This peaceful hotel offers stylish accommodations in Johannesburg’s suburb of Sandton. It features 2 swimming pools set within gardens, as well as 2 gourmet restaurants and a modern fitness center.

Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton offers a free luxury shuttle service to and from Sandton City & Nelson Mandela Square, which has a direct link to O.R Tambo International Airport, 12 mi away.

All guest rooms at Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton are decorated in an English country style and are equipped with air conditioning, a satellite TV and a safe. The private bathrooms come with complimentary toiletries.

Breakfast is served in The Conservatory Restaurant which has a garden terrace, and The Bull Run specializes in prime cuts of South African beef. There are several bars and lounges, includingThe Heritage Lords Bar and "Coffee on Twenty" offering on the go items.

The Sandton City shopping center is 1,950 feet from the hotel, and Nelson Mandela Square and Sandton Convention Center are both 2,650 feet away. On-site car parking is available.

The Conservatory, The Heritage Lords Bar and Coffee on Twenty are renovated features as off January 2021.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 5, 2010
Hotel chain/brand: Protea Hotels by Marriott

ATM & Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Buffet

Parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • HSBC Africa
    0 miles
  • JSE Johannesburg Stock Exchange
    0.1 miles
  • Nedbank Head Office
    0.1 miles
  • Rand Merchant Bank
    0.2 miles
  • Citibank SA
    0.2 miles
  • Nelson Mandela Square
    0.3 miles
  • Investec
    0.3 miles
  • Sandton City Mall
    0.5 miles
  • Sasol
    0.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Grillhouse
    0.6 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Tashas Restaurant
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant The Marc
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Seattle Coffee Co
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Trumps
    0.5 miles
Top attractions
  • Parkview Golf Club
    4.7 miles
  • Observatory Golf Club
    5.4 miles
  • Montecasino
    6.2 miles
  • Johannesburg Stadium
    6.2 miles
  • Modderfontein Golf Club
    6.5 miles
  • Gold Reef City
    9.5 miles
  • Apartheid Museum
    9.8 miles
  • Gold Reef City & Casino
    9.8 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Klipriversberg
    6.2 miles
  • Lake Bloubosspruit
    6.2 miles
Public transit
  • Train Gautrain Sandton Station
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • O.R. Tambo International Airport
    11 miles
  • Lanseria International Airport
    14.3 miles
  • Wonderboom Airport
    32.8 miles
How to get to Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton from O.R. Tambo International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Parking available
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2 Restaurants On Site

    The Bull Run Restaurant

    Food: International

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

    The Conservatory

    Food: International

    Open for: Breakfast

Amenities of Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs ZAR 50 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Parking garage
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool bar
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
Pool 2 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese
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House rules Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

6:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The Protea Hotel Balalaika offers a free shuttle service to and from Sandton City & Nelson Mandela Square for all guests.

Please note that guests will be charged for 1 night in advance upon check-in.

Please note that the credit card used to book the accommodations will need to be presented upon check-in, as well as identification in the form of an ID book or passport.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Fitness center is closed from Wed, Feb 10, 2021 until Wed, Mar 31, 2021