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Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa

Johannesburg, South Africa

Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa: Hotel Overview

Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa: Hotel Overview

Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa: Hotel Overview Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa: Executive Luxury Room Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa: Saxon Spa Suite Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa: Executive One Bedroom Suite Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa: Nelson Mandela Presidential Suite Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa: The Terrace
Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa: Lounge Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa: Qunu Restaurant Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa: Outdoor Pool Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa: One Bedroom Suite Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa: Library


Situated in the peaceful suburb of Sandhurst, amongst six acres of picturesque landscaped gardens, Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa is a home-away-from-home. Generously proportioned guest suites and the Saxon Luxury Villa are beautifully designed and appointed, with African accents including artwork by acclaimed local artists, and feature bay windows overlooking the delightful gardens or swimming pool. For pampering, the Saxon Spa and Studio offers a variety of treatments, including the signature ‘Sound Therapy’, a treatment using the sound of gongs, symbols, singing bowls and bells to completely relax and revive. There are several dining options to choose from, including the casual Qunu Grill, fine dining at Five Hundred, a relaxed al fresco option at The Terrace and High Tea served in the Piano Lounge. The hotel boasts two unique wine cellars and expert Sommeliers who will enthusiastically assist you in selecting from the superb wine list offering locally sourced wines, with preference given to those from Cape Town and the Western Cape.

  • Type:Boutique Hotel
  • Summary:An exclusive, award-winning boutique hotel
  • Feature:A luxurious retreat to immerse yourself in
  • Rooms:24 Suites and 1 seven-bedroom villa
  • Location:Johannesburg , South Africa
  • Nearest airport:Johannesburg International Airport
Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa
Location and transfer

30 minutes from Johannesburg International Airport by private car transfer. 

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Each guest suite features air-conditioning, a mini-bar, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers, bathroom amenities, a personal safe, flat-screen television, DVD/CD player, telephone, wi-fi internet access and a daily maid service.

Luxury Suite:+
  • Size: 861ft²
  • Room View: Garden, city skyline and pool terrace views
  • Facilities: Furnished in Saxon's signature African style, these Luxury Suites boast king-size beds, separate bathrooms with baths and walk-in showers and shuttered windows. The open-plan design allows for seating and dining areas, plus a business desk with iPod docking station.
Villa Luxury Suites:+
  • Size: 861ft²
  • Room View: Garden views
  • Facilities: Featuring natural textures, including stone cladding and African woods, the Villa Luxury Suites are open-plan in design. The bedroom features a king-size bed, whilst a separate bathroom comes with a bath, twin sinks and a walk-in, stone-clad shower. In addition to the seating and dining area, there's a business desk with iPod docking station. A private deck leads out onto the gardens and guests enjoy the services of a Butler during their stay.  
Presidential Suites :+
  • Size: 2,152ft²
  • Room View: Garden views
  • Facilities: These contemporary African styled one-bedroom suites come with king-size four poster beds, bathrooms with baths, twin sinks and walk-in showers and balconies that overlook the garden. Each one has a separate entrance hall, lounge and dining area and, as well as a guest bathroom, a business desk with iPod docking station and a fully equipped butler's kitchen. Guests enjoy the services of a Butler throughout their stay.
Executive One Bedroom Suite :+
  • Size: 2,152ft²
  • Room View: Garden Views
  • Facilities: These contemporary African styled suites come with king-size four poster beds, balconies overlooking the garden and bathrooms with baths, twin sinks and walk-in showers. Additionally, there's separate lounge and dining areas, business desks with iPod docking stations and fully equipped butler's kitchens. Guests enjoy the services of a Butler throughout their stay.
Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite:+
  • Size: 4,305ft²
  • Room View: Garden and pool terrace views
  • Facilities: The superb Nelson Mandela Presidential Suite features a lounge, dining room, business area with a writing desk and iPod docking station, a Master Bedroom with four-poster bed and an en suite featuring a Jacuzzi bath, walk-in shower and steam room. Additionally, there is a second guest bedroom and guest bathroom, plus a fully equipped butler's kitchen. Large windows offer views of the garden and pool terrace and the suite benefits from 24-hour butler service.
Saxon Luxury Villa :+
  • Size: 10,409ft²
  • Room View: Garden views
  • Facilities: Set in lush gardens, with its own private terrace and plunge pool, the standalone Saxon Luxury Villa comprises seven Luxury Rooms (measuring 861ft²), each with a king-size bed and en suite bathroom with bath, twin sinks and a stone-clad walk-in shower. For living space, the villa offers an open-plan layout comprising a spacious lounge and dining room (with seating for up to eighteen guests), a breakfast area, business desk with an iPod docking station, bar and a private lift from the parking area. During their stay, guests may avail themselves of a private Spa Suite in the hotel's spa and for the ultimate in luxury, the villa enjoys the services of a Butler and Chef 24 hours a day.

There are two restaurants at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, which use the freshest local produce, including ingredients harvested from its vegetable garden. Sophisticated High Tea is available in the Piano Lounge from Tuesday to Saturday and offers a delicious assortment of bite-size, handcrafted pastries, cakes and treats to accompany the selection of aromatic teas, including rooibos, fynbos and herbal varieties.

Qunu Grill :+
  • Cuisine: Seasonal South African cuisine
  • Setting: Dine on South African cuisine at its finest in this indoor/outdoor restaurant. Interiors feature tables dressed in scarlet or white linen, which adds to the restaurant's ambient glow, whilst The Terrace, with its striking canopy, is perfect for summer night al fresco dining.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
Luke Dale Roberts X the Saxon:+
  • Cuisine: Latest global gourmet food trends
  • Setting: A memorable fine dining experience in a completely refurbished space inspired by Luke's fashion and his wife's interior design, embracing a modern South African aesthetic.
  • Dress Code: Smart/Casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
Health & Fitness

Surrounded by a beautiful garden, filled with birds and large areas of calm water, Saxon Spa and Studio offers custom-designed treatments that adopt an holistic approach to promoting all over wellness, such as the Signature Sound Therapy, which uses the vibrations from gongs and Tibetan singing bowls to restore the body's natural healing energy centres. Extensively refurbished for 2016, several new select experiences offer deep rejuvenation, such as the Hammam Journey and Himalayan Salt elements.

In Addition

Thanks to the culmination of the Sommeliers' wealth of experience, Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa has a remarkable wine collection, housed in the two wine cellars. The White and Red Cellars, reminiscent of authentic European and Cape maturation cellars, are unique venues, perfect for a memorable private dining experience.

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