Protea Hotel Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

Maude Street, Sandown

Sandton, 2126 South Africa

Phone:+27 11 322 5000

Fax:+27 11 322 5023

Services & Amenities

Car Rental

Coffee in lobby

Coffee/tea in-room


Concierge desk

Continental breakfast, fee from: 185 ZAR

Foreign exchange

Hot breakfast, fee from: 210 ZAR

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

Guest Room Information

General Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bottled water: Fee
  • Coffee maker/tea service
  • Crib/Play Yard
  • Electrical adapters
  • Individual climate control
  • Mini fridge
  • Pillows: down/feather
  • Pillows: foam
  • Safe

Bathroom Amenities

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

Room Entertainment

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Color TV
  • Movies/videos
  • Plug In Panel

Business Amenities

  • Electrical outlet: desk level
  • Phone feature: speakerphone
Visit the Guest Rooms page for more information


Dining Services

Local restaurant dinner delivery

Room service, 24-hour

Room service


Continental breakfast, fee from 185.00 ZAR


The Bull Run Restaurant

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.

Reservations required

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Phone: +27 11 884 1400

Multiple cuisines

The Colony Restaurant

*Please note - the restaurant is currently closed. Meals are served from The Bull Run.* The Colony Restaurant which overlooks the lush Balalaika garden is a charming restaurant, renowned for its full English and continental buffet breakfast served daily.

Reservations required

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Dress code: Casual

Fitness & Recreation


Boating (90.7 miles)

Jet-skiing (90.7 miles)

Tennis (435.0 miles)

Tennis (435.0 miles)

Water-skiing (90.7 miles)

Bike Rentals (9.3 miles)


Fitness center on-site


Balalaika Swimming Pool

Crown Court Pool


(6.2 miles)

Local Attractions

Mushroom Farm Park

Daisy Street,Sandton

Johannesburg CBD

Melrose Arch

Corner Corlett Drive and M1 Highway,Melrose

Nelson Mandela Square

Cnr Rivonia Road and 5th Street,Sandton

Sandton City

Cnr of Sandton Drive and Rivonia Road,Sandton

Sandton Convention Centre

Maude Street


2021 William Nicol Dr

SAB World of Beer

15 Helen Joseph Street (formerly President Street)

Johannesburg Botanical Garden

Olifants Road

Liliesleaf Farm

7 George Ave

Visit Local Area page for more information

Airport Information

O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)


Airport Phone: +27 11 921 6262

Hotel direction: 18.5 miles SE

  • Airport shuttle service, reservation required, fee: 650 ZAR (one way) 24 Hours, 7 days a week Shuttle Phone: +27 11 3225000
  • Estimated taxi fare: 600 ZAR (one way)
Visit JNB airport website
Driving directions

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 11 367 0300

Hotel direction: 19.7 miles NW

  • Airport shuttle service, reservation required, fee: 700 ZAR (one way) 24 Hours, 7 days a week Shuttle Phone: +27 11 3225000
  • Estimated taxi fare: 665 ZAR (one way)
Driving directions

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.

Business Services

Copy service

Fax service

Fee for each additional page of outgoing fax

Network/Internet printing



For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas, or special services relating to a specific disability, please call +27 11 322 5000+27 11 322 5000.

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

  • Fitness Center
  • Meeting spaces and ballrooms
  • Public entrance alternative
  • Registration Desk Pathway
  • Registration desk
  • Restaurant(s)/Lounge(s)

Accessible Hotel Features

  • Service animals are welcome
  • Elevators

Guest Room Accessibility

  • Accessible route from public entrance to accessible guest rooms
  • Bathtub grab bars
  • Doors with lever handles
  • Electrical outlets, lowered
  • No transfer shower s available
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