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PROTEA HOTEL BALALAIKA- Sandton & Surrounds

AREA

Sandton, known as the “richest square mile in Africa” is home to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange as well as many other prosperous businesses. Major financial institutions have their head offices set up in Sandton and surrounding areas. For conference delegates coming from outside of Sandton, the Gautrain has made life much easier with trains dropping you right in the centre within easy walking distance of most major hotels and offices.

DESCRIPTION

Set in the heart of Sandton in Johannesburg`s northern suburbs, the hotel is within easy reach of all business and entertainment centers. Ideally situated, it is convenient for access to the main Johannesburg/Pretoria highway, Johannesburg International Airport and three local airports. The stylish 330 bedroom property has its own 2 private gardens and 2 swimming pools, lending a distinctive atmosphere of luxurious tranquility to the hectic schedule of business people and tourists alike. The Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton has WI-FI available throughout the hotel. Each of the rooms is tastefully furnished to portray the ultimate in comfort and style, with private bathrooms and air-conditioning. Most of the Crown Court suites sport their own spa baths. The Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton can host conferences and banqueting functions from 15 to 300 people. The excellent team can make any event run smoothly, from an intimate banquet or conference to a gala event.

 

CONFERENCING AND ACCOMMODATION

THIS HOTEL ACCOMMODATES 676 DELEGATES IN 330 ROOMS

 

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
2 -rooms with special amenities for the comfort of physically challenged guests.

GENERAL AMENITIES & SERVICES



  • 24 Hour Room Service
  • Full Concierge Facilities
  • Parking available in the Village Walk complex at an additional cost.
  • 1400 parking bays, with 24-hour security, and direct access into the hotel.
  • Valet Parking Service
  • Well equipped Gymnasium and Steam Room
  • Business centre located in foyer
  • Internet centre
  • Fax and Photostat Copies
  • Mail Posting Facilities
  • Outsourced Laundry and Valet
  • Extra Pillows
  • Bed Board, Baby Cots, Baby High Chairs

RECREATIONAL OPTIONS NEARBY

NATURAL ATTRACTIONS:


  • The Cradle Of Humankind - A World Heritage Site<
  • The Wondercave at Kromdraai
  • Sterkfontein Caves, in a dolomite hill in the Isaac Stegman Nature Reserve, with fossils housed in the museum on-site
  • Hartebeespoort Dam, with cable car lifts to the top of the Magaliesberg Mountains
  • Krugersdorp Game Reserve
  • The Lion Park at Fourways (30kms North) and The De Wildt Cheetah Farm

 

HISTORICAL ATTRACTIONS:

 

  • Lesedi Cultural Village, 35kms North Of Sandton - Traditional Zulu, Sotho, Pedi And Xhosa villages, the Lesedi dancers
  • A Shebeen - Wandi's Place in Dube, or The Cappuccino Shop in Orlando West, Soweto
  • Museum Africa, a major Historical and Cultural Museum in the Market Theatre Precinct
  • The National Military History Museum, in the grounds of the Johannesburg Zoo
  • A Tour Of Soweto, South Africa's most famous Township, with Nelson Mandela's Home In Orlando West
  • Gold Reef City - A complete exhibit of a mining town, with attractions, historical exhibits, theme park and shops
  • The Union Buildings in Pretoria - 60kms north

 

SPORT/TEAM BUILDING FACILITES

 

  • Drumming Sessions can be arranged
  • Virgin Active Health Club - Vouchers available at Reception
  • Horseriding (15kms north)
  • Waterskiing at Hartebeespoort Dam
  • Action Cricket - Eastgate (3kms away)
  • Two Swimming Pools at the hotel
  • 3 Golf courses within 40 minutes' drive of hotel
  • Tennis at Morningside Country Club (3kms away)

 

ENTERTAINMENT/NIGHTLIFE

 

  • Crocodile Creek Craft Village
  • Shopping at Sandton City, Nelson Mandela Square, the Oriental Plaza and the Brightwater Commons
  • Laser Quest
  • Adventure Golf
  • Ten Pin Bowling
  • Art Galleries, incl. The Everard Read Gallery, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg Art Gallery and Sandton Civic Gallery
  • Numerous late-night restaurants, bars, nightclubs
  • The Blues Room and Various theatres