Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa

Location: Highveld | South Africa

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

Set on 10 acres of landscaped gardens, the Saxon is a quiet escape from the outside world, with panoramic views over the indigenous gardens towards the city skylines. The Saxon offers the ultimate in stylish accommodation in an attractive and secure Johannesburg suburb.
Perfect forThe most exclusive private retreat in Johannesburg.
In the knowThe owners of Saxon have paid particular attention to their pool and spa, even playing music underwater for your enjoyment.

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  • Luxury Hotel
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  • Spa & Wellness
  • City Hotel

Hotel Overview


Located in the tranquil tree-lined suburb of Sandhurst, within minutes of Johannesburg’s world-class shopping and business hub, is the exclusive Saxon Boutique Hotel and Spa

Rooms at Saxon Hotel

The 24 exclusive suites are luxuriously furnished using the finest quality fabric, marble, light wood and subtle geometric prints interspersed with novel Eastern influences and African artefacts. The open plan layout includes a lounge and dining area, full business desk, generous bathroom with double vanity, oversized bath and separate shower, and latticed shutters opening to views over the gardens, pool terrace or city skyline. Suites include a 24 hour butler, pillow menu, complimentary minibar, WiFi and state-of-the-art entertainment system.

Food and Facilities

At the entrance to the Saxon is a sweeping staircase and spectacular chandelier and the central feature is the impressive infinity pool. The pool terrace is ideal for relaxation at the Olive Bar, the Koi Terrace features a heated pool and the dining gazebo is ideal for leisurely lunches or High Tea. Other guest areas include the Oprah Lounge, Piano Lounge, Cigar Lounge, Dining Library, red and white wine cellars and the signature restaurant “Five Hundred”.

Activities at Saxon Hotel

A stay at the Saxon includes 24 hour access to the gymnasium and complimentary use of the Hydro facilities at the Spa. Additional services include the Hair Salon and extensive Spa treatments.

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