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New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was working in Sandton and decided to stay a few extra days to enjoy the nice summer weather. I checked in to the Saxon Hotel and had an excellent experience overall. The property is quite beautiful, the food very good and the staff excellent. I would highly recommend this hotel.

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in Saxon Villas for 4 nights in January. Here are my comments: 1. Very safe and green place, however no view from the rooms. 2. Excellent service in all areas, especially butlers in villas. 3. Very good breakfast including oysters, sushi and French champagne. 4. Rooms very clean , Molton Brown toiletries. 5."Open" plan bathrooms, bathtube inside the...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whether you're in Sandton for business or pleasure and are able to secure a booking at The Saxon Hotel and Spa, you're in for a world-class treat. This serene setting is close to everything yet feels so far away, from the architecture to the rolling lawns and water features the magnificent setting is peaceful and tranquil. The Villa suites as...

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

Dear AlisonJeanMcCutcheon, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Saxon. It is always such a pleasure to hear this kind of feedback from a guest. We are also happy that you enjoyed your stay at Zulu Camp. Looking forward to having you back again soon! Best regards, George Cohen

Nottingham
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have stopped in many fabulous hotels and indeed top hotels around the globe. This place has to be one of the best. The suite we had (a garden room suite) was large and unashamedly luxurious. A very comfortable bed, very nice big bathroom with his and hers vanity areas. Molten brown products to use, mini bar fridge with complimentary...

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

Dear luxuryholidayqueen, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Saxon. It is always such a pleasure to hear this kind of feedback from a guest. We look forward to having you back again soon! Best regards, George Cohen

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

As you enter the Saxon the levels of service is beyond your expectations. From the driver that picks you up to the cleaning staff. Every person greets and are very willing to help. The spa is beautiful. Complimentary raw juice and coffee bar available. The change rooms have all the amenities including a hair brush. The facilities are a real...

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

Dear Farhana H, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience at the Saxon Spa. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit over Valentine's Day and we hope to welcome you back again soon! Best regards, George Cohen

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great experience my friends were very impressed by how the place looks but the most impressive was the service and attention to detail that is paid to visitors at the spa and the hotel generally. A bit pricey but wort wvery cent you are going to spend on your visit there. Try it out and you will come back...

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

Dear NA N, Thank you so much for your lovely review. This kind of feedback means so much to our team and we appreciate the time you took to write it. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best regards, George Cohen

Johannesburg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband took me for my birthday celebration to the Saxon. We spent one night at the Villas at the Saxon and it was just the most amazing experience. The service was fabulous. The room and hotel so tastefully decorated. Breakfast was delicious! The gardens surrounding the rooms had the feel of the African bush, but in Sandhurst! Beautiful gardens....

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

Dear Carlos S, Thank you so much for your lovely review of your birthday celebration with us. This kind of feedback means so much to our team and we appreciate the time you took to write it. We are also happy to hear that you enjoyed your spa treatments. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best regards, George...

San Francisco, Calif
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Saxon hotel has always fascinated me, not just because of its status as one of the most exclusive hotels in Johannesburg, but primarily because Nelson Mandela stayed here as a guest of the owner immediately after his release from prison in the early 1990s after decades of incarceration. It was also here that he wrote the final version of...

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

Dear AbeLincoln115, Thank you so much for your lovely review. This kind of feedback means so much to our team and we appreciate the time you took to write it. It is always such a pleasure to read of a guest having enjoyed the hotel, its staff and its history. We hope to welcome you back again in August! Best...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply the best hotel we've ever been lucky enough to stay in & really good value for money compared to some. A wonderful piece of history too, the team here were marvellous, the hotel felt very safe and secluded, like staying in someone's home. The room was fabulous and they really wowed us with candlelit baths and hand rolled rose...

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

Dear Chris H, Thank you so much for your lovely review. This kind of feedback means so much to our team and we appreciate the time you took to write it. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your Honeymoon stay with us! We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best regards, George Cohen

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

True luxury at it's finest! The rooms are enormous and incredibly comfortable, the service impeccable, the restaurants and the food are amazing and the service is divine. Authenticity at it's finest. I'm so glad that our amazing travel agent Craig at Travel Beyond insisted that we stay here. It was the first night of our trip through Africa and it...

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

Dear nycer2016, Thank you so much for your lovely review. This kind of feedback means so much to our team and we appreciate the time you took to write it. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best regards, George Cohen

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Highlights
  • 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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: R5 891 - R13 721 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
#1 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
#1 Business Hotel in Sandton
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“We loved the Villa 3 Suite on the ground floor with our own garden”
 of 5 bubbles AlisonJeanMcCutcheon, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“You can't beat a Presidential Suite in one of the Villas.”
 of 5 bubbles AbeLincoln115, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“my guess is that you cannot go wrong with any room”
 of 5 bubbles nycer2016, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The 'normal' suite was already super spacious, I like the rooms at the back because it is quiet there”
  • Our balcony
  • Welcome drinks in our suite
  • Our lovely big bath tub with Molton Brown amenities
  • Our suite
 of 5 bubbles MM1908, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Villas have great suits”
 of 5 bubbles H8984SPjamesg, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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