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Protea Hotel Balalaika

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Situated in the pretty suburb of Sandton, The Protea Hotel Balalaika is a great accommodation option from which to explore Johannesburg. Enjoy all the attractions of the city, including tours to Soweto, Golf Reef City, the Cradle of Humankind and the Apartheid Museum. The hotel is well-appointed, with interiors echoing colonial charm, friendly staff and beautifully kept gardens.

Guests can avail of all of the hotel's numerous facilities, including an inviting pool and fitness centre. The latter offers an excellent variety of modern equipment and the chance to take a steam bath after a good work out. The hotel's two restaurants, Colony Restaurant and the Bull Run Restaurant, both serve mouth-watering dishes.
The hotel's rooms are well furnished and possess nice en-suite bathrooms. There are two room types to choose from, with standard rooms very pleasing and comfortable while the suites are spacious and the perfect place to rest your head if you've had a busy day. All accommodation options feature air conditioning, WiFi, hairdryers and tea and coffee making facilities.

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