Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton

Address: 20 Maude Street, Sandton, Gauteng, 2196, South Africa | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on 20 Maude Street, Sandton, is near Montecasino, Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, and Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsProtea Hotel Balalaika Sandton

      Reviewed by adventuregirl21

      An excellent base for exploring Joburg

      Reviewed Aug 27, 2011
      by (2 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

      We stayed here for three nights in August 2011 and had a wonderful stay. The room was newly renovated, the beds were extremely comfortable and the only complaints were our room looked out on a somewhat sketchy alley and was located very far away from the main lobby. However, the staff, amenities and overall condition of the property were all excellent. It is walking distance to several shopping areas and there are some really good restaurants nearby. I would definitely stay here again and recommend it as a good value in the Joburg area.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      Reviewed by chiteshrhi

      Great location, quiet, nice setting, friendly staff

      Reviewed Jun 21, 2011
      by (1 review) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      Only stayed here one night. We arrived before the advertised check-in time and were still provided with our rooms.

      Hotel has 2 pools - both set in nice garden surroundings.

      Great location - only 5 min walk to Mandela Square where you can find a whole host of restaurants.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      TripAdvisor Reviews Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

      Travel Blogs from Sandton

      Second: 3,852,000 since departure

      A travel blog entry by jamestug on Nov 02, 2014

      3 photos

      ... Province Cobra's and the Titans. We were fortunate enough to be in one of the ground's boxes, with a great view of the ground. As with most 20/20, there was some big hitting, however the perennial fall of wickets meant that the big hitters kept getting out. Sammy, the West Indies captain, was playing, and scored a poignant 1, which was pathetic. Watching the cricket, I almost felt like going out and playing, but then I remembered what happened when I did that, and ...

      We're here!

      A travel blog entry by rustedroute on Jul 06, 2012

      2 photos

      ... difference is only like an hour but even after the long flight we were still persuaded not to sleep. We needed food - in the supermarket we decided to grab lunch, best decision EVER I haven't tasted as good a burger anywhere - and I forgot to pack Dad's sock, oops. Again, Im so ignorant as to what I expected when we arrived... I'd like to blame being tired, but ...

      Two more sleeps... and too excited to sleep...

      A travel blog entry by maughin on Apr 16, 2012

      2 comments, 4 photos

      So my bag is packed... my flying outfit set aside.. and my final list of to do's written.. turn off the geyser, take the rubbish out, tell my neighbours to collect my post, pull out all my plugs.. the exciting list continues.. and the waiting game begins!

      I am too excited to sleep.. too excited to breathe, yet have mountains of status documents I need to focus on to hand over to my ...

      3 month in Johannesburg...

      A travel blog entry by tilman on Mar 24, 2011

      10 photos

      ... in Parkview, Assaggi, Thomas Maxwell Bistro, Tashas)

      Top of Africa on Carlton Center for a good view, but it is a little bit run down and not in the best part of the city

      "High Tea" at Westcliff Hotel

      Melville Kopies

      A tour through Northcliff (Rockcliff) to see the amazing houses the people own there (WOW)...there is money....

      Bird Park (Montecasino); Montecasino itself is soooo kitchy....

      Catch up time

      A travel blog entry by gshamieh on Jul 20, 2010

      ... Jessica and Lauren, have a system set up where each of us cooks for one night and we share dinner. Then for the other nights we go to the 'matrix' where you can get a full meal and be full for anywhere from 1-3 US dollars. Just to balance it out ya know? Haha.

      I cant say enough how nice the people are here. Truly. I love this place.

      Check back soon for more updates! Always be sure to check facebook for pictures as well!

      In Solidarity,
      G. Shamieh