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Protea Hotel Balalaika

The 4-star Protea Hotel Balalaika is located in the upmarket commercial hub of Sandton, one of Johannesburg’s affluent ‘northern suburbs’. It is home, amongst other institutions, to banking headquarters, the national ‘Johannesburg, Stock Exchange’, the Sandton Convention Centre and the ever-popular Nelson Mandela Square. The Balalaika is located about 400m from the latter and 700m from the Sandton Gautrain Station (a rapid rail link that includes a link to O.R. Tambo International Airport).

The national Protea Hotels Group has recently been acquired by Marriot and thus the hotel currently is known by different names, in addition to Protea Hotel Balalaika, it is also known as the Protea Hotel Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton and the Protea Hotel by Marriott Sandton Balalaika. The hotel is divided in two sections, the Balalaika and the Crown Court, each with its own lush, landscaped garden and sparkling swimming pool.

All 300 guest rooms and suites are en suite and air conditioned. The hotel feature a dining room, the Bull Run Restaurant (steakhouse favorites), a Deli and lobby bar and lounge. Facilities and services further include free wifi and a fitness centre.

Tours that include Protea Hotel Balalaika

Table Mountain and The Twelve Apostles

Duration: 16 days, 15 nights
Tour Type: Scheduled tours
Luxury Level: *** / ****
Price: R37,500 per person sharing (±US$ 2,684 )
R8,000 single supplement (±US$ 572 )

Valid dates: Nov 2017 - Oct 2018


Discover the main things to do, see and experience in South Africa, including beautiful winelands, majestic mountain ranges, rolling wheat and sugarcane fields, caves, beaches and rocky shorelines, forests and pristine wilderness areas. This tour is guided in German, the same tour is also available in English.

Highlights: Cape Town , Cape Winelands , Stellenbosch , Oudtshoorn , Route 62 , Garden Route , Knysna , Oudtshoorn ostrich farms , Cango Caves , Sunshine Coast , Wild Coast , Transkei , KwaZulu-Natal , iSimangaliso Wetland Park , St. Lucia , Kruger National Park , Swaziland , Panorama Route .

Table Mountain and The Twelve Apostles

Duration: 16 days, 15 nights
Tour Type: Private guided tours
Luxury Level: *** / ****
Price: R63,000 per person sharing - for group between 2 and 2. (±US$ 4,509 )
R40,800 per person sharing - for group between 4 and 6. (±US$ 2,920 )
R33,500 per person sharing - for group between 7 and 14. (±US$ 2,398 )
R15,500 single supplement (±US$ 1,109 )

Valid dates: Nov 2017 - Oct 2018


Discover the main things to do, see and experience in South Africa, including beautiful winelands, majestic mountain ranges, rolling wheat and sugarcane fields, caves, beaches and rocky shorelines, forests and pristine wilderness areas. Explore by game drive vehicle, hike in beautiful environs and enjoy our beloved country’s rich cultural diversity.

Highlights: Cape Town , Cape Winelands , Stellenbosch , Oudtshoorn , Route 62 , Garden Route , Knysna , Oudtshoorn ostrich farms , Cango Caves , Sunshine Coast , Wild Coast , Transkei , KwaZulu-Natal , iSimangaliso Wetland Park , St. Lucia , Kruger National Park , Swaziland , Panorama Route .

Protea Hotel Balalaika attractions

Skyline of Hilbrow in Johannesburg at night.

Johannesburg

Johannesburg is the financial capital of South Africa and capital of the Gauteng province. South Africans also call the city Egoli, Jozi or Joburg. The city and surrounds could keep you busy for weeks on end. See our city and day tours.

Arts & Crafts at a Mall of Rosebank Market

Rosebank (Johannesburg)

Rosebank is an upmarket Johannesburg suburb. It features small office buildings, shopping malls, art galleries, restaurants and coffee shops. It’s a great base from which to explore Johannesburg, Soweto, Pretoria and the surrounds. Rosebank is also popular as an overnight stay before or after travelling to/ from O.R. Tambo International Airport.

The Orlando Towers in Soweto, disused cooling towers now used as a bungy jumping site.

Soweto

Soweto, outside Johannesburg, is South Africa’s largest “black township". It is home to a mix of languages and cultures from across South Africa and Africa. Soweto played an important role in the struggle against Apartheid. Landmarks include Nelson Mandela’s Soweto house, the Hector Pieterson Museum & Memorial, etc

The words 'Constitutional Court' written on the exterior of the court building in all eleven of South Africa's official languages.

Constitution Hill

Constitution Hill in the city of Johannesburg, is one of the major historical sites in South Africa. The Old Fort Prison, where political prisoners were incarcerated used to be here. The same site where human rights were so brutally abused today houses the Constitutional Court for the protection of the rights of all citizens of the country.

The symbolism-laden black and white lettering of the Apartheid Museum's entrance signage.

The Apartheid Museum

The Apartheid Museum is part of the Gold Reef City theme park in Johannesburg, South Africa. This modern museum, providing a learning experience for visitors, depicts the story of apartheid: it's development, the insult and suffering it caused, the struggle of the oppressed and the ultimate resolution based on our democratic constitution.

A section of the Sandton CBD with Sandton City Mall in the foreground and beyond it Nelson Mandela Square and Towers.

Sandton

Sandton is one of Johannesburg’s northern suburbs. It is home to the headquarters of South Africa’s major banks, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Sandton Convention Centre, large malls and a host of hotel options. Sandton provides easy access to various attractions, as well as O.R. Tambo International.