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Nestled in the exclusive Sandhurst suburb of Sandton, SAXON makes a world class statement of ethnic African elegance, combined with personalized attention to detail. SAXON has always been a place of welcome. First as a home, now a home away from home.
With its roots in the heart of Gauteng, it has drawn the warmth of the city that bred it - from the world it has won it's refinement and ease. SAXON has witnessed history within its walls as it became home to Nelson Mandela after he was released from prison. It was during this time that South Africa's former President used the serene setting of SAXON to edit his autobiography "Long walk to Freedom.
Saxon boasts twenty four suites of various sizes. All suites incorporate a strong element of African art, latticed shutters covering large bay windows, looking onto the tranquil gardens or 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, provide each guest an incomparable experience in business oriented hospitality. The four presidential suites each feature a separate lounge and dining area. The spectacular Mandela and Mbeki platinum suites are furnished to cater for the most discerning traveller.
The welcoming entrance with stately staircase sweeps around a central glass dome, permitting natural light to blend with and enhance the contemporary African decor and handcrafted ethnic art artifacts. Leading off this area is a boutique shop, piano lounge, smoking library and the dining room. Set in six acres of lush landscape gardens, SAXON has been designed to capture and embrace its natural environment. One of the design themes is the extensive use of water. The central point of the water theme is the magnificent nine hundred and twenty square metre swimming pool.
The ambience of the dining room offers a "homey" atmosphere, boasting an exclusive and unique wine display. A brigade of world class chefs ensures personalised cuisine, catering for our well traveled guests.
The cocktail bar leads off the expansive pool terrace, koi pond and outdoor heated pool.
In the dining library, watercolours of ancient African weaponry share space with an eclectic collection of reading material. This homely room is used for either private dining or boardroom style conferencing.
Two further boardrooms are available for executive conferencing for up to thirty delegates. Built-in computerised technology forms part of these conference venues, together with trained technical management on standby, assisting with your IT requirements. The twenty-six seater auditorium is equipped with the latest technology in projection and communication, ensuring quality presentations in luxury surrounds.
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