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Overview of Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

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2 outdoor pools
2 outdoor pools
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes

4.1/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationJohannesburg Stock Exchange2 min walk
    Popular LocationNelson Mandela Square8 min walk
    Popular LocationSandton City Mall16 min walk
    AirportJohannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.)21 min drive
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Garden View

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Garden View
  • Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, View

    Room amenities

    • 258 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, View
  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 517 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
    More detailsSuite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking

    Room amenities

    • 592 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony
  • Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking, Garden View

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking, Garden View

About this area

Sandton

Located in Sandton, Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton is connected to a shopping center. Nelson Mandela Square and Sandton City Mall are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Montecasino. Traveling with kids? Consider Johannesburg Botanical Garden, or check out an event or a game at Wanderers Stadium. Scuba diving and parasailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours and skydiving nearby.
Visit our Sandton travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Johannesburg Stock Exchange - 2 min walk
  • Nelson Mandela Square - 8 min walk
  • Sandton City Mall - 16 min walk
  • South African Museum of Military History - 10 min drive
  • Melrose Arch Shopping Centre - 15 min drive

Getting around

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

Restaurants

  • Allora — 3 min walk
  • Koi — 3 min walk
  • The Bull Run — 4 min walk
  • Knead — 5 min walk
  • Raj — 6 min walk

About this property

Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

Family-friendly hotel connected to a shopping center in Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area, walk to Sandton Convention Centre
Along with 2 outdoor pools, this hotel has a restaurant and a fitness center. Free WiFi in public areas and a free shopping center shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar, and a coffee shop/café are onsite. All 330 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include minibars, separate bathtubs and showers, and coffee makers.
Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton offers 330 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature minibars and safes. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout drapes/curtains. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a seasonal outdoor pool. Other recreational amenities include a steam room and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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 sanitization guidelines 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
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking: ZAR 50 per day
  • Valet parking: ZAR 50 per day
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free train station pick-up shuttle
  • 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 195.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 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
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • 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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Portuguese

Business services

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

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
  • In-room accessibility
  • Lever door handles
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

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

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Entertainment

  • LCD TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

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 welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant 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
  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: ZAR 195.00 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 590 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: ZAR 50 per day
  • Valet 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

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

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton and receive a full refund?
Yes, Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton have a pool?
Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools.
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. Valet 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. A fee of ZAR 590 per vehicle, one-way, 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 Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Sandton Convention Centre, and Nelson Mandela Square. Sandton City Mall is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) away. Johannesburg Sandton Station is 11 minutes by foot.
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4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.6/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

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Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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The Courtyard was beautiful. Staff was courteous excellent service.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
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Rooms smell like old and bathrooms could be updated
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
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Very clean , it is quiet and the location is excellent Close to Sandton City and shopping areas
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Furniture is a bit out dated and need renivation. Room too. Very nice but needs renovation
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020