Saxon Boutique Hotel & Spa

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Hotel Type:
City, Business, Spa, Conference, Penthouses & Presidential Suites
Address:
36 Saxon Road
Sandhurst
Johannesburg
Gauteng
South Africa
Today's Rate From: R4290.00 Book Now

Overview

Famed as the residence where Nelson Mandela spent many an hour editing his autobiography; "Long Walk to Freedom", today the Saxon is one of South Africa's most exclusive hotels. The hotel is situated in the leafy Sandhurst suburb of Gauteng. This opulent hotel offers discerning visitors a home away from home with luxurious furnishings, warm decor and a personalised service.

Despite its location in the busy, business area of Sandton, there is a quiet tranquility that envelops the Saxon Boutique Hotel; offering leisure and business travellers a space to relax and unwind. This refined Johannesburg hotel offers an elegant library, a gym, beauty spa, quaint shop, sophisticated dining area, cocktail bar and a piano lounge for guests to enjoy. The hotel is surrounded by vast, manicured gardens in which lies a koi pond, spa gazebos and a massive sparkling swimming pool with a sun-dappled terrace.

Accommodation at the Saxon Boutique Hotel

The Saxon is a boutique hotel that offers just over twenty stunning suites. Each suite is spacious and overlooks the lush gardens and pool while the interior reflects the African inspiration prevalent throughout the rest of the hotel. There are also a number of larger, presidential suites which are suitable for distinguished guests.

Each suite features:

  • Televisions with DVD players
  • Work-desk
  • Telephone
  • Internet access
  • Separate seating areas

Dining at the Saxon Boutique Hotel in Johannesburg

The Saxon Boutique Hotel offers two restaurants for guests to choose from. The Five Hundered venue offers an elegant venue where guests are offered an interactive cooking experience and a chef's table is available for private functions. The newly revamped Qunu restaurant is located on the al-fresco terrace area and offers a fresh and light all-day menu. The Saxon Hotel is also famous for its high tea experience where a selection of sweet and savoury selections can be enjoyed.

Services

Check In and Check Out Times

  • Check In: 14:00
  • Check Out: 10:00

Business Services

  • Internet access in rooms
  • WIFI

General Services

  • 24 hour reception service
  • 24 hour room service / in room dining
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Butler service
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi connectivity in all rooms and public areas
  • Concierge services
  • Daily local and international newspapers
  • Doctor on call
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Health & Fitness Centre
  • Housekeeping service
  • Internet connection
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Luxury transfer service within a 20km/12 mile radius
  • Massage treatments
  • Porters
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Valet parking
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up call
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Room Types

Luxury Room: 20 rooms

saxon boutique hotel & spa luxury room

The elegant Luxury Rooms at the Saxon Boutique Hotel & Spa, Johannesburg, measure 75 square meters in size.  Well appointed with tasteful African elegance, the Luxury Rooms exude an atmosphere of tranquility.

Exclusive linens, a lounge and dining area, a full business desk and latticed shutters opening to views over the indigenous gardens and city skyline, meet and exceed guests' expectations of the Saxon Boutique Hotel.

Luxury Room features:

  • shutters covering large bay windows
  • views of the tranquil gardens or swimming pool area
  • each suite features large screen televisions
  • VCR and DVD player with surround sound system
  • workstations fitted with multi telephone, fax and ISDN lines.

Today's Rate

Single Room: R4290.00

Double Room: R4290.00

Executive Luxury Room

Today's Rate

Single Room: R5150.00

Double Room: R5150.00

One Bedroom Suite: 3 rooms

saxon boutique hotel & spa one bedroom suite

The three One Bedroom Suites at the Saxon Boutique Hotel & Spa in Johannesburg are 120 square meters in size each.  These spacious and exclusive suites feature a separate lounge and dining area.

One Bedroom Suite features:

  • shutters covering big bay windows
  • views in the tranquil gardens or the pool area
  • large screen television
  • VCR and DVD player with surround sound system
  • workstations: multi telephone, fax and ISDN lines.

Today's Rate

Single Room: R8590.00

Double Room: R8590.00

Nelson Mandela Suite: 1 room

saxon boutique hotel & spa nelson mandela suite

The Saxon Boutique Hotel & Spa in Johannesburg, South Africa, features the spectacular 2 bed roomed Nelson Mandela Suite measuring 420 square meters in size and is furnished to cater for the most discerning traveler with a fully furnished kitchen, separate lounge, dining room, jacuzzi, steam room with walk-in shower and closet.

Nelson Mandela Suite features:

  • shutters covering the large bay windows
  • views of the manicured gardens
  • large screen televisions
  • VCR and DVD player with surround sound system
  • workstation fitted with multi telephone, fax and ISDN lines
  • fully furnished kitchen
  • separate lounge
  • elegant dining room
  • jacuzzi
  • steam room with walk-in shower and closet.

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Room Amenities

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Bathrobe
  • Butler service
  • DVD player
  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater in Room
  • Housekeeping
  • In room safe
  • Internet Access
  • Local and International Newspapers
  • Mini bar
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Writing desk

Hotel Restaurants

Five Hundred

Five Hundred is the signature restaurant at the Saxon Boutique Hotel. The restaurant overlooks the twinkling city skyline. Here the chefs interact with guests and an open chefs kitchen is a focal point for diners. This unique concept restaurant features dramatic decor which complements the contemporary cuisine. An intimate chef's table is available for private dining.

Address: 36 Saxon Road, Sandhurst, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Qunu

Qunu is the latest restaurant at the fabulous Saxon Boutique Hotel. The restaurant's name refers to the Eastern Cape village where Nelson Mandela was born. Qunu can be found in the renovated Saxon Restaurant and Terrace area. An all-day menu combines a combination of classic and modern techniques with the freshest ingredients available.

Address: 36 Saxon Road, Sandhurst, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Hotel Spa

The Spa

The Saxon Spa & Studio spoils guests with a soothing, holistic wellness experience.  Visitors are welcome to choose from the menu of treatments and round off their relaxing spa journey with a visit to the hair salon and nail bar.

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Activities / Sports and Leisure

Saxon Spa & Studio

The Saxon Spa & Studio spoils guests with a soothing, holistic wellness experience.  Visitors are welcome to choose from the menu of treatments and round off their relaxing spa journey with a visit to the hair salon and nail bar.

The Saxon Spa Studio is a world-class resort spa. The signature treatment is Sound Therapy with gongs, a unique treatment with specialized therapists playing the gongs and signing bowls to create the sound, whilst floating on a water bed, which incorporates a color therapy unit, to enhance the treatment.

The Hydro Facilities which include an exterior heated pool with sensational showers, interior heated jet pool, cold plunge pool, flotation pool and steam room make for an unforgettable spa experience.

Gym

The spacious gym adjacent to the Koi Terrace is open 24 hours a day and is designed to please the most avid fitness fanatic.  It features the very latest fitness equipment.

Swimming

The cool, wide pool terrace with an impressive stocked Koi pond is an ideal spot for relaxing and taking in the spectacular sunset.  A special touch of magic is lent to the picturesque setting by music radiating from under the water in the heated swimming pool.

The lattice shuttered suites, cool terraces and shaded gazebos adjoining both the heated lap pool and magnificent 920 square metre swimming pool, enhance the fully supervised gymnasium and steam rooms.

Conferences and Events

Conference Venues

The five star Saxon Boutique Hotel & Spa in Johannesburg, South Africa, features exclusive meeting and conference facilities.  The Auditorium seats 30 guests in a tiered arrangement for good sight lines while the Convention Lounge caters for larger meetings.  Both these venues provide the latest in conference technology.

  • Executive Boardroom
  • Private Villa Boardroom
  • Auditorium
  • Dining Library
  • Conference venue A & B
  • Convention Lounge
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Facilities

Facilities Available

  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Conference venue
  • Day-use facilities for early arrivals and late departures
  • Gym
  • Hair salon
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby golf course
  • Parking
  • Private guest library/ lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Undercover and surface parking
  • Wellness centre
  • Wine cellar

Saxon Boutique Hotel & Spa Specials & Packages

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Directions

GPS Co-ordinates

Latitude: -26.112251
Longitude: 28.036056

Directions

From:
OR Tambo International Airport
Kempton Park, Johannesburg, South Africa

1. Head south 550 m
2. Take the 2nd right 350 m
3. Take the ramp to Albertina Sisulu Fwy/R24 220 m
4. Keep right at the fork to continue toward Albertina Sisulu Fwy/R24 and merge onto Albertina Sisulu Fwy/R24 8.3 km
5. Take the exit onto R24 1.7 km
6. Take the exit toward Eastern Bypass/N3 500 m
7. Keep right at the fork to continue toward Eastern Bypass/N3 and merge onto Eastern Bypass/N3 10.4 km
8. Take exit 124-Sandton to merge onto Marlboro Dr/M60 2.9 km
9. Turn right at South Rd/M74 3.6 km
10. Slight left at Rivonia Rd/M9 700 m
11. Turn right at Grayston Dr/M40 1.5 km
12. Turn right at Sandton Dr/M75 140 m
13. Take the 1st left onto Elizabeth Ave 240 m
14. Continue onto Cleveland Rd 750 m
15. Turn right at Coronation Rd 500 m
16. Turn left at Saxon Rd 180 m

Saxon Boutique Hotel & Spa
36 Saxon Road, Sandhurst, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Parking

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Reviews

Submitted By: (05 June 2013)

Rating: Excellent

Submitted By: (06 May 2013)

Rating: Excellent

Submitted By: (22 April 2013)

Rating: Very Good

Submitted By: (06 March 2013)

Rating: Excellent

Submitted By: (05 February 2013)

Rating: Excellent

Submitted By: (15 January 2013)

Rating: Very Good

Submitted By: (07 December 2011)

Rating: Excellent

Location - excellent
Friendliness - excellent
Value for money - excellent
Cleanliness - excellent
Overall Impression - excellent

Regards,

Tom Shitto

Accreditations

Star Rating

5 Star

Awards

  • “Best Hotel in Africa ” - 2009 Conde Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards and “no 16 in the world”
  • "World's Leading Boutique Hotel" since 2001
  • Voted Top 10 Hotels in Africa and Middle East 2010, Travel & Leisure June 2010
  • "Les Nouvelles Esthethiques – Day Spa of 2007"
  • "Tatler UK – Best City Spa 2007" and 101 best Spas in the World, Tatler Spa Guide 2009
  • Diners Club Diamond Award for Saxon Winelist 2009
  • Member of "Leading Small Hotels of the World", "Leading Spa of the World"; "Virtuoso"

Memberships

  • Leading Spas of the World
  • The Leading Small Hotels of the World
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