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Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

Two hours of afternoon tea at the Saxon on 31 December - an experience we will not forget. Ever. - The tea selection is outstanding and as a tea lover I could have spent the 2 hours there just drinking tea and enjoying the piano player's interpretation of well-known and timeless music. Delightful.

The food - prepared to perfection and - most importantly - NOT an onslaught on the guests' girth, exquisitely prepared, presented and spaced out over 2 hours. This is called style! Fortunately the Saxon has style in abundance, other hotels may have at times more food but lack style. So...- the choice is for the reader of this review where to spend a fantastic 2 hours next time they go out for a treat.

  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Frankgeo
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GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Dear Frankgeo,

Thank you for taking the time to review your Afternoon Tea experience at the Saxon.

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed it and look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Best regards,
George Cohen

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Reviewed 1 January 2017

The Saxon was by far one of the best hotels I have ever stayed at, and it felt like a very safe environment. Despite being located near a large city, the hotel itself was tranquil. Incredible service as well.

Room Tip: Villas are the best because of how private and spacious they are.
  • Stayed: March 2016, travelled with family
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GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Dear 0livejuice,

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Saxon.

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed it and look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Best regards,
George Cohen

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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

I booked a couple of treatments at the Saxon for my partner and I. We arrived early, got changed and relaxed for a while in the pool area. We used the ice pool, outdoor pool and salt bath extensively as well as the sauna. It put me in such a great state that I fell asleep during my massage!! Excellent spa that is worth the spoil

Stayed: December 2016, travelled as a couple
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GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Dear justingI1664UA,

Thank you for taking the time to review your Spa experience at the Saxon.

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed it and look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Best regards,
George Cohen

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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful boutique hotel located in the affluent area of Sandton about 15 minutes from the centre of town. Facilities include a heated outdoor pool and a smallish gym as well as a bar, a library/tea room and an indoor formal dining area. The Nelson Mandela suite so named as this was where He stayed after his release is both historic and incredibly serene, spacious and luxurious

Stayed: December 2016, travelled with family
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GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Dear Figs_Olives,

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Saxon.

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed it and look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Best regards,
George Cohen

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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We had a fabulous stay in a luxury villa as a large family group for my mother's 80th birthday. We travel extensively and have stayed in many top hotels - the tailored service at the Saxon was outstanding, warm and friendly. The food was delicious and tailored to all ages/ dietary needs.
A special mention for the concierge Julian- British Airways had lost my wife's bag which was the cause of major stress with no clothes and toiletries plus tight onward travel connections. Julian personally dealt with the BA lost baggage people and went himself to the airport to collect the bag, keeping us informed all the way.
We were impressed and very grateful.

Stayed: December 2016, travelled with family
1  Thank Paul H
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GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Dear Paul H,

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Saxon for your mother's 80th.

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed it and look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Best regards,
George Cohen

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