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Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa

5.0 of 5 36 Saxon Road | Sandhurst, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Phoenix
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After a safari in Sabi Sands, we had one night in JoBurg before heading home. The Saxon blew us away with an amazing upgrade and service that was second to none. The grounds are beautiful; the hotel is amazing. And we were speechless after being upgraded to the Mandela Presidential Suite. The room was so big we thought we might... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything about the hotel was first class Beautiful rooms, outstanding service and first class dining - highly recommend for anyone coming to SA. The villa rooms were outstanding, outside dining was relaxing and special

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

Dear Larryz44, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay in one of our Villa rooms. My Team and I take great pleasure in reading such positive reviews and great pride in sharing our award winning hospitality with you. We hope to welcome you back to your home in Africa soon, please do let us know when you... More 

Denver, CO
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent only one night in Joburg on our way to the bush. I had planned to spend every hour exploring the city, but I was so seduced by the calming beauty of this former estate that I never left the pool/bar. It is superb!

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

Dear LeMunro, Thank you for your lovely review, my team and I are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to welcome you back soon and show you what else beautiful Johannesburg has to offer. Please do let us know when you will join us again by sending an email to managingdirector@saxon.co.za so that we can make... More 

Houston, Texas
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292 reviews 292 reviews
69 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed here one night upon arrival in S Africa and before leaving on safari. A magnificent property with tremendous service. Truly an urban retreat. If you are going to be in the JoBerg area - this is the place.

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

Dear JoeHouston52, My team and I are delighted to read that you had a memorable stay with us recently and cannot even begin to thank you for writing such a positive review for future travellers. We pride ourselves on delivering personalized attention to our guests and always want to make you feel at home with us. Please do let us... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had breakfast at Qunu before going for a spa treatment. I had to wait for a few minutes before being asked if I wanted coffee and then the coffee took 10 minutes to arrive and it was weak. The restaurant wasn't even busy. The thing that really bothered me about the service was the way the male waters skulked... More 

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

Dear KerryGibson69, Thank you for your review of Qunu Grill at the Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us, though we are sad to read that you did not receive the service we are known for. Our highly qualified, experienced team are on hand to assist you and make... More 

Sandton, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a particularly stressful week at work, I was treated to a Spa Day at the Saxon. What a glorious experience. The staff were so warm and attentive, and the treatments themselves were heavenly. On arrival, I put on a fluffy white robe and slippers and was lead to a room in the gardens. It was so tranquil, I felt... More 

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

Dear AmyCA11, Your beautiful review of our spa even makes us feel like even we need to visit it for a tranquil day's break! It is without a doubt one of the best reviews we have ever received of the Saxon Spa and Studio. Our team are always more than delighted to read positive reviews and thank you so much... More 

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had heard that the brunch at the Saxon is the best in the city and so we thought we had to experience that for ourselves and WOW, we were impressed! The food is exceptional and a very large variety of starters with everything from crayfish, sushi to every imaginable salad, to pastries, breads and thats just what you begin... More 

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

Dear Chris C, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and it truly warms our hearts to read that you enjoyed your recent Sunday Brunch experience at the Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa. Thank you so much for the wonderful comments about the hotel and Saxon Qunu Grill. We truly appreciate you taking the time to write... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing venue. South African luxury at its beat. Stunning breakfasts and long lazy weekend lunches by the pool. Check out the pond which has some of the biggest Koi you will ever see. Offering superb accommodation and outstanding cuisine, the Saxon is an absolute spoil for locals and tourists. Highly recommended and a must do. Bookings are essential... More 

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

Dear Lloyd H, 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 with us and that you experienced our award-winning... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite frankly I have never been more disgusted. An establish such as this should invest in an IT infrastructure that almost never allows for a situation like this. I was turned away at check - in and was told a situation described as 'over booking'. To make matters worse I was referred to a guest house down the road and... More 

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

Dear Wayde C, We are truly saddened to read this review. Thank you for taking the time to give us this feedback as it is the only way we can improve on our service. On behalf of my entire team and I, we would like to take this opportunity to apologize for the disappointment that you experienced to find your... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was just about a year ago that I visited and wrote up about this establishment and one wonders how do they keep it up !! Staff throughout are the most friendly and attentive, with the Saxpn Villa butlers ever ready to accommodate your needs, no matter how unusual or untimely !!! Food on the Terrace, in Qunu or the... More 

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

Dear RGGold, My team and I are incredibly delighted to read that not only are you a returning guest, but that on every occasion you have experienced our award-winning hospitality. We pride ourselves on delivering personalized attention to our guests and always want to make you feel at home with us. Thank you for your wonderful review and please do... More 

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Additional Information about Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa

Address: 36 Saxon Road | Sandhurst, Sandton 2196, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Sandton
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
Saxon Hotel, Villas And Spa Sandton, Greater Johannesburg
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Sandton
#1 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
#2 Luxury Hotel in Sandton

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