Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton
The Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton is a tranquil oasis of country estate in the heart of the business and entertainment hub of Sandton
, just outside Johannesburg, South Africa and approximately 30 minutes from O.R. Tambo International Airport. The Protea Hotel Balalaika is the perfect stopover for those doing business in the surrounding area, or as a central hub for the discerning tourist.
Flights, Accommodation & Transfers
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- Return Airfares with South African Airways (Entebbe- Johannesburg )
- 3 nights accommodation
- Daily Breakfast
- Return Airport transfers
- Meet & Greet at the airport
- Airport taxes
- Visa & Travel insurance
- Drinks tips & gratuities
- Items of personal nature
- Any item not mentioned in the package
- All rates are net in USD per person based on the best available prices at the time of costing and subject to availability at the time of booking
- Packages are valid till 30th Sep. 2011
The hotel comprises 330-bedrooms spread over two sections – the Balalaika and the Crown Court – and each room is air-conditioned and tastefully furnished in a classic, comfortable style with it’s own en suite bathroom, with many of the Crown Court suites offering the additional luxury of a private spa bath. Both buildings of the Protea Hotel Balalaika hotel have pools that are set in their own lush, landscaped garden, each boasting a sparkling swimming pool, where guests can relax, unwind and momentarily experience the timelessness and calm of a bygone era.
At the Protea Hotel Balalaika, efficient, discreet and attentive service is a priority and the well-trained staff are always on hand to ensure that all of your needs are amply met.
A genteel haven away from the hubbub of the busy city, guests will enjoy the unparalleled peace, tranquillity and comfort afforded by the Protea Hotel Balalaika’s superior accommodation offerings.
All 330 rooms at the Protea Hotel Balalaika are the epitome of relaxed, sophisticated English country elegance, and a home away from home for the discerning guest. The rooms are regularly refurbished and are spread over two sections: the Balalaika and the Crown Court, with a total of;
- 18 Crown Court Executive Suites,
- 4 Crown Court deluxe rooms,
- 8 Balalaika two-bedroomed family suites,
- 1 Balalaika one-bedroomed suite,
- 193 king-bedded rooms,
- 104 twin-bedded rooms and
- 2 rooms with special amenities for the comfort of physically challenged guests.
Each room is luxuriously carpeted and curtained, tastefully furnished in a classic yet comfortable style and beautifully appointed, containing: private bathrooms with separate showers (the Crown Court suites offer the additional luxury of private spa baths); individually controlled air-conditioning and heating; television with DSTV selection of local and international channels; radio; electronic safes; mini-bars available upon request; tea and coffee station and executive work-desks with multiple plug and modem points.
Both the Balalaika and the Crown Court sections have their own lush, landscaped gardens and sparkling swimming pool where guests can relax, unwind and momentarily experience the timelessness and calm of a bygone era.
- Number of Rooms: 330
- Air Conditioning
- Restaurant: 2
- Conference Facilities seating: 300
- Gym / Health Club
- M-Net Cable Television
- Satellite TV
- Colour Television
- Swimming Pool: 2
- Disabled Facilities
- No Pets
- Sauna Steam
- Distance (minutes) to airport: 30
- Horse Riding
- Undercover Parking
- Cafeteria / Takeaway
- Convenience Shop
- Liquor Store
- Petrol Station
The Colony Restaurant
The ‘heart’ of the Protea Hotel Balalaika and renowned for it’s Full English and Continental buffet breakfast, The Colony restaurant overlooks the beautiful garden and swimming pool and is open for breakfast from Monday to Friday from 06h00 to 10h30 and Saturday and Sunday from 06h00 to 11h00. The Colony Restaurant can be used for lunch or dinner as a part of a Day Conference Package.
The Oval Coffee Shop
The Oval Coffee Shop is located in the Protea Hotel Balalaika lobby and offers a variety of light meals. Cakes, pastries and specialty coffees are also available. Open seven days a week from 09h00 to 21h00.
Lords Cigar Bar
Lords Cigar Bar is a refined Lounge bar, decorated in luxurious solid wood furnishings, chandeliers, and rich plush upholstery. A vast variety drinks are available and hot savories are served daily at 17h00. International cigars from all over the world are imported. Choose one from specially designed cigar menu.
Crown Court Lounge
The Crown Court Lounge is a sophisticated airy lounge, beautifully appointed with a languid English Country atmosphere, complete with an open-hearth fireplace which is lit throughout the winter months. The Crown Court Lounge boasts its own private bar, which is open on request. Situated in the vicinity of the Lounge is a secluded change room, complete with shower and adjoining bathroom. This is ideal for either very early arrivals, or very late departures.
Balalaika Pool & Terrace
Guests can lounge and relax in style in lush, landscaped gardens overhung with verdant foliage and offset by the crystal clear waters of the sparkling pool. Enjoy a light meal daily from 11h00 to 18h00 and enjoy ‘lovely bit of country in the heart of Sandton’.
Health conscious guests will delight in the in-house fitness centre which is located on the ground floor between the Balalaika and Crown Court wings and stocked with the latest gym equipment. After their exercise, guests can enjoy a steam bath or take a shower in the Ladies or Men’s change and shower rooms, with towels supplied. Protea Hotel Balalaika offers this service to it’s guests at no additional charge and it is open daily between 04h00 and 21h00. In the interests of safety, children under 16 years need to be accompanied by an adult.