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Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa

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Leeds, England.
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I stayed at The Fairlawns from January 26th to February 9th whilst on a business trip to Johannesburg. Not only my first visit to the hotel but also South Africa. Throughout the 14 night stay I received excellent service from all areas of the hotel and all in wonderful surroundings. The staff from front desk through duty managers, waiters, waitresses...

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Your wonderful remarks about our helpful and friendly staff was greatly appreciated. We consider our Hotel to be a peaceful haven to return to after a long day in the office, and therefore thrilled to know that we have met and exceeded your expectations in that...

Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 12 February 2016

This is one of the most elegant hotels / resorts we have enjoyed anywhere . A beautifully designed & comfortable facility , with a number of different manors in which to stay . The only reason for not giving the hotel a 5-Star rating is because of some minor room service issues and a restaurant badly in need of staff...

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you kindly for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Your kind comments about our professional and helpful front desk staff and competent Spa staff was much appreciated, and will be shared with the team. It is with great sadness however that we acknowledge your comments about the service you received in the Restaurant. A...

Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

After having a choice of venues and always keen to try Fairlawns, we are booked to go to tomorrow for an overnight stay for Valentines. However I will write a review after the experience in the hope we are not disappointed as things have not had a positive start for the following reasons: 1. The reservation manager was so tardy...

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is with great sadness that we acknowledge your comments with regards to the way your reservation was handled. This is not considered our standard, and I believe that Senior Management will be in touch with you to discuss. As a five star establishment we strive to improve...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 24 January 2016

I have found my new place to stay in Johannesburg in the lush garden setting of the Fairlawns Hotel. Once inside the gate, it was green lawns, fragrant flowers, tall trees, singing birds, and palatial buildings. Everything was well-appointed and I had a tough time thinking of anything I would have needed that they didn't already anticipate and offer. There...

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Your kind comments about our Hotel was much appreciated, and will be shared with the team. We strive to exceed expectations and therefore thrilled to know that we have met and exceeded your expectations. We value your feedback, and hope you will have an opportunity in...

Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Fair lawns hotel is a luxury hotel with distinct English style. Rooms are huge and classical. Breakfast area is beautifully laid. Unfortunately best days of this hotel are long gone. Hotel is poorly managed Facilities are outdated and obsolete.

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Your kind comments about our beautifully laid Breakfast area and classical huge rooms were much appreciated and will be shared with my Team. It’s with great sadness that we acknowledge your comments about our out dated and obsolete facilities. We are currently busy with refurbishments of...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect when I booked for my partner and two friends who had travelled to South Africa with us. On arrival my concerns floated in to thin air. Evan the Duty Manager made us feel like we had come home and couldn't do enough to make our stay as perfect as possible. The food was exceptional...

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Troy Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa. We are thrilled to know that our Sanctuary is now your new Johannesburg...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Stayed here 4 nights in a huge suite, #17. Beautiful interiors, gorgeous grounds and great food. We stopped here on our way to safari near Kruger to acclimatize to the time zone, we slept a lot and weren't disturbed. Room service is quick and efficient. Breakfasts are tasty and plentiful.

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Your wonderful comments about our gorgeous grounds, food and interiors was much appreciated and will be shared with the team. We strive for more in order to remain a unique, exclusive up-market sanctuary for both Corporate and Leisure travelers and value your feedback. We look forward...

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Quirky little place, very close to Sandton but in it's own world which has the constant reminder of being in Africa. Traditional, authentic atmosphere and décor with very spacious rooms, lovely outdoor area and decent gym. I do feel the breakfast is a let down but they everything else about right.

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Your kind comments about our spacious suites, lovely outdoor areas and gym facilities is much appreciated and will be shared with the team. We sadly acknowledge your comments about breakfast and would like to request more information in order for us to rectify the problem. We...

Johannesburg
Reviewed 20 November 2015

I enjoyed the magnificent bedrooms with all the extras to make one's stay exceptional. The staff were friendly yet professional and the food was extremely good. The one small exception was the rolls of smoked salmon on the breakfast layout which were definitely tired and crusty. The pool was inviting and the whole garden beautifully kept. well worth another visit.

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Your delightful comments with regards to our Suites and friendly staff was most appreciated, and will be shared with the Team. As a 5 star establishment, we strive for excellence and therefore thrilled to know that we have met and exceeded your expectations. We look forward...

Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Beautiful venue & facilities do not make up for bad attitude of staff. I wanted to book a venue for a business breakfast and waited 20 minutes for someone from banqueting to attend to me. I was told that "this is a boutique hotel" and people who wanted to use the facilities "must pay". This happened when I asked about...

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. It is with great sadness that we acknowledge your review, and would like to assure you that this is by no means considered standard procedure. We strive for more in order to remain a unique, exclusive up-market sanctuary for both Corporate and Leisure travelers and value...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • 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
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa is a unique and exclusive five-star sanctuary for today's business or leisure traveller. Conveniently situated in the Sandton suburb of Morningside Manor, major business hubs and shopping centers are a mere 4km away. The 40 luxurious suites are each individually decorated to the highest world standards with the Presidential Suite playing host to many local and international celebrities. Also on offer, is the popular Villa Residence (2 rooms, Lounge, Dining Room and private pool), perfect for families. A sought after conference centre, fully equipped gym, Balinese spa and superb a la carte restaurant complete the full range of guest services. In addition, the hotel offers complimentary transfers to the Sandton Shopping District. Airport transfers and transfers to other areas can be arranged at an additional cost. Golfers will not be disappointed as Fairlawns has an arrangement with the nearby Johannesburg Country Club, which offers two world-class golf courses. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa

Address: 1 Alma Road | (Off Bowling Avenue), Sandton 2090, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Sandton
Price Range: ₹ 16,370 - ₹ 35,673 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
The Fairlawns Boutique Hotel And Spa
The Fairlawns Boutique Hotel Sandton
Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa Sandton, Greater Johannesburg
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
#4 Business Hotel in Sandton
#5 Spa Hotel in Sandton
#10 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
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