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Protea Hotel Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is indeed sad that I have to type this one out for a reason like poor Internet connection. This is my 4th visit to this hotel. But the calling the Internet connection poor is an understatement. My last visit after complaining about the connection,...More

Thank Ivin S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been holding workshops around the world for over 5 years now. This was the best venue I have ever experienced. The meeting room is gorgeous and perfect. All of the staff including events, reception, concierge, IT-A/V, restaurant staff, maintenance, etc. - every last...More

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this hotel as it was Marriott super chain, but it was disappointing. I booked the hotel with cancellation clause of free of charge till 6 pm the day before arrival. However a week before my trip I received a mail from hotel to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a very cosy hotel with a beautiful garden, very helpful and friendly staff, but please please fix that poor wifi signal..and the gym! I was looking forward to a gym session last time, but was told the gym was closed...hope it's going to be...More

Thank Sofia L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been staying at the Balalaika for at least seven years, and have never been disappointed. The competition in its class in Sandton are sterile international boxes. Two outdoor pools, breakfast outside in the lovely gardens, great steak restaurant in the hotel (Bull Run), Starbucks...More

Thank Delhidon
Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear ‘Delhidon’. Your feedback on ‘TripAdvisor’ is much appreciated. We are delighted about your positive feedback on our and comfortable rooms and our beautiful gardens. Yes, our “little bit of country in the heart of Sandton”, is definitely a “home away from home”. How wonderful...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Business Center with Internet Access
Wheelchair access
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$90 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#10 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
#14 Business Hotel in Sandton
#24 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$90 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#10 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
#14 Business Hotel in Sandton
#24 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveler (361)
Room & Suite (130)
Pool & Beach (33)
Dining (13)
Business Center & Event Rooms (4)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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smudgecr53
July 29, 2018|
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Response from Bill B | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a lift, and walkways outside are easy to negotiate. Easy get in shower, but dont know every room's set up
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Natassja S
June 18, 2018|
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Response from Balalaika_Management | Property representative |
Hi there, Kindly send me an email address on the following address and I will send you images. Kindly contact me on the hotel contact details. Regards Tessa
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Room Tips
"the garden is the most beautiful I've seen."
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"Get clear instructions to your room the first time you check in as the hotel is huge and you will get lost..."
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"Ask for a room not so far from reception so you don't have to walk far"
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"In all the rooms that I've slept in this hotel, to me they are all perfect"
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