent28%
          • Very good45%
          • Average17%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible4%
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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Although a bit old and "tired" the hotel is set in beautiful gardens which makes - aesthetically - a pleasure working here. (We hire the guest bedrooms as break out rooms to work in so we have the benefit of looking out over the beautiful...More

          Thank mybeautifulworld2017
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Often travelers want the glitzy full five star treatment but in Sandton I continually come back to the Balalaika. It has two wonderful outdoor gardens; an old charming bar; the rooms are clean, well maintained and very comfortable. The Bull Run restaurant offers a very...More

          Thank M.w. A
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          On arrival the hotel looks quite nice. Checking in with a little grumpy receptionist was a bit annoying, and the long walk to the room at the farthest point of the hotel was an eye opener. If you are middle aged English you will know...More

          Thank ohayo1
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          The hotel itself is actually quite beautiful, the reception area is very well kept. Upon arrival we were greeted by Moloko at check in who was absolutely wonderful and helpful during our time there. Our room was very clean (although the fan and extra shower...More

          Thank Lauren O
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          This is a nice hotel and I will definitely go back. Historic setting and great gardens but the rooms would need some maintenance as they are old. Not all electrical outlets worked and it was an issue. But will go back anyway. Very close to...More

          Thank WombatBen
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          About
          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$96 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #7 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
          • #11 Business Hotel in Sandton
          • #13 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 330
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          • Location
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          • Gauteng >
          • Greater Johannesburg >
          • Sandton
          • Also Known As
          • Protea Hotel Johannesburg ,
          • Balalaika Hotel ,
          • Protea Hotel Balalaika ,
          • Sandton Hotel Balalaika ,
          • Protea Hotel By Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton Greater Johannesburg
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          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|
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          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
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          kuriyan k
          Hi, We are planning
          26 March 2017|
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          Response from drpaulfoodlover | Reviewed this property |
          That is great enjoy your trip and let us know regards drpaulfoodlover
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          "All the rooms (to the best of my knowledge) face the inside of the hotel - pool and gardens"
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          "Request a quiet room at the rear of the hotel, a lot of construction up front. Close to lifts for parking..."
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