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Saxon Boutique Hotel and Spa

| Johannesburg, South Africa


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Five Star Alliance Perk: Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include complimentary Rasul Chamber treatment for two per stay.
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  • Highlights & Reviews
  • Amenities
  • World's Best Awards


The Saxon redefines the ultimate in luxurious African elegance. From the moment you arrive at this magnificent home away from home within its breathtakingly landscaped garden setting, you are enveloped in a world that belies its close proximity to Sandton, Johannesburg’s prestigious business hub. Here time ceases to be relevant. No intrusions, no interruptions, while your every wish is met with discreet service that leaves nothing to be desired.

The architectural design has made extensive use of water features, the central point being the spectacular infinity swimming pool. The stately entrance hall exudes an air of majesty, with its feature staircase sweeping around a huge glass dome that allows an abundant flow of natural light. Looking towards the piano lounge, smoking library and dining room, there are magnificent contemporary African artefacts.

Accommodation at the Saxon is designed to satisfy the most discerning tastes. The 24 suites have large bay windows overlooking the rolling landscaped gardens or pool area, with latticed shutters ensuring quiet privacy. Each suite is equipped with large-screen television, VCR and DVD player, together with state-of-the-art surround-sound music systems and fully equipped workstations, complete with multi-telephone, fax and wireless on demand Internet access.

Location & Map

Hotel Address:
  • Saxon Boutique Hotel and Spa
  • 36 Saxon Road
  • Sandhurst
  • Johannesburg, 2132
  • South Africa

Location Summary
The Saxon is an exclusive international award-winning Boutique Hotel and Spa located in the beautiful, tranquil suburb of Sandhurst with its treelined avenues, which belies its close proximity to Sandton, Johannesburg’s upmarket business area. The Saxon is a well-kept secret as far as both Johannesburgers and international travellers are concerned, offering guests a luxurious retreat where they can relax and immerse themselves in the exquisite, stylish atmosphere.

Directions to Hotel
DIRECTIONS FROM O.R. TAMBO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO THE SAXON BOUTIQUE HOTEL AND SPA 1. As you leave the O.R. Tambo International Airport, keep on the far right hand side of the main exit carriageway. 2. Follow the overhead sign marked R24 - JOHANNESBURG. 3. You will merge with the N12 highway, travelling west. 4. Approaching the N12/N3 interchange, follow the overhead sign marked N3 (N1) PRETORIA. DO NOT TAKE THE SIGN MARKED JOHANNESBURG. 5. You will now be travelling NORTH along the N3 highway. AT THIS POINT 1. You will pass the following overhead signs- LINKSFIELD RD, MODDERFONTEIN RD, LONDON RD, MARLBORO DRIVE. 2. As you approach the interchange, follow the sign marked M1 JOHANNESBURG. 3. You will now be travelling SOUTH on the M1 motorway. 4. You will pass the following overhead signs-WOODMEAD, MARLBORO DRIVE. 5. Take the GRAYSTON DRIVE off ramp. 6. Turn RIGHT at the traffic lights. 7. Move over to the LEFT HAND SIDE of the carriageway, and follow the KATHERINE STREET overhead sign down the traffic lights. 8. Turn left into KATHERINE STREET. 9. You need to follow Katherine Street past four sets of traffic lights to where Katherine Street meets RIVONIA ROAD. 10. You then need to cross over RIVONIA RD into SANDTON DRIVE. 11. You will then have to follow SANDTON DRIVE till you get to WILLIAM NICOL. 12. Turn left into WILLIAM NICOL. 13. At the next traffic light, turn left into CROMARTIE RD. 14. Follow CROMARTIE RD, past the boom gate until you get to the T-JUNCTION. 15. Turn right into SAXON RD. 16. The SAXON is clearly marked on the LEFT HAND SIDE of the SAXON ROAD.

Highlights & Reviews

Note Bene
It is within these serene surroundings that Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s beloved premier statesman, chose to edit his best-selling autobiography, A Long Walk to Freedom.
Banquets & Meetings
The extensive conferencing, banqueting and special events facilities at the Saxon are all designed with the latest state-of-the-art electronics built in to cater for both corporate and private functions.
Fine Dining On Site
The restaurant at the Saxon redefines the ultimate destination in fine dining where time stands still. Tastefully decorated with understated elegance, guests are invited to savour superb delicacies.
Pool Indoor
There is an Interior Heated Jet Pool and a Cold Plunge Pool.
Pool Outdoor
Outside Heated Hydro Pool plays underwater music.
Spa Facility
The world-class Resort Spa has been designed with the most up-to-date equipment and beauty, health and wellness treatments, from a bouquet of hydrotherapies to the innovative Rasul Chamber.
Recommended Rooms
The Egoli Suites are luxuriously furnished with romantic open-plan bedrooms and bathrooms with comfortable lounge and in-room dining areas. The three palatial Presidential Suites each have an entrance hall, guest bathroom and separate lounge and dining areas opening up onto a balcony, plus fully equipped butler’s kitchen.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Meeting Space
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Pool Indoor
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Winery Tours

World's Best Awards

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Conde Nast Traveler 2014 Gold List for Best Hotels in Africa and the Middle East
Conde Nast Traveler 2014 Gold List for Best Hotels in Africa and the Middle East

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