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    Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

    20 Maude Street | Sandown, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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    Reviewed 28 November 2015

    had wonderful time in this hotel. the reception, valet parking and morning breakfast are excellent. since it is walking distance to public transport we find the hotel very useful for talking tour of Joburg city.

    Thank Vaseem B
    Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 30 November 2015

    Dear ‘ Vaseem B’. Thank you for taking the time to write your positive feedback on ‘tripadvisor’. Your kind words are much appreciated. We look forward in welcoming you back ‘home’ again soon. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher General Manager & TEAM

    Reviewed 27 November 2015

    Last year, we found it almost impossible to get to the parking garage of the Balalaika Hotel due to the traffic, but this year it was much easier. The trek from the car park to reception is fairly long and tortuous and passed the somewhat...More

    Thank EastLondonEjs
    Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 1 December 2015

    Dear ‘EastLondonEjs’. Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback on ‘tripadvisor’. Please be assured that your feedback has been taken to heart and used in a constructive way. Thank you for bringing your concerns to our attention. - Many of our valued...More

    Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

    Stayed as a group of 8 golfers. Best hotel bar in the area. Great very safe location with very convenient pick up point at front for mini bus to golf. Staff really helpful and friendly. Breakfast good. Rooms a bit dated and small if sharing...More

    Thank Mark T
    Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 28 November 2015

    Dear ‘Mark T’. Thank you for taking the time to write on ‘tripadvisor’. It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your praise about our STAFF is much appreciated! It is wonderful that the TEAM was able to assist in making...More

    Reviewed 22 November 2015

    I stayed 12 night on business. The location is excellent and within walking distance to the shopping centre Sandton City (with Nelson Mandella Square) and train station. I think the Balalaika has seen better days and knows it. I got the sense that it is...More

    Thank Ken K
    Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 25 November 2015

    Dear ‘Ken K’. Your review on ‘tripadvisor’ refers. Unfortunately due to the Johannesburg Roads Agency installing new water pipes in the Sandton area and whilst excavating they inadvertently broke through the Neotel line which affected our WIFI. Obviously, this was beyond our control. Needless to...More

    Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

    Forget about the boring modern business style hotels! This is the place to be! Colonial style hotel, very friendly stuff, nice buffet breakfast, bar where you are still allowed to smoke and don't forget the next door Bull Run restaurant. Room tip: 1447 has the...More

    Thank Pim U
    Response from Balalaika_Management, General Manager at Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika SandtonResponded 22 November 2015

    Dear ‘Pim U’. Thank you for taking the time to write on ‘tripadvisor’. It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your praise about our STAFF is much appreciated! It is wonderful that the TEAM was able to assist in making...More

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    8 August 2017|
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    Response from Balalaika_Management | Property representative |
    Hi Yes we do. We have a kettle with complimentary tea, coffee, milk and sugar. Regards Tessa
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    2 July 2017|
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    Response from Betti M | Reviewed this property |
    Sadly we only had coffee before leaving for a 7am flight, but there was scrambled eggs bacon a variety of breads pastries fruit etc.
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    30 May 2017|
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    Response from Maria L | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, I took the shuttle from the hotel to the airport and was cheaper than a taxi, I do not remember how much, but was very convenient. You should call the hotel to help you taking the shuttle from the airport to the... More
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