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

    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 ...

    Random Thoughts on Ultimate Africa 2013, Circuit 3

    A travel blog entry by mfnjr on Aug 27, 2013

    11 comments, 13 photos

    ... of the camps in the middle of the night. So a small flashlight, or better yet, a small headlight to keep your hands free, can be useful.

    There are a myriad of comments about cameras for this tour. I will make only a few. We had no one in our group with professional pretensions or equipment. A couple of people had DSLRs, but the majority of travelers on our tour were using pocket-sized cameras and getting nice pictures. For the past several years, I ...

    Day 2 - start of duties

    A travel blog entry by oncloud9_k on Jan 08, 2013

    2 comments, 5 photos

    ... Was quite entertaining to watch the people and
    their reactions and one of the tour guides was getting his people to climb the
    tree instead and put pellets in their mouth for the giraffe to get. At 11 when
    I finished quite a few of the staff went to get breakfast vegi option is omelette
    with option of fillings and they are huge definitely kept me going for a while.


    An 18 Hour Count Down

    A travel blog entry by 2robs on Apr 20, 2012


    ... killing of children in the East and Central African countries at the hands of Kony and his leadership".

    The campaign promotes global activism,
    Accused of human rights violations such as attacks against civilians, use of child soldiers and looting of civilian homes and businesses.

    After checking in at our motel the Peermont, first stop was the Empora's Place, a lot like a huge ...


    A travel blog entry by bekstevens on Feb 07, 2011

    Ok so I have been in South Africa for all of 5 hours and I love it. The people, the colours, the voices, the sounds - it is all amazing, and that is all within a few blocks from my motel.

    I have the whole day tomorrow to explore a bit more, and am enjoying the thought of a few days standing still on the ground before starting my Kruger tour on Wednesday. The room is rocking after the 15 hour flight.

    More to come.