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    Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

    20 Maude Street | Sandown, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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    Reviewed 29 September 2015

    I have just returned after a 6 night stay last week here at the Balalaika for work. I was impressed from start to finish with the level of service and the décor and ambience of the hotel. The staff are great, big shout out to...More

    1  Thank garthicus
    Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 23 October 2015

    Dear ‘garthicus’. Thank you for taking the time to write on ‘tripadvisor’. How wonderful to read that you experienced our lovely hotel so positive. Your kind words about Ryan in particular is greatly appreciated. Please know that we have congratulated him on doing a great...More

    Reviewed 28 September 2015

    While the drive in to the hotel through the back parking garage (and long winding walk to reception) were initially off-putting, the staff were really friendly and helpful. I booked the last available room - a suite - which was great as I had a...More

    Thank Tranchie-Tess
    Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 29 September 2015

    Dear ‘Tranchie-Tess’. Thank you for taking the time to write on ‘tripadvisor’. It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed our hospitality. As you might know our hotel was established in 1948 and in keeping with the ‘little bit of country in the heart of...More

    Reviewed 26 September 2015

    My wife and I stayed here overnight on our way to Nelspruit-Kruger, after a very long flight in. Period, clubby atmosphere, particularly at the bar. The patio and reception area are also fantastic. Friendly staff. Easy place to relax.More

    Thank HariQln
    Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 28 September 2015

    Dear ‘HariQin’. Thank you for your kind feedback on ‘tripadvisor’. How wonderful that your all round stay was such a positive one and that you enjoyed the hotel atmosphere so much. Your praise about our friendly STAFF is greatly appreciated. We look forward in welcoming...More

    Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

    I stayed 5 nights. Overall stay was good. Room was big and clean, nice shower, modern amenities, humble and helpful staff, hair dryer, bigger desk to work, comfortable sitting lounge at reception area, outdoor greenery sitting area by the pub for smokers is excellent with...More

    Thank Rajiv V
    Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 24 September 2015

    Dear ‘Rajiv V’. Your feedback on ‘tripadvisor’ is much appreciated. We are delighted about your compliments and we will certainly congratulate our STAFF you commended for their exemplary service. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Jὄrg Zwinscher General Manager &...More

    Reviewed 20 September 2015

    Arriving at the Protea hotel Balalaika took me by a negative surprise. The nice looks of the reception and politeness of guests really deceive anyone that is arriving. I was very please during check-in until they ushered me to a room smelling like fresh paint....More

    1  Thank Almeira P
    Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 25 September 2015

    Dear ‘Almeira P’. Your comments on ‘tripadvisor’ refer. How sad to read that it seems that the Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton did not meet with your expectations & that our efforts to rectify your shortcomings did not seem to be to your satisfaction. We wish...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
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    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • US$101 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #7 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
    • #11 Business Hotel in Sandton
    • #14 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Balalaika Hotel ,
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    Robert H
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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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    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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    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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    "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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