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Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa

5.0 of 5 36 Saxon Road | Sandhurst, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
40 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I spent one night here at the beginning of a two-week stay in SA, and this was a most welcome destination at the end of a long flight. Having lunch on the terrace was great and our room was beautiful, large and immaculate. We could have easily spent more time here, although Johannesburg does not have the... More 

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San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautifully appointed boutique hotel has 2 excellent restaurants and very good spa and gym. Even though the grounds are not large, compared to a typical hotel, they provide many options for relaxation. Service is impeccable. Would definitely stay here on my next trip to Johannesburg.

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GeorgeCohen, Managing Director at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Cindy59717, Our team are always more than delighted to read positive reviews and thank you so much for the wonderful comments. We pride ourselves on delivering personalized attention to our guests and always want to make you feel at home with us. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and on your next visit please do let managingdirector@saxon.co.za... More 

Bali, Indonesia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly I could only stay one night on my way to Botswana. To describe it as a beautiful property is in my mind very much understating the amount of work and efforts placed upon design, artworks and amenities. My deluxe room 101 would anywhere else be labelled as a junior suite for its size and configuration. Service is professional and... More 

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GeorgeCohen, Managing Director at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jjbali, Dear MinskiK, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review for future travellers. We are delighted to read that you had a wonderful stay on your most recent business trip to Johannesburg and that we met every one of your expectation. In a world where luxury has become a crucial requirement to the distinguished... More 

Durban, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is truly exceptional. Wonderful locations, beautiful grounds and superb rooms. Friendly and attentive staff are ready to serve your every need. Food was excellent. Stayed here during a business conference - so regrettably I saw very little of the beautiful pool and other amenities.

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Dear DbnTraveller, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review for future travellers. We are delighted to read that you had a wonderful stay on your most recent business trip to Johannesburg and that we met every one of your expectations. In a world where luxury has become a crucial requirement to the distinguished traveller, it’s... More 

London
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66 reviews 66 reviews
44 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been meaning to stay here for years but always too expensive ! Now its affordable via Trivago/LHW, we even got an upgrade to a Villa room. Room was spacious and very well appointed, no views in our room as its in a compound but didn't bother us as very quiet and luxurious. Breakfast in the main hotel best we've had... More 

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GeorgeCohen, Managing Director at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Richardson30, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and it truly warms our hearts to know that you have wanted to join us for a Saxon journey for some time now. It is a delight to read that we have met your expectations and will be sure to pass your wonderful comments along to Amit. Thank... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place! My partner and I visited for lunch last week and it couldn't have been more perfect. The hotel is exceptional and the grounds are breath taking. We sat pool side for lunch and I had the pork belly which was divine. The staff were so friendly and couldn't do enough for us. I would not hesitate... More 

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GeorgeCohen, Managing Director at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear KDW30, Thank you for your wonderful review of the Saxon Hotel, Villas and Soa and we are happy to hear you and your partner had a lovely lunch with us recently. The Saxon Terrace is most definitely one of our favourite places in the hotel, especially at lunch time when the sun turns the pool and the landscape magnificent... More 

NYC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were told this hotel was a must see. I am not so sure. We had an overnight in joburg and it was suggested we stay here. Our room was quite nice but a little dated ( at least in our opinion) not that anything was in disrepair. We had dinner in the restaurant and was quite disappointed. The service... More 

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GeorgeCohen, managing Director at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne J, Thank you for your review and please accept our sincerest apologies for the Saxon not living up to your expectations on the day. We are sorry to hear your dining experience was not to your liking and this is certainly not the standard we adhere to as we strive for faultless service. I have taken your constructive... More 

Lagos, Nigeria
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was in Johannesburg on October 31st to attend the African Legal Awards Ceremony. I stayed at the Saxon Hotel for a night. The hotel is a serene oasis in the midst of the city, with lush green beautifully landscaped gardens. The ambience of the hotel was pleasant and serene; the hotel was very secure and the hotel staff were... More 

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GeorgeCohen, Managing Director at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear MinskiK, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review for future travellers. We are delighted to read that you had a wonderful stay on your most recent business trip to Johannesburg and that we met every one of your expectation. In a world where luxury has become a crucial requirement to the distinguished traveller, it’s... More 

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

Most of the food on the selected menu was good but my starter was quite ordinary I thought. Service from the start was excellent, from the time we came into contact with Tarryn to the end of the dinner, everyone was very efficient and pleasant. We had chosen the wine cellar as we had 12 guests, found the table to... More 

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GeorgeCohen, Managing Director at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Otto M, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about your recent dinner in the wine cellar and for your constructive feedback. We always appreciate honest reviews as it with such feedback that we are only able to improve our service we offer our guests. I will be sure to pass on your positive comments to... More 

Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
81 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

What an amazing place to stay. It is a Paradise in the middle of the big city. Once you arrive at the gate, you drive up a beautiful path surrounded my plants, sculptures and beautiful flowers. Once you arrive people address you with your name. It makes you feel like they already know you. We were introduced to the hotel... More 

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GeorgeCohen, Managing Director at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Dear WorldTraveller1900, Your incredibly detailed review has left my team and I in high spirits this morning and you most certainly are well travelled and have a keen eye for detail. We pride ourselves on delivering personalized attention to our guests and always want to make you feel at home with us. Personally, we love your description about your entire... More 

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Address: 36 Saxon Road | Sandhurst, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
#3 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#4 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
#5 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg

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