Win a weekend for 2 to Protea Hotel Balalaika. A Conference Centre in Sandton, Gauteng

Conference venue Sandton

The Venue Pages is running a competition for visitors to our blog to stand the chance of winning a 2-night stay for 2 adults at the up-market Protea Hotel Balalaika in Sandton Gauteng. This offer is on a bed and breakfast basis and all you need to do is

  • Answer this simple question, the answer to which, can be found in the content below and
  • Hit the like button on the post

Your answer should be left in the comments section below.  Please make sure you are following the blog so that we can contact you should you win.  Winners will be notified by e-mail and their names will be published on this blog.  The competition is open to everyone and will be decided on a lucky draw system.

Question: How long has The Protea Hotel Balalaika been in operation for?

Remember to follow the blog and to leave your answer in the comments section below.

Welcome to the Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton

30 minutes from OR Tambo Airport, The Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton, set in a well manicured and picturesque garden is a 330 roomed, 4-star hotel and conveniently situated in the heart of Sandton, Johannesburg. Ideally located in the financial quarter and commercial hub of Sandton and only 5 minutes away from the Sandton Gautrain Station and 200 metres from Sandton City Shopping Centre.

The Protea Hotel Balalaika has been in operation for 60 years and has undergone on-going refurbishment to keep up-to-date with modern standards and to meet clients’ expectations. Offering modern state-of-the-art facilities including a business centre, free Wi-fi and 9 well equipped conference venues. It has become a popular choice of venue for international conferences due to its high calibre in standards and service and because of the abundant accommodation, which suits the size of the venues.

The hotel’s bedrooms are spread over two sections – the Balalaika and the Crown Court all of which are air-conditioned and tastefully decorated in a classic, comfortable style and en-suite.

Conference Centre Balalaika

The Balalaika’s conference centre, comprising 9 well kitted out rooms, can accommodate from 6 to 350 delegates. Weddings and other formal or informal functions are also hosted in the Conference Centre with ease.
With Year-End approaching fast, it is advisable to book your year-end function now to avoid disappointment. The Protea Hotel Balalaika offers traditional lunches and dinners plus a variety of themed events with cuisine to match. These include:

• African Theme
• Medieval Theme
• Moroccan Theme
• Night Of The Stars

Nearby activities and leisure include golf, tennis, squash and horse riding.
No request is too small or too big for the professional staff at the Protea Hotel Balalaika. Keeping up a high standard over 60 years is quite a feat and this venue is highly recommended for conferences, accommodation, functions or merely for an evening out to relax.

Year end function venues

Click here to reserve your place

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67 thoughts on “Win a weekend for 2 to Protea Hotel Balalaika. A Conference Centre in Sandton, Gauteng

  1. We have a winner. Angus Baikie from Protea Hotel Balalaika chose the lucky winner through a lucky number draw and Erik from Enav8 Field Marketing Services is our winner. Congratulations Erik you are the winner of a weekend for two to Protea Hotel Balalaika on a bed and breakfast basis. I will contact you shortly via e-mail to have the voucher delivered by post.

    Other competitions are also running on the blog, so please enter again by clicking on the menu button above “Competition Corner” and following the links there to the active competitions.

  2. Thanks for all your entries thus far. The draw will take place tomorrow at about lunch time and I will announce the winner here in these posts and then contact them via e-mail for delivery of their voucher. Our next competition has in the mean time been launched. You can click on the category Competition Corner at the bottom of this post to see all posts filed there.

    • Good afternoon to you all,

      Thank you kindly for participating in this exciting competition.

      On behalf of the Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton we consider you all winners in our book.

      I would like to take this opportunity to extend my gratitude to the team at Venue Pages for this magnificent opportunity. Mr Dunstan and Mrs. Howard a goliath thank you is in order.

      Until the next competition, take care and we are thoroughly look forward to working with you all in the near future.

      Have a fantastic Friday afternoon and a wonderful weekend.

      Warm regards,
      Angus Baikie
      G & C Sales Executive – Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton
      T: +27 11 322 5000
      F: +27 11 322 5023
      W: or
      20 Maude str, Sandown, Sandton, Johannesburg.
      P.O.Box: 783372, Sandton, 2146, South Africa

      • It is only a pleasure Angus and a big thank you to you too and to The Protea Hotel Balalaika for sponsoring such a great prize. Everyone enjoys a weekend away and I am sure Erik is going to enjoy his stay with you. I also hope that we can secure some conference business for you in the near future as your venue is superb and very suited to conferences in the Sandton region.



    • Hi Erik

      Congratulations you are the winner of the competition for a weekend for two to Protea Hotel Balalaika in Sandton. I have sent an e-mail with a scanned copy of the voucher to the e-mail address your provided when you entered the competition. As soon as you can please e-mail me your postal address so that I can post the original. Many thanks for taking part and congratulations again.

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