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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is just luxury, luxury, luxury all the way!! We were invited to Sunday Brunch there as part of an anniversary celebration. Oh my!!!!! One really has to go to be able to describe the buffet spread that is so beautifully displayed. You will be spoilt for choice, starting at the seafood starter table, that flows into the sushi...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I had an incredible 75 minute Ellemis facial with Carol today, and a lovely pedicure with Mpho. Carol is one of the best therapists I have ever had. The spa is lovely now that it has been redesigned - well worth a visit! Lovely tea and snacks all around as well. Dineo at reception was also excellent!

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GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Hooggenoeg, Thank you for your review on your recent experience at the Spa. We do appreciate the time you took to write this review, especially with you mentioning team-members by name. We strive to always better ourselves and comments such as these contribute so much to our team-spirit. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, George...

New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Gracious, spacious rooms with smiling, impeccable service plus food that's nothing less than divine. Not a lot more you can ask for when choosing a hotel. The elegance here is casual without compromise - there's nothing 'fussy' or stiff about it. Fabulous location puts you in the heart of Johannesburg within easy distance to Tambo, the arts district, shopping, and...

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GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear GinaSamarotto, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the Saxon. It is wonderful to hear you enjoyed your visit and found the service and food to be nothing less than divine. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, George Cohen

Charlotte
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I loved this hotel so much, I am tempted to suffer the 20+ hour flight just to go there again. The rooms are fabulous....large, well-appointed and comfortable. The butler service was amazing without feeling stuffy. I had a massage that was fabulous and affordable given the luxury hotel surroundings. The meals I had were also great....plus the restaurant has great...

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GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Isvaradeva, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the Saxon. It is the greatest compliment to hear you will brave a 20+ hour flight to come back again. We really do hope that you come back soon. Best regards, George Cohen

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best hotels we have ever been to. So so wonderful! The spa was awesome, dinner at Luke Dale Roberts was incredible, 2 incredible swimming pools, a butler service, great ammenities... What else could we say? Perfect!

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GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Anacriscosta, Thank you so much for your review of the Saxon. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay, in particular the dinner at LDRS and the butler service. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, George Cohen

Buckingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was fortunate enough to be able to stay at the Saxon for 3 days/2 nights in March 2017, as part of a business trip. I was staying in Villa 3, one of the self-contained units a few minutes walk from the main hotel. The rooms are fabulously comfortable, with lots of space and hugely comfortable beds. We had food...

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GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear deehell, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Saxon. It is always such a pleasure to hear this kind of feedback especially regarding our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, George Cohen

Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really such a fabulous place tucked in the very luxurious Johannesburg enclave of Sandhurst, just a few minutes from the center of Sandton. It was the perfect place to unwind from our jet lag after 30 hours or so of travel. The presidential suite is huge and beautifully furnished. And when one of us was feeling under the...

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GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear kingsroadgal, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Saxon. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and in particular the food. We do hope to welcome you back again soon! Best regards, George Cohen

Hutchinson Island, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Conde Nast readers awarded the Saxon as the 7th best hotel experience in all of Africa & the Middle East and for good reason. We arrived @ 10PM from traveling for 24 hours from Florida and were whisked away to our presidential suite for in suite check in and welcomed by our butler who opened a bottle of champagne for...

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GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear DanielN164EN, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Saxon. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you found our service so indescribable. We do hope to welcome you back again soon! Best regards, George Cohen

surrey UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for four nights as part of our trip to South Africa and I wish we could have stayed longer, from the moment we stepped of the plane we were looked after. We had booked the hotels chauffeur service to pick us up at the airport which was the best thing to do, there was a lovely lady to...

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GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Pauly_8, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Saxon. It is always such a pleasure to get this kind of feedback from a guest. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and we will pass your compliments to Brian. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, George Cohen

Dubai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an exceptional experience, from arrival to the team on property, we had a truly amazing stay. Nestled in Joburg, this special place is very secure and tranquil. The staff are genuine and relaxed. The food in the restaurant was refined and elegant as well as the Butlers to the doorman. A must visit if you are in the city.

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GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear m3pad, Thank you so much for your review of your stay at the Saxon. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed it. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, George Cohen

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Saxon has a story to tell. Originally a private home and host to many honoured guests. The art within the home portrays lives lived with guests and friends spending time together. Elegant. Luxurious. Unforgettable. Merging the finest culinary experiences, the ultimate in luxurious accommodation and the award-winning Spa, the Saxon will take you on an unforgettable journey. This is truly the place you can call home. Let the Saxon treat you to personalised, discreet service and unparalleled South African hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa

Address: 36 Saxon Road | Sandhurst, Sandton 2196, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Sandton
Price Range: €419 - €1,527 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
Saxon Boutique Hotel Johannesburg
Hotel Saxon Boutique
Saxon Hotel, Villas And Spa Sandton, Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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#1 Business Hotel in Sandton
#1 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
#1 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
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“If you're looking for exclusivity and privacy, be sure to ask about accomodations in the villas.”
 of 5 bubbles GinaSamarotto, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Presidential suite in a villa is 2000 sq ft of quiet luxury”
 of 5 bubbles danielN164EN, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The villas are spectacular”
 of 5 bubbles suzettecandelario, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I did not see the suites but maybe check them out; a garden view would be good”
 of 5 bubbles Zetat0urs, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We loved the Villa 3 Suite on the ground floor with our own garden”
 of 5 bubbles AlisonJeanMcCutcheon, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
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