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The Saxon

Johannesburg, South Africa

Platinum price level

Mango Opinion

This is without question one of the best hotels in the city. Small, great service and well located. If your budget is not sensitive, this is a brilliant option. The spa, service and variety of dining venues are all top notch as well.   

At the heart of the City of Gold, beneath the warm sunshine in the opulent, tree-lined suburb of Sandhurst, lies the enchanting Saxon Hotel. A uniquely perfect blend of rich cultural history and contemporary five-star service, the Saxon is situated on ten acres of magnificent indigenous gardens, providing a private and peaceful retreat like no other.

Accommodation at the Saxon is designed to satisfy the most discerning traveler. Each of the suites has large picture bay windows that look out over the rolling landscaped gardens or pool area, with latticed shutters ensuring quiet privacy. Each suite features has a king size bed, separate bathroom with bath and walk-in shower. The open plan layout includes a lounge and dining area with business desk.

Morning and Afternoon Tea is an elegant ritual steeped in tradition and one of the Saxon’s specialties. A sophisticated experience awaits you in the Piano Lounge, the ideal venue for taking a much-needed break from your busy day to catch up with friends over a cup of perfectly infused tea.

Step into the Saxon Spa, an oasis nestled in its unique surroundings. Cascading water features, a signature fireplace and influences of copper and Himalayan salts set the backdrop for a restful journey. This metropolitan spa offers holistic disciplines of a spa journey, giving our guests time to rediscover a healthy and discerning lifestyle.