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New York City, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is a gorgeous oasis and the service is world class. The staff was extremely pleasant and accommodating, and everything was smooth and very punctual. The rooms are large and very nice and the bed was very comfortable. We did not see the regular rooms on our stay but the suites were wonderful, and I imagine there are a...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I decided to take a one day break on my way from Perth, Australia to Asuncion, Paraguay and my travel agent had booked me into the Saxon Hotel in Johannesburg. The experience started when I pulled up in the taxi and the hotel Portier opened the taxi door with the greeting "Welcome Professor Imberger" . What a fantastic place! Small...

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Mamaroneck, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our room was gorgeous - huge, beautifully furnished, with every possible amenity and a bathroom that was equally divine. A very private patio looked out on a lovely garden, where the only sounds were the songs of the birds. The employees were gracious and extremely friendly, and the concierge was super-helpful in planning out our visit.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first stay at the Saxon Villa Hotel and probably by the standards of the hotel it was a far from perfect time to visit as the main reception area and most of the corridors were undergoing renovation. The hotel is a curious design of modern, concrete and metal pillars on the outside, but inside much more relaxed...

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must for any foodie and luxury traveller . We had spa treatments which were the best i have ever experienced. The bedroom was like a London flat !! As for the service it was mazing ... But the highlight was the evening meal . We had 7 course wine pairing meal in the restaurant with views of...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let the hotel pick you up at the airport to get a feeling of what to come. The transfer is 950 rand per way and you have the smoothest way from you leave the aircraft until you pass the queue thru passport control. It takes about 30-40 minutes to get to Saxon from the airport. We stayed in a Luxury...

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Pianezzo, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel is extraordinary. One of the best in the world. Not only are the Suites superbly designed and furnished, but the entire staff is very efficient, friendly and well educated. A meal in their winecellar is a very special experience.

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Joburg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Saxon remains one of the very best hotels in the Johannesburg / Sandton area. We regularly host international visitors at the hotel. The facilities remain top notch and the Villas provide a unique private option for visitors , a true Villa style home. We hosted 2 breakfasts during the past week. The quality of the food and presentation was...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be clear from the outset this is a review of the high tea we had at the establishment and not an actual stay at the hotel. Visited the much vaunted Saxon for high tea on Saturday 12 November and I can honestly say that I was thoroughly excited at the prospect of an enjoyable afternoon ahead. However as the...

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

Dear PraneshLuckan, Our apologies for your experience and thank you for bringing this to our attention. Management is investigating this for you and will be in contact shortly. Best regards, George Cohen

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just some feedback on today’s afternoon tea which was DISTINCTLY AWFUL Firstly – it should be noted when I made this booking, I explicitly stated my dietary requirements and the person who took my reservation, promised to send through the menus. After 3 separate calls for the menus, from me (with little or no response) – I was hastily called...

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

Dear Deepesh G, Our apologies for your experience and thank you for bringing this to our attention. As discussed over the weekend, management is investigating this for you and will be in contact shortly. Best regards, George Cohen

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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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: ₹ 28,587 - ₹ 65,001 (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 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
#1 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
#1 Business Hotel in Sandton
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“Business travelers ask for a high floor”
 of 5 bubbles dayjj21, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles Tinkerbell070, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the main buildning don't have views but are really great any way. Villa rooms are more private with better views.”
 of 5 bubbles carpediemgolfer, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They are all perfect!!”
 of 5 bubbles SaveyFLTraveler, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Presidential suite was awesome but all rooms looked beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles julietb341, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
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