The Protea Hotel Balalaika is a fine four star hotel in the exclusive Sandton suburb of Johannesburg.
The Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton is situated in Sandton. Sandton is known as “Africa’s richest square mile” and is the richest area in Johannesburg. With every square meter of land becoming so valuable that there was no choice but to build upwards. Thus, more and more skyscrapers are shooting up and Sandton is fast becoming the “Manhattan of South Africa”. Sandton City, along with Nelson Mandela Square, form the second largest shopping space in the southern hemisphere and it is just down the road from Balalaika.
The rooms of the Balalaika have all been elegantly furnished and decorated with timeless English country style. Guests have a choice between a standard guest room, a one-bedroom suite, and a two-bedroom suite. The standard guest rooms and the larger one-bedroom suites all have one king size bed, while the two-bedroom suites either have two king size beds or four single beds. All the rooms have oversize bathtubs with separate showers, air-conditioning, a mini refrigerator, a tea and coffee station, an in room safe, WiFi, a flat screen television with satellite channels, and 24-hour room service. The two-bedroom suites have a larger master bedroom and standard bedroom, each with its own amenities.
A wide range of breakfast options are available at The Colony Restaurant. The restaurant serves a continental breakfast, buffet breakfast, full American breakfast and a hot breakfast. All these breakfasts can be enjoyed from the garden terrace. Lunch and dinner can be enjoyed in The Bull Run restaurant that specializes in prime cuts of South African beef. The Lords Cigar Bar offers trendy stop for a cold one. Any hot drink of your choice can be enjoyed at the Oval Coffee Shop.
Even though all the first world luxuries and shopping centers can be found just outside your door, Balalaika creates a peaceful and relaxing environment in the middle of all the hustle and bustle. There are two swimming pools amidst lush gardens that create a relaxed country feeling in the middle of the city. A fitness center is available to maintain your regime. The Balalaika Protea Hotel is thus a perfect location to enjoy Johannesburg.
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