Experience South Africa from our Sandton hotel

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Discover a tranquil oasis in the heart of the bustling business and entertainment hub of Gauteng at the Protea Hotel by Marriott Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton. This upscale hotel in Sandton, features two sections, the Balalaika and the Crown Court, each with its own lush, landscaped garden and sparkling swimming pool where guests can relax, unwind & experience the timelessness and calm of a bygone era. Boasting 330 stylish guest rooms and suites, each accommodation is air-conditioned and tastefully furnished in a classic, comfortable style with its own en suite bathroom. Ideally situated, the hotel's location is convenient for access to the main Johannesburg/Pretoria highway, Johannesburg International Airport and three local airports.Two restaurants provide exceptional on-site dining, including the popular Bull Run Restaurant for steakhouse favorites. Other on-site amenities include a fitness facility and business services with state-of-the-art meeting and event space for up to 300 attendees.

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Key Amenities

  • Free high-speed internet
  • Fitness center
  • Pool
  • Airport shuttle


  • Ideal for business or leisure, our Sandton hotel offers two private gardens and two swimming pools, conference facilities and a fitness centre.

  • Air-conditioned rooms are tastefully furnished with en suite or spa bathrooms and modern amenities including satellite TV and free Wi-Fi.

  • Our Sandown hotel's on-site dining includes The Colony and the premier Bull Run Restaurant, with a sophisticated lounge and charming bar.

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We provide a free shuttle service to all GUESTS, operating Monday to Friday, which will drop off in the morning and collect in the afternoons within a of 5 km radius of the hotel.

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Stylish guest rooms tastefully furnished in a classic style

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