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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 curtains
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains

Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

4 out of 5

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 sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationJohannesburg Stock Exchange2 min walk
    Popular LocationSandton Convention Centre6 min walk
    Popular LocationNelson Mandela Square8 min walk
    AirportJohannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.)21 min drive

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Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Garden View

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, View

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 258 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • 517 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking

No guest room rating
  • 592 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking, Garden View

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

About this area

Sandton

Located in Sandton, Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton is connected to a shopping centre. 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. Travelling 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.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Johannesburg Stock Exchange - 2 min walk
  • Sandton Convention Centre - 6 min walk
  • Nelson Mandela Square - 8 min walk
  • Peacemaker Museum - 12 min walk
  • Sandton City Mall - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Johannesburg Sandton Station - 11 min walk
  • Rosebank Station - 14 min drive
  • AirportJohannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) - 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
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About this property

Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

Family-friendly hotel connected to a shopping centre in Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area, walk to Sandton Convention Centre
Along with 2 outdoor pools, this hotel has a restaurant and a fitness centre. Free WiFi in public areas and a free shopping centre shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar and a coffee shop/café are on-site. 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/tea makers.
Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton offers 330 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features minibars and a safe. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

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

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

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 or hotter
Follows standard sanitisation 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 sanitiser 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 public transport

  • Self parking on site (ZAR 50 per day)
  • Valet parking on site (ZAR 50 per day)
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free train station pick-up shuttle
  • Free shopping centre 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/cafe
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Fitness centre
  • Shopping
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • 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
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Portuguese

Business services

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

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any 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 centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

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

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • 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

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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.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

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

  • Deposit: ZAR 500.00 per night
  • A 1 per cent 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 the 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 organisation.

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.
How much does it cost to stay at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton?
As of 23 Jan 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton on 29 Jan 2021 start from £56, including 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.
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?
Checkout 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 centre 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.
4.1
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 279 out of 780 reviews
5 - Excellent 36%
Rating 4 - Good. 360 out of 780 reviews
4 - Good 46%
Rating 3 - Okay. 91 out of 780 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 34 out of 780 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 16 out of 780 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A very good stay in the heart of Sandton. I loved lounging in the gardens which are an absolute asset to this property. Lovely stay overall
Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2020

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
The Courtyard was beautiful. Staff was courteous excellent service.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Rooms smell like old and bathrooms could be updated
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very clean , it is quiet and the location is excellent Close to Sandton City and shopping areas
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

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