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Hotel Details

Protea Hotel Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

Maude Street, Sandown

Sandton, 2126 South Africa

+27 11 3225000
+27 11 3225023

Maps currently not available

  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Guest rooms Complimentary Wireless
  • Lobby and public areas: Complimentary Wireless
  • Meeting rooms: Wireless
  • Complimentary on-site parking
  • Complimentary valet parking
  • Parking entrance on Stella Street at the back of the hotel.
  • 5 floors , 299 rooms , 31 suites
  • 6 meeting rooms, 822 sq m of total meeting space
  • Pets not allowed
  • Babysitting
  • Buffet breakfast, fee from: 195.00 ZAR
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Coffee/tea in-room
  • Concierge desk
  • Continental breakfast, fee from: 185.00 ZAR
  • Evening turndown service
  • Foreign exchange
  • Housekeeping service daily
  • Limousine service
  • Local restaurant dinner delivery
  • Mobility accessible rooms
  • Newspaper delivered to room, on request
  • Newspaper in lobby
  • Room service
  • Room service, 24-hour
  • Safe deposit boxes, front desk
  • Valet dry-cleaning

General Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bottled water, for a fee : Fee
  • Coffee maker/tea service
  • Crib/Play Yard : Traditional crib Complimentary
  • Electrical adapters
  • Individual climate control
  • Mini fridge
  • Pillows: down/feather
  • Pillows: foam
  • Safe

Bathroom Amenities

  • Bathtub with spray jets
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate tub and shower

Room Entertainment

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Color TV
  • Mini-bar: all rooms, beverages and/or snacks for a fee
  • Movies/videos
  • Plug In Panel

Business Amenities

  • Electrical outlet: desk level
  • Phone feature: speakerphone
    • Phone:  +27 11 884 1400
    • International
    • Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
    • The Bull Run Restaurant is a premier establishment famed for its prime cuts of exquisite South African beef - stored and served via its own in-house butchery - and an extensive selection of the finest Cape wines.


  • Hotel Fitness Center


  • Balalaika Swimming Pool
  • Crown Court Pool


  • Johannesburg Country Club Woodmead 6.2 miles
    Rocklands Golf Course
    Woodmead Golf Course
  • Wanderers Golf Club 2.7 miles
    Wanderers Golf Course
  • Killarney Country Club 3.7 miles
    Killarney Golf Course
  • Houghton Golf Club 6.2 miles
    Houghton Golf Course
  • Parkview Golf Club 7.5 miles
    Parkview Golf Course
  • Observatory Golf Club 7.5 miles
    Observatory Golf Course


  • Bike rentals 9.3 miles
  • Boating 90.7 miles
  • Jet-skiing 90.7 miles
  • Water-skiing 90.7 miles
  • Tennis 435 miles
  • Mushroom Farm Park
  • Johannesburg CBD
  • Melrose Arch
  • Nelson Mandela Square  
  • Sandton City
  • Sandton Convention Centre
  • Montecasino
  • SAB World of Beer
  • Johannesburg Botanical Garden
  • Liliesleaf Farm

Visit Local Area page for more information

  • O.R. Tambo International Airport - JNB

    Airport Phone: +27 11 9216262

    Hotel direction: 18.5 miles SE

    • Airport shuttle service, reservation required, fee: 590 ZAR (one way)
      Shuttle Phone: +27 11 3225000
    • Alternate transportation: Moreba Tours & Transfers; fee: 590 ZAR (one way) ;on request
    • Estimated taxi fare: 500 ZAR  (one way)

    Visit JNB airport website  

    1. Take the R24 to Johannesburg. Drive for approximately 10 km.2. Take the N3 turnoff to Pretoria. Pass the Linksfield and Modderfontein off ramps, drive for approximately 21 km.3. Take the Marlboro Drive off ramp to your left. Turn left at the traffic lights.4. Carry on with Marlboro Drive for approximately 2.5 km.5. Turn right at the second set of traffic lights, onto South Road. Follow South Road for approximately 4 km.6. Turn left onto Rivonia Road. Follow the road for approximately 1.5 km, and then turn right at the 4th set of traffic lights, into Maude Street.7. Drive for approximately 200 m, the Protea Hotel Balalaika will be on your left-hand side. A valet parking service is available from the main entrance of the hotel.8. PLEASE NOTE: Complimentary hotel parking is accessible via Stella Street. Entrance to the parking is on Stella Street , opposite Sandown Mews (GPS Coordinates: 26⁰ 6’ 21” S 28⁰ 3’ 34” E)

  • Lanseria International Airport - HLA

    Airport Phone: +27 11 3670300

    Hotel direction: 19.7 miles NW

    • Airport shuttle service, reservation required, fee: 665 ZAR (one way)
      Shuttle Phone: +27 11 3225000
    • Alternate transportation: Moreba Tours & Transfers; fee: 665 ZAR (one way) ;reservation required
    • Estimated taxi fare: 665 ZAR  (one way)

    Head southwest on Airport Rd toward Ashenti Rd, go 550 m, Turn left onto Ashenti Rd, go 1,5 km; Take the 1st left onto Pelindaba Rd, go 3,1 km; Turn left onto 6th Rd/​R552, go 3,0 km; Turn left onto R114, go 61 m; Take the 1st right onto Cedar Rd, go 8,5 km; Turn left onto Witkoppen Rd, go 800 m; Turn right onto the William Nicol Drive ramp to R511/​N1/​Sandton, go 190 m; Turn left onto William Nicol Dr, go 9,2 km; Turn left onto Sandton Dr/​M75, go 1,5 km; Take the 3rd left onto Grayston Dr, go 700 m; Turn right onto West St, go 700 m; Turn left onto Maude St. The hotel will be on the right.

  • Copy service
  • Fax service
  • Fee for each additional page of outgoing fax
  • Network/Internet printing
  • Post/parcel

For more information call the general manager of the hotel

  • Fitness center entrance is not accessible
  • Main entrance is accessible
  • Not all accessible guest rooms have a 32 inch wide opening is not accessible
  • Registration desk is not accessible
  • Route to accessible guest rooms is accessible
  • Hotel has on site accessible self-parking
  • Meeting spaces are all accessible
  • Pathway to registration desk is accessible
  • Restaurants and lounges are all accessible
  • Service animals allowed for persons with disabilities

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