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Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Saxon is a really extraordinary hotel with great service and beautiful rooms. We stayed there for a couple of nights in July. We even hosted a few friends in their common area and were happy that they provided dinner and service in the lounge.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You read the reviews, listen to what your travel agent says and then you arrive and instantly realise it's so much better than you could have imagined. If only all hotels were like the Saxon. Outstanding location, facilities and rooms. Exemplary staff throughout. Dining is also very good. I used the Spa and the experience was also first class. Very... More 

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

Dear Forest G, Thank you for your wonderful review! I will most certainly pass your kind words on to the rest of my team. We look very forward to welcoming you back! Kind Regards, George Cohen More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The moment we stepped out of our car service, there were staff to great us by name. I never saw my luggage as it was delivered straight to my room. They gave us a tour of the property and check in was done in my room. I was upgrade from a regular suite to the presidential suite! There was champagne... More 

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

Dear TripAdvisor Member, Thank you so much for your lovely review of your recent stay in one of our Villas. I am thrilled to read that our team took good care of you and that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will most certainly pass your kind words on to Patience and the rest of the team. We hope... More 

Agra, India
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43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dear Mr. George Cohen Saprem Namaskar If you book any of the Luxury Villa suites then you get to experience the best of the best things from this hotel. The pickup and drop-off car service is in a Mercedes-S Class! Yes - you read that correctly! Each car is fully stocked with amenities - iPad, water, snacks, gum, hot towel.... More 

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

Dear Shalab_Agra, Thank you for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor, such wonderful words and feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and cannot wait to share your wonderful feedback with Sonica, the Villa team as well as the rest of the team! We hope to welcome you back to Johannesburg soon! Please contact me on managingdirector@saxon.co.za... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get one of the Presidential Suites. You will enjoy all 200 square meters of it. Like living in an African museum with all the high design and artwork in the suite. 24 hour butler service. Great spa. Incredibly friendly and attentive staff. Good gym. We stayed 3 nights and never left the incredibly secure resort. Just check in and RELAX.... More 

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

Dear roihclem, Thank you so much for your lovely review of your recent stay in a Presidential Suite at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa. Thank you so much for your lovely words, I will most certainly pass them on to my team. Please contact me on managingdirector@saxon.co.za when you plan your next trip to your home away from home in... More 

London, UK
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54 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were only here briefly so didn't try out all the facilities but couldn't really fault it in that time. The only minor niggles were one less-than-amazing salad at the terrace bar, and that some of outdoor lounge areas were quite publicly located (like by the lovely goldfish pool right outside the windows on the main hallway). But otherwise everything... More 

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

Dear Kate24_London, Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa. I am thrilled that we would be your hotel of choice for your next visit. Please do contact me on managingdirector@saxon.co.za when you plan your next visit so that we can be sure that you experience all that The Saxon has to offer.... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Saxon with my girlfriends for high tea. The service ,wow! Top class! Being shuttled in a classy merc to the entrance. Everything was spectacular for me. The venue , inside and outside by the pool area. The selection and presentation of the food and teas was perfect👌 The price for the high tea was surprisingly very reasonable... More 

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

Dear M Theresho C, Thank you for your review of your high tea experience at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your day with us and that you enjoyed our selection of sweet and savoury items and Yswara teas. We look forward to introducing some lovely new items to the spread towards at the end... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Amazing luxurious suites, exceptional service, several lounges to choose from each of a different atmosphere, gorgeous pool, beautiful grounds and great restaurants. This was one of the most beautiful suites I've ever had the pleasure to enjoy. The Saxon really is a bit of Heaven in Johannesburg. Upon our return from day out touring all day we found a lovely... More 

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

Dear Deborah T, Thank you for your wonderful review! I am absolutely thrilled that you enjoyed your recent visit and delighted that the team took very good care of you. We pride ourselves in good service and offering the best product to our guests and I am extremely happy that this was what you experienced. Luke Dale Roberts is now... More 

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72 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I checked in today, and while my six other traveling companions were shown the ins and outs of their elaborate rooms, my so-called butler just dropped me in my room with my key, not even explaining how the unusual key works, let alone all the other features of the room. And while my travel companions received a bottle of sparkling... More 

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

Dear TFI02139, Thank you for your review and please accept my most sincere apologies for this experience. If possible I would like to contact you to talk about your stay further, could I please ask you to contact me on managingdirector@saxon.co.za to facilitate this? Thank you. Kind Regards George Cohen More 

Colorado, USA
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Our experience for our second time at the Saxon was not nearly as good as the first time. I hope it was just an off few days for them, but they need to work on their customer service at check-in. That alone started our stay there off on the wrong foot. They had our reservation mixed up and I had... More 

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

Dear Travel_Deb27, Thank you so much for the review of your recent stay with us. Could I possibly ask you to email me on managingdirector@saxon.co.za, I would like to discuss your recent experience with us further. Kind Regards, George Cohen More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Sandton
Price Range: $364 - $957 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
#1 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
#1 Business Hotel in Sandton
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