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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Quietly nestled in the lush suburb of Sandhurst, lies this luxurious and ever so charming hotel. It oozes serenity in a private and well-secured environment. This hotel is fit for royalty :) My companions and I thoroughly enjoyed our time at the spa. The treatments were conducted in a serene environment and all the staff were attentive and welcoming. The... More 

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Harare Province, Zimbabwe
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

It's home from home friendly stuff & amazing food value for money if you're looking for the best five star experience. Beautiful scenic views from the pool area very convenient close to Sandton City & Nelson Mandela Square They've the best fine dining restaurant in Jnb Robert Dale X @ the Saxon

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Paris, France
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145 reviews
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

This hotel is one of the BEST in the world...and I have been to many of them..service is outstanding...decor is fabulous..food is fantastic...but it is the people who make the SAXON the best hotel in South Africa..I personally think the prices are too low for what they offer. Outstanding hotel

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

Dear raenette, What a lovely review! Thank you so much! I am delighted that you feel so strongly about the hotel and cannot wait to share your wonderful words with my team! We look very forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, George Cohen More 

Gig Harbor, Washington
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

This is what a luxury hotel should be. From the beautiful grounds, fantastic rooms, wonderful decor, to the great food and service. Everything here is exceptional. This is a hotel that would disappoint no one, and really "wow" most of us. After a long flight, I can't think of a better place to decompress for a couple days. As far... More 

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

Dear Biscjim, Thank you for your lovely review, I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit and that you found the hotel the perfect place to relax and unwind after your travels. We hope to welcome you back soon! Please contact me on managingdirector@saxon.co.za when next you want to make a booking in order for us to ensure your next... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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27 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Having witnessed the Hotel representatives winning some awards from World Travel Awards, it took me away and promised myself that when l go to South Africa l will have to stay there. Saxon Hotel is one of the best and outstanding Hotel in Sandton location, service, quality what more to say once you visit Beautiful Africa please make sure to... More 

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

Dear Henry240, Thank you for your lovely comments about our hotel, we were very excited to receive our Leading Boutique Hotel in Africa award again at the ceremony in Zanzibar and I am delighted that you enjoyed the ceremony and wish to visit us after being there! Please let me know when you do plan your visit to Johannesburg on... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

We had just one night in Johannesburg whilst enroute to Botswana and picked the Saxon due to it's great reviews here. Were not disappointed. Fabulous room (upgraded thanks to AMEX) with even better service. We will stay here whenever we are back in JB.

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

Dear Rupert C, Thank you so much for your lovely review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope that you had a wonderful time in Botswana. We hope to welcome you back very soon! Contact me on managingdirector@saxon.co.za when next you plan a visit to your home away from home in... More 

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Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

One of the most prestigious hotels i've been to. The service level is at it's best in this hotel. The cigar lounge is amazing! Nature surrounding the place makes it ao exotic and relaxing. Definitely it is a hotel to stay in and with very high recommendation.

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

Dear ahmad h, Thank you for your lovely review of Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa. I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and that our team took good care of you. We hope to welcome you back soon! Kind Regards, Linda More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

My husband & I were invited to lunch at The Saxon Hotel by English friends who were staying there. We had lunch on the patio. The menu reflected an uncomplicated choice for such a venue - one would think that everything on there could, therefore, be of a good standard especially looking at the prices. My husband had a mozzarella... More 

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

Dear Caroline W, Thank you for your review and comments of your recent lunch with us. Please can I ask you to contact me on managingdirector@saxon.co.za with your contact details as I would like to discuss your experience further with you. Kind Regards, George Cohen More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

I went to the Saxon hotel with 2 friends for lunch 6 hours later we left had a amazing time. We sat on the terrace which over looks the pool and gardens. The food was lovely, staff were friendly didn't rush us topped up our drinks at the right time. Would like that thank Daluxolo Kalipa for looking after us... More 

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

Dear Jennie H, Thank you for your review of your recent visit to our Terrace, I am delighted that you enjoyed your time and look forward to welcome you back for a visit for brunch soon. I will most certainly pass your compliments on to Daluxolo and the Terrace team. Kind Regards, George Cohen More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

Wow! We've stayed in some lovely hotels but the Saxon is the best. The room was enormous (800 square feet) and beautifully equipped. The grounds are lovely and the service was superb. We chose to stay here because Luke Dale-Roberts (chef/owner of the Test Kitchen, our favourite restaurant in our former home of Cape Town) had a pop-up restaurant at... More 

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

Dear Andy L, Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay with us, I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and your time in Luke Dale Roberts x Saxon, we are very excited to announce that the permanent restaurant will be launching in May with a complete new look and feel. We hope to welcome you back... More 

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  • Spa
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $598 - $1,359 (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 Business Hotel in Sandton
#1 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
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