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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sad to see that the unacceptable issues, non-existent training of staff, spa restaurant issues and poor change room facilities have been reported and reviewed here for YEARS and clearly never addressed...so very sad as the new revamped spa is beautiful. Absolutely no effort whatsoever to address these problems and the non-caring attitude is so obviously shared by management and staff.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you want a beautiful hotel room the size of an apartment - this is the place. Lovely spa. Excellent service. Beautiful grounds and pools. Close to Hyde Park shopping Centre with lovely stores and restaurants. Great place to stay before heading out to safari lodges. Saxon also runs Shambala private game lodge; less than 3 hours away. We loved...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is a gorgeous oasis and the service is world class. The staff was extremely pleasant and accommodating, and everything was smooth and very punctual. The rooms are large and very nice and the bed was very comfortable. We did not see the regular rooms on our stay but the suites were wonderful, and I imagine there are a...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I decided to take a one day break on my way from Perth, Australia to Asuncion, Paraguay and my travel agent had booked me into the Saxon Hotel in Johannesburg. The experience started when I pulled up in the taxi and the hotel Portier opened the taxi door with the greeting "Welcome Professor Imberger" . What a fantastic place! Small...

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Mamaroneck, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our room was gorgeous - huge, beautifully furnished, with every possible amenity and a bathroom that was equally divine. A very private patio looked out on a lovely garden, where the only sounds were the songs of the birds. The employees were gracious and extremely friendly, and the concierge was super-helpful in planning out our visit.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first stay at the Saxon Villa Hotel and probably by the standards of the hotel it was a far from perfect time to visit as the main reception area and most of the corridors were undergoing renovation. The hotel is a curious design of modern, concrete and metal pillars on the outside, but inside much more relaxed...

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must for any foodie and luxury traveller . We had spa treatments which were the best i have ever experienced. The bedroom was like a London flat !! As for the service it was mazing ... But the highlight was the evening meal . We had 7 course wine pairing meal in the restaurant with views of...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let the hotel pick you up at the airport to get a feeling of what to come. The transfer is 950 rand per way and you have the smoothest way from you leave the aircraft until you pass the queue thru passport control. It takes about 30-40 minutes to get to Saxon from the airport. We stayed in a Luxury...

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Pianezzo, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel is extraordinary. One of the best in the world. Not only are the Suites superbly designed and furnished, but the entire staff is very efficient, friendly and well educated. A meal in their winecellar is a very special experience.

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Joburg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Saxon remains one of the very best hotels in the Johannesburg / Sandton area. We regularly host international visitors at the hotel. The facilities remain top notch and the Villas provide a unique private option for visitors , a true Villa style home. We hosted 2 breakfasts during the past week. The quality of the food and presentation was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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: $417 - $962 (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
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#1 Business Hotel in Sandton
#1 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
#1 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
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“Avoid the spa”
 of 5 bubbles FRANW855, yesterday | Read review
“Business travelers ask for a high floor”
 of 5 bubbles dayjj21, 1 week ago | Read review
“All rooms are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles Tinkerbell070, 1 week ago | Read review
“Rooms in the main buildning don't have views but are really great any way. Villa rooms are more private with better views.”
 of 5 bubbles carpediemgolfer, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“They are all perfect!!”
 of 5 bubbles SaveyFLTraveler, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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