Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg 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, Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, and South African National Museum of Military History.
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          • Swimming pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness/Health center
          • Bar/lounge


          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Wheelchair accessibility


          • Suites


          • Shuttle bus service
          • Room service
          • Business Services

          TravelPod Member ReviewsProtea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg 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 by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

          4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

          Travel Blogs from Sandton

          Jet Lag Recovery

          A travel blog entry by bhoare on Sep 17, 2016

          5 photos

          Made it to Joburg 14 hours later than planned. We chose to stay in Standton to recover from jet lag before heading to Namibia. I chose this location so I could take the Gautrain from the airport and walk to the hotel. We ended up taking a taxi since we arrived at 10 pm. We stayed at the Protea Balalaika Station Hotel which is now part of the …

          Full day Johannesburg

          A travel blog entry by zinger69 on Jul 03, 2016

          Private driver Cradle of HK. Open 9-5pm Lion and Rino park open 8 - 5pm full day Lesedi Cultural Village Other Sun city xx to far Pilanesburg game reserve xx to far Pretoria?? Eat at Carnivore (at Misty Hills country hotel)

          Saints Week Four

          A travel blog entry by jamestug on Nov 07, 2014

          1 photo

          ... It was during the speech that the Headmaster, Mr Knowles, asked to see us after school. This went really well, with him asking us about our time at school, and where we were from and all those sort of formalities.

          It was only on Friday morning that I was informed that there are no classes after exams, therefore today is my last day at school. This was a sad realisation as I have enjoyed my time here. The thing is that, during the days before exams, numerous people ...

          In South Africa

          A travel blog entry by sharonrobinson on Sep 24, 2013

          19 photos

          ... milk just didn’t taste as good. Licking her lips and smiling as she remembered the taste, she told me that many days in Somalia, all she had to “eat” was camel’s milk. She had obviously been grateful for it.

          Dave and I like trees and he found some pictures of interesting trees in Benin that I will post as well. One of the things that Kristie’s family is doing is helping with reforestation work. I don’t know the ...

          Weddings, braais, family, friends & sunshine

          A travel blog entry by chrisnvicstrip on Nov 16, 2012

          3 comments, 11 photos

          ... Nix and wife Christine, and we headed off to Mabalingwe Game?? Reserve. Actually it was a nature reserve and there was very little game, no cats and pouring with rain so we didn't see much - to the point that we had to visit the Lion Park on the way back to Johannesburg just so we could get our fix of the big game lol, how long have we been living in London for? Saying this though, the place we stayed was absolutely beautiful and we had the most fabulous ...

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