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Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

4-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
20 Maude Street, Sandton, Gauteng, 2196, South Africa

4-star hotel with 2 outdoor pools, connected to a shopping center, near Sandton Convention Centre
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
From 1 212 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Vibe is not too good

Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

from ZAR 1,490
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Partial View
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View
  • Room, 2 Twin Beds, Garden View
  • Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony

What’s around Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton


  • In Sandown
  • Sandton Convention Centre - 6 min walk
  • Nelson Mandela Square - 8 min walk
  • Sandton City Mall - 11 min walk
  • Johannesburg Stock Exchange - 2 min walk
  • Melrose Arch Shopping Centre - 2.7 mi / 4.3 km
  • Hyde Park Corner - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Wanderers Stadium - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km

Getting around

  • Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) - 21 min drive
  • Johannesburg (HLA-Lanseria) - 39 min drive
  • Johannesburg Sandton Station - 11 min walk
  • Johannesburg Park Station - 22 min drive
  • Free train station pick-up
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free shopping center shuttle

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 330 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-4 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Free train station pick-up


  • Free valet parking

  • Self parking *


  • Area shuttle *

  • Free shopping center shuttle

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built - 1949
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Lever door handles
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • German

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Steam room


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby

Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton’s small print

Also known as

  • Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton Johannesburg
  • Protea Hotel Johannesburg
  • Protea Hotel Marriott Balalaika
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  • Protea Marriott Balalaika
  • Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton Hotel
  • Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton Sandton
  • 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


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.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A 1 percent city/local tax will be charged

Deposit: ZAR 500.00 per night

Optional extras

Self parking costs ZAR 0 per day

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 195.00 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 590 per vehicle (one-way)

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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

Recent reviews

Very good 8,0 From 138 reviews

Good 6,0
Protea Hotel Review
Overall the hotel was not bad. When we had dinner on Friday evening, it was unbearable to eat in such a cantankerous restaurant. That made us not to enjoy the meal at all. The shuttle driver between the hotel and Nelson Mandela Square had such a negative attitude. Could hardly greet passengers and open doors for us. If this person works for me, I would get rid of him on the spot. Has no clue what customer service is all about.
Lonwabo, za2 night romance trip
Very good 8,0
Reduce carbon footprint
All was good, the walk to my room was quite long though. Also the hotel would like for guests to reduce their carbon footprint, however reception prints 4 pages of information that could be printed back to back and easily be reduced to 2 pages, as in most cases the extra pages is a single sentence that didn't fit on the first page. Also a complete page for a drivers license copy, when this could easily be stored on their system.
Jacomina, zaBusiness trip
Exceptional 10,0
Balalaika Sandton
Our stay at the Marriott Balalaika Sandton was wonderful. Great service, the check-in too less than 5min. Our room was clean and the bed was comfortable. I didn't like joint single bed to makeup the King size bed, would have loved to get a proper King size bed. But overall our stay was great!
Sonwabo, za2 night romance trip
Good 6,0
Took too long waiting at check in counter Almost one hour to get the room key
cynthia, za1 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Balalaika hotel stay.
I enjoyed our stay at the Balalaika hotel. Well priced and great staff.
Paul, za1 night romance trip

Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

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