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Protea Hotel Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

  • Maude Street, Sandown
  • Sandton, 2126 South Africa
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Area Airports

  • 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)

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    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.


  • Complimentary on-site parking
  • Complimentary valet parking
  • Parking entrance on Stella Street at the back of the hotel.

Other Transportation

Bus Station

Car Rentals

  • Nearby:
    • Hertz  

      1 Georgian Crescent West


      Phone: +27-11-5493100

    • Avis

      167A Rivonia Road

      Johannesburg, Gauteng 2196

      Phone: +27-11-8842221

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