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

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      Travel Blogs from Sandton

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      A travel blog entry by jamestug on Nov 02, 2014

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      ... that really was the only reason that I would've stayed) and went home. Gayle scored 57 and got 4 wickets but I was satisfied with my decision. Thanks a lot to the McDonic's for the great day out. And Max came third in rowing which was good too!

      It was travelling home with Gus that I was informed that one of the main electricity suppliers to Joburg, a silo out in the country, had cracked and completely fallen down. In contrast to the other outages, ...

      The Garden route

      A travel blog entry by thisispain on Jul 10, 2012

      8 photos

      ... sections that were too rocky to sail through. We passed through several more white water sections before coming to the end of the river trip. Back at camp I was straight in a hot shower which has never been so inviting. If anybody is going to give black water tubing on Storms River a go, go in summer!

      The next day saw us arrive in Jeffreys Bay. This town has transformed from a sleepy fishing town and hippy hang out in the 60’s to ...

      A few days in a row.............

      A travel blog entry by churchill2020 on May 19, 2011

      ... we had been invited to the German Restaurant to celebrate Mark's birthday so scurried around making myself presentable and Chris and Caren came and picked us up. Mark's flatmate, Jess, joined us who is from Oregon but lives here with her mining work (her first ever job was in the Congo!! - jealous or what!) Dinner was great- pork schnitzel with spatzel and some german wheat beer to wash it down. The guys had apple strudel for dessert and Mark got slightly merry! Friday 20th May ...

      T minus 1 day...

      A travel blog entry by tumbleweedtink on Sep 09, 2010

      2 comments, 3 photos

      ... to recognize my dear friend Brent who has so kindly offered to come pick me up at the airport (mental note : huge hug for Brent) and obtain 1 American SIM for my phone, and 1 Pacific coast train ticket from LA to San Diego for Monday.
      6. Catch up on 7 years of stories, adventures and laughs with Brent ( highlight nr one of tumbleweed's epic journey!)

      The rest we shall throw up in the air... and see where it lands :)

      Lots of work to do and lots of people to meet.

      A travel blog entry by kenedmac on Apr 26, 2010

      1 comment

      ... I had was meeting a black guy on my second last day that shook my hand and did not want to let go. For a moment I felt uncomfortable but I quickly realized this was not a threatening action (unlike inbred hitting the back of my seat on the plane!) and he looked into my eyes like he was looking into my soul. He told me that I was not like the other white guys as he could tell that I was looking at him and could see him. His proof was that I had a smooth face. Considering that ...