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Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa

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Wilmette, Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Unfortunately we only spent one night in that wonderful hotel. We stayed in one of the presidential suites: large living room, bedroom, bathrooms, kitchenette and two balconies beautifully decorated. We had room service (mediterranean dish) which was good. The grounds are beautiful. The massage in the spa was very good and reasonably priced. Exceptional friendly service by all the employees.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wow - I have been to spas worldwide and this one is superb. What i loved most was that there weren't hoards of people. I took my sister for her birthday - we had an amazing lunch at 11.30 and began our treatments at 1 PM. The therapists were amazing and very personable. Both had massages and foot point therapy...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The treatments are comparable with any other spa although double the price. There was no reason to have found the spa experience exceptional. Disappointed with the overall quality of treatments. I booked initially online but received no feedback and called them after a week for an appointment but received no booking confirmation. Be prepared to pay R150+ for a glass...

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

Dear Marina A, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Spa. We take this kind of feedback very seriously. Please would you contact me direct at managingdirector@saxon.co.za to discuss further. Best regards, George Cohen

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family stayed in the Nelson Mandella Suite In the Saxon and saw, in the airy dining room, the table on which he had written his book. 'The Long Walk to Freedom.' The Saxon is a lovely, welcoming hotel, very airy and modern. We toured Johannesburg for several days before our big adventure - the Royal Malewane and safari!

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

Dear christian1a, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Saxon. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your time in Johannesburg and the history of the Nelson Mandela Suite. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, George Cohen

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous hotel. Highly recommend if you're in Jo-burg. Best transportation we've ever had from airport to hotel. The property is just gorgeous, spa treatment was divine. We only regret not staying longer.

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

Dear JenfoV, Thank you for your review of the Saxon. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed it, in particular the Spa and our transport service. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, George Cohen

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Set in the exclusive sandhurst suburb is a secret spa treasure. The entire experience from start to end was perfect. Not only are the treatments and treatment rooms 10/10, but the facilities to use before or after are amazing. The treatment did not feel rushed at all and the attention to detail is immaculate. We opted for the signature Himalayan...

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

Dear ZahraaCachalia, Thank you so much for your review of your experience at the Spa. It is always such a pleasure to receive this kind of feedback! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the Himalayan journey and hope to welcome you back soon! Best regards, George Cohen

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 March 2017

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

Dear Beryl R, Thank you for your wonderful review of your recent experience at brunch. It is honestly such a pleasure to get such positive feedback on the brunch, ranging from the service to the food. You would have to come back soon to try the breads and the pastries too! Best regards, George Cohen

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via 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 19 March 2017

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 19 March 2017

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

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Hot Tub
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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: ₹ 28,269 - ₹ 1,04,337 (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
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
#1 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
#1 Business Hotel in Sandton
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“If you're looking for exclusivity and privacy, be sure to ask about accomodations in the villas.”
GinaSamarotto, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Presidential suite in a villa is 2000 sq ft of quiet luxury”
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“The villas are spectacular”
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“I did not see the suites but maybe check them out; a garden view would be good”
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“We loved the Villa 3 Suite on the ground floor with our own garden”
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