Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

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2 outdoor pools
2 outdoor pools
Terrace/patio
43-inch LCD TV with satellite channels, TV, Netflix

Overview of Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with 2 outdoor pools, connected to a shopping center, near The MARC

8.2/10 Very good

814 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
Map
20 Maude Street, Sandton, Gauteng, 2196
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Breakfast available
  • Free shopping center shuttle
  • Free train station pick-up
  • Fitness center
  • Steam room
  • Self parking
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • 24-hour room service
For families
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Sandown
  • Sandton City Mall - 2 min drive
  • Montecasino - 24 min drive
  • Gold Reef City - 26 min drive

Getting around

  • O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) - 21 min drive
  • Lanseria Intl. Airport (HLA) - 49 min drive
  • Johannesburg Sandton Station - 11 min walk
  • Johannesburg Park Station - 25 min drive
  • Free train station pick-up
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free shopping center shuttle

About this property

Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

4-star family-friendly hotel in the heart of 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. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a terrace and a shopping mall on site.
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, a 24-hour front desk, and a computer station
  • Wedding services, concierge services, and a front desk safe
  • Guest reviews say good things about the overall value, helpful staff, and proximity to shopping
Room features
All guestrooms at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton offer comforts such as 24-hour room service and air conditioning, as well as amenities 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.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 330 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Covered onsite self parking (ZAR 50 per day)

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*
  • Free train station pick-up on request (available 24 hours)

Offsite

  • Area shuttle*
  • Free shopping center shuttle

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Private dining
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Grocery/convenience store

What to do

  • Shopping
  • Use of nearby fitness center
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Skydiving nearby

Working away

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

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limo or town car service
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1949
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Piano
  • Fitness center
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Shopping mall on site
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Portable bathtub seats
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Lowered electrical outlets in bathroom
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Lever door handles

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

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

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

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

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: ZAR 500.00 per night

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 215 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 530 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 3)
  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Parking

  • Covered self parking costs ZAR 50 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott).

Policies

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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

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 and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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 offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton?
As of 27 September 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton on 14 October 2022 start from S$91, 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton?
Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools.
Are pets allowed at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton?
Yes. Self parking costs ZAR 50 per day.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 530 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM.
Is there an onsite casino at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Montecasino (24-min drive) and Gold Reef City (26-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like cycling and skydiving, and practice your swing on the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Enjoy a swim in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a seasonal outdoor pool and a steam room. Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Allora (3-min walk), The Bull Run (4-min walk), and Knead (5-min walk).
What's the area around Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton like?
Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton is in Sandown, a short 8-minute walk from Nelson Mandela Square and 10 minutes' walk from Sandton City Mall. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings

8.2

Very good

8.6/10

Cleanliness

8.4/10

Staff & service

7.9/10

Amenities

7.8/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.1/10

Eco-friendliness

4/10 Fair

Breakfast was good. Location for Mandela square was good. Airport shuttle option was not very good. Was not communicated to call hotel in advance for pickup. Cost was very high and per person. Rental would have been much cheaper
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Pleasant stay
Wonderful stay, comfortable room, amazing staff, excellent restaurant!
Leah, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Anathi, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location and safe. We had a 2 bedroom suite and it was very roomy and comfortable
Kelly, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Dorsee, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Robin, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Friendly and very accommodating staff. Close to all amenities. Loved the bar and the barmen.
Munyaradzi, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

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
Pamela, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sheryl, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The staff were very accommodating. I had a great time.
Liselotte Franziska Agathe, 4-night business trip
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