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Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

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In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, soundproofing
2 outdoor pools
2 outdoor pools
Terrace/patio
In-room safe, desk, blackout drapes, soundproofing

Overview of Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

4.0 star property

8.2/10 Very Good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
Map
20 Maude Street, Sandton, Gauteng, 2196

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationJohannesburg Stock Exchange2 min walk
  • Popular LocationNelson Mandela Square8 min walk
  • Popular LocationSandton City Mall10 min walk
  • AirportJohannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.)21 min drive

Room options

About this area

Sandton

Located in Sandown neighborhood, Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton is connected to a shopping center. Carlton Centre is a notable landmark, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit The MARC and Nelson Mandela Square. Traveling with kids? Consider Johannesburg Zoo and Johannesburg Botanical Garden. Practice your golf swing with lessons and a golf course nearby, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as ecotours and skydiving in the area.

What's nearby

  • JSE - 1 min walk
  • The MARC - 2 min walk
  • Johannesburg Stock Exchange - 2 min walk
  • Nelson Mandela Square - 8 min walk
  • Sandton City Mall - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Johannesburg Sandton Station - 11 min walk
  • Rosebank Station - 15 min drive
  • O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Allora - 3 min walk
  • The Bull Run - 4 min walk
  • Knead - 5 min walk
  • Raj - 6 min walk
  • The Royal India - 7 min walk

About this property

Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

4-star family-friendly hotel located in Sandown
Take advantage of a roundtrip airport shuttle, a poolside bar, and a grocery/convenience store at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton. For some rest and relaxation, visit the steam room. In addition to a terrace and a shopping mall on site, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi, with speed of 25+ Mbps.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), a free shopping center shuttle, and self parking (surcharge)
  • Limo/town car service, multilingual staff, and meeting rooms
  • Concierge services, free newspapers, and a computer station
  • Guest reviews say good things about the overall value, helpful staff, and proximity to shopping
Room features
All 330 rooms offer comforts such as 24-hour room service and air conditioning, as well as thoughtful touches like free WiFi and safes. Guests reviews give good marks for the comfortable rooms at the property.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with separate tubs/showers and free toiletries
  • 43-inch LCD TVs with Netflix, streaming services, and satellite channels
  • Coffee/tea makers, daily housekeeping, and desks

Languages

English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • In-room WiFi speed: 25+ Mbps
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Covered self parking on site (ZAR 50 per day)
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free 24-hour train station pick-up shuttle
  • Train station shuttle on request
  • Free shopping center shuttle
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: ZAR 215 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Fitness center
  • Shopping mall
  • Shopping
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Lever door handles
  • Low-height electrical outlets in bathroom
  • Portable bathtub seat
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Entertainment

  • 43-inch LCD TV
  • Netflix
  • Satellite channels
  • Streaming services

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: ZAR 500.00 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for full breakfast: ZAR 215 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 530 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 3)
  • Covered self parking fee: ZAR 50 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

National rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

Property is also known as

Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton Johannesburg
Protea Hotel Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton
Protea Balalaika Sandton Johannesburg
Protea Balalaika Sandton
Protea Hotel Balalaika
Protea Balalaika
Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton Greater Johannesburg
Sandton Hotel Balalaika
Balalaika Hotel
Protea Hotel Johannesburg
Protea Hotel Marriott Balalaika
Protea Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton
Protea Marriott Balalaika
Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton Hotel
Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton Sandton

Frequently asked questions

Does Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton have a pool?

Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools.

How much does it cost to stay at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton?

As of Nov 30, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton on Dec 21, 2022 start from $61.07, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton?

Self parking is available for ZAR 50 per day.

What time is check-in at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Does Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of ZAR 530 per vehicle applies.

Where is Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton located?

Located in the center of Sandton, this family-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of The MARC, Sandton Convention Centre, and Nelson Mandela Square. Sandton City Mall and University of Witwatersrand are also within 9 mi (15 km). Johannesburg Sandton Station is 11 minutes by foot.

Overall score and ratings

8.2

Very Good

Rating 10 - Excellent. 301 out of 818 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 37%
Rating 8 - Good. 373 out of 818 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 46%
Rating 6 - Okay. 93 out of 818 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 11%
Rating 4 - Poor. 35 out of 818 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 4%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 16 out of 818 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 2%

8.6/10

Cleanliness

8.4/10

Staff & service

7.9/10

Amenities

7.8/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.2/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Excellent

Jacques
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The hotel has a very good steakhouse called the Bull Run. It serves excellent dishes. It was disappointing that no bottle water was provided in the room.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2022

8/10 Good

Veronica, Duluth
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
This hotel is conveniently located close to train, shopping and other dining. Clean rooms, excellent customer service throughout my stay. I would come back.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Karen
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 6 nights in Jul 2022

10/10 Excellent

Salvador
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It is clean and has an excellent customer service.
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2022

10/10 Excellent

Kelly
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location and safe. We had a 2 bedroom suite and it was very roomy and comfortable
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

8/10 Good

Dorsee, Seattle
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

10/10 Excellent

Robin
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

10/10 Excellent

Munyaradzi
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Friendly and very accommodating staff. Close to all amenities. Loved the bar and the barmen.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2022

8/10 Good

Pamela
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I had a good room, thanks to the help of Emma, she seen my needs, with a disability, l cannot praise her enough. She also lnroduced me to the resturant after a long flight. And organised my transport to the Airport the next day . Thank you
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

10/10 Excellent

Sheryl
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022